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Emma Thompson Is Long Over Ageism In Hollywood

"They'd have to exhume somebody to play my leading man."

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"I remember saying years and years ago," Thompson said. "When I was 35, that they’d have to exhume somebody to play my leading man…Nothing’s changed in that regard. If anything, it’s got worse."

And it's been going down throughout Thompson's entire career. “I remember somebody saying to me that I was too old for Hugh Grant, who’s like a year younger than me, in Sense and Sensibility."

H/T People. Thumbnail image via Tristan Fewings / Getty Images.

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