Actor Josh Charles: I Support Marriage Equality (VIDEO)


Actor Josh Charles, who plays lawyer Will Gardner on CBS drama The Good Wife, has recorded a video for the HRC’s new Americans for Marriage Equality project.

“I play a lawyer on TV. You don’t need a law degree to understand fundamental fairness. Everyone should have the right to marry the person they love,” the 40-year-old actor says in this 30-second ad.

Watch below:

You may remember that earlier this year HRC mounted a concentrated campaign for marriage equality in New York. The campaign, called New Yorkers for Marriage Equality, featured videos from high profiled individuals like Uma Thurman, Whoopi Goldberg, Vanessa Williams and many other well known faces talking about why they support giving same-sex couples equal access to marriage. See those videos here.

Now, HRC has extended that campaign to encompass full federal marriage equality.

From the HRC website:

Americans for Marriage Equality is a public engagement campaign featuring prominent Americans who support committed gay and lesbian couples getting married. The campaign draws from a cadre of supportive professional athletes, film and music celebrities, political and civil rights leaders.

Actor Josh Charles joins names like acclaimed Broadway Playwright Katori Hall, civil rights figure Julian Bond, and several other well known names who support full marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Find out more about the campaign and how you can get involved here.


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Ben & Jerry Support Marriage Equality

Vanessa Williams Supports Marriage Equality

Cast of “The Normal Heart” Joins NY Marriage Equality Campaign

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Silvia G.
Silvia G.3 years ago

I liked him before, I like him even more now!! Hope more celebrities join!

Winn Adams
Winn Adams3 years ago

I hope more celebrities make videos in support of marriage for all people. Discrimination is wrong; it's just that simple.

Janice S.
Janice S.3 years ago

Good for you Josh!! I have to admit that if someone had asked me who Josh Charles is, I would not have been able to answer. But seeing the picture, I immediately said "Oh there's Will Gardner off the Good Wife" Great show, great character!

Magdalena K.
Past Member 3 years ago


Joe R.
Joe R.3 years ago

Thanks Josh! And thanks to the HRC!

Melissa Franklin
Melissa Franklin3 years ago

This is great. I support it 100%, too!!!!

Norma V.
Norma Villarreal3 years ago

Thanks for the video...

Noelle Luna
Noelle Luna3 years ago

I love seeing Josh Charles on the Good Wife. He was so cute in the 90's!

helen s.
helen s.3 years ago

Wonder why Mr. Charles decided to jump on the band wagon for marriage equality now??
Just askin!!

Gary Stewart
Gary Stewart3 years ago

Great news!