TODAY | August 16, 2013
>> oh, the party just rolls on. we're back on this friday with more of "today" celebrating somebody's special birthday. yes, i say this at the risk of having to take a shot. she's 60.
>> i know.
>> it's different than it used to be, isn't it?
>> you know what, i always felt 28. now, i have to admit i feel 29 now. today's 60 looks like this. morgan fairchild , lynda carter , also in the 60 and sensational club, and they're here to welcome me. thanks, ladies, nice of you to take time out of your aarp meeting -- [ laughter ]
>> oh, yeah.
>> let's start with a toast to 60. come on.
>> to these ladies, really. thank you for being here.
>> thank you for coming. thanks, guys.
>> oh, you're still wonder wil. you really are.
>> our pleasure. happy birthday . you, what a rapper.
>> did you like that?
>> a rapper.
>> you were very, very cool.
>> very, very cool.
>> tell us, 60 is --
>> it sounds different.
>> yeah, well, you know, and our mothers' generation, there was always -- every decade you have a had a certain way you dressed and a certain responsibility.
>> and woe to you who breaks the rules.
>> exactly. it became increasingly matronly with peter pan collars.
>> i have to tell you, this is 60. this is it. we've proceeded to grow up.
>> people tell you all the time, it's time to cut your hair.
>> no, no, they don't.
>> you're wonder woman . of course --
>> they don't have the nerve.
>> we're professional. what kinds of things are you noticing? you're obviously still in the professional world. what's it like?
>> well, for me, i think that -- i'm always surprised when people recognize me, because it was so long ago. but i'm -- you know, still working.
>> you know what? it is what it is.
>> it's going to happen if you're blessed enough to still be here, right?
>> it is what it is. and i love it.
>> what do you think, morguen?
>> that's the thing. i started off as a child in the theater. so for years, anytime i did a show, i was the youngest person on the set.
>> then one day you realize, i'm not the youngest anymore. and then one day, you realize i'm the oldest one here.
>> yeah, i feel like -- well, thank god for willard scott . because if willard scott weren't around, i'm the oldest person on the "today" show. live strong and well, willard! i want my own smucker's jar.
>> it's actually i've felt like every five years --
>> that was just joe yelling.
>> you have to reintroduce yourself to an audience in our business. i've always tried to pick projects that i thought would also appeal to young people -- younger people. that's why i took the old navy job, you know, target.
>> right. great commercials.
>> "friends," chandler's mom on "friends." the target demographic.
>> they're discovering you for the first time. you're right.
>> you feel like -- you don't feel like you worry so much about what people think --
>> i do not -- i have a different attitude. it's, like, don't sweat the small stuff.
>> i really don't. i don't care. i just don't care. i care about having this great relationship with my adult children, watching their lives.
>> it's about them now.
>> watching their lives.
>> oh, they're beautiful, lynda.
>> watching their lives.
>> it's about their dreams in a way.
>> that's an old picture. they're 25 and --
>> a screenplay written or something, a treatment i'm -- you know, it lives out of my daughter. we do auditions together. she wrapped a film. you kind of go, they're living it now. and i used to like it when it was about me. you