Oldest Living Actors and Celebrities 2019

by jonesie12345 | created - 24 Feb 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

I realize these kinds of lists quickly become inaccurate, but I will try to update it at least every couple months.

ALL OF THESE CELEBRITIES WERE ALIVE ON JANUARY 1, 2019

CELEBRITIES WHO DIED AFTER I MADE THE LIST ON JANUARY 1, 2019 WERE MOVED TO THE END OF THE LIST

Listed according to age, oldest to youngest

1. Julie Gibson

Actress | The Contender

Julie Gibson was born on September 6, 1913 in Grant County, Washington, USA as Gladys Camille Sorey. She is known for her work on The Contender (1944), Bowery Buckaroos (1947) and Badmen of Tombstone (1949). She was previously married to Charles Barton and Dean Dillman Jr..

Born 9/6/13, age 106

2. Norman Lloyd

Actor | Dead Poets Society

Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne...

Born 11/8/14, age 104

3. Olivia de Havilland

Actress | The Heiress

Olivia Mary de Havilland was born July 1, 1916, in Tokyo, Japan, to British parents Lilian Augusta (Ruse), a former actress, and Walter Augustus de Havilland, an English professor and patent attorney. Her sister, Joan, later to become famous as Joan Fontaine, was born the following year. Her ...

Born 7/1/16, age 103; sister of actress Joan Fontaine

4. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

Born 12/9/16, age 102; father of actor Michael Douglas

5. Vera Lynn

Soundtrack | Hellboy

Vera Lynn was born on March 20, 1917 in East Ham, London, England as Vera Margaret Welch. She was previously married to Harry Lewis.

Born 3/20/17, age 102

6. Earl Cameron

Actor | Inception

Earl Cameron was born on August 8, 1917 in Pembroke, Bermuda. He is an actor, known for Inception (2010), Thunderball (1965) and The Interpreter (2005). He has been married to Barbara Cameron since September 20, 1994. He was previously married to Audrey Cameron.

Born 8/8/17, age 102

7. Marsha Hunt

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Stardom somehow eluded this vastly gifted actress. Had it not perhaps been for her low-level profile compounded by her McCarthy-era blacklisting in the early 1950s, there is no telling what higher tier Marsha Hunt might have attained. Perhaps her work was not flashy enough, or too subdued, or ...

Born 10/17/17, age 101

8. Suzy Delair

Actress | L'assassin habite... au 21

Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, The Last One of the Six (1941), which he wrote, and The Murderer Lives at Number...

Born 12/31/17, age 101

9. Fay McKenzie

Actress | The Party

Fay Eunice McKenzie was born February 19, 1918 into a show business family where she was the youngest of two sisters and an actress cousin, and made her screen debut at only ten weeks old in "Station Content" (1918) in which she was carried in the arms of Gloria Swanson. Her parents, Eva & Bob "...

Born 2/19/18, age 101

10. Baby Peggy

Actress | Captain January

Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921), had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19 ...

Born 10/29/18, age 100

11. Dusty Anderson

Actress | A Thousand and One Nights

Dusty Anderson was born on December 17, 1918 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Ruth Edwin Anderson. She is an actress, known for A Thousand and One Nights (1945), The Phantom Thief (1946) and Cover Girl (1944). She was previously married to Jean Negulesco and Charles Mathieu.

Born 12/17/18, age 100

12. Doris Merrick

Actress | The Big Noise

Doris Merrick was born on June 6, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for The Big Noise (1944), Time to Kill (1942) and The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951).

Born 6/6/19, age 100

13. Nehemiah Persoff

Actor | An American Tail

Born in 1919 (some sources say 1920) in Jerusalem, Nehemiah Persoff immigrated with his family to America in 1929.

Following schooling at the Hebrew Technical Institute of New York, he found a job as a subway electrician doing signal maintenance until an interest in the theater altered the direction...

Born 8/2/19, age 100

14. Marge Champion

Actress | The Party

One of the great dancer and choreographers in both movies and stage, Marge Champion is best known today as the former wife of Gower Champion, when they worked together as a highly successfully dancing team in the MGM musical years. After retiring from movies, Champion now works as a dance teacher ...

Born 9/2/19, age 100

15. Norma Miller

Actress | Malcolm X

Norma Miller was born on December 2, 1919 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Malcolm X (1992), Sparkle (1976) and Captiva Island (1995). She died on May 5, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.

Born 12/2/19, age 99

16. George Shultz

Self | The League

George Shultz was born on December 13, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as George Pratt Shultz. He has been married to Charlotte Mailliard Shultz since August 15, 1997. He was previously married to Helena Maria O'Brien.

Born 12/13/20, age 98; economist and businessman who served in various cabinet positions under 3 different U.S. presidents

17. Betty Jaynes

Actress | Babes in Arms

Betty Jaynes was born on February 12, 1921 in Greeneville, Tennessee, USA as Betty Jayne Schultz. She was an actress, known for Babes in Arms (1939), Swing Shift Maisie (1943) and Meet the People (1944). She was married to William Roberts and Douglas McPhail. She died on November 22, 2018 in Santa ...

Born 2/12/21, age 98

18. Hugh Downs

Self | Live From Lincoln Center

Hugh Downs was born on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Hugh Malcolm Downs. He is an actor and producer, known for Live From Lincoln Center (1976), Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) and Concentration (1958). He was previously married to Ruth Shaheen.

Born 2/14/21, age 98

19. Jack Rader

Actor | The Blob

Jack Rader was born on February 23, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Blob (1988), Outbreak (1995) and Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988).

Born 2/23/21, age 98

20. Prince Philip

The Good Life

Prince Phillip was born on 10 June 1921 as a Prince of Greece and Denmark. His family was deposed and he lived in France and finally went to boarding school in Gordonstoun in Scotland. Eventually he sent his boys there. When he was 18 he met 13 year old Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth, his third ...

Born 6/10/21, age 98; was born as a Prince of Greece and Denmark; he and Queen Elizabeth II have been married for 71 years; retired from royal duties in August 2017

21. Iris Apfel

Self | Iris

Iris Apfel was born on August 29, 1921 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Iris Barrel. She is an actress, known for Iris (2014), Carol Alt's Living Room (2018) and Bill Cunningham: New York (2010). She was previously married to Carl Apfel.

Born 8/29/21, age 98

22. Lois Ranson

Actress | Grandpa Goes to Town

Lois Ranson was born on November 7, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Grandpa Goes to Town (1940), Meet the Missus (1940) and Money to Burn (1939).

Born 11/7/21, age 97

23. Walter Mirisch

Producer | In the Heat of the Night

Walter Mirisch and brothers Marvin Mirisch and Harold Mirisch were one of the most successful producing teams in Hollywood history. Their Mirisch Company produced such diverse hits as Some Like It Hot (1959), The Magnificent Seven (1960), West Side Story (1961), The Great Escape (1963), The Pink ...

Born 11/8/21, age 97

24. Jackie Stallone

Actress | Beach Babes from Beyond

Jackie Stallone was born on November 29, 1921 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Jacqueline Labofish. She is an actress, known for Beach Babes from Beyond (1993), The Appointment (1996) and GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (1986). She has been married to Levine, Stephen Marcus since ...

Born 11/29/21; age 97; mother of actors Sylvester Stallone and Frank Stallone

25. Betty White

Actress | The Proposal

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...

Born 1/17/22, age 97

26. Ray Anthony

Soundtrack | Sixteen Candles

Ray Anthony (real name Raymond Antonini) was born in Bentleyville, PA, on Jan. 20, 1922. His family moved to Cleveland, where he spent most of his early life. There he studied trumpet with his father. From 1940-1941 he played in Glenn Miller and His Orchestra. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 and...

Born 1/20/22, age 97

27. Carl Reiner

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, having achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, four as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his "2,000 Year Old Man" album, based on his ...

Born 3/20/22, age 97; father of actor/director Rob Reiner

28. Margia Dean

Actress | The Quatermass Xperiment

Stunning, dark-haired '40s and '50s leading lady Margia Dean was the daughter of a Greek lawyer. Her parents moved from Athens to the US in 1913, a number of years before her birth on April 7, 1922, in Chicago, Illinois. The youngest of three girls, she was christened Marguerite Louise Skliris. Her...

Born 4/7/22, age 97

29. Helen Mowery

Actress | The Fighting Frontiersman

Helen Mowery was born on April 25, 1922 in Casper, Wyoming, USA as Helen Emily Inkster. She is an actress, known for The Fighting Frontiersman (1946), All About Eve (1950) and Range Beyond the Blue (1947).

Born 4/25/22, age 97

30. Bill Macy

Actor | The Jerk

Bill Macy was born on May 18, 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, USA as Wolf Martin Garber. He is an actor, known for The Jerk (1979), Maude (1972) and Analyze This (1999). He has been married to Samantha Harper since May 4, 1975. He was previously married to Judith Janus.

Born 5/18/22, age 97

31. Joan Copeland

Actress | Brother Bear

Joan Copeland, the sister of famed playwright Arthur Miller, is a renowned actress in her own right. She made her name on Broadway, debuting there in 1945 to begin a career that lasted more than 60 years. She also had a long career on television, where she appeared in a number of that medium's most...

Born 6/1/22, age 97; sister of famed playwright Arthur Miller

32. Terence Kelly

Actor | Watchmen

Terence Kelly was born on June 12, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Terence Reginald Kelly. He is an actor, known for Watchmen (2009), Walking Tall (2004) and The Big Year (2011).

Born 6/12/22, age 97

33. Pierre Cardin

Costume_department | The Avengers

Pierre Cardin was born on July 7, 1922, near Venice, Italy, to the parents of French origin. His father was a wine maker and was preparing his son to take over the family trade. Young Cardin was fond of ballet and theatre, he was dreaming of an acting career, and was also fascinated with the beauty...

Born 7/2/22, age 97; French fashion designer

34. Norman Lear

Writer | All in the Family

Norman Lear is a World War II veteran, actor, writer, producer, director, and creator of such legendary sitcoms like All In The Family, Good Times, Sanford And Son, The Jeffersons, Maude, and many other sitcoms that defined and revolutionized American television.

Norman Milton Lear was born in New ...

Born 7/27/22, age 97

35. Janis Paige

Actress | Silk Stockings

Joyous scene-stealer Janis Paige started out playing rather bland film ingénues, but never seemed to be comfortable in those roles--she had too much snap, crackle and pop to be confined in such a formulaic way.

Born Donna Mae Tjaden in 1922 in Tacoma, Washington, she was singing in public from age 5...

Born 9/16/22, age 97

36. Bert I. Gordon

Director | Empire of the Ants

Bert I. Gordon, affectionately nicknamed "Mr. B.I.G." by Forrest J. Ackerman, produced, directed, and wrote more than twenty-five Sci/Fi and Horror features, such as The Magic Sword (1962), The Amazing Colossal Man (1957), Village of the Giants (1965), The Cyclops (1957), in addition to comedies ...

Born 9/24/22, age 96

37. Martha Stewart

Actress | In a Lonely Place

Born in rural Kentucky she and her family relocated to Brooklyn where her father worked as a businessman. Following her high school graduation she was recommended to partake in a singing contest held by a local radio station from friends and was so successful that she worked professionally as a ...

Born 10/7/22, age 96

38. Larry Storch

Actor | The Great Race

As a kid in the 1930s growing up in a tough New York neighborhood, kinetic wiseguy Larry Storch took in the multi-ethnic flavor of his surroundings and started blurting out various accents as a juvenile to provoke laughs and earn attention. Little did he know that this early talent would take him ...

Born 1/8/23, age 96

39. Chuck Yeager

Actor | The Right Stuff

The first pilot to break the sound barrier, born in Myra, West Virginia. He trained as a fighter pilot, flying over 60 missions in Europe. On March 5, 1944, Yeager was shot down over France, fought with the Maquis, escaped over the Pyrenees carrying a wounded airman. On 14 October 1947, Yeager flew...

Born 2/13/23, age 96; first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound (i.e., he broke the sound barrier)

40. Gloria Henry

Actress | Air Hostess

New Orleans-born second-string actress Gloria Henry was born Gloria Eileen McEniry on April 2, 1923, and lived on the edge of the Garden District growing up. Educated at the Worcester Art Museum School, she moved to Los Angeles in her very late teens and worked on a number of radio shows and ...

Born 4/2/23, age 96

41. Gene Reynolds

Producer | Lou Grant

Gene Reynolds was born on April 4, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal. He is a producer and director, known for Lou Grant (1977), M*A*S*H (1972) and Room 222 (1969). He has been married to Ann Sweeny since 1979. They have one child. He was previously married to Bonnie Jones.

Born 4/4/23, age 96

42. Elizabeth Sellars

Actress | The Barefoot Contessa

Elizabeth Sellars was born on May 6, 1921 in Glasgow, Scotland as Elizabeth McDonald Sellars. She is an actress, known for The Barefoot Contessa (1954), The Long Memory (1953) and The Gentle Gunman (1952). She was previously married to Francis Austin Henley.

Born 5/6/23, age 96

43. Henry Kissinger

Tomorrow Never Dies

Henry Kissinger was born on May 27, 1923 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger. He is an actor, known for Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Brother's Keeper (1998) and Dynasty (1981). He has been married to Nancy Maginnes since March 30, 1974. He was previously married to Ann Fleisher.

Born 5/27/23, age 96; former U.S. Secretary of State, former U.S. National Security Adviser; winner of 1973 Nobel Peace Prize

44. Jimmy Lydon

Actor | Strange Illusion

Born to a large Irish Catholic family (the fifth of nine children) and raised in New York City, Lydon overcame a birth defect and alcoholic father to begin a Broadway career in 1937, acting opposite Van Heflin, Sidney Lumet and Uta Hagen in separate productions. After a number of films with ...

Born 5/30/23, age 96

45. Bob Dole

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Bob Dole was born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, USA as Robert Joseph Dole. He is an actor, known for Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990), National Geographic Explorer (1985) and Murphy Brown (1988). He has been married to Elizabeth Dole since December 6, 1975. He was previously married to Phyllis ...

Born 7/22/23, age 96; former U.S. senator; presidential and vice-presidential nominee

46. Rhonda Fleming

Actress | Out of the Past

A native-born Californian, Rhonda Fleming attended Beverly Hills public and private schools. Her father was Harold Cheverton Louis (1896-1951). Her mother, Effie Olivia Graham (1891-1985), was a famous model and actress in New York. She has a son (Kent Lane), two granddaughters (Kimberly and Kelly)...

Born 8/10/23, age 96

47. Glynis Johns

Actress | Mary Poppins

Husky voiced Glynis is the daughter of actor Mervyn Johns. Best known for her light comedy roles and often playful flirtation, Glynis was born in South Africa while her parents were on tour there (her mother was a concert pianist) but was always proud of her Welsh roots and took delight in playing ...

Born 10/5/23, age 95

48. Bob Barker

Producer | The New Price Is Right

For 35 years Bob Barker had been the host of The Price Is Right (1972) game show. Not only is it the highest-rated daytime game show, it's also the longest-running game show in TV history, surpassing the prime-time hit What's My Line? (1950), which ran for 18 years. He also served the show's ...

Born 12/12/23, age 95

49. Mike Nussbaum

Actor | Men in Black

Mike Nussbaum was born on December 29, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Men in Black (1997), Fatal Attraction (1987) and House of Games (1987).

Born 12/29/23, age 95

50. Carole Cook

Actress | Sixteen Candles

Actress Carole Cook showed a knack for comic timing from early on, so much so that the legendary Lucille Ball took her on as a protégée. Cook would make many appearances on Ball's TV shows The Lucy Show (1962) and Here's Lucy (1968), as well as other shows like Magnum, P.I. (1980), Dynasty (1981), ...

Born 1/14/24, age 95

51. Noreen Nash

Actress | Phantom from Space

Noreen Nash was born on April 4, 1924 in Wenatchee, Washington, USA as Norabelle Jean Roth. She is an actress and writer, known for Phantom from Space (1953), Giant (1956) and Red Stallion (1947). She was previously married to James Whitmore and Dr. Lee Edward Siegel.

Born 4/4/24, age 95

52. Leslie Phillips

Actor | Venus

A much-loved comic actor who has specialized in playing plummy, quintessentially English stereotypes, Leslie Phillips' heart was in acting from a very young age. He received elocution lessons as a child in order to lose his natural cockney accent (at that time a regional British accent was a major ...

Born 4/20/24, age 95

53. Priscilla Pointer

Actress | Blue Velvet

Though character actress Priscilla Pointer may be better known as the mother of Amy Irving, she has enjoyed a major stage, film and TV career herself for over four decades. The New York-born performer was trained on the stage and appeared in several tours and Broadway shows, including "A Streetcar ...

Born 5/18/24, age 95; mother of actress Amy Irving

54. Eva Marie Saint

Actress | On the Waterfront

Actress and producer Eva Marie Saint was born on July 4, 1924 on Newark, New Jersey. She is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). Her film career also includes ...

Born 7/4/24, age 95

55. Jimmy Carter

Actor | The American President

Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia, USA as James Earl Carter Jr. He has been married to Rosalynn Carter since July 7, 1946. They have four children.

Born 10/1/24, age 94; 39th President of the United States

56. Joyce Randolph

Actress | The Honeymooners

Joyce Randolph was born on October 21, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Joyce Sirola. She is an actress, known for The Honeymooners (1955), Everything's Jake (2000) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). She was previously married to Richard Charles.

Born 10/21/24, age 94

57. Maria Riva

Actress | Scrooged

Maria Riva was born on December 13, 1924 in Berlin, Germany as Maria Elisabeth Sieber. She is an actress, known for Scrooged (1988), The Scarlet Empress (1934) and Suspense (1949).

Born 12/13/24, age 94

58. Cicely Tyson

Actress | The Help

Cicely Tyson was born in Harlem, New York City, where she was raised by her devoutly religious parents, from the Caribbean island of Nevis. Her mother, Theodosia, was a domestic, and her father, William Tyson, was a carpenter and painter. She was discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine and...

Born 12/18/24, age 94

59. Hal Holbrook

Actor | Into the Wild

Hal Holbrook is an Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actor who is one of the great craftsman of stage and screen. He is best known for his performance as Mark Twain, for which he won a Tony and the first of his ten Emmy Award nominations. Aside from the stage, Holbrook made his reputation primarily on ...

Born 2/17/25, age 94

60. June Lockhart

Actress | She-Wolf of London

Born in New York City on June 25, 1925, the daughter of actors Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart, June Lockhart made her professional debut at age eight in a Metropolitan Opera production of "Peter Ibbetson", playing Mimsey in the dream sequence. In the mid-1930s, the Lockharts relocated to ...

Born 6/25/25, age 94

61. Virginia Patton

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Virginia Patton was raised in Portland, Oregon, where she graduated from Jefferson High School in 1942. Her high school goal was to "make it in Hollywood". She relocated to Los Angeles and attended the University of Southern California, where she starred in a play written ...

Born 6/25/25, age 94

62. Mikis Theodorakis

Composer | Serpico

Mikis Theodorakis was born in the Greek island of Chios, in 1925. The exact same year that the other great composer of Greece was born in Xanthi, Manos Hatzidakis. He fought during the 2nd World War, and he was captured at the city of Tripoli. He was tortured, but when he was set free, he joined ...

Born 7/29/25, age 94; Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs

63. Arlene Dahl

Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Elegance and femininity are fitting descriptions for Arlene Dahl. She is considered to be one of the most beautiful actresses to have graced the screen during the postwar period. Audiences were captivated by her breathtaking beauty and the way she used to it to her advantage, progressing from ...

Born 8/11/25, age 94; mother of actor Lorenzo Lamas

64. Honor Blackman

Actress | Goldfinger

Comparing this sultry-eyed blonde to Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich may seem a bit overzealous, but Honor Blackman's stylish allure over the years cannot be denied.

One of four children, Blackman was born in London's East End to a statistician father employed with the civil service and a homemaker ...

Born 8/22/25, age 94

65. Angela Lansbury

Actress | The Manchurian Candidate

The daughter of an actress and the granddaughter of a high-ranking politician, Angela Brigid Lansbury studied acting from her youth, departing for the United States in 1940 during the Battle of Britain. She was contracted by MGM while still a teenager and nominated for an Academy Award for her ...

Born 10/16/25, age 93

66. Lee Grant

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Academy Award-winner Lee Grant was born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal on October 31, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City, to Witia (Haskell), a teacher and actress, and Abraham Rosenthal, an educator and realtor. Her father was of Romanian Jewish descent, and her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Lee ...

Born 10/31/25, age 93; mother of actress Dinah Manoff

67. Carla Balenda

Actress | Prince of Pirates

Carla Balenda was born on November 22, 1925 in Carthage, New York, USA as Sally Bliss. She is an actress, known for Prince of Pirates (1953), The Whip Hand (1951) and The Mickey Rooney Show (1954).

Born 11/22/25, age 93

68. Dick Van Dyke

Actor | Mary Poppins

Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had ...

Born 12/13/25, age 93

69. Robert Clary

Actor | The Bold and the Beautiful

Born in France, Robert Clary early suffered the pangs of war, being interned in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. After WWII he became a singing star in France, and in 1949 came to the United States to promote his career. He appeared on The Ed Wynn Show (1949); still learning English he ...

Born 3/1/26, age 93

70. Alan Greenspan

Self | The Men Who Built America

Alan Greenspan was born on March 6, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Andrea Mitchell since April 6, 1997. He was previously married to Barbara Joan Mitchell.

Born 3/6/26, age 93; economist and former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

71. Gene Shalit

Actor | Mystery!

Gene Shalit was born on March 25, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Masterpiece Mystery (1980), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961).

Born 3/25/26, age 93

72. Peter Marshall

Self | The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)

Peter Marshall was born on March 30, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Ralph Pierre LaCock. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965), Annie (1982) and Reel to Reel (1998). He has been married to Laurie Marshall since August 19, 1989. He was previously ...

Born 3/30/26, age 93

73. Roger Corman

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Roger William Corman was born April 5, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan. Initially following in his father's footsteps, Corman studied engineering at Stanford University but while in school, he began to lose interest in the profession and developed a growing passion for film. Upon graduation, he worked a...

Born 4/5/26, age 93

74. Shecky Greene

Actor | History of the World: Part I

Shecky Greene was born on April 8, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Sheldon Greenfield. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), Splash (1984) and Combat! (1962). He has been married to Marie Musso since 1985. He was previously married to Nalani Kele.

Born 4/8/26, age 93

75. Jane Withers

Actress | Giant

During the early times of the Depression when life was more famine than feast, child stars became the blue plate special of the day, served up by Hollywood to help nourish a nation besieged with troubles. Following 20th Century-Fox monumental success with Shirley Temple in the early 1930s, every ...

Born 4/12/26, age 93

76. Queen Elizabeth II

The Good Life

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926, in London England to the second son of George V -- Albert, Duke of York and the Duchess of York, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Her sister Princess Margaret was born 4 years later. In 1936, when she was 10, her uncle, King Edward ...

Born 4/21/26, age 93; Queen of the United Kingdom; longest-lived and longest reigning British monarch; is also the oldest and longest-serving current head of state; has been married to Prince Philip for 71 years

77. Cloris Leachman

Actress | The Last Picture Show

The legendary actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars (2005). Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company, Leachman Lumber Co. She ...

Born 4/30/26, age 93

78. David Attenborough

Self | Blue Planet II

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...

Born 5/8/26, age 93; brother of actor Richard Attenborough

79. Marilyn Knowlden

Actress | Show Boat

In 1931, a one-day effort by Marilyn Knowlden's attorney father led to an interview, a next-day screen test and a large part for four-year-old Marilyn in one of the early "talkies", Women Love Once (1931). A ten-year movie career followed, where she played the daughter of such stars as Claudette ...

Born 5/12/26, age 93

80. Mel Brooks

Actor | Spaceballs

Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to ...

Born 6/28/26, age 93

81. Carleton Carpenter

Actor | The Whistle at Eaton Falls

Actor, songwriter ("Christmas Eve"), composer and author, educated at Bennington (VT) High School. He appeared on Broadway, in "Bright Boy", "Three to Make Ready", and "John Murray Anderson's Almanac". He appeared on television, and made many records. He wrote special material for Debbie Reynolds, ...

Born 7/10/26, age 93

82. Norman Jewison

Director | In the Heat of the Night

Norman Frederick Jewison was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Dorothy Irene (Weaver) and Percy Joseph Jewison, who managed a post office and a convenience store. His mother was an English immigrant, and his father was of English and Ulster-Scots descent. Jewison got his BA at Victoria College, ...

Born 7/21/26, age 93

83. Tony Bennett

Soundtrack | Jurassic World

Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.

He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...

Born 8/3/26, age 93

84. Betty Lynn

Actress | The Andy Griffith Show

Missouri born-and-bred Betty Ann Lynn was born in Kansas City. Her name is as light, breezy and innocent as the characters she played on film and TV. She is pleasantly remembered for playing TV's sweet-as-apple-pie "Thelma Lou" who had the tough end of the bargain as the ever-patient girlfriend of ...

Born 8/29/26, age 93

85. Irene Papas

Actress | The Guns of Navarone

Irene Papas was born on September 3, 1926 in Chilimodion, Corynth, Greece as Eiríni Lelékou. She is an actress, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), The Message (1976) and Electra (1962). She was previously married to Alkis Papas.

Born 9/3/26, age 93

86. James Lipton

Writer | Inside the Actors Studio

James Lipton is an actor, academic, author, choreographer, interviewer, scriptwriter, and is a producer for stage and television projects. He is most known for creating and hosting the noted and popular TV series Inside the Actors Studio (1994), where successful and prominent actors discuss their ...

Born 9/19/26, age 92

87. John Ericson

Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks

John Ericson was born on September 25, 1926 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Joseph Meibes. He is an actor, known for Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) and The Money Jungle (1967). He has been married to Karen Ericson since 1974. He was previously ...

Born 9/25/26, age 92

88. Biff McGuire

Actor | Serpico

Biff McGuire was born on October 25, 1926 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as William J McGuire Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for Serpico (1973), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and Firebird 2015 AD (1981). He has been married to Jeannie Carson since November 29, 1960.

Born 10/25/26, age 92

89. Barbara Rush

Actress | It Came from Outer Space

The epitome of poise, charm, style and grace, beautiful brunette Barbara Rush was born in Denver, Colorado in 1927 and enrolled at the University of California before working with the University Players and taking acting classes at the Pasadena Playhouse. It didn't take long for talent scouts to ...

Born 1/4/27, age 92

90. Kenneth Anger

Director | Fireworks

Kenneth Anger grew up in Hollywood and started out as a child actor, but his interest in filmmaking was evident at an early age: he made his first film, "Who's Been Rocking My Dreamboat?", at age 9. Anger developed into one of the pioneers of the American underground film movement. His gritty, ...

Born 2/3/27, age 92

91. Sidney Poitier

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

A native of Cat Island, The Bahamas (although born, two months prematurely, in Miami during a visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers Evelyn (nee Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, who also drove a cab. He had little formal education and at the age of 15 was sent to...

Born 2/20/27, age 92; first Black man to win an Academy award for Best Actor; father of actress Sydney Poitier

92. Harry Belafonte

Actor | Bobby

Harold George Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927 in New York City. He was educated at the New York Dramatic Workshop. He grew up in Jamaica, British West Indies, and did folk-singing in nightclubs and theaters, and on television and records. His debut was at the Village Vanguard in New York. Also,...

Born 3/1/27, age 92; father of actress Shari Belafonte and actress/producer Gina Belafonte

93. Monique van Vooren

Actress | Wall Street

Monique van Vooren was born on March 25, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium as Monique Bronz. She is an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), Ça va barder (1955) and Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953).

Born 3/23/27, age 92

94. William Daniels

Actor | St. Elsewhere

William Daniels was born on March 31, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), The Graduate (1967) and The Blue Lagoon (1980). He has been married to Bonnie Bartlett since June 30, 1951. They have two children.

Born 3/31/27, age 92

95. Peter Mark Richman

Actor | Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Before he became an actor, Mark Richman played football for two years in a Pennsylvania league called the Eastern Pro Conference. Sidelined by a serious knee injury, he became a registered pharmacist and managed a Rosemont, Pennsylvania, drug store for a year. His interests later turned to acting ...

Born 4/16/27, age 92

96. Pat Carroll

Actress | The Little Mermaid

She has played everything from chatterbox wives to wicked stepsisters on TV, and from Gertrude Stein to Shakespeare's Falstaff on stage. At age 80 plus, the plucky comedienne shows no signs of stopping any time soon. The riotous Pat Carroll was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1927, the daughter of...

Born 5/5/27, age 92

97. Mort Sahl

Actor | Johnny Cool

Crowned as leading the new breed of modern comedians by Time magazine in 1960, Mort Sahl is the first entertainer ever to appear on its cover. Before comedy clubs existed, Sahl began performing at the hungry i music club in San Francisco in the early 1950s. He differed from other comedians, ...

Born 5/11/27, age 92

98. Michael Constantine

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Award-winning Greek-American actor Michael Constantine (born 22 May 1927) is best known for his portrayal of the Windex bottle-toting family patriarch "Gus Portokalos" in the sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). Before his appearance in that movie and the subsequent TV series based on it, ...

Born 5/22/27, age 92

99. Jerry Stiller

Actor | Hairspray

As the short, hypertensive male counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara", Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on which they ...

Born 6/8/27, age 92; father of actor/director Ben Stiller

100. Gina Lollobrigida

Actress | Notre-Dame de Paris

Gina Lollobrigida was born on July 4, 1927 in Subiaco, Italy. Destined to be called "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World", Gina possibly had St. Brigid as part of her surname. She was the daughter of a furniture manufacturer, and grew up in the pictorial mountain village. The young Gina did some ...

Born 7/4/27, age 92



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