Actors who could portray skaters

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  1. Ladida

    Ladida Active Member

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    Wow so many sooo good suggestions!
    Yesterday I saw a movie with Anthony Hopkins and I would love him as Alexei Mishin:EVILLE:
     
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  2. Robeye

    Robeye Curiously curious

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    -Ellen Page (Inception) as Katia Gordeeva
    -Hayden Christensen as Sergei Grinkov (the Star Wars dude's inability to speak English might actually be a bonus here ;))

    -a young Amy Madigan (Gone Baby Gone) as Tonya Harding
    -Hilary Swank as Nancy Kerrigan

    -Liv Tyler or Anne Hathaway as Alissa Czisny

    -a much younger Jet Li as Patrick Chan (and if they're using wires, a stunt double may not even be needed)
     
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    Portman played Cohen on Saturday Night Live and she was great.
     
  5. kia_4EverOnIce

    kia_4EverOnIce New Member

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    wow! I looked for it, but I didn't found it on youtube, perhaps do you have a link? :)
     
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  7. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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    Kayla Ewell as Carolina Kostner. They look like they could be identical twins.
     
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    Ellen as Jeff Buttle
     
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    love skating Clueless American

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  12. Finnice

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    Has nobody mentioned the obvious one: Grace Kelly could have played Kiira Korpi.
     
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  14. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Alexander Siddig (Star Trek Deep Space Nine) and Brian Orser. Sophia Loren and Maya Usova.
     
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    Remus Lupin :swoon: as Plushy?
     
  17. Wiery

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    Love these suggestions, great thread!!!!!
     
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    Reese Whiterspoon - Anabelle Langlois
     
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  20. Sasha'sSpins

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    Hilary Swank with her androgynous good looks could play either a male or female skater imo.

    OT but I ADORE Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy, however for me the quintessential Mr. Darcy is from the 1980 BBC Masterpiece Theatre's version - actor David Rintoul - and the quintessential Elizabeth Bennet is in this version as well - Elizabeth Garvie.
     
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    A young Anthony Perkins (think Psycho) as Jeffrey Buttle.

    I like the suggestion of Ryan Philippe as Tim Goebel.
     
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    I love David Rintoul as well, and Elizabeth Garvie too! Glad to know someone else likes them.
     
  24. Sasha'sSpins

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    I'm a Masterpiece Theatre geek. Nice to know someone else has seen that earlier version. :D Actually, it is out of my love for Jane Austen that I tried to watch as many versions of movies based on her books that I could find. :cool:
     
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  26. ks777

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    Julianna Margulies as Nancy Kerrigan
     
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    Perfection.
     
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    Not bad. ;)
     
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    Sharon Stone as an older Kiira Korpi