Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1927

  • Aug 7 Carl Switzer, American actor (Our Gang, Beginner's Luck, General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • Aug 9 Robert Shaw, British actor, novelist, and playwright (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire (d. 1978)
  • Aug 10 Vernon Washington, American actor (Roots, The Last Starfighter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)
  • Aug 14 Frank Cvitanovich, filmmaker
  • Aug 17 Robert Moore, American director and actor (Murder by Death, Marshall-Diana), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Aug 20 Geriatric1927, English video blogger
  • Aug 20 Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), born in Wandsworth, London (d. 1980)
  • Aug 27 Norma Connolly, American actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital, The Young Marrieds), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Aug 30 Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), born in Des Moines, Iowa