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    19 Famous Actors Who Played Multiple Characters On The Same Show, But You Never Noticed

    I'm seeing double. 👀

    1. Donald Glover played Earnest Marks, the lead character, and Teddy Perkins, a Michael Jackson–esque recluse, on Atlanta.

    Teddy Perkins was incredibly creepy

    2. Before he was the Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi played Lobus Caecilius, a citizen of Pompeii, on Doctor Who.

    there was about a decade's difference between his roles

    3. Sheryl Lee entered Twin Peaks as Laura Palmer, who washed up on the shore, but she returned as Laura's identical cousin Madeline Ferguson.

    she wore a wig and glasses to be Maddy

    4. Justin Theroux got under Carrie Bradshaw's skin as Jared in the first season of Sex and the City, but he returned in the second season as her boyfriend Vaughn Wysel.

    his characters were polar opposites

    5. Diane Neal played suspect Amelia Chase on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit two years before she was cast as Senior ADA Casey Novak.

    she took on a more significant role as Novak

    6. David Schwimmer starred on Friends as Ross, but he also guest-starred as Rachel's boyfriend Russ for a single episode.

    As Russ, he wore a leather jacket and an awful wig

    7. S. Epatha Merkerson played Denise Winters, the mother of a shooting victim, on Law & Order before she was cast as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren.

    she changed her hair and her wardrobe, which helped differentiate between the two

    8. Dean-Charles Chapman played a small role in the third season of Game of Thrones as Martyn Lannister, but he quickly returned as King Tommen Baratheon.

    he was part of Cersei's bloodline

    9. Nina Dobrev starred in The Vampire Diaries as Elena Gilbert, but she also played Katherine Pierce, who converted both Salvatore brothers into vampires.

    Katherine bit the Salvatore brothers in the 1800s

    10. Tobias Menzies played Frank Randall and his evil ancestor Black Jack Randall on the time-bending show Outlander.

    Frank was from 1945, and Black Jack was from the Scottish highlands

    11. Jeffrey Wright starred in the first season of Westworld as Bernard Lowe, but he also appeared in crucial flashbacks as Arnold Weber, one of the Westworld founders.

    Bernard was a host created in Arnold's image

    12. Martin Lawrence starred on Martin as Martin Payne, but he also played several other character, such as Mama Payne and Sheneneh Jenkins.

    he wore a wig and a floral dress to play his mother

    13. Mark Lenard played both a Romulan Commander and Spock's father Sarek on Star Trek.

    he played two different species

    14. Karen Gillan played the Soothsayer on an episode of Doctor Who before she was cast in the lead role of Amy Pond.

    as the Soothsayer, she wore full facepaint and a hood, which made her unrecognizable

    15. Ted McGinley played Norman Jablonsky, an alternative version of Al Bundy, on Married with Children before landing the role of Jefferson D’Arcy.

    a different haircut and casual clothes made him look like a new person

    16. Terry O'Quinn played Lt. Brian Tillman in the second season of The X-Files, and he returned in the ninth season as The Shadow Man.

    he went from playing a good guy to playing a bad guy

    17. Before she was Ensign Ro Laren, Michelle Forbes played Dara, an alien scientist's daughter, on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

    she had a small role the season before she was cast as a regular

    18. Garret Dillahunt played two murderers on Deadwood — Jack McCall in the first season and Francis Wolcott in the second.

    a difference in facial made him look like two different people

    19. And Elizabeth Gillies starred in Dynasty as Fallon, but she also played Alexis, Fallon's mother.

    she wore a wig and prosthetics