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Who do you look like?

  1. Feb 9, 2006 #1


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    Ever been told that you look like someone famous?
    Now here's the chance to find out if its true.

    If you upload a picture to http://www.MyHeritage.com" [Broken], it has a face recognition program that will match the face(s) in the picture to celebrities.

    I played around with it last night and it's a lot of fun. I also found out that, in my younger days, I was apparently a cross between Clark Gable, Cary Grant, and Tom Cruise. (Though later in life, after I grew a beard, I resembled President Grant and George Lucas)
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    I have tried two different frontal pictures of my face. The names that pop up in both cases (around 60% resemblance) are Jean-Louis Trintignant, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise (bwaaakkk)

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    ohh, yes and the best score (IN BOTH CASES) is Sarah Michelle Gellar...

    Ohh yessssss

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    first try - Christina Aguilera :bugeye: ... I might just leave it at that. Probably just means generic blonde, sadly.
  6. Feb 9, 2006 #5
    Steve Vai (dunno who that is), Robert Oppenheimer, Sharon Stone (I can live with that I guess), and Lindsay Lohan(I'm gonna go shoot myself after that last one).
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    OMG, the first match that comes up is Indian! :eek:
    My face looks like that of Madhuri Dixit, must be a past-lives thing :redface:

    Second Sophie Marceau, third Liv Tyler.
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    I got sly stalone, J. Depp, the guy from american pie, and a whole buncha ppl I never heard of. I think if stalone and the guy from american pie had a retard kid, that would be me.
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    Hmm...my 20-something photo matches Denzel Washington, Yoko Ono, Anna Kournikova, Tom Cruise, and Demi Moore.
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    I need a *boogle* smileu

    Ooh la la! :tongue2:
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    68% of me looks like Terry Pratchett.
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    Albert Hofmann (61%)
    Ozzy Osbourne (50%)
    Lee Strasberg (49%)
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    Tigran Petrosian (64%)

    http://www.chessbase-magazin.de/Nachrichten/Bilder/2002petrosian55.jpg [Broken]

    sly stallone (64%)
    http://www.wallsoffame.com/assets/images/SLY_STALLONEa.jpg [Broken]

    Theodor Heuss (54%) -Ehhh....not really
    http://worldroots.com/brigitte/gifs13/theodorheuss.jpg [Broken]

    Aretha Franklin (53%) WHAT? Thats -53%.

    Johnny Depp (53%), no not really.

    Jason Biggs (51%) That should be the thrid from the list, def above Aretha or Johnny.

    http://www.abc-du-gratuit.net/images_stars/jason_biggs.jpg [Broken]

    I guess I do look like him.....damn.

    A. E. van Vogt (51%), more like -51%. But he wrote science fiction books, so thats kinda neat I guess.
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    Alec Guiness (67%)

    Also Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tarjer whassname, and Cliff Burton, among others.

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    Ivan Seeking

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    Damon Hill, Jacques Rogge, Claude Simon (who are they?)

    Fourth on the list is the first person I recognize: Clint Eastwood.

    I also look like Ian Thorpe, Edward Said, Sophie Marceau?, Koreen Kapoor?, and Charlton Heston.

    I don't think so.
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    Billy Bob Thornton.. Jodie Foster! ... Ozzy Ozborn... Danny Devito.. Leo Tolstoy... Alan Alda... Lou Reed

    It never occured to me that the names on that list resembled each other so how I could I look like them?
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    Two blondes walking down the street find a compact. One opens it up looks in the mirror and says "This face reminds me of somebody" her friend takes the mirror off her looks at it and says "Of course it does you stupid dumbass it's me!"
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    My full list by descending order:

    Tim Robbins
    Julio Iglesias
    Robert Palmer
    Penelope Cruz ??
    Clark Gable
    Cary Grant
    Richard Nixon
    Ewan McGregor
    Mikhail Gorbachev (must be that tattoo of Albania on my forehead.)
    Tom Cruise.

    So, if you can imagine all those people merged into one, you've got a good idea of what I look like.:rofl:

    The program probably looks for common features; Jaw line, eye shape etc. and make the "matches" according to how many individual features compare favorably. So you might share some features with certain people on your list and totally different ones with others.

    It also seems that your facial expressions can alter your results. I used two different photos, one in which I was smiling and one in which I wasn't, and got two different lists. (The other included such notables as Steve Martin and Bud Abbot.)

    I did the same for my father and Bing Crosby came up on both lists.
    For my wife it was Meryl Streep in both cases.
    Wynona Ryder came up for my daughter. (and she says that people have told her that she does resemble her.)

    Fay Wray came up for both my wife and daughter (family traits?)
  20. Feb 9, 2006 #19
    I always thought you looked like Santa Claus Integral. I think Santa vacations in Oregon during the off season.
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    Julie Christie
    Brigitte Bardot
    Bipasha Basu ??
    Zhang Ziyi ??
    Rani Mukhurjee ???
    Grace Kelly
    Daniel Radcliffe :rofl: Harry Potter
    Audrey Hepburn
    Mick Jagger :rofl: :rofl:
    Ava Gardner
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