Celebrities who are the definition of aging gracefully

Hollywood has created an atmosphere where, in the end, can really be more about looks than talent. While there are countless skilled actors and actresses in the world, there are also incredibly attractive ones who snag our attention immediately. Thankfully, they usually have talent to back up their beauty, so they wind up with successful careers on top of good looks.

Because of this stigma, celebrities have to constantly keep up their appearances. This can be extremely difficult because as time goes by, it is natural for people to begin aging. These days, there are so many beauty tricks and tips, it is hard to stay on top of the most up-to-date ways to turn back the hands of time and look as young as ever.


In the end, it really does seem like the best kept secrets for anti-aging remedies aren’t really secret at all. Most celebrities can admit to having some form of plastic surgery, injections, or laser treatments, but they also tend to take good care of themselves. The most commonly practiced ways of avoiding father time really are eating healthy, exercising, getting enough sleep, and drinking plenty of water. Many stars follow diet and fitness regimens and say it really does help to keep them looking glam as can be. Keep reading to see celebs who are as flawless now as they were when they were younger.

Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley has been known for her beauty throughout most of her life, beginning in the late ’70s when she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated for the first time. Her career certainly hasn’t slowed down as she got older and neither has her youthful and energetic spirit. Brinkley feels that she should look the way she feels and has done what she can to stop the aging process. Since age 13, the former face of CoverGirl has been a vegetarian, and at times vegan. She also uses intense exercise regimens to remain healthy and fit. Lately, she’s giving two specific treatments credit for helping her glow into her 60s: Ultherapy and Xeomin, noninvasive procedures that keep her looking flawless.

Jane Seymour

There are two things you probably will not believe about Jane Seymour and they are that she is currently 67 and that she’s never had any pharmaceutical surgery. That’s right, the Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman actress has decided to remain au natural as she gets older and, may we say, that was a fantastic decision on her part. This former Bond girl does rely on her some trusty makeups to cover what few blemishes she may have, but her best tips for looking as flawless as she does are a good moisturizer, wearing sunscreen, exfoliating, and exercise. She does everything she can to take care of her skin by using high quality products.

Goldie Hawn

Some people could say that Goldie Hawn has gone a little “overboard” with beauty procedures, but rumors of plastic surgery aside, we think she looks great for age. Some women choose to have work done as they age, others don’t and it is up to them to decide. Hawn tries to remain as healthy and natural as possible through juice cleanses, exercising regularly, and spurts of meditation. It makes sense that the actress known for making us laugh says that consistently staying positive also helps her to age gracefully.

Tanya Roberts

Though she hasn’t been seen in anything since 2005, we will always remember Tanya Roberts being nominated for worst actress when she portrayed a Bond Girl in A View to a Kill. Before her days as Midge on That ’70s Show, Roberts was also a Charlie’s Angels replacement, which then led to a starring role in the 1982 blockbuster The Beastmaster. She garnered quite a bit of attention for posing in Playboy to promote the film. Her career aside, there is no denying that she looks great for her age at 62.

Nicole Kidman

Like a fine wine, Nicole Kidman just gets better with age and it seems like her talent is limitless. She has won so many awards, we wonder where she keeps them all. From thrillers and dramas to lighthearted comedies, Kidman really can do everything. At the prime age of 51, she’s still going strong with the highly acclaimed series Big Little Lies, which is releasing its second season in 2019. Perhaps her biggest talent, however, is her ability to look half her age. We would love to know her secret!

Kim Basinger

The one and only Vicki Vale stole our hearts back when the original Batman was released in 1989. Kim Basinger kept it up with future roles such as her award-winning performance of Lynn Bracken in L.A. Confidential and has been seen on the big screen as recently as 2017 when she walked into the world of Fifty Shades. Perhaps somewhere along the way in her career, Basinger took an anti-aging elixir because she seems to have stopped aging about 20 years ago.

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett is as timeless as she is ageless because this women just doesn’t seem to get older over the years. From her acting debut in the mid ’80s to her recent performances in Blank Panther and American Horror Story, she has proven that she’s got talent and we already know that she’s got beauty. This iconic actress will be 60 in just a couple months and yet she looked just as radiant as ever and not a day over 40 at the recent Wrinkle in Time premiere.

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon, our fun loving adventuress in Thelma and Louise started off as a baseball groupie in Bull Durham. Back then, she was captivating, and now, well, she still is! Would you believe us if we told you that this lifelong actress is in her 70s? We thought it was a type-o because Sarandon looks barely old enough to have a daughter in her 30s. She thanks good genes and constant hydration for her young looks and we wish that it were only that simple.

Morgan Fairchild

Morgan Fairchild is frequently seen popping up as a guest appearance on various shows such as Days of Our Lives and The Bold and the Beautiful. She actually started her acting career as Faye Dunaway’s double in Bonnie and Clyde, but our favorite Fairchild role has to be Chandler Bing’s mom in Friends where she stirred up drama and had us laughing up a storm. The most amazing thing about her is probably the fact that she looks the same as she did on Friends, which was 17 years ago.

Jaclyn Smith

Before she was Jacqueline Kennedy, Jaclyn Smith gained international recognition and fame for her portrayal of Kelly Garrett in the action-packed series Charlie’s Angels. Though she hasn’t had too many notable roles since the ’80s, Smith did make a cameo appearance in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, the second installment of the film series based off the ’70s show. Happily married to cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Brad Allen, the now clothing designer helps maintain her youthful appearance by downing broccoli, kale and spinach smoothies for breakfast.

Vanna White

Vanna White has pretty much made a career out of looking glamorous, so it makes sense that she still takes our breath away even in her 60s. The Wheel of Fortune hostess of 35 years says that her secret to staying young is getting plenty of sleep, exercising on a regular basis, and eating healthy. Her sparkling smile and gorgeous gowns have made her a gameshow favorite as she continues to turn letters while strutting her stuff in five-inch heels.

Jennifer Coolidge

Though she has played numerous roles that had us laughing out loud, Jennifer Coolidge will always be Stifler’s mom in our minds. This voluptuous comedic actress really rose to fame in 1999 when she was cast in American Pie and followed shortly after with Legally Blonde. Aside from the hilariously obnoxious characters she plays, probably the most incredible thing about Coolidge is that she basically looks identical to how she did when first starting out. Regardless of obvious plastic surgery, there’s no denying that she looks great for 56.

Suzanne Somers

Suzanne Somers is best known as everyone’s favorite dumb blonde, Chrissy Snow from Three’s Company. For several years, Somers all but retired from acting to focus on her health and family, but she has made appearances on various shows, such as Dancing with the Stars. Today, she focuses mostly on her writing, publishing nearly 40 books, one as recently as 2017. Though she has definitely let plastic surgeons “come and knock on her door,” she does everything she can to naturally remain healthy and young into her 70s.

Amanda Bearse

Amanda Bearse became an LGBTQ+ advocate after coming out as being attracted to woman in 1993, a few years before Ellen Degeneres’ iconic reveal. Bearse is best known for playing Marcy D’Arcy, an overtly feminist neighbor of the Bundy family, in the hit sitcom Married… with Children. Since then, she has focused more on directing and moved from L.A. to get away from the celebrity atmosphere there. Bearse has sported a short and stylish pixie cut for decades and manages to remain mostly wrinkle free as she pushes 60.

Maureen McCormick

Maureen McCormick was one of the most cherished child stars of her time as Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch. Onscreen, her life seemed perfect, but behind the scenes, McCormick struggled for years as she suffered through mental illness, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Today, she lives mostly out of the limelight and tries to lead a normal life, while still appearing in different roles from time to time. She may have had a tough beginning, but the 61-year old appears to be doing and looking great now.

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone has come a long way since moving to New York to pursue modeling. The Golden Globe winner had her share of memorable films, including Total Recall, Basic Instinct, and Casino. Due to a life-threatening brain hemorrhage, she was out of the limelight for a while to focus on recovery. Lately, she’s making a name for herself in the TV world, appearing as a guest star on multiple shows. Stone’s health scare has made her embrace aging and she is doing so gracefully if we do say so ourselves.


Oprah has captivated audiences for decades on her inspirational talk shows. From being born to a poverty-stricken family in rural Mississippi to becoming a billionaire, Oprah seems to have it all, including a Cecil B. DeMille Award. She may be one of the most eloquent women of all time, but she has not had an easy life. You wouldn’t be able to tell that she’s is in her mid sixties because, well, she ages wonderfully and looks just as great now as she did starting out in the early ’70s.

Victoria Principal

Victoria Principal seems to know a thing or two about natural beauty and aging. After nine years starring on the prime time soap opera Dallas, actress and model Principal went on to create a line of natural skincare products called Principal Secret. She wrote four books on the topic of beauty, health, fitness, and wellbeing, and is currently working on her fifth book. She truly does look as beautiful as she did on Dallas and we would certainly like to know her secret!

Cheryl Ladd

What is it with Charlie’s Angels? They all seem to just keep getting better with age and Cheryl Ladd is no exception to this. While Ladd is known for more than just one of Charlie’s infamous sidekicks, she is probably most notable for that role. She replaced Farrah Fawcett after her departure in the first season and stayed until it was cancelled in ’81. The actress is also known for Poison Ivy and Millennium and recently appeared alongside Katherine Heigl and Rosario Dawson in the 2017 thriller Unforgettable.

Audrey Landers

Audrey Landers may be most well known for her portrayal of Afton Cooper on Dallas (both the original and the reboot), but we also will never forget her performance as Val Clarke in A Chorus Line. She really is “one singular sensation” that’s for sure and she continues to be one into her 60s. Her most recent film Love at Sea is set to be released in 2018 and she will play Alexa PenaVega’s mom.

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields has often been considered one of the world’s most beautiful women and while we don’t disagree, she is also a talented actress. Aside from Blue Lagoon and Endless Love (yes the movie that made the timeless song famous), Shields’ most notable role is Susan Keane from Suddenly Susan, which garnered her two Golden Globe nominations. Since her time as a child star, the model/actress has been seen as recurring characters in multiple TV series such as Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Jane the Virgin.

Dolly Parton

Youngsters might know her as Miley Cyrus’ G-d mother, but most know Dolly Parton as the country superstar who brought us Jolene and 9 to 5. A lesser known fact about Parton is that it was actually her who wrote the song the late Whitney Houston is most famous for. Yes, you read that correctly, it was our girl Dolly who wrote I Will Always Love You. Not only is she a magnificent singer, but she also has an ability to look half her age at 72. You go, Dolly!

Jane Fonda

Is there anything Jane Fonda can’t do? From Broadway to the big screen, she’s been entertaining us since 1960 and considering she’s currently on the high-rated, Emmy-nominated show Grace and Frankie, it doesn’t look like she’s slowing down any time soon. She’s starred in two award-winning movies, Klute and Coming Home, and seems to have only gone up from there. In addition to her acting, Fonda is also quite the exercise junkie, which is probably why she looks so great at the age of 80.

Julie Andrews

Surprisingly, Mary Poppins was Julie Andrews film debut. Before this, she was already a prominent Broadway star from portraying Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Andrews has shined since she was a child and now, at the age of 82, she continues to do so ever so gracefully. This woman has had a long and extremely successful career and is still seen from time to time popping up in animated films such as Despicable Me. We loved her as Mia Thermopolis’ grandma and we love her in everything else, too.

Raquel Welch

She won the Golden Globe for best actress in Three Musketeers; she was voted one of the most attractive people of all time as recently as 2011; she’s the one, the only Raquel Welch. This brunette bombshell stepped into her late 70s as stunning as ever and continues to shock the world with her beauty and talent. She hasn’t had too many prominent roles in the last decade or so, but she did appear in the comedy How to Be a Latin Lover with some other big Hollywood names.

Barbara Mandrell

Barbara Mandrell is one of the best female country singers of her time, proving to the world that she’s so much more than just a pretty blonde. She was the first performer to win the CMA Entertainer of the Year twice and she also won the CMA for Female Vocalist of the Year twice. That is quite a successful career if you ask us! Mandrell was finally inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame back in 2009 where she rightfully belongs.

Olivia Newton-John

The great Olivia Newton-John needs no introduction because pretty much everyone knows her as the innocent turned bad girl Sandy from the timeless classic Grease. She’s also known for the jingle that can really get stuck in your head, Let’s Get Physical. After her cancer diagnosis, Olivia became a huge health and cancer research advocate. Regardless if the rumors are true about her plastic surgery, we have to admit that this star looks amazing as she pushes 70.


The Queen of Pop has a unique natural beauty to her that is still obvious even as she approaches 60. Her youthful energy and light shines through when she performs and, though she was a huge icon in the ’80s, her music will probably live on forever. It’s not often that you see someone win a Golden Globe for acting AND singing, but that’s what Madonna has done for her performance in Evita and for her best original song in W.E., which she also wrote and directed.

Sally Field

Needless to say, Sally Field has come a long way since her days of Steel Magnolias, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Forrest Gump. She’s been snagging amazing roles for years, including Spider-Man’s aunt and Abe Lincoln’s wife, and we doubt she’s stopping soon. Field has been nominated for many awards and has won two Oscars, as well as a few Golden Globes. Perhaps her work is what keeps her looking so young at 71. Either way, we hope to see her continue on with some more great roles.

Helen Mirren

One might say that Helen Mirren’s acting is fit for a queen, which might be why she was chosen to play Queen Elizabeth II in 2006. She was so good, she walked away with not just an Oscar, but a Golden Globe. As Mirren approaches her 73rd birthday, we think she keeps getting more stunning with age. This actress has embraced her 70s with dignity and grace and that’s probably why she still looks so fresh-faced. A few wrinkles here and there, but she’s still as lovely as ever.

Meryl Streep

We’re not alone in saying Meryl Streep is one of the best actresses of all time. She has a gift that was thrust upon her from an early age and the world is lucky to be able to see her on screen. Streep has been collecting awards and honors since the ’70s and was rightfully presented the 2017 Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. She recently turned 69 and the only way you would know is from the trail of her lifetime of accomplishments.

Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin may be getting more adorable and hilarious with age – she is just over a year away from 80 and you’d probably never know because of her young spirit. She is still making us laugh with Jane Fonda on Grace and Frankie, a Netflix series that premiered in 2015 and will start its fifth season in 2019. Needless to say, we love Miss Frizzle and are so glad that Tomlin was able to lead such a successful career because Hollywood would not be the same without her.

Lynda Carter

The original Wonder Woman does simply does not seem old enough to be in her mid-60s. With her dazzling looks, Lynda Carter could probably win Miss World again today, but the 1972 title is more than enough. After her WW years, Carter moved on to jazz singing and she appeared in several shows and films over the years. One thing is for certain, she looks just as great today as she did in 1975. The actress admits to a little Botox here and there, but refuses to get plastic surgery because she’s afraid she will look too different. She recently received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is rumored to be in the upcoming Wonder Wonder movie’s sequel.

Susan Dey

Susan Dey became part of one of the most beloved TV families of the 1970s when she landed the role of Laurie in the musical series The Partridge Family. Aside from her time on the family tour bus, Dey starred on the show LA Law and snagged herself a Golden Globe for the performance. Dey hasn’t been seen on screen since 2004, and has dedicated her life to public service instead. Though she tends to avoid spotlight these days, we can’t help but notice her eloquent look as she ages.

Barbi Benton

Barbi Benton caught late Hugh Hefner’s attention after taking a job with Playboy at age 18. Though she’s been semi-retired since 1986 to focus on raising her children and having a normal life, people haven’t forgotten about her intriguing smile and spunky personality. From flirty cheerleader, to country singer, to a terrified woman being stalked in a hospital, Benton has pretty much done it all. With fame that has lasted almost 50 years, Benton still looks as great as she did back then and currently works as an interior designer.

Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson has been around since the mid-’60s and with the way she’s still rocking it, it doesn’t look like she’s going anywhere anytime soon. Within her four years as everyone’s favorite receptionist on WKRP in Cincinnati, Anderson was nominated for three Golden Globe awards and two Primetime Emmy’s. Over time, and especially with the stress Hollywood can put on people, everyone starts to age, but apparently not this blonde bombshell. She practically looks the same as she did when she was 33 and on top of the world.