Famous Female Stars From The 70s And 80s: Then And Now.
If you're old enough to actively remember the seventies, you're going to love this roundup. Yes, the decade was a fascinating time all around: Disco, spandex, nightlife, political unrest, feathered hair, groovy music, and more -- all of these things were memorable, but there are also some pretty iconic women that got their start during this decade. This post is all about them.
These are the women of the '70s, the music darling and the Hollywood starlets who went on to become household names and living legends. From Dolly Parton to Susan Sarandon to Jodie Foster, these varied talents have survived the ups and downs of the last 40+ years of life in the spotlight to secure names for themselves in the storied Hollywood hall of fame. Check out their stories below, and be prepared to be shocked at how good they all still look today.
#1. Kim Bassinger
Kim Bassinger is best known for her Oscar winning performance in L.A. Confidential in 1997. She still acts, and has appeared in dozens of hit movies. Somehow, she also hasn't aged a day.
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#2. Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway broke into the Hollywood scene with "Bonnie and Clyde," and has become a legend over the course of her career. She's still active in the film industry, and is an icon and household name.
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#3. Dolly Parton
Parton has been at the top of the country music industry for decades. She's had top ten album and number one songs, and her signature look makes her instantly recognizable.
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#4. Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit’s Polish parents didn’t like the idea of her pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. but like any headstrong lady, she did it anyways. She was in a number of films and Broadway shows before landing the role of Maj. Margaret Houlihan in "M*A*S*H," the character she’s best known for. Now, she's got her own jewelry line but stays out of the Hollywood spotlight.
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#5. Raquel Welch
Famous for her role in "One Million Years B.C." and other dramas, Welch has remained a sex symbol even into her later years. Now, she's the brand ambassador for many beauty products, and a television acting legend.
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