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Celebrities Turning 60 in 2019  

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Several famous people will be celebrating their 60th birthdays in 2019. Action heroes, pop stars and top athletes are all joining the list of famous 60 year olds. Some sixty-year-old actors don't look a day over 50 while other famous people who are 60 haven't aged well. Many celebrities over 60 are at the top of their game both personally and professionally.

Who is turning 60 in 2019? Simon Cowell will turn the big 6-0 on October 7th. Maybe growing older will mellow Cowell when he judges contestants on America's Got Talent. Emma Thompson is also celebrating her 60th birthday in 2019.

Magic Johnson's 60th birthday will serve as an inspiration to everyone as he continues to thrive after being diagnosed with HIV in 1991. Other celebrities turning 60 this year include Sean Bean, Mike Pence, and Morrissey.

Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Turning 60 in 2019
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Simon Phillip Cowell is an English reality TV celebrity, music and television producer and talent scout. He is known in the United Kingdom and United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and American Idol. He owns the television production and music publishing house Syco. As a judge, Cowell is known for his blunt and often controversial criticisms, insults and wisecracks about contestants and their abilities. He is also known for combining activities in both the television and music industries, having promoted singles and records for various artists, including television personalities. He was most recently featured on the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Born: October 7, 1959

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Val Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Turning 60 in 2019
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Val Edward Kilmer is an American actor. Originally a stage actor, Kilmer became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret!, then the cult classic Real Genius, as well as the blockbuster action film Top Gun and the swords and sorcery fantasy film Willow. Some of his notable film roles include Jim Morrison in The Doors, Doc Holliday in Tombstone, Chris Shiherilis in Heat, Bruce Wayne / Batman in Batman Forever, Simon Templar in The Saint, and astronaut Robby Gallagher in Red Planet. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Born: December 31, 1959

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Kevin Spacey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Turning 60 in 2019
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Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s, culminating in his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the neo-noir thriller The Usual Suspects, followed by an Academy Award for Best Actor for midlife crisis-themed drama American Beauty. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

Born: July 26, 1959

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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Turning 60 in 2019
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James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry, whom he joined in the cast of A Bit of Fry & Laurie, Blackadder, and Jeeves and Wooster in the 1980s and 1990s. From 2004 to 2012, he played Dr. Gregory House, the protagonist of House, for which he received two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards, and six Emmy nominations. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom

Born: June 11, 1959

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