Majel Barrett on Ageism in Hollywood

When I remembered what my agent’s name was, I called and he said, ‘I would love to have you, but in this age range, unless you’re a star, they’re going to get the role. Experience doesn’t mean anything. I haven’t had that many takers.

Majel Barrett in the March 1987 issue of Starlog on wanting to do more acting but facing the reality of ageism in Hollywood.

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