Famous People Born in October 1966

  • Oct 1 Brian Asawa, Japanese-American countertenor, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Oct 1 Christopher Titus, American actor/comedian
  • Oct 1 Cuco Ziganda, Spanish soccer striker and manager (2 caps; Athletic Bilbao 255 games), born in Larraintzar, Spain
  • Oct 1 George Weah, Liberian soccer striker and politician (President Liberia; 53 caps; AC Milan, Monaco), born in Monrovia, Liberia
  • Oct 1 Scott Innes, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo), born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  • Oct 2 Rodney Anoa'i (aka Yokozuna), Samoan-American professional wrestler (WWF/NJPW/AWA), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2000)
  • Oct 3 Darrin Fletcher, American baseball catcher (MLB All Star 1994; Montreal Expos, Toronto Blue Jays) and broadcaster (Rogers Sportsnet), born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Oct 3 Frank Hannon, American blues and rock guitarist (Tesla - The Great Radio Controversy), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 4 John van den Brom, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (2 caps; SBV Vitesse, Anderlecht), Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Fredrik Olausson, Vaxsjo Swe, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Oct 5 Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, long/triple jumper (Olympic silver/gold-92, 96)
  • Oct 5 Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker referee
  • Oct 5 Peter Fonseca, Canadian politician and marathon runner (Toronto, Houston Marathon 1995), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Oct 5 Therese Brisson, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Oct 6 Archi Cianfrocco, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Rome, New York
  • Oct 6 Jacqueline Obradors, American actress
  • Oct 6 Jimmie Johnson, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Oct 6 Niall Quinn, Irish soccer striker (92 caps, Rep of Ireland; Manchester City, Sunderland), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 6 Oscar Caballos, jockey
  • Oct 6 Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress (Erotas), born in Mytilene, Greece
  • Oct 7 Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer (3:10 To Yuma; The Hurt Locker; Logan), born in Long Island, New York
  • Oct 8 Art Barr, American professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1994)
  • Oct 9 Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher and entrepreneur, born in Uppsala, Sweden

David CameronDavid Cameron (56 years old)

Oct 9 British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2010-16), born in London, England

  • Oct 10 Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner), born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Oct 10 Carolyn Bertozzi, American chemist (2022 Nobel Prize for click chemistry), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 10 Darren Carrington, American NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Bronx, New York
  • Oct 10 Derrick McKey, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Oct 10 Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • Oct 10 Kevin Paige, American vocalist ("Don't Shut Me Out"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 10 Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England
  • Oct 11 Gregg Olson, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Luke PerryLuke Perry (1966-2019)

Oct 11 American actor (Beverly Hills 90210, Riverdale), born in Mansfield, Ohio

  • Oct 11 Rikishi [Solofa F. Fatu Jr.], Samoan American professional wrestler, born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 11 Shawn Chambers, American NHL defenseman (Team USA, NJ Devils), born in Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • Oct 12 Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician, songwriter, and author, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 12 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • Oct 12 Wim Jonk, Dutch soccer midfielder (49 caps; Ajax, Internazionale, PSV, Sheffield Wednesday), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Eugene Alcalay, Romanian concert pianist, composer, and educator, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2019)
  • Oct 15 Bill Charlap, American jazz pianist (Phil Woods; Tony Bennett; Sandy Stewart), and educator, born in New York City
  • Oct 15 David Stead, British pop drummer (The Beautiful South - "A Little Time"), born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 15 Dougie Vipond, Scottish pop drummer (Deacon Blue - "Real Gone Kid") and broadcaster (BBC), born in Elderslie, Scotland
  • Oct 15 Jeffrey Jacquet, American actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids), born in Bay City, Texas
  • Oct 15 Jorge Campos, Mexican football goalkeeper (130 caps; UNAM, LA Galaxy), born in Acapulco, Guerrero
  • Oct 16 Donovan Right, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Oct 17 Danny Ferry, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Doug McMillonDoug McMillon (56 years old)

Oct 17 American businessman and CEO of Walmart (2014-), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Oct 17 Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer
  • Oct 17 Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality
  • Oct 18 Alan Mills, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Oct 18 Angela Visser, Neth, Miss Universe (1989)
  • Oct 18 Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Oct 19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis and Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 19 Dave Veres, pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Montgomery, Alabama

Jon FavreauJon Favreau (56 years old)

Oct 19 American actor, screenwriter (Swingers), and director (Elf; Iron Man; The Mandalorian), born in Queens, New York City

  • Oct 19 Roger R. Cross, Jamaican-born actor
  • Oct 20 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaeda leader (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Allan Donald, South African cricketer (great South African fast bowler), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Oct 20 Fred Coury, American glam rock drummer (Cinderella -"Heartbreak Station"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Johnston, New York
  • Oct 20 Patrick J. Volkerding, American founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution
  • Oct 20 Stefan Raab, German entertainer (TV Total), born in Cologne, West Germany
  • Oct 21 Jonas B, Svensson Sweden, tennis star
  • Oct 21 Tommy Tolles, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1996 3rd, Masters 1997 3rd), born in Ft Myers, Florida
  • Oct 22 Blair Hartland, New Zealand cricket batsman (9 Tests, 1 x 50s; 16 ODIs 2 x 50s; Canterbury), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Oct 22 Valeria Golino, Italian actress (Rain Man, Little Flames), born in Naples, Italy
  • Oct 23 Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver who raced with prosthetic limbs, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Oct 24 Emma Tucker, English journalist (1st woman editor of The Wall Street Journal), born in London, England
  • Oct 24 F. P. Santangelo, American baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • Oct 24 Roman Abramovich, Russian-Israeli oil magnate, born in Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Oct 24 Shawn Lee, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 25 Perry Saturn [Satullo], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 25 Wendel Clark, Canadian NHL hockey left wing , 1985-2000, No. 1 draft pick (Toronto Maple Leafs, and 5 other teams), and restauranteur, born in Kelvington, Saskatchewan
  • Oct 26 Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer midfielder (FC Volendam, Heerenveen) and manager (Slavia Prague, Sparta Rotterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 26 Jeanne Zelasko, American journalist and sportcaster, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 26 Masaharu Iwata, Japanese video game composer, born in Tokyo
  • Oct 26 Olga Bicherova, Soviet gymnast (won title at 15 yrs 33 days), born in Moscow, Russian SFSR
  • Oct 26 Steve Valentine, Scottish actor (Crossing Jordan), born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland
  • Oct 27 Brad Lauer, Canadian NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins), born in Humboldt, Canada
  • Oct 27 Matt Drudge, American political commentator and blogger (Drudge Report), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Oct 27 Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints), born in Everett, Washington
  • Oct 28 Andy Richter, American actor, comedian and writer (Conan O'Brien's sidekick), born in Yorkville, Illinois
  • Oct 28 Aris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician
  • Oct 28 Benoit Hogue, Canadian NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Repentigny, Quebec
  • Oct 28 Juan Guzman, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Oct 28 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 28 Steve Atwater, NFL safety (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Oct 28 Tim Bogar, infielder (NY Mets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 30 Quin Snyder, American basketball coach (NBA All-Star Game head coach 2021; Utah Jazz; University of Missouri), born in Mercer Island, Washington
  • Oct 31 Ad-Rock [Adam Horovitz], American rocker (Beastie Boys), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Annabella Lwin [Myant Myant Aye], Anglo-Burmese singer (Bow Wow Wow - "I Want Candy"), born in Rangoon, Burma
  • Oct 31 Brian Keyser, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Castro Valley, California
  • Oct 31 Jon Wurster, American session and touring drummer (Superchunk; The Mountain Goats; Bob Mould), and comedy writer, born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 31 Joseph Boyden, Canadian novelist (Three Day Road), born in Willowdale, North York, Ontario
  • Oct 31 Koji Kanemoto, Japanese wrestler (NJPW/AAA/UWA, Tiger Mask, King Lee), born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 31 Mike O'Malley, American actor (The Mike O'Malley Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts

About October 1966

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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