Hollywood Characters So Similar They Are Often Confused With Each Other

by
Zohaib Ahmed
April, 28, 2014: These are different characters from different movies playing the same sort of role.

Some movie characters leave you with the feeling of deja vu. Your mind says you've seen them before, but you can't recall when. That's because they are very similar to some other characters you might have come across before in movies or TV shows.

Carmella Soprano from The Sopranos and Lynette Scavo from Desperate Housewives

Hollywood Characters So Similar

While different in nature, both these characters were suburban housewives in top HBO shows that aired simultaneously. The actresses playing these roles – Felicity Huffman and Edie Falco – look very similar too, which is why they made this list.

 

Jaime Lannister from Game of Thrones and Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings trilogy

Hollywood Characters So Similar

Both of these are tall, handsome and brave men starring in a fantasy series. Of course, one was a good guy, and the other, not so much, but still you can see why some people see similarities in them.

 

Harry Potter and Frodo Baggins

Hollywood Characters So Similar

Both Harry Potter and Frodo Baggins achieved fame at roundabout the same time as stars of their fantasy adventure movie series. Not only were they the poster children for their respective movies, but they actually have strikingly similar facial features.

Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon In Several Movies

Hollywood Characters So Similar

Mark Wahlberg had the handsome white guy role locked down in action movies for years, which is why people thought it was him when Matt Damon starred in the sci-fi action flick Elysium.Check out in the pic above and notice how much they resemble each other

 

Gandalf and Dumbledore

Hollywood Characters So Similar

Good old guys with long, white hair and long beards. Enough said.

 

Jesse Eisenberg and Michael Cerrain Several Movies

Hollywood Characters So Similar

They share the same nerdy look and play same sort of characters in teen movies.

 

KhalDrogo from Game of Thrones and Marlakfrom Year One

Hollywood Characters So Similar

Both of them were strong, muscular characters who initially looked like bad men but later turned out to be quite good.

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