12 Great Portrayals of Celebrities by Celebrities

Nov 19, 2012 Comments
Robert Pattinson as Salvador Dali in Little Ashes

Critics may have dismissed the Twilight star’s wacky stint as the master of surrealist painting, but he’s actually quite good in the role. It’s impossible to play Dali without coming off as ridiculous, especially with that mustache. The thing is, Dali was always performing when recorded, so the actor mainly has to re-create an act. RPattz does very well under that circumstance, and you can especially see this during his portrayal of the artist’s early years.

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