12 Great Portrayals of Celebrities by Celebrities

Nov 19, 2012 Comments
David Bowie as Andy Warhol in Basquiat

Many have played the pop artist through the years -- most recently Bill Hader in Men in Black III -- but Bowie is probably the most famous. And the rock star’s portrayal was especially significant because he’s not as known for acting. But he is very good in the part, and subtle enough that his recognizability doesn’t distract too much from the film’s lead, then-unknown and phenomenally talented Jeffrey Wright, as the true biopic focus. 

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