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21 celebrities who perfectly nailed their drag alter-egos

PinkNews Staff Writer June 10, 2016

Sometimes people totally nail down a drag performance so well that it is worth remembering.

PinkNews looks back at a number of drag performances, some you may have forgotten, which took the art form to a whole new level.

Be inspired.

21. David Duchovny

In ‘Twin Peaks’

20. Kristen Stewart

For Jenny Lewis’s ‘Just One of the Guys’

19. Woody Harrelson

In ‘Anger Management’

18. Patrick Swayze

In To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

17. Neil Patrick Harris

In Hedwig and the Angry Inch

16. Cillian Murphy

In ‘Breakfast on Pluto’

15. Anne Hathaway

For Jenny Lewis’s ‘Just One of the Guys’

14. Laverne Cox

From the upcoming ‘Rocky Horror’ remake

13. Stephen Fry

In ‘A Bit of Fry and Laurie’

12. Wesley Snipes

From ‘To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar’

11. Meryl Streep

Streep dragged up to mock Donald Trump in June 2016

10. Hugo Weaving

In Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 1994

9. Lady Gaga

Her alter ego Jo Calderone was created in 2010

8. Zayn Malik

Video for One Direction’s ‘Best Song Ever’

7. Eddie Murphy

The Nutty Professor (1996)

6. Tilda Swinton

David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’/Candy magazine

5. Robin Williams

Mrs Doubtfire (1993)

4. Jude Law

Rage (2009)

3. Johnny Depp

Before Night Falls (2000)

2. Julie Andrews

Victor/Victoria (1982)

1. James Franco

Photoshoot for Candy magazine

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