Despite Being In Her 70s, Actress Stefanie Powers Remains As Busy As Ever

December 26, 2019

Stefanie Powers is one hard worker. At age 77, this talented actress still stays busy. If you're a fan, then you may be interested to learn what she's up to these days.

Stefanie Powers as an actress

The talented star has been working for most of her life. According to her official website, she took her first steps into the entertainment industry when she was 15 years old. Her debut was as a dancer for Broadway choreographer Jerome Robbins.

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As her career blossomed, Stefanie appeared in several motion pictures and got to co-star with some of the biggest Hollywood legends like John Wayne, Elliot Gould, Ava Gardner, and Bing Crosby.

As for her personal life, she was married to Gary Lockwood between 1966 and 1972. The marriage ended in a divorce. Shortly after, she had a nearly ten-year-long affair with actor William Holden.

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In an interview with LATimes, she opened up about the relationship and how it was one of the things that inspired her to wrote an autobiography.

[I wanted to write] the truth about our relationship and the truth about him as I saw it and put him in the light, not the light of a knight in shining armor but in the light of what the real man was.

What's Stefanie Powers now up to?

Born in 1942, Stefanie turned 77 in November 2019. Many people in her position would be retired by now but the beautiful actress still has a few things up her sleeves.

Early in December 2019, the NY Post reported that Stefanie was starring in off-Broadway's One November Yankee.

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The play is based on the story of three pairs of siblings whose fate was linked through a plane crash. She revealed that a plane was very much a part of the production but the one they had in mind was much bigger than they expected.

The poor thing had to be cut down.

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In addition to acting, Stefanie also stays busy as a wildlife conservationist.

She told TuckMagazine that she was very much involved with the William Holden Wildlife Foundation which she helped launch with the now-late William.

Bill felt that his work in wildlife conservation, long before the word ‘conservation’ was in most people’s vocabulary, was his greatest work, over and above all he did on the screen.

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On staying fit and beautiful

Here are a few things Stefanie has said about looking and feeling young.

  • About her fashion: While speaking to Express, she revealed that she would rather "go for quality" than quantity when it came to accessories.
  • About fitness: She said that she does weights, dancing, pilates, and cross-training to keep in shape. "Exercise is an everyday essential."
  • About her looks: On This Morning, Stefanie was asked how to share her tips for looking youthful. She said: "I don't have any tips, it's DNA."

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Stefanie Powers has come a long way in her career. Considering the fact that she started at age 15 and is still going strong at age 77, that's over 60 years in the business. And we have to say, she remains stunning through it all. Her work-ethic and ambitious spirit is admirable. Not many people would have managed to stay relevant for that long. Kudos to her!