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Do you get pairs of famous people confused?

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UnquietDad Mon 12-Oct-09 15:02:25

With me it's Marti Caine and Marti Webb.

They said on the radio today that Marti Webb would be doing something live and my first thought was "but she'd dead!"

said Mon 12-Oct-09 15:06:19

I still laugh when I see Chris Packham on tv because people on here kept getting him confused with Chris Langham - poor CP

UnquietDad Mon 12-Oct-09 15:07:38

Oh dear, yes.

I actually felt sorry for Steve Wright (DJ) when the news was full of Steve Wright (Norfolk prostitute murderer) last year.

HeadFairy Mon 12-Oct-09 15:08:00

Ant or Dec?

UnquietDad Mon 12-Oct-09 15:09:12

I have no problem telling Ant and Dec apart. But I am always utterly stumped with Dick and Dom.

HeadFairy Mon 12-Oct-09 15:11:09

Really UD? I know they stand in the same positions all the time to avoid confusion, but if they are ever out and not with the other I am totally flumoxed, dh just calls them both "Ant or Dec" after some comic wag called them both that.

UnquietDad Mon 12-Oct-09 15:51:51

I suppose it's because I used to watch Byker Grove.

PuppyMonkey Mon 12-Oct-09 15:54:37

I always have to mentally pause a second when thinking about Oscar Wilde and Orson Wells. blush

TheFoosa Mon 12-Oct-09 15:57:33

Vince Cable and Nick Clegg for some bizarre reason

BoneYard Mon 12-Oct-09 16:00:42


Couldn't tell you who was in which film...

Bucharest Mon 12-Oct-09 16:00:45

Had extremely erotic dream last week about David Baddiel.

Then discovered it had been Colin Murray. grin

Of course those 2 men with the cheese-slicer chins...Rob Bryden? Dryden? (sorry, don't do comedy) and The Other One- Ben Miller?

And after his magnificent imitation on another thread, I simply can't look at UnquietDad any more without Cheryl Cole springing to mind......

BoneYard Mon 12-Oct-09 16:03:21

And Aton Du Beke looks like the lost triplet Bucharest.

maize Mon 12-Oct-09 16:15:45

Lulu and Twiggy are one person in my head, I know they are two separate people but the muddle into one sixties botoxed icon !

TanyaBranning Thu 22-Oct-09 00:22:21

Matthew Wright and Jezza Kyle

Kirsty Wark and Kirsty Young - I know which one is which, but there is always a split second when I hear their names that I have to think 'Newsnight bird or overpaid channel 5 blonde bird?'

LovelyDear Thu 22-Oct-09 00:32:43

bucharest - did you see brydon and miller together on QI? they kissed....

judith chalmers and gloria hunniford.

StrawberriesandCherries Fri 23-Oct-09 23:10:07

Nicolas Cage and Sean Penn for some odd reason

FlameHasAnotherChick Fri 23-Oct-09 23:14:00

robert carlysle (sp?) and christopher eccleston,

yes.i know. they are v different blush

ShowOfHands Fri 23-Oct-09 23:15:59

Robert de Niro and Al Pacino

SoWhat Fri 23-Oct-09 23:18:06

Gloria Hunniford and Judith Chalmers.

frightstick Fri 23-Oct-09 23:18:15

I agree Show of Hands - can never remember which is which - and if you throw in Andy Garcia ............

Kirsty Wark and Kirsty Young

MamaVoo Sat 24-Oct-09 13:51:16

showofhands me too. They are now Robert Pacino and Al de Nero in our house.

TheArmadillo Sat 24-Oct-09 14:37:58

Nick Griffin and nick Clegg.
Only the names.

And I feel really really bad about it blush

bronze Sat 24-Oct-09 14:45:51

if him him and him are triplets then [[ hes] their big brother

bronze Sat 24-Oct-09 14:46:26

cocked that up didnt I him

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