4 Actors Who played The Opposite Gender Roles In Movies


Even though it’s not so common, there are actors who are sometimes asked to take roles that are meant for the opposite gender. For instance, a man acts as a woman.

There are various reasons why this happens.

Some actors have taken that path and executed the role of their opposite gender brilliantly

Below are 4 of those actors.

1) Eddie Murphy 

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy is a popular American actor, comedian and writer. He played the role of a female character in the movie “Norbit”, which is a 2007 romantic comedy movie.

The character he played is known as Rasputia Latimore, who is the main antagonist in the movie.

Rasputia Latimore is the protagonist’s ex-wife and archenemy who forced the protagonist to marry her and suffer her wrath for many years. Eddie Murphy excellently played this role.

2) Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence

American actor, comedian and producer, Martin Lawrence, played the role of a female character in the movie ‘Big Momma House’, a 2000 crime comedy movie.

Martin Lawrence played the role of an FBI agent who is tasked with tracking down escaped convicts and their loots. To do this, he had to go undercover as the estranged grandmother of their former girlfriends.

3) Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, who is said to be one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses, played the role of a man in the movie ‘Salt’.

She played the role of a CIA operative ‘Evelyn Salt’, who is accused of being a Russian Spy

The Hollywood actress spent hours in make-up. The effect was so convincing that when her family visited her on set in New York, her husband refused to kiss her, and her adopted son couldn’t recognize her.

4) Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

45-year-old Irish actor, Cillian Murphy, also played the role of the opposite gender in the movie ‘Breakfast On Pluto’.

In the movie, he is a transgender foundling searching for love and her long-lost mother in a small town. Cillian Murphy brilliantly played the role in this movie

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Originally posted 2022-01-10 10:26:09.