11 Stars Who Are Actually OK With Getting Older (PHOTOS)

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11 Stars Who Are Actually OK With Getting Older (PHOTOS)

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11 Stars Who Are Actually OK With Getting Older (PHOTOS)

In a world full of Botox and lip fillers, some Hollywood A-listers are all good with letting nature take its course.

Getting older means becoming wiser, more accomplished, and an all-around better person. So, before you complain and wallow about turning one year older, just be glad you’re not the same person you were at 18.

Flip through the gallery above to see the best celeb quotes on growing older — and wiser — in Hollywood.

11 Stars Who Are Actually OK With Getting Older (PHOTOS)
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Helen Mirren — 71

Helen Mirren — 71

“The best thing about being over 70 is being over 70. Certainly when I was 45, the idea of being 70 was like ‘Arghhh!’ but you only have two options in life: Die young or get old,” she said in an interview with AARP The Magazine.

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Helen Mirren — 71

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“The best thing about being over 70 is being over 70. Certainly when I was 45, the idea of being 70 was like ‘Arghhh!’ but you only have two options in life: Die young or get old,” she said in an interview with AARP The Magazine.

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Jennifer Aniston — 47

Jennifer Aniston — 47

Spilling to Harper’s Bazaar, the actress said, “I’ve had more fun post-40 than I can remember. From a work point of view, a physical point of view, a psychotherapeutic point of view.”

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Jennifer Aniston — 47

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Spilling to Harper’s Bazaar, the actress said, “I’ve had more fun post-40 than I can remember. From a work point of view, a physical point of view, a psychotherapeutic point of view.”

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Meryl Streep — 67

Meryl Streep — 67

“I’m very f—king grateful to be alive. I have so many friends who are sick or gone, and I’m here. Are you kidding? No complaints!” the Oscar-winner shared about getting older to Vanity Fair.

Meryl Streep — 67

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“I’m very f—king grateful to be alive. I have so many friends who are sick or gone, and I’m here. Are you kidding? No complaints!” the Oscar-winner shared about getting older to Vanity Fair.

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Chelsea Handler — 41

Chelsea Handler — 41

The funny lady told Harper’s Bazaar about the joys of growing older.

“As you get older, you get better at so many things. My friends who are older than me—which is most of them—are a lot more caustic than they used to be. But a lot of them only became great when they turned 40.

“Everything is a little bit sexier when you’re older. You’re sexier. You’re more confident. You can do what you want.”

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Chelsea Handler — 41

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The funny lady told Harper’s Bazaar about the joys of growing older.

“As you get older, you get better at so many things. My friends who are older than me—which is most of them—are a lot more caustic than they used to be. But a lot of them only became great when they turned 40.

“Everything is a little bit sexier when you’re older. You’re sexier. You’re more confident. You can do what you want.”

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Michelle Pfeiffer — 58

Michelle Pfeiffer — 58

“The overriding, positive thing about turning 50 is that you go from ‘You don’t look your age’ to ‘You look pretty darn good for your age,’” she said to InStyle.

“There’s this tremendous pressure off—you deserve to have a wrinkle, you deserve to have a little pooch on your tummy.”

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Michelle Pfeiffer — 58

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“The overriding, positive thing about turning 50 is that you go from ‘You don’t look your age’ to ‘You look pretty darn good for your age,’” she said to InStyle.

“There’s this tremendous pressure off—you deserve to have a wrinkle, you deserve to have a little pooch on your tummy.”

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Kim Cattrall — 60

Kim Cattrall — 60

“My 40s were pretty great, but now, in my 50s…there comes this wonderful self-knowledge. You’re not trying to be somebody else, or do something else with your life,” she said to Good Housekeeping.

“You think: Here I am. I’ve gone through this, I’ve survived that, and I know who I am now.”  

Kim Cattrall — 60

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“My 40s were pretty great, but now, in my 50s…there comes this wonderful self-knowledge. You’re not trying to be somebody else, or do something else with your life,” she said to Good Housekeeping.

“You think: Here I am. I’ve gone through this, I’ve survived that, and I know who I am now.”  

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Gwyneth Paltrow — 44

Gwyneth Paltrow — 44

The mother of two told People, “I feel more in proportion now than I was when I was 20, so I feel better in a bathing suit now than I did before I had kids. But I think one of the most beautiful things about growing up is this self-acceptance that starts to happen.”

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Gwyneth Paltrow — 44

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The mother of two told People, “I feel more in proportion now than I was when I was 20, so I feel better in a bathing suit now than I did before I had kids. But I think one of the most beautiful things about growing up is this self-acceptance that starts to happen.”

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus — 55

Julia Louis-Dreyfus — 55

The Veep star told Health all about accepting her age.

“Getting older. It’s like, ‘Yeah, this is who I am, f— off.’ As opposed to, ‘This is who I am, I’m sorry.’ You know, there’s something about getting older and owning who you are that is a good thing.”

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus — 55

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The Veep star told Health all about accepting her age.

“Getting older. It’s like, ‘Yeah, this is who I am, f— off.’ As opposed to, ‘This is who I am, I’m sorry.’ You know, there’s something about getting older and owning who you are that is a good thing.”

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Diane Keaton — 70

Diane Keaton — 70

“I feel much more alive,” she said to More. “When you’re younger, you have a tendency to be relieved by fantasies. But now the drama of real life comes charging in.”

Diane Keaton — 70

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“I feel much more alive,” she said to More. “When you’re younger, you have a tendency to be relieved by fantasies. But now the drama of real life comes charging in.”

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Charlize Theron — 41

Charlize Theron — 41

She told W Magazine, “I was always in a rush. I felt like time was going to run out. Now that I’m older, I know I’m not missing out on anything.

“Now, I go home, and that feels really good. When I hit 30, I realized I didn’t have to please everybody. I could actually enjoy life, which is not a bad thing at all.”

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Charlize Theron — 41

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She told W Magazine, “I was always in a rush. I felt like time was going to run out. Now that I’m older, I know I’m not missing out on anything.

“Now, I go home, and that feels really good. When I hit 30, I realized I didn’t have to please everybody. I could actually enjoy life, which is not a bad thing at all.”

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Jennifer Lopez — 47

Jennifer Lopez — 47

“When I was in my 20s I wasn’t sure of myself. Now I can really stretch. I don’t have to stay in the box. At this point I can say to myself, So what if I fall, so what? I’m going to get back up,” the mother of two told InStyle.

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Jennifer Lopez — 47

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“When I was in my 20s I wasn’t sure of myself. Now I can really stretch. I don’t have to stay in the box. At this point I can say to myself, So what if I fall, so what? I’m going to get back up,” the mother of two told InStyle.

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In a world full of Botox and lip fillers, some Hollywood A-listers are all good with letting nature take its course.

Getting older means becoming wiser, more accomplished, and an all-around better person. So, before you complain and wallow about turning one year older, just be glad you’re not the same person you were at 18.

Flip through the gallery above to see the best celeb quotes on growing older — and wiser — in Hollywood.