The Stranger Issues star, who married Allen in 2020, performs a Russian super-soldier and father to Scarlett Johansson’s titular superhero within the new Marvel movie.
Harbour needed to drop pounds by way of filming, as his character begins the movie balding and rotund on account of years in jail.
Harbour has now revealed that he and Allen went on their first date whereas he was initially out of practice for the position, and slowly misplaced weight over the course of filming and the early months of their relationship.
“It’s a real testomony to my plain charisma after I say that my spouse met me at 280 kilos with this beard and this hair,” the actor advised The New York Times. “We went on a date on the Wolseley [restaurant] in London, and she or he actually fell for me at my worst, bodily and hair-wise.
“In order the factor went on, I began shedding the load and figuring out. And she or he actually has some blended emotions about it. Which is an efficient place to be in a relationship. It’s actually good to begin the connection from that half, versus being the younger, good-looking buck and watching your self degenerate over time.”
Harbour and Allen married at a chapel in Las Vegas final yr, with Harbour just lately revealing that becoming stepfather to Allen’s children has “changed [his] life”.
The actor additionally spoke about his struggles with alcoholism, including that adopting a cat helped him in his journey to sobriety.