Colorful co-stars: Evans starred alongside Joan Collins on the nightly soap opera Dynasty;  The series aired from 1981 to 1989

Linda Evans reflects on her life on her 80th birthday: “I see my age as an adventure”

Dynasty star Linda Evans looks youthful in white as she reflects on life on her 80th birthday: ‘My heart is full, life is a gift’

Linda Evans turned 80 on Friday, but she still looks as radiant and stunning as she did decades ago.

The former star of the nightly television soap opera Dynasty – which aired from 1981 to 1989 – posted a photo of herself partying at length on her Instagram page.

The Hollywood icon modeled a statement white blazer embellished with gold jewels and adorned with white feathers.

The star wrote: “It’s 80! My heart is so full… and my gratitude so deep!

“Every one of your birthday wishes means so much to me! Life is such a gift – and so many of you are such a big part of it.”

Behind, the blonde bombshell was decorated with gold and white balloons.

Likewise, the birthday cake in front of her was decorated with golden candles and white and pink flower petals.

Colorful co-stars: Evans starred alongside Joan Collins on the nightly soap opera Dynasty; The series aired from 1981 to 1989

For her birthday, the award-winning actress did an editorial photoshoot and spoke to German magazine BUNTE about her joy in aging.

“The number is high, but I see my age as an adventure. I’m excited to see what’s to come.”

Looking back on her life, The Big Valley star said if she could get back into her 20s, she would “do everything differently.”

During the conversation at her home in Tacoma, Washington, she revealed the only two things she wouldn’t change.

“I would buy my house here in Tacoma again and never give up on finding love,” she said. “Nevertheless, I have loved every time and every challenge in my life. I’ve suffered a lot, but I’m proud of it.’

Earlier this year, the soap star opened up about her quiet life in Washington.

Blonde beauty: The award-winning actress's most recent feature film was in Todd Stephens' 2021 film Swan Song

Blonde beauty: The award-winning actress’s most recent feature film was in Todd Stephens’ 2021 film Swan Song

“I only work on special projects that fill my heart with joy. So in 2019, after falling in love with a script by filmmaker Todd Stephens, I accepted a role in his [2021] movie,” she said.

She added: ‘[Swan Song] tells the story of an elderly man who dies of sadness at his life, but is reborn after revisiting his past.’

Evans spoke about rethinking her own past and finding self-love. “That’s one of the nice things about getting older. Truly loving myself was very valuable to me – no matter how late in life it happened.’

Beauty and grace personified: The star has been married twice in her life and told BUNTE she has no regrets for never giving up on the search for love

Beauty and grace personified: The star has been married twice in her life and told BUNTE she has no regrets for never giving up on the search for love

Throwback time circa 1980s:

Throwback time circa 1980s: “When you get to my age you enjoy each decade of your life with a sense of wonder and awe at each summer that comes again,” the soap star wrote in her caption. “The escapades and adventures can take on a new meaning. But with sunshine on my shoulders and an open heart to change, this season is as promising as ever.”

The actress has been married twice in her life. Her first marriage was from 1968 to 1974 to the late multi-talented actor and director John Derek.

A year later, she married Sexual Intent actor Stan Herman until their subsequent divorce in 1979.

The Connecticut star has no children and lives a peaceful life alone.

Her past love: The star dated Greek composer Yanni for almost a decade, from 1989 to 1998;  seen in 1991

Her past love: The star dated Greek composer Yanni for almost a decade, from 1989 to 1998; seen in 1991

Their last publicly known relationship began in 1989. She dated Greek composer Yanni for almost a decade, but the couple called it quits in 1998.

In 2014, he told Oprah, “Linda is one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met in my life.”

The blonde beauty shared a commemorative photo and wrote a revealing caption about getting older: “When you get to my age you enjoy each decade of your life with a sense of wonder and awe for each summer that comes again. The escapades and adventures can take on a new meaning.’

In 2014, Yanni told Oprah,

In 2014, Yanni told Oprah, “Linda is one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met in my life.”

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