Birthdays in Film & TV on October 27

  • 1876 Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, Dutch actress (Un Soir Un Train), born in Pamekasan, Dutch Indies (d. 1976)
  • 1910 Fred de Cordova, American film and TV producer (Tonight Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1910 Jack Carson, Canadian-American actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce), born in Manitoba, Canada (d. 1963)
  • 1911 Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), born in Alameda, California (d. 1986)
  • 1915 Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Bob de Lange [Jacob Bernard de Lange], Dutch actor and director (Daniel), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • 1918 Teresa Wright, American actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1920 Nanette Fabray, American actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California
  • 1923 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1924 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Michel Galabru, French actor (Judge & the Assassin), born in Safi, Morocco (d. 2016)
  • 1925 Jane Connell, American actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California
  • 1925 Mary Kay Steans, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • 1932 Jean-Pierre Cassel, actor (Trout), born in Paris, France
  • 1934 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1937 Lara Parker, American actress (Race with the Devil, Dark Shadows), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

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1939 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

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  • 1945 Carrie Snodgress, American actress (Diary of Mad Housewife), born in Barrington, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1945 John Kane, British actor and writer, born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
  • 1946 Ivan Reitman, Slovak-Canadian director and producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave), born in Kom├írno, Slovakia
  • 1950 Fran Lebowitz, American author and actress (Resident Alien), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1951 Jayne Kennedy-Overton, actress (Penitentary), born in Washington, D.C.

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1952 Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor (Life Is Beautiful, The Tiger and the Snow), born in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

  • 1953 Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess), born in Bradford, England
  • 1953 Robert Picardo, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954 Jan Duursema, American comic book artist (Star Wars comics)
  • 1957 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963 Deborah Moore, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives), born in London, England
  • 1963 Marla Maples, American actress (Will Rogers Follies), ex-wife of Donald Trump, born in Dalton, Georgia
  • 1968 Kata Karkkainen, Finnish author and Playmate (Dec, 1988), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1973 Alison "Ali" Malyn Shumate, Union City Tenn, Miss America-Tenn (1996)
  • 1973 Monica Louwerens, Miss America (Miss-Top 10-1996), born in Greenville, Mississippi
  • 1975 Emily John Orton, Creswell Oregon, Miss America (Oregon-2nd-1996)
  • 1979 Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress
  • 1980 Cassia Riley, American model
  • 1981 Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress
  • 1982 Patrick Fugit, American actor
  • 1982 Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor
  • 1984 Kelly Osbourne, English television personality