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Actors who look like their real-life character

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 37: Many historical figures have been given new life onscreen by some of Hollywood’s most talented actors. From Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, these figures' influence will be felt, and embodied, for generations to come.  While many actors have had to undergo a huge physical transformation to fully embody a character, there are also quite a few actors who are lucky enough to show an uncanny resemblance to the character they’re portraying. It’s a blessing for the production, but it also adds so much to their performance.'Grey's Anatomy' star Justin Chambers has recently been cast as Marlon Brando in an upcoming Paramount+ limited series. 'The Offer' will tell the story of the making of 'The Godfather,' Brando's most iconic movie. When you see them side by side, Chambers' resemblance to a young Marlon Brando is astonishing. The makeup department will have any easy time with this one! Check out this gallery to see side-by-side photos of other actors who look strikingly similar to the people they played on screen.

Actors who look like their real-life character

Many historical figures have been given new life onscreen by some of Hollywood’s most talented actors. From Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, these figures' influence will be felt, and embodied, for generations to come.  

While many actors have had to undergo a huge physical transformation to fully embody a character, there are also quite a few actors who are lucky enough to show an uncanny resemblance to the character they’re portraying. It’s a blessing for the production, but it also adds so much to their performance.

'Grey's Anatomy' star Justin Chambers has recently been cast as Marlon Brando in an upcoming Paramount+ limited series. 'The Offer' will tell the story of the making of 'The Godfather,' Brando's most iconic movie. When you see them side by side, Chambers' resemblance to a young Marlon Brando is astonishing. The makeup department will have any easy time with this one! 

Check out this gallery to see side-by-side photos of other actors who look strikingly similar to the people they played on screen.

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