There's been a lot of talk about generational divides over the past few years.
But while boomers, Gen X, millennials, and Gen Z tend to be the subjects of those conversations, you don't hear a lot about the Silent Generation.
For those who aren't familiar with this generation, it includes those born roughly between the years 1928 and 1945 — just before the boomers.
So, why are they called the Silent Generation? According to a TIMEarticle from 1951: "Youth today is waiting for the hand of fate to fall on its shoulders, meanwhile working fairly hard and saying almost nothing. The most startling fact about the younger generation is its silence. With some rare exceptions, youth is nowhere near the rostrum. By comparison with the Flaming Youth of their fathers & mothers, today's younger generation is a still, small flame. It does not issue manifestoes, make speeches, or carry posters."
Here are some celebrities who are considered part of the Silent Generation: