To me the word “actor” means creating a character – a flesh and blood not necessarily totally without blemish, human. So many young, especially, leading ladies, rely pretty much on unblemished looks. And yet, actresses like Meryl Streep, Kathy Bates, Linda Hunt and Jane Fonda create real women. They get better with age. These are just examples, I couldn’t remember everyone . On the male side of the street – Hugh Laurie, Harrison Ford, Dustin Hoffman and Johnny Depp create very original, weathered, lived-in male characters.

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