Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 72

Have you noticed the remarkable resemblance between esteemed cosmologist Joe Silk and renowned character actor Alastair Sim? If it weren’t for Prof. Silk’s unusual taste in headgear, it would be difficult to tell them apart….

5 Responses to “Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 72”

  1. This one is really good. Maybe they really are the same? Have they ever met? Has anyone ever seen both of them in the same place at the same time? OK, Sim is dead, but does anyone know for sure?

  2. I think Avram Grant makes up a scarily similar trio

  3. Anton Garrett Says:

    It’s a great resemblance, albeit not the most representative pic of Sim. Here he looks a bit like the Mad Hatter, or the conductor-cum-shop-steward in the 1970s comedy On The Buses, played by Bob Grant.

    • telescoper Says:

      It is from the end of A Christmas Carol, in his Scrooge role…

      Alastair Sim was a wonderful actor, I think. One of the very best.

  4. […] Both Nick and Joe are so distinguished that each has appeared in my Astronomy Lookalikes gallery (here and […]

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