Sandra, who is now 60, still lingers in the public imagination as Trillian in the classic BBC television serialisation of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.But her acting credits include such fondly remembered ‘classics’ as 2point4 Children and Triangle – the soap opera set aboard a North Sea ferry – together with a host of cameo appearances alongside the likes of The Two Ronnies.
Relaxing in a cream top, black cotton Capri pants and high-heeled clacky mules, Sandra cheerfully points out that Mark was born in 1969, the year she arrived in Britain from her native Washington DC as a 20-year-old ingenue. Sandra played the Empress of China in Aladdin, Mark was PC Pong and, she says, the attraction was mutual. I came to realise that you fall in love with a person, not their age.’And when asked what Mark’s mother thought about her son’s choice of partner, Sandra is as honest as she is forthright: ‘If I’d been her, I’d have been beside myself that my son was hanging out with some old broad like me,’ she laughs.
If the cascade of golden curls and brilliant white smile are instantly familiar, the breathy, sing-song, Marilyn Monroe voice is unmistakable.
It belongs, of course, to Sandra Dickinson, the American actress who became a household name in Britain by playing young airhead blondes.
I just want to have a good time, not a relationship. some stay hard, but, most begin their dwindling down to become a limpy noodle by 50.
I find it funny that a 24 yo says an older woman has no value left based on sex ....
And it’s not just for celebrities-according to a 2008 AARP poll, almost one-third of women between the ages of 40 and 69 date men who are 10 or more years younger. What will Madonna have to do to make sure her relationship lasts longer than , for some advice. “The assumption that a younger man will inevitably cheat on an older woman is part of the historic nonsense by which women are made to feel fearful, valueless and undesirable,” she says. Judging from, infidelity is by far the biggest issue cougars face.