97 Years Old Males

The list of famous 97 year old males includes David Attenborough, Mel Brooks, John D. Rockefeller, Tony Bennett, Bertrand Russell. Famous males featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and educators and from other domains of life. This list of 97 Year Old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
David Attenborough
(English Broadcaster, Biologist and Natural Historian)
David Attenborough
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Birthdate: May 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Isleworth, England

Widely regarded as a national treasure in the United Kingdom, Sir David Attenborough is the only person to have received BAFTAs for TV shows meant for different television sets, such as black and white, color, 3D, HD, and 4K. In 2002, he was mentioned in BBC's 100 Greatest Britons list.

 2 
Mel Brooks
(Actor, Comedian And Filmmaker)
Mel Brooks
30
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Mel Brooks is the director of iconic comedy films and spoofs like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety and Spaceballs. He is also an actor and a writer and has written for many films. He has received many awards and accolades and won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the film. The Producers, in 1969.

 3 
Tony Bennett
(American Popular Retired Singer Best Known for His Album ‘I Left My Heart in San Francisco')
Tony Bennett
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Tony Bennett is an American painter and singer. He is credited with founding the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, popular performing arts high school. A famous and critically praised concert performer and recording artist, Tony Bennett has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.

 4 
James Lipton
(actor, screenwriter, poet, television presenter)
James Lipton
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit
 5 
Robert Clary
(Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Hogan's Heroes')
Robert Clary
4
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

Robert Clary is a French-American actor, artist, singer, author, and lecturer. He is known for his portrayal of Corporal Louis LeBeau in the American television sitcom, Hogan's Heroes. A Holocaust survivor, Clary often speaks about the perils faced by him during the Second World War. Robert Clary has also released a memoir titled From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes.

 6 
Alan Greenspan
(Economist)
Alan Greenspan
14
Birthdate: March 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York, United States
Economist Alan Greenspan chaired the U.S. Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006. It is believed that his easy money policies had caused the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008. He now works as a consultant through his organization Greenspan Associates LLC. He was also trained in clarinet at the Juilliard School.
 7 
Norman Jewison
(Canadian Film and Television Director, Producer and Founder of the 'Canadian Film Centre')
Norman Jewison
1
Birthdate: July 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Peter Marshall (Entertainer)
Peter Marshall (Entertainer)
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Huntington
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Roger Corman
(American film producer)
Roger Corman
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 10 
Tsung-Dao Lee
(Physicist)
Tsung-Dao Lee
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China

Tsung-Dao Lee is a Chinese-American physicist renowned for his work on particle physics, parity violation, soliton stars, nontopological solitons, and the Lee Model. In 1957, he became the third-youngest person to be awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in the science fields; he won the Nobel Prize in Physics. He is also the first Chinese Nobel laureate. 

 11 
Paul Berg
(American Biochemist and Winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
Paul Berg
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Paul Berg is best known for his research on recombinant DNA techniques. The Stanford professor was born to Russian Jewish immigrants in New York and is a Penn State alumnus. He has also won the National Medal of Science, among other awards.

 12 
Abdoulaye Wade
(Politician)
Abdoulaye Wade
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kébémer Department

Former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade and the current Senegalese Democratic Party secretary-general Abdoulaye Wade had practiced as a lawyer in France for a while after completing his PhD. Following his return to Senegal, he became an academic. His presidency was plagued by charges of corruption and nepotism.

 13 
Carl Erskine
(Baseball pitcher)
Carl Erskine
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anderson, Indiana, United States
 14 
Thich Nhat Hanh
(Buddhist monk and peace activist who has founded dozens of schools and universities and has published over 100 books.)
Thich Nhat Hanh
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Huế, Thừa Thiên-Huế Province, French Indochina
 15 
Kenneth Anger
(Film producer)
Kenneth Anger
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
 16 
Aaron Klug
(Chemist & Biophysicist)
Aaron Klug
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lithuania
 17 
Vernon L. Smith
(American Economist, Professor and Winner of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences)
Vernon L. Smith
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
 18 
Valdas Adamkus
(President of Lithuania (1998 - 2003, 2004 - 2009))
Valdas Adamkus
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania

Former Lithuanian president Valdas Adamkus had fought against the Soviet army during World War II. After fleeing to Germany, he studied in Munich and then migrated to the U.S., where he earned a civil engineering degree. Among his many accolades are honorary doctorates from countless foreign universities.

 19 
Arnaldo Pomodoro
(Sculptor)
Arnaldo Pomodoro
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Birthdate: June 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Morciano di Romagna, Italy

Known for his singular artistic language, underpinned by his extraordinary craftsmanship, Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro developed an interest in art and scenography while working for the Public Works Department. However, it was not until he attended an exhibition of Picasso in 1953 that he decided to devote his life to art, eventually creating many masterpieces including the Sfera con Sfera

 20 
Rupert Neve
(Engineer, Audio engineer)
Rupert Neve
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton Abbot

A pioneer in the design of audio recording equipments, Arthur Rupert Neve began his career designing public address systems, recording speakers and singers on lacquer discs. He later started his own business, designing analog recording and audio mixing equipments, .establishing Neve Electronics, Focusrite, AMS Neve, and finally Rupert Neve Designs.  Many of his long-discontinued products are now considered collectors' items.

 21 
Yusuf al-Qaradawi
(Egyptian Islamic Scholar)
Yusuf al-Qaradawi
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saft Turab, Egypt

Yusuf al-Qaradawi was an Egyptian scholar based in Qatar. An important influencer in the Muslim world, Al-Qaradawi is best remembered for his program, Sharia and Life. In addition to authoring over 120 books, Yusuf al-Qaradawi also helped found a website known as IslamOnline. Al-Qaradawi is often counted among the most influential Islamic scholars of his generation.

 22 
Efraín Ríos Montt
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huehuetenango

Efraín Ríos Montt was a Guatemalan politician and military officer. From 1982 to 1983, he served as the 26th president of Guatemala. His brief tenure as the de facto president was one of the bloodiest periods during the then-ongoing Guatemalan Civil War. In 2013, he was sentenced to 80 years in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide.

 23 
David Steindl-Rast
(Monk)
David Steindl-Rast
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
 24 
René Depestre
(Poet)
René Depestre
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jacmel, Haiti
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Eugene Iglesias
(Actor)
Eugene Iglesias
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 26 
César Pelli
(Architect, Entrepreneur)
César Pelli
3
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán
 27 
Yury Grigorovich
(Russian Dancer and Choreographer)
Yury Grigorovich
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia

Yury Grigorovich is a Soviet and Russian choreographer and dancer. One of the most popular and successful ballet dancers of his generation, Grigorovich dominated the Russian ballet scene for over three decades. Grigorovich has also headed the juries of several international competitions in classical ballet. He has also received several awards, such as the Lenin Prize and Ludvig Nobel Prize.

 28 
Robert Bly
(American Poet & Essayist Best Know for his Prose Book 'Iron John: A Book About Men')
Robert Bly
1
Birthdate: December 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States

Robert Bly was an American poet, activist, and essayist. He is best remembered for leading the mythopoetic men's movement. He is also remembered for his book Iron John: A Book About Men. Robert Bly is also well-known for his work The Light Around the Body, which earned him the National Book Award for Poetry in 1968.

 29 
Elihu Katz
(Sociologist)
Elihu Katz
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 30 
Jean-Pierre Serre
(Mathematician, Topologist, Professor)
Jean-Pierre Serre
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pyrénées-Orientales
 31 
Jürgen Moltmann
(German Reformed Theologian)
Jürgen Moltmann
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

Currently Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, German Reformed theologian, Jürgen Moltmann, is especially known for developing a form of social trinitarianism. Describing his views as Post-Barthian, he has penned down numerous works including Theology of Hope, The Crucified God, God in Creation etc. He is of the view that God suffers with humanity, while also promising a better future through the hope of the Resurrection

 32 
Basha Bakri
(Sports shooter)
Basha Bakri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1927 AD
Birthplace: Daiong, Sudan
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Stanley Cavell
(Philosopher, University teacher)
Stanley Cavell
0
Birthdate: September 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta
 34 
Sunderlal Bahuguna
(Environmentalist, Political activist)
Sunderlal Bahuguna
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehri

Sunderlal Bahuguna was an Indian environmentalist best remembered for his involvement in the Chipko movement. The movement, which aims at conserving forests, received a major boost after Bahuguna created the slogan ecology is the permanent economy. The movement inspired similar movements across India. Sunderlal Bahuguna is also remembered for leading the anti-Tehri Dam movement.

 35 
Arno J. Mayer
(Historian)
Arno J. Mayer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luxembourg
 36 
Peter Lax
(Mathematician, University teacher)
Peter Lax
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest

Abel Prize-winning Hungarian-American mathematician Peter Lax is remembered for his pathbreaking research on the partial differential equation and its application. He initilly worked for the US’s Manhattan Project and then taught at the New York University and even became the director of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

 37 
Giotto Bizzarrini
(Italian engineer)
Giotto Bizzarrini
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
 38 
Yehuda Bauer
(Israeli Historian and Scholar)
Yehuda Bauer
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
 39 
Frederick Buechner
(Author, Presbyterian Minister)
Frederick Buechner
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
 40 
Mohammed Zahur Khayyam
(Composer, Music director)
Mohammed Zahur Khayyam
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rahon

Mohammed Zahur Khayyam was an Indian music director and background score composer. In a long career spanning four decades, he won several prestigious awards, including the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in Creative Music and the Padma Bhushan. His music was rooted in Indian classical music with elements of ghazal. He was married to singer Jagjit Kaur. 

 41 
Eckart Dux
(Actor)
Eckart Dux
1
Birthdate: December 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
 42 
Laurence Rosenthal
(Composer, Musician, Film score composer)
Laurence Rosenthal
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit
 43 
Gunther Brennecke
(Field hockey player)
Gunther Brennecke
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germany
 44 
Murray Schisgal
(Playwright, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Writer)
Murray Schisgal
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
 45 
Andrew Schally
(American Endocrinologist and Winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Andrew Schally
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

Andrew Schally escaped Poland and went to Romania and the UK with his family following the Nazi invasion, eventually settling in Canada. He grew up to be a renowned endocrinologist and won the Nobel Prize for his research on the hypothalamus and how it controls the hormones in the body.

 46 
Ralf Wolter
(Actor)
Ralf Wolter
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
 47 
David Wagoner
(Poet, Novelist, Professor)
David Wagoner
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Erhard Eppler
(Politician)
Erhard Eppler
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulm
 49 
Teddy Reno
(Singer)
Teddy Reno
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy