Birthdays in Film & TV on September 27

  • 1776 Maria Versfelt [Ida Saint-Elme], Dutch writer, stage actress, and mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney), born in Lith, Netherlands (d. 1845)
  • 1881 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist, singer and actress, born (d. 1940)
  • 1887 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1892 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), born Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1894 Olive Tell, American actress (Her Sister), born in NYC, New York (d. 1951)
  • 1907 Bernard Miles, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Great Expectations, In Which We Serve), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 1991)
  • 1910 Eve March, American actress (Curse of the Cat People), born in Fresno, California (d. 1974)
  • 1917 William T. Orr, American television producer (d. 2002)
  • 1918 James McCallion, Scottish actor (Coogan's Bluff, Vera Cruz), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1991)
  • 1920 William Conrad [John Cann], American actor (The Killers, Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Mary McCarty, American actress and singer (Babes in Toyland, Trapper John MD), born in Winfield, Kansas (d. 1980)
  • 1927 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Seige, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), born in Ocala, Florida (d. 1994)
  • 1927 Sada Thompson, American actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2011)
  • 1932 Roger C. Carmel, American actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1933 Kathleen Nolan, American actress (Real McCoys, Janie, Broadside), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1933 Will Sampson, American actor (d. 1987)
  • 1934 Barbara Howar, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1934 Claude Jarman Jr, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1934 Greg Morris, actor (Mission Impossible, Vega$), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934 Wilford Brimley, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon)
  • 1936 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • 1936 Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist, survivor of the Cambodian genocide and subject of the movie "The Killing Fields", born in Siem Reap, Cambodia (d. 2008)
  • 1943 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • 1946 Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
  • 1947 Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • 1947 Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1948 A Martinez, American actor (L.A. Law, Santa Barbara), born in Glendale, California
  • 1948 Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • 1948 Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
  • 1949 Robb Weller, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Home Show)
  • 1950 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japan, actor (Lt A J Shimamura-Nash Bridges)
  • 1952 Del Russel, actor (Richard-Arnie), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1958 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • 1965 Ricky Fuji, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1971 Patrick Muldoon, American actor (Austin-Days of Our Lives, Melrose Place), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1971 Li Yapeng, Chinese actor

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1972 Gwyneth Paltrow, American actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1979 Zita Görög, Hungarian actress and model
  • 1982 Anna Camp, American actress (Sarah Newlin-True Blood, Mad Men, The Good Wife), born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • 1983 Shermon Tang, Hong Kong actress
  • 1983 Jeon Hye Bin, Korean actress
  • 1990 Kylee Lin, American beauty pageant winner
  • 1992 Jake Burbage, American actor, born in Willingboro Township, New Jersey
  • 1996 Daeg Faerch, Danish-born Canadian actor