Actors Who Dressed In Full Drag For A Role

Film and TV actors undergo intense preparations to become their characters; many lose or gain weight, others develop accents. Actors who go full drag for a role commit to playing another gender.

The best performers who act in drag do more than don a wig or mustache: they truly play someone different from themselves. The transformations require a sense of poise and empathy, even if the role in question calls for broad comedy. It took a lot of work to create these famous drag roles.