Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1940

  • Oct 3 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • Oct 6 Ellen Travolta, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Oct 14 Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor (All Creatures Great & Small), born in Bala, Wales
  • Oct 14 Pat Finley, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 16 Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)
  • Oct 19 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • Oct 21 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)
  • Oct 28 Susan Harris, American television writer and producer