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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

  • 1903
    Vladimir Horowitz, Ukrainian-American pianist and composer (d. 1989)  
  • 1924
    Roger Williams, American pianist (d. 2011)  
  • 1947
    Nevill Drury, English-Australian journalist and publisher (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Elpida, Greek singer-songwriter  
  • 1958
    Masato Nakamura, Japanese bass player and producer (Dreams Come True)  

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October 2

  • 1824
    Henry C. Lord, American businessman (d. 1884)
  • 1871
    Martha Brookes Hutcheson, American landscaper and author (d. 1959)
  • 1958
    Wayne Toups, American singer-songwriter and accordion player  
  • 1970
    Eddie Guardado, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1974
    Sam Roberts, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 3

  • 1804
    Townsend Harris, American merchant and politician (d. 1878)
  • 1951
    Dave Winfield, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1974
    Marianne Timmer, Dutch speed skater  
  • 1977
    Shazia Mirza, English comedian, actress, and journalist  
  • 1981
    Matt Sparrow, English footballer  

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October 4

  • 1861
    Frederic Remington, American painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 1909)
  • 1895
    Richard Sorge, German journalist and spy (d. 1944)
  • 1942
    Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Icelandic politician, 24th Prime Minister of Iceland  
  • 1944
    John McFall, Baron McFall of Alcluith, Scottish educator and politician  
  • 1974
    Paco León, Spanish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 5

  • 1932
    Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist and police officer (d. 2006)  
  • 1940
    Milena Dravić, Serbian actress  
  • 1958
    Dagul, Filipino comedian and actor  
  • 1963
    Nick Robinson, English journalist and blogger  
  • 1979
    Vince Grella, Australian footballer  

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October 6

  • 1963
    Elisabeth Shue, American actress  
  • 1971
    Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress  
  • 1973
    Jeff B. Davis, American comedian, actor, and singer  
  • 1988
    Maki Horikita, Japanese actress  
  • 1989
    Pizzi, Portuguese footballer  

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October 7

  • 1887
    Jack Russell, English cricketer and coach (d. 1961)
  • 1910
    Henry Plumer McIlhenny, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1986)  
  • 1921
    Raymond Goethals, Belgian footballer and coach (d. 2004)  
  • 1944
    Donald Tsang, Chinese civil servant and politician, 2nd Chief Executive of Hong Kong  
  • 1979
    Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast  

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October 8

  • 1789
    John Ruggles, American lawyer and politician (d. 1874)
  • 1918
    Ron Randell, Australian-American actor (d. 2005)  
  • 1938
    William Corlett, English author and playwright (d. 2005)  
  • 1965
    Harri Koskela, Finnish wrestler  
  • 1976
    Karina Bacchi, Brazilian model and actress  

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October 9

  • 1586
    Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1877
    Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (d. 1928)
  • 1944
    Rita Donaghy, Baroness Donaghy, English academic and politician  
  • 1969
    Steve McQueen, English director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Darius Miles, American basketball player  

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October 10

  • 1895
    Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1967
    Michael Giacchino, American composer  
  • 1969
    Francis Escudero, Filipino lawyer and politician  
  • 1972
    Harvey Anderson, English-Sri Lankan cricketer  
  • 1983
    Nikos Spyropoulos, Greek footballer  

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October 11

  • 1884
    Friedrich Bergius, German-Argentinian chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
  • 1935
    Dan Evins, American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (d. 2012)  
  • 1965
    Volodymyr Horilyi, Ukrainian footballer and coach  
  • 1967
    Tazz, American wrestler and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Jane Krakowski, American actress and singer  

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October 12

  • 1798
    Pedro I of Brazil (d. 1834)
  • 1951
    Sally Little, South African-American golfer  
  • 1958
    Bryn Merrick, Welsh bass player (The Damned) (d. 2015)  
  • 1965
    Dan Abnett, English author  
  • 1979
    Steven Agnew, Irish politician  

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October 13

  • 1915
    Terry Frost, English painter and academic (d. 2003)  
  • 1936
    Chitti Babu, Indian veena player and composer (d. 1996)  
  • 1959
    Marie Osmond, American singer, actress, and producer  
  • 1971
    Hitesh Modi, Kenyan cricketer  
  • 1992
    Aaron Dismuke, American voice actor  

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October 14

  • 1257
    Przemysł II of Poland (d. 1296)
  • 1892
    Sumner Welles, American politician and diplomat, 11th Under Secretary of State (d. 1961)
  • 1918
    Frances E. Nealy, American actress (d. 1997)  
  • 1946
    Justin Hayward, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moody Blues)  
  • 1956
    Beth Daniel, American golfer and sportscaster  

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October 15

  • 1893
    Carol II of Romania (d. 1953)
  • 1936
    Michel Aumont, French actor  
  • 1937
    Biff Rose, American singer-songwriter and comedian  
  • 1968
    Jyrki 69, Finnish singer-songwriter (The 69 Eyes)  
  • 1990
    Kiko Mizuhara, American-Japanese model, actress, and singer  

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October 16

  • 1872
    Walter Buckmaster, English polo player and businessman, co-founded Buckmaster & Moore (d. 1942)
  • 1912
    Clifford Hansen, American rancher and politician, 26th Governor of Wyoming (d. 2009)  
  • 1919
    Kathleen Winsor, American journalist and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1936
    Peter Bowles, English actor and screenwriter  
  • 1972
    Kordell Stewart, American football player and radio host  

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October 17

  • 1688
    Domenico Zipoli, Italian missionary and composer (d. 1726)
  • 1917
    Adele Stimmel Chase, American painter and sculptor (d. 2000)  
  • 1921
    George Mackay Brown, Scottish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1996)  
  • 1963
    Toby Young, English journalist and academic  
  • 1974
    Cincinnati Red, American wrestler (d. 2015)  

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October 18

  • 1865
    Logan Pearsall Smith, American-English author and critic (d. 1946)
  • 1947
    Job Cohen, Dutch scholar and politician, Mayor of Amsterdam  
  • 1982
    Mark Sampson, Welsh footballer and manager  
  • 1990
    Carly Schroeder, American actress  
  • 1991
    Roly Bonevacia, Dutch footballer  

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October 19

  • 1918
    Charles Evans, English-Welsh mountaineer, surgeon, and educator (d. 1995)  
  • 1975
    Burak Güven, Turkish singer-songwriter and bass player (Mor ve Ötesi)  
  • 1978
    Zakhar Dubensky, Russian footballer  
  • 1980
    José Bautista, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1993
    Abby Sunderland, American sailor  

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October 20

  • 1700
    Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, French wife of Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (d. 1761)
  • 1932
    Rokurō Naya, Japanese voice actor (d. 2014)  
  • 1937
    Wanda Jackson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1982
    Becky Brewerton, Welsh golfer  
  • 1987
    Sanne Nijhof, Dutch model  

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October 21

  • 1931
    Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (d. 2011)  
  • 1944
    Mandy Rice-Davies, English model and actress (d. 2014)  
  • 1964
    Jon Carin, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Pink Floyd, The Who, and Industry)  
  • 1972
    Orlando Thomas, American football player (d. 2014)  
  • 1987
    Andrey Grechin, Russian swimmer  

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October 22

  • 1818
    Leconte de Lisle, French poet and author (d. 1894)
  • 1886
    Erik Bergman, Swedish minister (d. 1970)
  • 1972
    Saffron Burrows, English actress  
  • 1980
    Şahan Gökbakar, Turkish actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1983
    Anton Müller, German footballer  

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October 23

  • 1835
    Adlai Stevenson I, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Vice President of the United States (d. 1914)
  • 1894
    Rube Bressler, American baseball player (d. 1966)
  • 1951
    Charly García, Argentine singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Sui Generis, Serú Girán, and La Máquina de Hacer Pájaros)  
  • 1961
    Laurie Halse Anderson, American author  
  • 1966
    Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver and cyclist  

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October 24

  • 1906
    Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician and cryptographer (d. 1968)  
  • 1929
    Hubert Aquin, Canadian activist, author, and director (d. 1977)  
  • 1953
    David Wright, English keyboard player, songwriter, and producer  
  • 1964
    Paul Vigay, English computer programmer (d. 2009)  
  • 1981
    Kemal Aslan, Turkish footballer  

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October 25

  • 1867
    Józef Dowbor-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
  • 1912
    Jack Kent Cooke, Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1997)  
  • 1935
    Rusty Schweickart, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1971
    Leslie Grossman, American actress  
  • 1977
    The Alchemist, American rapper, DJ, and producer (The Whooliganz and Gangrene)  

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October 26

  • 1759
    Georges Danton, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Justice (d. 1794)
  • 1952
    Andrew Motion, English poet and author  
  • 1975
    Ivo Posti, Estonian tenor and educator  
  • 1982
    Niña Dolino, Filipino actress  
  • 1987
    Abudramae Bamba, Ivorian footballer  

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October 27

  • 1858
    Saitō Makoto, Japanese admiral and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1936)
  • 1925
    Jane Connell, American actress and singer (d. 2013)  
  • 1939
    Suzy Covey, American scholar and academic (d. 2007)  
  • 1968
    Dileep, Indian actor and producer  
  • 1992
    Junya Ikeda, Japanese actor  

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October 28

  • 1914
    Jonas Salk, American biologist and physician (d. 1995)  
  • 1940
    Susan Harris, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1974
    Joaquin Phoenix, American actor and producer  
  • 1982
    Enver Jääger, Estonian footballer  
  • 1982
    Hironori Saruta, Japanese footballer  

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October 29

  • 1926
    Necmettin Erbakan, Turkish politician, engineer, and academic who was the Prime Minister of Turkey (d. 2011)  
  • 1930
    Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor and painter (d. 2002)  
  • 1959
    Mike Gartner, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1970
    Phillip Cocu, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1971
    Winona Ryder, American actress and producer  

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October 30

  • 1887
    Sukumar Ray, Indian-Bangladeshi author, poet, and playwright (d. 1923)
  • 1935
    Michael Winner, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1962
    Courtney Walsh, Jamaican cricketer  
  • 1970
    Tory Belleci, American visual affects designer and television host  
  • 1982
    Stalley, American rapper  

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October 31

  • 1840
    Franz Müller, German tailor and murderer (d. 1864)
  • 1950
    Antonio Taguba, Filipino-American general  
  • 1952
    Bernard Edwards, American bass player and producer (Chic and The Power Station) (d. 1996)  
  • 1962
    Jonathan Borden, American neurosurgeon  
  • 1975
    Johnny Whitworth, American actor  

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