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17 Side-By-Side Photos Of Actors Vs. The Real First Ladies, And Some Will Make You Do A Double Take

1.Viola Davis as Michelle Obama in The First Lady (2022)

the two in the same dress and hairstyle
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2.Kathleen Garrett as Laura Bush in The First Lady (2022)

the two in the same dress with the same brooch
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3.Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush in W. (2008)

the two wearing similar colors and hair styles
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4.Edie Falco as Hilary Clinton in Impeachment: American Crime Story (2021)

wearing similar blazers, jewelry and brooches and hair cut short

5.Hope Davis as Hilary Clinton in The Special Relationship (2010)

same outfit and hairstyle

6.Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

wearing the same blazer and short hair style

7.Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford in The First Lady (2022)

the two in the same outfit and short hairstyle
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8.Joan Allen as Pat Nixon in Nixon (1995)

the two in similar outfits and short curly hair
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9.Jennifer Jason Leigh as Lady Bird Johnson in LBJ (2016)

the two with short brunette hair

10.Melissa Leo as Lady Bird Johnson in All the Way (2016)

not wearing the same clothes but hair is curled in a bob that's similar

11.Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy in Jackie (2020)

wearing the same outfit and short hair flipped out
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12.Jodi Balfour as Jacqueline Kennedy in The Crown (2017)

wearing the same outfit and hair style
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13.Jeanne Tripplehorn as Jacqueline Kennedy in Grey Gardens (2009)

the two have the same hair style

14.Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt in The First Lady (2022)

the two with similar hair styles curled and pinned back
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15.Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln in Lincoln (2012)

the two wearing very similar styles of dress and hair with flowers in it
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16.Laura Linney as Abigail Adams in John Adams (2008)

the two with similar dresses and hair pulled back

17.And, finally, Eve Best as Dolley Madison in Dolley Madison (2010)

wearing similar dresses and curled hair pinned back