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    These 25 Popular Actors Looked *So* Much Like The Famous People They Portrayed In Movies And TV Shows...Like, The Pics Are Bananas

    Lily James is Pamela Anderson at this point.

    What Kristen Stewart looked like as Princess Diana in Spencer (2021):

    Stewart wearing a plaid suit, earrings, and haircut just like Princess Diana's in the late '80s
    Neon / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Princess Diana looked like:

    Princess Diana at the Chùteau de Chenonceau in 1988
    Princess Diana Archive / Hulton Royals Collection / Getty Images

    What Jim Carrey looked like as Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon (1999):

    Carrey wearing a blazer, buttoned-down shirt, and turtleneck like Kaufman
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Andy Kaufman looked like:

    Kaufman shooting a promo picture for "Taxi"
    Jim Britt / Getty Images

    What Halle Berry looked like as Dorothy Dandridge in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999):

    Berry with rose in her short hair, bright-colored lipstick and nails, black dress
    HBO / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Dorothy Dandridge looked like:

    Dandridge in "Carmen Jones"
    Silver Screen Collection / Getty Images

    What Lily James looks like as Pamela Anderson in the upcoming series Pam & Tommy (2022):

    James wearing a bright-colored bathing suit while wearing a long, blonde wig
    Hulu

    The miniseries starts streaming on Hulu on Feb. 2, 2022.

    What the real Pamela Anderson looks like:

    Anderson in a bright-colored bathing suit on the beach on "Baywatch"
    Pearson All-American Television / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What Viola Davis looked like as Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020):

    Davis with messy makeup, hair, sweating while singing
    Netflix / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Ma Rainey looked like:

    Donaldson Collection / Getty Images

    What Philip Seymour Hoffman looked like as Truman Capote in Capote (2005):

    Hoffman wearing round glasses, suit and tie like Truman Capote
    Sony Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Truman Capote looked like:

    Capote posing for a portrait in a chair in 1966
    John Downing / Getty Images

    What Sacha Baron Cohen looked like as Abbie Hoffman in The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020):

    Cohen with thick messy hair, staring at someone in a court room
    Netflix / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Abbie Hoffman looked like:

    Hoffman speaking at a press conference in 1969
    Jack Manning / Getty Images

    What Salmya Hayek looked like as Frida Kahlo in Frida (2002):

    Hayek with a unibrow, wearing colorful gown, and gold jewelry in "Frida"
    Miramax / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Frida Kahlo looked like:

    Kahlo posing for a portrait at home in 1940
    Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

    What Charlize Theron looked like as Megyn Kelly in Bombshell (2019):

    Theron folding her arms while wearing a tight dress and short, blonde hair in an elevator
    Lionsgate / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Megyn Kelly looks like:

    Promo photo for Kelly's Fox primetime special in 2016
    Fox / FOX Image Collection via Getty Images

    What Sterling K. Brown looked like as Christopher Darden in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)

    Brown wearing round glasses, a suit and tie just like Harden
    FX / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Christopher Darden looks like:

    Christopher Darden confer during testimony in the O.J. Simpson murder trial, 1995
    Lee Celano / Getty Images

    What Nicole Kidman looked like as Lucille Ball in Being the Ricardos (2021):

    Kidman making a shocked, classic Lucille Ball face while stomping grapes
    Amazon Studios / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    The film is set to be released in theaters on Dec. 10 and Amazon Prime on Dec. 21.

    What the real Lucille Ball looked like:

    Ball on "I Love Lucy" stomping grapes in Italy
    CBS

    What Marion Cotillard looked like as Édith Piaf in La Vie en Rose (2007):

    Cotillard singing with dark curly hair, dress, bright lipstick, and very thin eyebrows
    Picturehouse / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Édith Piaf looked like:

    Piaf posing for a portrait in 1940
    Gilles Petard / Redferns / Getty Images

    What André 3000 looked like as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013):

    André 3000 wearing Victorian military coat, rings, and messy hair at a bar
    XLrator Media / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Jimi Hendrix looked like:

    Hendrix posing for a portrait in 1967
    Avalon / Getty Images

    What Lady Gaga looked like as Patrizia Reggiani in House of Gucci (2021):

    Gaga with poofy dark hear, wearing glamorous clothes and jewelry
    MGM

    What the real Patrizia Reggiani looks like:

    Patrizia Reggiani at an event in the '80s
    Ipa/Shutterstock

    What Jennifer Hudson looked like as Aretha Franklin in Respect (2021):

    Hudson wearing long, beaded dress while performing as Franklin
    MGM / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Aretha Franklin looked like:

    Franklin performing in concert in 1968
    Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

    What Jamie Foxx looked like as Ray Charles in Ray (2004):

    Fox wearing glasses and a bright-colored suit, performing as Charles
    Universal Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Ray Charles looked like:

    Charles posing for a portrait by his piano, late '50s/early '60s
    Rb / Redferns / Getty Images

    What Cate Blanchett looked like as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004):

    Blanchett wearing bright-colored lipstick, blazer, buttoned-down shirt
    Warner Bros. Pictures

    What the real Katharine Hepburn looked like:

    Portrait of Hepburn from 1941
    Clarence Sinclair Bull / Getty Images

    What Daniel Kaluuya looked like as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah (2021):

    Kaluuya wearing a beret, corduroy jacket, and speaking into a microphone
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Fred Hampton looked like:

    Hampton at a rally in Chicago in 1969
    Chicago Tribune / Getty Images

    What Jennifer Lopez looked like as Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez in Selena (1997):

    Lopez wearing a classic Selena Quintanilla-Pérez glittered jumpsuit on stage
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez looked like:

    Quintanilla-PĂ©rez at a livestock show in 1995
    Arlene Richie / Getty Images

    What Taraji P. Henson looked like as Katherine Johnson in Hidden Figures (2016):

    Henson wearing glasses, 1950s dress, and bright lipstick in a meeting surrounded by white men
    20th Century Fox / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Katherine Johnson looked like:

    Johnson posing for a portrait in 1955
    Smith Collection / Getty Images

    What Christian Bale looked like as Dick Cheney in Vice (2018):

    Bale as Cheney, white hair, more weight to him, round glasses, pouty
    Annapurna Pictures /Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Dick Cheney looks like:

    Cheney at the Republican National Convention in 2004
    Lawrence Lucier / FilmMagic / Getty Images

    What Leslie Odom Jr. looked like as Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami... (2020):

    Odom Jr. wearing a fancy blazer with an unbuttoned dress shirt underneath
    Amazon Studios / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Sam Cooke looked like:

    Cooke smiling while wearing a fancy blazer with an unbuttoned dress shirt underneath, early '60s
    Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

    What Keke Palmer looked like as Chilli in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013):

    Palmer reenacting Chili in TLC's "No Scrubs" music video
    VH1

    What the real Chilli looks like:

    Chili in TLC's "No Scrubs" music video
    LaFace / Arista Records

    What Ewan McGregor looked like as Halston in Halston (2021):

    McGregor smoking a cigarette while wearing a long scarf and matching suit/coat
    Netflix / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Halston looked like:

    Halston holding a cocktail while wearing a long scarf and matching suit/coat
    Rose Hartman / Getty Images

    And what Denzel Washington looked like as Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992):

    Washington wearing suit, tie, and Malcolm X glasses (black, round rim)
    Warner Bros. Pictures / Courtesy of Everett Collection

    What the real Malcolm X looked like:

    Malcolm X smiling while leaning his arm up in a booth
    Truman Moore / Getty Images

    Are we missing anyone? Let us know in the comments below!