Detailed list of famous transgendered people, listed alphabetically, with photos. Who are some famous transgender people? You can find famous transexuals on this list whether they be a transgender actress or transgendered actor, writer, photographer, or more. There are actually many more famous people who have had sex change operations than one would expect, including of course the child of Sonny & Cher. There are even transgendered movie directors, like one of the co-directors of the Matrix. These people have had extraordinary transformations, and have courage enough to be in the public eye.