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5 Active Actors Over 80

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Some actors just do not know when to quit. Despite being over 80 years old, they keep audiences smiling with new and brilliant performances. While some are still appearing on camera, others have gone to doing voices or directing. Below are five notable actors who continue to inspire seniors and their Ft. Lauderdale care professionals.

1. Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood was born on May 31, 1930. The last time that he performed on camera was in 2012 when he played the role of Gus Lobel in Trouble with the Curve. Since then, he has directed American Sniper that was released on Christmas Day in 2014 and Sully, which was released in 2016. When Eastwood is not working, he enjoys reading.

2. Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland is an incredibly busy actor despite the fact that he was born on July 17, 1935. In 2016, he appeared numerous times in the television series Ice, along with being in the films Milton’s Secret and Forsaken. Look for him in Basmati Blues, Leisure Seekers and Measure of a Man during this next year. When Sutherland is not working, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.

3. William Shatner

William Shatner who was born on March 22, 1931, has spent more than seven decades delighting crowds. Captain Kirk and T.J. Hooker are just some of his most famous roles. In 2016, fans saw him in the television mini-series Better Late Than Never. When not at work, William Shatner can often be found riding an American Saddlebred horse.

4. Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall was born on January 5, 1931. He may be best remembered for his acting in Tender Mercies for which he won an Academy Award. In 2015, Duvall became the oldest person to ever be nominated for an Academy Award for his work in The Judge. His film In Dubious Battle was just released in September. He is very active with the Robert Duvall Children’s Fund that helps to educate children from low-income families in northern Argentina.

5. James Earl Jones

For more than 60 years, James Earl Jones has been delighting crowds. This actor who was born on January 17, 1931, earned an Academy Award nomination for his work in The Great White Hope. He is loved for his voiceovers in The Lion King and the Star Wars films, including his most recent work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He has also recently performed on the stage in You Can’t Take It with You. When James Earl Jones is not working, he publicly speaks out about living life with type 2 diabetes.

These actors have inspired fans for many years, especially seniors who would otherwise think they’re incapable of accomplishing dreams and goals. Home Care Assistance can also boost your loved one’s self esteem in order to promote longevity and vitality. Call (954) 909-0370 today to learn more about our comprehensive Ft. Lauderdale Alzheimer’s, dementia and stroke home care and how we can customize it to benefit your loved one.

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