Justin Taylor is a fictional character from the American/Canadian Showtime television series Queer as Folk, a drama about the lives of a group of gay men and women living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The character was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who developed, wrote and executive-produced the series, and was portrayed by American actor Randy Harrison during the show's five-year run, and is based on Nathan Maloney of Russell T Davies' original British series of the same name. Known for his optimism and cheery disposition, Justin is a gay teenager who seeks out a gay community in his hometown of Pittsburgh. After losing his virginity to Brian Kinney during his senior year of high school, Justin falls in love with Brian, and their relationship becomes a central part of the series.
|First appearance:||"Premiere", (episode 1.01)|
|Last appearance:||"We Will Survive!", (episode 5.13)|
|Created by:||Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman|
|Portrayed by:||Randy Harrison|
|UK counterpart:||Nathan Maloney (Charlie Hunnam)|
|Nickname(s):||Sunshine (by Debbie and Brian), Boy Wonder (by Michael)|
|Occupation:||Artist, Comic book artist (Rage), Former, Student, (high school graduate, attended art school), Busboy at the Liberty Diner, Go-go dancer (Babylon)|
|Family:||Craig Taylor, (father, estranged), Jennifer Taylor, (mother), Molly Taylor, (younger sister)|
About Justin Taylor
Christian blogger of Between Two Worlds and Evangelical History. He's also a book publisher and has served as the executive vice president of book publishing at Crossway.
He got his PhD at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He's edited and contributed to several books, including A God-Entranced Vision of All Things and Reclaiming the Center.
He hails from Chicago, Illinois.
He and Creflo Dollar are both devout Christians.
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- Queer as Folk characters
- Fictional victims of bullies
- Fictional artists
- Fictional gay males
- Fictional LGBT characters in television