Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1956

  • Oct 3 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 3 Peter Frechette, Warwick RI, actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler)
  • Oct 7 James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 8 Stephanie Zimbalist, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 10 Mark Gordon, American film producer
  • Oct 13 Chris Carter, American television producer (The X-Files), born in Bellflower, California
  • Oct 19 Sunny Deol, Indian actor
  • Oct 20 Danny Boyle, English film director

Person of interestCarrie Fisher

Oct 21 Carrie Fisher, American actress (Princess Leia in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally...) and writer (Postcards from the Edge), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)

Actress Carrie Fisher
Actress
Carrie Fisher
  • Oct 26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 30 Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)