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Here are some actors and comedians that have dressed up as women for a role.

Black Male Comedians & Actors That Have Worn Dresses  was originally published on

1. Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy wore a dress in “The Nutty Professor” and “Norbit”

2. Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx dressed in drag for the show “In Living Color”

3. Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker gave us Ruby Rhod in “The 5th Element”

4. Wesley Snipes

Remeber To Wong Foo? Wesley Snipes played Noxeema in 1995.

5. Martin Lawrence

The girl Sheneneh Jenkins! Lawrence played this unforgettable character in the hit show “Martin.” He’s also played a woman in “Big Momma.”

6. Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry in every Madea movie you could think of!

7. Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

The club scene from “Coming To America” features Eddie Murphy sitting next to the beautiful Arsenio Hall.

8. Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson dressed up as a woman on “The Flip Wilson Show” in the 70’s.

9. Miguel Nunez Jr.

Miguel Nunez Jr. played a woman basketball player in “Juwanna Mann”

10. Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames for playing the character of Holiday Heart in the 2000 film.

11. Shawn and Marlon Wayans

Shawn and Marlon Wayans playing the White girls with attitude in “White Chicks.”