He’s lost the delicate beauty that inspired Marlon Brando to snarl, “He looks like a girl” – his face is fuller, and he seems swarthier, as if his dad’s Italian genes are overwhelming his German mom’s.
There are wrinkles around his eyes, and worry lines between his eyebrows. “I don’t think about it – it’s beyond my control,” he says, rolling his eyes at the idea that he’s deliberately roughened up himself on-screen: “What, like I scratched my face in sand pits?”