"He's a very good actor, but being a stand-in can kind of have a stigma to it," he said. "It's a double-edged sword. Working with him, I can put him up for different parts I'm involved in. And I think most often, actors don't really have a deep relationship with their stand-in. But we're like brothers really."
Catlett, with an easy grin and hefty Texan charm, insists he doesn't mind being behind the scenes.
"Is it hard to be with my friend and watch his career take off and me, as an actor, not have that momentum?" he asked. "It would have been, maybe in another situation. But not with Jeff, because he has never made me feel as if I wasn't an equal part of his career and success."