Famous 88 Years Old

The list of famous 88 years old includes Julie Andrews, Woody Allen, Kris Kristofferson, Alan Alda, Dharmendra. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, actresses and journalists and from other domains of life. This list of 88 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Julie Andrews
(English Actress, Singer and Author)
Julie Andrews
68
Birthdate: October 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, England

A distinguished films, television and Broadway actress, Julie Andrews is best known for her performances in films like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Victor/Victoria. She has also done voiceovers for animation movie like Despicable Me and Enchanted. The legendary actress has also released multiple albums and authored numerous children’s books as well as her autobiography.

 2 
Kris Kristofferson
(Singer, Songwriter and Actor)
Kris Kristofferson
31
Birthdate: June 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States

Kris Kristofferson is a popular singer-songwriter and actor. Over the years, Kris has played a major role in the success of many famous singers, having contributed to their musical albums as a songwriter. For his achievements in the field of music, Kris Kristofferson was made a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee in 2004.

 3 
Ron Paul
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas)
Ron Paul
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ron Paul is a physician, author, and retired politician who has played an important role in promoting libertarian vision by delivering speeches on American college campuses. A doctor by profession, Ron Paul served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight surgeon from 1963 to 1968. His life and career inspired the 2012 film Ron Paul Uprising.

 4 
Alan Alda
(Actor, Director and Screenwriter Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'M*A*S*H')
Alan Alda
21
Birthdate: January 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, United States
Alan Alda is best known for his Emmy-winning roles of Hawkeye in M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing. Fans also loved him in The Aviator. He has a keen interest in cosmology, serves on the boards of various science and technology institutes, and has received several honorary degrees.
 5 
Ursula Andress
(Swis Actress Best Known for Her Role of Bond Girl 'Honey Ryder' in the Film 'Dr.No')
Ursula Andress
20
Birthdate: March 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ostermundigen, Switzerland

Swiss actress, yesteryear model and sex symbol Ursula Andress gained attention playing Honey Ryder, widely regarded as the first Bond girl, in the first James Bond film titled Dr. No. In the ensuing years, she bolstered her career starring in films like The Southern Star, Clash of the Titans, and particularly as Vesper Lynd in spy parody film Casino Royale.    

 6 
Bruce Dern
(Actor)
Bruce Dern
9
Birthdate: June 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Sandy Koufax
(One of the Greatest Pitchers in Baseball History)
Sandy Koufax
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Baseball left-handed pitcher Sanford Koufax played for the MLB team Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers for 12 seasons. He was the youngest Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and the first three-time Cy Young Award winner. He skipped pitching for a 1965 World Series game because it fell on Jewish festival Yom Kippur.

 8 
Diane Ladd
(Actress, Film Director & Producer)
Diane Ladd
11
Birthdate: November 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States

Diane Ladd is an American actress, author, and filmmaker. Over the years, Diane Ladd has contributed immensely to the success of several films and TV series. Perhaps, her greatest contribution to Hollywood is guiding and mentoring her daughter and Academy Award-winning actress Laura Dern. Both Ladd and Dern received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for the film Rambling Rose

 9 
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
(King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia)
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
24
Birthdate: December 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been reigning as the King of Saudi Arabia since 23 January 2015. An important political figure, Salman also served as the Minister of Defense from 5 November 2011 to 23 January 2015. Salman also served as the Governor of Riyadh Province on two occasions; from 1956 to 1960 and again from 1963 to 2011.

 10 
Johnny Mathis
(American Jazz and Pop Singer Best Known for His Hit 'Chances Are')
Johnny Mathis
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States

Johnny Mathis is an American singer and songwriter. Best known for his contribution to popular music, Mathis has been honored with many awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award. Johnny Mathis is also renowned for his philanthropic efforts; he has supported such organizations as the American Cancer Society and Muscular Dystrophy Association.

 11 
Louis Gossett Jr.
(Actor)
Louis Gossett Jr.
1
Birthdate: May 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Gary Player
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Gary Player
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
South African former golfer Gary Player became the only non-American to win the career Grand Slam, at 29. Named to the World Golf Hall of Fame, he has earned more than 160 professional tournaments. He has also written golf books, designed golf courses, and launched The Player Foundation.
 13 
Chaim Topol
12
Birthdate: September 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Israeli actor Chaim Topol is best known for his Golden Globe-winning titular role in Sallah Shabati. He began his career with Israeli theater and later co-founded Haifa Theatre. He also earned an Academy Award nomination and won a Golden Globe for playing Tevye in the musical Fiddler on the Roof.
 14 
David Suzuki
(Canadian Academic, Environmental Activist and Host of TV Program ‘The Nature of Things’)
David Suzuki
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Best known for the CBC show The Nature of Things, Canadian environmental activist David Suzuki has also been a genetics and zoology professor. The UN Environment Programme Medal winner has been a major force against global warming and has written several books, such as An Introduction to Genetic Analysis.
 15 
Joe Don Baker
(Best Known for His Role as a Mafia Hitman in the Film ‘Charley Varrick’)
Joe Don Baker
5
Birthdate: February 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Groesbeck, Texas, United States

Joe Don Baker is an American actor known for playing action-packed roles in films like Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Wild Rovers, Charley Varrick, and Walking Tall. For his performance in the TV  series Edge of Darkness, Baker received a British Academy Television Award nomination. He has also played interesting roles in a couple of James Bond films.

 16 
Charles Koch
(American Billionaire Businessman, Chairman, and CEO of ‘Koch Industries’)
Charles Koch
17
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Charles Koch, co-owner, chairman, and CEO of Koch Industries, was the world’s 11th-richest man in 2019. He and his brother, David Koch, both named to Time 100 in 2011, transformed their business from an oil and chemical company to one that owns brands such as Stainmaster, Lycra, and Dixie Cup.
 17 
Amancio Ortega Gaona
(Spanish Businessman and Co-Founder of Inditex Fashion Group)
Amancio Ortega Gaona
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busdongo de Arbás, Spain
Former chairman and founder of Inditex fashion group, Amancio Ortega Gaona is renowned for it's chain Zara. He set the ball rolling for the fast fashion movement in the mid-70s. He first ventured into retail in his early teens, 
 18 
Frank Serpico
(Police officer)
Frank Serpico
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
 19 
Bob Gibson
(American Professional Baseball Player)
Bob Gibson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Dharmendra
(Actor)
Dharmendra
26
Birthdate: December 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab

Dharmendra is considered to be one of the most successful, popular and handsome actors in the history of Indian film industry. Though he is known for his action roles, he has done a wide range of Hindi films. Sholay, Bandini, Anupma, Phool Aur Paththar, Seeta Aur Geeta, Chupke Chupke, Satyakam and Azaad are some of his notable films.

 21 
Donald P. Bellisario
(Television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series)
Donald P. Bellisario
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cokeburg, Pennsylvania, United States
 22 
Lee Corso
(Sports coach)
Lee Corso
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lake Mary, Florida, USA
 23 
Mario Vargas Llosa
(Latin America's Most Significant Novelist and Essayist and Winner of 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Mario Vargas Llosa
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arequipa, Peru
In March 2020, Chinese e-book platforms virtually banned Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa after he suggested that China was largely responsible for the origin of the COVID-19 virus. One of Latin American’s most respected authors, he has penned bestsellers such as The Feast of the Goat.
 24 
Jacques Pepin
(Chef)
Jacques Pepin
3
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: December 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, French Third Republic France
 25 
Magdi Yacoub
(Heart Surgeon)
Magdi Yacoub
17
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belbin, Ashraqya, Egypt

Magdi Yacoub is a retired professor who worked at Imperial College London. He is best known for his work in repairing heart valves, a procedure which came to be known as the Ross-Yacoub procedure. In 1983, he performed the United Kingdom's first combined lung and heart transplant. Also a humanitarian, Yacoub co-founded the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation in 2008.

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Mickey Gilley
(Singer)
Mickey Gilley
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA
 27 
Tom T. Hall
(Singer)
Tom T. Hall
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Olive Hill, Kentucky, USA
 28 
Sylvia Earle
(The First Female Chief Scientist of the ‘U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’)
Sylvia Earle
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gibbstown, Greenwich Township, New Jersey, United States
Sylvia Earle is known for her research on marine algae and she was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Earle held the world record for the deepest untethered dive and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet, in 1998. She also featured in Netflix Original documentary Seaspiracy.
 29 
Wanda Ventham
(Actress)
Wanda Ventham
6
Birthdate: August 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 30 
Anthony Zerbe
(Actor)
Anthony Zerbe
4
Birthdate: May 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Ken Mattingly
(American Astronaut and One of the 24 People to Have Flown to the Moon)
Ken Mattingly
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Ken Mattingly is a retired aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, astronaut, and rear admiral in the US Navy. He was part of Apollo-16 and is one of 24 astronauts to have flown to the Moon. Mattingly is the recipient of numerous awards, including the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. In 1983, he was inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame.

 32 
Roger Whittaker
(British Musician and Singer Known for His Trademark Whistling Ability, Baritone Singing Voice, and Guitar Skills)
Roger Whittaker
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

Roger Whittaker is a British musician and singer-songwriter. Best known for his trademark whistling ability, baritone singing voice, and guitar skills, Whittaker is one of the best-selling artistes in the UK. Roger Whittaker forsook his teaching career to establish himself as a musician, a decision which he has never regretted. 

 33 
Mary Oliver
(Poet, Writer)
Mary Oliver
6
Listed In:
Birthdate: September 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maple Heights
 34 
Arvo Pärt
(Estonian Composer Who Has Invented a Compositional Technique named 'Tintinnabuli')
Arvo Pärt
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paide, Estonia
 35 
James Dobson
(One of America's Most Influential Evangelical Leaders Ever)
James Dobson
9
Birthdate: April 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

The founder of the Focus on the Family, Dr. James Dobson is a qualified psychologist and has also had long stints with a children’s hospital and as a professor of pediatrics. Known for his popular radio program Family Talk, he has penned countless books, such as the bestseller Bringing Up Girls.

 36 
Jim Dale
(Actor)
Jim Dale
0
Birthdate: August 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Tom Atkins
(Actor)
Tom Atkins
4
Birthdate: November 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 38 
Phil Donahue
(The Host of American TV Talk Show 'The Phil Donahue Show')
Phil Donahue
16
Birthdate: December 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Phil Donahue is best known for his long stint as the host and creator of The Phil Donahue Show, later named Donahue, the first talk show that involved audience participation. He inspired iconic talk show host Oprah. He also hosted an MSNBC show and co-directed the documentary Body of War.

 39 
Alain Delon
(One of Europe’s Most Prominent Actors and Screen Sex Symbols from the 1960s to 1980s)
Alain Delon
8
Birthdate: November 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sceaux, France

Alain Delon is a French actor, screenwriter, singer, filmmaker, and businessman. One of the most prominent actors and sex symbols in Europe during the 1960s and 1970s, Delon achieved critical acclaim for his performance in films like Rocco and His Brothers. In 1985, he was honored with the prestigious César Award for his portrayal of Robert Avranches in Our Story.

 40 
Shirley Knight
(Actress)
Shirley Knight
2
Birthdate: July 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Goessel, Kansas, USA
 41 
Keir Dullea
(Actor)
Keir Dullea
1
Birthdate: May 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 42 
Walter Lewin
(Astronomer, University teacher, Astrophysicist, Physicist)
Walter Lewin
2
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Hague
 43 
David Harvey
(Professor of Anthropology & Geography)
David Harvey
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gillingham, Kent, England

David Harvey is a  Marxist economic geographer, podcaster, and a fellow of the British Academy. He is currently a distinguished professor of anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He has authored many books and essays and is one of the most cited authors of books in the humanities and social sciences.   

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Betty Bosmer
(American Former Bodybuilder and Physical Fitness Expert)
Betty Bosmer
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Vernon Jordan
(Lawyer)
Vernon Jordan
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 46 
Judy Parfitt
(Actress)
Judy Parfitt
3
Birthdate: November 7, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 47 
Charles Duke
(Former NASA Astronaut Who Became the Youngest Person to Walk on the Moon)
Charles Duke
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlotte

Former NASA astronaut Charles Duke has also been a USAF officer and test pilot. At 36, he became the youngest astronaut to walk on the surface of the Moon. Throughout his illustrious career, he went on 5 Apollo missions. He is also an international public speaker.

 48 
Chi-Chi Rodríguez
(Puerto Rican Professional Golfer)
Chi-Chi Rodríguez
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Chi-Chi Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican golfer best known for winning eight PGA Tour titles between 1963 and 1979. In 1989, he won two prestigious awards, namely the Old Tom Morris Award and the Bob Jones Award. In 1992, Chi-Chi Rodríguez became the first Puerto Rican to be made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

 49 
Carol Arthur
(Actress)
Carol Arthur
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
 50 
James Darren
(Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Gidget', 'The Gene Krupa Story' and 'The Guns of Navarone')
James Darren
4
Birthdate: June 8, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

James Darren is an American actor, singer, and television director. He is well-known for his singing abilities; Darren's version of Goodbye Cruel World peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961. He has also released several albums like This One's from the Heart and Because of You.