Famous People Born in October 1950

  • Oct 1 Boris Morukov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2015)
  • Oct 1 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 1 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • Oct 2 Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis-Against All Odds, Mike & Mechanics)
  • Oct 2 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • Oct 3 Laureen Ford, Gympie Queensland, golfer (1992 Alpine Aust Ladies)
  • Oct 3 Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 3 Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  • Oct 4 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 5 Jeff Conaway, American actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 5 Edward P. Jones, American writer
  • Oct 6 David Brin, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman)
  • Oct 6 Thomas McClary, US soul guitarist (Commodores-Still)
  • Oct 7 Maartje van Weegen, [Walet], Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 7 Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian politician
  • Oct 8 Robert "Kool" Bell, rocker (Kool & the Gang-Joanna), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Oct 9 Gary Frank, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Oct 9 Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)
  • Oct 9 Jody Williams, American teacher and aid worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 9 Brian Downing, former baseball player
  • Oct 10 Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie)
  • Oct 10 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
  • Oct 10 Nora Roberts, American novelist
  • Oct 11 Amos Gitai, actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder)
  • Oct 11 Andrew Woolfolk, US pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star)
  • Oct 11 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 11 Patty Murry, (Sen-D Washington)
  • Oct 11 Thomas J Tauke, (Rep-R-IA, 1979- )
  • Oct 12 Susan Anton, Oak Glen California, actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever)
  • Oct 12 Robin Askwith, English actor
  • Oct 12 Dave Freudenthal, American politician
  • Oct 12 Kaga Takeshi, Japanese actor
  • Oct 13 Annegret Richter-Irrang, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Oct 13 Ellen Brusse, [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 14 Sheila Young Ochowicz, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Oct 15 Chris De Burgh, [Davidson], Argent/Irish rock vocalist (Lady in Red)
  • Oct 15 Koos van der Vaart, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Oct 17 Howard E Rollins Jr, Balt Md, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World)
  • Oct 17 Michael Lynn Synar, (Rep-D-Oklahoma, 1979- )
  • Oct 17 Sandra Reemer, Dutch singer (As Love Goes)
  • Oct 18 Merry Martin, Camden Mich, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary)
  • Oct 18 Patrick L Swindall, (Rep-R-GA, 1985- )
  • Oct 18 Sheila White, actress (I Claudius), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Om Puri, Indian actor (Ardh Satya), born in Ambala, Haryana
  • Oct 18 Wendy Wasserstein, American playwright (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Isaac Curtis, NFL wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Oct 20 Tom Petty, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Oct 21 David H G viscount Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • Oct 21 Ronald E McNair, Lake City SC, astr (STS 41B, 51L-Challenger disaster)
  • Oct 23 Harry Sacksioni, Dutch guitarist (Around the Corner)
  • Oct 24 Terry Buffin, rock drummer (British Lions)
  • Oct 24 Steven Greenberg, American composer
  • Oct 24 Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player
  • Oct 25 John Matuszak, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 26 Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 26 T E Srinivasan, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981)
  • Oct 27 Fran Lebowitz, author/actress (Resident Alien)
  • Oct 28 Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian human rights activist
  • Oct 28 Ludo Delcroix, Belgian cyclist
  • Oct 29 Abdullah Gul, Turkish President (2007-14), born in Kayseri, Anatolia
  • Oct 30 John T Doolittle, (Rep-R-California)
  • Oct 30 Louise Duart, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Oct 30 Phil Chenier, NBA guard (Wash Bullets)
  • Oct 31 Jane Pauley, newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Oct 31 John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck), born in Newmarket, Ontario (d. 1994)

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  • Oct 31 Jozef Stolorz, polish art painter
  • Oct 31 Zaha Hadid, British architect (London Aquatic Centre), born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2016)
  • Oct 31 Antonio Taguba, US Army Major General