30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

When selecting actors for a biographical role, the director walks a fine line between outwardly similar performers and actors who have the necessary talent to convey the idea. In particularly successful cases, these two aspects coincide, and then we see beautiful actors who bring historical characters to life on the screen.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

The success of film biographies is due not only to the actors themselves, but also to casting experts and make-up artists. Many consider the roles in biographical films to be among the most difficult and most worthwhile in Hollywood. Since we are usually talking about famous historical characters, the task of the actor is to work out a huge amount of material about his hero and correctly find the same image.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles, "Ray".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, "Lincoln".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison, The Doors.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin, "Chaplin".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi, "Gandhi".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, "Jobs".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Denzel Washington as Malcolm X, "Malcolm X".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, "Jimi Hendrix".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla, "Selena".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Adrien Brody as Salvador Dali, "Midnight in Paris".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, " The Iron Lady."

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb as Sid Vicious and Nancy Spanjen, "Sid and Nancy".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, "The Queen".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock, "Hitchcock".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo, "Frida".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones as Stephen and Jane Hawking, "The Theory of Everything".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf, "Life in Pink".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Charlize Theron as Eileen Wuornos, "The Monster".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Geoffrey Rush as Peter Sellers, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Anthony Hopkins as Pablo Picasso, "Live a Life with Picasso".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Hilary Swank as Amelia Earhart, "Amelia".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Audrey Totu as Coco Chanel, "Coco do Chanel".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

From left, Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol, from right, Sienna Miller and Guy Pearce.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Hannah Taylor-Gordon as Anne Frank, TV series "Anne Frank".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Jared Leto as John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman, "Chapter 27".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

James Stewart (right) as Glenn Miller, " The Glenn Miller Story."

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Oscar Wilde and actor Stephen Fry in his image.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Sherilyn Fenn as Elizabeth Taylor, "Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story".

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf.

30 actors, incredibly similar to the prototypes of their heroes

Lawrence of Arabia and actor PeterĀ O'Toole.

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