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14 acting legends over 70

There aren't very many actors and actresses who have had staying power through the years. Some of the thespians on this list had a flash of brilliance in iconic roles and then came back into the spotlight later in life, while others have maintained steady careers in the industry. Almost every career goes through a slump, but these seniors have either found revitalized success or they never lost it in the first place.

1. Sean Connery

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Sean Connery is probably most recognized as the very first (and some say best) James Bond, an iconic role. In 1988, he won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in "The Untouchables" (1987). He is also well-known for his roles as Indiana Jones' father in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989) and William Forrester in "Finding Forrester" (2000).

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