Actors Who’ve Gotten Better with Age

Check out our list of actors who’ve totally gotten better with age.
The idea that you have to be young to be a heavy-hitter in Hollywood is a complete lie. Sometimes, actors actually get better with age! Don’t believe us? Oh ye of little faith. Here are seven actors who’ve actually gotten better with every passing year.

Diane Keaton


Diane Keaton has always been funny, smart, fierce and an absolute diva, but have you seen how good she looks lately? She even regularly whips out her latest fashion looks on her personal Instagram for her legions of followers. You can catch her proving age can’t keep a style icon down in the upcoming comedy, Poms.


Judi Dench


Judi Dench hasn’t aged for at least three decades, continuing to appear in everything from historical dramas, through to her role as M in the Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig Bond films.


Jeff Goldblum


Like a fine, charming, eccentric and confusing wine, Jeff Goldblum has gone from lanky Hollywood oddball to a fashionable genius who turns any project he’s in to gold. Sure, he was good in The Fly, but nothing beats Goldblum in anything by Wes Anderson. 


Angela Bassett


Angela Bassett, nineties screen icon, was good. Angela Bassett rocking it as Queen Ramonda in Black Panther, aged 60 and making everyone around her look ordinary by comparison? Insane. Bassett back in the day was a powerhouse of talent, but Bassett now is a goddess.


Helen Mirren


From iconic bombshell to playing the Queen herself, Helen Mirren has helped prove that it is possible to get bigger, better, more beautiful and more talented the older you get. Mirren is one of the greatest actors of her generation, and we can’t wait to see where she goes from here.


Julianne Moore


You’ll be able to catch Julianne Moore real soon in Gloria Bell, a film about a woman learning to love herself as she gets older, but Moore has always – and will always – be perfect. Whether it’s a Hollywood blockbuster, an indie smash, the goofs of 30 Rock or a heartbreaking drama, less isn’t more. Moore is more.


Jeff Bridges



Jeff Bridges pretty much stopped ageing after he played The Dude in The Big Lebowski. Maybe it’s his smiling eyes, or his un-changing beard / hair combo, or the fact that he now behaves like The Dude on-and-off screen, but he’s basically cooler than ever.


 

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