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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

  • 1920
    Walter Matthau, American actor (d. 2000)  
  • 1939
    George Archer, American golfer (d. 2005)  
  • 1952
    Jacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager  
  • 1972
    Esa Holopainen, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Amorphis)  
  • 1981
    Johnny Oduya, Swedish ice hockey player  

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October 2

  • 1538
    Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal and saint (d. 1584)
  • 1727
    Ignaz Schiffermüller, Austrian entomologist and academic (d. 1806)
  • 1981
    Santi Kolk, Dutch footballer  
  • 1982
    Amber Lee Ettinger, American actress and singer  
  • 1993
    Aaro Vainio, Finnish race car driver  

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October 3

  • 1938
    David Hart Dyke, English captain  
  • 1955
    John S. Lesmeister, American educator and politician, 30th North Dakota State Treasurer (d. 2006)  
  • 1979
    Carlo Alban, Ecuadorian-American actor  
  • 1981
    Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer  
  • 1982
    Erik von Detten, American actor  

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October 4

  • 1903
    Bona Arsenault, Canadian genealogist, historian, and politician (d. 1993)  
  • 1907
    Alain Daniélou, French-Swiss historian and academic (d. 1994)  
  • 1910
    Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956)  
  • 1955
    John Rutherford, Scottish rugby player  
  • 1978
    Go Soo, South Korean actor and singer  

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October 5

  • 1820
    David Wilber, American lawyer and politician (d. 1890)
  • 1857
    Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish author and playwright (d. 1942)
  • 1911
    Brian O'Nolan, Irish author and playwright (d. 1966)  
  • 1962
    Thomas Herbst, German footballer and manager  
  • 1970
    Josie Bissett, American actress  

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October 6

  • 1742
    Johan Herman Wessel, Norwegian-Danish poet and playwright (d. 1755)
  • 1961
    Miyuki Matsuda, Japanese actress  
  • 1972
    Mark Schwarzer, Australian footballer  
  • 1974
    Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer and manager  
  • 1982
    MC Lars, American rapper and producer  

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October 7

  • 1870
    Uncle Dave Macon, American singer-songwriter, banjo player, and comedian (d. 1952)
  • 1939
    Clive James, Australian television host, author, and critic  
  • 1943
    José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player and coach  
  • 1965
    Genji Hashimoto, Japanese race car driver  
  • 1990
    Ayla Kell, American actress  

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October 8

  • 1515
    Margaret Douglas, English wife of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (d. 1578)
  • 1789
    John Ruggles, American lawyer and politician (d. 1874)
  • 1845
    Salomon Kalischer, German pianist, composer, and physicist (d. 1924)
  • 1910
    Paulette Dubost, French actress (d. 2011)  
  • 1971
    Pınar Selek, Turkish sociologist, author, and academic  

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October 9

  • 1918
    E. Howard Hunt, American CIA officer and author (d. 2007)  
  • 1932
    Robert McBain, English actor and photographer (d. 2004)  
  • 1935
    Don McCullin, English photographer and journalist  
  • 1943
    Mike Peters, American cartoonist  
  • 1966
    Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher, founded ''Plaza Magazine''  

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October 10

  • 1928
    Sheila Walsh, English author (d. 2009)  
  • 1933
    Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and businessman (d. 1969)  
  • 1935
    Khalil al-Wazir, Palestinian commander, founded Fatah (d. 1988)  
  • 1967
    Jonathan Littell, American-French author and humanitarian  
  • 1979
    Hitomi Satō, Japanese actress  

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October 11

  • 1919
    Art Blakey, American drummer and bandleader (d. 1990)  
  • 1928
    Alfonso de Portago, Spanish race car driver and bobsledder (d. 1957)  
  • 1950
    Amos Gitai, Israeli director, producer, and author  
  • 1980
    Juan José Ribera, Chilean footballer  
  • 1980
    Tomokazu Sugita, Japanese voice actor  

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October 12

  • 1904
    Ding Ling, Chinese author and educator (d. 1986)  
  • 1920
    Christy Ring, Irish hurler (d. 1979)  
  • 1924
    Doris Grau, American actress (d. 1995)  
  • 1924
    Leonidas Kyrkos, Greek politician (d. 2011)  
  • 1953
    David Threlfall, English actor and director  

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October 13

  • 1911
    Ashok Kumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer (d. 2001)  
  • 1926
    Killer Kowalski, Canadian-American wrestler and trainer (d. 2008)  
  • 1931
    Eddie Mathews, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)  
  • 1967
    Steve Vickers, English footballer  
  • 1968
    Tisha Campbell-Martin, American actress and singer  

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October 14

  • 1952
    Harry Anderson, American actor and screenwriter  
  • 1956
    Jennell Jaquays, American game designer  
  • 1980
    Scott Kooistra, American football player  
  • 1984
    Alex Scott, English foorballer  
  • 1993
    Ashton Agar, Australian cricketer  

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October 15

  • 70 BC
    Virgil, Roman poet (d. 19 BC)
  • 1872
    Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian educator and politician, 3rd President of Austria (d. 1956)
  • 1881
    P. G. Wodehouse, English-American author and playwright (d. 1975)
  • 1898
    Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian runner (d. 1951)
  • 1936
    Robert Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell, South African-English businessman  

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October 16

  • 1396
    William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English admiral (d. 1450)
  • 1710
    András Hadik, Austrian-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1790)
  • 1919
    Kathleen Winsor, American journalist and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1954
    Lorenzo Carcaterra, American author and blogger  
  • 1956
    Meg Rosoff, American-English author  

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October 17

  • 1900
    Jean Arthur, American actress and singer (d. 1991)
  • 1957
    Lawrence Bender, American actor and producer  
  • 1969
    Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1970
    Blues Saraceno, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Poison)  
  • 1987
    Bea Alonzo, Filipino actress and singer  

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October 18

  • 1127
    Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192)
  • 1939
    Jan Erik Vold, Norwegian poet, author, and translator  
  • 1947
    Job Cohen, Dutch scholar and politician, Mayor of Amsterdam  
  • 1949
    Gary Richrath, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (REO Speedwagon) (d. 2015)  
  • 1983
    Dante, Brazilian footballer  

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October 19

  • 1610
    James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English-Irish general, academic, and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1688)
  • 1941
    Simon Ward, English actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1945
    Jeannie C. Riley, American singer  
  • 1956
    Grover Norquist, American activist, founded Americans for Tax Reform  
  • 1962
    Svetlana Zainetdinova, Soviet-Estonian chess player and coach  

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October 20

  • 1660
    Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (d. 1723)
  • 1951
    Ken Ham, Australian-American evangelist  
  • 1955
    Aaron Pryor, American boxer  
  • 1956
    Danny Boyle, English director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1958
    Ivo Pogorelić, Croatian pianist  

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October 21

  • 1948
    Tom Everett, American actor and singer  
  • 1967
    Georgi Dakov, Bulgarian high jumper (d. 1996)  
  • 1972
    Masakazu Morita, Japanese voice actor  
  • 1986
    Chibuzor Chilaka, Nigerian footballer  
  • 1989
    Mads Dahm, Norwegian footballer  

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October 22

  • 1809
    Volney Howard, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, Texas Attorney General (d. 1889)
  • 1945
    Leslie West, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mountain, The Vagrants, and West, Bruce and Laing)  
  • 1948
    Debbie Macomber, American author  
  • 1971
    José Manuel Martínez, Spanish runner  
  • 1986
    Akihiro Sato, Japanese footballer  

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October 23

  • 1909
    Zellig Harris, American linguist and methodologist (d. 1992)  
  • 1958
    Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, author, and academic  
  • 1967
    Jaime Yzaga, Peruvian tennis player  
  • 1970
    Grant Imahara, American engineer  
  • 1984
    Martin Garcia, Mexican-American jockey  

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October 24

  • 1918
    Doreen Tovey, English author (d. 2008)  
  • 1937
    Petar Stipetić, Croatian general  
  • 1954
    Malcolm Turnbull, Australian journalist and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Australia  
  • 1954
    Tom Mulcair, Canadian lawyer and politician  
  • 1983
    Chris Colabello, American baseball player  

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October 25

  • 1935
    Rusty Schweickart, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1962
    Steve Hodge, English footballer and manager  
  • 1979
    Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer  
  • 1985
    Dani López, Spanish footballer  
  • 1985
    Kara Lynn Joyce, American swimmer  

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October 26

  • 1912
    Don Siegel, American director and producer (d. 1991)  
  • 1941
    Charlie Landsborough, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1941
    Steven Kellogg, American author and illustrator  
  • 1964
    Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer  
  • 1976
    Miikka Kiprusoff, Finnish ice hockey player  

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October 27

  • 1923
    Ned Wertimer, American actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1928
    Gilles Vigneault, Canadian singer-songwriter and poet  
  • 1932
    Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor and singer (d. 2007)  
  • 1950
    Július Šupler, Slovak ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1988
    Evan Turner, American basketball player  

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October 28

  • 1693
    Šimon Brixi, Czech composer (d. 1735)
  • 1950
    Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian journalist and activist  
  • 1955
    Indra Nooyi, Indian-American businesswoman  
  • 1962
    Scotty Nguyen, Vietnamese-American poker player  
  • 1987
    Frank Ocean, American singer-songwriter (Odd Future)  

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October 29

  • 1913
    Al Suomi, American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1941
    Paul Tyler, Baron Tyler, English politician  
  • 1958
    David Remnick, American journalist and editor  
  • 1977
    Vaggelis Kaounos, Greek footballer  
  • 1987
    Frazer McLaren, Canadian ice hockey player  

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October 30

  • 1888
    Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek high jumper (d. 1913)
  • 1909
    Homi J. Bhabha, Indian-French physicist and academic (d. 1966)  
  • 1923
    Gloria Oden, American poet and academic  
  • 1951
    Trilok Gurtu, Indian drummer and songwriter (Oregon and Tabla Beat Science)  
  • 1988
    Janel Parrish, American actress and singer  

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October 31

  • 1724
    Christopher Anstey, English author and poet (d. 1805)
  • 1915
    Jane Jarvis, American pianist and composer (d. 2010)  
  • 1939
    Ron Rifkin, American actor  
  • 1960
    Mike Gallego, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1965
    Paul du Toit, South African painter and sculptor (d. 2014)  

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