Biography

Writer, actor, and celebrated drag queen Charles Busch had carved out a long list of theater credits dating back to 1976 before he broke into film and television in the late '90s. He had bit parts in a couple movies before getting the reoccurring role of the cross-dressing inmate Nat "Natalie" Ginsberg in the HBO series Oz. In 2000, he adapted his successful off-Broadway play into the movie Psycho Beach Party, which he also starred in as Captain Monica Stark. After a brief role on the soap opera One Life to Live, he won a Special Jury Prize at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival for Outstanding Performance in Die, Mommie, Die!, which he also adapted for the screen. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi