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21 Side-By-Side Pictures Of Black Actors And The Famous People They Played In Movies/TV Shows

Will Smith is Muhammad Ali at this point.

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

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

3. Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in Respect (2021)

4. Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up (2014)

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

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

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

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

9. Viola Davis as Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

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

11. Eddie Murphy as Stevie Wonder on Saturday Night Live (1983)

12. Beyoncé as Etta James in Cadillac Records (2008)

13. Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith in Bessie (2015)

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

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

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

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

18. Andra Day as Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

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

20. Leslie Odom Jr. as Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami (2020)

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

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