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21st Feb '18 6:47:39 AM RAMChYLD
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From a directing point of view, using this trope also reduces the number of filming errors, since the actors all go by their real name (or at least, real first name), the very real mistake of accidentally addressing their colleagues by their real name instead of their character's name is ruled out, cutting down the need of retakes.
19th Feb '18 8:49:08 PM otakusapien
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*Podcast/TheMagnusArchives focuses on head archivist Jonathan Sims, played by Jonathan Sims. It's similar to Night Vale in that he was the only voice for most of the first season, however the character was named from the first episode.
12th Feb '18 6:59:17 PM FuzzyBoots
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* ''Film/{{Baghead}}'' has Jett Garner as a filmmaker / actor named Jett.
3rd Feb '18 6:25:11 PM Breakermorrant
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* In ''Film/{{Grimm}}'' the main character called Jacob is played by Jacob Derwig.
30th Jan '18 2:13:59 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''[[Manga/SakamichiNoApollon Kids on the Slope]]'' has Junichi voiced by Creator/JunichiSuwabe.

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* ''[[Manga/SakamichiNoApollon Kids on the Slope]]'' ''Manga/KidsOnTheSlope'' has Junichi voiced by Creator/JunichiSuwabe.
26th Jan '18 3:05:34 PM jormis29
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Named for TonyDanza, whose frequent portrayal of people named Tony (see ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' and ''Series/WhosTheBoss'') has made him the butt of a few jokes, for example, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20001023203628/http://www.teevee.org/archive/1999/04/01/sunday.html this one]] for April Fools Day from Teevee.org. See [[http://www.imdb.com/keyword/actor-shares-first-name-with-character/ this article]] at Website/{{IMDB}} for another list.

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Named for TonyDanza, Creator/TonyDanza, whose frequent portrayal of people named Tony (see ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' and ''Series/WhosTheBoss'') has made him the butt of a few jokes, for example, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20001023203628/http://www.teevee.org/archive/1999/04/01/sunday.html this one]] for April Fools Day from Teevee.org. See [[http://www.imdb.com/keyword/actor-shares-first-name-with-character/ this article]] at Website/{{IMDB}} for another list.
25th Jan '18 7:54:38 PM lakingsif
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Named for Tony Danza, whose frequent portrayal of people named Tony (see ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' and ''Series/WhosTheBoss'') has made him the butt of a few jokes, for example, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20001023203628/http://www.teevee.org/archive/1999/04/01/sunday.html this one]] for April Fools Day from Teevee.org. See [[http://www.imdb.com/keyword/actor-shares-first-name-with-character/ this article]] at Website/{{IMDB}} for another list.

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Named for Tony Danza, TonyDanza, whose frequent portrayal of people named Tony (see ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' and ''Series/WhosTheBoss'') has made him the butt of a few jokes, for example, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20001023203628/http://www.teevee.org/archive/1999/04/01/sunday.html this one]] for April Fools Day from Teevee.org. See [[http://www.imdb.com/keyword/actor-shares-first-name-with-character/ this article]] at Website/{{IMDB}} for another list.
25th Jan '18 3:35:31 AM jormis29
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* WhitneyBlake played Dorothy Baxter on ''{{Hazel}}'', and was a former "Mrs. Baxter" in real life (MeredithBaxter of ''Series/FamilyTies'' fame is her daughter).
* Creator/BillyConnolly again as Billy [=MacGregor=] in ''Series/HeadOfTheClass'' and ''Billy''.

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* WhitneyBlake Creator/WhitneyBlake played Dorothy Baxter on ''{{Hazel}}'', ''Series/{{Hazel}}'', and was a former "Mrs. Baxter" in real life (MeredithBaxter (Creator/MeredithBaxter of ''Series/FamilyTies'' fame is her daughter).
* Creator/BillyConnolly again as Billy [=MacGregor=] in ''Series/HeadOfTheClass'' and ''Billy''.''Series/{{Billy}}''.
19th Jan '18 9:25:04 PM jormis29
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* Matthew Perry's character Matt in ''Series/Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip''. Sorkin has actually stated that he called the character "Matt" because when he was writing he couldn't think of another actor to play the part.

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* Matthew Perry's Creator/MatthewPerry's character Matt in ''Series/Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip''. Sorkin has actually stated that he called the character "Matt" because when he was writing he couldn't think of another actor to play the part.
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