12 Celebrities and Their Eerie Historical Doppelgängers
Including two presidents and a genius
Listen: We’re not ones to buy into weird conspiracy theories about the illuminati and secret societies and time travel and all that, but these uncanny resemblances between modern-day stars and famous figures of old just may have us looking the other way.
bruce willis & general douglas macarthur
Something tells us never to ask Bruce Willis about his thoughts on communism.
serena williams & betty shabazz
Nothing like frequent grand slams to make the civil-rights movement proud.
Tommy Lee Jones & Andrew Johnson
Former president of the United States. Former Al Gore roommate. Same diff.
dustin diamond & joseph pulitzer
Only slightly different legacies in the media.
Ellen Degeneres & Henry David Thoreau
Shia Labeouf & Young Albert Einstein
maggie gyllenhaal & rose wilder lane
These two are both from famous families: Lane's mom was Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Keanu Reeves & Paul Mounet
One was a French actor born in 1847; the other was in The Matrix. Both look perpetually broody.
Zach Galifianakis & Louis Vuitton
Style or a sense of humor: Take your pick.
Chuck Norris & Vincent Van Gogh
Both insinuate pain--but in very different ways.
Alec Baldwin & Millard Fillmore
What would America’s last Whig president have thought of Jack Donaghy’s politics?
Paul Giamatti & William Shakespeare
Straight Outta Verona, coming soon to a theater near you.