March 8, 2023← Back to all buzz
Video calls for more diverse storylines about older adults
Everyone experiences aging differently. Our long-time project with Hollywood, Health & Society, part of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, has aimed to change the narrative around aging through entertainment by encouraging screenwriters to write more diverse and dynamic storylines for older actors.
Check out our latest video featuring TSF President and CEO Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MPA, and a number of beloved actors who note they’re “still in the game.”
From left: Norman Lear, Mimi Kennedy, George Takei, Marla Gibbs, and George Wallace PHILLIP FARAONE/GETTY IMAGES; EMMA MCINTYRE/GETTY IMAGES; TRISTAN FEWINGS/GETTY IMAGES; MICHAEL TULLBERG/GETTY IMAGES; ABE GINSBERG/GETTY IMAGES