12 Broadway Stars Who Will Live Forever

These legends are getting up there in years, but they’re not allowed to die. Ever.

1. Elaine Stritch

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Age: 88
Signature role: Joanne in Company

2. Carol Burnett

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Age: 79
Signature roles: Princess Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Miss Hannigan in the film adaptation of Annie

3. Chita Rivera

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Age: 80
Signature roles: Anita in West Side Story, Velma Kelly in Chicago

4. George Hearn

Age: 78
Signature roles: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Albin in La Cage aux Folles

5. Liza Minnelli

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Age: 66
Signature role: Sally Bowles in the film adaptation of Cabaret

6. Angela Lansbury

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Age: 87
Signature roles: Mame in Mame, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd

7. Stephen Sondheim

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Age: 82
Signature works: Company, Follies, A Little Night Music

8. Julie Andrews

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Age: 77
Signature roles: Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Maria in the film adaptation of The Sound of Music

9. Joel Grey

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Age: 80
Signature roles: Emcee in Cabaret, The Wizard in Wicked

10. Barbra Streisand

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Age: 70
Signature role: Fanny Brice in Funny Girl

11. Len Cariou

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Age: 73
Signature roles: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Fredrik in A Little Night Music

12. Carol Channing

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Age: 92
Signature roles: Dolly in Hello Dolly, Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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