Share Share Share August 27, 2017 August Birthdays Happy August 27th Birthday! If you were born on August 27, you share a birthday with these famous people: Lady Antonia Fraser is 85 (nee Antonia Margaret Caroline Pakenham) Octogenarian English senior citizen and author of historical novels, the Jemima Shore detective fiction series (Quiet as a Nun; Oxford Blood), and biographies (Marie Antoinette: The Journey; Mary Queen of Scots), born August 27, 1932. (Antonia Fraser 2010 Photo: englishpen | Flicker Some rights reserved) Tommy Sands is 80 1950s teen idol, American singer (Teen Age Crush) and actor on TV and in movies (Babes in Toyland; The Longest Day; Ensign Pulver; Sing Boy Sing; Mardi Gras; Love in a Goldfish Bowl) born August 27, 1937. (Tommy Sands 1957 Photo: Capitol Records | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Tuesday Weld is 74 (nee Susan Ker Weld) American septuagenarian senior, TV & movie actress (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; Rock, Rock, Rock!; The Cincinnati Kid; Wild in the Country; Author! Author!; Bachelor Flat), born August 27, 1943. (Tuesday Weld 1965 The Cincinnati Kid Photo: Film Star Vintage | Flicker SRR) G. W. Bailey is 73 (nee George William Bailey) American actor on TV (Major Crimes; The Closer; The Jeff Foxworthy Show; St. Elsewhere; M*A*S*H), movies (Police Academy films; Rustler's Rhapsody; Short Circuit; Mannequin), and septuagenarian senior born August 27, 1944. (G. W. Bailey 1989 Photo: Towpilot | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Barbara Bach is 70 (nee Barbara Goldbach) New septuagenarian senior citizen and American cover girl model (Vogue; Elle; Seventeen), TV & movie actress (The Spy Who Loved Me; Force 10 from Navarone; Up the Academy; Caveman; Princess Daisy), born August 27, 1947. (Barbara Bach 1977-1978 Photo: United Artists | Wikimedia PD) (Photo: Janko Ferlic) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 27, 2017! And remembering Martha Raye (nee Margy Reed) American singer, comedian, host & actress on radio, stage, TV (The Martha Raye Show; Alice; McMillan & Wife), & movies (The Big Broadcast of 1938; The Farmer's Daughter; Four Jills in a Jeep; Billy Rose's Jumbo) (born Aug. 27, 1916 - died Oct. 19, 1994; age 78). Martha Raye died of pneumonia. (Martha Raye 1943 Photo: John Atherton | Flicker SRR) Med Flory (nee Meredith Irwin Flory) Grammy Award-winning American jazz saxaphonist (Supersax Plays Bird), actor on TV (The Ray Anthony Show; Daniel Boone; Lassie) and in movies (The Nutty Professor; Mike and the Mermaid; The Trouble With Girls) (born Aug. 27, 1926 - died Mar. 12, 2014; age 87). Med Flory had heart problems before he died. (Med Flory 1969 Daniel Boone Screenshot) C. S. Forester (nee Cecil Louis Troughton Smith) Egyptian-British author of naval warfare novels featuring Napoleonic officer Horatio Hornblower (Flying Colours; A Ship of the Line), and other historical fiction novels (The African Queen; The Gun; Hunting the Bismarck) (born Aug. 27, 1899 - died Apr. 2, 1966; age 66). C. S. Forester had a stroke a couple of years before he died. (C. S. Forester 1956 You Bet Your Life Screenshot) Harry Reems (nee Herbert Streicher) American actor in mainstream and adult films (Case of the Full Moon Murders; Deep Throat; Deadly Weapons; To All a Goodnight; National Lampoon's Movie Madness; The Cartier Affair) (born Aug. 27, 1947 - died Mar. 19, 2013; age 65). Cause of death for Harry Reems was pancreatic cancer. (Harry Reems 1972 Deep Throat Trailer Screenshot: YouTube CC) Ira Levin American horror, suspense, and mystery novelist (Rosemary's Baby; The Stepford Wives; The Boys from Brazil; Sliver; A Kiss Before Dying) and playwright (Deathtrap; No Time for Sergeants) (born Aug. 27, 1929 - died Nov. 12, 2007; age 78). Cause of death for Ira Levin was a heart attack. Norah Lofts (nee Norah Ethel Robinson) English short story writer and author of non-fiction, murder mystery, and historical fiction novels (Bless This House; Knight's Acre; Gad's Hall; Haunted House; Pargeters; Anne Boleyn) (born Aug. 27, 1904 - died Sept. 10, 1983; age 79). Cause of death for Norah Lofts is unknown. Norma Connolly American actress on TV as Ruby Anderson (General Hospital, 1980-1997), Lena Karr Gilroy (The Young Marrieds 1964-1966) and Mrs. Yost (The Edge of Night, 1977) (born Aug. 27, 1927 - died Nov. 18, 1998; age 71). Cause of death for Norma Connolly was complications from a stroke.