On-screen nudity has always been a contentious topic for new actors.
Many movies and television shows have small roles for actors who are willing to bare their bodies, meaning that if an up-and-coming actor disrobes on-screen, they can potentially give their CV a boost.
On the other hand, doing so means that there will forever be video clips of them naked online: something that would make the vast majority of people uncomfortable.
We cannot get inside the head of every actor facing this choice, but we are able to measure what actors mark on their professional profile in relation to their willingness to perform nude. The data for today’s piece comes from my database of every working actor in the UK who has a public …