What if you weren't famous but people treated you as if you were? That is the peculiar circumstance I have often found myself in; I look very much like a certain celebrity - my own identical twin. An actress with high profile roles in movies like Christine and Dragnet, and in TV shows like Baywatch, Alexandra has long been a recognizable face, which means my own face is famous too.
In this essay I explore the strange world of celebrity from the perspective of an ordinary person, examining identity, fame, and the hilarious and sometimes creepy pitfalls of misidentification.