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Older Actors

Older Women Are Beautiful And Amazing. Why Are They Left Out Of Movies?

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment

A lot of women will tell you that once we get past 40, we start to feel kind of invisible. In movies and TV shows, we’re often portrayed as non-sexu...

Sam Elliott Says Hollywood Is 'Hard' On Women And Older Actors

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Elliott, who has been working in Hollywood for more than four decades, knows well how the business has changed over the years. And that includes a...

These Celebrities Prove That Big Breaks In Hollywood Aren't Just For The Young

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.30.2014 | Celebrity

Many people think that it's impossible to "make it" in the entertainment industry once they've hit a certain age. With so many child and teenaged star...

Secrets Of The Over-70s Acting Brigade

The Guardian | Mark Lawson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Fifty

When you turn 80, the NHS offers a free health check-up, including a memory test. Having reached the qualifying age earlier this year, Sheila Hancock ...


Jason Stuart | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty
Jason Stuart

I challenge the media to start the conversation with and about people over 40. We have the money to spend. Make us use it! Let's let them know we want to go to the movies, see great theater, buy songs, read books and watch comedy in the clubs!

10 Actors Much Older Than Their Characters

Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. joked last week that Paul Thomas Anderson passed him over in favor of Joaquin Phoenix for the lead in the film adaptation of "Inhere...

They're Not The Only Stars With Staying Power

Posted 11.30.2012 | Fifty

What do top-Hollywood earner Tom Cruise, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and rock star Keith Richards have in common? They are all celebrities “of...

Ads I Don't Want to See

Susan Silver | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Susan Silver

A lot of older actors and actresses are doing commercials. There is nothing new about that, but once you've hit Baby Boomer and beyond, the types of commercials seem to have a sameness about them...

Which Post 50 Stars Were Born In August?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty

Get the candles ready, it’s time to wish some of our favorite famous post 50s a happy birthday! From the President of the United States to one o...

Boomers Dominate 2012 Golden Globe Nominations

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty

While Hollywood tends to celebrate youth, the Golden Globe nominations announced today may signal a new era for older actors in film and television. T...

Watching the Generational Shift Among Actors

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Larry Crowne marked Tom Hanks, who is now 55, as a star who can no longer open a movie. Not that he's lost anything as an actor -- he hasn't. But the movie flopped.