On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1961

  • Oct 1 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality
  • Oct 4 David W Harper, actor (Jim Bob in The Waltons), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Oct 4 Mary Ellen Stuart, actress (Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns)
  • Oct 7 Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 9 Jean Sagal, American actress (Kate-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Liz Sagal, American actress (Allison-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 10 Jodi Benson, American voice actress (Ariel-The Little Mermaid), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Oct 11 Neil Buchanan, English television presenter (Finders Keepers), born in Aintree, Liverpool, England
  • Oct 14 Melanie Wilson, American actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 14 Isaac Mizrahi, American fashion designer and TV presenter, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 16 Randy Vasquez, American actor
  • Oct 20 Michie Tomizawa, Japanese voice actress
  • Oct 21 Mark Finch, film festival organiser
  • Oct 22 Robert Torti, American actor
  • Oct 23 Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
  • Oct 26 Dylan McDermott, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Oct 29 Randy Jackson, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana

Person of interestPeter Jackson

Oct 31 Peter Jackson, New Zealand film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson

About October 1961

How Old? 58 or 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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