The historical figure of the Persian king Xerxes I is portrayed by the actor Rodrigo Santoro. It is said that the personality of this historical portrait was quite arguable. This is because of the ambiguity in his nature which was stated by the historians. Some said he was an experienced and wise warrior, whereas, the others said he was arrogant and narrow-minded. In the movie, director decided to portray both of his natures to add more curiosity for the viewers. Not to mention, his wardrobe in the movie was really conspicuous.
Many of us are big fans of historical figures and the actors who portrayed them through their phenomenal performances. We are curious to know whether those actors really share their appearances to the real historical figures.
We agree that it is very difficult to achieve 100% accuracy while displaying a historical figure through a real-life person. Because even a minor difference can change the whole appearance. Despite this fact, directors of the movies were really appreciated for how they molded actors into historical figures.
Read below some details about those interesting historical figures and the actors.