Happy July 27th Birthday!
If you were born on July 27, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Norman Lear is 95
Nonagenarian American senior citizen, TV screenwriter & producer (All in the Family; One Day at a Time; Sanford and Son; The Jeffersons; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Fernwood Tonight; Good Times), born July 27, 1922. (Norman Lear 2008 Photo: Matt Stoller | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Jack Higgins is 88 (nee Henry Patterson)
English screenwriter and mystery-spy-thriller novelist (Cry of the Hunter; The Graveyard Shift; A Prayer for the Dying; The Eagle Has Landed; Storm Warning; The Valhalla Exchange; The Eagle Has Flown; Flight of Eagles; Midnight Runner) and octogenarian senior citizen born July 27, 1929.
Jerry Van Dyke is 86
American senior citizen, comedian and actor on TV (Coach; My Mother the Car) and movies (The Courtship of Eddie’s Father; Palm Springs Weekend; McLintock!; Love and Kisses; Angel in My Pocket), born July 27, 1931. (Jerry Van Dyke 1963 McLintock! Screenshot: Wikimedia PD)
John Pleshette is 75
American screenwriter, actor on TV (Knots Landing; The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald; Murder One; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), movies (House Calls; Rocky II; S.O.B.; The Truman Show), and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 27, 1942.
Bobbie Gentry is 73 (nee Roberta Streeter)
Septuagenarian senior citizen, retired Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter (Ode to Billy Joe; I’ll Never Fall in Love Again; Fancy; Let it Be Me: All I Have To Do Is Dream) and TV host (Bobbie Gentry) born July 27, 1944. (Bobbie Gentry 1970 Photo: NBC | Wikimedia PD)
Betty Thomas is 70 (nee Betty Nienhauser)
American TV and movie actress (Hill Street Blues; Used Cars; Troop Beverly Hills) and director (Only You; Dream On; Sons and Daughters; Doctor Dolittle; 28 Days; I Spy; John Tucker Must Die), and new septuagenarian senior citizen born July 27, 1947. (Betty Thomas 1994 Photo: Alan Light | Flickr SRR)
Peggy Fleming is 69
1968 Olympic ladies gold medal figure skating champion, 5-time US ladies champion, 3-time world champion figure skater, ABC sports commentator since 1981, breast cancer survivor, and senior citizen born July 27, 1948. (Peggy Fleming 2010 Photo: US Embassy Canada | Flickr SRR)
Maureen McGovern is 68
American musical theater stage actress and singer (The Morning After; We May Never Love Like This Again; The Continental; Different Worlds; Can You Read My Mind; We Could have It All) born July 27, 1949. (Maureen McGovern 2009 Photo: Eric Antoniou | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Michael Mann is 67
American TV & movie screenwriter (Vega$), producer and director (Miami Vice; Crime Story; Drug Wars: The Camarena Story; Robbery Homicide Division; The Last of the Mohicans; Heat; The Insider; Ali) born July 27, 1943. (Michael Mann 2012 Photo: Col. Hans Landa | Wikimedia CC 3.0)
Roxanne Hart is 65
New senior citizen, American actress on stage, TV (Chicago Hope; One Life to Live; Dream On; Medium; Hung) and in movies (The Bell Jar; The Verdict; Oh God! You Devil; Highlander; The Good Girl; Moonlight Mile; License to Wed), born July 27, 1952.
(Photo: Lukas Budimaier)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 27, 2017!
Keenan Wynn (nee Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah Keenan Wynn)
American actor on TV (Call to Glory; Troubleshooters; Dallas; Black Saddle), and movies (Easy to Wed; Royal Wedding; The Glass Slipper; The Absent Minded Professor; Son of Flubber; The Great Race; Stagecoach) (born July 27, 1916 – died Oct. 14, 1986; age 70). Cause of death for Keenan Wynn was pancreatic cancer. (Keenan Wynn 1951 Royal Wedding Movie Screenshot)
American actor on stage, TV (Ironside; The Secret Storm; General Hospital; Arrest and Trial), movies (The Big Chill; The Rare Breed; Ride to Hangman’s Tree), and newspaper columnist (Manchester Union Leader) (born July 27, 1937 – died Jan. 8, 2009; age 71). Don Gallow had a stroke in the weeks before he died. (Don Galloway 1966 12 O’Clock High Screenshot)
Irish actor on stage, TV (Swizzlewick) and movies (The Ghost and Mr. Chicken; The Diplomatic Corpse; Kid Galahad; Barry Lyndon; The Cruel Sea; The Devil on Horseback) (born July 27, 1913 – died Oct. 28, 1989; age 76). Cause of death for Liam Redmond is unknown (Liam Redmond 1965 Daniel Boone Screenshot)
Canadian CBC radio sportscaster and actor on radio, TV (The Plouffe Family; La pension Velder; Monsieur le ministre) and movies (Big Red; The Incredible Journey;The Cincinnati Kid; To Hell With Heroes) (born July 27, 1921 – died Mar. 19, 2003; age 81). Cause of death for Émile Genest was a heart attack. (Émile Genest 1965 Seaway Screenshot)
Donald Crisp (nee George William Crisp)
English 1908-1929 silent movie director & actor (Don Q Son of Zorro), actor in 1930s-1960s movies (Laddie; Jezebel; Wuthering Heights; The Sea Hawk; National Velvet; Pollyanna; Lassie Come Home) (born July 27, 1882 – died May 25, 1974; age 91). Cause of death for Donald Crisp is unknown. (Donald Crisp 1938 Jezebel Movie Trailer Screenshot | Wikimedia PD)
Geoffrey de Havilland
English airplane engineer and aviation pioneer, designer of the Mosquito and Comet airplanes, WWI RFC Captain, and founder of the de Havilland Aircraft Company in 1920 (born July 27, 1882 – died May 21, 1965; age 82). Cause of death for Geoffrey de Havilland was a cerebral haemorrhage. (Geoffrey de Havilland Photo: SDASM Archives | Flickr Some rights reserved)
American National Baseball Hall of Fame professional MLB baseball player (Chicago Cubs; Cincinnati Reds), and player-manager for the Chicago Cubs (born July 27, 1880 – died July 27 1948; age 68). Cause of death for Joseph Tinker was complications from diabetes. (Joseph Tinker 1908 Photo: Charles M. Conlon | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American Baseball Hall of Fame baseball player, MLB infielder (New York Yankees; St. Louis Cardinals; Brooklyn Dodgers; New York Giants), player-manager for the Brooklyn Dodgers, later NBC color commentator (born July 27, 1905 – died Oct. 7, 1991; age 86). Cause of death for Leo Durocher is unknown. (Leo Durocher 1946 Photo: Conrad Poirier| Wikimedia PD)