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25th Sep '17 12:45:33 AM Skagit
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' has an interesting subversion. Jon Snow is an illegitimate son of Nobility, his actor Kit Harrington is the legitimate son of a Baronet though isn't the firstborn son and therefore unlikely to inherit the title.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' has an interesting subversion. Both Jon Snow is an illegitimate son of Nobility, and his actor Kit Harrington is are the legitimate son sons of a Baronet though isn't the firstborn son and therefore Nobleman but unlikely to inherit the title.title (Lord and Baronet, respectively), since Snow is illegitimate and Harrington is legitimate but is not the firstborn son.
25th Sep '17 12:40:39 AM Skagit
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' has an interesting subversion. Jon Snow is an illegitimate son of Nobility, his actor Kit Harrington is the legitimate son of a Baronet though isn't the firstborn son and therefore unlikely to inherit the title.
14th Sep '17 8:20:58 PM KaijuDirectorOO7
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** In the books, it's revealed that Fleming and recurring BigBad Ernst Stavro Blofeld have the same birthdate: May 25, 1905. Moreover, Bond and Fleming were both kicked out of Eton after a few terms, and served in the Royal Navy in the war.
23rd Jul '17 9:28:53 PM Premonition45
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* Ever wonder how all of Creator/HarrisonFord's characters get that same damn scar on their chins? Ford himself got it in a car accident.[[note]]Despite his name, he was driving a Volvo at the time.[[/note]] [[Film/StarWars Han Solo]] took part in a knife fight. [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Indiana Jones]] had a slight mishap his first time using a whip. Ad nauseam...

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* Ever wonder how all of Creator/HarrisonFord's characters get that same damn scar on their chins? Ford himself got it in a car accident.[[note]]Despite his name, he was driving a Volvo at the time.[[/note]] [[Film/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]] took part in a knife fight. [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Indiana Jones]] Franchise/IndianaJones had a slight mishap his first time using a whip. Ad nauseam...


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* ''Film/TommyBoy'': Tommy Callahan graduates from Marquette University, which was also Creator/ChrisFarley's alma mater.
12th Jul '17 10:20:54 PM jormis29
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** Gary Sinise and Mac Taylor are both originally from Chicago, Illinois. Sinise's partial Irish heritage was also incorporated particularly with Mac's middle name, though it isn't the same as the actor's.

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** Gary Sinise Creator/GarySinise and Mac Taylor are both originally from Chicago, Illinois. Sinise's partial Irish heritage was also incorporated particularly with Mac's middle name, though it isn't the same as the actor's.
25th Jun '17 5:54:29 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/TheFlash2014'': Candice Patton was born on June 24th, just as Iris West is revealed to have been in "[[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E19TheOnceAndFutureFlash The Once and Future Flash]]".
17th Jun '17 9:20:54 PM jormis29
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* In one episode of ''Series/LawAndOrder'', Lenny Brisco mentioned that his father was Jewish and his mother was Catholic, while he was RaisedCatholic himself, the same as Jerry Orbach's real family background.

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* In one episode of ''Series/LawAndOrder'', Lenny Brisco mentioned that his father was Jewish and his mother was Catholic, while he was RaisedCatholic himself, the same as Jerry Orbach's Creator/JerryOrbach's real family background.
9th May '17 4:14:20 AM jormis29
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* Sitcom star Fran Drescher has two examples from her career.

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* Sitcom star Fran Drescher Creator/FranDrescher has two examples from her career.
30th Mar '17 5:33:27 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/CriminalMindsBeyondBorders'': Agent Simmons is, like his actor Daniel Henney, the child of a Korean-born mother and white American father.
2nd Mar '17 7:34:23 PM Fireblood
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* On ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' the Russo family is said to be Mexican-Italian. The only one of the children to be of Mexican-Italian ethnicity is Music/SelenaGomez. In reality the Russos were written to be an Irish family, but were changed to Mexican-Italian to accommodate Gomez's casting. Of course, Jerry, the father, is of Italian descent, just like his actor David DeLuise.

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* On ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' the Russo family is said to be Mexican-Italian. The only one of the children to be of Mexican-Italian ethnicity is Music/SelenaGomez. In reality the Russos were written to be an Irish family, but were changed to Mexican-Italian to accommodate Gomez's casting. Of course, Jerry, the father, is of Italian descent, just like his actor David DeLuise.[=DeLuise=].
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