Fabulous Granny: Joan Collins Shares Photos Of Her Family And Values She Has Lived By For Decades

Date August 1, 2018 09:44

Hard as it is to believe, English actress, author, and columnist, Dame Joan Collins, is 85 years old, but she could easily pass for 20 years younger. Her long and illustrious career in Hollywood won her a place as one of the biggest names out of Great Britain.


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While she prides herself on her natural looks, Collins has gotten some help from makeup over the years and even now, she still applies the same tricks she learnt decades ago. Her long time makeup artist Alyn Waterman revealed to Mirror one obvious trick: the right shade of lipstick. Collins always had a thing for red, and she maintains one shade that keeps her face the center of attention.


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Be an inspiration

Collins had a colorful childhood that shaped much of her thinking. In an interview with The Guardian, she recalled how her grandmother for starters inspired her to take up acting, taught her to sing, dance, and even tap. Her father, Joe, may not have been as warm as she may have wished, but he taught her the value of hard work and self-reliance.

Pass it on

For as much as Collins did not get from her father, she learned to share with her children and grandchildren in hopes that their lives will be much better than hers.


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Love with your head

She was married five times and learned the hard way that sometimes, following your heart may be the wrong thing to do. Thankfully, she always had the firm voice of her sister Jackie to guide her. The road was not always smooth, but now, Collins has a lot of life experience to share with her children and grandchildren.


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And to wrap it up, here are some other famous and fabulous Hollywood grandmas.

Jessica Lange


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Susan Sarandon


Susan Lucci


Rita Wilson


Blythe Danner


Do you know any popular grandma we missed? Let us know, and they just might make it on our next list.

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