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Movie Stars - Who's still with us?


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#1 of 41 OFFLINE   Brent Avery

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Posted March 04 2006 - 08:12 AM

Everytime I read about the passing of someone - such as Don Knotts - I always wonder how many are still hanging in there. At the moment a few come to mind ( those at least 75 ) - Doris Day 81 Kirk Douglas 89 Mickey Rooney 85 Richard Widmark 91 James Arness 82 Clint Walker 78 Hugh O'Brian 80 Glenn Ford 89 Clint Eastwood 75 Charlton Heston 81 George Kennedy 80 Tony Curtis 80 Roger Moore 78 Karl Malden 93 Dick Van Dyke 80 Jerry Lewis 79 Christopher Lee 83 James Garner 78 Harvey Korman 78 Peter Falk 78 Gene Hackman 75 Robert Duvall 79 Paul Newman 81 Christopher Plummer 76 John Astin - 76 (March) Angela Lansbury 80 Andy Griffith 79 Fess Parker 81 Patrick McGoohan 78 Adam West 77 Patrick Macnee 83 Yvonne De Carlo 83 Cliff Robertson 80 Maximilian Schell 75 (this year) Barbara Eden 75 (this year) Larry Hagman 75 (this year)

#2 of 41 OFFLINE   Mark Hawley

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Posted March 04 2006 - 09:02 AM

I think this should be in the "Movies" forum, but here's some: Joan Fontaine - 88 Olivia De Havilland - 89 Mel Brooks - 79 Leslie Nielson - 80 Sean Connery - 75 Herbert Lom - 88 Michael Gough - 88 Gloria Stuart - 95

#3 of 41 OFFLINE   Jeffrey:K

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Posted March 04 2006 - 09:03 AM

Richard Attenborough 82

#4 of 41 OFFLINE   Bob Cashill

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Posted March 04 2006 - 09:05 AM

Lauren Bacall is still alive and working at age 81, as is Joanne Woodward, 76.

#5 of 41 OFFLINE   Brent Avery

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Posted March 04 2006 - 09:07 AM

Yes, I wondered where to post this but since we are dealing with older stars and their films I thought this would get more response. Mark - you beat me on Sean Connery - my memory is starting to slow down!

#6 of 41 OFFLINE   Andrew Budgell

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Posted March 04 2006 - 09:40 AM

Elizabeth Taylor (although just turned 74, not quite 75) is one of the most iconic stars of all time and is still with us. Andy

#7 of 41 OFFLINE   Marc Fedderman

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Posted March 04 2006 - 10:06 AM

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#8 of 41 OFFLINE   Brent Avery

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Posted March 04 2006 - 10:09 AM

Geez Marc, that just spoiled my fun trying to remember all of them. I suppose I could bookmark it for future reference.I'm glad to see some listed I was not sure about are still with us.

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Posted March 04 2006 - 10:30 AM

Dakota Fanning - 12

#10 of 41 OFFLINE   Bob Cashill

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Posted March 04 2006 - 02:50 PM

Max Von Sydow, age 76.

#11 of 41 OFFLINE   BarryM

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Posted March 04 2006 - 03:10 PM

Yes.....there's not too many left from the Golden Era. Wouldn't you think that Robert Osborne at TCM or the Academy would travel to these remaining stars and get their rememberances down on film? Wouldn't you think that interviews should be done for future DVD projects? When I think of the actors who have passed away in the last few years, it sickens me that more of an attempt to record their thoughts on their careers as well as specific films were not done. I can't image that many of them wouldn't take the time, depending on their health and memory.

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Posted March 04 2006 - 03:49 PM

Maureen O'Hara - 80 85 (sorry, typo) Deborah Kerr - 84 Cyd Charisse - 84 Ernest Borgnine - 89 Hal Holbrook - 81 Van Johnson - 89 Ricardo Montalban - 85 Jack Palance - 87 Eli Wallach - 90 Shirley Temple - 77 Jane Wyman - 92

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Posted March 04 2006 - 03:51 PM

Bob Barker, 82 Okay, he's not a movie star (although he does have a very small part as himself in 1996's Happy Gilmore) but he is a major television star and the host of the most popular game show of all time. Season 34 of The Price Is Right will wrap up in late May with the 35th year starting in September.
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Posted March 04 2006 - 05:10 PM

Anita Page - last surviving silent star - 95

#15 of 41 OFFLINE   dave bula

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Posted March 04 2006 - 05:45 PM



Uh, OK. But that would mean that she was only 15 when she starred in How Green Was My Valley (1941). 15? I don't THINK so.
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#16 of 41 OFFLINE   Bob Cashill

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Posted March 05 2006 - 12:09 AM

O'Hara is 85. James Earl Jones just turned 75.

Widmark and Day have been mooted for honorary Oscars for years now, but it never seems to happen.

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#17 of 41 OFFLINE   Leroy Williams

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Posted March 05 2006 - 12:52 AM

Sidney Poitier 79 Harry Belafonte 79 Ruby Dee 83

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Posted March 05 2006 - 01:30 AM

Harry Morgan - 90 Betty Garrett - 86 Jean Stapleton - 83

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Posted March 06 2006 - 01:28 AM

Don't forget Jennifer Jones, 87!
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Posted March 06 2006 - 01:34 AM

BarryM, I coldn't agree more with you. Mr. Osborne, it's time to do homework!. I guess it is rude to approach these personalities in this fashion but I'm sure they would be flattered by it. And their reminiscenses would be priceless.
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