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Aging in Hollywood

Meryl Streep Thought Her Career Would Be 'Over' When She Turned 40

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment

We shudder at the thought of a world without Meryl Streep’s Miranda Priestly. The “Florence Foster Jenkins” actress spoke to the Wall Street Jou...

Dear Hollywood, I May Be Invisible To You, But I'm Very Real

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.26.2016 | Fifty

I am not any one of “The Golden Girls.” I am neither Grace nor Frankie. I may have a touch of OITNB’s Red, although I haven’t murdered anyone ...

The One Thing Isabella Rossellini Never Wants To Hear As She Ages

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2016 | Fifty

Her career may have suffered from aging, but model and actress Isabella Rossellini says she doesn’t mind her advancing years one bit. “Nobody ever...

Salma Hayek Gets Candid About Body Confidence In Middle Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.24.2016 | Fifty

Salma Hayek may be known for her good looks and her trademark curves, but the actress says being comfortable in her own skin is something that changes...

Here's How Good Hollywood Really Is At Making Actors Look Older

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty

Hollywood films often call for wigs and makeup, not to make stars look more glamorous, but to make them look older. But how good are they at reverse-B...

Before You Get Botox, Cameron Diaz Wants You To Know One Important Thing

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.27.2016 | OWN

When people start to feel as if their smile lines are deepening or or their strands of gray hair are coming in more frequently, they sometimes have on...

Jane Fonda, Sharon Stone And Alfre Woodard Share A Potent Message

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.26.2016 | Fifty

Jane Fonda, Sharon Stone and Alfre Woodard have been in the Hollywood spotlight for decades, but they say it's only now, after age 50, that they're ha...

Pamela Anderson Shuts Down Ageism With 5 Perfect Words

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.10.2016 | Fifty

For a woman who's built her career on her enviable looks, you might think Pamela Anderson would be panicked about growing older and losing a bit of th...

Jane Fonda Says She Wants To Be The 'Face' Of Old Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty

With a long and prolific career, Jane Fonda has become a bonafide sex symbol and the poster child for fitness. But the actress, 78, says there's anoth...

Gillian Anderson Says Women Need To Stop Feeling Ashamed Of This

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2016 | Fifty

Gillian Anderson insists she hasn't had any work done, but says she's no stranger to the pressure women in Hollywood feel to keep turning back the clo...

Sally Field On Turning 70 And Owning It

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty

Sally Field's latest project, "Hello, My Name Is Doris," struck a nerve with the actress, who turns 70 later this year. In the film, Field's quirky ch...

Meryl Streep On The Biggest Surprise Of Her Career

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.16.2016 | Fifty

Meryl Streep is one of the most revered actresses of all time, and yet, the 66-year-old revealed she wasn't always sure her career would enjoy such lo...

Gwyneth Paltrow Just Said One Of The Most Relatable Things Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.11.2016 | Fifty

Hollywood might worship at the altar of youth, but Gwyneth Paltrow says she'll take a pass on turning back the clock. The 43-year-old actress says lif...

10 Women Who Prove You Can Rock Cleavage Like A Boss At Any Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.09.2016 | Fifty

Susan Sarandon got some flack for her recent revealing look at the SAG Awards, with TV host Piers Morgan questioning if the bold ensemble was appropri...

Catherine Zeta-Jones Calls Out Hollywood's Other Diversity Issue

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty

Diversity has been a hot topic in Hollywood as of late, with some stars boycotting the upcoming Academy Awards in a call for more stories about people...

The Youthful Jeff Goldblum's Guide To Aging In Reverse

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.27.2016 | Fifty

Jeff Goldblum is the epitome of aging gracefully. The actor pretty much looks as he did two decades ago in his "Jurassic Park" days, with just a littl...

Kim Cattrall Reveals Hollywood's 'Expiration Date' For Women

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty

"Sex and the City" veteran Kim Cattrall says she's no longer being offered saucy roles similar to her best-known character, Samantha Jones. The 59-yea...

Michael Caine On Why He Won't Ever Have To Retire

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.15.2016 | Fifty

Michael Caine has been in showbiz for decades, but he swears his career peaked after turning 50. The 82-year-old actor sat down for an interview on B...

Ian McKellen Reveals What May Be The Biggest Upside Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty

Not everyone welcomes aging with open arms, but actor Ian McKellen couldn't be happier with one of the lesser-known perks of being older. The 76-year-...

Susan Sarandon On Why She's 'Looking Forward To Being Older'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.08.2016 | Fifty

Susan Sarandon says she was told her career would die out about three decades ago. But today -- at 69 -- she's got plenty of work lined up as well as ...

Lady Gaga Says She Wants To 'Explode As I Go Into My 30s'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.07.2015 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga is Billboard's "Woman of the Year" and she's got a powerful message to share about aging. The 29-year-old singer (born Stefani Germanotta) t...

4 Things You Didn't Know About Goldie Hawn On Her 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.21.2015 | Fifty

Goldie Hawn turns 70 today and she couldn't look better! The iconic blonde bombshell, known for her bubbly personality and big blue eyes, has entertai...

Julianna Margulies Offers Perfect Advice On Why We Shouldn't Fear Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.07.2015 | Fifty

At 49, actress Julianna Margulies is no stranger to the pressures of staying young in Hollywood, but that doesn't mean she's dreading the big 5-0. "Th...

Why Hollywood Is Looking For Older Men

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty

Showbiz can be a cruel world for older women, with actresses like Emma Thompson and Helen Mirren often lamenting the "outrageous" ageism that exists i...

Anne Hathaway Says The Competition Is 'Fierce' Among Younger Actresses

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is not denying the nature of competition and ageism in Hollywood today. "'I hate to admit it, but it’s true -- there are fewer roles ...