Tag: aging

Judi Dench: “I don’t want to be told I’m too old to try something”

If you happen to meet celebrated English actress Dame Judi Dench, you might have dozens of questions for her. Just be sure none of those questions have to do with her age, especially since she’ll be turning 80 on December 9. At a publicity event for the BBC Christmas drama Esio Trot in which she stars with Dustin Hoffman, Dench remarked, “Age is a number, it’s something imposed on you. It drives me absolutely spare when people say ‘are you going to retire, isn’t it time you put your feet up’ or tell me [my] age. I don’t want to ... Read more

Robin Wright’s Approach to Aging in Hollywood

Robin Wright is someone who has always done Hollywood her own way. In the June/July issue of Town & Country, the 48-year-old actress explained why she forged her own path versus following a stereotypical starlet career. She said, “Hollywood is difficult to navigate if you have integrity. So I opted not to work if there wasn’t enough to do in a role, which doesn’t have to do with the role’s size. If there’s nothing for me to do as an actress, that’s frustrating…I’d rather go work at a menial labor job, where I can actually get my hands dirty.” Wright ... Read more

Julianne Moore talks aging and “letting go of your vanity”

Julianne Moore has proven to be a better Sarah Palin than the politician herself. Moore has received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of the potential VP in HBO’s Game Change. It was an impersonation Moore worked hard on.