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Famous October Birthdays

The following 7,456 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of October. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in October.

Zodiac signs for October are Libra and Scorpio . The modern birthstone for October is Opal while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Jasper.

October 1

  • 1929
    Grady Chapman, American singer (The Robins) (d. 2011)  
  • 1932
    Albert Collins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1993)  
  • 1946
    Tim O'Brien, American soldier and author  
  • 1976
    Antonio Roybal, American painter and sculptor  
  • 1982
    Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish singer  

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October 2

  • 1882
    Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian colonel (d. 1945)
  • 1948
    Avery Brooks, American actor and director  
  • 1951
    Sting, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor (The Police)  
  • 1957
    Kate St John, English singer-songwriter and producer (The Dream Academy)  
  • 1958
    Wayne Toups, American singer-songwriter and accordion player  

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October 3

  • 1889
    Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1938)
  • 1895
    Giovanni Comisso, Italian author and poet (d. 1969)
  • 1924
    Harvey Kurtzman, American cartoonist (d. 1993)  
  • 1950
    Pamela Hensley, American actress  
  • 1976
    Herman Li, Hong Kong-English guitarist and producer (DragonForce and Demoniac)  

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October 4

  • 1937
    David Crocker, American philosopher and academic  
  • 1949
    Marion Albert Pruett, American murderer (d. 1999)  
  • 1976
    Elisandro Naressi Roos, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1983
    Kurt Suzuki, American baseball player  
  • 1990
    Signy Aarna, Estonian footballer  

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October 5

  • 1931
    Rosalie Gower, Canadian nurse and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1958
    André Kuipers, Dutch physician and astronaut  
  • 1959
    Kenan İpek, Turkish lawyer and judge  
  • 1980
    Paul Thomas, American bass player (Good Charlotte)  
  • 1984
    Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer  

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October 6

  • 1573
    Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (d. 1624)
  • 1876
    Ernest Lapointe, Canadian lawyer and politician, 18th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1941)
  • 1971
    Phil Bennett, English race car driver  
  • 1973
    Jeff B. Davis, American comedian, actor, and singer  
  • 1993
    Joe Rafferty, English-Irish footballer  

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October 7

  • 1905
    Andy Devine, American actor and singer (d. 1977)  
  • 1929
    Graeme Ferguson, Canadian director and producer, co-founded the IMAX Corporation  
  • 1933
    Harold Dunaway, American race car driver and pilot (d. 2012)  
  • 1935
    Thomas Keneally, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1982
    Jermain Defoe, English footballer  

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October 8

  • 1947
    Richard Morris, English archaeologist, historian, and author  
  • 1955
    Darrell Hammond, American comedian and actor  
  • 1955
    Lonnie Pitchford, American singer and guitarist (d. 1998)  
  • 1956
    Jeff Lahti, American baseball player  
  • 1964
    Ian Hart, English actor  

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October 9

  • 1871
    Didak Buntić, Croatian monk and scholar (d. 1922)
  • 1877
    Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (d. 1928)
  • 1957
    Ini Kamoze, Jamaican singer-songwriter  
  • 1969
    Guto Bebb, Welsh businessman and politician  
  • 1983
    Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player  

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October 10

  • 1877
    William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield, English businessman and philanthropist, founded Morris Motors (d. 1963)
  • 1908
    Johnny Green, American conductor and composer (d. 1989)  
  • 1923
    Louis Gottlieb, American singer and bass player (The Limeliters) (d. 1996)  
  • 1966
    Tony Adams, English footballer and manager  
  • 1994
    Bae Suzy, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Miss A)  

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October 11

  • 1902
    Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian activist and politician (d. 1979)  
  • 1954
    Vojislav Šešelj, Serbian lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia  
  • 1962
    Richard Paul Evans, American author  
  • 1968
    Claude Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1974
    Kane Kosugi, American-Japanese martial artist and actor  

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October 12

  • 1537
    Edward VI of England (d. 1553)
  • 1887
    Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian author and poet (d. 1951)
  • 1928
    Domna Samiou, Greek singer and musicologist (d. 2012)  
  • 1948
    Rick Parfitt, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Status Quo)  
  • 1962
    Deborah Foreman, American actress and photographer  

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October 13

  • 1825
    Charles Frederick Worth, English fashion designer, founded House of Worth (d. 1895)
  • 1879
    Edward Hennig, American gymnast (d. 1960)
  • 1925
    Lenny Bruce, American comedian and actor (d. 1966)  
  • 1942
    Jerry Jones, American businessman  
  • 1949
    Raimundo Fagner, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor  

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October 14

  • 1639
    Simon van der Stel, Dutch commander and politician, 1st Governor of the Dutch Cape Colony (d. 1712)
  • 1942
    Suzzanna, Indonesian actress (d. 2008)  
  • 1952
    Rick Aviles, American comedian and actor (d. 1995)  
  • 1967
    Stephen A. Smith, American sportscaster and actor  
  • 1986
    Skyler Shaye, American actress  

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October 15

  • 1906
    Hiram Fong, American soldier and politician (d. 2004)  
  • 1916
    Al Killian, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 2007)  
  • 1931
    Pauline Perry, Baroness Perry of Southwark, English academic and politician  
  • 1954
    Princess Friederike of Hanover  
  • 1984
    Izale McLeod, English footballer  

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October 16

  • 1726
    Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish-German painter and educator (d. 1801)
  • 1729
    Pierre van Maldere, Belgian violinist and composer (d. 1768)
  • 1965
    Kang Kyung-ok, South Korean illustrator  
  • 1977
    Laura Wade, English playwright  
  • 1986
    Derk Boerrigter, Dutch footballer  

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October 17

  • 1853
    Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1920)
  • 1931
    Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian author and playwright (d. 2012)  
  • 1941
    Earl Thomas Conley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1985
    Tomokazu Nagira, Japanese footballer  
  • 1990
    Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player  

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October 18

  • 1904
    Haim Shirman, Ukrainian-Israeli scholar and academic (d. 1981)  
  • 1934
    Inger Stevens, Swedish-American actress (d. 1970)  
  • 1946
    Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Welsh academic and politician  
  • 1947
    Joe Morton, American actor and director  
  • 1958
    Thomas Hearns, American boxer  

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October 19

  • 1605
    Thomas Browne, English physician and author (d. 1682)
  • 1814
    Theodoros Vryzakis, Greek painter (d. 1878)
  • 1959
    Nir Barkat, Israeli businessman and politician, Mayor of Jerusalem  
  • 1980
    Benjamin Salisbury, American actor  
  • 1984
    Saki Fujita, Japanese voice actress  

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October 20

  • 1632
    Christopher Wren, English physicist, mathematician, and architect, designed St Paul's Cathedral (d. 1723)
  • 1784
    Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1865)
  • 1912
    Ruhi Su, Turkish singer-songwriter (d. 1985)  
  • 1942
    Earl Hindman, American actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1979
    Vasyl Baranov, Ukrainian footballer  

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October 21

  • 1921
    Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Dutch astronomer and academic (d. 2015)  
  • 1923
    Samuel Khachikian, Iranian director, screenwriter, and author (d. 2001)  
  • 1930
    Ivan Silayev, Russian engineer and politician, 19th Prime Minister of Russia  
  • 1953
    Peter Mandelson, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland  
  • 1957
    Julian Cope, English singer-songwriter (The Teardrop Explodes, Crucial Three, Black Sheep, Brain Donor, and Queen Elizabeth)  

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October 22

  • 1511
    Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1553)
  • 1931
    Ann Rule, American police officer and author (d. 2015)  
  • 1949
    Stiv Bators, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church) (d. 1990)  
  • 1968
    Stéphane Quintal, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1992
    Sofia Vassilieva, American actress  

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October 23

  • 1940
    Jane Holzer, American model, actress, producer, and art collector  
  • 1978
    Steve Harmison, English cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1978
    Wang Nan, Chinese table tennis player  
  • 1979
    Ramón Castro, Venezuelan baseball player  
  • 1985
    Mohammed Abdellaoue, Norwegian footballer  

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October 24

  • 1561
    Anthony Babington, English leader of the Babington Plot (d. 1586)
  • 1763
    Dorothea von Schlegel, German author and translator (d. 1839)
  • 1945
    Gérald Larose, Canadian educator and union leader  
  • 1980
    Christian Vander, German footballer  
  • 1983
    Hernán Garin, Argentinian footballer  

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October 25

  • 1802
    Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strongman (d. 1864)
  • 1926
    Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter and sculptor (d. 2007)  
  • 1949
    Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player and manager  
  • 1957
    Nancy Cartwright, American voice actress and singer  
  • 1968
    Sean Sasser, American chef and activist (d. 2013)  

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October 26

  • 1924
    Shaw Taylor, English actor and television host (d. 2015)  
  • 1947
    Trevor Joyce, Irish poet and scholar  
  • 1957
    Julie Dawn Cole, English actress and singer  
  • 1985
    Kieran Read, New Zealand rugby player  
  • 1988
    Greg Zuerlein, American figure skater  

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October 27

  • 1929
    Maurice Robert Johnston, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire  
  • 1931
    Anatoliy Zayaev, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2012)  
  • 1950
    A. N. Wilson, English journalist, historian, and author  
  • 1951
    Jayne Kennedy, American model, actress, and sportscaster  
  • 1963
    Tom McKean, Scottish runner  

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October 28

  • 1902
    Elsa Lanchester, English-American actress and singer (d. 1986)  
  • 1952
    Annie Potts, American actress and producer  
  • 1964
    Andrew Bridgen, English soldier and politician  
  • 1966
    Andy Richter, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1996
    Jack Eichel, American Professional ice hockey player  

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October 29

  • 1682
    Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian, explorer, and author (d. 1761)
  • 1899
    Akim Tamiroff, Georgian-American actor (d. 1972)
  • 1914
    Maxim of Bulgaria, Bulgarian patriarch (d. 2012)  
  • 1951
    Dirk Kempthorne, American politician, 49th United States Secretary of the Interior  
  • 1972
    Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress and producer  

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October 30

  • 1881
    Elizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (d. 1941)
  • 1894
    Peter Warlock, English composer and critic (d. 1930)
  • 1917
    Bobby Bragan, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2010)  
  • 1964
    Howard Lederer, American poker player  
  • 1980
    Kareem Rush, American basketball player  

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October 31

  • 1896
    Ethel Waters, American singer and actress (d. 1977)
  • 1947
    Herman Van Rompuy, Belgian politician, 66th Prime Minister of Belgium  
  • 1949
    Alison Wolf, English economist and academic  
  • 1972
    Shaun Bartlett, South African footballer and manager  
  • 1974
    Roger Manganelli, Brazilian-American singer-songwriter and bass player (Less Than Jake and Rehasher)  

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