Asian Actors and their Hollywood Doppelgängers

With a lot of my friends going to great lengths to confuse me with “Hollywood” doppeelgängers of themselves as their Facebook profile pictures, I was reminded how on several occasions while watching Asian dramas I felt that many of the Asian actors actually have passable Hollywood doppelgängers. Some look more alike then others of course but the resemblance has been enough to make me think of their Hollywood look-a-likes every time they are on screen. I wanted to share today just a couple of potential doppelgängers and by all means I invite you to suggest more that you might’ve thought of.


1. Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and Katsumura Masanobu 



2. Tom Welling (Smallville) and Shirota Yu 



3. Matsushige Yutaka and Christopher Walken 



4. Byun Hee Bong & Yoda

 Of course they’re not perfect matches but that’s the fun with trying to compare potential doppelgängers, or so it seems on Facebook. Anyways please feel free to see if you can come up with any of your own as well!

(Credit to forum thread for #2)



  1. More taiko drum? Awesome! ^_^ Yeah #3 is by far the closest match I’d say although #1’s not too bad either.#4 has a lot of hair and no long ears so really in the picture it’s just the face that matches, but he actually is wearing similar clothes to what Yoda wears and he’s an equally quirky teacher so it’s more then just looks for that match.

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