Lea Thompson made her start in TV commercials at the age of 20 and later starred in “Dennis the Menace,” “JAWS 3-D,” “Switched at Birth,” and “Dancing With The Stars.” Her most recent appearance was in the 2018 hit Netflix film “Sierra Burgess is a Loser!” Did you know that her daughter is Zoey Deutch, known for her roles in “Beautiful Creatures” and “Why Him?”
Bo Derek became famous for her role in the 1979 film “10” and continued to maintain her beauty and appeal throughout her career. She also appeared in “Tarzan, the Ape Man,” “Bolero,” and “Ghosts Can’t Do It.” Currently, she enjoys semi-retirement with John Corbett while taking on small acting projects.
Jane Fonda is known for her timeless beauty and her refusal to conform to societal standards of aging. She has had a diverse career as an actress, writer, fashion model, political activist, and fitness guru, earning two Academy Award and two BAFTA Award wins.
Sophia Loren, known as the “Italian Marilyn Monroe,” gained fame in Hollywood during the 1950s. She starred in “Marriage Italian Style” and “Two Women” and was a major sex symbol of her time. Sophia now lives in Geneva, Switzerland, enjoying the fruits of her long, storied career.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar is best known for her role as Buffy Summers in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” where her feisty attitude and action-packed performance made her a symbol of #GIRLPOWER.
Nancy McKeon is best known for her role as Jo Polniaczek on the hit 80s series “The Facts of Life.” In addition to her TV roles, she also starred in various TV films and competed on season 27 of “Dancing with the Stars.”
Angie Harmon transitioned from modeling to acting after being spotted by David Hasselhoff. She appeared in “Baywatch Nights,” “C-16: FBI,” and “Law & Order.” Harmon has left her modeling career behind to pursue her dream of acting.
Angie Harmon found more success in television, but also appeared in films such as “Agent Cody Banks,” “Fun with Dick and Jane,” “End Game,” and “Seraphim Falls.” She received a Gracie Award and People’s Choice Award, and most recently portrayed Detective Jane Rizzoli on the TV series “Rizzoli & Isles.” Had she not been given the opportunity to start on “Baywatch Nights,” her career may have taken a different path.
Pamela Anderson, known for her role as CJ in “Baywatch,” is now in her 50s. She gained fame after appearing on a Playboy cover in February 1990 and went on to have roles in “Home Improvement,” “Baywatch,” “V.I.P.,” “Raw Justice,” and “Barb Wire.” Despite her fame, Anderson has had turbulent relationships with Tommy Lee and Kid Rock. She briefly found love with French footballer Adil Rami and later had a short-lived marriage with producer Jon Peters.
Anderson last appeared in the 2016 Emmy Award Winning TV series, “Ray Donovan,” and married “Aquaman” actor Jason Momoa in 2017. They have children together but decided to separate in 2022.
Lisa Bonet, known for her role as Denise Huxtable, gained popularity and became an actress. She was married to musician Lenny Kravitz, with whom she had a child named Zoë, who has also pursued an acting career.
Bonet last appeared in the 2016 Emmy Award Winning TV series, “Ray Donovan,” and married “Aquaman” actor Jason Momoa in 2017. They had a couple of children before they made a mutual decision to break up in 2022.
Linda Kozlowski gained fame for her role in “Crocodile Dundee” alongside Paul Hogan. She continued to appear in several films, but eventually became tired of being typecast and decided to leave the industry. In her personal life, she married Paul Hogan in 1990 and had a son named Chance. They separated in 2013, and she later married Moulay Hadid Babaa.
Raquel Welch became well-known for her role in “One Million Years B.C.” and was considered a sex symbol. She faced challenges in her personal life, including becoming a mother at a young age and going through a divorce. Despite her beauty and fame, her acting career did not reach the heights she had hoped for. In 2023, at the age of 82, she passed away.
Kim Richards started her career at a young age and appeared in various TV series and films. She later joined “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” as a regular cast member for five seasons.
Nancy Kerrigan gained attention for her figure skating career and rose to fame despite a scandal involving her and Tonya Harding. She later appeared on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Known for her role as Kelly Garrett in “Charlie’s Angels,” Jaclyn Smith was the only original female lead to stay with the show till the end. She made a cameo in the 2003 film “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.” Smith and the other Angels gained stardom from the original TV series, even gracing the cover of Time magazine.
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