An Emmy- and Tony-winning 'Evita' and 'Homeland' actor, plus more stars turning 70 in 2022

An Emmy- and Tony-winning 'Evita' and 'Homeland' actor, plus more stars turning 70 in 2022
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Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Mandy Patinkin — who’s known for his starring roles in Broadway’s “Evita” and TV shows including “Chicago Hope,” “Criminal Minds” and “Homeland” — celebrates his 70th birthday on Nov. 30.

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Action star Liam Neeson — who turned 70 on June 7 — doesn’t exactly feel his age. “Inside I feel 40,” the “Taken,” “Star Wars” franchise and “Schindler’s List” star told People magazine in 2018. “But I sometimes think, ‘Who are you fooling? Who are you kidding?’ I’ve got to stop that. Life’s good! I’m very lucky and very blessed.”

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Singer, actress and Broadway star Lorna Luft — the daughter of “Wizard of Oz” icon Judy Garland and the half-sister of music star Liza Minnelli — celebrates her 70th birthday on Nov. 21.

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“I’m laughing, thinking, ‘God, we’re all having a senior moment,'” Tony- and Emmy-winning star Christine Baranski — who turned 70 on May 2 — told The New Yorker of her late-blooming career playing older women. “Not in the sense of being forgetful but in the sense that, ‘Wait a minute, if Bob Dylan is 80, then it must be cool to be 80,’ you know?”

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“Nash Bridges” and “Smallville” actress Annette O’Toole celebrated her 70th birthday on April 1 — April Fools’ Day.

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Former “Entertainment Tonight” host and Grammy-nominated New Age pianist John Tesh celebrated his 70th birthday on July 9.

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On June 18, “Blue Velvet” actress and Lancome model Isabella Rossellini celebrated her 70th birthday.

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Annie Potts, the star of movies like “Ghostbusters” and “Pretty in Pink” and shows like “Designing Women” and “Young Sheldon,” turned 70 on Oct. 28.

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“Taxi” star Marilu Henner rang in the big 7-0 on April 6.

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“The Hardy Boys” and “Baywatch” star Parker Stevenson turned 70 on June 4. Fun fact: He was married to actress Kirstie Alley in the ’80s and ’90s.

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“As you get older, you’re not only more grateful, but you’re more in the moment. Things are more meaningful,” Roseanne Barr — who turned 70 on Nov. 3 — told AARP. “There’s an upside to the creaks and pains of age. It forced me to slow down, which is good. If you fight your body as it ages, you’re not gonna win.”

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Jeff Goldblum is all about aging gracefully. “I’ve got an eye out for surgical foolishness,” Jeff, who turned 70 on Oct. 22, told GQ. “It’s not my thing — but I don’t think I’d be getting another part, if I did anything.”

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“Thirtysomething” star Melanie Mayron officially turned seventysomething on Oct. 20.

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TV super-producer Chuck Lorre — the man behind shows like “Two and a Half Men,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Kominsky Method,” “Grace Under Fire,” “Dharma & Greg,” “Mike & Molly” and more — turned 70 on Oct. 18.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated his 70th birthday on Oct. 7.

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Former music manager, reality TV star and talk show host Sharon Osbourne celebrated her 70th on Oct. 9.

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Beverly Johnson, the first African American Vogue cover model, isn’t afraid to seek the fountain of youth. “I think it’s great,” the beauty, who turned 70 on Oct. 13, told NPR. “We just live in a world where, you know, we’re living longer and we know so much about health and looks. And, I mean, you can even buy a skin cream now that really does diminish wrinkles. I think it’s fantastic.”

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Pee-wee Herman — aka Paul Reubens — may seem ageless, but he joined the 70 club on Aug. 27.

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Actor and former boxer Mickey Rourke was born on Sept. 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York.

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“It’s that, ‘you’re only as old as you feel,'” four-time Emmy winner Alfre Woodard, who turns 70 on Nov. 8, told AARP. “Age is what you decide you want it to be. I am still in motion here.”

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Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics turned 70 on Sept. 9.

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“Saturday Night Live” alum Nora Dunn celebrated her 70th birthday on April 29.

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“Yeah, it’s nice having been around awhile. I can just speak for myself instead of throwing these little roadblocks in my way…,” “Roseanne” and “The Big Lebowski” actor John Goodman, who turned 70 on June 20, told AARP. “Although it’s harder because I’m older. Daddy gets tired; Daddy gets a headache and can’t remember his lines sometimes.”

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Robin Quivers — who’s worked alongside famed radio star Howard Stern as his co-host for decades — celebrated her 70th birthday on Aug. 8.

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“Star Trek: The Next Generation” actor Jonathan Frakes, who’s also a successful television and movie director — and has ben married to soap star Genie Francis since 1988 — celebrated his 70th birthday on Aug. 19.

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David Hasselhoff turned 70 on July 17. “The trick to staying young is hanging out with younger people,” he told The Guardian in 2017. “I try to keep current. I just did this thing with a YouTube sensation from Germany. Google called: ‘Will you do this?’ And any time I get an opportunity to do something with social media, that will reach the kids, I’m in.”

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“I think I still have the lizard brain of a 20-year-old. I wake up every morning and I have the same vision, the same perception — except when I start to move,” Dan Aykroyd told The Guardian in 2021. “The lag between my perception of how young I feel and that mobility… There’s a lag there.” He turned 70 on July 1.

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Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning funnylady Carol Kane — who fans know and love from “Annie Hall,” “The Princess Bride,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and more — turned 70 on June 18.

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Happy 70th birthday, Mr. T! The actor (real name: Laurence Tureaud) was born in Chicago on May 21, 1952.

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“Lost” star Terry O’Quinn enters a new decade on July 15 when he turned 70.

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The King of Country, George Strait, turned 70 on May 18.

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Frances Fisher — who’s starred in everything from “Unforgiven” and “Titanic” to TV’s “Watchmen” and “The Sinner” (and shares a daughter with former love Clint Eastwood) — turned 70 on May 11.

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Academy Award-nominated “Bullets Over Broadway” and “A Bronx Tale” star Chazz Palminteri — who had a recurring role on “Modern Family” from 2010 to 2019 — joined the 70s club on May 15.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Byrne was “Burning Down the House” on May 14 — his 70th birthday.

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“Get Shorty” and “Malcolm X” actor Delroy Lindo celebrated his 70th birthday on Nov. 18.

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The Police drummer and film score composer Stewart Copeland turned 70 on July 16.

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Emmy-winning “Law & Order,” “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” and “Chicago Med” actress S. Epatha Merkerson celebrated her 70th birthday on Nov. 28.

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Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier celebrated his 70th birthday on April 24.

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick turned 70 on April 16.

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On April 28, “Dances With Wolves” and “Battlestar Galactica” star Mary McDonnell — an Oscar and Emmy nominee — celebrated her 70th birthday.

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Action movie star Steven Seagal turned 70 on April 10. He celebrated in Moscow with pals of Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, amid the invasion of Ukraine.

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“Sons of Anarchy” and “The X-Files” actor Mitch Pileggi left his 60s behind on April 5.

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Legendary sportscaster Bob Costas turned 70 on March 22.

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Disgraced Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein spent his 70th birthday on March 19 behind bars following his 2020 conviction on sexual assault charges.

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The Starchild is a septuagenarian! Paul Stanley, who’s been singing and playing guitar in KISS for almost 50 years, marked his 70th birthday on Jan. 20.

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Original “Saturday Night Live” cast member Laraine Newman turned the big 7-0 on March 2.

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Country music icon George Strait was born in Poteet, Texas, in 1952. He marks his 70th birthday on May 18.

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Boxing patriarch Floyd Mayweather Sr. rang in his 70th birthday on March 15.

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Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning Iranian American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo — who’s starred in acclaimed projects like “House of Sand and Fog” and “24” — celebrated her 70th on May 11.

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Gus Van Sant — the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind movies including “Drugstore Cowboy,” “My Own Private Idaho,” “To Die For,” “Good Will Hunting,” “Milk” and more — turned 70 on July 24.

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“I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)” and “Takin’ It to the Streets” singer Michael McDonald — who over the course of his career has performed with the Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan and recorded music as a solo artist — blew out 70 candles on Feb. 12.

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Amy Tan, who penned the popular novel “The Joy Luck Club,” which was turned into a 1993 movie, turned 70 on Feb. 19.






















































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