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Actors and Their Animated Doppelgangers

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Nicholas Cage Shrek

Could you ever imagine Nicholas Cage as Shrek? (Photo: Getty/Everett)

While promoting "The Croods," Nicolas Cage admitted to turning down the lead role in "Shrek" because of how the character looked. But he said it wasn't done purely out of vanity -- as some reports have claimed. You see, as a father, he wasn't sure whether embodying a giant green ogre would scare kids.

We noticed that Cage looks a lot like his animated prehistoric character in "The Croods," in theaters now. But he's not the first actor to bear an uncanny resemblance to his -- or her -- cartoon counterpart:

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