68 Years Old Males

The list of famous 68 year old males includes Akira Toriyama, Bill Gates, Willem Dafoe, Edward VII, Mel Gibson. Famous males featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and directors and from other domains of life. This list of 68 Year Old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Bill Gates
(Co-Founder of Microssoft)
Bill Gates
240
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Leading American technologist, business leader and philanthropist, Bill Gates is the co-founder of the world’s largest software company, Microsoft. His passion for computers made him one of the richest in the world and through his charity foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he and his ex-wife, Melinda, use this money generously to help people world over live a better life.

 2 
Bryan Cranston
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: 'Breaking Bad' and ' Malcolm in the Middle')
Bryan Cranston
41
Birthdate: March 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

American actor Bryan Cranston became a household name when he starred in the hit television series Breaking Bad. He won four Primetime Emmy Awards for the role. Seinfeld, Malcolm in the Middle and Sneaky Pete are some of his other notable series. He has also worked in many films and has received critical acclaim for movies like Trumbo and The Upside.

 3 
Willem Dafoe
(American Actor Who is Known for Portraying Several Real-Life Figures)
Willem Dafoe
38
Birthdate: July 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Much loved for his distinct gravelly voice, Willem Dafoe is one of the most popular American actors. Thanks to his incredible performance as Norman Osborn in Spider-Man (2002), Willem instilled fear in the hearts of many Spider-Man fans, especially children. Willem, who holds American and Italian citizenship, is a pescatarian and practices ashtanga yoga.

 4 
Bill Nye
(Best Known as the Host of the Science TV Show ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’)
Bill Nye
40
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Bill Nye is an American mechanical engineer, television presenter, and science communicator. He is known for hosting the live-action science program Bill Nye the Science Guy. He is credited with inventing a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube, which is used on the Boeing 747 airplanes. He also helped develop MarsDial, a sundial that became part of the Mars Exploration Rover missions.

 5 
Mel Gibson
(Known For His Action Hero Roles)
Mel Gibson
92
Birthdate: January 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States

Actor and director, Mel Gibson is famous for action films like Lethal weapon. His directorial venture, Braveheart, in which he acted too, won him the Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture. However, his alcoholism issues, drunken driving arrest and his anti-Jew statements landed him in trouble due to which he took a hiatus from Hollywood for a decade.

 6 
Billy Bob Thornton
(Best Known for Directing, Writing and Starring in the 1996 Drama Film 'Sling Blade')
Billy Bob Thornton
37
Birthdate: August 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States

One of the few celebrities who have been open about their aversion towards celebrity culture, Billy Bob Thornton has had quite an impact on the entertainment industry as an actor, director, writer, and musician. He suffers from OCD and a phobia of antique furniture. He hates French antiques and can spot the imitation antiques from a far distance.

 7 
Tim Berners-Lee
(Computer Scientist and Inventor of the World Wide Web)
Tim Berners-Lee
38
Birthdate: June 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

Widely known as ten inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee made the first communication between an HTTP client and server through the internet in 1989. He is associated with various organizations, such as the W3C and the World Wide Web Foundation, and has received the knighthood, too.

 8 
Andy Garcia
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films ‘Ocean's Eleven’ and ‘The Godfather Part III’)
Andy Garcia
14
Birthdate: April 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Andy García is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role of Vincent Mancini in The Godfather Part III and his Golden Globe-nominated role in the TV film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story. He has also been part of the Ocean’s film franchise and the 2016 film Ghostbusters.
 9 
Howie Mandel
(Host of The Popular NBC Game Show 'Deal or No Deal')
Howie Mandel
25
Birthdate: November 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada

Howie Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, entrepreneur, and television personality. He is known for hosting popular TV shows, such as Deal or No Deal. In 2008, Comedy Central named him on its 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all-time list. Mandel serves as an inspiration to those suffering from ADHD and OCD as he himself suffers from these conditions.

 10 
Sugar Ray Leonard
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Leonard
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Sugar Ray Leonard is a former boxer and motivational speaker. Having won world titles in five different weight divisions during his boxing career, Leonard is widely considered one of the greatest boxers ever. Leonard was part of a group of boxers dubbed The Fabulous Four, which is credited with popularizing the lower weight classes in the post-Muhammad Ali era.

 11 
Jimmy Smits
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Victor Sifuentes’ in the TV Series ‘L.A. Law’)
Jimmy Smits
7
Birthdate: July 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Jimmy Smits is an American actor who achieved popularity after portraying Victor Sifuentes in the legal drama television series L.A. Law. Also known for his charity work, Smits helped establish the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, which supports Latinos working in the entertainment, media, and telecommunications industries. He has also donated to organizations, such as the American Red Cross.

 12 
Billy Idol
(British-American Singer Who was the Lead Singer of the English Punk Rock Band 'Generation X')
Billy Idol
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stanmore, Middlesex, England, UK
Billy Idol is a British musician. He is credited with forming the popular punk rock band Generation X, which reached the peak of its success in the 1970s. In 2020, he appeared in Billy Never Idles, a public service campaign aimed at educating people about the harmful effects of unnecessary idling of automobile engines in New York City, New York.
 13 
Eric Roberts
21
Birthdate: April 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States

The oldest of the popular Roberts siblings, Eric Roberts is an acclaimed American actor. In a career spanning more than four decades, Eric Roberts has gathered more than 596 credits, one of few actors to do so since the 1970s. Eric Roberts has been on the wrong side of the law on a couple of occasions for possession of drugs.

 14 
Tim Daly
(Actor and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Joe Hackett’ in the TV Series ‘Wings’)
Tim Daly
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Birthdate: March 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Tim Daly is best known for his Emmy-nominated performance as J.T. Dolan in The Sopranos. He also amazed audiences with his roles in Wings, Private Practice, and Madam Secretary. He voiced Clark Kent/Superman in Superman: The Animated Series. He is also the president of The Creative Coalition, a liberal non-profit.
 15 
Yo-Yo Ma
(American Grammy-Award Winning Cellist )
Yo-Yo Ma
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
French-born Chinese cellist Yo-Yo Ma was a child prodigy and later won 18 Grammys for his works. The Juilliard and Harvard alumnus has experimented with various types of music, including Brazilian and Chinese music. Named to Time 100 in 2020, he is also a U.N. Messenger of Peace.
 16 
Wayne Knight
11
Birthdate: August 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Wayne Knight is best known as Newman from the sitcom Seinfield and has also been noticed for his roles in the films Jurassic Park and Space Jam. He has voiced countless animated characters, most notably Al McWhiggin from Toy Story 2 and Emperor Zurg from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
 17 
Tommy Wiseau
(Actor, Filmmaker)
Tommy Wiseau
17
Birthdate: October 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poznań

Tommy Wiseau is an American actor and filmmaker who is best known for the film, The Room, which he wrote, produced, directed and acted in. Though the film was panned by many critics, it has achieved a cult status. Tommy is very secretive about his personal  details and this has led to intense speculation among his fans.

 18 
Nathan Lane
(Actor)
Nathan Lane
18
Birthdate: February 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Tony Dungy
(American Former Football Safety & Coach Who Served as a Head Coach for 'Tampa Bay Buccaneers' and 'Indianapolis Colts')
Tony Dungy
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States

Former American football player and coach, Tony Dungy, currently works as an advisor for the professional football team, The Houston Texans. An evangelical Christian, Dungy has been an integral part of several community service organizations over the years. Also a writer, Dungy claims that his memoir Quiet Strength has touched the lives of many.

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Clarence Gilyard
9
Birthdate: December 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moses Lake, Washington

Clarence Gilyard is a college professor, actor, and author who has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1980s. He studied acting at California State University and began his career as a theater actor. He eventually moved into TV and films as well. He then took a break from acting to build a teaching career.

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Dana Carvey
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Dana Carvey
8
Birthdate: June 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States

Comedian Dana Carvey initially gained fame with his Emmy-winning stint on Saturday Night Live. He has also appeared in films such as Tough Guys and Opportunity Knocks. He was seen as Garth Algar in Wayne’s World and its sequel, and also voiced Dana in Hotel Transylvania 2.

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Larry Hogan
(62nd Governor of Maryland )
Larry Hogan
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Republican politician Larry Hogan has been the governor of Maryland since 2015. He has previously been the chair and vice-chair of the National Governors Association. In 2011, he established Change Maryland, an anti-tax advocacy organization. He opposed the American withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and Trump’s Mexican immigrant family-separation policy.
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David Caruso
(Actor)
David Caruso
12
Birthdate: January 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Forest Hills Gardens, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Arsenio Hall
(Comedian)
Arsenio Hall
20
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 25 
Peter Gallagher
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sandy Cohen’ in the TV Drama Series ‘The O.C’)
Peter Gallagher
7
Birthdate: August 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Peter Gallagher is an American actor, writer, and musician known for his work across all three major acting mediums. Gallagher has contributed immensely to the success of several TV series, such as The O.C. and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He was honored with the P.T. Barnum Award in 2005. 

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Mike Huckabee
(44th Governor of Arkansas)
Mike Huckabee
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Richard Karn
(Actor and Game Show Host Known for His Role ‘Al Borland’ in the TV Series ‘Home Improvement’)
Richard Karn
4
Birthdate: February 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Richard Karn is an American actor and former game show host. He is known for hosting the popular game show, Family Feud, and for playing Al Borland in the television series Home Improvement. Karn used the popularity, which he achieved through Home Improvement, to author a couple of books on home renovation, such as House Broken and Handy at Home.

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Ludovico Einaudi
(Italian Pianist and Composer Known for His Albums ‘I Giorni’, ‘Nightbook’ and ‘In a Time Lapse’)
Ludovico Einaudi
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy

Ludovico Einaudi is an Italian composer and pianist. Although he started his career as a classical musician, Einaudi began incorporating other genres like rock, folk, and pop later in his career. Apart from composing studio and live albums, Ludovico Einaudi also composes the scores for films and TV series. His work in the filn Acquario earned him the prestigious Grolla d'oro award.

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Lars von Trier
(Director and Screenwriter Known for His Films: ‘Dancer in the Dark’, ‘Breaking the Waves’ and ‘Europa’)
Lars von Trier
8
Birthdate: April 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lyngby, Denmark

Danish film director and screenwriter Lars von Trier has been active in the entertainment industry for almost four decades. He is known for exploring topics like existential issues, politics, mental health, etc. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or, the Grand Prix, and the Prix du Jury. He has seven Academy Award nominations as well.

 30 
Steve Ballmer
(Former CEO of Microsoft (2000 - 2014))
Steve Ballmer
24
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
The world’s ninth-richest person as of 2020, Steve Ballmer has served as the CEO of Microsoft. He dropped out of the MBA program at Stanford when Bill Gates invited him to join Microsoft in 1980. Ballmer owns the NBA team Los Angeles Clippers. The USAFacts.org founder donates to educational causes. 
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Roland Emmerich
(Director Best Known as 'Master of Disaster' for His Science Fiction and Disaster Films)
Roland Emmerich
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
German director/producer Roland Emmerich is best known for his blockbuster disaster/war films such as The Day After Tomorrow, Independence Day, Godzilla, and The Patriot. The LGBT activist is also openly gay. He is also an avid art collector. He has also worked for women’s rights and environmental causes.
 32 
Guido van Rossum
(Dutch Programmer Known for Creating the 'Python' Programming Language)
Guido van Rossum
11
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Dutch programmer Guido van Rossum is known as the inventor of the Python programming language. He has also worked with Google and Dropbox earlier. In November 2020, he announced he announced his decision to join the Developer Division of Microsoft. He has won several honors, such as the NLUUG Award.
 33 
Steven Wright
(Stand-up comedian)
Steven Wright
6
Birthdate: December 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Paul Young
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Paul Young
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luton
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Robby Benson
(Actor as a teen idol in the late 1970s, appearing in the sports films)
Robby Benson
3
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Robby Benson is an American actor, filmmaker, composer, singer, and teacher. He gained popularity in the late-1970s when he established himself as a teen idol, appearing in films like Ice Castles and One on One. Apart from being an entertainer, Robby Benson is also a fundraiser and activist for heart research.

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Michel Platini
(Former French Football Player, Manager and 6th President of UEFA (2007 - 2015))
Michel Platini
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jœuf, France

Michel Platini is a former football player, administrator, and manager. Widely considered one of the greatest football players of all time, this French footballer won the prestigious Ballon d'Or award three times during his glorious playing career. Michel Platini also played a key role as France's national team coach before he was banned from football by the FIFA Ethics Committee.

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Kevin McNally
3
Birthdate: April 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England

Kevin McNally is best known for playing Joshamee Gibbs in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. He also voiced Robert Faulkner in the video game Assassin's Creed III. He has played Shakespearean characters such as King Lear on stage and has appeared as Bernard Ingham in The Crown.

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Peter Scolari
(Actor)
Peter Scolari
2
Birthdate: September 12, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Jimmy Barnes
(Scottish-born Australian Singer )
Jimmy Barnes
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow
 40 
Jigme Singye Wangchuck
(Former King of Bhutan)
Jigme Singye Wangchuck
12
Birthdate: November 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dechencholing Palace, Thimphu, Bhutan
Jigme Singye Wangchuck had taken over as the king of Bhutan when he succeeded his father in 1972, at age 16. Interestingly, Wangchuck had married four sisters in a "Royal Wedding." He is known for promoting Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product as the goal of Bhutan.
 41 
Darrell Hammond
(American actor)
Darrell Hammond
3
Birthdate: October 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
 42 
William Forsythe
(Actor)
William Forsythe
2
Birthdate: June 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
 43 
Jeremy Wade
(Television presenter, Writer)
Jeremy Wade
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Jeremy Wade is a British TV presenter, biologist, and freshwater detective. He is best known for his TV series River Monsters, Mighty Rivers, and Dark Waters. He attended the University of Kent and began his career as a biology teacher. He made his TV debut by chance and didn’t take long to become a popular TV presenter. 

 44 
Mansour Bahrami
(Former Professional Tennis Player)
Mansour Bahrami
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arak, Iran

Born to an Iranian hill tribesman, Mansour Bahrami grew up to be one of the greatest Iranian tennis players and a Wimbledon champion. The Islamic Revolution in his country later tagged tennis as capitalist, leading him to focus on gambling and backgammon, though he later returned to tennis.

 45 
Thomas Keller
(American Chef & Restaurateur)
Thomas Keller
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: October 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California, United States
 46 
Bill Elliott
(American Former Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Bill Elliott
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dawsonville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Doug Williams
(American football player)
Doug Williams
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zachary, Louisiana, United States
 48 
Clifton Powell
(Actor)
Clifton Powell
2
Birthdate: March 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Jeff Perry
(Film actor)
Jeff Perry
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.
 50 
Steve Harris
(Musician)
Steve Harris
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leytonstone
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)