** Nathan Lane is openly homosexual. [[note]]Though he wasn't officially out at the time the movie was released.[[/note]]
*** Also the fact in the Birdcage, Lane once again plays a guy who' [[Disney/TheLionKing dresses and drags and does the Hula]].
** In the Japanese dub, Norio Imamura (Albert) voiced [[Franchise/OnePiece Emporio Ivankov]], who is a crossdresser.
** In the Japanese dub, [[Creator/YoshitoYasuhara Armand is]] [[Manga/RurouniKenshin Shinomori Aoshi]] and Albert is voiced by the Japanese comedian Norio Imamura, a.k.a. '''[[Franchise/OnePiece Emporio Ivankov]]'''.
** [[Creator/RyuseiNakao Agador is]] [[Anime/DragonBallZ Frieza]].
* DawsonCasting: 32-year-old Calista Flockhart unconvincingly plays a 19-year-old. (Being so waifish, she could pass as a senior or graduate student, but come on.)
* ThrowItIn: Robin Williams and Nathan Lane had to promise to do one take exactly as scripted before the producers would allow them to go off ad-libbing.