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20 Biopic Actors And Their Real-Life Counterparts

Another amazing side-by-side comparison of famous actors and the famous person they played. Created by Reddit user banana_rhino.

1. James Dean

Portrayed by James Franco in James Dean.

2. Charlie Chaplin

Portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin.

3. Coco Chanel

Portrayed by Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel.

4. Oscar Wilde

Portrayed by Stephen Fry in Wilde.

5. Jimi Hendrix

Portrayed by Andre 3000 in All Is By My Side.

6. Elvis Presley

Portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis.

7. Andy Kaufman

Portrayed by Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon.

8. Salvador Dali

Adrien Brody in Midnight in Paris.

9. Marilyn Monroe

Portrayed by Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn.

10. Jim Morrison

Portrayed by Val Kilmer in The Doors.

11. Julia Child

Portrayed by Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia.

12. Sammy Davis Jr.

Portrayed by Don Cheadle in The Rat Pack.

13. Aileen Wuornos

Portrayed by Charlize Theron in Monster.

14. Frida Kahlo

Portrayed by Salma Hayek in Frida.

15. Che Guevara

Portrayed by Benicio Del Toro in Che.

16. Buddy Holly

Portrayed by Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story.

17. Bettie Page

Portrayed by Gretchen Mol in The Notorious Bettie Page.

18. Howard Hughes

Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator.

19. Sid Vicious

Portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid & Nancy.

20. Bob Dylan

Portrayed by Cate Blanchett in I’m Not There.

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