What does it take to play a renowned, celebrated musical artist like Jim Morrison, Judy Garland, or Ray Charles? Biopics are among the most popular genres in the movies. Film spectators love to see how musicians defied the odds and rose to the top of the music charts. Read what these actors had to say about what it was like to portray a famous musician.
Which actor needed to go to therapy after his film wrapped? Which Academy Award-winning actor found his character after putting fake teeth in? Which actress learned how to play the piano?
Make your voice heard. Vote up the most interesting stories about how these actors got into character.
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