tjane041009_06_X1723%29WM.jpgThomas Jane plays a gigolo onscreen on HBO's Hung, and now the hunky actor is opening up about his earlier years as a gay hooker.

The 42-year-old actor also admits to servicing male clients. He tells the L.A. Times:

    "When I was a kid out here in L.A., I was homeless. I didn't have any money and I was living in my car. I wasn't averse to going down to Santa Monica Boulevard and letting a guy buy me a sandwich. Know what I mean? As James Dean said, you're going to have one arm tied behind your back if you don't accept people's sexual flavors."

Jane, who is now divorced from wives Aysha Hauer and Patricia Arquette, adds:

    "You're a lot more open to experimentation as a young man. And for me, being a young artist and broke in Los Angeles, I was exploring my sexual identity."

Way to own it!