20 Actors Who Look Like The Famous People They Played

Biographical films are often loved by movie lovers as they can be entertaining as well as informative. To see the dramatization of your favorite historical figure is nothing less than exhilarating. This wonderful experience can be intensified when actors who play famous people actually bear a close resemblance to them.

	Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in
Birthday: 06 January 1982
Born In: London, England, United Kingdom
Sun Sign: Capricorn
The English actor Eddie Redmayne earned a lot of awards and nominations for enacting 'Stephen Hawking,' the highly respected theoretical physicist in the film 'The Theory of Everything.' The major honors he pocketed include 'Academy Award,' 'BAFTA,' and 'Golden Globe.'

	Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in
Birthday: 12 May 1981
Born In: Torrance, California, United States
Sun Sign: Taurus

Rami Malek's portrayal of British singer Freddie Mercury in the 2018 biographical drama film 'Bohemian Rhapsody' earned him the 'Academy Award' for 'Best Actor.' One of the film's posters, featuring Malek as Mercury, could trick many into believing that it features Freddie Mercury.

Salma Hayek played Frida Kahlo in
Birthday: 02 September 1966
Born In: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Sun Sign: Virgo
Salma Hayek won the 'Goldene Kamera' and 'Imagen Awards' for her portrayal of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in 'Frida'. Also, she was nominated for the 'Academy Award,' 'BAFTA,' 'Golden Globe,' and a lot of other awards for this role.

	Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in
Birthday: 14 May 1969
Born In: Ivanhoe, Australia
Sun Sign: Taurus
In the movie 'I'm Not There,' Cate Blanchett essays the role of a fictional character of Jude Quinn'. Quinn is one of the six characters in the movie that represents different phases of life and career of Bob Dylan. Blanchett's character is based on Dylan's life and artistic career of the 1960s.

	Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in
Birthday: 29 April 1957
Born In: Kensington, London, England
Sun Sign: Taurus
After playing Abraham Lincoln in 'Lincoln,' the highly accomplished actor, Daniel Day-Lewis became the first male actor to win third-time the 'Academy Award' in the category of 'Best Actor.' He also earned the 'BAFTA' and 'Golden Globe.'