Special Report

Actors With the Longest Careers

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31. Jane Asher
> Age: 72
> Film credits: 27
> Most recent movie: “An American in Paris: The Musical” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Crash of Silence” (1952)

Jane Asher, an English actress who was engaged to Paul McCartney, began her career as a child actress in the movie “Crash of Silence” in 1952. Among her film credits is “Alfie,” a 1966 movie that starred Michael Caine.

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30. Marion Ross
> Age: 90
> Film credits: 28
> Most recent movie: “Senior Entourage” (2019)
> Earliest movie: “Forever Female” (1953)

TV viewers will remember Marion Ross as the unfailingly upbeat mom on the sitcom “Happy Days.” Most of her career has been spent on television. Among her movie appearances is an uncredited role in 1958’s “Some Came Running” starring Frank Sinatra.

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29. George Hamilton
> Age: 79
> Film credits: 52
> Most recent movie: “Swiped” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Lone Star” (1952)

George Hamilton, chided by comedians and talk show hosts for his perpetual tan, parlayed his idle-rich image into roles as a playboy in “Angel Baby” (1960), and in youth romps “Where the Boys Are” (1960) and “Looking for Love” (1964).

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28. Stuart Wilson
> Age: 72
> Film credits: 26
> Most recent movie: “Marauders” (2016)
> Earliest movie: “Undertow” (1949)

English actor Stuart Wilson learned his craft at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Many American moviegoers got their first taste of Wilson as villain Jack Travis in “Lethal Weapon 3” (1992). He played another heinous character in “The Mark of Zorro” six years later alongside Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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27. Joyce Van Patten
> Age: 84
> Film credits: 28
> Most recent movie: “Diane” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Fourteen Hours” (1951)

Joyce Van Patten was a mainstay on television series starting in the 1950s, including soap operas such as “As The World Turns,” sitcoms like “The Mary Tyler Moore Hour,” and dramas such as “The Good Wife.” Her motion picture work includes “Fourteen Hours” in 1951 and the counterculture comedy “I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!” in 1968.

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