In the interview, Ruggiero talked about the parallel journey he and his Degrassi character took, telling Kim:. Until this candid interview, Ruggiero had chosen not to discuss his sexual identity with the public. In an interview for The-N. Ruggiero, who was born in Mississauga, Ontario in , has been acting since the young age of 7.
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Ruggiero has been acting since the age of seven or eight. After initially auditioning for the role of Craig Manning , a role played by Jake Epstein , he joined the Degrassi cast in with the role of Marco Del Rossi, a gay teenager who struggles to come to terms with his sexuality. Ruggiero hosted The Next Star from until Ruggiero's mother's name is Amalia. He has an older brother named Adriano, and he is from an Italian Catholic family. Ruggiero attended the Roman Catholic St. Ruggiero came out in January , saying "I come from a traditional Italian family but they aren't so traditional that me being gay was a deal breaker.
Miriam eerily has not changed much since her Degrassi days. After her departure in , Cassie Steele moved onto other projects, like focusing on her budding music career. In she was cast as Abby in the series The L. Complex , which only lasted for two seasons.
Asked by Wiki User. I am pleased that Marco is a gay character, since I am gay myself. It helps to see more gay characters in the media. I would love it if Adamo were gay, because he is gorgeous with beautiful eyes.