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Jamie Dornan Just Told The Best Story About Living With Eddie Redmayne Before They Were Famous

"We were both very desperate."

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In the year 2018, we know Jamie Dornan and Eddie Redmayne as very successful (not to mention very hot) actors. But that wasn't always the case...

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While appearing on The Late Late Show, Jamie Dornan revealed what it was like when he first moved to LA and shared a house with Eddie.

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And what was the one word Jamie used to sum up the experience?

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"We were both very desperate, it was very slim pickings in those days for work." It didn't help that they both had the same agent either.

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Jamie even recalled a story from back in 2008 when he received a stack of scripts for auditions from their agent, but none arrived for Eddie, which isn't at all awkward.

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But after Eddie, who apparently "didn't take it that well", jumped on the phone with their agent, the same stack of scripts arrived for him too.

We wonder who actually got the part, or if they were both passed up for somebody else...
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We wonder who actually got the part, or if they were both passed up for somebody else...

But gone are the days of struggling to find an acting role for either of them. I think it's fair to say they're both doing more than OK now!

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