King of Sparta Leonidas I, portrayed by Gerard Butler, was said to got famous because of his heroic death at the battle of Thermopylae. Other than that, there was nothing quite remarkable he did in 10 years of his kingdom, as stated by historians. Hence the critics of the movie were against the brave and epic character of the king, which was not so true in real.
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.