Time sure is one interesting concept. We all look back fondly on the Golden Age of Hollywood but don’t forget that it has only been a few decades since then. In fact, quite a lot of the stars from that time are still around and kicking! Here are a few who continue to rule to this day.
BETTY WHITE, 96 YEARS OLD
Betty White holds the record for the longest running career of a female entertainer in Hollywood! It sure is hard to believe they once told her she was not photogenic enough for the camera. We are glad that she proved them wrong by kicking butt well in her nineties.
KIRK DOUGLAS, 101 YEARS OLD
We bet you would not believe us when we tell you that actor Kirk Douglas lived through a chopper crash, a war, and a stroke. All this happened, yet he still managed to have a fantastic career in the entertainment industry. What a legendary man!
HAL HOLBROOK, 93 YEARS OLD
Like some of the other stars on this list, Hal Holbrook initially started acting on the stage. However, he began to do onscreen projects and the rest is history! The actor is definitely a gift to Hollywood.
SALMA HAYEK, 52 YEARS OLD
Salma Hayek has climbed to the top of this challenging industry. The actress is best known for Frida, although she continues to act. She does not seem to be interested in retiring anytime soon either!
LAURA SAN GIACOMO, 56 YEARS OLD
Laura San Giacomo earned her breakthrough when she appeared in Sex, Lies, and Videotape. Her career kept getting better and better after this. It earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe as well as a Los Angeles Critics Association – New Generation Award.
BOLO YEUNG, 72 YEARS OLD
Bolo Yeung was a former competitive bodybuilder and professional martial artist who has taken his athletic skills to the big screen. Did you know that he acts AND directs in martial arts films? At age, it is impressive that he continues to do so!
DORIS DAY, 96 YEARS OLD
Doris Day might just be the most successful star of the ‘50s and ‘60s. With her lovely voice and charm, it is no wonder she got her own sitcom and numerous accolades. She is definitely a legend in the industry.
RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, 84 YEARS OLD
Richard Chamberlain made it big when he portrayed Dr. Kildare on the show of the same name. That role led to even more future success. The actor last performed in the 2011 film We are the Hartmans.
Richard Keith, 67 Years Old
Richard Keith entered the tough industry of Hollywood when he was merely five years old. The actor was on I Love Lucy then. Even more impressive is that he learned drums at the age of three! He has since appeared in many other projects and established a dance company with his wife.
TONY BENNETT, 92 YEARS OLD
This show-tune singer and jazz crooner has been enjoying a great career since the ‘50s. The “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” singer is now in his nineties but can still sing like no one else can.
EVA MARIE SAINT, 94 YEARS OLD
Isn’t it incredible that Eva Marie Saint has been in show business since the ‘40s? The On The Waterfront star has a career spanning more than 70 years. Not to mention she is still so gorgeous!
JACKIE MASON, 87 YEARS OLD
Jackie Mason is a stand-up artist who never fails to make us laugh. This comedian has been on Broadway as well. Now retired, the actor once won an Emmy award for his voiceover work on The Simpsons!
JULIE GIBSON, 105 YEARS OLD
At the age of 105, Julie Gibson is the oldest of living ‘Golden Age’ performers. The actress-singer started out with the Jimmie Grier Orchestra in the ‘40s. Things changed for her when she went on the radio.
LEX LUGER, 60 YEARS OLD
How can you not know who Lex Luger is? The “Total Package” was a wrestling star back in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Incredibly, he also played in the NFL! Though he no longer plays, he remains active in the WWE.
Debbe Dunning, 54 Years Old
Well, who does not remember Debbe Dunning from Home Improvement, where she played Heidi Keppert, the “Tool Time” girl. This was definitely Dunning’s major claim to fame She was married to volleyball player Steve Timmons from 1997 to 2018, the pair have three children together. Dunning is now 54-years old and has not really been seen acting in anything. Her last debut was in a film in 2006.
Yasmine Bleeth, 52 Years Old
Yasmine Bleeth has been a face in Hollywood since just 10 months old where she starred in Johnson & Johnson adverts. However, her most well-known role is most certainly Baywatch. Bleeth became widely known and admired after Baywatch, however, her last appearance was in 2003 for a Baywatch sequel. She is now 52-years old and married in Arizona.
DEAN STOCKWELL, 82 YEARS OLD
Dean Stockwell will always be associated with Al from his Quantum Leap days. At the tender age of 7, he began acting in Broadway. He has been in numerous television and film projects ever since.
ANNE MARGRET, 78 YEARS OLD
Anne Margret was always known as one of the most gorgeous women in Hollywood and today, she is still strikingly beautiful. The Swedish born star launched her career in 1961 and was quickly named the female Elvis. Today she is the perfect combination of sophistication and sexy and is the perfect example of someone who was made for the big screen.
ELIN NORDREGEN, 39 YEARS OLD
In 2009 the former model and nanny, Elin Nordegren, was devastated to learn that her husband Tiger Woods was cheating on her. Today, the beautiful woman is pregnant with another baby with her new husband NFL star Jordan Cameron.
CAREL STRUYCKEN, 70 YEARS OLD
Carel Struycken was the person who brought Lurch of The Addams Family to life! The actor has been on the stage as well as in big and small screen projects. He now lives in LA with his family.
KRISTY MCNICHOL, 57 YEARS OLD
An American woman of many trades; comedian, actress, producer, and singer Kristy McNicol is a known icon. McNicol is 57-years of age and well-known for starring in films such as Little Darlings, Only When I Laugh and the TV show Empty Nest. Unfortunately, she is no longer persuing her career in the entertainent industry.
BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, 82 YEARS OLD
Billy Dee Williams is a famous actor and singer, mainly known for his role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars. He made his on-screen debut in the 1980 movie, The Empire Strikes Back. In addition, he was also involved in other popular productions like Brian’s Song in 1971. He also played in Lady Sings the Blues and in 1982’s Batman. Aside from acting, he tried his hand in music and released his own jazz LP which later became a commercial success.
MAX BAER JR., 80 YEARS OLD
Max Baer Jr. is a very talented actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. Perhaps you know him as Jethro Bodine from The Beverly Hillbillies. He has enjoyed a great TV and film career over the years.
NORMAN LLOYD, 103 YEARS OLD
The talented Norman Lloyd also deserves a spot on our list. This actor has a career spanning more than nine decades! Whoa. Not yet officially retired, he has gone into directing and producing as well.
ANN BLYTH, 90 YEARS OLD
Ann Blyth created a great entertainment career for herself and deserves the best retirement. Back in the ‘40s, she starred in a number of musicals. This talented actress has won many awards over the years.
SIDNEY POITIER, 91 YEARS OLD
Sidney Poitier is another Hollywood legend. He made history when he became the first African-American man to take home an Oscar in 1963. The talented man has even been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II herself!
CARL REINER, 96 YEARS OLD
Carl Reiner is a talented actor, director, comedian and writer in one package. He has been working for seven decades by now, which is impressive in itself. He currently enjoys his retirement at the age of 96.
Rhonda Fleming, 95 Years Old
Rhonda Fleming is “The Queen of Technicolor” with her red locks and pale complexion. She has since retired from the entertainment industry. Also a philanthropist, she launched the Rhonda Fleming Mann Clinic for Women’s Comprehensive Care in 1991.
BARBARA EDEN, 87 YEARS OLD
Barbara Eden is always going to be known for playing the lead in I Dream of Jeannie. She still earns money from its reruns! The actress has starred in numerous movie, TV, and stage roles since then.
NANCY SINATRA, 78 YEARS OLD
It’s a no-brainer that Nancy Sinatra is talented. After all, she is the daughter of Frank Sinatra! This talented woman is a great musician in her own right and released hit after hit back in the day.
SYLVESTER STALLONE, 72 YEARS OLD
Sylvester Stallone is one of the greatest action stars Hollywood has ever seen. The Rambo and Rocky star also went into writing and directing in the past. We’re glad his looks and charms are still intact.
JULIE ANDREWS, 83 YEARS OLD
To us, Julie Andrews is always going to be Mary Poppins. However, let us not forget the rest of her amazing legacy in the industry. The Dame continues to act, make children’s books, and do voiceover work as well.
BOB BARKER, 94 YEARS OLD
Bob Barker is full of personality and charm, which are the qualities that made him such a great game show host. This television figure is best known for hosting The Price is Right for 35 years.
DIAHANN CARROLL, 83 YEARS OLD
Diahann Carroll is the first non-white woman to ever star in her very own TV show. She has beaten breast cancer and acted until 2014 as well. The Julia star is a true inspiration to many of us!
DEBBIE HARRY, 73 YEARS OLD
Debbie Harry is best known for being the lead vocalist of the punk rock music group Blondie. The singer-songwriter has also gone into acting and modeling. She might be 73 now, but she is not stopping soon.
SALLY FIELD, 71 YEARS OLD
Sally Field doesn’t seem to age! Did she stumble into the fountain of youth? At any rate, she made a name for herself when she starred in Gidget. She has yet to retire even at the age of 71!
OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, 102 YEARS OLD
Olivia De Havilland became famous when she starred in Gone with the Wind. She is also known for her love team with Errol Flynn. She now has her own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, 88 YEARS OLD
Christopher Plummer will always be Captain Von Trapp in our eyes! The actor enjoyed a career that lasted six decades long. He remains active in the scene even though he is now nearly 90 years old!
LONI ANDERSON, 73 YEARS OLD
The glamorous Loni Anderson brought Jennifer Marlowe to life in WKRP in Cincinnati. The actress has three Golden Globes for this role alone! This lovely actress was once in a popular marriage to Burt Reynolds.
ALI MACGRAW, 79 YEARS OLD
Ali MacGraw worked as an actress, author, and model. However, it was her appearance in Love Story that took her on the path to stardom. Even if she is almost 80, she is as beautiful as ever.
ROBERT FULLER, 85 YEARS OLD
Robert Fuller is the quintessential Wild West actor. The Laramie and Wagon Train actor has starred in numerous films and shows over the years. You can still see the charm oozing out of his pores!
BERN NADETTE STANIS (THELMA), 64 YEARS OLD
Bern Nadette Stanis got her first taste of fame when she played Thelma Ann Evans on Good Times. The actress went on to appear in other successful shows. Did you know she has written four books as well?
TIPPI HEDREN, 88 YEARS OLD
You likely know Tippi Hedren for her amazing performance in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. If that is not the case, perhaps you know the actress-model for her equally gorgeous and talented daughter and granddaughter instead!
LEE MAJORS, 79 YEARS OLD
Lee Majors was a huge star during the ‘60s to ‘80s. He was popular for his many film and television roles over the years as well as his marriage to Farrah Fawcett. They stayed in touch even after the divorce.
PRISCILLA PRESLEY, 73 YEARS OLD
Priscilla Presley was very young when she met the King of Rock and Roll himself. She is a great actress in her own right. The two welcomed a daughter together, though it ultimately ended in divorce.
LINDSAY WAGNER, 69 YEARS OLD
Lindsay Wagner is famous for playing Jaime Sommers or Bionic Woman. Even though her career stalled in the ‘90s, she is still passionate about the industry. She now teaches at the San Bernardino Valley College.
MARK HARMON, 67 YEARS OLD
Anyone who appreciates a handsome face probably likes Mark Harmon. The talented actor is known for his long-term gig on NCIS and his appearance on The West Wing. We are glad he continues to act.
TINA LOUISE, 84 YEARS OLD
You probably know Tina Louise or Ginger Grant from Gilligan’s Island. She did not have the biggest career after the show, but she decided to turn down the offer to reprise her old role for sequels.
KIM NOVAK, 85 YEARS OLD
Kim Novak was a big actress back in the ‘50s and ‘60s. She has appeared in projects with the top leading men of those decades. However, she decided to leave this industry and go into visual arts instead.
DIANA SERRA CARY, 100 YEARS OLD
If that name does not ring a bell, it is likely because she went by Baby Peggy in the past. Now a centenarian, the actress was a hit during the silent film era. She retired from acting early on to write.
VICTORIA PRINCIPAL, 68 YEARS OLD
Let us not forget about Victoria Principal, the actress who portrayed Pamela Barnes Ewing on Dallas. The actress looks fantastic even though she is now officially a senior citizen! We wonder what her secret is.
HONOR BLACKMAN, 93 YEARS OLD
Honor Blackman got her start with the British TV show called The Avengers. The British bombshell got casting calls after she appeared on the show. She ended up playing Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger.
NANETTE FABRAY, 97 YEARS OLD
Nanette Fabray was just 3 years old when she started her career. A singer and tap dancer, she went into musical theater before she started doing onscreen works. She is an advocate for deaf people rights.
JIMMY CARTER, 94 YEARS OLD
Did you know that the 39th President of the United States is still alive? Jimmy Carter is now 94 years old. He is best known for his foreign policy. The human rights advocate also beat cancer several years ago.
DAWN WELLS, 79 YEARS OLD
Dawn Wells is best known for appearing on Gilligan’s Island. She has quit acting, but it is still her passion. She helps out with local theater, teaches acting classes, and runs her a clothing company.
ANN-MARGRET, 77 YEARS OLD
Ann-Margaret reached the top of the industry with her amazing acting skills and lovely singing voice. The talented performer has released her own songs and got awards for them. Now 77, she has since retired.
VERA LYNN, 101 YEARS OLD
Vera “The Forces’ Sweetheart” Lyn earned her moniker when she started out by singing to soldiers during the war. The successful musician even released ‘Vera Lynn 100’ to celebrate her centenarian birthday. We cannot even sing half as well as her now that we are in the prime of our lives!
GENE REYNOLDS, 95 YEARS OLD
Gene Reynolds made a name for himself when he appeared on both the small and big screens. He was about to be a huge star when he was drafted into the army. He later came back to the industry but decided to stay behind the camera instead. He created M*A*S*H.
SALLY STRUTHERS, 71 YEARS OLD
Sally Struthers made it big when she portrayed Gloria Stivic on All in the Family. She is 71 years old but keeps acting in all kinds of productions. She is also a philanthropist, which is admirable.
ADRIENNE BARBEAU, 73 YEARS OLD
Adrienne Barbeau looks like she barely aged over the years. In 1971, she was cast as Rizzo in the original Grease production. She then went into film and TV. Her biggest project was the show Maude.
DENISE AUSTIN, 61 YEARS OLD
Anyone who is interested in aging gracefully should maintain an exercise habit and a healthy diet. Denise Austin shows us how true this actually is. The fitness instructor and host stays active to this day!
BEVERLY CLEARY, 102 YEARS OLD
We cannot think of anyone who has impacted children’s book as much as Beverly Cleary did. The author has won many book awards and changed the lives of countless kids from different parts of the globe.
JUNE LOCKHART, 92 YEARS OLD
Mind you, June Lockhart is an incredibly versatile woman. Aside from being a small and big screen talent, she is also a Broadway star. She even received a Tony in the past! More importantly, she has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
ROBERT CLARY, 92 YEARS OLD
Robert Clary has had an unbelievable life. He was sent to a Nazi concentration camp as a boy. However, his singing talents made things somewhat easier for him. The actor-artist does not like to talk about the past, but he claims it has made him focus on the present instead.
PATRICIA MORISON, 102 YEARS OLD
Patricia Morison is drop-dead gorgeous with her dark hair and blue eyes. This stunner is a great actress and a wonderful singer. She has appeared on numerous film and Broadway productions in the past.
KATHARINE ROSS, 78 YEARS OLD
Surely, you have seen Katharine Ross at least once in the past. The actress starred in several classic movies, after ll. She remains active in the scene and guest stars on sitcoms every now and then.
JIMMY LYDON, 95 YEARS OLD
Jimmy Lydon decided to go into show business to help his family financially. However, he ended up doing more than that. He went on to be a producer as well as the co-creator of M*A*S*H.
CAREN MARSH-DOLL, 99 YEARS OLD
Caren Marsh-Doll is an actress and professional dancer who hit the peak of her career during the silent era. She served as a dance double in all sorts of films. Even though she lost her foot in an accident, it did not stop her from dancing!
MARGE CHAMPION, 98 YEARS OLD
Up next, we have another dancer on our list. Marge Champion is the person you must thank for the dance sequence in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She is a Disney princess in the flesh!
BOB NEWHART, 89 YEARS OLD
Bob Newhart could make us laugh with jokes he came up with on the spot. The comedian and TV show host recorded some monologue albums too. Now 89, he is presently suffering the effects of smoking.
CAROL CHANNING, 97 YEARS OLD
Actress, singer and comedian Carol Channing got her first taste of fame in musicals. She has come a long way with her incredible singing voice. In 1995, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more about her in the autobiography she wrote!