Actors Who Played More Than One Character In A Movie

You know you’ve made it as an actor if you find yourself in the position of playing two characters in the same movie. From twins to amazing look-a-likes these actors managed to pull off their double acting duties effortlessly!

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Armie Hammer, The Social Network
Armie Hammer, The Social Network
Columbia Pictures
To portray the Winklevoss twins (who sued Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for stealing their social networking idea) in The Social Network,  Armie Hammer played both roles. With a little help from split screen editing, it was easy for Armie to become two from one.
2
Lindsay Lohan, The Parent Trap
Lindsay Lohan, The Parent Trap
Buena Vista Pictures via Everett Collection
Before the partying, substance abuse, rehab, toxic relationships and family troubles being blasted on every gossip rag and website, Lindsay Lohan blew us away and stole our hearts with her portrayal of twins, Annie and Hallie, in The Parent Trap.
3
Mike Myers, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Mike Myers, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
New Line Cinema
Mike Myers proved he could be a chameleon actor bouncing between his special agent playboy character Austin Powers and his arch nemesis Dr. Evil.
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Amy Adams, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Amy Adams, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
Amy Adams brought her Oscar nominated talent to Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, where she tackled the role of modern day Tess, and iconic historical figure, Amelia Earhart.
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Hilary Duff, The Lizzie McGuire Movie
Hilary Duff, The Lizzie McGuire Movie
Buena Vista Pictures
Playing Lizzie McGuire put Hilary Duff's name on the Hollywood map, but taking her iconic role and adding an Italian pop-star twist, by playing a second character in her Disney full-length movie, was an impressive acting feat. 

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Michael J. Fox, Back to the Future II
Michael J. Fox, Back to the Future II
Universal Pictures
Michael J. Fox brought time travel to life in the Back To The Future franchise, but playing an older version of himself, as well as his future son and daughter in Back To The Future II gave Michael 3 roles to juggle and prove his acting prowess.
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Enemy
Jake Gyllenhaal, Enemy
A24
There's no complaints watching, Enemy. It's double the dreamy with Jake Gyllenhaal playing two men physically identical, but with drastically different personalities.
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Selena GomezMonte Carlo
Monte Carlo, Selena Gomez
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
Selena Gomez shined in this movie of mistaken identity. Playing small town Grace and socialite Cordelia, Selena proved she can move between the simple life and high society with ease.
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Tom Hardy, Legend
Tom Hardy, Legend
Universal Pictures via Everett Collection
In this 2015 British thriller, Tom Hardy plays the Kray twins, a pair of mentally disturbed brothers who live a violent and intimidating life.
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Kate HudsonAlex and Emma
Alex and Emma, Kate Hudson
Warner Brothers
Aside from helming the film as title character, Emma, Kate Hudson tackled the roles of five different nannies! Phew! That's a lot of acting.
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Keanu Reeves, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, Keanu Reeves
Orion via Everett Collection
Revisiting his goofy character Bill, and taking on the role of his evil robot replica, Keanu Reeves added an over the top silliness and serious entertainment value to Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey.
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Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
Warner Bros. Television/ABC
The Olsen twins doubled themselves inDouble, Double, Toil and Trouble, playing simple farm girls and their alter ego clones.

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