Famous People Born On April 27th

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People born on April 27th are usually calm and collected, but nevertheless stubborn. They have a strong love of the outdoors and love to be in the water. The patient and level-headed Taureans achieve great heights in their lives. They are intelligent individuals who believe in doing rather than overthinking about matters. They seldom shy away from expressing their opinions and are also instinctive individuals who like to follow their instincts. Though at times they may seem to be a little antisocial, in reality they are compassionate individuals always willing to extend their support to the ones in need.

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 1 
Ulysses S. Grant
(Civil War Hero and the 18th President of the United States)
Ulysses S. Grant
32
Birth Year: 1822
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, Ohio, United States
Died: July 23, 1885

The 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant held office from 1869 to 1877. He led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army during the American Civil War and was a war hero. As president, he stabilized the post-war national economy and created the Department of Justice. Historians generally recognize his presidential accomplishments.

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Lizzo
(Rapper Know for Her Hit Songs "Good as Hell" "Truth Hurts" & "Juice")
Lizzo
56
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Three-time Grammy-winning rap and hip-hop sensation Lizzo is also a queer and body-positivity icon. She began singing with groups such as The Chalice and Grrrl Prty, and graced the Billboard 200 with the album Cuz I Love You. Time’s 2019 Entertainer of the Year, Lizzo is also a talented flute-player.
 3 
Frank Abagnale
(Impostor, Fraudster)
Frank Abagnale
40
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States

Frank Abagnale’s life story inspired the film Catch Me If You Can. He was a con man, imposter and did check forgery from the age 15 to 21. He assumed the identities of an airline pilot, a physician and a lawyer, among others. He was eventually arrested and after spending few years in prison started working for the federal government.

 4 
Jenna Coleman
(Actress.)
Jenna Coleman
25
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Jenna Coleman is an English actress who played Queen Victoria in the historical TV drama series Victoria. Also known for her charity work, Jenna Coleman serves as an ambassador for a charity organization called Place2Be, which provides therapeutic and emotional services in schools. She also serves as an ambassador for One To One Children's Fund, which raises awareness of HIV.

 5 
Casey Kasem
(First Actor to Voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the 'Scooby-Doo' Franchise )
Casey Kasem
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: June 15, 2014
Legendary RJ and voice actor Casey Kasem is remembered as the host of several hit radio countdown shows, most notably American Top 40. He had also voiced countless characters in animated children’s programs, such as Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He was a vegan and took interest in American politics.
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Coretta Scott King
(Civil-Rights Activist and the Wife of Martin Luther King Jr)
Coretta Scott King
12
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States
Died: January 30, 2006

The American civil rights activist was an ideal foil for her famous husband Martin Luther King Jr. in promoting racial equality. The author and singer led the Women's Movement and fought for the rights of the LGBT community. She was also known for mobilising African-Americans during the 1960 US presidential election. She founded the King Centre, a not-for-profit organization.

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King Willem-Alexander
(King of the Netherlands )
King Willem-Alexander
4
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Willem-Alexander, son of Beatrix of the Netherlands and German-born diplomat Claus van Amsberg, took over as the king of the Netherlands after his mother’s abdication. He has served the Royal Netherlands Navy and been a member of the International Olympic Committee. His interests include sports and water management.
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Sheena Easton
(Singer, Actress)
Sheena Easton
5
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Sheena Easton first gained attention on The Big Time. With the singles Modern Girl and 9 to 5, she became the second female to feature twice on the same Top Ten chart. Easton is the only artist with a top 5 hit on all Billboard singles charts.
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Jack Klugman
(Stage, Film and Television Actor)
Jack Klugman
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 24, 2012

Jack Klugman was an American actor best known for playing Oscar Madison in the popular TV series The Odd Couple, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Apart from being an actor, Klugman was also a Thoroughbred racing fan and owned a Thoroughbred racehorse named Jaklin Klugman, which competed in the 1980 Kentucky Derby.

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Sally Hawkins
(Actress Known for Her Role as a Mute Cleaning Woman in the Film ‘The Shape of Water’)
Sally Hawkins
2
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Dulwich, London, England

Sally Hawkins is a prominent English actress who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and five British Independent Film Awards. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began her career as a stage actress and became immensely successful. She eventually ventured into films as well and acted in numerous hit films. 

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Mary Wollstonecraft
4
Birth Year: 1759
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 10, 1797

Mary Wollstonecraft was an English writer, advocate of women's rights, and philosopher. Wollstonecraft, who attracted a lot of attention for her unconventional personal relationships, is widely considered a founding feminist philosopher. Although her unorthodoxy initially attracted criticisms, her advocacy of women's equality became increasingly important during the 20th century. Modern-day feminists cite her works and her life as important influences.

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Ace Frehley
(Co-founder and Former Lead Guitarist of the American Rock Band ‘Kiss’)
Ace Frehley
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Ace Frehley is an American songwriter and musician. He is credited with co-founding the rock band Kiss, for which he served as the original lead guitarist. Renowned for his aggressive guitar-playing style, Frehley was named in Guitar World magazine's Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time list. He is also popular for playing guitars that emit smoke to create special effects.

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Darcey Bussell
(Ballerina)
Darcey Bussell
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: London
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Patrick Stump
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Composer)
Patrick Stump
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
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William Moseley
3
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Gloucester
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Samuel Morse
(Inventor of Morse Code, Painter)
Samuel Morse
4
Birth Year: 1791
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1872
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August Wilson
(American Playwright Who was Refered to as the 'Theater's Poet of Black America)
August Wilson
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 2, 2005
August Wilson, also known as "theater's poet of black America,” was a renowned playwright. He is best remembered for The Pittsburgh Cycle, his series of 10 plays that focused on the 20th-century African-American community. Two of his plays, Fences and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, were turned into movies.
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Corey Harrison
(Businessman)
Corey Harrison
4
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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Darren Barnet
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Herbert Spencer
(Philosopher and Sociologist Known for His Hypothesis of ‘Social Darwinism’ and the Expression 'Survival of the Fittest')
Herbert Spencer
8
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died: December 8, 1903

Herbert Spencer was the man behind the expression “survival of the fittest,” after reading Charles Darwin's iconic work On the Origin of Species. The British anthropologist, sociologist, and philosopher introduced the concept of Social Darwinism, which applied the theory of evolution to societies and social classes.

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Siobhan Finneran
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

British actress, Siobhan Finneran, is best known for her role in the play On the Shore of the Wide World, for which she received a Manchester Evening News Theater Award. She aspired to be an actress from a young age and completed a theater studies course before beginning her career. She is also active on TV and in films.

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Si Robertson
(Reality Star)
Si Robertson
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Vivian, Louisiana
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Judy Carne
(Actress)
Judy Carne
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Northamptonshire, England
Died: September 3, 2015
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Froy Gutierrez
(Actor, Musician)
Froy Gutierrez
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
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Rande Gerber
(Businessman, Model)
Rande Gerber
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Sandy Dennis
(Actress)
Sandy Dennis
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
Died: March 2, 1992
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Herm Edwards
1
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Fort Monmouth, Oceanport, New Jersey, United States
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Eric Schmidt
(CEO of Google (2001-2011))
Eric Schmidt
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Falls Church, Virginia, United States

Eric Schmidt is an American software engineer and technology businessman who served as Google's CEO from 2001 to 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he served as the executive chairman of Google. A well-known philanthropist, Schmidt and his wife Wendy established the Schmidt Family Foundation in 2006. The foundation aims at educating people on the importance of natural resources.

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George Gervin
(Basketball Player)
George Gervin
2
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Kevin McNally
3
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Bristol, England

Kevin McNally is best known for playing Joshamee Gibbs in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. He also voiced Robert Faulkner in the video game Assassin's Creed III. He has played Shakespearean characters such as King Lear on stage and has appeared as Bernard Ingham in The Crown.

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Cassie Randolph
(Television Personality)
Cassie Randolph
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
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Russell T Davies
(Screenwriter, Television producer, Science fiction writer)
Russell T Davies
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Swansea

Russell T Davies is a Welsh television producer and screenwriter who contributed immensely to the success of the popular science fiction television show Doctor Who. When Davies was working for the show, Doctor Who received five successive National Television Awards starting from 2005. He has also won prestigious awards, such as the British Academy Craft Award and the Cymru Award.

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Martha Hunt
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Oxford, North Carolina, USA
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Cuba Gooding Sr.
(The most successful lead singer of the soul group)
Cuba Gooding Sr.
2
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: April 20, 2017
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Pete Ham
(Welsh Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist for the 1970s Rock Band ‘Badfinger’)
Pete Ham
3
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales
Died: April 24, 1975

Welsh musician Pete Ham soared to fame as the lead singer and composer of the rock band Badfinger. Known for iconic hits such as No Matter What, he also co-wrote the classic Without You. After the band’s manager defrauded and vanished, Ham committed suicide by hanging himself in his garage.

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Jason Whitlock
(Journalist)
Jason Whitlock
3
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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C. Day Lewis
(British poet and Poet Laureate from 1968 until his death in 1972.)
C. Day Lewis
3
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Ballintubber, Ireland
Died: May 22, 1972

C. Day-Lewis was an Anglo-Irish poet who also wrote many mystery stories. From 1968 to 1972, he served as the Poet Laureate. He also contributed as a publications editor during World War II, working for the Ministry of Information.

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K Camp
(Rapper)
K Camp
4
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Milwauk, Wisconsin
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Luz Long
(Olympic long-jumper)
Luz Long
1
Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 14, 1943
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Nick Kyrgios
(Australian Professional Tennis Player)
Nick Kyrgios
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios, who has had a career-best singles ranking of 13, has also been part of a few controversies. During a 2019 Wimbledon match, he apparently deliberately hit Rafael Nadal with a ball, straight in the chest, and later defended his actions, saying it was completely fair.

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Austin Dillon
(Racecar driver)
Austin Dillon
1
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Lewisville

Apart from being a popular racing car driver, Austin Dillon is also known as the grandson of the legendary NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Richard Childress. The three-time NASCAR Cup Series winner also holds the record for the most number of back-to-back poles in the Nationwide Series.

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Anouk Aimée
(Actress)
Anouk Aimée
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Mumtaz Mahal
(Padshah Begum of Shah Jahan (19 January 1628 – 17 June 1631))
Mumtaz Mahal
4
Birth Year: 1593
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: June 17, 1631
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Ari Graynor
(Actress)
Ari Graynor
4
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Zohra Sehgal
(Actress)
Zohra Sehgal
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Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Saharanpur, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Died: July 10, 2014

Zohra Sehgal was an Indian dancer, choreographer, and actress. Regarded as one of the most prominent Indian dancers of all time, Zohra Sehgal influenced and inspired several aspiring Indian dancers and actresses. She had won several prestigious honors, such as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship and Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award.

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Helmut Marko
(Retired Austrian Formula One Racing Driver and Head Advisor for 'Red Bull')
Helmut Marko
1
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Graz

Retired Austrian Formula One racer Helmut Marko most notably won the 1971 24 Hours of Le Mans. He lost his left eye during the 1972 French Grand Prix. He now serves as the advisor of the Red Bull GmbH Formula One teams and heads the driver development program of Red Bull.

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Nigel Barker
(Best Known as the Judge and Photographer on the Reality Show 'America’s Next Top Model')
Nigel Barker
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: London, England

Nigel Barker is an English fashion photographer, TV personality, filmmaker, spokesperson, author, and former model. Barker is best known for his work as a photographer in the popular reality TV series America's Next Top Model where he has also appeared as a judge. He has also judged beauty pageants like Miss America and Miss Universe. 

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Sung Dong-il
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

South Korean actor Sung Dong-il is best known for his role in the TV drama series Eun-shil. He made his acting debut over three decades ago and is a popular supporting actor who has appeared in several hit films and TV shows. He is a versatile actor who can play comic, dramatic, and villainous roles with the same ease.

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Francis Capra
0
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Lars Bender
(Association football player)
Lars Bender
1
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Rosenheim

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 27th   

Personality
The Taureans are known for being hard-headed and always listen to their own instincts. They love music and art and though they may not be geniuses, but they do well in academics owing to their sharp mind. The Taureans don’t get angry very easily but just wait until pushed over the limit. At times, they have a tendency to withdraw themselves socially which can be useful in fostering their creative talents.

Health
Taurus is one of the healthiest signs in the zodiac. Bulls need plenty of room to roam and lots of good food. However, people born on this day are prone to diseases of the throat, legs, back, and reproductive organs. They can be easily overtaken by their love for food and drinks. As they love nature, they need to indulge themselves in outdoor activities, which can be beneficial for their health.

Finance
People born on this day achieve financial stability in their life, as they are patient enough to wait on investment returns. They are also good at saving money. Those involved with real estate business can accumulate cash with ease. There are a few, who tend to let their love for physical pleasures bring them down financially.

Career
People born on this day thrive in areas such as law or research. Some of them may also do well as bankers, policemen and lawyers. They love to teach and may also be interested in medical professions. Many famous entertainers have been born under the sun sign. Taureans make solid decisions and are firm in their beliefs. Social and humanitarian work also can be satisfying career options for the individuals born on April 27th.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on this day may at times come across as dominating and forceful to their loved ones, but one thing is certain that their heart is always in the right place. Though these Taureans generally shy away from relationships, once they find their soul mate, they are very loyal and devoted. They look for partners with whom they can connect emotionally and spiritually. They are fond of children, but, can be a little demanding as parents.

Trivia:
Lucky Colors: Blue & Red
Lucky Numbers: 4, 9
Lucky Days (of the Week): Friday & Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 4th & 9th