‘I’ve been thinking, how come my tears are so close to the surface? And I’ve come to feel it has to do with age. I have become so wonderfully, terribly aware of time, of how little of it I have left; how much of it is behind me, and everything becomes so precious.’
She may not look anywhere near her 76 years but Jane Fonda, who starred opposite Jennifer Lopez in Monster-in-law, says she is well aware of her age. The Hollywood legend – who has made her career in an industry which isn’t exactly kind to aging actresses – admits she has been brought to tears on more than one occasion recently as she comes to terms with her own mortality.