Famous People Born in 1927 (Part 3)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 679

  • Jul 16 John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Shirley Hughes, English author and illustrator (Dogger), born in West Kirby, England
  • 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 (d. 2018)
  • Jul 18 Zin [Parke Gerald Zinzan] Harris, New Zealand cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1991)
  • Jul 19 Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer and journalist (Albania Defiant), born in Bromma, Stockholm
  • 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 (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jul 23 Al McCandless, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Brawley, California (d. 2017)
  • Jul 23 Elliot McKay See Jr., American engineer and NASA astronaut, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1966)
  • Jul 24 Alex Katz, American figurative artist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 24 James J. Howard, American educator and Democratic Party politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • Jul 24 Wilfred Josephs, English composer, born in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne (d. 1997)

  • Jul 25 Midge Decter, American journalist and author (The Liberated Woman & Other Americans), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 25 Stanley Dancer, American harness racer (4 Hambletonians, 3 Trot Triple Crown), born in West Windsor Township, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Jul 25 Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board), born in Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, France (d. 2003)
  • Jul 25 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (8th Chief Minister of Punjab, Pakistan), born in Shimla, East Punjab British Raj (d. 2000)
  • Jul 26 Gulabrai Ramchand, Indian cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India), born in Karachi, Sind, British India (d. 2003)
  • Jul 27 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician (Rural Development Minister), born in Nurpur, Kangra District (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Allen Breed, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Jul 27 Guy Carawan, American folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jul 28 John Ashbery, American poet (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
  • Jul 30 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), born in Upminster (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2001)
  • Jul 31 Walter Vogt, Swiss writer (Wüthrich) and psychiatrist, born in Zurich (d. 1988)
  • Aug 1 André Cools, Belgian Minister of Budget, born in Flémalle-Grande, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • Aug 1 Franklyn Perring, English botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, English mathematician, born in Ponteland, Northumberland
  • Aug 4 Jess Thomas, American tenor known for his singing in Richard Wagner operas, born in Hot Springs, South Dakota (d. 1993)
  • Aug 5 Gunnar Bucht, composer
  • Aug 6 William David Ford, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1965- )
  • Aug 7 Carl Switzer, American actor (Our Gang, Beginner's Luck, General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • Aug 7 Edwin W Edwards, (Gov-La)
  • Aug 7 Art Houtteman, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Aug 8 Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
  • Aug 8 Jim Weaver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon), born in Brookings, South Dakota
  • Aug 8 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)

  • Aug 8 Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT)
  • Aug 9 Robert Shaw, British actor, novelist, and playwright (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire (d. 1978)
  • Aug 9 Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), born in Boca Raton, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Aug 10 Vernon Washington, American actor (Roots, The Last Starfighter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)
  • Aug 11 James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
  • Aug 11 Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Aug 11 Raymond Leppard, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orchestra), born in London, England
  • Aug 12 Porter Wagoner, country singer, discovered Dolly Parton (Y'All Come), (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Frank Cvitanovich, filmmaker
  • Aug 14 Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind)
  • Aug 15 Eddie Leadbeater, English cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109), born in Lockwood, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Aug 15 Wesley Mouzon, American boxer/trainer (Roy Jones Jr), born in Kingstree, South Carolina (d. 2003)
  • Aug 16 Dennis Moss, British jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Surrey, England
  • Aug 17 Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds)
  • Aug 17 Robert Moore, American director and actor (Murder by Death, Marshall-Diana), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Aug 18 Rosalynn Smith Carter, American 1st lady (1977-1981), born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 19 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
  • Aug 20 Geriatric1927 [Peter Oakley], English video blogger, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 2014)
  • Aug 20 Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), born in Wandsworth, London (d. 1980)
  • Aug 21 Wilhelm Killmayer, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 Thomas Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2018)
  • Aug 22 Aleksandar Obradovic, Serbian composer, born in Bled, Slovenia (d. 2001)
  • Aug 23 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator (Miffy books), born in Utrecht (d. 2017)
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumédiènne, President of Algeria (1965-78), born in Clauzel, Algeria (d. 1978)
  • Aug 23 John Hoskyns, Policy Advisor to Margaret Thatcher (1979-82) (d. 2014)
  • Aug 23 Martial Solal, French jazz pianist and composer, born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Aug 24 Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
  • Aug 24 William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • Aug 24 David Ireland, Australian author (The Unknown Industrial Prisoner), born in Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 24 Harry Markowitz, American economist (Nobel 1990), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 25 Althea Gibson, American golfer and 1st African American tennis champion in a major event, born in Clarendon Country, South Carolina (d. 2003)
  • Aug 26 Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)
  • Aug 26 Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)
  • Aug 26 B. V. [Balkrishna] Doshi, Indian architect (Pritzker Prize 2018), born in Pune, India
  • Aug 27 Norma Connolly, American actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital, The Young Marrieds), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Aug 27 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat, born in Edinburgh (d. 2011)
  • Aug 27 Liselott Linsenhoff, German equestrian rider (Olympic gold 1968, 72), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Aug 29 Marion Williams, American gospel singer (Stars of Faith), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1994)
  • Aug 30 Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (8 Coty Awards), born in Haynesville, Louisiana (d. 2004)
  • Aug 30 Piet Kee, Dutch organist and composer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • Aug 30 Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Sep 1 Tommy Evans, R&B singer (Drifters)
  • Sep 2 Francis Matthews, British actor (Paul Temple, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons), born in York, England (d. 2014)
  • Sep 2 Leonard Katzman, TV producer
  • Sep 2 Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Sep 2 Tzvi Avni, Israeli composer, born in Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Sep 4 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russian cosmonaut, born in Verhhyi Mamon, Voronezh Region, Russia (d. 1999)

Person of interestPaul Volcker

Sep 5 Paul Volcker, American economist and Chairman of the US Federal Reserve (1979-87), born in Cape May, New Jersey

Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist Paul Volcker
Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist
Paul Volcker
  • Sep 6 Keith Humble, Australian composer, born in Geelong, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Sep 7 Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden, Wiltshire (d. 2007)
  • Sep 7 John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), born in Johnstown, New York (d. 2000)
  • Sep 7 Eric Hill, British children's books author and illustrator (Where's Spot), born in Holloway, London (d. 2014)
  • Sep 7 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Sep 8 Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter (d. 2002)
  • Sep 9 Elvin Jones, American jazz drummer (Coltrane's A Love Supreme'), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Sep 10 Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 11 G. David Schine, American businessman, born in Gloversville, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 11 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan pioneer radio broadcaster, born in Kurana, Sri Lanka (d. 2002)
  • Sep 12 Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 2009)
  • Sep 12 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 14 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 15 Norm Crosby, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 15 David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), born in Astoria, Queens, New York (d. 1992)
  • Sep 16 Peter Falk, American actor (Colombo, Scared Straight), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2011)
  • Sep 17 George Blanda, Penn, NFL kicker/quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders)
  • Sep 17 Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)
  • Sep 18 Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
  • Sep 19 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)

  • Sep 19 Rosemary Harris, British actress (Spider-Man, The Lion in Winter, Holocaust, Notorious Woman, Tom & Viv), born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • Sep 20 Clarice Taylor, American actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse), born in Buckingham County, Virginia (d. 2011)
  • Sep 20 Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1980)
  • Sep 20 John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2010)
  • Sep 22 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)

Person of interestTom Lasorda

Sep 22 Tom Lasorda [Thomas], baseball manager (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Baseball Manager Tom Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tom Lasorda
  • Sep 22 Gordon Astall, English footballer, born in Horwich
  • Sep 24 Richard Swift, American singer and songwriter, born in California (d. 2018)
  • Sep 25 Carl Braun, American basketball player (NY Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • Sep 25 Colin Davis, English conductor (NY Met 1967-71), born in Weybridge, Surrey (d. 2013)
  • Sep 26 Joyce Jameson, American comedienne and actress (Spike Jones Show, The Outlaw Josey Wales), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Sep 26 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (International Baccalaureate Organisation), born in Kilkenny, Ireland (d. 1990)
  • Sep 26 Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of Gatorade, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 27 Boris Porena, composer
  • Sep 27 Eli van der Merwe Louw, South African minister of Transport/Manpower
  • Sep 27 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Seige, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), born in Ocala, Florida (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Robert Chudnick [Red Rodney], American jazz trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 "Earring" George Mayweather, American blues Harmonica Player, born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Sada Thompson, American actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2011)
  • Sep 27 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Thomas J. J. Altizer, US Radical theologian (God is Dead), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Sep 29 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil, triple jumper (Olympic gold 1952, 56)
  • Sep 29 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • Sep 30 W. S. Merwin, American poet
  • Oct 1 Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)
  • Oct 1 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • Oct 3 Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist, born in Ikirasaqa, Baffin Island, Canada (d. 2013)
  • Oct 5 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), born in NYC, New York (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 [Jasper Cini], American singer and actor (Here in My Heart, The Godfather), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Oct 7 R. D. Laing, Govanhill, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 8 Al Duncan, American blues drummer, born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Oct 8 Gigi Durston, American singer (Sonny Kendis Show), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 8 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norwegian ski jumper who took the Olympic oath in 1952, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2013)
  • Oct 8 Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1956)
  • Oct 8 César Milstein, Argentine biochemist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1984), born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russian Orthodox Priest, born in Novo-Mayachka, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), born in Mount Standfast, Saint James Parish, Barbados (d. 1995)

  • Oct 10 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian) (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Thomas Wilson, Scottish composer, born in Trinidad, Colorado (d. 2001)
  • Oct 10 Dana Elcar, American actor (Peter Thornton- MacGyver), born in Ferndale, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Princess of Belgium, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2005)
  • Oct 12 Antonia Rey [Francesch], Cuban-born American actress (True Colors, Wise Guys), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Oct 13 Lee Konitz, American composer (Birth of the Cool), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestRoger Moore

Oct 14 Roger Moore, British actor (The Saint, James Bond), born in London (d. 2017)

  • Oct 15 Mary Perot Nichols, American journalist, born in York, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Oct 15 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, Grenadian diplomat (High Commissioners to the United Kingdom 1974-78), born in Grenada (d. 1995)
  • Oct 15 Bill Henry, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), born in Alice, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Oct 16 Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
  • Oct 16 Lee Montague, British actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust), born in London, England
  • Oct 16 Peter Brinson, dance educationalist

Person of interestGünter Grass

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

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass

Person of interestGeorge C. Scott

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 23 Sonny [William] Criss, American jazz musician (bebop, Jazz USA), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1977)
  • Oct 24 Renato de Grandis, composer
  • Oct 24 Gilbert Bécaud, French composer and actor known as "Monsieur 100,000 Volts" for his energetic performances, born in (d. 2001)
  • Oct 25 Barbara Cook, American stage singer and actress (Music Man), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2017)
  • Oct 25 Franklin "Bud" Held, American javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 25 Headley Keith, South African cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's), born in Dundee, Natal
  • Oct 25 Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (2000-2005), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Oct 27 Dominick Argento, American composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 27 Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, born in Fairfield, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Oct 28 Dame Cleo Laine, British actress and jazz-pop singer (Flesh to a Tiger), born in Middlesex, England
  • Oct 29 Frank Sedgman, Australian tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles, doubles grand slam 1951), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 29 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
  • Oct 30 Joseph Wilbur Adcock, manager/player (Braves)
  • Oct 31 Anita Kerr, American singer composer and producer (The Anita Kerr Singers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 2 John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, English businessman and billionaire
  • Nov 2 Steve Ditko, American comic artist (The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Nov 3 Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Kniaze, Stanislawowskie, Poland (d. 1967)
  • Nov 3 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), born in Florenceville, New Brunswick
  • Nov 4 Vittorio Fellegara, composer
  • Nov 5 Robert Abernethy, Newscaster (NBC News Encore), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Nov 6 Eric St Eval Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59), born in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 1998)
  • Nov 7 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Nov 7 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), born in Margam, Wales (d. 2007)

Person of interestPatti Page

Nov 8 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American singer (Tennessee Waltz), born in Claremore, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page
  • Nov 8 Ken Dodd, British singer and comedian described as "the last great music hall entertainer," born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England (d. 2018)