These 21 Actors Look Exactly like the Historical Figures They Played

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These actors all look exactly like the historical figures they were chosen to play. As far as biopics are concerned, sometimes looking a similar to the character in question will count for more than actual acting ability or talent.

With the help of production teams including makeup and costume design these actors have totally nailed it.

Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray

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Daniel Day‑Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln

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Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin

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Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors

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Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in Downfall

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Ben Kingsley as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi

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Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandella in Invictus

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Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is By My Side

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Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs In Jobs

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Denzel Washington as Malcolm X in Malcolm X

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Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla in Selena

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Adrien Brody As Salvador Dali In Midnight In Paris

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Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady

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Hellen Mirren as HM Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen

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Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb as Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen in Sid and Nancy

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Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock

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Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo in Frida

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Sean Penn as Harvey Milk in Milk

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Eddie Redmayne And Felicity Jones as Jane And Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything

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Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in I’m Not There

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Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in Capote

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