Top 10 Sexy, Successful and Single Celebrity Women Over 40

Top 10 Sexy, Successful and Single Celebrity Women Over 40

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Halle Berry and Sandra Bullock. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos; Bob Charlotte / PR Photos

Think women over 40 dont have a place in Hollywood?  After reading this list youll see that isnt the case.  While The Moviefone Blog came up with 40 actresses over 40 that are killin it on the big screen, we wanted to narrow it down to our favorite 10 but they had to be single. Why? Simple!  While theres no doubt that every woman on the list is sexy and successful, we wanted to highlight the celebrities who prove that you dont need a man (or woman!) by your side to make it big. So go ahead ladies keep doing what youre doing!  Read on to see our picks for powerhouse women in Hollywood:

1. Jennifer Aniston (42):Though Aniston is constantly singled out astheicon for unmarried and over 40 women (which some tabloids dont view as a good thing), she brushes it aside and continues to make us laugh alongside funnymen like Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller.  Shell continue the comedy streak inHorrible Bosses, which includes a cast of Jason Bateman, Jason Sudekis and Jamie Foxx.  With a list like this, being single isdefinitelya good thing!

2. Halle Berry (44):Not only is Berry a Revlon spokeswoman and a former Miss USA runner-up, she isstillthe only African-American woman to have won an Oscar for her role in 2002sMonsters Ball.Though she is currently in a custody battle with ex Gabriel Aubrey over daughter Nahla, she hasnt let it slow her down completely.  In fact, rumor has it that shes dating Oliver Martinez, her co-star in their upcoming film,Dark Tide.

3. Sandra Bullock (46):This woman won a Razzie for comedic flopAll About Steve, an Academy Award forThe Blind Sidethe day after, then went through an excruciatingly public breakup with husband Jesse James, handling it with extreme grace.  Need we say more?  While baby Louis is the only man in Bullocks life, she is working with a few good ones in her upcoming films, including Tom Hanks, John Goodman and James Gandolfini for 9/11-themed dramaExtremely Loud and Incredibly Closeand George Clooney for sci-fi flickGravity.

4. Courteney Cox (46):Though Cox currently has an estranged relationship with longtime husband, David Arquette, she openly supported his decision to check himself into rehab for alcohol abuse and depression.  While their future still remains to be seen, the two currently star in this yearsScream 4, the movie that brought them together in the first place.

5. Jodie Foster (48):Weve all seen Foster on film but did you know shes a director, too?  Check out MaysThe Beaver, where shell co-star alongside drama-daddy Mel Gibson.  If anyone came tame that guy for a few months of filming, thats considered success!

6. Melissa Leo (50):You may not have heard of this longtime actress, but Leo made news when she won a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and an Oscar for best supporting actress in 2010sThe Fighter.  Youll see more of her this year next to Robert Duvall inSeven Days in Utopiaand Jesse Eisenberg and Tracy Morgan inPredisposed.

7. Susan Sarandon (64):Though many have speculated that Sarandon is dating ping pong business partner Jonathan Bricklin, she insists she doesnt have a boyfriend.  But lets be serious whodoesntlike imagining a little cougar action when it comes to this sexy starlet?  After all, she was in the Beastie BoysFight for Your Right Revisited, a Sundance short a sure sign of her staying with the times.

8. Sarah Silverman (40):This funny lady keeps it controversial, addressing racism, sexism and religion in her comedy stints, but everyone knows that a woman who isnt afraid to speak her mind is sexy.  Youll see in her in this yearsTake This Waltzwith Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen.

9. Marisa Tomei (46):Shes starred in hits likeMy Cousin Vinny,The WrestlerandThe Lincoln Lawyer, and youll see her next inCrazy, Stupid, Lovealong bigwigs like George Clooney, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore.

10. Robin Wright (44):After her highly-publicized divorce from Sean Penn, this former soap star threw herself into new projects, including crime thrillerRampartwith Steve Buscemi and Sigourney Weaver;Moneyball, an adaptation of author Michael Lewis (The Blind Side); and the adaptation of Stieg LarssonsThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.  With all that on her plate, who has time to think about exes?

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