Actors Who Won Oscars For Playing Real People Copycats: Actors Who Won Oscars For Real-Life Roles February 21, 2012 Share This link Actors Who Won Oscars For Playing Real People 7 / 20 by POPSUGAR Entertainment 0 Save 0 Favorite 2 Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich The real-life role: Erin Brockovich Why she's famous: As a legal clerk, Brockovich uncovered a multimillion dollar scandal against utility company PG&E. The award: Best actress, 2001 Previous 7 / 20 Next by POPSUGAR Entertainment 0 Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich The real-life role: Erin Brockovich Why she's famous: As a legal clerk, Brockovich uncovered a multimillion dollar scandal against utility company PG&E. The award: Best actress, 2001 ‹ Back to Homepage Save 0 Favorite 2 Follow Entertainment Pinterest Twitter Google + Instagram Featured Partners Do Blondes Have More Fun? Kate Mara's About to Find Out Prince Harry Makes Jokes on a Phone Call from the South Pole Vin Diesel Shares Emotional Visit with Paul Walker's Mom This Week's Best Dressed Star Takes the Title Two Weeks In a Row More News at PEOPLE.com Shannara Books Coming to MTV One Direction, ‘Wrecking Ball’ Are No. 1 Again Another X-Men Sequel Hits Theaters May 2016 The Sound of Music Live Was a Huge Hit More News at Vulture 'Scandal' Recap: The Safe House that Lies Built Best 'Vampire Diaries' Quotes from 'The Cell' 'Grimm' Season 3 Episode Photos 'Glee' Recap: What Happened Last Christmas Should Not Have Aired This Christmas More News at buddytv.com popsugar live! NOW Watch POPSUGAR LIVE! Now NOW Watch POPSUGAR LIVE! Now Sponsored Links Subscribe to POPSUGAR Subscribe now to get instantly addictive email delivered to your inbox! Daily Sales & Arrivals Celebrity & Entertainment Featured Shops Fitness Fashion & Beauty Living Must Have ShopStyle Search Top BrandsJessica SimpsonEleven ParisTownsendMax & CleoGivenchyAshRobert ClergerieBaylis & Harding Top Searchesmacy s jewelryhigh waisttankini swimwearretro dresssea turtlesj.crew saledogeareddesigner swimwear MoviesOscarsGiveawayBuzz Slideshow2011 Oscars Link Love The Sound of Music Live! ratings are crazyHuffPost EntertainmentWe did it, everyone: Family Guy is resurrecting Brian — VultureA new X-Men movie is on the way for 2016 — MoviefoneIf movie symbolism was more obvious — CrackedKyle meets Fiona in new American Horror Story: Coven pictures — BuddyTVAll the songs from this week's TVD episode — The Vampire DiariesKaty Perry is coming to Kroll Show? It's true — SplitsiderWhy you need to keep an eye on Michael B. Jordan — The Daily BeastAll the posters from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 — Rotten TomatoesMore Terminator is on the way — The Hollywood ReporterWhy you should be excited about the new dinosaur movie — POPSUGAR Moms No Comments Sign in to leave a comment Sign in with your account Don't have an account? Create one now! See More Movies Movies Dec 16, 2008 Do Rom-Coms Spoil Our Love Lives? Movies May 13, 2008 Weinstein Co. to Make Live-Action Fraggle Rock Movie Movies Dec 04, 2013 Meet the Cast of Fifty Shades of Grey Movies Jul 05, 2013 The Best Bikini Moments in Movies Movies Jun 20, 2012 Breaking Dawn Part 2 Trailer: See Bella and Edward's Ultimate Vampire Battle Movies Dec 18, 2012 John Krasinski Says That Working With Matt Damon on Promised Land Was "Surreal" You Might Also Like award season Feb 24, 2013 GIF: Charlize Theron Gives Priceless Reaction During Oscars Monologue Bikini Nov 04, 2010 Pics: Bikini-Clad Jordana Brewster and Shirtless Paul Walker's Brazilian Beach Fast Times Bikini Jun 11, 2010 Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Breaks Out Her Bikini to Swim With Shirtless Kevin McHale! Oscars Feb 29, 2012 See All the Oscars Red Carpet, Show, and Party Pictures in One Place!