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West attacks older actor typecasting

TIMOTHY West has warned that older actors are still being typecast, despite a raft of new films featuring them.

The stage and screen star, 78, was pleased to see a recent rise of films such as Quartet and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel starring actors of his generation. But he criticised casting directors for only signing up known faces currently on TV in very predictable characters.

 
 
 

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