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Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman Striking Resemblance

Updated on October 21, 2010

Striking Resemblance

Almost everyone has some type of twin out in the world somewhere. This includes the average joe and even big celebrities who bare a striking resemblance to each other. It can often be a bit confusing if you see two look a likes and find out there not even related. You can think to yourself, are they twins? Perhaps they are related somehow? Then you find out the two people are not related at all. They just so happen to bare similar traits to each other in body,face, and stature. The two celebrities that look VERY similar are Natalie Portman and Keira Knightley. These are two well known actors, but I would imagine people can get them confused. They both are two very beautiful actresses.

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Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley is most known for her role in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. She was a major character in all three movies. This movie is what mainly made her more widely known. She has been in a few films before this of course. One that should be noted is 1999 Star Wars Episode 1 the Phantom Menace. Many may not realize this, but both Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman were in this movie. Natalie Portman played Queen Amidala in the movie while Keira Knightley was her double. Keira was very young at the time though, only 12 years old. They picked a very good body double to play in this movie. Both of them have such similar features. Its quite remarkable how they look so much a like. I am fascinated on how they could find someone with such similar traits. Now whenever I see a movie with one of these actresses in it, I have to look up on IMDB(internet movie data base). Most know that Keira Knightley is the actress in the Pirates of the Caribbean series though. When it comes to other movies it may be confusing unless you were already a major fan of one of the two stars. Keira Knightley is very beautiful. She has such an amazing spark in her eyes.

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Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman may most be known for her role in the Star Wars saga. She was in all three episodes of the epic Saga. Her role as Padme Amidala was a large role in the series. She was Anakin Skywalkers forbidden love in episode two and three. Some other movies include Cold Mountain, V for Vendetta, and Goya's Ghosts. Natalie has a remarkable beauty to her. She has beautiful eyes just like Keira Knightley does. It is possible,however, to tell them apart. If you look closely at their facial features, especially the eyes, they do look different. Particular when you look how each of them stare. The eye features are slightly different for each other. Originally, I thought Keira Knightley played in Cold Mountain. I researched it on the internet and found that it was actually Natalie Portman. She plays a mother who lost her husband in the Civil War and has to take care of her baby. She has a fairly small role in the movie, but does a very good of portraying her character. She lets the protagonist Inman  take refuge at her house. After he departs she is not in the movie again.

Celebrity resemblance

Both Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman are great actresses, and are very beautiful. Each of them have a very exotic stare in their photos. Quite a remarkable resemblance, and such a similar beauty that they both share . Perhaps they can be in the same movie again just like Star Wars Episode one? Except maybe next time they will both be the leading actresses starring together. Wouldn't that be a treat? Two celebrities with an undeniable beauty and resemblance.


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      Hally 4 years ago

      Natalie, because I love "Léon- The Professional" and she's of course the better actress (she has an Oscar)!!!!!!!

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      Cali 5 years ago

      I love Natalie and her movies. She is very pretty, incredibly talented, intelligent, great, just amazing!

      Keira is annoying and POTC is the biggest shit ever!

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      Apollo 5 years ago

      What a story abt them having the same mother and separated at Birth????? Watched a bad Hindi movie recently????

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      Kevin 5 years ago

      Ive watched all of the pirate of the caribbean movies that have been made so far and from the time the movies first came out until this day I have always thought keira knightley was natalie portman thank you for giving out this info its kind of mind blowing to me its makes me put a whole different perspective elizabeth swan in pirates of the caribbean and on natalie portman

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      me 5 years ago

      their own mothers said they couldn't tell them apart in the phantom menace when in make-up

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      elena 6 years ago

      portman doesn't have such beautiful face, and knightley needs sexy body to go with that face. However they r doing just fine :)

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      Caleb 6 years ago

      WTF! when i saw star wars, (the part's in they showed), i just thought that they were both Natalie Portman and that they had her shoot 2 scenes and pasted them together, i never knew that it was 2 different actors lol.

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      elizabeth 6 years ago

      Keira has a more defined bone structure in her face, they are both beautiful, but keira would be my personal favourite, she is my idol and I love all her films. Btw that person above me needs to get a life and stop making up things about other peoples

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      Anonymous 6 years ago

      Its because they have the same mother and were taken away at birth. I know their REAL mother and she was just as gorgeous as her two daughters. I also know who their REAL fathers are and they bare a striking resemblance as well.

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      Zayda 6 years ago

      knew it was Knightly in phantom menace! They are both very beautiful.

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      Blahhhh 6 years ago

      Are you kidding me? Eva Green looks nothing like Natalie compared to Keira !

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      Abhi 6 years ago

      How on earth can anyone say Keira and Natali look similar? People ought to be face-blind to say that!They are as dissimilar as possible for people within same species.

      The only actress who looks almost a copy of Natlie is Eva Green. Watch her in 'Kingdom of Heaven' and see for yourself.

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      Nicole Canfield 7 years ago from the Ether

      what the heck is this person above me saying? anyway, i think i loved natalie portman even more after watching her SNL rap. great hub. love them both. :)

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      Valeria 7 years ago

      Keira Knigtley !!!!! ¡¡¡¡¡¡ Natalie is prettier than OS CAYAIS Conquer 100000000000000000000 TIMES IS VERY PRETTY AND KEIRA ELISABETH DRESSED IN PIRATE AND NATALIE IN THIS VERY FEA Padme Amidala SEEMS TO HAVE A PARTY DISHES IT'S KEIRA ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡ PRETTY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 10000 times NATALIE KEIRA SIIIIIII Noooooo !!!!!!

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      Sara 7 years ago

      keira is much more beautiful than natalie. and this is just my opinion. today my boyfriend and i went to see the "black swan" . he is very stuburn, and he was always saying that the girl on the movie was the same one as in the pirates of the caribbean.

      am i the one who can tell the difference between those two? THEY'RE DIFFERENT

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      Gin0710 7 years ago

      Yes! They look alike! Except Natalie looks healthier. That's the only difference. I love Keira but she needs to eat!

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      Tina Kachan 7 years ago from Europe, Croatia

      The same thing goes for singer Katy Perry and actress Zooey Deschanel.

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      David 470 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, United States

      @ optimus grimlock

      Actually after seeing Natalie Portmans rap skit, I feel she is the tom boyish one lol.

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      optimus grimlock 7 years ago

      great article, the do look like twins. keira is the tougher tomboyish one and natalie is the more sweet girl next door type. The profesional was also a great film for natalie she was around 13 in that movie!