Art Von Hagen has had a decade's worth of comparisons to Matt Damon – since the Oscar winner's breakout role in 1997's Good Will Hunting. But the Yonkers, N.Y.-based plumber can thank relatives from Boston to Alaska for helping him score the Best Male Look-alike title. "I was pretty shocked and pretty happy," he says of just being in the running. But nothing compares to the thrill his wife, Laura, is experiencing. "Forget it," says the 37-year-old. "She's so excited about it. She's living for this right now."
Paging Doogie Howser, M.D.! Michael Creamer spent his college days reenacting skits as Neil Patrick Harris for his fraternity brothers, but these days the N.Y.C. bartender entertains tourists and restaurant patrons with the occasional photo op. "I don't mind at all," the 26-year-old says of being mistaken for the actor. "He's a good-looking guy, so I'm OK with it. I don't take it too seriously."
Twi-hards, look further than Robert Ricamo of Cranston, R.I., for your R-Pattz fix. The project engineer's uncanny resemblance scored him a gig impersonating the British actor for the movie site Fandango. Making appearances at local screenings, Ricamo, 25, finds the fandemonium exhilarating. "It's really cool to see the wave of excitement – all the heads turning and everyone starts screaming," he tells PEOPLE.
Erik Bogan may not have watched Scotty McCreery become the 10th season winner of American Idol, but his entire family did – and they couldn't stop talking about his likeness to the singer. Though it took the Brielle, N.J., high school junior some time to see the resemblance himself, he does find humor in his newfound celebrity. "I think it's pretty funny," he says. "I know he's from North Carolina, so I try and keep the accent going."
Aaron Bostic missed the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, but that hasn't stopped the land surveyor from Boiling Springs, N.C., from impersonating the future king of England for kicks. Bostic has even been known to drop his southern drawl for the Queen's English. "Oh, yeah, I've done that a few times," he says, adding, "[But] just messing around with a few people when we're joking around."
Will the real Bret Michaels please stand up? Larry Kinder of Cincinnati, Ohio, could be the rocker's long-lost twin – that's why his wife, Shelly, sent in a photo of Larry and Michaels in a friendly faceoff. "My husband is approached all the time about how much he resembles Mr. Bret Michaels," says Shelly. "He loves it, and has been fortunate enough to meet Bret on many occasions."