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QUIZ: Can You Match the Actor With the DC-Insider They Play in “Vice?”

From Antonin Scalia to Henry Kissinger, a number of Beltway insiders populate this biopic about Dick Cheney's ascent to power.

Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney and Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in "Vice." Photo: Greig Fraser/Annapurna Pictures.

You’ve probably heard about the stars of this Dick Cheney bio­pic (which opened Christmas day) from The Big Short director Adam McKay, including Christian Bale as the Veep, Amy Adams as his wife, and Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld. But the film also features a host of lesser-known actors playing famous Washington types. Can you match the actor with the role?

This article appears in the December 2018 issue of Washingtonian.

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