29 Side By Side Comparisons of Actors And The People They Portrayed

As an actor portraying a historical figure is for some the highlight of their careers. They go through a number of steps to portray their imitations of these historical figures. From coloring their hair to applying the perfect make up. Actors will even go as far as to wear prosthetics to create a new face shape and smile. They will spend a huge amount of time studying the subjects body language, speaking habits and motion. Below are some of the best on screen transformations.

 

1.  James Franco as James Dean in James Dean

Pretty great casting–the first names even match!