Hello guys and welcome back to the Humor Nation. Today we’re talking about the oldest actors in Hollywood. These actors have a great contribution towards Hollywood and they are still going strong.
Let’s Jump Into The List Of 8 Oldest Actors In Hollywood
1. Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood shouldn’t technically be on this list because some other living actors are older. He’s perhaps the oldest best-known celebrity out there and he’s the oldest living Academy Award winner for Best Director to still be alive. 86-year-old Clint Eastwood is one of the most iconic actors alive especially for his role as a cowboy in ‘The good the bad and the ugly’. He started directing in the 1970’s winning many awards for his work. Age has never stopped Clint and he has many children. The youngest of which is 21-year-old.
2. Sidney Poitier
90-year-old Academy Award winner, Sidney is a Bahamian-American actor best known for his roles in movies like Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun and in the heat of the night. Sydney’s last movie was in 2008. In the 70’s, he was even knighted in the UK Erin’s was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2009.
3. Betty White
The 95-year-old Betty was given the honorary title of Mayor of Hollywood in 1955. She was the first woman ever to produce a sitcom. Betty appeared in her first movie in 1945 and has the longest career of all females in the biz. She is best known for her role as Rose in the ‘Golden Girls’. Betty is the only woman to have won all categories of comedic performing awards at the Emmys. She also has a Grammy and three American Comedy Awards. Despite being 5 years of 100, Betty is still acting.
4. Jerry Maren
Jerry is best known as the oldest surviving munchkin from The Wizard of Oz. Jerry is 97 and looks a little bit different from his role as the green munchkin in the Lollipop Guild. Jerry has starred in many other movies including the Terror tiny town and Where the buffalo Roam. Rumors that Jerry had died in 2016 turned out to be false. Thankfully!
5. Kirk Douglas
Michael Douglas’s father is 97 years old and is one of the last surviving actors from the Golden Age of Hollywood movies. Kirk found fame as Hollywood’s leading man between 1950 and 1960. During this time, he starred in movies like Champion, The bad and the beautiful, Not for life and Spartacus. Kirk has been in countless movies but has been winding down his acting career for the past 15 years or so. Kurt has received an honorary Academy Award.
6. Danielle Darrieux
Danielle is one of the French film’s most iconic females. Danielle who turned 100 on the 1st of May 2017, has been in over 110 movies including Five Fingers. The actress now resides in her homeland of Bordeaux and won many international Film Awards and is probably best known in the West for her controversial starring role in Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
7. Olivia De Havilland
Academy Award and Golden Globe award-winning Olivia Caliban is 100 years old. Olivia has been in around 50 movies and is known for her role as Maid Marian in 1938 movie, The Adventures of Robin Hood. She was later known as Melanie Hamilton in Gone with the Wind. She retired in 1988 and has been highly awarded by both the president of America and a France where she lives now.
8. Norman Lloyd
At 102, Norman is the oldest working Hollywood actor. That’s right he is still acting. Norman has worked with some of the greats of Hollywood and he continues to have a great career despite once being blacklisted by Hollywood for having communist ties. Norman’s starred on stage, in films, on TV and in radio dramas.