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Added by Ava on 14 Jan 2011 08:39
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Actors Portraying Musicians

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Johnny Cash portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in Walk the Line, 2005
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June Carter Cash portrayed by Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line, 2005
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John Lennon portrayed by Aaron Johnson in Nowhere Boy, 2009
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Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0


George Harrison portrayed by Sam Bell in Nowhere Boy, 2009
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Paul McCartney portrayed by Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Nowhere Boy, 2010
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Average listal rating (594 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0


Jim Morrison portrayed by Val Kilmer in The Doors, 1991
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Tina Turner portrayed by Angela Bassett in What's Love Got to Do with It, 1993
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Elvis Presley portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Elvis, 2005
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Average listal rating (16 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 0


Brian Jones portrayed by Leo Gregory in Stoned, 2005
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Average listal rating (388 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0


Ray Charles portrayed by Jamie Foxx in Ray, 2004
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Bob Dylan portrayed by Chrisitan Bale, Ben Whishaw, Heath Ledger, Richard Gere, Marcus Carl Franklin, and Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There., 2007
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Average listal rating (89 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0


Ian Curtis portrayed by Sam Riley in Control, 2007
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Édith Piaf portrayed by Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose, 2007
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Ike Turner portrayed by Laurence Fishburne in What's Love Got to Do with It, 1993
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Michael Jackson portrayed by Wylie Draper in The Jacksons: An American Dream, 1992
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Average listal rating (1623 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0


Sid Vicious portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid and Nancy, 1986
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Cherrie Curie portrayed by Dakota Fanning in The Runaways, 2010
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Joan Jett portrayed by Kristen Stewart in The Runaways, 2010
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Average listal rating (162 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0


Chuck Berry portrayed by Mos Def in Cadillac Records, 2008
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Etta James portrayed by Beyonce Knowles in Cadillac Records, 2008
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Average listal rating (86 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0


Billie Holiday portrayed by Diana Ross in Lady Sings the Blues, 1972
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Ritchie Valens portrayed by Lou Diamond Phillips in La Bamba, 1987
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Frank Sinatra portrayed by Philip Casnoff in Sinatra, 1992
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Posted: 7 years, 6 months ago at Jan 23 3:00
great list! :D
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Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 22 21:43
Thanks, I'll add him! ;)
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 22 23:50
I LIKE : )
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 23 3:13
Amazing!

Like The Whole Black/White Effect!

And Also Add Laurence Fishburne Yea? He Portrayed Ike Turner
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 23 15:00
Nice list. You should add Ian Curtis Portrayed by Sam Riley in Control, 2007.
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Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 23 21:26
Thanks. I added them both. :)
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 23 22:24
Awesome list!! I really need to see that Dylan flick! Thank you!
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 24 14:14
good list. you can add forest whitiker who played charlie parker in bird...
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 24 14:18
also, gary busey who played buddy holly
Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Jun 12 21:59
Also forgot Ray Liotta/Joe Mantegna/Don Cheadle for Sinatra/Dean Martin/Sammy Davies Jr,Kurt Russell For Elvis,Kevin Kline for Cole Porter,Kevin Spacey for Bobby Darin!!!
Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Jun 13 0:28
Bronson - tom hardy
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Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Jun 13 1:43
And mayhaps Selena played by Jennifer Lopez? (1997)
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Feb 19 3:22
sex & drugs & rock & roll
andy serkis plays ian dury
Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Dec 15 22:08
great list!!!!
Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Dec 16 14:20
Tom Hulce as Mozart in Amadeus (1984),
Michael Pitt as Kurt Cobain in Last Days (2005),
Penn Badgley as Jim Buckley in Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012),
Eric Elmosnino as Serge Gainsbourg in Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque) (2010),
Christopher Eccleston as John Lennon in Lennon Nacked (2010),
Cécile De France as Jeannine Deckers in Soeur Sourire (2009),
Con O'Neill as Joe Meek in Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008),
Shane West as Darby Crash in What We Do Is Secret (2007),
Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darin in Beyond the Sea (2004),
Wood Harris as Jimi Hendrix in Hendrix (2000),
Renee Faia as Cher in And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story (1999)
Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Mar 21 14:34
2 pictures of Sam Riley, no Ian Curtis.

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