10 Actors You Didn’t Know Had A Twin Brother

The acting industry is full of celebrities, some of whom are related. For example, Nicolas Cage is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola. Many players get their foot in the door simply by being linked to another big industry move. However, some are lucky and succeed on the strength of their talent alone.

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Many famous actors are siblings, like the Hemsworth brothers or Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal. Although the twins also dominate the big screens. Recognizable twins include Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson, and Cole and Dylan Sprouse. However, there are quite a few actors in the spotlight who have a twin that many may not know.

ten Scarlett Johansson holds American and Danish nationality


Scarlett Johansson in Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson blazes her trail in the acting industry with her first performance in the 1994 film North only 10 years old. Johansson is best recognized for the 2019 film Marriage story and her recurring role as Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with her first appearance in Iron man 2.

Scarlett was born to an architect named Karsten Olar Johansson and a producer named Melanie Sloan. His ancestry includes an Ashkenazi Jew with dual American and Danish citizenship. Scarlett has a few siblings, including her twin brother, Hunter, who is also an actor.

9 Rami Malek Makes History With His Oscar Win For Bohemian Rhapsody


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Rami Malek makes appearances in various films and television series, such as the Night at the museum trilogy and USA Network Mister Robot. Malek is best known for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the 2018 biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. His performance stunned critics to such an extent that he became the first Egyptian-born actor to win the Best Actor Oscar.

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Rami was born to Egyptian immigrants in Torrance, California, but had little knowledge of what Hollywood was. He has a younger twin brother named Sami, who became an English and ESL teacher.


8 Vin Diesel has a twin brother named Paul


Vin Diesel, real name Mark Sinclair, is most recognizable for his recurring role as Dominic Toretto in the fast furious franchise. Diesel had a slow start in the acting industry, but struck gold when he joined the cast of Steven Spielberg’s 1998 war film Save Private Ryan.

Apart from acting, he is also known for his voice acting roles in The Iron Giant and the Guardians of the Galaxy series. Diesel has a fraternal twin brother named Paul, who is said to be a film editor.


seven The twin stars of Peyton List in another family show


Peyton List in the fourth season of Cobra Kai

Peyton List stars in her breakthrough role in the 2008 film 27 Dresses. She can thank Disney for becoming recognizable through her role as Emma in the TV series jessewhich stars Debby Ryan. In more recent appearances, List appears as Tory Nichols. Tory is a recurring character in the hugely popular Netflix series Cobra Kaiwhich follows The Karate Kid franchise. Peyton has a twin brother named Spencer, who is also an actor. Spencer is known for his role as Carter in the family drama The Fosters.


6 Ashton Kutcher’s real name is not Ashton


Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher in That '70s Show

Ashton Kutcher, whose real first name is actually Christopher, is best known for his role as Michael Kelso in the comedy sitcom That show from the 70s. Kelso’s iconic relationship with Jackie during That 70s show became Kutcher’s reality when he and Mila Kunis tied the knot in 2015.

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Kutcher was born in Cedar Rapids, IA, and has a fraternal twin brother named Michael. Michael suffered from various health issues throughout his life, including a heart transplant and his battle with cerebral palsy. He is currently a spokesperson for Reaching for the Stars.


5 Kiefer Sutherland has five middle names


Kiefer Sutherland in The Lost Boys

Kiefer Sutherland has five huge middle names. Sutherland became a teen movie star in the 1980s, particularly for his roles in support me and The lost boys. Sutherland was born in London to two prominent names in the Canadian film industry. His father, Donald, is known for his appearance in The hunger Games film series as President Snow. Sutherland has two brothers who are also actors, Rossif and Angus. He also has a twin sister named Rachel, who is a post-production supervisor.


4 Jason London’s twin was his stuntman


Jason London in Dazed and Confused

Jason London is best known for his role as Randall “Pink” Floyd in the 1993 film Dazed and confused. He frequently plays teenage characters with bad reputations. London was born in San Diego, but grew up in Texas and Oklahoma. London has an identical twin brother named Jeremy, who is also an actor. The acting duo even starred together in a 7th Sky episode Smoking. Jeremy was Jason’s stunt double in the 1991 drama, The man in the moon.




3 Laverne Cox’s twin brother appears in Orange Is The New Black


Laverne Cox introduces Larry.

Laverne Cox is making Primetime Emmy history by being the first transgender person to be nominated for the award. Cox is well known for her role as Sophia Burset in the Netflix series Orange is the new black, which focuses on several social issues.

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She is groundbreaking in the transgender community for other events, such as being the first transgender to appear on the cover of Time magazine. Cox has an identical twin brother named M Lamar, who appears as his character before he transitioned into Orange is the new black.


2 Eva Green’s twin is a successful entrepreneur


Eva Green is a French actress. Green rose to fame for her performances as Sibylla in Ridley Scott’s 2005 film kingdom of paradise, and Vesper Lynd in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale. She is also recognizable for her role as Morgan Pendragon in the Starz series Camelot.

Eva Green was born and raised in an upper middle class family in France. She has a younger twin sister named Joy. Joy takes a different career path than Eva and is a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur.


1 This Spy Kids star married Meghan Trainor


Daryl Sabara was born in Torrance, California and has a twin brother named Evan. Sabara is best known for her recurring role as Juni Cortez on the spy on kids film series opposite Alexa Vega. Sabara also makes appearances in The Wizards of Waverly Place and The Polar Express as the voice of the younger version of Hero Boy. His fraternal brother does the motion capture for the young boy. Last I heard, Sabara and Meghan Trainor got married in 2018 and had a child together.

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