Biopic Actors And The People They Played In Real Life

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Redditor banana_rhino put together this wonderful side by side comparison of biopic actors and the actual people they meant to portray. Enjoy:

1. Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln:

Lincoln

2. Ben Kingsley as Gandhi:

Gandhi

3. Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh:

Hitchcock

4. Penn Badgley as Jeff Buckley:

Greetings from Tim Buckley

5. Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett:

The Runaways

6. Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth:

The Queen

7. James Franco as Aaron Ralston:

127 Hours

8. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs

Jobs

9. Sean Penn as Harvey Milk:

Milk

10. Gary Oldman as Sid Vicious:

Sid And Nancy

11. Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos:

Monster

12. Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo:

Frida

13. James Franco as Allen Ginsberg:

Howl

14. Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin:

Chaplin

15. Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman:

Man On The Moon

16. Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan:

I’m Not There

17. Brad Pitt as Billy Beane:

Moneyball

18. Meryl Streep as Julia Child:

Julie And Julia

19. Gary Busey as Buddy Holly:

The Buddy Holly Story

20. Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor:

Liz and Dick

21. Tom Cruise as Claus Von Stauffenberg:

Valkyrie

22. Michael Sheen as David Frost:

Frost Vs. Nixon

23. Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchock:

Hitchcock

24. Jonathan Rhys Meyer as Elvis Presley:

Elvis

25. Benicio Del Toro as Che Guevara:

Che

26. George C. Scott as General George S. Patton:

Patton

27. John Wayne as Genghis Khan:

The Conquerer

28. Josh Brolin as George W. Bush:

W

29. Gary Sinise as Harry Truman:

Truman

30. Leonard DiCaprio as Howard Hughes:

The Aviator

31. Aaron Johnson as John Lennon:

Nowhere Boy

32. Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash:

Walk The Line

33. Ed Harris as Jackson Pollock:

Pollock

34. Colin Farrell as Alexander The Great:

Alexander

35. James Franco as James Dean:

James Dean

36. Sam Riley as Ian Curtis:

Control

37. Forest Whitaker as Id Amin:

The Last King Of Scotland

38. Colin Firth as King George VI:

The King’s Speech

39. Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix:

All Is By My Side

40. Gary Oldman as Lee Harvey Oswald:

JFK

41. Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison:

The Doors

42. Denzel Washington as Malcolm X:

Malcolm X

43. Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher:

The Iron Lady

44. Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg:

The Social Network

45. Will Smith as Muhammad Ali:

Ali

46. Heath Ledger as Ned Kelly:

Ned Kelly

47. Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela:

Invictus

48. Stephen Fry as Oscar Wilde:

Wilde

49. Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler:

Schindler’s List

50. Don Cheadle as Sammy Davis Jr.:

The Rat Pack

51. Adrien Brody as Salvador Dali:

Midnight In Paris

52. Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin:

Game Change

53. Phillip Seymour Hoffan as Truman Capote:

Capote

54. A clownfish as a clownfish:

Finding Nemo

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