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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.

October 1

  • 1917
    Robert Gist, American actor and director (d. 1998)  
  • 1930
    Philippe Noiret, French actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1948
    Cub Koda, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Brownsville Station) (d. 2000)  
  • 1965
    Cliff Ronning, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1974
    Keith Duffy, Irish singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Boyzone)  

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October 2

  • 1935
    Omar Sívori, Argentinian footballer and manager (d. 2005)  
  • 1960
    Johan Lammerts, Dutch cyclist  
  • 1967
    Gary L. Gregg, American political scientist, author, and academic  
  • 1981
    Ridzuan Fatah Hasan, Singaporean footballer  
  • 1990
    Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer  

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October 3

  • 1879
    Warner Oland, Swedish-American actor and singer (d. 1938)
  • 1934
    Simon Nicholson, English sculptor and painter (d. 1990)  
  • 1973
    Neve Campbell, Canadian actress and producer  
  • 1976
    Seann William Scott, American actor and producer  
  • 1983
    Fred, Brazilian footballer  

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October 4

  • 1835
    Jenny Twitchell Kempton, American opera singer and educator (d. 1921)
  • 1917
    Violeta Parra, Chilean singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1967)  
  • 1925
    Roger Wood, Belgian-American journalist (d. 2012)  
  • 1942
    Christopher Stone, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1995)  
  • 1946
    Michael Mullen, American admiral  

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October 5

  • 1903
    M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist and academic (d. 1989)  
  • 1914
    Zhang Zhen, Chinese general and politician (d. 2015)  
  • 1950
    Eddie Clarke, English guitarist (Motörhead and Fastway)  
  • 1952
    Duncan Regehr, Canadian figure skater and actor  
  • 1958
    André Kuipers, Dutch physician and astronaut  

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October 6

  • 1900
    Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • 1915
    Humberto Sousa Medeiros, Portuguese-American cardinal (d. 1983)  
  • 1946
    Millie Small, Jamaican singer-songwriter  
  • 1961
    Paul Sansome, English footballer  
  • 1991
    Roshon Fegan, American actor, rapper, and dancer  

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October 7

  • 1885
    Niels Bohr, Danish physicist and philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
  • 1929
    Graeme Ferguson, Canadian director and producer, co-founded the IMAX Corporation  
  • 1935
    Thomas Keneally, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1975
    Kaspars Znotiņš, Latvian actor  
  • 1986
    Kaitlyn, American wrestler and model  

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October 8

  • 1927
    Jim Elliot, American missionary and translator (d. 1956)  
  • 1928
    Didi, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2001)  
  • 1934
    James Holshouser, American lawyer and politician, 68th Governor of North Carolina (d. 2013)  
  • 1953
    Robert Saxton, English composer and educator  
  • 1973
    Kari Korhonen, Finnish cartoonist  

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October 9

  • 1859
    Alfred Dreyfus, French colonel (d. 1935)
  • 1898
    Joe Sewell, American baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame(d. 1990)
  • 1944
    John Entwistle, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (The Who) (d. 2002)  
  • 1954
    John O'Hurley, American actor  
  • 1958
    Michael Paré, American actor  

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October 10

  • 1889
    Han van Meegeren, Dutch painter and forger (d. 1947)
  • 1922
    Merv Pregulman, American football player, businessman, and philanthropist (d. 2012)  
  • 1958
    J. Eddie Peck, American actor  
  • 1959
    Eric Fellner, English film producer  
  • 1979
    Wu Chun, Brunei-Taiwanese actor and singer (Fahrenheit)  

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October 11

  • 1946
    Gary Mallaber, American singer-songwriter and drummer (Raven and Steve Miller Band)  
  • 1949
    Henry Luke Orombi, Ugandan archbishop  
  • 1954
    Vojislav Šešelj, Serbian lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia  
  • 1962
    Andy McCoy, Finnish-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hanoi Rocks, The Suicide Twins, and Shooting Gallery)  
  • 1962
    Richard Paul Evans, American author  

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October 12

  • 1911
    Piero Taruffi, Italian race car driver and motorcycle racer (d. 1988)  
  • 1933
    Guido Molinari, Canadian painter and art collector (d. 2004)  
  • 1965
    Dan Abnett, English author  
  • 1968
    Hugh Jackman, Australian actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1969
    José Valentín, American baseball player, coach, and manager  

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October 13

  • 1923
    Cyril Shaps, English actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1930
    Bruce Geller, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1978)  
  • 1981
    Dimitrios Mougios, Greek rower  
  • 1981
    Ryan Ashford, English footballer  
  • 1982
    Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer  

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October 14

  • 1784
    Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833)
  • 1906
    Hannah Arendt, German-American philosopher and theorist (d. 1975)  
  • 1921
    José Arraño Acevedo, Chilean journalist and historian (d. 2009)  
  • 1980
    Amjad Khan, Danish-English cricketer  
  • 1991
    Shona McGarty, English actress  

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October 15

  • 1917
    Paul Tanner, American trombonist and educator (Glenn Miller Orchestra) (d. 2013)  
  • 1921
    Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian-Israeli table tennis player (d. 2006)  
  • 1949
    Prannoy Roy, Indian journalist, economist, and broadcaster, founded NDTV  
  • 1972
    Karla Álvarez, Mexican actress (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver  

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October 16

  • 1898
    William O. Douglas, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1980)
  • 1968
    Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and singer  
  • 1975
    Kellie Martin, American actress, director, and producer  
  • 1980
    Jeremy Jackson, American actor and singer  
  • 1981
    Boyd Melson, American boxer  

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October 17

  • 1886
    Spring Byington, American actress and singer (d. 1971)
  • 1898
    Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese violinist and educator (d. 1998)
  • 1942
    Steve Jones, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1963
    Sergio Goycochea, Argentinian footballer and journalist  
  • 1977
    Dudu Aouate, Israeli footballer  

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October 18

  • 1777
    Heinrich von Kleist, German author and poet (d. 1811)
  • 1887
    Takashi Sakai, Japanese general and politician, Governor of Hong Kong (d. 1946)
  • 1894
    Tibor Déry, Hungarian author and translator (d. 1977)
  • 1921
    Beatrice Helen Worsley, Mexican-Canadian computer scientist and academic (d. 1972)  
  • 1984
    Freida Pinto, Indian actress and model  

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October 19

  • 1895
    Frank Durbin, American soldier (d. 1999)
  • 1920
    Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher and educator (d. 2003)  
  • 1952
    Verónica Castro, Mexican actress and singer  
  • 1954
    Deborah Blum, American journalist and author  
  • 1960
    Takeshi Koshida, Japanese footballer  

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October 20

  • 1882
    Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-American actor (d. 1956)
  • 1922
    John Anderson, American actor (d. 1992)  
  • 1942
    Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, German biologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1950
    Tom Petty, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, and Traveling Wilburys)  
  • 1967
    Marco Ngai, Taiwanese actor  

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October 21

  • 1762
    Herman Willem Daendels, Dutch general, lawyer, and politician, 36th Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1818)
  • 1911
    Mary Blair, American illustrator and animator (d. 1978)  
  • 1952
    Allen Hoey, American poet and author  
  • 1971
    Paul Telfer, Scottish footballer and coach  
  • 1984
    Marvin Mitchell, American football player  

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October 22

  • 1858
    Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1921)
  • 1927
    Allan Hendrickse, South African minister and politician (d. 2005)  
  • 1969
    Spike Jonze, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1985
    Shinpei Takagi, Japanese actor  
  • 1990
    Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor and producer  

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October 23

  • 1805
    John Russell Bartlett, American linguist and historian (d. 1886)
  • 1844
    Robert Bridges, English poet and playwright (d. 1930)
  • 1865
    Neltje Blanchan, American historian and author (d. 1918)
  • 1870
    Francis Kelley, Canadian-American bishop (d. 1948)
  • 1990
    Paradise Oskar, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 24

  • 1675
    Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (d. 1749)
  • 1910
    Stella Brooks, American singer (d. 2002)  
  • 1963
    Arvind Raghunathan, Indian-American businessman  
  • 1970
    Natassa Theodoridou, Greek singer  
  • 1980
    Casey Wilson, American actress and screenwriter  

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October 25

  • 1902
    Henry Steele Commager, American historian and author (d. 1998)  
  • 1928
    Marion Ross, American actress and singer  
  • 1958
    Phil Daniels, English actor and singer  
  • 1983
    Gyptian, Jamaican singer  
  • 1990
    Niall Donohue, Irish hurler (d. 2013)  

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October 26

  • 1942
    Bob Hoskins, English actor, singer, and director (d. 2014)  
  • 1964
    Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer  
  • 1971
    Jim Butcher, American author  
  • 1991
    Riho Iida, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1991
    Shu Watanabe, Japanese actor and singer  

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October 27

  • 1156
    Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (d. 1222)
  • 1894
    Agda Helin, Swedish actress (d. 1984)
  • 1942
    Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Polish journalist and politician  
  • 1973
    Semmy Schilt, Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist  
  • 1988
    Illimar Pärn, Etonian ski jumper  

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October 28

  • 1924
    Antonio Creus, Spanish race car driver (d. 1996)  
  • 1936
    Charlie Daniels, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1957
    Christian Berkel, German actor  
  • 1966
    Aris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician, Greek Minister of Education and Religious Affairs  
  • 1971
    Roxana Briban, Romanian soprano and actress (d. 2010)  

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October 29

  • 1940
    Jack Shepherd, English actor, director, and playwright  
  • 1962
    Einar Örn Benediktsson, Icelandic singer, trumpet player and politician (The Sugarcubes, Purrkur Pillnikk, and KUKL)  
  • 1984
    Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1985
    Janet Montgomery, English actress and dancer  
  • 1985
    Youn-a, South Korean-Japanese model  

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October 30

  • 1907
    Sol Tax, American anthropologist and academic (d. 1995)  
  • 1953
    Charles Martin Smith, American actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1956
    Juliet Stevenson, English actress  
  • 1963
    Rebecca Heineman, American video game designer and programmer  
  • 1969
    Vangelis Vourtzoumis, Greek basketball player  

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October 31

  • 1883
    Marie Laurencin, French painter and illustrator (d. 1956)
  • 1955
    Susan Orlean, American journalist and author  
  • 1958
    Jeannie Longo, French cyclist  
  • 1974
    Roger Manganelli, Brazilian-American singer-songwriter and bass player (Less Than Jake and Rehasher)  
  • 1978
    Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer  

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