Face it—the people you grew up watching on TV are old. How old? Listen, this is going to be difficult for all of us, but let’s try to view this as some sort of practice in nostalgia rather than a masochistic way to begin the week by knocking down that self-esteem a few rungs. Ok?
(You may want to sit down.)
1. Mr. T
I’m starting us all off gently here, because although Mr T is now 60 years old (his birthday was in May), he always seemed much older in my mind anyway. In other words, The A-Team feels like it could have been on roughly 20 years ago, not THIRTY.
2. Sally Jesse Raphael
!!!!!!!!!!11!!1! (She’s 77.)
3. Katherine Helmond
Can’t you still picture her prancing around in front of Angela’s suitors in a bikini while her daughter begs for a painless, instant death? That smile on her face suggests to me that she still has it in her, even at 82. WERQITGURL
4. Joyce DeWitt
It’s Janet! At 63, Janet has stumbled a bit since her days in Suzanne Somers’ shadow. A DUI a few years back thrust her back into the limelight, and then a public reconcilliation with The ThighMaster herself brought the focus back on the positive. And I still can’t believe John Ritter is gone.
5. Craig T. Nelson
Dude is now 68, and starting to look a little rough around the edges. Maybe it’s because he’s been making an ass of himself on television by associating with the likes of Glenn Beck and talking about how lame taxes are.
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