HOLLYWOOD stars can’t afford to get their money making mug smashed up – so they get a stand-in to perform all the showstopping stunts for them.
While Tom Cruise is famous for doing all of his own stunts – which have seen him in the hospital a few times – other actors take a different approach.
It turns out there’s a whole host of blockbuster faces that have a double doing the dirty work.
But it can lead fame and fortune, with British model Rosie Mac, who recently turned 24, soaring in popularity after becoming Daenerys' twin for Emilia Clarke in the fifth series of Games of Thrones.
Here, Siobhan O'Connor gives a clue to clones – can you guess the famous face they team up with?
This beefcake is a double for, you guessed it – Dwayne Johnson
Wrestling is in the blood – so it’s only right to enlist a family member who’s up for Rocking the deadly tumbles.
With 20 years experience and a number of Hollywood hits under his belt, Tanoia, 47, has broken multiple bones, severed tendons and torn a lot of ligaments.
Seems he’s had a lot of Pain & Gain.
Caitlin Burles became an overnight sensation – and a superhero – back when she found her powers in 2017 as a double to Gal Gadot.
The 26-year-old model and actress sprung back into action for the remake in 2020, helping her famous partner reach international acclaim for the blockbuster movies.
This double played a real blinder in 2015 when he doubled for Tom Hardy – not to mention, he’s easy on the eye.
But after speeding along roofs in racing cars and rolling round in the sand for fight scenes, Jacob, 41 tore his cartilage in his knee – but he took an injection of anti-inflammatory painkiller Cortisone and powered on.
Proving he’s a hardy man after all.
Australian stunt performer Ingrid Keinig is from the same motherland has her A-lister twin Margot Robbie – and dubs Harley Quinn as the most fun character she’s rolled around as.
With six months on set for the 2016 film, this is the second time she’s been a double for a certain actress.
Heidi Moneymaker has appeared alongside her double, Scarlett Johansson, in six hit films – with some of them being Marvel movies.
Moneymaker, 43, is the real reason the American actress hit the jackpot – revealing that her stunt partner taught her everything she knows.
When movie stars get ripped for superhero films – so does the stunt person.
Bobby Holland built up 22 pounds of muscle to be like his celebrity twin, Chris Hemsworth – and it really landed him a spot on the throne.
Bobby has also been a stunt double for Chris Evans and Chris Pine. . . something else they have in common.
New Zealander Zoe Bell has a few martial art skills up her sleeve – the first volume she appeared in for Uma Thurman put the 42-year-old on the map.
The stunt star regrets letting her famous doppelganger drive a dodgy car on a dangerous road, which consequently led to an accident on set for the action movie back in 2013.
When behind the scenes pictures emerged back in 2013, questions quickly circulated wondering who the young Greek-American model, Maria Papathanasiou, who doubles as Megan Fox, really is.
And her stunting skills proved she really is a trained ninja.
And here are the celebrity lookalike sisters you didn’t know about, including Stacey Solomon, Holly Willoughby and Christine Lampard.
Meanwhile from Chloe Ferry’s ‘dumplings’ to Victoria Beckham’s ‘bazookas’ – how boob jobs changed celebs’ looks.
As we reveal all about Holly Willoughby as she turns a fabulous 40.
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