Famous People Born On May 27th

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People born on May 27 fall under the air sign of Gemini, the third sign in the zodiac. Gemini is the sign of the twins, signalling the dual nature of these individuals. They truly embody the ever-changing nature of this sign. Ruled by the planet Mars, they have a sunny and positive outlook on life. The element of Air symbolizes thought and movement, so their nature is one of intellect and discovery. Like other Gemini, people born on this day have active, curious minds and can become bored easily. Communication is important to those with this birthday as they love to socialize. They are constantly active and may need to be reminded to be calm and restful.

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 1 
Lisa Lopes
(Rapper, Singer and Member of the R&B Girl Group 'TLC')
Lisa Lopes
30
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 25, 2002

Lisa Lopes, popularly known as “Left Eye,” was a member of the Grammy-winning hip-hop/R&B girl band TLC. Apart from rapping and singing, she also co-wrote songs and managed the band’s outfits, album titles, and artworks. Lopes died in a car accident in Honduras, leaving behind her incomplete second solo album.

 2 
Christopher Lee
35
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Belgravia, Westminster, London, England
Died: June 7, 2015

Christopher Lee was one of the most respected actors of his generation. Such was his impact on the British and American film industries that David Cameron described him as a titan of the golden age of cinema following his death in 2015. Famous for his deep, strong voice, Christopher Lee was also a popular singer who worked with several metal bands.

 3 
Paul Bettany
32
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: London, England

Paul Bettany is the voice behind Marvel films' one of the most iconic characters - J.A.R.V.I.S., an artificial intelligence. He is also known for his acting roles in movies like A Knight's Tale and Creation. One of the most envied men in Hollywood, Paul Bettany is married to the beautiful actress, Jennifer Connelly.

 4 
Jamie Oliver
(Chef and Restaurateur)
Jamie Oliver
22
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Clavering, U.K.

Jamie Oliver is an English restaurateur and chef who gained international recognition after appearing on popular TV shows, such as Jamie's Kitchen and The Naked Chef. In 2005, his Feed Me Better campaign helped introduce several children to healthier foods. He also established a charity restaurant called Fifteen, which employs disadvantaged young people.

 5 
André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
15
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 6 
Chris Colfer
(Actor, Singer, and Author Best Known for His Role as ‘Kurt Hummel’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Chris Colfer
10
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Clovis, California, United States

Chris Colfer is an American actor, author, and singer. He achieved international fame for playing Kurt Hummel on the popular television series Glee. Colfer is also known for his philanthropic activities and serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community as he is openly gay. In 2011, he was named in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list.

 7 
Vincent Price
4
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25, 1993

Vincent Price was an American actor who was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Remembered for his iconic voice, Price narrated many animation films and documentaries. His life inspired Tim Burton to direct a stop-motion film titled Vincent. Since he was also an ardent art collector, The Vincent Price Art Museum is named in his honor.

 8 
Wild Bill Hickok
(Gunfighter, Law enforcement officer)
Wild Bill Hickok
7
Birth Year: 1837
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: August 2, 1876
Wild Bill Hickok was a Kansas sheriff and later became a Western folk hero, famous for his gunfights. He was a Union Army spy during the American Civil War. He was shot dead while playing poker. His last hand of cards came to be known as “the dead man's hand.”
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Cornelius Vanderbilt
(Business Tycoon & Philanthropist)
Cornelius Vanderbilt
5
Birth Year: 1794
Birthplace: Staten Island
Died: January 4, 1877

Cornelius Vanderbilt was an American business magnate credited with vastly expanding and improving America's transportation infrastructure. For his contributions to the country's railroad industry, Vanderbilt was made an inductee of the North America Railway Hall of Fame in 1999. He is also remembered for providing an initial $1 million endowment to Vanderbilt University, which was named in his honor.

 10 
Michael Franzese
(Motivational Speaker, Former Mobster and Member of Colombo Crime Family)
Michael Franzese
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Michael Franzese's story of being an influential member of the Colombo crime family to becoming a motivational speaker and writer inspired several works of art, including Martin Scorsese's 1990 film Goodfellas where he was played by actor Joseph Bono. In 1986, he was named in Fortune magazine's list of Fifty Most Wealthy and Powerful Mafia Bosses.

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Peri Gilpin
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Frasier’ and ‘Make It or Break It’)
Peri Gilpin
8
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States

Peri Gilpin soared to fame with her roles as Roz Doyle in Frasier and Kim Keeler in Make It or Break It. She also voiced Jane Proudfoot in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. She began supporting cancer research after her mother’s death due to a form of muscle tumor.

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Cilla Black
(Singer)
Cilla Black
4
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Vauxhall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: August 1, 2015
Priscilla Maria Veronica White, better known as Cilla Black, is best remembered for her chart-topping hits You're My World and Anyone Who Had a Heart. She had her own show, Cilia, and also acted as a comedy actor. She later presented shows such as Blind Date and Surprise Surprise.
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Natalya Neidhart
(Professional Wrestler Known for Her Guinness Record for Most Wins for Female WWE Wrestlers)
Natalya Neidhart
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Natalya Neidhart is a Canadian-American wrestler and columnist. She is best known for her appearances in WWE, where she is one of the most important members of the women's division. She is the first female wrestler to hold both the SmackDown Women's Championship and the Divas Championship in the history of WWE.

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Rachel Carson
(Marine biologist)
Rachel Carson
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Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Springdale
Died: April 14, 1964

Rachel Carson was a conservationist, marine biologist, and author. She is credited with authoring an influential book titled Silent Spring, which played a significant role in advancing the global environmental movement. Carson is also remembered for her book, The Sea Around Us, which earned her a U.S. National Book Award. She was posthumously honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Ibn Khaldun
(Sociologist, Philosopher, and Historian)
Ibn Khaldun
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Birth Year: 1332
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: March 16, 1406

Ibn Khaldun was an Arab scholar, philosopher, social scientist, and historian. He is often credited with founding the modern disciplines of sociology, historiography, economics, and demography. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the medieval period.

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Richard Schiff
1
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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Rick Rescorla
(British American Private Security Specialist Who Saved Thousands of Lives During 9/11)
Rick Rescorla
3
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Hayle, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Died: September 11, 2001

Rick Rescorla was a British American police officer, soldier, private security specialist, and educator. He is best remembered for saving thousands of lives by anticipating the 9/11 attacks and implementing evacuation procedures while serving as the director of security for the banking and financial services firm, Morgan Stanley, at the ill-fated WTC on September 11. Rescorla died during the attacks.

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Louis Gossett Jr.
0
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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Lee Meriwether
(Actress and Former Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Jones’ in Crime Drama ‘Barnaby Jones’)
Lee Meriwether
2
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Lee Meriwether is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Betty Jones in the popular television detective series Barnaby Jones, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations. A former model and beauty queen, Lee Meriwether was crowned Miss California in 1954 and Miss America in 1955.

 20 
Don Williams
(Singer-Songwriter)
Don Williams
1
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Floydada, Texas, United States
Died: September 8, 2017
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Adam Carolla
(Comedian)
Adam Carolla
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Adam Carolla is best known as the host of The Adam Carolla Show, a talk show podcast that holds a Guinness record for being the "most downloaded podcast." He has also been part of shows such as Loveline and The Adam Carolla Project. He has written bestsellers, too.

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Todd Bridges
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Todd Bridges is an American actor best known for playing Willis Jackson in the popular TV series, Diff'rent Strokes. From 2008 to 2013, he worked as a commentator on the series, TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest... He has also appeared in music videos and popular TV shows, such as The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Siouxsie Sioux
(Singer, Musician, Exotica, Songwriter)
Siouxsie Sioux
3
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Southwark
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Frank Thomas
(Baseball player)
Frank Thomas
2
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
 25 
Hubert Humphrey
(38th Vice President of the United States (1965-1969))
Hubert Humphrey
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Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Wallace, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 13, 1978

The 38th vice president of the USA, Hubert Humphrey was an early skeptic of the Vietnam War; however, he had no choice but to support the war effort as President Lyndon B. Johnson wanted the war to go on. Thanks to his popularity, several buildings have been named after Humphrey. He has also been portrayed by actors like Bradley Whitford.

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Harlan Ellison
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28, 2018
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Jack McBrayer
(American actor)
Jack McBrayer
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
 28 
Jadakiss
(Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer)
Jadakiss
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Yonkers
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Heston Blumenthal
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England, United Kingdom

Heston Blumenthal is a British celebrity chef whose unusual recipes, such as Scotch eggs and triple-cooked chips have been widely imitated. He is considered a pioneer of multi-sensory cooking and his scientific approach to cooking has earned him honorary degrees from several universities. In 2004, he won the prestigious Chef Award, joining the likes of Phil Howard and Gordon Ramsay.

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Neil Finn
(Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Split Enz' and Member of the Bands: 'Crowded House' & 'Fleetwood Mac')
Neil Finn
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Te Awamutu, New Zealand

Crowded House member Neil Finn is all set to perform in a radio series for his lockdown-hit fans on his Mixlr broadcast Fangradio. The New Zealand singer is also associated with Fleetwood Mac and was previously part of Split Enz. He also formed the project Pajama Club with his wife.

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Shanola Hampton
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Veronica Fisher’ in the TV Series ‘Shameless’)
Shanola Hampton
5
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Shanola Hampton is an American actress known for her portrayal of Veronica Fisher in the popular comedy-drama television series Shameless, for which she received critical appreciation. In 2013, she won the Best Actor award at the American Black Film Festival for her performance in the drama film Things Never Said, in which she played Kalindra Stepney.

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Dashiell Hammett
(Regarded as one of the Best Mystery Writers of All Time)
Dashiell Hammett
1
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 10, 1961
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Daniel Jones
(American football player)
Daniel Jones
2
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
 34 
Jay Gould
(Businessman)
Jay Gould
0
Birth Year: 1836
Birthplace: Roxbury, New York
Died: December 2, 1892
 35 
Sam Snead
(Professional Golfer)
Sam Snead
1
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Ashwood
Died: May 23, 2002

Known to fans as The Slammer, American golfer Sam Snead ruled the PGA scene for decades and won more than 185 tournaments throughout his career. His record of 82 PGA tour victories remains unbroken. Cartoonist and golf lover Charles M. Schulz mentioned Snead often in his Peanuts strip.

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Mark Angel
(Comedian)
Mark Angel
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
 37 
John Cheever
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)
John Cheever
3
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Quincy
Died: June 18, 1982
 38 
Izabela Vidovic
(Most notable for her roles in the films Homefront and Wonder)
Izabela Vidovic
3
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 39 
Pauline Hanson
(Australian Senator for Queensland and Federal President of Pauline Hanson's One Nation)
Pauline Hanson
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Pauline Hanson is an Australian politician who has been serving as a senator for Queensland since 2016. Hanson is credited with founding a right-wing political party called One Nation, for which she also serves as the leader. Also an author, Pauline Hanson has published many books, including her autobiography, Untamed and Unashamed.

 40 
Henry Parkes
(7th Premier of New South Wales)
Henry Parkes
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Birth Year: 1815
Birthplace: Canley, Coventry, England
Died: April 27, 1896

Henry Parkes was a politician who served as the premier of the Colony of New South Wales. Serving at different time periods throughout the 1870s and 1880s, Parkes was the longest non-consecutive premier in the Colony of New South Wales history. Considered the Father of Federation, Parkes was described as the most commanding figure in Australian politics by The Times.

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Lewis Collins
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Bidston, England
Died: November 27, 2013
 42 
Ben Feldman
(Actor and Producer Known for His TV Series: ‘Mad Men’, ‘Superstore’ and ‘Drop Dead Diva’)
Ben Feldman
8
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States

Ben Feldman is an American actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Mad Men and Superstore. For his portrayal of Michael Ginsberg in Mad Men, Feldman was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series category. Apart from being an actor, Feldman also co-owns a wine label called Angelica Cellars.

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Shantanu Narayen
(CEO of Adobe)
Shantanu Narayen
2
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
 44 
Jade Carey
(Artistic gymnast)
Jade Carey
0
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Though Jade Carey signed with the Oregon State University gymnastics team in 2017, she deferred her enrollment, to train for the Olympics. The Phoenix-based artistic gymnast eventually won a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Born to a gymnastics trainer father, she showed an interest in the sport at age 4.

 45 
Dolores Hope
(Singer)
Dolores Hope
0
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: New York City
Died: September 19, 2011

Born Dolores L. DeFina, she became Dolores Hope after her marriage to actor and comedian, Bob Hope.  A fine singer and a woman of words, she entertained American overseas soldiers for fifty years, recording her first CD, Dolores Hope: Now and Then, at the age of eighty-three. e.

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Beauden Barrett
(New Zealand Rugby Union Player)
Beauden Barrett
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: New Plymouth, New Zealand

Known for his speed and game management, New Zealand rugby player Beauden Barrett is a 2-time World Rugby Player of the Year award winner. He caught the attention of national selectors at age 19, he later has a long stint with the Hurricanes. He is the highest try-scorer of any first-five in history.

 47 
Eric Bischoff
(Entrepreneur, Television producer, Wrestler)
Eric Bischoff
3
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Detroit
 48 
Tim Farron
(Politician)
Tim Farron
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Preston
 49 
Eddie McClintock
0
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, U.S.
 50 
Faten Hamama
(Actress)
Faten Hamama
3
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Mansoura, Egypt
Died: January 17, 2015

Faten Hamama was an Egyptian actress and film producer. Regarded as an icon in Middle Eastern and Egyptian cinema, Hamama played an important role in popularizing the film industry in Egypt. She is also remembered for stressing the importance of women in the film industry and Egyptian society at large. In 1965, she was awarded the Decoration of the Republic.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 27

Personality
Those born on May 27 are constantly changing their appearance and interests as a way to stay true to their mercurial nature. However, this means they hide their true nature from everyone around them. Their desire for mystery can often be at war with their need to be noticed and appreciated. Individuals with this birthday love investigating the road less travelled and collecting unique treasures. They are generous, thoughtful and loyal friends. Although they can be analytical, they are often ruled by their emotions. Because of their love of socializing, they can often be found debating their opinions.

Health
Individuals having May 27th as their birthday are easily stressed and have over active minds. They are prone to insomnia and other sleep disorders and can benefit from relaxing activities like meditation and yoga. Loss of energy can be very draining for these people and can derail established workout patterns. They are very susceptible to respiratory illnesses like asthma, bronchitis and pneumonia. Sports like tennis and golf are ideal as they work both the body and the mind.

Finance
People born on May 27 may find it difficult to save money and are somewhat indifferent to financial planning. They are impulsive spenders but also love to donate money to causes they feel are worthy.

Career
With their friendly personalities, people with May 27 birthdays are drawn to careers with a lot of social interaction, like customer service or public relations. They like to dress stylishly and will present a perfect face for any business. A job with many different types of tasks and travel will keep their attention and enthusiasm.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People with this birthday love to socialize and flirt, preferring the chase and new stage of any relationship. They can be cautious in developing long-term relationships but are very loyal to those they let in. They will seem younger than other parents and can see the wonders of the world along with their children. They may have troubles making rules and enforcing them, leaving the parental discipline to their partners.

Lucky Colors: Red, Maroon, Orange, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 6, 9, 24