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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.

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1. James Dean

Portrayed by James Franco in James Dean.
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Portrayed by James Franco in James Dean.

2. Charlie Chaplin

Portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin.
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Portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin.

3. Coco Chanel

Portrayed by Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel.
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Portrayed by Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel.

4. Oscar Wilde

Portrayed by Stephen Fry in Wilde.
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Portrayed by Stephen Fry in Wilde.

5. Jimi Hendrix

Portrayed by Andre 3000 in All Is By My Side.
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Portrayed by Andre 3000 in All Is By My Side.

6. Elvis Presley

Portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis.
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Portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis.

7. Andy Kaufman

Portrayed by Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon.
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Portrayed by Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon.

8. Salvador Dali

Adrien Brody in Midnight in Paris.
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Adrien Brody in Midnight in Paris.

9. Marilyn Monroe

Portrayed by Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn.
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Portrayed by Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn.

10. Jim Morrison

Portrayed by Val Kilmer in The Doors.
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Portrayed by Val Kilmer in The Doors.

11. Julia Child

Portrayed by Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia.
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Portrayed by Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia.

12. Sammy Davis Jr.

Portrayed by Don Cheadle in The Rat Pack.
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Portrayed by Don Cheadle in The Rat Pack.

13. Aileen Wuornos

Portrayed by Charlize Theron in Monster.
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Portrayed by Charlize Theron in Monster.

14. Frida Kahlo

Portrayed by Salma Hayek in Frida.
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Portrayed by Salma Hayek in Frida.

15. Che Guevara

Portrayed by Benicio Del Toro in Che.
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Portrayed by Benicio Del Toro in Che.

16. Buddy Holly

Portrayed by Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story.
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Portrayed by Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story.

17. Bettie Page

Portrayed by Gretchen Mol in The Notorious Bettie Page.
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Portrayed by Gretchen Mol in The Notorious Bettie Page.

18. Howard Hughes

Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator.
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Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator.

19. Sid Vicious

Portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid & Nancy.
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Portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid & Nancy.

20. Bob Dylan

Portrayed by Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There.
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Portrayed by Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There.

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