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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

  • 1791
    Sergey Aksakov, Russian soldier and author (d. 1859)
  • 1832
    Henry Clay Work, American composer and songwriter (d. 1884)
  • 1907
    Maurice Bardèche, French journalist, author, and critic (d. 1998)  
  • 1942
    Jean-Pierre Jabouille, French race car driver and engineer  
  • 1973
    John Mackey, American composer  

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October 2

  • 1932
    Maury Wills, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster  
  • 1951
    Sting, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor (The Police)  
  • 1956
    Charlie Adler, American voice actor and director  
  • 1967
    Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player  
  • 1987
    Bojana Bobusic, Australian tennis player  

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October 3

  • 1631
    Sebastian Anton Scherer, German organist and composer (d. 1712)
  • 1800
    George Bancroft, American historian and politician, 17th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1891)
  • 1924
    Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter (d. 2012)  
  • 1945
    Tony Brown, English footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    Héctor Reynoso, Mexican footballer  

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October 4

  • 1759
    Louis François Antoine Arbogast, French mathematician and academic (d. 1803)
  • 1841
    Maria Sophie of Bavaria (d. 1925)
  • 1959
    Hitonari Tsuji, Japanese author, composer, and director  
  • 1967
    Ekin Cheng, Hong Kong actor and singer  
  • 1986
    Yuridia, Mexican singer  

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October 5

  • 1922
    Bil Keane, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2011)  
  • 1940
    John Byrne Cooke, American author and photographer  
  • 1963
    Ronni Le Tekrø, Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (TNT and Vagabond)  
  • 1972
    Grant Hill, American basketball player and actor  
  • 1974
    Alex Walkinshaw, English actor  

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October 6

  • 1610
    Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French general (d. 1690)
  • 1882
    Karol Szymanowski, Polish pianist and composer (d. 1937)
  • 1938
    Serge Nubret, Caribbean-French bodybuilder and actor (d. 2011)  
  • 1939
    Jack Cullen, American baseball player  
  • 1974
    Jeremy Sisto, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 7

  • 1769
    Solomon Sibley, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 1st Mayor of Detroit (d. 1846)
  • 1835
    Felix Draeseke, German composer and educator (d. 1913)
  • 1931
    Tommy Lewis, American football player and coach (d. 2014)  
  • 1953
    Linda Griffiths, Canadian actress and playwright (d. 2014)  
  • 1969
    Maria Whittaker, English model, actress, and singer  

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October 8

  • 1873
    Alexey Shchusev, Russian architect and academic, designed Lenin's Mausoleum (d. 1949)
  • 1957
    Martha Kearney, Irish journalist  
  • 1976
    Galo Blanco, Spanish tennis player and coach  
  • 1981
    Vladimir Kisenkov, Russian footballer  
  • 1994
    Luca Hänni, Swiss singer-songwriter  

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October 9

  • 1909
    Donald Coggan, English archbishop (d. 2000)  
  • 1936
    Brian Blessed, English actor and game show host  
  • 1969
    Steve McQueen, English director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1983
    Spencer Grammer, American actress  
  • 1993
    Sarah Lahbati, Swiss-Filipino actress and singer  

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October 10

  • 1952
    Dela Smith, English educator  
  • 1953
    Gus Williams, American basketball player  
  • 1959
    Julia Sweeney, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1984
    Paul Posluszny, American football player  
  • 1985
    Marina and the Diamonds, Welsh singer-songwriter and pianist  

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October 11

  • 1879
    Ernst Mally, Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1944)
  • 1929
    Curtis Amy, American saxophonist and clarinetist player (d. 2002)  
  • 1929
    Raymond Moriyama, Canadian architect, designed the Ottawa Civic Centre and Scarborough Civic Centre  
  • 1951
    Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Taï Phong and Fredericks Goldman Jones)  
  • 1962
    Andy McCoy, Finnish-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hanoi Rocks, The Suicide Twins, and Shooting Gallery)  

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October 12

  • 1860
    Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American engineer and businessman, co-invented the gyrocompass (d. 1930)
  • 1924
    Leonidas Kyrkos, Greek politician (d. 2011)  
  • 1963
    Luis Polonia, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1981
    Engin Akyürek, Turkish actor  
  • 1986
    Ioannis Maniatis, Greek footballer  

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October 13

  • 1920
    Laraine Day, American actress (d. 2007)  
  • 1925
    Gustav Winckler, Danish singer-songwriter (d. 1979)  
  • 1946
    Levon Ananyan, Armenian journalist and author (d. 2013)  
  • 1977
    Gareth Batty, English cricketer  
  • 1986
    Sergio Pérez Moya, Mexican footballer  

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October 14

  • 1712
    George Grenville, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1770)
  • 1940
    Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1969
    P. J. Brown, American basketball player  
  • 1980
    Scott Kooistra, American football player  
  • 1985
    Daniel Clark, American actor  

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October 15

  • 1894
    Moshe Sharett, Ukrainian-Israeli lieutenant and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)
  • 1926
    Michel Foucault, French historian and philosopher (d. 1984)  
  • 1946
    Palle Danielsson, Swedish bassist and composer  
  • 1984
    Miri Hanai, Japanese model  
  • 1988
    Mesut Özil, German footballer  

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October 16

  • 1758
    Noah Webster, American lexicographer and author (d. 1843)
  • 1890
    Michael Collins, Irish general and politician, 2nd Irish Minister for Finance (d. 1922)
  • 1922
    Max Bygraves, English-Australian actor and singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1953
    Martha Smith, American model and actress  
  • 1969
    Roy Hargrove, American trumpet player and composer  

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October 17

  • 1922
    Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2001)  
  • 1942
    Steve Jones, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1979
    Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player  
  • 1988
    Yuko Oshima, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and Not Yet)  
  • 1990
    Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player  

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October 18

  • 1919
    Ric Nordman, Canadian captain and politician (d. 1996)  
  • 1938
    Dawn Wells, American model and actress, Miss Nevada 1959  
  • 1969
    Volker Neumüller, German talent manager  
  • 1971
    Nick O'Hern, Australian golfer  
  • 1987
    Freja Beha Erichsen, Danish model  

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October 19

  • 1916
    Emil Gilels, Ukrainian-Russian pianist (d. 1985)  
  • 1946
    Philip Pullman, English author and academic  
  • 1956
    Didier Theys, Belgian race car driver and coach  
  • 1969
    DJ Sammy, Spanish DJ and producer  
  • 1969
    John Edward, American psychic and author  

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October 20

  • 1920
    Nick Cardy, American illustrator (d. 2013)  
  • 1931
    Mickey Mantle, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 1995)  
  • 1966
    Allan Donald, South African cricketer and coach  
  • 1967
    Marco Ngai, Taiwanese actor  
  • 1972
    Pie Geelen, Dutch swimmer  

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October 21

  • 1811
    Filippo Colini, Italian actor and singer (d. 1863)
  • 1821
    Sims Reeves, English tenor and actor (d. 1900)
  • 1969
    Michael Hancock, Australian rugby player  
  • 1971
    Thomas Ulsrud, Norwegian curler  
  • 1982
    Tim Wildsmith, American singer-songwriter and pianist  

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October 22

  • 1923
    Bert Trautmann, German footballer and manager (d. 2013)  
  • 1946
    Claude Charron, Canadian educator and politician  
  • 1946
    Kelvin MacKenzie, English journalist  
  • 1965
    Piotr Wiwczarek, Polish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Vader)  
  • 1980
    Şahan Gökbakar, Turkish actor, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 23

  • 1894
    Emma Vyssotsky, American astronomer and academic (d. 1975)
  • 1931
    Jim Bunning, American baseball player and politician  
  • 1978
    Archie Thompson, New Zealand-Australian footballer  
  • 1979
    Ramón Castro, Venezuelan baseball player  
  • 1983
    Goldie Harvey, Nigerian singer-songwriter (d. 2013)  

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October 24

  • 1942
    Frank Delaney, Irish journalist and author  
  • 1950
    Karen Austin, American actress  
  • 1950
    Steven Greenberg, American singer-songwriter and producer (Lipps Inc.)  
  • 1952
    Reggie Walton, American baseball player  
  • 1957
    Ron Gardenhire, German-American baseball player and manager  

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October 25

  • 1683
    Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, English-Irish politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1757)
  • 1913
    Klaus Barbie, German captain (d. 1991)  
  • 1914
    John Berryman, American poet and scholar (d. 1972)  
  • 1936
    Masako Nozawa, Japanese actress and singer  
  • 1985
    Ciara, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress  

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October 26

  • 1893
    Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet and author (d. 1977)
  • 1909
    Dante Quinterno, Argentinian author and illustrator (d. 2003)  
  • 1956
    Stephen Gumley, Australian engineer and businessman  
  • 1957
    Julie Dawn Cole, English actress and singer  
  • 1984
    Amanda Overmyer, American singer-songwriter  

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October 27

  • 1703
    Johann Gottlieb Graun, German violinist and composer (d. 1771)
  • 1906
    Peter Blume, Belarusian-American painter and sculptor (d. 1992)  
  • 1950
    Michael Driscoll, English economist and academic  
  • 1969
    Peter O'Meara, Irish actor  
  • 1984
    Emilie Ullerup, Danish-Canadian actress  

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October 28

  • 1941
    John Hallam, Irish-English actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1962
    Scotty Nguyen, Vietnamese-American poker player  
  • 1969
    Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Puerto Rican screenwriter and producer  
  • 1976
    Keiron Cunningham, English-Welsh rugby player and coach  
  • 1992
    Lexi Ainsworth, American actress  

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October 29

  • 1875
    Marie of Romania (d. 1938)
  • 1943
    Don Simpson, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1996)  
  • 1970
    Phillip Cocu, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1971
    Winona Ryder, American actress and producer  
  • 1993
    India Eisley, American actress  

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October 30

  • 1896
    Antonino Votto, Italian conductor (d. 1985)
  • 1906
    Hermann Fegelein, German general (d. 1945)  
  • 1948
    Richard Alston, English dancer and choreographer  
  • 1975
    Ian D'Sa, English-Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Billy Talent)  
  • 1978
    Martin Dossett, American football player  

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October 31

  • 1887
    Newsy Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey player and lacrosse player (d. 1970)
  • 1920
    Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (d. 1957)  
  • 1924
    Cleo Moore, American actress (d. 1973)  
  • 1936
    Michael Landon, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1991)  
  • 1956
    Charles Moore, English journalist  

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