I Look Like a Movie Star.

If you’re a movie star from the 90’s with big, curly, red hair. I’ve gotten the whole, “you know who you look like?” question for decades. Inevitably, it is a big-haired, redhead that I don’t resemble at all.

Case in point, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman. No, no, no. Not today’s more glamorous Julia and Nicole…the circa 1990 big hair versions.



And of course, the one defining trait that makes this make any sense at all – me sporting the big, curly, red hair.

Erin 1999

Holy shit, right? I’d like to take this moment to thank the inventors of the ceramic flat iron. Anyway – point being – I don’t actually look like Julia or Nicole, but people could seldom get past the hair. The only other consistent I’ve gotten throughout the years, curly or straight, is Elizabeth Perkins.

Elizabeth PerkinsWhich, I guess I can see, but no offense to Ms. Perkins, I’ve never really taken as a compliment. Then this last weekend at a conference, I randomly was told that I look like the “woman on that episode of Agents of Shield who could control men.” Luckily, I’m a nerd who feels obligated to watch every Marvel show they throw out there so I knew he meant Lorelei (Elena Satine).

LoreleiWhich would be awesome (however unlikely) but I’ll take it if for no other reason than the fact that this chick is probably at least 10 years younger than me.

So – given the frequency with which I hear the “you know who you look like?” question, I went and found a Celebrity Look-a-like Generator online. This is what it came up with.

Celebrity lookalike generator Now, I’ve gotten Celine Dion on more than one occasion, but let’s skip right to the elephant in the room: Rob Schneider? I am an 86% match to Rob Schneider? Go home, Celebrity Look-a-like Generator; you’re drunk.

  12 comments for “I Look Like a Movie Star.

  1. November 7, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Yeah, those lookalike generators are so far off. They might as well have been spinning a wheel with those.

    • November 7, 2014 at 9:47 pm

      Exactly. Even the five they chose don’t look anything like each other. And I’d like to think I won’t really start looking like Matt Dillon for at least another 10 years.

      • November 7, 2014 at 10:54 pm

        Better than the Betty White they have me looking like.

  2. Kimberly
    November 7, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    You know, the funny thing is, I always get asked if I went to school with anyone famous. I automatically assume them mean Summer Sanders, but I generally just respond, “Not really, but there was this one girl who looked exactly like Rob Schneider!”
    Should I stop answering that way?

    • November 7, 2014 at 10:32 pm

      Hahahahahahahahaha. Oh my God. No. Never stop.

  3. November 8, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Apparently I have Charlize Theron’s nose and Angelina Jolie’s lips (I like mine better); unfortunately what I’d rather have is a week’s paycheck from either of them.

    • November 9, 2014 at 4:22 am

      Um…I think I would be satisfied with *anything* of Angelina or Charlize! Or Natalie Portman. Those are like the three most beautiful woman on that planet.

  4. Sally
    November 8, 2014 at 3:26 am

    Rob Schneider? Really? Wow.. That thing is really all over the map.

    • November 9, 2014 at 4:23 am

      Right? Guess it’s time to fire my plastic surgeon. If I had one.

  5. A.PROMPTreply
    November 8, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    OMG. Now this is funny!

    • November 9, 2014 at 4:26 am

      I wonder if Rob Schneider would find it funny?

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