They're more alike than you thought, both physically and resume-wise

By Suna Chang
Updated November 13, 1998 at 05:00 AM EST
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For those of you who didn’t get the memo yet, Brad Pitt is Robert Redford. Aside from their physical resemblance, their respective resumes boast some striking similarities. The latest example: In Meet Joe Black, Pitt plays Death, who takes human form as a handsome businessman. In a 1962 Twilight Zone episode, Redford played Death, taking human form as a handsome policeman. Here’s a look at other parallels.

REDFORD In Indecent Proposal, played a stud who beds a babe (Demi Moore) after showing her the money.

PITT In Thelma & Louise, played a stud who beds a babe (Geena Davis) before taking all her money.

REDFORD In Jeremiah Johnson, played a scruffy loner who is a mountain man.

PITT In Seven Years in Tibet, played a scruffy loner who is a mountain man.

REDFORD In Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, played an outlaw with a drop-dead gorgeous partner (Paul Newman).

PITT In Interview With the Vampire, played an outlaw ghoul with an undead partner (Tom Cruise).

REDFORD In Legal Eagles, played a crime-fighting lawyer who loses his head over his beautiful blond client (Daryl Hannah).

PITT In Seven, played a crime-fighting cop whose beautiful blond wife (Gwyneth Paltrow) loses her head.

Meet Joe Black

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