Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1959

  • Oct 3 Jack Wagner, American singer and actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place), born in Washington, Missouri
  • Oct 3 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian
  • Oct 7 Dylan Baker, American character actor

Person of interestSimon Cowell

Oct 7 Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell
  • Oct 8 Nick Bakay, American actor
  • Oct 10 Bradley Whitford, American actor
  • Oct 13 Marie Osmond, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Oct 15 Todd Solondz, American film director
  • Oct 17 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]
  • Oct 17 Richard Roeper, American film critic
  • Oct 17 Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian
  • Oct 18 Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
  • Oct 18 John Nord, former American pro wrestler
  • Oct 20 Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
  • Oct 21 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • Oct 21 Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • Oct 22 Todd Graff, American actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestWeird Al Yankovic

Oct 23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • Oct 23 Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)
  • Oct 26 François Chau, Cambodian actor, born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Oct 26 Brian Bovell, British actor, born in London
  • Oct 29 Finola Hughes, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q)