'Cristela' Creator Says She Earned One-Third of What White Partner Made for Show

'Cristela' Creator Says She Earned One-Third of What White Partner Made for Show

06/30/2020

Cristela Alonzo created, wrote, starred in and produced the series, which was canceled after one season in 2015

These actors are 90+ and show no signs of slowing down.

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  • Mel Brooks (born 1926) 

    The EGOT winner and comedy legend has kept working into his 90s, with roles in films like 2018’s “Hotel Transylvania 3” and 2019’s “Toy Story 4.” He’s also been working on a stage musical adaptation of his 1974 comedy Western “Blazing Saddles.”

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  • Ed Asner (born 1929)  

    The Emmy-winning star of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Lou Grant” has kept working, with 2020 appearances in TV shows like “Modern Family,” “Blue Bloods” and “Briarpatch.”

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  • Cicely Tyson (born 1924) 

    An Oscar nominee for 1972’s “Sounder” (and an honorary Oscar winner in 2019), Tyson has stayed on screen in films like “The Help” and 2017’s “Fall From Grace” as well as TV shows like “Cherish the Day” and “How to Get Away With Murder.”

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  • Dick Van Dyke (born 1925) 

    The Emmy-winning star of the ’60s sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show” also broke out on the big screen in films like 1964’s “Mary Poppins” and 1968’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” But he’s had a resurgence in this century with roles in the “Night at the Museum” series, Showtime’s “Kidding” and 2018’s “Mary Poppins Returns.”

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  • Betty White (born 1922) 

    The Emmy-winning star of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Golden Girls” had another sitcom hit in her 90s with “Hot in Cleveland.” She also voiced a character in 2019’s “Toy Story 4” and will appear in “A Betty White Christmas” in 2020.

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  • Bob Newhart (born 1929) 

    The standup comic became a sitcom legend with three shows that bore his name. And he’s made appearances in shows like “The Big Bang Theory” (finally winning his first Emmy in 2013) as well as “The Librarians” and “Young Sheldon.”

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  • Angela Lansbury (born 1925) 

    A three-time Oscar nominee for films like “Gaslight” and “The Manchurian Candidate,” Lansbury earned fame on TV as well, particularly the long-running mystery “Murder She Wrote.” A six-time Tony winner for her work on Broadway, she has continued working in projects like 2018’s “Mary Poppins Returns.”

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  • Carl Reiner (born 1922) 

    The nine-time Emmy winner has been hailed as a comedy genius for his work as both a writer and performer. And he still took roles into his 90s in shows like “Hot in Cleveland,” “Young and Hungry” and “Angie Tribeca.” He also voiced a character in 2019’s “Toy Story 4.”

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  • Cloris Leachman (born 1926)  

    Leachman won an Oscar for her work in 1971’s “The Last Picture Show,” and followed that with work in comedy like “Young Frankenstein” and her long-running sitcom “Phyllis.” More recently, she’s appeared in shows like “Raising Hope,” “American Gods” and the reboot of “Mad About You.”

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  • Estelle Parsons (born 1927) 

    Parsons won an Oscar for 1967’s “Bonnie and Clyde” and she’s kept working on both stage and screen well into her 90s, appearing in shows like “The Good Wife,” “Grace and Frankie” and “The Conners.”

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  • Clint Eastwood (born 1930) 

    The star, who rose to prominence in ’60s Westerns (“A Fistful of Dollars”) and ’70s action films (“Dirty Harry”), has won four Oscars as a director and producer of “Unforgiven” and “Million Dollar Baby.” In addition to starring in his own 2018 film “The Mule,” he’s also kept up an active career as a director whose recent works include 2018’s “The 15:17 to Paris” and 2019’s “Richard Jewell.”

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  • Some stars show no signs of slowing down

    These actors are 90+ and show no signs of slowing down.

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