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100 People To Meet Before They Die

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Average listal rating (332 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0
Born: March 10, 1940 (Age: 80)

Actor (Delta Force)

People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next. - Chuck Norris

Average listal rating (568 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Born: December 21, 1937 (Age: 82)

Actress (Klute)

I spent a good deal of time going back over my childhood, my midlife, to try to understand who I was. We're supposed to be complete and whole, and you can't be whole if you're trying to be perfect. Doing a life review helped me get over the disease to please. - Jane Fonda

Born: April 22, 1937 (Age: 83)
Actor (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)

Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I haven't been a rogue most of my life. - Jack Nicholson

Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
Born: November 19, 1936 (Age: 83)

TV Host

"I don't feel old. I feel like a young man that has something wrong with him." - Dick Cavett
Born: August 18, 1936 (Age: 83)

Actor (Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid)

I don't think about when it's going to stop and what you do before it stops. You just keep moving." - Robert Redford

Born: June 22, 1936 (Age: 83)


"I feel so lucky to have lived the life that I did and to be surrounded by the people I love. I've got eight kids, and they're always laughing all the time. It's like music to my ears. I think that my frame of mind these days is probably happier than I've ever been, which is kind of odd, coming close to the finish line." - Kris Kristofferson
Born: March 18, 1936 (Age: 84)

Actress (Dr. No)

"I don't have time to think about age. There are so many things to do." Ursula Andress
Average listal rating (1095 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Born: December 1, 1935 (Age: 84)
Director/Writer (Annie Hall)

"Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon." - Woody Allen
Average listal rating (269 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Born: November 8, 1935 (Age: 84)

"You believe in God, then you don't believe anymore and when you have a big problem, you pray anyway." - Alain Delon
Born: October 1, 1935 (Age: 84)
Actress (The Sound of Music)

"A lot of my life happened in great, wonderful bursts of good fortune, and then I would race to be worthy of it." - Julie Andrews
Born: September 29, 1935 (Age: 84)

"When they look back on me I want 'em to remember me not for all my wives, although I've had a few, and certainly not for any mansions or high livin' money I made and spent. I want 'em to remember me simply for my music." - Jerry Lee Lewis
Born: July 6, 1935 (Age: 84)
The Dalai Lama the 14th

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." - Dalai Lama
Born: April 13, 1935 (Age: 85)

"The time has come for us to admit our insignificance by making discoveries in the infinite unexplored cosmos. Only then shall we realize that we are nothing but ants in the vast state of the universe. And yet our future and our opportunities lie in the universe, where gods promised they would." - Erich Von Daniken
Born: September 28, 1934 (Age: 85)
Actress (And God Created Woman)

"I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy." - Brigitte Bardot
Average listal rating (896 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Born: September 20, 1934 (Age: 85)
Actress (Two Women)

"There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age." - Sophia Loren
Born: August 6, 1934 (Age: 85)

"All things make sense; you just have to fathom how they make sense." - Piers Anthony

Born: July 17, 1934 (Age: 84)
Actor (M*A*S*H)

"You have a little bit of talent, a certain amount of good fortune and a lot of hard work in pursuit of whatever truth you can find in it, and if you are really lucky, a terrific partner and I have that and those four things worked out for me." - Donald Sutherland
Born: April 24, 1934 (Age: 86)

"I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part." - Shirely Maclaine
Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Born: February 12, 1934 (Age: 86)
NBA Legend

"Durability is part of what makes a great athlete." - Bill Russell
Average listal rating (10 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Born: February 5, 1934 (Age: 86)

Baseball Legend

"My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging." - Hank Aaron
Average listal rating (135 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 0
Born: November 19, 1933 (Age: 86)
TV Host

"I'm 80 years old, and I don't know what I'm going to be when I grow up." - Larry King
Born: August 18, 1933 (Age: 86)
Director (Chinatown)

"I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction." - Roman Polanski

Born: April 30, 1933 (Age: 87)
Country Music Legend

"I didn't come here and I ain't leavin'." - Willie Nelson
Born: April 26, 1933 (Age: 87)

"Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away." - Carol Burnett
Born: April 9, 1933 (Age: 87)
Actor (Breathless)

"Being afraid is the worst sin there is." -Jean-Paul Belmondo
Born: March 14, 1933 (Age: 87)
Actor (The Italian Job)

"I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't." - Michael Caine
Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Born: March 14, 1933 (Age: 87)

"I'm never in my life going to do a record that's a tribute to myself. I don't need it." - Quincy Jones
Average listal rating (121 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 0
Born: February 18, 1933 (Age: 87)

"I saw that nothing was permanent. You don't want to possess anything that is dear to you because you might lose it" - Yoko Ono
Average listal rating (292 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Born: February 13, 1933 (Age: 87)

"And I went through a lot of detours and I took a lot of roads and things so yes, that's all there, but it's not meant to be shocking or telltale." - Kim Novak
Born: December 5, 1932 (Age: 87)

"I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize." - Little Richard
Average listal rating (33 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Born: Noveber 15, 1932 (Age: 87)

"There are definitely people who are stuck in the '60s and there are definitely people who think I am and it's just not true. I was performing for a long time before the '60s and I'll be doing exciting interesting things for along time to come." - Petula Clark
Born: April 27, 1932 (Age: 88)
Actress (8 1/2)

"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older." - Anouk Aimee
Average listal rating (9 ratings) 4.2 IMDB Rating 0
Born: October 31, 1931 (Age: 88)
TV News Anchor

"A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well." - Dan Rather
Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
Born: October 7, 1931 (Age: 88)
Nobel Peace Prize Winner/South African Cleric

"We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low." - Bishop Desmond Tutu
Born: September 30, 1931 (Age: 88)
Actress (Policewoman)

"You can't stop the aging process. There's only so much oil you can put on your body. I've always just tried to go with my age. If the part requires somebody a little younger or older, I can probably get away with that." - Angie Dickinson
Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Born: July 1, 1931 (Age: 88)
Actress (Gigi)

"The most important thing is to remain active and to love what you are doing." - Leslie Caron
Born: May 6, 1931 (Age: 88)
Baseball Legend

"I was very fortunate to play sports. All the anger in me went out. I had to do what I had to do. If you stay angry all the time, then you really don't have a good life." - Willie Mays
Born: March 22, 1931 (Age: 89)
Actor (Star Trek)

"You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture." - William Shatner
Average listal rating (181 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Born: January 19, 1931 (Age: 90)
Actress (The Birds)

"I didn't think any amount of money was worth something that would take away what you believed in or what you stood for. I didn't want to do something my parents and daughter couldn't be proud of." - Tippi Hedren
Born: January 5, 1931 (Age: 89)
Actor (Apocalypse Now)

"I always figure from the cradle to the grave, we all have our individual journeys, and maybe my journey was a positive one and I accomplished certain things without stepping on too many toes." - Robert Duvall
Born: August 30, 1930 (Age: 89)
Business Tycoon

"If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians." - Warren Buffet
Average listal rating (1347 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Born: August 25, 1930 (Age: 89)
Actor (James Bond films)

"I haven't found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going." - Sean Connery
Born: May 31, 1930 (Age: 89)

"I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will." - Clint Eastwood
Average listal rating (666 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Born: January 30, 1930 (Age: 90)
Actor (The Conversation)

"I'm disappointed that success hasn't been a Himalayan feeling." - Gene Hackman
Born: December 13, 1929 (Age: 90)
Actor (The Sound of Music)

"Unless you can surround yourself with as many beautiful things as you can afford, I don`t think life has very much meaning." - Christopher Plummer
Born: September 25, 1929 (Age: 90)
TV Personality

"And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it's enormously comforting to believe that you're going to see your loved ones." - Barbara Walters
Born: July 2, 1929 (Age: 90)
Philippine First Lady

"Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity." - Imelda Marcos
Born: June 4, 1928 (Age: 91)
Sex Therapist

"Talking from morning to night about sex has helped my skiing, because I talk about movement, about looking good, about taking risks." - Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Born: May 12, 1928 (Age: 91)

"Knowing when to leave may be the smartest thing anyone can learn." - Burt Bacharach
Born: April 16, 1927 (Age: 939)
Former Pope

"I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace." - Pope Benedict XVI

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