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14 Actors That Were Popular When They Were Young and Still Looked Amazing Once They Got Older

Popular Hollywood actors and actresses are always in the spotlight and we’re used to that. Many of them never stopped their careers and kept delivering new roles for decades. For example, Meryl Streep hasn’t taken any breaks for longer than one year in her entire career, since 1977. But there are some celebrities that we only remember as young people and we wouldn’t recognize in photos where they are older.

We at Bright Side decided to fill this gap in our knowledge and found some of the famous actors that still looked great, even once they got older.

Audrey Hepburn

The actress was incredibly popular in the 50s and 60s of the previous century and the American Film Institute considers her to be the 3rd greatest actress of American cinema. Viewers remember her for her roles in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Roman Holiday, and How to Steal a Million. She endured a serious depression throughout her life, which may have eventually stopped her from appearing in movies later in life. And that’s really unfortunate because she looked like a queen when she was old.

Hugh Grant

The film Maurice released in 1987 became the first success for this amazing actor. But these 3 films made him a star — Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, and Bridget Jones’s Diary. Many people know this actor for his wonderful acting in romantic comedies. Hugh Grant is a father of 5 kids, and he is married to Anna Bernstein, a TV producer. Hugh still looks great, by the way.

Jacqueline Bisset

She’s famous for her roles in the films of the 1960s-80s: Wild Orchid, Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story, and The Man from Acapulco with Jean-Paul Belmondo. The actress is still popular in Hollywood but she doesn’t have any leading roles. Jacqueline Bisset has never been married, but she’s been in a long-term relationship with Russian ballet dancer Alexander Godunov.

Michelle Pfeiffer

The period from the end of the ’80s to the beginning of the ’90s was very successful for this actress — at the time, there were a lot of movies with her and her acting was praised by critics. At the same time, she was nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar several times. The actress took a 5-year break in her career in the 2000s and then started working again.

Ornella Muti

She mostly appeared in Italian movies and became really famous after her role in Il Bisbetico Domato with Adriano Celentano. The actress has a brand of jewelry with stores in Rome, Milan, Paris, Riga, Moscow, and Almaty.

Richard Gere

The most famous films of this actor are Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, Pretty Woman, and Primal Fear. He was married to Cindy Crawford and Carey Lowell. And now he’s married to a Spanish publicist Alejandra Silva. Last year, he had a third son.

Jon Bon Jovi

The founder of Bon Jovi, aside from his music career, has appeared in movies and has created his own charity: he founded an organization to help fight poverty and opened a restaurant for poor people. On the menu, there are no prices, and everyone pays as much as they want. The musician is raising 4 kids and he’s still really creative.

Sharon Stone

At the beginning of her career, Sharon Stone was part of a modeling agency, even modeling in Europe, and then, when she returned to the US, she appeared in a Woody Allen film. She became famous around the world after her role in Basic Instinct, and she won the Golden Globe for her role as the wife of the main character in Casino.

Courteney Cox

This actress is mostly famous for the role of Monica on the TV series Friends, that she was on for 10 years, and her role as journalist Gale Weathers in Scream. At the moment, she doesn’t appear in movies very often, but she was the director and producer of Just Before I Go.

Geena Davis

American actress and photo model Geena Davis is famous for her role in The Fly, Thelma & Louise, and The Accidental Tourist. Geena is against gender discrimination, and she’s also a member of the Mensa community for people with the highest IQs.

Kevin Costner

He started doing movies at the beginning of the ’80s. Kevin used the money he earned in his first movies to create Dances with Wolves, which he directed and where he played the lead role. The movie was a hit, won him 2 Oscars, and made him famous around the world. Kevin has 7 kids and has been married 3 times.

Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon appeared in the big hits of the ’90s and 2000s — Mystic River, Friday The 13th, and Tremors. He’s won a Golden Globe, but aside from his acting career, he’s a producer and a director, and he’s raising a son and a daughter.

Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum had his first role in 1974 and became very popular after his roles in The Fly, Independence Day, and Jurassic Park. He’s been married 3 times, and at the moment he’s raising 2 sons with Emilie Livingston. Also, Goldblum is believed to be one of the most stylish men today and he’s regularly on the pages of fashion magazines.

Billy Zane

The first success of the actor was in the movie series Back to the Future, but he became truly famous after the release of the iconic Titanic where he portrayed the role of Caledon Hockley, the fiancé of the main character. Billy doesn’t appear in big projects and prefers to take the director’s seat. He has an Instagram page where he tells his fans about his life.

Do you think that age made these actors look even better?

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