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Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Do you know who played these celebrities in famous biopics?

Who played who?

A NEW BIOPIC about the late Amy Winehouse landed in Irish cinemas on Friday. 

Back to Black sees Marisa Abela star as the Grammy-winning singer, who died from alcohol poisoning in 2011 at just 27 years old.  

There have been countless biopics made about celebrities and historical figures, from singers and actors to sports stars and presidents. 

But can you remember who played these famous faces in the biographical films made about their lives? Test yourself below.

One to start us off - which actor was nominated for an Oscar for playing Muhammad Ali in the 2001 Michael Mann film?
Will Smith
Jamie Foxx

Denzel Washington
Eddie Murphy
Who earned an Oscar for playing Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 biopic The Queen?
Olivia Colman
Helen Mirren

Meryl Streep
Judi Dench
Many US presidents have been brought to life on screen over the years. Which actor played Richard Nixon in Oliver Stone's 1995 film?
Tommy Lee Jones
Antony Hopkins

Gene Hackman
Gary Oldman
The 2019 biopic Judy saw which US actress star as the late singer Judy Garland?
Nicole Kidman
Anne Hathaway

Amy Adams
Reneé Zellweger
Great Ball of Fire! is a 1989 biographical drama about musician Jerry Lee Lewis. Can you remember who played him?
Tom Hanks
Michael J. Fox

Harrison Ford
Dennis Quaid
Which actress played Marilyn Monroe in the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn, earning an Oscar nomination for the role?
Michelle Williams
Kate Hudson

Scarlett Johansson
Charlize Theron
Who portrayed Rupert Murdoch in Bombshell, the 2019 film about how a number of women working at Fox News set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment?
John Lithgow
Brian Cox

Malcolm McDowell
Terence Stamp
Can you remember which actor portrayed Jim Morrison in the 1991 depiction of the 60s band The Doors?
Michael Madsen
Johnny Depp

Keanu Reeves
Val Kilmer
Steve Carell played tennis player Bobby Riggs in the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes, which depicts the famous tennis match between him and Billie Jean King. Who played his opponent?
Emma Stone
Margot Robbie

Natalie Portman
Emma Roberts
Finally, Elvis Presley was recently portrayed in two biopics, but which of these actors played The King in the John Carpenter-directed film in 1979?
Patrick Swayze
Kurt Russell

Jon Voight
Paul Newman
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