13 Celebs Who Are Living Their Best Lives at 70+
When they say age is just a number, they’re talking about these celebrities. These Tinseltown stars have crossed 70 but are so energetic and spry, we remain in awe of them. Most of these celebrities are not only still working, but they are also doing what they love the most, both in their personal and professional lives. In doing so, they are ringing in the awards, accolades, and experiences.
Bright Side loves these 70+ stars for the utter energy that they bring to the screen and their social media. Forget the youthful divas, these are the celebrities we all would love to emulate.
1. Helen Mirren models, acts, and scares away bears.
Helen Mirren, 76, is rocking the silver in her hair with aplomb, choosing to do action movies and even walking the runway for a famous beauty brand.
She not only starred in one of the Fast & Furious movies, but also danced in the rain with Vin Diesel. She even shooed a bear off her property, using the sternness in her voice to call the stunned animal a “naughty bear.” Next, she will be seen as the villain, Hespera, in Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
2. Samuel L. Jackson just got his first Oscar.
Samuel L. Jackson, 73, is best known in recent times for playing the action-packed character of Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And he just won his first Oscar, an honorary Academy Award given to him as a Lifetime Achievement.
3. Judi Dench aces funny TikTok videos with her grandson.
Judi Dench, 87, won accolades and awards for her 2021 movie, Belfast, but has also been kicking up a storm on TikTok, along with her grandson. In them, she’ll crack the punchlines of all his jokes and also dances with him on videos, entertaining herself and her fans.
4. William Shatner went to space, for real.
William Shatner, 91, played Captain James T. Kirk in the classic Star Trek series, but it was only now that he actually managed to go into space. This makes him the oldest person to go into space, something he called a “profound experience.”
5. Julie Andrews is the narrator of Bridgerton.
Bridgerton has taken Netflix by storm, the same way as Julie Andrews, 86, once did, when she starred as Maria in The Sound of Music. The years may have passed, but the magic in her voice is such that she is the narrator of Bridgerton as Lady Whistledown.
6. Arnold Schwarzenegger as Zeus took the world by storm.
The former bodybuilder and Terminator star is 74 and an active climate activist. He even starred in BMW’s latest electric car ad as Zeus to Salma Hayek’s Hera, all to the delight of his fans who want to see him on the screen again.
7. Meryl Streep has 21 Oscar nominations and counting.
Meryl Streep, 72, has a record number of 21 Academy Award nominations and 32 Golden Globe nominations with 3 and 8 wins, respectively. She wore a lovely off-the-shoulder gown to the 94th Academy Awards this year, looking gorgeous, and was lauded for her role in the Netflix comedy, Don’t Look Up.
8. Sylvester Stallone will soon be on a new TV show.
Sylvester Stallone, 75, is still going strong and is part of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. He is also shooting more movies and TV shows, not letting his age stop him from being active. In fact, his fitness routine is still impossible for many.
9. Dolly Parton wants to record a rock album.
Singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Dolly Parton, 76, recently bowed out of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations because she has not recorded a rock and roll album yet. She wants to, and knowing her zeal, she just might complete one any day.
10. Harrison Ford still pilots planes.
Harrison Ford, 79, is like a real-life Indiana Jones, just like in his movies, who does not let his age stand in the way of his love for planes. He has been a pilot for 40 years and still flies, despite countless mishaps. He’s also filming for Indiana Jones 5.
11. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell make the best Christmas movies.
Goldie Hawn, 76, and Kurt Russell, 71, not only make a lovely couple, having been together for donkey’s years, they are also in movies, running charitable projects, and doing good wherever they can. Plus, their Christmas movies, The Christmas Chronicles, are rather delightful.
12. Susan Sarandon loves playing table tennis.
Susan Sarandon, 75, is not just a table tennis pro, but she also has her own sports club chain, called SPiN. She loves the sport because it can be played by people of all ages, and she’ll also be seen in a new TV series, Monarch. Plus, she’s open to dating.
Which of these celebrities impressed you the most with their zeal for life? Do you have energetic elders in your family, and what have you learned from them?