It’s been going on for as long as movies have been around, older actors enlisted to play much younger folks..
First off we find Matt Damon who famously played Scott Thorson in Behind the Candelabra. Scott’s approximate age in Behind the Candelabra: 17, Matt’s real age at the time of filming: 42.
Liberace ex-lover, who was portrayed by Matt Damon in the HBO film ‘Behind the Candelabra,’ has been sentenced to a staggering eight to 20 years in a Nevada prison for failing another court-ordered drug test while on probation for burglary and identity theft convictions. OUCH!
Washoe District Judge Patrick Flanagan sentenced Scott Thorson on Wednesday after a string of bad drug tests capped his failure to show up at a court-ordered treatment facility.
Matt Damon played him in ‘Behind the Candelabra,’ Scott Thorson, Liberace’s real life boyfriend is back in jail over meth..