List of twins

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This is a list of notable twins, siblings resultant from a multiple birth.

Twins in acting[edit]

Twins in art[edit]

Twin authors and writers[edit]

Twins in business[edit]

Twins in comedy[edit]

Twins in crime[edit]

Twins in dance[edit]

Twins in filmmaking[edit]

Twins in journalism[edit]

Twins in the military[edit]

Twins in modeling[edit]

Twins in music[edit]

Twins in politics[edit]

Twins in reality television[edit]

Twins in royal families[edit]

Twins in science[edit]

Twins in speech therapy[edit]

Twins in sports[edit]

Twins in video game development[edit]

Twins with different claims to fame[edit]

Notable parents of twins[edit]

Notable people with a non-famous twin[edit]

Twins in Faiths[edit]

Twin records[edit]

  • Thomas and Grace Houghton-Burnett (2002–), heaviest mixed sex twins born in the UK (Thomas 10 lb 1 oz or 4.56 kg, Grace 8 lb 2 oz or 3.69 kg); also heaviest twins born via normal delivery in the UK (rather than by C-section)[6]
  • Gin Kanie (1892–2001) and Kin Narita (1892–2000). widely known for their longevity,
  • Benny (1947–2001) and Billy McGuire (1947–1979), heaviest ever twins at 814 and 784 pounds. Born in Hendersonville, NC, US in 1947. Billy died in 1979, Benny in 2001.[7]
  • Michael and James Lanier, World's tallest twins, at 7' 6" or 2.286 m.[8][9][10]
  • Edward and Daniel Hemberg (2005–), heaviest twins born in New Zealand (and at the time Australasia) via natural delivery (Edward 3.54 kg and Daniel 3.76 kg)[11]
  • Tashi and Nungshi Malik (1991–), world's first female twins to scale Everest together, first twins and siblings to scale Seven Summits together, Ski to North & South Pole together and to complete Explorers Grand Slam together and youngest persons to achieve it[12][13]

Fictional characters who are twins[edit]

See also[edit]


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  10. ^ Jim Lanier Archived 2011-08-20 at the Wayback Machine
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