Official list of oldest living people in Showbusiness

From 1907 til 1925. Any suggestions or comments are welcome.
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Last up-date: March 5, 2013
Reason for last up-date: Death of María Asquerino

Recent death(s):

María Asquerino (November 25, 1925 - February 27, 2013) 87
Dale Robertson (July 14, 1923 - February 27, 2013) 89
Carmen Montejo (May 26, 1925 - February 25, 2013) 87
Bob Godfrey (May 27, 1921 - February 22, 2013) 91
Milt Hoffman (1922/1923? - February 21, 2013) 90
Joaquín Cordero (August 16, 1922 - February 19, 2013) 90
Donald Richie (April 17, 1924 – February 19, 2013) 88
Richard Collins (July 20, 1914 – February 14, 2013) 98
John Ammonds (May 21, 1924 – February 13, 2013) 88
Tekin Akmansoy (January 20, 1924 – February 12, 2013) 89
Petro Vlahos (August 20, 1916 – February 10, 2013) 96
Stuart Freeborn (September 5, 1914 – February 5, 2013) 98

Recent addition(s):

Run Run Shaw (November 23, 1907)
Harry Lewis (April 1, 1920)
Don Kennedy (June 8, 1920)
Kathryn Adams (July 15, 1920)
Ruth Terry (October 21, 1920)
Joe Kirkwood Jr. (November 15, 1920)
Betty Jaynes (February 12, 1921)
Jane Adams (August 7, 1921)
Matt Mattox (August 18, 1921)
Virginia Belmont (September 20, 1921)
Peter Hansen (December 5, 1921)
Ray Anthony (January 20, 1922)
William Phipps (February 4, 1922)
Stewart Stern (March 22, 1922)
Margia Dean (April 7, 1922)
Audrey Long (April 14, 1922)
Monica Lewis (May 5, 1922)
Umberto Raho (June 4, 1922)
Dick Smith (June 26, 1922)
Kay Starr (July 21, 1922)
Norman Lear (July 27, 1922)
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“ Spanish director/screenwriter
Born: August 15, 1907
Age: 105 ” - TheDutchViewer
Run Run Shaw
Producer, Blade Runner
Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) station in Hong Kong...
“ Hong Kong producer
Born: November 23, 1907
Age: 105 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Portuguese director/screenwriter
Born: December 11, 1908
Age: 104 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: August 23, 1909
Age: 103 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Norwegian actor
Born: October 19, 1909
Age: 103 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: October 20, 1909
Age: 103 ” - TheDutchViewer
Luise Rainer
Luise Rainer, the first thespian to win back-to-back Oscars, was born on January 12, 1910 in Dusseldorf, Germany, into a prosperous Jewish family. Her parents were Emilie (Königsberger) and Heinrich Rainer, a businessman. She took to the stage, and plied her craft on the boards in Germany. As a young actress...
“ German actress
Born: January 12, 1910
Age: 103 ” - TheDutchViewer
Arthur Gardner
Producer, The Rifleman
Jules V. Levy, Arthur Gardner and Arnold Laven met in 1943 in the First Motion Picture Unit of the Army Air Force; they were stationed at the Hal Roach Studios in Culver City, CA (with other notables such as Capt. Ronald Reagan, Capt. Clark Gable and Lt. William Holden, etc.), making training films...
“ American producer
Born: June 7, 1910
Age: 102 ” - TheDutchViewer
Lupita Tovar
Actress, Drácula
Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Lupita Tovar appeared first in silent Fox films before making the move to Universal and co-starring in the Spanish-language version of 1930's "The Cat Creeps" (La voluntad del muerto). For the same producer, Czech-born Paul Kohner, she appeared as Eva Seward (the Spanish-language counterpart of Helen Chandler's Mina) in Universal's Spanish Dracula...
“ Mexican actress
Born: July 27, 1910
Age: 102 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor/magician
Born: August 5, 1911
Age: 101 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Finnish actor
Born: September 13, 1911
Age: 101 ” - TheDutchViewer
Mary Carlisle
Actress, Dead Men Walk
She was the standard prototype of the porcelain-pretty collegiate and starry-eyed romantic interest in a host of Depression-era films and although her name may not ring a bell to most, Mary Carlisle enjoyed a fairly solid decade in the cinematic limelight. The Boston-born, blue-eyed blonde was brought to Hollywood in 1916...
“ American actress
Born: February 3, 1912
Age: 101 ” - TheDutchViewer
Mártha Eggerth
From the day she was born Martha lived in a world of music. For sure her father was a banker but he was also an amateur pianist. As for her mother, she was a housewife but also a very talented opera singer who had given up her career for the joys of matrimony and motherhood. It does not come as a surprise...
“ Hungarian-American actress/singer
Born: April 17, 1912
Age: 100 ” - TheDutchViewer
Zohra Segal
Sahibzadi Zohra Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan, better known as Zohra Sehgal, was born into a Sunni Muslim Rohilla Pathan family of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, on 27th April, 1912 in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India. However, unlike most other children of traditional households, Zohra Sehgal was a tomboy, who enjoyed climbing trees and playing games...
“ Indian actress
Born: April 27, 1912
Age: 100 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American producer
Born: June 10, 1912
Age: 100 ” - TheDutchViewer
Wolfgang Suschitzky
Cinematographer, Get Carter
“ Austrian cinematographer
Born: August 29, 1912
Age: 100 ” - TheDutchViewer
Louise Currie
Actress, The Ape Man
Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Louise Currie attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, became interested in acting and began taking courses at Max Reinhardt's drama school in Hollywood. Talent scouts spotted the aspiring actress in the acting workshop's stage productions and pressed her to make the rounds of the Hollywood studios...
“ American actress
Born: April 7, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American director/writer
Born: August 12, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
Herb Jeffries
This velvet-toned jazz baritone and sometime actor was (and perhaps still is) virtually unknown to white audiences. Yet, back in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Herb Jeffries was very black-cast films. Today he is respected and remembered as a pioneer who broke down rusted-shut racial doors in Hollywood and ultimately displayed a positive image as a black actor on celluloid...
“ American actor
Born: September 24, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ English actress
Born: September 27, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
Ellen Albertini Dow
The multifaceted Ellen Albertini was a student of dance and piano at the age of five, and obtained a B.A. and M.A. in theater from Cornell University. She moved to New York, and studied and worked with the legendary likes of Hanya Holm, Martha Graham, Michael Shurtleff, Uta Hagen, Marcel Marceau...
“ American actress
Born: November 16, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
Marc Platt
One of Hollywood's more high-flying dancers on film, dimpled, robust, fair-haired Marc Platt provided fancy footwork to a handful of "Golden Era" musicals but truly impressed in one vigorous 1950s classic. Born to a musical family on December 2, 1913 in Pasadena, California as Marcel Emile Gaston LePlat...
“ American actor
Born: December 2, 1913
Age: 99 ” - TheDutchViewer
Olaf Pooley
He was born in Parkstone, Dorset, England. His father was English and his mother was Danish. Olaf was a student of architecture at the Architectural Association, London, and of painting at the Chelsea School of Art. In Paris, he studied under the tutelage of Marcel Grommaire, at the Acedemie Colorossi...
“ English actor
Born: March 13, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
Shep Houghton
Born George Shephard Houghton on June 4, 1914, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Shep is the youngest of two sons born to George Henry Houghton and Mabell Viola Shephard. Far from being born into show business, his father was an insurance company representative who moved his family to Hollywood for business reasons in 1927...
“ American actor
Born: June 4, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ French actress
Born: June 14, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
Irwin Corey
Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority," was born on July 29, 1914, in Brooklyn, New York. He and his five siblings were wards of the Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum, and during the Great Depression, he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corp. Possessing brawn as well as brains, Professor...
“ American actor
Born: July 29, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Argentine actress
Born: August 5, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
Michael D. Moore
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Raiders of the Lost Ark
“ Canadian-American actor/director
Born: October 14, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ English actress
Born: October 30, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
Norman Lloyd
Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory in New York...
“ American actor
Born: November 8, 1914
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American director
Born: January 16, 1915
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress/painter
Born: February 1, 1915
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: March 3, 1915
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
Patricia Morison
Woefully misused while in her prime screen years at Paramount during the late '30s and '40s, Patricia Morison, lovely and exotic with Rapunzel-like long, dark hair, nevertheless became a star in her own right -- as a supremely talented diva on the singing stage. Born on March 19, 1915, in New York City...
“ American actress
Born: March 19, 1915
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
Renée Asherson
Actress, The Others
A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television. She played the bride of Laurence Olivier's title character in Henry V (1944) (Henry V). She later appeared in Maniacs on Wheels, a speedway drama with Dirk Bogarde. A frequent co-star of the actor Robert Donat, whom she married in 1953...
“ English actress
Born: May 19, 1915
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
Eli Wallach
One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole, and Al Pacino, to name but a few...
“ American actor
Born: December 7, 1915
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Italian actor
Born: January 24, 1916
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Canadian actor
Born: February 9, 1916
Age: 97 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: March 31, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: May 25, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia Mary de Havilland was born July 1, 1916, in Tokyo, Japan, to British parents Lilian Augusta (Ruse), a former actress, and Walter Augustus de Havilland, an English professor and patent attorney. Her sister, Joan, later to become famous as Joan Fontaine, was born the following year. Her surname comes from her paternal grandfather...
“ British-American actress
Born: July 1, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: July 8, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
Dean R. Brooks
Dr. Dean Kent Brooks, M.D., was born in Everett, Washington, in 1916. He was the head of the Oregon State Hospital in 1975 when the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was filmed there. He starred, surprising enough, as the head of the psychiatric hospital in the film, "Dr. John Spivey, M.D." He attended the University of Kansas Medical School in Kansas City...
“ American actor
Born: July 22, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: August 18, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Dutch-American actor
Born: October 26, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
Kirk Douglas
Actor, Spartacus
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. His parents...
“ American actor
Born: December 9, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Swedish actress
December 16, 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
Elisa Stella
Venezuelan veteran actress Elisa Stella was born in 1916. She spent many years working in theatre and made her film debut in 1971 and TV debut in 1975. Through the years she gave some of the finest performances in series such as Mi Gorda Bella (as Dona Elena), Soberana (as Inginia Dominguez) and La Mujer de Judas (as Isabel)...
“ Venezuelan actress
Born: 1916
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: January 1, 1917
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Actress, Moulin Rouge
Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, life gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career. Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári Gabor in Budapest...
“ American actress
Born: February 6, 1917
Age: 96 ” - TheDutchViewer
R.G. Armstrong
Actor, Predator
A golden career was reflected in his name. Robert Golden Armstrong ("Bob" to his friends) was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 7, 1917. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there, he was frequently performing on stage with the Carolina Playmakers. After graduating, R.G...
“ American actor
Born: April 7, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Danielle Darrieux
Actress, Persepolis
Danielle Darrieux was born in 1917 in Bordeaux, France, but raised in Paris. She was only 14 when she auditioned for a secondary role in Le bal: she got the part, and the producer offered her a five-year contract. She had her first romantic lead in La crise est finie and scored an international...
“ French actress
Born: May 1, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
George Gaynes
George Gaynes was born in Helsinki in May, 1917, which was then the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. The Grand Duchy was part of the Russian Empire, which was in a state of collapse at the time of Gaynes' birth. The Emperor Nicholas II of Russia had abdicated the throne on March 15, two months prior to Gaynes' birth., and the Empire was in the process of splintering...
“ American actor
Born: May 16, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ English actor
Born: May 18, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
William Woodson
He was the narrator of the famous TV series The Invaders, an American science fiction television program created by Larry Cohen that aired on ABC for two seasons, from January 10, 1967 to March 26, 1968. Dominic Frontiere, who had provided scores for Twelve O'Clock High and The Outer Limits, provided scores for The Invaders as well...
“ American actor
Born: July 16, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Lorna Gray
Born Virginia Pound, Lorna Gray was "discovered" by a Columbia Pictures agent while modeling in a fashion show. She was given a screen test, and Columbia was impressed enough to sign her to a contract (it was at this time that she was given the name "Lorna Gray", which she kept until 1945, when she changed it to "Adrian Booth")...
“ American actress
Born: July 26, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ British actor
Born: August 8, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Italian film composer
Born: September 2, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
June Foray
Actress, Mulan
Legendary voice actress June Foray was born June Lucille Forer on September 18, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Ida (Robinson) and Maurice Forer, an engineer. Her father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and her mother was of French-Canadian and Lithuanian Jewish descent. She started in the voice field at the age of twelve...
“ American actress
Born: September 18, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Marsha Hunt
Stardom somehow eluded this vastly gifted actress. Had it not perhaps been for her low-level profile compounded by her McCarthy-era blacklisting in the early 1950s, there is no telling what higher tier Marsha Hunt might have attained. Perhaps her work was not flashy enough, or too subdued, or perhaps her intelligence too often disguised a genuine sex appeal to stand out among the other lovelies...
“ American actress
Born: October 17, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Joan Fontaine
Actress, Rebecca
Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, in what was known as the International Settlement. Her father was a British patent attorney with a lucrative practice in Japan, but due to Joan and older sister Olivia de Havilland's recurring ailments the family moved to California in the hopes of improving their health...
“ British-American actress
Born: October 22, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Movita Castaneda was an American actress best known for having been the second wife of actor Marlon Brando. She was eight years older than Brando. In films, she played exotic women/singers, such as in Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), of which she was the last surviving cast member. She is the mother of Miko Castaneda Brando and Rebecca Brando Kotlizky...
“ American actress
Born: December 4, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Elyse Knox
Elyse Knox, the actress best known for starring in The Mummy's Tomb and for being Heisman Award-winner Tom Harmon s wife and actor Mark Harmon's mother, was born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Austrian parents Hermine Sophie (Muck) and Frederick Kornbrath...
“ American actress
Born: December 14, 1917
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Janet Waldo
Janet Waldo provided the quintessential voice of the swooning, overly dramatic teenager for numerous generations -- from the 1940s swinging babysitters to the 1960s groovy chick. A bouncy, perennially-youthful brunette, she was born in Yakima, Washington, and began entertaining in church plays as a youth...
“ American actress
Born: February 4, 1918
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: February 15, 1918
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Fay McKenzie
Actress, The Party
Fay McKenzie was born into a show business family where she was the youngest of two sisters and an actress cousin, and made her screen debut at only ten weeks old in Station Content (1918) in which she was carried in the arms of Gloria Swanson. Her parents, Bob and Eva were already veteran performers and apparently wanted their daughter to get an early start in films...
“ American actress
Born: February 19, 1918
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: February 22, 1918
Age: 95 ” - TheDutchViewer
Ted Post
Director, Peyton Place
Ted Post first began thinking about a career in show business in 1938, when he was working as a weekend usher at the Loew's Pitkin Theater in Brooklyn, New York, and getting so caught up in the movies that he would sometimes forget to escort the patrons to their seats. He received some acting training at the workshop of Tamara Daykarhanova...
“ American director
Born: March 31, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: April 14, 1918
Age: 98 ” - TheDutchViewer
A.C. Lyles
Producer, Deadwood
“ American producer
Born: May 17, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: June 1, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Patachou was born as Henriette Ragon on 10 June 1918. Born and brought up in Paris she had many jobs, including typist, shop assistant and antique dealer before, in 1948, with her husband Jean Billon, she opened a night club in Montmarte called Patachou. She began her singing career here and journalists gave her the name Patachou after the establishment...
“ French actress/singer
Born: June 10, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: June 28, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013) was the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was known for his lifelong struggle against apartheid (enforced racial separation), which was instituted in South Africa in 1948. The ANC was soon declared a terrorist organization and banned by the South African government...
“ South African activist/writer (one time actor)
Born: July 18, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: July 23, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Marjorie Lord
Poised and lovely Marjorie Lord started her long and varied career on the Broadway stage and in "B" films as a sweet-natured ingénue. Lord was born Marjorie F. Wollenberg in 1918 in San Francisco, California, to Lillian Rosalie (Edgar) and George Charles Wollenberg. Her family transported themselves to New York City when she was fifteen...
“ American actress
Born: July 26, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
John Zacherle
John Zacherle (later known as John Zacherley) was born September 26, 1918 in Philadelphia, PA, the youngest of four children. He went to high school in the Germantown area, then enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a Bachelor's Degree. During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a quartermaster in North Africa and Europe...
“ American actor
Born: September 26, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Baby Peggy
Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid, had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19-months-old...
“ American actress
Born: October 26, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Actor, The F.B.I.
It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege throughout his childhood...
“ American actor
Born: November 30, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
Audrey Totter
Actress, The Set-Up
One is certainly hard-pressed to think of another true "bad girl" representative so closely identifiable with film noir than hard-looking blonde actress Audrey Totter. While she remained a "B"-tier actress for most her career, she was an "A" quality actress and one of filmdom's most intriguing ladies. She always managed to set herself apart even in the most standard of programming...
“ American actress
Born: December 20, 1918
Age: 94 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Canadian actor
Born: 1918
Age: 94? ” - TheDutchViewer
Patricia Laffan
Actress, Quo Vadis
A statuesque and striking actress with vaguely reptilian aspects, at once sinister and alluring; a smile never more than a whisker away from a sneer and a commanding, imperious presence suggesting innate superiority. Difficult to cast, Patricia Laffan seemed destined to portray the villainous or the eccentric...
“ English actress
Born: March 19, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ German actor
Born: March 31, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Than Wyenn
Than Wyenn was an actor born on May 2, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA. He had a long career and was especially known for Being There (1979), Splash (1984), and Imitation of Life (1959). He died on January 29, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Los Angles, CA, USA at the age of 95.
“ American actor
Born: May 2, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: May 29, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Al Molinaro
Actor, Happy Days
Albert was born on June 24, 1919 to Raffaele Molinaro and Teresa Marrone. His father was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to the US when he was 15 years old and worked as a water boy with a railroad crew going west from New York. He ended up in Kenosha Wisconsin where he met and married Albert's mother Teresa on December 22...
“ American actor
Born: June 24, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Nehemiah Persoff
Born in 1919 (some sources say 1920) in Jerusalem, Nehemiah Persoff immigrated with his family to America in 1929. Following schooling at the Hebrew Technical Institute of New York, he found a job as a subway electrician doing signal maintenance until an interest in the theater altered the direction of his life...
“ Israeli-American actor
Born: August 2, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Marge Champion
One of the great dancer and choreographers in both movies and stage, Marge Champion is best known today as the former wife of Gower Champion, when they worked together as a highly successfully dancing team in the MGM musical years. After retiring from movies, Champion now works as a dance teacher and as a choreographer in New York.
“ American actress/dancer/choreographer
Born: September 2, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: September 28, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Jason Wingreen
Character actor Jason Wingreen was born on October 9, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City. The son of a Jewish tailor father, Wingreen grew up in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens. Jason attended John Adams High School and majored in English and Speech at Brooklyn College (he initially planned on...
“ American actor
Born: October 9, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ Mexican actor
Born: October 25, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Nova Pilbeam
Nova Pilbeam was a famous child actress on stage and screen in the UK. Her biggest sucesses were her two movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock, "The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) and "Young and Innocent". She married director Pen Tennyson in 1939 and retired in the 40s.
“ British actress
Born: November 15, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: November 15, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Alan Young
Actor, Mister Ed
Alan Young was born in Northern England in 1919, but his Scots father moved the family to Edinburgh, Scotland, when Young was a toddler and then to Canada when Young was about 6 years old. As a boy, he suffered from severe asthma, which kept him bedridden for long periods of time but encouraged his love of radio...
“ English-American actor
Born: November 19, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actress
Born: November 22, 1919
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ English actor
Born: January 8, 1920
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ American actor
Born: January 16, 1920
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Jerry Maren
Actor, House
He took dancing lessons when he was young and aspired to be an actor. In November 1938, standing just three foot four, he met up with the Oz-bound group of little people in New York and went by bus to California. There he was chosen to be the Munchkin who hands Dorothy a welcoming lollipop.
“ American actor
Born: January 24, 1920
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
“ English director
Born: January 30, 1920
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer
Actor, Don
Pran was born in a very wealthy Delhi-based Sikand family on February 12, 1920. His dad, Kewal Krishan Sikand was a renowned civil contractor, Kalsi bridge in Dehra Dun was just one of his projects. As a child he had studied in Meerut, Kapurthala, Unao, Dehra Dun, & Rampur. He was very fond of dogs, and always had a dog for a pet since his childhood to date...
“ Indian actor
Born: February 12, 1920
Age: 93 ” - TheDutchViewer