Celebrity Birthdays for July 27 – Maya Rudolph, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Actress and Comedienne
Known For: Seven years on 'Saturday Night Live,' roles in films like 'Away We Go,' 'A Prairie Home Companion' and 'Bridesmaids,' currently starring on the sitcom 'Up All Night,' and being the daughter of the late octave-shattering soul singer Minnie Riperton
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Known For: Roles in 'Mission Impossible III,' 'Bend It Like Beckham' and 'Match Point,' his Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Elvis Presley in the biographical miniseries 'Elvis,' and playing King Henry VIII in Showtime's historical drama 'The Tudors'
Occupation: Writer and Producer
Known For: Producing groundbreaking 1970s sitcoms including 'All in the Family,' 'One Day at a Time,' 'Good Times,' 'The Jeffersons' and 'Maude,' founding the civil liberties advocacy organization People For the American Way, and being close friends with fellow boundary-pusher Trey Parker of 'South Park' fame
Jerry Van Dyke
Known For: Four Emmy nominations playing Luther Van Dam on the TV series 'Coach,' guest-starring stints on shows like 'My Name Is Earl,' 'Yes Dear' and 'Raising Hope,' and being Dick Van Dyke's little brother
Occupation: Comedian and Actor
Known For: His "here's your sign" comedy routines mocking the common-sense impaired, being a member of the popular Blue Collar Comedy group, hosting the game show 'Lingo,' and starring in the sitcom 'The Bill Engvall Show'