Famous People Born in October 1946

  • Oct 1 Alfred Jones, Grace Miss, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • Oct 1 Eva Klobukowska, Poland, relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Oct 2 Jo-el Sonnier, Rayne La, country singer (Louisiana)
  • Oct 2 Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
  • Oct 2 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor
  • Oct 3 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 3 Tristan Keuris, composer
  • Oct 3 Biff Henderson, American television personality
  • Oct 4 Andre Bolhuis, hockey player (World Cup 1973, European Cup 1978

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Oct 4 Susan Sarandon, American actress (Dead Man Walking, The Client) also known for her social and political activism, born in Queens, New York

  • Oct 4 Chuck Hagel, American politician
  • Oct 5 Richard Kermode, rocker
  • Oct 5 Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
  • Oct 5 Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • Oct 6 Gary Gentry, baseball player (NY Mets)

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Oct 6 Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, born in Queenstown, South Africa (d. 2012)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • Oct 6 Millie Small, Jamaican singer (My Boy Lollipop), born in Clarendon
  • Oct 6 Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network
  • Oct 6 Lloyd Doggett, American politician
  • Oct 6 Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), born in Peshawar (d. 2017)
  • Oct 7 Bernard Lavilliers, French singer
  • Oct 7 Pengiran Anak Saleha, Queen of Brunei
  • Oct 8 Aleksandr Gorshlov, ice dancer (holds 6 titles)
  • Oct 8 Jean-Jacques Beineix, director (Betty Blue, Diva)
  • Oct 8 Dennis Kucinich, American politician
  • Oct 10 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor/director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)
  • Oct 10 Franco Malerba, astronaut (STS 46), born in Genoa, Italy
  • Oct 10 John Prine, Maywood Ill, country singer (Hello in There)
  • Oct 10 Peter Mahvolich, NHL star (Mont Canadiens)
  • Oct 10 Mildred Grieveson (aka: Anne Mather, Caroline Fleming, Cardine Fleming), English writer
  • Oct 10 Naoto Kan, Japanese politician
  • Oct 10 Chris Tarrant, English TV presenter
  • Oct 11 Felton Perry, actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death)
  • Oct 11 Gary Mallaber, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 11 Sawao Kato, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
  • Oct 11 Daryl Hall, [Hohl], Penn, rocker/songwriter (Hall & Oates-Sara Smile)
  • Oct 11 Oba Chandler, American convicted murderer
  • Oct 12 Ashok Mankad, cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78)
  • Oct 13 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop)
  • Oct 13 Demond Wilson, Valdosta GA, actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back)
  • Oct 13 Edwina Currie, British politician (C), born in Liverpool
  • Oct 14 Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • Oct 14 James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
  • Oct 14 Craig Venter, American biologist
  • Oct 14 Al Oliver, American baseball player
  • Oct 14 Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
  • Oct 15 Richard Carpenter, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 15 Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)
  • Oct 15 Stewart Stevenson, Scottish politician
  • Oct 16 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • Oct 17 Bob Seagren, Pomona California, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-68)
  • Oct 17 James Ray Tucker, rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 17 Vicki Hodge, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac), born in London, England
  • Oct 17 Sir Cameron Mackintosh, British stage producer
  • Oct 17 Adam Michnik, Polish activist
  • Oct 17 Drusilla Modjeska, Australian writer and editor
  • Oct 18 James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
  • Oct 18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • Oct 19 Bob Holland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner at age 38)
  • Oct 19 Philip Pullman, English writer
  • Oct 19 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld)
  • Oct 20 Connie Chung, American news anchor (NBC, CBS), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 20 Elfriede Jelinek, writer
  • Oct 20 Lucien Van Impe, Belgian cyclist
  • Oct 21 Lee Loughnane, rocker (Chicago)
  • Oct 21 Jim Hill, American sportscaster
  • Oct 21 Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps)
  • Oct 22 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • Oct 22 Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)
  • Oct 22 Kelvin MacKenzie, British media tycoon
  • Oct 22 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • Oct 23 Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)
  • Oct 23 Miklos Nemeth, Hungary, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Oct 23 Mel Martinez, American politician
  • Oct 24 Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
  • Oct 25 Peter Lieberson, composer
  • Oct 26 Ivan Reitman, director/producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave)
  • Oct 26 Keith Hopwood, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits)
  • Oct 26 Maureen Anderman, actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale)
  • Oct 26 Pat Sajak, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), born in Juana Díaz (d. 2015)
  • Oct 27 Leslie Byrne, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Oct 27 Peter Martins, Danish actor(?)
  • Oct 27 Steven R Nail, Canton Ill, USAF/astr (STS 51-G, 61-A, 37, 55)
  • Oct 27 Terry J Hart, astronaut (STS 41C), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 28 Wim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach
  • Oct 28 John Hewson, Australian politician
  • Oct 29 Anura Tennekoon, cricketer (Sri Lankan World Cup captain 1975-79)
  • Oct 29 Peter Green, [Peter Greenbaum], rocker (Fleetwood Mac), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist
  • Oct 30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Chris Slade, rocker (AC/DC)
  • Oct 30 Ian McGeechan, Scottish rugby player
  • Oct 30 Lynne Marta, actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 30 Robert L "Hoot" Gibson, Cooperstown NY, USN/ast (STS 41B,61C,27,47,71)
  • Oct 31 Stephen Rea, Belfast, Northern Ireland, film and stage actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins)
  • Oct 31 Ramnath Parkar, cricket batsman (Indian in 2 Tests v England 1972-73)
  • Oct 31 Norman Lovett, British actor