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Celebrities Turning 65 in 2019  

Jules Burke
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Several famous people will be celebrating their 65th birthdays in 2019. Iconic directors, pop stars and top athletes are all joining the list of famous 65 year olds. Many sixty-five-year-old celebrities are at the top of their game both personally and professionally, even if they're now officially at retirement age. A couple more candles aren't going to stop these 65-year-old actors and actresses.

Who is turning 65 in 2019? Oprah Winfrey will be celebrating her 65th birthday this year. The media mogul has been among the most powerful women in entertainment for decades. Denzel Washington will also be turning 65 this year, which hasn't stopped him from acting in action films like The Equalizer 2.

What's the deal with growing older? Jerry Seinfeld will surely have a few hilarious observations after he turns 65 in 2019. Other celebrities enjoying a 65th birthday this year include John Travolta, Howard Stern, and Annie Lennox.

Are any of your favorite celebrities turning 65 in 2019? Take a look at this list and find out.

John Travolta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Turning 65 in 2019
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John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. His acting career declined through the 1980s, but enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he has since continued starring in more recent films such as Face/Off, Swordfish, and Wild Hogs. Travolta was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty. In 2014, he received the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States of America

Born: February 18, 1954

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Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Turning 65 in 2019
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Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently North America's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

Born: January 29, 1954

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Turning 65 in 2019
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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X, boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, football coach Herman Boone, poet and educator Melvin B. Tolson, and Frank Lucas. He has been a featured actor in the films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and was a frequent collaborator of the late director Tony Scott. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America

Born: December 28, 1954

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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Turning 65 in 2019
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Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. For its final two seasons, they were also co-executive producers. Seinfeld also co-wrote and co-produced the 2007 animated film Bee Movie, in which he voiced the protagonist. In 2010, he premiered a reality series called The Marriage Ref. He directed Colin Quinn in the Broadway show Long Story Short at the Helen Hayes Theater, which ran until January 2011. He is also the creator and host of the web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. In his stand-up comedy career, ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Born: April 29, 1954

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