Birth Month Day of 10-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Barry Keoghan

Actor | The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Barry came to prominence in the 2017 film 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' with his truly terrifying portrayal of Martin,an American teenager exacting a grisly revenge on drunken surgeon Colin Farrell, but he was not an American nor a teen-ager, born in Dublin on 17th October 1992 and has a brother ...

2. Matthew Macfadyen

Actor | Succession

David Matthew Macfadyen was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Meinir (Owen), a drama teacher and actress, and Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive. He is of Scottish and Welsh descent. Because of his father's career, he spent at least part of his childhood in Indonesia, before finishing his ...

3. Christopher Lowell

Actor | The Help

Christopher Lowell was born on October 17, 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Help (2011), Promising Young Woman (2020) and Up in the Air (2009).

4. Wood Harris

Actor | Remember the Titans

Harris was born Sherwin David Harris in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Mattie Harris. However, he works under his nickname, "Wood". Attended New York University Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School. Has performed in many films and various stage productions including plays by August Wilson, ...

5. Felicity Jones

Actress | Rogue One

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress and producer. Jones started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers (1996). She went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series in the television show The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. ...

6. Michael McKean

Actor | This Is Spinal Tap

Michael McKean was born on October 17, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for This Is Spinal Tap (1984), A Mighty Wind (2003) and Clue (1985). He has been married to Annette O'Toole since March 20, 1999. He was previously married to Susan Russell.

7. Norm MacDonald

Actor | Dirty Work

MacDonald was born Norman Gene MacDonald in Quebec City, Quebec on October 17, 1959. He began his career in stand-up comedy. MacDonald's first job was writing for The Dennis Miller Show (1992) and then Roseanne (1988). While writing for Roseanne (1988), he was noticed by Lorne Michaels, who liked ...

8. Mark Gatiss

Actor | The League of Gentlemen

Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Originally from Sedgefield, County Durham, he graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA (honors) in Theatre Arts.

He was one-quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen (1999), and became heavily involved in ...

9. Mike Judge

Writer | Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

Mike Judge is an American actor, animator, film director, screenwriter, and television producer.

In 1962, Judge was born in Guayaquil, the largest city of Ecuador and the country's main port. His parents were expatriate Americans. His father was archaeologist William James Judge and his mother was ...

10. Erin Karpluk

Actress | Being Erica

Erin Karpluk was born on October 17, 1978 in Jasper, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Being Erica (2009), Reasonable Doubt (2014) and Wyvern (2009).

11. Erin Kellyman

Actress | The Green Knight

Erin Mae Kellyman (born 17 October 1998) is a British actress. Kellyman appears as Enfys Nest, leader of the rebel Cloud Riders, in Solo: A Star Wars Story and Eponine Thénardier in the 2019 BBC adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel Les Miserables.

Originally from Tamworth, Staffordshire, Kellyman was...

12. Rita Hayworth

Actress | Gilda

Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, New York, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo Cansino Reina, was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita's American mother, Volga Margaret (Hayworth), who was of mostly ...

13. Julie Adams

Actress | Creature from the Black Lagoon

Betty May Adams was the daughter of a travelling Iowa cotton buyer with a penchant for alcohol. Growing up in Arkansas, Betty expressed an early interest in acting and made her performing debut in a third grade play of "Hansel and Gretel". Beautiful, talented and determined, the freshly minted '...

14. J.C. MacKenzie

Actor | October Faction

J.C. MacKenzie was a student at Concordia University when he saw his first play. Within two years, he was accepted at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

He has made over 150 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as "Ludlow" in Martin Scorsese's ...

15. Max Irons

Actor | Condor

Max Irons was born on October 17, 1985 in Camden, London, England. He is an actor, known for Condor (2018), Terminal (2018) and The Wife (2017).

16. Cameron Esposito

Actress | Take My Wife

Cameron Esposito is a nationally touring stand-up comedian, actor and writer based in Los Angeles known for her appearances on CBS, NBC, Comedy Central, E!, TBS, IFC and the Cartoon Network.

Cameron is the host/creator of Buzzfeed's Ask A Lesbian series and the host of the popular Put Your Hands ...

17. Margot Kidder

Actress | Superman

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...

18. Marsha Hunt

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Stardom somehow eluded this vastly gifted actress. Had it not perhaps been for her low-level profile compounded by her McCarthy-era blacklisting in the early 1950s, there is no telling what higher tier Marsha Hunt might have attained. Perhaps her work was not flashy enough, or too subdued, or ...

19. Eminem

Soundtrack | 8 Mile

Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved ...

20. Dora Madison

Actress | Dark Places

Dora Madison starred as paramedic "Chili" on NBC's "Chicago Fire." She can also be seen in the "Unt. Terrence Malick Project" and Paramount's "Everybody Wants Some" from director Richard Linklater. She starred alongside James Marsden and Karl Urban in "The Loft." On the television side, she has had...

21. Keerthy Suresh

Actress | Mahanati

Keerthy Suresh was born on October 17, 1992 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is known for Mahanati (2018), Bairavaa (2017) and Geethanjali (2013).

22. Montgomery Clift

Actor | From Here to Eternity

Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta (1920-2014) and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg; 1888-1988) and William Brooks Clift (1886-...

23. Beverly Garland

Actress | The Alligator People

Born in Santa Cruz, California, Beverly Garland studied dramatics under Anita Arliss, the sister of renowned stage and screen star George Arliss. She acted in little theater in Glendale then in Phoenix after her family relocated to Arizona. Garland also worked in radio and appeared scantily clad in...

24. Deanna Russo

Actress | Ghost Voyage

Deanna Russo was born on October 17, 1979 in New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Ghost Voyage (2008), Porco Rosso (1992) and Charmed (1998). She has been married to Michael Daniel Cassady since 2014. They have one child.

25. Andy Whitfield

Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Andy Whitfield was born on October 17, 1971 in Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. He was an actor, known for Spartacus (2010), Gabriel (2007) and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011). He was married to Vashti Whitfield. He died on September 11, 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

26. Irene Ryan

Actress | The Beverly Hillbillies

Before becoming known to millions as Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), Irene Ryan was already an established vaudeville, radio and movie actress, though not as famous prior to her television stint. She accompanied Bob Hope on his famous military tours and she was known as "the gal who makes...

27. George Wendt

Actor | Cheers

George Robert Wendt III was born and raised in Chicago to Loretta Mary (Howard) and George Robert Wendt II, who was a realtor and navy officer. He attended a strict Jesuit prep school, Rockhurst College (Kansas City, Missouri). He later dropped out of Notre Dame University after a few uneventful ...

28. Alimi Ballard

Actor | Fast Five

Alimi ("Ali - Me") dazzles as the enigmatic and debonair Marcel Dumas on the Netflix and USA Network smash hit, Queen of The South. Ballard was last seen as Dr. Robert Dubois on the acclaimed original drama series Queen Sugar from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker creator/executive producer Ava ...

29. Sharon Leal

Actress | Dreamgirls

Sharon Leal is a military brat. She was born in Tucson, Arizona. Sharon then moved with her parents to the Philippines, till she was 6 years old. She went to prayer-school there. Then, her parents packed up to move back to the US and settled in Fresno, California. Her mother, Angelita, who is ...

30. Michelle Ang

Actress | Fear the Walking Dead

Michelle is well known around the world from her early work as a regular cast member on the Australian show "Neighbours" and the hit teen shows "The Tribe" and "Underemployed".

Emmy-nominated for her role of Alex in "Fear the Walking Dead; Flight 462", she won "Best Actress in A Feature Film" at the...

31. Angel Parker

Actress | Runaways

Accepted into the American Academy of Dramatic Arts at just 16 years old, Angel Parker has spent her career, on stage and on camera, deeply immersing in her characters. From five seasons as the vivacious and intrepid Tasha Davenport on Disney XD's "Lab Rats" to her scene-stealing turn as celebrity ...

32. Jean Arthur

Actress | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

This marvelous screen comedienne's best asset was only muffled during her seven years' stint in silent films. That asset? It was, of course, her squeaky, frog-like voice, which silent-era cinema audiences had simply no way of perceiving, much less appreciating. Jean Arthur, born Gladys Georgianna ...

33. Tom Poston

Actor | Christmas with the Kranks

Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, on October 17, 1921. By age nine, the young boy was appearing with an acrobatic troupe.

Poston later attended Bethany College in West Virginia when World ...

34. Rob Marshall

Director | Mary Poppins Returns

Rob Marshall was born on October 17, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Chicago (2002) and Into the Woods (2014).

35. John Marley

Actor | Love Story

Veteran character actor John Marley was one of those familiar but nameless faces that television and filmgoers did not take a shine to until the late 1960s, when he had already hit middle age. Quite distinctive with his dour, craggy face, dark bushy brows and upswept silvery hair, John started life...

36. Bill Hudson

Actor | Hysterical

Bill Hudson was born on October 17, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Hysterical (1982), What The (2011) and Big Shots (1987). He was previously married to Cindy Williams and Goldie Hawn.

37. Björn Bengtsson

Actor | The Last Kingdom

Björn Bengtsson was born on October 17, 1973 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is known for The Last Kingdom (2015), Tjockare än vatten (2014) and Bröderna Karlsson (2010).

38. Sarah Minnich

Actress | Army of the Dead

Raised in the high desert of California, Sarah Minnich is a film and television actress known for her work in Army of the Dead (2021), Them: Covenant (2021), Briarpatch (2019), The Wave (2019), Better Call Saul (2015-2018) and Deputy (2020). Sarah has earned both a Bachelors degree and Master's ...

39. Bianca Brigitte Van Damme

Actress | Assassination Games

Bianca Bree grew up in the film industry watching her father, martial artist/actor Jean-Claude Van Damme preform on sets all over the world and is extremely athletic due to her mother, ex-bodybuilder and fitness competitor Gladys Portugues.

Having two very athletic parents, Bianca was thrown into ...

40. Sam Bottoms

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Sam Bottoms was born on October 17, 1955 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and Seabiscuit (2003). He was married to Laura Bickford and Susan Arnold. He died on December 16, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

41. Robert Lowery

Actor | Batman and Robin

Robert Lowery was born Robert Larkin Hanks in Kansas City, Missouri, the only living child of Roscoe Hanks, noted Kansas City attorney and oil investor; and Leah Thompson, concert pianist and organist. He attended local Kansas City schools and graduated from Paseo High School in 1931 with a record ...

42. Howard E. Rollins Jr.

Actor | Ragtime

Howard E. Rollins Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1950. He was the youngest of four children born to Howard E. Rollins Sr. (steelworker) and Ruth R. Rollins (domestic worker). Rollins graduated from Towson State College, where he studied theater. His first break into acting came when a ...

43. Laura Regan

Actress | Minority Report

Laura Regan was born on October 17, 1977 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Minority Report (2015), Mad Men (2007) and Dead Silence (2007). She has been married to Farhad Safinia since 2007.

44. Rizwan Manji

Actor | The Dictator

Rizwan Manji was born on October 17, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Dictator (2012), Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and Transformers (2007). He has been married to Taslim Manji since June 12, 2002. They have three children.

45. Michael Tolkin

Writer | The Player

Michael Tolkin was born on October 17, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Player (1992), Deep Impact (1998) and Changing Lanes (2002).

46. Guy Henry

Actor | Rogue One

Guy Henry is a British stage and screen actor. He is best-known for his roles in Rome (2005) and John Adams (2008). He trained at RADA (1979-1981). He has done most of his work at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter ...

47. Vincent Van Patten

Actor | 7 Days to Vegas

Vincent Van Patten was born on October 17, 1957 in Bellerose, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for 7 Days to Vegas (2019), World Poker Tour (2003) and The Break (1995). He has been married to Eileen Davidson since April 15, 2003. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

48. Maxwell Simkins

Actor | The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers

Maxwell Brooke Simkins was born October 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Hilary and John. He is the oldest of two children. He began acting at age six, when his parents looked for ways to channel his creativity and vivid imagination. He played his first role when Rob Reiner directed him in ...

49. Arthur Miller

Writer | The Crucible

Arthur Asher Miller was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City, one of three children born to Augusta (nee Barnett) and Isidore Miller. His family was of Austrian Jewish descent. His father manufactured women's coats, but his business was devastated by the Depression, seeding his son's ...

50. Spring Byington

Actress | You Can't Take It with You

The possessor of one of Hollywood's gentlest faces and warmest voices, and about as sweet as Tupelo honey both on-and-off camera, character actress Spring Byington was seldom called upon to play callous or unsympathetic (she did once play a half-crazed housekeeper in Dragonwyck (1946)). Although ...


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