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

😂😂😂..😫 #rasputia #norbit

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

2. Jamie Foxx

Oh the #laughs! "I'm ret to go" #wanda #inlivingcolor @iamjamiefoxx #hilarious

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

3. Chris Tucker

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

5. Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

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

6. Flip Wilson

#flipwilson #geraldinejones #theflipwilsonshow #blackhistorymonth

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

7. Miguel Nunez Jr.


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

8. Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson in the SNL episodes where he’s portrayed Jennifer Hudson, Maya Angelou, and soo many others.

9. Ving Rhames

Fast forward my life 20 years. 👠 #vingrhames #holidayheart #mcm

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

10. Shawn and Marlon Wayans

This scene 😂😂😂😂 #whitechicks #whitechicksmovie

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