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.

ID: 1208569

2. Charlie Chaplin

Portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin.

ID: 1208575

3. Coco Chanel

Portrayed by Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel.

ID: 1208565

4. Oscar Wilde

Portrayed by Stephen Fry in Wilde.

ID: 1208562

5. Jimi Hendrix

Portrayed by Andre 3000 in All Is By My Side.

ID: 1208563

6. Elvis Presley

Portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis.

ID: 1208584

7. Andy Kaufman

Portrayed by Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon.

ID: 1208566

8. Salvador Dali

Adrien Brody in Midnight in Paris.

ID: 1208568

9. Marilyn Monroe

Portrayed by Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn.

ID: 1208561

10. Jim Morrison

Portrayed by Val Kilmer in The Doors.

ID: 1208570

11. Julia Child

Portrayed by Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia.

ID: 1208571

12. Sammy Davis Jr.

Portrayed by Don Cheadle in The Rat Pack.

ID: 1208572

13. Aileen Wuornos

Portrayed by Charlize Theron in Monster.

ID: 1208586

14. Frida Kahlo

Portrayed by Salma Hayek in Frida.

ID: 1208573

15. Che Guevara

Portrayed by Benicio Del Toro in Che.

ID: 1208574

16. Buddy Holly

Portrayed by Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story.

ID: 1208577

17. Bettie Page

Portrayed by Gretchen Mol in The Notorious Bettie Page.

ID: 1208579

18. Howard Hughes

Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator.

ID: 1208582

19. Sid Vicious

Portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid & Nancy.

ID: 1208583

20. Bob Dylan

Portrayed by Cate Blanchett in I’m Not There.

ID: 1208578

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