It can’t be easy to age as a celebrity. Growing older is a tough road for anyone, but how much more difficult must it be when you have the entire world counting your age spots and cellulite marks, comparing your maturing body to the vibrant and beautiful youth you once were?
Celebrities grin and bear it while the world laments their declining beauty, and the rest of the population gets to go soft in private. That kind of pressure can make anyone crack, but there are those who handle it well and become models for the art of aging gracefully.
Here are 10 stars who have approached their older years with maturity, grace and intelligence.