Ralphie from "A Christmas Story" was also in "Elf!"

It seems the vast majority of people are unaware of this, but it's true...

Actor Peter Billingsly, who basically the entire world knows from his role as Ralphie in 'A Christmas Story' also played an elf in Will Ferrell's 2003 Christmas classic, "Elf!"

The fact that most people had no idea is completely understandable - seeing as, according to IMDB - Billingsly's role as Ming Ming was uncredited: