12:45 AM EDT 04/25/2015
Originally posted 02/11/2011 10:30AM
As if losing a tooth in The Hangover wasn't proof enough of just how uninhibited Ed Helms can act, then go take a look at his latest effort, the big-screen comedy opening Friday, Cedar Rapids.
In it, the costar of The Office, here playing a dorky Midwestern insurance salesman, not only has intimate scenes with Sigourney Weaver and Anne Heche, but also shares a bare-all, towel-dropping embrace with Kurtwood Smith, who played the father of Topher Grace's character on That '70s Show.
"I was completely naked," Helms, 37, told PEOPLE at Thursday's New York Cinema Society screening of Cedar Rapids, sponsored by Altoids. "I feel that those little modesty pouches that they give you for nude scenes are far more humiliating than actually nudity, so why not just go for it?"
Originally posted 06/05/2009 02:05PM
Ed Helms's toothless grin has been emblazoned on posters for his new movie The Hangover – and it turns out the holey smile wasn't just a gag.
"It is totally real," Helms, 35, tells PEOPLE. "I have an implant. An adult tooth never came in … and when I was 16, they did a permanent implant."
For the film, about a bachelor party in Las Vegas that goes wildly wrong, Helms spends much of the time sans front tooth. To achieve the look, he (and his dentist) decided to forego prosthetics and just remove his fake tooth.
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