85 Years Old Males

The list of famous 85 year old males includes Francis Ford Coppola, Lee Majors, Ian McKellen, Jon Voight, Carl Jung. Famous males featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and novelists and from other domains of life. This list of 85 Year Old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Christopher Lloyd
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Birthdate: October 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Christopher Lloyd's popularity as an actor increased after he played Dr. Brown in one of the most popular film trilogies of all time - Back to the Future. The trilogy, which revolves around a time travel device, was responsible for stirring the imagination of many. With four failed marriages, Christopher might've hoped for a time machine in real life!

 2 
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.

 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 
Gordon Lightfoot
(Singer, Songwriter)
Gordon Lightfoot
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orillia
Canadian folk-rock sensation Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. is best known for his chart-topping tracks such as If You Could Read My Mind and Ribbon of Darkness. He set the tone for the folk-pop genre in the 1960s and 1970s. The 16-time Juno-winner has earned the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.
 5 
Lee Majors
(Actor)
Lee Majors
17
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.

 6 
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.  

 7 
Jon Voight
(Best Known for His Performance in the Films: 'Midnight Cowboy', 'Coming Home' and 'The Champ')
Jon Voight
25
Birthdate: December 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States

A veteran actor who has been active in Hollywood for almost six decades, Jon Voight is the recipient of one Academy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. Coming to prominence in the late 1960s with several critically acclaimed roles, he went through a lean phase before resurrecting his career. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2019.

 8 
Elliott Gould
(Best Known for His Role in the Film ‘M*A*S*H’)
Elliott Gould
18
Birthdate: August 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Elliott Gould is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and his perfomances in Robert Altman films such as M*A*S*H, Nashville, and The Long Goodbye. Fans also loved him as Jack Geller in Friends and as Reuben Tishkoff in the Ocean's franchise.

 9 
Oscar Robertson
(Former Basketball player who played point guard and was a 12-time All-Star)
Oscar Robertson
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlotte, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 10 
Scott Glenn
9
Birthdate: January 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Scott Glenn is an American actor who has portrayed prominent roles in films, such as Urban Cowboy, The Hunt for Red October, and The Silence of the Lambs. Also known for his contribution to the TV industry, Glenn has appeared in TV films like Homeland Security and Code Breakers.

 11 
Mike Farrell
(Actor & Public Speaker Known for His Role in the TV Series M*A*S*H)
Mike Farrell
16
Birthdate: February 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Mike Farrell is an American actor known for playing, Captain B.J. Hunnicutt, in the popular war comedy-drama TV series, M*A*S*H. Farrell's journey from being born into a working-class family to becoming a famous Hollywood actor is quite inspiring. Also a political and social activist, Farrell has worked on several activist campaigns. In 2001, he was honored with PETA's Humanitarian Award.

 12 
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.

 13 
Terence Stamp
(Best Known for His Films: ‘The Collector’, ‘Billy Budd’ and ‘The Limey’)
Terence Stamp
7
Birthdate: July 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England,

Terence Stamp is best known for his Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning performance in the titular role in Billy Budd, his debut movie. He later won hearts with his roles in films such as The Collector and the Superman franchise. He has also narrated the documentary Jazz Britannia for BBC.

 14 
Derek Jacobi
(Actor who has enjoyed a successful and distinguished stage career, appearing in various stage productions of William Shakespeare)
Derek Jacobi
4
Birthdate: October 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Rod Laver
(Australian Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Rod Laver
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rockhampton, Australia

Australian former tennis player Rod Laver is widely regarded to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He was ranked world No. 1 in nine different years. He holds 200 singles titles--the most in tennis history. He excelled on a variety of court surfaces: grass, clay, hard, carpet, and wood/parquet. The Laver Cup Tournament is named after him.

 16 
Jackie Stewart
(British Retired Racecar Driver Who Competed in 'Formula One')
Jackie Stewart
9
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.

 17 
Maury Povich
(Television personality, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury)
Maury Povich
10
Birthdate: January 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Michael J. Pollard
(Actor)
Michael J. Pollard
3
Birthdate: May 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Ray Stevens
(Singer)
Ray Stevens
10
Birthdate: January 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarkdale, Georgia, United States
 20 
Ronny Cox
(Actor)
Ronny Cox
5
Birthdate: July 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cloudcroft, New Mexico, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
Stephen Breyer
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1994 to 2022)
Stephen Breyer
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Stephen Breyer is an American lawyer, legal scholar, and jurist. Since August 1994, Breyer has been serving as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court after being nominated by President Bill Clinton in May 1994. He is also credited with writing several influential textbooks while working as a lecturer and law professor at Harvard Law School in the 1960s. 

 22 
Joe Clark
(Former Prime Minister of Canada)
Joe Clark
9
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. 

 23 
Dick Vitale
(Basketball coach, Journalist)
Dick Vitale
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic City, New Jersey
 24 
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.

 25 
Brent Musburger
(Sportscaster)
Brent Musburger
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Pat Buchanan
(Political Commentator, Syndicated Columnist & Politician)
Pat Buchanan
6
Birthdate: November 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Paul Verhoeven
(Director)
Paul Verhoeven
1
Birthdate: July 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Paul Verhoeven is a Dutch screenwriter and director whose illustrious career has spanned more than 60 years. Over the years, Verhoeven has won prestigious awards such as a Golden Globe Award, César Award, and Saturn Award. Paul Verhoeven is regarded as one of the most popular filmmakers in the Netherlands.   

 28 
Ralph Bakshi
(Director of Animated Films)
Ralph Bakshi
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haifa
Animation filmmaker Ralph Bakshi revolutionized the domain of animation through adult-oriented projects. He started his career with Terrytoons and eventually launched his own studio. Some of his features include Fritz the Cat, the 1978 version of The Lord of the Rings, and the series Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures.
 29 
David Horowitz
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 30 
Chuck Wepner
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Chuck Wepner
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 31 
James Fox
(English Actor Known for His Films: ‘King Rat’, ‘the Servant’, ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ and ‘Performance’)
James Fox
4
Birthdate: May 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Veteran English actor, James Fox, has appeared in numerous critically acclaimed movies. With an extensive career spanning over seven decades, he hails from a well-known acting family. He began acting as a child and went on to build a successful career. After taking a break from acting for a few years, he returned to acting, appearing primarily in TV shows.

 32 
Terence Hill
(Actor Known for His Roles in ‘Lo Chiamavano Trinità’ & ‘IL Mio Nome è Nessuno')
Terence Hill
6
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.

 33 
Oleg Gordievsky
(Former Colonel of the KGB and Bureau Chief in London)
Oleg Gordievsky
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Former Soviet security agent Oleg Gordievsky’s 11-year stint as a secret agent with the British intelligence service MI6 resulted in him being labeled a traitor and sentenced to death by Russia. The author of KGB: The Inside Story now lives alone, in a high-security zone in a British suburb.
 34 
Gaylord Perry
(Baseball player)
Gaylord Perry
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamston, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 35 
Phil Niekro
(Baseball player)
Phil Niekro
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blaine, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Brian Mulroney
(18th Prime minister of Canada (1984 - 1993))
Brian Mulroney
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada

Brian Mulroney is a Canadian politician who served as the 18th prime minister of Canada. He was in office from September 1984 to June 1993. He is a lawyer by qualification. As the prime minister, he implemented major economic reforms and championed immigration. His tenure also saw the addition of significant new national parks. 

 37 
Sonny Barger
(Author)
Sonny Barger
5
Birthdate: October 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 38 
John Dean
(Author)
John Dean
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron
 39 
Adrian Cronauer
(Lawyer, Radio personality)
Adrian Cronauer
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Adrian Joseph Cronauer, a United States Air Force Radio and Television Broadcasting Specialist, posted in Vietnam during 1965-1966, opened his show, the Dawn Buster, with "Goooooood morning Vietnam!", an experience that later inspired the 1987 film, Good Morning, Vietnam. In later years, he practiced law, specializing in information and communications law, concurrently continuing to remain involved with radio and television.

 40 
Yvon Chouinard
(American Environmentalist, Rock Climber, and Philanthropist)
Yvon Chouinard
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States

Yvon Chouinard is an American environmentalist, rock climber, outdoor industry businessman, and philanthropist. He is credited with founding Patagonia, Inc., a company which aims at protecting the environment. An adventurer, Yvon Chouinard is also fond of tenkara fly-fishing, surfing, and kayaking.

 41 
Bob Mackie
(Former costume designer for all the performers on The Carol Burnett Show during its entire eleven-year run)
Bob Mackie
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monterey Park, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Cale Yarborough
(One of Only Two Drivers in Nascar History to Win Three Consecutive Championships)
Cale Yarborough
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Timmonsville, South Carolina, United States
 43 
Jonathan Goldsmith
(Actor)
Jonathan Goldsmith
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Gary Paulsen
(Writer)
Gary Paulsen
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 45 
Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
(American Singer, Songwriter and Producer)
Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
7
Birthdate: February 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Abraham Quintanilla is the father of the late Tejano sensation Selena Quintanilla, who was murdered by her own manager. Abraham himself was a singer and part of the band Selena y Los Dinos, which included Selena, her siblings, and her husband. Abraham also owned the Mexican restaurant PapaGayos.
 46 
Johnny Rebel
Johnny Rebel
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moss Bluff

Johnny Rebel was an American singer and songwriter who promoted white supremacy through his music. He claimed that he came up with racist songs only for money. Despite his claims, his music inspired the formation of several hate rock bands. According to Anti-Defamation League, over 500 such bands have been formed since the release of his song Nigger Hatin' Me.

 47 
Jim Kaat
(Baseball Player)
Jim Kaat
1
Birthdate: November 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zeeland, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 48 
Johannes von Trapp
(Austrian American Singer)
Johannes von Trapp
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 49 
Patrick Bauchau
(Belgian Actor)
Patrick Bauchau
1
Birthdate: December 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Patrick Bauchau is a Belgian actor who is etched in our memory as Scarpine, the murderous associate of the anti-hero in A View to a Kill. Born in Belgium and educated at Oxford, he can speak German, French, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Dutch, enabling him to successfully work in numerous films and television series on both sides of the Atlantic.

 50 
Barry Newman
(Film actor)
Barry Newman
1
Birthdate: November 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States