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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

  • 1847
    Annie Besant, English-Indian activist and author (d. 1933)
  • 1865
    Paul Dukas, French composer, scholar, and critic (d. 1935)
  • 1920
    David Herbert Donald, American historian and author (d. 2009)  
  • 1931
    Alan Wagner, American radio host and critic (d. 2007)  
  • 1978
    Nicole Atkins, American singer-songwriter  

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October 2

  • 1879
    Wallace Stevens, American poet and educator (d. 1955)
  • 1938
    Rex Reed, American actor and critic  
  • 1948
    Siim Kallas, Estonian soldier and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Estonia  
  • 1949
    Annie Leibovitz, American photographer  
  • 1979
    Maja Ivarsson, Swedish singer-songwriter (The Sounds)  

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October 3

  • 1898
    Adolf Reichwein, German economist and educator (d. 1944)
  • 1961
    Dean Lawrence, English actor and singer  
  • 1969
    Sulev Iva, Estonian linguist and author  
  • 1973
    Angélica Gavaldón, American-Mexican tennis player and coach  
  • 1978
    Aminishiki Ryūji, Japanese sumo wrestler  

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October 4

  • 1861
    Walter Rauschenbusch, American pastor and theologian (d. 1918)
  • 1946
    Bridget St John, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1968
    Tim Wise, American activist and author  
  • 1969
    Abraham Benrubi, American actor  
  • 1985
    Thorsten Wiedemann, German rugby player  

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October 5

  • 1905
    John Hoyt, American actor (d. 1991)  
  • 1949
    Yashiki Takajin, Japanese singer and television host (d. 2014)  
  • 1955
    Jean-Jacques Lafon, French singer-songwriter  
  • 1974
    Alex Walkinshaw, English actor  
  • 1980
    Paul Thomas, American bass player (Good Charlotte)  

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October 6

  • 1773
    John MacCulloch, Scottish geologist and academic (d. 1835)
  • 1931
    Nikolai Chernykh, Russian astronomer (d. 2004)  
  • 1974
    Alexis Georgoulis, Greek actor and producer  
  • 1982
    Bronagh Waugh, Northern Irish actress  
  • 1998
    Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer  

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October 7

  • 1832
    Charles Crozat Converse, American lawyer and composer (d. 1918)
  • 1894
    Del Lord, Canadian-American actor and director (d. 1970)
  • 1897
    Elijah Muhammad, American religious leader (d. 1975)
  • 1983
    Scottie Upshall, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1987
    Sam Querrey, American tennis player  

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October 8

  • 1834
    Walter Kittredge, American violinist and composer (d. 1905)
  • 1890
    Snuffy Browne, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1964)
  • 1910
    Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)  
  • 1917
    Danny Murtaugh, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1976)  
  • 1961
    Simon Burke, Australian actor and producer  

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October 9

  • 1932
    Dvora Omer, Israeli author and educator (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Yoshiyuki Konishi, Japanese fashion designer  
  • 1969
    PJ Harvey, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer  
  • 1976
    Nick Swardson, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1982
    Shi Jun, Chinese footballer  

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October 10

  • 1905
    Aksella Luts, Estonian actress, screenwriter, dancer, and choreographer(d. 2005)  
  • 1928
    Sheila Walsh, English author (d. 2009)  
  • 1978
    Scott Dobie, English footballer  
  • 1983
    Sherab Zam, Bhutanese archer  
  • 1983
    Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer  

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October 11

  • 1895
    Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer and conductor (d. 1982)
  • 1946
    Sawao Kato, Japanese gymnast and educator  
  • 1959
    Allan Little, Scottish journalist and author  
  • 1961
    Amr Diab, Egyptian singer-songwriter  
  • 1962
    Andy McCoy, Finnish-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hanoi Rocks, The Suicide Twins, and Shooting Gallery)  

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October 12

  • 1961
    Chendo, Spanish footballer  
  • 1963
    Alan McDonald, Irish footballer and manager (d. 2012)  
  • 1963
    Lane Frost, American bull rider (d. 1989)  
  • 1992
    Kyron Duke, Welsh weightlifter, javelin thrower, and shot putter  
  • 1993
    Carl John Barrameda, Filipino actor  

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October 13

  • 1820
    John William Dawson, Canadian geologist and academic (d. 1899)
  • 1909
    Herblock, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)  
  • 1935
    Etterlene DeBarge, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1955
    John Ferenzik, American keyboard player, guitarist, and composer  
  • 1982
    Mika Hijii, Japanese actress and model  

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October 14

  • 1925
    Clancy Lyall, American sergeant (d. 2012)  
  • 1948
    Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-English singer (Boney M)  
  • 1972
    Erika de Lone, American tennis player  
  • 1980
    Paúl Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer  
  • 1999
    Daniel Roche, English actor  

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October 15

  • 1825
    Marie of Prussia (d. 1889)
  • 1922
    Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese author  
  • 1924
    Mark Lenard, American actor (d. 1996)  
  • 1942
    Hilo Chen, Taiwanese-American painter  
  • 1979
    Bohemia, Pakistani-American rapper and producer  

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October 16

  • 1906
    León Klimovsky, Argentinian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1996)  
  • 1931
    P. W. Underwood, American football player and coach (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Martin Halle, Danish footballer  
  • 1988
    Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer  
  • 1992
    Rika Adachi, Japanese model and actress  

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October 17

  • 1859
    Childe Hassam, American painter and illustrator (d. 1935)
  • 1951
    Roger Pontare, Swedish singer  
  • 1959
    Ron Drummond, American author and scholar  
  • 1970
    Blues Saraceno, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Poison)  
  • 1974
    Cincinnati Red, American wrestler (d. 2015)  

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October 18

  • 1902
    Pascual Jordan, German physicist and theorist (d. 1980)  
  • 1909
    Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and theorist (d. 2004)  
  • 1947
    Job Cohen, Dutch scholar and politician, Mayor of Amsterdam  
  • 1972
    Mika Ninagawa, Japanese photographer and director  
  • 1978
    Kenji Wu, Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor  

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October 19

  • 1869
    Ayuo Takahashi, Japanese-American singer-songwriter
  • 1920
    Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher and educator (d. 2003)  
  • 1947
    Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian author and illustrator  
  • 1976
    Dan Smith, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1987
    Tsunenori Aoki, Japanese actor  

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October 20

  • 1740
    Isabelle de Charrière, Dutch author and poet (d. 1805)
  • 1893
    Charley Chase, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1940)
  • 1960
    Lepa Brena, Bosnian singer and actress  
  • 1984
    Mitch Lucker, American singer-songwriter (Suicide Silence and Commissioner) (d. 2012)  
  • 1985
    Alphonso Smith, American football player  

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October 21

  • 1650
    Jean Bart, French admiral (d. 1702)
  • 1953
    Marc Johnson, American bassist, composer, and bandleader  
  • 1967
    Gavin Lovegrove, New Zealand javelin thrower and graphic designer  
  • 1984
    Anna Bogdanova, Russian heptathlete  
  • 1987
    Andrey Grechin, Russian swimmer  

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October 22

  • 1903
    Curly Howard, American actor and singer (d. 1952)  
  • 1913
    Tamara Desni, German-French actress and singer (d. 2008)  
  • 1921
    Georges Brassens, French singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1981)  
  • 1942
    Bobby Fuller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Bobby Fuller Four) (d. 1966)  
  • 1972
    Saffron Burrows, English actress  

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October 23

  • 1715
    Peter II of Russia (d. 1730)
  • 1896
    Lilyan Tashman, American actress (d. 1934)
  • 1919
    Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist and academic (d. 1992)  
  • 1969
    Brooke Theiss, American actress  
  • 1982
    Rodolfo Dantas Bispo, Brazilian footballer  

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October 24

  • 1840
    Eliza Pollock, American archer (d. 1919)
  • 1919
    Frank Piasecki, American engineer and pilot (d. 2008)  
  • 1929
    Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian author and playwright (d. 2004)  
  • 1953
    Jim Pettie, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1989
    Eliza Taylor, Australian actress  

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October 25

  • 1825
    Johann Strauss II, Austrian composer and educator (d. 1899)
  • 1952
    Samir Geagea, Lebanese commander and politician  
  • 1985
    Dani López, Spanish footballer  
  • 1988
    Mandi Lampi, Finnish actress and singer (d. 2008)  
  • 1994
    Jack Payne, English footballer  

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October 26

  • 1850
    Grigore Tocilescu, Romanian archaeologist and historian (d. 1909)
  • 1873
    A. K. Fazlul Huq, Bangladeshi-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 5th Pakistani Minister of Interior (d. 1962)
  • 1890
    Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1931)
  • 1953
    Roger Allam, English actor and singer  
  • 1972
    Matsuko Deluxe, Japanese journalist and author  

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October 27

  • 1156
    Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (d. 1222)
  • 1838
    John Davis Long, American lawyer and politician, 34th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1915)
  • 1926
    Takumi Shibano, Japanese author and translator (d. 2010)  
  • 1958
    Simon Le Bon, English singer-songwriter (Duran Duran and Arcadia)  
  • 1973
    Semmy Schilt, Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist  

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October 28

  • 1690
    Peter Tordenskjold, Norwegian admiral (d. 1720)
  • 1922
    Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician, 1st Vice President of Zimbabwe (d. 2003)  
  • 1963
    Verónica Gamba, Argentinian model and actress  
  • 1980
    Alan Smith, English footballer and coach  
  • 1982
    Enver Jääger, Estonian footballer  

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October 29

  • 1925
    Dominick Dunne, American journalist and novelist (d. 2009)  
  • 1930
    Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor and painter (d. 2002)  
  • 1947
    Richard Dreyfuss, American actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1949
    David Paton, Scottish guitarist (The Alan Parsons Project and Bay City Rollers)  
  • 1979
    Ignasi Giménez Renom, Catalan lawyer and politician  

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October 30

  • 1857
    Georges Gilles de la Tourette, French-Swiss physician and neurologist (d. 1904)
  • 1882
    William Halsey, Jr., American admiral (d. 1959)
  • 1939
    Grace Slick, American singer-songwriter and model (Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and The Great Society)  
  • 1976
    Maurice Taylor, American basketball player  
  • 1979
    Jason Bartlett, American baseball player  

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October 31

  • 1941
    Dan Alderson, American scientist (d. 1989)  
  • 1950
    John Candy, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994)  
  • 1959
    Neal Stephenson, American author  
  • 1970
    Steve Trachsel, American baseball player  
  • 1978
    Inka Grings, German footballer  

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