Actor, singer and drag queen Ru Paul Actor, singer and drag queen Ru Paul. The six-foot seven entertainer is even taller in heels and has fashioned for himself a supermodel persona. He attributes his mainstream appeal to his non-threatening sexuality and his "non-bitchy" drag queen personality. Ru Paul is appearing out of drag in the new comedy But I'm A Cheerleader. He plays an ex-gay rehab counselor. Ru Paul's other films include Crooklyn, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Wigstock the Movie.