Which Famous Movie Actors Have Played Drag Queens?

Patrick Swayze in 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar' 1 of 11

Men have been dressing up as women for roles since the days of Shakespeare. Even so, you may be surprised to find out that some of your favorite A-list movie actors have played drag queens!

Take Patrick Swayze, for example. Because he's most famous for his romantic leading roles in films like 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost,' many people forget that he also played a drag queen in the 1995 comedy film 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.'

Click through to find out which other well-known celebs have portrayed crossdressers on-screen!