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Yes, way! Take a look at Christie Brinkley, Pierce Brosnan and more stars in their 60s

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    Susan Sarandon, 68

    En español | The star of Thelma & Louise, who split from her beau, actor-director Tim Robbins, in 2009, is a grandma to little Marlowe (a girl). Sarandon has said she wants the child to call her “Honey.” Birthday: Oct. 4, 1946  

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    Elvis Costello, 60

    Described by Rolling Stone as “a poet with a punk’s heart,” this English musical icon was born Declan MacManus. He married his third wife, jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall, at Elton John’s castle in 2003, and they have twin sons. Birthday: Aug. 25, 1954

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    Phylicia Rashad, 66

    The Tony Award-winning actress was our favorite classy, tough and very cool TV mom as Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show. Married and divorced three times, she’s also kept busy directing theatrical productions. Birthday: June 19, 1948
     

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    Amy Irving, 61

    Irving is a respected actress, but she may be better known as Steven Spielberg’s ex-wife. The thrice-wed mother of two sons is currently married to documentary filmmaker Kenneth Bowser. Lately she’s been more active in theater than film and TV. Birthday: Sept. 10, 1953

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    John Travolta, 60

    Travolta’s 16-year-old son, Jett, died following a seizure in 2009 — “the worst thing that’s ever happened in my life,” he’s said. The Pulp Fiction star has two other children with his wife, actress Kelly Preston, and is a trained pilot with a fleet of planes. Birthday: Feb. 18, 1954

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    Pierce Brosnan, 61

    The former James Bond mixes up his action movies with rom-coms such as 2014’s The Love Punch. He sure sounded romantic recently, gushing to a reporter that when longtime wife Keely Shaye Smith looks at him, “I go weak.” Birthday: May 16, 1953  

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    Jane Seymour, 63

    The British actress is not only a former Bond Girl (and star of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), but also an accomplished painter. Seymour, a mother of four and a grandmother of four, split from her fourth husband, actor-director James Keach, in 2013. Birthday: Feb. 15, 1951  

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    Olivia Newton-John, 66

    The Australian actress and singer of Grease fame is a breast cancer survivor and big-time donor to cancer research. Newton-John, a twice-married mom with a grown daughter, kicked off her long-running show, Summer Nights, in Las Vegas in April 2014. Birthday: Sept. 26, 1948

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    Liam Neeson, 62

    These days the Schindler’s List star, who lost wife Natasha Richardson to a fatal skiing accident in 2009, is an action-flick kind of guy (2014’s Non-Stop). Time praised him as “a mature, real man in an era of superhero fantasy.” Birthday: June 7, 1952  

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    Sting, 63

    Adding to his many other accomplishments, Sting has written a musical, The Last Ship, that’s set in a shipyard in his English hometown. It opened on Broadway in October 2014. The father of six kids is married to his second wife, Trudie Styler. Birthday: Oct. 2, 1951

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    Sigourney Weaver, 65

    One of our first female action stars, in 1979’s Alien, Weaver always seems to land strong roles, such as in 2009’s Avatar. (Her character died at the end but appears in upcoming sequels. Hey, it’s sci-fi!) She’s married to filmmaker Jim Simpson. Birthday: Oct. 8, 1949  

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    Sonia Braga, 63

    Best known for her role in 1985’s Kiss of the Spider Woman, Brazilian actress Sonia Braga (arriving at the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala), is also known for her romances with Robert Redford and rocker David Lee Roth. Birthday: June 8, 1950

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    Samuel L. Jackson, 65

    Actor Samuel L. Jackson is often referred to as the highest-grossing actor of all time, having earned about $9 billion (at last count) in blockbusters that include Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction and the three Star Wars prequels. Birthday: December 21, 1948

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    Richard Gere, 65

    American Gigolo helped make him a sex symbol, and he’s stayed one — even as his hair turns all salt, no pepper. Gere, once married to Cindy Crawford, has a son with wife No. 2, actress Carey Lowell. Birthday: Aug. 31, 1949  

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    Lynda Carter, 63

    The famously buxom Wonder Woman of 1970s TV is more focused on singing than acting these days. In 2011, the twice-married mother of two released her third album, Crazy Little Things. Birthday: July 24, 1951

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    Vera Wang, 65

    The designer famous for her chic, pricey wedding gowns, worn by such celeb brides as Chelsea Clinton and Mariah Carey, is now a multimillion-dollar brand. She has two daughters, Cecilia and Josephine. Birthday: June 27, 1949  

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    George Strait, 62

    Truly the King of Country, Strait has had more number-one hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart than any other artist, starting with his 1981 single "Unwound." In June 2014 he wrapped up what he said would be his last tour, "The Cowboy Rides Away." Birthday: May 18, 1952
     

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    Alfre Woodard, 62

    The Emmy-winning actress plays the first African American female president, Constance Payton, on the new NBC thriller State of Affairs. She and her husband, Roderick Spencer, have two children. Birthday: Nov. 8, 1952
     

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    Christie Brinkley, 61

    She was the “superest" of supermodels for decades — gorgeous even with a milk mustache in those “Got Milk?” ads. Brinkley has four ex-husbands and three kids, including daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook, who’s a model like her mom. Birthday: Feb. 2, 1954

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    Dennis Quaid, 60

    The actor with the impish grin starred as Sheriff Ralph Lamb in CBS’ 2012-13 crime drama Vegas. He and his third wife, Kimberly, have twins (Thomas and Zoe); he also has a son, Jack, with his second wife, Meg Ryan. Birthday: April 9, 1954

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    Ellen Barkin, 60

    After seeing Barkin in 1989’s Sea of Love, film critic Roger Ebert called her “one of the most intense and passionately convincing actresses now at work in American movies.” She has two kids with ex-husband Gabriel Byrne. Birthday: April 16, 1954

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    Rene Russo, 60

    The Thomas Crown Affair star told People her secret to looking great: “I work out five days a week for 20 minutes; I only do one body part a day.” Also, Botox treatments. She and screenwriter hubby Dan Gilroy have a daughter, Rose. Birthday: Feb. 17, 1954

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    Kim Basinger, 61

    The former model and Bond girl won an Oscar for her performance in 1997’s L.A. Confidential, then made more headlines during her bitter 2002 divorce from Alec Baldwin. Their daughter, Ireland, is (of course) a model. Birthday: Dec. 8, 1953

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