- Dorothy Lawrence (reporter)
- Kip Wilson (advertising executive)
- George Sand (author)
- Vida Boheme (drag singer)
- Chevalier d'Eon (diplomat)
- Daniel Hilliard (actor)
- Mary Read (pirate)
- Michael Dorsey (actor)
- Billy Tipton (jazz musician)
- Utena Tenjou (revolutionary girl)
Not all of the people listed above are real people, but they're famous for cross-dressing nonetheless. Kip Wilson was the character played by Tom Hanks on Bosom Buddies. "Vida Boheme" was the character played by Patrick Swayze in To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar. Daniel Hilliard was the character played by Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire. Michael Dorsey was the character played by Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie. Utena Tenjou is the lead character in the anime and manga series Shōjo Kakumei Utena.
This list was requested by boliver.