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on 4 Jan 2010 10:24

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Actors/Actresses with an identical twin

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1. Aaron Ashmore

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Aaron Robert Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian film and television actor, best known as Jimmy Olsen in Smallville.


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Twin : Shawn Ashmore
Shawn Robert Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian film and television actor, most famously known in his role as Jake in the Animorphs and Iceman in the X-Men films.

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Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
2. Nicholas Brendon

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Nicholas Brendon (born April 12, 1971, as Nicholas Brendon Schultz in Los Angeles, California), is a Saturn Award nominated actor best known for his character Xander Harris in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003).


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Twin : Kelly Donovan
Kelly Donovan (born April 12, 1971 as Kelly Donovan Schultz in Los Angeles, California), is an American actor. He is best known for his work as the stand-in for his identical twin brother, Nicholas Brendon, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, although having worked on other television shows such as Alias as a stunt double.

He played Xander Harris's double in the episode "The Replacement", and when his brother fell sick with pneumonia, he performed Xander Harris's fight scenes in the episode "Intervention"

Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
3. Camilla Rosso

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Camilla "Milly" Rosso and Rebecca "Becky" Rosso (born 6 July 1994 in England) are identical twin actresses. The twins have a recurring role on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, where they play twins Janice (Milly) and Jessica (Becky). They also had the lead roles in the third movie in the Legally Blonde series, which aired on ABC Family and Disney Channel.


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Average listal rating (3 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating
4. Nicola Collins

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Nicola and Teena Collins (identical twins, born c.1978) are British-born filmmakers currently living in Los Angeles. Formerly models then actresses, they are perhaps most well known for their portrayals of Alex and Susi, the twin daughters of Doug "The Head" Denovitz in the film Snatch.

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Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
5. Connie Powney

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Connie Powney (born 22 May 1982) is a British actress who played the role of Sophie Burton in the soap opera Hollyoaks from 2003 to 2006, alongside her twin sister Cassie Powney who played Mel Burton. She has been interested in acting since childhood and did many twin roles with Cassie, including a twin role in the 2003 film What A Girl Wants which also starred the teen Hollywood star Amanda Bynes.


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Average listal rating (252 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
6. Linda Hamilton
Linda Carroll Hamilton (born September 26, 1956) is an American actress who portrayed Sarah Connor in The Terminator and its sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Catherine Chandler in the television series Beauty and the Beast.

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Twin : Leslie Hamilton Gearren
She is a nurse.
She appeared in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), in the apocalyptic playground scene, as a double for Linda Hamilton. She also appeared as a reflection in the "mirror" in the scene where Sarah removes the CPU from the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and in the scene where the T1000 imitates Sarah.

(By the end of the movie, in the factory, two Sarah Conners can be seen in the same take: the "real" Sarah Conner and the T-1000 disguised as Sarah (confusing her son as to who is his real mother). The fake Sarah Conner is actually Linda Hamilton's real life twin sister in her first and only film role. In this case, no special effect or stand-in was necessary.-info found at www.eeggs.com)

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Average listal rating (128 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
7. Jon Heder

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Jonathan Joseph "Jon" Heder (born October 26, 1977)[1] is an American actor, filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for playing the title character of the 2004 comedy film Napoleon Dynamite.He has also acted in the films The Benchwarmers, School for Scoundrels, Blades of Glory, and Mama's Boy, and provided voice talents in the animated films Monster House and Surf's Up.

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Twin : Dan Heder
Played Officer Laurel in Funkytown.

Average listal rating (57 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
8. Jill Hennessy
Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian actress and musician known for her television roles on Law & Order and Crossing Jordan.

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Twin : Jacqueline Hennessy
Jacqueline Hennessy is a Canadian journalist, television host, and occasional actress.
Hennessy currently hosts the current affairs program Medical Intelligence for Rogers Cable in Toronto, Ontario. She also serves as associate editor of Chatelaine magazine. Hennessy has won several awards for her work, including the Canadian Nurses Association Award of Merit (recognizing health care reporting) and the Canadian Journalism Federation Greg Clark Award.

Prior to becoming a journalist, Hennessy dabbled in acting alongside her sister. In 1988 the two appeared as twin call girls in the David Cronenberg film, Dead Ringers. They also co-starred in a film written and co-directed by her sister entitled The Acting Class.

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A clip with Jill Hennessy (and her twin sister Jacqueline) from the movie "Dead Ringers". (Jill plays Mimsey and Jacq plays Coral)


Average listal rating (19 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
9. Brent Kinsman
Brent Kinsman (born November 13, 1997) is an American child actor who typically plays a rambunctious twin alongside his identical twin brother Shane Kinsman.

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He played Nigel Baker in the 2003 film Cheaper by the Dozen and its 2005 sequel Cheaper by the Dozen 2. He had a featured role as Preston Scavo on the popular ABC television series Desperate Housewives for 4 years.

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Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
10. Jason London
Jason Paul London (November 7, 1972) is an American actor, best known for his role as Randall "Pink" Floyd in director Richard Linklater's film Dazed and Confused.


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Twin : Jeremy Michael London
Jeremy has worked mostly in television while Jason has opted for a career in feature films. The two have only acted alongside each other once - in the February 3, 2003 episode of the WB's 7th Heaven, entitled "Smoking". They have also competed for the same role - Jeremy's first audition was for a part in the 1991 film The Man in the Moon, which Jason got, leaving Jeremy the part of his brother's stunt double.


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Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
11. Tia Mowry-Hardrict


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Tia portrayed medical student Melanie Barnett on the CW comedy-drama series The Game.

Tia Dashon Mowry (also known professionally as Tia Mowry Hardrict) and her twin sister Tamera Darvette Mowry(born July 6, 1978), are NAACP Image Award winning American actresses. They first gained fame in the sitcom Sister, Sister. They have most recently starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Twitches and its sequel, Twitches Too.


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Tamera made a break into dramatic television and is also known for her role as Dr. Kayla Thorton on the medical drama Strong Medicine. In 2009, Tamera also appeared in the ABC Family series Roommates.

Average listal rating (359 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
12. Mary-Kate Olsen
Twin : Ashley Olsen.
The girls were born in 1986 in Sherman Oaks, California.


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In 1987, the twins started their acting careers on the television series Full House. They were hired at the age of six months and filming began when they were nine months old. The show was widely popular during the late 1980s and early 1990s. During the eight year run, Mary-Kate and Ashley made several direct-to-video movies, in addition to Full House, such as To Grandmother's House We Go (1992).


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Mary-Kate's first acting appearance without Ashley was in the movie Factory Girl, released in December 2006.
Mary-Kate has also a recurring guest role in the third season of the Showtime series Weeds and she is also in the 2008 independent film The Wackness.


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*** I put the Olsen sisters in my list, even though they are Fraternal twins (and not identical twins).

Average listal rating (231 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
13. James Phelps

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James Andrew Eric Phelps and Oliver Martyn John Phelps (born 25 February 1986) are English actors, best known for playing Fred and George Weasley, respectively, in the Harry Potter film series.


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Both showed a special interest in acting at an early age, having performed side by side in several school drama productions.

Outside of the Harry Potter films, James has worked as a runner on other film productions, such as The Da Vinci Code.

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
14. James Rodriguez
James and Lukas Rodriguez are a pair of acting identical twins, best known for playing the youngest brother, Jamie, on the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. They only play Jamie in the later seasons when he can walk. Throughout their appearances, Jamie only ever spoke twice, once when he told Lois to 'shut up', and another when he excitedly said 'Francis!' when Francis arrived at the house.
The twins later appeared in a 2009 episode of Without a Trace.

*Sorry, I couldn't find any pictures of James and Lukas Rodriguez*

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
15. Jean Sagal
Twin : Liz Sagal


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Jean and Liz Sagal (born 9 October, 1961) are American television actresses. In the 1980s, they co-starred in the 16-episode television series Double Trouble. The two sisters also served for a time as the "Doublemint Twins" in the long-running ad campaign by Doublemint gum.
Jean and Liz are also part of a family of entertainment industry professionals. They are daughters of director Boris Sagal and the stepdaughter of Marge Champion. Their siblings, Katey Sagal (Turanga Leela on Futurama) and Joe Sagal are also notable in the industry.

Jean Sagal has since appeared on such shows as Picket Fences, Knots Landing, Quantum Leap and 21 Jump Street. She has directed episodes of Two and a Half Men, Mad TV, So Little Time and Just Shoot Me.

Liz Sagal has since appeared on such shows as Knots Landing and Picket Fences. She has worked as a writer on such shows as Mad About You, Monk and Charmed, also serving as executive story editor on the last. She played a part in the film Howard the Duck, as a member of the fictional band "Cherry Bomb"

Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
16. Annie Sorell

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Alicia and Annie Sorell are identical twin actresses who write and star in Movie Twins; a series of shorts based on or about currently showing films. The shorts are produced by Sí TV, which also posts them on YouTube. By the end of 2008, over sixty episodes had been produced.

The sisters first gained notoriety for kissing each other while they flirt with a boy during a shower scene from the 2000 film Cruel Intentions 2.


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Since 2002, Alicia has used the name Alicia Lorén.

Average listal rating (69 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
17. Cole Sprouse

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Dylan Thomas Sprouse and Cole Mitchell Sprouse (born August 4, 1992) are American actors who are best known for their roles in the Disney Channel sitcoms The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Suite Life on Deck. They are identical twins and are collectively referred to as Dylan and Cole Sprouse or the Sprouse Bros.


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In April 2009, People Magazine released a sixty-page special edition issue devoted almost entirely to the brothers.

Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
18. Max Carver
Twin : Charles Carver


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Max and Charles Carver are American actors best known for playing the older Scavo twin brothers, on the tv show Desperate Housewives.


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Max Carver also appeared in one episode of The Office.


 

Actors with an identical twin. This list is non-exhaustive and most of the information comes from IMDB or Wikipedia.


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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 5:55
Wow im choked....i didnt know that aaron had a twin brother :O
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 16:12
I didn't know either, i tought it was the same guy!
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 12 16:43
Great series? Really? I'll have to check this out some day! (I tought it looked kinda cheezy :P)
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 12 17:09
It is really cheesey. Stick to the books.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 14 20:00
It means something kitsch or maybe tacky?
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Sep 21 9:48
WOW GREAT LIST!! I didnt even know half these people had twins!! Great pics too!! I actually got here from the olsen twins page and I was thinking they are not identical AND YOU MENTIONED IT.. FLAWLESS list. And that is coming from a cynical, bed ridden, Jessica who is up at 5:45am.
Thank you!!
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Oct 29 23:47
Hahahaha I'm glad you enjoyed JessicaJane. You're funny :P
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at May 28 17:50
Some years ago, I heard Vin Diesel had a twin brothers / Somebody knows if that's true ?
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at May 29 7:03
doesn't ashton kutcher have a twin? I can't remember.

interesting list. voted :)
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at May 29 12:07
Outstanding list!!!
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Jun 19 8:43
Awesome. I have a twin but we don't look alike. :( People still get us confused though, isn't that weird? ^_^
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Aug 8 21:07
A good idea for a list, and at least I didn't know about Linda Hamilton... One double is missing though, the "stars" of the Hammer Horror classic TWINS OF EVIL starring the Playboy bunnies Mary & Madeleine Collinson!
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Aug 12 0:44
Oh great! thanks for the suggestion J Luoma!
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Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Aug 16 2:21
Twins are creepy (I can say this, I have a FRATERNAL twin sister). I know they look identical, but aren't the Olsen sisters fraternal, not identical? I've been told they were by several people. *shrugs* Out of the other celebs I knew about, I knew they had twins (then again, a lot of the celebs on that list I don't know anything about).
Posted: 3 years ago at Oct 15 22:45
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Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Dec 28 15:27
The Prescott twins that play Emily and Katie Fitch in Skins!
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at May 26 0:21
i love twins! especially James and Oliver
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at May 26 1:52
Whoa I thought that Aaron and Shawn were the same guy! Crazy.
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Nov 16 11:53
Oh I didn't know that about T2 ._. Great list !
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Nov 19 18:43
Cool list.
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jun 28 20:37
great list! :)

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