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Poll: Actors Playing Actors

2019 alone gave us biopics of actors such as Judy Garland, Jean Seberg and Rudy Ray Moore as well as a bittersweet portrayal of the late Sharon Tate.

From this selection, which performance by an actor as a real-life actor is your favorite?

Discuss here after voting

Results of 467 votes:

  1. 1.

    Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin (1992)

     
    Charles Chaplin
  2. 2.

    Martin Landau in Ed Wood (1994)

     
    Bela Lugosi
  3. 3.
  4. 4.

    Jim Carrey in Man on the Moon (1999)

     
    Andy Kaufman
  5. 5.

    Cate Blanchett in The Aviator (2004)

     
    Katharine Hepburn
  6. 6.
  7. 7.

    Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange in Feud: Bette and Joan (2017)

     
    Bette Davis and Joan Crawford
  8. 8.

    John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan in Stan & Ollie (2018)

     
    Laurel & Hardy
  9. 9.
  10. 10.

    Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest (1981)

     
    Joan Crawford
  11. 11.

    Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

     
    Rudy Ray Moore
  12. 12.

    James Franco in James Dean (2001)

     
    James Dean
  13. 13.

    Jessica Lange in Frances (1982)

     
    Frances Farmer
  14. 14.

    Renée Zellweger in Judy (2019)

     
    Judy Garland
  15. 15.
  16. 16.

    Greg Kinnear in Auto Focus (2002)

     
    Bob Crane
  17. 17.

    Kate Beckinsale in The Aviator (2004)

     
    Ava Gardner
  18. 18.
  19. 19.

    Sienna Miller in The Girl (2012)

     
    Tippi Hedren
  20. 20.

    Michael Stuhlbarg in Trumbo (2015)

     
    Edward G. Robinson
  21. 21.

    Ranbir Kapoor in Sanju (2018)

     
    Sanjay Dutt
  22. 22.

    Ben Affleck in Hollywoodland (2006)

     
    George Reeves
  23. 23.

    Jude Law in The Aviator (2004)

     
    Errol Flynn
  24. 24.

    Peter Dinklage in My Dinner with Hervé (2018)

     
    Hervé Villechaize
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  29. 29.

    Gwen Stefani in The Aviator (2004)

     
    Jean Harlow

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