The Oscars are fast approaching, so you better start making your winner predictions! While you’re filling out your ballot, there’s one thing you should keep in mind: real-life roles. It seems that whenever an actor takes on a famous face in history — or even a lesser-known person with a great true story — it only ups their chances of taking home Oscar gold.
There’s a long list of Hollywood elite who have won a statue for their spot-on portrayal of real people (so many that we can’t even list them all here!), but take a peek at this short list of memorable performances. Then stay tuned on Feb. 26 to see if Meryl Streep,Brad Pitt, or the other nominees join their ranks!
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