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January 22, 2015

Looking star also turned on by guys who order for him at restaurant but won't date someone closeted or a mama's boy

Jonathan Groff guested on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday (21 January 21) and was grilled by host Andy Cohen about what turns him on - and off - about a guy.

Groff, one of the stars of HBO's Looking, has been single since a break-up with actor Zachary Quinto.

Cohen threw out several characteristics and asked Groff to say whether they are a turn on or a turn off for him.

Here are his answers:

June 6, 2014

Looking star says filming show's sex scenes are 'the most challenging and easiest at the same time'

Sometimes, Jonathon Groff's wardrobe on the HBO series Looking is literally next to nothing.

The actor, in a recent panel discussion, shared how his nakedness and the simulation of certain sex acts is achieved.

For example, for those scenes where his character is being rimmed by another man, the show's costume designer has made an 'anal cover' for the actor to wear.

‘The intimacy on Looking is challenging because we are in nothing but like a dick sock and an anal cover and our legs are in the air,’ Groff explains.

September 17, 2013

Tells GSN: 'This is the first time I've ever been in every frame of a movie'

You may know him as scheming Jesse St. James in the first two seasons of Glee or as the good looking guy in all those paparazzi shots with now ex-boyfriend Zachary Quinto of Star Trek fame.

But Jonathan Groff is so much more: Tony Award nominated for his lead role in the musical Spring Awakening; star of the West End production of Deathtrap; and a co-starring role in the Kelsey Grammer series Boss.

May 14, 2013

Eight episodes of untitled dramatic comedy ordered by HBO

Jonathan Groff, most recently a regular on the Kelsey Grammer series Boss that was set in Chicago, is returning to television in a new series set in San Francisco.

Groff, openly gay in real life, heads the cast in the new untitled HBO series about a group of gay friends who live in The City By the Bay.

Also starring in the series will be Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett.

August 6, 2012

'His sexuality comes through in his desire to get ahead'

Jonathan Groff, best known for his roles on TV's Glee and in Broadway's Spring Awakening, begins a new television role on 17 August as Kelsey Grammer's ambitious political aide in the Starz drama Boss.

Grammer plays the mayor of Chicago in a show that is returning for its second season with Groff as a regular.

While Groff is openly gay in real life, it's not clear what the sexuality of his latest TV character is.