15 Actors Who Look Uncannily Identical To Their Real-Life Historical Counterparts

When it comes to making movies about real people and historical events, you better believe the casting directors are feeling the heat! The pressure is on to find someone who can do justice to the larger-than-life personalities they're portraying.
Lucky for us, Hollywood has managed to knock it out of the park more often than not, and some of the casting choices are spot-on. We're talking jaw-dropping transformations, uncanny resemblances, and performances that will make you forget you're watching an actor at all. And the best part? We've got side-by-side pics of the actors and their real-life counterparts, so you can see for yourself just how eerily accurate they are.
So buckle up, 'cause this is gonna be one heck of a ride. Get ready to be amazed as we take you on a journey through some of the most iconic biopics, and the actors who brought their subjects to life. It’s tough to tell who's who!

#1 Eddie Redmayne And Felicity Jones As Stephen Hawking With His Wife, Jane Wilde

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#2 Daniel Day-Lewis As Abraham Lincoln

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#3 Morgan Freeman As Nelson Mandela

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#4 Jamie Foxx As Ray Charles

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#5 Philip Seymour Hoffman As Truman Capote

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#6 Evan Peters As Jeffrey Dahmer

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#7 Joaquin Phoenix As Johnny Cash

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#8 Salma Hayek As Frida

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#9 Helen Mirren As Queen Elizabeth II

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#10 Cate Blanchett As Queen Elizabeth I

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#11 Robert Downey Jr. As Charlie Chaplin


#12 Adrien Brody As Salvador Dalí


#13 Bruno Ganz As Adolf Hitler

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#14 Tom Hanks As Captain Chesley Sullenberger

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#15 Jason Scott Lee As Bruce Lee

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