The Most Beautiful Women Over 40
Here are a lot of women that are beautiful and popular that are over the age of 40.
And don’t even bother telling me that it's because of plastic surgery, implants, voodoo, or virgin sacrifice... because I ain't listening!
So here are some of the beautiful and talented women in Hollywood with staying power.
Starting with a lady that is over 65 years old...
1. Susan Lucci
Susan Victoria Lucci was born on December 23, 1946 in Scarsdale, New York. Lucci played Erica Kane on All My Children for over 40 years since the show's debut on January 5th, 1970, making her the only original character remaining from the series' premiere episode.
2. Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford was born on February 20th, 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois. This 5'9", 130-pound supermodel came in at number three on VH1's 40 Hottest Hotties of the 90s.
3. Elle Macpherson
Model and actress Elle Macpherson was born on March 29th, 1963 in Sydney, New South Wales. Elle was part of the 1980s supermodel surge along with Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Paulina Porizkova, and Cindy Crawford. Today, she runs her own businesses and is still a knock out.
4. Daisy Fuentes
Cuban-American model and television personality Daisy Fuentes was born on November 17th, 1966 in Havana, Cuba. Daisy broke ground as MTV's first Latina VJ and Revlon's first Latina spokesperson. She even has her own video game—Daisy Fuentes Pilates for the Wii.
5. Susan Sarandon
Actress Susan Sarandon was born on October 4th, 1946 in New York City, New York.
She made her acting debut in the 1970 drama Joe with Peter Boyle and Dennis Patrick, and has gone on to appear in well over 100 films, TV shows, and documentaries.
6. Lauren Graham
I just like Lauren Graham. She seems like she would be a blast to hang out with.
Lauren was born on March 16th, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She made her acting debut in the 1997 horror-thriller Nightwatch but rose to fame in the Gilmore Girls television series from 2000 to 2007.
By the way, Gilmore Girls will return on Netflix as a limited series.There will be four 90-minute episodes written by the series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and the executive producer of the show, Daniel Palladino.
7. Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer was born on April 29th, 1958 in Santa Ana, California. She made her acting debut back in 1978 on the TV show Fantasy Island and got her big screen break in the 1980 film Hollywood Knights with Tony Danza. Of course, that lead to roles in Scarface, The Witches of Eastwick, The Fabulous Baker Boys, and (you know I had to mention this) Catwoman in Batman Returns.
8. Meg Ryan
Her first acting job may have been a deodorant commercial at the age of 18, but Meg Ryan has gone a long way since, appearing in films like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, French Kiss, City of Angels, When a Man Loves a Woman, Courage Under Fire, and You've Got Mail.
9. Halle Berry
The stunning Halle Berry was born on August 14th, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. Besides being beautiful, this talented lady has won an NAACP Image Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Black Reel Award, and an Academy Award for Best Actress.
10. Salma Hayek
The drop dead gorgeous Salma Hayek was born on September 2nd, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She made her acting debut on the Mexican telenovela Teresa (1989) at the age of 23 and has gone on to appear in films like Desperado, Frida, and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. And who could forget her as Santanico Pandemonium in From Dusk Till Dawn, even though she was only in the film a few minutes?
11. Kim Basinger
Former Bond girl and Vicki Vale in Batman, Kim Basinger was born in Athens, Georgia on December 8, 1953. Kim made her acting debut on an episode of Charlie's Angels in 1976 titled "Angels in Chains". Her big screen debut was in the 1981 film Hard Country.
Kim won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture for her role in the 1997 film, L.A. Confidential.
12. Heidi Klum
Model, actress and TV host Heidi Klum was born on June 1st, 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. She has appeared in (and on the cover of the) Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and she was the very first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. Although she has done a lot of acting, she is probably best known in the U.S. as the host of Project Runway.
13. Naomi Watts
British actress and film producer Naomi Watts was born on September 28th,1968 in Shoreham, Kent, England. Her first movie was the Australian drama For Love Alone. Although she has appeared in over 70 films and TV shows (including Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering), I will always remember her for David Lynch's Mulholland Dr.
That movie still freaks me out.
14. Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei was born on December 4th, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York.
She started out on TV in the soap opera As the World Turns in 1984, then went to a role in the sitcom A Different World (1987). Before that, Marisa made her movie debut in the 1984 comedy film The Flamingo Kid. She also was in the cult film, The Toxic Avenger, which I did not know. Of course, everyone remembers her from My Cousin Vinny (1992).
Marisa has also won and been nominated for several Academy Awards. And now, a whole new generation gets to see her as Aunt May Parker in the Marvel movies.
By the way, did you know that she once dated Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)?
15. Maggie Corso
This lady is a bit different. She's not an actress, although she is a model—she is IFBB Pro Figure Competitor Maggie Corso. She has two kids and started working out full time when she was 40.
Beautiful Women Over 40
Beautiful Women Over 40 Comments
Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on December 01, 2017:
Dita von Teese. Queen of Burlesque.
Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on February 23, 2017:
I have just verified Susan Sarandon's age and it's true. She is a bubbly, lithe and appears happy being 70. As an adolescent the three movie stars i liked the most were all in their 40's at the time, namely Elizabeth Taylor, Anita Ekberg and Sophia Loren. Elizabeth Taylor then was 'billed' as the most beautiful woman in the world. Anita Ekberg as Anita Iceberg for her 'cool' Nordic looks. Sophia Loren is still 'going strong at 82.
Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on February 21, 2017:
I hear Susan Sarandon has turned 70 just now.
Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on February 21, 2017:
I hear Susan Sarandon has turned 70 just now.
Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on October 03, 2016:
Susan Sarandon definately portrayed strong character roles in her movies.
Salma Hayek on December 20, 2014:
how about Jennifer Lopez? she's hot dead gorgeous as well as Beyonce Knowles
Wendy on November 17, 2014:
Christie Brinkley should've been on the list.
mukhlis yusuf on February 19, 2014:
Yes you All beautiful,look great naturally for me so pretty women over 40 years old thank so much
gary d on May 04, 2013:
I knew you idiots would leave out the most beautiful of all, Katherine Bell!
paul brockwell on November 20, 2011:
LAUREN GRAHAM ,SO PRETTY HOWEVER ELLE TO MUCH SUN MAYBE
Anonymous on September 08, 2011:
Jennifer Lopez much???
quuenieproac from Malaysia on November 21, 2010:
Great photos, they all look fantastic. Thanks.
Tina Kachan from Europe, Croatia on November 10, 2010:
Omg, Halle Berry is over 40?? I though she was like 35.
hubpageswriter on November 02, 2010:
Beautiful hub. My favorite is Lauren Graham. I think she looks great certainly.
Roedeo from CT on October 30, 2010:
The most naturally beautiful women is Cindy Crawford to me. Meg Ryan , Daisy Fuentes have had @ least one plactic surgery as well as susan lucci
sabrebIade (author) from Pennsylvania on October 25, 2010:
Hallie Berry isn't black?
Also I guess you missed Vanessa Williams,Stacey Dash, and Janet Jackson on my other plus 40 Hubs.
Not to mention the two Hubs I did on beautiful black women.
I guess that subliminal message isn't very clear.
Legend 2005 on October 25, 2010:
I notice you didn't have any black women and there are an abundance of black women in their 50's plus that are drop dead gorgeous. I guess this subliminal message is clear smh.
Jose Nungaray on August 14, 2010:
Michelle Pfeiffer is extremely beatiful. She has an extraordinary look. She's very appealing and she has a lot of charisma. Michelle is truly one of the most beautiful women of all time. Michelle's beauty is classical and everlating.
jeremyframer from United States on August 07, 2010:
Salma Hayek and Halle Berry... Oh man, they are good looking.
sabrebIade (author) from Pennsylvania on August 07, 2010:
Porshadoxus on August 07, 2010:
You forgot Andie McDowell!
prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on August 06, 2010:
Cindy Crawford is my favorite. Thanks for showing me about all the beautiful woman over 40. You have great collection. Good to see you again. Take care!
BRIAN SLATER on August 05, 2010:
All absolutely georgeous!!
culturespain on August 05, 2010:
Great to see some over 40s - often far sexier than younger women and should be celebrated as such!
robert hoagland on August 04, 2010:
love the hub
cbris52 on August 03, 2010:
I dread turning fourty....hopefully I can be in the top 1000000000
multimastery on August 02, 2010:
Very gorgeous women! I especially love Halle Berry!-)
lahoriamplifier from Lahore on August 02, 2010:
wow really beautiful
Keith Schroeder from Wisconsin on August 01, 2010:
Wow. Beauties all.
Art of legeind india on July 29, 2010:
Nice forty. all is beautiful and looking gorgeous.kim acs is best.
David 470 from Pennsylvania, United States on July 26, 2010:
Lauren Graham looks amazing for her age. I remember seeing her in gilmore girls and was astonished. She also seems 10 years younger or more.
Gabriele Livingston on July 23, 2010:
Thank you for these portraits of stunning women, I have been browsing through pages of articles claiming that a woman over 31 has reached her 'peek' and a woman over 40 is old and does not have to worry about being sexy anymore, far from that! , your photos prove how much more refined, aware of her own body and her own self and definitely sexy a woman this age can be, I like my body, more so now than when I was 20, and 31 was a very boring age to me wrapped up in being a mom transporting kids around, nah,, a real man knows how to handle and appreciate a real grown woman
Elder DeBorrah K Ogans on July 22, 2010:
Sabreblade, Nice hub! Beautiful women! Thank you for sharing, Peace & Blessings!
stacies29 from Washington DC on July 19, 2010:
Beautiful Hub and women
srinivasgg on July 03, 2010:
Wonderful hub on gorgeous women over 40. Good choice!
Joni Douglas on June 25, 2010:
Nicely done! Fabulous and forty!
aksana777 on June 24, 2010:
very beautiful woomen! I like Salma Hayek most of all. Thanks for the hub!
mbt footwear on June 18, 2010:
Not Doubt about it. The one and only Madonna. she is too sexy and stylish too. I don't think anybody as finest as Madonna in this category.
LatashaBynum on June 15, 2010:
All of these women are gorgeous and should be celebrated, not only for their beauty, but for their stregnth. When I think of women I am inspired by these are the names that cross my mind. Great Job!
Chip from Cold Mountain on June 15, 2010:
I like all your choices, but that photo of Elle doesn't do her justice.
Arthur Windermere on June 15, 2010:
Cindy Crawford, Salma Hayek, etc--these women don't FEEL over 40. 40 is the new 30 in Hollywood. You could have easily made this hub about women over 50. I have a weakness for older women. I'd sacrifice a goat on the altar of Baal for a night with Kim Basinger. Alright, I'd better get out of here before I reveal too much.
Good work! Byeee
John B Badd from Saint Louis, MO on June 14, 2010:
Beautiful women Saber. Good Hub.
sabrebIade (author) from Pennsylvania on June 14, 2010:
Thanks to everyone that took the time to stop by.
Still settling in here, but hopefully I'll me able to get into a groove with the Hubs soon.
And Mike, I may not be finished with this series yet...LOL
Phillyfreeze69 on June 14, 2010:
Fabulous and Forty...these women are like fine wine and cheeses, and all the other things that mellows with age. Splendid selection of beautiful women over 40.
Mike Lickteig from Lawrence KS USA on June 14, 2010:
Voted up and--what else? Beautiful. I always thought Susan Sarandon was beautiful, and who doesn't like Meg Ryan at any age? Daisy Fuentes is very sexy to me because she is not too thin. Not on your list, the geek in me is attracted to Gillian Anderson of X-Files fame. I just thought she continued to become more beautiful with age.
Nice article, Sabre, and nice to see you back.
grillrepair from florida on June 14, 2010:
great hub -- i'm getting close to forty and i don't like it one bit. it is good to see some of us older folks looking good!
dreamreachout on June 14, 2010:
All beautiful ladies indeed and they are getting more beautiful with age!!
Guillermo Ramon from Miami on June 14, 2010:
Gorgeous women for any age. However, we are talking VERY high maintenance girls!
Megavitamin on June 13, 2010:
Great list! I think Cindy Crawford is the definition of beauty, and she looks exactly the same as she did 20 years ago.