10 Beautiful Actresses Over 50

If you thought that old age was for sissies, you better think again! In the past, getting more appealing roles and contracts seemed to be harder as an actress advanced in age, but the same can’t be said now. We have seen the likes of Jessica Lange and Charlotte Rampling striking lucrative beauty deals despite their advanced ages. Those two aren’t the only women who can be considered glamorous and gorgeous at any age. The following are other 10 beautiful actresses over 50 that have proved to us again that age is nothing but a number.

10 Beautiful Actresses Over 50

1. Raquel Welch

She is a 70-year old American actress who’s considered to be one of the sexiest women over the age of fifty. 

• Born on September 5, 1940.

• Divorced 3 times and separated once.

• Mother of 2.

• She rose to stardom after her role in “One Million Years B.C (1966)”, whereby she won a doe-skin bikini that became a best-selling poster and turned her into an iconic sex symbol.

• She released a dance single titled “This Girl’s Back in Town” in 1987.

• She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Actress in 1974.

• She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in “Right to Die” (1987).

Raquel Welch

2. Meryl Streep

At 64, Meryl Streep still looks beautiful and sexy. Even though she continues to transform herself from one role to another, her sensuality still bubbles underneath.

• Born on June 22, 1949

• Married to Don Gummer since 1978.

• Mother of 4.

• Won the Academy for Best Actress for her role in “Sophie’s Choice” (1982) and “The Iron Lady” (2011). 

• She has had 18 Academy Award nominations in thirty-five years.

• Has received 28 Golden Globe nominations.

• She holds the record for being the most nominated actor (female or male) in film history.

• She is renowned for her ability to imitate a wide range of accents.

Meryl Streep

3. Ellen Barkin 

This American actress is 60 years old, and she has been quite modest as she refuses to do nude scenes for the sake of her children.

• Born on April 16, 1954.

• Divorced twice.

• Mother of 2.

• Mostly known for her award-winning Broadway roles, and also for her unconventional characters in films such as “Switch” and “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”.

Ellen Barkin

4. Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone is a 56-year old actress and film producer. Despite her advanced age, this former fashion model has maintained her sexy.

• Born on March 10, 1958.

• Divorced twice.

• Mother of 3.

• She achieved international recognition for her role in the erotic thriller “Basic Instinct”. 

• Her performance in “Casino” won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama. 

• Her performance in “The Practice” won her the Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

Sharon Stone

5. Julianne Moore

She is a 53-year old British-American actress and author. 

• Born on December 6, 1960.

• She’s married to Bart Freundlich.

• Mother of 2.

• She received considerable recognition in the late 90s and early 2000s.

• She has received the Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role in “Game Change”.

Julianne Moore

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6. Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren is a 68-year old American actress, who has been active in her career since the year 1965.

• Born on July 26, 1945.

• Married to Taylor Hackford.

• She has won 2 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, 3 Golden Globe Awards, 4 BAFTAs and 1 Academy Award for Best Actress.

• In 2013, the Guardian listed her as one of the 50 best-dressed over 50s.

7. Angela Basset

Angela is a 55-year old American actress, who gained international recognition for her film roles portraying real-life women such as Betty Shabazz in “Malclm X”, and Tina Turner in “What’s Love Got to Do with It”.

• Born on August 16, 1958.

• Married to Courtney B. Vance since 1997.

• Mother of 2.

• She has been an active Ambassador of UNICEF for the United States. 

• She is a big supporter of the Royal Theatre Boys & Girls Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

• On July 2013, she was initiated as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

8. Christie Brinkley

She is a 60-year old American actress and model. She gained international fame in the late 70s with 3 consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers.

• Born February 2, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan, USA.

• She has been married four times.

• She has 3 children.

• She was the face of CoverGirl for 25 years, which is the longest running cosmetics contract by any model in history. 

• She has appeared in more than 500 magazine covers.

Christie Brinkley

9. Susan Sarandon

She is a 67-year old American actress, who started her career in acting way back in 1970.

• She was born on October 4, 1946 in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, USA.

• She has three children.

• She has received 5 Emmy nominations and 5 Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. 

• 1999, she was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

• In 2006, she was awarded with the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award.

Susan Sarandon

10. Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is a 55-year old British actress, screenwriter and actress. She has been considered to be among the greatest British actresses of her generation.

• Born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, England, U.K.

• She has been married twice.

• She has two children.

• She has won multiple acting awards.

These gorgeous women undoubtedly continue to keep the saying “Old is Gold” alive. They are beautiful and super talented, and it goes without saying that they will continue to look glam even as their ages advance

Emma Thompson

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