Fidel Castro died and people won't stop talking about Liam Neeson

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After former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, passed away on Friday, people thought it would be the perfect time to discuss his uncanny resemblance to actor, Liam Neeson.

Following the news, side-by-side shots of Castro and Neeson began flooding social media, as did jokes of Neeson's shoo-in role as the lead in a future Fidel Castro biopic.

Seriously, people couldn't stop talking about the facial similarities the former Cuban President shared with Bryan Mills from Taken, Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn from Star Wars: Episode IThe Phantom Menace and of course, that sweet dad from Love Actually.

In their defense, the facial hair and withering stares do look remarkably alike.

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One is fidel Castro and the other is Liam neeson... I need an explanation. https://t.co/nuMvlguipi
Of all the people who are sad at the news of Fidel Castro's death, I'm going to guess that Liam Neeson's agent is p… https://t.co/5KOUEKxfOv
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In wake of Fidel Castro's death, I'd like to point out that he looks like James Franco and Liam Neeson's lovechild https://t.co/D9TVeSLCxl
Why does Fidel Castro look like a Cuban Liam Neeson https://t.co/G39yPBk0w6
RIP #FidelCastro https://t.co/Uy5JmkYD1q
If you ever want to do a biopic about Fidel Castro, Liam Neeson is your guy. https://t.co/Oc92KNEqGG
Don't sit there and tell me Liam Neeson can't play Fidel Castro in a biopic. https://t.co/ncMkwIotuE
Liam Neeson..Fidel Castro.. No?.. Okay.. https://t.co/8yYz3XQIIm
Fidel Castro Liam Neeson with beard. https://t.co/aWHRam9Idm
Throughout all of this Fidel Castro coverage, one question remains: is it too late for Liam Neeson to play him? https://t.co/M2bztBN1oe
I don't know who died, Fidel Castro or Liam Neeson? https://t.co/mO80km8O1D
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And for all those wondering, the real Liam Neeson is alive, well and hopefully considering a biopic in his future.

See photos of Fidel Castro throughout his life:

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Pope Francis (L) and former Cuban President Fidel Castro hold hands in Havana, Cuba, September 20, 2015. Picture taken September 20. REUTERS/Alex Castro/AIN/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. IT IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill meet in Havana February 13, 2016. REUTERS/JUVENTUD REBELDE/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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