Americans have this crazy predisposition toward believing that only young people can be sexy. With age comes a grace not known in youth, and with age comes a ton of life experience. If you’re one of the lucky few who ages gracefully like the entertainers listed below, you’ll be living proof that age is just a number. In honor of this past National Senior Citizen Day on August 21, check out nine sexy senior citizens (65 and over!) still rocking and performing in the entertainment industry today.
At 70 Helen Mirren is one of the sexiest senior citizens gracing television and movie screens throughout the world. Like a fine wine, Mirren only seems to be getting better with age. A professed nudist, Mirren loves strutting her stuff on the nude beaches of the world.
Jane Fonda is an iconic American actor with a career that has spanned multiple decades. Known for her political activism, writing, modeling and fitness movies, Fonda has worn many hats in her 77 years. Still rocking her political activism as well as starring on the popular Netflix series “Grace and Frankie,” Fonda will continue to strut her sexy stuff into her 80s.
Another iconic American actor, Robert Redford has been known for his devilishly good looks, keen acting ability and extensive philanthropy. At 79 Redford has barely slowed down, still starring in films, championing for equal rights and environmental issues, and participating in Sundance, the renowned film festival he founded.
Known throughout the world for her role as Sandy in the film version of “Grease,” Olivia Newton John is a famous Aussie who has made a huge name for herself throughout the world. At 66 Newton-John still looks like she’s in her 40s. Still touring the world and rocking audiences at her Vegas residency, Newton-John is living proof that some things get better with age.
Known worldwide for his many iconic and memorable roles, Samuel L. Jackson knows how to play a part. Audiences have loved him in his many guises—from Bruce Willis’ sidekick in Die Hard to his commanding role as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction, Jackson exudes sexiness, even into his 66th year.
Renowned film, television and theater actress Glenn Close has graced audiences with her statuesque style since the 1970s. At 68 Close has barely aged. With multiple Emmy and Tony awards and a number of Academy Award nominations, not only is Close talented, but her killer good looks make her one of the sexiest senior citizens on the list.
A true silver fox, Ted Danson has graced American television and film screens for over 40 years. At 67 Danson is still active in film and television. Best known for his roles in Cheers and Becker, Danson has made a name for himself throughout the years with women—and men!—for his striking good looks and comedic talent.
At 73 years old, Harrison Ford is still considered one of the sexiest men in the entertainment industry. Known for his role as Han Solo in Star Wars and the legendary Indiana Jones, Ford has gained a fandom that spans multiple generations.
Jessica Lange has seen somewhat of a resugence in recent years. With her popular roles on American Horror Story, this 66-year-old stunner has made a name for herself with today’s youth via the television screen. Known for many for her many memorable film roles, Lange has won 47 acting awards, two of which are Academy Awards.