RuPaul

TV host, Singer, Songwriter
RuPaul was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. RuPaul started his Hollywood career by acting in comedies like the Alfre Woodard film "Crooklyn" (1994), "The Brady Bunch Movie" ... Read more »
Born: 11/17/1960 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Actor (56)

2016 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Presenter

Kocktails With Khloe 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Skin Wars 2013 - 2016 (TV Show)

Judge

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Muppets 2016 (Tv Show)

Himself

VH1 Live 2016 (Tv Show)

Himself

Good Work 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Lady Gaga & The Muppets 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Performer

The Comeback 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

RuPaul's Drag Race 1994 - 2002, 2009 - 2011 (TV Show)

Host

Ugly Betty 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! 2008 (Movie)

Tyrelle Tyrelle (Actor)

Project Runway 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Port Charles 1996 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Nash Bridges 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Queer Duck 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Sister, Sister 1994 - 1996, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Son of the Beach 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Walker, Texas Ranger 1994 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Who Is Cletis Tout? 2002 (Movie)

Ginger Markum (Actor)

6th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Popular 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

RuPaul: Fairest of Them All 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Shock Video 2001: A Sex Odyssey 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

The 100 Greatest Dance Songs 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

Disney's Hercules 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

The Eyes of Tammy Faye 2000 (Movie)

(Narrator)

The Time of Your Life 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Divas 2000: A Tribute to Diana Ross 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Video Killed the Radio Star 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Edtv 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The RuPaul Show 1996 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

An Unexpected Life 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Motown 40: The Music Is Forever 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 97 Fashion Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Rodman World Tour 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

A Very Brady Sequel 1996 (Movie)

Ms Cummings (Actor)

In the House 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Red Ribbon Blues 1996 (Movie)

Duke (Actor)

The CLIO Awards (1995) 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The Crew 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The State's 43rd Annual Halloween Special 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue in the Face 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Brady Bunch Movie 1995 (Movie)

Mrs Cummings (Actor)

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar 1995 (Movie)

Rachel Tensions (Actor)

Wigstock: The Movie 1995 (Movie)

RuPaul (Actor)

Crooklyn 1994 (Movie)

Bodega Woman (Actor)

Shantey 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 1993 Billboard Music Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

The 1993 MTV Video Music Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

2 Broke Girls (Tv Show)

Himself

A Mother's Prayer (TV Show)

Actor

The Truth About Jane (TV Show)

Actor
Music (7)

Sorority Row 2009 (Movie)

("Jealous Of My Boogie") (Song)

Beauty Shop 2005 (Movie)

("Supermodel") (Song)

The Biggest Loser: A Look Back Special 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Theme Music

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

("Party Train") (Song)

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

("Party Train") (Song Performer)

The Brady Bunch Movie 1995 (Movie)

(Song)

The Brady Bunch Movie 1995 (Movie)

("Supermodel--You Better Work") (Song Performer)

Biography

RuPaul was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. RuPaul started his Hollywood career by acting in comedies like the Alfre Woodard film "Crooklyn" (1994), "The Brady Bunch Movie" (1995) and "Wigstock: The Movie" (1995) with RuPaul. He also appeared in "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar" (1995) with Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze and "Blue in the Face" (1995) starring Harvey Keitel. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Paul Mercurio action flick "Red Ribbon Blues" (1996), "Edtv" (1999) with Matthew McConaughey and the sports comedy "But I'm A Cheerleader" (2000) with Natasha Lyonne. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Son of the Beach" (1999-2002). RuPaul had a number of different projects under his belt in the early 2000s, including "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" (2000), "Who Is Cletis Tout?" with Christian Slater (2002), "Project Runway," "The Biggest Loser" (NBC, 2004-2015) and "Beauty Shop" (2005) starring Queen Latifah. RuPaul most recently worked on "Good Work" (2014-15).

Milestones

1996

Simultaniously began hosting a morning radio program and an evening video show for VH1 network

1995

Television debut in the movie "A Mother's Prayer"; played male role

1994

Motion picture debut in "The Brady Bunch" movie

Popular songs include "Sissy That Walk" and "Supermodel".

Known for such albums as "Supermodel Of The World" and "Foxy Lady"

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