Actors who look like their real-life character
British actor Clive Owen is taking on former US President Bill Clinton
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Many historical figures have been given new life on screen by some of Hollywood’s most talented actors. From Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, these figures' influence will be felt for generations to come.
While many actors have had to undergo a huge physical transformation to fully embody a character, there are also quite a few actors who are lucky enough to show an uncanny resemblance to the character they’re portraying. It’s a blessing for the makeup crew, but it also adds so much to their performance. Check out this gallery to see side-by-side photos of actors who look strikingly similar to the people they played on screen.
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