Actors Who Look Like The Historic People They Played
If you’re a big movies enthusiast, you will love how these next actors are illustrated as the historic people they played.
Sometimes, when selecting the actors for a historical or biographical movie, there’s more to it than how the actor can play that specific character.
Because in most cases, the director will want the movie to look as real as possible, and in order to achieve that, the actors will have to look almost identical to the historic person they’re playing.
Of course there’s going to be a ton of make up and of course they’re going to dress them up and pay close attention to every detail, and some times all these things just don’t add up, but these actors I’m about to show you, nailed it.
These roles are not only ultra awesome because you get to step into the shoes of a legend, but they can also boost a career if the movie is a success.
And to make sure of that, these actors had to suffer extensive make up sessions and not only. They had to be extremely documented about the person they’re playing, in order to perfectly embody that character.
But you will have to see it for yourself in order to understand how amazing the resemblance between these actors and the historical people they played really is. So let’s take a quick peek at these next photos and see what makes them so special!
Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray
Daniel Day?Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln
Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors
Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin
Ben Kingsley as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi
Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in Downfall
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs In Jobs
Denzel Washington as Malcolm X in Malcolm X
Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandella in Invictus
Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is By My Side
Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla in Selena
Adrien Brody As Salvador Dali In Midnight In Paris
Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady
Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb as Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen in Sid and Nancy
Hellen Mirren as HM Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen
Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock
Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo in Frida
Eddie Redmayne And Felicity Jones as Jane And Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything
Marion Cotillard As Édith Piaf In La Vie En Rose/la Môme
James Franco As James Dean In James Dean
Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel in Coco Before Chanel
Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn
Madonna as Eva Peron in Evita
So what do you think, do these actors look like the historic people they played or not? Which one would you say it’s closer to the real deal?
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