Famous 81 Years Old

The list of famous 81 years old includes Joe Biden, Barbra Streisand, Harrison Ford, Martin Scorsese, Paul McCartney. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and directors and from other domains of life. This list of 81 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & Canada and many more countries.
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Harrison Ford
(One of The Highest-Grossing Actors in North America)
Harrison Ford
114
Birthdate: July 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

With an extensive career spanning six decades, veteran actor Harrison Ford is a major figure in Hollywood. The recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, he is one of the highest-grossing domestic box office stars of all time. Besides acting, he is a licensed pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.

 2 
Paul McCartney
(Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Beatles' and One of the Most Successful Composers of All Time)
Paul McCartney
118
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

English singer-songwriter and musician, Paul McCartney, is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the rock band, the Beatles. He also enjoyed a successful solo career. Besides music, he has been actively involved in humanitarian causes and animal rights issues.

 3 
Joe Pesci
(Known for Portraying Tough, Volatile Characters)
Joe Pesci
40
Birthdate: February 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 4 
Barbra Streisand
(One of the Few Performers Who Have Been Awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT))
Barbra Streisand
79
Birthdate: April 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Barbra Streisand is one of the most popular American entertainers and one of the few women to win four major entertainment awards - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award (EGOT). Apart from being a great entertainer, she has also played a major role as a philanthropist; she has raised $25 million for charity organizations through live performances.

 5 
Martin Scorsese
(Director, Producer and One of the Major Figures of the 'New Hollywood' Era)
Martin Scorsese
30
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States

Martin Scorsese is widely considered one of the most influential and significant film directors in the history of the American film industry. One of the most decorated film directors, Scorsese has nine Oscar nominations, the most for any living director. He has also founded many non-profit organizations like The Film Foundation and World Cinema Foundation.

 6 
Judith Sheindlin
(TV personality)
Judith Sheindlin
26
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Judith Sheindlin is a prosecution lawyer, television personality, and author. Since 1996, she has been presiding over her own arbitration reality court show Judge Judy, which has won four Daytime Emmy Awards. The longest-serving judge in the history of the courtroom-themed program, Judith Sheindlin was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Emmy for her work.

 7 
Brian Wilson
(Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Beach Boys')
Brian Wilson
17
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Brian Wilson is a singer-songwriter and record producer. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Beach Boys. Referred to as a genius, Wilson serves as an inspiration to several indie musicians. Regarded as one of the most significant songwriters of his generation, Wilson is often featured in lists, such as the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.

 8 
Holland Taylor
43
Birthdate: January 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Acclaimed American actress and playwright, Holland Taylor is known for her performance in television series Two and a Half Men and The Practice and films like The Truman Show and Legally Blonde. The Emmy award winning actress, began her career working extensively in stage productions like The Cocktail Hour. Her other notable theatre performance is the solo play Ann.
 9 
Billy Connolly
(Stand-up Comedian)
Billy Connolly
32
Birthdate: November 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Billy Connolly is a retired stand-up comedian, actor, and musician. Known for his observational and idiosyncratic comedy, Connolly is widely considered one of the most influential and greatest stand-up comedians of all time. He has also worked with the British charity, Comic Relief and has appeared in a documentary and a live stage show for the charity.

 10 
Ian McShane
(English Actor, Producer, and Director)
Ian McShane
15
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackburn, United Kingdom
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Jerry Jones
(American Businessman, President and General Manager of the 'Dallas Cowboys Team' of the NFL)
Jerry Jones
15
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Businessman Jerry Jones is best known for being the owner of the National Football League (NFL)'s Dallas Cowboys since 1989. An alumnus of the University of Arkansas, he launched many businesses as a young man and suffered a series of failures before finally finding financial success. Besides his business ventures, he has appeared in a few TV programs.

 12 
Blythe Danner
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Isabelle Huffstodt’ in the TV Series ‘Huff’)
Blythe Danner
15
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Blythe Danner, mother of Gwyneth Paltrow, won two Emmys for playing Izzy in Huffstodt on Huff and a Tony for the play Butterflies Are Free. Fans loved her in Will & Grace, and Meet the Parents and its sequels. She works for oral cancer awareness and is an avid environmentalist.
 13 
Stefanie Powers
(American Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jennifer Hart’ in the TV Series 'Hart to Hart')
Stefanie Powers
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Linda Evans
(Known primarily for her roles on television)
Linda Evans
7
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
 15 
Amitabh Bachchan
44
Birthdate: October 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
The megastar of Indian film industry, Amitabh Bachchan’s body of work is awe inspiring. From Zanjeer to Sholay and from Black to Paa, he has delivered performances that have become iconic. He is the host of KBC, the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and has also lent his baritone voice to some super hit songs.
 16 
Calvin Klein
(American Fashion Designer and Founder of 'Calvin Klein Inc')
Calvin Klein
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Known for designing tight-fitting signature jeans, the award-winning American designer is the co-founder of the New York-headquartered fashion brand 'Calvin Klein Inc'. Calvin Klein featured in The International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame. Father of noted television producer, Marci Klein, Calvin has funded Democratic Party candidates and made financial contributions to the Political Action Committee.

 17 
Tony Sirico
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'The Sopranos')
Tony Sirico
4
Birthdate: July 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Tony Sirico is an American actor whose on-screen characters—he mostly plays gangsters—is a reflection of his early life during which he was arrested 28 times for charges including assault, disorderly conduct, and robbery. In fact, he was inspired to give acting a try only after meeting an acting troupe composed of ex-convicts who visited him during his imprisonment.

 18 
Isabel Allende
(Chilean-American Author Known for Her Novels: ‘The House of the Spirits’ and ‘City of the Beasts’)
Isabel Allende
34
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Chilean author Isabel Allende is known for her bestselling Spanish-language novels The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts. The Chilean National Literature Prize-winner explores women’s perspectives and includes magic realism and autobiographical aspects in her works. She has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
 19 
Werner Herzog
(German Film Director Regarded as a Pioneer of 'New German Cinema')
Werner Herzog
11
Birthdate: September 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Werner Herzog, one of the prominent figures of the New German Cinema era, has directed films such as Fitzcarraldo and Aguirre, and documentaries such as Grizzly Man. Named to TIME 100, he has written countless books and directed many operas. He was also seen playing The Client in The Mandalorian.
 20 
Britt Ekland
(Swedish Actress, Model and Singer)
Britt Ekland
12
Birthdate: October 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress, singer, and model. One of the leading actresses in Sweden during the 1960s and 1970s, Ekland also established herself as a sex symbol and achieved international prominence when she appeared as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun. Britt Ekland was also one of the most photographed actresses during the 1970s.

 21 
Dick Butkus
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as Middle Linebacker)
Dick Butkus
9
Birthdate: December 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Wayne Newton
(Singer, Actor)
Wayne Newton
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Tobin Bell
(Actor)
Tobin Bell
1
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Chris Sarandon
6
Birthdate: July 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beckley, West Virginia, United States

Chris Sarandon is an American actor best known for voicing the popular Disney character Jack Skellington in the film The Nightmare Before Christmas. Apart from voicing the character in the movie, Sarandon has also voiced Skellington for many Disneyland Halloween attractions, such as Halloween Screams and Haunted Mansion Holiday. He has also voiced Skellington in many video games.

 25 
Susan Sullivan
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Creed Bratton
(Actor)
Creed Bratton
6
Birthdate: February 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
John Kani
(Actor, Playwright, Director)
John Kani
9
Birthdate: August 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Brighton, Eastern Cape

John Kani is a South African actor, playwright, director, and author. He is best known for playing T'Chaka in American superhero films, such as Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War. One of the few South African actors to achieve international recognition, John Kani was included in the Top 100 Great South Africans list, which was published in 2004. 

 28 
Ronnie Milsap
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Robbinsville, North Carolina, United States
 29 
Lola Falana
(Singer)
Lola Falana
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 30 
Gemma Jones
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Film Series: ‘Bridget Jones’ and ‘Harry Potter’)
Gemma Jones
6
Birthdate: December 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, United Kingdom

Gemma Jones is an English actress best known for playing Madam Poppy Pomfrey in the popular Harry Potter film series. A talented actress, Jones won the prestigious British Academy Television Award for playing Mary in the critically acclaimed television film, Marvellous.

 31 
Michael Mann
(Film director and Screenwriter)
Michael Mann
3
Birthdate: February 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 32 
Kent McCord
(Retired Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jim Reed’ on the TV Series ‘Adam-12’)
Kent McCord
4
Birthdate: September 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Kent Franklin McWhirter, better known as Kent McCord, soeared to fame with his role of Officer Jim Reed in the series Adam-12. He has also been part of films such as Predator 2 and Jigsaw. He initially gained fame with the series The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
 33 
Bobbie Gentry
(Singer-Songwriter)
Bobbie Gentry
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States
 34 
Michael York
5
Birthdate: March 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fulmer, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 35 
Robert Ballard
(Retired US Navy Officer and Oceanographer Who Discovered the Wrecks of the 'RMS Titanic' in 1985)
Robert Ballard
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

A retired US Navy officer, Robert Ballard is now an oceanography professor, a marine explorer, and an underwater archaeologist, who has discovered countless shipwrecks, including the RMS Titanic and Bismark. He has also discovered hydrothermal vents. His exploration has earned him many honors, such as the Hubbard Medal.

 36 
Hu Jintao
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China)
Hu Jintao
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Taizhou

President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) from 2003 to 2013, Hu Jintao is believed to have given shape to the belligerent China that Xi Jinping unleashed on the world. He was conservative with political reforms and reintroduced state control in several sectors. Known for his reserved and modest leadership style, his tenure marked consensus based rule and collective leadership.

 37 
Johnny Rivers
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer)
Johnny Rivers
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
 38 
Ken Thompson
(Computer Scientist)
Ken Thompson
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 39 
Nolan Bushnell
(Entrepreneur)
Nolan Bushnell
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clearfield
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Emmerson Mnangagwa
(3rd President of Zimbabwe)
Emmerson Mnangagwa
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zvishavane, Zimbabwe
Nicknamed The Crocodile, the current Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has been one of the harshest rulers his country has seen. Roughly 20,000 people lost their lives during his tenure as the security minister in the 1980s. Once Mugabe’s right hand, he later fell out with him and launched a coup.
 41 
John Cale
(Welsh Musician, Composer and Founding Member of the American Rock Band 'The Velvet Underground')
John Cale
8
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Garnant, Wales

Experimental musician John Cale is best known as the co-founder of the rock band The Velvet Underground. The son of a coal miner father, he later developed a love for music that earned him a scholarship to the University of London. Prescribed opiates for his bronchial issues, he later struggled with addiction.

 42 
Prince Michael of Kent
(Member of the British Royal Family)
Prince Michael of Kent
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England

A member of the British royal family, Prince Michael of Kent is a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. He is currently 48th in the line of succession to the British throne. He is a businessman and runs his own consultancy business with operations across the world. He has a keen interest in sports and is a Freemason.

 43 
Gil Gerard
(Actor)
Gil Gerard
2
Birthdate: January 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Al Jardine
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Record producer)
Al Jardine
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lima
 45 
David Bradley
(Actor)
David Bradley
5
Birthdate: April 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: York, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 46 
Marsha Mason
(Actress)
Marsha Mason
2
Birthdate: April 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 47 
Ted Kaczynski
(American Domestic Terrorist)
Ted Kaczynski
84
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

From a brilliant mathematician and an assistant professor at University of California, Theodore Kaczynski became the notorious American criminal—Unabomber—who was responsible for mail bombs that killed three people and injured 23 in eighteen years. He was eventually caught and sentenced to life imprisonment after his anti-technology essay sent to the media was recognised by his brother.

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Garrison Keillor
(Author, Humorist, Voice Actor and Radio Personality)
Garrison Keillor
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anoka, Minnesota
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Jean Shrimpton
(actor, model, autobiographer, film actor)
Jean Shrimpton
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: High Wycombe
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Alan Price
(Former Keyboardist for the Band 'The Animals' and Founder of 'Alan Price Set')
Alan Price
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fatfield, Washington, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)