Actors That You May Have Thought Were Dead But Are Actually Still Alive


There are many old famous people from the bygone days of Hollywood and film that many people think have long since passed away. Below I describe some actors who people often think are no longer alive but are actually still living and in some cases active in the film industry.


Doris Day is an actress who began her career all the way back in 1939. Talk about a long time ago!. She really became famous in 1945 while singing. Recently Doris Day found out that she is in fact two years older than she thought. The singer, actress and animals rights activist is in fact 95 years old not 93 as previously thought.


Dick Van Dyke was a famous actor and comedian back in the day. He would also produce films and sing and dance in shows. With a career spanning almost seven decades, Dick Van Dyke is one of America’s most well known actors. He is still alive at 91 years old.


Ann Margaret is an actress who is originally from Sweden but had settled down in the United States. She won five golden globe awards throughout her acting career and was a nominee for two academy awards in film. The actress is now 75 years old. Old timers may remember her performing in films such as Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy and the Cincinnati Kid.


Melvin James also known as Mel Brooks was a comedian, actor and later a screen writer and director that was known for his comedy performance and parodies, some of the best movies of all time. He is now 90 years old.