Entertainment The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians  

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List Rules Vote up the octogenarians you love more than your own grandparents.

Age ain't nothing but a number, and famous people in their 80s wear their age as a badge of honor. Famous celebrities who made it to their 80s are like high-level Pokemon, every passing year another opportunity to extend their skill sets, their IMDb reels, and their Wikipedia pages. Their presence in the public eye over many decades mean celebrities in their 80s not only survived fame, they thrived in it; now they are free to live the rest of their days giving the finger to societal norms about older folks.

These famous people in their 80s saw a great deal of modern history occur firsthand, having witnessed a World War, a Cold War, and Star Wars. You may be surprised which celebs are in their 80s, and even more pleasantly so when you realize they all appear to be doing quite well. The octogenarians on this list have each lived a grand lifetime and left behind an immense legacy, and still find the energy to be awesome today. If you had any doubts about your golden years, look to cool celebrity octogenarians for hope and inspiration on how to keep your edge in your old age

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80 11
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 83
2
63 11
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
3
59 12
Michael Caine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 85
4
55 11
Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88
5
55 12
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
6
50 9
Maggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 84
7
42 8
Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89
8
45 11
Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 84
9
36 7
Robert Duvall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88
10
29 11
Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
11
29 13
William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
12
26 12
Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89
13
35 21
George Takei is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 81
14
26 13
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 85
15
27 14
Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89
16
25 15
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 91
17
19 10
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87
18
19 11
Gena Rowlands is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88
19
22 14
Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86
20
22 15
Adam West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 90
21
19 13
Della Reese is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87
22
16 11
Olympia Dukakis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
23
18 14
Marion Ross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 90
24
18 15
Max von Sydow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86
25
17 14
Rip Torn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88