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Candi
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04:48:13 AM Feb 28th 2014
Removed Real Life section per discussion and vote on Real Life section maintenance thread.
Candi
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09:08:40 PM Feb 24th 2014
In some of the Film and such examples, there seems to be some confused overlap between the actors and the characters they play. Maybe a line should be drawn between the character who is supposed to be a Dirty Old Man, and the actor, who may not be anything like the part he's playing. Also, calling real people (the actors) that in real life by drawing attention to their real ages/age gaps, rather than the characters, is kind of rude.
SeptimusHeap
11:26:21 PM Feb 24th 2014
Actors aren't troped, especially not with tropes like this one. Delete all such entries.
Candi
05:02:32 AM Feb 28th 2014
edited by 97.113.192.160
Sticking problematic entries with actor vs character tropes here:

  • The Avengers (1998). Sir August's (Sean Connery) lascivious gloating over a captured Emma Peel (Uma Thurman). Dude, you're 40 years older than her.
  • Connery seems to be quite good at playing this sort of character. In both Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Entrapment, he falls for a much younger woman. In Last Crusade, that woman is even younger than his son.
  • In The Spy Who Loved Me, Karl Stromberg (Curt Jurgens) takes mild advantage of a helpless Anya (Barbara Bach) while she's strapped to a couch. When the movie was released in 1977 Jurgens was 62 and Ms. Bach was 30.
Candi
03:24:15 PM Feb 28th 2014
Umitencho
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02:56:05 PM Jan 23rd 2013
There is a song called Dirty Ol' Man by the Three Degrees in 1973.
danfromsa
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12:27:07 PM Dec 1st 2010
I think it would be useful to put in some reference to how in manga/anime these guys are often bleeding from the nose.
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