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    18 Side-By-Side Pictures Of Actors And The Famous Men They Played

    Taron Egerton is Elton John's twin.

    1. Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

    Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers wearing a sweater and tie, happily posing for the camera; Mister Rogers wearing the same sweater and tie, happily holding a shoe in his left hand
    Sony Pictures Releasing / PBS

    2. Denzel Washington as Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992)

    Denzel Washington as Malcolm X, wearing glasses and a suit, giving a speech with a serious expression; Malcolm X staring into the camera with a serious expression on his face, wearing glasses and a suit
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Express Newspapers / Getty Images

    3. Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Vice (2018)

    Christian Bale as Dick Chaney, staring intently during a deep conversation, wearing round gold glasses and half bald; Dick Chaney laughing at a political event, wearing round gold glasses and a suit
    Annapurna Pictures / Robert Giroux / Stringer / Getty Images

    4. Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray (2004)

    Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles, wearing sun glasses, singing happily into a microphone; Ray Charles wearing a suit and bowtie, sunglasses, and singing with a lot of feeling during a live performance
    Universal Pictures / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

    5. Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything (2014)

    Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking, sitting in a wheelchair because of his diagnosis of ALS, wearing square glasses and a suit; Stephen Hawking sitting in a wheel chair because of his ALS, wearing glasses and a suit with a happy expression
    Focus Features / Public domain / Wikipedia / Via en.wikipedia.org

    6. Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln (2012)

    Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, staring at someone in a serious manner, looking old and tired, wearing a suit; portrait of Abraham Lincoln from the 1860s, serious expression on his face, full beard, wearing suit
    Walt Disney Studios / 20th Century Fox / National Archives / Getty Images

    7. Will Smith as Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001)

    Will Smith as Muhammad Ali, standing in the corner of a boxing ring with a determined expression on his face; Muhammad Ali posing for a picture in a boxing stance, a determined expression on his face, wearing Everlast boxing gloves
    Sony Pictures Releasing / AFP / Getty Images

    8. Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin (1992)

    Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin with curly hair and a small mustache, wearing a worn jacket and tie, with a serious expression on his face; Charlie Chaplin with curly hair and a small mustache, wearing a coat and tie, giving a happy and playful smile
    TriStar Pictures / General Photographic Agency / Getty Images

    9. André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)

    André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, staring at someone with great concentration, wearing a psychedelic suit and messy hair; Jimi Hendrix posing for a band photo from the late '60s, serious expression on his face, wearing psychedelic suit and scarf
    XLrator Media / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

    10. David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma (2014)

    David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., wearing a suit and a serious expression on his face, marching in Selma, Alabama; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wearing a suit and tie with a serious/playful expression on his face, stepping out of an airplane
    Paramount Pictures / J. Wilds / Getty Images

    11. Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line (2005)

    Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash performing on stage with his guitar, singing in a serious manner; Johnny Cash posing on stage with his guitar in a sad and serious manner
    20th Century Fox / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

    12. Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013)

    Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson wearing a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, staring at someone in a serious manner; Jackie Robinson wearing his Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, kneeling down on the field to catch a ground ball
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Keystone / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

    13. Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur in All Eyez on Me (2017)

    Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur, in jail and looking at someone in a serious manner, wearing a stud nose ring; Tupac Shakur posing in a playful/tough manner on the cover of his album, "All Eyez on Me," wearing a stud nose ring and chain necklace
    Summit Entertainment / Death Row / Interscope Records

    14. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in Jobs (2013)

    Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs sitting on a desk, long hair and beard, in shaggy '70s clothing; Steve Jobs resting his head on his arm, long hair and wearing a turtleneck, posing with one of the earliest models of the Apple computer
    Open Road Films / Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

    15. Devon Terrell as Barack Obama in Barry (2016)

    Devon Terrell as Barack Obama, sitting in class while holding a pen, concentrating; Barack Obama posing in a library with a very happy smile, folding his arms in front of him
    Netflix / Joe Wrinn / Getty Images

    16. Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network (2010)

    Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, wearing a casual hoodie and a serious expression on his face; Mark Zuckerberg giving a speech in the early 2010s about Facebook, wearing a casual hoodie and holding his hands together
    Sony Pictures Releasing / Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

    17. Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) as Chuck Berry in Cadillac Records (2008)

    Yassin Bey as Chuck Berry, wearing a fun suit and performing in a playful manner during a concert, holding a big electric guitar, Chuck Berry posing with his electric guitar in a suit and bowtie, kneeling down with a playful smile
    Sony Pictures Releasing / Public domain / Wikipedia / Via en.wikipedia.org

    18. And Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman (2019)

    Taron Egerton as Elton John sitting on a plane, wearing oversized bejweled glasses, balding, with a serious expression on his face; Elton John posing for a picture with a sly grin, balding, wearing oversized bejeweled glasses
    Paramount Pictures / D. Morrison / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

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