Famous People Born in October 1927

  • Oct 1 Tom Bosley, actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 1 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • Oct 3 Kenojuak Asheva, Ikirasaq, Canada, Inuit artist, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 5 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Oct 5 John W. Downey, American composer, born in Chicago (d. 2004)
  • Oct 6 Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 6 Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Oct 7 Al Martino, singer (Here in My Heart)/actor (The Godfather), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 R. D. Laing, Govanhill, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 8 Al Duncan, blues drummer, born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Oct 8 Gigi Durston, Balt Md, singer (Sonny Kendis Show)
  • Oct 8 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)
  • Oct 8 Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
  • Oct 8 César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russion Orthodox Priest
  • Oct 10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
  • Oct 10 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
  • Oct 10 Thomas Brendon Wilson, composer
  • Oct 10 Dana Elcar, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)
  • Oct 12 Antonia Rey, actress (True Colors, Wise Guys), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Oct 14 Roger Moore, British actor (The Saint, James Bond), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 15 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
  • Oct 15 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
  • Oct 15 Bill Henry, Alice, TX, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), (d. 2014)
  • Oct 16 Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
  • Oct 16 Lee Montague, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust), born in London, England
  • Oct 16 Peter Brinson, dance educationalist

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Oct 16 Günter Grass, German writer and playwright (The Tin Drum) and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), born in Danzig

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
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Oct 18 George C. Scott, American actor and director (Patton, Dr. Strangelove), born in Wise, Virginia (d. 1999)

  • Oct 18 Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
  • Oct 19 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • Oct 20 Oskar Pastior, Romanian-born German writer (Oulipo), born in Sibiu (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Joyce Brothers, American pop psychologist ($64,000 Question, Naked Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 21 Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina
  • Oct 22 Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of South African Labour Party
  • Oct 22 Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
  • Oct 23 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
  • Oct 23 Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)
  • Oct 24 Renato de Grandis, composer
  • Oct 24 Gilbert Bécaud, French composer and actor (d. 2001)
  • Oct 25 Barbara Cook, stage singer/actress (Music Man), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 25 Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
  • Oct 25 Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
  • Oct 25 Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (2000-2005), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Oct 27 Dominick Argento, York Penn, composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint)
  • Oct 27 Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor
  • Oct 28 Cleo Laine, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger), born in Middlesex, England
  • Oct 29 Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)
  • Oct 29 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
  • Oct 30 Joseph Wilbur Adcock, manager/player (Braves)
  • Oct 31 Anita Kerr, singer composer and producer (The Anita Kerr Singers), born in Memphis, Tennessee