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Bearded ladies

Featuring actresses who have played bearded ladies – mostly from the circus or freak-shows – in movies or TV shows.

Many of the original bearded ladies appear to have been fakes.

The movies & TV shows

Legends of Tomorrow (2017): In the episode ‘Freakshow’ the team visit a carnival in 1870, complete with a Bearded Lady (Christa Andersen). Amanda McGowan was the head of the makeup department.

De vrouw met de baard (2007): Lotje van Lunteren portrayed the Bearded Lady of the title on stage.

CSI: New York (2007): In the episode ‘Past Imperfect’, a bearded woman (Donna Pieroni) is a witness. Perri Sorel was the makeup department head; James MacKinnon & Benjamin Robin were the key makeup artists; Brian Kinney & John Goodwin were the special makeup effects artists; Bruce Samia was the hair department head; Monte Haught was the key hair stylist.

Surrender Dorothy (2006): Featuring Myra McWethy Coming soon…

A Bear’s Tail (2005): Kirsty Gallacher did a cameo as a bearded lady in one episode. Siobhan Harper Ryan was the makeup designer.

Saving Silverman aka Evil Woman (2001): Nancy J Lilley was seen as a bearded woman in a brief scene in this movie. Lisa Taylor Roberts was the key makeup artist and Tone Rorvik was the assistant makeup artist on this movie.