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« on: April 06, 2015, 05:20:44 PM »

I came across a 1930s movie today, where the villain was played by an actor named Edmund Cobb. I almost did a spit-take… this gentleman looks darn near EXACTLY like Brian Douglas Wilson – it’s uncanny, and a bit scary, actually! What do y’all think?

 

Edmund Cobb did quite a bit of acting up from the 1910s until 1966.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0167760/

More pics (some look much more Brian-like than others):

https://www.google.com/search?q=Edmund+Cobb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=sx8jVeTyKte3oQSYjYFA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1075&bih=621

I wouldn’t be surprised if he and the Wilsons were related in some way.
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2015, 05:39:38 PM »

Very good call!   Brow
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2015, 05:47:02 PM »

Stunning.   Shocked

Must be the hat. Wink Cool Guy
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2015, 05:57:46 PM »

he either must be a vampire or a time traveler like these dudes,,,

http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/articles/20-celebrity-images-prove-time-travel-possible
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2015, 07:12:36 PM »

Alan Boyd is a big old/classic movie buff, right?  I wonder if he ever came across this actor and thought the same.
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2015, 07:16:22 PM »

you guys are smoking way too much wacky weed.
There's a slight resemblance, but that's it. Almost every photo I checked, I was thinking, wish I was under the influence like those guys....
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2015, 10:54:27 PM »

He does look like him in some ways there's no doubt about it






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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2015, 11:04:10 PM »

What's a Cobb? From where do the Cobbs hail ? Are the Cobbs of a similar stock to the Wilsons?
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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2015, 11:51:32 PM »

What's a Cobb? From where do the Cobbs hail ? Are the Cobbs of a similar stock to the Wilsons?


Well, I'll bet Brian loves himself a Cobb salad with his steak. So there's that  LOL

But seriously though, I'm almost wondering the same thing.
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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2015, 02:45:32 AM »

His facial expression is a lot like Brian's, so there is indeed a resemblance, but not an eerie one I think.

he either must be a vampire or a time traveler like these dudes,,,

http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/articles/20-celebrity-images-prove-time-travel-possible

Thanks for this, that was fun! Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2015, 03:59:32 AM »

Funny stuff  Cheesy but Brian has been too much of a shape shifter to have been that Cobb guy.
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« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2015, 08:53:29 AM »

His facial expression is a lot like Brian's, so there is indeed a resemblance, but not an eerie one I think.

he either must be a vampire or a time traveler like these dudes,,,

http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/articles/20-celebrity-images-prove-time-travel-possible

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« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2015, 12:01:13 PM »

Alan Boyd is a big old/classic movie buff, right?  I wonder if he ever came across this actor and thought the same.

Boyd is a silent movie buff, to his eternal and undying credit.  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2015, 12:59:05 PM »

Alan Boyd is a big old/classic movie buff, right?  I wonder if he ever came across this actor and thought the same.

Boyd is a silent movie buff, to his eternal and undying credit.  Smiley

This Edmund Cobb actor did nearly two decades of silent movies, so maybe Alan Boyd has seen Cobb's Brian-like face at some point...

Brian...er...Edmund: "You're Under Arrest!"

 

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« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2015, 01:03:37 PM »

Alan Boyd is a big old/classic movie buff, right?  I wonder if he ever came across this actor and thought the same.

Boyd is a silent movie buff, to his eternal and undying credit.  Smiley

This Edmund Cobb actor did nearly two decades of silent movies, so maybe Alan Boyd has seen Cobb's Brian-like face at some point...

Brian...er...Edmund: "You're Under Arrest!"

 



Actually, he reminds me more of Murry - but the mouth and the eyes carry through.
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« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2015, 09:23:21 AM »

This Edmund Cobb actor did nearly two decades of silent movies, so maybe Alan Boyd has seen Cobb's Brian-like face at some point...

I'd tend to doubt that on basic principles, viz, if he had, we'd have heard about it before now.  Grin
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« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2017, 12:03:44 PM »

Resurrecting my old thread to add some more BB lookalikes that I've noticed lately.

Mike Love and actor Drew Snyder (Commando, CHiPs, etc):



Fred Vail and John Mills-Cockell, electronic composer:

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« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2017, 12:32:37 PM »

Resurrecting my old thread to add some more BB lookalikes that I've noticed lately.

Mike Love and actor Drew Snyder (Commando, CHiPs, etc):



Fred Vail and John Mills-Cockell, electronic composer:



Expect a defamation suit from Drew Snyder's lawyer. And expect it very soon.  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2017, 12:43:52 PM »

Re: Fred Vail & John Mills: you're kidding, right? Bags under eyes aside, they look nothing alike. That chap reminds me of Van Pelt from "Jumanji" film. Fred's face is kinda like bear.
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« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2017, 01:11:25 PM »

Re: Fred Vail & John Mills: you're kidding, right? Bags under eyes aside, they look nothing alike. That chap reminds me of Van Pelt from "Jumanji" film. Fred's face is kinda like bear.

I kinda think they look like brothers, or maybe half brothers in that pic. But it might just be weed talking LOL

Yeah, Fred does look like a bear though.
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« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2017, 01:23:05 PM »

I kinda think they look like brothers, or maybe half brothers in that pic. But it might just be weed talking LOL

Yeah, Fred does look like a bear though.
Well, if sharing bags under eyes=half-brothers, there'll be extended fam.
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« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2018, 09:56:51 PM »

Mike Love lookalike spotted in the wild earlier today at Costco:




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« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2018, 10:40:20 PM »

Wow
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« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2018, 02:41:52 AM »

I remember thinking this actor who played a police officer in The Dark Knight looked a lot like Brian.



His name is Keith Szarabajka.
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« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2018, 07:22:25 AM »

Just a reminder of the author/prankster and Found Footage Festival co-founder Nick Prueher who appeared on the Kimmel show, looking like Mike's doppelganger circa 1966:

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