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What age did Dumbledore live to?

I have tried to figure this out but I cannot come to a specific conclusion. I am just asking this to confirm my own theory. In Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore's memory proves that he was the headmaster ...
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How old is Finn?

How old is Finn in Adventure Time? Because it never says, yet he always looks the same from time to time when surely they can't have trouble every day.
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How old is Chewbacca?

How old is Chewbacca, anyway? Do Wookiees get gray fur when they are old?
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How old is Gandalf?

In the Lord of The Rings trilogy, does anyone know how old Gandalf is? I remember reading that Gandalf was much older than he looked. Do the books ever say how old he is?
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How old is Treebeard?

We know for certain (from Gandalf) that Treebeard the Ent is the oldest living creature on Middle Earth: "Treebeard is Fangorn, the guardian of the forest; he is the oldest of the Ents, the oldest ...
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In the Fourth Age, what was the oldest creature left alive in Middle Earth?

After the War of the Ring, Sauron = dead. Saruman = dead. Gandalf = has left on the ship. Elrond = left. Galadriel = left. What was the oldest creature still alive in Middle-Earth in the Fourth Age?
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How old is Rey?

Question inspired by AllieB's question. How old is Rey in the Sigil comics? Is her age ever stated?
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How old is Thor?

I was browsing Thor's Marvel wiki article and found this passage: Sometime in the 9th Century AD, Thor travelled to Earth to promote his worship among the Vikings. We already know that he is ...
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How old is Optimus Prime?

How old is Optimus Prime? *If it is measurable. Not talking about the aging process (like, is he a child, an adult, or elderly); but how many years/aeons/Cybertronian-years old is he? I suppose, in ...
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How old is Wolverine?

How old is Wolverine? Wasn't he in the civil war or something? It seems like movies keep showing flashbacks of earlier and earlier events.
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How did Gerontius Took get to be so old?

Until Bilbo turned 131, Gerontius Took (AKA "The Old Took") was the longest-living hobbit ever, reaching 130 years-old. Bilbo had The Ring to help extend his life, and even then, his age took a huge ...
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How does the Doctor's aging work?

How exactly does The Doctor's aging work? It appears to be all over the place. From revived Doctor Who alone: In The Sound of Drums, The Doctor is aged 100 years and becomes an old man. In The Last ...
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Do hobbits age at the same speed as humans or slower?

I know that they live significantly longer than humans (or at least Bilbo did) and I was wondering whether they age at the same rate as human bodies, and just live longer, or if their bodies age more ...
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Who is the oldest character in Harry Potter?

Most of the characters are just children, but other characters are quite old. Who is the oldest character (of any race) in the saga? He/she/it must be alive, at any moment of the saga.
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How old was Commander Will Riker around S1E1 of Star Trek TNG?

I checked Google and Picard's age was apparently somewhere around 59 at S1E1 and 74 at the end of the series according to a Trek Wiki. When I looked up Riker's age absolutely nothing came up!
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Who are the oldest characters in A Song of Ice and Fire?

I know that a long life is not usual in the world in which A Song of Ice and Fire is set. That brings to me some questions: Who is the oldest character that lives during (a part of) the books? Who ...
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How old is Wanda Maximoff in the MCU?

Despite being played by a then 27 year-old actress, dialogue in Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Age of Ultron implies that Wanda Maximoff is younger than she seems and Dawson Casting is in ...
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How long has Professor Binns been a professor at Hogwarts?

How long has Professor Binns worked at Hogwarts for, dead or alive? I'd also be interested in a date of death.
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In Star Trek, are there any (named) low-ranking older officers?

Of course, I mean besides Lt. JG Picard in "Tapestry": Is it just Hollywood bias or are we to believe that officers either get promoted, get killed, or retire if their career is not advancing?
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How old is Han?

I'm not sure if his age was ever made clear. I think there is a spin-off about him, but I'm not so sure as to how it relates to the main narrative. How old is Han Tzu, aka "Hot Soup", in Ender's Game?...
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Is Gimli really 60+ years old in Lord of the Rings?

In The Desolation of Smaug, when the Dwarves get captured by the Mirkwood Elves, Gloin shows Legolas a picture of his son, Gimli. But if you look at Bilbo Baggins, he is about 30-40 years old at that ...
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How old was Ender objectively at the start of Speaker for the Dead

In Chapter 2 of Speaker, it says this After all, the Bugger Wars were more than three thousand years ago; it was now the year 1948 SC, counting from the year the Starways Code was established, and ...
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How old was Professor Marchbanks?

Professor Marchbanks was the witch in the council which has visited Hogwarts in the OOtP for the OWL tests. She was once quoted saying: ... not if Dumbledore doesn't want to be found! I should know......
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How old were the rebels, Wedge and Biggs?

How old were the members of the rebellion, Wedge and Biggs, at the time we first meet them, helping the rebels' bombing mission which successfully hit the reactor? Any similarity to recent questions ...
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How old is Mace?

How old is Mace Tyrell? Mace Tyrell, also known as the Fat Flower of Highgarden, is a prominent minor character in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels and the Game of Thrones TV series, but how old is ...
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How old is Tarkin?

Although he doesn't appear so much, Tarkin was a significant antagonist before he died. He was a member of Brotherhood of the Thorn. Is his age ever specified? How old is Tarkin in the TV series ...
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How old is Chopper?

Chopper is a renegade, a fighter, and even a graffiti artist. He has had some run-ins with the authorities and with other droids. He even had a small cameo in one of the films. Do we know how old he ...
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How old is Chewie?

Chewie was a friend of one of the protagonists. He loved partying. Chewie had what was possibly a long friendship until during one of the most violent scenes in the movie. How old was Chewie in ...
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