Douglas Spain (born April 15, 1974) is an American film and television actor, director and producer. In 1998 Spain was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Debut Performance for his role in the film Star Maps. In 1999 he won the Rising Star Award at the Marco Island Film Festival for The Last Best Sunday and in 2006 he won the Camie award at the Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards for his part in The Reading Room. He has since appeared in various features, including Permanent Midnight, But I'm a Cheerleader, A Time for Dancing, What's Cooking?, Cherry Falls, Delivering Milo and Still Green.
On television, Spain appeared in the Emmy Award-winning Band of Brothers, and has made guest appearances on Star Trek: Voyager, Pacific Blue, Nash Bridges, Brooklyn South, Becker, The Practice, JAG, Family Law, CSI: Miami, The Mentalist, NCIS, and House M.D. He has directed the films Charity, Online, Crazy, Crazy Too and The Monster.
Spain came out as gay via Facebook on January 26, 2012 and in an interview with The Advocate on January 27, 2012
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- ^ Gieseke, Winston. "Douglas Spain Becomes the Change He Wants To See". The Advocate, 1/27/12.