Famous People Born On January 27th

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People born on January 27th are ruled by the influence of the planet, Mars. They have an innate attractiveness about them that lures people towards them. Their somewhat infectious personality combined with their ability to grasp and learn things quickly make for a unique combination. They are also kinds of people who like to put their family and friends on a pedestal and often get too emotionally attached to them losing focus of their rationality at times. This at times, makes them child-like, which could be a positive attribute but could also work against them. They are adventurous and tend to open up to like-minded people easily.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
67
Birth Year: 1756
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 5, 1791

A child prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is regarded as one of the greatest classical composers ever. A prolific composer, he had a profound influence on Western music. Many of his works are considered pinnacles of choral, symphonic, operatic, chamber, and concertante music. Before his death, at the age of 35, he had composed over 600 works.

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Rosamund Pike
(Actress)
Rosamund Pike
48
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

Popular English actress, Rosamund Pike, is best known for her performances in the movies Gone Girl, Hostiles, An Education and A Private War. A talented stage actress, she shot to international fame with her debut film Die Another Day. Since then, she has appeared in diverse roles and has achieved both critical and commercial success as well as prestigious award nominations.

 3 
Lewis Carroll
(English Author Best Known for His Works: ‘Alice's Adventures in Wonderland’ & Its Sequel ‘Through the Looking-Glass’)
Lewis Carroll
15
Birth Year: 1832
Birthplace: Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 14, 1898
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll, is remembered for his iconic children’s fiction such as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. He explored the genre of literary nonsense with his poems such as Jabberwocky. He was also a photographer, a mathematician, and an inventor.
 4 
John Roberts
(17th Chief Justice of the United States)
John Roberts
21
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

The current chief White House correspondent for the Fox News Channel, John Roberts has, in his journalistic career, worked for various television and radio channels before joining CTV, CBS News and CNN. The notable works of the veteran award winning journalist and Canadian Broadcast Hall of Famer include coverage of Presidential debates, Hurricane Irene, Iraq invasion and the Israel war.

 5 
Mimi Rogers
(Actress)
Mimi Rogers
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Mimi Rogers is an American actress and producer. She is credited with introducing Scientology to her ex-husband Tom Cruise, which later on to had a major impact on Tom's life. Also a former poker player, Mimi Rogers has competed in several poker tournaments and is currently on the board of directors of the World Poker Tour.

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Bridget Fonda
(Actress and Singer)
Bridget Fonda
6
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Bridget Fonda, daughter of Peter Fonda and niece of Jane Fonda, is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performances in Scandal and No Ordinary Baby. The TV film In the Gloaming got her an Emmy nomination. Her other notable projects were Single White Female and Point of No Return.
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Wilhelm II
(German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888 - 1918))
Wilhelm II
22
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 4, 1941

Wilhelm II reigned as the King of Prussia and German emperor from 1888 to 1918. He is credited with promoting scientific innovation and building a blue-water navy, which strengthened Germany’s position as a great power. However, he was also responsible for getting his country involved in World War I, which eventually brought an end to the Hohenzollern dynasty’s rule.

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Donna Reed
(American Actress Known for Her Portrayal of 'Mary Hatch Bailey' in 'It’s a Wonderful Life')
Donna Reed
8
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Denison, Iowa, United States
Died: January 14, 1986

Donna Reed was an American actress whose career spanned over four decades. She is best remembered for her performance in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity, which earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Donna Reed is also remembered for her TV work and received the Golden Globe Award for her role in The Donna Reed Show.

 9 
Alan Cumming
(Scottish Actor, Writer and Singer Known for His TV Series ‘The Good Wife’)
Alan Cumming
21
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

Alan Cumming is a Scottish-American actor, filmmaker, comedian, and singer. A Tony Award winner, Cumming has contributed immensely to the development of the Scottish Youth Theatre, of which he is a patron. An openly bisexual actor, Cumming's work as an LGBT rights activist has earned him several awards, including the Vito Russo Award and HRC's Humanitarian Award.

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Patton Oswalt
(Known for His Performance in the Sitcom 'The King of Queens')
Patton Oswalt
18
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

Best known for his role in the sitcom The King of Queens, comedian and actor, Patton Oswalt, has been active in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. From appearing in his own TV show in the 1990s to making it big as a film actor, he has had a fulfilling career. He loves dogs and has worked with PETA.

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James Cromwell
(Known for His Character Roles)
James Cromwell
8
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

James Cromwell established himself as a leading character actor in American movies in the 1980s. Best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in Babe and his Emmy-winning role in American Horror Story: Asylum, he is also an animal rights activist and supported the Black Panther Party in the past.

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Troy Donahue
6
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 2, 2001

Troy Donahue was an American actor and singer. During the 1950s and 1960s, Donahue became known as a popular sex symbol. He was also one of the most bankable stars during the early-1960s and was ranked the 20th most popular American star in 1963. The creation of Troy McClure, a character from The Simpsons, was inspired by Troy Donahue.

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Like Nastya
(YouTuber)
Like Nastya
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Birth Year: 2014
Birthplace: Krasnodar Krai, Russia
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Mikhail Baryshnikov
(One of the Greatest Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Latvian-born Russian-American dancer and choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov was a prominent male classical dancer of the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Latvian SSR, he moved to America where he joined the New York City Ballet. Within years, he became one of the most widely recognized contemporary ballet dancers in the world. He is also a dramatic actor.

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Lupe Fuentes
(House Music Producer, DJ, and Former Pornographic Actress)
Lupe Fuentes
5
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

Lupe Fuentes had started out as a porn actor, with her own website, at 19. The Colombian artist later stepped into music, joining the group The Ex-Girlfriends. Now a social-media influencer and a house music DJ/producer, Lupe lives in Los Angeles and is married to actor/singer Evan Seinfeld.

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Edward Smith
(Captain of the RMS Titanic)
Edward Smith
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Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Hanley, Staffordshire, England
Died: April 15, 1912

Edward Smith was a British naval officer best remembered as the captain of the RMS Titanic, which sank on its maiden voyage. Smith, who went down with the ship, is often praised for his fortitude and stoicism in the face of adversity. Prior to his last journey, Edward Smith served as the commanding officer of many White Star Line vessels. 

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Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Egyptian Businessman and Owner of 'Hôtel Ritz Paris')
Mohamed Al-Fayed
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: El-Gomorok, Alexandria

Mohamed Al-Fayed is a businessman whose son Dodi Fayed's death in a car crash alongside Diana, Princess of Wales became international news. Apart from being one of the richest businessmen in the world, Al-Fayed is also a humanitarian. In 1987, he established the Al Fayed Charitable Foundation, which aims at helping children living in poverty and children with life-limiting conditions.

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Tasuku Honjo
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Immunologist Who Is Known for His Research on Cancer Immunotherapy)
Tasuku Honjo
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Nobel Prize-winning Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo is known identifying the programmed cell death protein 1 and for revolutionizing cancer immunotherapy. Initially part of the University of Tokyo's faculty of medicine, he later taught genetics, immunology, and medical chemistry at several institutes. He was a foreign associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

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Cris Collinsworth
(American Former Football Wide Receiver)
Cris Collinsworth
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

Cris Collinsworth is a former American football player who played for the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League (NFL). After retiring as a player, Cris Collinsworth became a sports broadcaster. He went on to become an important broadcaster, winning 15 Sports Emmy Awards. He is also credited with owning a sports statistic monitoring service called Pro Football Focus.

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Frank Nitti
(Italian-American Gangster and Body Guard of Al Capone)
Frank Nitti
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Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Angri, Italy
Died: March 19, 1943

Frank Nitti was an Italian born-American mobster and one of Al Capone's main henchmen. Renowned for his leadership skills, Nitti succeeded Al Capone to become the boss of the Chicago Outfit. His life and work inspired the 1988 biopic Nitti: The Enforcer.

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Howard McNear
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 3, 1969
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Nick Mason
(Drummer and Co-founder of the Progressive Rock Band 'Pink Floyd')
Nick Mason
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham, England

Born to a documentary film maker, drummer Nick Mason was no stranger to art and entertainment as a child. He formed his first band while studying architecture. He was the only original member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd member to have been part of the band since its inception.

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Tricky
(Record producer)
Tricky
1
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Knowle West, United Kingdom
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Susanna Thompson
1
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: San Diego, California
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Bobby Deol
(Actor)
Bobby Deol
3
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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Mike Patton
(Musician)
Mike Patton
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Eureka, California, USA
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Guillermo Rodriguez
(Talk Show Personality)
Guillermo Rodriguez
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Zacatecas, Mexico
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Ruby Lin
(Taiwanese Actress Known for Her Role in the Hit TV Series 'My Fair Princess')
Ruby Lin
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Ruby Lin is a Taiwanese actress, producer, and pop singer. She began her career in the glamour industry as a model when she was 17 and eventually started taking up acting assignments. After gaining popularity as an actress, she went a step further and opened her own studio for producing TV shows and films. She is also a singer. 

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Jerry Buss
(Businessman Known Worldwide as the Former Owner of the 'Los Angeles Lakers' Basketball Franchise)
Jerry Buss
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: February 18, 2013
Legendary LA Lakers co-owner Jerry Buss lived through a poverty-stricken childhood during the Great Depression. Growing up working odd jobs, he also once quit school to work for the railroads. He grew up to be a chemist and later also taught chemistry, before investing in real estate.
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Lieserl Einstein
(Daughter of the Scientist Albert Einstein and the Scientist Mileva Maric)
Lieserl Einstein
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Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Novi Sad, Serbia
Died: September 18, 1903

Lieserl Einstein’s existence came into light almost 30 years after her father Albert Einstein’s death. She was the illegitimate, first-born child of Einstein and his fellow student, and later wife, Mileva Maric. Some believe she died of scarlet fever, while other sources state she was given up for adoption.

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Penny Chenery
(Horse Breeder and Owner of the Legendary 1973 Triple Crown Champion Race Horse 'Secretariat')
Penny Chenery
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: September 16, 2017

Penny Chenery was introduced to the world of Thoroughbred racing world by her father, Christopher Chenery. Penny owned the famed Secretariat, the 1973 Triple Crown owner. She was also one of the rare few women at the Columbia Business School back in her time. She also inspired a Disney film.

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Rucka Rucka Ali
5
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Troy, Michigan
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Daniel Vettori
(New Zealand Cricket Coach and Former Cricketer Who Bowled Slow Left-Arm Orthodox Spin)
Daniel Vettori
4
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Daniel Vettori is a New Zealand retired cricket player who captained the national team between 2007 and 2011. A left-arm slow bowler, Vettori relied on his accuracy, guile, and speed variation to outsmart the opposition batsmen. A prolific wicket-taker, Daniel Vettori took 362 wickets in Test matches and 305 wickets in ODIs.

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Devin Druid
5
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Virginia
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Frank Skinner
(comedian, autobiographer)
Frank Skinner
4
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: West Bromwich
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Mark Owen
(Singer)
Mark Owen
3
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK
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Samuel Gompers
(Labor leader, Cigar Maker)
Samuel Gompers
2
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 13, 1924
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Jerome Kern
(Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin collecting)
Jerome Kern
2
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 11, 1945
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Kadarius Toney
(American Football Player)
Kadarius Toney
1
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Daisy Lowe
(Actor, Model)
Daisy Lowe
6
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London
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Art Rooney
(Founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Art Rooney
4
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Coulterville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 25, 1988

Also known as The Chief, Art Rooney not only founded the NFL team Pittsburgh Steelers but was also named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He won the Super Bowl four times as an owner and was a major force behind the NFL-AFL merger. He was also a track racing enthusiast.

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Anthony Pettis
(Mixed martial artist)
Anthony Pettis
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Leana Wen
(Former President of Planned Parenthood)
Leana Wen
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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Arpad Busson
(French Financier, Founder and Chairman of the ‘EIM Group’)
Arpad Busson
2
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Arpad Busson is a French financier. He is credited with founding the EIM Group, for which he also serves as the chairman. Also known for his philanthropic efforts around the world, Arpad Busson is an ardent supporter of venture philanthropy, which encourages people to operate charity organizations like any other business ventures to maximize the effectiveness of charitable pursuits.

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George Monbiot
(British Writer and Activist)
George Monbiot
1
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Kensington

George Monbiot is a British writer and activist best known for his political and environmental activism. He also contributes as a columnist for The Guardian and is credited with founding a land rights campaign called The Land is Ours. Monbiot is the recipient of the United Nations Global 500 Award, which was presented to him by Nelson Mandela in 1995.

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Elmore James
(Guitarist)
Elmore James
4
Birth Year: 1918
Died: May 24, 1963
 47 
Frank Miller
(American comic book writer)
Frank Miller
5
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Olney, Maryland, U.S.
Comic-book writer Frank Miller soared to fame with his comics and graphic novels such as Daredevil, Sin City, The Dark Knight Returns, and 300. He directed the film adaptation of The Spirit, co-directed Sin City and its sequel, and produced the movie 300. He also created the Marvel character Elektra.
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Steve Wynn
(Casino Resort Developer)
Steve Wynn
4
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New Haven

The son of a bingo parlor chain, Steve Wynn sold ice-creams as a teenager but grew up to own some of Las Vegas’s most popular casinos, such as The Mirage. A sexual misconduct scandal forced him to step down from the post of the chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts.

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Narciso Rodriguez
(Fashion designer)
Narciso Rodriguez
0
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
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Kim Hyon-hui
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Pyongyang, North Korea

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 27th

Personality
The natives of January 27th have a talent to grasp, adapt to and learn things quickly. They are fast-paced individuals who have a passion for all things ‘exciting’ in life. They are always youthful and like to hold on to their youth for a long time, which at times, makes them childish beings. They are extremely creative and are trend-setters. On the downside, these individuals are not very good with holding back their emotions in certain situations and at times let their emotions walk over them, clouding their ability to think rationally.

Health
Their carefree attitude also explains why these people are usually careless about their health. They are extremely prone to stress-related illnesses or injuries and this is largely attributed to their relaxed outlook towards life. In order to maintain good, over-all health, these individuals need to follow a strict diet and exercise regime.

Finance
Individuals born on this day love to splurge and many find it hard to live on a budget. Since they are spendthrifts, they need to learn to maintain a budget in order to regularize the cash flow in their life. They earn money quickly and are equally quick at spending it all away.

Career
The career options that suit the people born on January 27th are those that utilize their deep rational thinking and creativity. Since they are adept at learning, any job that stimulates a growth in knowledge such as academic, counseling or healing professions, are most suited for these people. They may also do well as entrepreneurs.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These natives are extremely caring by nature and love to make others feel special around them. In love, they are extremely affectionate and generally look for partners who share the same interests as they do. However, these people are also short-tempered and in order to have a successful relationship, they need to be able to control their emotions. As parents, they give their children the freedom to do what they want in life but are also extremely doting at the same time.

Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Sky Blue, Purple and Scarlet Red
Lucky Numbers: 1, 9
Lucky Days (of the Month): 1st and 9th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Tuesday and Saturday