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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

  • 1620
    Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Dutch painter (d. 1683)
  • 1943
    Jean-Jacques Annaud, French director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1947
    Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue) (d. 2006)  
  • 1948
    Cub Koda, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Brownsville Station) (d. 2000)  
  • 1974
    Mats Lindgren, Swedish ice hockey player and coach  

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October 2

  • 1925
    Wren Blair, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2013)  
  • 1933
    Enn Nõu, Estonian-Swedish author and academic  
  • 1937
    Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer (d. 2005)  
  • 1970
    Eddie Guardado, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1978
    Matthew Hancock, English economist and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office  

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October 3

  • 1900
    Thomas Wolfe, American author and academic (d. 1938)
  • 1938
    Dave Obey, American politician  
  • 1947
    John Perry Barlow, American poet, songwriter, blogger, and activist  
  • 1960
    Kevin Eldon, English actor and screenwriter  
  • 1973
    Keiko Agena, American actress  

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October 4

  • 1542
    Robert Bellarmine, Italian cardinal and saint (d. 1621)
  • 1814
    Jean-François Millet, French painter and educator (d. 1875)
  • 1903
    John Vincent Atanasoff, American physicist and academic, invented the Atanasoff–Berry computer (d. 1995)  
  • 1910
    Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956)  
  • 1922
    Don Lenhardt, American baseball player and coach (d. 2014)  

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October 5

  • 1898
    Nachum Gutman, Moldovan-Israeli painter and sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1925
    Walter Dale Miller, American lawyer and politician, 29th Governor of South Dakota (d. 2015)  
  • 1971
    Samuel Vincent, Canadian voice actor and singer  
  • 1976
    Song Seung-heon, South Korean actor and singer  
  • 1981
    Kelvin Tan, Singaporean singer-songwriter  

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October 6

  • 1801
    Hippolyte Carnot, French politician (d. 1888)
  • 1936
    Sandra Voe, Scottish actress  
  • 1963
    Elisabeth Shue, American actress  
  • 1970
    Darren Oliver, American baseball player  
  • 1981
    José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer  

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October 7

  • 1907
    Helen MacInnes, Scottish-American librarian and author (d. 1985)  
  • 1952
    Mary Badham, American actress  
  • 1966
    Marco Beltrami, Italian-American composer and conductor  
  • 1979
    Tang Wei, Chinese actress  
  • 1984
    Toma Ikuta, Japanese actor and singer  

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October 8

  • 1910
    Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)  
  • 1928
    M. Russell Ballard, American lieutenant and religious leader  
  • 1946
    Bel Mooney, English journalist and author  
  • 1959
    Erik Gundersen, Danish motorcycle racer  
  • 1960
    Reed Hastings, American businessman, co-founded Netflix  

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October 9

  • 1941
    Karam ud Din, Pakistani lieutenant (d. 2008)  
  • 1948
    Dave Samuels, American vibraphone player and educator (Caribbean Jazz Project)  
  • 1952
    John Rose, English businessman  
  • 1970
    Park Sang-min, South Korean actor  
  • 1983
    Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player  

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October 10

  • 1919
    Willard Estey, Canadian academic and jurist (d. 2002)  
  • 1942
    Radu Vasile, Romanian historian and politician, 57th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 2013)  
  • 1967
    Mike Malinin, American drummer and producer (Goo Goo Dolls)  
  • 1987
    Rodjun Cruz, Filipino actor and dancer  
  • 1990
    Krissel Valdez, Filipino singer  

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October 11

  • 1738
    Arthur Phillip, English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (d. 1814)
  • 1944
    Cindy Carol, American actress  
  • 1951
    Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Taï Phong and Fredericks Goldman Jones)  
  • 1970
    Andy Marriott, English-Welsh footballer and manager  
  • 1970
    Shin Tae-yong, South Korean footballer and coach  

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October 12

  • 1891
    Edith Stein, Polish nun, philosopher, and saint (d. 1942)
  • 1946
    Daryl Runswick, English bassist and composer  
  • 1952
    Roger Heath-Brown, English mathematician and theorist  
  • 1970
    Kirk Cameron, American actor, screenwriter, and evangelist  
  • 1991
    Nicolao Dumitru, Italian footballer  

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October 13

  • 1162
    Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (d. 1214)
  • 1904
    Wilfred Pickles, English actor and radio host (d. 1978)  
  • 1947
    Jerry Trupiano, American sportscaster and radio host  
  • 1956
    Don Paige, American runner  
  • 1958
    Masako Mori, Japanese singer and actress  

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October 14

  • 1257
    Przemysł II of Poland (d. 1296)
  • 1941
    Art Shamsky, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1957
    Gen Nakatani, Japanese lawyer and politician, 13th Japanese Minister of Defense  
  • 1974
    Natalie Maines, American singer-songwriter (Dixie Chicks)  
  • 1977
    Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor and composer  

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October 15

  • 1881
    P. G. Wodehouse, English-American author and playwright (d. 1975)
  • 1946
    John Getz, American actor  
  • 1949
    Laurie McBain, American author  
  • 1971
    Lauri Pilter, Estonian author and translator  
  • 1985
    Arron Afflalo, American basketball player  

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October 16

  • 1900
    Edward Ardizzone, Vietnamese-English author and illustrator (d. 1979)
  • 1905
    Ernst Kuzorra, German footballer and manager (d. 1990)  
  • 1931
    Charles Colson, American lawyer and politician (d. 2012)  
  • 1938
    Nico, German singer-songwriter, model, and actress (d. 1988)  
  • 1980
    Jeremy Jackson, American actor and singer  

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October 17

  • 1903
    Nathanael West, American author and screenwriter (d. 1940)  
  • 1939
    Oliver Rackham, English botanist and academic  
  • 1960
    Guy Henry, English actor  
  • 1978
    Erin Karpluk, Canadian actress  
  • 1983
    Felicity Jones, English actress  

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October 18

  • 1777
    Heinrich von Kleist, German author and poet (d. 1811)
  • 1926
    Klaus Kinski, German-American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1991)  
  • 1947
    Paul Chuckle, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter  
  • 1962
    Min Ko Naing, Burmese activist  
  • 1973
    Michalis Kapsis, Greek footballer  

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October 19

  • 1721
    Joseph de Guignes, French orientalist and sinologist (d. 1800)
  • 1918
    Robert Schwarz Strauss, American lawyer and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Russia (d. 2014)  
  • 1942
    Andrew Vachss, American lawyer and author  
  • 1956
    Elena Garanina, Soviet ice dancer and coach  
  • 1966
    Dimitris Lyacos, Greek poet and playwright  

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October 20

  • 1918
    Martin Drewes, German soldier and pilot (d. 2013)  
  • 1942
    Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, German biologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1961
    Michie Tomizawa, Japanese voice actress and singer  
  • 1967
    Elizabeth Carling, English actress and singer  
  • 1974
    Bashar Rahal, Emirati-American actor and producer  

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October 21

  • 1847
    Giuseppe Giacosa, Italian poet and playwright (d. 1906)
  • 1959
    Andy Picheta, English director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1964
    Levent Yüksel, Turkish singer  
  • 1982
    Tim Wildsmith, American singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1986
    Chibuzor Chilaka, Nigerian footballer  

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October 22

  • 1870
    Ivan Bunin, Russian author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  • 1904
    Constance Bennett, American actress, singer, and producer (d. 1965)  
  • 1962
    Bob Odenkirk, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1973
    Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player  
  • 1979
    Doni, Brazilian footballer  

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October 23

  • 1905
    Yen Chia-kan, Chinese lawyer and politician, President of the Republic of China (d. 1993)  
  • 1936
    Philip Kaufman, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1944
    Mike Harding, English singer-songwriter and comedian  
  • 1982
    Aleksandar Luković, Serbian footballer  
  • 1989
    Anisya Kirdyapkina, Russian race walker  

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October 24

  • 1927
    Gilbert Bécaud, French singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2001)  
  • 1935
    Mark Tully, Indian-English journalist and author  
  • 1950
    Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player  
  • 1959
    Chihiro Fujioka, Japanese director and composer  
  • 1970
    Rob Leslie-Carter, English field hockey player and engineer  

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October 25

  • 1864
    Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian-American pianist and composer (d. 1956)
  • 1924
    Earl Palmer, American drummer (The Wrecking Crew) (d. 2008)  
  • 1979
    Bat for Lashes, English singer-songwriter (Sexwitch)  
  • 1979
    Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer  
  • 1983
    Mirjam Liimask, Estonian hurdler  

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October 26

  • 1474
    Friedrich of Saxony (d. 1510)
  • 1529
    Anna of Hesse (d. 1591)
  • 1946
    Keith Hopwood, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Herman's Hermits)  
  • 1967
    Keith Urban, New Zealand-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Ranch)  
  • 1972
    Daniel Elena, Monegasque race car driver  

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October 27

  • 1703
    Johann Gottlieb Graun, German violinist and composer (d. 1771)
  • 1915
    Harry Saltzman, Canadian-French production manager and producer (d. 1994)  
  • 1946
    Carrie Snodgress, American actress (d. 2004)  
  • 1958
    Simon Le Bon, English singer-songwriter (Duran Duran and Arcadia)  
  • 1987
    Andrew Bynum, American basketball player  

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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)
  • 1944
    Keizō Kanie, Japanese actor  
  • 1957
    Christian Berkel, German actor  
  • 1983
    Kayo Noro, Japanese singer and entertainer (AKB48 and SDN48)  

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October 29

  • 1879
    Franz von Papen, German soldier and politician, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1940
    Jack Shepherd, English actor, director, and playwright  
  • 1944
    Denny Laine, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moody Blues, Ginger Baker's Air Force, and Wings)  
  • 1984
    Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1992
    Jacqueline Jossa, English actress  

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October 30

  • 1930
    Christopher Foster, English economist and academic  
  • 1931
    Vince Callahan, American lieutenant and politician (d. 2014)  
  • 1973
    Silvia Corzo, Colombian lawyer and journalist  
  • 1978
    Derren Witcombe, New Zealand rugby player and cricketer  
  • 1989
    Vanessa White, English singer-songwriter and dancer (The Saturdays)  

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October 31

  • 1920
    Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (d. 1957)  
  • 1952
    Bernard Edwards, American bass player and producer (Chic and The Power Station) (d. 1996)  
  • 1962
    Jonathan Borden, American neurosurgeon  
  • 1970
    Mitch Harris, American guitarist and songwriter (Napalm Death, Defecation, and Meathook Seed)  
  • 1976
    Koji Yamamoto, Japanese actor and singer  

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