Charlie Carver came out as gay in a series of heartfelt Instagram posts.The Teen Wolf star took to the picture sharing site on Monday to come out publicly for the first time after achieving success on television.Sensation: The actor starred on MTV's Teen Wolf from 2013 to 2014Charlie, 27, says that while he came out to his family as a teen it has taken him this long to feel comfortable to reveal his sexual orientation as a professional working in Hollywood.Inspired: Sharing a photo of the anonymous quote 'Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger' he talked about what it was like for him as a child

Sharing a photo of the anonymous quote ‘Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger’ he talked about what it was like for him as a child.

‘As a young boy, I knew I wanted to be an actor,’ he recounted. ‘I knew I wanted to be a lot of things! I thought I wanted to be a painter, a soccer player, a stegosaurus… But the acting thing stuck. It was around that age that I also knew, however abstractly, that I was different from some of the other boys in my grade.’