72 Years Old Males

The list of famous 72 year old males includes Leonard Bernstein, Nick Saban, Kurt Russell, John Wayne, Michael Keaton. Famous males featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list of 72 Year Old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Michael Keaton
(American Actor Best Known for Portraying Superhero 'Batman' in the films 'Batman' and 'Batman Returns')
Michael Keaton
34
Birthdate: September 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, United States

As an actor, Michael Keaton gained international fame after playing the title character in Batman and its sequel Batman Returns. A vastly experienced actor, Michael Keaton serves as a visiting scholar at the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University. He has supported PETA, asking tourists not to exploit animals, although he is an avid fisherman.

 2 
Ben Carson
(U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021))
Ben Carson
97
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is credited with many pioneering neurosurgical procedures. He became a Library of Congress “Living Legend” and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He later contested in the 2016 presidential primaries, has authored numerous books, was a Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and earned 60 honorary doctorates.

 3 
Mark Hamill
(Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Luke Skywalker' in the 'Star Wars' Film Series)
Mark Hamill
40
Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

A popular American actor, Mark Hamill became a teen idol after playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movie series. He then went on to become a prolific voice actor, contributing immensely to animated films by voicing such characters as The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, Skips in Regular Show, and Fire Lord Ozai in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

 4 
Kurt Russell
23
Birthdate: March 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

From being a successful child artist, Kurt Russell became a huge Disney teen star, then smoothly transitioned into more mature roles and gained recognition with television biographical movie, Elvis. The filmography of this charismatic movie star, today, has a series of blockbuster, critically applauded and award winning movies like Escape from New York, Backdraft, The Thing, Tombstone and Miracle

 5 
Mark Harmon
(Actor Best Known for His Lead Role in the CBS TV Series 'NCIS')
Mark Harmon
18
Birthdate: September 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Versatile stage and screen actor Mark Harmon is best known for his work in television series, St. Elsewhere and NCIS, and television film, The Deliberate Stranger. Initially a footballer, Harmon considered a career in law and advertising before eventually entering the world of acting. His big break came with the television movie, Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years

 6 
Sting
(Musician & Singer)
Sting
48
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

Sting is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Police, Sting played an important role in the band's success from 1977 to 1984 during which he served as the band's bassist, lead singer, and principal songwriter. Also known for his work as an activist, Sting has shown interest in political and social issues.

 7 
John Deacon
(Musician)
John Deacon
25
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oadby, United Kingdom
Former Queen bass guitarist and songwriter John Deacon contributed to some of the most popular hits of the band, such as I Want to Break Free and Another One Bites the Dust. He was the last member to enter the band, and the “quietest.” He retired in 1997.
 8 
John Mellencamp
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His singles ‘Jack & Diane’, ‘Hurts So Good’ and ‘Crumblin' Down’)
John Mellencamp
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seymour, Indiana, United States

John Mellencamp, also known as Johnny Cougar and John Cougar, has earned 13 Grammy nominations, winning one. He co-founded Farm Aid and helped raise funds for farmers through concerts. With 22 Top 40 hits in his kitty, he has also held painting exhibitions and acted in and directed movies.

 9 
Lou Ferrigno
(Retired Professional Bodybuilder and Actor Known for his Titular Role in the TV series ‘The Incredible Hulk’)
Lou Ferrigno
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Lou Ferrigno is an American actor and retired professional bodybuilder. Also known as the original hulk, Ferrigno is best known for playing the title role on CBS's television series The Incredible Hulk. After having won Mr. America and Mr. Universe titles, Ferrigno's attempt to beat Schwarzenegger at the Mr. Olympia competition formed the subject of a documentary titled Pumping Iron.

 10 
Stellan Skarsgård
(One of the Most Versatile and Influential Actors of His Generation)
Stellan Skarsgård
34
Birthdate: June 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

One of the most decorated and popular Swedish actors of all time, Stellan Skarsgård has made quite an impact in Hollywood. Skarsgård is also known for his interesting take on religion. A non-religious artist, he condemns the Bible and the Quran as violent. In 2009, he joined other non-religious personalities in writing an article explaining the importance of secularity.

 11 
Mick Mars
(Guitarist and Co-Founder of the Heavy Metal Band 'Mötley Crüe')
Mick Mars
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Mick Mars gained fame as the guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe and came to be known for his aggressive style of playing the instrument. He has also written songs for bands such as Crashdïet. He has suffered from ankylosing spondylitis since his teenage years. 
 12 
Michael McDonald
(Singer-Songwriter)
Michael McDonald
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
 13 
Tommy Hilfiger
(American Fashion Designer and Founder of ‘Tommy Hilfiger Corporation’)
Tommy Hilfiger
13
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, better known as Tommy Hilfiger, is a legendary fashion designer who has gained worldwide fame with his eponymous fashion line. He had begun his career with the fashion chain People's Place. His brand is now owned by Phillips-Van Heusen, though he remains its chief designer.

 14 
Richard Thomas
(Best Known for His Role as ‘John-Boy Walton’ in the TV Series ‘The Waltons’)
Richard Thomas
5
Birthdate: June 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Richard Thomas is best known for his Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of John-Boy Walton in The Waltons. He also played significant roles in the 1990s’ miniseries It and the spy thriller series The Americans. A talented stage actor, he played Ebenezer Scrooge in A Musical Christmas Carol.
 15 
Paul Stanley
(Co-Founder, Frontman, Rhythm Guitarist and Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Kiss')
Paul Stanley
13
Birthdate: January 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Singer, songwriter, and painter, Paul Stanley is best known for being a co-founder of the rock band Kiss. A rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band, he also wrote or co-wrote many of their hit songs. He has been ranked 18th on Hit Parader’s list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.

 16 
Barry Van Dyke
17
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Barry Van Dyke is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan in the popular crime drama television series Diagnosis: Murder. The son of Dick Van Dyke, Barry followed in the footsteps of his father and went on to work in several TV series alongside his famous father.

 17 
Tony Danza
(American Actor Known for Co-starring in the Television Series Taxi And Who’s the Boss?)
Tony Danza
9
Birthdate: April 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 18 
Geoffrey Rush
(Actor)
Geoffrey Rush
17
Birthdate: July 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 19 
Ace Frehley
(Co-founder and Former Lead Guitarist of the American Rock Band ‘Kiss’)
Ace Frehley
2
Birthdate: April 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Ace Frehley is an American songwriter and musician. He is credited with co-founding the rock band Kiss, for which he served as the original lead guitarist. Renowned for his aggressive guitar-playing style, Frehley was named in Guitar World magazine's Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time list. He is also popular for playing guitars that emit smoke to create special effects.

 20 
Roberto Durán
(Former Boxer from Panama Who Was a World Champion in 4 Categories)
Roberto Durán
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guararé, Panama

Retired Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán had a 32-match winning streak before losing to Esteban De Jesús. Raised in the slums, he joined a gym as an 8-year-old. His punching style earned him the nickname Hands of Stone. He was a world champion in the lightweight, welterweight, light middleweight, and middleweight categories.

 21 
Bob Geldof
(Lead Singer of The Irish Rock Band 'The Boomtown Rats')
Bob Geldof
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland
Irish singer Bob Geldof gained fame as part of the rock band Boomtown Rats, which delivered hits such as Rat Trap. He formed the charity supergroup Band Aid and organized concerts to eradicate poverty in Africa. He also appeared as Pink in the movie Pink Floyd – The Wall.
 22 
Stephen Root
(Known as the Voices of ‘Bill Dauterive’ and ‘Buck Strickland’ in the Animated Series ‘King of the Hill’)
Stephen Root
8
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Stephen Root is an American actor whose performance in the TV series Barry earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Also renowned for his voice acting skills, Stephen Root has contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as King of the Hill. Films that highlight his voice acting skills include Finding Nemo and Ice Age.

 23 
Treat Williams
(American Actor Known for His Performances in Films, Series, and Theater)
Treat Williams
4
Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rowayton, Connecticut, United States

Best known for his Golden Globe-nominated performance as George Berger in the musical comedy-drama Hair, American actor Treat Williams has also gained fame as Dr. Andy Brown in the series Everwood. The versatile actor has also had success on Broadway and has appeared in TV films such as A Streetcar Named Desire.

 24 
David Coverdale
(Singer-Songwriter and Founder of the Hard Rock Band 'Whitesnake')
David Coverdale
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, England, United Kingdom
David Coverdale is the former lead vocalist of the rock band Deep Purple. He later went solo and then formed the hard rock band Whitesnake. His is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has featured his second wife, Tawny Kitaen, in many of his videos.
 25 
Harry Hamlin
(Actor)
Harry Hamlin
7
Birthdate: October 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Joe Pantoliano
(Character Actor)
Joe Pantoliano
6
Birthdate: September 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Joe Pantoliano is an American actor known for his work across all three major acting mediums. Also a published author, Joe Pantoliano works towards raising awareness about mental health. He is credited with founding No Kidding, Me Too!, a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing the disgrace usually associated with mental illness.

 27 
Gary Rossington
(Musician)
Gary Rossington
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
 28 
Nick Saban
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Nick Saban
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia

Nick Saban is an American football coach who is currently serving as the head coach for the University of Alabama. He has also served as the head coach for the NFL team Miami Dolphins. Widely regarded as the greatest coach in the history of college football Saban was made an inductee of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

 29 
Lee Hsien Loong
(Third Prime Minister of Singapore)
Lee Hsien Loong
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong is a politician who has been serving as the current prime minister of Singapore since 2004. He has also been serving as the People's Action Party's secretary-general since 2004. Lee is credited with supervising Singapore's economic recovery after the 2008 financial crisis. A former army general, Lee served in the Singapore Armed Forces from 1971 to 1984. 

 30 
Jesse Ventura
(38th Governor of Minnesota)
Jesse Ventura
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

WWE legend Jesse Ventura, known by his ring name “The Body,” also served as the mayor of Brooklyn from 1991 to 1995 and as the governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. He had previously served the U.S. Navy. He has also appeared in films and written several books.

 31 
Sammo Hung
(Hong Kong Actor, Martial Artist, Producer and Director)
Sammo Hung
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

Sammo Hung is a Hong Kong actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. He is best known for his work in martial arts films and played an important role in commencing the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the late-1970s and 1980s. He is also credited with helping many of his fellow actors establish themselves in the Hong Kong film industry.

 32 
Bootsy Collins
(Musician)
Bootsy Collins
9
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Chris Cooper
(Actor)
Chris Cooper
8
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Al Franken
(Former United States Senator from Minnesota (2009 - 2018))
Al Franken
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Al Franken served as the U.S. senator from Minnesota, from 2009 to 2018. He has also gained fame as a Saturday Night Live writer, has authored several bestsellers, has hosted The Al Franken Show on radio, and has starred in screen projects such as Stuart Saves His Family.

 35 
Robert Davi
(Actor and Singer)
Robert Davi
3
Birthdate: June 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Robert Davi is best known as Jake Fratelli from The Goonies, Johnson from Die Hard, and Franz Sanchez from Licence to Kill. He also appeared as Bailey Malone in the series Profiler. A trained classical singer, he has released a Billboard-charting jazz album. He has also been a radio host.
 36 
John Kennedy
(Senator)
John Kennedy
17
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centreville, Mississippi, United States
 37 
Claudio Ranieri
(Football Manager)
Claudio Ranieri
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome

Claudio Ranieri is an Italian football manager and the current head coach of Sampdoria, a football club which competes in Serie A. As a manager, Ranieri has won several honors, such as the 2016 LMA Manager of the Year and the Best FIFA Men's Coach. A former player, Ranieri was inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

 38 
Pete Carroll
(American football coach)
Pete Carroll
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 39 
Jim Ross
(American Professional Wrestling Commentator)
Jim Ross
5
Birthdate: January 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Anatoly Karpov
(One of the Greatest Chess Players of All Time)
Anatoly Karpov
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zlatoust, Russia

Russian chess grandmaster, Anatoly Karpov, was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985, before finally being defeated by Garry Kasparov. With over 160 first-place finishes, Karpov is widely considered one of the greatest players in history. Since his retirement, he has involved himself in several humanitarian causes. He has an extensive stamp collection.

 41 
Mammootty
(Indian Actor and Film Producer)
Mammootty
17
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chempu, India

National Film Award- and Padma Shri-winning Indian Malyali actor Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail, or Mammootty, is a superstar in Southern India. Initially a lawyer, he later soared to fame with films such as Vidheyan and Mathilukal. He also chairs Malayalam Communications and is devoted to medical and other charitable causes.

 42 
Jay North
(Actor)
Jay North
2
Birthdate: August 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Stephen Tobolowsky
(Actor)
Stephen Tobolowsky
5
Birthdate: May 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Vincent Tan
(Malaysian Chinese Businessman, Investor and Founder of ‘Berjaya Corporation Berhad’)
Vincent Tan
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Batu Pahat, Malaysia

Vincent Tan is a Malaysian Chinese investor and businessman. He is credited with founding Berjaya Corporation Berhad, a Malaysia-based corporation that operates a wide range of businesses. In 2010, Tan was named in the Forbes' billionaire list. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Vincent Tan founded the Better Malaysia Foundation, which grants scholarships and interest-free loans to students in need.

 45 
Jackie Jackson
(Singer best known as a founding member of the Jackson 5)
Jackie Jackson
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Dave Winfield
(Baseball player)
Dave Winfield
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 47 
Stedman Graham
(American Educator, Author, Businessman Public Speaker and Long-Term Partner of Oprah Winfrey)
Stedman Graham
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middle Township, New Jersey, United States
Stedman Graham is known to people as the partner of legendary talk show host Oprah Winfrey. He owns the marketing firm S. Graham & Associates and has also authored many business and self-help books, taught at Full Sail University, and spoken at various events. He owns a non-profit, too.
 48 
Kenny Dalglish
(Scottish Former Football Player and Manager)
Kenny Dalglish
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Mack Brown
(American Football Coach)
Mack Brown
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States

Mack Brown is an American college football coach who is currently serving as the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels which represents the University of North Carolina. A former head coach for the Texas Longhorns football program, Brown is credited with reinvigorating the Texas and North Carolina football programs. He won the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award in 2006.

 50 
Tom Wopat
(Actor)
Tom Wopat
8
Birthdate: September 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lodi, Wisconsin, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)