This list contains information about the greatest fictional drag queens, ranked by the community. Several award-winning films and TV series feature characters who are drag queens. Some drag queen characters are seen in a comedic light while others illustrate the difficulties that come with being a drag queen. Several famous actors were even nominated for Golden Globes for their performances.
Who is the most famous fictional drag queen? Albert Goldman, from the 1996 film The Birdcage is one of the drag queens below. Played by Nathan Lane, Albert is a star drag queen who must appear conservative when his partner's future daughter-in-law's family comes for a visit. Lane was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance.
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In the 1996 film The Birdcage, Nathan Lane plays Albert Goldman, a star drag queen who must appear conservative when his partner's future daughter-in-law's family comes for a visit. Lane was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance.
In the 1995 comedy To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, John Leguizamo plays Chi-Chi, a drag princess who is being trained in the ways in drag by two award-winning drag queens. Leguizamo was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance.
In the 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Guy Pearce plays Felicia Jollygoodfellow, a drag queen who sets out on a countrywide tour across Australia. The film won an Oscar for its impressive Costume Design.
In the John Waters film Pink Flamingos, Divine/Babs Johnson, played by Divine, was a notorious Baltimore criminal who feuded with married couple Connie and Raymond Marble, who tried to humiliate her and take the title of "The Filthiest Person Alive."