Thursday, May 16, 2013

Biopic Film Actors Alongside Their Real-Life Equals

Abraham Lincoln
Portrayed by Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln.

Alfred Hitchcock
Portrayed by Anthony Hopkins in Hitchcock.

Elizabeth Taylor
“Portrayed” by Lindsay Lohan in Liz and Dick.

J. Edgar Hoover
Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar.

Portrayed by Ben Kingsley in Gandhi.

Janet Leigh
Portrayed by Scarlett Johansson in Hitchcock.

Joan Jett
Portrayed by Kristen Stewart in The Runaways.

John Lennon
Portrayed by Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Nowhere Boy.

Johnny Cash
Portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in Walk the Line.

June Carter
Portrayed by Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line.

Linda Lovelace
Portrayed by Amanda Seyfried in Lovelace.

Queen Elizabeth
Portrayed by Helen Mirren in The Queen.

Steve Jobs
Portrayed by Ashton Kutcher in Jobs.

Jeff Buckley
Portrayed by Penn Badgley.

Aaron Ralston
James Franco in 127 Hours

Adolf Hitler
Bruno Ganz, The Downfall

Aileen Wuornos
Charlize Theron in Monster

Alexander The Great
Colin Farrell in Alexander

Allen Ginsberg
James Franco in Howl

Andy Kaufman
Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon

Bettie Page
Gretchen Mol, The Notorious Bettie Page

Billy Beane
Brad Pitt in Moneyball

Bob Dylan
Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There

Buddy Holly
Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story

Charlie Chaplin
Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin

Chopper Reid
Eric Bana in Chopper

Claus Von Stauffenberg
Tom Cruise in Valkyrie

Coco Chanel
Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel

Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlin
Jeff Daniels in Gettysburg

Condoleezza Rice
Thandie Newton in W.

David Frost
Michael Sheen in Frost/Nixon

Dean Martin
Joe Mantega in The Rat Pack

Edgar Allan Poe
John Cusack in The Raven

Elvis Presley
Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis

Erin Brockovich
Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich

Ernesto Che Guevara
Benicio Del Toro in Che

Eva Peron
Madonna in Evita

Frida Kahlo
Salma Hayek in Frida

General George S. Patton Jr.
George C. Scott in Patton

Genghis Khan
John Wayne in The Conquerer

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