Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1926

  • Oct 7 Diana Lynn, American actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • Oct 9 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • Oct 10 Richard Jaeckel, American actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima, Sometimes a Great Notion), born in Long Beach, New York (d. 1997)
  • Oct 11 Earle Hyman, American actor (The Cosby Show, ThunderCats, Coriolanus), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Oct 13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • Oct 14 Willy Alberti [Carel Verbrugge], Dutch singer and actor (Riffin in Amsterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Oct 15 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), born in Santa Cruz, California (d. 2008)
  • Oct 17 Julie Adams [Betty May Adams], American actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Oct 18 Klaus Kinski [Naksynski], German-Polish actor (Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Little Drummer Girl), born in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (d. 1991)
  • Oct 18 John Morris, American film and Broadway composer who commonly worked alongside Mel Gibson and Gene Wilder, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1984)
  • Oct 25 William "Biff" McGuire, American actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California