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Beautiful at Every Age

From Blake Lively and Katharine McPhee to Elle Macpherson and Mary Steenburgen, these stunners prove true beauty is timeless

 photo | Patricia Clarkson

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Updated: Friday Apr 20, 2012 | 06:00 AM EDT By: Karen J. Quan


Honored with a 2009 ShoWest Independent Award for acting excellence, Clarkson has maintained a steady two-decade-plus career in Hollywood being an on-screen chameleon. But when it comes to real life, the New Orleans native is both a Southerner and lady at heart. "I am a girly-girl," she told the New York Times. "When I'm on my deathbed I'll probably say: 'Go get me my curlers! Please.'"