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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.

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October 1

  • 1938
    Tunç Başaran, Turkish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1950
    Sigbjørn Johnsen, Norwegian politician, Norwegian Minister of Finance  
  • 1950
    Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield, English neuroscientist, academic, and politician  
  • 1955
    Jeff Reardon, American baseball player  
  • 1976
    Richard Oakes, English guitarist and songwriter (Suede)  

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October 2

  • 1917
    Christian de Duve, English-Belgian cytologist and biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)  
  • 1929
    Peter Bronfman, Canadian businessman (d. 1996)  
  • 1956
    Freddie Jackson, American singer and pianist  
  • 1970
    Patricia O'Callaghan, Canadian soprano and producer  
  • 1974
    Matthew Nicholson, Australian cricketer  

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October 3

  • 1940
    Sheila Fearn, English actress  
  • 1965
    Annemarie Verstappen, Dutch swimmer  
  • 1968
    Paul Crichton, English footballer and manager  
  • 1978
    Aminishiki Ryūji, Japanese sumo wrestler  
  • 1981
    Seth Gabel, American actor  

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October 4

  • 1876
    Hugh McCrae, Australian actor and author (d. 1958)
  • 1928
    Alvin Toffler, German-American journalist and author  
  • 1936
    Giles Radice, Baron Radice, English politician  
  • 1957
    Yngve Moe, Norwegian bass player and songwriter (Dance with a Stranger) (d. 2013)  
  • 1978
    Phillip Glasser, American actor and producer  

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October 5

  • 1905
    John Hoyt, American actor (d. 1991)  
  • 1931
    Rosalie Gower, Canadian nurse and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1940
    Rein Aun, Estonian decathlete and coach (d. 1995)  
  • 1942
    Richard Street, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations and The Monitors) (d. 2013)  
  • 1960
    Careca, Brazilian footballer  

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October 6

  • 1886
    Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)
  • 1897
    Florence B. Seibert, American biochemist and academic (d. 1991)
  • 1936
    Julius L. Chambers, American lawyer, educator, and activist (d. 2013)  
  • 1970
    Amy Jo Johnson, American actress, singer, and gymnast  
  • 1973
    Sylvain Legwinski, French footballer and manager  

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October 7

  • 1920
    Georg Leber, German soldier and politician, German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012)  
  • 1923
    Jean-Paul Riopelle, Canadian painter and sculptor (d. 2002)  
  • 1938
    Ann Jones, English tennis player and sportscaster  
  • 1938
    Fereydoun Farrokhzad, Iranian singer, actor, and poet (d. 1992)  
  • 1961
    Matthew Roloff, American farmer and author  

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October 8

  • 1883
    Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physiologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1934
    James Holshouser, American lawyer and politician, 68th Governor of North Carolina (d. 2013)  
  • 1939
    Lynne Stewart, American lawyer  
  • 1960
    Lorenzo Milá, Spanish journalist and actor  
  • 1983
    Michael Fraser, Scottish footballer  

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October 9

  • 1581
    Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, French mathematician, poet, and scholar (d. 1638)
  • 1586
    Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1873
    Karl Schwarzschild, German physicist and astronomer (d. 1916)
  • 1965
    Jimbo Fisher, American football player and coach  
  • 1980
    Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player  

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October 10

  • 1884
    Ida Wüst, German actress and screenwriter (d. 1958)
  • 1909
    Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director (d. 2010)  
  • 1980
    Tim Maurer, American singer-songwriter (Suburban Legends)  
  • 1986
    Ellen Andrea Wang, Norwegian bassist and composer  
  • 1991
    Kim Seul-gie, South Korean actress  

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October 11

  • 1930
    Sam Johnson, American colonel and politician  
  • 1943
    Ilmar Reepalu, Swedish lawyer and politician  
  • 1965
    Alexander Hacke, German singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Einstürzende Neubauten)  
  • 1965
    Ronit Roy, Indian actor  
  • 1968
    Jane Krakowski, American actress and singer  

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October 12

  • 1946
    Susan Saegert, American psychologist and academic  
  • 1947
    George Lam, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1952
    Roger Heath-Brown, English mathematician and theorist  
  • 1960
    Carlo Perrone, Italian footballer and manager  
  • 1981
    Sun Tiantian, Chinese tennis player  

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October 13

  • 1713
    Allan Ramsay, Scottish-English painter (d. 1784)
  • 1933
    Raynald Fréchette, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2007)  
  • 1940
    Chris Farlowe, English singer (Colosseum and Atomic Rooster)  
  • 1956
    Joseph Toal, Scottish bishop  
  • 1971
    Luis Tosar, Spanish actor, singer, and producer  

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October 14

  • 1824
    Adolphe Monticelli, French painter (d. 1886)
  • 1967
    Stephen A. Smith, American sportscaster and actor  
  • 1976
    Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lankan cricketer  
  • 1977
    Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1988
    Glenn Maxwell, Australian cricketer  

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October 15

  • 1814
    Mikhail Lermontov, Russian author, poet, and painter (d. 1841)
  • 1934
    N. Ramani, Indian flute player (d. 2015)  
  • 1938
    Marv Johnson, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1993)  
  • 1974
    Ömer Çatkıç, Turkish footballer  
  • 1976
    Manuel Dallan, Italian rugby player  

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October 16

  • 1888
    Eugene O'Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  • 1952
    Christopher Cox, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1952
    Cordell Mosson, American bass player (Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 2013)  
  • 1956
    Meg Rosoff, American-English author  
  • 1979
    Erin Brown, American actress, director, and screenwriter  

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October 17

  • 1940
    Jim Smith, English footballer and manager  
  • 1946
    Ronni Chasen, American publicist (d. 2010)  
  • 1969
    Ernie Els, South African golfer and sportscaster  
  • 1983
    Milica Brozovic, Serbian-Russian figure skater  
  • 1990
    Bianca Bree, Belgian-American actress and producer  

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October 18

  • 1919
    Pierre Trudeau, Canadian lawyer, academic, and politician, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 2000)  
  • 1939
    Jan Erik Vold, Norwegian poet, author, and translator  
  • 1949
    Gary Richrath, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (REO Speedwagon) (d. 2015)  
  • 1950
    Om Puri, Indian actor and singer  
  • 1976
    Zhou Xun, Chinese actress and singer  

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October 19

  • 1895
    Lewis Mumford, American historian, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1990)
  • 1910
    Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)  
  • 1923
    Baby Dalupan, Filipino basketball player and coach  
  • 1930
    Mavis Nicholson, Welsh-English journalist  
  • 1934
    Yakubu Gowon, Nigerian general and politician, 3rd Head of State of Nigeria  

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October 20

  • 1952
    Derek Ridgers, English photographer and art director  
  • 1967
    Kevin Walters, Australian rugby league player and coach  
  • 1967
    Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor  
  • 1972
    Will Greenwood, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1983
    Luis Saritama, Ecuadorian footballer  

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October 21

  • 1952
    Trevor Chappell, Australian cricketer and coach  
  • 1957
    Julian Cope, English singer-songwriter (The Teardrop Explodes, Crucial Three, Black Sheep, Brain Donor, and Queen Elizabeth)  
  • 1971
    Paul Telfer, Scottish footballer and coach  
  • 1983
    Andy Marte, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1986
    Almen Abdi, Swiss footballer  

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October 22

  • 1701
    Maria Amalia of Austria (d. 1756)
  • 1913
    Tamara Desni, German-French actress and singer (d. 2008)  
  • 1970
    Winston Bogarde, Dutch footballer  
  • 1980
    Niall Breslin, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and footballer (The Blizzards)  
  • 1986
    Akihiro Sato, Japanese footballer  

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October 23

  • 1870
    Francis Kelley, Canadian-American bishop (d. 1948)
  • 1905
    Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (d. 2003)  
  • 1923
    Aslam Farrukhi, Indian-Pakistani linguist, author, and scholar  
  • 1942
    Michael Crichton, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)  
  • 1976
    Ryan Reynolds, Canadian-American actor and producer  

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October 24

  • 1905
    Fran Zwitter, Slovenian historian and academic (d. 1988)  
  • 1932
    Adrian Mitchell, English journalist, author, poet, and playwright (d. 2008)  
  • 1936
    David Nelson, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1950
    Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player  
  • 1963
    Mark Grant, American baseball player and sportscaster  

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October 25

  • 1800
    Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, English poet, historian, and politician, Secretary at War (d. 1859)
  • 1881
    Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
  • 1935
    Rusty Schweickart, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1940
    Jimmy Herman, Canadian actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1992
    Kamie Crawford, American model and actress, Miss Teen USA 2010  

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October 26

  • 1794
    Konstantin Thon, Russian architect, designed the Grand Kremlin Palace and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (d. 1881)
  • 1916
    Boyd Wagner, American colonel and pilot (d. 1942)  
  • 1919
    Frank Bourgholtzer, American journalist (d. 2010)  
  • 1972
    Matsuko Deluxe, Japanese journalist and author  
  • 1974
    Raveena Tandon, Indian actress and producer  

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October 27

  • 1877
    George Thompson, English cricketer and umpire (d. 1943)
  • 1894
    Fritz Sauckel, German sailor and politician (d. 1946)
  • 1914
    Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and playwright (d. 1953)  
  • 1955
    Debra Bowen, American lawyer and politician, 31st Secretary of State of California  
  • 1970
    Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer (d. 1997)  

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October 28

  • 1913
    Douglas Seale, English-American actor and singer (d. 1999)  
  • 1914
    Richard Laurence Millington Synge, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)  
  • 1930
    Bernie Ecclestone, English businessman  
  • 1968
    Caitlin Cary, American singer and violinist (Whiskeytown)  
  • 1979
    Natina Reed, American rapper and actress (Blaque) (d. 2012)  

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October 29

  • 1808
    Caterina Scarpellini, Italian astronomer (d. 1873)
  • 1897
    Joseph Goebbels, German lawyer and politician, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1945)
  • 1941
    George Davies, English fashion designer  
  • 1948
    Kate Jackson, American actress, director, and producer  
  • 1993
    Ágnes Bukta, Hungarian tennis player  

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October 30

  • 1888
    Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek high jumper (d. 1913)
  • 1939
    Leland H. Hartwell, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1968
    Emmanuelle Claret, French biathlete (d. 2013)  
  • 1970
    Maja Tatić, Serbian singer  
  • 1984
    Isaac Ross, New Zealand rugby player  

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October 31

  • 1840
    Franz Müller, German tailor and murderer (d. 1864)
  • 1920
    Dick Francis, Welsh-Caymanian jockey and author (d. 2010)  
  • 1954
    Mari Okamoto, Japanese actress and voice actress  
  • 1960
    Mike Gallego, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1978
    Inka Grings, German footballer  

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