One Hollywood urban legend that always intrigued me was hearing that Andy Garcia was born with a conjoined twin. 'Could this really be true?' I wondered. I'd heard about it for years on Howard Stern's radio show, and even chuckled as Howard joked that Andy's softball-sized sibling got all the personality. (Andy is notoriously private, and is often perceived as rude by the media.) But this story has always kind of haunted me. So I did some research, and The Powers That Be (you know, the Internet) say that this story is TRUE! Andy Garcia had a sibling removed from his shoulder at birth. Rumor has it that the twin Garcia was never viable, but I believe otherwise.
Now, it could just be one of those ghost stories that I'm so fond of, but I do have it on good authority that Andy Garcia's pint-sized twin is not only alive and well, but that he's also in showbiz. I even found a family photo, which you can see here.
That's right-- Andy Garcia's twin is none other than the world-famous Aflac duck, Gilbert Gottfried. Who knew?