60-something Linda Hamilton is back as Sarah Connor: 'I'm not what I was. I'm so much more than what I was.'

September 4, 2019

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So, you're never going to look at aging quite the same way again.

Not because Linda Hamilton looks the same as she did at age 27 in her first Terminator film (how could she). But because at 62 years old she looks strong and powerful, coupled with a confidence that only comes with knowing who you are and who you are not. After you see her in this trailer for Terminator Dark Fate, you're going to feel inspired to do that thing you've been putting off since you're such a good procrastinator.

Linda worked hard to get into shape but that's not why she almost didn't come back to do this film. She really didn't think she wanted to be in the spotlight ever again. Living a normal life in New Orleans has been good to her and she didn't want to disrupt that experience.

I know people here after four years better than I ever knew anyone in Malibu… That was my hesitation: Do I want to trade this lovely, authentic life for that? I didn’t want my neighbors looking at me differently. We’re neighbors because of who we are, not what we do, and I don’t want that to creep into my life again. ~NYT

Lucky for us, she decided to go for it once more.

If you're still in the mood for more, check out this video where Linda talks about how taking hormones made her rage like a teenage boy being turned down on prom night.