Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1924

  • Oct 5 Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian and actor (Jose Jimenez)
  • Oct 5 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (What's My Line?, United Kingdom), born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Oct 10 Ed Wood, American filmmaker and director (Plan 9 from Outer Space), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1978)
  • Oct 10 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • Oct 12 Doris Grau, American script supervisor, actress and voice artist (Point Blank, King Kong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Oct 13 Terry Gibbs, American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 14 Robert Webber, actor (79 Park Avenue), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Oct 15 Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)
  • Oct 15 Mark Lenard, American actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Billy Barty, American actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play), born in Millsboro, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • Oct 27 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • Oct 27 Michel Galabru, French actor (Judge & the Assassin), born in Safi, Morocco (d. 2016)