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Jennifer Beals

“Flashdance” star Jennifer Beals may have gotten married to her second husband, Canadian entrepreneur Ken Dixon, when she was 34, but the actress waited until she was past the big 4-0 milestone to have her first child. Beals was 41 when she gave birth to a daughter in October 2005. She got some practice in beforehand, however, as stepmom to Dixon's two kids from a previous marriage.

First-Time Moms After 40

Halle Berry, Salma Hayek, and Mariah Carey are just a few of the celeb moms who entered motherhood after they turned the big 4-0. -- By Kathleen Perricone and Lizbeth Scordo, omg!