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I know a guy who's a dead ringer for John Young, who commanded Apollo 16 and the first space shuttle flight, STS-1. He swears he gets people all the time asking if he's the astronaut, but I really doubt that, as only dedicated space fans would have a clue what the real man looks like anyway. And really, once you get to a certain age, people start looking generic...

Lee Bishop Formerly known as "Ratchet 5" with the 2nd Infantry Division (yes, in REAL life)

US WW2 War Correspondent collector

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This sailor's image taken at Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1914, because of its poor quality is perhaps not the greatest likeness, but it's close nough to warrant posting.

 

The celebrety he somewhat resembles is a well established American character actor, but he's not exactly a household name. His face however, should certainly be familiar enough as he's appeared in dozens and dozens of TV shows and hollywood films since the 1981.

 

Here's a hint his name definately has the X-factor ... Anybody know who he is?

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I can't remember his name but he played Jack Bauer's boss in the first series and flew the nuclear device away from L.A.

"They'd rather be alive than free; poor dumb bastards."

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This quasi look-a-like is a far cry from an exact match, but there's enough of a resemblance to warrant posting the images.

 

Once again this WW I Doughboy resembles a famous person who is an American comedian, actor, writer, director & producer. Oh yeah, he also starred in a sitcom that ran from 1989 to 1998, in which he portrasyed a semi-fictional version of himself.

 

Does anybody know who he is?

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Even though that was an easy one, 72psb hit the nail right on the head with Jerry Seinfeld.

 

Since nobody's actually named the soldier/celeberity look-a-like in post number 106, I'll reveal his identity ... He's Xander Berkley.

Oh yeah, I remember him with Tom Hanks in the movie Volunteers the 60s period set comedy about the Peace Corps, Thailand/Vietnam......and the CIA :D.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volunteers_(film)

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Lt. herbert A. dargue of the 1st Aero Squadron would look more like the celeberety to his right if that celeberity had bothered to shave and squint when his this photo was taken of him!

 

Who is the British actor-celeberity who became a household name here in America after he was cast as a cranky, sarcastic, know it all M.D. on a long running, multi-award winning, hit TV program here in the states?

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Here is a Marine who I always think looks like a young Ed Harris (actor from The Rock, Enemy at the Gates, A Beautiful Mind, The Truman Show, etc.)

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And WWINerd, an answer to a few posts ago, it's Xander Berkley, the backstabbing secret service agent on Harrison Ford's Air Force One (:

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Disregard my last, I saw you already revealed his name haha I should read through all the posts before posting more!

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LOOKING FOR EARLY USMC CHEVRONS & RANK INSIGNIA, COMPETITIVE MARKSMANSHIP AWARDS, RECRUITING MATERIALS AND POSTERS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PENNANTS, SIGNATURES, EARLY NUMBERED CAMPAIGN MEDALS, PRE-1900 USMC GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, USMC ENGRAVED NAVY MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL, ANY MATERIALS RELATED TO 1ST BATTALION 9TH MARINES OR ANY OF THE THREE SHIPS BEARING THE NAME "USS MADDOX".


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This probably isn't the best soldier - celebrity look-a-like on this thread, but it's certainly better than the, ahem ... helmet wearing Richard Widmark look-alike in post number 119!

 

Anyway, this WW I soldier from the 20th Engineer Regiment does bear a certain resemblance to one of today's top action movie film stars. Who is he (the actor, not the soldier)?

 

Here's a hint: movie goers often Marvel at this Aussie's superhero-like abilities.

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You got it once again 72psb - Hugh Jackman it is.

 

Sorry if the last few have been too easy.

 

I'd like them to be a bit more difficult or more obscure as well, but all I can do is post whatever look-a-like comes along ...

 

Now when I look at the above photo of the WW I Hugh Jackman-esq clone; this time around he struck me as looking more like what a love child spawned by Hugh Jackman and Tony Randal would have looked like. That is, if such a thing were possible ...

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