How does it feel when having a twin? Well, it’s the feeling that you’re never alone; there’s always someone on your side. Being a twin does not give the sense that there is another “you.” Instead, it appears that we are one; that we complement and complete one another. We are each other’s Yin and Yang! It’s like having a lifelong teammate.
In Hollywood, there’s a plethora of actors and actresses who have twins. They tend to share sweet moments together to show how close they are. If one day you spot certain actors out running errands or in line for a coffee, they might actually be their twins. Twins actors tend.
Actors having twins tend to cause rumors that their twins help them play their single role in movies. In fact, the twin of Lindsay Greenbush – Sidney Greenbush did that way when playing Carrie Ingalls’s character in the 70s-80s TV classic Little House. And audiences are prone to see they are one.
Take a look at these 10 actors and actresses who have twins in this post. In the end, you’ll also want to have a twin. Scroll down to check them out.
#1 Vin Diesel – Paul Vincent
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Vin Diesel always shows his special love for family members, just like in his role as Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious movies. One of them is his twin brother – Paul Vincent. Unlike his famous brother, Paul leans toward a simple life. But once Vin shares the moment of him and his twin brother, fans actually go gaga over their brotherhood
#2 Lindsay Greenbush – Sidney Greenbush
The 70s – 80s movie fans can’t get enough of Little House, especially the Carrie Ingalls character. There’s an interesting fact that this role was played by two child stars: the twin of Lindsay Greenbush and Sidney Greenbush. Both Lindsay and Sidney are now not active in the entertainment industry; they went back to school after the movie. Somehow, both of them later pursued careers in which they worked closely with horses. Lindsay went on to become an equine iridologist, while Sidney is a horse breeder and a professional rodeo rider.
#3 Kiefer Sutherland – Rachel Sutherland
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Known as the son of Hollywood icon Donald Sutherland, however, many Kiefer fans don’t know that the actor has a twin sister – Rachel Sutherland. Surprisingly, Rachel also worked in the entertainment industry as a production manager and producer, possessing some high-rated movies like Nurses (2020), Mary Kills People (2017) and Rookie Blue (2010) are her products.
#4 Linda Hamilton – Leslie Hamilton Freas
Terminator star Linda Hamilton was born twin to Leslie Hamilton. Leslie subbed for Linda in a number of moments in Terminator 2: Judgment Day due to their similarity, including a dream sequence, a scene involving a mirror, and an instance when the shape-shifting T-1000 imitates Linda’s, Sarah Connor. Leslie Hamilton Freas, who later worked as a nurse, sadly passed away in August 2020 at the age of 63.
#5 Alexandra Paul – Caroline Paul
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Actress Alexandra Paul (famed for TV’s Baywatch, plus such films as Christine and Dragnet) has an identical twin named Caroline Paul. Caroline was one of the first women to serve in the San Francisco Fire Department, where Alexandra played saving lives on TV. Caroline Paul wrote a memoir about her experience as a fireman and has subsequently found success as a writer, whilst Alexandra now mostly works as a wellness coach.
#6 Joseph Fiennes – Jacob Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes, best known for his roles in Shakespeare in Love and The Handmaid’s Tale, is the younger brother of the eminent actor Ralph Fiennes and the cousin of the famous explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes. However, did you know that he also has a twin? He is Jacob Fiennes, a conservationist who manages the expansive country estate of Holkham in Norfolk, England.
#7 Giovanni Ribisi – Marissa Ribisi
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Giovanni Ribisi rose to prominence in the 90s with TV’s Friends, Saving Private Ryan, The Gift, and Boiler Room before enjoying his highest-profile role in mega-blockbuster Avatar. These days, TVs are most familiar with TV’s Sneaky Pete.
His twin sister, Marissa Ribisi, is also an actor, whose credits include Dazed and Confused, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Pleasantville. She took an 18-year hiatus from the screen before returning with a role on TV On the Verge in 2021. She’s also famous for her fashion line Whitley Kros.
#8 Billy Dee Williams – Loretta Williams
Billy Dee Williams is well-known for his long and brilliant acting career, most notably as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars films and Harvey Dent in 1989’s Batman. However, you may not be aware that Williams has a twin sister, Loretta Williams.
#9 Nicholas Brendon – Kelly Donovan
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Nicholas Brendon got his big break as Xander Harris, the male lead in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Kelly Donovan, Xander’s identical twin brother, worked as his stunt double on the program, and the two appeared side by side in the season five episode The Replacement, in which Xander is miraculously divided in two.
Kelly Donovan has a few further film credits, both as an actor and as a crew member. Brendon’s career suffered after Buffy ended, and he has since received the greatest attention for his high-profile arrests for alcohol, drugs, and spousal abuse.
#10 Jason London – Jeremy London
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If you were one of the many young hipsters who saw the cult comedy Mallrats and Dazed and Confused in the 1990s, you might have thought they both starred the same gorgeous young guy. In fact, Jeremy London played TS Quint in Mallrats, while his twin Jason London played Randall ‘Pink’ Floyd in Dazed and Confused.
For a while, both London brothers had successful careers, with Jeremy getting a long-running part on TV’s Party of Five and Jason appearing in films such as To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! The Rage: Carrie 2 and Julie Newmar Unfortunately, their careers were short-lived, and both men have had problematic lives, including drug and alcohol problems and arrests (Jeremy for domestic violence, Jason for a drunken bar fight).