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Actors who actually looked like family

What actors who played characters that were related to each other actually looked alike? Let's list 'em.

-- There was kind of a resemblance between Rue McClanahan and Sheree North when they were younger, but it faded with age.

-- Lynnie Greene who played Young Dorothy was well cast. She really looked believable as a young Bea Arthur.

-- Arlene Dahl and Rhonda Fleming playing sisters in 1956's Slightly Scarlet is probably one of the better examples

Who else springs to mind?

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by Anonymousreply 48Last Sunday at 1:20 PM

Frances Fisher (Ruth Bukatet) and Suzy Amis (Lizzy Calvert) in Titanic. They credibly played grandmother and granddaughter.

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by Anonymousreply 109/28/2020

Julia Roberts and Kyra Sedgwick as sisters in Something To Talk About.

by Anonymousreply 209/28/2020

Téa Leoni and Zoey Deutch NEED to play mother/daughter, or the same character at different ages, as they are dead ringers for one another.

by Anonymousreply 309/28/2020

Oh, and Emily Blunt and Sarah Paulson could play sisters.

by Anonymousreply 409/28/2020

Elizabeth Moss and the women who played her mother and sister on Mad Men.

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by Anonymousreply 509/28/2020

R4 You are so right!

I am too lazy to look up the actors’ names but in the show Rain on Netflix, the two boys who played Rasmus (as a young boy and as a teen) looked like family.

by Anonymousreply 609/28/2020

Tom Hardy and Logan Marshall Green should play brothers. Josh Dallas could play their cousin.

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by Anonymousreply 709/28/2020

Jack Dylan Grazer and Timothee Chalamet in Beautiful Boy

by Anonymousreply 809/28/2020

David Hyde Pierce and Kelsey Grammer

by Anonymousreply 909/28/2020

The kids in “Little Fires Everywhere” looked like they could be siblings and offspring of Reese and Joshua Jackson.

by Anonymousreply 1009/28/2020

[quote]-- There was kind of a resemblance between Rue McClanahan and Sheree North when they were younger, but it faded with age.

They both had a kind of Appalachian look, which suited the characters, Blanche especially.

by Anonymousreply 1109/28/2020

R10 Yes, they were very well cast.

by Anonymousreply 1209/28/2020

Jean Stapleton and Maureen Stapleton

by Anonymousreply 1309/28/2020

They really did look enough like to be grandmother and granddaughter.

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by Anonymousreply 1409/28/2020

R14 I loved their scenes together.

by Anonymousreply 1509/28/2020

R15 they were great together.

by Anonymousreply 1609/28/2020

Grammer and Pierce in "Frasier" own this thread! They even lost hair the same way!

Apparently some casting director had noticed ylthe resemblance years before, and made a note that if Grammer ever needed someone to play a younger brother...

by Anonymousreply 1709/28/2020

Young Michael Fishman looked like he could be Roseanne's son.

by Anonymousreply 1809/28/2020

Jerry Orbach and Martin Landau in [italic]Crimes and Misdemeanors[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 1909/28/2020

Let's try this again

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by Anonymousreply 2009/28/2020

Desi Arnaz and the kid who played Little Ricky Ricardo on I LOVE LUCY.

by Anonymousreply 2109/28/2020

Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence playing sisters on the Carol Burnett Show and mother and daughter on Mama's Family.

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by Anonymousreply 2209/28/2020

Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick as grandfather, father and son. They totally look like they all come from the same family, right? Right?!?

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by Anonymousreply 2309/28/2020

Julie Kavner and Valerie Harper as Brenda and Rhoda Morgenstern in Rhoda.

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by Anonymousreply 2409/28/2020

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel as mother and daughter in The Gilmore Girls.

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by Anonymousreply 2509/28/2020

If January Jones and Jon Hamm had a daughter, chances are she’d look like Kiernan Shipka.

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by Anonymousreply 2609/28/2020

AbFab -Jennifer Saunders and Julia Sawalha really did look like they could've been biological mother and daughter.

by Anonymousreply 2709/28/2020

The Fisher family on Six Feet Under.

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by Anonymousreply 2809/28/2020

Peter Mullan should play Matt Czuchry’s dad in something.

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by Anonymousreply 2909/28/2020

The two girls in The Patty Duke Show looked a lot alike. Those home-makeover clones heavily resemble each other like gay lovers sometimes do.

by Anonymousreply 3009/28/2020

Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Julian Morris played the same character at different ages. The two of them could play brothers, and Jake Gyllenhaal could play their third brother. Topher Grace could play the eldest brother. I would SO watch that.

by Anonymousreply 3109/28/2020

Fes Parker and Bea Arthur could be twins.

by Anonymousreply 3209/28/2020

Jeez, r23, I hadn't realized that was a Sidney Lumet film. He was a prodigious director. I wonder if his need to work on a project kept him from taking the time to get things "just right?" Those are good actors, but why would anyone cast Sean Connery and Dustin Hoffman as father and son? And, for that matter, what was Lumet thinking with [italic]Find Me Guilty[/italic]. The great movies he made more than outweigh the "off" decisions, I just wonder what happened.

by Anonymousreply 3309/28/2020

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by Anonymousreply 34Last Friday at 6:00 PM

Lisa Pelikan playing Vanessa Redgrave's character "Julia" as a teen. Uncanny resemblance, almost as strong as Joely Richardson playing the younger version of Redgrave's character in "Wetherby", but they actually are daughter/mother.

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by Anonymousreply 35Last Friday at 6:11 PM

Luke Evans and Orlando Bloom look like brothers.

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by Anonymousreply 36Last Friday at 7:50 PM

Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Jason Leigh in "A Thousand Acres."

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by Anonymousreply 37Last Friday at 8:01 PM

Back into the golden age of Hollywood: Mary Astor and Lucille Bremer as mother and daughter in "Meet Me in St. Louis". There is a scene where they are talking in the kitchen in profile and they have almost the same profile.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Friday at 9:22 PM

Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Bennett in those "Father of the Bride" / "Father's Little Dividend" movies.

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by Anonymousreply 39Last Friday at 9:29 PM

Old movie - Spencer Tracy and Frank Albertson played brothers in Fury (1936). Albertson (L) resembled Tracy. Later played Sam Wainwright in It's A Wonderful Life.

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by Anonymousreply 40Last Friday at 9:39 PM

Melissa Ponzio and Tyler Posey as mother and son on Teen Wolf, though sometimes his hot mom looked more like his sister.

Skeet Ulrich and Cole Sprouse as father and son in Riverdale.

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by Anonymousreply 41Last Friday at 9:44 PM

R31 Were Cohen and Morris in something other than "Man in an Orange Shirt"? Because in that project, they weren't the same character at different ages; instead they were grandfather and grandson depicted in different time periods.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Friday at 11:29 PM

Gary Lucy and Aedan Duckworth, playing father and son, Luke and Ollie Morgan, on "Hollyoaks".

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by Anonymousreply 43Last Friday at 11:40 PM

Thank you, r42. I knew I'd gotten it wrong as soon as I hit "Post." I was talking about Man in an Orange Shirt, but couldn't find it again.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Saturday at 12:44 AM

I always thought that Leonardo DiCaprio looked like a blonde, blue-eyed version of Johnny Depp. So Leo being cast as Johnny's brother in What's Eating Gilbert Grape made sense. Ironically though, the physical similarities were camouflaged by Leo's acting in that film (and the mouthguard he was wearing, probably in an attempt to change both his appearance and articulation).

by Anonymousreply 45Last Saturday at 1:05 AM

R35 Mayim Bialik as the young C.C. Bloomin in Beaches, she totally looked like a young Bette Midler.

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by Anonymousreply 46Last Sunday at 1:03 PM

Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano in Who's The Boos

by Anonymousreply 47Last Sunday at 1:11 PM

Lea Michele and Adele Dazeem, who played Lea's mother on Glee. Uncanny resemblance.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Sunday at 1:20 PM
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