Actors who have played presidents

POSTED: 12:23 PM Oct 24 2011   UPDATED: 9:51 AM Aug 12 2013

Robin Williams and an all-star cast of actors portray past presidents in "The Butler." Take a look at other actors who have played the Commander in Chief.

movie presidents - Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln
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2012: In the second, and more straight-forward, theatrical take on Abraham Lincoln of the year, Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis portrayed the 16th president of the United States in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." The actor won his third Best Actor Oscar for the role, making him the only actor to garner three Academy Awards in the lead actor category.


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