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They played historical figures: Do the actors really look like them?

Showbizz Daily Logo By Zeleb.es of Showbizz Daily | Slide 1 of 66: If you play a historical figure, and you do it well, then your chances as an actor or actress to win an Oscar increase significantly. Out of the twenty nominees for the 2022 Oscars, over four categories, eight played a real person in a biopic, and two ended up winning: Will Smith for 'King Richard' and Jessica Chastain for 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye.' In June 2022, another promising biopic appears in cinemas, with Austin Butler playing Elvis Presley.

Biopic roles: contenders for the Oscars

If you play a historical figure, and you do it well, then your chances as an actor or actress to win an Oscar increase significantly. Out of the twenty nominees for the 2022 Oscars, over four categories, eight played a real person in a biopic, and two ended up winning: Will Smith for 'King Richard' and Jessica Chastain for 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye.'

In June 2022, another promising biopic appears in cinemas, with Austin Butler playing Elvis Presley.

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