Stuart Alan Jones in Queer As Folk Seasons 1-5 DVD Box Set region 2 (Aidan Gillen) is a rich, handsome rake, commanding Manchester’s gay scene with his devil-may-care confidence and potent sexual charisma. His shy best friend, Vince Tyler (Craig Kelly, Titanic), harbors a not-so-secret crush on Stuart and frequently gets stuck cleaning up his messes. When Stuart has a tryst with teenager Nathan (Charlie Hunnam)—newly out of the closet and bursting with excitement—the one-night stand changes their lives in unexpected ways.