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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.

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October 1

  • 1842
    S. Subramania Iyer, Indian lawyer and jurist (d. 1924)
  • 1922
    Chen-Ning Yang, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1928
    Willy Mairesse, Belgian race car driver (d. 1969)  
  • 1976
    Nasir al-Wuhayshi, Yemeni terrorist (d. 2015)  
  • 1982
    Aleksandar Đuričić, Serbian author and playwright  

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October 2

  • 1964
    Sam Bockarie, Sierra Leonean commander (d. 2003)  
  • 1967
    Gary L. Gregg, American political scientist, author, and academic  
  • 1973
    Melissa Harris-Perry, American journalist, author, and educator  
  • 1981
    Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer  
  • 1985
    Çağlar Birinci, Turkish footballer  

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October 3

  • 1858
    Eleonora Duse, Italian-American actress (d. 1924)
  • 1961
    Rebecca Stephens, English journalist and mountaineer  
  • 1969
    Sulev Iva, Estonian linguist and author  
  • 1972
    Kim Joo-hyuk, South Korean actor  
  • 1983
    Fred, Brazilian footballer  

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October 4

  • 1876
    Hugh McCrae, Australian actor and author (d. 1958)
  • 1903
    Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian-German lawyer and general (d. 1946)  
  • 1947
    Ann Widdecombe, English politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Health  
  • 1964
    Sarah Lancashire, English actress and director  
  • 1979
    Stefan Booth, English actor and singer  

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October 5

  • 1902
    Larry Fine, American actor and singer (d. 1975)  
  • 1942
    Billy Scott, American singer-songwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1949
    Yashiki Takajin, Japanese singer and television host (d. 2014)  
  • 1959
    Kelly Joe Phelps, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1988
    Bahar Kızıl, German singer-songwriter (Monrose)  

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October 6

  • 1510
    Rowland Taylor, English priest and martyr (d. 1555)
  • 1918
    André Pilette, French-Belgian race car driver (d. 1993)  
  • 1953
    Rein Rannap, Estonian pianist and composer  
  • 1963
    Elisabeth Shue, American actress  
  • 1967
    Kennet Andersson, Swedish footballer  

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October 7

  • 1728
    Caesar Rodney, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 4th Governor of Delaware (d. 1784)
  • 1900
    Heinrich Himmler, German commander and politician (d. 1945)
  • 1934
    Amiri Baraka, American poet, playwright, and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1977
    Meighan Desmond, New Zealand actress  
  • 1984
    Anna Larrucea, Filipino actress  

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October 8

  • 1897
    Rouben Mamoulian, Georgian-American director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
  • 1934
    James Holshouser, American lawyer and politician, 68th Governor of North Carolina (d. 2013)  
  • 1939
    Lynne Stewart, American lawyer  
  • 1952
    Takis Koroneos, Greek basketball player and coach  
  • 1970
    Matt Damon, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 9

  • 1866
    Emine Nazikedâ Kadınefendi, Russian wife of Mehmed VI (d. 1941)
  • 1922
    Olga Guillot, Cuban-American singer (d. 2010)  
  • 1940
    John Lennon, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Beatles, The Quarrymen, Plastic Ono Band, and The Dirty Mac) (d. 1980)  
  • 1964
    Guillermo del Toro, Mexican-American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Juan Dixon, American basketball player and coach  

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October 10

  • 1864
    T. Frank Appleby, American businessman and politician (d. 1924)
  • 1917
    Thelonious Monk, American pianist and composer (d. 1982)  
  • 1951
    Boboy Garovillo, Filipino singer and actor (APO Hiking Society)  
  • 1970
    Matthew Pinsent, English rower and sportscaster  
  • 1979
    Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player  

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October 11

  • 1894
    Julius Kuperjanov, Estonian educator and lieutenant (d. 1919)
  • 1932
    Barry Jones, Australian lawyer and politician  
  • 1947
    Alan Pascoe, English hurdler  
  • 1974
    Jamie Thomas, American skateboarder and businessman, founded Zero Skateboards and Fallen Footwear  
  • 1974
    Kane Kosugi, American-Japanese martial artist and actor  

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October 12

  • 1537
    Edward VI of England (d. 1553)
  • 1602
    William Chillingworth, English scholar and theologian (d. 1644)
  • 1880
    Louis Hémon, French-Canadian author (d. 1913)
  • 1950
    Pilar Pilapil, Filipino model, actress, and producer  
  • 1981
    Giuseppe Lanzone, American rower  

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October 13

  • 1696
    John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English courtier and politician, Lord Privy Seal (d. 1743)
  • 1960
    Katsuhisa Namase, Japanese actor  
  • 1963
    Scott Andrew Mink, American murderer (d. 2004)  
  • 1967
    Javier Sotomayor, Cuban high jumper  
  • 1983
    Kylie Lindsay, New Zealander squash player  

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October 14

  • 1938
    Ron Lancaster, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)  
  • 1948
    Norman Ornstein, American political scientist and scholar  
  • 1967
    Stephen A. Smith, American sportscaster and actor  
  • 1976
    Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1982
    Ryan Hall, American runner  

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October 15

  • 1900
    Mervyn LeRoy, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1987)
  • 1917
    Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., American historian and critic (d. 2007)  
  • 1919
    Chuck Stevenson, American racing driver (d. 1995)  
  • 1937
    Linda Lavin, American actress, singer, director, and producer  
  • 1938
    Robert Ward, American guitarist and songwriter (Ohio Players) (d. 2008)  

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October 16

  • 1919
    Kathleen Winsor, American journalist and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1952
    Coşkun Sabah, Turkish singer  
  • 1956
    John Chavis, American football player and coach  
  • 1979
    Nicola Blackwood, South African-English politician  
  • 1984
    Rachel Reilly, American talk show host and actress  

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October 17

  • 1725
    John Wilkes, English journalist and politician (d. 1797)
  • 1910
    Ester Wier, American author (d. 2000)  
  • 1921
    Tom Poston, American actor (d. 2007)  
  • 1951
    Roger Pontare, Swedish singer  
  • 1992
    Sam Concepcion, Filipino singer, dancer, and actor  

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October 18

  • 1921
    Jerry Cooke, Ukrainian-American photographer and journalist (d. 2005)  
  • 1924
    Buddy MacMaster, Canadian singer-songwriter and fiddler (d. 2014)  
  • 1955
    Hiromi Go, Japanese singer  
  • 1955
    Timmy Mallett, English radio and television host  
  • 1986
    Wilma Elles, German actress and fashion designer  

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October 19

  • 1701
    Helen and Judith of Szony, Hungarian conjoined twins (d. 1723)
  • 1873
    Jaap Eden, Dutch speed skater and cyclist (d. 1925)
  • 1931
    Manolo Escobar, Spanish singer and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1945
    Carol Kidd, Scottish singer  
  • 1959
    Martin Kusch, German philosopher and academic  

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October 20

  • 1616
    Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680)
  • 1632
    Christopher Wren, English physicist, mathematician, and architect, designed St Paul's Cathedral (d. 1723)
  • 1939
    Patrick Hughes, English painter, illustrator, and photographer  
  • 1967
    Luck Mervil, Haitian-Canadian singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1979
    Vasyl Baranov, Ukrainian footballer  

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October 21

  • 1725
    Franz Moritz von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)
  • 1929
    Ursula K. Le Guin, American author and critic  
  • 1949
    Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)  
  • 1972
    Felicity Andersen, Australian actress  
  • 1981
    Martin Castrogiovanni, Argentinian-Italian rugby player  

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October 22

  • 1939
    Susumu Kurobe, Japanese actor  
  • 1946
    Richard McGonagle, American actor  
  • 1969
    Héctor Carrasco, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1970
    Winston Bogarde, Dutch footballer  
  • 1984
    Aleks Marić, Australian basketball player  

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October 23

  • 1752
    Maria Anna Adamberger, Austrian actress (d. 1804)
  • 1920
    Bob Montana, American illustrator (d. 1975)  
  • 1937
    Carlos Lamarca, Brazilian captain (d. 1971)  
  • 1938
    Alan Gilzean, Scottish footballer and manager  
  • 1987
    Félix Doubront, Venezuelan baseball player  

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October 24

  • 1763
    Dorothea von Schlegel, German author and translator (d. 1839)
  • 1838
    Annie Edson Taylor, American stuntwoman and educator (d. 1921)
  • 1840
    Eliza Pollock, American archer (d. 1919)
  • 1854
    Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom, Dutch chemist and academic (d. 1907)
  • 1997
    Raúl Chávez Sarmiento, Peruvian mathematician  

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October 25

  • 1802
    Richard Parkes Bonington, English painter (d. 1828)
  • 1910
    William Higinbotham, American physicist and video game designer, created ''Tennis for Two'' (d. 1994)  
  • 1935
    Rusty Schweickart, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1939
    Fred Marcellino, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)  
  • 1939
    Zelmo Beaty, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)  

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October 26

  • 1427
    Sigismund, Archduke of Austria (d. 1496)
  • 1869
    Washington Luís, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 13th President of Brazil (d. 1957)
  • 1893
    Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet and author (d. 1977)
  • 1905
    George Bernard Flahiff, Canadian cardinal (d. 1989)  
  • 1985
    Kieran Read, New Zealand rugby player  

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October 27

  • 1890
    Toshinari Shōji, Japanese general (d. 1974)
  • 1951
    K. K. Downing, English guitarist and songwriter (Judas Priest)  
  • 1952
    Roberto Benigni, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1972
    Lee Clark, English footballer and manager  
  • 1983
    Brent Clevlen, American baseball player  

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October 28

  • 1696
    Maurice de Saxe, Marshal General of France (d. 1750)
  • 1950
    Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian journalist and activist  
  • 1967
    Kevin Macdonald, Scottish director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Justin Guarini, American singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1980
    Alan Smith, English footballer and coach  

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October 29

  • 1913
    Al Suomi, American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1982
    Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress  
  • 1989
    Primož Roglič, Slovenian ski jumper and bicycle racer  
  • 1990
    Carlson Young, American actress  
  • 1993
    Ágnes Bukta, Hungarian tennis player  

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October 30

  • 1917
    Bobby Bragan, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2010)  
  • 1939
    Grace Slick, American singer-songwriter and model (Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and The Great Society)  
  • 1941
    Bob Wilson, English footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1969
    Vangelis Vourtzoumis, Greek basketball player  
  • 1984
    David Mooney, Irish footballer  

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October 31

  • 1838
    Luís I of Portugal (d. 1889)
  • 1964
    Colm Ó Cíosóig, Irish drummer and songwriter (My Bloody Valentine, Mazzy Star, and Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions)  
  • 1967
    Irina Pantaeva, Russian-American model and actress  
  • 1970
    Nicky Wu, Taiwanese actor and singer  
  • 1974
    Muzzy Izzet, English-Turkish footballer  

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