What 17 Iconic Celebrities Who Rocked the Scene in Older Ages Were in Their Youth

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Some actors and actresses become really famous when they’re older, even though they’ve been acting for a long time. These celebrities show us that you can be really good at something, no matter how old you are. They prove that you can become a big deal in your golden years, even if you’ve been working at it for a while.

Diane Keaton

I have always loved Diane and she is like fine wine. She simply gets better and better with age.


Anjelica Huston

John Lithgow

Charlotte Rampling

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Barbara Hershey

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Stan Lee

Frances Fisher

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Annette O’Toole

Mary Steenburgen

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Gena Rowlands

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Wallace Shawn

Maggie Smith

James Naughton

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Vanessa Redgrave

Susan Sullivan

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Ian McKellen

Gina Gershon

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These stars prove that age is just a number when it comes to talent. They may have started acting long ago, but their brilliance continues to captivate audiences, reminding us that it’s never too late to shine in the spotlight.


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