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List of famous people born in 1927, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1927 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1927. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1927, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1927 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

This list contains celebs like Roger Moore and Sidney Poitier.

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Eartha Kitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1927
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Eartha Mae Kitt was an American actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist, known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of "C'est Si Bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby", which were both US Top 10 hits. Orson ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1927-2008)

Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer

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George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1927
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George Campbell Scott was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, as General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1927-1999)

Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Theatre Director, Soldier, Theatrical producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

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Cesar Chavez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1927
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Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association. A Mexican American, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1927-1993)

Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona, United States of America

Profession: Civil rights activist, Farmworker, Trade unionist, Social activist

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Coretta Scott King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1927
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Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate for African-American equality. King met Martin Luther King, Jr. while in college and their participation ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1927-2006)

Birthplace: USA, Heiberger, Alabama

Profession: Civil rights activist, Author, Singer, Women's rights activist, Writer, + more

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