Most Beautiful 2008

Beautiful at Every Age

From Rihanna (at 20) to Michelle Pfeiffer (50 and fabulous!), these stars prove that real beauty is timeless. By Karen J. Quan

LYNN WHITFIELD, 55

Birthdate: Feb. 15, 1953
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
Love Line: Split from Brian Gibson, with whom she has daughter Grace, 16
Milestones: She won an Emmy in 1991 for her leading role in the HBO biography The Josephine Baker Story, and will appear in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Mama, I Want to Sing!.