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Dan Stevens now

We have been here before but this is another picture of Dan Stevens now - what is he doing to himself? He is getting slimmer every time I see him ... he is now totally different from how he looked 5 years ago in The Line of Beauty, when that slight chubbiness suited him, and he proved he was ideal for costume drama stuff like that remake of Sense & Sensibility and Downton Abbey - he must be working hard at creating a whole new image now, but is it going to work? There are plenty other actors who look like this - should Dan have stuck to his own groove in mainly costume drama?

He must work hard with a trainer and starve himself to look like this - his face has changed apart from the eyes. We were dissing Keanu for letting himself go and bulking up and looking slobby (as actors like Gerard Butler and Russell Crowe do between movies where they have to look good). It all seems like too much hard work to me, but then how does Tom Cruise continue looking the same decade after decade ....

by Anonymousreply 6507/21/2013

Oh dear, he looks ill. I prefer the slightly pudgier Dan.

by Anonymousreply 105/21/2013

I may look ill but at least I have a chin now.

by Anonymousreply 205/21/2013

Someone obviously told him he's competing with the naturally lean Damian Lewis.

by Anonymousreply 305/21/2013

Well, he's obviously dealing with some major issues that have manifested themselves into this need to completely overhaul his appearance.

by Anonymousreply 405/21/2013

This photo was published in March, two months before OP's image.

In both images Stevens does look much different than in past film/TV roles. Maybe he's doing some Christian Bale starve-for-my-art thing but the gaunt effect in OP's link owes at least something to light and shadow and a technically bad and unflattering photo.

by Anonymousreply 505/21/2013

Now that Dan has a jaw line (he always had a chin) he needs to return to bleaching his hair blonde.

by Anonymousreply 605/21/2013

The poor dude took so much flak for being fat during his Downton stay that he probably decided to shed as much weight as he could. I think he looks much better here, and more likely to be cast in other ventures besides period pieces.

by Anonymousreply 705/21/2013

As a pimp with a coke habit, say.

by Anonymousreply 805/21/2013

Dan Stevens to appear on Graham Norton tonight - this should be interesting.

by Anonymousreply 906/07/2013

Maybe he's getting ready to come out and knows that no fatties are allowed in the gay dating circuit.

by Anonymousreply 1006/07/2013

I think he looks better this way. Needs more hair, though.

by Anonymousreply 1106/07/2013

Perhaps he has become obsessed with Jesse Pinkman

by Anonymousreply 1206/07/2013

Ewww. He's too old to pull off hipster facial hair and hairstyles.

But at least he's not fat.

by Anonymousreply 1306/07/2013

Yo, no more Matthew Crowley, BITCH!

by Anonymousreply 1406/07/2013

The actor playing Thomas the footman has put on every pound that Dan Stevens has lost.

by Anonymousreply 1506/07/2013

Maybe he wants to do drag roles and get into some hot gowns and dresses?

by Anonymousreply 1606/07/2013

He looked perfect in "The Line of Beauty." He was overweight in "Downton Abbey" but he still was attractive--now he's just not attractive. He looks prematurely aged and anorexic.

by Anonymousreply 1706/07/2013

Pics, R15.

by Anonymousreply 1806/07/2013

I don't have pix, but R15 is correct.

I didn't find her all that to begin with, but she's a plus-sized gal now.

by Anonymousreply 1906/07/2013

Is he a natural blond or brunette?

by Anonymousreply 2006/07/2013

Is he dying?

by Anonymousreply 2106/07/2013

Just seen him on the Norton show, where he just was not interesting at all. The new look is starting compared to how he used to be in The Line of Beauty and those costume dramas. I think he fancies himself as an intellectual, what with reading all those books, and too good for just a popular serial that other actors would kill to be in.

His latest projects dont seem to be anything special but he will always be known as the actor who changed the whole storyline of Downton Abbey by refusing to continue in his lead role.

I still think it takes more than a diet or a trainer or a hair color change to look so different.

by Anonymousreply 2206/07/2013

I understand his desire not to be typecast, but there's nothing extraordinary about him and he's not getting any younger. He should've stuck with DA.

by Anonymousreply 2306/07/2013

Would not have recognized him as Matthew from that photo.

One thing to remember about carrying extra weight as Matthew, that was totally in keeping with the times and the character.

Weight was an indication of wealth -- you had the money to buy food.

One hundred years ago, most people were underweight, even by DL's manorexic standards. They didn't have the money to buy spend lavishly on food that would add to their weight.

by Anonymousreply 2406/07/2013

He may be on the 5:2 diet? That's the diet Benedict Cumberbatch is on to slim down for Sherlock.

by Anonymousreply 2506/07/2013

Last time I saw something that looked like that, it was hanging in a doctors office.

He was hot in Line of Beauty.

by Anonymousreply 2606/07/2013

Apparently Thomas the Footman Rob Collier-Something has been spending time in Hollywood so don't be surprised if he shows up in SEason 4 fitter and toned.

by Anonymousreply 2706/07/2013

[quote] Just seen him on the Norton show

I really hope it's only one idiot who keeps putting up illiterate posts like this. I'd hate to think there are lots and lots of ungrammatical morons on this board.

by Anonymousreply 2806/07/2013

He was attractive in Downton Abbey.

Now he looks like a weasel.

by Anonymousreply 2906/07/2013

This will end in tears.

by Anonymousreply 3006/07/2013

He's a lollipop head.

It's startling because I'm used to seeing anorexic actresses who are expected to look like that. It's an unusual look for a man.

by Anonymousreply 3106/07/2013

I think he looks like the kid who played Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies. Tom Felton, I think is his name. Tom is prematurely balding, but if you look at their faces, I see a resemblance.

by Anonymousreply 3206/07/2013

Will his next role be as an alien in a space flick?

by Anonymousreply 3306/07/2013

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by Anonymousreply 3406/07/2013

He's dead to me.

by Anonymousreply 3506/07/2013

You people are so mean to Dan Stevens. The whole way through Downton Abbey everyone makes fun of his jawline. Then he gets one and he still can't get a break! Mean, I tell you.

by Anonymousreply 3606/07/2013

Downtown will stay in the family! The baby is the new heir! Mrs. Crawley will be out on her fanny!!!

by Anonymousreply 3706/07/2013

[quote]One hundred years ago, most people were underweight, even by DL's manorexic standards.

That is 100% wrong.

In 1913, the fuller, curvier, and more statuesque look of the Gibson Girl was the standard of female beauty.

You obviously know absolutely nothing about history.

by Anonymousreply 3806/07/2013

Rob James-Collier, aka Thomas the Footman, carrying sympathy weight:

by Anonymousreply 3906/07/2013

Thomas, having borrowed Matthew's extra chins:

by Anonymousreply 4006/07/2013

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by Anonymousreply 4106/07/2013

Those photos are old! Rob-James has reduced!!!Look!!!

by Anonymousreply 4206/07/2013

Uh, is that interviewer with dear skinny Rob male or female?

by Anonymousreply 4306/07/2013

R42 = Rob's LA agent, at happy hour at the Abbey

by Anonymousreply 4406/07/2013


by Anonymousreply 4506/07/2013

I wish r44. He's a cutey and quite charming in the interview.

by Anonymousreply 4606/07/2013

Dan's "Line of Beauty" weight was perfect for him - why couldn't he have stopped when he hit that number again, instead of continuing on to gauntness?

by Anonymousreply 4706/08/2013

Dan reveals he's lost 30 pounds!

by Anonymousreply 4806/10/2013

He looks gorgeous here:

by Anonymousreply 4906/10/2013

Too skinny. His face looks gaunt and haggard. Should have stopped at 10-15 lbs.

Oh, and blond is definitely better.

by Anonymousreply 5006/10/2013

The weight loss makes him look like a completely different person.

Even though he looks gay now, I prefer the way he looked before.

Re R48's link: something tells me Allen Leech is not going to age well.

by Anonymousreply 5106/10/2013

Allen Leech looks like he took Dan's 30 pounds and added a few of his own.

by Anonymousreply 5206/10/2013

Rob looks good no matter what. He has black hair and blue eyes. Dan looks like shit. Poor thing. All that weight lost and still manages to look bigger than Dominic Cooper.

by Anonymousreply 5306/10/2013

So was he a bleached blond?

by Anonymousreply 5406/11/2013

I think Dan is a natural blond- he looks more "authentic" as a blond than with the dark brown hair.

by Anonymousreply 5506/11/2013

[quote]In 1913, the fuller, curvier, and more statuesque look of the Gibson Girl was the standard of female beauty.

R38, your logic skills are impaired.

That the majority of women at the time did not attain the standard of female beauty is not a contradiction in the slightest.

You are 100% dumbass.

by Anonymousreply 5606/11/2013

Dan Stevens looks horrible thin and with dark brown hair. he should've at least stayed bleached blond! Allen Leech is sex on a stick...i'd shag that bloke in a trainspotting instant!

by Anonymousreply 5706/13/2013

"I think he looks much better here, and more likely to be cast in other ventures besides period pieces."

You are insane and probably have an eating disorder yourself.

by Anonymousreply 5806/13/2013

He looks way too thin.

The Guardian says he lost 30 pounds for a role.

End of story.

by Anonymousreply 5906/13/2013

He looks better with a few more pounds. Now he just looks like any other random actor.

Now, Alan Leach...he could stand to lose a few.

by Anonymousreply 6006/13/2013

Straight men don't look like this, no?

by Anonymousreply 6106/13/2013

Dan looks like a real fame whore on the red carpet in that awful shiny suit. He must be starving himself to look so thin and it does not suit him. Much preferred him in Downton and Sense & Sensability and Line of Beauty.

He is certainly selling this new movie, he has been on several tv sbows apart from Norton's, and interviews in all the leading papers. But it still is of no interest to me.

Allen Leech seems to have piled on the pounds though, isnt he meant to be gay? and Stephen Fry looks terrible.

Dan's wife is several years older than him too ...

by Anonymousreply 6206/13/2013

Love that first photo of him at the premiere with his phone in his hand - is he expecting a call from his agent ?

by Anonymousreply 6306/13/2013

Who is this person? Some background, please.

by Anonymousreply 6406/13/2013

Hello dan stevens can me and my friend Lisa meet you in London take photos and hug you from Amy Howard a dan stevens fan

by Anonymousreply 6507/21/2013
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