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Old May 31 2014, 03:24 AM   #31
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Re: Levar Burton, does not age

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^^^ that's righta. Actors are not average-looking people to begin with.
Some of them are, but they usually don't get the film and tv jobs and stay in theatre.
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Old May 31 2014, 06:45 AM   #32
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Re: Levar Burton, does not age

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On Community I would have guessed mid to high 40s if I didn't know better.
I'm just glad Burton and his non-celebrity friend are doing well after their ordeal being captured by pirates.
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Old May 31 2014, 07:06 AM   #33
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Re: Levar Burton, does not age

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Stewart started out playing a man about ten years older than himself - he was in his mid-40s when he started shooting TNG, and Picard was described as being in his mid-50s.
Exactly! Stewart aged into the ages of the characters he played, which is why he doesn't look like he's aged much. He played older characters from the get-go.
What a neat trick!
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Old May 31 2014, 07:12 AM   #34
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Re: Levar Burton, does not age

Then you have Wilford Brimley, who looked 60 when he was in his 40's.
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Old May 31 2014, 05:11 PM   #35
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Michael Dorn and Tim Russ look their age. It's not only for the face. Burton always had a "young" voice.
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