Birthdays in Film & TV on May 27

  • 1874 Dustin Farnum, American actor (Squaw Man, Virginian, The Flaming Frontier), born in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire (d. 1929)
  • 1879 Lucile Watson, Canadian actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance), born in Québec, Canada (d. 1962)
  • 1890 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1943)
  • 1892 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • 1911 Vincent Price, actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1915 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Lanarkshire, Scotland, painter and filmmaker (At the Museum), (d. 2012)
  • 1919 Kam Fong, actor (Hawaii Five-0), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

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1922 Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), born in London, England (d. 2015)

  • 1935 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 Davina Phillips, actress
  • 1943 Bruce Weitz, actor (Hill St Blues, Death of a Centerfold), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1943 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1946 Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Anna E "Annelies" Balhan, Dutch revue-artist/actress (Sweet Chairty)
  • 1955 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1955 Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
  • 1956 Lisa Niemi, actress (Dirty Dancing, Will Rodgers Follies), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1958 Linnea Quigley, Davenport Iowa, actress (Night of Demons, Virgin High)
  • 1961 Cathy Silvers, actress (Happy Days, Foley Square), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Peri Gilpin, actor (Roz Doyle-Frasier), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1962 Mariangela D'Abbraccio, TV actress (Passioni), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1962 Meg Parsont, personality (David Letterman Show)
  • 1964 Adam Carolla, American comedian and television personality
  • 1965 Todd Bridges, actor (Diff'rent Strokes, Fish), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1969 Dondre Whitfield, American actor

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1970 Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • 1971 Monika Schnarre, US actress (Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1971 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind ), born in London
  • 1973 Jack McBrayer, American actor and comedian
  • 1975 Jamie Oliver, British chef and television personality
  • 1981 Özgür Çevik, Turkish singer and actor