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Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100 

Ann Casano
Updated February 10, 2020 14.8k votes 1.3k voters 38.4k views 313 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite age-defying celebrity and add any not listed!

Sometimes, age really is just a number. But these healthy old celebrities seem to be defying time like no others. These classic celebrities are vibrant, full of life, and absolutely refuse to take orders from Father Time. They sing, they run major corporations, they act in big-time movies, and they tell jokes to sold out stadiums. Nobody cares that they are all card carrying members of the AARP - they have more joie de vivre than most 30 year olds. 

It’s hard to believe that Tony Bennett is pushing 90 and is out touring with Lady Gaga. Or that Clint Eastwood is in his mid-eighties and still directs a film almost every year. And can you believe that Cher just landed a deal to become the new face of Marc Jacobs? 

Most Americans retire from their full-time job around the age of 65. But don’t tell that to media magnate Sumner Redstone, who is in his nineties, and still continues to run both Viacom and CBS. Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan can’t be dragged from life on the road, and they both sound just as good now as they did in their salad days in the 1960s.

This list may be about famous people who could live to 100, but for some of these hard-working folks, 100-years-old may not even seem like a challenge. Be sure to vote up your favorites, and let us know in the comments section if we missed any vivacious celebs who are aging well! 
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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 97

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Betty White may be in her 90s, but the Golden Girl moves around like a woman half her age. The actress just finished her run five year run as Elka Ostrovsky on the comedy series Hot in Cleveland. White has well over 100 acting credits to her name.

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Elizabeth II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
ColinBoddy added Age: 92

Birthplace: Mayfair, London, London, England

Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.Elizabeth was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King ...more

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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 81

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Morgan Freeman could narrate the phonebook and it would sound like a symphony orchestra. The Academy Award winner may be nearing 80, but he still has five feature length film projects slated for release in 2015 and 2016.

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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 93

Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States of America

Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and dancer, whose entertainment career has spanned seven decades. He first gained recognition on radio and ...more

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 88

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Not a lot of directors work past their 60s. Although the Hollywood legend stated that he was done with acting after 2012's Trouble with the Curve, Eastwood shows no signs of slowing down behind the camera. In 2014 the Academy Award winner helmed two large scale films, the musical, Jersey Boys, and the war movie, American Sniper

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Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 84

Birthplace: Paris, France

Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (French: [bʁiʒit baʁdo]; born 28 September 1934), often referred to by the initials B.B., is a French former actress and singer, and animal rights activist. Famous for ...more

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Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 93

Birthplace: Poplar, London, United Kingdom

The British born actress may be in her nineties, but that hasn't stopped her from continuing to perform. The two-time Tony Award winner is known for her work on stage, screen, and of course television (Murder She Wrote.) Lansbury is currently in her eighth decade of entertainment.

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Michael Caine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 85

Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London, United Kingdom

Sir Michael Caine successfully made the transition from leading man to supporting player. The British star has over 160 acting credits and two films already planned for 2016.
Sir Michael Caine (born 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer and author. He has appeared in more than 130 films in a career spanning 70 years and is considered a British film icon. Known ...more

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 92

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

Who has a sweeter singing voice than Tony Bennett? The nearly 90-year-old singer still has that smooth sound today. Bennett is still touring and has recently teamed up with Lady Gaga to sell out crowds around the country.

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Prince Philip, Duke of E... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
ColinBoddy added Age: 97

Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921), is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Philip ...more

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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 88

Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States of America

"Luke, I am your father" may be the most famous line from any movie in cinema history. Not only did Jones provide the iconic voice of Darth Vader, but his pipe's also provided the voice for Mufasa in The Lion King. He is currently filming the television series Agent X starring Sharon Stone.

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
voting closed at #6 Ferry73 added Age: 96

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

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Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 88

Birthplace: Fountainbridge, United Kingdom

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer, who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, and three ...more

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Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 84

Birthplace: Heworth, United Kingdom

Dame Judi Dench continues to be one of the most prolific actresses working today. The Academy Award winner may be 80-years-old, but she already has two film projects planned for next year.

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 92

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

The comedy legend (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs) is approaching 90. However, Brooks is still popping up in projects. He recently made an appearance on Billy Chrystal's television show, The Comedians.

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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 76

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
voting closed at #5 Ferry73 added Age: 102

Birthplace: USA, New York, Amsterdam

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Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 78

Birthplace: Mirfield, United Kingdom

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 89

Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts

Barbara Walters paved the way for women in the world of journalism. She was the first ever female co-anchor of a network evening news show. The icon worked for 11 years on The Today Show and also created The View. She may have recently retired from her co-hosting duties on The View, but doesn't mean that she retired from journalism.

The 85-year-old is set to work on a six-part series for ABC called American Scandal. The show will revisit stories that Walters had previously covered. The former co-anchor will share her personal experiences and insights on the famous crimes of people like Jean Harris and Mark David Chapman.


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Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 62

Birthplace: Concord, California, United States of America

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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 89

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian born actor Christopher Plummer took home a Best Supporting Academy Award at the age of 82 for his performance in 2010's film, Beginners. He was the second oldest actor (Charlie Chaplin is the oldest) to ever win an Oscar. But, not even Academy gold and over 200 acting credits can slow Plummer down.

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Helen Mirren is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 73

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 85

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Abbott

A musician's life on the road is typically tough on the human body. However, country music super star Willie Nelson still travels with his band by bus from city to city. Chances are if you want to see Nelson perform, he's coming to a city near you sometime soon.

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added Age: 81

Birthplace: Margam, United Kingdom

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Age: 76

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

The former Beatle still looks like the boy next door. His singing pipes have held up wonderfully, and McCartney is still putting out new music and touring the world.
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