Birth Month Day of 10-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Zac Efron

Actor | The Greatest Showman

Zachary David Alexander Efron was born October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California, to Starla Baskett, a secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a younger brother, Dylan. The surname "Efron", which is Hebrew and a Biblical place name, comes from Zac's Polish Jewish paternal ...

2. Dawn Wells

Actress | Gilligan's Island

A wholesome beauty with comedic appeal, Dawn Elberta Wells was born on October 18, 1938 in Reno, Nevada, the daughter of Evelyn (Steinbrenner) and Joseph Wesley Wells. Her father was a real estate owner and developer and her mother was a homemaker. Her mother was of German and Italian descent. ...

3. Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor | Double Impact

Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...

4. Joanna Vanderham

Actress | Warrior

Joanna grew up in Scotland. She trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. It was here she was 'spotted' by casting director Emma Style, which led to her first professional role as 'Cathy' in The Runaway (2010) together with Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Alan Cumming and Jack O'Connell . The ...

5. Toby Regbo

Actor | Mr. Nobody

Toby Regbo was born in 1991 in Hammersmith, London, England as Toby Finn Regbo. He is an actor, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), Treasure Island (2012) and One Day (2011). He is best known for his role as Prince Francis on the CW's hit TV show Reign (2013).

6. Tyler Posey

Actor | Teen Wolf

Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California, and lives in the Los Angeles area with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. He is of Mexican (mother) and British Isles (father) descent. Tyler developed an early interest in the arts, and began his acting ...

7. Miriam Hopkins

Actress | The Heiress

Born into wealth in Savannah,Georgia on October 18, 1902, Ellen Miriam Hopkins was able to attend the finest educational institutions including Goddard Seminary in Plainfield, Vermont and Syracuse University in New York State. Studying dance in New York , she received her first taste of show ...

8. Freida Pinto

Actress | Slumdog Millionaire

Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years ...

9. Arliss Howard

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

Arliss Howard was born on October 18, 1954 in Independence, Missouri, USA as Leslie Richard Howard. He is an actor and director, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and The Time Traveler's Wife (2009). He has been married to Debra Winger since November 28, 1996....

10. Peter Boyle

Actor | Everybody Loves Raymond

A bold, blunt instrument of hatred and violence at the onset of his film career, Peter Boyle recoiled from that repugnant, politically incorrect "working class" image to eventually play gruff, gentler bears and even comedy monsters in a career that lasted four decades.

He was born on October 18, ...

11. George C. Scott

Actor | Patton

George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of the big screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he ...

12. Inger Stevens

Actress | Hang 'Em High

This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a ...

13. Joy Bryant

Actress | Bobby

Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called "A Better Chance," designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her ...

14. Carly Schroeder

Actress | Mean Creek

Carly Brook Schroeder is an actress, animal rights activist, environmentalist, and nutritional advocate, known for Gracie (2007), the Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire (2001), and General Hospital (1963).

Schroeder was born on October 18, 1990, in Valparaiso, Indiana. She began doing print work at the...

15. Joe Morton

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Joe Morton was born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York, USA. He is a television, film, and theater actor, best known for The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Eureka (2006), and Scandal (2012). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter.

16. Pam Dawber

Actress | Mork & Mindy

Actress, Pam Dawber grew up in a suburb of Detroit. Her career began to take off when a friend who was going to New York suggested that Pam accompany her and bring along her modeling portfolio to show various New York modeling agents. A pretty girl, Pam had done some modeling in Detroit, where she ...

17. Klaus Kinski

Actor | Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht

Klaus Kinski was born as Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (now Sopot, Poland), to Susanne (Lutze), a nurse, and Bruno Nakszynski, a pharmacist. He grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began...

18. Corinne Bohrer

Actress | Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

Corinne Bohrer was born on October 18, 1958 in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987), The Flash (1990) and Big Eden (2000).

19. Chuck Lorre

Writer | Two and a Half Men

For the past twenty years, award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre has conquered the entertainment industry with hit shows like Grace Under Fire (1993), Dharma & Greg (1997), Roseanne (1988) and Cybill (1995) as well as the number 1 comedy on television and four year ...

20. Nicola Posener

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Nicola Posener was born on October 18, 1987 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Mythica: The Necromancer (2015) and House of Anubis (2011).

21. Nic Pizzolatto

Writer | True Detective

An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into ...

22. Erin Moran

Actress | Joanie Loves Chachi

Born in Burbank, California, USA on October 18, 1960, Erin Moran was the youngest daughter of Sharon and Edward Moran, who have five other children. She attended Walter Reed Junior High School for one year and North Hollywood High School for another year. Her first professional acting job was in a ...

23. Wesley Jonathan

Actor | What I Like About You

Born in Los Angeles, Jonathan spent four years living in Germany as a youth and still speaks some German. He first became interested in show business when his cousin Crystal brought him along on her acting auditions. At age nine, he asked his cousin to let him audition, and within six months got ...

24. Natasha Rothwell

Writer | Saturday Night Live

Natasha Rothwell was born on October 18, 1980 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Characters (2016) and Insecure (2016).

25. Howard Shore

Music Department | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Howard Shore is a Canadian composer, born in Toronto. He was born in a Jewish family. He started studying music when 8-years-old, and played as a member of bands by the time he was 13-years-old. He was interested in a professional career in music as a teenager. He studied music at the Berklee ...

26. Sam Sorbo

Actress | Miracle in East Texas

Sam Sorbo was born on October 18, 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Sandra Jenkins. She is an actress and producer, known for Miracle in East Texas (2019), Andromeda (2000) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). She has been married to Kevin Sorbo since January 5, 1998. They have three...

27. Gloria Garayua

Actress | Reckoning

Gloria Garayua was born on October 18, 1978 in Bronx, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Reckoning (2019), How to Get Away with Murder (2014) and Fun with Dick and Jane (2005).

28. Anthony Dawson

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson. ...

29. Vincent Spano

Actor | Baby It's You

Born in Brooklyn, Vincent developed an interest in acting at a young age and was pursuing it professionally by age 14. A year later, he earned a co-starring role in the play "The Shadow Box" and a minor role in the movie The Double McGuffin came two years after that.

At age 18, Spano was cast in The...

30. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

31. Lisa Chappell

Actress | McLeod's Daughters

Grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. After playing the spoilt brat, "Chelsea", on the New Zealand TV series, Gloss (1987), she moved to Sydney to complete the Journey. She then won the role of "Claire McLeod" on McLeod's Daughters (2001). After three years, she decided it was time for a change and was...

32. Riisa Naka

Actress | Toki o kakeru shôjo

Riisa Naka was born on October 18, 1989 in Higashisonogi, Nagasaki, Japan. She is an actress, known for The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006), Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City (2010) and Summer Wars (2009). She has been married to Akiyoshi Nakao since April 18, 2013. They have one child.

33. Joy Jorgensen

Actress | Desperate Housewives

Joy Lauren (born Lauren Joy Jorgensen) was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She starting acting in the Southeast, before moving to Los Angeles in 2001. After performing in film and television, including four seasons on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," Joy received her bachelors from Columbia ...

34. Chris McKenna

Actor | State of Affairs

Born in Queens, New York, on October 18, 1977, Chris L. McKenna began his acting career at the tender age of 7 when he picked up a school flier announcing auditions for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He got permission from his parents to audition and found himself cast as Dopey. He's been hooked ...

35. Peter Sohn

Actor | The Good Dinosaur

Peter Sohn joined Pixar Animation Studios in September 2000, and began working in both the art and story departments for the Academy Award®-winning "Finding Nemo." Sohn continued on to work on "The Incredibles" in the art, story, and animation departments. He focused on animating members of the ...

36. Lotte Lenya

Actress | From Russia with Love

Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love (1963).

She was born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer on October 18, 1898, in Vienna, Austria (at ...

37. Emily Robinson

Actress | Transparent

Emily Robinson was born in New York City on October 18th, 1998. She began her career modeling at age six, she was represented by Ford Models. At the age of seven, she came home and declared that she wanted to start acting. Six months later she was taping her first television commercial. Emily ...

38. Lucky Yates

Actor | Archer

Lucky Yates was born on October 18, 1967. He is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), The American Shame (2001) and American Dirtbags (2015).

39. David Twohy

Writer | The Fugitive

As both writer and director, David Twohy has contributed much to the film world, helping to elevate movies in such a way that Entertainment Weekly was prompted to name him "one of the 100 most creative people in Hollywood." In his career, Twohy has worked with on-screen notables like Harrison Ford,...

40. Gabriel 'G-Rod' Rodriguez

Actor | Power

G-Rod was born Gabriel Rodriguez in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. As a child, he spent some time in South America and later the family would settle in the United States.

He first discovered his interest in acting when he interviewed for a U.S. Border Patrol position in South Florida. During the ...

41. Victor Sen Yung

Actor | Across the Pacific

Achieving both film and TV notice during his lengthy career, this diminutive Asian-American character was born Victor Cheung Young on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco to Chinese emigrants. When his mother died during the influenza epidemic of 1918-19, his father placed Victor and his sister in a ...

42. Calvin Lockhart

Actor | Predator 2

Bahamian-born Calvin Lockhart first caught moviegoers' attention in the supercharged urban films Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) and Halls of Anger (1970) before becoming a fairly steady fixture in the "blaxploitation" movies of the early-to-mid-1970s.

Born Bert Cooper to a large family in Nassau on ...

43. Bobby Troup

Actor | MASH

Bobby Troup was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter. As a songwriter, Troup is mostly remembered for writing the hit song "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" (1946), about a cross-country drive through the highway U.S. Route 66. Tne song was originally performed by Nat King Cole and ...

44. Barbara Baldavin

Actress | Star Trek

Barbara Baldavin was born on October 18, 1938 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Barbara J. Baldovin. She is known for her work on Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Skeeter (1993) and Mannix (1967). She is married to Joseph D'Agosta.

45. Xun Zhou

Actress | Li Mi De Cai Xiang

Zhou Xun is an internationally acclaimed Chinese actress and singer.

She caught international attention through her roles in Lou Ye's Suzhou River in 2000 and Dai Sijie's film adaption of the book of same name Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress in 2002. In 2003, she starred in the television ...

46. Jon Lindstrom

Actor | Homeland

Emmy nominee, award-winning actor, director and screenwriter, Jon Lindstrom, was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He was introduced early to acting and filmmaking when his father, Robert, a TV advertising executive, cast the young boy in several local TV commercials. His mother, Sue, was a...

47. Jennifer Ulrich

Actress | Die Welle

Jennifer Ulrich was born on October 18, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is known for her work on The Wave (2008), Diaz: Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012) and We Are the Night (2010).

48. Lindsey Vonn

Actress | Law & Order

Lindsey Vonn (née Kildow) is now mostly known by her married name (her husband is the skier Thomas Vonn).

She began to ski at the tender age of 2 in her natal area Twin City (Minnesota) and was later enrolled into the famous development program at Buck Hill.

In her Olympic debut at the 2002 Olympic ...

49. Cornelia Sharpe

Actress | Serpico

Cornelia Sharpe was born on October 18, 1943 in Selma, Alabama, USA as Cornelia Lynn Sharpe. She is an actress, known for Serpico (1973), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) and The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002). She was previously married to Martin Bregman and Joseph Gallison.

50. Melina Mercouri

Actress | Pote tin Kyriaki

Melina Mercouri was born in Athens, Greece on October 18, 1920. An early woman activist, she was elected to the Greek Parliament in 1977. Later Miss Mercouri was to become the first woman to hold a Senior cabinet post "Minister of Culture" in the Greek government. In 1971 she wrote her ...


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