On This Day

Actors and Actresses Born in October 1939

  • Oct 1 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • Oct 3 'Bullet' Bob Armstrong, American pro wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Marietta, Georgia (d. 2020)
  • Oct 5 Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress, born in Soulac-sur-Mer, Gironde France
  • Oct 6 Melvyn Bragg, British broadcaster (The South Bank Show, 1978–2010), born in Carlisle, England
  • Oct 7 Clive James, Australian television presenter, poet writer, born in Kogarah, Australia (d. 2019)
  • Oct 8 Paul Hogan, Australian actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack), born in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
  • Oct 13 Melinda Dillon, American actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • Oct 22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York

F. Murray Abraham

Oct 24 F. Murray Abraham, American actor (All the President's Men and Amadeus), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Oct 25 Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (Action: The October Crisis of 1970), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2005)

John Cleese

Oct 27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

  • Oct 28 Jane Alexander, American actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 31 Ron Rifkin, American actor (Arvin Sloane-Alias, L.A. Confidential), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Tom O'Connor, English comedian, born in Bootle, Merseyside, England

About October 1939

How Old? 82 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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