In Hollywood, it's all about the illusion, the smoke and mirrors. With the Oscar Awards upon us, lets take a look at which Hollywood stars actually resemble the real life people they portray on screen.
Matthew mcConaughey went through an intense weight loss to play HIV patient Ron Woodruff who smuggled unapproved pharmaceutical drugs into the US from Mexico.
Idirs Elba closely resembles that of the deceased humanitarian Nelson Mandela
Leonardo Di Caprio portrays Jordan Belmort in is memoir entitled The Wolf of Wall Street.
In this 2013 Action film, Tom Hanks brings the 2009 hijackig of the Maersk Alabama an incident during which merchant mariner captain Richard Philiphs was taken hostage by pirates in the Indian Ocean to life
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Source: Vanity Fair
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Stephen "TheeBlackSocialite" Hale