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Move over, Cate Blanchett: A list of the best cross-dressers on the big screen
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Sep 13, 2007 11:04 AM CDT

(Newser) – Inspired by Cate Blanchett's best-actress award at the Venice Film festival for I'm Not There, in which she plays Bob Dylan, Entertainment Weekly notes other memorable big-screen cross-dressers:

  1. John Travolta as Edna Turnblad, Hairspray
  2. Divine as Babs Johnson, Pink Flamingos
  3. The Kids in the Hall
  4. Dustin Hoffman as Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels, Tootsie


  1. Amanda Bynes as Viola/Sebastian, She's the Man
  2. Eddie Murphy as Mama Klump, The Nutty Professor
  3. Jonathan Brandis as Matthew/Martha, Ladybugs
  4. Tyler Perry as Madea
  5. Marlon and Shawn Wayans as the Wilson Sisters, White Chicks
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