Who looks like Mr. Potato Head? -- The kids have spoken, and John Goodman resembles the popular toy

By Kate Meyers
Updated May 08, 1992 at 04:00 AM EDT

Actor John Goodman may be knocking taters out of the park in The Babe, but kids in America think he looks more like a tuber than like a guy who can hit one. To celebrate the 40th birthday of Mr. Potato Head, kids’ toymaker PlaySkool conducted a survey of customers ages 4 to 6, who voted Goodman, also born in 1952, the man most resembling the firm’s play spud. Goodman is in good company, though: The second choice was basketball superstar Michael Jordan. Must be the Air ‘do.