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QUESTION: Dear Kitty‎‎


Are there English Movies made on American Presidents viz Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, John Kennedy, George Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama etc

Are there movies made on British Prime Ministers viz Margaret Thatcher, John Brown, David Cameron etc

2. How challenging is to portray a role of a President or Prime Minister of a country ?.

On a personal front if some film producer offers you this role, would you accept the offer ?.  

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: There are movies created about both real and fictional presidents of the US and British prime ministers.  A list for the US:

and a list for the UK (lower on the page):

I would find it much more challenging to portray a real-life (and well-known) person on camera.  Improv and one's own interpretation of a character would not be helpful, so perhaps some actors would find that to be more restrictive.  Also for those reasons, I would not be interested in such a role, preferring to add my own insight into a (fictitious) character.

Thank you for your questions,

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QUESTION: Dear Kitty

Thank you.‎‎

The Key for giving justice to play the role character of a President or Prime Minister of a country in the film would be studying the Biography
in Depth ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Certainly that could be a large part of it.  If the person being portrayed was from recent history, studying television/news/film footage would be most helpful.  There is an interesting website that may give further insight:

Although it covers actors preparing for roles outside presidents and prime ministers, a few of those roles are included as well.

Thank you,

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I can answer questions from those looking to get into the fashion or commercial modeling industry. Specifically, the requirements, what is needed, how to find an agent, what they look for, how to avoid scams, the difference between what a commercial model does, and a fashion model, would travel/relocation be required, what is on a comp card and in your portfolio.


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