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Which Famous Actor Were You Surprised To Learn Isn't Actually American?

*cough* Florence Pugh *cough*

If you watch as much TV and movies as I do, then you're probably introduced to new actors to obsess over every week.

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But because you're so familiar with them in that specific role, it can be kind of jarring to learn that their real-life accent is verrrrry different from their character's.

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For example, Chiwetel Ejiofor is British. He was born in Forest Gate, London, in the United Kingdom.

Maybe you fell in love with Oscar-nominated actress Florence Pugh in Midsommar or Little Women but were genuinely surprised to learn she's English.

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She was born in Oxford, England!

Perhaps you're a die-hard Riverdale fan, and the first time you watched an interview with KJ Apa your mind started to melt because you heard that Kiwi accent.

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He was born in Auckland, New Zealand, after all!

Or maybe you saw two-time Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo on broadway in The Color Purple, but when she opened her mouth to accept her Tony you were gobsmacked to learn she's British.

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She was born in Stockwell, London, England!

Everyone has that ~one~ celeb they were shocked to learn isn't American. Tell us yours via the DropBox below, and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!

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