Is November 27th your birthday? Was someone special to you born on November 27th? With whom will you choose to celebrate this excellent occasion?
If today is your birthday, then you are in excellent company.
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November 27th was the birth date of several notable (or even notorious) individuals. Here they are:
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Artists
German-British operatic composer Sir Julius Benedict (Un Anno ed un Giorno, The Bride of Song, The Bride of Venice, The Crusaders, Giacinta ed Ernesto, Graziella, The Gipsy’s Warning, The Lily of Killarney, I Portoghesi in Goa, St. Cecilia and Undine) was born on November 27, 1804.
Tsuguharu Foujita, Japanese painter (Femme se Coiffant, Fische and Morning Glories), was born on November 27, 1886.
American Broadway musical producer David (Merrick) Margulois (42nd Street, Beckett, Fanny, Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Oliver and Stop the World: I Want to Get Off) was born on November 27, 1912.
American hymnist Adelaide Addison Pollard (“Have Thine Own Way, Lord”) was born on November 27, 1862.
Theresia Van der Pant, Dutch sculptor (Bison and Kreet), was born on November 27, 1924.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Athletes
Henry Carr, American runner and Olympic gold medalist (1964), was born on November 27, 1942.
Kathleen Heddle, Canadian rower and Olympic gold medalist (1992 and 1996), was born on November 27, 1965.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Authors and Journalists
James Rufus Agee, American journalist (Fortune,The Nation and Time), author (The African Queen, Agee on Film, A Death in the Family, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, The Morning Watch and The Night of the Hunter) and Pulitzer Prize winner (1957), was born on November 27, 1909.
Charles A. Beard, American historian and author (America in Midpassage,American City Government, American Government and Politics,The American Spirit,The Basic History of the United States,A Charter for the Social Sciences in the Schools,The Economic Basis of Politics, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy and The Rise of American Civilization,), was born on November 27, 1874.
British television personality (BBC), ornithologist and author (Basil Ede’s Birds, Birdwatch Round Britain, A Celebration of Birds and The Ladybird Book of British Birds) Robert Dougall was born on November 27, 1913.
Caroline Bouvier Kennedy-Schlossberg, American attorney and author (The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children, In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action, A Patriot’s Handbook, Profiles in Courage for Our Time and The Right to Privacy), was born on November 27, 1957. Her brother was magazine publisher John F. Kennedy, Jr., and her parents were 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
American author Gail Henion Sheehy (Hillary’s Choice, Menopause: The Silent Passage, Middletown America, Passages, Pathfinders, Sex and the Seasoned Woman and Spirit of Survival) was born on November 27, 1937.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Business Leaders
Joseph Mack, American truck and bus manufacturer (Mack Truck Co.), was born on November 27, 1870.
American chiropractor and vitamin entrepreneur Forrest Shaklee (Shaklee Corporation), was born on November 27, 1894.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Performers
Kirk Acevedo, Puerto Rican-Chinese-American actor (24, As the World Turns, Bait, Band of Brothers, The Black Donnellys, Boiler Room, Dinner Rush, Fringe, Invincible, NYPD Blue and Oz), was born on November 27, 1974.
John Alderton, British actor (Calendar Girls, Emergency Ward 10, Fireman Sam, Forever Green, He Knew He Was Right, It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet, My Wife Next Door, No Honestly, Please Sir, Thomas & Sarah, Upstairs Downstairs, Wodehouse Playhouse and Zardoz), was born on November 27, 1940.
American actress Astrid Allwyn (Charlie Chan’s Secret) was born on November 27, 1909.
Barbara Anderson, American actress (Ironside and Mission Impossible), was born on November 27, 1945.
American actor Curtis Armstrong (Akeelah and the Bee, Bad Medicine, Better Off Dead, Big Bully, DodgeballL A True Underdog Story, Jingle All the Way, Max Keeble’s big Move, Moonlighting, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, One Crazy Summer, Ray, Revenge of the Nerds and Risky Business) was born on November 27, 1954.
James L. Avery, American actor (The Closer, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and That’s So Raven), and voice-over artist (Iron Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), was born on November 27, 1948.
Charlie Benante, American rock drummer (Anthrax), was born on November 27, 1962.
Frank Boe˜en, Dutch singer (Frank Boe˜en Group), was born on November 27, 1957.
Mike (Puffy) Bordin, American rock drummer (Faith No More), was born on November 27, 1962.
Randal (Randy) Brecker, American rock trumpeter (Blood Sweat and Tears), was born on November 27, 1945.
Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds), was born on November 27, 1959.
William Edward (Bill) Fichtner, American actor (Armageddon, As the World Turns, Black Hawk Down, Contact, Crash, The Dark Knight, Equilibrium, Go, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto Vice City, Heat, Invasion, The Longest Yard, The Perfect Storm and Prison Break), was born on November 27, 1956.
American actress Robin Simone Givens (Angel Street, Beverly Hills Madam, Blankman, Boomerang, Foreign Student, Head of the Class, The Penthouse, A Rage in Harlem, andThe Women of Brewster Place,) was born on November 27, 1964. Robin Givens married boxer Mike Tyson.
Russian rock singer Boris Purushottama (B.G.) Grebenshikov was born on November 27, 1953.
Joshua Harris, American actor (The Commish, Dallas, A Death in California, Falcon Crest, Go Toward the Light, Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Twin Peaks), was born on November 27, 1978.
Calvin Hayes, British pop keyboardist (Johnny Hates Jazz), was born on November 27, 1962.
American rock guitarist Johnny Allen (Jimi) Hendrix (“All Along the Watchtower,” “Burning of the Midnight Lamp,” “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Let Me Light Your Fire,” “Purple Haze,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Stepping Stone,” “Stone Free,” “Up from the Skies” and “The Wind Cries Mary”) was born on November 27, 1942. Jimi Hendrix played at Woodstock: An Aquarian Exposition, in August 1969.
William (Skoob) Hines, American hip-hop artist (Das EFX), was born on November 27, 1971.
Ashley Ingram, British singer (Fizzz), was born on November 27, 1960.
American rock drummer Al Jackson, Jr., (Booker T and the MGs and The Roy Milton Band) was born on November 27, 1935.
November 27, 1940 Liu Yuen (Bruce Lee) Kam, American martial artist and actor, Green Hornet, The Green Hornet, Game of Death, Return of the Dragon, Fists of Fury, Enter the Dragon, Chinese Connection, Marlowe; subject of the movie, Dragon; ar of
Enter the Dragon
Bruce Lee is the granddaddy of high-kicking, fist-fighting movie martial artists. He got his start in America as Kato, the sidekick in the jokey 1960’s TV series
The Green Hornet. Later he went to Hong Kong and more or less founded the institution of kung fu movies. Wiry and charismatic, Lee reached a pinnacle in 1973 with
Enter The Dragon. His untimely death before the film’s release helped make him an enduring cult figure. Other films include
Way of the Dragon (1972),
The Big Boss (1971) and
Legendary British Shakespearean actress Frances Anne (Fanny) Kemble was born on November 27, 1809.
American contemporary Christian singer Lisa Nicole Kimmey (Out of Eden) was born on November 27, 1975.
Brooke Langton, American actress (Friday Night Lights, Kiss the Bride, Life, Melrose Place, The Net, Partners, Playing Mona Lisa, Primeval, The Replacements and Swingers), was born on November 27, 1970.
Patricia McPherson, American actress (Aftershock, All Star Comedy, The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones, Knight Rider, MacGyver, Matlock, Murder She Wrote, Othello, Prime Risk and Starman), was born on November 27, 1954.
Carl Terrell (Twista) Mitchell, American hip-hop artist, was born on November 27, 1973.
William Sanford (Bill) Nye, American scientist, comedian and television personality (Bill Nye: The Science Guy), was born on November 27, 1955.
Irish pop guitarist Fiachna O’Braonain (Hothouse Flowers) was born on November 27, 1965.
Alison Elizabeth Pill, Canadian actress (Baby, Blackbird, The Book of Daniel, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, The Crypt Club, Dan in Real Life, Dear Wendy, Degas and the Dancer, The Dinosaur Hunter, Fast Food High, God’s New Plan, Hocus Pocus, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Mairitius, Midwives, Milk, Pieces of April and Plain Truth), was born on November 27, 1985.
Edward Thomas (Eddie) Rabbitt, American country singer (“Drivin’ My Life Away,” “Every Which Way But Loose,” “I Love a Rainy Night,” “Kentucky Rain” and “Suspicions”), was born on November 27, 1944. Eddie Rabbitt has sung with Lynn Anderson, Crystal Gayle, Louise Mandrell, Ronnie Milsap, Juice Newton, Kenny Rogers and many other country music artists.
Robert (Buffalo Bob) Smith, American television personality (The Gulf Road Show Starring Bob Smith and The Howdy Doody Show), was born on November 27, 1917.
Fisher Stevens, American actor (Bob Roberts, The Brother from Another Planet, The Flamingo Kid, Hackers, Key West, The Marrying Man, My Science Project, The Right to Remain Silent, Short Circuit, Super Mario Bros. and When the Party’s Over), was born on November 27, 1963.
Dutch actress Gerarda (Caro van Eyck) Taytelbaum (Medea) was born on November 27, 1915.
American folk banjo player and singer (“Portland Town” and “Wish I Was a Rock”) Derroll (Adams) Lewis Thompson was born on November 27, 1925. Derroll Adams appeared in the 1967 documentary film Don’t Look Back.
Marshall Thompson, American actor (Angel, The Caddy, Daktari, East of Kilimanjaro, George, The Purple Heart, The Turning Point, and To Hell and Back ), was born on November 27, 1925.
American actor Seymour (Michael Tolan) Tuchow (All That Jazz, The Bold Ones, The FBI, Murder She Wrote, Night Terror, Perfect Stranger, Presumed Innocent and Valley Forge) was born on November 27, 1925.
French-American actor Michael Vartan (Alias, Big Shots, Black Leather Jacket, The Mists of Avalon, Monster-in-Law, The Myth of Fingerprints, Never Been Kissed, The Next Best Thing, One Hour Photo, The Pallbearer, Rogue, Sand, Stringer, To Wong Foo – Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar and Touch Me) was born on November 27, 1968.
British rock bassist Trevor (Dozy) Ward-Davies (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich) was born on November 27, 1944.
Mona Washbourne, British actress (Brideshead Revisited, Driver’s Seat, Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter, Mrs. Pearce, My Fair Lady and Night Must Fall), was born on November 27, 1903.
Jaleel (“Urkel”) White, American actor (Family Matters), was born on November 27, 1976.
Dave Winthrop, American rock saxophonist and flute player (Supertramp), was born on November 27, 1948.
Ernie Wise, British comedian (Morecambe and Wise), was born on November 27, 1925.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous Scientists
Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer and inventor (The Celsius Scale), was born on November 27, 1701.
November 27th Birthdays: Famous World (and Other) Leaders
Benigno Aquino, Jr., Filipino opposition leader, was born on November 27, 1932.
Juho Kusti Paasikivi, President of Finland, was born on November 27, 1870.
Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman, Zionist leader and 1st President of Israel, was born on November 27, 1874.
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