There are quite a number of celebrity personalities who have been with us over the last century. Whether film stars, politicians, or musicians, they have been there all the way, through all the countless changes that have occurred in the last ten decades or so! We put together a list of some of our favorite and most loved celebrities who are still the live and kicking legends we have known and admired, for literally centuries now! Being in the spotlight for so many years puts pressure on people to maintain their youthful looks, resulting in many turning to aesthetic surgery while others have opted to age naturally, either way, there is plenty of grace and stature for all of us to admire.
SYLVESTER STALLONE, 72 YEARS OLD
Sylvester Stallone might have just had his 72nd birthday, but that has not stopped the iconic Rambo from continuing to act and have a flourishing career – despite being the subject of a number of death hoaxes over the years! This action hero is still alive and kicking, there is even a rumor that we will see him play the iconic role of Rambo once again! We are really worried about Stallone’s on-screen enemies…
ALI MACGRAW, 79 YEARS OLD
Ali MacGraw is an actress who has put her name to quite a number of projects by now, but what really catapulted her to success was her performance in the classic film of the Romance genre, the 1970s Love Story, where she played the titular role opposite Ryan O’Neal. People Magazine once named her on their 50 Most Beautiful People list, and we think that she is still as beautiful as ever, the way she seems to have embraced aging so gracefully an inspiration to the rest of us.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, 71 YEARS OLD
Despite Arnie’s near impossible to pronounce surname, he has made an undeniably huge impact as a famed bodybuilder in the film industry with timeless films, such as The Terminator and numerous others. After having coined the line “I’ll be back”, Arnold went on to become the Governor of California. Even though he retired from bodybuilding in 1980, the 71-year-old Arnold is still actively contributing to the entertainment industry and also hosts a few inspiring fitness and bodybuilding competitions.
LEX LUGER, 60 YEARS OLD
This well-known wrestler’s career was at its height in the 1980s and 1990s, being known as ‘The Total Package’, competing in both the World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation, as well as playing football in the NFL for the Miami Hurricanes. Sadly, Lex Luger’s active sports career was forced to come to an end when he suffered a spinal stroke, but he is still in the game behind the scenes at the WWE as an active member of the Wellness Policy team.
CICELY TYSON, 93 YEARS OLD
Cicely Tyson is most well-known for her screen and stage performances portraying the lives of African-American women. You might not know this, but she was also a fashion model back in the day! In 2011, Tyson gave a stunning and award-winning performance as Constantine Bates in the movie The Help, and has been nominated for, and won! a number of awards for her striking and talented performances, continuing to perform to this day. Tyson doesn’t take just any role offered, maintaining a loyalty to portraying strong positive images of Black women, making her a most definite admirable entertainer and performer.
LONI ANDERSON, 72 YEARS OLD
The stunning Loni Anderson was unforgettable in her portrayal of Jennifer Marlowe in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati, where she was likened to the prolific actresses of the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield, as well earning her a number of nominations for prestigious awards. She has also appeared a number of hit movies, as well as cast to portray the wonderful Jayne Mansfield. This is such a beautiful person, inside and out.
JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME, 58 YEARS OLD
Van Damme is well-known for his action-packed performances in beloved action films, such as Double Impact and Bloodsport. At age 58-year-old action icon’s latest film, We Die Young, could be Jean-Claudes last work even though he has not yet announced retirement. Van Damme is one of the most talented and explosively powerful martial artists in cinema, making a name for himself as an incredibly acrobatic and flexible performer. He has clearly not diminished over time.
SOPHIA LOREN, 83 YEARS OLD
This is a name known the world over. Sophia Loren was born in Italy and rose to fame in the United States of America, becoming a Hollywood sweetheart, appearing alongside the likes of Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, Gregory Peck, and Charlton Heston. Loren was also the first person to win an Academy Award for a film in a foreign language, and in 1962 at the Oscars, she won the Best Actress award for her leading role in the film Two Women. She didn’t stop there, this living legend has also been the recipient of a BAFTA, a Grammy, and several Golden Globe Awards, and in 1991 she received an honorary Academy Award for her body of work, being called ‘one of world cinema’s greatest treasures’. She also was one of the first actresses to start her own fragrance brand.
LEE MAJORS, 79 YEARS OLD
Lee Majors was definitely a household name in the late 1970s and 80s, particularly because of his leading roles in the hit US TV shows The Six Million Dollar Man, and The Fall Guy. He was previously married to actress Farrah Fawcett, the Charlie’s Angels star, and they made television history in 1976 as a husband and wife both starring in respective top-rating shows. This is an old school type of charm that Majors possesses, one that we love to see in action in his films and in his public appearances.
EVA MARIE SAINT, 93 YEARS OLD
Eva Marie Saint has had an undeniably long and successful career as an actress. She began in show business in the late 1940s, really making herself unforgettable in her role opposite Marlon Brando in the film On the Waterfront, which also earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is a hard and committed performer, and we hope she is proud of all she has achieved. We know we are!
JEAN RENO, 70 YEARS OLD
Jean Reno was born in Morocco and traveled to America in order to find work. The star found fame in the timeless films Wasabi, The Big Blue, Leon, and Ronin. At 70 years old, Jean Reno has not yet retired and his latest film, Waiting For Anya, was released in 2019. Reno blew audiences away with his performance in Leon the Professional, where he played a deadly assassin with a kind side.
OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, 102 YEARS OLD
Olivia De Havilland is a Hollywood centenarian who has starred in a number of Hollywood classics, her most memorable performance definitely being her part in the cult classic Gone with the Wind, as the character of Melanie. De Havilland was also adored as one-half of the popular duo alongside Errol Flynn, them both starring in films such as Captain Blood, Dodge City, and The Adventures of Robin Hood. She is now in a very well deserved retirement!
DOLPH LUNDGREN, 61 YEARS OLD
This Swedish actor is now 61 years old. However, it seems unlikely that he will retire anytime soon as he is still working on 4 films that are yet to be released. Dolph Lundgren found fame after the success of exciting films Rocky IV, Universal Soldier, and The Expendables 2. Lundgren is not just a hunky martial artist, he is also incredibly intelligent and cultured, with a few degrees and masters to his name.
ANN BLYTH, 90 YEARS OLD
The wonderful Ann Blyth made a name for herself in the entertainment industry by appearing in quite a number of films as well as theatre performances. With her track record, it is no surprise that there is a star with her name on it on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! One of her most well-known performances was when she played Veda Pierce Forrester in the film Mildred Place, the daughter of the leading character played by the superb Joan Crawford.
STEVEN SEAGAL, 67 YEARS OLD
The now 67-year-old actor and producer Steven Seagal is most well-known for his work in the iconic films On Deadly Ground, Exit Wounds, and Above The Law. Despite his old age, Steven Seagal is still active in the action film industry as his latest film, Above the Law 2 has been announced. Seagal is something of a creepy character, having been implicated in the Me Too movement by women who came forward with allegations.
ANGELA LANSBURY, 92 YEARS OLD
The beautiful Angela Lansbury has appeared in plenty of Hollywood projects over the years, the hit TV show Murder She Wrote is a long-standing and much-loved production. However, she will still always be remembered as being the voice of the theme song of Beauty and the Beast (she was also the voice of the character of Mrs. Teapot in the same film), even surprising fans when she came out of retirement in the 90s to perform the hit song on stage.
CLINT EASTWOOD, 88 YEARS OLD
Clint Eastwood is a well-known actor, producer, and a legendary composer. Some of his greatest films include Gran Torino and Million Dollar Baby. At 88 years old, Clint Eastwood plans to retire gradually and is still adding to his many impressive Academy Awards, Oscars, and numerous nominations with his most recent film, The Mule, that was released in 2018. Eastwood is a masterful director that has made some of the most emotional and impactful war films of our time.
ANN-MARGRET, 77 YEARS OLD
This talented woman is famous for two outstanding talents that landed her most prolific roles such as Viva Las Vegas and Bye Bye Birdie; her incredible acting skills and her beautiful singing voice. She has also recorded many songs and won numerous awards for both her acting performances and for her singing. Looking at the picture on the left, we cannot believe that Margret is 77! We really need to know her secret to longevity and eternal beauty.
SIDNEY POITIER, 91 YEARS OLD
Sidney Poitier has earned himself quite a name as a Hollywood actor, having made history as the first black American actor to win an Oscar, as well as his many critically acclaimed performances. One such performance was in the film Lilies of the Field, which also earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor, and in 1974 he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Other than acting, Poitier has also dipped his very talented toe in the fields of producing and directing.
DAWN WELLS, 79 YEARS OLD
Dawn Wells is the only other surviving star (other than Tina Louise, also on our list) of the hit sitcom Gilligan’s Island, where she portrayed the character of Mary Ann Summers. You might not know that Dawn Wells is both beauty and brains. She was Miss Nevada in 1959, and went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. Originally, accepted to the prestigious Columbia to study medicine, she then found drama club and her future found a new course. Although no longer acting, Wells still teaches acting classes and participates in various theatre projects. Today she runs a clothing line for disabled people, The Wishing Wells Collections.
MEL GIBSON, 63 YEARS OLD
At age 63, Mel Gibson has won 2 Oscars and received several nominations for his work as an actor, starring in a total of 66 great films. Born in 1956 in New York, Mel Gibson has proved to be an incredibly diverse actor varying performances in films such as Braveheart and Lethal Weapon 3. Mel Gibson is currently working on an exciting film, Force of Nature, that will grace the big screens in 2020.
RHONDA FLEMING, 95 Years Old
Rhonda Fleming got her big break in the Alfred Hitchcock film Spellbound, and has performed and starred in roughly forty Hollywood films over the years. Her vivid red hair and pale complexion have earned her the title of “The Queen of Technicolor”, not a title easily forgotten! Since she left acting she has devoted her time and energy to charity work, with a particular focus on healthcare and medical insurance. Together with her fifth husband, Ted Mann, she founded the Rhonda Fleming Mann Clinic for Women’s Comprehensive Care, a UCLA Medical Center.
BOLO YEUNG, 72 YEARS OLD
Bolo Yeung may be a retired actor that is well-known for his performances in several beloved martial arts films, which includes Enter the Dragon and Bloodsport, but he is also a famed bodybuilder and is skilled in martial arts. Starring alongside other film stars, such as Bruce Lee and even Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bolo Yeung has made a memorable impact on the martial arts film industry. Despite retirement as an actor, he is still actively a part of the industry.
BOB BARKER, 94 YEARS OLD
Bob Barker is a name synonymous with the much-loved game-show The Price is Right which ran for 35 years! He has also hosted big beauty pageants such as Miss USA and Miss Universe. He retired a while ago, after suffering a number of health issues, including some accidents and several bouts of skin cancer. Barker has proven himself as incredibly resilient, being able to survive anything that life throws at him.
DENISE AUSTIN, 61 YEARS OLD
If you ever needed more evidence that leading a healthy lifestyle – which includes a balanced diet and daily exercise – is vital if you want to look and feel good as you age… then look no further because Denise Austin is living proof! Denise Austin is a fitness instructor who achieved success in the 1980s with her exercise show Getting fit with Denise Austin, which aired on ESPN2. Re-runs are still aired today if you want to enjoy her fitness regiment, as well as some good 80s outfits! Austin also has a daughter in the industry, Katie, who has developed her own fitness brand, appropriately named Get Fit with Katie. Katie has also recently launched a fitness app of her own too! Mother and daughter also do a lot of collaborations which can be found on YouTube.
DEBBIE HARRY, 73 YEARS OLD
Debbie Harry has worked in film as well as modeling, but is most well-known for her influence and achievements in the music industry. Harry was the lead vocalist of the musical collaborative that had hits with songs like Call Me, Heart of Glass and Rapture, and is thought to be a group that pioneered a new wave of music, also becoming one of the most successful pop-groups in the 1970s and 80s. This talented lady has also featured in sixty films, including Hairspray, Cop Land and Videodrome.
KRISTY McNICHOL, 57 YEARS OLD
Kirsty McNichol made her breakthrough when she played teenager Letitia ‘Buddy’ Lawrence, in the hit US television drama Family. Even before then she featured in a number of commercials and television series, managing to get the attention of some casting directors. Before long, the teenager was being nominated for Emmy’s and Grammy’s for her performances! While Kristy’s prime performances were definitely during her youth, she continues to shine to this day.
In 1980, McNichol landed her first leading role in a theatrical film with her role as Angel Bright in Little Darlings. The film was a real turning point for the young actress leading many to realize she was really in the acting scene to stay. But not to be forgotten, is the fact that she was still a teenager or in her early 20s in those booming years of her career, and the pressure of being in the limelight at such a young and formative age got to her, and she eventually decided to step out of the spotlight in 2001 and retire from her acting career. We are pretty sure she made enough cash through all her hard work that she will be just fine during retirement!
ROBERT FULLER, 85 YEARS OLD
Robert Fuller is also famous for his role on the medical drama show Emergency, but well before that Fuller made a name for himself in the Western genre of film, starring in 60s television shows such as Wagon Train and Laramie. So it seems very suitable to know that when he retired from the entertainment industry he retired to North Texas, the state of the original cowboys and lawless bandits alike.
BARBARA EDEN, 87 YEARS OLD
Barbara Eden is most well-known for her title role in the NBC sitcom I Dream of Jeannie, which ran for five years, and saw her quickly leap up the ladder of fame. People Magazine ranked Eden as “One of America’s 200 Greatest Pop Icons of the 20th Century”. Eden has starred in numerous films and television shows over the years, in 2011 she released her best-selling memoir The Jeannie out of the Bottle, and is now enjoying her retirement.
HARRISON FORD, 76 YEARS OLD
This 76-year-old Oscar nominee has quite a few awards to his name. Harrison Ford became a household name for his performance in Indiana Jones, the beloved western film that is still enjoyed today. Other great films this actor is known for include Witness and The Fugitive. Rumors of an Indiana Jones project have been confirmed and the actors most recent work includes The Secret Life Of Pets 2 and the soon to be released film Call of the Wild.
NANCY SINATRA, 78 YEARS OLD
Nancy Sinatra had quite the shoes to fill, being the daughter of the talented Frank Sinatra, but she proved she has been up for the job, making her own name for herself! She started singing and recording music in the 1960s, as well as a few hits with her father, and released her last album as recently as 2013. Nancy Sinatra has been known for keeping a low profile but the speculation is that she has now retired.
CHUCK NORRIS, 79 YEARS OLD
Chuck Norris found fame as the legendary star of a number of action films, such as Delta Force, Expendables 2, and his iconic television show Walker Texas Ranger. His most recent work, The Goldbergs, was released in 2015 and the now 79-year old action film star and martial arts expert has retired from the film industry, although, his epic martial arts and military films are sure to be enjoyed by generations to come.
JULIE ANDREWS, 82 YEARS OLD
Julie Andrews is the epitome of growing old gracefully and an undeniable world-renowned legend. The all-around star is most famous for her roles as the wonderful Mary Poppins, and the unforgettable nun-turned-governess in The Sound of Music, where she displayed her indisputable talents as dancer, actress, and singer. Andrews still acts today, her latest project was in fact as the voice over for Gru’s mom in the animated film Despicable Me 3.
PIERCE BROSNAN, 66 YEARS OLD
Pierce Brosnan is an Irish-born actor and producer with countless fans around the globe. His most successful projects include starring as James Bond in The World Is Not Enough and all-time favorite musical Mamma Mia. Pierce Brosnan is now 66 and has not yet announced retirement. Although Brosnan has suffered a series of mediocre films as of late, we really want to see him give the performance of his lifetime soon.
SALLY FIELD, 71 YEARS OLD
This much-loved actress has been in the business for nearly six decades! Sally Field began her acting career at the age of 19, in the sitcom Gidget. The sitcom was cut after one season, but Field had made a name for herself by then and went on to star in The Flying Nun, which ran for three seasons, as well as in a number of other television productions such as The Girl with Something Extra and Sybil, and most recently as the impressive matriarch in Brothers and Sisters. Field conquered the big screen too, starring in iconic films like Forest Gump and Mrs. Doubtfire. She received her first Oscar Award for her performance in Norma Rae, and Academy Awards for her role in Places in the Heart. This actress has quite a number of accolades under her belt and a secure place as a favorite in the entertainment industry, but it seems that there is nothing that will cull this impressive actress’s passion for acting, as she still continues to work on a variety of projects in both film, television and theatre.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, 88 YEARS OLD
Here is the second favorite star of The Sound of Music, the Canadian actor Christopher Plummer who played Captain Von Trapp in the smash blockbuster film. Plummer has an astounding track record for critically acclaimed theatre performances, and is thought to be the premier Shakespearean actor in the 20th century to have come out of North America. Plummer became the oldest actor to receive an Oscar, for the 2010 film Beginners, and this fabulous actor is still going strong, recently nominated for another Academy Award for the film All the Money in the World.
BERNNADETTE STANIS, 64 YEARS OLD
Bernadette Stanis made a name for herself during the 1970s with her character Thelma Ann in the hit CBS show Good Times, her sophistication and grace making her the epitome of black beauty in that era. Stanis later went on to appear to TV shows like The Cosby Show, The Parent Hood, and The Love Boat, and while still occasionally making guest appearances in various projects, she has mostly retired from the big screen to focus on her family. In 2006 she also released a book, BernNadette Stanis Situations 101, displayed her talents as a writer too.
AL PACINO, 79 YEARS OLD
Al Pacino is undeniably one of the best actors of all times. After finding fame in the early 1970s, the star went on to win an Oscar. Some of his best films include The Godfather and Dicky Tracy. At 79 years old, there are no signs of the actors’ retirement as he continues to perform in several new films. The king of gangster films has an incredible presence and gravitas on-screen and off.
TIPPI HEDREN, 88 YEARS OLD
Tippi Hedren is unforgettable for her role in the Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds, and although she has made a number of appearances in various projects, she has generally been retired from the industry for quite a while. Hedren is also well-known for being the matriarch of a number of other successful entertainers, as she is the mother of Melanie Griffith, and the grandmother of Dakota Johnson and Stella Banderas. Today she spends her time fundraising for a number of charities and is predominately concerned with wildlife preservation.
BRUCE WILLIS, 64 YEARS OLD
Bruce Willis is a famed actor and a musician that is well-known for his performance in Die Hard and Pulp Fiction. The 64-year-old celebrity has won a Golden Globe Award and is also actively an important part of the film industry. Bruce Willis is currently working on big films that include The Long Night and John McClane. Willis has of late appeared in multiple B-grade action films and although he performs well in them, we want to see him back where he belongs with the A-listers.
PRISCILLA PRESLEY, 73 YEARS OLD
This beauty was just your normal teenager when she first met the King of Pop, Elvis Presley, and was to not to have expected that she would go on to marry the man and that they would have a daughter together. After their marriage ended in 1973, Priscilla pursued a career in acting as well as developing a number of businesses. When the King of Pop died in 1977, their only daughter’s inheritance was a mere $1 million dollars. Priscilla managed to get Elvis Presley Enterprises up and running again, successfully transforming Lisa Marie’s (their daughter) inheritance to a $100 million estimate. Nice one Mom!
RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, 84 YEARS OLD
Richard Chamberlain got his big break in the 1960s as the handsome Doctor in NBC’s hit TV show, Dr. Kildare. The success of the show opened doors for him in both theatre and film, paving a long-standing career in the entertainment industry. He played the iconic Jason Bourne in The Bourne Identity long before Matt Damon did, as well as performing in The Thorn Birds, and King Solomon’s Mines, and Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold. Chamberlain has also been one of the first openly gay actors in the industry, a role model for many for not being ashamed of who you are and worried that the industry will judge you for it.
LINDSAY WAGNER, 69 YEARS OLD
Although Lindsay Wagner is no longer performing in the entertainment industry, she will never be forgotten for her portrayal as the lead character of Jamie Sommers in the iconic TV show The Bionic Woman. Although her career slowed down since the 1990s, Wagner still has a fire burning for the arts. Other than writing books, running self-help therapy workshops and seminars, she spends most of her time teaching at the San Bernardino Valley College.
MARK HARMON, 66 YEARS OLD
This handsome man was clearly made for a job in front of the camera! What you may not know is that Mark Harmon is also quite a talented sportsman as well as having achieved academic success, originally had considered going into advertising or law before he realized that acting was the way forward for him. While he attended UCLA he earned himself the All-Round Excellence Award from the National Football Foundation, while completing his studies. Harmon is probably most well-known for his role as the Secret Service Special Agent Simon Donovon on The West Wing, as well as the much loved Special Agent Jethro Gibbs in NCIS, which he is still playing today!
TINA LOUISE, 84 YEARS OLD
Tina Louise has appeared in a number of film and television projects, but is most well-known for her portrayal of the character Ginger Grant in US sitcom Gilligan’s Island. What you might not know is that Tina Louise actually burst onto the entertainment scene through her Broadway performances, and more interestingly, although she has taken a step back from acting, she is an active member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as well as a lifetime member of the Actors Studio. Louise has also published a number of books, including children’s books. She is a literacy and academic advocate, and volunteers as a tutor for New York City children with a non-profit organization, Learning Leaders, stating that when young students gain literary skills they gain a whole lot more too, such as “confidence, self-determination, and proof of their own potential”. What an inspirational woman!
KIM NOVAK, 84 YEARS OLD
Kim Novak has acted alongside some of the most prominent actors Hollywood has ever seen! Including the likes of Kirk Douglas, William Holden, and Frank Sinatra! She is most well-known for her role in the Alfred Hitchcock film Vertigo, where she starred opposite James Stewart. Novak retired from her acting career fairly early on in order to focus more on another passion of hers, visual art. Take heed, ladies, this is how you keep yourself fresh and energetic for all your life!
SAMUEL L.JACKSON, 70 YEARS OLD
Samuel L. Jackson is a high profile actor and producer that has starred in over 100 films over the years. He has starred alongside big names in the film industry in iconic films such as Pulp Fiction and Snakes on a Plane. Despite his age, Samuel’s future in the film industry looked bright as he continues to work in the film Blazing Samurai that will be released in 2021. The actor is now 70 years old and continues to impress his countless fans.
DIANA SERRA CARY, 99 YEARS OLD
The name Diana Serra Cary may not be familiar to you, as she is most associated with her screen name: Baby Peggy. Cary is considered to be the last living star of silent film, starting to star in films at the very young age of just 19 months! She has taken part in roughly 150 films, mostly as a child! Diana Serra Cary did not enjoy the harsh environment of the entertainment industry and decided to retire from the screen early, later being forced back onto the screen when her father’s step-father, a banker to whom she entrusted her earnings, lost all of her money. Years later she found success through writing, with her hit autobiography Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy?
VICTORIA PRINCIPAL, 68 YEARS OLD
Victoria Principal will always be remembered for her character in the hit TV series, Dallas. Now 68, she has her own brand of skincare products and has also released a number of books about beauty, wellness, and fitness. If you look at Principal’s picture on the right, you will see that her skin is flawless, even through the little makeup that she is wearing. Her hair is also incredibly healthy and voluminous.
WESLEY SNIPES, 56 YEARS OLD
Wesley Snipes is most well known for his lead role in the beloved vampire film Blade. However, he is also well-known for his performances in stellar films that include Demolition Man and White Men Can’t Jump. The beloved actor is yet to retire and at age 56, he is still working on a number of exciting films that will be released in the near future. Snipes also had a big part in The Expendables 2.
HONOR BLACKMAN, 93 YEARS OLD
Honor Blackman, the British blonde bombshell, rose to fame in the television series of The Avengers, with her character of Cathy Gale. The role caught the attention of casting agents who then offered her the iconic role of Pussy Galore in the Bond film, Goldfinger. At 93 years old, she still looks gorgeous and we are sure that her martial arts skills have played a part in her fitness regimes that have got her looking so fine in her prime! Blackman is definitely a favorite on the list of those who have aged gracefully.
NANETTE FABRAY, 97 YEARS OLD
Nanette Fabray began her career in the entertainment industry at the young age of 3 in the Vaudeville arena, going on to demonstrate her skills in tap dancing and singing. Fabray went on to perform in Broadway, before making the move to the big screen, going on to win Emmy and Tony Awards for various performances. While she was young she had a hard time in school which led her to believe that she had some kind of learning difficulties, she later learned that she actually had a conductive hearing loss. This discovery led Fabray onto the path of becoming an advocate of deaf people’s rights.
JIMMY CARTER, 93 YEARS OLD
Jimmy Carter is our second nonagenarian (a category dedicated only to those who are between 90 and 99 years old!) former President of the United States of America. Carter was the 39th President, and perhaps his greatest accomplishment was in foreign policy, remains an outspoken advocate of human rights till today. This kind of lifelong dedication to human rights is commendable, and when Carter eventually retires, he will be honored by the entire world.
VERA LYNN, 100 YEARS OLD
Vera Lynn was favorably nicknamed “The Forces Sweetheart”, as she began her singing career during the Second World War, her stunning voice giving much-needed comfort to soldiers during the terrible war. This English performer went on to fame, becoming known not just for her beautiful singing voice, but also for her acting in both film and television. For her 100th birthday Vera Lynn released an album named ‘Vera Lynn 100’, which is already quite inspiring at such an age, but even more impressive is that it reached number three in the charts!
SALLY STRUTHERS, 71 YEARS OLD
Sally Struthers made a name for herself when she starred in the hit television series All in the Family as Gloria Stivic. Now at the age of 71, she is still an active participant in the entertainment industry, performing in theatre, television, and film. Sally Struthers is also considerably active in the charity sphere, as a spokesperson for The Child Fund, and for the International Correspondence Schools, which aid impoverished children around the world.
DANNY TREJO, 75 YEARS OLD
Danny Trejo is well-known for his outstanding performances in a number of exciting films. Machete, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Heat mention just a few successful films that Danny Trejo has starred in. The now 75-year-old actor has not yet retired and is still actively contributing to films such as Machete Kills In Space and War on War that are yet to be released. Trejo has been in an insane amount of films, too!
ADRIENNE BARBEAU, 73 YEARS OLD
If you ask us, the much loved Adrienne Barbeau has only gotten better looking with age! In 1971 Barbeau starred as Rizzo in the original musical stage production of the cult classic Grease, where she displayed her considerable talents as an actress, singer and dancer, and immediately making her a star. In 1972 she starred in the American sitcom Maude, and following that she went on to perform in a number of roles in both television and film.
ROBERT DE-NIRO, 75 YEARS OLD
Robert De Niro has graced the big screens as a famed actor, director, and a producer. The 75-year-old is known for exciting action films that include Raging Bull, Cape Fear, and Mean Streets. Despite his age, Rober De Niro is still contributing to entertainment as an untitled film has been announced. The Godfather himself was a knockout sensation in The Irishman, Martin Scorcese’s last gangster epic. It is clear that the legend will continue acting until he draws his last breath.
NORMAN LLOYD, 103 YEARS OLD
Norman Lloyd is definitely a living legend, at 103 years of age, he has lived through some significant historic moments as well as hung out with quite a number of central figures in the industry. With his career spanning over eighty years, he has collaborated with Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles, as well as being pals with Charlie Chaplin. Other than his career as an actor, Lloyd is also known for his work as a director and producer. You may think that his advanced age would mean he has retired, but you would be wrong! Lloyd is still performing, and you can find him on the TV show Fly.
BEVERLY CLEARY, 101 YEARS OLD
Even at the age of 101, with many authors who have come after her, Beverly Cleary is still considered to be one of America’s most successful and most loved authors, having sold 91 million copies worldwide since her first publishing in 1951. Cleary has mostly written children’s fiction, with Henry Huggins and his dog Risby as some of her most well-known characters. Cleary has been nominated and won numerous awards for her outstanding work and contribution to American literature.
KURT RUSSEL, 68 YEARS OLD
The 2017 Guardians of The Galaxy vol.2 introduced millennials to the renowned actors’ many talents, although, Kurt Russel has starred in several beloved films which include The Hateful Eight and Escape From L.A. The actor has received a few awards and one Oscar nomination. The 68-year-old celeb’s most recent film, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, was released in 2019 and the actor is yet to announce retirement from the film industry.
JUNE LOCKHART, 92 YEARS OLD
June Lockhart has starred in both Broadway, television, and film. She is probably best known for her roles in television series Lassie and Lost in Space, as well as her fabulous performance in the Broadway production For Love or Money. In fact, her performance in For Love or Money was so fabulous she received a well-deserved Tony award for it. She is pretty impressive, which is evident by the fact that she has not one, but two spots on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
ROBERT CLARY, 91 YEARS OLD
Here is something you might not know about Robert Clary; his beautiful singing voice did a lot more than just propel him to Hollywood fame, it actually saved his life while he was imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. Robert Clary is not just a wonderful singer, he is also an artist and an actor! He was first recognized for his comedic skills which led him to Broadway, and the rest is history! He is a humble and brave man, who makes a point of focusing on the present and leaving the past behind.
TONY BENNETT, 92 YEARS OLD
Tony Bennett a legend in the Jazz and popular music industry, also a former soldier in the Second World War, went on to have a career that spanned over half a century, and is still singing! What a lot of folks don’t know is that before all that, he studied painting at the New York’s School of Industrial Arts. Bennett has produced the vocal for the soundtracks of a number of hit films, including The Goodfellas, Jurassic World and The War of the Worlds, to name but a few!
KATHARINE ROSS, 78 YEARS OLD
Katharine Ross first started acting in television westerns, actually making up the majority of her most well-known work, with her natural beauty and acting abilities landing her many roles in the genre. Some of her most notable projects were the films Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Stepford Wives, The Graduate, and Donnie Darko, and received a BAFTA Award for her part as Lola in the film Tell Them Willie Boy is Here. Living a quiet life with her husband of 33 years, she still makes the occasional appearance on various TV shows.
JIMMY LYDON, 94 YEARS OLD
Unlike many others who go into acting seeking stardom, Jimmy Lydon actually started his career solely as a way to provide for his family, later coming to love his job and the craft. Born to a large Irish Catholic family in New York, Lydon overcame a birth defect and having an alcoholic father, to get where he is today. Lydon achieved success by starting out on Broadway and later performing in various television, film, and stage plays, eventually also lending his hand to producing, co-creating the hit TV series M*A*S*H with Gene Reynolds.
CAREN MARSH-DOLL, 98 YEARS OLD
Caren Marsh-Doll is another one of the few remaining actresses from the Silent Film era. This star is not just an actress but also a fabulous professional dancer, most well-known for being Judy Garland’s dance double in the hit films The Wizard of Oz and Ziegfeld Girl. Marsh-Doll is lucky to have had the career she had, as when she was in a plane crash in 1949, doctors considered amputating her foot, luckily they found a way to fix her injury and she was able to dance again.
ANTONIO BANDERAS, 58 YEARS OLD
Antonio Banderas is undeniably one of the most famous actors from Spain. After becoming a household name with his performance as Zorro in The Mask of Zorro, Antonio Banderas went on to be nominated for a total of 4 Golden Globes. Even though the legendary celebrity is now 58 years old, he is currently working on the film The New Mutants that is set for release in 2020, which we are amazingly excited for!
MARGE CHAMPION, 98 YEARS OLD
Remember the Walt Disney animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? Of course you do, it’s a classic! Well did you know that the creators of that film made Marge Champion the model for Snow White, using her movements and dancing in the production? Marge Champion made a name for herself, earning status and wealth as a dancer and choreographer, we bet all that dancing helped her look so fabulous at the age of 98!
BOB NEWHART, 88 YEARS OLD
Before Bob Newhart made a name for himself in the entertainment industry he was an accountant in Chicago, and apparently hated every minute. Thankfully, he achieved success hitting the comedy circuits in the 1960s, going on to write and perform in a number of successful television shows such as Newhart and The Bob Newhart Show. Later he also extended his résumé to include film, starring in films such as The Rescuers and Elf. Despite his success in television Newhart is most well-known for his comedic monologue albums, even being nominated for a Grammy award in 2007 for his album I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This, in the best spoken word album category.
PEGGY STEWART, 94 YEARS OLD
Another star who looks simply beautiful even at the age of 94! Peggy Stewart is most well-known for her performances in Westerns. She left the film business in 1953 to look after her family, but still dabbles in television occasionally, and also stayed active in the Los Angeles theatrical community. Few people Stewart’s age can match her youthful vigor and pizazz, and the mature lady still has plenty to offer the world.
CARL REINER, 96 YEARS OLD
Carl Reiner is a man of many talents, and a legend in American comedy, he has built up quite a resume in acting, singing, directing, and writing. Having worked alongside Mel Brooks and Dick Van Dyke, and most recently as Saul in the Blockbuster Ocean’s Eleven films. Over the years he has earned himself nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, four as a writer and two as a producer, as well as a Grammy Award. He is also a lifelong Democrat, and during the 2016 US Presidential Race, he was an outspoken supporter of Bernie Sanders. Reiner remains active in the entertainment industry and long may that continue!
JOYCE RANDOLPH, 93 YEARS OLD
Actors and viewers were similarly disappointed when the television show Honeymooners was canceled after airing only one season, but despite this, one season was enough for the stars of the show to make their mark. Today Joyce Randolph is the only remaining living star of the Honeymooners quartet. After performing in the show, Randolph went on to act in a number of television shows as well as film, as well as several Broadway performances.
DONALD GIBB, 64 YEARS OLD
The giant 6-foot 4-inch actor was born in New York in 1954. He certainly is an imposing but hilarious figure. Donald Gibb has starred alongside big names in the film industry, such as Will Smith in Hancock and Jean-Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport. The star’s latest work can be seen in the 2011 television show Secret Mountain Fort Awesome and today, 64-year-old Donald Gibb is the spokesman and co-owner of Trader Todd’s, a Chicago-based bar.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 91 YEARS OLD
Two years ago, when the King of Thailand passed away, Queen Elizabeth the Second formally became the longest reigning monarch on record. Crowned the Queen of England and the Commonwealth in 1952 at the young age of 25, when her father King George passed away, she has now held the throne for over 66 years! Queen Elizabeth is also one of the most loved monarchs, doing a huge amount for public relations and for the former British colonies across the Commonwealth.
HAL HOLBROOK, 93 YEARS OLD
Hal Holbrook is certainly one of the most brilliant men in the industry, IMDb recognizing him as one of “the great craftsmen of stage and screen”. He has been the recipient of both Tony and Emmy awards, making his big break in 1954, when he received critical acclaim for his one-man stage-show, Mark Twain Tonight. Since then he has produced a very impressive resume for his work as a film and stage actor, and television director, recently even making a guest appearance in the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy.
BETTY WHITE, 96 YEARS OLD
You might not know this, but Betty White began her career with radio gigs in the 1940s. Apparently, she began in radio because the movie execs of the time decided she wasn’t photogenic enough to feature in their projects. Seems hard to believe, but apparently it’s true. Today, though, she holds the special spot of the longest running career of any female entertainer on television! So take that, movie execs of narrow vision! Although her fans are concerned about her looking after herself and her health, Betty White is showing no signs of any intention to retire any time soon, staying focused on her performance in various ongoing projects.
PRINCE PHILIP, 93 YEARS OLD
Prince Philip was a born into two respective royal families, one from Greece and the other from Denmark, the mix clearly a good one with his strong good looks. So it seems he was used to royalty before he married the long-reigning queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II. Having led quite a public life at the side of the Queen, he still attends Royal occasions and events with his wife, carrying out the duties of such a role with humor and grace, although the humor has been said to have occasionally got him into a bit of trouble!
JERRY LEE LEWIS, 82 YEARS OLD
Jerry Lee Lewis was born into a religious family that wasn’t very well-off, and yet sold their house to get young Jerry Lee Lewis a piano, which he loved and can probably be accredited to have been the beginning of this Rock-n-Roll legend. Jerry Lee Lewis started to establish a name for himself in Memphis after writing and selling a song together with his cousin J. W. Brown. They sold the song to the president of Sun Records, the legendary Sam Philips. This was before it became popular for singers to sing songs written by others, Lee Lewis was a pioneer in this area, as well as bringing the piano into Rock-n-Roll. Married for the first time at 16, he has since divorced six times. Over the years he has overcome quite a number of personal tragedies and struggles, such as losing two sons in different accidents and a struggle with alcoholism. He managed to conquer his struggles and still performs today.
JACKIE MASON, 86 YEARS OLD
Jackie Mason is a stand-up comedian, who made it to the headlines in his 1986 one-man show The World According to Me, for which he won a Special Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Ace Award, an Emmy Award, and a Grammy nomination. Although now retired, Mason has been ranked at number 63 in Comedy Central’s list of greatest comedians of all time. A well-deserved title for the hilarious gentleman.
JACKI CHAN, 65 YEARS OLD
This Hong Kong-born actor and martial arts legend has been gracing the film industry since 1970 and surprisingly, Jacki Chan is still working as a renowned actor. Beloved for timeless films such as Rush Hour and Rush Hour 2 are just some of the numerous films Jackie has starred in, Jackie Chan shows no signs of slowing down as his newest action-packed film Vanguard is set to be released in 2020 and the iconic legend is still contributing to various other exciting films at age 65.