February 27

by Milos Itic on February 27, 2011

10 people born on this day:

  1. Elizabeth Taylor (1932) –  English/American actress
  2. Joanne Woodward (1930) – American actress, television and theatrical producer, and widow of Paul Newman
  3. John Ernst Steinbeck (1902) – American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937)
  4. Marian Anderson (1897) - African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century
  5. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807) – American poet and educator whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and “Evangeline”. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets
  6. Carl Anderson (1945) – American singer, film and theatre actor best known for his portrayal of Judas Iscariot in the Broadway and film versions of the rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar
  7. Grant Alan Show (1962) – American actor best known for his role on Melrose Place as Jake Hanson, which he played from 1992 to 1997
  8. James Wan (1977) – Malaysian-born Australian producer, screenwriter, and film director of Chinese heritage
  9. Adam Baldwin (1962) – American actor known for his roles as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, Ricky Linderman in My Bodyguard, Knowle Rohrer in The X-Files, and Marcus Hamilton in Joss Whedon’s Angel
  10. Daniel Antonucci (1957 ) – a\Animator, best known for his 1999 animated series Ed, Edd n Eddy, which has ended its run, but airs on Cartoon Network every weekday at 3:00pm

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