Recently, celebrities like Emma Thompson have spoken out about Hollywood’s lack of roles for the older, mature women saying she has to take whatever role she can get. We’ve decided to stand side-by-side with Thompson with our gallery of 69 celebs who prove that age is just a number to give the finger to Hollywood. We want to see more of these gorgeous women on the silver screen right now!
1. Dame Helen Mirren (age 70)
Mirren has been acting since age 22 when she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. Now almost 50 years later she’s internationally successful and looks amazing.
As an older actress she has been a pioneer, claiming and fighting for lead roles instead of allowing Hollywood to push her into the faded background. She’s proven her ability in films like The Queen for which she won an Oscar and in 2013 was awarded a space on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.