The trick to playing younger or thinner is always to appear with performers who look older or fatter. This isn’t really a trade secret. When people who are not in show business – who we in Hollywood call “the civilians” -- gather around for a group photograph, everyone naturally wants their face to be closest to the oldest or fattest face in the photograph. Civilians and movie stars alike understand the power of comparisons. Want to look really attractive? Go stand next to the least attractive person you can find...
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