Famous People Born in October 1928

  • Oct 1 George Peppard, actor (Banacek, A-Team, Blue Max), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 1 Laurence Harvey, [Larushka Skine], Lithuanian-born South African actor (Alamo, Romeo & Juliet), born in Joniškis (d. 1973)
  • Oct 1 Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (d. 1969)
  • Oct 1 Zhu Rongji, Chinese politician
  • Oct 2 Anthony Tippett, British chief of Fleet Support
  • Oct 2 Clay Felker, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 2 George Emmett McFarland, Dallas, act (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals)
  • Oct 2 James Porter, CEO (Commonwealth Institute)
  • Oct 2 Robin Duthie, CEO (Britoil)
  • Oct 2 Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologian
  • Oct 3 Christian d'Oriola, France, foils (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
  • Oct 3 Erik Bruhn, Copenhagen Denmark, dancer (National Ballet of Canada)
  • Oct 3 Shridath Surendranath "Sonny" Ramphal, Guyanese sec-gen (1975- )
  • Oct 4 Alvin Toffler, author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Oct 4 Torben Ulrich, Danish musician, writer, filmmaker and tennis player
  • Oct 5 Willem de Kwaadsteniet, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Oct 5 Louise Fitzhugh, American author (d. 1974)
  • Oct 7 Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)
  • Oct 8 Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)
  • Oct 8 M. Russell Ballard, LDS apostle
  • Oct 8 Bill Maynard, British actor
  • Oct 9 Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer (Kaivos), born in Helsinki (d. 2016)
  • Oct 12 Thomas Burnett Swann, US, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur)
  • Oct 12 Al Held, US, painter/sculptor (hard edge-style)
  • Oct 14 Gary Graffman, American pianist (Leventritt Award), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 14 Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
  • Oct 16 Mary Daly, American feminist
  • Oct 16 Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Oct 17 Ivan Marinov, composer
  • Oct 17 James "Junior" Gilliam, Dodgers (NL rookie of year 1953)
  • Oct 17 Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)
  • Oct 18 Keith Jackson, Carrolton Ga, sportscaster (ABC Monday Night Football)
  • Oct 18 R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)
  • Oct 19 Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress (Masquerade Party)

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Oct 21 Whitey Ford [Edward Charles Ford], American hall of fame baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in NYC

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  • Oct 21 Vern Mikkelsen, Parlier, CA, basketball player (Lakers, HOF), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 22 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director
  • Oct 22 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Tanev, composer
  • Oct 23 Bella Darvi, [Bayla Wegier], Sosnowiec Poland, actress (Racers)
  • Oct 23 Patrick Peter Sacco, composer
  • Oct 24 Gabriel Laub, Polish writer
  • Oct 24 Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
  • Oct 25 Anthony Franciosa, [Papaleo], American actor (Jeff-Name of the Game), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 25 Jeanne Cooper, actress (Kay-Young & Restless), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2013)
  • Oct 25 Marion Ross, Albert Lea Mn, actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge)
  • Oct 26 Francisco Solano López, Argentine comics artists
  • Oct 27 Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)
  • Oct 27 Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61)
  • Oct 27 Stefan Wewerka, German architect/sculptor
  • Oct 28 Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
  • Oct 28 Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general
  • Oct 28 Lawrie Reilly, Edinburgh, Scotland, footballer (Hibernian, 28 caps), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 30 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (Carol Burnett Show), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Michael Andrews, painter
  • Oct 30 William Campbell, actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
  • Oct 31 Andrew Sarris, movie critic (Village Voice)