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Added by Kandi on 6 Sep 2017 02:31
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Actors who Played Real People

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Average listal rating (1577 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0

Frank Serpico in Serpico (1973)


Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero in Donnie Brasco (1997)


Lowell Bergman in The Insider (1999)


Danny Collins (Steve Tilston) in Danny Collins (2015)


Jimmy Hoffa in The Irishman (2018)
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C.S. Lewis in Shadowlands (1993)


Richard M. Nixon in Nixon (1995)


Pablo Picasso in Surviving Picasso (1996)


Burt Munro in The World's Fastest Indian (2005)


Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock (2012)
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Elizabeth I in Elizabeth (1998)


Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)


Elizabeth I in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)


Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan) in I'm Not There (2007)
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Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)


Gen. Andrew Jackson (black uniform, center) in The Buccaneer (1958)


Michelangelo in The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
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Christy Brown in My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)


Gerry Conlon in In the Name of the Father (1993)


Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln (2012)
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Average listal rating (340 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0

Gordon Cooper in The Right Stuff (1983)


Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire! (1989)


Jimmy Morris in The Rookie (2002)
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Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987)


Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992)


Rubin Carter in The Hurricane (1999)


Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007)
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Average listal rating (639 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

John Glenn in The Right Stuff (1983)


Gene Kranz in Apollo 13 (1995)


Jackson Pollock in Pollock (2000)
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Average listal rating (1614 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0

Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy (1986)


Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK (1991)


Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved (1994)
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Queen Charlotte in The Madness of King George (1994)


Elizabeth II in The Queen (2006)


Alma Reville in Hitchcock (2012)


Hedda Hopper in Trumbo (2015)


Maria Altmann in Woman in Gold (2015)
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Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton

Eugene O'Neill in Reds (1981)

Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep

Mark (Carl Bernstein) in Heartburn (1986)


James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa in Hoffa (1992)
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Average listal rating (498 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci

Giuseppe "Joey" LaMotta in Raging Bull (1980)


David Ferrie in JFK (1991)


Russell Bufalino in The Irishman (2018)
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Average listal rating (3281 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0

Ed Wood in Ed Wood (1994)


James Matthew Barrie in Finding Neverland (2004)


John Dillinger in Public Enemies (2009)


James 'Whitey' Bulger in Black Mass (2015)
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Jim Garrison in JFK (1991)


Wyatt Earp in Wyatt Eart (1994)


Kenny O'Donnell in Thirteen Days (2000)
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Arthur Rimbaud in Total Eclipse (1995)


Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can (2002)


Howard Hughes in The Aviator (2004)


J. Edgar Hoover in J. Edgar (2011)


Jordan Belfort in The Woolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Average listal rating (1372 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0

Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List (1993)


Rob Roy in Rob Roy (1995)


Michael Collins in Michael Collins (1996)


Alfred Kinsey in Kinsey (2004)
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Average listal rating (1316 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

Karen Silkwood in Silkwood (1983)


Karen Blixen in Out of Africa (1985)


Roberta Guaspari in Music of the Heart (1999)


Susan Orlean in Adaptation (2002)


Julia Childs in Julie & Julia (2009)


Margaret Thatcher in Iron Lady (2011)
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Robbie Ross in Wilde (1997)


Tony Blair in The Queen (2006)


David Frost in Frost/Nixon (2008)
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Virginia Woolf in The Hours (2002)


Diane Arbus in Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)


Grace Kelly in Grace of Monaco (2014)


Gertrude Bell in Queen of the Desert (2015)
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Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0

Louis Pasteur in The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)


Emile Zola in the Life of Emile Zola (1937)


Benito Juárez in Juarez (1939)


Joseph Elsner (glasses-center) in A Song to Remember (1945)
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Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull (1980)


Al Capone in The Untouchables (1987)


Vincent Lamarca in City by the Sea (2002)


Frank 'The Irishmank Sheeran in The Irishman (2018)
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Jeffrey Wigand in The Insider (1999)


John Nash in A Beautiful Mind (2001)


Jim Braddock in Cinderella Man (2005)


Richie Roberts in The American Gangster (2007)
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Jim Lovell in Apollo 13 (1995)


Charlie Wilson in Charlie Wilson's War (2007)


Walt Disney in Saving Mr. Banks (2013)


Captain Richard Phillips in Captain Phillips (2013)


James B. Donovan in Bridge of Spies (2015)


Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger in Sully (2016)

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Posted: 3 months, 1 week ago at Sep 9 11:12
Great list, Kandi :)
Posted: 3 months, 1 week ago at Sep 9 14:45
Thanks for the comment, Kenzie!
Posted: 3 months, 1 week ago at Sep 9 15:23
Awesome list!
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Posted: 3 months, 1 week ago at Sep 9 16:53
Dennis Quaid (The Right Stuff, Great Balls of Fire, Wyatt Earp, The Rookie, The Alamo)
Kevin Costner (The Untouchables, JFK, Wyatt Earp, Thirteen Days)
Leonardo DiCaprio (This Boy's Life, The Basketball Diaries, Total Eclipse, Gangs of New York, The Aviator, J. Edgar, The Wolf of Wall Street)
Liam Neeson (Schindler's List, Rob Roy, Michael Collins, Kinsey)
Val Kilmer (The Doors, Tombstone, The Ghost and the Darkness, Wonderland, Alexander)
Posted: 3 months ago at Sep 10 4:01
Thanks for the comment, JROCK1772!
Posted: 3 months ago at Sep 10 4:02
Thanks for the suggestions, Leo!
I already added some actors.
Posted: 2 months, 1 week ago at Oct 3 22:49
de niro, joe pesci ?
Posted: 2 months, 1 week ago at Oct 7 23:51
De niro as james conway in goodfellas, al capone in untouchables, sam rothstein in casino, vincent lamarca in city by the sea
joe pesci as david ferrie in jfk, tommy de vito in goodfellas, nicky santoro in casino, john dos passos in legendary life of ernest hemmingway.
Posted: 2 months, 1 week ago at Oct 8 0:26
Thanks for the suggestions, Jenni!
I'll add all soon.
Posted: 2 months ago at Oct 15 5:36
I just enjoy the list!
Posted: 2 months ago at Oct 15 8:27
Thanks for the list appreciation.

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