There are a number of makes an attempt to maintain up with the youthful crowd, however generally it is the older stars who’ve one of the best endurance. Listed here are 11 of the oldest TV and film stars who’re nonetheless alive right now:
1 Mike Nussbaum (December 29, 1923 – Present)
Mike Nussbaum's career may not be as long as some of the other actors on our list, but he is still very busy in the entertainment business today. Tom of Your Life, which came out in 2020, is the last movie in which Nussbaum was in a role. This movie hasn't been shown to the public yet.
Nussbaum is an actor who has been in a lot of movies and TV shows and has also performed on stage. In 2019, Nussbaum played the lead role of "Hamlet" at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in a new version of the play. Even though he is over 98 years old, Nussbaum doesn't seem to have any plans to slow down.
2 Mel Brooks (June 28, 1926 – Present)
Mel Brooks is a legendary director, producer, and writer. He is behind some of the most popular comedies of all time, such as The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs, and Young Frankenstein. In addition to his work in movies, Brooks has also written for TV shows like Get Smart and Saturday Night Live. At 94 years old, he is still going strong and has several projects in development.
3 Kirk Douglas (December 9, 1916 – Present)
Kirk Douglas is one of the last surviving stars of Hollywood's golden era. He has had an incredible career spanning over 70 years. In 2020, he celebrated his 104th birthday and is still going strong. Douglas has appeared in some great films such as Spartacus, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and The Bad and the Beautiful.
4 Olivia de Havilland (July 1, 1916 – Present)
Olivia de Havilland is another one of Hollywood's golden girls who is still alive today. She turns 104 this year and is currently living in Paris with her son Benjamin Button Brittenham IV whom she adopted in 1955. De Havilland has two Academy Awards for Best Actress which she won for her roles in To Each His Own and The Heiress. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Gone with the Wind.
5 Betty White (January 17, 1922 – Present)
Betty White is a beloved TV star who got her start back in the 1950s. She is best known for her roles on The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. In 2010, she celebrated her 88th birthday and is still going strong. Betty White is currently one of the oldest living actress in Hollywood.
6 Tony Bennett (August 3, 1926 – Present)
Tony Bennett is a legendary singer who has been performing for over 70 years. He is still going strong at the age of 94 and released an album in 2020 called "Sings Love Songs." Bennett has won 19 Grammy Awards throughout his career and was even given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Recording Academy.
7 Carole Cook (January 14, 1924 – Present)
Carole Cook is a 96-year-old actress who has been in the entertainment business for over 50 years. She started her career on Broadway before making her way to Hollywood. Some of her most memorable roles were in movies like, The Psychic and How I Got Into College.
Cook's last acting role was in 2016, but she has continued to stay busy with other projects. In 2019, she released her memoirs titled, Carole Cook: Things I Learned Along the Way. The book chronicles her life and career in Hollywood.
8 Leslie Phillips (April 20, 1924 – Present)
Leslie Phillips is another actor who is still quite active in the industry today. He appeared in an episode of the TV show " Doctors" in 2020 and he also has a movie coming out in 2021 called "The Unspoken Word." In addition to his work in front of the camera, Phillips has also been involved in radio and voice work. He was the lead character in several episodes of the audio series "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Phillips is 96 years old and he doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. He has been married four times and has six children.
9 Dick Van Dyke (December 13, 1925 – Present)
Dick Van Dyke is one of those actors who seems like he could go on forever. He's best known for his roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Mary Poppins," but he's also done a lot of other work over the years. In 2019, Van Dyke voiced the character of Carl Fredricksen in the Pixar movie "Up." He also appeared in an episode of "Doctor Who" that same year. At 94 years old, Van Dyke is still going strong and showing no signs of stopping any time soon.
10 Eva Marie Saint (July 4, 1924 – Present)
Eva Marie Saint is a 96-year-old actress who is still going strong. She has starred in some great movies throughout her career, including On the Waterfront, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Most recently, she appeared in the movie Truth, which came out in 2015.
Saint has also been very active on television throughout her career. In 2019, she guest-starred on an episode of NCIS: Los Angeles. She has also done voice work for animated shows like Batman: The Animated Series and King of the Hill. It's clear that Eva Marie Saint isn't ready to retire just yet.
11 Mitzi Gaynor (September 4, 1931 – Present)
Mitzi Gaynor is another star from Hollywood's Golden Age who is still alive today. She started her career as a dancer and went on to star in many musicals, including South Pacific and Les Girls. In recent years, she has mostly retired from acting but made a cameo appearance in the 2018 movie A Star Is Born. Gaynor had turned 92 years old in 2022.