Famous 86 Years Old

The list of famous 86 years old includes Anthony Hopkins, Jane Fonda, Ratan Tata, Bill Cosby, Ridley Scott. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and directors and from other domains of life. This list of 86 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Anthony Hopkins
(Known for His Role as ‘Hannibal Lector’ in Jonathan Demme's ‘The Silence of the Lambs’)
Anthony Hopkins
72
Birthdate: December 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Margam, Wales, United Kingdom

Highly renowned Welsh actor, Anthony Hopkins is best known for his portrayal of a cannibalistic serial killer in the movie The Silence of the Lambs. The portrayal earned him prestigious awards and also a place in the list of best villains of all time. Other notable films of the celebrated character actor include Remains of the Day, Nixon and Amistad.

 2 
Dustin Hoffman
(Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Role as ‘Benjamin Braddock’ in the Iconic Film ‘The Graduate’)
Dustin Hoffman
36
Birthdate: August 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One of the most respected and decorated actors of his generation, Dustin Hoffman is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award and AFI Life Achievement Award among many other prestigious awards. As a cancer survivor, Dustin Hoffman also serves as an inspiration to many people suffering from cancer.

 3 
Phil Knight
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Phil Knight
65
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland
Business tycoon Phil Knight co-founded Nike, Inc. and also served as its chairman and CEO. Forbes named him the world’s 26th-richest person in 2020. He is a qualified accountant and once owned a running team. He has launched a non-profit and owns a stop-motion production company, too.
 4 
Jane Fonda
(Actress)
Jane Fonda
60
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Jane Fonda is hailed as one of the best actresses ever and has won two Oscars. She has acted in popular and acclaimed films like Barefoot in the Park, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, Julia, The Morning After, The China Syndrome and California Suite. She’s also known for her exercise videos and is famous for her opposition to the Vietnam War.

 5 
Jerry West
(American Basketball Executive and Former Player)
Jerry West
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelyan, West Virginia, United States

Basketball player Jerry West, also known as Mr. Clutch, for his ability to snatch games in clutch situations, is known for his stint with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. He was part of the US squads that won an Olympic gold in 1960 and a Pan American Games gold in 1959.

 6 
Tommy Chong
(Known for His Role in TV Series ‘That '70s Show’ and Part of the Comedy Duo 'Cheech & Chong')
Tommy Chong
24
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Tommy Chong is best known for his marijuana-themed comedy albums and films of the Cheech & Chong series, in collaboration with Cheech Marin. He was seen as Leo on That '70s Show. He supports legalization of cannabis and is a NORML board member. He has faced many legal issues, too.
 7 
Marlo Thomas
(Actress)
Marlo Thomas
13
Birthdate: November 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
David Hockney
(Painter)
David Hockney
50
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradford

Painter, photographer, printmaker, and stage designer David Hockney is best known for his works such as Portrait of an Artist, which became the most expensive piece of art by a living artist ever auctioned, at $90 million. His works have explored themes such as homosexuality. He has synesthesia, too.

 9 
Max Baer Jr.
(Actor Known for His Role of Jethro Bodine in the Sitcom 'The Beverly Hillbillies')
Max Baer Jr.
6
Birthdate: December 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

Max Baer Jr. is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer best known for portraying the dim-witted Jethro Bodine in the popular television sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies. Although his role in the series increased his popularity, it also subdued his acting career as he became a victim of typecasting. Max Baer Jr. then turned his attention towards directing and producing.

 10 
Connie Francis
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Singers Known for Her Song ‘Who's Sorry Now’ )
Connie Francis
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Pop singer and former actress, Connie Francis, was one of the top female vocalists of the late 1950s and early 1960s. She started performing in small festivities as a child and decided to pursue a career in entertainment. She struggled for a few years as a young woman before she could establish herself as a successful singer and actress. 

 11 
Loretta Swit
(Best Known for Her Role as Major ‘Margaret Houlihan’ in the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
Loretta Swit
10
Birthdate: November 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States

Loretta Swit is a veteran American stage and small screen actress who became a household name with her award-winning portrayal of Major Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan in M*A*S*H, a comedy-drama series on CBS television. Apart from playing a wide range of character roles on television and stage, she also appeared in movies and hosted a documentary on the Korean war.

 12 
Ridley Scott
(Film Producer, Director)
Ridley Scott
14
Birthdate: November 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: South Shields, England

British film director, Ridley Scott,is hailed as a master of his craft and his movies are known for their visual style and intricate details. Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, American Gangster, Prometheus, Alien: Covenant and The Martian are some of his acclaimed and successful films. He was knighted in 2003.

 13 
Richard Petty
(The Most Accomplished Driver in the History of Stock Car Racing)
Richard Petty
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Level Cross, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)
Ratan Tata
53
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surat

Ratan Tata is a well-known Indian industrialist and the former charman of Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Sons. His reign as chairman was marked by acquisitions of iconic global brands, such as Tetley, Jaguar Land Rover and Corus by the Tata Group. Ratan Tata was instrumental in turning Tata Group from a largely India-centrist group into a global business.

 15 
Linda Lavin
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Alice Hyatt’ in the TV Series ‘Alice’)
Linda Lavin
13
Birthdate: October 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States

Recognized for her award-winning portrayal of a widow in the popular CBS television series Alice, Linda Lavin is a familiar name on the small screen. Having Russian roots, the veteran American actress also acted in a number of plays including Broadway Bound for which she won the Tony Award. She appeared in feature films and featured in cabaret shows.

 16 
Judy Blume
(Writer, novelist, children's writer)
Judy Blume
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
 17 
Buck Taylor
11
Birthdate: May 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Claudia Cardinale
(Italian Actress Who Acted in Italian, French and English Films in the 1960s and 1970s)
Claudia Cardinale
28
Birthdate: April 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Goulette, Tunisia

Claudia Cardinale is a Tunisian-born Italian actress who played important roles in some of the most popular Italian and French movies of the 1960s and 1970s. After achieving immense popularity as an actress in Italy, Cardinale starred in the 1963 American comedy film The Pink Panther, which increased her popularity. Claudia Cardinale was also renowned for her beauty.

 19 
Paula Prentiss
4
Birthdate: March 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Barbara Windsor
(English Actress Known for her Roles in the ;Carry On' Films)
Barbara Windsor
13
Birthdate: August 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shoreditch, London, England
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 21 
James Harris Simons
(Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager)
James Harris Simons
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newton

The son of a shoe factory owner, mathematician-turned-hedge-fund-manager James Harris Simons studied math at MIT and helped the U.S. break codes during the Vietnam War. He later founded his own hedge fund firm, Renaissance Technologies. He supports autism research and funds Math for America. In 2021, he was America’s 23rd-richest person.

 22 
Bob Eubanks
7
Birthdate: January 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
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Joyce Bulifant
11
Birthdate: December 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States
 24 
Frank Langella
(Stage and Film Actor)
Frank Langella
9
Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States

Frank Langella is an actor most revered in the American theatre industry where he has won four Tony Awards. He then replicated his success in the film and TV industry, appearing in popular movies and TV series. His memoir, Dropped Names, attracted critical appreciation, with some even calling it a celebration of sluttiness as a noble way of life.

 25 
Polly Holliday
(Actress)
Polly Holliday
2
Birthdate: July 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jasper, Alabama, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Tom Stoppard
(Playwright)
Tom Stoppard
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zlín, Czechoslovakia
Born in Czechoslovakia, legendary playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard had lost his father in the Japanese invasion of Singapore during World War II. The five-time Tony winner is best known for the absurdist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He also co-wrote the Academy Award-winning screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.
 27 
Jo Anne Worley
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Indiana, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Joyce Carol Oates
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Richard Beymer
7
Birthdate: February 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Avoca, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
Don Bluth
(Animator)
Don Bluth
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Fred Williamson
(Actor)
Fred Williamson
5
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Jack Jones
(Singer)
Jack Jones
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Charles Schwab
(Investor)
Charles Schwab
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
 34 
Jared Diamond
(American Historian, Geographer, Author, and Ornithologist)
Jared Diamond
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Jared Diamond is an American historian, geographer, author, and ornithologist. He is best known for his books, The Third Chimpanzee, Collapse, Upheaval, and The World Until Yesterday. His 1997 book Guns, Germs, and Steel earned him the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. In 1999, he was awarded the National Medal of Science. Jared Diamond is currently working as a professor at UCLA.

 35 
Harris Yulin
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Queen Sonja of Norway
(wife of King Harald V)
Queen Sonja of Norway
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oslo
 37 
Peter Yarrow
(Singer-songwriter who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary)
Peter Yarrow
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Barry Switzer
(American Football Player and Coach)
Barry Switzer
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Crossett, Arkansas, United States
 39 
Beatrix of the Netherlands
(Former Queen of the Netherlands (1980 - 2013))
Beatrix of the Netherlands
6
Birthdate: January 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands

Beatrix of the Netherlands reigned as Queen of the Netherlands for 33 years. At the time of her abdication in favor of her son, she was the oldest-reigning monarch in the history of the monarchy of the Netherlands. As the queen, Beatrix had a huge impact on the Dutch people and continues to serve as a patron of several organizations.

 40 
Steven Berkoff
(Actor)
Steven Berkoff
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Paul Stookey
(Singer-songwriter)
Paul Stookey
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 42 
Alan Ladd Jr.
(Film producer)
Alan Ladd Jr.
1
Birthdate: October 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 43 
Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
(Prince of Kuwait)
Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
5
Birthdate: June 25, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kuwait City
 44 
Dick LeBeau
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Peter Max
(American artist)
Peter Max
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin
 46 
Juan Carlos I
(King of Spain (1975-2014))
Juan Carlos I
5
Birthdate: January 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
 47 
Mills Lane
(American Boxing Referee and Professional Boxer)
Mills Lane
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
 48 
Roy Thinnes
5
Birthdate: April 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
Garth Hudson
(Canadian Multi-Instrumentalist Best Known as the Keyboardist and Occasional Saxophonist for Rock Group 'The Band')
Garth Hudson
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Garth Hudson is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist often described as "the most brilliant organist in the rock world." He was the keyboardist and saxophonist for the rock group The Band. He also played piano and accordion. During the peak of his career, he was a much sought-after and respected session musician. He was inducted into the London Music Hall Of Fame

 50 
Dawn Fraser
(Australian Freestyle Champion Swimmer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Dawn Fraser
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Balmain, Australia

Dawn Fraser is an Australian freestyle champion swimmer. She won the Olympic individual event the women's 100-meter freestyle three times in her career. She also won six Commonwealth Games gold medals. Much respected for her athletic abilities, she was also known for her controversial behavior. She became a swimming coach after her retirement. She is also a former politician.