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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

  • 1927
    Sandy Gall, Malaysian-Scottish journalist and author  
  • 1930
    Frank Gardner, Australian race car driver and manager (d. 2009)  
  • 1962
    Esai Morales, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1965
    Andreas Keller, German field hockey player  
  • 1967
    Scott Young, American ice hockey player and coach  

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October 2

  • 1873
    Pelham Warner, English cricketer and manager (d. 1963)
  • 1907
    Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician, 52nd President of Bolivia (d. 2001)  
  • 1941
    Diana Hendry, English poet and author  
  • 1973
    Lene Nystrøm, Norwegian singer-songwriter and actress (Aqua)  
  • 1982
    Esra Gümüş, Turkish volleyball player  

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October 3

  • 1797
    Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1870)
  • 1919
    James M. Buchanan, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)  
  • 1925
    Gore Vidal, American author, screenwriter, and actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1954
    Stevie Ray Vaughan, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Double Trouble) (d. 1990)  
  • 1960
    Kevin Eldon, English actor and screenwriter  

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October 4

  • 1886
    Luis Alberni, Spanish-American actor and singer (d. 1962)
  • 1968
    Richard Hancox, English footballer and manager  
  • 1971
    Friderika Bayer, Hungarian singer  
  • 1979
    Stefan Booth, English actor and singer  
  • 1983
    Kurt Suzuki, American baseball player  

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October 5

  • 1857
    Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish author and playwright (d. 1942)
  • 1950
    Edward P. Jones, American author and academic  
  • 1950
    Mari Henmi, Japanese singer and actress  
  • 1980
    James Toseland, English motorcycle racer  
  • 1981
    Joel Lindpere, Estonian footballer  

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October 6

  • 1773
    Louis Philippe I of France (d. 1850)
  • 1918
    André Pilette, French-Belgian race car driver (d. 1993)  
  • 1970
    Shauna MacDonald, Canadian actress and producer  
  • 1977
    Wes Ramsey, American actor  
  • 1993
    Adam Gemili, English sprinter  

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October 7

  • 1928
    Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)  
  • 1947
    Chris Bambridge, Australian footballer and referee  
  • 1959
    Jean-Marc Fournier, Canadian lawyer and politician  
  • 1966
    Janet Shaw, Australian cyclist and author (d. 2012)  
  • 1966
    Sherman Alexie, American author, screenwriter, and producer  

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October 8

  • 1870
    Louis Vierne, French organist and composer (d. 1937)
  • 1884
    Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal (d. 1942)
  • 1926
    Álvaro Magaña, Salvadoran economist and politician, President of El Salvador (d. 2001)  
  • 1979
    Gregori Chad Petree, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Shiny Toy Guns, Cloud2Ground, and pc Quest)  
  • 1987
    Ksenia Solo, Latvian-Canadian actress and dancer  

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October 9

  • 1893
    Mário de Andrade, Brazilian author, poet, and photographer (d. 1945)
  • 1933
    Peter Mansfield, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1953
    Sally Burgess, South African-English soprano and educator  
  • 1955
    Peter Saville, English graphic designer and art director  
  • 1981
    Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor and producer  

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October 10

  • 1825
    Paul Kruger, South African soldier and politician, 5th President of the South African Republic (d. 1904)
  • 1870
    Louise Mack, Australian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1935)
  • 1940
    Winston Churchill, English journalist and politician (d. 2010)  
  • 1942
    Radu Vasile, Romanian historian and politician, 57th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 2013)  
  • 1953
    Aleksander Veingold, Estonian chess player and coach  

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October 11

  • 1758
    Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, German physician and astronomer (d. 1840)
  • 1871
    Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian evangelist, founded the Brunstad Christian Church (d. 1943)
  • 1951
    Bruce Bartlett, American economist, historian, and author  
  • 1979
    Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-American singer-songwriter and producer (Cobra Starship, Midtown, and Humble Beginnings)  
  • 1985
    Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress  

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October 12

  • 1537
    Edward VI of England (d. 1553)
  • 1949
    Dave Lloyd, English cyclist and coach  
  • 1981
    Engin Akyürek, Turkish actor  
  • 1981
    Giuseppe Lanzone, American rower  
  • 1988
    Sam Whitelock, New Zealand rugby player  

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October 13

  • 1941
    Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Simon & Garfunkel)  
  • 1942
    Pamela Tiffin, American actress  
  • 1952
    Beverly Johnson, American model and actress  
  • 1961
    Doc Rivers, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1994
    Hinako Sano, Japanese actress and model  

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October 14

  • 1882
    Éamon de Valera, American-Irish academic and politician, 3rd President of Ireland (d. 1975)
  • 1909
    Mochitsura Hashimoto, Japanese commander (d. 2000)  
  • 1938
    John Dean, American lawyer and author, 13th White House Counsel  
  • 1952
    Rick Aviles, American comedian and actor (d. 1995)  
  • 1963
    Lori Petty, American actress, director, and screenwriter  

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October 15

  • 1927
    Jeannette Charles, English actress  
  • 1935
    Willie O'Ree, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1946
    Palle Danielsson, Swedish bassist and composer  
  • 1975
    Alessandro Doga, Italian footballer  
  • 1989
    Leandro Antonio Martínez, Argentinian-Italian footballer  

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October 16

  • 1679
    Jan Dismas Zelenka, Czech viol player and composer (d. 1745)
  • 1886
    David Ben-Gurion, Polish-Israeli soldier and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1973)
  • 1952
    Cordell Mosson, American bass player (Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Gregory Sedoc, Dutch hurdler  
  • 2000
    David Rawle, Irish actor  

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October 17

  • 1814
    Yakiv Holovatsky, Ukrainian historian, scholar, and poet (d. 1888)
  • 1946
    Drusilla Modjeska, English-Australian author and critic  
  • 1954
    Carlos Buhler, American mountaineer  
  • 1962
    Mike Judge, American animator, director, screenwriter, producer and actor  
  • 1985
    Max Irons, English actor  

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October 18

  • 1777
    Heinrich von Kleist, German author and poet (d. 1811)
  • 1894
    Tibor Déry, Hungarian author and translator (d. 1977)
  • 1921
    Jerry Cooke, Ukrainian-American photographer and journalist (d. 2005)  
  • 1945
    Huell Howser, American television host and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1961
    Rick Moody, American author and composer  

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October 19

  • 1935
    Don Ward, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1945
    Carol Kidd, Scottish singer  
  • 1949
    Lynn Dickey, American football player and radio host  
  • 1960
    Susan Straight, American author and academic  
  • 1985
    RR Enriquez, Filipino model, actress, and television host  

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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)
  • 1784
    Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1865)
  • 1952
    Derek Ridgers, English photographer and art director  
  • 1959
    Ole Hamre, Norwegian drummer, composer, and producer (Fliflet/Hamre)  
  • 1961
    Les Stroud, Canadian director, producer, and harmonica player  

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October 21

  • 1650
    Jean Bart, French admiral (d. 1702)
  • 1979
    Shiho Takano, Japanese actress  
  • 1982
    James White, American basketball player  
  • 1986
    Chibuzor Chilaka, Nigerian footballer  
  • 1989
    Jonathan Viera, Spanish footballer  

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October 22

  • 1870
    Ivan Bunin, Russian author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  • 1927
    Allan Hendrickse, South African minister and politician (d. 2005)  
  • 1946
    Kelvin MacKenzie, English journalist  
  • 1974
    Miroslav Šatan, Slovak ice hockey player  
  • 1976
    Jon Foreman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Switchfoot and Fiction Family)  

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October 23

  • 1874
    Charles Kilpatrick, American runner and educator (d. 1921)
  • 1900
    Douglas Jardine, Indian-English cricketer and lawyer (d. 1958)
  • 1922
    Jean Barker, Baroness Trumpington, English politician  
  • 1938
    Alan Gilzean, Scottish footballer and manager  
  • 1975
    Odalys García, Cuban actress and singer  

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October 24

  • 1378
    David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay (d. 1402)
  • 1943
    Corky Siegel, American singer-songwriter and pianist (Siegel–Schwall Band)  
  • 1950
    Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player  
  • 1972
    Jeremy Wright, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales  
  • 1973
    Laura Veirs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 25

  • 1908
    Edmond Pidoux, Swiss author and poet (d. 2004)  
  • 1924
    Earl Palmer, American drummer (The Wrecking Crew) (d. 2008)  
  • 1928
    Marion Ross, American actress and singer  
  • 1984
    Sara Lumholdt, Swedish singer and dancer (A-Teens)  
  • 1992
    Kamie Crawford, American model and actress, Miss Teen USA 2010  

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October 26

  • 1797
    Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano (d. 1865)
  • 1946
    Pat Sajak, American journalist, actor, and game show host  
  • 1981
    Girl Talk, American DJ and producer (Trey Told 'Em)  
  • 1982
    Adam Carroll, Irish race car driver  
  • 1984
    Mathieu Crépel, French snowboarder  

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October 27

  • 1766
    Nancy Storace, English soprano (d. 1817)
  • 1854
    William Alexander Smith, Scottish religious leader, founded the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914)
  • 1957
    Jeff East, American actor and singer  
  • 1966
    Masanobu Takashima, Japanese actor  
  • 1967
    Scott Weiland, American singer-songwriter (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, The Wondergirls, and Camp Freddy)  

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October 28

  • 1886
    Noel Macklin, English car maker and boat designer (d. 1946)
  • 1887
    Herb Byrne, Australian Australian rules footballer (d. 1959)
  • 1921
    Azumafuji Kin'ichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 40th Yokozuna (d. 1973)  
  • 1955
    Ronnie Bass, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1957
    Stephen Morris, English drummer (Joy Division, New Order, and The Other Two)  

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October 29

  • 1875
    Marie of Romania (d. 1938)
  • 1877
    Wilfred Rhodes, English cricketer and coach (d. 1973)
  • 1910
    A. J. Ayer, English philosopher and author (d. 1989)  
  • 1940
    Angela Douglas, English actress and singer  
  • 1954
    Lee Child, English author  

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October 30

  • 1886
    Zoë Akins, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1958)
  • 1946
    Chris Slade, Welsh drummer (Asia, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, AC/DC, and Uriah Heep)  
  • 1951
    Trilok Gurtu, Indian drummer and songwriter (Oregon and Tabla Beat Science)  
  • 1967
    Leonidas Kavakos, Greek violinist and conductor  
  • 1983
    Maor Melikson, Israeli footballer  

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October 31

  • 1391
    Edward, King of Portugal (d. 1438)
  • 1919
    Daphne Oxenford, English actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1931
    Iivo Nei, Estonian chess player  
  • 1954
    Ken Wahl, American actor  
  • 1963
    Mikkey Dee, Swedish drummer and songwriter (Motörhead and King Diamond)  

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