Names of Famous People aged 78

Harrison Ford

Movie Actor

Age : 78

An actor who gained worldwide fame, starring roles as Han Solo in the Star Wars films and as the title character of the Indiana Jones movie series. He was noticed for appearing in the movie 'Blade Runner' (1982) as well.

Barbra Streisand

Pop Singer

Age : 78

One of the greatest and most enduringly popular American singers who is the only recording artist to have number-one albums in each of the last six decades. She was noticed for appearing in the movie 'Funny Girl' (1968) as well.

Martin Scorsese

Director

Age : 78

The high-profile filmmaker of the New Hollywood era who was praised for his creation of 'Taxi Driver' (1976), 'The Wolf of Wall Street' (2013), and the likes.

Billy Connolly

Movie Actor

Age : 78

The Movie Actor seen by audiences in the 'Muppet Treasure Island' (1996). Not to mention, Billy Connolly was also involved in the movie 'The Boondock Saints' (1999).

Aretha Franklin

Soul Singer

Age : 78

The 'Queen of Soul' who sang 'Respect'.

Mahatma Gandhi

Political Figure

Age : 78 (deceased)

Non-violent leader of Indian independence.

Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz Singer

Age : 78 (deceased)

The American jazz singer dubbed as the 'First Lady of Song', 'Queen of Jazz', and 'Lady Ella' and recognized for her 'horn-like' improvisation when scat singing.

George Washington Carver

Botanist

Age : 78 (deceased)

The great agricultural scientist and peanut innovator.

Andrew Jackson

President

Age : 78 (deceased)

The 7th President of the United States (1829-1837).

Maree Cheatham

TV Actress

Age : 78

The TV Actress recognized for joining 'Sam & Cat' (2013) made an appearance in the 'Beetlejuice' (1988). Also involved on the TV show 'General Hospital' (1963).

Alex Ferguson

Soccer Coach

Age : 78

Famed as the longest-serving manager of Manchester United for 26 years.

Dick Butkus

Football Player

Age : 78

The Football Player who joined the 'Chicago Bears'.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Political Relative

Age : 78 (deceased)

The First Lady of the US, 1933-45 and wife of Franklin D.

Coretta Scott King

Civil Rights Figure

Age : 78 (deceased)

The civil rights leader and activist who is also the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower

President

Age : 78 (deceased)

The supreme commander of Allied forces in WWII who became the 34th President of the US in 1953.

Brian Wilson

Rock Singer

Age : 78

The Rock Singer admired by fans as a part of 'The Beach Boys'.

Betsey Johnson

Fashion Designer

Age : 78

The whimsical designer and quirky fashion personality who took creative control of the rock n' roll fashion label of 70s called Alley Cat.

Idi Amin

Political Figure

Age : 78 (deceased)

The Ugandan military officer and served as the President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979.

Bud Abbot

Comedian

Age : 78 (deceased)

One-half of the American TV sitcom 'The Abbott and Costello Show' (1952-1954) who was described as 'the greatest straight man eve' by Groucho Marx .

Sarah Bernhardt

Stage Actress

Age : 78 (deceased)

The legendary French theatrical superstar of the 1800s known as 'the queen of the pose and the princess of the gesture' who appeared in 'La Dame Aux Camelias' (1981) and 'Ruy Blas' (1948).

Vladimir Nabokov

Novelist

Age : 78 (deceased)

Author of the novel Lolita.

Werner Herzog

Director

Age : 78

German filmmaker who made Aguirre: The Wrath of God.

Britt Ekland

Movie Actress

Age : 78

The Swedish Bond girl in the film 'The Man with the Golden Gun' (1974) and star of the cult horror movie, 'The Wicker Man' (1973).

Wayne Newton

Jazz Singer

Age : 78

The American singer of 'Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast' (1972) known as Mr. Las Vegas.

Yvonne Craig

TV Actress

Age : 78 (deceased)

The ballet dancer and actress known for her role as Batgirl on the 1960s TV series 'Batman' and Orion in 'Star Trek' (1966-1969).

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