Most of Shakespeare’s comedies include cases of overt cross-dressing, such as Francis Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The movie A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum stars Jack Gilford dressing as a young bride.
She is the daughter of Bettine (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent physician. Both of her mother and father had been from upper-class northeastern families.
Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her dad and mom Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and commenced starring in films. Seven time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon famously posed as women to flee gangsters within the Billy Wilder film Some Like It Hot. Cross-dressing for comedian effect was a frequently used gadget in a lot of the Carry On films.
- Audrey Hepburn