‘Blade Runner’ star Sean Younger displays on growing older in Hollywood, shifting to Atlanta: ‘I’m at peace’

Sean Younger is proud to not name Hollywood residence.

The actress, referred to as femme fatale Rachael in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic “Blade Runner,” instructed Fox Information Digital she has been at peace dwelling in Atlanta, the place she will pursue movies on her phrases.

“I purchased a townhouse in Atlanta, and I dwell very near a yoga studio,” stated the 62-year-old. “I can simply stroll out of my door and go over to yoga with out having to get in a automobile. And the place I dwell, I don’t should get in a automobile fairly often. I can simply journey my bike in every single place. It jogs my memory of after I used to dwell in Santa Monica. Once I lived in New York, I didn’t journey my bike as a lot as I used to as a result of all the things was so near the place I used to be.”

American actress Sean Younger as Rachael in a scene from Ridley Scott’s 1982 futuristic thriller, “Blade Runner.”
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“, I’m at peace,” she shared. “Life could be very nice. It’s not the life I as soon as had, which was very annoying. There’s massive enterprise right here. There’s a number of present enterprise right here, and I feel extra persons are migrating right here. And I’ve a number of help. I’ve an excellent fan base. Perhaps among the misconceptions that also exist about me are out in Hollywood with individuals who might have disliked me the couple of occasions I received drunk after I shouldn’t have. However I don’t have that drawback as we speak.”


Younger is keen to journey the excessive seas and join with followers. Turner Traditional Motion pictures beforehand introduced that Younger, together with Chevy Chase, Lainie Kazan, Deana Martin and different stars will set sail on the TCM Classic Cruise from Nov. 12-17. The Disney Dream cruise ship will journey from Miami to Grand Cayman and Castaway Cay, Disney’s personal island within the Bahamas. Attendees will take part in movie screenings, particular fan occasions and in-depth interviews.

Younger is conscious many will wish to ask her about “Blade Runner,” the 1982 movie that skyrocketed her to fame.

Sean Younger made a cameo in 2017’s “Blade Runner 2049.”
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“I’m pleased with my work,” she stated. “I had a good time working with Harrison Ford. He’s mellowed out over time… I bear in mind the primary day on set, I used to be so nervous. I bear in mind I needed to say a line like 25 occasions till Ridley Scott lastly stated, ‘Let’s transfer on.’ However I used to be actually anxious. All of it labored out although.”

Followers had been stunned that for the movie’s sequel, 2017’s “Blade Runner 2049,” Younger was handed a mere 30-second hologram cameo.


“I received paid and that was it,” she stated. “The difficulty is that guys get as outdated because the hills, and so they maintain getting roles. However as soon as a lady will get slightly outdated, she doesn’t have the identical safety. I used to be simply mainly glad to be part of it. It will have been nicer to have an even bigger half, however that’s type of apparent.”

Sean Younger stated she is “at peace” dwelling in Atlanta.
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“I feel that’s simply present enterprise,” she continued. “Individuals wish to see fairly younger women within the elements… It’s not just like the youthful elements ought to be curtailed in any respect. I feel there are many up-and-coming actresses who’re actually superior and proficient. However you additionally wish to see folks progress as a result of all of us do in life. You see ladies like Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine doing complicated, fantastic roles. However I think about additionally they needed to struggle for these roles. If there have been extra elements obtainable, you’ll see extra ladies employed in different elements. However you additionally want the precise varieties of individuals producing it. The cash must be obtainable. I feel all the things can all the time enhance. I don’t suppose it’s been any higher at another time than it’s now… It might be higher. It may all the time be higher.”

In the ‘80s, Young appeared in films like “No Means Out” and “Wall Avenue.” Nevertheless, she later grew to become branded as tough to work with, and he or she claimed highly effective males within the business derailed her profession. Whereas on VH1’s “Movie star Rehab,” Younger described how she turned to alcohol to manage. Younger insisted she is now sober.

In 2021, Younger instructed the Day by day Beast she “did make males nervous, and for no specific purpose.”


Sean Younger, left, and Kevin Costner on the set of “No Means Out,” primarily based on the novel by Kenneth Fearing and directed by Roger Donaldson.
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“Perhaps there was a purpose,” she chuckled. “However I don’t know. I feel the factor that I could not have been conscious of on the time is that it may need been a greater technique to not be as keen to share my opinions and let folks ask me first.”

When requested if she nonetheless felt the identical manner about herself as we speak, Younger replied, “I feel I do.”

“I feel should you’re in a stronger place, and also you wait to be requested how you’re feeling about issues, persons are able to hear,” she defined. “Now, people who I work with ask for my opinion on a regular basis. They beg for my opinion. I all the time say, ‘That is how I give it some thought.’ And I get a number of respect from people who I’ve labored with. I’ve completed this for a very long time and I’ve all the time been an excellent observer. I’m a skilled observer. I’m not simply right here talking vacancy.”

Sean Younger, left, and Harvey Weinstein are seen at a film premiere on Aug. 1, 1989, on the Ziegfeld Theater in New York Metropolis. Younger stated “it was good to see Harvey Weinstein go down” amid the #MeToo motion.
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Younger remarked that “it was good to see Harvey Weinstein go down” amid the #MeToo motion.


“He was a pr–k,” she stated.

In 2017, Younger accused the previous film mogul of exposing himself to her whereas engaged on the 1992 movie “Love Crimes.” The 70-year-old is at present serving a 23-year sentence for intercourse crimes.

Sean Young was a sought-after star in Hollywood during the ‘80s. These days, she’s eager to take on unique roles with independent films.

Sean Younger was a sought-after star in Hollywood through the ‘80s. Nowadays, she’s desirous to tackle distinctive roles with unbiased movies.
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Younger stated her husband Robert Lujan and their two kids have given her the power to maintain going as an actress.

“On the finish of the day, whether or not you get a component otherwise you don’t get a component – it’s quite a bit much less necessary,” she stated. “Family comes first. Being wholesome, secure and sound comes first. Progressing as an individual comes first.”

Nowadays, Younger is looking forward to what the long run has in retailer for her.

Sean Younger and Harrison Ford on the set of “Blade Runner,” directed by Ridley Scott.
(Photograph by Sundown Boulevard/Corbis through Getty Photos)

“Clearly, I prefer to work,” she stated. “It’s good to earn a dwelling doing one thing [you love]. It’s been wonderful to me that, at this age, I’m nonetheless working. And I really feel actually good about it.”

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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