Looking like a famous Hollywood actor can get you free lunch (it did for me 2 years ago), if the actor is hot it may even help you get laid (no such luck in my case).
But what if you look like a bunch of famous people at the same time?
depending on your haircut or the time of day?
The first time I heard I looked like Robert Downey Jr was back in 1996 at checking out some toiletries at a Walmart in Houston TX.
At that time I was an exchange student on my softmore year and my English was very bad, but good enough to understand that name.
However, I had no idea who that Downey Jr was, until later that year I ran into the cover of Air America at a video store.
I was like: Damn that’s true!
Next time was at a beach bar in Chile back in 2001, a guy in the line up started pointing at me and yelling to all his friends: Look, Look.. is Robert Downey Jr!
5 years had passed since the first time somebody noticed the resemblance. I always wonder, did my face morph into something different during those years?.
I say that because after the Chile incident people started to comment on the Downey Jr resemblance almost 1 out of 3 times I went out.
Since 2001, hundreds of estrangers have come up to me and told me how much I look like Robert.
Even more recently since Robert’s second coming after his drug and jail infamous experiences.
Robert is now a certified A list Hollywood star, you know cause you have seen him in at least 1 out of 3 blockbusters in the last 5 years (Ironman 1 and 2, Sherlock Holmes, Tropic Thunder, etc.)
I actually think Kiss Kiss Bang Bang was really the movie that marked his come back.
Here are a couple of shots with my face Photoshopped in by my talented friend Wayne Chin.
Pretty close, uh?
Besides being compared to Robert the second actor people have told me I look like is Elija Wood.
I agree with the big eyes only, and even those are a different color.
But the one I was not expecting was today when @danielstoddart wrote:
@thehipmunk @grumomigs Miguel Hernandez looks like Dave Grohl.
What? are you on crack? Ok, may be again because of the hair and beard. See here:
At any rate, I would like to think I look like myself and that should be good enough for you!
Who do you look like?
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