30 Actors Vs. Historic People They Played

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How many movies about famous historic people have you seen? Probably more than you realize. A lot of the time, when we watch movies like these, we tend to believe that the person in the movie is about looked a lot like the actor playing them. It’s not always the case. Sometimes the actors, playing the part are way more good looking than the real person, but they were cast because of their talent of being able to emulate the character of the person they’re playing. The rest is up to the makeup and costume department. They’re the ones who really pull everything together and make the actors look like the historic people they’re playing.
Let’s take a look at a couple of actors and historic people they played side by side, and see how uncanny the resemblance really is.

 

 

1. Robert Downey Jr vs. Charlie Chaplin
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2. Val Kilmer vs. Jim Morrison
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3. Eddie Redmayne vs. Stephen Hawking
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4. Cate Blanchett vs. Bob Dylan
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5. Meryl Streep vs. Margaret Thatcher
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6. Jamie Foxx vs. Ray Charles
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7. Ben Kingsley vs. Gandhi
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8. Charlize Theron vs. Aileen Wuornos
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9. Hellen Mirren vs. Queen Elizabeth II
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10. Daniel Day-Lewis vs. Abraham Lincoln
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11. Jennifer Lopez vs. Selena
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12. Salma Hayek vs. Frida Khalo
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13. Gary Oldman vs. Ludwig Van Beethoven
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14. Ashton Kutcher vs. Steve Jobs
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15. Marion Cotillard vs. Edith Piaf
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16. Adrien Brody vs. Salvador Dali
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17. Andre 3000 vs. Jimi Hendrix
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18. Gary Oldman vs. Sid Vicious
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19. Morgan Freeman vs. Nelson Mandela
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20. Stephen Fry vs. Oscar Wilde
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21. James Franco vs. James Dean
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22. Sean Penn vs. Harvey Milk
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23. Audrey Tautou vs. Coco Chanel
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24. Michelle Williams vs. Marilyn Monroe
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25. Meryl Streep vs. Julia Child
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26. Naomi Watts vs. Princess Diana
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27. Colin Firth vs. King George VI
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28. Will Smith vs. Muhammad Ali
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29. Nicole Kidman vs. Grace Kelly
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30. Kirk Douglas vs. Vincent Van Gogh
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