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At 28, Lesley Manville Was Acting, Picketing, & Singing Kate Bush Songs

The 'Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris' actor on finding her voice and becoming 'The Crown's Princess Margaret.

By Olivia-Anne Cleary
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At 28, Vera Wang Worked At 'Vogue' & Partied At Studio 54

"There was nothing ever like it, before or after."

By Allie Fasanella
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At 28, Rachel Dratch Was Mingling With Steve Carell & Inhaling Secondhand Smoke

As part of the storied Second City improv troupe in Chicago, Dratch got a crash course in comedy from the future 'Office' star.

By Samantha Leach
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At 28, Emma Thompson Was Already A Star — But Unhappy In Love, Actually

The 'Good Luck To You, Leo Grande' actor on sex positivity, body dysmorphia, & more.

By Olivia-Anne Cleary
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At 28, Parker Posey Swing Danced With Liev Schreiber & Ate 4 A.M. Bodega Sandwiches

Time magazine dubbed her "Queen of the Indies" — and Posey was living life to the fullest.

By Samantha Rollins
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At 28, Amanda de Cadenet Was Motorbiking With Keanu Reeves

As the host of Victoria’s Secret’s new podcast, the multihyphenate is leaning on a lifetime of prep work.

By Haley Swanson
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At 28, Minnie Driver’s Personal Life Was “Falling Apart”

After her 'Good Will Hunting' experience, the actor turned down an iconic rom-com role.

By Kate Dwyer
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At 28, Debi Mazar Was Smoking Pot & Going Out Dancing With Madonna

“I would literally go to bed early, get up at 4 or 5 in the morning, roll into the club, then just stay up for the day.”

By Samantha Leach
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At 28, Delia Ephron Had A Life She Didn't Want. So She Blew It Up.

The 'You’ve Got Mail' screenwriter was juggling an unhappy marriage and her budding writing career. Guess which one stuck?

By Samantha Leach
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At 28, Lea Salonga Faced A “Rude Awakening”

The Broadway hotshot and two-time Disney princess opens up about her late 20s.

By Alyssa Lapid
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At 28, June Ambrose Made Her First Major Fashion Splurge

The stylist, costume designer, author and creative director talks her collection with Puma, and what life was like at 28.

By Jamie Feldman and Mekita Rivas
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At 28, Patricia Arquette Was Navigating Nude Scenes & Splurging On Shoes

The Severance star was working with famed directors like David Lynch and David O. Russell. But at home, she was "being pulled in a lot of different directions."

By Samantha Rollins
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At 28, Michelle Yeoh Left Acting To Become A Mom

“I really, really wanted to start a family. That was my new career move.”

By Gretchen Smail
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At 28, Golda Rosheuvel Dreamt Of Breaking Glass Ceilings For Biracial Women

The 'Bridgerton' star reflects on the year she took control of her own destiny.

By Jessica Morgan
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At 28, Kelly Bishop Was Wearing Hot Pants & Preparing To Leave Her First Husband

The 'Gilmore Girls' star recalls finding the courage to change her life.

By Alyssa Lapid
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At 28, Fiona Shaw Was Owning The Stage — But She Felt Completely Lost

“I wasn’t sure I was enjoying it.”

By Olivia-Anne Cleary