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The Actor Who Played Miss Honey In "Matilda" Looks Exactly Like Sarah Paulson

They are the same person.

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The other night i was flipping through the ole' tele when perennial repeat and national treasure Matilda popped on TBS or TNT or one of those stations where they play Matilda all the time.

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I obviously watched it because that movie basically raised me.

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But I noticed something this time...

HOW TO HECK did I never realize Miss Honey was played by Sarah Paulson?!

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*Lowers glasses*

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It's really her!

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And I wasn't the only one!

Other people thought the same thing.

I was not alone.

But then I did some investigative Googling...

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Turns out I'm dumb as hell.

Miss Honey was played by a woman with an amazing name.

Her name: Embeth Davidtz.

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They are the same.

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In another life Sarah Paulson is Miss Honey.

And here's a side by side of modern day Sarah Paulson and Embeth Davidtz for your records.

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In conclusion, here's an idea:

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