Do you know what a doppelganger is? It’s when you meet someone who is your identical twin, and yet you’re not related. The people from this compilation definitely fit into that category. Not only that, it’s a little more interesting because one or more in each photo set are big time celebrities.
Bright Side collected photos of parents, grandparents, and other relatives of various internet users that look like 2 peas in a pod with modern celebrities.
1. “My great- great-grandfather looks just like Matthew McConaughey.”
2. “My uncle Nick used to look exactly like Ryan Reynolds when he was a West Virginia coal miner in the 70s.”
3. “My grandmother, a white Jewish woman, looked like Barack Obama in 1962.”
4. “My great-grandfather looks just like Johnny Depp.”
5. “My friend’s grandma looked like John Travolta in her youth.”
6. “My uncle used to look like John Travolta.”
7. “My girlfriend’s 80-year-old grandfather used to look like Leonardo DiCaprio.”
8. “My great-grandmother looks exactly like Jimmy Kimmel.”
9. “My friend’s dad looked like James Franco while he was in the Navy.”
10. “My friend’s dad used to look like Zach Galifianakis.”
11. “My dad used to look just like Kevin Bacon.”
12. “My grandma looked like Scarlett Johansson when she was younger.”
13. “My grandpa used to look like the writer Hunter S. Thompson.”
14. “My grandfather in 1956 after being drafted into the Army. Looks like Zach Efron in my opinion.”
15. “My cousin looked like Chris Farley as a toddler.”
16. “My grandmother looked like Arya Stark in 1936.”
17. “My friend’s boyfriend had a great-great-grandmother who looked exactly like Steve Martin if he were in a Victorian-era cross-dressing comedy.”
18. “My parents’ wedding day, February 1961. I think Dad looks like Matt Damon.”
19. “My father-in-law looked like Andy Samberg 40 years ago.”
Bonus: Justin Timberlake looks like a live incarnation of the 19th century criminal Charles Burns.
Which of these resemblances impressed you the most? Do you also look like a celebrity? Please share your photos with us in the comments!
Preview photo credit Eric Gaillard / pictures.reuters.com, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums / commons.wikimedia.org