23 Actors Who Looked Exactly Like The Historic People They Played

-

When you've got the physical resemblance and a great performance to go along with it, you're almost guaranteed that your film will not suck. It's not just the actor who does all the work – casting experts and makeup artists also play a huge role in making these famous figures come to life on the big screen

Here are some actors that made us do a double take when we saw them starring in some very recognizable roles.

Source: http://imgur.com/gallery/kDT7Y

1. Abraham Lincoln - Daniel Day‑Lewis - Lincoln 2013

2. Adolf Hitler - Bruno Ganz - Downfall 2004

3. Steve Jobs - Ashton Kutcher - Jobs 2013

4. Selena Quintanilla - Jennifer Lopez - Selena 1997

5. Alfred Hitchcock - Anthony Hopkins - Hitchcock 2012

6. Queen Elizabeth II - Hellen Mirren - The Queen 2006

7. Johnny Cash - Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line 2005

8. Hunter S Thompson - Johnny Depp - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1998

9. Beethoven - Gary Oldman - Immortal Beloved 1994

10. Bruce Lee - Jason Scott Lee - Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story 1993

11. Buddy Holly - Gary Busey - The Buddy Holly Story 1978

12. Claus von Stauffenberg - Tom Cruise - Operation Valkyrie 2008

13. Stephen Hawking - Eddie Redmayne - The Theory of Everything 2014

14. Édith Piaf - Marion Cotillard - La Vie en Rose 2007

15. Winston Churchill - Albert Finney - The Gathering Storm 2002

16. Pablo Escobar - Andrés Parra - Escobar, el Patrón del Mal 2012

17. Marilyn Monroe - Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn 2011

18. Bob Dylan - Cate Blanchett - I'm Not There. 2007

19. Jimi Hendrix - André 3000 - Jimi: All Is by My Side 2013

20. Ray Charles - Jamie Foxx - Ray 2004

21. Vincent Van Gogh - Kirk Douglas - Lust for Life 1956

22. Oscar Wilde - Stephen Fry - Wilde 1997

23. Oskar Schindler - Liam Neeson - Schindler's List 1993

How do you feel?
Lovely
Scream
Tears of Joy
Relieved Face
Clapping Hands
Thumbs Down
Angry

Facebook Conversations

Onedio Conversations

Send Comment
Send Feedback