When Blythe Danner turned 70, her daughter threw her a surprise party. Gwyneth Paltrow even decorated a cake for her mother: The icing read, "A Streetcar Named Retired."
"I said, 'Beg your pardon?'" Danner recalled. "She thought that was hilarious, and I said, 'Well, I'm going to show her!'"
Just a couple of years later, Danner has surpassed even her own expectations for herself, starring in her first major feature film, "I'll See You in My Dreams," at the age of 72.
Of course, it was perfectly reasonable for Paltrow to expect her mom to slow down as she became a septuagenarian. Danner has been a working actress for nearly five...