Proving that age doesn’t dull their charm, these movie dudes have reached a new height of fame and earned their new status as idols in their old age.
AceShowbiz – “Age is just a number” can be a sweet consolation for those who have grown old. However, for some male Hollywood stars, they’ve managed to show that their quality of life isn’t diminishing just because their hair has turned gray.
In fact, a number of actors have reached a new height of fame and achieved their newfound status as heartthrobs in their senior years. With big roles on their plates and fans following them everywhere, here are some Hollywood male stars over 50.
Daniel Craig began his acting career in 1992, appearing in films such as “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” (2001) and “road to perdition(2002). But it wasn’t until he landed the coveted role of James Bond in 2005 that all eyes turned to him. With his suave red carpet looks and mysterious charisma, he proved he was perfect for the role. At 53, he starred in “no time to die(2021), which marks his swan song to the franchise.
2. Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd was one of the biggest romantic comedy stars of his time. When the genre was sidelined by big-budget action and fantasy films, its name was heard less, although it continued to star in a number of films. That, however, changed when he was cast as the lead character in the Marvel movie.”The ant Man(2015). What’s even more surprising is that he doesn’t seem to age a bit since his youth. No wonder People magazine named him the 2021 Sexiest Man Alive.
3. Jamie Foxx
Multi-talented animator Jamie Foxx continues to challenge herself with various roles even after nabbing multiple awards and nominations with her roles in acclaimed films such as “Ray“, “Collateral” and “Django Unchained“. Recently, he worked hard in the gym to play the boxing legend. mike tyson on Antoine Fuqua’s limited series. The result didn’t disappoint as the 53-year-old showed off his buff physique in the selfies. As if that weren’t enough, he gives single women another reason to pursue him as he has apparently never had an exclusive relationship since the end of his long secret romance with Katie Holmes in 2019.
4. Dave Bautista
David Bautista made a name for himself as a professional wrestler. Known for his stint in WWE, he turned to acting in 2006. Starting out in small roles, he eventually became part of the MCU, starting with “guardians of the galaxy(2014) which became his career, before retiring from wrestling in 2019. It was the right decision as he strived in the film industry. Since then he has appeared in major films, at know “Spectrum“, “Blade Runner: 2049” and “army of the dead“, in which he played the main role.
5.Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. found success in his youth, with a critically acclaimed performance in “Chaplin” in 1992, followed by a role in “Ally McBeal“, which won him a Golden Globe Award. After a career setback due to drug addiction and legal problems, he managed to rise to the top, which resulted in his iconic character Tony Stark /Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The character’s flamboyant personality continues to be attached to him despite his last appearance in “Avengers: Endgame“, being part of its charm.
6. Liam Neson
Who says only young male stars can shoot action scenes? Liam Neeson changed the game when he directed the 2008 action thriller “Takenat 56, followed by its two sequels in 2012 and 2014. The franchise catapulted the actor, who first rose to prominence in the 1990s, to a new level of fame and earned him be cast in many other big budget films, such as “Clash of the Titans” and “The A-team“movie. He starred in more action thrillers after taking the lead role in”Unknown“, which led to a collaboration between him and director Jaume Collet-Serra on films”Nonstop” (2014), “Run all night” (2015) and “The commuter” (2018).
7. Hugues Jackman
Hugh Jackman may think he’s too old to play Wolverine again now, but his fans aren’t wrong to disagree. Gaining his muscles to play the clawed mutant in the ‘X-Men’ film series, he kept his physique in shape even after his last performance as Wolverine in 2017″LoganThe Aussie hunk, who can also sing and dance, recently made people swoon as he showed off his massive biceps by sharing a photo of himself getting a shot.
8. Keanu Reeves
Most people may still remember how Keanu Reeves became an international idol after starring in “Speed” in 1994. From then on, he landed roles in more successful films, such as the “Matrix” franchise and “The day the earth stood still“His popularity died out after a series of commercial failures, but he rebounded in 2014 with”John Wick“. With his long hair and facial hair, he has once again won the hearts of women. But it is not just his physical appearance that has earned the 57-year-old praise as he recently hailed as “the nicest guy in Hollywood” for giving “John Wick: Chapter 4“stunt team a personalized Rolex each.