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Entertainment Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100  

Ann Casano
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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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Elizabeth II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
ColinBoddy added age 92
Elizabeth II is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations. She is Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Upon her accession on 6 ...more

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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 97
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.
Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records ...more

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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 93
Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van ...more

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Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 84
Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known symbols of the 1950s and 1960s and was ...more

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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 81
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.
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank ...more

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
voting closed at #6 Ferry73 added age 93
Stan Lee was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, ...more

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Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
voting closed at #5 Ferry73 added age 102
Kirk Douglas is an American film and stage actor, film producer and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of ...more

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Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 93
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.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, DBE is an Anglo-Irish-American actress and singer who has appeared in theatre, television, and films. Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it based in the ...more

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 88
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
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbur... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
ColinBoddy added age 97
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest-serving, oldest-ever spouse of a reigning British monarch, and the longest-lived male member of the ...more

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 92
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.
Anthony Dominick "Tony" Benedetto, stage name Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, show tunes, and jazz. Bennett is also an accomplished painter, having ...more

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Michael Caine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 82
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, CBE, is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is one of the UK's most recognisable actors. He made ...more

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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
Sir Thomas Sean Connery is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes. He was knighted by Elizabeth II in July 2000, and received the ...more

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 92
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.
Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more

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Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 78
Sir Patrick Stewart OBE is an English film, television, and stage actor, who has had a distinguished career on stage and screen. He is most widely known for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard ...more

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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 88
"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.
James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest ...more

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Danielle Darrieux is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 101
Danielle Yvonne Marie Antoinette Darrieux is a French actress and singer, who has appeared in more than 110 films since 1931. She is one of France's great movie stars and her eight-decade career ...more

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 81
Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he ...more

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Maureen O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 98
Maureen O'Hara is an Irish film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas Street in Dublin's Liberties Area. From the age of 6–17 she trained ...more

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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 89
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.
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. After making his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, Plummer went on to successful film career that has ...more

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Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 84

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.

Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA is an English actress and author. Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she ...more

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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 73
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and producer. Martin came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later ...more

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 89

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.


Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, ...more

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Donald Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 83
Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years. Sutherland is well known for playing a diverse range of characters, both leading and supporting, in acclaimed ...more

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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
Ferry73 added age 76
Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of ...more