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Actor Michael B. Jordan and athlete Michael Jordan

Michael B. Jordan rose to prominence after portraying T'Challa's wicked cousin in the film Black Panther. He did, however, appear in a number of other television and cinema productions. He worked as a model for various athletic goods firms in his teens before pursuing a career in acting. His signature begins with a "B" since his middle name is Bakari, which signifies "a noble promise" in Swahili.

People teased him in high school because he shared the same name as basketball legend Michael Jordan. Before retiring after the 2002-2003 season, he played 15 seasons in the NBA and won six titles.

Jordan has dabbled in acting, starring in the animated film Space Jam, which was inspired by a period in his life. Jordan, on the other hand, was a basketball player as a student. However, they all ended up on different roads.


Actress Rebecca Ferguson and singer Rebecca Ferguson

Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish national with the full name Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström. She has appeared in movies such as Mission: Impossible 5: Rogue Nation and Dune. Despite the fact that she is best recognized for her acting, she has also dabbled in dance and advertisements.

The other Rebecca Ferguson, on the other hand, is a British singer and composer whose full name is Rebecca Caroline Ferguson. She became famous after appearing on the television show The X Factor, which included a talent search in the musical industry.


Actor Billy Burke and actress Billie Burke

Both celebrities are actors with similar names, but one is a guy and the other is a woman in this situation. Billy Burke is most known for his role as Charlie Swan, Bella Swan's father, in the Twilight franchise. He did, however, appear in a number of films and television shows, including 24 and Wonderland.

On the other hand, there's Billie Burke, an early twentieth-century actress most known for her portrayal of the witch Glinda in the film The Wizard of Oz. She was drawn to the world of acting by her father's career as a clown in a circus and became a theater performer at the age of 19.


Actor Robin Williams and singer Robbie Williams

Many people were entertained by Robin Williams' unforgettable comedy, such as Jumanji, Night at the Museum, and Patch Adams. He also provided the voice of the Genie in several animated Aladdin films.

In the music industry, he also has a well-known namesake, but his name is Robbie Williams, with a small change in the last letters of his name (although they sound almost the same). He was a member of the Take That group in the start of his career. He remained as a soloist after breaking from them, and he had a lot of success.


Actor Steve McQueen and filmmaker Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen was known as "The King of Cool," and he specialized in science fiction, action, and high-octane films throughout his career. This is owing to his passion for racing cars and motorcycles above anything else. His work can be seen in films such as The Great Escape and The Cincinnati Kid.

His namesake is filmmaker Steve McQueen, who produced the Academy Award-winning picture 12 Years a Slave. Prior to becoming a producer and director, he studied art and design at two separate colleges before dropping out of the third because he despised the experience. Andy Warhol and Billy Wilder are two of his sources of inspiration.


Actor Bill Murray and actor Billy Murray

The only distinction is that one of their nicknames ends with a "Y." Bill Murray is William James Murray, and Billy Murray is William Albert Murray. Their names, however, are very similar (differing only in their middle names). Both are modern actors with different genre specializations.

On the one side, there's Bill, who began his career as a radio actor before moving on to television and movies, primarily in comedies. His most well-known role was in Ghostbusters. On the other hand, there's Billy, who appeared in a number of tiny roles in films including Two Left Feet and Poor Cow. But it was his performance in the television series The Bill that made him famous in the 1990s.


Source;https://brightside.me/wonder-people/10-famous-actors-whose-first-and-last-names-match-those-of-other-celebrities-804611/

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