Meeting someone for the first time can be fraught with awkwardness. Once you've covered the weather and your mutual disappointment over The Bourne Legacy, things often dry up.
But if you're an actor, once in a blue moon you get to utter the words "didn't we play the same person that one time?" To celebrate these moments, we have 25 instances of actors who've played the same character captured on camera.
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