Birthdays in Film & TV on April 27

  • 1873 Harry O'Connor, American actor (Stranger than Fiction, The Long Lane's Turning), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • 1875 Lumsden Hare, Irish actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess), born in Ireland (d. 1964)
  • 1878 Frank Alvin Gotch, American professional wrestler (d. 1917)
  • 1884 Louis de Bree [Louis Davids], actor (De man zonder hart, The Cross-Patch, Bluejackets), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1888 Florence La Badie, Canadian-American actress (Cinderella, The Evidence of the Film), born in NYC, New York (d. 1917)
  • 1902 Kitty Kelly, American actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1911 Colin Gordon, British actor (The Pink Panther, Casino Royale), born in Ceylon (d. 1972)
  • 1912 Renato Rascel [Ranucci], Italian actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1991)
  • 1918 John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
  • 1922 Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), born in London, England (d. 2013)

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1932 Casey Kasem, radio personality (American Top 40), born in Detroit, Michigan

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
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  • 1932 Anouk Aimée, French actress
  • 1937 Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
  • 1937 Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992)
  • 1949 Doug Sheehan, American actor (Ben-Knots Landing, Joe Kelly-General Hospital), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1949 Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)
  • 1953 Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
  • 1957 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian
  • 1962 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963 Grant Show, actor (Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope)
  • 1963 Schae Harrison, Orange California, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1963 Cali Timmins, Canadian actress
  • 1963 Russell T. Davies, Welsh TV writer and executive producer (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk) born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1967 Erik Thomson, Australian actor
  • 1971 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
  • 1971 Tess Daly, British television presenter
  • 1972 David Lascher, American actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Maura West, actress (As the World Turns), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1973 Andre Gower, American actor (Monster Squad), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1974 Johnny Devine, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1975 Andre Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)
  • 1976 Sally Hawkins, English film actress (The Shape of Water), born in London, England
  • 1977 Jerry Trainor, American actor (Drake & Josh, iCarly), born in San Diego, California
  • 1978 Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress
  • 1982 Katrina Johnson, American actress
  • 1983 Ari Graynor, American actress
  • 1986 Jenna Coleman, British Actress (Doctor Who), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 1987 William Moseley, British actor
  • 1987 Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Canadian actress
  • 1989 Emily Rios, American actress (Andrea Cantillo-Breaking Bad), born in Los Angeles, California