Famous 84 Years Old

The list of famous 84 years old includes Francis Ford Coppola, Ian McKellen, Ali MacGraw, Ali Khamenei, Lee Majors. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and directors and from other domains of life. This list of 84 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Ian McKellen
58
Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Considered a British cultural icon, Ian McKellen is one of the most respected and decorated actors of all time. An openly gay actor, his work as an LGBT activist has been as impressive as his illustrious acting career. At the 1991 New Year Honours, he was knighted for services to performing arts.

 2 
Paul Hogan
(Famous For His Role as Michael 'Crocodile' Dundee From the 'Crocodile Dundee' Film Series)
Paul Hogan
69
Birthdate: October 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Paul Hogan is an Australian actor and television presenter. He is credited with popularizing the Crocodile Dundee film series with his award-winning portrayal of Michael "Crocodile" Dundee in the movie series. Such is his popularity in Australia that Hogan was made a member of the Order of Australia for service to entertainment and tourism.

 3 
Francis Ford Coppola
(One of the Best and Most Infulential Filmmakers of the 20th-Century)
Francis Ford Coppola
20
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Francis Ford Coppola is an American filmmaker. Widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers ever, Francis Ford Coppola was a prominent figure in the Hollywood Renaissance filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s. A much revered and celebrated filmmaker, he is credited with directing some of the greatest films of all time, including The Godfather movie series.

 4 
Smokey Robinson
(Ffounder and Front Man of the Motown Vocal Group 'The Miracles')
Smokey Robinson
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Singer, songwriter, and record producer, Smokey Robinson, first gained fame as the founder and frontman of the vocal group, The Miracles, in the 1950s. He embarked on an equally successful solo career after leaving the group. He is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.

 5 
John Cleese
(Co-Founder of the Comedy Troupe ‘Monty Python’)
John Cleese
17
Birthdate: October 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Before stepping into sketch comedy with Monty Python's Flying Circus, John Cleese wrote scripts for Broadway and West End shows. A Cambridge law graduate, John has had a species of lemurs named after him, owing to his love for the animal. His dark humor is part of his signature style.
 6 
Ralph Lauren
(Fashion Designer, Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the ‘Ralph Lauren Corporation’)
Ralph Lauren
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Fashion designer and businessman Ralph Lauren is the founder of the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar fashion enterprise. Beginning his career as a salesman for a tie company, he went on to launch his own fashion lines and established himself as a popular name in the fashion industry within years. He is known to be a generous philanthropist.

 7 
Jack Nicklaus
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Jack Nicklaus
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Jack Nicklaus, also known as “The Golden Bear,” has 18 major golf championships to his credit. He has been part of 164 major golf tournaments and has won 117. He now designs golf courses through his company, Nicklaus Design. He has also authored many golf-related books, including an autobiography.

 8 
Margaret Atwood
(Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic & Environmental Activist)
Margaret Atwood
29
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet and novelist. Her works encompass themes, such as religion and myth, climate change, and gender and identity. An award-winning writer, many of Atwood's works have been made into films and television series; her work, The Handmaid's Tale, has had several adaptations. Perhaps, Margaret Atwood's most important contribution is her invention of the LongPen device.

 9 
Lily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)
Lily Tomlin
52
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Lily Tomlin is an American comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Tomlin has earned several award nominations for her performance in films and TV series, such as Nashville and Grace and Frankie. An openly lesbian actress, Lily Tomlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 10 
Ali MacGraw
(Actress)
Ali MacGraw
18
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pound Ridge, New York, United States

A veteran actress with a career spanning over half a century, Ali MacGraw first came to prominence in the 1970s after acting in many popular action and romantic films. She was also active on the stage and in TV shows. Besides acting, she has been an animal rights advocate throughout her life.

 11 
Lee Majors
(Actor)
Lee Majors
16
Birthdate: April 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States

Lee Majors is an American actor known for his performance in TV series like The Six Million Dollar Man and The Fall Guy. Majors is credited with inspiring the popular song Midnight Train to Georgia. He serves as an inspiration to orphans around the world as he established himself in Hollywood after he was orphaned at the age of one.

 12 
John Amos
(Actor)
John Amos
6
Birthdate: December 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Katharine Ross
(Actress and Author Known for Her Films: ‘The Stepford Wives’ and ‘Voyage of the Damned’)
Katharine Ross
20
Birthdate: January 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Katharine Ross is an American actress who became a prominent Hollywood personality in the late-1960s and early-1970s. She is known for her performance in popular films, such as The Graduate and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Much of her acting career was overshadowed by her highly publicized personal life and five marriages to popular personalities.

 14 
Harvey Keitel
(American Actor Best Known For Playing Morally Ambiguous Characters)
Harvey Keitel
9
Birthdate: May 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Harvey Keitel is an American actor best known for playing morally ambiguous characters. He is also known for his association with director Martin Scorsese, appearing in six of his movies since 1967. Harvey Keitel has played important roles in popular movies like Taxi Driver, The Last Temptation of Christ, Pulp Fiction, and National Treasure.  

 15 
James Cromwell
(Actor Known for His Character Roles)
James Cromwell
12
Birthdate: January 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

James Cromwell established himself as a leading character actor in American movies in the 1980s. Best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in Babe and his Emmy-winning role in American Horror Story: Asylum, he is also an animal rights activist and supported the Black Panther Party in the past.

 16 
George Hamilton
14
Birthdate: August 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

George Hamilton is a veteran American actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for almost seven decades during which he has appeared in hundreds of films and TV shows. In his youth, he was considered a fashion icon for his debonair style. A victim of child sexual abuse, he overcame a rough childhood to become a successful and popular personality.

 17 
Grace Slick
(Retired Singer-Songwriter - Was A Key Figure in San Francisco's Early 'Psychedelic Music' Scene in the Mid-1960s)
Grace Slick
17
Birthdate: October 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States

Grace Slick is a retired singer-songwriter. Slick played an important role in the psychedelic music scene that flourished in San Francisco during the mid-1960s. One of the earliest female rock stars, Slick played a key role in the development of rock music during the 1960s. She was named among the Greatest Women of Rock N Roll by VH1 in 1999.

 18 
Carlos Slim
(Mexican Businessman and Owner of the Global Conglomerate Company 'Grupo Carso')
Carlos Slim
42
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 28, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Mexican business tycoon Carlos Slim owns the conglomerate Grupo Carso and has served as the CEO of América Móvil and Telmex. He was the world’s richest person from 2010 to 2013 and the fifth-richest in 2020, according to Forbes. He also owns three charity organizations focusing on Mexico City. 
 19 
Patrick Wayne
10
Birthdate: July 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Patrick Wayne, son of John Wayne and his first wife, Josephine, debuted with his father’s movie Rio Grande, at age 11. He later starred in films such as Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. He also hosted The Monte Carlo Show and the 1990 reboot of Tic-Tac-Dough.
 20 
Mike Ditka
(Former American Football Player Who Has Won an NFL Title as a Player, Assistant Coach & Head Coach)
Mike Ditka
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carnegie, Pennsylvania, United States
Mike Ditka, nicknamed “Iron Mike,” was a star footballer for the Chicago Bears, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Dallas Cowboys. He has coached the Cowboys and has also trained the Bears to win the Super Bowl XX. He has also worked as a sports broadcaster for ESPN and NBC.  
 21 
Neil Sedaka
(One of the Best Selling Pop Singer-Songwriter Known for His Hits 'Oh! Carol' and 'Calendar Girl')
Neil Sedaka
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Singer, pianist, and composer Neil Sedaka initially co-founded the group The Tokens. Most of his collaborations have been with lyricists Phil Cody and Howard Greenfield. He has delivered hits such as Breaking Up Is Hard to Do and Bad Blood. He also launched free online mini-concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 22 
Claudette Colvin
(Pioneer of the 1950s Civil Rights Movement)
Claudette Colvin
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Claudette Colvin is an American retired nurse aide and pioneer of the civil rights movement during the 1950s. She was arrested at age 15, when she refused to give up her seat in a crowded bus to a white woman. This occurred several months before the more renowned Rosa Parks incident, which helped spark the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955.

 23 
Tom Brokaw
(Journalist)
Tom Brokaw
18
Birthdate: February 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Dion DiMucci
(Singer-songwriter)
Dion DiMucci
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 25 
F. Murray Abraham
(Actor)
F. Murray Abraham
7
Birthdate: October 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Michael Learned
8
Birthdate: April 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Michael Learned is best known as Olivia Walton from the long-running series The Waltons and won three Emmys for her role. She won another Emmy for playing Nurse Mary Benjamin in the medical drama Nurse. She has appeared on stage and in movies such as Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.
 27 
Mark Margolis
(Actor)
Mark Margolis
4
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 28 
Lee Trevino
(One of the Greatest Players in Golf History)
Lee Trevino
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Garland, Texas, United States

Lee Trevino who dominated the golf course in the 1970s has six major championship titles to his credit in his prolific career. The Mexican-American who is affectionately nicknamed Supermex for his exploits with the golf club and The Merry Mex for his humour, features in the World Golf Hall of Fame. He appeared in a sports comedy film.

 29 
Carl Yastrzemski
(Baseball player)
Carl Yastrzemski
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 30 
Jackie Stewart
(British Retired Racecar Driver Who Competed in 'Formula One')
Jackie Stewart
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Jackie Stewart is a British retired racecar driver who competed in Formula One. He won three World Drivers' Championships between 1965 and 1973. He is best known for playing a key role as a campaigner for better safety measures at motor racing circuits. After retiring from racing, Jackie Stewart appeared as a sports commentator for ABC network.

 31 
Yaphet Kotto
(Actor)
Yaphet Kotto
9
Birthdate: November 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
William Devane
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Greg Sumner’ in the TV Soap Opera ‘Knots Landing’)
William Devane
8
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
William Devane is best known as Greg Sumner from the soap Knots Landing and as James Heller from the 24 TV franchise. He has also been part of the films The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar. He played John F. Kennedy in the TV movie The Missiles.
 33 
Peter Bogdanovich
(Director)
Peter Bogdanovich
5
Birthdate: July 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Sara Dylan
(American Actress, Model and First Wife of Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan)
Sara Dylan
24
Birthdate: October 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Sara Dylan, the first wife of legendary singer Bob Dylan, is said to be the inspiration behind Bob’s songs such as Abandoned Love and Sara. She is a former model and has also been a Playboy Bunny. She appeared as Clara in the film Renaldo and Clara, directed by Dylan.
 35 
Fran Tarkenton
(American footballer)
Fran Tarkenton
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
John Howard
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)
John Howard
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

John Howard is an Australian former politician who served serving as the prime minister of Australia from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007. He is the second-longest-serving Australian prime minister, behind Sir Robert Menzies. As the prime minister, John Howard enforced new gun laws after the Port Arthur massacre of 1996. His tenure as PM has inspired several books.

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Michael J. Pollard
(Actor)
Michael J. Pollard
2
Birthdate: May 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Elizabeth Ashley
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ocala, Florida, United States
 39 
David Jason
(Best Known for His Role as Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the BBC sitcom 'Only Fools and Horses')
David Jason
8
Birthdate: February 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England
David Jason is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and executive producer who is famous for his role in the sitcom Only Fools and Horses. His other popular works include TV series A Touch of Frost, Open All Hours and Still Open All Hours and The Darling Buds of May. He was knighted in 2005 for services to acting and comedy.
 40 
David Allan Coe
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer)
David Allan Coe
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Akron

David Allan Coe is a singer-songwriter who played a major role in the prosperity of the '1970s' outlaw country scene. Coe, who initially gained prominence for busking, had spent his early life in prisons and reform schools. He then came up with hit songs like Take This Job and Shove It, which inspired the 1981 film of the same name.

 41 
Joseph D. Pistone
(Former FBI Agent Who Infiltrated the Bonanno Crime Family)
Joseph D. Pistone
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Joseph D. Pistone is a former FBI agent who worked undercover from 1976 to 1981, as Donnie Brasco. He spied on the Bonanno and the Colombo crime families of New York City, leading to many convictions. His 1988 memoir was later adapted into the Al Pacino-starrer film Donnie Brasco.

 42 
Joe Clark
(Former Prime Minister of Canada)
Joe Clark
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: High River, Canada

Joe Clark is a Canadian statesman, businessman, and politician. In 1979, he became the youngest person to be elected as the prime minister of Canada and served in this position until 1980. He lost the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 1983 before gaining prominence once again in 1984 when he served as a senior cabinet minister. 

 43 
Nancy Kwan
(Chinese-American Actress who was Instrumental in the Acceptance of Actors of Asian Ancestry in Major Hollywood Film Roles)
Nancy Kwan
8
Birthdate: May 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Born to a British mother and a Chinese father, Nancy Kwan became a symbol of the rise of Asian artists in Hollywood. She earned her breakthrough role in The World of Suzie Wong while still a budding ballerina. Following her son’s death due to HIV, she began promoting AIDS awareness.
 44 
Bob Irwin
(Naturalist, Animal Conservationist and Founder of 'Australia Zoo')
Bob Irwin
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Bob Irwin, better known to the world as the father of legendary Australian conservationist Steve Irwin, is a conservationist in his own right. Initially a plumber, he later built the Beerwah Reptile Park, which later became Australia Zoo. Following Steve’s death, he cut all ties with the zoo.

 45 
Terence Hill
(Actor Known for His Roles in ‘Lo Chiamavano Trinità’ & ‘IL Mio Nome è Nessuno')
Terence Hill
5
Birthdate: March 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy

Terence Hill escaped Allied bombings during World War II and was then discovered at a swimming meet, following which he bagged his first film at 12. A well-known child actor, he grew up to work in a lot of "Spaghetti Westerns" and also became famous for his action-comedy partnership with Bud Spencer.

 46 
Chuck Wepner
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Chuck Wepner
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 47 
Brent Musburger
(Sportscaster)
Brent Musburger
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Dick Smothers
(Actor)
Dick Smothers
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Governors Island, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
Christina Crawford
(Author, Actress)
Christina Crawford
3
Birthdate: June 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Actor and author Christina Crawford is best known for her memoir Mommie Dearest, which described her relationship with her adoptive mother, movie star Joan Crawford, highlighting the abuse she had been subjected to. It was later adapted into a film. Christina has also appeared in stage productions, films, and series.
 50 
Susan Flannery
5
Birthdate: July 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)