To play a historical figure, an actor needs not only talent but also a physical resemblance.
A professional team of makeup artists helps to bring the artist’s appearance as close as possible to that of their prototype.
But some actors could play historical figures without makeup simply because they bear a striking resemblance to them.
Less attentive fans of Jennifer Lawrence could certainly mistake her in this collage for the Egyptian actress Zubaida Tharwat, who appeared in the 1964 drama “The Man in Our House.”
Agree, celebrities share not only their profession but also their appearance: lips, nose shape, and eye shape.
Fans of conspiracy theories have long speculated that Nicolas Cage is a vampire.
Two facts immediately prompted such a hypothesis from imaginative internet users. Firstly, the actor bought a tomb in an old cemetery in New Orleans a few years ago.
Secondly, in 2011, an old portrait of a man who looks like a celebrity’s twin was offered at one of the online auctions.
They have almost identical facial features and expressions. The only difference may be the density of eyebrows and hair.
The resemblance between Bruce Willis and American General Douglas MacArthur, who experienced both World Wars, cannot be denied.
These rugged men could be mistaken for siblings if they were contemporaries.