JACLYN SMITH, 73 YEARS OLDJaclyn Smith was best known as Kelly Garret from Charlie’s Angels. Not only is Smith an actress with multiple Hollywood films under her belt, but she is also a businesswoman who has her own clothing and perfume line. She first launched her collections back in the ‘80s. According to the 73-year-old actress, her lack of aging is due to exercise and a healthy diet. It’s working for her very well!
BETTY WHITE, 96 YEARS OLDWho doesn’t know Betty White? The 96-year-old actress actually started her career with radio shows back in the 1940s. Film executives initially thought she wasn’t attractive enough to be on the screen. Did they really think that? Since then, Betty White has become the female entertainer with the longest career in the industry. It had been a long way to get here, but the success was sweet, and it looks like she no plans of retiring soon as well. Way to go, Betty!
KIRK DOUGLAS, 101 YEARS OLDKirk Douglas had a rather incredible life. Besides his illustrious show business career, Douglas survived a number of life-threatening events. The actor was involved in a helicopter crash in 1991. He was also a part of the Navy during World War II. When he was 80 years old, he suffered a stroke and was able to live through it. It’s almost as if the actor has nine lives like a cat. He continues to be active in show business today.
HAL HOLBROOK, 93 YEARS OLDThere is no denying that Hal Holbrook is one of the most talented actors in the industry. It’s interesting to note that Holbrook’s portrayal of Mark Twain in a one-man play was what made him a star in the first place. He continued to receive offers role after role. The actor is such a versatile talent that he has worked in the big screen, the small screen, and on stage. We haven’t even talked about the awards he has collected over time yet!
CAROL CHANNING, 97 YEARS OLDCarol Channing first gained attention for her incredible singing talent. She even landed roles in musical productions such as Thoroughly Modern Millie, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Hello Dolly! because of her voice. Doesn’t she look fantastic despite nearing 100? We’re sure it’s because of the way she takes care of what she eats. Even medical professionals maintain how important a healthy diet is. You would be wise to follow such advice.
DIAHANN CARROLL, 83 YEARS OLDA role model for African-American women, Diahann Carroll was the first non-white television personality. The actress was truly remarkable in her revolutionary performance in Julia. The actress has received several awards and nominations in the years of her career. She later battled and won against breast cancer too. She has since retired with her last activities being in 2014. For sure, Diahann’s legacy will be remembered.
CICELY TYSON, 94 YEARS OLDThe gorgeous Cicely Tyson worked as a model first before she was an actress. The African-American actress has performed both on stage and onscreen. You might remember her role in the popular 2011 film The Help. At 94 years old, she remains active in the industry with a career spanning more than sixty years. You could never tell her actual age if you didn’t know it.
SEAN CONNERY, 88 YEARS OLDDespite the numerous actors who have played the James Bond character, Sean Connery’s Bond is forever irreplaceable for us. No one beats the original after all. He debuted in theater and performed there for some time before embarking onto film. Sean Connery’s first movie credit was for Dr. No in 1962. It was then followed by six more Bond films from the franchise. Connery was also a cast of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Untouchables, and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The actor retired when he was 77 years old.
LEX LUGER, 60 YEARS OLDLex Luger is a professional wrestler who is also dubbed “The Total Package” He became extremely popular in the ‘80s up to the 90’s and competed in both World Championship Wrestling and Word Wrestling Federation during those years. He is also a professional football player and became a member of the NFL team Miami Hurricanes. Luger suffered a spinal stroke which forced him to completely retire from playing sports. He still spends his time in the field as a Wellness Policy team member.
RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, 84 YEARS OLDRichard Chamberlain’s career breakthrough came when he landed the lead role in NBC’s Dr. Kildare. Later on, he appeared in productions such as The Bourne Identity, King Solomon’s Mines, and The Thorn Birds. Chamberlain is an openly gay actor and his relationship with a co-star from Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold was even publicized. He released an autobiography entitled Shattered Love back in 2003.
Richard Keith, 67 Years OldRichard Keith started his acting career at a really young age. He started learning to play the drums when he was only three years old too. Pretty amazing skill for a young boy, huh? He played the role of Little Ricky in I Love Lucy and also portrayed Johnny Paul Jason from The Andy Griffith Show.
TONY BENNETT, 92 YEARS OLDTony Bennett is an exceptional musical artist. He is most noted for “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”. He attended the School of Industrial Arts in New York before going into the music industry. To this day, at 92 years old, he continues to perform and belt out to his songs.
EVA MARIE SAINT, 94 YEARS OLDEva Marie Saint debuted her acting career in the ‘40s, so she’s been in the industry for quite a long time now. One of her most memorable films was On The Waterfront where she starred alongside Marlon Brando. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1955 for that role. Her last acting role was in 2014.
JACKIE MASON, 87 YEARS OLDJackie Mason, one of our all-time favorite funnymen, is a stand-up comedian who has appeared in several Broadway productions. Comedy Central chose him as the 63rd greatest stand-up comedian. We hope Jackie is enjoying his retirement!
JULIE GIBSON, 105 YEARS OLDJulie Gibson was born in Washington and is one of the oldest stars from the ‘Golden Age’ who are still alive. She launched her career thanks to her impressive singing and acting skills. She started in the Jimmie Grier Orchestra and joined Joe Penner’s radio program later on. Julie got her start by appearing in small parts and then made her way up to bigger roles.
ANN BLYTH, 90 YEARS OLDThe lovely Ann Blyth was often seen in both theater and film productions. Her most notable character is perhaps Veda Pierce Forrester in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce. She has since retired from the industry and enjoys her time spent at home. Ann Blyth also has her own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
DORIS DAY, 96 YEARS OLDWe bet you didn’t know Doris Day was actually a singer before she went on to become a big actress. She achieved success during the 1950s and 1960s when she starred in films like Pillow Talk, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Calamity Jane. Doris Day’s reported net worth around $200 million.
CASSANDRA PETERSON – 67 YEARS OLDCassandra Peterson became well known as the youngest Las Vegas showgirl in history when she was just 17. Elvis Presley advised her to go to Europe if she wanted to be an actress and a singer. She starred in her own musical comedy show “Mama’s Boys” once she returned to the United States. Peterson is famous for her role in the show Movie Macabre. Her character Elvira turned became an instant star and is still a huge brand today. The actress and activist has no plans of stopping any time soon.
ROBERT FULLER, 86 YEARS OLDRetired actor and horse rancher Robert Fuller first appeared on TV by guest-starring in Western shows. He appeared in a number of movies such as Teenage Thunder, Return of the Seven, The Brain from Planet Arous, and The Hard Ride. He had a successful career on TV spanning five decades. Fuller was also famous for his deep and raspy voice as well as for co-starring with Cooper Smith and Jess Harper in the popular shows Wagon Train and Laramie in the 1960s.
BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, 82 YEARS OLD“Billy Dee” Williams Jr. is an American artist, singer, and actor well known for playing the role of Lando Calrissian from the Star Wars franchise. He first appeared in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back. Billy was also involved in popular productions such as the 1971 film Brian’s Song. He also appeared in Lady Sings the Blues and Batman. In the 1982 Batman, he played the role of Harvey Dent. Billy also wanted to be a musician and decided to give it a shot. He has a jazz LP recorded which was produced by Prestige Records. It was a good thing Billy decided to do it since the album was a commercial success. Because of this, he joined the crew behind Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever in celebration of Motown Records’ 25th year.
VICTORIA PRINCIPAL, 68 YEARS OLDHow could we ever forget Pamela Barnes Ewing? Victoria Principal’s portrayal of the role in the soap opera Dallas launched her to fame. With a gorgeous face and a stunning figure, Victoria became popular in no time. She actually has her own skincare line and has published books talking about wellness, beauty, and fitness.
LISA BONET, 51 YEARS OLDMost people would perhaps recognize Lisa Bonet for her role as Denise Huxtable in The Cosby Show . Her role in the show and the spin-off A Different World must be her best-known acting gig ever. Her last acting job was for the film Ray Donovan.
BOLO YEUNG, 72 YEARS OLDBolo Yeung is a former competitive body builder who also worked as a martial artist and martial arts film director. He usually plays the villainous roles in films he stars in. His performances in Bloodfight with Yasuaki Kurata and Simon Yam, Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Enter the Dragon with Bruce Lee are some of his best-known performances. He continues to be active in the industry at 72 years old.
NANCY SINATRA, 78 YEARS OLDThe daughter of Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra was destined to follow in her father’s footsteps. Her first recording was in the 60’s and her latest album was released in 2013. In the past years, Nancy has maintained a low-profile causing people to suspect that she has since retired.
JOANNE WOODWARD, 89 YEARS OLDJoanne Woodward is an actress, producer, and philanthropist. Her most memorable part was in The Three Faces of Eve for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and the Academy Award for Best Actress. She married actor, movie director, producer, entrepreneur, IndyCar owner, race car driver, and philanthropist Paul Newman in 1958 and they remained married until he passed away in 2008.
NORMAN LLOYD, 104 YEARS OLDEverybody loves Norman Lloyd. The actor is now 104 years old and is one of the oldest living celebrities in the industry. He has tried working as a director and producer in addition to being a well-loved actor. Lloyd was involved in the industry for eight decades and worked with Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, and Charlie Chaplin. It’s remarkable that Lloyd continues to act despite his age!
DEAN STOCKWELL, 82 YEARS OLDDean Stockwell is most famous for Quantum Leap, but that was not his first acting role. In fact, Stockwell started acting when he was just 7 years old by appearing in Gentleman’s Agreement. His last movie was released in 2015.
MAX BAER JR., 81 YEARS OLDAn actor, screenwriter, director, and producer, Max Baer Jr. is known for playing the character of Jethro Bodine in The Beverly Hillbillies. His acting career was confined to television projects, but he has been involved in the directing and producing of several films. He is the last remaining member of the Beverly Hillbillies cast.
SIDNEY POITIER, 91 YEARS OLDSidney Poitier gained popularity as the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award. The talented star received the Best Actor award for his role in Lilies of the Field. In 1974, Poitier was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. The actor also tried his hand at producing and directing as well but has not been active in the industry for quite a while.
CARL REINER, 96 YEARS OLDThere’s no denying the gifts that Carl Reiner possessed. Reiner is a singer, actor, writer, and director who has worked with the likes of Dick Van Dyke and Mel Brooks. The younger generation probably remembers him for his portrayal of Saul in Ocean’s Eleven. When it comes to politics, he endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016 for the primaries. We’re pretty amazed that he’s still acting despite his age.
Rhonda Fleming, 95 Years OldDuring her career, the 95-year-old has appeared in almost 40 films, but the biggest break in her career came with Spellbound. She was given the nickname “The Queen of Technicolor” because of the way her bright red hair and pale skin appeared in Technicolor. She set aside acting and focuses more on charity activities. She is one of the founders of the Rhonda Fleming Mann Clinic for Women’s Comprehensive Care, established in 1991.
BARBARA EDEN, 87 YEARS OLDBarbara Eden is well known for her starring role in I Dream of Jeannie. She is now retired but you can still watch reruns of the show if you want to catch her on the small screen. She published a memoir in 2011 so you might want to check that out if you want to discover more about her journey.
SYLVESTER STALLONE, 72 YEARS OLDWe can’t believe Sylvester Stallone is now 72! Can you? His charm and good looks remain intact, obviously. Recently, quite a few hoaxes about Stallone’s death have gone around the web, but we’re glad there is no truth to them. He worked on his latest film Rambo and we are quite excited for it.
JULIE ANDREWS, 83 YEARS OLDJulie Andrews aged like fine wine. At 83 years old, the brilliant actress still looks as gorgeous as ever. Some of her well loved performances are for The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. We don’t see her retiring any time soon. In fact, she continues to be active and recently lent her voice to the character of Marlena Gru in Despicable Me 3!
BOB BARKER, 94 YEARS OLDBob Barker is famous as the host of the game show The Price is Right. After all, he did host the show for more than three decades. He also hosted several beauty pageants such as Miss USA and Miss Universe. He is now retired from the entertainment industry, which was the best choice for his health.
DEBBIE HARRY, 73 YEARS OLDDebbie Harry surely has an impressive musical resume. Not only that, the 73-year-old has dabbled in acting and modeling as well. She is the lead vocalist of the Blondie and brought to life Heart of Glass, Call Me, and Rapture. She was also part of the cast of movies such as Deuces Wild, Cop Land, and Hairspray.
SALLY FIELD, 71 YEARS OLDSally Field has been active in show business or almost 60 years. She started her first acting job at 19 years old. Over the years, she has starred in several film and television productions and earned two Academy Awards for her performance in Norma Rae and Places in the Heart.
OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, 102 YEARS OLDNext, we have an actress who starred in many classic films and is best known for her role as Melanie in Gone with the Wind, Olivia de Havilland. The actress was also one half of a love team with Errol Flynn. The two starred in films such as Dodge City, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Captain Blood. Let’s hope Olivia enjoys her retirement.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, 88 YEARS OLDChristopher Plummer starred alongside Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music. He played Captain Von Trapp in the film. At 88 years old, he is still active in the entertainment industry and shows no signs of leaving soon. He received an Academy Award nomination for his outstanding performance in All the Money in the World in 2017.
LONI ANDERSON, 73 YEARS OLDThe stunning Loni Anderson is also on our list. One of her most memorable roles was Jennifer Marlowe from WKRP in Cincinnati. Her portrayal of the character earned her several nominations. She was previously married to Burt Reynolds, but they divorced. As of the moment, she’s blissfully in love with Bob Flick who is a member of the folk group ‘The Brothers Four’.
ALI MACGRAW, 79 YEARS OLDAli MacGraw’s popularity soared when she starred in Love Story with Ryan O’Neal. Despite reaching 80, Ali MacGraw still looks amazing as ever. She’s even in People magazine’s list of 50 Most Beautiful People. She definitely deserves that spot.
ROBERT FULLER, 85 YEARS OLDRobert Fuller became a Hollywood superstar when he starred in Laramie and Wagon Train. He also portrayed the character of Dr. Kelly Brackett in Emergency!. It seems fitting that he chose to live in North Texas after his retirement. There is no other place that fits him as well.
BERN NADETTE STANIS (THELMA), 64 YEARS OLDBern Nadette Stanis starred in the Good Times during the ‘70s where she enjoyed the most success in her career. After the show ended, Stanis continued to appear in small screen roles in productions such as The Cosby Show, The Love Boat, and The Parent Hood. She sometimes appears in guest roles but aside from those, she’s mostly retired from the industry. She published a book titled Situations 101: Bern Nadette Stanis in 2006.
TIPPI HEDREN, 88 YEARS OLDIf you’ve seen the Hitchcock classic The Birds, there is no way you would forget Tippi Hedren. The actress’ family are just as talented as her. Melanie Griffith is her daughter and Stella Banderas and Dakota Johnson are her granddaughters. She’s been retired for quite some time, only appearing in guest roles every once in a while. She has now chosen to focus on charity work.
LEE MAJORS, 79 YEARS OLDLee Majors is noted as one of the biggest Hollywood stars during the ‘80s. His characters in the TV shows The Six Million Dollar Man and The Fall Guy made him really popular. He and Farah Fawcett used to be Hollywood’s power couple until they divorced after years of marriage. He reached out to Fawcett when he found out she was battling cancer. Majors continues to be active in Hollywood.
PRISCILLA PRESLEY, 73 YEARS OLDPriscilla Presley was just a teenager when she first met Elvis Presley. They married and had a daughter and then divorced in 1973. Priscilla went into acting after her divorce and established her own businesses. Elvis originally left their daughter a million dollars of inheritance, but Priscilla managed to raise it to $100 million.
LINDSAY WAGNER, 69 YEARS OLDLindsay Wagner, also known as the “Bionic Woman” is unforgettable. She delivered a fantastic performance as Jamie Sommers in Bionic Woman. Although she’s no longer doing projects in Hollywood, Wagner is still passionate about her craft. She’s currently teaching at the San Bernardino Valley College and has published self-help books.
MARK HARMON, 67 YEARS OLDSmart, talented, and gorgeous. Mark Harmon attended UCLA and was a member of the football team. The National Football Foundation even awarded him the All-Round Excellence Award. He still graduated with flying colors despite his extracurricular activities. His best know acting performances are for The West Wing and NCIS.
TINA LOUISE, 84 YEARS OLDGinger Grant from Gilligan’s Island is Tina Louise’s most famous role. After the show ended its run, Tina continued acting for smaller parts in various films and TV shows. It was reported that she refused to reprise her role in Gilligan’s Island. Only Louise and Dawn Wells remain from the cast members of the show.
KIM NOVAK, 85 YEARS OLDKim Novak acted in a number of Hollywood movies alongside stars such as William Holden, Fred MacMurray, and Frank Sinatra. Novak’s most notable performance was for Hitchcock’s Vertigo. She retired shortly after that and focused on her other passion, which was visual art. You might think she looks different now. It is reportedly because she went under the knife!
DIANA SERRA CARY, 99 YEARS OLDIf you can’t quite put a face on the name, don’t worry. Diana Serra Cary also goes by the name Baby Peggy. Cary was a silent film actress with more than 150 credits under her belt. She started in the industry at a very young age but grew to dislike it and worked in writing instead.
Billie Jean KingTennis legends Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King played against each other in 1973 in what is now known as “Battle of the Sexes”. When King won the tennis match, she rose to fame and earned a fortune. In 1981, she became the first female athlete to publicly admit that she was gay. She divorced Larry King in 1987. King now holds a place in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Emma Stone was chosen to play King in the movie that is based on the infamous 1973 tennis match.
Ann-MargretAnn-Margaret’s breakthrough performance was for the character Kim Mcafee. She became famous for this role in the movie adaptation of Bye Bye Birdie. She played Annie in the movie Going in Style, also starring Morgan Freeman, in 2017. Shen the played Barbara Papa in 2018. Ann-Margaret has earned several Grammy nominations for her acting performances.
Teri GarrTeri Garr was loved by the viewers when she played Igna in Gene Wilder’s Young Frankenstein. She went to enjoy a successful career in the years that followed. Some of the films she starred in are Tootsie and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. She revealed in 2002 that she was suffering from multiple sclerosis and decided to retire from acting in 2007. Currently, she serves as the National Ambassador of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as well as the National Chair for Women Against MS.
Paula PrentissPaula Prentiss started with playing comedic roles, but she set off her career after her unforgettable performance in the 1975 thriller The Stepford Wives. Some of her notable and best characters portrayal were in films like What’s New Pussycat, The Black Marble and the TV show He & She. Her latest appearance was in the horror film I am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, which was released in 2016.
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit is an Emmy Award-winning actress who is well-known for her role as Major Margaret in M*A*S*H. Aside from being an award-winning actress, Swit also published A Needlepoint Scrapbook back in 1985. Since the ‘90s, Swit has put her acting on hold and instead did voice-over roles most recently in the upcoming film Play the Flute which is going to be released in 2019.
Debbie HarryDebbie Harry, born Angela Tremble, is the lead singer of the band Blondie. The band released their first record in 1976 which achieved great acclaim. After several years in the industry, the band took time off for 15 years and did not start making new music until 1997. Debbie Harry says Elton John’s commitment to charity inspired her. She is currently working to help fight cancer and endometriosis. Harry said, “After witnessing Elton John and his tireless efforts against HIV/AIDS. These things are important to my life now. I have the privilege of being able to get involved, so I do. I applaud people like Elton John, who have used their position to do so much good.”
Jane SeymourJane Seymour made her mark in the industry after playing the role of Solitaire in Live and Let Die. She has since starred in numerous films including Battlestar Galactica and The Four Feathers. She also wrote self-help books and spends time to help child abuse victims. Seymour mentioned in an interview with Playboy that she was also harassed by a Hollywood producer in the ‘70s. She posed for the magazine in 2018 when she was 67 years old and became the oldest woman who did so.
Diane KeatonDiane Keaton’s official acting debut was with the character of Kay in The Godfather. However, the actress is perhaps more recognized for her works with Woody Allen. She was in several of Allen’s productions such as Sleeper, Love and Death, Play it Again Sam, and Annie Hall. Her performance in Annie Hall won her an Academy Award. She had a remarkably successful career with films such as The First Wives Club, Father of the Bride, and The Family Stone. Aside from acting, Keaton is also an author, photographer, real estate developer and has dabbled in some singing projects.
Faye DunawayFaye Dunaway’s acting character started on Broadway. In 1967, she debuted on the big screen in the film The Happening. Yet, the role that truly set off her career was Bonnie from the movie Bonnie and Clyde which won her an Academy Award. Inconceivable is her latest film release also starring Gina Gershon and Nicholas Cage. Dunaway remains private but it is publicly known that she’s had two marriages. She has a son with her second husband Terry O’Neill, but the two of them ultimately divorced.
Karen Lynn GorneyShe was Tara Martin in the television series All My Children, but Karen Lynn Gorney is probably most known for starring in the classic film Saturday Night Fever with John Travolta. She took a short break from acting during the ‘80s then came back by taking roles in The Sopranos and Law & Order. She has several movies in production and recently starred in H.O.M.E. .
Lorraine GaryLorraine Gary decided to retire from acting after the movie 1941. She was best known for playing the lead role in Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. However, she reprised the role in 1987 when Jaws: The Revenge. Currently, she works with various philanthropies such as the Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Advisory Committee and the Human Rights Watch Africa Advisory Committee.
Ellen BurstynEllen Burstyn is among some of the critically acclaimed actresses. She won an Academy Award for her performance in Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. She was also nominated for her roles in The Last Picture Show and The Exorcist. Burstyn also starred in other films such as Resurrection and Requiem for a Dream. Recently, she appeared along with Laura Dern in the HBO movie The Tale in 2018.
Talia ShireTara Shire starred as Adrian in Rocky alongside Sylvester Stallone, and she also portrayed Connie in The Godfather. Her stellar performance in these two films brought her two Academy Award nominations. She recently appeared in the films Palo Alto, Dreamland, Con Man as well as the TV series Kingdom.
Diana RossDiana Ross was the lead singer of The Supremes before she became a legend. She has achieved an incredibly successful career with singles such as “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. Diana Ross has also tried her hand in some acting. The Supremes, regarded as one of the bests in America, were recently included into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ross received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016 from President Barack Obama.
Cybill ShepherdCybill Shepherd is a multi-talented star who started her career in 1971. She appeared in the film The Last Picture Show and later on played roles in projects such as Taxi Driver and The Heartbreak Kid. In 2012, the actress took on the Broadway stage and performed in The Best Man. She was also in Psycho, The L Word, and Rose.
Agnetha FaltskogABBA, the Swedish pop band, is certainly one of the acts that have achieved massive influence around the world. Their hit singles “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo” have been playing on speakers for decades now. One-fourth of the quartet is Agnetha Faltskog, who got her break once she joined the band. Sadly, they disbanded in the ‘80s. Faltskog found success after going solo and published an autobiography in 2016.
Carly SimonCarly Simmons released her first album in 1971 which included the hit song “That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard it Should Be.” The album was such a huge success that she decided to release another one just a few months after. It wasn’t until 1972 that Simmons truly rose to fame with the hit single “You’re So Vain”. She continues to perform up to this day and even went on tour with Taylor Swift. She wrote a memoir in 2015 about her childhood and her marriage to singer James Taylor.
Shelley DuvallShelley Duvall’s career started in films by Robert Altman which helped the actress gain attention from other filmmakers in Hollywood. She took part in films such as Nashville, 3 Women, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Thieves Like Us, and Brewster McCloud, but her most notable roles were in Popeye and The Shining. Duvall retired from acting in 2011, but she still participates in the production of different children’s shows. She appeared in headlines when Dr. Phil and USA Today called Duvall mentally ill back in 2016.
Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman was already popular even before the ‘70s. However, her career soared even further when she won the Academy Award for her performance in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show. After that, she brought Phyllis to life in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, a role that earned her several awards. She has more than 300 acting credits to her name that proves the 90-year-old’s prolific career.
Sigourney WeaverSigourney Weaver got her career start in the Woody Allen film Annie Hall despite only having a small role to play in it. The exposure from the film helped her catch bigger roles such as those in the Alien franchise. She also starred in films such as Holes, Avatar, and Ghostbusters. Her performances on Broadway earned her a Tony nomination as well!
Pam DawberPam Dawber’s popularity stared rising in ‘70s when she brought the character of Mindy McConnel from Mork & Mindy to life. Dawber is also famous for portraying Samanthan Russel in My Sister Sam. The actress is now retired and enjoys her private life with husband Mark Harmon.
Catherine BachHere’s someone who left her mark on the industry. Catherine Bach brought into fashion the “daisy duke look” when she appeared on The Dukes of Hazzard. You can currently catch her on The Young and the Restless.
Joe PesciJoe Pesci got involved in the industry at a very young age when he was first gained attention as a child. One of his earliest and most memorable portrayals was for the film Raging Bull. He has a lot of credits to his name and it might take all day to recite that list. Anyway, some of his works are for Once Upon a Time in America, Goodfellas, Lethal Weapon 2 & 3 Easy Money, Casino, and Home Alone. Quite impressive!
Tony DanzaDo you know Antonio Salvatore Iadanza? He’s more commonly known as Tony Danza. The actor launched his career when he appeared in Who’s the Boss? and Taxi. He has won four Golden Globes and an Emmy Award. Although he hasn’t played a lead role in recent times, he remains an active figure in the industry.
Pat SajakBest known as the host of the game show Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak has been hosting said show since the start of the 1980s. Sajak himself didn’t believe that the show would achieve the tremendous success it did.
Kelly McGillisIf you don’t remember the ‘80s film star, let us remind you where you saw her. Kelly McGillis played the roles of Charlie in Top Gun, Kathryn Murphy in The Accused, and Rachel Lapp in Witness. She has worked with top stars such as Harrison Ford and Jodie Foster in the past. Recently, she was cast in a role for the movie Mother of All Secrets.
Rebecca De MornayRebecca De Mornay got her first big break in Hollywood after she snagged the role of Lana in the crime film Risky Business in 1983. Since then, she has appeared in many productions and projects which include ‘80s classics like The Trip to Bountiful and Runaway Train. The actress is still active in Hollywood.
Lola FalanaLola Falana left everyone amazed with her astonishing acting, singing, and dancing skills from 1954 up to 1997. Despite the well of talent and potential the actress had, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis which made things more difficult for her. She relied on her religion to help her pass through the ordeal. She has talked about her choice of a spiritual journey after she retired from the industry.
Melanie GriffithAlthough Melanie Griffith has been a part of the entertainment industry since 1969, her breakthrough role only came in 1984. Her performance in Body Double was what made her a star. Since then, Melanie has continuously enjoyed her successful career and recently appeared in the drama film Dabka.
Charlotte RaeWho could ever forget Charlotte Rae, also known as Edna Garrett from Diff’rent Strokes and The Facts of Life? The actress won her battle against pancreatic cancer in 2009, but sadly she was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2017. Charlotte Rae lived up to the age of 92 and passed away in August of 2018.