Posted by: Loren Coleman on April 14th, 2011
During the Sasquatch Summit, Jeff Meldrum and I made the points during our afternoon talks that John Green resembled famed personages.
Jeff projected a slide showing the actor Michael Rennie (25 August 1909 – 10 June 1971) compared with a youthful John Green. Down through the years, several of us have talked about the amazing resemblance between the two.
Rennie’s appearance in the 1951 film The Day The Earth Stood Still is especially close.
The Rennie facial features are almost a mirror image of Green’s. There is, however, another milder historical overlap out there.
In my talk, I extended the slight comparative hints between John Green and Abraham Lincoln (12 February 1809 – 15 April 1865). John Green was actually born on Lincoln’s birthday, and John made the point in the breakfast he had with Michael Esordi, Brad Pennock, and me that America even use to celebrate Green’s birthday before the USA decided to combine Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays into “President’s Day.”
Henry May has also played the “separated at birth” game, between Irish-born Bigfoot and Snowman expedition member Peter Byrne and Irish actor Edward Mulhare (8 April 1923 – 24 May 1997), with mixed results.
Are there others?
Mulhare was the host of the television series, “Secrets of the Unknown,” today a cult classic. It had an episode on Bigfoot. Were Mulhare and Byrne in the same program?