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Celebrity Doppelgängers

Have you ever looked at the TV screen and wondered, “this actor/actress looks like somebody, but I can’t seem to put my finger on who it is?”. Many celebrities in the media look oddly similar, and the internet goes crazy over the idea. A doppelgänger comes from the German root “two-goers” which means two people who look similar. There have been many comparisons of celebrity doppelgängers, but here are five that will have you looking at your screen for a few minutes!

Victoria Justice and Nina Dobrev   

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For years many people have been comparing Nina Dobrev and Victoria Justice. Both teen television stars have a similar fan base which is why this comparison is so popular. Dobrev, the Bulgarian born actress, has starred in many productions but most famously, “Teen Wolf.” Justice, on the other hand, was the face of Nickelodeon back in her “Victorious” and “Zoey 101” days.

Carson Wentz and Prince Harry   

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Recently, the comparison between Prince Harry and Carson Wentz has been widespread. Fans are convinced they are even the same person! Prince Harry recently had a lot of publicity due to his wedding to Meghan Markle. Carson Wentz is the NFL Quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles, who were the 2018 Super Bowl Champs. Although both men got a ring in 2018, they are definitely not the same person!

Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly   


Both Minka Kelly and Leighton Meester have gotten much attention for their similarities. So much so that they even starred in the same movie, “The Roommate.” Minka Kelly is famous for her role as Lyla Garrity in, “ Friday Night Lights.” Meester is also very famous for her role as Blair Waldorf in, “Gossip Girl.”

Margot Robbie and Jaime Pressly   

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Many fans are convinced that Margot Robbie and Jaime Pressly are long-lost twins. Robbie has been in many famous movies such as, “I, Tonya” where she played Tonya Harding, and “Suicide Squad.” Pressly is famous for her role in the sitcom, “My Name is Earl.”


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Zach Braff and Dax Shepard have even opened up to the media about their thoughts on their uncanny semblance. They even used the face swap feature on Snapchat and admitted that they still both looked the same! Shepard is most famous for his role as Crosby in, “Parenthood” and Braff is famous for his role in the TV drama, “Scrubs.”

By;  Julia Marotti’21 Local/ World News Editor