30 Older Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Still Alive And Well
1. SEAN CONNERY, 89 YEARS OLD
The James Bond star actually started out in theater and stayed on stage for quite some time. When it comes to his film career, everything started with Dr. No. and 6 other James Bond films. Of course, let’s not forget his other stunning performances in excellent movies like The Untouchables, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade. A little over a decade ago, Connery announced that he would retire from acting at age 77.
2. BETTY WHITE, 97 YEARS OLD
Betty White started her career with radio gigs back in the 1940s, as movie execs didn't think she was photogenic enough to star in their projects. She now holds the longest-running career of all the female entertainers on TV! Moreover, the 97-year-old is not showing any signs of retiring any time soon.
3. KIRK DOUGLAS, 103 YEARS OLD
The 103-year-old star actually lived through several life-threatening moments: he served in the Navy during the Second World War, suffered a stroke at the age of 80, and survived a chopper crash back in 1991. This living legend seems to have been blessed with excellent luck! And we believe that he has been able to accumulate a huge fortune over the years.
4. SYLVESTER STALLONE, 73 YEARS OLD
Despite being 73 years old, Sylvester Stallone is as strong and charming as ever. Rumor has it that he will reprise the iconic role of Rambo sometime soon! While he has been the subject of several death hoaxes in the most recent years, there is absolutely no truth to them. We sure are glad to hear that he is still alive and kicking butt!
5. LONI ANDERSON, 74 YEARS OLD
How could we ever forget about the beautiful Jennifer Marlowe from the classic TV show WKRP in Cincinnati? The film earned Loni several nominations for prestigious awards. Loni also appeared in many other movies like All Dogs Go to Heaven and Stroker Ace. When it comes to her personal life, Anderson made headlines for her relationship with Burt Reynolds. Sadly, they eventually separated. However, she has since found love with her current husband Bob Flick.
6. ALI MACGRAW, 80 YEARS OLD
While Ali MacGraw has starred in many projects, her claim to fame was the 1970 film Love Story, in which she played the main character opposite Ryan O’Neal. MacGraw once appeared on People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People list, and she is as beautiful as ever. Just one look and you’ll know how gracefully she is aging!
7. JULIE ANDREWS, 84 YEARS OLD
The 84-year-old actress is just as beautiful as when she was in her prime years. We daresay that Julie doesn’t need cosmetic surgery as she is the very epitome of graceful aging. She is probably most famous for her roles in Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music. However, the star is still acting these days. Interestingly, her latest project was Despicable Me 3, in which she lent her voice to Gru’s mom Marlena.
8. SALLY FIELD, 73 YEARS OLD
Sally Field started acting at age 19 and made a name for herself with the sitcom Gidget. She went on to land roles in big-screen projects like Forrest Gump, Kiss Me Goodbye, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Murphy’s Romance. Today at 71 years old, the actress doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon! She continues to perform in film, television, and theater. projects How impressive is that?
9. MARK HARMON, 68 YEARS OLD
You might be surprised to learn that the NCIS star is also talented in academics and sports. He actually played football while attending UCLA, eventually winning the All-Round Excellence award from the National Football Foundation. He did not neglect his studies either and graduated cum laude. Harmon said that he was considering going into law or advertising before the acting bug got to him.
10. HAL HOLBROOK, 94 YEARS OLD
Hal Holbrook is widely considered as one of the most talented men in the industry. He got his big break while playing the writer Mark Twain in a one-man play. Of course, he has since been able to wow us with his work on the big and small screen as well as the stage. Not to mention all of the awards he has earned since the beginning of his career. By now, he must have been worth millions of dollars!
11. SOPHIA LOREN, 85 YEARS OLD
Born in Italy, Sophia Loren rose to fame in the USA. She became Hollywood’s sweetheart and was the first person to take home an Academy Award for a film in a foreign language. In the 1962 Oscars, she was awarded the Best Actress award for the film Two Women. If that is not enough to impress you, we’ll have you know that she has also won a Grammy, a BAFTA, and five Golden Globes. With an estimated net worth of $75 million, she is truly a living legend!
12. CICELY TYSON, 95 YEARS OLD
We bet you remember her tear-jerking and award-winning role as Constantine Jefferson in the film The Help. While Tyson is known as an actress, playing African-American women on screen and stage, she is also a fashion model. It seems like nothing will get in the way of Ms. Tyson! Today, the 95-year-old actress is still active on the stage.
13. LEX LUGER, 61 YEARS OLD
Lex Luger was a renowned professional wrestler whose career peaked in the ’80s and the ’90s. He was once nicknamed ‘The Total Package’ and has participated in both the World Wrestling Federation and the World Championship Wrestling. Luger was also a football player and once played for the Miami Hurricanes. Sadly, a spinal stroke forced him to quit sports. He’s now working behind the scenes in the WWE as part of the Wellness Policy team.
14. RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, 85 YEARS OLD
Richard Chamberlain rose to fame due to his portrayal of James Kildare in the television series Dr. Kildare. He went on to star in many impressive projects, including The Bourne Identity, The Thorn Birds, and King Solomon’s Mines. Yes, Richard played the iconic Jason Bourne years before Matt Damon did! Interestingly, the star was an openly gay actor and once dated Martin Rabbett, his Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold costar.
15. TONY BENNETT, 93 YEARS OLD
Not everyone can live to 93 years old, so it’s pretty impressive that Tony Bennett can still belt out to his songs without missing a beat. Interestingly enough, the “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” singer also studied painting while attending New York’s School of Industrial arts. The star has been a mainstay in the industry since the 1950s, and he is now still actively performing. What is more amazing is that he has a reported net worth of $200 million. Wow!
16. KATHARINE ROSS, 79 YEARS OLD
Who doesn’t recognize this famous face? Katharine Ross acted in three of Hollywood’s most well-known films, Sundance Kid, The Stepford Wives, and The Graduate. Today, Katharine makes guest-starring on TV shows here and there, but she mainly lives a private life with her husband of 33 years, Sam Elliot.
17. EVA MARIE SAINT, 95 YEARS OLD
It’s undeniable that Eva Marie Saint has enjoyed an incredibly lengthy, successful acting career. How can we ever forget her stunning performance in the film On the Waterfront opposite Marlon Brando? This film also earned her an Academy Award! The actress has worked long and hard to get where she is now, and we bet she is proud of herself for what she has achieved.
18. JACKIE MASON, 91 YEARS OLD
Jackie Mason is best-known as a stand-up comedian and was ranked the 63rd greatest stand-up comedian by Comedy Central. Throughout his career, Mason has undoubtedly raked in millions of dollars, so we’re sure that he is living comfortably despite his retirement.
19. NORMAN LLOYD, 105 YEARS OLD
Another living legend on our list is the Hollywood actor Norman Lloyd! Apart from acting, he also has producing and directing credits under his belt. His career spans a whopping eighty years, and he has collaborated with the likes of Orson Welles and Alfred Hitchcock. Oh, did we mention that he was friends with Charlie Chaplin? Although he’s now 105 years old, we can still catch him on the TV show Fly.
20. ANN BLYTH, 91 YEARS OLD
The beautiful Ann Blyth is best known for playing Veda Pierce Forrester in the film Mildred Pierce, the daughter of the titular character portrayed Joan Crawford. She has since retired from the stage and spends most of her time with her family. With a career like hers, it makes sense that she earned her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
21. DEAN STOCKWELL, 83 YEARS OLD
Dean Stockwell appeared on the TV show Quantum Leap among other things. However, he has been in the showbiz for longer than that. Actually, he started acting at the tender age of 7 when he played Gregory Peck’s young son in Gentleman’s Agreement. Sadly, in 2015, the actor suffered a stroke and had to retire.
22. ANGELA LANSBURY, 94 YEARS OLD
The theme song of Beauty and the Beast took the world by storm when the live-action movie adaptation was first released. Even until now, it’s still an incredibly popular song! However, fans were shocked when Angela Lansbury emerged from her retirement and sang the hit song during the 1990s. Of course, she performed the original version in the animated film of the story. Despite all of this, she also starred in plenty of Hollywood projects, like the iconic TV show Murder She Wrote.
23. SIDNEY POITIER, 92 YEARS OLD
Sidney Poitier is perhaps best-known for making history as the first African-American male to win an Oscar. His outstanding performance in the film Lilies of the Field earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. In addition to acting, he also dabbled in directing and producing. We bet that this Hollywood star has no problems enjoying life even though he is no longer in the prime of his life!
24. CARL REINER, 97 YEARS OLD
Carl Reiner is such a talented man that he has gifts for acting, singing, directing, and writing. While the older generation will probably be familiar with his works alongside Dick Van Dyke and Mel Brooks, the younger readers will likely know him better as Saul from the Ocean’s Eleven series. As of 2019, the actor has an estimated net worth of $70 million, and we’re sure it is bound to increase as he is still active in the industry!
25. RHONDA FLEMING, 96 YEARS OLD
Rhonda Fleming acted in about forty Hollywood films, though her big break was actually the Alfred Hitchcock movie Spellbound. She has been nicknamed “The Queen of Technicolor” due to her vivid red hair and pale complexion that made a great contrast during the time of Technicolor. Since retiring from acting, she has devoted herself to charity work. In particular, she was focused on healthcare and medical insurance.
26. BARBARA EDEN, 88 YEARS OLD
Barbara Eden was catapulted into stardom after her starring role of Jeannie in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. She is currently enjoying a pleasant retirement life, though many fans are still blessed with her performances as they watch the show’s reruns. Apart from all of the money that she must have accumulated over the course of her acting career, she is also receiving the royalties of the best-selling memoir that she released in May 2011.
27. ROBERT FULLER, 86 YEARS OLD
Robert Fuller made himself a household name after starring in Western projects like the 60’s TV shows Wagon Train and Laramie. As such, fans will be pleased to learn where he decided to live after retiring from show business: North Texas, of course! Aside from the aforementioned TV Western shows, Fuller also became famous for playing the role of Dr. Kelly Brackett in the medical drama show Emergency!
28. PRISCILLA PRESLEY, 74 YEARS OLD
Everyone knows Priscilla Presley for her dating with Elvis Presley, King of Rock. The two eventually got married, had a daughter, and unfortunately divorced in 1973. Priscilla then pursued an acting career and started several businesses. When the King passed away in 1977, he only left their daughter Lisa Marie $1 million. However, Priscilla managed to get Elvis Presley Enterprises back on its feet, effectively transforming their child’s inheritance to $100 million!
29. JERRY LEE LEWIS, 84 YEARS OLD
Do you still remember the iconic Rock-n-Roll singer Jerry Lee Lewis? The singer is still alive and well! Can you believe the star has divorced seven times?! It’s safe to say that his large net worth goes to paying all of those costly divorce settlements…Let’s hope he still has money in his bank account when a health issue arises!
30. JUNE LOCKHART, 94 YEARS OLD
June Lockhart is most recognized for her performances in the TV shows Lost in Space and Lassie, and for her Broadway role in For Love or Money which earned her a Tony award. In addition to her Tony, she also has two stars on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. That’s pretty awesome!
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