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Celebrities Turning 75 in 2019  

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Several famous people will be celebrating their 75th birthdays in 2019. Iconic actors, pop stars and top athletes are all joining the list of famous 75 year olds. It's hard to believe some seventy-five-year-old celebrities are reaching three quarters of a century of life. Many celebrities over 75 have built incredibly lasting careers as actors and musicians.

Who is turning 75 in 2019? Michael Douglas will be celebrating his 75th birthday this year. The award-winning actor shows no signs of slowing down as his 2018 series The Kominsky Method was a hit for Netflix. Douglas' long-time friend and frequent collaborator Danny DeVito is also turning 75 this year.

In a galaxy far, far away and here on earth, George Lucas will become 75 on May 14. Other celebrities celebrating 75 years of life in 2019 include Jerry Springer, Patti LaBelle, and Jimmy Page.

Are any of your favorite celebrities turning 75 in 2019? Take a look at this list to find out.

Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Turning 75 in 2019
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Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Academy Awards—as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street—and an Emmy Award in 2013 for his portrayal of Liberace in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra. Other performances include The Game, Wonder Boys, Traffic and Falling Down. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009. He is the eldest of actor Kirk Douglas' four sons. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Born: September 25, 1944

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Gary Busey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Turning 75 in 2019
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Gary Busey is an American actor. He has appeared in films such as Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,The Gumball Rally, The Buddy Holly Story, Big Wednesday, Silver Bullet, Eye of the Tiger, Lethal Weapon, Predator 2, Point Break, Under Siege, The Firm, Rookie of the Year, Surviving the Game, Drop Zone, Black Sheep, Lost Highway, Soldier, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In addition he has had guest appearances on shows such as Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Law & Order, Scrubs, and Entourage. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in The Buddy Holly Story. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Baytown, Texas, United States of America

Born: June 29, 1944

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George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Turning 75 in 2019
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George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful filmmakers and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for directing and writing American Graffiti and Star Wars. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Born: May 14, 1944

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Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Turning 75 in 2019
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Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. is an American actor, producer and director. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He went on to become a major film star, known for his roles in films and for his voiceover work in films. DeVito co-founded Jersey Films with Michael Shamberg. Soon afterwards, Stacey Sher became an equal partner. The production company is known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and wife Rhea Perlman starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

Born: November 17, 1944

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