Celeste Lecesne (formerly James Celeste Lecesne; born November 24, 1954), is an American actor, author, screenwriter, and LGBT rights activist, best known for the Academy-award-winning short film Trevor. Lecesne has written several books including Absolute Brightness and Virgin Territory, and is also active in the entertainment industry as an actor and producer.
As of 2020, Lecesne goes by their middle name, Celeste. Lecesne uses he/they pronouns.
Lecesne practices Nichiren Buddhism as a member of the global Buddhist association Soka Gakkai International.