Famous People Born in October 1954

  • Oct 1 Martin Strel, Slovenian long distance swimmer (Danube, Mississippi, Yangtze, Amazon River records), born in Mokronog, Slovenia
  • Oct 1 Richard Schlesinger, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 1 Rodney William "Rod" Ansell, Australian bushman and inspiration for "Crocodile Dundee", born in Murgon, Queensland (d. 1999)
  • Oct 2 Greg Jennings, American country singer (Restless Heart - "Wheels"), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 2 Lani O'Grady, American actress (Mary-8 is Enough), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Oct 2 Lorraine Bracco, American actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York

Al SharptonAl Sharpton (68 years old)

Oct 3 American minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Oct 3 Branko Cikatić, Croatian kickboxer (first K-1 World Grand Prix Heavyweight C'ship 1993), born in Split, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Oct 3 Dawayne Bailey, American rock guitarist (Silver Bullet Band, 1983-86; Chicago, 1986-95), born in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Oct 3 Dennis Eckersley, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (6 x MLB All Star; AL Cy Young Award 1992; AL MVP 1992; Oakland A's), born in Oakland, California

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990)

Oct 3 American blues guitarist (Texas Flood; "Pride And Joy"; David Bowie - "Let's Dance"), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Oct 6 David Hidalgo, American Tex-Mex and roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and accordion player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"; Latin Playboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Atchley, American ambient music composer, born in California
  • Oct 8 Ben Amonette, American free pistol shooting athlete (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Radford, Virginia
  • Oct 8 Carl Vine, Australian classical composer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 8 Michael Dudikoff, American actor (American Ninja, TRON), born in Redondo Beach, California
  • Oct 9 James Fearnley, British celtic-punk accordionist (The Pogues - "The Irish Rover"), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester, England
  • Oct 9 John O'Hurley, American actor (Seinfeld -"J.Peterman"), and game show host (Family Feud, 2006-10), born in Kittery, Maine
  • Oct 9 Scott Bakula, American actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri

David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth (68 years old)

Oct 10 American rock singer (Van Halen - "Jump!"; solo -"Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody"), born in Bloomington, Indiana

  • Oct 10 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor (El Malek Howwa El Malek), born in Aswan, Egypt
  • Oct 10 Rekha, Bollywood actress (Khoon Bhari Maang), born in Madras, India
  • Oct 11 Haitham bin Tariq, Sultan of Oman (2020-), born in Muscat, Oman
  • Oct 12 Ed Cherry, American jazz and session guitarist (Dizzy Gillespie, 1978-92), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 12 Ian Trent, Australian water polo coach (World C'ship gold women 1986; FINA World Cup gold 1984) and broadcaster (2WS, 2GB, 2KY, Fox Sports), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 12 Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host and producer (Evening Rush Hour), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Claude Ribbe, French historian and writer, born in Paris
  • Oct 13 George Frazier, American baseball player, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 13 Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear technician and peace activist, born in Marrakesh, French Morocco
  • Oct 14 Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
  • Oct 15 Jere Burns, American actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 16 Stephen Mellor, American actor
  • Oct 18 Liz Burch, Australian actress
  • Oct 19 Deborah Blum, American writer
  • Oct 19 Joe Bryant, American basketball player
  • Oct 19 Sam Allardyce, English football manager
  • Oct 20 Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Oct 20 Steve Orich, American orchestrator and composer (Jersey Boys), born in New York City
  • Oct 21 Brian Tobin, Canadian premier of Newfoundland
  • Oct 22 Carla Dunlap, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2), born in Newark, New Jersey

Ang LeeAng Lee (68 years old)

Oct 23 Taiwanese-born American filmmaker (Brokeback Mountain; Life of Pi), born in Chaochou, Pingtung, Republic of China

  • Oct 24 Brad Sherman, American politician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 24 Doug Davidson, American actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 24 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician and singer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia

Malcolm TurnbullMalcolm Turnbull (68 years old)

Oct 24 Australian politician, Prime Minister (2015-18), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Oct 24 Mike Rounds, American politician (31st Governor of South Dakota), born in Huron, South Dakota
  • Oct 24 Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, American rocker, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Oct 24 Tom Mulcair, Quebec politician (Leader of the New Democratic Party 2012-17), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 24 Wang Jianlin, Chinese businessman and founder of Dalian Wanda Group, born in Cangxi County, Sichuan Province

Mike EruzioneMike Eruzione (68 years old)

Oct 25 American ice hockey player (Olympic gold Medal 1980), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts

  • Oct 26 Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Mozambican politician, Prime Minister of Mozambique (2015-), born in Maxixe, Mozambique
  • Oct 26 D. W. Moffett, American actor (Fine Things, Lisa, Chicago Sons), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Vassilis Hatzipanagis, Greek footballer, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Oct 27 Chris Tavaré, English cricket batsman (31 Tests, 2 x 100, 12 x 50, HS 149; Kent CCC, Somerset CCC), born in Orpington, England
  • Oct 27 Jan Duursema, American comic book artist (Star Wars comics), born in New Jersey
  • Oct 27 Uffe Steen, Danish jazz, rock and blues electric guitarist, born in Odense, Denmark
  • Oct 28 Sammy Stewart, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1983; AL ERA leader 1981; Cleveland Indians), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2018)
  • Oct 29 Anita Meyer [Annita Meijer], Dutch pop and disco singer ("Just a Disillusion"; "Why Tell Me Why"), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 29 Herman Ronald Frazier, American 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 29 Lee Child [James Grant], English author (Jack Reacher novels), born in Coventry, England
  • Oct 30 JoAnne Russell, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1977), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 30 Mario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer, born in Lima, Peru
  • Oct 30 T. Graham Brown, American country singer ("Come As You Were"), born in Arabi, Georgia
  • Oct 31 Ken Wahl [Anthony Calzaretta], American actor (Wiseguy, The Gladiator, The Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois

About October 1954

How Old? 68 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)