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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

  • 1929
    Grady Chapman, American singer (The Robins) (d. 2011)  
  • 1935
    Julie Andrews, English actress and singer  
  • 1943
    Angèle Arsenault, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1985
    Maikel Nabil Sanad, Egyptian activist and blogger  
  • 1987
    Lionel Ainsworth, English footballer  

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October 2

  • 1852
    William Ramsay, Scottish-English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
  • 1854
    Patrick Geddes, Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, and philanthropist (d. 1932)
  • 1879
    Wallace Stevens, American poet and educator (d. 1955)
  • 1946
    Marie-Georges Pascal, French actress (d. 1985)  
  • 1969
    Badly Drawn Boy, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 3

  • 1968
    Donald Sild, Estonian javelin thrower  
  • 1978
    Gerald Asamoah, Ghanaian-German footballer  
  • 1978
    Vienna Teng, American singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1991
    Aki Takajō, Japanese singer (AKB48, JKT48, and French Kiss)  
  • 1994
    Charlie Wernham, English comedian and actor  

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October 4

  • 1841
    Maria Sophie of Bavaria (d. 1925)
  • 1948
    Linda McMahon, American businesswoman and politician  
  • 1956
    Lesley Glaister, English author and playwright  
  • 1964
    Peter Florence, English actor, founded the Hay Festival  
  • 1981
    Justin Williams, Canadian ice hockey player  

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October 5

  • 1937
    Barry Switzer, American football player and coach  
  • 1946
    Robin Lane Fox, English historian and author  
  • 1946
    Zahida Hina, Pakistani journalist and author  
  • 1975
    Carson Ellis, American painter and illustrator  
  • 1988
    Bahar Kızıl, German singer-songwriter (Monrose)  

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October 6

  • 1905
    Helen Wills, American tennis player and painter (d. 1998)  
  • 1954
    David Hidalgo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys, and Los Super Seven)  
  • 1964
    Mark Field, German-English lawyer and politician  
  • 1971
    Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress  
  • 1980
    Wes Durston, English cricketer  

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October 7

  • 1832
    Charles Crozat Converse, American lawyer and composer (d. 1918)
  • 1935
    Thomas Keneally, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1958
    Timothy Ackroyd, English actor  
  • 1979
    Tang Wei, Chinese actress  
  • 1990
    Thunder, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (MBLAQ)  

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October 8

  • 1889
    R. Fraser Armstrong, Canadian engineer (d. 1983)
  • 1931
    Bill Brown, Scottish-Canadian footballer (d. 2004)  
  • 1935
    Albert Roux, French-English chef  
  • 1959
    Gavin Friday, Irish singer-songwriter, actor, and producer (Virgin Prunes)  
  • 1989
    Mahmut Temür, Turkish footballer  

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October 9

  • 1586
    Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1943
    Douglas Kirby, American psychologist and author (d. 2012)  
  • 1950
    Reichi Nakaido, Japanese singer and guitarist (RC Succession)  
  • 1967
    Eddie Guerrero, American wrestler (d. 2005)  
  • 1969
    Steve McQueen, English director, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 10

  • 1905
    Aksella Luts, Estonian actress, screenwriter, dancer, and choreographer(d. 2005)  
  • 1924
    Ed Wood, American actor, director, producer, screenwriter (d. 1978)  
  • 1941
    Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian author and activist (d. 1995)  
  • 1965
    Toshi, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer (X Japan)  
  • 1983
    Sherab Zam, Bhutanese archer  

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October 11

  • 1916
    Nanaji Deshmukh, Indian educator and activist (d. 2010)  
  • 1932
    Dottie West, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1991)  
  • 1973
    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Japanese actor and singer  
  • 1979
    Reiko Takagaki, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1987
    Jason Francisco, Filipino actor  

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October 12

  • 1350
    Dmitry Donskoy, Russian son of Ivan II of Moscow (d. 1389)
  • 1792
    Christian Gmelin, German chemist and pharmacist (d. 1860)
  • 1801
    Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss lawyer and politician, 5th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1873)
  • 1949
    Carlos the Jackal, Venezuelan murderer  
  • 1970
    Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player  

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October 13

  • 1891
    Irene Rich, American actress (d. 1988)
  • 1942
    Rutanya Alda, Latvian-American actress  
  • 1947
    Alan Wakeman, English saxophonist and clarinet player (Soft Machine)  
  • 1952
    Mundo Earwood, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)  
  • 1994
    Hinako Sano, Japanese actress and model  

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October 14

  • 1906
    Hannah Arendt, German-American philosopher and theorist (d. 1975)  
  • 1940
    Perrie Mans, South African snooker player  
  • 1946
    Justin Hayward, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moody Blues)  
  • 1970
    Takako Katou, Japanese actress and singer (Lip's and Nanatsuboshi)  
  • 2001
    Rowan Blanchard, American actress and singer  

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October 15

  • 1944
    David Trimble, Irish lawyer and politician, 3rd First Minister of Northern Ireland, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1947
    Jaroslav Erno Šedivý, Czech drummer (The Primitives Group, Life After Life, and Energit)  
  • 1958
    Renée Jones, American actress  
  • 1972
    Fred Hoiberg, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1986
    Lee Donghae, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (Super Junior, Donghae & Eunhyuk, and Super Junior-M)  

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October 16

  • 1714
    Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist and academic (d. 1795)
  • 1888
    Eugene O'Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  • 1932
    Henry Lewis, American bassist and conductor (d. 1996)  
  • 1945
    Dave Hill, English actor  
  • 1974
    Paul Kariya, Canadian ice hockey player  

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October 17

  • 1814
    Yakiv Holovatsky, Ukrainian historian, scholar, and poet (d. 1888)
  • 1922
    Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2001)  
  • 1926
    Julie Adams, American actress  
  • 1930
    Ismail Akbay, Turkish physicist and engineer (d. 2003)  
  • 1974
    Dhondup Wangchen, Chinese director and producer  

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October 18

  • 1919
    Camilla Williams, American soprano and educator (d. 2012)  
  • 1930
    Esther Hautzig, Lithuanian-American author (d. 2009)  
  • 1946
    Howard Shore, Canadian composer, conductor, and producer  
  • 1982
    Mark Sampson, Welsh footballer and manager  
  • 1986
    Wilma Elles, German actress and fashion designer  

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October 19

  • 1276
    Prince Hisaaki of Japan (d. 1328)
  • 1826
    Ralph Tollemache, English priest (d. 1895)
  • 1943
    L. E. Modesitt, Jr., American author and poet  
  • 1966
    Dimitris Lyacos, Greek poet and playwright  
  • 1985
    Erina Yamaguchi, Japanese model  

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October 20

  • 1893
    Charley Chase, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1940)
  • 1910
    Hopper Read, English cricketer (d. 2000)  
  • 1918
    Martin Drewes, German soldier and pilot (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Mexican footballer  
  • 1992
    Ferhat Yazgan, Turkish footballer  

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October 21

  • 1912
    Don Byas, American saxophonist and educator (d. 1972)  
  • 1953
    Eric Faulkner, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bay City Rollers)  
  • 1953
    Peter Mandelson, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland  
  • 1957
    Julian Cope, English singer-songwriter (The Teardrop Explodes, Crucial Three, Black Sheep, Brain Donor, and Queen Elizabeth)  
  • 1979
    Shiho Takano, Japanese actress  

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October 22

  • 1832
    August Labitzky, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1903)
  • 1939
    Jean-Pierre Desthuilliers, French author and poet  
  • 1939
    Joaquim Chissano, Mozambican politician, 2nd President of Mozambique  
  • 1943
    Robert Long, Dutch singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1978
    Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)  

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October 23

  • 1942
    Anita Roddick, English businesswoman and activist, founded The Body Shop (d. 2007)  
  • 1974
    Beatrice Faumuina, New Zealand discus thrower  
  • 1982
    Kristjan Kangur, Estonian basketball player  
  • 1984
    Martin Garcia, Mexican-American jockey  
  • 1988
    Jordan Crawford, American basketball player  

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October 24

  • 1929
    Hubert Aquin, Canadian activist, author, and director (d. 1977)  
  • 1932
    Stephen Covey, American author and educator (d. 2012)  
  • 1934
    Peter Behn, American voice actor  
  • 1955
    Katherine Knight, Australian murderer  
  • 1973
    Levi Leipheimer, American cyclist  

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October 25

  • 1928
    Marion Ross, American actress and singer  
  • 1962
    Nick Hancock, English actor and screenwriter  
  • 1969
    Nika Futterman, American voice actress and singer  
  • 1989
    Ivan Marconi, Italian footballer  
  • 1990
    Austin Peralta, American pianist and composer (d. 2012)  

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October 26

  • 1799
    Margaret Agnes Bunn, Scottish actress (d. 1883)
  • 1911
    Mahalia Jackson, American singer and actress (d. 1972)  
  • 1952
    Bobby Bandiera, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes)  
  • 1991
    Amala Paul, Indian actress  
  • 1991
    Riho Iida, Japanese model and actress  

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October 27

  • 1931
    David Bryant, English bowls player  
  • 1955
    Debra Bowen, American lawyer and politician, 31st Secretary of State of California  
  • 1958
    Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (d. 2009)  
  • 1978
    Stephanie Abrams, American meteorologist and television host  
  • 1980
    Tanel Padar, Estonian singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 28

  • 1510
    Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Spanish priest and saint, 3rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1572)
  • 1837
    Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japanese shogun (d. 1913)
  • 1864
    Adolfo Camarillo, American-Mexican rancher and philanthropist (d. 1958)
  • 1975
    Daniela Urzi, Argentinian model  
  • 1976
    Simone Loria, Italian footballer  

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October 29

  • 1875
    Marie of Romania (d. 1938)
  • 1921
    Bill Mauldin, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2003)  
  • 1950
    Bronwen Mantel, Canadian actress  
  • 1958
    David Remnick, American journalist and editor  
  • 1967
    Joely Fisher, American actress and director  

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October 30

  • 1751
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Irish-English poet, playwright, and politician, Treasurer of the Navy (d. 1816)
  • 1941
    Aleksandr Dulichenko, Russian-Estonian linguist and academic  
  • 1968
    Ken Stringfellow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Posies, The Orange Humble Band, and White Flag)  
  • 1976
    Stern John, Trinidadian footballer  
  • 1993
    Marcus Mariota, American football player  

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October 31

  • 1920
    Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (d. 1957)  
  • 1925
    John Pople, English-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)  
  • 1959
    Mats Näslund, Swedish ice hockey player  
  • 1960
    Mike Gallego, American baseball player and coach  
  • 2000
    Willow Smith, American actress and singer  

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