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Famous People and the Stars Who Played Them On-screen (43 pics)

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013) – Tom Hanks as Walt Disney
Saving Mr. Banks (2013) – Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers (an Australian-British novelist, actress and journalist. In 1933, she began writing her series of children’s novels about the mystical and magical English nanny Mary Poppins)
The Imitation Game (2014) – Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing (a British pioneering computer scientist that was responsible for cracking the German Enigma machine during WWII)
American Sniper (2014) – Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle (a US Navy SEAL and most lethal sniper in US military history)
The Fifth Estate (2013) – Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange
Kill the messenger (2014) – Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb (an American investigative reporter best known for his 1996 Dark Alliance series of articles)
Grace of Monaco (2014) – Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly (an American film actress and the wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She retired from acting at the age of 26 to marry Prince Rainier and enter upon her duties in Monaco)
Fruitvale Station (2013) – Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant (a young man who was killed by BART police officer at the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station in Oakland, California)
Diana (2013) – Naomi Watts as Princess Diana
Lone Survivor (2013) – Mark Wahlberg as Marcus Luttell (a former United States Navy SEAL, who received the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for his actions in June 2005 facing Taliban fighters during Operation Red Wings)
Jobs (2013) – Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) – Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof (an AIDS patient who began smuggling unapproved pharmaceutical drugs into Texas when he found them effective at improving his symptoms)
Philomena (2013) – Judi Dench as Philomena Lee (a woman who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent)
Rush (2013) – Daniel Bruhl as Niki Lauda (an Austrian former Formula One racing driver who was the F1 World Champion three times in 1975, 1977 and 1984)
Rush (2013) – Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt ( a British racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. After retiring from racing in 1979, Hunt became a media commentator and businessman)
Argo (2012) – Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez (an American CIA technical operations officer who during the Iran hostage crisis, rescued six American diplomats while posing as a Canadian film crew)
Monica Z (2013) – Edda Magnason as Monica Zetterlund (a Swedish actress and singer)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) – Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort (an American former stockbroker. He was convicted of fraud crimes related to stock market manipulation for which he spent 22 months in prison)
Captain Phillips (2013) – Tom Hanks as Richard Phillips (captain of the MV Maersk Alabama during its hijacking by Somali pirates in April 2009)
Captain Phillips (2013) – Barkhad Abdi as Abduwali Muse (a Somali ship hijacker and sole survivor of four pirates who hijacked the MV Maersk Alabama)
Lovelace (2013) – Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace (an American pornographic actress who was famous for her performance in the enormously successful 1972 hardcore porn film Deep Throat. She later denounced her pornography career and became a spokeswoman for the anti-pornography movement)
Selma (2014) – David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr.
Hitchcock (2012) – Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcok
Lincoln (2012) – Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln
The Theory of Everything (2014) – Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking
My Week with Marilyn (2011) – Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe
My Week with Marilyn (2011) – Kenneth Branagh as Laurence Olivier (an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered actors of the 20th century)
The Iron Lady (2011) – Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher
Moneyball (2011) – Brad Pitt as Billy Beane (a former Major League Baseball player and the current general manager and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics)
A Dangerous Method (2011) – Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud
A Dangerous Method (2011) – Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung
Fair Game (2010) – Naomi Watts as Valerie Plame (a former United States CIA Operations Officer and the author of a memoir detailing her career and the events leading up to her resignation from the CIA)
The King’s Speech (2010) – Colin Firth as King George VI
The Blind Side (2009) – Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy (known for adopting the underprivileged Michael Oher as a teen who would later play for the NFL)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) – Brad Pitt as Jesse James
The Social Network (2010) – Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg
The Pianist (2002) – Adrien Brody as Wladyslaw Szpilman (a Polish-Jewish pianist, composer, and memoirist who survived the Holocaust)
Breach (2007) – Ryan Phillippe as Eric O’Neill (a former American FBI operative. He worked as an Investigative Specialist with the Special Surveillance Group (SSG) and played a major role in the arrest and life imprisonment conviction of FBI agent Robert Hanssen for spying on behalf of the Soviet Union and Russia)
Erin Brockovich (2000) – Julia Roberts as Erin Brockovich (an American legal clerk and environmental activist who, despite the lack of a formal law school education, or any legal education, was instrumental in constructing a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993)
Foxcatcher (2014) – Steve Carell as John Du Pont (heir to the Du Pont family fortune and convicted murderer)
Wild (2014) – Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed (an American memoirist and novelist)
Get on Up (2014) – Luke Chadwick as James Brown
Hugo (2011) – Ben Kingsley as George Melies (French illusionist and filmmaker famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès, a prolific innovator in the use of special effects, accidentally discovered the substitution stop trick in 1896, and was one of the first filmmakers to use multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color in his work)

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