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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
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age 92

Birthplace: Mayfair, London, London, England

Children: Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Edward, + more

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; 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 ...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

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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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 78

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Children: Alfonso Freeman, Saifoulaye Freeman, Morgana Freeman, Deena Freeman

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
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age 93

Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States of America

Children: Barry Van Dyke, Stacy Van Dyke, Carrie Beth van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke

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

Children: Alison Eastwood, Scott Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, Kimber Lynn Eastwood, + more

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
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age 84

Birthplace: Paris, France

Children: Nicolas-Jacques Charrier

Medical Conditions: Breast cancer

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

Children: Anthony Pullen Shaw, Deidre Angela Shaw

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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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 96

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

Children: Joan Celia Lee, Jan Lee

Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run ...more

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Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 102

Birthplace: Amsterdam, New York, United States of America

Children: Michael Douglas, Eric Douglas, Peter Douglas, Joel Douglas

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; Yiddish: ישור דניאלאָװיטש‎; December 9, 1916) is an American actor, filmmaker, and author. A centenarian, he is one of the last surviving stars of the film ...more

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 92

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

Children: Dae Bennett, Danny Bennett, Joanna Bennett, Antonia Bennett

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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Michael Caine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 85

Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London, United Kingdom

Children: Natasha Caine, Dominique Caine

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 Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr., 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 ...more

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Prince Philip, Duke of E... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 97

Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu

Children: Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Edward, + more

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) 13 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 88

Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States of America

Children: Flynn Earl Jones

Medical Conditions: Stuttering

"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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Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 88

Birthplace: Fountainbridge, United Kingdom

Children: Jason Connery

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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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 76

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Children: Georgia Ford, Ben Ford, Malcolm Ford, Willard Ford, Liam Flockhart

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Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 84

Birthplace: Heworth, United Kingdom

Children: Finty Williams

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) 17 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 92

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

Children: Max Brooks, Eddie Brooks, Stephanie Brooks, Nicky Brooks

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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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 89

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Children: Amanda Plummer

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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Chuck Norris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 78

Birthplace: Ryan, Oklahoma, United States of America

Children: Eric Norris, Mike Norris, Danilee Kelly Norris, Dina Norris, Dakota Alan Norris

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Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 78

Birthplace: Mirfield, United Kingdom

Children: Daniel Stewart, Sophie Alexandra Stewart

Sir Patrick Stewart (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor whose work has included roles on stage, television, and film in a career spanning almost six decades. He has been nominated for ...more

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Helen Mirren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 73

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
age 89

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Children: Jacqueline Dena Guber

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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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 73

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America

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

Birthplace: Margam, United Kingdom

Children: Abigail Hopkins

Medical Conditions: Dyslexia

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100
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age 79

Birthplace: Nutbush, Tennessee, USA

Children: Ronnie Turner, Raymond Craig Turner

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