Birthdays in Film & TV on July 27

  • 1882 Donald Crisp, British actor and director (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana), born in Bow, London, England (d. 1974)
  • 1890 Judith Lowry, American actress (The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds), born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Lena Amsel, Russian actress (Love Tragedy), born in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1929)
  • 1903 Nikolai Cherkasov, Russian actor (Ivan the Terrible), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1966)
  • 1910 Lupita Tovar, Mexican-born actress (Dracula), born in Matías Romero, Mexico (d. 2016)
  • 1916 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1917 Bourvil [André Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille), born in Prétot-Vicquemare, France (d. 1970)
  • 1921 Émile Genest, French-Canadian actor (The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Les Plouffe), born in Quebec City, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 1922 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), born in Messina, Sicily (d. 1986)
  • 1922 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1994)
  • 1922 Norman Lear, American TV writer and producer (All in The Family), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1924 Vincent Canby, American movie critic (NY Times), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • 1928 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Zapotlán de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (My Mother the Car, Coach), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1937 Don Galloway, American actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside), born in Augusta, Kentucky (d. 2009)
  • 1939 Irv Cross, American NFL sportscaster (CBS-TV), born in Hammond, Indiana

  • 1939 James Victor, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), born in Santiago Province, Dominican Republic (d. 2016)
  • 1942 Barbara Ferris, English actress (Nice Girl Like Me), born in London, England
  • 1942 John Pleshette, American actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1946 Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • 1947 Betty Thomas, American actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1949 Jeremy Thomas, British film producer and actor (Family Life), born in London
  • 1950 Simon Jones, English actor and comedian (News is the News), born in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, England
  • 1951 Janet Eilber, American actress (Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1953 Yahoo Serious [Greg Gomez Pead], Australian comedian, born in Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1956 Carol Leifer, American actress and comedian, born in East Williston, New York
  • 1957 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • 1957 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • 1963 Donnie Yen, Hong Kong actor, martial artist and director (Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1967 Sasha Mitchell, American actor (Spike of Bensonhurst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Kellie Waymire, American actress (Six Feet Under), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1968 Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968 Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian actress (Postman), born in Messina, Italy
  • 1969 Triple H [Paul Michael Levesque], American professional wrestler, born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • 1970 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing
  • 1972 Takako Fuji, Japanese actress (The Grudge / Ju-on), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972 Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1973 Amy Linn Duncan, Miss America-Oklahoma (1997), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1977 Jason Michael Zimbler, actor (Clarissa Explains it All), born in Queens, New York
  • 1979 Shannon Moore, American professional wrestler, born in Cameron, North Carolina
  • 1980 Dolph Ziggler [Nicholas Theodore Nemeth], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1985 Benedita Pereira, Portuguese actress, born in Porto, Portugal
  • 1985 Lou Taylor Pucci, American actor (Thumbsucker), born in Seaside Heights, New Jersey
  • 1989 Charlotte Arnold, Canadian actress (Naturally, Sadie), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1990 Nick Hogan, American reality TV star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1990 Indiana Evans, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1994 Winnie Harlow [born Chantelle Brown-Young], Canadian model with vitiligo (America's Next Top Model), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 2000 Kali Rodriguez, American actress