Jane Seymour, 69, clarifies comment about playing 25-year-olds: 'I did not say that'

Did you hear the one about Jane Seymour, 69, saying that she could play someone who's 25?

Seymour herself clarifies in a new interview with Yahoo Entertainment that a quote attributed to her last week was inaccurate.

While the headline for a story in The Times of London read, "Jane Seymour: 'I could play someone who's 25 — and I've had no surgery," she takes issue with that description.

"Let's just set the record straight: I did not say that," the Wedding Crashers actress says.

Seymour does recall that she had a conversation related to that with the director of her upcoming TV series, Glow and Darkness. They were talking about flashback scenes, in which her character was much younger.

READ MORE: Jane Seymour: Producers said I looked too young for screen role

"I said, 'Well, you know, if you think I can do it, then you can do all that digital stuff, that's fine,'" Seymour says.

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English actress Jane Seymour, 30th April 1969. This picture was taken when Seymour was a drama student and still using her birth name, Joyce Frankenberg. (Photo by Michael Stroud/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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English actress Jane Seymour announces her engagement to Michael Attenborough, 28th October 1969. (Photo by David Cairns/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A pin-up shot of Jane Seymour (1951 - ), the British film actress. Original Publication: People Disc - HL0010 (Photo by Kaye/Getty Images)
Actress and former ballet dancer Jane Seymour aged 21, who was taken from TV's 'The Onedin Line', to be James Bond girlfriend in 'Live And Let Die', starring Roger Moore. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
1973: British actor and model Jane Seymour smiles as she poses in a park, London, England. She has long straight hair and a low-cut dark sweater. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
Actress Jane Seymour, at the Savoy Hotel, London, wearing the High Priestess Solitaire costume as Roger Moore's co-star in the new James Bond film 'Live And Let Die'. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
Actress Jane Seymour on the set of 'Live And Let Die'. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actress Jane Seymour attends After Dark Awards on May 12, 1977 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jane Seymour seen here at Stratfield Saye House during a break in filming for 'The Four Feathers ', 30th August 1977. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA - Pilot: 'Earth Star' - Airdate: July 7, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) LORNE GREENE;JANE SEYMOUR;RICHARD HATCH
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Actress Jane Seymour attends Stars Salute United States Olympic Team on January 29, 1984 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - 1986: Actress Jane Seymour poses for a portrait in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. Guide to Romantic Living (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Windward Archives/Getty Images)
LONG BEACH, CA - 1986: Actress Jane Seymour poses while swimming in the Queeen Mary's pool during a 1986 portrait session in Long Beach, California. Seymour was on location filming the TV mini-series 'Crossings.' (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
WAR AND REMEMBRANCE - TV Miniseries - Part 6 - Airdate: November 22, 1988. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JANE SEYMOUR
Actress Jane Seymour attends Fifth Annual American Cinematheque Awards Honoring Ron Howard on March 24, 1990 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Jane Seymour during Opening of Valentino's Rodeo Drive Boutique at Valentino Rodeo Drive Boutique in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 29: Actress Jane Seymour at Cartier Polo Day on July 29, 1990 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Georges De Keerle/Getty Images)
Jane Seymour and Son Sean Flynn during Universal Studios Private Party at the Grand Cypress Resort - June 6, 1990 at Grand Cyprus Resort in Orlando, Florida, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jane Seymour during 17th Women In Film Crystal Awards Luncheon at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jane Seymour during Peacemaker Premiere at Mann Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Actress Jane Seymour attends Nineth Annual BAFTA Awards on September 14, 1999 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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Jane Seymour during CBS at 75 - Commemorating CBS'S 75th Anniversary - Arrivals at The Hammerstein Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)
Jane Seymour arriving for the Morgan Stanley Great Britons 2006 Awards at the Guildhall in central London. (Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
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TODAY -- Pictured: Jane Seymour appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 16: Jane Seymour attends the Larry King Live Wrap Party held at Spago on December 16, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Jane Seymour visits 'Extra' in Times Square on December 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actress Jane Seymour attends a benefit for Gorilla Doctors of Africa hosted by Kristen Bell at Ace Gallery on November 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Gorilla Doctors)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 30: Actress Jane Seymour attends the 2015 British Academy Britannia Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 08: Actress Jane Seymour arrives for the Premiere Of 'And The Winner Isn't' at Laemmle Music Hall on December 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 07: Jane Seymour attends the premiere of 'Just Getting Started' at ArcLight Hollywood on December 7, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Actress Jane Seymour attends TheWrap's 2018 'Women, Whiskey And Wisdom' event celebrating women Oscar nominees at Teddy's at The Hollywood Rooselvelt Hotel on February 21, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Jane Seymour attends AARP's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 5, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for AARP)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Actress Jane Seymour visits Build Series to discuss the TV comedy 'Let's Get Physical' at Build Studio on January 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
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"The director told me two days before that he did not want anyone else playing the other scenes. Unbeknownst to me, he went and shot with another girl on that Monday before I ever did it. I went, 'Oh, well that's curious.'

"I never said I should play 25. In fact, on many, many occasions, [I] told him that I thought that was probably be a stupid idea."

The truth is that Seymour usually looks impressively fit and vibrant, regardless of her age. She attributes that to more than good genes.

"It's about healthy living. It's about taking good vitamins. It's about drinking lots of water. It's about having a positive attitude," Seymour says. "Everything in moderation. I suppose that's my mantra."

No doubt because of that, she's able to maintain the same weight for years. Impressively, she can still fit into some of her old costumes, many of which she's kept.

1973: Jane Seymour plays the clairvoyant Solitaire to Roger Moore's 007 in the James Bond film 'Live and Let Die', directed by Guy Hamilton.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

"I break them out and wear them, absolutely," Seymour reveals. "I've worn... Gosh, I've worn dresses from [1986 TV mini-series] Crossings that [costume designer] Nolan Miller created on many occasions for red carpet."

Jane Seymour starred on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" from 1993 to 1998. (Photo: Bill Reitzel /© CBS /Courtesy Everett Collection)

She's also tossed on a look from her '90s period drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman for a quick Halloween costume.

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