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Getting older

Acting better

CircusMaximus  Male  North Yorkshire
20-Nov-2020 09:23 Message #4798419
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen as a great performance from Sean Connery and others. Some actors improved a lot with age.
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire
20-Nov-2020 09:30 Message #4798422
Gosh CM, I am old enough to remember Sean Connery when he was a 'bit' actor at Ealing studios . I went to school near there and he was often in the local cafe. He also acted a lot with Melvin Hayes , in the early days of TV. He was very spotty (pockmarked). He didnt have such a deep voice in those days.
Pboro Trevor  Male  Cambridgeshire
20-Nov-2020 09:33 Message #4798424
As you say - some actors get better with age, but others just disappear off the face of the earth.

persona_non_grata  Male  North London
20-Nov-2020 09:57 Message #4798429
Sophia Loren in this years film The Life Ahead. She's 86 years old. She looks every year of it but brilliant acting. I'm pleased I watched it and nearly didn't because it was sub titled.
Molly  Female  Essex
20-Nov-2020 12:49 Message #4798451
I liked Robert Duvall more as he aged.
Aely  Female  Hampshire
20-Nov-2020 15:28 Message #4798462
I think Michael Palin has aged very well - and of course he is a very nice man.
MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire
20-Nov-2020 21:41 Message #4798506
Judy Dench is a fantastic actress and still looks good.
LadyVera  Female  Cumbria
20-Nov-2020 22:53 Message #4798519
Love Clint Eastwood. He was a very handsome man as Rowdy Yates in Rawhide but I've liked him in so many films since those days.
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
21-Nov-2020 10:27 Message #4798539
A lot of young actors have matured and played more serious roles but others have gone the opposite way and turned to humorous roles.
Neros1954  Male  Devon
21-Nov-2020 12:37 Message #4798547
I hope I'm acting better as I get older lol.
FirmButFair-TrollPatrol  Male  North Yorkshire
21-Nov-2020 17:48 Message #4798571
We should behave better as we grow older and wiser but that does not seem to be the norm.
BunnyGirl  Female  Buckinghamshire
22-Nov-2020 06:06 Message #4798594
Don’t feel any different as to when I was young,

Do we really change over the years !
LadyVera  Female  Cumbria
23-Nov-2020 18:19 Message #4798768
I'm looking forward to growing older and behaving badly.
Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire
23-Nov-2020 20:14 Message #4798782
It seems that I wasn't the only one who misinterpreted the title and thought it was about disgraceful behaviour in the elderly.

MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire
23-Nov-2020 22:13 Message #4798786
The thread evolved lol.
BlinkinLights  Female  South Yorkshire
24-Nov-2020 09:15 Message #4798802
Oh Lady Vera, yes Clint was so hunky in Rawhide, I have been watching it on youtube

I think he has 'gone to seed' a bit now though. Still a good actor though. Maggie Smith excels at being 'old' in most films ( e.g. Lady in Van)
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire
24-Nov-2020 13:54 Message #4798831
Somehow when you get that bit older, you want to do something really daring. I am thinking about it, and wondered if I should drive the tractor round the fields NAKED. Himself said he is up for it, but dont expect him to do it too. Might make a few pennies on You-Tube....... or not !

Minnie made me think about this with her comments xx
fosy  Male  Leicestershire
24-Nov-2020 16:35 Message #4798845
i,ll sponsor you Vic.... ;¬)
Templar2013  Male  South East London
28-Nov-2020 23:17 Message #4799194
Helen Mirren attractive both young and when older. Lovely lady.

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