Blythe Danner talks to Saga

Elizabeth Yu / 18 February 2016

The star of I'll See You in My Dreams on why the babyboomer are demanding - and getting - better roles for older actors.

Five fun facts about Blythe Danner

  • Blythe Danner is the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow
  • She co-starred with her daughter in Sylvia, playing Aurelia Plath, mother of Paltrow’s title role as Sylvia Plath
  • Won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for ‘Butterflies Are Free’ in 1970
  • Starred in the hit comedies ‘Meet the Parents’ and ‘Meet the Fockers’ opposite Robert De Niro
  • She was nominated for three Emmy awards in 2005.

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Related: Read our interview with Sam Elliott, who plays Blythe Danner's love interest in I'll See You in My Dreams'

I'll See You in My Dreams is available on digital download from 22nd February and on DVD from 29th February.

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