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Seven Great Film Performances By Actors Playing Other Actors

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" star Margot Robbie is hardly the first Hollywood star to portray her predecessors.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

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With the release of this week’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino is pairing his love of pop culture references with his penchant for historical revisionism in a sprawling portrait of the film industry in 1969. While Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio play fictional actors, the film features characters such as Sharon Tate, Bruce Lee, Roman Polanski, and Steve McQueen.

To get you ready for the movie, here are seven more great performances by actors portraying real actors.

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