RuPaul made his debut in the 1987 low-budget underground film trilogy ‘RuPaul Is: Starbooty!’ directed by Jon Witherspoon. He went on to make his first television appearance in the American amateur talent contest ‘The Gong Show’ in 1988. He was next seen in television series and shows such as ‘Saturday Night Live’ (1993), ‘Sister, Sister’ (1994), and ‘In the House’ (1995). In 1996, he joined the American talk/variety show ‘The RuPaul Show’ as a presenter. The show aired 100 episodes before going off-air in 1998. He continued to appear in television series like ‘Hercules’ (1998), ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’ (1998), ‘Popular’ (2001), ‘Port Charles’ (2001), ‘Son of the Beach’ (2002), ‘Top Chef: San Francisco’ (2006), and ‘Project Runway’ (2008). In 2009, he became a part of the American reality competition television series ‘RuPaul's Drag Race’ as a judge and presenter. The show’s 14th season premiered in January 2022. In 2010, RuPaul became a host of the American reality television series ‘RuPaul's Drag U.’ The series ran for 3 seasons before going off-air in 2012.
In 2012, he joined RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, the spin-off series of the original ‘RuPaul's Drag Race,’ as a host and judge. The show has aired a total of 6 seasons. RuPaul has also appeared in television series and shows such as ‘Life With La Toya’ (2013), ‘Mystery Girls’ (2014), ‘Skin Wars’ (2014-2016), ‘Good Work’ (2015), ‘Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul’ (2016-2017), ‘2 Broke Girls’ (2017), ‘Broad City’ (2017), ‘Drag Race Thailand’ (2018), ‘The Simpsons’ (2018), ‘The World's Best’ (2019), ‘RuPaul's Drag Race UK’ (2019-present), ‘AJ and the Queen’ (2020), ‘Earth to Ned’ (2020), ‘RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under’ (2021), and ‘Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway’ (2022). Apart from television, RuPaul has also appeared in several films such as ‘The Brady Bunch Movie’ (1995), ‘A Very Brady Sequel’ (1996), ‘EDtv’ (1999), ‘The Truth About Jane’ (2000), ‘Who is Cletis Tout?’ (2001), ‘Starrbooty’ (2007), and ‘Show Dogs’ (2018). In 2021, he starred as ‘Hannah Contour’ in the Christmas comedy film ‘The Bitch Who Stole Christmas’ directed by Don Scardino. The film featured 20 contestants from ‘RuPaul's Drag Race’ along with other celebrities.
Troy is a high school student who lives with her parents and her four brothers. When she learns that one of her relatives are gravely ill, she is forced to face some grown-up facts about life and loss.
This comedy drama film revolves around a naïve teenager who excels in school as well as cheer-leading. However, her friends and parents start suspecting her of being a homosexual, and they send her to a rehab camp.
Vida Boheme and Noxeema Jackson win New York’s ‘Drag Queen’ contest and an entry into National pageant in Hollywood. Taking inexperienced Drag Princess Chi-Chi Rodriguez along, they set out on a road trip to Los Angeles. As their car breaks down in the tiny Midwestern town, Snydersville, they are faced with Sheriff Dollard, a homophobic racist lawman who is out to get them.
Blue in the Face is a comedy film which tells the story of a group of locals who gather at the neighborhood cigar shop in Brooklyn.
When a television channel decides to telecast the daily life of an ordinary person they choose a video store clerk and begin filming his life 24X7. Very soon, the show becomes very popular and he becomes a celebrity. But it also invites complications in his life and he starts looking for ways to quit the show without breaching his contract.
This comedy film is based on the characters of a sitcom named The Brady Bunch. However, instead of the 1970s, the characters are now placed in the 1990s, where they seem totally out of place.
Someone Great is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jenny Young, who is devastated after her long-term boyfriend decides to break up with her. She embarks on one last adventure, along with her two best friends, before moving to San Francisco.
A hilarious comedy about an impersonator who plans to steal an expensive artefact and lands at Brady's residence where he poses to be Carol's long-lost first husband. His strange actions cause the people around him to question his ulterior motives.
Hurricane Bianca is a comedy film which tells the story of a New York teacher who moves to a small town, where he receives a full-time job. However, he is soon fired for his homosexuality. He soon returns dressed as a lady, in order to get revenge on the townspeople.
Max is a police dog who joins forces with an FBI agent and goes undercover by taking part in a dog show. His mission is to rescue a baby panda from a gang of animal smugglers.
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Competition Program||2020|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2020|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2017|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2018|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2016|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Reality-Competition Program||2018|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Reality-Competition Program||2019|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2019|