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Ages of Top Male and Female Money-Making Actors: 1932 to 2012

Kathleen M. Silva, PhD and Francisco J. Silva, PhD University of Redlands   Abstract This study examined the ages of the Quigley Poll’s top money-making male and female actors between the years 1932 and 2012.  The mean ages of the top male and female actors were 41.1 and 31.9 years, respectively, and there were no systematic changes in these means across the eight decades of the Poll.  These mean ages were similar to the ideal ages of men’s and women’s preferred romantic partners that have been reported in studies of mate preferences (women aged 20 – 69 years prefer, on ...

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