Celebrities 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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74 10
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 82

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58 10
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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55 10
Michael Caine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 85

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51 9
Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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47 9
Maggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 83

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50 12
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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39 8
Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88

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42 11
Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 83

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33 7
Robert Duvall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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28 11
Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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34 18
George Takei is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 80

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27 13
William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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27 14
Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88

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23 11
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 84

15
24 12
Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88

16
18 10
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86

17
23 15
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 90

18
20 14
Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86

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17 11
Gena Rowlands is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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20 15
Adam West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89

21
17 13
Della Reese is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86

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15 11
Olympia Dukakis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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17 15
Max von Sydow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89

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16 14
Marion Ross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 89

25
16 14
Rip Torn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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15 15
James Hong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 86

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12 12
Buck Henry is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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13 14
Robert Wagner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 88

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13 16
Jim Nabors is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians
age 87

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10 14
Stephen Sondheim is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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7 14
Jean-Luc Godard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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8 17
Richard Donner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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3 18
Dominic Chianese is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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2 16
Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians