Raquel Welch reflects on her active living senior lifestyle

Raquel Welch may be approaching her seventieth birthday, but the active living senior doesn't feel it. The iconic actress is still working in film and television, and she is currently writing her own autobiography.

Welch spoke with the Los Angeles Times about her soon-to-be septuagenarian status.

"Approaching 70, it's a landmark of sorts and you feel that you know something and you have something to say," she told the news source.

Raquel Welch reflects on her active living senior lifestyle

Welch has been acting for most of her life - the redheaded beauty has appeared in over 50 films and won a Golden Globe award in 1973 for The Three Musketeers as Constance de Bonacieux.

Still, it was for the cult film One Million Years BC, in which she played the the sultry cave woman Loana, that her international sex symbol image came to be. While Welch looks back on the film fondly, the active living senior admits she's ready to move on from those years.

"She's really pretty OK. I recognize her as one part of my nature. But I just don't want it to be my complete legacy," she said.

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