6 stars and the real-life roles they play

How well do your favorite stars match the characters they're portraying?

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When stars align

Everyone loves a good biopic. Between the familiar storylines and characters with real depth (because the figures they're based on have real depth), people can relate to them.

Of course, these films are a double challenge for the actors who play their protagonists because not only do they have to embody their characters' personalities, they also have to physically resemble those characters.

Luckily, many actors pass with flying colors and convincingly depict their subjects. Here are some impressive portrayals for your enjoyment; in some, it's hard to tell the two stars apart!

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