GALLERY: 13 Ladies in Drag (in Movies)

Glenn Close has already received plenty of critical praise (and an Oscar nomination) for her gender-bending performance in "Albert Nobbs." It's not surprising. She's a great actor and all, but, more to the point: Who doesn't like a little reverse drag action, especially when done in a classy period piece, full of snooty accents and drawing rooms?

Today we salute those brave, square-jawed actresses of cinematic history who had the courage to trim their hair, slip into a suit, shove a rolled-up tube sock in their trousers and man up.