Bold Face: Older & Wiser

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.


Despite the claim that Hollywood is obsessed with youth, the three superstars in this week’s edition of Bold Face have proven that being older and wiser in Tinseltown can be highly rewarding…

Ed O’Neill has racked up two Emmy nominations and a SAG nomination for playing Jay Pritchett, the head of a large and unconventional family, on ABC’s comedy Modern Family. At age 66, O’Neill has been acting for 42 years and rose to international recognition thanks his role as Al Bundy, on the FOX sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was nominated for two Golden Globes. Clearly he has carved out a niche playing the patriarch, a role requiring age and wisdom, and now he has the glasses to complete the look, the Salvatore Ferragamo SF2506 optical style from Marchon. Modern Family premiered for its fourth season on Sept. 26 and airs Wednesdays at 9pm…

  


With a career that spans 70 years, Angela Lansbury is still landing the on the cover of magazines! Appearing on the Autumn/Winter 2012 cover of UK women’s mag Gentlewoman, the octogenarian was photographed by Terry Richardson, wearing his eponymous glasses style from Moscot, for the biannual magazine for modern women of style and purpose. Perhaps best known to modern audiences for her twelve-year run on the television show Murder, She Wrote, but she has appeared on the big screen and the stage. In fact, she has won five Tony Awards, six Golden Globes and has been nominated for numerous other awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress on three occasions, and 18 Primetime Emmy Awards…

   


After more than 40 years as an actor, Tommy Lee Jones is still a prolific as ever. The Men in Black franchise alum, has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive and can currently be seen on the big screen in another critically acclaimed film, Lincoln, as vice president Thaddeus Stevens. Earlier this year he appeared with another film legend, Meryl Streep, in Hope Springs, a romantic comedy-drama about an empty nester couple trying to reignite the spark. In the film he plays Streep’s husband, Arnold, wearing the Oliver Peoples Nom de Guerre optical frame. Hope Springs was released on DVD on Dec. 5.