9 Latinos Who Have Cross-Dressed in Movies & TV

Cross-dressing in acting is as old as acting itself. Though at first it was because women weren’t allowed on stages, you can see why the kinkiest of traditions would endure: It can be funny, dramatic, and, if the person is blessed with good genes to begin with, kinda hot!

Tonight, Puerto Rican actor Amaury Nolasco becomes the latest Latino to cross-dress onscreen when his new comedy, Work It, premieres at 8:30 p.m., (EST) on ABC. Which other Latinos have traded their moustaches for lipstick or bound their breasts onscreen? Check out our list of favorite gender-bending performances!

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Damarys Ocaña Perez,

Damarys Ocaña Perez is Director of Editorial Content at Latina Media Ventures. She leads its magazine, Latina, the pre-eminent beauty, fashion, culture and lifestyle magazine for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women and is responsible for maintaining Latina’s voice, vision and mission across all LMV platforms. Born in Havana and raised in Miami, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

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