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Poll: Second Bananas — Real-Life U.S. Vice President Portrayals

In honor of NATIONAL VEEP DAY, August 9th, a tribute to U.S. Vice President portrayals. 2019's National Veep day is special, given it is in the wake of both the final season of Veep (2012) and an Oscar win for Vice (2018). In celebration of all those who have portrayed these important second bananas,

Which of these movie or television biographical portrayals of a real-life person who served as a U.S. Vice President gets your vote for the best of the bunch? * portrayals can include story lines before, during and after their time as a sitting Vice President

Vote in the companion poll: Fictional U.S. Vice President Portrayals

After voting, discuss the topic here.

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    Woody Harrelson in LBJ (2016)

    Lyndon Johnson
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    Anthony Hopkins in Nixon (1995)

    Richard Nixon
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    Paul Giamatti in John Adams (2008)

    John Adams
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    Dana Carvey in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    George H.W. Bush
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    Christian Bale in Vice (2018)

    Dick Cheney
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    Bryan Cranston in All the Way (2016)

    Lyndon Johnson
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    Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon (2008)

    Richard Nixon
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    Robin Williams in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

    Theodore Roosevelt
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    Gary Sinise in Truman (1995)

    Harry Truman
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    Richard Dreyfuss in W. (2008)

    Dick Cheney
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    Michael Gambon in Path to War (2002)

    Lyndon Johnson
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    Dan Aykroyd in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    Richard Nixon
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    Nick Nolte in Jefferson in Paris (1995)

    Thomas Jefferson
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    James Cromwell in W. (2008)

    George H.W. Bush
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    Darrell Hammond in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    Dick Cheney
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    Donald Moffat in The Right Stuff (1983)

    Lyndon Johnson
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    Dan Hedaya in Dick (1999)

    Richard Nixon
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    Tom Berenger in Rough Riders (1997)

    Theodore Roosevelt
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    James Whitmore in Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)

    Harry Truman
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    Greg Kinnear in Confirmation (2016)

    Joe Biden
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    Randy Quaid and Patti LuPone in LBJ: The Early Years (1987)

    Lyndon Johnson
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    Philip Baker Hall in Secret Honor (1984)

    Richard Nixon
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    Van Heflin in Tennessee Johnson (1942)

    Andrew Johnson
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    Edward Norton in Frida (2002)

    Nelson Rockefeller
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    Jason Sudeikis in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    Joe Biden
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    Darrell Hammond in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    Al Gore
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    Beck Bennett in Saturday Night Live (1975)

    Mike Pence
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    Nigel Hawthorne in Amistad (1997)

    Martin Van Buren
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    Stephen Dillane in John Adams (2008)

    Thomas Jefferson
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    Nigel Hawthorne and Arliss Howard in Amistad (1997)

    John C. Calhoun

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