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Aug 02 2019

200 Oldest Living Screen Stars of Note

Nehemiah Persoff & Barbra Streisand in Yentl (1983)Papa can you hear me?
Papa can you watch me...fly

Whenever I think ofYentl,which is surprisingly often since the movie doesn't stream anywhere and I haven't seen it in a billion years,I think of "Papa Can You Hear Me".Such a beautiful song.Did you know that the papa himself,actor Nehemiah Persoff,is still alive?He basically retired in the 1980s (his last live-action movie of note was the Schwarzenegger comedy Twins in 1988.He turns 100 on this very day so a Happy Centennial to Yentl's papa!

Given this momentous birthday,we thought we should update and re-share our periodic list of the oldest living screen actors of note across film and television.We keep this list,not as a morbid countdown,but as a reminder that we should all watch movies from all eras and get to know and appreciate our elders,many of whom once made indelible contributions to popular culture.Some of the perpetually young ones still do like Cloris Leachman and Rita Moreno -- we see you,you spry nonagenarian and octogenarians!

Anyway here's the list!We hope you enjoy and get some screening ideas...

200 OLDEST LIVING SCREEN STARS

104 years young

Norman Lloyd(11/08/14)
Most recently seen in the supporting cast ofTrainwreck.He started as a Hitchcock player (Saboteur,Spellbound) and later became a Hitchcock producer ("Alfred Hitchcock Presents") which led to a long producing career on TV (two Emmy nods).Other acting roles:Dead Poet's Society,The Flame and the Arrow, Wise GuyandSt Elsewhere.

103 years young

Olivia de Havilland(7/1/1916)
This centenarian is the oldest bonafide MOVIE STAR alive and had already won Best Actress twice by the time she was 33 forTo Each His Own(1946) andThe Heiress(1949).Olivia's legend was cemented years earlier than either of her Oscar wins,though,with her first nomination as the kind-hearted "Melanie"in the immortalGone With the Wind(1939).Lots more on Oliviahere.

102 years young

Kirk Douglas(12/9/1916)
Spartacushimself and father to two time Oscar-winner Michael Douglas.Kirk was nominated for Best Actor three times forChampion,Lust For Lifeand the Hollywood-on-Hollywood heavily OscaredThe Bad and the Beautifulwhich he is just incredible in.He received an Honorary Oscar in 1995...

101 years young

Marsha Hunt(10/17/17)
This Chicago born actress made over 50 films but never achieved A list stardom (during her peak she was often just below the title) and was one of many victims of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1950s.Among her best known films: the Greer Garson version ofPride & Prejudice(she played Mary Bennett),the comedyBride by Mistake,the family dramedyThe Human Comedy(which gave Mickey Rooney a historic nomination),and the well-loved noirRaw Deal.


Suzy Delair(12/31/17)
This very successful French chanteuse,who was quite famous in the 1940s and 1950s,was also an occassional actress.Her best known film isRocco and His Brothers(1960) though her part is small in that Italian classic.She has larger roles in French classics likeThe Murderer Lives at Number 21andQuai des Orfevres...


100 years young

Baby Peggy(10/26/18) The UR Child star of infinite silent short films and the featureCaptain January(1924) is the last living film star of the silent era.At the peak of her fame she was earning $1.5 million a year...in the 1920s,mind you!Captain Januarywould be retooled for a Shirley Temple musical 12 years later.She later became a writer going by the pen name of Diana Serra Cary.


Nehemiah Persoff(8/2/19)
Modern audiences probably remember him best as the loving Papa whose earsYentlkept checking in song in Barbra Streisand's hit musical.But that was just scratching the surface of his career as he had numerous tv and film roles for decades including the voice of Papa Mousekwitz in theAn American Tailmovies.At the peak of his career in the 1950s he was in films like Hitchcock'sThe Wrong Manand the immortal comedySome Like It Hot.

99 years young

Marge Champion(9/2/19)
She was a successful dancer in MGM musicals likeShow BoatandLovely to Look Atand in musicals on Broadway,too.Her movements were even flmed for Disney animated classics likeSnow White,Fantasia,andPinnochio.She retired from film early,though,and worked mostly as a choreographer and dance instructor thereafter in New York.Her last acting gig was a guest spot on the TV series "Fame"in the early 80s as a racist ballet teacher.

97 years young

Betty White(1/17/22)
Actress.Golden Girl.Ham...When she goes that's the last of our belovedGolden Girlswhich will be hella depressing.So may she live in good health for a record-breaking amount of year.That seminal show is not her only classic.She also co-starred inThe Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Carl Reiner(3/20/22)
Actor,writer,producer and comedy legend.Frequently seen on sitcoms and father to director Rob Reiner.

Those are the ten oldest...now on to the rest of the list

96 years young

Micheline Presle(8/22/22) French star of the 40s.Briefly attempted Hollywood in the 50s.Still occassionally acting!Devil in the Flesh,A Chef in Love,Les Miserables(95 version) and more

Janis Paige(9/16/22)
This singing stage and screen actress made big impressions inSilk StockingsandPlease Don't Eat the Daisiesbut her breakthrough stage role went to Doris Day on film (The Pajama Game).She later moved to TV soaps

Elizabeth Sellars(5/6/23)The Chalk Garden,Barefoot Contessa,Desiree

95 years young

Rhonda Fleming(08/10/23)
The red-headed Technicolor beauty appeared in classics like Hitchcock'sSpellbound,The Spiral StaircaseandGunfight at the OK Corral.She was also frequently cast opposite Ronald Reagan.Other credits includeThe Big Circus,Out of the Past,andA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.After her movie heyday she was a frequent quest star on various TV series.

Glynis Johns(10/5/23)
Her only nomination came for a turn as the lusty bar owner "Mrs Firth"inThe Sundowners(1960)which we just discussed on the 1960 Smackdown.But she's actually best remembered for beloved comedy hits likeMary Poppins(1964) andThe Court Jester(1956) and While You Were Sleeping(1995).She was also the star of two mermaid moviesMiranda(1948) andMad About Men(1954). Little discussed factoid: Stephen Sondheim wrote "Send in the Clowns"specifically for her voice during the development of the stage musicalA Little Night Music.It went on to become his biggest hit.

Leslie Phillips(4/20/24)
The voice of the "Sorting Hat"inHarry Potterbut he's been working since he was a teenager in Britain with over 170 film & television credits to his name.

Priscilla Pointer(5/18/24) Mother of Amy Irving and frequent TV actress.She also appeared in films likeCarrie,NickelodeonandBlue Velvet.

Eva Marie Saint(7/4/24)
She won Best Supporting Actress forOn the Waterfront(1954) -which we covered for the 1954 Smackdown.That glove scene surely cinched it.She still works on rare occassions,playing Superman's mom inSuperman Returns(2006) and was recently in the cast ofA Winter's Tale(2014).Other key films includeExodusand Alfred Hitchcock'sNorth by Northwest.It's strange trivia but Hitchcock heroines however mistreated they were on set or however doomed they were onscreen,tend to live loooong lives.

94 years young

Joyce Randolph(10/21/24) ofThe Honeymoonersfame

Cicely Tyson(12/19/24),this 70s star,Oscar nominated forSounder(just discussed) and Emmy winning forThe Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittmanjust two years later became an icon to young black actresses for her trailblazing talent.Currently enjoying renewed fan appreciation this very decade with a Tony winning role on Broadway  (The Trip to Bountiful,2013) and recurring Emmy nomination for TV (How to Get Away with Murder,2015,2017,2018,2019),and an Honorary Oscar last year.

Hal Holbrook(2/17/25) Received his sole acting nominaton for his tremendously moving brief role inInto the Wild(2007).He has won multiple Emmys and a Tony.He also played "Deep Throat"in the classicAll The President's Men.

June Lockhart(6/25/25)Lost in Spacematriarch.We always thought she had the best stage name ever but it's her real name.How about that?

Cara Williams(6/29/25)Defiant OnesBest Supporting Actress nominee

93 years young

Arlene Dahl(8/11/25) the mother of Lorenzo Lamas was a beauty queen starlet herself in the 40s and 50s in films likeReign of Terror,The Bride Goes Wild,and before retirementJourney to the Center of the Earth

Honor Blackman(8/22/25) "Pussy Galore"herself

Angela Lansbury(10/16/25) Multi-Platform Legend with 18 Emmy nominations (she's somehow never won!),5 (!!!) Tony wins,and 3 Oscar nominations in Best Supporting Actress,all for true classics (The Picture of Dorian Gray,Gaslight,andThe Manchurian Candidate).She recently delivered a perfect cameo inMary Poppins Returns.She was celebrated by Oscar six years back --Remember how delighted she was to get the Honorary?

Lee Grant(10/31/25) Supporting Actress Winner,Shampooand frankly lots moreincredible inThe Landlord(1970,which we recently discussed).Have you read her memoirs yet?

Michel Bouqet(11/6/25) Prolific French actor,star of recent French Oscar submissionRenoir

Michel Piccoli(11/27/25) Abundant French classics:La Belle Noiseuse,Belle de Jour,Contempt,etcetera

Dick Van Dyke(12/13/25) "it's a jolly holiday with you,Bert!"♫ - Didn't you love that he tap-danced forMary Poppins Returnslast year.He's still got it.

Robert Clary(3/1/26)
This famous French singer also worked in sitcoms (Hogan's Heroes),soaps (Days of Our Lives),and the rare feature here and there.

Jane Withers(4/12/26) former child star.Also appeared inGiant

Cloris Leachman(4/30/26) Workhorse in all actor's mediums since 1947.Oscar winner,The Last Picture Show.8 time Emmy winner,too,for various series and specials includingMalcolm in the Middle,Mary Tyler Moore,and Cher's second variety series.

Val Bisoglio(5/7/26)Saturday Night Fever,Police Woman,Quincy ME

Mel Brooks(6/28/26) Writer/Director/Actor/Icon

Carleton Carpenter(7/10/26) Musical actorSummer Stock,Two Weeks With Love,and more

92 years young

Irene Papas(9/3/26) Greek actress from Oscar nominated classics likeZorba the GreekandZ.Also:The Guns of Navarone

John Ericson(9/23/26)Bedknobs and Broomsticks,Bad Day at Black Rock,General Hospital

Barbara Rush(1/4/27)Peyton Place,It Came From Outer Space

Phyllis Coates(1/15/27) several TV series includingThe Adventures of Superman,GunsmokeandPerry Mason

William Daniels(1/31/27)
A series regular on multiple hit shows likeBoy Meets World,Grey's AnatomyandSt Elsewhere(2 Emmys for Lead Actor in a Drama Series) but also some movies - like playing Dustin Hoffman's father inThe Graduate

Sidney Poitier(2/20/27) Cultural Icon,Best Actor Winner,Topic of conversation inThe Butler,Perpetually Chased By Denzel Washington

Harry Belafonte(3/1/27) Popular Singer,Ultra Handsome Celebrity,Sometime Actor,Civil Rights Activist,Legend.

Peter Mark Richman(4/16/27) Best known for primetime (Dynasty) and daytime soaps (Santa Barbara) and "The Pharoah"on the 70s Saturday Morning showElectro Woman and Dyna Girl


Pat Carroll(5/5/27)
You know her for doing the greatest Disney voice work of all time as  "Ursula"the sea witch in The Little Mermaid.But her career stretches way back on stage and screen (including playing Wicked Stepsister to Lesley Ann Warren in the smash success of the 1965 TV musicalCinderella)

Michael Constantine(5/22/27) this character actor is best known for theMy Big Fat Greek Weddingmovies but has a long career as a TV and stage actor

Jerry Stiller(6/8/27) Comic Actor,"Frank Costanza",Father of Ben

Gina Lollobrigida(7/4/27) Italian sex symbol

91 years young

L.Q.Jones(8/19/27) Prolific supporting actor.Casino,The Wild Bunchand director of the sci-fi cult favoriteA Boy and His Dog

Rosemary Harris(9/19/27)
Oscar nominee forTom and Viv(discussed at our 1994 Smackdown).Passed her fine acting talent genes down to daughter Jennifer Ehle.Has lived long enough now to see "Aunt May,"one of her signature roles,de-aged by 30 or so years via Marisa Tomei

Estelle Parsons(11/20/27)
Loud Occasionally Sensational Actress,Oscar Winner.Credits include 60s classicsBonnie and Clyde,Rachel Rachel,the TV seriesRoseannand also lauded stage work.She was recently Emmy-worthy on a two-episode guest stint onGrace & Frankiebut Emmy stupidly didn't notice since they are so very ignorant when it comes to those "guest actor"races.If any category needs a blue ribbon panels it's those highly specific ones.

Mitchell Ryan(1/11/28) Oft-employed TV actor from 1959 onward.His last regular character on TV was inDharma & Greg

Stuart Whitman(2/1/28)
Best Actor NomineeThe Mark(1961).Other credits includeThe Commancheros,The Longest Day,andThose Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines.

Paul Dooley(2/22/28)
Instantly familiar character actor.Credits includePopeye,Curb Your Enthusiasmand famous dad roles inBreaking Awayand16 Candles.

Hardy Krüger(4/12/28)
Highly Regarded German Star.Once refused a Golden Globe nomination!Famous English language pictures includeA Bridge Too Far,Hatari!,andFlight of the Phoenix.

Yvonne Furneaux(5/11/28)
A French actress best known forRepulsion,The Mummy,andLa Dolce Vita

Nancy Olson(7/14/28)
Supporting Actress Nominee from the immortal classicSunset Blvd--she's its last surviving cast member.

Orson Bean(7/22/28)
Broadway star who has also done a lot of television work and the occasional film.You may remember him with the speech impediment on the 7½ floor inBeing John Malkovich?Or for his role onDesperate Housewivesor the Otto Preminger classicAnatomy of a Murderearly in his career.

90 years young

Ann Blyth(8/16/28)
Slapped by Joan Crawford (not that that's a rare distinction) and Supporting Actress nominated for her trouble inMildred Pierce.Leading roles followed in the 1950s like inKismetorThe Helen Morgan Story.

Earl Holliman(9/11/28)
He's in movie classicsForbidden Planet,Giant,and several TV series too

Henry Silva(9/15/28)
Character actor win a lot of credits.Credits includeGreen Mansions,The Manchurian Candidate,Dick Tracy,Mission Impossible,the original version ofOceans 11,lots of spaghetti westerns in the 60s and 70sand both the TV and film versions ofBuck Rogers in the 25th Centuryas "Kane".

Marion Ross(10/25/28)
Versatile tv/film star.Best known forHappy Daysbut also critically acclaimed for the short lived TV seriesBrooklyn Bridgeand the Terms of Endearment sequelEvening Star.

Kathleen Hughes(11/14/28)
B movie actress of the 1950s.Her most recent credit of note was in Kevin Costner'sRevenge(1990) as a nun

Clu Gulager(11/16/28)
Credits include TV:The Virginian,The Tall Man,Movies:The Killers,Return of the Living Dead,The Last Picture Show

Terry Moore(1/7/29)
Storied Starlet,Best Supporting Actress Nominee forCome Back Little Sheba.Other famous pictures includeMighty Joe YoungandPeyton Place.

James Hong(2/22/29)
Character Actor ofBlade Runner,Big Trouble in Little ChinaandRIPDfame.

Jane Powell(4/1/29)
Star ofSeven Brides for Seven Brothers.Also had aRoyal Wedding

Max Von Sydow(4/10/29)
Bergman Muse.Acting God.Two time Oscar nominee.Where's his Honorary?

Liz Sheridan(4/10/29)
TV regular onSeinfeld,Alfand more

John Woodvine(7/21/29)
Credits includingAn American Werewolf in Londonand recentlyThe Crown

Don Murray(7/31/29)
Best remembered for the Marilyn Monroe classicBus Stop-- he was Oscar and BAFTA nominated for it.Also appeared inEndless Love,Peggy Sue Got Married,and one of thePlanet of the Apespictures.He was a regular onKnots Landingand was a regular on the resurrected season ofTwin Peaksas "Bushnell Mullins"

89 years young

Vera Miles(8/23/29)
Beauty Queen (literally."Miss Kansas") who became a Hitchcock favorite.Her most famous role is Lila Crane inPsycho.Also briefly married one of the screen Tarzans.

Bob Newhart(9/5/29)
Famous Comic of "The Bob Newhart Show"

Fernanda Montenegro(10/16/29)
This Brazilian powerhouse (she's basically the Meryl Streep of Brazil) was justly Oscar nominated forCentral Stationin the nineties and won an International Emmy a handful of years back for a TV film calledSweet Mother.She co-stars in the new movieThe Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmãowhich was a big hit at Cannes winning the Un Certain Regard program earlier this summer.

Joan Plowright(10/28/29)
British Dame / Actress / Widow of Sir Laurence Olivier / Oscar nominee forEnchanted April(1991).Recently seen in thatTea with the Damesdocumentary.

June Squibb(11/6/29)
Oscar nominee forNebraskathe third oldest nominee ever in that category and her career has been booming ever since with multiple TV and film roles.

Ed Asner(11/15/29)
Emmy & Globe Magnet and TV star of theMary Tyler Moore Show,Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,Lou Grantand more.

Christopher Plummer(12/13/29)
Best Supporting Actor winner forBeginners.(He holds the all-time record for "Oldest Oscar Winner for Acting") Also: Capt.Von Trapp inThe Sound of Music.He enjoyed his third Oscar nomination a couple years back forAll the Money in the World(2017) after Kevin Spacey needed to be suddenly replaced.He's not just the oldest Oscar winner for acting ever but also the oldest acting nominee of all time.

Mara Corday(1/3/30)
B movie actressTarantula,The Black Scorpion,and the occasional Clint Eastwood film

Frances Sternhagen(1/13/30) stage/film/tv

Tippi Hedren(1/19/30)
The feathered Hitchcock heroine ofThe BirdsandMarnie.Also mother of Melanie Griffith and grandmother of Dakota Johnson.

Gene Hackman(1/30/30)
Actor's Actor of multiple superb performances.Most famous roles?There are too many but he won Oscars for亚博主页The French ConnectionandUnforgiven.Retired against everyone on earth's wishes.No one has been able to lure him back to the spotlight.

Robert Wagner(2/10/30)
Mr Natalie Wood ofHart to HartTV fame.As a young actor he appeared in westerns likeBroken Lanceand Oscar bait pictures likeWith a Song in My Heart.

Joanne Woodward(2/27/30)
Awesome Oscar winning Actress of Three Faces of Eve fame.Other famous films include:The Age of Innocence,Rachel Rachel,Mr and Mrs Bridge,andThe Long Hot Summer.Widow of Paul Newman.

Mary Costa(4/5/30)
She's the singing voice of Disney'sSleeping Beautyamong other accomplishments

Clint Eastwood(5/31/30)
Indefatigable Icon both in front of and behind the camera.Won Best Director for bothMillion Dollar BabyandUnforgiven.His latest film15:17 to Parisis currently in theaters.

Gena Rowlands(6/19/30)
Actressexual™ Fixation,A Woman Exerting Much Influence.Received the very justly deserved Honorary Oscar in 2015.Classics includeA Woman Under the Influence,Faces,andGloria.

Gordon Pinsent(7/12/30)
Actor ofAway From Herfame

Sally Ann Howes(7/20/30)
"Truly Scrumptious"fromChitty Chitty Bang Bang

88 years young

Sean Connery(8/25/30)
The Original Bond,Also Indiana Jones's Papa,Robin Hood,and an Untouchable.For the latter he won the Oscar.Unfortunately he retired after The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003.

Philippe Leroy(10/15/30)
French Actor.La Femme Nikita,The Night Porter,and more

Lois Smith(11/3/30)
Character Actress,Sookie's "Gran"onTrue Blood.Her credits stretch all the way back toEast of Edenco-starring one James Dean.Received much acclaim forMarjorie Primea couple of years ago,a role she also played onstage.

Jean-Louis Trintignant(12/11/30)
The French star of multiple indisputable classics: "Z,"Amour,Three Colors: Red,andA Man and a Woman.He recently retired.

Armin Muehller-Stahl(12/17/30)
Charactor Actor,Shinenominee

Robert Duvall(1/5/31)
Acting legend.Won the Oscar forTender Mercies.

James Earl Jones(1/17/31)
The Voice of...Dar-- well,everything really.Who has ever monetized their non-singing voice this well?No one.You can currently hear him reprising one of this most famous voice roles as Mufasa inThe Lion King.Before his Honorary Oscar in 2011 he was Oscar nominated playing a boxer inThe Great White Hope(1970)

Mamie Van Doren(2/6/31)
Sex Symbol

Claire Bloom(2/15/31)
Character Actress

Dominic Chianese(2/24/31)
TV regular,Emmy nominee

Gavin McLeod(2/28/31)
Credits includeMary Tyler Moore Show,Operation Petticoat,I Want To Live!but his most famous screen gig was playing Captain Stubing on the long-running TV seriesThe Love Boat.

THEY ARE THE 100 OLDEST.
NOW FOR THE REST OF THE TOP 200

Also 88 years young

William Shatner(3/22/31)
Captain Kirk

Robert Morse(5/18/31)
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
was his most famous leading role but he charmed for years onMad Menas well in the not so distant past.

Barbara Barrie(5/23/31)
The belovedBreaking Away(1978) mom is still not nearly beloved enough.She was perfect in everything basically.She even won Best Actress at Cannes for the interracial romance dramaOne Potato Two Potato-- very  much ahead of its time in 1964.Though she's done several small parts since her last major role was in the TV seriesSuddenly Susan.She hasn't worked in several years but recently shot a new indie movie calledAbove All Things.

Michael Lonsdale(5/24/31)
Character Actor...still working!

Carrol Baker(5/28/31)
Baby Doll

Virginia McKenna(6/7/31)
Infrequently working actress ofBorn Freefame.Other credits includeA Town Like AliceandSliding Doors

Olympia Dukakis(6/20/31)
"Clairee"inSteel Magnolias,MoonstruckDiva and Oscar winner.Also starred in the classic miniseriesTales of the Cityand its 2019 revival.

Leslie Caron(7/1/31)
Gigiherself

Darryl Hickman(7/28/31)
He started off as a child actor in the 1930s and kept on acting through the 1990s!Credits include:Strange Love of Martha Ivers,The Tingler,Network,and many many TV guest spots.

87 years young

Marianne Koch(8/19/31)
Prolific spaghetti western German actress

Barbara Eden(8/23/31)
Who doesn't dream of her "Jeannie"?

Mitzi Gaynor(9/4/31)
Musical Star.Her most famous role was inSouth Pacific.

Philip Baker Hall(9/10/31)
P.T.Anderson Favorite

Sir Ian Holm(9/12/31)
Oscar nominated for one thing (Chariots of Fire).Brilliant for many others,especiallyThe Sweet Hereafterfor which he really should have received golden statues.Other famous pictures:Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Lord of the Apes,The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,The Aviator,Dance with a Stranger,andThe Madness of King George.

Silvia Pinal(09/12/31)
Mexican Legend

Barbara Bain(9/13/31)
Space 1999

Haya Harareet(9/20/31)
Last surviving cast member ofBen-Hur.Also starred in famed Israeli movieHill 24 Doesn't Answer

Angie Dickinson(9/30/31)
Policewoman
,Tough Broad

Monica Vitti(11/3/31)
Italian Sex Symbol ofL'Aventurrafame.

Jack Ging(11/30/31)
TV and film actor,oft-employed in the 1970s in films likePlay Misty for Meand TV shows likeMannixand a recurring character on theSix Million Dollar man / Bionic Womanfranchise and later onThe A*Team

William Reynolds(12/9/31)
The Cimarron Kid,All That Heaven Allows,and frequent TV work in the 1960s including leading roles inPete Kelly's BluesandThe FBI

Rita Moreno(12/11/31)
Trailblazer.Dancer.Dynamo.Oscar winner forWest Side Story.The third person to ever EGOT.Recently honored with a lifetime achievement at SAG.Currently starring onOne Day at a Timefor Netflix and 100% deserving of another Emmy for it though they've snubbed her every year.ARGH.She'll next be seen in Steven Spielberg's remake ofWest Side Story.

Jacqueline Scott(1/1/32)
Fom Steven Spielberg'sDuel,Empire of the Ants,and a lot of TV

Dabney Coleman(1/3/32)
80s comedy gem.Arguably best known for his evil sexist boss inNine to Five.

Piper Laurie(1/22/32)
Monster mom ofCarriefame."They're all gonna laugh at you!".Other famous roles includeThe HustlerandTwin Peaks.

Barbara Shelley(2/13/32)
Retired since the late 80s but her credits include multiple horror films (like the female lead of Dracula,Prince of Darkness with Christopher Lee) and multiple mini-series and TV guest appearances

Harriett Andersson(2/14/32)
Bergman regular (Cries and Whispers,Through a Glass Darklyand more),a lot of Swedish television.Her most recent feature was Von Trier'sDogville.She even co-starred in the infamous Jerry Lewis pictureThe Day the Clown Cried

Joel Grey(4/11/32)
Impish talented Tony and Oscar winner who will forever be known asCabaret'semcee.But he's had many other credits,too,onscreen.Remember when he played that demon onBuffy the Vampire Slayer?He still frequently works on Broadway shows as a performer and a director.He was Tony nominated for the latter for the acclaimed 2011 revival ofThe Normal Heartwhich led to a successful TV movie...albeit without Grey.

Elaine May(4/21/32)
Part time actress,brilliant comedy voice,weirdly maligned director.Won the Tony for Best Actress just this year!

Anouk Aimée(4/27/32)
Legend.Auteur Muse.

Bruce Glover(5/2/32)
Prolific character actor.Also gave the world Crispin Glover.

Phyllida Law(5/8/32)
She gave the world Emma Thompson.A gift so great the world will always owe her.Also she is a very good actress.

Kenji Sahara(5/14/32)
Godzilla franchise trouper/survivor andRodanheadliner (1956)

Marisa Pavan(6/19/32)
Oscar nominee,The Rose Tattoo

Helga Liné(7/14/32)
International actress,horror regular,model.Briefly joined the Almodovar troupe in the mid 80s.She's in bothLabyrinth of PassionandLaw of Desire.

86 years young

Melvin Van Peebles(8/21/32)
SweetSweetbackhimself.He is credited with starting an entire African-American film movement with that indie success.

Mickey Kuhn(9/21/32)
Last surviving cast member ofA Streetcar Named Desireand the only actor to share the screen with Vivien Leigh in both of her Oscar-winning roles (he was also inGone With the Wind,yup).He was a child star in the 1930s and 1940s.

Colleen Miller(11/10/32)
Westerns,noirs,and more though she left movies early for domestic life

Mary Louise Wilson(11/12/32)
She recently hit the big screen again with the Best Picture nomineeNebraska,the small screen withMozart in the Jungleand the stage withOn the Twentieth Century.So she's still working hard at that screen career that began in 1971'sKlute !

Petula Clark(11/15/32)
The songstress of "Downtown"fame was also an actress of screen stage and tv,most famously inFinian's Rainbow

Ellen Burstyn(12/7/32)
Regular nominee for both Oscars and Emmys and the star of MANY classics including亚博主页Alice Doesn't Live Here AnymoreandThe Exorcist.When's her next great part coming?We feel like filmmakers are sleeping on this and she's still out there working?GIVE HER SOMETHING GREAT!

Tatsuya Nakadai(12/13/32)
Major Japanese film star.Credits include Kurosawa films (Yojimbo,Ran,etcetera) and many more.

Nichelle Nichols(12/28/32) Lt.Uhura herself onStar Trek.She's made a whole career out of that milestone role.Was also a recurring character on the TV seriesHeroes.

Inga Swenson(12/29/32) TV'sBenson(Emmy nominee) and 1960s film regular in dramas (most famously in the Oscar winning version ofThe Miracle WorkerandAdvise and Consent)

Julieta Serrano(1/2/33)
an Almodóvar favorite (Matador,Tie Me Up Tie Me Downand more).She is a two time Goya supporting actress nominee forWomen on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownandBy My Side Again.

Mark Forest(1/6/33)
One of several actors to play Hercules onscreen.He was the second American bodybuilder recruited for Italian sword and sandal films after original Hercules Steve Reeves

Ann Firbank(1/9/33)
Played "Mrs Callendar"inA Passage to Indiaand has over 90 other credits,too

Chita Rivera(1/23/33)
This Broadway icon was high kicking into her 70s on stage.Save for numerous Tony Broadcasts her film and TV credits are relatively slim but for cameos and brief guest stints but as atotallegend she deserves a place here.There's even an award named after her (the Riveras are an annual award for Broadway dancers)

Emily Banks(1/23/33)
TV guest star on various shows of the 60s,70s,and 80s.

Françoise Brion(1/29/33)
French actress,primarily TV.Credits includingDangerous Liaisons(miniseries),Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud,andL'Immortelle

Geoffrey Fredrick(1/29/33)
British actor (Lifeforce,Hell is a City)

Richard Roat(2/1/33)
Primarily a TV actor (Hill Street Blues,The Doctors)

Victor Rebengiuc(2/10/33)
Romanian actor -- recently starred in two Oscar foreign language submissionsJapanese DogandAferim!

Patrick Godfrey(2/13/33)
British character actor of Merchant/Ivory fame.Also appeared inThe Duchess,Ever Afterand MANY more

Kim Novak(2/13/33)
1950s movie star and sex symbol ofPicnic,Vertigo,andBell Book and Candlefame (among many many more)

Caroline Blakiston(2/13/33)
British TV and the occasional film

Sheila Hancock(2/22/33)
British actress much television and stage

Ziva Rodann(3/2/33)
Israeli beauty who starred in multiple 1950 B movies.Also "Nefertiti"on theBatmanTV series

Barbara Feldon(3/12/33)
"Agent 99"onGet Smart

Michael Caine(3/14/33)
Legendary two-time Oscar winner,British icon,and Christopher Nolan obsession - he recently did voicework onDunkirk.He's still working all the time with 5 movies currently between pre and post-production.

Renée Taylor,(3/19/33)
This actress and comedian was Oscar nominated for co-writingLove and Other Strangersin 1970

May Britt(3/22/33) Swedish beauty who worked regularly in the 1950s.She retired young after marrying Sammy Davis Jr

William Smith(3/24/33)
Actor with 200+ credits

Jean-Paul Belmondo(4/9/33)
French icon.Classics includeBreathless,Pierrot le Fou,Two Womenand many more

Shani Wallis(4/14/33)
Oliver!'s singing prostitute with a heart of gold.We're still confused that she wasn't Oscar nominated for it given the role and Oscar's obsession with the movie itself.

Carol Burnett(4/26/33)
Iconic legend of television comedy.Occassional movie actor,most notably inAnnieandThe Four Seasons

Siân Phillips(5/14/33)
Livia inI Claudius

Constance Towers(5/20/33)
General Hospital

Joan Collins(5/23/33)
The infamous "Alexis Carrington Colby"herself fromDynasty.Also numerous films

Danny Aiello(6/20/33)
Ubiquitous 1980s character actor.Oscar nomination forDo The Right Thing(1989) and also Madonna's preaching papa in "Papa Don't Preach"

Bernie Kopell(6/21/33)
70s TV regular includingThe Love Boat

Lea Massari(6/30/33)
Italian actress with long career including classics likeL'AvventuraandMurmur of the Heart

John Aniston(7/24/33)
2000+ episodes ofDays Of Our Livesand father of Jennifer,yes.

Robert Fuller(07/29/33) Oft employed actor of the 1960s and 1970s

Edd Byrnes(7/30/33) most famously "Vince Fontaine"in the ever popular musicalGrease(1978)

85 years young

Lynn Cohen(8/10/33) Stage,TV,and film includingMunich,The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,Law & Order,Damages,and many more

Lori Nelson(8/15/33) 1950s TV star

Julie Newmar(8/16/33)
Catwoman herself and one of thoseSeven Brides for Seven Brothers.There's even a movie that pays titular tribute to her statuesque beauty "To Wong Foo,Thanks For Everything,Julie Newmar"

Debra Paget(08/19/33)
1950s film actressThe Ten Commandments,Broken Arrow,Love Me TenderandLes Miserables.Retired from acting in the 1960s

Tom Skeritt(8/25/33)
Steel Magnolias,Rambo,Alien,Cheers,Poison Ivy,Picket Fences
and many more

Henry Darrow(9/15/33)
TV star in the 1960s but kept right on working through the Aughts.He was also television's first Hispanic actor to playZorro.

Pat Crowley(9/17/33)
TV star of the 1950s and 1960s

Robert Blake(9/18/33)
His career stretches from theOur Gangchild star comedies of the 1930s and 1940s through David Lynch'sLost Highwaytwenty years ago.

David McCallum(9/19/33)
A big star in his heyday as one of the two eads ofThe Man From UNCLE.Currently a regular onNCIS

Kathleen Nolan(9/27/33)
TV actress,Emmy nominated for the seriesThe Real McCoys

Ben Cooper(9/30/33)
A film regular in the 1950s (including the Joan Crawford classicJohnny Guitar) who later did lots of tv work

Kathryn Grant(11/25/33)
Beauty with some success on TV and film including Anatomy of a Murder,The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Tsai Chin(11/30/33)
The Joy Luck Club,Memoirs of a Geisha,Casino Royale,etcetera...

Nicholas Coster(12/1/33)

Jô Shishido(12/6/33) Over 200 credits in Japanese cinema

Ana Ofelia Murguía(12/8/33) Mexican actress.Working since the late 1960s.Recently was the voice of Mama Coco in Pixar'sCoco.

Eva Wilma(12/14/33) A regular on Brazilian TV still

Nadia Lufti(1/3/34) a star of Egyptian cinema of the 1960s and 1970s mostly

Sylvia Sims(1/6/34) BAFTA nominated British actress.Recently a great cameo as Mrs Rawson inGentleman Jack

Sven Wolter(1/11/34) Swedish actor steadily working since the mid 60s

Rip Taylor(1/13/34) campy regular on TV of the 1970s but his career stretches long before that and after it

John Richardson(1/19/34) British actor and Racquel Welch costar ofOne Million Years BCfame

Tom Baker(1/20/34) British actor.Seven years as "Dr Who"

Audrey Dalton(1/21/34) Irish actress.Credits includeTitanic,My Cousin Tachel,Separate Tables

Tina Louise(2/11/34) "Ginger"onGilligan's Island

Annette Crosbie(2/12/34) British actress,still working BAFTA nominated forThe Slipper and the Rose

FINIS

Too Young For This List
Most everyone born in 1934 including total legends likeSophia Loren,Maggie Smith,Judi Dench,andShirley Maclaine,and many more...

They're only in their eighties!
1935 legends still w/ usJulie Andrews,Donald Sutherland,Alain Delon,etc...
1936 legends still w/ usRobert Redford,Bruce Dern,etc...
1937 legends still w/ usJane Fonda,Jack Nicholson,Morgan Freemanetc...
1938 legends still w/ usDiana Rigg,Jon Voight,Terence Stampetc...
1939 legends turning 80 this year include...Sir Ian McKellen,Lily Tomlin,etc...

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