Friday, October 21, 2011

50 More Still Living Actors Age 80 and Older

Celebrating people from our past who are still alive despite advanced age.  Obviously this won’t remain the case forever but all are still alive as of October 2011. 

1.      Poni Adams (b. 1921): Vicki Vale in the serial Batman and Robin
2.      Norman Alden (b. 1924): Aquaman in Super Friends cartoons
3.      Jack Angel (b. 1930): Hawkman/Flash/Samurai in Super Friends cartoons, King Zarkon in Volton: Defender of the Universe, Wet Suit in GI Joe, Ultra Magnus in Transformers
4.      Lauren Bacall (b. 1924): 1950s actress e.g. How to Marry a Millionaire
5.      Conrad Bain (b. 1923): Arthur Harmon on Maude, Phillip Drummond on Diff’rent Strokes
6.      Dick Clark (b. 1929): usually an MC, but acted in various 1960s TV episodes
7.      Adrienne Corri (b. 1930): Mrs. Alexander in A Clockwork Orange
8.      Louise Currie (b. 1913) Betty Wallace in the serial Adventures of Captain Marvel
9.      Doris Day (b. 1924): 1950s actress e.g. Calamity Jane in Calamity Jane
10.  Robert Duvall (b. 1931): Frank Burns in the movie MASH, Tom Hagen in Godfather I-II
11.  June Foray (b. 1917): The second Granny in Tweety & Sylvester cartoons, Rocket J. Squirrel in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
12.  William Daniels (b. 1927): Mark Craig on St. Elsewhere, KITT on Knight Rider
13.  Johnny Duncan (b. 1923): Dick Grayson in the serial Batman and Robin
14.  Max Ferguson (b. 1924): Hulk in The Marvel Super Heroes 1966 cartoons
15.  Stan Freberg (b. 1926): Various characters in Looney Tunes cartoons, e.g. The Big Bad Wolf in The Three Little Pigs
16.  Michael Gover (b. 1918): Arthur Russell in The Survivors, the prison governor in A Clockwork Orange
17.  Lorna Gray (b. 1917): Gail Richards in the Captain America serial
18.  Andy Griffith (b. 1926): Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, Ben Matlockn on Matlock
19.  Robert Guillaume (b. 1927): Benson Du Bois on Soap and Benson, Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night
20.  Gene Hackman (b. 1930): Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde, Popeye Doyle in the French Connection I-II, Lex Luthor in Superman I-II/IV
21.  Larry Hagman (b. 1930): Anthony Nelson on I Dream of Jeannie, John Ross Ewing Jr. on Dallas
22.  Tippi Hedren (b. 1930): Melanie Daniels in The Birds
23.  Hugh Hefner (b. 1926) Magazine mogul, has played himself in many movies
24.  Katherine Helmond (b. 1928): Jessica Tate on Soap, Mona Riobinson on Who’s the Boss?, Doris Sherman on Coach
25.  Conrad Janis (b. 1928): Fred McConnell on Mork & Mindy
26.  Arte Johnson (b. 1929): German Soldier on Laugh-In
27.  James Earle Jones (b. 1931): Darth Vader (voice) in original Star Wars trilogy, Thulsa Doom in Conan the Barbarian
28.  James Karen (b. 1923): 1980s movies including Return of the Living Dead (I) and Part II
29.  George Kennedy (b. 1925): Joe Patroni in the Airport movies, Ed Hocken in the Naked Gun movies
30.  Jack Klugman (b. 1922): Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple, R. Quincy on Quincy, M.E.
31.  Hiroshi Koizumi (b. 1926): various Godzilla/Mothra films (e.g. Shin'ichi Chûjô in Mothra and Godzilla: Tokyo SOS)
32.  Cloris Leachman (b. 1926): Phyllis Lindstrom on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Phyllis
33.  Christopher Lee (b. 1922): Dracula in the Hammer film series, Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun, Saruman in the Lord  of the Rings trilogy
34.  Stan Lee (b. 1922): cameos in various Marvel Comics movies
35.  Aubrey Morris (b. 1926): P. R. Deltoid in A Clockwork Orange, the bathing captain in The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
36.  James Noble (b. 1922): Eugene Gatling on Benson
37.  Tim O’Connor (b. 1927): Elias Huer on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
38.  Gordon Pinsent (b. 1930): Duff McArdle on Power Play
39.  Charlotte Rae (b. 1926): Edna Garrett on Diff’rent Strokes and The Facts of Life
40.  Mike Road (b. 1918): Reed Richards in The New Fantastic Four (1978 cartoon series)
41.  Doris Roberts (b. 1930): Mildred Krebs in Remington Steele, Marie Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond
42.  Michael Rye (b. 1918): Apache Chief in Super Friends cartoons
43.  Andrew Sachs (b. 1930): Manuel on Fawlty Towers
44.  Dick Tufeld (b. 1926): Robot in Lost in Space, Narrator in various cartoons [has since passed away, January 22, 2012]
45.  Janet Waldo (b. 1924): Penelope Pitsop on Wacky Races and The Perils of Peneloipe Pitshop, Josie McCoy on Josie and the Pussycats, Judy Jetson on The Jetsons
46.  Robert Wagner (b. 1930): Jonathan Hart on Hart to Hart
47.  Jimmy Weldon (b. 1923): Yakky Doodle Duck in Yakky Doodle Duck, Solomon Grundy in Challenge of the Superfriends
48.  Chris Wiggins (b. 1931): Thor in The Marvel Super Heroes 1966 cartoons, Jack Marshak in Friday the 13th: The Series
49.  Jonathan Winters (b. 1925): 1960s comedian, e.g. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World
50.  William Woodson (b. 1917): Narrator of Dick Tracy, The Invaders, Super Friends cartoons etc.; J. Jonah Jameson in the 1981-82 Spider-Man cartoon

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