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In a new interview, Blythe Danner revealed she recently landed her first lead role at age 72 in the indie flick, I’ll See You in My Dreams.
Blythe in I’ll See You in My Dreams. (Photo Credit: R/R)
“I’ve never had a lead in a film before. And then, after I got over the shock of that, that I had to be in every scene, I thought, ‘But will I really be able to do this? Have the stamina, at my age, to do it?’” Gwyneth Paltrow’s mom said.
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“My agent said, ‘You’re crazy if you don’t do this,'" she told Page Six, adding director Brett Haley was “kind enough to accommodate my aging body, and mind, and soul.”
Blythe at the 2015 Gotham Independent Film Awards on Nov. 30. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Though the movie — which also stars Sam Elliott, June Squibb, Rhea Perlman and Mary Kay Place — hit theaters in May, Blythe was just recently nominated for the 2015 Best Actress Gotham Independent Film Award for her portrayal of a widow who forms an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursues a new love interest and reconnects with her adult daughter in the film.
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