Quentin Crisp author of "The Naked Civil Servant" as Queen Elizabeth I in the 1992 film "Orlando" (Dir. Sally Potter), based on the Virginia Wolff's novel, "Orlando: A Biography" Photo by Liam Longman, Sony Pictures.
Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp, was an English writer and raconteur. From a conventional suburban background, Crisp grew up with effeminate tendencies, which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and painted nails, and working as a rent-boy.
Tilda Swinton in "Orlando" based on the book by Virginia Woolf. The 1992 film starred Tilda Swinton as Orlando, Billy Zane as Marmaduke Bonthrop Shelmerdine, and Quentin Crisp as Queen Elizabeth. Directed by Sally Potter.