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20 Actors Alongside The Historic People They Were Portraying

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Above all else, an actor has to be good at acting like another person. I mean, that’s their job, it’s even in their name, they act as someone else. There have been several instances in the past when an actor has portrayed a person from the pages of history. Most of them have been good, but we think that the ones on this list, as compiled by Bored Panda, are the most accurate interpretations of the historic people they are trying to immitate.

Here are 20 actors alongside the historic people that they were portraying.

1. Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones as Stephen Hawking & wife Jane Wilde in Theory of Everything (2014)

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

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

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4. Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhi (1982)

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5. Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991)

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

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7. Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in I’m Not There (2007)

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8. Меryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011)

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

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10. Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in Selena (1997)

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11. Hellen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen

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12. Gary Oldman as Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved (1994)

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13. Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in Downfall (2004)

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

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

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16. Kirk Douglas as Vincent van Gogh in Lust For Life (1956)

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17. Marion Cotillard as Édith Piaf in La Vie En Rose (2007)

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18. Adrien Brody as Salvador Dali in Midnight in Paris (2011)

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19. Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock (2012)

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20. André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is By My Side (2013)

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Source:boredpanda

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