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Can You Match the Actor or Actress to the Famous Literary Character They Played?
by Khadija Leon
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Some of the film industry's best works have come from books, short stories and poems written by some extremely popular and not so popular authors and writers. For almost a century, these books have been adapted where we, the audience, get to see some of our beloved characters come to life.

The lists of the best book to film adaptations include: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton which was directed by Martin Scorsese, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and directed by Robert Mulligan, Brokeback Mountain by Anne Proulx which was directed by Ang Lee and The Lord of The Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkein which was directed by Peter Jackson. 

Did these actors do a good job portraying some of our favorite literary characters? Do you think there was another actor/actress out there who would have done a better job? Or do you believe that great novels should remain just that, a great novel? 

Take this quiz to see if you can identify these actors and actresses and the characters they played in the movie. Will you be able to get them all right? Only one way to find out!

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