Famous People Born In 1927

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Discover the most famous people born in 1927. The list includes people like Janet Leigh, Roger Moore, Jerry Stiller, Cesar Chavez, Sidney Poitier and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, journalists and jazz musicians born in 1927. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
18
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: January 6, 2022
 2 
Roger Moore
(Famous for His Portrayal as the Fictional British Secret Agent 'James Bond' in Seven Films)
Roger Moore
26
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: May 23, 2017
 3 
Cesar Chavez
(American Labour Leader, Civil Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the ‘National Farm Workers Association’)
Cesar Chavez
29
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona, United States
Died: April 23, 1993
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Peter Falk
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lieutenant Columbo’ in the TV Series ‘Columbo’)
Peter Falk
15
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2011
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Jerry Stiller
(Known for His Role on the Sitcom 'Seinfeld' and the Comedy Series ‘The King of Queens’)
Jerry Stiller
18
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: May 11, 2020
 6 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
29
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014
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Eartha Kitt
(Singer with a Distinctive Voice Known for her Hits "Let's Do It", and "C'est si bon")
Eartha Kitt
34
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2008
 8 
Coretta Scott King
(Civil-Rights Activist and the Wife of Martin Luther King Jr)
Coretta Scott King
12
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States
Died: January 30, 2006
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George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
11
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 1999
 10 
Janet Leigh
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Films: ‘The Romance of Rosy Ridge’, ‘Act of Violence’ and ‘Psycho’)
Janet Leigh
13
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: October 3, 2004
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Andy Williams
(Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita)
Andy Williams
6
Listed In: Pop Musicians
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wall Lake
Died: September 25, 2012
 12 
Clint Walker
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Illinois, USA
Died: May 21, 2018
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Bob Fosse
(American Choreographer and Director Known for His Works ‘The Pajama Game’ and ‘Damn Yankees’)
Bob Fosse
15
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 23, 1987
 14 
Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Former King of Thailand (1946 - 2016))
Bhumibol Adulyadej
17
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 13, 2016
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Harvey Korman
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Sketch Comedy Series 'The Carol Burnett Show')
Harvey Korman
6
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 29, 2008
 16 
McLean Stevenson
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lieutenant Colonel Henry Blake’ in the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
McLean Stevenson
9
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Normal, Illinois, United States
Died: February 15, 1996
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Vin Scully
(One of the Greatest Baseball Broadcaster of All Time)
Vin Scully
1
Listed In: Sportscasters
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 2, 2022
 18 
Margaret Keane
5
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
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Tom Bosley
(Actor)
Tom Bosley
2
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 19, 2010
 20 
Robert Guillaume
4
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: October 24, 2017
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Jack Cassidy
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, New York, USA
Died: December 12, 1976
 22 
Ferenc Puskás
(Football player Forward, Attacking Midfielder)
Ferenc Puskás
11
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 17, 2006
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Gina Lollobrigida
(Italian Actress and Photojournalist Who was One of the Highest-Profile European Actresses of the 1950s and 1960s)
Gina Lollobrigida
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
 24 
Neil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)
Neil Simon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: August 26, 2018
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Rosalynn Carter
(Former First Lady, Activist)
Rosalynn Carter
11
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plains, Georgia
 26 
Bob Keeshan
(Actor, TV Producer)
Bob Keeshan
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York
Died: January 23, 2004
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Harry Belafonte
(Singer, Actor)
Harry Belafonte
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States
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Tommy Lasorda
(Professional Baseball Pitcher and Manager)
Tommy Lasorda
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 7, 2021
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William Daniels
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
 30 
Don Shirley
(Classical and Jazz Pianist and Composer)
Don Shirley
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Died: April 6, 2013
 31 
Steve Ditko
(American Comics Artist and Comic Writer Best Known for Being Co-creator of Marvel Superhero 'Spider-Man')
Steve Ditko
2
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 29, 2018
 32 
Vladimir Komarov
(First Cosmonaut to Fly into Space Twice and the First Human to Die in a Space Flight)
Vladimir Komarov
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: April 24, 1967
 33 
Gordon Cooper
(Officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator)
Gordon Cooper
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shawnee
Died: October 4, 2004
 34 
George Blanda
(American Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback and Kicker)
George Blanda
3
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27, 2010
 35 
Porter Wagoner
(Country Music Singer)
Porter Wagoner
1
Listed In: Country Singers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States
Died: October 28, 2007
 36 
Rosemary Harris
(English Actress Best Known for Her Film ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’)
Rosemary Harris
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashby, United Kingdom
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Althea Gibson
(American Tennis Player and One of the First Black Athletes To Cross the International Tennis Colour Line)
Althea Gibson
19
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clarendon County, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 28, 2003
 38 
Pope Benedict XVI
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (2005-13))
Pope Benedict XVI
23
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Markit, Germany
 39 
Carl Switzer
(Actor, Singer)
Carl Switzer
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, Illinois, United States
Died: January 21, 1959
 40 
Lois Nettleton
6
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 18, 2008
 41 
Jean Speegle Howard
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States
Died: September 2, 2000
 42 
Bill Daily
(Actor)
Bill Daily
0
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: September 4, 2018
 43 
Bernard Fox
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Talbot, England
Died: December 14, 2016
 44 
Lois Maxwell
(Actress known for her portrayal of Miss Moneypenny in James Bond films)
Lois Maxwell
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Died: September 29, 2007
 45 
Ken Dodd
(Comedian Known for His Rapid Delivery of One-Liner Jokes, His Frizzy Hair, and Buck Teeth)
Ken Dodd
2
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England
Died: March 11, 2018
 46 
Jim Elliot
(Missionary)
Jim Elliot
8
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Died: January 8, 1956
 47 
Doc Severinsen
(Musician)
Doc Severinsen
3
Listed In: Jazz Musicians
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arlington, Oregon, USA
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Nick Massi
(Bass Singer & Bass Guitarist for 'The Four Seasons')
Nick Massi
4
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 24, 2000
 49 
Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)
Stanley Getz
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6, 1991
 50 
Barron Hilton
(Former Chairman, President and CEO of 'Hilton Hotels')
Barron Hilton
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: September 19, 2019