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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

  • 1940
    Marc Savoy, American accordion player, created the Cajun accordion  
  • 1946
    Tim O'Brien, American soldier and author  
  • 1950
    Randy Quaid, American actor and producer  
  • 1976
    Richard Oakes, English guitarist and songwriter (Suede)  
  • 1979
    Ryan Pontbriand, American football player  

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October 2

  • 1938
    Rex Reed, American actor and critic  
  • 1946
    Marie-Georges Pascal, French actress (d. 1985)  
  • 1960
    Johan Lammerts, Dutch cyclist  
  • 1964
    Dirk Brinkmann, German field hockey player  
  • 1993
    Luke Thomas, Welsh chef  

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October 3

  • 1925
    George Wein, American pianist and producer, co-founded the Newport Folk Festival  
  • 1938
    David Hart Dyke, English captain  
  • 1959
    Jack Wagner, American actor and singer  
  • 1977
    Daniel Hollie, American wrestler  
  • 1978
    Jake Shears, American singer-songwriter (Scissor Sisters)  

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October 4

  • 1884
    Subramaniya Siva, Indian author and activist (d. 1925)
  • 1938
    Norman D. Wilson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2004)  
  • 1946
    Michael Mullen, American admiral  
  • 1964
    Francis Magalona, Filipino rapper, producer, actor, and director (d. 2009)  
  • 1980
    Me'Lisa Barber, American sprinter  

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October 5

  • 1917
    Allen Ludden, American journalist and game show host (d. 1981)  
  • 1941
    Eduardo Duhalde, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 50th President of Argentina  
  • 1943
    Michael Morpurgo, English author, poet, and playwright  
  • 1964
    Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor  
  • 1975
    Monica Rial American voice actress, director, and screenwriter  

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October 6

  • 1510
    John Caius, English physician and academic, co-founded the Gonville and Caius College (d. 1573)
  • 1895
    Caroline Gordon, American author and critic (d. 1981)
  • 1946
    Vinod Khanna, Indian actor and producer  
  • 1964
    Knut Storberget, Norwegian lawyer and politician, Norwegian Minister of Justice  
  • 1977
    Wes Ramsey, American actor  

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October 7

  • 1728
    Caesar Rodney, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 4th Governor of Delaware (d. 1784)
  • 1748
    Charles XIII of Sweden (d. 1818)
  • 1946
    Catharine MacKinnon, American lawyer, activist, and author  
  • 1979
    Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor and producer  
  • 1982
    Robby Ginepri, American tennis player  

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October 8

  • 1807
    Harriet Taylor Mill, English philosopher and activist (d. 1858)
  • 1927
    César Milstein, Argentinian-English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)  
  • 1928
    M. Russell Ballard, American lieutenant and religious leader  
  • 1930
    Alasdair Milne, Indian-English director and producer (d. 2013)  
  • 1971
    Pınar Selek, Turkish sociologist, author, and academic  

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October 9

  • 1863
    Edward Bok, Dutch-American journalist and author (d. 1930)
  • 1932
    Dvora Omer, Israeli author and educator (d. 2013)  
  • 1976
    Lee Peacock, Scottish footballer and coach  
  • 1979
    DJ Rashad, American DJ and producer (d. 2014)  
  • 1993
    Scotty McCreery, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 10

  • 1465
    Selim I, Ottoman sultan (d. 1520)
  • 1912
    Ram Vilas Sharma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2000)  
  • 1965
    Rebecca Pidgeon, American-English singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1979
    Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player  
  • 1986
    Nathan Jawai, Australian basketball player  

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October 11

  • 1881
    Hans Kelsen, Czech-American jurist and philosopher (d. 1973)
  • 1947
    Al Atkins, English singer-songwriter (Judas Priest)  
  • 1954
    Atsuko Takahata, Japanese actress  
  • 1978
    Trevor Donovan, American model and actor  
  • 1979
    Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-American singer-songwriter and producer (Cobra Starship, Midtown, and Humble Beginnings)  

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October 12

  • 1924
    Mimis Plessas, Greek pianist and composer  
  • 1938
    Bob Miller, American sportscaster  
  • 1950
    Susan Anton, American actress and singer  
  • 1969
    Dwayne Roloson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1992
    Kyron Duke, Welsh weightlifter, javelin thrower, and shot putter  

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October 13

  • 1896
    E. Beatrice Riley, Australian super-centenarian (d. 2009)
  • 1920
    Laraine Day, American actress (d. 2007)  
  • 1950
    Simon Nicol, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Fairport Convention and The Albion Band)  
  • 1958
    Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American bassist and composer (Machine Gun)  
  • 1958
    Masako Mori, Japanese singer and actress  

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October 14

  • 1936
    Hans Kraay, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1942
    Evelio Javier, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1986)  
  • 1949
    Katha Pollitt, American poet and author  
  • 1984
    Baby Fae, American medical patient (d. 1984)  
  • 1992
    Ahmed Musa, Nigerian footballer  

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October 15

  • 1923
    Antonio Fontán, Spanish journalist and politician (d. 2010)  
  • 1931
    Gail Harris, American baseball player and coach (d. 2012)  
  • 1936
    Robert Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell, South African-English businessman  
  • 1976
    Christian Allen, American video game designer  
  • 1977
    Masato Kawabata, Japanese race car driver  

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October 16

  • 1928
    Mary Daly, American philosopher and theologian (d. 2010)  
  • 1931
    Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress  
  • 1945
    Stefan Buczacki, English horticulturalist, botanist, and television host  
  • 1966
    Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, American voice actress, singer, and director  
  • 1968
    Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and singer  

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October 17

  • 1933
    The Singing Nun, Belgian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and nun (d. 1985)  
  • 1933
    William Anders, Hong Kong-American general and astronaut  
  • 1970
    Anil Kumble, Indian cricketer  
  • 1979
    Koichiro Nishi, Japanese actor  
  • 1983
    Ivan Saenko, Russian footballer  

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October 18

  • 1870
    D. T. Suzuki, Japanese author and scholar (d. 1966)
  • 1946
    Howard Shore, Canadian composer, conductor, and producer  
  • 1953
    Loes Luca, Dutch actress and singer  
  • 1955
    Mark Welland, English physicist and academic  
  • 1956
    Jim Talent, American lawyer and politician  

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October 19

  • 1885
    Charles E. Merrill, American banker and philanthropist, co-founded Merrill Lynch Wealth Management (d. 1956)
  • 1966
    Jon Favreau, American actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1970
    Chris Kattan, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1979
    Brian Robertson, American trombonist (Suburban Legends)  
  • 1984
    Elaine Bradley, American drummer and songwriter (Neon Trees)  

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October 20

  • 1475
    Giovanni di Bernardo Rucellai Italian poet and playwright (d. 1525)
  • 1858
    John Burns, English union leader and politician, President of the Board of Trade (d. 1943)
  • 1949
    Gina Pareño, Filipino actress  
  • 1972
    Will Greenwood, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1982
    Becky Brewerton, Welsh golfer  

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October 21

  • 1953
    Eric Faulkner, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bay City Rollers)  
  • 1971
    Thomas Ulsrud, Norwegian curler  
  • 1976
    Andrew Scott, Irish actor  
  • 1976
    Henrik Gustavsson, Swedish footballer  
  • 1982
    Tim Wildsmith, American singer-songwriter and pianist  

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October 22

  • 1811
    Franz Liszt, Hungarian pianist and composer (d. 1886)
  • 1844
    Louis Riel, Canadian scholar and politician (d. 1885)
  • 1929
    Lev Yashin, Russian footballer (d. 1990)  
  • 1979
    Doni, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1988
    Sarah Barrow, English diver  

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October 23

  • 1801
    Albert Lortzing, German singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1851)
  • 1923
    Aslam Farrukhi, Indian-Pakistani linguist, author, and scholar  
  • 1958
    Hiroyuki Kinoshita, Japanese actor  
  • 1958
    Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, author, and academic  
  • 1987
    Miyuu Sawai, Japanese model and actress  

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October 24

  • 1927
    Barbara Robinson, American author and poet (d. 2013)  
  • 1938
    Michael Graydon, English air marshal  
  • 1953
    Jim Pettie, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1964
    Linda Ballantyne, Canadian actress  
  • 1981
    Sebastián Bueno, Argentinian footballer  

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October 25

  • 1914
    John Berryman, American poet and scholar (d. 1972)  
  • 1949
    Walter Hyatt, American singer-songwriter (Uncle Walt's Band) (d. 1996)  
  • 1965
    Claire Colebrook, Australian philosopher, theorist, and academic  
  • 1975
    Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kings of Convenience and Skog)  
  • 1990
    Filipe Galvão, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor  

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October 26

  • 1747
    Ivan Mane Jarnović, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1804)
  • 1958
    Shaun Woodward, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland  
  • 1959
    Evo Morales, Bolivian soldier and politician, 80th President of Bolivia  
  • 1976
    Miikka Kiprusoff, Finnish ice hockey player  
  • 1988
    Greg Zuerlein, American figure skater  

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October 27

  • 1884
    Shirō Takasu, Japanese admiral (d. 1944)
  • 1896
    Edith Haisman, South African-English survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic (d. 1997)
  • 1906
    Earle Cabell, American banker and politician, Mayor of Dallas (d. 1975)  
  • 1928
    Gilles Vigneault, Canadian singer-songwriter and poet  
  • 1986
    Matty Pattison, South African-English footballer  

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October 28

  • 1793
    Eliphalet Remington, American businessman, founded Remington Arms (d. 1861)
  • 1941
    Hank Marvin, English singer and guitarist (The Shadows)  
  • 1952
    Annie Potts, American actress and producer  
  • 1960
    Yoko Kagabu, Japanese volleyball player  
  • 1981
    Nick Montgomery, English-Scottish footballer  

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October 29

  • 1920
    Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-American physician and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)  
  • 1941
    Paul Tyler, Baron Tyler, English politician  
  • 1965
    Tyler Collins, American singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1969
    Chris Verene, American photographer  
  • 1974
    Yenny Wahid, Indonesian activist and politician  

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October 30

  • 1218
    Emperor Chūkyō of Japan (d. 1234)
  • 1954
    Mahmoud El Khatib, Egyptian footballer  
  • 1957
    Kevin Pollak, American actor, producer, and game show host  
  • 1959
    Michael Fiedler, German footballer  
  • 1963
    Michael Beach, American actor and producer  

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October 31

  • 1940
    Judith Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox, English politician  
  • 1960
    Reza Pahlavi, Iranian prince  
  • 1962
    Raphael Rabello, Brazilian guitarist and composer  
  • 1963
    Johnny Marr, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Smiths, Modest Mouse, Electronic, and The Cribs)  
  • 1974
    Roger Manganelli, Brazilian-American singer-songwriter and bass player (Less Than Jake and Rehasher)  

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