Birthdays: October 17by bcampos862 | created - 17 Oct 2015 | updated - 17 Oct 2018 | Public
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 ...
Actor | Star Trek
Alan Bergmann was born on October 17, 1927 in New York, New York, USA as Alan Spencer Bergmann. He was an actor and director, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Flying High (1978). He died on August 31, 2017 in Van Nuys, California, USA.
Actress | Que te perdone Dios
Alejandra Ávalos was born on October 17, 1968 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Alejandra Margarita Ávalos Rodríguez. She is an actress, known for Ask God for Forgiveness... Not Me (2015), Hoping Heart (2011) and Amor y venganza (1991). She was previously married to Alejandro Marcos.
Actor | Drama Queenz
Actor | Fast Five
Alimi ("Ali - Me") can be seen as Dr. Robert Dubois on the acclaimed original drama series QUEEN SUGAR from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
Ballard recently dazzled on the screen as the ...
8. Alyssa Baker
Actress | Alyssa Baker: Fine
Born in Calgary, Alberta, in the year 1997, Alyssa Baker was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, and currently resides in Toronto, Ontario. Alyssa is a young actor/singer songwriter on the rise, whose credits span the genres of television, music and the theatre.
Alyssa was drawn to the performing...
12. 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.
13. Angel Parker
Actress | Runaways
Sophisticated, hard-working, and an undeniable talent, Angel Parker has brought to life some of the most dynamic and diverse characters on screen today. Angel starred in Marvel's hit, action drama series, "Runaways," which follows six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other. However, they...
14. 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 ...
16. Barney Kessel
Soundtrack | Touch of Evil
In a near six-decade career, he was rated the #1 guitarist in Esquire, Downbeat and Playboy magazine polls between 1947 and 1960. Barney Kessel, a pioneer of the electric guitar and a master of harmonic improvisations, also recorded over fifty albums including a number of innovative albums with ...
17. Beverly Garland
Actress | It Conquered the World
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...
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 ...
21. Brenda Asnicar
Actress | Cumbia Ninja
Brenda Asnicar was born on October 17, 1991 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Brenda Daniela Asnicar Mendoza. She is an actress, known for Cumbia Ninja (2013), Patito feo (2007) and Esceptico. She has been married to Alejandro De Angulo since August 6, 2017.
24. 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 ...
Director | ¡De panzazo!
Carlos Loret de Mola Álvarez is a Mexican journalist. He has a Bachelor Degree in Economics for the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He is a popular news anchor in Mexico, hosting a show called Primero Noticias (1:N) on Televisa channel 2, which reaches an audience of 35 million ...
Actor | The Fairly OddParents
Chris Kirkpatrick was born on October 17, 1971 in Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA as Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick. He is an actor, known for The Fairly OddParents (2001), Longshot (2001) and On the Line (2001). He has been married to Karly Skladany since November 2, 2013.
Director | Simply Nailogical
Cristine Raquel Rotenberg was a child actress in the late 90's and early 2000's, before quitting to focus on school. She now has a day job as a Crime Statistics Analysis for the Canadian government. Outside of that, she does nail tutorials as well as humor videos on her YouTube channel (Simply ...
35. Deanna Russo
Actress | Burning Love
Deanna Russo was born on October 17, 1979 in New Jersey, USA as Deanna Marie Russo. She is an actress and producer, known for Burning Love (2012), Being Human (2011) and Knight Rider (2008). She has been married to Michael Daniel Cassady since 2014. They have one child.
37. Don Collier
Actor | Tombstone
Don has made over 200 credited movie and television appearances. He has performed with John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Quinn, Dean Martin, Tom Selleck, James Arness, and even Elvis Presley. His first role was as an extra in 1948 in the western Massacre River (1949). This was followed by two ...
38. Dora Madison
Actress | Bliss
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...
39. Elaine Taylor
Actress | Casino Royale
Elaine Taylor was born on October 17, 1943 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England as Elaine Regina Taylor. She is an actress, known for Casino Royale (1967), The Anniversary (1968) and Stage 2 (1971). She has been married to Christopher Plummer since October 2, 1970.
40. Emily Schooley
Writer | Life and the Art of Lying
Emily Schooley is an award-winning actor and filmmaker who is known for blending genres and pushing boundaries in her work. She is also the founder of Laughing Cat Productions, a Toronto-based production company that focuses on telling intelligent, women-driven stories.
Acting is her first true love...
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 ...
43. Evel Knievel
Actor | The Bionic Woman
Evel Knievel was born on October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA as Robert Craig Knievel. He is known for his work on The Bionic Woman (1976), Viva Knievel! (1977) and ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961). He was married to Krystal Kennedy-Knievel and Linda Knievel. He died on November 30, 2007 in ...
44. Felicity Jones
Actress | Rogue One
Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. Jones was born in Birmingham, West Midlands, and grew up in Bournville. Her parents met while working at the Wolverhampton Express and Star. Her father was a journalist while her mother was in advertising. They divorced when she was three, and she ...
45. Fredd Wayne
Actor | Man on the Moon
Busy American character actor, renowned for his numerous portrayals of Benjamin Franklin on both stage and screen. Born Fredd Wiener in Akron, Ohio, Fredd worked briefly as a delivery boy at Warner Brothers before being called up for military service during World War II. Being appointed as a '...
46. George Wendt
Actor | Cheers
George Robert Wendt III was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Loretta Mary (Howard) and George Robert Wendt, who was a realtor and navy officer. He attended a strict Jesuit prep school and then dropped out of Notre Dame University after a few uneventful years. He worked with the Windy ...
47. Gordon Gebert
Actor | Holiday Affair
Gordon Alan Gebert II was the only child of Gordon Alan Gebert Sr. and Violette Gebert. His father was a salesman for a trailer company and later managed sales of truck and bus fleets for the Ford Motor Co. in Iowa. In 1946, a boy was needed for a role in a play for Drake University. Gordon was ...
48. 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 ...
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 ...
52. 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...
53. 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 ...
54. Jacob Artist
Actor | Glee
Jacob Artist was born on October 17, 1992 to Darrell and Judith Artist. Artist is African-American and Polish decent. He grew up in New York dancing when he was accepted into Julliard but turned it down to pursue his acting career. In 2012, he was cast as Jake Pukerman in Glee with his singing and ...
55. 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 ...
56. Jerry Siegel
Writer | Superman
Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1931, he met and befriended his future partner, Joe Shuster, when the latter moved from his birthplace in Canada. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that they read ...
57. Jimmy Breslin
Writer | Forsaking All Others
Jimmy Breslin was born on October 17, 1928 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as James Earle Breslin. He was an actor and writer, known for Forsaking All Others, Summer of Sam (1999) and CBS Summer Playhouse (1987). He was married to Ronnie Eldridge and Rosemary Dattolico. He died on ...
58. Joan Prather
Actress | Big Bad Mama
Slim, lovely and beguiling brunette Joan Prather was born on October 17, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. She was a varsity cheerleader at Highland Park High School in her native Dallas and first began acting in grade-school stage productions. Moreover, she was a regular on the teen dance show "Somethin' ...
59. 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 hit middle age. Distinctive for his craggy face, dark bushy brows and upswept silvery hair, his life (born in 1907) started out ...
62. 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 '...
64. Justin Shenkarow
Actor | Z Nation
Justin Shenkarow has spent thirty years working as a talented actor and producer in television, film and animation. He has received numerous honors and distinctions including an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for his work as an ensemble series regular playing Matthew on the hit CBS show "Picket ...
Actor | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Kevin was born in Hollywood, California. He moved frequently, from California to Oregon, Michigan, Wisconsin and New Mexico. he left high school two years early after being accepted as a scholar to the United World College of Southeast Asia in Singapore at the young age of 15. It was there that ...
69. Lawrence Bender
Producer | Pulp Fiction
Lawrence Bender is a movie producer working in the entertainment industry for 20 years. He helped produce Hollywood films like Reservoir Dogs (1992), Good Will Hunting (1997), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django (2012). Lawrence won 6 Academy Awards with 29 nominations including 3 Best Picture ...
73. 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 ...
74. Marian Marsh
Actress | Beauty and the Boss
One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable 1930s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors. Her youthful, wide-eyed innocence combined with ...
77. Marina Salas
Actress | La zona
Marina Salas Rodríguez (Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona, 17 October 1988) is a Spanish film, theatre and television actress. She is best known for her role in the Spanish TV series El Barco from Antena 3 and for playing Katina Herrera in Tres metros sobre el cielo. She won awards for her acting in...
78. Marion Michael
Actress | Liane, das Mädchen aus dem Urwald
Marion Michael was born as Marion Ilonka Michaela Delonge in Königsberg, Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia) in 1940. Her father was a doctor. The last months of the war she spent together with her mother and her four-year older brother on Hiddensee, a small island in the Baltic Sea. After the war, ...
79. 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 ...
80. 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 ...
Actor | Pride & Prejudice
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 ...
83. Maxwell Simkins
Actor | Love the Coopers
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 ...
84. Michael McKean
Actor | This Is Spinal Tap
Michael McKean was born on October 17, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael John McKean. He is an actor, known for This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Better Call Saul (2015) and Clue (1985). He has been married to Annette O'Toole since March 20, 1999. He was previously married to Susan Russell.
86. Michelle Ang
Actress | Fear the Walking Dead
Michelle is already well known around the world from her work as a regular cast member on the Australian show "Neighbours", "Outrageous Fortune" and the hit teen show "The Tribe".
She won "Best Actress in A Feature Film" at the New Zealand Film and Television Awards 2011 for "My Wedding and Other ...
88. Mike Neville
Mike Neville was born on October 17, 1936 in Willington Quay, Tyne and Wear, England as Michael Neville. He is known for his work on Riding the Tatshenshini (2017), Breakout (1998) and BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (1968). He was married to Pam Neville. He died on September 6, 2017 ...
89. 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-...
92. Norm MacDonald
Actor | Billy Madison
MacDonald was born Norman Gene MacDonald in Québec City, Québec 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 ...
94. Paxton Whitehead
Actor | Back to School
Paxton Whitehead was born on 17 October, 1937 in Kent, England, UK. He trained at London's Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts starting at the age of 17. After attending the academy for two years he went to work in stock companies starting with the "weekly rep", small touring companies that ...