Actors Who Portrayed the Opposite Gender
Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
Among the great actresses who have never won an Academy Award, Glenn Close is one of them. Giving one fantastic performance after another, the actress still falls short of winning the big one.
For her role as the male character Albert Nobbs in the movie of the same name, Close had to go with extensive makeup and gave everything she had to absolutely nail her performance. Receiving her sixth Academy Award nomination, the actress lost to Meryl Streep (who interestingly happens to be her look-alike).