Popular Stars From The Past: This Is What They Do Now
It is always amusing to see what the popular stars of the years when we were young are up to today. How do they look like? Have they preserved that Hollywood, glam look no matter the age?
Or do they look like any other regular man or woman in the age of 60 or 70. Today, we’re giving you a look on how do your favorite stars from 80s look like today.
1. Linda Ronstadt
What only a few people know is that Linda started her music career in the folk and country-rock scene at the Troubadour. Luckily, after she made a couple of tweaks to her music, she became known as the “First Lady of Rock” and the “Queen of Rock”.
Ever since she started doing music she won 10 Grammys and 31 platinum and gold records. However, her singing career had to stop in 2013 when she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. No matter the disease, she remained active and wrote a memoir about her life.
2. Maureen McCormick
Maureen McCormick was often known as Marcia, the character of the eldest daughter in The Brady Bunch. She continued to appear in other shows after the show ended in 1974 such as Love Boat and Happy Days.
In the last years, Maureen appeared in celebrity reality TV Shows. She was involved in the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here and Dancing with the Stars,
3. Goldie Hawn
Goldie has showed her talent for dancing since she was a kid. She started her acting career with a small role in Laugh-In. Quickly, she became a comedy staple and performed in Butterflies are Free and A Girl In My Soup.
Hawn has made a couple of appearances lately too. She gave her voice for the children’s animated series “Phineas and Ferb” and in 2017 she appeared in the movie Snatched.
4. Linda Gray
Linda’s first appearance in a movie was in The Graduate. She appeared as a body double for Mrs. Robinson, but she only became famous after starring in Dallas when her performance of Sue Ellen surprised everyone.
After Dallas, Linda starred in other movies such as Hidden Moon, Expecting Mary and The Entertainer. The remake of Dallas that occured from 2012 to 2014 revived her role of Sue Ellen. But that isn’t all, in 2016 Linda also appeared as Tabby Maxwell-Brown in the TV series Hollyoaks.
5. Loni Anderson
Loni’s career started back in 1966 when he appeared in “S.W.A.T” and “Three’s Company”. However, she got famous after starring as Jennifer Marlow in the comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati”. Anderson continued her career in movies and she appeared in many film such as “Stroker Ace”, “A Night at the Roxbury”.
Anderson remained busy with her career and appeared in tv shows “Nurses” and “Melrose Place”. She appeared in “Baby Daddy” in 2016 and played in another web series.
6. Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour’s career sky rocketed after playing a Bond Girl in “Live and Let Die”. After the movie, she continued appearing in movies and TV series such as “The Four Feathers” and “Battlestar Galactica”.
However, Jane Seymour also showed her passion for writing. In fact, she wrote a lot of self-help and inspirational books such as “Romantic Living” and “Among Angels”. Today, she still writes and has continued working in movies.
7. Margot Kidder
Margot Kidder became famous after appearing as Louis Lane in Superman, 1978. Ever since, she has been very busy playing in TV series and movies, she also appeared in all of Superman’s sequels.
She continued playing in her later years too. However, she struggled with bipolar disorder throughout the 90’s and became a mental health advocate. Unfortunately, she died in May 2018 at age of 69.
8. Kim Richards
Kim starred in the tv series “Nanny and the Professor” from 1970-71. After that, she appeared in “Whiz Kid Capers” series. Kim Richards was a big child star back then and has also participated in a few movies in the 70’s.
In 2006, she appeared in “Black Snake Moan” and in 2009 she played in “Race To Witch Mountain”. However, her real comeback occured in 2010, when she started appearing regularly in “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”.
9. Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball was very popular in 1950s for her comedy show called “I Love Lucy”. In the 60s, she had a second show named “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour” which was followed by another show “The Lucy Show” that continued until 1974.
She acted again in “Here’s Lucy”, but then decided to take a break from it after the show ended. Lucille Ball, unfortunately, passed away in 1989.
10. Morgan Fairchild
The role of Jennifer Pace in “Search For Tomorrow” from 1973 to 1977 made Morgan Fairchild nationally famous. After, she starred in series such as “Dallas”, “Kojak” and “Happy Days”.
However, her appearances in Falcon Crest and Flamingo Road gained her true fame. Recently, she starred in a tv movie “A Christmas in Vermont” in 2016.
11. Barbra Streisand
Barbra became a singing sensation in the 60s, but she also tried her hand at acting after it. In 1968, her role in “Funny Girl” won her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. That’s when her career skyrocketed.
After that, she continued with acting and singing. She released another two platinum albums and appeared in various movies. “Meet the Fockers” are just one of many movies she filmed. However, in 2017, she starred in “Gypsy” where her both musical and acting talents are shown.
12. Fabio Lanzoni
Who doesn’t remember the italian stud Fabio? He was really famous in the 80s thanks to his amazing physical appearance. He first got famous as a magazine model for his great looks. Soon after, he became a famous fitness icon and he started selling his exercise books and fitness videos.
He stuck to his fitness job and has continued to promote healthy living ever since the 80s. Fabio also appeared in some movies such as Zoolander and appeared in shows like “The Bold and The Beautiful”.
13. Olivia Newton John
Olivia gained worldwide fame after starring as Sandy in the movie adaptation of “Grease”. Soon after the movie, she recorded her second album “Totally Hot”.
It seems that she passed her singing talent to her daughter too, and they released a song in 2015 called “You Have To Believe”. The song was a huge success and it reached number one on Billboard’s Dance Club Play chart.