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Celebrities Turning 70 In 2020 

Jules Burke
Updated December 11, 2019 2.9k views 32 items

The list of 70 year old celebrities gains some famous faces in 2020. Celebs born in 1950 will be turning 70 years old next year. These influential figures have seen a lot of changes over the decades, and many are still relevent in the present day. Read more about the 

Among the 70 year old actors is Bill Murray, who is known for his extensive career covering a wide range of genres. He's also got some insane stories up his sleeve. One of his claims to fame is how often he has worked with director Wes Anderson. Other famous 70 year olds include Peter Gabriel, Jay Leno, and Martin Short. Ron Perlman, Wendie Malick, and Huey Lewis are also famous people born in 1950. 

Are you surprised by the celebrities who are 70? Learn more about the famous men turning 70, as well as the 70 year old actresses below.

Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Turning 70 In 2020
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William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, filmmaker, and writer. He first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live, a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award, and later starred in comedy films—including Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Scrooged (1988), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), and Groundhog Day (1993). He also co-directed Quick Change (1990). Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation (2003), which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Turning 70 In 2020
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Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer and activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and frontman of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis in 1975, Gabriel launched a successful solo career with "Solsbury Hill" as his first single. His 1986 album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U.S. The album's most successful single, "Sledgehammer", won a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards and, according to a report in 2011, it was MTV's most played music video of all time.Gabriel has been a champion of world music for much of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Chobham, United Kingdom

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Bernie Taupin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Turning 70 In 2020
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Bernard John Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English-American lyricist, poet, and singer. He is best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, having written the lyrics for most of John's songs. In 1967, Taupin answered an advertisement placed in the UK music paper New Musical Express by Liberty Records, a company that was seeking new songwriters. Around the same time, John responded to the same advertisement, and the duo were brought together, collaborating on many projects since.In 1971, journalist Penny Valentine wrote that "Bernie Taupin's lyrics were to become as important as Elton [John] himself, proved to have a mercurial brilliance. Not just in their atmospheric ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Sleaford, United Kingdom

William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Turning 70 In 2020
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William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and director. His film career has been built on appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman".Macy has won two Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Fargo. Since 2011, he has played Frank Gallagher, a main character in the Showtime adaptation of the British television series Shameless. Macy and actress Felicity Huffman have been married since 1997. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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