Can you tell Daily Herald columnist Burt Constable and actor Tommy Lee Jones apart? Of course you can.
In this scene from "Lincoln," does actor Tommy Lee Jones look like columnist Burt Constable? What if Burt's thinning hair were replaced by a bad toupee?
Burt Constable's grumpy goatee look was from his role covering the 2005 White Sox playoff run. After the Sox won the World Series Championship, Burt shaved the facial hair and added some wrinkles.
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This 2006 photo must have been taken when Tommy Lee Jones was overcome with joy. The actor has carved out a reputation as a grumpy old man.
The hand conveniently hides a chin or two, but it is difficult for Burt Constable to mask those Tommy Lee Jones-esque wrinkles.
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A decade ago there might have been some resemblance between actor Mark Wahlberg and columnist Burt Constable. Now Burt just wants to avoid being mistaken for Ted, the foul-mouthed bear.
Early in his columnist career, Burt Constable did not get mistaken for actor Tommy Lee Jones.
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Obviously thrilled with just being nominated for an Oscar, actor Tommy Lee Jones arrives at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
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“Has anybody ever told you that you look like …” We've all heard this. Quite possibly while watching Oscar coverage. Someone looks you over and then decides to share the opinion that you resemble somebody famous. “Has anybody ever told you that you look like George Clooney?” would be nice to hear, but that's not what Burt Constable gets.