30 Biopic Actors and Actresses and Their Real-Life Counterparts


From political figures like Margaret Thatcher to social network visionary Mark Zuckerberg and rock legend Jim Morrison, there have been a number of famous people who have had biographical movies made about them and the interesting and colorful lives they have led. Several well-known celebrities have starred in these great biopics, but just how accurate is their depiction of these famous historical and cultural figures? With these juxtaposed images of actors and actresses in full costume with the photos of the actual people they are trying to depict, the viewer is able to asses the similarities. For your enjoyment, here are 30 biopic actors and actresses and their real-life counterparts.

1. Aaron Taylor-Johnson (John Lennon, Nowhere Boy)

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (John Lennon, Nowhere Boy)

2. Amanda Seyfried (Linda Lovelace, Lovelace)

Amanda Seyfried (Linda Lovelace, Lovelace)

3. Anthony Hopkins (Alfred Hitchcock, Hitchcock)

Anthony Hopkins (Alfred Hitchcock, Hitchcock)