23 Actor Side-By-Sides That Are So Brilliant, They Just Prove That Casting Directors Deserve A Raise

1.Alyla Browne and Anya Taylor-Joy as Furiosa from Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Top: Alyla Browne in disheveled attire. Bottom: Anya Taylor-Joy as a fierce warrior with face paint and a determined look
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2.Milly Alcock and Emma D'Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen from House of the Dragon

Emma D'Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen in "House of the Dragon." Top: Close-up of young Rhaenyra. Bottom: Close-up of Rhaenyra in a cloak and crown
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3.Arsema Thomas and Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury from Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

India Amarteifio as a young Queen Charlotte in regal attire and Golda Rosheuvel as an older Queen Charlotte wearing a tiara, from the TV series "Queen Charlotte."
Liam Daniel / ©Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection / Nick Wall / ©Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

4.Jaidan Jiron and Hannah Simone as Cece Parekh from New Girl

Hannah Simone as Cece from "New Girl" in two scenes: one looking confused while seated, the other standing and facing front
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5.Adam Kolkin and Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel from Glee

Top: A young boy in formal attire from a movie scene. Bottom: A teenager in casual clothing from a TV show scene
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6.Kyra Adler and Sydney Sweeney as Cassie Howard from Euphoria

Top: A young girl with decorative face jewels and a pearl necklace. Bottom: Sydney Sweeney looking ahead, wearing a light top with subtle makeup in a room with shelves
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7.Rachel Hilson and Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth Pearson from This Is Us

Rachel Hilson in top image, Susan Kelechi Watson in bottom image, both posing indoors with neutral expressions

8.Izabela Vidovic and Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers from Supergirl

Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers in two different scenes from a TV series, both wearing glasses
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9.Barrett Carnahan and Martin Kove as John Kreese from Cobra Kai

Top: Young man smiling outdoors. Bottom: Older man wearing sleeveless black shirt, looking serious
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10.Nikki Roumel and Brianne Howey as Georgia Miller from Ginny & Georgia

Side-by-side images of Ginny & Georgia's Brianne Howey, with a concerned expression in both scenes
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11.Tiffany Boone and Kerry Washington as Mia Warren from Little Fires Everywhere

Kerry Washington and Tiffany Boone in scenes from TV shows, dressed in casual outfits
Erin Simkin / ©Hulu / Courtesy Everett Collection

12.Brock Kelly and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester from Supernatural

Top: Brock Kelly in a casual jacket, background with a building sign. Bottom: Jensen Ackles in a jacket, indoors looking surprised
The CW / Colin Bentley / ©The CW / Courtesy Everett Collection

13.Mckenna Grace and Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Top: McKenna Grace as young Sabrina Spellman, serious expression. Bottom: Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman, somber outdoor scene
Netflix / Everett Collection

14.Sophie Nélisse and Melanie Lynskey as Shauna Shipman from Yellowjackets

Top: Sophie Nélisse as Jackie from "Yellowjackets" in a cozy room. Bottom: Melanie Lynskey as adult Shauna from "Yellowjackets" in a serious scene
Paul Sarkis / ©Showtime / Courtesy Everett Collection / Kailey Schwerman / ©Showtime / Courtesy Everett Collection

15.Dasany Kristal Gonzalez and Dascha Polanco as Daya Diaz from Orange Is the New Black

Top image: Dasany Kristal Gonzalez from "Orange Is the New Black" looking serious. Bottom image: Dascha Polanco from "Orange Is the New Black" looking determined

Dasany is actually Dascha's daughter.

Jessica Miglio / ©Netflix / courtesy Everett Collection

16.Elisha Henig and Ramy Youssef as Ramy from Ramy

Top: Elisha Henig, looking thoughtful. Bottom: Ramy Youssef, smiling with a beard and wearing a cap
Craig Blankenhorn / ©Hulu / Courtesy Everett Collection

17.Isis Carmen Jones and Whoopi Goldberg as Deloris Van Cartier from Sister Act

Top image: Young girl smiling in a classroom. Bottom image: Whoopi Goldberg dressed as a nun
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18.Ben Savage and Mandy Patinkin as Jason Gideon from Criminal Minds

Ben Savage and Mandy Patinkin are shown in two separate scenes from TV shows. Fred is in diner-like setting, Mandy is indoors
Robert Voets/©CBS / courtesy Everett Collection

19.Max Greenfield and Peter Gallagher as Sandy Cohen from The O.C.

The image shows two scenes featuring Max Greenfield. In the top scene, he is outdoors, smiling. In the bottom scene, he is indoors, wearing a collared shirt, and smiling

Years later, Peter played Max's father on New Girl.

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20.Armen Nahapetian and Joaquin Phoenix as Beau Wassermann from Beau Is Afraid

Top: Michael Gandolfini reclines with a thoughtful expression. Bottom: Joaquin Phoenix looks solemn with facial injuries, set against a blurred background
Takashi Seida / © A24 / Courtesy Everett Collection

21.Anthony Ingruber and Harrison Ford as William Jones from The Age of Adaline

Top: A smiling actor outdoors in casual attire. Bottom: Harrison Ford in a dramatic scene, sporting a beard and glasses
Diyah Pera/©Lionsgate / courtesy Everett Collection

22.Mila Kunis and Angelina Jolie as Gia Carangi from Gia

Top: Mila Kunis with a distressed expression.Bottom: Angelina Jolie looking serious.

23.Ali Skovbye and Katherine Heigl as Tully Hart from Firefly Lane

Top image: Ali Skovbye as young Tully Hart looking pensive. Bottom image: Katherine Heigl as Tully Hart outdoors, concerned, in "Firefly Lane"
Diyah Pera / ©Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection / ©Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

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