On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1974

  • Oct 1 Christian Borle, American actor (play Peter and the Starcatcher), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 2 Simon Gregson [Simon Gregory], British actor (Coronation Street), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 2 Michelle Krusiec, American actress
  • Oct 3 Mike Johnson, Canadian hockey right wing and broadcaster (Toronto Maple Leafs; NHL Network, TSN), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Oct 4 Claudia Elena Vasquez, Miss Universe-best costume (Colombia, 1997)
  • Oct 4 Paco León, Spanish actor
  • Oct 5 Douglas Emerson, American actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 6 Jeremy Sisto, American actor
  • Oct 7 Alexander Polinsky, American actor (Adam-Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 7 Allison Munn, American actress, born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Oct 8 DJ Q-Ball [Harry Dean, Jr.], American musician and actor (Bloodhound Gang), born in Limerick, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 9 Kieren Hutchison, New Zealand actor (Shortland Street), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 10 Naike Rivelli, German model and daughter of Ornella Muti, born in Munich, Germany
  • Oct 10 Assi Cohen, Israeli comedian and actor, born in Ashdod, Israel
  • Oct 10 Dale Earnhardt Jr., American auto racer, team owner and broadcaster (Daytona 500 2004, 14; Busch Series 1998-99), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Oct 12 Marie Wilson [Flevaras], Canadian actress (As the World Turns, General Hospital), born in Athens, Greece
  • Oct 13 Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 16 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter and songwriter, born in Kalkara, Malta
  • Oct 17 Matthew Macfadyen, British actor
  • Oct 18 Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)
  • Oct 19 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 23 Kaleena Kiff, actress (Patti-Love Sidney), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJoaquin Phoenix

Oct 28 Joaquin Phoenix, American actor (Gladiator, Walk the Line, The Master), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico


About October 1974

How Old? 46 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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