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Old 03-16-2018, 03:10 PM
 
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Two more: Tom Hanks.
I don't think that most people would consider Tom Hanks unattractive.
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Old 03-16-2018, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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No, you have to be mediocre-looking for the most part.

"Distractedly beautiful" is not good for movies. The audience can't concentrate on movie, they're too busy looking at the guy or girl. Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot comes to mind, you're distracted with how insanely hot she is.

And you definitely don't want an actress with big you-know-whats, to be in your movie.
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Old 03-16-2018, 03:47 PM
 
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No, you have to be mediocre-looking for the most part.

"Distractedly beautiful" is not good for movies. The audience can't concentrate on movie, they're too busy looking at the guy or girl. Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot comes to mind, you're distracted with how insanely hot she is.

And you definitely don't want an actress with big you-know-whats, to be in your movie.
Absolutely, attractive actors ruin a movie or a TV show. "Bay Watch" is the best example, a total commercial failure...Who watches a movie or listens to a record just because the cast/singer is hot anyways? :/
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Old 03-16-2018, 03:54 PM
 
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Two words ... Steve Buscemi.
All I saw was the thread title, and Steve Buscemi was the first thing that came to my mind. So I had to chuckle when I saw your post!
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Old 03-16-2018, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Sugarland
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Linda hunt?
Never heard of her.
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Old 03-16-2018, 04:40 PM
 
Location: So Ca
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I don't think that most people would consider Tom Hanks unattractive.
I thought that the OP said "good looking." He's a great actor and a nice guy, but good looking? Not really. (And given his average looks, more power to him that he's done so well in Hollywood.)
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Iowa
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Old 03-17-2018, 06:31 AM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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D J Qualls. And believe it or not.. he modeled for Prada and Calvin Klein.

I'd have to say that there are infinitely more good looking people in Hollywood than the character mug tho. Many don't even get there until they've had all sorts of things done to their face and body for just that reason and as a couple of other's said... I think most of the mega stars lean toward good looking, particularly the females. Just google 'top female stars' and look at the list of faces that come up. With the exception of Meryl Streep they're basically all what many consider to be hotties. And yes, I agree, all of them aren't considered all that to all people. Just as I agree with the previous poster that I've never considered Hanks to be a great looking guy. Not necessarily ugly but no, I wouldn't look at him and peg him as a star but yep.. he's a helluva actor.

Oh.. and loved Ernest Borgnine!
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Old 03-17-2018, 06:38 AM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry NC/Randolph NJ/Cape Coral FL
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Karl Malden
Tommy Lee Jones
Joe Pesci
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Old 03-17-2018, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Under Moon & Star
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Two words ... Steve Buscemi.
Exactly.

He never would have made it if he wasn't so gorgeous...

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