Harry Hamlin Recalls Meeting Tom Brady for the First Time: ‘He’s Really Nice’
Harry Hamlin recalled meeting NFL legend Tom Brady on Sunday night at Elton John’s 2023 Oscars viewing party.
Hamlin, 71, shared his experience with the legendary player for the first time and admitted to being nervous when he came face to face with Brady.
Brady, 45, and Hamlin met in January at the premiere of 80 for Bradyin which Hamlin played a former football star who romances the character of Jane Fonda.
Although Brady, who was also in the film and plays himself, never had any scenes with the 71-year-old.
“I didn’t work with him. I met him at the premiere and told him how great he was and also how successful I thought the movie was going to be, which it turned out to be. “, he revealed.
“He’s a GOAT and there aren’t many,” Hamlin said of Brady, who has won the most Super Bowl MVP awards in NFL history. “Come on. It’s a real GOAT”
THE LA Law alum added, “He’s really nice. He’s a really nice guy.”
In his conversation with PEOPLE, Hamlin also recalled giving Brady career advice: “I said, ‘You could have another career.’ And the next day he retired from football, so I’m sure that was my influence.”