From Another Mother: Celebrity Doppelgangers

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  • Octavia Spencer, Yvette Nicole Brown
  • Chris Rock, Mario
  • Rihanna, Prince
  • Dorothy Dandridge, Halle Berry
  • Rashida Jones, Lolo Jones
  • Alicia Keys, Lena Horne
  • Nina Simone, Viola Davis
  • Vanessa Williams, Nicole Ari Parker
  • Lady Gaga, Madonna
  • Kris Humphries, Taylor Lautner
  • Nicole Scherzinger, Kim Kardashian

Dorothy Dandridge and Halle Berry

The similarities between Dandridge and Berry are so striking, both physical and as actresses who broke barriers for Black women at the Academy Awards, it seemed like destiny when Berry played Dandridge in the biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. Berry won an Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award for her portrayal of the groundbreaking actress proved the two women are connected across generations.

(Photos from left: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, John Shearer/Getty Images)

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