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"Age is just a number". How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

Actress Joan Collins in her apartment in West Hollywood, California.

British actress Joan Collins celebrates her 91st birthday on May 23. The star has played many roles in films and TV series, but she probably gained the most fame with the role of Alexis in the TV series Dynasty in 1981.

"Age is just a number," Collins always says and does not focus on how old she is, because both on screen and in real life Joan always dresses and looks stylish. Today, OBOZ.UA has collected for you the actress's images for all times, from her youth to the present.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

Joan Collins was born in London and studied classical theater at RADA before joining the British film studio Rank Organization. The actress attracted the attention of the American studio 20th Century Fox with her role as an Egyptian princess in Land of the Pharaohs. The studio signed a seven-year contract with young Joan. Suddenly, she found herself in a big role, starring alongside Bette Davis in The Virgin Queen and playing the role of Marilyn Monroe in The Girl on the Red Velvet Swing.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

But it was in the 80s that Joan found the role that would define her in the public eye. "Dynasty, a glossy American soap opera, was competing with the rival Dallas Show.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

Joan played the role of Alexis Carrington, the evil ex-wife of an oil tycoon. Alexis wore the most extreme fashion of the 80s - pencil skirts, killer heels, giant shoulder pads, earrings the size of satellite dishes - all topped off with lush hair and blush visible from space. This turned the show around and it became one of the most popular series of the decade.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

Alexis set the tone for the rest of Joan's career on stage, television, and film.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

After the end of Dynasty, Joan Collins acted less actively and preferred to perform in the theater and write autobiographies. But there are still a few films in her filmography during these years.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

The actress loves beautiful clothes that emphasize her beautiful figure. She is always happy to pose for photographers at various events.

''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed
''Age is just a number''. How the star of Dynasty, Joan Collins, who turned 91, has changed

Unlike other stars who take themselves very seriously, Joan lived to see her 10th decade by laughing at herself. "Age doesn't matter at all, unless, of course, you are a bottle of wine," the actress says.

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