Famous People Born in 1927 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 670

  • Apr 4 Bob Stump, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )
  • Apr 5 John Gilbert, British politician and Minister (L), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Apr 6 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Apr 6 Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)
  • Apr 7 Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian drummer (d. 2003)
  • Apr 10 Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Apr 11 Domenico Guaccero, composer
  • Apr 12 Jane Withers, Ga, actress (All Together Now, Josephine the plumber)
  • Apr 12 Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder
  • Apr 13 Lord Wedderburn of Charlton, QC, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 13 Mari Blanchard, actress (Kathy-Klondike), born in Long Beach, California
  • Apr 13 Maurice Ronet, Nice France, actor (Frantic, Sphinz, Circle of Love)
  • Apr 13 Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist
  • Apr 14 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta)
  • Apr 14 Gloria Jean, actress (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 15 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi
  • Apr 15 Robert Mills, American physicist (d. 1999)
  • Apr 16 Peter Mark Richman, actor (Andrew-Dynasty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Apr 16 Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Catholic Pope (2005-2013), born in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • Apr 17 Christopher Whelen, composer
  • Apr 18 Tadeusz Mazowiecki, premier of Poland (1989-90)
  • Apr 18 Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)

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Apr 18 Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)

Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser Samuel P. Huntington
Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser
Samuel P. Huntington
  • Apr 19 Don Barbour, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
  • Apr 20 Karl Muller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
  • Apr 21 Robert Brustein, American dean, Yale School of Drama), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 21 Gerald Flood, British actor (d. 1989)
  • Apr 22 Pascal Bentoiu, composer
  • Apr 22 Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (d. 2005)
  • Apr 23 Russell Smith, composer
  • Apr 24 Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Apr 24 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer
  • Apr 24 Patrick Bowles, writer/translator
  • Apr 25 Ernst Widmer, composer
  • Apr 25 Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
  • Apr 26 Anne McLaren, biologist/zoologist/actress (Things to Come)
  • Apr 26 Jack Douglas, comedian (My Brother Was an Only Child, Jack Paar Show)
  • Apr 27 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Tuckahoe, New York (d. 1994)
  • Apr 27 Coretta Scott King, American activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr., born in Heiberger, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Apr 27 John Joseph Moakley, (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1973- )
  • Apr 27 Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (d. 1988)
  • Apr 27 Wesley A Clark, American computer designer (first personal computer - LINC), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Apr 28 Garfield Weston, English industrial billionaire (Twinings Tea)
  • Apr 29 Betsy Ancker-Johnson, American physicist and auto company executive, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 29 Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic-silver-1948)
  • Apr 30 Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • May 1 Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • May 1 Israr Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in 4 Tests 1952-59)
  • May 1 Lord Bathurst, English earl/large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • May 1 Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)
  • May 1 William Mitchell Byers, musician
  • May 2 Ray Barrett, Australian actor
  • May 4 Terry (Owen John) Scott, Watford UK, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films)
  • May 5 Charles Rosen, American pianist/musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York
  • May 5 Pat Carroll, Shrevport La, comedienne/actress (Make Room for Daddy)
  • May 5 Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960)
  • May 6 Ettore Manni, actor (Fatal Desire, Heroes in Hell), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 6 Michael Frederick, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30)
  • May 7 Jim Lowe, DJ (WNEW) "King of Trivia", born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • May 7 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German screenwriter, (d. 2013)
  • May 7 Jim Lowe, American singer
  • May 8 Ian Denholm, CEO (Murray Investment Trust)
  • May 8 Philip Wilkinson, deputy chairman (National Westminster Bank)
  • May 9 John McDermott, Lord Justice of Appeal (Northern Ireland)
  • May 9 Manfred Eigen, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1967)
  • May 9 Ray Katt, baseball player
  • May 10 Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author
  • May 11 Anthony Hollis, British High Court Judge, (d. 2003)
  • May 11 Mort Sahl, comedian/political satirist/beatnik (Big Party), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 11 Zilpha Keatly Snyder, US, sci-fi author (Headless Cupid)
  • May 11 Gene Savoy, American author, explorer, scholar and cleric (d. 2007)
  • May 13 Clive Barnes, drama critic (NY Times, NY Post)
  • May 13 Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)
  • May 13 Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • May 14 Shirley Spork, LPGA golfer
  • May 14 Herbert W. Franke, Austrian writer
  • May 16 John Walford, solicitor
  • May 16 Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • May 17 Ronald Halstead, deputy CEO (British Steel)
  • May 18 Richard Body, British politician (C), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire
  • May 20 David Hedison, Americann actor (Colbys, Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • May 20 David Frederick Barlow, composer
  • May 20 Walter Aschaffenburg, composer
  • May 20 [Harold] Bud Grant, Wisc, CFL/NFL player/coach (Winnipeg, Minnesota)
  • May 20 Franciszek Macharski, Polish Cardinal, Archbishop of Krakow (1978-2005), born in Krakow (d. 2016)
  • May 21 George Levy, antique dealer/heritage campaigner
  • May 21 Kay Kendall, Yorkshire England, actress (Genevieve, Les Girls)
  • May 22 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)
  • May 22 Michael Constantine, Penn, actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water)
  • May 22 Phil Tucker, American director
  • May 24 John Kelly Jr, US, sculls (Oly-bronze-1956)/brother of Grace Kelly
  • May 24 Martinus J Mentz, South African MP (Conservative)
  • May 24 Timothy Beven, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • May 25 Robert Ludlum, American spy novelist (Bourne Identity), born in NYC, New York
  • May 26 Jacques Bergerac, France, actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun)
  • May 27 Bryan Cowgill, deputy chairman (Mirror Group)
  • May 27 Jan Blokker, Dutch writer/journalist (VPRO, People's Newspaper)
  • May 28 Bernhard Lewkovitch, composer
  • May 28 Francois Nourissier, French writer (Un petit bourgeois)
  • May 28 Gyorgy Ligeti, Transylvania, Romania, composer of contemporary classical music
  • May 28 Norman Ireland, CEO (Bowater)
  • May 28 Robert Evans, CEO (British Gas)
  • May 29 Carl Toms, stage designer (1 Million BC, Moon Zero Two)
  • May 29 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist/writer
  • May 29 Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power)
  • May 30 Clint Walker, Hartford Ill, actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen)
  • May 30 Dick Noel, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 30 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US, author (American Glass Animals)
  • May 31 Isabel Stoate, British diplomat
  • May 31 James Eberle, British admiral, director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs)
  • May 31 Michael Sandberg, British CEO (Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp)
  • May 31 Red Holloway [James], Helena, Arkansas, jazz tenor saxophonist, (d. 2012)
  • Jun 2 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
  • Jun 2 Phillip Burton, historian (Vanishing Eagles)
  • Jun 2 W. Watts Biggers, American novelist and animator, (d. 2013)
  • Jun 3 Boots Randolph, saxophonist (Yakety Sax), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Jun 4 Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (Smacks & Thistle)
  • Jun 4 Priscilla Morrill, Medford Mass, actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore)
  • Jun 7 Martin Carter, poet/critic
  • Jun 7 Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (d. 1953)
  • Jun 8 Dame Anne Warburton, 1st British female ambassador (1976) and President of Lucy Cavendish College (Cambridge) (d. 2015)
  • Jun 8 David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)

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Jun 8 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
  • Jun 8 Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)
  • Jun 9 Franco Donatoni, composer
  • Jun 9 Norman Sisisky, (Rep-D-VA, 1983- )
  • Jun 10 Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
  • Jun 10 Lin Yang-kang, Chinese politician
  • Jun 10 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
  • Jun 11 Beryl Grey, prima ballerina
  • Jun 11 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • Jun 11 John Aspinall, owner (casino, zoos)
  • Jun 11 Josef Anton Reidl, composer
  • Jun 11 Marcus Fox, conservative MP/chairman (1922 Committee)
  • Jun 12 Henry Slesar, headwriter (Edge of Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 12 Timir Pinegin, sailor (Olympic gold 1960), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Jun 13 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, born in Buvika (d. 2016)
  • Jun 13 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, born in Kempsey, New South Wales (d. 2003)
  • Jun 15 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist
  • Jun 15 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
  • Jun 16 Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)
  • Jun 16 Tom [Thomas] Graveney, English cricket batsman, born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • Jun 17 Austin J Murphy, (Rep-D-PA, 1977- )
  • Jun 17 Lucio Fulci, Italian director "Godfather of Gore", born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Jun 17 Martin Böttcher, German conductor
  • Jun 18 Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)
  • Jun 18 John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher
  • Jun 18 Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
  • Jun 18 Simeon Pironkov, composer
  • Jun 19 Karel Kupka, Czech composer, born in Rychvald
  • Jun 20 John M Dengler, jazz bass sax/trumpet/trombone
  • Jun 21 Carl Burton Stokes, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 21 Jackie Collum, baseball player
  • Jun 22 Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
  • Jun 23 Bob Fosse, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 24 Joseph Pierce Jr, horse trainer
  • Jun 24 Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist (Nobel 1995), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 26 Leslie Carpenter, CEO (Reed International)
  • Jun 27 Bob Keeshan, Lynbrook NY, aka Capt Kangaroo/Clarabelle (Good Morning)
  • Jun 27 Peter Bayliss, Thames England, actor (From Russia With Love)
  • Jun 27 Robert Casey, actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jun 28 Theo van Tijn, Dutch marxist/social-historian
  • Jun 28 Frank Rowland, Newport Beach, California, Nobel laureate in chemistry, (d. 2012)
  • Jun 30 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 30 James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter, They Might Be Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 30 Joseph R Skeen, (Rep-R-New Mexico, 1981- )
  • 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 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 Carlo Franci, composer
  • 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, conductor (Oslo Phil 1954-61), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 Gualberto T Hernandez, perfect minister Neth Antilles
  • Jul 12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • Jul 13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor