Actors And The People They Portray In Movies

FILE PHOTO:  Actress Julianne Moore To Play Republican Politician Sarah Palin In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Actress Julianne Moore To Play Republican Politician Sarah Palin In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Sarah Palin (L) and actress Julianne Moore. The TV film biopic 'Game Change' airing in 2012 in March on HBO stars actress Julianne Moore as Republican nominee Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign in the US. ***LEFT IMAGE*** ST. PAUL, MN - SEPTEMBER 03: Republican U.S vice-presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin pauses while speaking on day three of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GOP will nominate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as the Republican choice for U.S. President on the last day of the convention. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***SANTA BARBARA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Julianne Moore arrives at the presentation of the Santa Barbara Film Festival Montecito Award to actress Julianne Moore on February 11, 2010 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Actress Julianne Moore To Play Republican Politician Sarah Palin In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Actress Julianne Moore To Play Republican Politician Sarah Palin In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Sarah Palin (L) and actress Julianne Moore. The TV film biopic 'Game Change' airing in 2012 in March on HBO stars actress Julianne Moore as Republican nominee Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign in the US. ***LEFT IMAGE*** WASHINGTON, PA - AUGUST 30: Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain (R-AZ) vice presidential pick Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign event at Consol Energy Park on August 30, 2008 in Washington, Pennsylvania. McCain is campaigning before heading to the Republican National Convention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***NEW YORK - APRIL 12: Actress and event host Julianne Moore speaks at the "Giant Steps To The Cure" Gala hosted by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 12, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between (L) Mark Zuckerberg and actor Jesse Eisenberg. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote address during the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the conference introducing a Timeline feature to the popular social network. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 7: Actor Jesse Eisenberg attends the Roadside Attraction premiere of ?Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic" at Clearview Chelsea West Cinema on November 7, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between (L) Aung San Suu Kyi and actress Michelle Yeoh. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***YANGON, MYANMAR - DECEMBER 08: Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi clasps her hands as she hands out donations to Buddhist nuns and monks at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on December 8, 2010 in Yangon, Myanmar. Over a thousand Buddhist monks and nuns gathered to receive a yearly donation from the NLD. The donation included clothing, slippers, umbrellas and money. (Photo by Drn/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 27: Actress Michelle Yeoh attends the "The Lady" Premiere and Opening Ceremony during 6th International Rome Film Festival on October 27, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between John Forbes Nash, Jr. and actor Russell Crowe. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***1994: John Forbes Nash, Jr., the schizophrenic mathematician who won a Nobel Prize for economics and whose life story was made into the Academy Award-nominated film "A Beautiful Mind" is distributed on February 20, 2002 from a 1994 photo in Princeton, NJ. (Photo by Robert P. Matthews/Princeton University/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***2000: Best actor in a leading role nominee Russell Crowe arrives To The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Nominees Luncheon on March 13, 2000 In Beverly Hills, California. (Photo By David Mcnew/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Billy Beane (L) and Actor Brad Pitt. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***PHOENIX - MARCH 7: General Manager Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics looks on during the MLB spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on March 7, 2005 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona. The A's defeated the Diamondbacks 5-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Actor Brad Pitt attends the World premiere of "The Tourist" at Ziegfeld Theatre on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  James Tolkan To Play Larry Paul Fidler In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: James Tolkan To Play Larry Paul Fidler In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Larry Paul Fidler (L) and actor James Tolkan. James Tolkan will reportedly play Larry Paul Fidler in a film biopic about Phil Spector directed by David Mamet. ***LEFT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 16: Judge Larry Paul Fidler presides over the murder trial of music producer Phil Spector in court August 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Spector, 67, is accused of fatally shooting 40-year-old Lana Clarkson in his Alhambra mansion in February 2003 hours after meeting at a nightclub. (Photo by Robyn Beck-Pool/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** CHICAGO - FEBRUARY 26: James Tolkan attends the 25th anniversary screening of "Back To The Future" at Hollywood Blvd Cinema on February 26, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Jeffrey Tambor To Play Bruce Cutler In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Tambor To Play Bruce Cutler In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Bruce Cutler (L) and Jeffrey Tambor actor. Jeffrey Tambor will reportedly play Bruce Cutler in a film biopic about Phil Spector directed by David Mamet. ***LEFT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 22: Defense attorney Bruce Cutler (L) stands with defendant Phil Spector while the jury enters the courtroom during his murder trial August 22, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Spector is accused of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson who was found shot dead in Spector's home February 3, 2003. (Photo by Fred Prouser-Pool/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19: Actor Jeffrey Tambor arrives at the 15th Annual Environmental Media Awards held at Ebell Club of Los Angeles on October 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Helen Mirren To Play Linda Kenney Baden In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Helen Mirren To Play Linda Kenney Baden In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Linda Kenney Baden (L) and actress Helen Mirren. Helen Mirren will reportedly play Linda Kenney Baden in a film biopic about Phil Spector directed by David Mamet. ***LEFT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 6: Defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden speaks to the jury during their closing argument in music producer Phil Spector's murder trial September 6, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Paul Buck-Pool/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Dame Helen Mirren poses for a photograph on the Borneo Exotics stand at the launch of a new nepenthes cultivar nepenthes named 'Helen' during Chelsea Flower Show Press and VIP Day on May 23, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Sarah Jessica Parker To Play Gloria Steinem In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Sarah Jessica Parker To Play Gloria Steinem In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Gloria Steinem (L) and actress Sarah Jessica Parker. Sarah Jessica Parker will reportedly play Gloria Steinem in a film biopic about Linda Lovelace entitled 'Lovelace.' ***LEFT IMAGE*** WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 15: Author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem participates in a roundtable discussion during the Women In Public Service event at the Department of State December 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker attends the screening of I Don't Know How She Does It at Scandinavia House Screening Room on September 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images for Moms & The City)
FILE PHOTO:  James Franco To Play Hugh Hefner In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: James Franco To Play Hugh Hefner In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Hugh Hefner (L) and actor James Franco. James Franco will reportedly play Hugh Hefner in a film biopic about Linda Lovelace entitled 'Lovelace.' ***LEFT IMAGE*** BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 13: Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner arrives at the 21st Annual American Cinematheque Award Honoring George Clooney held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 13, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 03: Director/actor James Franco attends the 'Sal' premiere during the 68th Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema on September 3, 2011 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Emma Thompson To Play Queen Elizabeth II In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Emma Thompson To Play Queen Elizabeth II In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Queen Elizabeth II (L) and actress Emma Thompson. Emma Thompson will reportedly play Queen Elizabeth II in a TV film biopic entitled 'Walking The Dogs.' ***LEFT IMAGE*** LONDON - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Elizabeth II smiles during a visit to Goodenough College to celebrate its 80th anniversary on November 10, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin - WPA Pool/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Emma Thompson attends the UK premiere of 'Last Chance Harvey' at the Odeon West End on June 3, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images
FILE PHOTO: Al Pacino To Play Phil Spector In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Phil Spector (L) and actor Al Pacino. Al Pacino will reportedly play Phil Spector in a film biopic directed by David Mamet. ***LEFT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES - APRIL 25: Music producer Phil Spector (R) leaves the courtroom during a break with his lead attorney Bruce Cutler (L) at Los Angeles Superior Court April 25, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Bouys-Pool/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 04: Filmmaker/actor Al Pacino attends the "Wild Salome" premiere during the 68th Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema on September 4, 2011 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Steve Jobs (L) and actor Ashton Kutcher. Ashton Kutcher will reportedly play Steve Jobs in a film biopic directed by Joshua Michael Stern. ***LEFT IMAGE*** HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 07: Apple's Steve Jobs arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Actor Ashton Kutcher poses for a portrait for Favorite Web Celeb during the People's Choice Awards 2010 held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/Getty Images for PCA)
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Steve Jobs (L) and actor Ashton Kutcher. Ashton Kutcher will reportedly play Steve Jobs in a film biopic directed by Joshua Michael Stern. ***LEFT IMAGE*** BERLIN - SEPTEMBER 19: Apple head Steve Jobs speaks at a press conference to announce that T-Mobile will be the partner for selling the iPhone in Germany September 19, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. The iPhone will go on sale for EUR 399 in Germany starting November 9. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE*** HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 01: Actor Ashton Kutcher arrives to the premiere of Lionsgate's "Killers" held at ArcLight Cinema's Cinerama Dome on June 1, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
FILE PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Steve Jobs (L) and actor Ashton Kutcher. Ashton Kutcher will reportedly play Steve Jobs in a film biopic directed by Joshua Michael Stern. ***LEFT IMAGE*** SAN FRANCISCO - JANUARY 27: Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Apple introduced its latest creation, the iPad, a mobile tablet browsing device that is a cross between the iPhone and a MacBook laptop. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE*** LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Actor Ashton Kutcher speaks onstage during the People's Choice Awards 2010 held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for PCA)
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