Special Report

Actors With the Longest Careers

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41. Harry Belafonte
> Age: 93
> Film credits: 14
> Most recent movie: “BlacKkKlansman” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Bright Road” (1953)

Calypso singer and activist Harry Belafonte appeared in the Spike Lee-directed “BlacKkKlansman” last year. Belafonte’s long cinematic career includes successes like “Carmen Jones” in 1954 and “Island in the Sun” in 1957.

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40. Peter Strauss
> Age: 73
> Film credits: 15
> Most recent movie: “Operation Finale” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “White Mane” (1953)

Peter Strauss might be better known for his television work in TV films such as “Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy” (1977) and “Joan of Arc” (2005). However, his considerable movie credits include last year’s “Operation Finale,” “Soldier Blue” (1970), “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine” (1972), and “The Last Tycoon” (1976).

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39. Honor Blackman
> Age: Died on April 5, 2020, age 95
> Film credits: 44
> Most recent movie: “Cockneys vs Zombies” (2012)
> Earliest movie: “Fame Is the Spur” (1947)

Fans of 1960s-era James Bond movies will remember the alluring Honor Blackman as the doomed character Pussy Galore in the film “Goldfinger” in 1964. That was one of several characters she played who met an unfortunate end. In her film debut in “Fame Is the Spur” in 1947, Blackman played a character who died from a horse-riding accident.

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38. Gina Lollobrigida
> Age: 93
> Film credits: 58
> Most recent movie: “Box Office 3D: Il film dei film” (2011)
> Earliest movie: “Return of the Black Eagle” (1946)

Gina Lollobrigida, cinematic sex symbol from Italy, starred in many hits in the 1950s and ’60s with some of the biggest stars of the day, including “Come September” (1961) with Rock Hudson, “Trapeze” (1956) with Burt Lancaster, and “Solomon and Sheba” (1959) with Yul Brynner.

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37. Terence Hill
> Age: 81
> Film credits: 71
> Most recent movie: “My Name Is Thomas” (2018)
> Earliest movie: “Il viale della speranza” (1953)

Terence Hill, born as Mario Girotti, started his career as a child actor in Europe. He was a mainstay of so-called “Spaghetti Westerns” in the 1960s and ’70s. Among his more notable films were “Lo chiamavano Trinita” (“They Call Me Trinity”) in 1970 and “Il mio nome è Nessuno” (“My Name Is Nobody”) in 1973.