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

    Meryl Streep is Julia Child!

    1. Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya (2017)

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    2. Halle Berry as Dorothy Dandridge in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

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    3. Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)

    Warner Bros. Pictures / MGM

    4. Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm in Mrs. America (2020)

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    5. Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo in Frida (2002)

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    6. Michelle Krusiec as Anna May Wong in Hollywood (2020)

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    7. Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003)

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    8. Keke Palmer as Chilli in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

    VH1 / LaFace / Arista Records

    9. Jessica Lange as Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale in Grey Gardens (2009)

    HBO / Portrait Films

    10. Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in Battle of the Sexes (2017)

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    11. Maya Rudolph as Beyoncé on Saturday Night Live (2014)

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    12. Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy in Jackie (2016)

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    13. Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)

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    14. Lil Mama as Left Eye in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

    VH1 / LaFace / Arista Records

    15. Angela Bassett as Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It (1993)

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    16. Meryl Streep as Julia Child in Julie & Julia (2009)

    Columbia Pictures / PBS

    17. Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest (1981)

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    18. And Jennifer Lopez as Selena in Selena (1997)

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