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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

  • 1691
    Arthur Onslow, English lawyer and politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (d. 1768)
  • 1975
    Chulpan Khamatova, Russian actress  
  • 1976
    Ümit Karan, Turkish footballer  
  • 1976
    Nasir al-Wuhayshi, Yemeni terrorist (d. 2015)  
  • 1984
    Mónica Spear, Venezuelan model and actress, Miss Venezuela 2004 (d. 2014)  

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October 2

  • 1946
    Marie-Georges Pascal, French actress (d. 1985)  
  • 1960
    Johan Lammerts, Dutch cyclist  
  • 1966
    Yokozuna, American wrestler (d. 2000)  
  • 1970
    Eddie Guardado, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1990
    Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer  

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October 3

  • 1862
    Johnny Briggs, English cricketer and rugby player (d. 1902)
  • 1889
    Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1938)
  • 1934
    Simon Nicholson, English sculptor and painter (d. 1990)  
  • 1965
    Annemarie Verstappen, Dutch swimmer  
  • 1979
    Carlo Alban, Ecuadorian-American actor  

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October 4

  • 1933
    Ann Thwaite, English author  
  • 1938
    Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1946
    Chuck Hagel, American sergeant and politician, 24th United States Secretary of Defense  
  • 1965
    Skip Heller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer  
  • 1978
    Kyle Lohse, American baseball player  

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October 5

  • 1943
    Steve Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Steve Miller Band)  
  • 1955
    Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell, English academic and businessman  
  • 1957
    Lee Thompson, English singer-songwriter and saxophonist (Madness and The Dance Brigade)  
  • 1966
    Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker player and referee  
  • 1983
    Florian Mayer, German tennis player  

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October 6

  • 1888
    Roland Georges Garros, French soldier and pilot (d. 1918)
  • 1929
    George Mattos, American pole vaulter (d. 2012)  
  • 1942
    Dan Christensen, American painter (d. 2007)  
  • 1956
    Kathleen Webb, American author and illustrator  
  • 1982
    Hideki Mutoh, Japanese race car driver  

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October 7

  • 1841
    Nicholas I of Montenegro (d. 1921)
  • 1911
    Jo Jones, American drummer (d. 1985)  
  • 1948
    Diane Ackerman, American poet, author, and academic  
  • 1966
    Sherman Alexie, American author, screenwriter, and producer  
  • 1968
    Thom Yorke, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Radiohead and Atoms for Peace)  

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October 8

  • 1946
    Dennis Kucinich, American journalist and politician, 53rd Mayor of Cleveland  
  • 1960
    Andrea Anastasi, Italian volleyball player and coach  
  • 1972
    Stanislav Varga, Slovak footballer and manager  
  • 1974
    Kevyn Adams, American ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1996
    Sara Sorribes Tormo, Spanish tennis player  

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October 9

  • 1873
    Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist and educator (d. 1944)
  • 1941
    Chucho Valdés, Cuban pianist and composer  
  • 1950
    Brian Downing, American baseball player  
  • 1979
    Chris O'Dowd, Irish actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1980
    Kert Kütt, Estonian footballer  

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October 10

  • 1929
    Bernard Mayes, English-American journalist and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1967
    Mike Malinin, American drummer and producer (Goo Goo Dolls)  
  • 1969
    Shawn Jamison, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1972
    Jun Lana, Filipino director, producer, playwright, and screenwriter  
  • 1989
    Emer Kenny, English actress and screenwriter  

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October 11

  • 1945
    Andrew Logan, English sculptor and painter  
  • 1948
    Cecilia, Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 1976)  
  • 1948
    Peter Turkson, Ghanaian cardinal  
  • 1960
    Curt Ford, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1967
    David Starr, American race car driver  

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October 12

  • 1937
    Robert Mangold, American painter  
  • 1946
    Daryl Runswick, English bassist and composer  
  • 1958
    Bryn Merrick, Welsh bass player (The Damned) (d. 2015)  
  • 1982
    Julie Kagawa, American author  
  • 1983
    Carlton Cole, English footballer  

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October 13

  • 1932
    Johnny Lytle, American vibraphone player and drummer (d. 1995)  
  • 1939
    Larry Bowie, American football player (d. 2012)  
  • 1942
    Rutanya Alda, Latvian-American actress  
  • 1977
    Justin Peroff, Canadian drummer and actor (Broken Social Scene and Junior Blue)  
  • 1981
    Taylor Buchholz, American baseball player  

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October 14

  • 1790
    Thursday October Christian I, English son of Fletcher Christian (d. 1831)
  • 1882
    Éamon de Valera, American-Irish academic and politician, 3rd President of Ireland (d. 1975)
  • 1945
    Colin Hodgkinson, English bass player (Whitesnake and The Spencer Davis Group)  
  • 1960
    Zbigniew Kruszyński, Polish footballer and coach  
  • 2002
    Youssif, Iraqi burn victim  

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October 15

  • 1882
    Charley O'Leary, American baseball player and coach (d. 1941)
  • 1906
    Victoria Spivey, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1976)  
  • 1957
    Michael Caton-Jones, Scottish actor, director, and producer  
  • 1981
    Abram Elam, American football player  
  • 1992
    Vincent Martella, American actor and singer  

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October 16

  • 1751
    Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (d. 1805)
  • 1938
    Nico, German singer-songwriter, model, and actress (d. 1988)  
  • 1946
    Suzanne Somers, American actress and producer  
  • 1959
    Jamie Salmon, English-New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1986
    Derk Boerrigter, Dutch footballer  

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October 17

  • 1912
    Jack Owens, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1982)  
  • 1959
    Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic  
  • 1966
    Danny Ferry, American basketball player and manager  
  • 1976
    Nil Karaibrahimgil, Turkish singer-songwriter  
  • 1988
    Tori Matsuzaka, Japanese model and actor  

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October 18

  • 1887
    Takashi Sakai, Japanese general and politician, Governor of Hong Kong (d. 1946)
  • 1929
    Kees Fens, Dutch author and critic (d. 2008)  
  • 1956
    Craig Bartlett, American animator, producer, screenwriter, and voice actor  
  • 1968
    Stuart Law, Australian cricketer and coach  
  • 1974
    Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer and sportscaster  

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October 19

  • 1814
    Theodoros Vryzakis, Greek painter (d. 1878)
  • 1946
    Philip Pullman, English author and academic  
  • 1958
    Carolyn Browne, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Kazakhstan  
  • 1960
    Susan Straight, American author and academic  
  • 1966
    Roger Cross, Jamaican-Canadian actor  

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October 20

  • 1475
    Giovanni di Bernardo Rucellai Italian poet and playwright (d. 1525)
  • 1719
    Gottfried Achenwall, German historian, economist, and jurist (d. 1772)
  • 1910
    Chen Liting, Chinese director and playwright (d. 2013)  
  • 1958
    Eric Scott, American actor  
  • 1989
    Colin Wilson, Canadian-American ice hockey player  

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October 21

  • 1947
    Mary Pipher, American psychologist and author  
  • 1983
    Shelden Williams, American basketball player  
  • 1984
    Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, Canadian speed skater  
  • 1984
    José Lobatón, Venezuelan baseball player  
  • 1989
    May'n, Japanese singer  

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October 22

  • 1920
    Timothy Leary, American psychologist and author (d. 1996)  
  • 1922
    Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentinian footballer and manager (d. 2001)  
  • 1949
    Arsène Wenger, French footballer and manager  
  • 1949
    Manfred Trojahn, German flute player, composer, and conductor  
  • 1976
    Jon Foreman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Switchfoot and Fiction Family)  

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October 23

  • 1801
    Albert Lortzing, German singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1851)
  • 1844
    Robert Bridges, English poet and playwright (d. 1930)
  • 1908
    Ilya Frank, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)  
  • 1953
    Taner Akçam, Turkish sociologist and historian  
  • 1998
    Amandla Stenberg, American actress  

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October 24

  • 1804
    Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist and academic (d. 1891)
  • 1943
    Bill Dundee, Scottish-American wrestler and manager  
  • 1959
    Anthony Waller, Lebanese-English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1968
    Robert Wilonsky, American journalist and critic  
  • 1983
    V V Brown, English singer-songwriter and producer  

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October 25

  • 1891
    Charles Coughlin, Canadian-American priest and radio host (d. 1979)
  • 1931
    Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and manager  
  • 1948
    Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and author  
  • 1955
    Glynis Barber, South African-English actress  
  • 1969
    Oleg Salenko, Russian footballer  

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October 26

  • 1850
    Grigore Tocilescu, Romanian archaeologist and historian (d. 1909)
  • 1925
    Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor, painter, and author (d. 2007)  
  • 1947
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, American lawyer and politician, 44th First Lady of the United States  
  • 1973
    Austin Healey, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1985
    Soko, French singer-songwriter and actress  

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October 27

  • 1760
    August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Prussian field marshal (d. 1831)
  • 1910
    Jack Carson, Canadian-American actor and singer (d. 1963)  
  • 1925
    Monica Sims, English radio host and producer  
  • 1968
    Dileep, Indian actor and producer  
  • 1983
    Martín Prado, Venezuelan baseball player  

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October 28

  • 1845
    Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Polish physicist and chemist (d. 1888)
  • 1881
    Vin Coutie, Australian footballer (d. 1951)
  • 1924
    Antonio Creus, Spanish race car driver (d. 1996)  
  • 1932
    Spyros Kyprianou, Cypriot politician, 2nd President of Cyprus (d. 2002)  
  • 1958
    William Reid, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Jesus and Mary Chain)  

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October 29

  • 1923
    Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, Dutch runner, hurdler, and long jumper (d. 2015)  
  • 1951
    Dirk Kempthorne, American politician, 49th United States Secretary of the Interior  
  • 1981
    Reemma Sen, Indian actress  
  • 1990
    Eric Saade, Swedish singer (What's Up!)  
  • 1992
    Jacqueline Jossa, English actress  

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October 30

  • 1930
    Néstor Almendros, Spanish-American director and cinematographer (d. 1992)  
  • 1942
    Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer and historian  
  • 1951
    Harry Hamlin, American actor  
  • 1984
    David Mooney, Irish footballer  
  • 1989
    Ashley Barnes, Austrian-English footballer  

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October 31

  • 1925
    John Pople, English-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)  
  • 1962
    John Giannini, American college basketball player  
  • 1970
    Nicky Wu, Taiwanese actor and singer  
  • 1971
    Ian Walker, English footballer and manager  
  • 1981
    Mike Napoli, American baseball player  

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