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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."

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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.