This is Albert DeSalvo, who admitted to murdering 13 women in the Boston area between 1962-1964 and was nicknamed “The Boston Strangler.”
Here’s David Dastmalchian as Albert DeSalvo in the movie Boston Strangler (2023).
And here’s a side-by-side of Albert DeSalvo and David Dastmalchian in the movie.
This is Charles Manson, who was the leader of the Manson Family, a cult that carried out several murders in the late ’60s.
Here’s Damon Herriman as Charles Manson in the series Mindhunter (2017-2019).
And here’s a side-by-side of Charles Manson and Damon Herriman in the series.
Here’s Evan Peters as Jeffrey Dahmer in the series Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Jeffrey Dahmer and Evan Peters in the series.
This is Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who was convicted of second-degree murder for killing her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard, after years of abuse from Munchausen by proxy.
Here’s Joey King as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the limited series The Act (2019).
And here’s a side-by-side of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Joey King in the series.
This is Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend over text messages to kill himself.
Here’s Elle Fanning as Michelle Carter in the limited series The Girl From Plainville (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Michelle Carter and Elle in the series.
This is Michael Peterson, who was convicted of murdering his second wife Kathleen Peterson in 2003.
Here’s Colin Firth as Michael Peterson in the limited series The Staircase (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Michael Peterson and Colin Firth in the series.
This is Anna Delvey, who was convicted of grand larceny after pretending to be a German heiress and scamming New York’s elite out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Here’s Julia Garner as Anna Delvey in the limited series Inventing Anna (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Anna Delvey and Julia Garner in the series.
This is Ron Lafferty, who, alongside his brother Dan, was charged with the homicide of his sister-in-law and niece.
Here’s Sam Worthington as Ron Lafferty in the miniseries Under the Banner of Heaven (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Rob Lafferty and Sam Worthington in the series.
This is Elizabeth Holmes, who founded Theranos and was convicted of fraud for engaging in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud investors by making false statements about her technology’s capabilities.
Here’s Amanda Seyfried as Elizbeth Holmes in the limited series The Dropout (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Elizabeth Holmes and Amanda Seyfried in the series.
Here’s Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos in the movie Monster (2003).
And here’s a side-by-side of Aileen Wuornos and Charlize Theron in the movie.
This is Richard Ramirez, who was a serial killer, kidnapper, and rapist best known as The Night Stalker.
Here’s Zach Villa as Richard Ramirez in the series American Horror Story: 1984 (2019).
And here’s a side-by-side of Richard Ramirez and Zach Villa in the series.
This is Ted Bundy, who confessed to 30 homicides he committed along seven different states in the ’70s.
Here’s Zac Efron as Ted Bundy in the movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019).
And here’s a side-by-side of Ted Bundy and Zac Efron in the movie.
This is Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell, who helped two convicted murderers escape a maximum-security prison.
Here’s Patricia Arquette as Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell in the limited series Escape at Dannemora (2018).
And here’s a side-by-side of Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell and Patricia Arquette in the series.
Here’s Elizabeth Olsen as Candy Montgomery in the upcoming limited series Love & Death (2023).
And here’s a side-by-side of Candy Montgomery and Elizabeth Olsen in the series.
Here’s Taylor Kitsch as David Koresh in the limited series Waco (2018).
And here’s a side-by-side of David Koresh and Taylor Kitsch in the series.
This is Christopher Duntsch, who was a neurosurgeon that became known for mutilating his patients and killing two of them.
Here’s Joshua Jackson as Christopher Duntsch in the limited series Dr. Death (2021).
And here’s a side-by-side of Christopher Duntsch and Joshua Jackson in the series.
This is Andrew Cunanan, who went on a killing spree in 1997 where he murdered five people, including Italian fashion designer, Gianni Versace.
Here’s Darren Criss as Andrew Cunanan in the series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018).
And here’s a side-by-side of Andrew Cunanan and Darren Criss in the series.
This is Robert Berchtold, who groomed and abducted his 12-year-old neighbor Jan Broberg twice between 1972 and 1976.
Here’s Jake Lacy as Robert Berchtold in the miniseries A Friend of the Family (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Robert Berchtold and Jake Lacy in the series.
This is O.J. Simpson, who was charged with the murder of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. He was acquitted at first, but was later found guilty of robbery and kidnapping during a civil trial in 2008.
Here’s Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson in the series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016).
And here’s a side-by-side of O.J. Simpson and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the series.
This is Christopher and Susan Edwards, who were convicted of killing Susan’s parents, burying them in their backyard, and using their identities to commit fraud.
Here’s David Thewlis and Olivia Colman as Christopher and Susan Edwards in the limited series Landscapers (2021).
And here’s a side-by-side of Christopher and Susan Edwards and David Thewlis and Olivia Colman in the series.
Here’s Jared Leto as Mark David Chapman in the movie Chapter 27 (2007).
And here’s a side-by-side of Mark David Chapman and Jared Leto in the movie.
This is John Wayne Gacy, who was a serial killer that also performed as a clown at children’s hospitals and charities.
Here’s Brian Dennehy as John Wayne Gacy in the limited series To Catch a Killer (1992).
And here’s a side-by-side of John Wayne Gacy and Brian Dennehy in the movie.
This is Joe Exotic, who was convicted in a murder-for-hire case against animal rights activist, Carole Baskin.
Here’s John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic in the limited series Joe Vs. Carole (2022).
And here’s a side-by-side of Joe Exotic and John Cameron Mitchell in the series.
This is Dennis Nilsen, who was a Scottish serial killer and necrophile that murdered at least 12 young men.
Here’s David Tennant as Dennis Nilsen in the limited series Des (2020).
And here’s a side-by-side of Dennis Nilsen and David Tennant in the series.
Finally, this is Ed Kemper, who murdered six college students and is also known as the Co-Ed Killer.
Here’s Cameron Britton as Ed Kemper in the series Mindhunter (2017-2019).
And here’s a side-by-side of Ed Kemper and Cameron Britton in the series.