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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

  • 1847
    Annie Besant, English-Indian activist and author (d. 1933)
  • 1904
    A. K. Gopalan, Indian educator and politician (d. 1977)  
  • 1910
    Bonnie Parker, American criminal (d. 1934)  
  • 1979
    Marko Stanojevic, English-Italian rugby player  
  • 1982
    Haruna Babangida, Nigerian footballer  

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October 2

  • 1914
    Jack Parsons, American chemist, occultist, and engineer (d. 1952)  
  • 1940
    Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian-Mexican handball player and coach  
  • 1974
    Adel Ferdosipour, Iranian journalist and sportscaster  
  • 1987
    Joe Ingles, Australian basketball player  
  • 1989
    George Christopher Nash, English rower  

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October 3

  • 1720
    Johann Uz, German poet and judge (d. 1796)
  • 1895
    Giovanni Comisso, Italian author and poet (d. 1969)
  • 1925
    Gore Vidal, American author, screenwriter, and actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1928
    Shridath Ramphal, Guyanese academic and politician, 2nd Commonwealth Secretary-General  
  • 1934
    Simon Nicholson, English sculptor and painter (d. 1990)  

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October 4

  • 1585
    Anna of Tyrol (d. 1618)
  • 1910
    Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956)  
  • 1910
    Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player and coach (d. 2002)  
  • 1964
    Peter Florence, English actor, founded the Hay Festival  
  • 1984
    Karolina Tymińska, Polish heptathlete  

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October 5

  • 1902
    Ray Kroc, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1984)  
  • 1911
    Brian O'Nolan, Irish author and playwright (d. 1966)  
  • 1933
    Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (d. 2011)  
  • 1939
    Walter Wolf, Austrian-Canadian businessman, founded Walter Wolf Racing  
  • 1985
    Nicola Roberts, English singer-songwriter and actress (Girls Aloud)  

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October 6

  • 1913
    Méret Oppenheim, German-Swiss painter and photographer (d. 1985)  
  • 1940
    Jan Keizer, Dutch footballer and referee  
  • 1953
    Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)  
  • 1959
    Walter Ray Williams, Jr., American bowler  
  • 1985
    Sylvia Fowles, American basketball player  

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October 7

  • 1913
    Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist and author (d. 1987)  
  • 1965
    Kumiko Watanabe, Japanese voice actress  
  • 1983
    Flying Lotus, American rapper, DJ, and producer  
  • 1990
    Thunder, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (MBLAQ)  
  • 1991
    Nicole Jung, American-South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Kara)  

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October 8

  • 1873
    Alexey Shchusev, Russian architect and academic, designed Lenin's Mausoleum (d. 1949)
  • 1897
    Rouben Mamoulian, Georgian-American director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
  • 1913
    Robert R. Gilruth, American pilot and engineer (d. 2000)  
  • 1992
    Maria João Koehler, Portuguese tennis player  
  • 1997
    Bella Thorne, American actress, singer, and dancer  

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October 9

  • 1890
    Aimee Semple McPherson, Canadian-American evangelist, founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (d. 1944)
  • 1920
    Yusef Lateef, American saxophonist, composer, and educator (d. 2013)  
  • 1940
    Gordon J. Humphrey, American soldier, pilot, and politician  
  • 1959
    Andy Atkins, English environmentalist  
  • 1967
    Eddie Guerrero, American wrestler (d. 2005)  

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October 10

  • 1861
    Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, scientist, and humanitarian, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
  • 1956
    David Hempleman-Adams, English businessman and adventurer  
  • 1969
    Francis Escudero, Filipino lawyer and politician  
  • 1981
    Gavin Shuker, English lawyer and politician  
  • 1991
    Lali Espósito, Argentinian actress and singer (Teen Angels)  

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October 11

  • 1671
    Frederick IV of Denmark (d. 1730)
  • 1899
    Eddie Dyer, American baseball player and manager (d. 1964)
  • 1911
    Nello Pagani, Italian motorcycle racer and race car driver (d. 2003)  
  • 1947
    Lucas Papademos, Greek economist and politician, 183rd Prime Minister of Greece  
  • 1968
    Jane Krakowski, American actress and singer  

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October 12

  • 1792
    Christian Gmelin, German chemist and pharmacist (d. 1860)
  • 1958
    Maria de Fátima Silva de Sequeira Dias, Portuguese historian, author, and academic (d. 2013)  
  • 1962
    Chris Botti, American trumpet player and composer  
  • 1971
    Bronzell Miller, American football player and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1974
    Kate Beahan, Australian actress  

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October 13

  • 1923
    John C. Champion, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1994)  
  • 1945
    Dési Bouterse, Surinamese general and politician, 9th President of Suriname  
  • 1956
    Joseph Toal, Scottish bishop  
  • 1962
    Jerry Rice, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1962
    T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, American actress and author  

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October 14

  • 1942
    Evelio Javier, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1986)  
  • 1957
    Gen Nakatani, Japanese lawyer and politician, 13th Japanese Minister of Defense  
  • 1964
    Neşe Erberk, Turkish model and businesswoman, Miss Europe 1984  
  • 1969
    P. J. Brown, American basketball player  
  • 1970
    Pär Zetterberg, Swedish footballer  

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October 15

  • 1938
    Brice Marden, American painter  
  • 1946
    Stewart Stevenson, Scottish engineer and politician, Minister for Environment and Climate Change  
  • 1949
    Prannoy Roy, Indian journalist, economist, and broadcaster, founded NDTV  
  • 1970
    Zak Orth, American actor  
  • 1987
    Chantal Strand, Canadian voice actress and singer  

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October 16

  • 1888
    Paul Popenoe, American founder of relationship counseling (d. 1979)
  • 1922
    Max Bygraves, English-Australian actor and singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1953
    Fred Ridgeway, Irish-English actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1960
    Bob Mould, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hüsker Dü and Sugar)  
  • 1981
    Boyd Melson, American boxer  

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October 17

  • 1813
    Georg Büchner, German-Swiss poet and playwright (d. 1837)
  • 1908
    Red Rolfe, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1969)  
  • 1953
    Joseph Bowie, American trombonist and bandleader (Defunkt and Black Artists Group)  
  • 1976
    Kevin Maher, English-Irish footballer and coach  
  • 1990
    Arisa Murata, Japanese skier  

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October 18

  • 1945
    Chris Shays, American politician  
  • 1947
    Laura Nyro, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1997)  
  • 1977
    Kunal Kapoor, Indian actor  
  • 1982
    Thierry Amiel, French singer-songwriter  
  • 1985
    Yoenis Céspedes, Cuban baseball player  

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October 19

  • 1932
    Robert Reed, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1992)  
  • 1968
    Yayan Ruhian, Indonesian actor and stuntman  
  • 1973
    Hicham Arazi, Moroccan tennis player  
  • 1977
    Habib Beye, French-Senegalese footballer  
  • 1982
    Daan van Bunge, Dutch cricketer  

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October 20

  • 1496
    Claude, Duke of Guise (d. 1550)
  • 1719
    Gottfried Achenwall, German historian, economist, and jurist (d. 1772)
  • 1948
    Sandra Dickinson, American-English actress and composer  
  • 1964
    Tomoko Yamaguchi, Japanese actress and singer  
  • 1988
    Ma Long, Chinese table tennis player  

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October 21

  • 1762
    Herman Willem Daendels, Dutch general, lawyer, and politician, 36th Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1818)
  • 1884
    Claire Waldoff, German singer and actress (d. 1957)
  • 1966
    Phillip Price, Welsh golfer  
  • 1972
    Orlando Thomas, American football player (d. 2014)  
  • 1983
    Shelden Williams, American basketball player  

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October 22

  • 1919
    Kathleen Ankers, English-American actress and set designer (d. 2001)  
  • 1921
    Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician and computer scientist (d. 1986)  
  • 1966
    Valeria Golino, Italian actress, singer, and producer  
  • 1973
    Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player  
  • 1990
    Daisy Wood-Davis, English actress and singer  

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October 23

  • 1908
    Ilya Frank, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)  
  • 1954
    Ang Lee, Taiwanese-American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1964
    Robert Trujillo, American bass player and songwriter (Metallica, Black Label Society, Suicidal Tendencies, and Infectious Grooves)  
  • 1970
    Steve Wilder, American actor  
  • 1983
    Sayaka Isoyama, Japanese model and actress  

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October 24

  • 1855
    James S. Sherman, American lawyer and politician, 27th Vice President of the United States (d. 1912)
  • 1933
    Reginald Kray, English gangster (d. 2000)  
  • 1936
    David Nelson, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1962
    Jonathan Davies, Welsh rugby player and television host  
  • 1971
    Antony Hegarty, English singer-songwriter and pianist (Hercules and Love Affair and Antony and the Johnsons)  

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October 25

  • 1759
    Maria Feodorovna, Russian wife of Paul I of Russia (d. 1828)
  • 1838
    Georges Bizet, French pianist and composer (d. 1875)
  • 1977
    Yehonathan Gatro, Israeli singer and actor  
  • 1979
    Bat for Lashes, English singer-songwriter (Sexwitch)  
  • 1984
    Sara Lumholdt, Swedish singer and dancer (A-Teens)  

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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)
  • 1963
    Ted Demme, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2002)  
  • 1970
    Lisa Ryder, Canadian actress  
  • 1972
    Matsuko Deluxe, Japanese journalist and author  
  • 1985
    Asin, Indian model and actress  

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October 27

  • 1930
    Leo Baxendale, English cartoonist  
  • 1935
    Frank Adonis, American actor and screenwriter  
  • 1950
    Michael Driscoll, English economist and academic  
  • 1978
    Vanessa-Mae, Singaporean-English violinist and skier  
  • 1982
    Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor and singer  

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October 28

  • 1889
    Juliette Béliveau, Canadian actress and singer (d. 1975)
  • 1951
    Peter Hitchens, Maltese-English journalist and author  
  • 1988
    Nanao, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1992
    Lexi Ainsworth, American actress  
  • 1992
    Maria Sergejeva, Estonian figure skater  

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October 29

  • 1856
    Jacques Curie, French physicist and academic (d. 1941)
  • 1922
    Neal Hefti, American trumpet player and composer (d. 2008)  
  • 1947
    Richard Dreyfuss, American actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1983
    Richard Brancatisano, Australian actor  
  • 1986
    Sarita Pérez de Tagle, Filipino actress  

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October 30

  • 1839
    Alfred Sisley, French-English painter (d. 1899)
  • 1893
    Charles Atlas, Italian-American bodybuilder (d. 1972)
  • 1894
    Peter Warlock, English composer and critic (d. 1930)
  • 1896
    Ruth Gordon, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1985)
  • 1989
    Seth Adkins, American actor  

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October 31

  • 1831
    Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist, physiologist, and anthropologist (d. 1910)
  • 1897
    Delma Kollar, American super-centenarian (d. 2012)
  • 1950
    Antonio Taguba, Filipino-American general  
  • 1963
    Johnny Marr, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Smiths, Modest Mouse, Electronic, and The Cribs)  
  • 1968
    Antonio Davis, American basketball player and sportscaster  

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