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Do I Look Famous ?

Maybe, maybe not ...
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Have you ever wondered if you look like someone famous ? Al Capone, William Shakespeare, Marie Antoinette, Charlie Chaplin, Marcus Aurelius, Queen Victoria ?

This is a website to which a user can upload a set of portrait photos - full face, and half-profiles. The image is then analysed and the features compared to a database of famous or notorious faces from both contemporary and historical times.

If your face is a reasonable match to such a figure, the results are returned, along with tips on hairstyle/colour and makeup to allow you to make the resemblance more exact.

Ideal for costume parties, applying for jobs as Singing Telegrams, theatre and film work.

For those with fragile egos, don't forget the checkbox for "Search my gender only".

8th of 7, Nov 23 2012

Preheated - "Separated at Birth" (Wiliiam Gibson) http://www.technove...ntent.asp?Bnum=1669
[normzone, Nov 24 2012]

MyHeritage.com face recognition http://celebrity.my...ace-recognition.php
Linked from [normzone]'s link above... [ytk, Nov 24 2012]

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       How far back do the archives go? I am frequently said to resemble Cheops II.
Alterother, Nov 23 2012
  

       Brilliant.
blissmiss, Nov 23 2012
  

       // How far back do the archives go? //   

       How far can you afford ?   

       // I am frequently said to resemble Cheops II. //   

       That's not necessarily a good thing. He's been dead 4500 years, and he's not exactly a "looker" anymore, even with the mummification. And his brains are in a jar on a shelf somewhere ... is this you by any chance ?
8th of 7, Nov 23 2012
  

       I dunno, give the jar a shake.
Alterother, Nov 23 2012
  

       <shicka-shicka-shicka-shicka>
8th of 7, Nov 23 2012
  

       Nope, that's not me. It's probably Cheops II; people often say that I resemble him.
Alterother, Nov 23 2012
  

       but... shouldn't the famous people be wondering if they look like me?   

       Only the ugly ones.
8th of 7, Nov 24 2012
  

       C'mon... the good and the bad deserve a shot too.   

       Indeed they do. Just stand still, won'tcha?   

       Lock and load …
8th of 7, Nov 24 2012
  

       Don't worry, [fries], their aim is terrible. Strong morals, mind you, but terrible aim.
Alterother, Nov 24 2012
  

       //For those with fragile egos ... checkbox... gender...//   

       Hmm, don't forget checkboxes for races, cultures and of course "famous or infamous"... and "hairstyle".
FlyingToaster, Nov 24 2012
  

       Umm… [normzone]'s link contains a link to a site that does exactly this. A Google search for “celebrity face recognition” reveals several other sites that purport to do this as well, not to mention an iPhone app.
ytk, Nov 24 2012
  

       Well I got Vivian Hsu at 67% which looks nothing like me and who I had never heard of so I think the myheritage implementation is not working superbly well...
pocmloc, Nov 24 2012
  

       I have been told I look like Cher or Barbara Streisand-(it's the nose) - but would much rather see if I had a resemblance to Cleopatra!
xandram, Nov 24 2012
  
      
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