Women Disguises as Men in Movies

We sometimes see men wearing women’s clothes and disguise themselves as women in movies and television programs in order to create funny moments for audiences. And it is quite common to see women dressed up and acting as men in movies as well. Let’s have a look at the well-known female stars when they were in the role of men in the following photos:


Glenn Close

You may not believe, but this strict-looking man actually is the well-known actress Glenn Close. The photo was taken at the studio where “Albert Nobbs” was produced. The movie is about an English woman who disguises herself as a man and works as a butler in order to survive. The film also has the attendances of some famous stars including Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mia Wasikowska and Aaron Johnson


This strict-looking man actually is the well-known actress Glenn Close


Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz

Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz wear men’s clothing, and have their hair cut for the movie “Charlie’s Angles” which was considered as the most successful series of the 1970s.



Blanchett donned a black wig, shades and black leather jacket for her role as Bob Dylan in “I’m Not There”. Her excellent performance in the movie brought her the Academy Awards nomination and Golden Globe Awards nomination.


Gwyneth Paltrow

In “Shakespeare in Love”, Gwyneth Paltrow played as Viola who desires to act. However, women are barred from the stage at that time, so Viola has to disguise herself as a young man in order to fulfill her dream


Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews looks like a real gentleman in “Victor Victoria”


Angelina Jolie

In “Salt”, Angelina Jolie, the most beautiful women in the world, acts as a naval officer. The star made audiences extremely and enjoyable. Even her nine-year-old son Maddox didn’t recognize her.


Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank won an Oscar for her role as Brandon Teena, a girl who felt like a boy and eventually decided to get a sex-change operation in “Boys Don’t Cry”


Barbara Streisand

Barbara Streisand played as a young Jewish girl who cuts her hair and dresses as a man and lives secretly as a male named Anshel in “Yentl”


Joyce Hyser

In “Just One of the Guys”, Joyce Hyser acted as Terry Griffith who fails to get her dream job as a newspaper intern just because she is a girl. Therefore, she has to disguise as a boy.


K. Hepburn

K. Hepburn disguises herself as a man in order to evade from the police in “Sylvia Scarlett”



Related links:

AngelinaJolie and “Salt ” Movie

Charlie \’s Angels (DVD) Review

GwynethPaltrow – the sexy housewife on Vogue

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