News & community
Read news from around McCarthy Stone including company announcements and press releases, homeowner case studies and stories from our retirement communities.

Top Celebrities You Won't Believe Are 55 And Over!

You won’t believe which of your favourite celebrities are over 55! Take a look at some of the world's favourite icons that say no to ageing!

a large crowd of people in a room
News and community
Posted 18 November 2015
Share this article:

Top Celebrities You Won't Believe Are 55 And Over!

Beauty comes with age

Age is just a number, right? Well, this has never been truer than when it comes to these age-defying stars who continue to enjoy success and inspire all of us.

Nigella Lawson, 55

Chef and food journalist Nigella Lawson is often voted one of the sexiest women alive, thanks to her incredible figure and stunning looks.

Famous chef Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson arrives at the 'Bruno' UK Film Premiere held at The Empire Leicester Square in London. 


Colin Firth, 55

The epitome of the British gentlemen, Colin Firth has never been in hotter demand. He’s currently filming the next Bridget Jones movie and has several others in the pipeline.

BAFTA-winner Colin Firth

Actor Colin Firth arrives at the Excelsior Hotel to attend 'A Single Man' premiere during the 66th Venice Film Festival in Venice.  


Emma Thompson, 56

Emmy-Winner Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson during 'Stranger Than Fiction' Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California.


Trudie Styler, 61

A firm yoga devotee, Sting’s wife Trudie Styler enjoys an active lifestyle. She has even released her own DVD incorporating yoga, Pilates and dance moves to keep fit and healthy.

English Actress Trudy Styler

Actress Trudie Styler attends the premiere of 'Living Proof' at the Paris Theatre in New York City.  


Hugh Grant, 55

The award-winning actor is set to become a father for the fourth time, proving you're never too old to be a dad! 2016 is set to be a busy time for Hugh, with his new film, Florence Foster Jenkins, expected to be released mid-year.

Golden Globe-Winner Hugh Grant

Actor Hugh Grant arrives at the German premiere of the film 'Music And Lyrics' at the CinesStar cinema in Berlin, Germany.

Cherie Lunghi, 63

>British actress Cherie Lunghi definitely held her own on the 2008 series of Strictly Come Dancing, receiving some of the best scores for her sexy moves.

British Actress Cherie Lunghi

>Actress Cherie Lunghi arrives at the Brasil Brasileiro Premiere at Saddler's Wells Theatre in London, England.  


Hugh Laurie, 56

While he might be best known for his roles in Blackadder and House, Hugh Laurie is a man of many talents – he’s also a writer, director, musician, singer, comedian and author!

Golden Globe-Winner Hugh Laurie


Actor Hugh Laurie arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Monsters vs. Aliens' at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.  

Pierce Brosnan, 62

Aside from playing James Bond, Pierce Brosnan is also a UNICEF Ireland Ambassador, Greenpeace activist and environmentalist.

Sixth James Bond, Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan attends the premiere of 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief' at AMC Lincoln Square in New York City.  

Have we left anybody off this list? Leave a comment below and let us know who your over-55 icon is…

Share this article:

Stay in the loop

Keep updated on news, events & exclusive offers

We need your email to complete your request but you can unsubscribe from updates at any time.