Famous 85 Years Old

The list of famous 85 years old includes Ali Khamenei, Francis Ford Coppola, Lee Majors, Ian McKellen, Jon Voight. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and journalists and from other domains of life. This list of 85 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & Canada and many more countries.
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Christopher Lloyd
28
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 
Ali MacGraw
(Actress)
Ali MacGraw
19
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.

 6 
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.

 7 
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.  

 8 
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.

 9 
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.

 10 
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.
 11 
Connie Stevens
(Actress and Singer)
Connie Stevens
16
Birthdate: August 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Connie Stevens is best known for her roles in films such as Rock-A-Bye Baby and The Party Crashers. She also gained fame with her performance as "Cricket" Blake in the series Hawaiian Eye and released Billboard-charting singles such as Sixteen Reasons. She was the secretary-treasurer of the Screen Actors Guild.
 12 
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)
 13 
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.

 14 
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.

 15 
Roberta Flack
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Farah Pahlavi
(Queen Consort of the Shah of Iran)
Farah Pahlavi
37
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Farah Pahlavi was the Shahbanu of Iran from 1961 to 1979, as the wife of Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Though she was not allowed to hold a political role, she worked for many charities and helped found Iran's first American-style university. She has continued her involvement in charity work even after her husband’s death in 1980. 

 17 
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.

 18 
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)
 19 
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.

 20 
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.
 21 
Dion DiMucci
(Singer-songwriter)
Dion DiMucci
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 22 
Stella Stevens
(American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’, ‘The Nutty Professor’ & ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’)
Stella Stevens
9
Birthdate: October 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States

Stella Stevens is an American actress best known for playing important roles in popular films, such as Girls! Girls! Girls! and The Nutty Professor. Renowned for her good looks, Stevens was one of the world's most photographed women during the 1960s. She also appeared in Playboy pictorials and was adjudged Playmate of the Month in January 1960.

 23 
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.

 24 
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)
 25 
Liv Ullmann
(One of the Greatest European Actresses of All Time)
Liv Ullmann
10
Birthdate: December 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Norwegian actress-film director Liv Ullmann is counted among the greatest European actresses. She is best-known for her roles in films like The Emigrants and Face to Face, both of which earned her Oscar nomination, and the former won her a Golden Globe She received an Honorary Academy Award. Her second directorial feature-film Faithless was nominated for Palme d'Or in 2000.

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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)
 27 
Ray Stevens
(Singer)
Ray Stevens
10
Birthdate: January 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarkdale, Georgia, United States
 28 
Ronny Cox
(Actor)
Ronny Cox
5
Birthdate: July 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cloudcroft, New Mexico, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
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. 

 30 
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.
 31 
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. 

 32 
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(24th President of Liberia (2006 - 2018))
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia

Liberian politician, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. She was the first elected female head of state in Africa. An alumnus of the Harvard University, she began her political career in the 1970s and rose through the ranks with time. She is the recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

 33 
Queen Sofía of Spain
(Queen Consort of Spain (1975 – 2014))
Queen Sofía of Spain
2
Birthdate: November 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
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.
 35 
Dick Vitale
(Basketball coach, Journalist)
Dick Vitale
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic City, New Jersey
 36 
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.

 37 
Brent Musburger
(Sportscaster)
Brent Musburger
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Mavis Staples
(American singer)
Mavis Staples
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 39 
Anne Perry
(Author of Historical Detective Fiction, Best Known for Her 'Thomas Pitt' and 'William Monk' Series)
Anne Perry
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England

Juliet Hulme, better known as Anne Perry, is the bestselling author of the widely popular William Monk and Thomas Pitt series of novels. She changed her name after a 5-year sentence for killing her friend’s mother at age 15. She has also worked as a flight attendant.

 40 
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)
 41 
David Horowitz
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 42 
Lola Van Wagenen
(Historian and Co-Founder of ‘Consumer Action Now’)
Lola Van Wagenen
5
Birthdate: 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States

Lola Van Wagenen is an American historian who is credited with co-founding non-profit educational organizations like Consumer Action Now (CAN) and Clio Visualizing History, Inc. Consumer Action Now went on to establish several environmental education and consumer-oriented programs in an attempt to raise awareness about the effects of consumers' buying habits on the environment.

 43 
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.
 44 
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)
 45 
Dolores Hart
(Nun)
Dolores Hart
1
Birthdate: October 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
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.

 47 
Carolina Herrera
(Venezuelan Fashion Designer Known for Her Elegance and for Dressing Various First Ladies)
Carolina Herrera
20
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Born into an affluent political family of Caracas, Carolina Herrera was introduced to fashion by her socialite grandmother. The Venezuelan-American designer, who owns a luxury clothing line and a fragrance line, is known for dressing up celebrities and eminent personalities such as Michelle Obama and Renee Zellweger. 
 48 
Louise Lasser
(Actress)
Louise Lasser
4
Birthdate: April 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Lou Brock
(Baseball player)
Lou Brock
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
 50 
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.