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‘Pose’ Star Billy Porter on Making History: ‘I’ve Always Had Big Dreams’

‘Pose’ Star Billy Porter on Making History: ‘I’ve Always Had Big Dreams’

FX’s “Pose” made television history with its cast, the largest ensemble of Lgtbq performers ever to grace the screen. And while many of his co-stars were making their TV debut, Tony winner Billy Porter, as ballroom announcer Pray Tell, seized his moment in the spotlight with his heartbreaking storyline, dynamic delivery — and that unforgettable solo.

We’ve never seen a cast like this on TV.

Never, ever, ever. Ever! It’s so transformative for me. I’ve always had big dreams. They probably springboarded off something that I had already seen. I wasn’t just thinking about it being possible. It’s something that I could never have imagined back in 1985 when I came out.

I read that the role was written for you. How do you feel about that?

I don’t have the words for it. The dream is realized! I don’t think it’s the norm or the status quo.

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