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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Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg in 'The Social Network'

This 2010 drama, directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin, described the founding of influential social media giant Facebook, along with the lawsuits that followed.

American actor Eisenberg was nominated for an Oscar for his performance as Mark Zuckerberg, one of Facebook's founders.

The two are actually about the same age, and they even met on the same stage during an SNL show. That may be where the similarities end, though, because despite playing a complex and difficult character, Eisenberg himself has a fairly different personality: People who have met him describe him as open and curious.

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