5 Actors Who Cross-Dressed for Film

The iconic roles played by these cross-dressed actors will leave you spellbound!

5 Actors Who Cross Dressed For Film
5 Actors Who Cross Dressed For Film

Cross-dressing is becoming more and more common as years pass. You can see many actors cross-dressed in several Hollywood movies. Some of these roles have even become iconic performances, and others have won the highest honor – the Academy Awards! Let’s take a look at 5 actors who cross-dressed for the film.

List of Actors Who Cross-Dressed

Without further ado, let’s begin with our list of cross-dressed actors!

1. Martin Lawrence 

Remember “Big Momma’s House?” For those who don’t, we will help you recollect the character. Martin Lawrence excellently plays the role of an undercover FBI agent by disguising as a woman. People have just loved his role, which makes you double up in laughter. 

2. Hilary Swank

Do you know that Hilary Swank won an Academy Award for her role in “Boys Don’t Cry,” which is based on a true story? She plays the role of Brandon Teena so that she can live like a boy in a small town.

3. Robin Williams

Many of us know that Robin Williams portrayed the role of Mrs. Doubtfire in the movie of the same name. In this hilarious film, Robin wishes to spend some time with his children (after his divorce) so badly that he cross-dresses as their nanny! This is one of the unforgettable roles in the history of Hollywood.

4. Amanda Bynes

In “She’s the Man,” Amanda Bynes tries to impersonate her brother at a boarding school. However, there is a twist in the story when she falls in love with Channing Tatum, who happens to be her brother’s roommate!

5. Barbra Streisand

Streisand acts as a Jewish woman, who gets dressed as a man, in the hope of continuing her religious studies. In the era where the movie was set, women were usually not allowed to pursue such studies.

We have now completed the list of 5 actors who cross-dressed for film. Hope you had a fascinating read!

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