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

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

wearing the same blazer and short hair style
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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
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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
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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
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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
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17.And, finally, Eve Best as Dolley Madison in Dolley Madison (2010)

wearing similar dresses and curled hair pinned back
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