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Beautiful Women Over 40 - Part 3

Updated on May 17, 2017

Beautiful Women Over 40 - Monica Bellucci, Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Helen Mirren, Jamie Lee Curtis and more.

Here is my third article featuring beautiful women that have passed the forty year mark in their lives.
I have to admit, I think this article has some of the loveliest ladies so far.
Including some of my own personal favorites.
And the world is better represented this time, with actresses from Italy, Wales, England and of course the USA.
They say that 40 is the new 20.
And these ladies prove it.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman - Beautiful Women Over 40
Nicole Kidman - Beautiful Women Over 40

Nicole Kidman was born on June 20th, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, but her career actually started in Australia.
Her breakout role came in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm, and was followed by films like Days of Thunder, Billy Bathgate and To Die For , just to name a few.
Of course she is also known for being married to Tom Cruise from 1990 to 2001.
Now she is married to country singer Keith Urban.

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Monica Bellucci

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Monica Bellucci - Beautiful Women Over 40

Here is a woman that I have always thought was drop dead gorgeous, and time is doing nothing to lessen that beauty.
Monica Bellucci was born on September 30,1964 in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy.
I think I first noticed her in the 2001 film Brotherhood of the Wolf (which I loved) and then in The Matrix Reloaded as Persephone.
As of 2015, she has appeared in well over 60 films.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Catherine Zeta-Jones - Beautiful Women Over 40

When I saw her in The Mask of Zorro , I thought that Catherine Zeta Jones was one of the (if not the) most beautiful women in the world.
She was simply breath-taking.
Catherine was born on September 25th, 1969 in Swansea, Wales, UK.
She has appeared in over twenty films, and really got respect for her role as Velma Kelly in the 2002 film Chicago .
For that role she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won and was nominated for a whole slew of other awards.

The Mask of Zorro - Zorro vs Elena

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Jamie Lee Curtis - Beautiful Women Over 40

Of course I had Jamie Lee Curtis on one of my Scream Queen Hubs, but this lady is here because she has decided to age naturally.
It puts a lot of people off to see a lady that was once widely regarded as a sex symbol with grey hair, but Jamie (or Lady Haden-Guest, yes, she is a real Lady) looks like she is going with, instead of against the sands of time.
This actress, author and inventor (she holds at least one patent on an invention) has appeared in over sixty films starting with John Carpenter's Halloween in 1978.
She was born on November 22nd, 1958 in Los Angeles, California.

Helen Mirren

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Helen Mirren - Beautiful Women Over 40

Helen Mirren is the embodiment of class and beauty.
She was born on July 26th, 1945 in Hammersmith, England.
During her career she has won an Academy Award, four SAG Awards, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards and was invested as a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) on December 5th, 2003.
So far she has appeared in over 100 films.
If you doubt Helen at all, Google the red bikini pic of her a couple of years ago.
I think she was 63 then.

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour - Beautiful Women Over 40
Jane Seymour - Beautiful Women Over 40

Bond girl Solitaire and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Jane Seymour was born on February 15th, 1951 in Hayes, Middlesex, England.
Besides being an actress and an author (she's written eight books) Jane was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, in 2000.
She has appeared in almost 100 films, starting with an uncredited role as a Chorus Girl in the 1969 musical, Oh! What a Lovely War.

Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher - Beautiful Women Over 40
Teri Hatcher - Beautiful Women Over 40

Teri Hatcher is another actress known for a nighttime soap, Desperate Housewives.
But I first remember her as Lois Lane on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993-1997).
Remember the pic of Terri wrapped in Superman's cape?
That pic was downloaded over 20,000 times in 1995.
Teri was born on December 8th, 1964 in Palo Alto, California.

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay - Beautiful Women Over 40
Mariska Hargitay - Beautiful Women Over 40

Born on January 23rd, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, actress Mariska Hargitay really has genetics going for her.
She is the daughter of professional bodybuilder and Mr. Universe of 1955, Mickey Hargitay and one of the blonde sex symbols of the 1950s, Jayne Mansfield.
Tragically, Mariska was asleep in the backseat of the car during the accident that claimed her mother's life.
Mariska has appeared on a lot of TV shows, but she is probably best known as Detective Olivia Benson on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Although she has been panned and praised for her role, Mariska has won two Gracie Awards, an Emmy, a Prism Award and a Golden Globe for her portrayal, so someone likes her.
Her acting debut was in the 1985 horror-comedy, Ghoulies.

Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall - Beautiful Women Over 40
Kim Cattrall - Beautiful Women Over 40

Kim Cattrall was born on August 21st, 1956 in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England, UK.
Although most of you know her from her role as Samantha Jones on Sex and the City, she first caught my attention back in 1984 in Police Academy and after that in the awesome Big Trouble in Little China (1986) with Kurt Russell.
During her career, Kim has appeared in almost ninety films.

Kate Walsh

Kate Walsh
Kate Walsh

Kate Walsh who plays Dr. Addison Montgomery on the ABC dramas Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice was born on October 13th, 1967 in San Jose, California, U.S.
She started her career as a model in Japan, then came back to the US and appeared in Off-Broadway plays, then moved to television, films and theater.
Besides her role as Addison Montgomery, I think her most long lived appearance was as Nicki Fifer on The Drew Carey Show from 1997 to 2001.

Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley

English actress Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley was born on June 10th, 1965 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.
She started acting when she was 22 and didn't get her first modelling job until the age of 29.
Liz has appeared in over twenty films and eighteen TV series, the latest being her role as Queen Helena in "The Royals".

Christie Brinkley

Model and actress Christie Brinkley
Model and actress Christie Brinkley

Model and actress Christie Brinkley was born Christie Lee Hudson on February 2nd, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan.
For over two decades she was the face of CoverGirl and has appeared on the covers of five hundred magazines and inside magazines like Allure, Playboy, and Men's Health.
She is one of the richest models in the world with a net worth well over 80 million.
Christie has three children, Alexa Ray Joel, Jack Paris Taubman and Sailor Lee Brinkley Cook.

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      Gadfly 6 weeks ago from Olde London Towne


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      Ian Stuart Robertson 6 weeks ago from London England

      The multi talented Joanna Lumley just oozes 'sensuality'. In addition to to her accomplished acting in film and television Ms Lumley, a former ballerina has written several books, produced documentaries and persued charitable causes.

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      Ian Stuart Robertson 8 months ago from London England

      Correction; for rwead read 'read'.

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      Ian Stuart Robertson 8 months ago from London England

      Correction; for Joan Collins rwead Dame Joan Collins.

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      Ian Stuart Robertson 9 months ago from London England

      Beguiling English actress Joan Collins looks 40 as does her two sisters.

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      Kerri 10 months ago

      40 plus is the new 20!

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      Gadfly 15 months ago from Olde London Towne


      Scare Queen, Elvira - the mistress of the dark does not age, her beauty is timeless.

      Sweet dreams!

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      Gadfly 15 months ago from Olde London Towne

      I've recently taken a admiring interest with Elvira the Mistress of the Dark. When Elvira first appeared to us there was not much about her other than she complemented of competed with 'Vampyra' (i like her too) much as the Morticia Adams/Lily Munster combination did.

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      Gadfly 2 years ago from Olde London Towne

      The glamorous English actress Honor Blackman must rate extremely high in the beauty stakes. Miss Blackman was extremely beautiful as a Grecian goddess on Mount Olympus in one of those Helen of Troy movies. Miss Blackman also is the same age as our Queen as well. Her Majesty the Queen is aging gracefully too.

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      bgoodall 6 years ago

      Although I hate to admit it I've fallen in love with Desperate Housewives and I LOVE LOVE LOVE Teri Hatcher. I would never have guess that she is over 40!

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      suzana 6 years ago

      i like nicole kidman ..she is pretty

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      fitnesszone 6 years ago from New York

      Some beautiful women in the list, but I would add Jennifer Aniston as well.

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      dobo700 6 years ago from Australia

      Catherine Zeta-Jones gets my vote

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      TorremochaJ 6 years ago

      But when they reach 50, beauty started to fade.

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      miteshrock121 6 years ago from Mumbai

      real life starts after 40 many people after 40 use this words

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      SAMSON 6 years ago

      Monica Bellucci, Jane Seymour and Catherine Zeta-Jones are my favorites on this list, but I've always had a soft spot in my heart for the Lois Lane of the 90's, Teri Hatcher. A fine collection of talented and truly gorgeous women (oh, yes, and as you pointed out, kudos to Jamie Lee Curtis for deciding to "age" naturally.)

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      Wolfyone 6 years ago from Central Maine

      I was glad to see you include Helen Mirren on the list. She is a great example of a woman who although older is still beautiful, sexy and classy.

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      Obscure_Treasures 6 years ago from USA

      I have always been a huge fan of Catherine Zeta-Jones nd Monicca belluci....Hot hub.It really astonishing to knw tht they are 40+ bt still they grow younger day by day...

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      Husky1970 6 years ago

      Great choices. Age is just a number. Beauty is ageless. Voted up and beautiful.

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      Moonchild60 6 years ago

      My husband loves Teri and Catherine. He doesn't like what he calls "little girls". He likes women who look like WOMEN. So he would LOVE LOVE LOVE this list. I am nearly 51 and I think I'm doing okay ...until I see these women! LOL

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      WallStickerDecals 6 years ago from US

      They are all gorgeous even they are old already.

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      MAGICFIVE 6 years ago from New York

      This tribute is amazing - I love it. The first woman looks like she's in her twenties! However, if plastic surgery/botox is involved, I'm far less impressed (not mentioning any names here)! My favorite is Kim Catrall. She was always the funniest on Sex and the City, and I LOVED her character's confidence and the way she pulled that off. Confidence is sexy at any age!

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      kimberlyslyrics 6 years ago

      What an awesome hub!

      And so refreshing [ suppose it helps I am 44 and was feeling old but now refreshed so I thank you bunches!]


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      Dinesh Mohan Raturi 6 years ago from Dehradun

      Really beautiful women. They seem to be like old wine!

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      Daddy's Princess 6 years ago

      I love Catherine Zeta-Jones! She is so beautiful and elegant. Great hub!

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      Dani 7 years ago

      Does Bellucci take a bad picture? The woman is beautiful.

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      tjgrinder 7 years ago

      beautiful women, good choices!

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      jenna haze 7 years ago

      I'll vote for Catherine, its remarkable that she still look young and pretty given her age.

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

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      AutumnLockwood 7 years ago from Northern California

      Where's Sandra Bullock?

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      JohnBarret 7 years ago

      Thanks for the information, you are very creative and have gathered very good information.

      After 3 years I'll ask you to add Aishwara, if you want to know who is she? check out my hubs.

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      Cathy Nerujen 7 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      These ladies really are so amazing, I give my vote to Jamie Lee Curtis, as she is all-round not just beautiful, but has an amazing personality, and the one lady I'd most like to meet for coffee and snacks. Lol. I love these hubs you are doing lately, they are so cool. Thanks for a great hub.

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      Edward Culligan 7 years ago

      Catherines Zeta Jones is absolutely beautiful

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      dobo700 7 years ago from Australia

      I turned 40 last week, thanks it's nice to see there is still hope

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      Maria 7 years ago

      I like Kim Cattrall she is so pretty.

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      sawrup dhar 7 years ago from bangladesh

      nice hub................................

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      Mario 7 years ago

      You neglected Gong Li. She's over forty and incredibly beautiful.

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      Jose Nungaray 7 years ago

      all women on this list are beautiful but my eye is on Kim Cattrall. She is one of a kind. She has a lot of sex appeal. She has a great figure at 54. She's one of those rare beauties.

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      Art of legend india 7 years ago

      Fantastic hub for beautiful woman over40.

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      themist 7 years ago from London

      monica belluci is over 40?!?!

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      debbie m 7 years ago from Boise, ID

      I'm really happy you included Helen Mirren in this hub... she's so terrific!!! A great actress who inspires me!

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      razorryan 7 years ago

      Great list - but no Meg Ryan??????

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      James Flynn 7 years ago from Edinburgh

      Monica and Nicole - I love em!!! Very beautiful ladies. Mmwah!! Voted up for making my day. :-)

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Wow. Lovely ladies, lovely photo's. Thanks for a great Hub. Sabreblade, you have to do interviews with them and find out what the secret of their beauty is - then come share with us on HP. :)

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      Japemwellows 7 years ago from 5ifth Dimensi0n

      Monica Belluci WOW! very tasty hub here Sabreblade. =)

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      The blacksmith 7 years ago

      fabulous photos i like very much

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      Debby Bruck 7 years ago

      Enjoyed the short bios on each of the beauties.

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      Shawn Scarborough 7 years ago from The Lone Star State

      You did a great job on this hub. Nice pictures too. I really enjoyed reading it, and looking at the pictures too.

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      edguider 7 years ago

      wow, they are all beautiful. Not to sure about Helen Mirren, would categorize here in an older age range, although she is a beautiful older woman. Other than that great hub :)

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      Justin Dupre 7 years ago

      Very nice job on putting this list together! They are all very beautiful.

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      Always Greener 7 years ago

      What about Sarah Jessica Parker - why is she not on this list?

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      bbmyers16 7 years ago

      OMG Helen is so BEAUTIFUL!!! I'm in love with her! all of these women are gorgeous!!

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      Locker 7 years ago from

      Teri Hatcher sure is beatiful.

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      bd160900 7 years ago from San Diego

      I agreed with most of this. Actually, I agree with it all. Great post!

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      Rudy Herdyantio 7 years ago from Indonesia

      they are all beautiful and sexy, especially Monica Bellucci and Catherine Zeta zones. thanks for sharing this..i love this post.

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      CarpetDiem 7 years ago from Southern California

      hi sabreblade,

      Monica Bellucci... another great reason to see "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"!

      Nice hub. Steve :)

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      RO2 zeny 7 years ago

      This is really great list of women over 40. Too surprising that the.

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      maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      anoop: Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta Jones and Terri Hatcher are horrible?

      ::checks anoop's temperature::

      Are you okay?

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      anoop 7 years ago

      Except for the first and the last lady on list, rest seemed most horrible ladies over 40.

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Michele: problem! Thanks for stopping by!

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      Michele 7 years ago

      I'm good for putting my foot in my mouth. I checked out your other lists and they were inclusded beautiful woman of all races and nationalities. Thanks for,gently, setting me straight.

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      WoosterSpring 7 years ago from The Central Valley in California

      What I appreciate about your list is the diversity. Hale Berry and Angela Bassett (forgive me for any misspelling of the names)qualify also as those rare beauties!


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      kiigeorge 7 years ago

      Some of these ladies are out of this world! My top three votes - Monica Belluci, Terri Hatcher, Mariska Hargitay. Gotta say its a great photo of Nicole too. Nice pic of Sabre Blade too ..sucking on that blade ..ouch!

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      pg 13 7 years ago

      hot women!

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      lukeyg83: Yes, like OC said, Halle was on the very first Hub.

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      ocbill 7 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      Nice list. I like Teri Hatcher, Catherine Zeta and Marisa Tomei...but I was dumbfounded to not see Demi Moore or Halle Berry here then I saw the 1st part. Ooops..OK, then Stacy Dash could find a spot on your list too.

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      lukeyg83 7 years ago from Leicester

      Brilliant! Although I agree with Michele that Halle Berry might have snuck into it - probably ahead of kim cattrall!!!!

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Michele: Ummmm...did you see the first Hub?

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      Terri Bruner 7 years ago

      This a beautiful article about life's beautiful woman over 40 and I agree with you because I am ONE OF THEM!!

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      Michele 7 years ago

      No women of other races? What about Halle Berry or Jennifer Lopez? Maybe this is alist of the most beautiful caucasian women. If so then I agree with you.

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      eugeneteddy20 7 years ago from Miri,Sarawak,Malaysia

      sandra bullock

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      finestbird 7 years ago

      taken monica Belluce as the most beautiful woman, is a decision making and i go her as the most beautiful woman (she is attractive,clean,pretty and very very sexy to be.GOOD JOBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB

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      jenniferveser716 7 years ago

      omg all these woman are so beautiful. I want to marry all of them

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      mquee 7 years ago from Columbia, SC

      Great hub. My favorite on this list is Jamie Lee Curtis. She is an exceptionally attractive lady, as well as sexy. Very well done.

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      Dawn Michael 7 years ago from THOUSAND OAKS

      another great article and I loved the picture of these fabulous women

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I like all that woman. But my favorite was Monica Bellucci. I like her act in "Malena". She was so HOT and SEXY. Thank you very much. I really enjoy all information and the pictures also. Good work, my friend. Thumbs up for you.


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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Cheeky Girl: Thank you! A Fish Called Wanda is one of my favorite comedies period.

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      Cassandra Mantis 7 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      I never knew Mariska was the daughter of Jane Mansfield. That is quite an interesting pedigree right there! Great hub of really great ladies, all beautiful and they hold their own! Jamie Lee will always be my fave, I laughed at her in True Lies opposite Arnie , and again in A Fish called Wanda opposite John Cleese. A True Lady!

      You're the Greatest!

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      maruthirp 7 years ago from Hyderabad

      This is really great list of women over 40. I really loved this post.

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      MissingHer 7 years ago

      Where is Jennifer Aniston?!?!?!? You can't possibly leave out Jennifer! She's GORGEOUS!!!

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      Megavitamin 7 years ago

      Another great list. Mariska and Jamie Lee are my faves--and they're both second-generation Hollywood!

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      dreamreachout 7 years ago

      This sequence is as good as the ones before though Catherine and Teri are my favourites!! Its wonderful that you included the golden oldies too!! :)

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      John B Badd 7 years ago from Saint Louis, MO

      Beautiful Hub

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      Mike Lickteig 7 years ago from Lawrence KS USA

      Monica Bellucci, Jane Seymour and Catherine Zeta-Jones are my favorites on this list, but I've always had a soft spot in my heart for the Lois Lane of the 90's, Teri Hatcher. A fine collection of talented and truly gorgeous women (oh, yes, and as you pointed out, kudos to Jamie Lee Curtis for deciding to "age" naturally.)

      Great list, thanks again.


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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      You have a wonderful list of women. My personal favorite is Mariska Hargitay. She is natural with a universal appeal. Of course, I would give my eye teeth to look like any one of them.