Famous People Born in July 1927

  • Jul 1 Hans Eklund, Swedish composer, born in Sandviken (d. 1999)
  • Jul 1 Ruben Gomez, baseball player
  • Jul 2 Brock Peters, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 2 Jerome Meyer, horse trainer
  • Jul 2 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director
  • Jul 3 Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik)
  • Jul 3 Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)
  • Jul 3 William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]
  • Jul 4 Gina Lollobrigida, Subiaco Italy, actress (Trapeze, Falcon Crest)

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Jul 4 Neil Simon, playwright (Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Jul 5 W M Diggelmann, writer
  • Jul 6 Charles Whittenberg, composer

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Jul 6 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • Jul 6 Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/presidential candidate (Smothers Bros Show)
  • Jul 6 Susan Cabot, actress (Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 6 [Jan] Hein Donner, Dutch chess master
  • Jul 6 Nilo Soruco, Bolivian songwriter (d. 2004)
  • Jul 6 Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 7 Alan J Dixon, (Sen-D-IL, 1981- )
  • Jul 7 Charlie Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
  • Jul 7 Doc Severinson, [Carl], bandleader/trumpeter on the Tonight Show, born in Arlington, Oregon
  • Jul 8 Maurice Hayes, Irish politician
  • Jul 9 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)
  • Jul 9 Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
  • Jul 9 Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jul 10 David Dinkins, (1st African American Mayor-D- 1990-93), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)
  • Jul 10 William Smithers, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jul 10 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
  • Jul 10 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 11 Herbert Blomstedt, American conductor, born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 Gualberto T Hernandez, perfect minister Netherlands Antilles
  • Jul 12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • Jul 13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jul 13 Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)
  • Jul 14 John William Chancellor, news anchor (NBC, VOA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Ann Jellicoe, British theater director and playwright (Knack), born in Middlesborough
  • Jul 15 Carmen Zapata, American actress (Hagen, Viva Valdez, Man & the City), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 16 John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office
  • Jul 16 John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)
  • Jul 16 Shirley Hughes, author/illustrator
  • Jul 18 Carlo Franci, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jul 18 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), born in Breig (d. 2015)
  • Jul 18 Ludwig Harig, German writer, born in Sulzbach
  • Jul 18 Zin Harris, cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's)
  • Jul 19 Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer/journalist (Albania Defiant)
  • Jul 20 Anthony Cavendish, British MI 6 agent/banker
  • Jul 20 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor/composer
  • Jul 21 Stefan Niculescu, composer
  • Jul 22 George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
  • Jul 23 Al[fred] A McCandless, (Rep-R-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 23 Elliot McKay See Jr, astronaut, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1966)
  • Jul 24 James J Howard, (Rep-D-NJ, 1965- )
  • Jul 24 Wilfred Josephs, composer
  • Jul 25 Midge Decter, anti woman's lib (Liberated Woman...), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 25 Stanley Dancer, harness racer (4 Hambletonians, 3 Trot Triple Crown)
  • Jul 25 Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 25 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 26 G S Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India)
  • Jul 26 M H W Wells, CEO (Charterhouse Japhet)
  • Jul 27 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician
  • Jul 27 Allen Breed, USA, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 27 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jul 28 John Ashbery, American poet
  • Jul 29 Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
  • Jul 30 Richard Johnson, British actor (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), born in Upminster (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Victor Wong, American actor (d. 2001)
  • Jul 31 Walter Vogt, Swiss writer (W├╝thrich) and psychiatrist, born in Zurich (d. 1988)