Bianca Del Rio/Roy Haylock
Roy Haylock, also known as his drag alter ego, Bianca Del Rio, was the season six winner of the hit TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race. A self-proclaimed “clown in a gown”, he received the Best New Television Personality Award from NewNowNext in 2014 and made Varietymagazine’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch for 2015. The New York Times called Haylock the “Joan Rivers of the Drag World”, and Joan Rivers herself referred to him as “So funny! So sharp!”
Theatre includes: Angel in Rent, the Emcee in Cabaret, Miss Industrial Northeast in Pageant, and Miss Mazeppa in Gypsy.
Film includes: Hurricane Bianca and Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate.
TV includes: as Bianca, he made guest appearances on MTV’s Mardi Gras and In Bed With Joan, as well as starred in the LogoTV Christmas special Not Today Bianca.
Other works include: three solo stand-up tours – he is now touring with his fourth, It’s Jester Joke, which will reach six continents and over 25 countries in 2019. The tour will include performances at New York City’s Carnegie Hall and London’s Wembley Arena and will be the first time a drag queen headlines either of those venues with a solo act. He also wrote his first book, Blame It On Bianca Del Rio: The Expert on Nothing With an Opinion on Everything.