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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

  • 1507
    Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect, designed the Church of the Gesù (d. 1573)
  • 1915
    Jerome Bruner, American psychologist and author  
  • 1924
    Roger Williams, American pianist (d. 2011)  
  • 1977
    Jeffrey van Hooydonk, Belgian race car driver  
  • 1979
    Ryan Pontbriand, American football player  

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October 2

  • 1871
    Martha Brookes Hutcheson, American landscaper and author (d. 1959)
  • 1962
    James Hunter, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1979
    Francisco Fonseca, Mexican footballer  
  • 1985
    Çağlar Birinci, Turkish footballer  
  • 1992
    Sirje Roops, Estonian footballer  

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October 3

  • 1846
    James Jackson Putnam, American neurologist and academic (d. 1918)
  • 1940
    Alan O'Day, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1941
    Chubby Checker, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1973
    Neve Campbell, Canadian actress and producer  
  • 1981
    Matt Sparrow, English footballer  

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October 4

  • 1289
    Louis X of France (d. 1316)
  • 1888
    Oscar Mathisen, Norwegian speed skater (d. 1954)
  • 1928
    Torben Ulrich, Danish-American tennis player  
  • 1946
    Susan Sarandon, American actress, singer, and producer  
  • 1975
    Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian footballer and manager  

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October 5

  • 1923
    Kailashpati Mishra, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (d. 2012)  
  • 1929
    Bill Wirtz, American businessman (d. 2007)  
  • 1941
    Eduardo Duhalde, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 50th President of Argentina  
  • 1950
    Mari Henmi, Japanese singer and actress  
  • 1984
    Tiana Benjamin, English actress  

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October 6

  • 1738
    Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (d. 1789)
  • 1912
    Perkins Bass, American lawyer and politician (d. 2011)  
  • 1963
    Sven Andersson, Swedish footballer and coach  
  • 1964
    Mark Field, German-English lawyer and politician  
  • 1972
    Ryu Si-won, South Korean actor and singer  

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October 7

  • 1926
    Diana Lynn, American actress and singer (d. 1971)  
  • 1953
    Margus Lepa, Estonian journalist and actor  
  • 1960
    Kevin Boyle, American historian and author  
  • 1961
    Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor (Uncanny X-Men)  
  • 1990
    Thunder, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (MBLAQ)  

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October 8

  • 1875
    Laurence Doherty, English tennis player and golfer (d. 1919)
  • 1934
    James Holshouser, American lawyer and politician, 68th Governor of North Carolina (d. 2013)  
  • 1946
    Jean-Jacques Beineix, French director and producer  
  • 1952
    Jan Marijnissen, Dutch journalist and politician  
  • 1969
    Jeremy Davies, American actor  

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October 9

  • 1927
    John Margetson, English scholar and diplomat, British Ambassador to the Netherlands  
  • 1941
    Karam ud Din, Pakistani lieutenant (d. 2008)  
  • 1981
    Urška Žolnir, Slovenian martial artist  
  • 1983
    Andreas Zuber, Austrian race car driver  
  • 1984
    Ghetts, English rapper  

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October 10

  • 1700
    Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor and illustrator (d. 1759)
  • 1924
    Ludmilla Tchérina, French actress, ballerina, and choreographer (d. 2004)  
  • 1949
    Wang Wanxing, Chinese activist  
  • 1953
    Gus Williams, American basketball player  
  • 1987
    Ryan Mathews, American football player  

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October 11

  • 1876
    Paul Masson, French cyclist (d. 1944)
  • 1929
    Liselotte Pulver, Swiss actress  
  • 1936
    Tom Zé, Brazilian singer-songwriter  
  • 1971
    MC Lyte, American rapper and actress  
  • 1974
    Terje Håkonsen, Norwegian snowboarder  

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October 12

  • 1801
    Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss lawyer and politician, 5th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1873)
  • 1891
    Edith Stein, Polish nun, philosopher, and saint (d. 1942)
  • 1955
    Ante Gotovina, Croatian general  
  • 1981
    Sun Tiantian, Chinese tennis player  
  • 1997
    Prince Boris of Bulgaria  

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October 13

  • 1934
    Nana Mouskouri, Greek singer and politician  
  • 1956
    Joseph Toal, Scottish bishop  
  • 1960
    Ari Fleischer, American journalist and politician, 24th White House Press Secretary  
  • 1964
    Marco Travaglio, Italian journalist and author  
  • 1971
    Luis Tosar, Spanish actor, singer, and producer  

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October 14

  • 1914
    Raymond Davis, Jr., American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)  
  • 1948
    David Ruprecht, American game show host and actor  
  • 1974
    Shaggy 2 Dope, American rapper, producer, wrestler, and actor (Insane Clown Posse, Psychopathic Rydas, and Dark Lotus)  
  • 1978
    Justin Lee Brannan, American guitarist and songwriter (Most Precious Blood and Indecision)  
  • 1981
    Boof Bonser, American baseball player  

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October 15

  • 1882
    Charley O'Leary, American baseball player and coach (d. 1941)
  • 1913
    Wolfgang Lüth, German commander (d. 1945)  
  • 1924
    Lee Iacocca, American businessman and author  
  • 1976
    Christian Allen, American video game designer  
  • 1980
    Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist  

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October 16

  • 1927
    Günter Grass, Polish-German author, poet, playwright, and illustrator, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)  
  • 1944
    Kaizer Motaung, South African footballer and manager  
  • 1965
    Steve Lamacq, English radio host  
  • 1969
    Roy Hargrove, American trumpet player and composer  
  • 1982
    Pippa Black, Australian actress  

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October 17

  • 1922
    Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2001)  
  • 1937
    Paxton Whitehead, English actor  
  • 1967
    Kim Seung-jun, South Korean voice actor  
  • 1983
    Daniel Booko, American voice actor  
  • 1985
    Collins John, Dutch footballer  

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October 18

  • 1405
    Pope Pius II (d. 1464)
  • 1947
    Paul Chuckle, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter  
  • 1957
    Jon Lindstrom, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1982
    Thierry Amiel, French singer-songwriter  
  • 1986
    Wilma Elles, German actress and fashion designer  

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October 19

  • 1876
    Mordecai Brown, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1945)
  • 1938
    Bill Morris, Baron Morris of Handsworth, Jamaican-English union leader and politician  
  • 1955
    LaSalle Ishii, Japanese actor and director  
  • 1960
    Susan Straight, American author and academic  
  • 1983
    Cara Santa Maria, American neuroscientist and blogger  

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October 20

  • 1913
    J. Michael Hagopian, Turkish-American director and producer (d. 2010)  
  • 1927
    Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2007)  
  • 1948
    Sandra Dickinson, American-English actress and composer  
  • 1950
    William Russ, American actor and director  
  • 1988
    Ma Long, Chinese table tennis player  

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October 21

  • 1938
    Carl Brewer, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2001)  
  • 1940
    Frances FitzGerald, American journalist and author  
  • 1940
    Manfred Mann, South African-English keyboard player and producer (Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, and Manfred Mann Chapter Three)  
  • 1980
    Brian Pittman, American bass player (Relient K and Inhale Exhale)  
  • 1984
    Jessica Michibata, Japanese model  

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October 22

  • 1891
    Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • 1946
    Eddie Brigati, American singer-songwriter (The Rascals)  
  • 1957
    Gerd Nagel, German high jumper  
  • 1974
    Miroslav Šatan, Slovak ice hockey player  
  • 1987
    Tiki Gelana, Ethiopian runner  

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October 23

  • 1910
    Richard Mortensen, Danish painter and educator (d. 1993)  
  • 1939
    Stanley Anderson, American actor  
  • 1940
    Ellie Greenwich, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Raindrops) (d. 2009)  
  • 1947
    Kazimierz Deyna, Polish footballer (d. 1989)  
  • 1948
    Gerry Robinson, Irish businessman  

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October 24

  • 1857
    Ned Williamson, American baseball player (d. 1894)
  • 1949
    Francisco Rafael Arellano Félix, Mexican drug lord (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Maria Teschler-Nicola, Austrian biologist, anthropologist, and ethnologist  
  • 1958
    Vincent K. Brooks, American general  
  • 1967
    Jacqueline McKenzie, Australian actress  

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October 25

  • 1510
    Renée of France (d. 1574)
  • 1889
    Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball player and coach (d. 1985)
  • 1914
    John Berryman, American poet and scholar (d. 1972)  
  • 1969
    Josef Beránek, Czech ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1970
    Adam Pascal, American actor and singer  

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October 26

  • 1854
    C. W. Post, American businessman, founded Post Foods (d. 1914)
  • 1865
    Benjamin Guggenheim, American businessman (d. 1912)
  • 1945
    Pat Conroy, American author  
  • 1973
    Austin Healey, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1991
    Amala Paul, Indian actress  

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October 27

  • 1156
    Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (d. 1222)
  • 1703
    Johann Gottlieb Graun, German violinist and composer (d. 1771)
  • 1956
    Babis Tsertos, Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player  
  • 1966
    Matt Drudge, American blogger, founded the ''Drudge Report''  
  • 1967
    Scott Weiland, American singer-songwriter (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, The Wondergirls, and Camp Freddy)  

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October 28

  • 1718
    Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian priest, mathematician, astronomer, and explorer (d. 1793)
  • 1914
    Jonas Salk, American biologist and physician (d. 1995)  
  • 1953
    Desmond Child, American songwriter and producer  
  • 1976
    Simone Loria, Italian footballer  
  • 1987
    Frank Ocean, American singer-songwriter (Odd Future)  

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October 29

  • 1504
    Shin Saimdang, South Korean painter and poet (d. 1551)
  • 1822
    Mieczysław Halka-Ledóchowski, Russian-Polish cardinal (d. 1902)
  • 1913
    Al Suomi, American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1940
    Angela Douglas, English actress and singer  
  • 1971
    Winona Ryder, American actress and producer  

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October 30

  • 1888
    Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek high jumper (d. 1913)
  • 1930
    Néstor Almendros, Spanish-American director and cinematographer (d. 1992)  
  • 1942
    Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer and historian  
  • 1981
    Shaun Sipos, Canadian actor  
  • 1989
    Seth Adkins, American actor  

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October 31

  • 1875
    Eugene Meyer, American businessman and publisher (d. 1954)
  • 1919
    Daphne Oxenford, English actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1950
    Antonio Taguba, Filipino-American general  
  • 1967
    Petros Gaitanos, Greek singer  
  • 1989
    Warren Weir, Jamaican sprinter  

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