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7 Actresses over 50 Who Are Still Fabulous ...

By Kayla

Once they reach a certain age, many actresses tend to get passed up for roles, but that's not true for these fabulous Actresses Over 50. For these ladies, age is simply a number. All of them have proven that no matter what your age, you can do anything. Here are 7 Actresses Over 50 who are better than ever.

1 Ellen

EllenOne of the most popular Actresses Over 50 is Ellen DeGeneres. For the last 11 years this comedian and actress has hosted the hit daytime show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has starred in movies like Coneheads, EdTV, and Mr. Wrong. She also had another hit show that lasted for 4 years called Ellen and another a few years later called The Ellen Show. Ellen has won multiple Daytime Emmy Awards and People's Choice Awards. She has also been the spokesperson for American Express, Cover Girl Cosmetics, and J.C. Penny.

2 Kim Cattrall

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall is best known for her portrayal of Samantha Jones in The Sex in The Cities Series. She also starred in films like Porky's and Mannequin. One thing that many people don't know about this Golden Globe winner is that she has written 3 books. Cattrall recently turned 57, but that's not stopping her. She has several different projects that she's currently working on including a Canadian television show called Sensitive Skin.

3 Angela Bassett

Angela BassettI am a huge fan of Angela Bassett's. In her films she always plays strong female characters, who are able to overcome any hurdles that are put in front of them. She has starred in movies like How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Malcolm X, and Meet the Browns. She received a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Turner Turner in the film, What's Love Got to Do With It. With her slim toned physique, it's hard to believe that she is 55 years old.

4 Angelica Huston

Angelica HustonIf you're a fan of Smash, you know that Angelica Huston is great. During her almost 50 year career, she has won numerous awards including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. This talented lady has also written a book titled, “A Story Lately Told”, which tells about Huston's early life in Ireland, England, and New York. Huston has also decided to follow in her director father's footsteps by directing films like Riding The Bus With My Sister, which stars Rosie O'Donnell and Andie McDowell.

5 Meryl Streep

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep is one of the most celebrated actresses in Hollywood. Over the course of her 40 year career, she has won 3 Oscars and 6 Golden Globe Awards. She has stared in movies like The Devil Wears Prada and It's Complicated. She also showed off her singing talent in the film, Mamma Mia. At age 64, Meryl Streep doesn't seem to be stopping. She has several different projects in the works and is currently the spokeswoman for the National Women's History Museum.

6 Sally Field

Sally FieldWhen looking at Sally Field, it's hard to believe that she's 67 years old. This talented lady started her career in 1962. Since then she has starred in over 30 movies including Smokey and the Bandit, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Lincoln. She also starred as Nora Walker in the hit show, Brothers & Sisters for 5 years. Field has won 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, and numerous other awards.

7 Oprah

OprahA list of fabulous actresses over 50 just wouldn't be complete with adding this lady to it. I honestly don't know if there's anything that Oprah can't do. She has appeared in many great films like The Color Purple and more recently, The Butler. She is also a talk show host and producer. In 2013 Oprah topped the list of Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities and earned an estimated $77 million dollars. That makes her total net worth somewhere around $2.9 billion dollars. Oprah celebrated her 60th birthday this year and doesn't seem to be stopping any time soon.

Do you have a favorite actress who's over 50? Perhaps, there's one you would like to add to this list. I can't wait to find out who your favorite is.

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