Actors I thought that were very similar to other famous people when I saw them for the first time

by guisreis | created - 14 Oct 2013 | updated - 26 Nov 2014 | Public

1. Russell Brand

Actor | Arthur

Russell Brand was born on June 4, 1975, in Grays, Essex, England, the son of Barbara Elizabeth (Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer. An only child, his parents divorced when he was only six months old, and he was subsequently raised by his mother. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw...

Luis Scola, Argentine basketball player.

2. Peter Cook

Actor | The Princess Bride

One of four stars of the London and New York revues Beyond the Fringe and Beyond the Fringe (with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Dudley Moore). Later created scatological comedy routine "Derek & Clive" with Moore.

George Harrison. I noticed that thy are identical when, in the first version of Bedazzled, Peter Cook told Duddle Moore to cal him "George".

3. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Indeed, in many spaghetti Westerns he is portrayed in a very similar way as the Argentine guerrillero.

4. Matt Salinger

Actor | Captain America

Matt Salinger was born on February 13, 1960 in Windsor, Vermont, USA as Matthew Salinger. He is an actor and producer, known for Captain America (1990), Revenge of the Nerds (1984) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003). He has been married to Betsy Salinger since May 19, 1985. They have two children.

Dejan Petkovic, Serbian football (soccer) player.

5. Ronan Vibert

Actor | Saving Mr. Banks

Ronan Vibert was born on February 23, 1964 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Ronan D. J. Vibert. He is an actor, known for Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) and Tristan + Isolde (2006). He has been married to Jess since 2013.

(in "The Borgias") Andrea Pirlo, Italian football (soccer) player.

6. Henry Winkler

Actor | The Waterboy

Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were German Jewish immigrants who escaped the Holocaust by moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his ...

Tabaré Vázquez, Uruguayan president.

7. J.K. Simmons

Actor | Whiplash

J.K. Simmons is an American actor.

He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music).

He had ...

José Trajano, Brazilian sports journalist.

8. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has completed production on the untitled Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman sci-fi film for Netflix in which he stars opposite Jamie Foxx and on the independent thriller, 7500, written and directed by Patrick Vollarth. Among his other projects, he is in development on a variety of ...

Croatian football (soccer) coach Niko Kovač. Everybody in the world mentioned this similarity during World Cup 2014.

9. Van Heflin

Actor | Shane

Craggy-faced, dependable star character actor Van Heflin never quite made the Hollywood "A" list, but made up for what he lacked in appearance with hard work, charisma and solid acting performances. He was born Emmett Evan Heflin in Oklahoma in December 1908, the son of Fanny Bleecker (Shippey) and...

Cuca, Brazilian football (soccer) coach.

10. Brandon Carroll

Actor | Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Brandon Carroll is an actor, known for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963), Hell Squad (1958) and The Shooting (1966).

(in "Ride in the Whirlwind") Paul McCartney.

11. David Oakes

Actor | The Borgias

David Oakes is a British actor who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated in 2007. He is represented by Conway Van Gelder Grant Inc.

Before training professionally as an actor he studied at Manchester University where he received a first class degree in English and Drama. David ...

(in "The Borgias") Lionel Messi.

12. Kayky Brito

Actor | Alto Astral

Kayky began working in advertising in 1997 in the city of São Paulo. His debut as an actor was in the musical spectacle 'Marcelo Quince Martelo'em 1998 as Caloca. In 1999 debuted on TV in the soap opera Chiquititas . In 2002 played the role of the protagonist in the novel Zeca Vampire's Kiss . Had ...

Lugano, Uruguayan football (soccer) player.

13. Jim Brown

Actor | Mars Attacks!

Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WW2 action film ...

George Foreman.

14. Humphrey Bogart

Actor | Casablanca

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...

João Goulart, Brazilian ex-president.

15. Justin Long

Actor | Live Free or Die Hard

A likable, boyish-looking actor with thick eyebrows and a friendly smile, Justin Long is a native of Connecticut.

He was born and raised in Fairfield, the second of three sons. His father, R. James Long, is a Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University, and his mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a former...

Júnior Lima, Brazilian musician.

16. Timothy Spall

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in ...

Brazilian clown Cascatinha.

17. Milhem Cortaz

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Milhem Cortaz begin his career studying with the Brazilian director Antunes Filho. He wen to the Piccollo Teatro de Milano, in Italy where he spent three years studying Comedy Dellart and other techniques. Back to Brazil, he started doing some films. One of his first films was "Olhos de Vampa" and ...

Dejagah, Iranian football (soccer) player.

18. Matthew Goode

Actor | Stoker

Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English actor. His films include Chasing Liberty (2004), Match Point (2005), Imagine Me and You (2006), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Watchmen (2009), A Single Man (2009), Leap Year (2010), Stoker (2013) and The Imitation Game (2014). Goode also ...

(only in "Watchmen") Álvaro García Linera, Bolivian vice-president.

19. Paulo Vilhena

Actor | Agora é Que São Elas

Paulo Vilhena was born on January 3, 1979 in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil as Paulo Eduardo Oliveira de Vilhena Moraes. He is an actor and director, known for Agora é Que São Elas (2003), Sheep's Clothing (2013) and Just Like Our Parents (2017). He was previously married to Thaila Ayala.

Héverton, Brazilian football (soccer) player. He is not very famous, but Paulinho Vilhena isn't important either; he is a horrible actor!

20. Kelly Brook

Actress | Piranha 3D

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...

Cindy Crawford, top model. At some angles she reminded me her.

21. Dyanne DiMarco

Actress | Electra

Dyanne DiMarco is an actress, known for Electra (1996), Spike of Love (1994) and Broken Lullaby (1994).

(as she appears in "Electra") Baby Consuelo, Brazilian singer.

22. Emo Rugene

Actor | Veve

Emo Rugene is an actor, known for Veve (2014).

Seu Jorge, Brazilian singer.

23. Delvin Mudigi

Actor | Veve

Delvin Mudigi is an actor, known for Veve (2014).

Tiririca, Brazilian clown.

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