These 14 Celebrities Look Just Like the Icons They Played on Screen
Many celebrities have tried their hand at playing the former First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, but some might argue that Natalie Portman has succeeded at bringing the icon to life like no actress before. In the biopic Jackie, out Dec. 2, the Oscar-winner nails Kennedy’s breathy accent, perfect posture, and private grief as the worst moments of her life played out on the most public stage.
From her coiffed bob to her doe eyes and quiet elegance, Portman has captured the First Lady’s essence in a haunting 99 minutes of screen time. As we cue up Fandango and order our tickets to see the actress’s buzzy biopic for ourselves, we’ve rounded up 13 more stars that were dead-ringers for the icons they played on screen.
Jamie Foxx took home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his spot-on portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 Ray, while Jennifer Lopez became a household name when she took on the role of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in 1997.
VIDEO: Natalie Portman Talks About Becoming Jackie Kennedy
Click through to our gallery for more celebrities who look so much like the star they played, you’ll do a double take.
Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
In the 1997 film Selena.
Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe
In the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn.
James Franco as James Dean
In the 2001 film James Dean.
Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles
In the 2004 film Ray.
Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy
In the 2016 film Jackie.
Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln
In the 2012 film Lincoln.
Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin
In the 1992 film Chaplin.
Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher
In the 2012 film The Iron Lady.
Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly
In the 2014 film Grace of Monaco.
Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash
In the 2005 film Walk the Line.
Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf
In the 2007 film La Vie en Rose.
Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos
In the 2003 film Monster.
Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II
In the 2006 film The Queen.
Naomi Watts as Princess Diana
In the 2013 film Diana.