2018-12-02 23:39:40 UTC
[Though I'm posting this on 2 December, I keep this list updated monthly
as of midnight on the 1st of the month, so Ken Berry's death is not
reflected. (Yes, it's easier for me to add this note than to remove his
name and edit the count.)]
The following 436 living people are all at least 80 years old:
(*) indicates 90 to 99 (83 people on this list)
(!) indicates 100 and over (7 people on this list)
Hank Aaron - baseball player
(*) Julie Adams - actress, "Creature From the Black Lagoon"
Danny Aiello - actor, "Do the Right Thing"
Madeleine Albright - U.S. Secretary of State
Tenley Albright - figure skater
Alan Alda - actor, "M*A*S*H"
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin - U.S. astronaut
Woody Allen - film director, "Annie Hall"
Bobby Allison - auto racer, NASCAR
Herb Alpert - trumpeter and music executive
(*) Ed Ames - tomahawk-throwing actor
Bill Anders - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 8
Ursula Andress - actress, "Dr. No"
Julie Andrews - singer/actress, "The Sound of Music"
Luis Aparicio - major-league shortstop
Sergio Aragones - cartoonist, "MAD"
(*) Bill Archer - U.S. Congressman, Texas
Alan Arkin - actor, "Little Miss Sunshine"
Giorgio Armani - fashion designer
Ed Asner - actor, Lou Grant
John Astin - actor, "The Addams Family"
(*) David Attenborough - nature documentary writer/narrator
Burt Bacharach - songwriter, "What the World Needs Now is Love"
Max Baer Jr. - actor, "The Beverly Hillbillies"
F. Lee Bailey - criminal defense attorney
Barbara Bain - actress, "Mission: Impossible"
James Baker III - U.S. cabinet member/White House chief of staff
Joe Don Baker - actor, "Walking Tall"
Tom Baker - actor, "Doctor Who"
John Barbour - TV host, "Real People"
Brigitte Bardot - actress/sex kitten
(*) Bob Barker - game show host
Rona Barrett - gossip columnist
Barbara Barrie - actress, "Barney Miller"
Jeff Barry - pop songwriter, "Leader of the Pack"
Shirley Bassey - singer, "Goldfinger"
(*) Orson Bean - actor, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
Ned Beatty - actor, "Deliverance"
Warren Beatty - actor, "Heaven Can Wait"
(*) Harry Belafonte - calypso singer
(*) Pope Benedict XVI - Roman Catholic pope
Richard Benjamin - actor, "The Sunshine Boys"
(*) Tony Bennett - singer
Silvio Berlusconi - Italian prime minister
Ken Berry - actor, "Mama's Family"
Robert Blake - actor, "Baretta"
Peter Bonerz - actor, "The Bob Newhart Show"
Pat Boone - pop singer, "Love Letters in the Sand"
(*) Frank Borman - U.S. astronaut
Bobby Bowden - college football coach, Florida State Seminoles
Stephen Breyer - U.S. Supreme Court justice
Wilford Brimley - actor, "Cocoon"
Nicholas Brady - U.S. secretary of treasury
(*) Mel Brooks - director, "Young Frankenstein"
Jerry Brown - governor of California
Jim Brown - Hall of Fame football player
Johnny Brown - actor, "Good Times"
Lee P. Brown - mayor of Houston, Texas
Pat Buchanan - political figure and commentator
Gordon Lightfoot - pop singer, "Sundown"
Warren Buffett - investor, Berkshire Hathaway
Carol Burnett - actress, "The Carol Burnett Show"
Ellen Burstyn - actress, "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
(*) Dick Button - figure skater
Ruth Buzzi - actress, "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In"
John Byner - actor, "Bizarre"
Edd Byrnes - actor, "77 Sunset Strip"
Michael Caine - actor
(*) Pierre Cardin - fashion designer
Diahann Carroll - actress, "Dynasty"
(*) Jimmy Carter - U.S. president
(*) Rosalynn Carter - U.S. first lady
Dick Cavett - TV host, "The Dick Cavett Show"
Richard Chamberlain - actor, "Dr. Kildare"
(*) Carol Channing - actress
Jacques Chirac - French president
Noam Chomsky - leftist linguist
Tommy Chong - comedian and actor, Cheech and Chong
Jean Chrétien - Canadian prime minister
Benjamin Civiletti - U.S. attorney general
Petula Clark - singer, "Downtown"
(*) Robert Clary - actor, "Hogan's Heroes"
(!) Beverly Cleary - children's author, "The Mouse and the Motorcycle"
Dabney Coleman - actor, "Nine to Five"
Joan Collins - actress, "Dynasty"
Michael Collins - U.S. astronaut
Sean Connery - actor
Robert Conrad - actor, "The Wild Wild West"
Tim Conway - actor, "The Carol Burnett Show"
John Conyers - U.S. Congressman, Michigan
(*) Roger Corman - film producer
Bill Cosby - actor, "The Cosby Show"
Ronny Cox - actor, "Deliverance"
(*) Javier Perez de Cuellar - U.N. secretary-general
Walter Cunningham - U.S. astronaut
Charlie Daniels - fiddler, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
Clive Davis - music executive
(*) Doris Day - actress
John Dean - Watergate scandal figure
(!) Olivia De Havilland - actress
Judi Dench - actress, M
Brian Dennehy - actor, "Cocoon"
Bruce Dern - actor, "The Cowboys"
Alan Dershowitz - attorney
Angie Dickinson - actress, "Police Woman"
(*) John Dingell - U.S. Congressman, Michigan
(*) David Dinkins - mayor of New York City
Annette Dionne - quintuplet
Cecile Dionne - quintuplet
James Dobson - Christian radio host, "Focus on the Family"
(*) Bob Dole - U.S. Senator, Kansas
Elizabeth Dole - U.S. cabinet secretary
Phil Donahue - TV host
Sam Donaldson - White House correspondent
Richard Donner - film director, "Lethal Weapon"
(!) Kirk Douglas - actor
(*) Hugh Downs - TV host
Mort Drucker - cartoonist, "MAD"
James Drury - actor, "The Virginian"
Ja'net DuBois - actress, "Good Times"
Michael Dukakis - U.S. presidential nominee
Olympia Dukakis - actress, "Moonstruck"
Charles Duke - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 16
Keir Dullea - actor, "2001: A Space Odysey"
Robert Duvall - actor, "The Godfather"
Clint Eastwood - actor
Duane Eddy - guitarist
Barbara Eden - actress, "I Dream of Jeannie"
(*) Edwin Edwards - Louisiana governor
(*) Queen Elizabeth II - British head of state
Daniel Ellsberg - Watergate figure
Bob Eubanks - game show host, "The Newlywed Game"
Don Everly - pop singer, the Everly Brothers
Jamie Farr - actor, "M*A*S*H"
Louis Farrakhan - activist, Nation of Islam
Jules Feiffer - cartoonist, "The New Yorker"
Dianne Feinstein - U.S. Senator, California
Barbara Feldon - actress, "Get Smart"
Albert Finney - actor, "The Bourne Ultimatum"
(*) Rhonda Fleming - actress, "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral"
Louise Fletcher - actress, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
Jane Fonda - actress, "Barbarella"
(*) Whitey Ford - Hall of Fame baseball player
Jim Fowler - animal expert, "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom"
A.J. Foyt - auto racer
Pope Francis - Roman Catholic pope
Morgan Freeman - actor, "Driving Miss Daisy"
Bill Gaither - southern gospel singer
Ron Galella - candid celebrity photographer
Valentino Garavani - fashion designer
Jake Garn - U.S. Senator, Utah
Mitzi Gaynor - actress, "Golden Girl"
Frank Gehry - architect
Marla Gibbs - actress, "The Jeffersons"
Bob Gibson - Hall of Fame baseball player
Mickey Gilley - country singer
(*) Valery Giscard d'Estaing - French president
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - U.S. Supreme Court justice
Mark Goddard - actor, "Lost In Space"
Jane Goodall - chimpanzee researcher
Mikhail Gorbachev - Soviet Secretary General
Berry Gordy - record producer, Motown
Louis Gossett Jr. - actor, "An Officer and a Gentleman"
Elliott Gould - actor, "M*A*S*H"
Bob Graham - U.S. Senator, Florida
(*) Bud Grant - NFL head coach, Minnesota Vikings
(*) Lee Grant - actress, "Shampoo"
(*) Shecky Greene - comedian
(*) Alan Greenspan - US federal reserve chairman
Gene Hackman - actor
Fred Haise - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 13
(*) Ralph Hall - U.S. Congressman, Texas
Tom T. Hall - country singer, "I Love"
James Hampton - actor, "F-Troop"
Jerry Hardin - actor, "The X-Files"
Estelle Harris - actress, "Seinfeld"
Gary Hart - U.S. Senator, Colorado
David Hartman - TV host, "Good Morning America"
Katherine Helmond - actress, "Who's the Boss?"
Buck Henry - actor and screenwriter
Clarence "Frogman" Henry - singer, "Ain't Got No Home"
Whitey Herzog - baseball manager
Judd Hirsch - actor, "Taxi"
Hiro - photographer, "Harper's Bazaar"
Dustin Hoffman - actor, "The Graduate"
(*) Hal Holbrook - actor, "Lincoln"
(*) Ernest Hollings - U.S. Senator, South Carolina
Polly Holliday - actress, "Alice"
Anthony Hopkins - actor, "The Silence of the Lambs"
Engelbert Humperdinck - singer, "After the Lovin'"
(*) Lee Iacocca - automobile manufacturer
(*) Al Jaffee - cartoonist, "MAD"
(*) Conrad Janis - actor, "Mork and Mindy"
Arte Johnson - actor, "Laugh-In"
James Earl Jones - actor, "Field of Dreams"
Jack Jones - pop singer, "The Impossible Dream"
Quncy Jones - jazz producer
Shirley Jones - actress, "The Partridge Family"
Al Kaline - baseball player, Detroit Tigers
Nancy Kassebaum - U.S. Senator, Kansas
Herb Kelleher - chairman, Southwest Airlines
Anthony Kennedy - U.S. Supreme Court justice
(*) Tom Kennedy - game show host, "Password Plus"
Ken Kercheval - actor, "Dallas"
Graham Kerr - The Galloping Gourmet
Don King - boxing promoter
Larry King - TV host
(*) Henry Kissinger - U.S. secretary of state
Walter Koenig - actor, "Star Trek"
Bernie Kopell - actor, "The Love Boat"
Yaphet Kotto - actor, "Live and Let Die"
Sandy Koufax - baseball player
Gene Kranz - NASA flight director
Kreskin - mentalist and TV host
Kris Kristofferson - songwriter/actor, "A Star Is Born"
Marty Krofft - TV producer, "Land of the Lost"
Sid Krofft - TV producer, "Land of the Lost"
Karl Lagerfeld - fashion designer
Mills Lane - boxing referee and TV judge
Frank Langella - actor, "Dracula"
(*) Angela Lansbury - actress, "Murder, She Wrote"
(*) Lyndon LaRouche - U.S. presidential candidate
Don Larsen - major leaguer, NY Yankees
(*) Tommy Lasorda - major-league manager
Linda Lavin - actress, "Alice"
Carol Lawrence - Broadway singer/actress
Steve Lawrence - singer
(*) Cloris Leachman - actress, "Phyllis"
(*) Norman Lear - TV producer
Michael Learned - actress, "The Waltons"
Jim Lehrer - TV journalist, "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report"
(*) Tom Lehrer - musical satirist, "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park"
Alexei Leonov - U.S.S.R. cosmonaut
Richard Lester - director, "A Hard Day's Night"
Tom Lester - actor, "Green Acres"
Jerry Lee Lewis - singer, "Great Balls of Fire"
G. Gordon Liddy - Watergate conspirator
Hal Linden - actor, Barney Miller
(*) James Lipton - TV host, "Inside the Actor's Studio"
Rich Little - impressionist
Christopher Lloyd - actor, "Back to the Future"
(!) Norman Lloyd - actor, "St. Elsewhere"
(*) June Lockhart - actress, "Lost In Space"
(*) Gina Lollobrigida - actress
Trini Lopez - singer, "Lemon Tree"
Sophia Loren - actress
Tina Louise - actress, "Gilligan's Island"
(*) Jim Lovell - U.S. astronaut
Richard Lugar - U.S. Senator, Indiana
Loretta Lynn - country singer
Gavin MacLeod - actor, "The Love Boat"
Robert MacNeil - TV journalist, "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report"
(*) Bill Macy - actor, "Maude"
Shirley MacLaine - actress, "Terms of Endearment"
John Madden - football coach and commentator
Imelda Marcos - Philippine first lady
(*) Peter Marshall - game show host, "The Hollywood Squares"
Paul Martin - Canadian prime minister
Wink Martindale - game show host
Ken Mattingly - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 16
Jackie Mason - comedian/actor, "The Jerk"
Johnny Mathis - singer, "Misty"
Peter Max - pop artist
Willie Mays - baseball player
Jim McDivitt - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 9
Bob McGrath - actor, "Sesame Street"
Drayton McLane - business & sports executive
Larry McMurtry - novelist, "Lonesome Dove"
Edwin Meese - U.S. attorney general
Lee Meriwether - actress, "Barnaby Jones"
Barbara Mikulski - U.S. Senator, Maryland
Vera Miles - actress, "Psycho"
George Mitchell - U.S. Senator, Maine
Walter Mondale - U.S. vice president
Rita Moreno - actress, "West Side Story"
Jaye P. Morgan - game show panelist, "The Gong Show"
(*) Ennio Morricone - film soundtrack composer, "The Mission"
Garrett Morris - actor, "Saturday Night Live"
Toni Morrison - novelist, "Beloved"
Bill Moyers - journalist and commentator, PBS
(*) Hosni Mubarak - Egyptian president
(*) Roger Mudd - TV journalist
(*) Robert Mugabe - Zimbabwean president/dictator
Diana Muldaur - actress, "L.A. Law"
Rupert Murdoch - chairman, News Corp
Ralph Nader - consumer activist
(!) Yasuhiro Nakasone - Japanese prime minister
Willie Nelson - country singer
Bob Newhart - actor, "The Bob Newhart Show"
Julie Newmar - actress, "Batman"
Nichelle Nichols - actress, "Star Trek"
Jack Nicholson - actor
Kim Novak - actress, "Vertigo"
Sam Nunn - U.S. Senator, Georgia
Sandra Day O'Connor - U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Peter O'Malley - baseball executive, Los Angeles Dodgers
Paul O'Neill - U.S. secretary of the treasury
Yoko Ono - avant-garde artist
Charles Osgood - news commentator and anchor
Bob Packwood - U.S. Senator, Oregon
Leon Panetta - U.S. White House Chief of Staff
Ron Paul - U.S. Congressman, Texas
(!) I.M. Pei - architect
"Little" Richard Penniman - rock 'n' roll pioneer
Ross Perot - presidential candidate
Gaylord Perry - Hall of Fame baseball player
(*) William Perry - U.S. secretary of defense
Richard Petty - auto racer
Regis Philbin - TV host
(*) Prince Philip of the U.K. - British royal family member
(*) T. Boone Pickens - oil industry executive
Gary Player - pro golfer
Christopher Plummer - actor, "The Sound of Music"
Roman Polanski - film director/statutory rapist
Ron Popeil - inventor, Ronco
(*) Sidney Poitier - actor, "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
Colin Powell - U.S. Secretary of State
Jane Powell - actress, "Royal Wedding"
Charley Pride - country singer, "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'"
Pat Priest - actress, "The Munsters"
David Prowse - actor, "Star Wars"
David Pynchon - novelist, "Gravity's Rainbow"
Mel Ramos - pin-up artist
(*) James Randi - magician
(*) Joyce Randolph - actress, "The Honeymooners"
Charles Rangel - U.S. congressman, New York
Sally Jessy Raphael - talk show host
Dan Rather - news anchor
Robert Redford - actor, "The Sting"
Vanessa Redgrave - actress, "Julia"
Rex Reed - film critic
(*) Carl Reiner - actor/director
Diana Rigg - actress, "The Avengers"
Pat Robertson - religious broadcaster
Brooks Robinson - Hall of Fame baseball player
Frank Robinson - Hall of Fame baseball player
Juan "Chichi" Rodriguez - golfer
Kenny Rogers - country singer
Connie Stevens - actress, "Hawaiian Eye"
(*) Marion Ross - actress, "Happy Days"
William Ruckelshaus - U.S. justice department official
George Ryan - governor of Illinois
Donald Rumsfeld - U.S. secretary of defense
Bill Russell - basketball player
Mark Russell - political satirist
(*) Eva Marie Saint - actress, "North By Northwest"
Harrison Schmitt - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 17
Charles Schwab - stockbroker
Russell Schweickart - U.S. astronaut, Apollo 9
David Scott - U.S. astronaut
Ridley Scott - film director, "Alien"
Willard Scott - TV personality and clown
(*) Vin Scully - baseball announcer, Los Angeles Dodgers
Bud Selig - baseball commissioner
(*) Doc Severinsen - bandleader, "The Tonight Show"
(*) Gene Shalit - film critic, "The Today Show"
Bob Shane - folk musician, The Kingston Trio
William Shatner - actor, "Star Trek"
(*) Bill Shaw - gospel singer, The Blackwood Brothers
Jack Sheldon - singer and trumpeter, "Conjunction Junction"
Liz Sheridan - actress, "Seinfeld"
Sonny Shroyer - actor, "The Dukes of Hazzard"
Don Shula - NFL football coach
(*) George Shultz - U.S. cabinet secretary
Fred Silverman - television executive
Alan Simpson - U.S. Senator, Wyoming
Maggie Smith - actress, "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
William Smith - actor, "Any Which Way You Can"
Tom Smothers - folk musician/TV host, the Smothers Brothers
Stephen Sondheim - Broadway musical composer
George Soros - currency speculator/political donor
Boris Spassky - chess player
Carroll Spinney - actor, "Sesame Street"
Thomas Stafford - U.S. astronaut
Charles Stanley - Baptist minister
Gloria Steinem - feminist
(*) John Paul Stevens - U.S. supreme court justice
Connie Stevens - actress, "Hawaiian Eye"
Stella Stevens - actress, "Girls! Girls! Girls!"
(*) Jerry Stiller - actor, "Seinfeld"
Mike Stoller - pop songwriter, "Hound Dog"
Paul Stookey - folk singer, Peter, Paul & Mary
(*) Larry Storch - actor, "F-Troop"
Donald Sutherland - actor, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
Jimmy Swaggart - Pentecostal evangelist
Inga Swenson - actress, "Benson"
Loretta Swit - actress, "M*A*S*H"
George Takei - actor, "Star Trek"
Buck Taylor - actor, "Gunsmoke"
Rip Taylor - comedian, throws confetti
Marlo Thomas - actress, "That Girl"
Richard Thornburgh - U.S. attorney general
Rip Torn - actor, "Dodgeball"
Ken Turner - gospel singer, The Blackwood Brothers
Ted Turner - media executive, CNN
Tina Turner - R&B singer, "What's Love Got To Do With It"
Desmond Tutu - Anglican archbishop
Cicely Tyson - actress, "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman"
Peter Ueberroth - baseball commissioner
Bob Uecker - baseball announcer and actor
Bobby Unser - auto racer
Frankie Valli - pop singer, The Four Seasons
Mamie Van Doren - actress, "High School Confidential"
(*) Gloria Vanderbilt - fashion designer
(*) Dick Van Dyke - actor
Paul Verhoeven - film director, "Total Recall"
Fay Vincent Jr. - baseball comissioner
Bobby Vinton - singer, "Blue Velvet"
Bill Virdon - major-league manager
(*) Paul Volcker - chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve
(*) Claus von Bulow - acquitted attempted murder defendant
Lyle Waggoner - actor, "The Carol Burnett Show"
Robert Wagner - actor, "Hart to Hart"
Barbara Walters - TV journalist and host
(*) John Warner - U.S. Senator, Virginia
(*) James Watson - DNA co-discoverer
James Watt - U.S. secretary of the interior
Lowell Weicker - U.S. Senator, Connecticut
Dawn Wells - actress, "Gilligan's Island"
Jerry West - NBA basketball player
(*) Ruth Westheimer - sex counselor
(*) Betty White - actress
Jim Whittaker - mountain climber
Billy Dee Williams - actor, "The Empire Strikes Back"
John Williams - film score composer, "Star Wars"
Nancy Wilson - jazz singer
Pete Wilson - U.S. Senator, California
Bill Withers - pop and R&B singer
Joanne Woodward - actress
Alfred Worden - U.S. astronaut
Jo Anne Worley - performer, "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In"
(!) Herman Wouk - writer, "The Caine Mutiny"
Bill Wyman - rock bassist, the Rolling Stones
Peter Yarrow - singer, Peter, Paul, & Mary
(*) Chuck Yeager - test pilot
Andrew Young - U.S. Congressman, Georgia
DISCLAIMER: This list is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to be.
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