Famous Birthdays on 27th December

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 205

1390 - Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)
1555 - Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist
1571 - Johannes Kepler, Weil der Stadt, Germany, astronomer (planetary Motion), (d. 1630)
1645 - Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized
1654 - Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician
1683 - Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)
1709 - Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)
1715 - Philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794)
1717 - Pope Pius VI (d. 1799)
1721 - Franciscus "French" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher
1748 - William Marshall, composer
1752 - Johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus, composer
1755 - Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36)
1761 - Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Scot/Russ minister of War
1773 - George Cayley, England, found science of aerodynamics
1776 - Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1811)
1796 - Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (d. 1869)
1800 - John Goss, composer
1801 - Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49)
Astronomer Johannes KeplerAstronomer Johannes Kepler (1571) 1802 - Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter
1803 - John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)
1814 - James Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873
1816 - Eliakim Parker Scammon, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1822 - John Roberts, composer
1822 - Louis Pasteur, Dole, France, bacteriologist (pasturization), (d. 1895)
1825 - Reinhold Finsterbusch, composer
1829 - James Clay Rice, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1831 - Lucius Fairchild, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1832 - Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and patron of art (d. 1897)
1836 - Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation)
1845 - Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer
1855 - Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
1856 - Andre Gedalge, composer
1859 - William Henry Hadow, composer
Bacteriologist Louis PasteurBacteriologist Louis Pasteur (1822) 1864 - René Georges Hermann-Paul, French artist (d. 1940)
1874 - Max Ettinger, composer
1879 - Robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)
1879 - Sydney Greenstreet, Sandwich England, actor (Maltese Falcon)
1883 - Cyrus S. Eaton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate (d. 1979)
1884 - Bernard van Dieren, composer
1888 - Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (d. 1954)
1890 - Maurice Schoemaker, composer
1892 - Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer
1892 - Alfred Edwin McKay, Canadian World War One flying ace (d. 1917)
1895 - Sig Arno, Hamburg, Germany, actor (Holiday in Havana)
1896 - Arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game)
1896 - Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright
1896 - Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security Board)
1896 - Louis Bromfield, Mansfield Ohio, writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926)
Steel Magnate Cyrus S. EatonSteel Magnate Cyrus S. Eaton (1883) 1897 - Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw
1899 - Paul Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28)
1900 - Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978)
1901 - Irene Handl, London England, actress (Riding High, Morgan)
1901 - Marlene Dietrich [Maria Losch], Berlin Germany, singer/actress (Blue Angel), (d. 1992)
1902 - Ferenc Szabo, composer
1906 - Ivan Brkanovic, composer
1906 - Ivan Mark Waller, mountaineer
1906 - Oscar Levant, Pittsburgh, actor (American in Paris, Dance of Life)
1907 - Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher
1907 - Jan Willem van Otterloo, Dutch composer
1907 - Nils-Eric Ringbom, composer
1907 - Willem Van Otterloo, Winterwijk Holland, conductor (Melbourne 1967-71)
1907 - Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (d. 1999)
1907 - Conrad L. Raiford, Goodwill Ambassador (d. 2002)
Singer/Actress Marlene DietrichSinger/Actress Marlene Dietrich (1901) 1908 - Louis JHCA de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Black Banners)
1909 - Johan[nes B] Schmitz, Dutch actor/reciter (Lucifer, MacBeth)
1910 - Jack Massey, groundsman
1910 - Neville Crump, racehorse trainer
1910 - Charles Olson, American poet (d. 1970)
1911 - Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Jan 1]
1914 - Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)
1914 - Ivan Sutton, British concert promoter
1915 - Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)
1915 - William Howell Masters, sex author/physician
1915 - Gyula Zsengellér, Hungarian footballer (d. 1999)
1916 - Werner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (d. 1953)
1917 - Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)
1917 - Onni Palaste, Finnish writer
1918 - John Celardo, American comic strip artist
1920 - Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (d. 2005)
1922 - Larry Osborne, navigator air traffic controller/supply specialist
1924 - James A McClure, (Sen-R-Idaho)
1924 - Mokta Ould Daddah, president Mauritania (1961-78)
1924 - Wouter Eijkelemboom, Dutch architect (Holy-hospital, Vlaardingen)
1925 - Allan Blank, composer
1925 - Michel Piccoli, Paris France, actor (Topaz, Peril, May Fools)
1926 - Jerome Courtland, Knoxville Tn, actor (Tonka, Tharus)
1927 - Antony Gardner, British politician
1927 - Agnes Nixon, American television producer, director, and writer
1930 - Jacqueline Fontijn, Flemish composer
1930 - Meg Greenfield, US politician(?)
1930 - Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)
1931 - Scotty Moore, guitarist (for Elvis)
1934 - Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
1935 - Norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer
1936 - Lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV)
1936 - Phil Sharpe, cricketer (England middle order batsman during 60's)
1939 - John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America)
1940 - Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
1940 - Pete Brown, rocker
1941 - Leslie Maguire, rocker (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry Crossed the Mersey)
1941 - Michael 'Mike' Pinder, Birmingham UK, rocker (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1942 - Mike Heron, Edinburgh Scotland, rock musician
1942 - Byron Browne, baseball player
1942 - Charmian Carr, American actress
1943 - Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV)
1943 - Dave Rowberry, Newcastle, rocker (Animals)
1943 - Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
1944 - Mick Jones, rock guitarist (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is)
1944 - Tracy Nelson, Madison Wisconsin, American singer
1946 - Janet Street-Porter, British TV personality (Youth)
1947 - Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
1947 - Janet Perry, American soprano
1947 - Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
1948 - Larry Byrom, rocker (Steppenwolf-Hour of the World)
1948 - Gérard Depardieu, French actor
1950 - Jack van Gelder, Dutch TV host
1950 - Terry Bozzio, rock drummer (Missing Persons-Hello I Love You)
1950 - Roberto Bettega, Italian footballer
1951 - William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner
1951 - Ernesto Zedillo, President of Mexico
1952 - Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
1952 - Tovah Feldshuh, NYC, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky)
1952 - Jay Hill, Canadian politician
1953 - Arthur Kent, newscaster [Scud Stud], (NBC-Gulf War coverage)
1953 - Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)
1955 - Barbara Olson, American political commentator (d. 2001)
1955 - Brad Murphey, Australian racing driver
1956 - Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)
1957 - Connie Chillemi, Eglin AFB FL, golfer (1994 Standard Register-13th)
1957 - James Sanford, US runner (world record 50m indoor)
1958 - Steffen Mensching, writer
1958 - Steven Glen Jones, Artesia NM, PGA golfer (1988 AT&T Pebble Beach)
1959 - Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)
1959 - Mary Holland, San Diego California, WPVA volleyballer
1959 - Gerina Dunwich, American author
1960 - Maryam D'Abo, London, actress (Living Daylights, Xtro, Until Sept)
1960 - Terry Price, Rockhampton QLD, Australasia golfer
1960 - Donald Nally, American choral conductor
1961 - Caroline Gowan, Greenville SC, LPGA golfer (SC Women's Amat-1981, 83)
1962 - Barbara Crampton, Levittown NY, actr (Body Double, Young & Restless)
1962 - Sherri Steinhauer, Madison WI, LPGA golfer (1992 du Maurier Ltd)
1962 - Timothy Hacker, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 10k runner
1962 - Mark Few, American basketball coach
1962 - Bill Self, American basketball coach
1963 - Dana Chladek, Decin Czech, US slalom Kayak (Olympics-br/silver-92, 96)
1963 - Jim Leyritz, Lakewood OH, catcher (NY Yankees)
1963 - Mark Pike, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1963 - Gaspar Noé, Argentinian-born director
1964 - David Tikolo, Kenyan cricket batsman (1996 World Cup)
1964 - Randy Kirk, NFL outside linebacker (AZ Cardinals, SF 49ers)
1964 - Steve Wallace, NFL tackle (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs)
1964 - Ian Gomez, American actor
1965 - Gamini Wickremasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper)
1965 - Salman Khan, Indian actor
1965 - Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (d. 2007)
1966 - Fabian Núñez, American politician
1966 - Wendy Coakley-Thompson, American writer
1966 - Eva LaRue, American actress
1966 - Bill Goldberg, American football player and professional wrestler
1967 - Niels Meijer, Dutch rock keyboardist (Bob Color)
1968 - Dean Palmer, Tallahassee FL, infielder (Texas Rangers)
1969 - Chris Humbert, Modesto California, water polo 2m offense (Olympics-96)
1969 - Suzanne Paxton, Balt Md, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1969 - Jean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
1969 - Chyna, American professional wrestler
1969 - Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist
1970 - Frank Messmer, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Lorenzo Neal, NFL fullback (NO Saints, NY Jets)
1970 - Mike Salmon, NFL/WLAF safety (Houston Oilers, Rhein Fire, SF 49ers)
1970 - Steve Hoyem, WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
1971 - Bryan Smolinski, Toledo OH, NHL forward (Team USA, Pitts Penguins)
1971 - James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Duncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
1972 - Charles Way, NFL fullback (NY Giants)
1972 - Dewayne Washington, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 - Thomas Wilson Brown, actor (Jason-Knots Landing)
1972 - Matt Slocum, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
1973 - Bill Clay, Yokosuka Japan, US sprint cyclist (Olympics-96)
1973 - Wilson Cruz, actor (My So Called Life, Ally McBeal)
1973 - Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
1973 - Dee Ferris, British painter
1974 - Masi Oka, Japanese-American actor
1974 - Jay Pandolfo, American ice hockey player
1975 - Heather O'Rourke, San Diego California, actress (Happy Days, Poltergeist)
1975 - Patrick Paauwe, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Graafschap)
1976 - Fernando Pisani, Canadian/Italian ice hockey player
1976 - Aaron Stanford, American actor
1977 - Kate Nelson, Evanston Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)
1977 - Jacqueline Pillon, Canadian actress
1979 - David Dunn, English footballer
1979 - Carson Palmer, American football player
1980 - Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
1980 - Cas Haley, American singer and guitarist
1981 - Emilie de Ravin, Australian actress
1981 - Javine, British singer
1982 - James Mead, American guitarist (Kutless)
1982 - Terji Skibenæs, Faroese guitarist, (Týr)
1983 - Cole Hamels, American baseball player
1984 - Gilles Simon, French tennis player

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