Firstly, she read about a movie critic who said that Jennifer Aniston was too old to be a Bond girl (Jennifer Aniston mentioned in an interview that she wanted to be a Bond girl). However, in actuality Daniel Craig, the new Bond, is only a year older than Aniston.
The writer then mentioned other examples, such as Sally Field. In the movie "Punchline", she got the role of Tom Hanks' girlfriend. However, six years later, in "Forrest Gump", she became Tom Hanks' mother.
Another example was 36-year-old Anne Bancroft in the movie "The Graduate". There she played as a mature housewife, whereas 30-year-0ld Dustin Hoffman was a fresh college graduate.
What do you think, people?