25 Minority Characters That Hollywood Whitewashed

Alicia Nash in A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Portrayed by: Jennifer Connelly

Movies based on the lives of real people often take certain liberties for the sake of the story, but the liberty A Beautiful Mind took by casting Jennifer Connelly as John Nash’s wife, Alicia—who hails from El Salvador—serves no purpose other than to rob a Hispanic actress of a strong role.

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