Special Report

Actors With the Longest Careers

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21. Geraldine Chaplin
> Age: 74
> Film credits: 119
> Most recent movie: “Los Rodríguez y el más allá” (2019)
> Earliest movie: “Limelight” (1952)

Geraldine Chaplin, daughter of Charlie Chaplin and granddaughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, first appeared in an uncredited role in her father’s film “Limelight” in 1952. Other screen credits include “Doctor Zhivago” (1965), “The Three Musketeers” (1973), and “The Age of Innocence” (1993).

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20. Piper Laurie
> Age: 86
> Film credits: 48
> Most recent movie: “White Boy Rick” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Louisa” (1950)

Piper Laurie has been nominated three times for an Oscar (“The Hustler,” “Carrie,” and “Children of a Lesser God”). She left the movie industry after making “The Hustler” in 1961 to support the civil rights movement and oppose the Vietnam War. She returned to film in 1976 to make “Carrie” and received her third Oscar nomination 10 years later for “Children of a Lesser God.”

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19. William Shatner
> Age: 87
> Film credits: 53
> Most recent movie: “Devil’s Revenge” (2019)
> Earliest movie: “The Butler’s Night Off” (1951)

Canadian-born William Shatner gained popularity as the courageous Captain James T. Kirk on the original TV series “Star Trek.” He would reprise that role in seven full-length Star Trek motion pictures.

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18. James Fox
> Age: 79
> Film credits: 55
> Most recent movie: “Surviving Christmas with the Relatives” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “The Miniver Story” (1950)

English actor James Fox – not to be confused with the American Jamie Foxx – was born to a theatrical family in London. Fox got his start as a child actor, working under the name William Fox. The actor’s most recent film is the British comedy “Surviving Christmas with the Relatives,” released last year.

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17. Julie Andrews
> Age: 83
> Film credits: 32
> Most recent movie: “Aquaman” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “The Singing Princess” (1949)

Oscar-winner Julie Andrews starred in some of the most beloved films of all time, including “Mary Poppins” (1964) and “The Sound of Music” (1965). Following a brief period of inactivity starting in 2010, the English actress returned with her own Netflix series — “Julie’s Greenroom” — in 2017.

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