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Famous film doppelgangers

In 'Ray' Jamie Foxx, right, played Ray Charles, left.

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In "Ray" Jamie Foxx, right, played Ray Charles, left.

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  • Michelle Williams, right, played Marilyn Monroe, left, in 'My Week with Marilyn.'
  • Left photo: Nancy and Ronald Reagan. In the new film 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Jane Fonda plays Nancy Reagan and Alan Rickman plays Ronald Reagan.
  • Chadwick Boseman, right, played Jackie Robinson, left, in the 2013 film '42.'
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, right, won an Oscar for his portray of Abraham Lincoln in 'Lincoln.'
  • Margaret Thatcher, left, was the subject of 'The Iron Lady.' In the film she was portrayed by Meryl Streep.
  • In 'Ray' Jamie Foxx, right, played Ray Charles, left.
  • James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa, left. Jack Nicholson portrayed Hoffa in the 1992 film 'Hoffa.'
  • King George VI, left, and Colin Firth as King George in 2010 movie 'The King's Speech.'
  • In 'Hyde Park on the Hudson,' Bill Murray, right, played Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 film 'The Queen.'

“Lee Daniel's The Butler,” in theaters Aug. 15, 2013, is another movie featuring celebrities playing famous figures. Here's a look at other film doppelgangers.

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