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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

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  1. Vote!

    Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin (1992)

    Charles Chaplin
  2. Vote!

    Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn (2011)

    Marilyn Monroe
  3. Vote!

    Renée Zellweger in Judy (2019)

    Judy Garland
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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Cate Blanchett in The Aviator (2004)

    Katharine Hepburn
  5. Vote!

    Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)

    Sharon Tate
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    Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest (1981)

    Joan Crawford
  7. Vote!

    Sienna Miller in The Girl (2012)

    Tippi Hedren
  8. Vote!

    Geoffrey Rush in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

    Peter Sellers
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    Michael Stuhlbarg in Trumbo (2015)

    Edward G. Robinson
  10. Vote!

    James Franco in James Dean (2001)

    James Dean
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    Martin Landau in Ed Wood (1994)

    Bela Lugosi
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    Willem Dafoe in Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

    Max Schreck
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    Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

    Rudy Ray Moore
  14. Vote!

    Ranbir Kapoor in Sanju (2018)

    Sanjay Dutt
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    Jason Scott Lee in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

    Bruce Lee
  16. Vote!

    Jim Carrey in Man on the Moon (1999)

    Andy Kaufman
  17. Vote!

    Greg Kinnear in Auto Focus (2002)

    Bob Crane
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    Ben Affleck in Hollywoodland (2006)

    George Reeves
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    Peter Dinklage in My Dinner with Hervé (2018)

    Hervé Villechaize
  20. Vote!

    Dave Franco in The Disaster Artist (2017)

    Greg Sestero
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    Kate Bosworth in Beyond the Sea (2004)

    Sandra Dee
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    Halle Berry in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

    Dorothy Dandridge
  23. Vote!

    Annette Bening in Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)

    Gloria Grahame
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    Jessica Lange in Frances (1982)

    Frances Farmer
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    Kate Beckinsale in The Aviator (2004)

    Ava Gardner
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    Gwen Stefani in The Aviator (2004)

    Jean Harlow
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    Jude Law in The Aviator (2004)

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

    Laurel & Hardy
  29. Vote!

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

    Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

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