1939 Jay-Z Look-Alike And 6 Celebrity Doppelgangers: Time Travelers Or Coincidental Lookalikes? [PHOTOS]

on May 14 2013 3:48 PM

From the 1939 Harlem Jay-Z look-alike to the cover image on a vintage Cosmopolitan bearing a striking resemblance to Amy Poehler, historical celebrity look-alikes are popping up everywhere.

Here are 7 celebrity doppelgangers from various periods of history. The question is: Are these people merely doppelgangers or could they be time travelers?

1. Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler Amy Poehler and her 1935 Cosmopolitan-cover doppelganger.  Cosmpolitan/Wikimedia David Shankbone
2. Jay-Z
Jay-Z This New York Public Library archive photo from 1939 has a man that looks strikingly similar to Jay-Z  New York Public Library/Wikimedia/Joella Marano
3. Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves Keanu bears resemblance to Paul Monunet, a french actor. This particular painting originates from 1875  Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel/Flickr Josh Jenson
4. Michael Cera
Michael Cera Michael Cera bears a resemblance to Klara Hitler  Wikimedia/Flickr Nnil
5. Nicholas Cage
Nicholas Cage A photo of from the 1870s bearing an almost identical look to Nicholas Cage  Ebay/Thanatos Archive/Wikimedia G155
6. Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage Peter Dinklage of "Game of Thrones" bearing striking similiarities to Diego Velasquez, a Spanish painter from the early 1600s.  Diego Velasquez/Facebook/HBO
7. Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone A man in the background of a Pope Gregory IX painting bears resemblance to Sylvester Stallone  Flickr/Wikimedia/Towpilot

What other celebrity doppelgangers have you found? Let us know in the comments below.