You know the drill. We ask for readers to submit local look-alikes, and then each September we reveal our favorites. This year, we have five mirror images to share with you. Think you know a better lookalike? We can’t wait to hear from you for next year’s contest. Winners received Hale Center Theater Orem Gift Certificates.
1st Place: Megan Goo
Celebrity: Meg Ryan
Age 25, Residence: Orem
UV: When did you first realize you looked like Meg Ryan?
Megan: In ninth grade after “Sleepless in Seattle” came out. I had people tell me all the time that I looked like Meg. Since our names are similar, it worked.
UV: What are your favorite Meg Ryan movies?
Megan: All of her romantic comedies like “Kate & Leopold” and “You’ve Got Mail”
2nd Place: Nathan Jackson
Celebrity: Brad Pitt
Age 23, Residence: Provo
UV: What is the best part of looking like Brad Pitt?
Nathan: I’ve been told Brad Pitt is pretty good looking, so it’s probably good to be compared to him.
UV: What’s the worst part about looking like Brad Pitt?
Nathan: It’s kind of annoying to have people always telling me I look like Brad Pitt.
3rd Place: Brent Anderson
Celebrity: Josh Groban
Age: 24, Residence: Provo
UV: What’s the funniest experience you’ve had as a result of looking like Josh Groban?
Brent: I’ve done a couple of talent shows where I lip-synched some of Josh’s work. They were little concerts with background dancers and everything.
UV: What’s the best part about looking like Josh Groban?
Brent: To be honest, until I got married, it was the attention. Now, well, it’s the attention!
4th Place: Jeremy Warren
Celebrity: Haley Joel Osment
Age 5, Residence: Orem
UV: What is the worst part about looking like Haley Joel Osment?
Jeremy: When people want me to say, “I can see dead people.”
UV: What is the funniest experience you’ve had as a result of looking like Haley Joel Osment?
Jeremy: I had teenage boys chase me at the pool to see if I was related to Haley Joel Osment.
5th Place: Paige Engelhardt
Celebrity: Brooke Shields
Age:23, Residence: Provo
UV: What is the funniest experience you’ve had as a result of looking like Brooke Shields?
Paige: The airport attendants swore I was a celebrity incognito, and while my back was turned my sister told them I was!
UV: When did you first realize you looked like Brooke Shields?
Paige: In elementary school when people told me I looked more like a Brooke than a Paige.