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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

  • 208
    Alexander Severus, Roman emperor (d. 235)
  • 1890
    Stanley Holloway, English actor and singer (d. 1982)
  • 1922
    Chen-Ning Yang, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1968
    Phil de Glanville, English rugby player  
  • 1972
    Guna Zariņa, Latvian actress  

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October 2

  • 1904
    Graham Greene, English author, playwright, and critic (d. 1991)  
  • 1949
    Annie Leibovitz, American photographer  
  • 1982
    Tyson Chandler, American basketball player  
  • 1985
    Buster Davis, American football player  
  • 1994
    Joana Eidukonytė, Lithuanian tennis player  

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October 3

  • 1863
    Pyotr Kozlov, Russian archaeologist and explorer (d. 1935)
  • 1961
    Rebecca Stephens, English journalist and mountaineer  
  • 1966
    Darrin Fletcher, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Marko Rajamäki, Finnish footballer and manager  
  • 1977
    Luca Tognozzi, Italian footballer  

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October 4

  • 1723
    Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, German entomologist and author (d. 1798)
  • 1884
    Subramaniya Siva, Indian author and activist (d. 1925)
  • 1971
    Friderika Bayer, Hungarian singer  
  • 1978
    Go Soo, South Korean actor and singer  
  • 1984
    Álvaro Parente, Portuguese race car driver  

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October 5

  • 1885
    Arunachalam Mahadeva, Sri Lankan politician and diplomat (d. 1969)
  • 1919
    Donald Pleasence, English actor and singer (d. 1995)  
  • 1939
    Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino lawyer and jurist  
  • 1970
    Audie Pitre, American singer and bass player (Acid Bath) (d. 1997)  
  • 1976
    Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian-Chechen general and politician, 3rd President of the Chechen Republic  

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October 6

  • 1908
    Sergei Sobolev, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1989)  
  • 1951
    Manfred Winkelhock, German race car driver (d. 1985)  
  • 1956
    Kathleen Webb, American author and illustrator  
  • 1976
    Magdalena Kučerová, Czech-German tennis player  
  • 1985
    Sylvia Fowles, American basketball player  

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October 7

  • 1936
    Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor  
  • 1948
    Stephen Rucker, American composer  
  • 1952
    Jacques Richard, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)  
  • 1958
    Timothy Ackroyd, English actor  
  • 1967
    Ellen ten Damme, Dutch actress and singer  

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October 8

  • 1934
    Kader Asmal, South African academic and politician (d. 2011)  
  • 1948
    Sarah Purcell, American radio and television host  
  • 1965
    Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian, actor, and screenwriter  
  • 1970
    Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video game designer and director  
  • 1985
    Eiji Wentz, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (WaT)  

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October 9

  • 1873
    Karl Schwarzschild, German physicist and astronomer (d. 1916)
  • 1918
    Lila Kedrova, Russian-French actress (d. 2000)  
  • 1941
    Karam ud Din, Pakistani lieutenant (d. 2008)  
  • 1957
    Don Garber, American businessman  
  • 1961
    Ellen Wheeler, American actress, director, and producer  

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October 10

  • 1567
    Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (d. 1597)
  • 1941
    Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian author and activist (d. 1995)  
  • 1970
    Matthew Pinsent, English rower and sportscaster  
  • 1973
    Mario Lopez, American actor and producer  
  • 1974
    Chris Pronger, Canadian ice hockey player  

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October 11

  • 1885
    François Mauriac, French author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1928
    Roscoe Robinson, Jr., American general (d. 1993)  
  • 1944
    Cindy Carol, American actress  
  • 1944
    Mike Fiore, American baseball player  
  • 1973
    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Japanese actor and singer  

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October 12

  • 1878
    Truxtun Hare, American football player and hammer thrower (d. 1956)
  • 1929
    Nappy Brown, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008)  
  • 1935
    Shivraj Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence  
  • 1968
    Mark Donovan, Welsh actor  
  • 1978
    Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist  

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October 13

  • 1499
    Claude of France (d. 1524)
  • 1919
    R. Kanagasuntheram, Sri Lankan zoologist and academic (d. 2010)  
  • 1949
    Raimundo Fagner, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor  
  • 1960
    Ari Fleischer, American journalist and politician, 24th White House Press Secretary  
  • 1965
    Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist  

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October 14

  • 1840
    Dmitry Pisarev, Russian author and critic (d. 1868)
  • 1900
    W. Edwards Deming, American statistician, author, and academic (d. 1993)
  • 1942
    Péter Nádas, Hungarian author and playwright  
  • 1980
    Amjad Khan, Danish-English cricketer  
  • 1982
    Ryan Hall, American runner  

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October 15

  • 1926
    Karl Richter, German organist and conductor (d. 1981)  
  • 1936
    Michel Aumont, French actor  
  • 1938
    Marv Johnson, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1993)  
  • 1980
    Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer-songwriter (Killer)  
  • 1984
    Izale McLeod, English footballer  

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October 16

  • 1905
    Ernst Kuzorra, German footballer and manager (d. 1990)  
  • 1921
    MacKenzie Miller, American horse trainer and breeder (d. 2010)  
  • 1952
    Christopher Cox, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1978
    Ethan Luck, American guitarist and drummer (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, and Relient K)  
  • 1982
    Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player  

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October 17

  • 1898
    Simon Vestdijk, Dutch author and poet (d. 1971)
  • 1902
    Irene Ryan, American actress (d. 1973)  
  • 1934
    Rico Rodriguez, American trombonist (The Specials and Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra)  
  • 1966
    Shaun Edwards, English rugby player and coach  
  • 1979
    Marcela Bovio, Mexican singer-songwriter and violinist (Stream of Passion and Elfonía)  

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October 18

  • 1904
    Haim Shirman, Ukrainian-Israeli scholar and academic (d. 1981)  
  • 1905
    Jan Gies, Dutch activist (d. 1993)  
  • 1920
    Melina Mercouri, Greek actress, singer, and politician, 9th Greek Minister of Culture (d. 1994)  
  • 1977
    Kunal Kapoor, Indian actor  
  • 1982
    Thierry Amiel, French singer-songwriter  

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October 19

  • 1976
    Michael Young, American baseball player  
  • 1981
    Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver  
  • 1987
    Fumino Kimura, Japanese actress  
  • 1989
    Janine Tugonon, Filipino model and television host  
  • 1993
    Abby Sunderland, American sailor  

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October 20

  • 1819
    Báb, Iranian religious leader, founded Bábism (d. 1850)
  • 1927
    Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2007)  
  • 1967
    Monica Ali, Bangladeshi-English author  
  • 1968
    Susan Tully, English actress, director, and producer  
  • 1987
    Raphael Hackl, German rugby player  

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October 21

  • 1927
    Fritz Wintersteller, Austrian mountaineer  
  • 1940
    Geoffrey Boycott, English cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1959
    Rose McDowall, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Strawberry Switchblade, Spell, and Current 93)  
  • 1981
    Nemanja Vidić, Serbian footballer  
  • 1989
    May'n, Japanese singer  

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October 22

  • 1870
    Ivan Bunin, Russian author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  • 1921
    Harald Nugiseks, Estonian sergeant (d. 2014)  
  • 1929
    Dory Previn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)  
  • 1936
    Jovan Pavlović, Serbian metropolitan (d. 2014)  
  • 1973
    Mark van der Zijden, Dutch swimmer  

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October 23

  • 1762
    Samuel Morey, American engineer (d. 1843)
  • 1918
    Augusta Dabney, American actress (d. 2008)  
  • 1936
    Charles Goodhart, English economist and academic  
  • 1954
    Ang Lee, Taiwanese-American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1985
    Chris Neal, English footballer  

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October 24

  • 1840
    Eliza Pollock, American archer (d. 1919)
  • 1942
    Ruthann Aron, American politician  
  • 1944
    Bettye Swann, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1946
    Keti Chomata, Greek singer and actor (d. 2010)  
  • 1954
    Tom Mulcair, Canadian lawyer and politician  

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October 25

  • 1864
    John Francis Dodge, American businessman, co-founded the Dodge Company (d. 1920)
  • 1928
    Marion Ross, American actress and singer  
  • 1935
    Sam Taylor, American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)  
  • 1984
    Iván Ramis, Spanish footballer  
  • 1993
    Ediz Yıldırımer, Turkish swimmer  

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October 26

  • 1759
    Georges Danton, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Justice (d. 1794)
  • 1860
    Frank Eaton, American marshal and author (d. 1958)
  • 1916
    Boyd Wagner, American colonel and pilot (d. 1942)  
  • 1959
    Evo Morales, Bolivian soldier and politician, 80th President of Bolivia  
  • 1980
    Koichi Watanabe, Japanese kick-boxer  

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October 27

  • 1945
    John Kane, Scottish actor and screenwriter  
  • 1951
    Jayne Kennedy, American model, actress, and sportscaster  
  • 1987
    Andrew Bynum, American basketball player  
  • 1990
    Dimitrios Gkourtsas, Greek footballer  
  • 1999
    Haruka Kudo, Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume)  

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October 28

  • 1886
    Noel Macklin, English car maker and boat designer (d. 1946)
  • 1939
    Jane Alexander, American actress and producer  
  • 1955
    Ronnie Bass, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1964
    Andrew Bridgen, English soldier and politician  
  • 1976
    Keiron Cunningham, English-Welsh rugby player and coach  

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October 29

  • 1883
    Victor Hochepied, French swimmer and water polo player (d. 1966)
  • 1907
    Edwige Feuillère, French actress (d. 1998)  
  • 1945
    Mick Gallagher, English keyboard player and songwriter (The Animals, The Blockheads, and Skip Bifferty)  
  • 1959
    Jesse Barfield, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1965
    William De Los Santos, Hawaiian/Irish-American author, poet, screenwriter and film director  

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October 30

  • 1910
    Luciano Sgrizzi, Italian-Monacan organist and composer (d. 1994)  
  • 1946
    Chris Slade, Welsh drummer (Asia, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, AC/DC, and Uriah Heep)  
  • 1956
    Juliet Stevenson, English actress  
  • 1958
    Joe Delaney, American football player (d. 1983)  
  • 1984
    Isaac Ross, New Zealand rugby player  

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October 31

  • 1705
    Pope Clement XIV (d. 1774)
  • 1835
    Krišjānis Barons, Latvian linguist and author (d. 1923)
  • 1933
    Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1946
    Stephen Rea, Irish actor  
  • 1973
    Paul Abrahams, English footballer  

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