Birthdays: October 20by bcampos862 | created - 20 Oct 2015 | updated - 20 Oct 2018 | Public
Actor | Eastern Promises
Since his screen debut as a young Amish farmer in Peter Weir's Witness (1985), Viggo Mortensen's career has been marked by a steady string of well-rounded performances.
Mortensen was born in New York City, to Grace Gamble (Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr. His father was Danish, his mother ...
2. Adam Butcher
Actor | Dog Pound
Adam was born October 20, 1988 in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Adam's big sister Mandy Butcher is also an actor. Adam started acting at the age of 9 when his Aunt (a talent agent) and Uncle, Randy Butcher (a stuntman/coordinator), suggested that Adam and his sister Mandy get their head-shots taken. ...
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Addison Richards was born on October 20, 1902 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA as Addison Whitaker Richards Jr. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), The Master Key (1945) and Badlands of Dakota (1941). He was married to Patricia Anne Sarazln and Anna Vivian Eccles. He died on March 22, ...
Actress | The Thief of Bagdad
Adelaide Louise Hall was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved across the East River to Harlem, and it was here, among the rich and fertile renaissance of black culture in the 1920s, that Adelaide nurtured her dreams of becoming a star. Her first stage role was in 1921 in the chorus line of ...
Actor | Celda 211
In 2009, Alberto Ammann went from being an unknown drama student to becoming one of Spain's best known actors with just one movie. The previous year, Ammann joined the ranks of Penelope Cruz, Jordi Molla and Elena Anaya when he won a coveted spot on the list of Caras Nuevas, a discovery initiative ...
7. Alma Muriel
Actress | Luna de sangre
Alma Muriel was born on October 20, 1951 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Luna de sangre (1984), La culpa (1996) and Historias violentas (1985). She was married to José María Napoleón. She died on January 5, 2014 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
8. Alona Tal
Actress | Broken City
Alona Tal, an Israeli-American singer and actress, was born on October 20, 1983 in Herzliya, Israel. She began her career after serving in the Israeli Defense Forces. Her big break came in 2003 starring in an Israeli film. At the time she also starred in two television series in the country, and ...
10. Andrea Conte
Actress | Bloodline
Andrea is an award winning American actress born and raised in Garden City, New York. Known for Bloodline, Devious Maids, Drop Dead Diva , Necessary Roughness, Burn Notice, Letters To God.Andrea began performing at the age of 4. She attended the Prestigious Waldorf School of Garden City, where ...
11. Anna Neagle
Actress | Odette
Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/...
12. Anneke Wills
Actress | The Avengers
Anneke Wills made her acting debut at age eleven in a film called Child's Play (1954). She then studied at a drama school, the Arts Educational, for about four years, winning many children's TV and theatre roles. Subsequently, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but did not complete ...
13. Anton Diffring
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
Anton Diffring was a character actor who worked continuously in motion pictures due to his aristocratic, German face and cool, clipped diction, making him ideal for typecasting in British and later American motion pictures as Nazis and other vile, despicable characters. What was ironic about his ...
14. Arlene Francis
Actress | The Thrill of It All
Arlene Francis, the witty actress and popular television personality, was born Arlene Francis Kazanjian on Oct. 20, 1907, in Boston. Her father was an Armenian immigrant, later painter and portrait photographer; her mother was the daughter of actor Alfred Davis. Even at an early age, Arlene said, "...
15. Art Buchwald
Writer | Surprise Package
Art Buchwald was born on October 20, 1925 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur Buchwald. He was a writer and actor, known for Surprise Package (1960), Playtime (1967) and Hallo Nachbarn! (1963). He was married to Ann McGarry. He died on January 17, 2007 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
17. Barney Phillips
Actor | The Twilight Zone
Barney Phillips was an American actor of German descent. He was born in 1913 in St. Louis, Missouri, under the name "Bernard Philip Ofner". His father was Harry Nathan Ofner, a salesman employed in the leather industry. His mother was Leona "Lonnie" Frank, a German emigrant who became a naturalized...
18. Barrie Chase
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Barrie Chase was born on October 20, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Cape Fear (1962) and Mardi Gras (1958). She is married to Richard Kaufman. They have one child. She was previously married to Jan Malmsjö and Gene Shacove.
19. Bashar Rahal
Actor | Whiteout
Bashar Mounzer Rahal is the second child to a Bulgarian mother Mariana Rahal - an interior designer and Lebanese father Mounzer Rahal - an OB/GYN. The family moved back to Bulgaria when Bashar was only 6 years old. He first started acting in TV sketches when he was 12. At the age of 14 he became a ...
20. Bela Lugosi
Actor | Dracula
Bela Lugosi was born Béla Ferenc Dezsö Blaskó on October 20, 1882, Lugos, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (now Lugoj, Romania), to Paula de Vojnich and István Blaskó, a banker. He was the youngest of four children. During WWI, he volunteered and was commissioned as an infantry lieutenant, and was wounded ...
21. Bill Nunn
Actor | Regarding Henry
Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze (1988), but really etched himself into moviegoers' minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing (1989), playing Radio Raheem, whose ...
Candice Swanepoel is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2015 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010. Swanepoel has appeared in the fashion shows and advertisements for many of the ...
25. Carla Laemmle
Actress | The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
Carla Laemmle was born on October 20, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Rebekah Isabelle Laemmle. She is known for her work on The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936), The Gate Crasher (1928) and A Sad State of Affairs (2013). She died on June 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
27. Charley Chase
Actor | On the Wrong Trek
While Charley Chase is far from being as famous as "The Big Three" (Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd) today, he's highly respected as one of the "greats" by fans of silent comedy.
Chase (real name Charles Parrott) was born in Maryland, USA, in 1893. After a brief career in vaudeville,...
29. Colin Jeavons
Actor | A Matter of Degree
Colin Jeavons was born on October 20, 1929 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales as Colin Abel Jeavons. He is an actor, known for A Matter of Degree (1960), St. Ives (1967) and The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (1959). He was previously married to Rosie Preus.
30. Cosmina Stratan
Actress | Dupa dealuri
Cosmina Stratan was born on 20th Oct. 1984 in Iasi, Romania. She studied Acting at the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" in Bucharest, Romania. After graduating, she played her first lead role in Beyond the Hills (2012) by Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu. Together with ...
31. Courtney Baxter
Actress | Sharknado 2: The Second One
Courtney Baxter is an award winning New York filmmaker with over twelve years experience in the film industry. She began acting professionally at age eleven working in the commercial space, acting in over a dozen national campaigns before entering high school. After realizing her interest in the ...
32. Craig R. Baxley
Director | Action Jackson
Craig Baxley is a third-generation filmmaker. After starting his career in front of the camera, working his way up as a successful stunt coordinator and second unit director on films like Predator (1987), Reds (1981), The Long Riders (1980) and The Warriors (1979) (with such talented directors as ...
33. Dan Fogler
Dan Fogler made his Broadway debut when he originated the role of William Barfée in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, for which he won the Theatre World Award for the original off-Broadway production and the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2005 for the original Broadway...
34. Dannii Minogue
Actress | Home and Away
Danielle Jane Minogue was born in 1971, the youngest sister of Kylie Minogue and brother Brendan Minogue. By June 1978, she had secured a role in the Australian series Skyways (1979). A number of guest appearances followed, leading to her appearance as a "Talent Discovery" on the popular Young ...
41. Earl Hindman
Actor | Silverado
Earl Hindman was born on October 20, 1942 in Bisbee, Arizona, USA as Earl John Hindman. He was an actor, known for Silverado (1985), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) and The Parallax View (1974). He was married to Molly McGreevy. He died on December 29, 2003 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.
43. Eric Scott
Actor | The Waltons
Eric Scott was born on October 20, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Scott Magat. He is an actor, known for The Waltons (1971), The Fall Guy (1981) and Medical Center (1969). He has been married to Cynthia Ullman Wolfen since March 12, 2000. They have two children. He was previously ...
44. Evelyn Brent
Actress | The Silver Horde
Petite, sultry leading lady of the 1920's and 30's, who was born and schooled in Tampa, Florida, until the age of ten when she lost her mother. She moved to New York with her dad and started modelling while still in her teens. Her original intention was to go into the teaching profession. Instead, ...
45. Fayard Nicholas
Actor | The Pirate
Fayard Nicholas was one-half of The Nicholas Brothers, a famous African-American tap dancing team who appeared in several movies and became one of the famous and most beloved dance team of all time. Both brothers appeared in films such as An All-Colored Vaudeville Show (1935), The Pirate (1948) and ...
Actress | This Is Us
Galadriel Stineman was raised an only child in Northern Kentucky, near Cincinnati, Ohio. As a kid, she was a voracious reader, accomplished horseback rider and active member of 4-H Club. She began acting for fun in kindergarten, taking lots of classes and performing in school and community ...
47. George Harris
George Harris was born on October 20, 1949 in Grenada, British West Indies. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Layer Cake (2004).
48. George Wyner
Actor | Spaceballs
A native of Boston and graduate of Syracuse University, George has worked extensively in TV and film since 1972. Notable film work includes the Coen Brothers' best-picture nominee A Serious Man (2009) as Rabbi Nachtner, Mel Brooks' Spaceballs (1987) as Colonel Sandurz, and his To Be or Not to Be (...
56. Irineo Leguisamo
Actor | ¡Leguisamo solo!
Irineo Leguisamo was born on October 20, 1903 in Arerunguá, Salto, Uruguay. He was an actor, known for ¡Leguisamo solo! (1930), Hasta siempre Carlos Gardel (1973) and Gardel, el alma que canta (1985). He died on December 2, 1985 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Actor | Superstore
James began his acting career in Australia starring on 'Twenty Something', 'Offspring' and 'Never Tear us Apart' the INXS. In 2014 he moved to the US, Winning the first ever Nation wide search for a Male model on 'The Price is Right' hosted by Drew Carey. James plays lead roles in feature films '...
58. Jamie Martz
Actor | Major Crimes
This Ohio native graduated from UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television where he appeared in numerous stage productions including an adaptation of Anton Chekov's short story "A Poor, Defenseless Creature" and a main stage production of William Shakespeare's "All's Well That Ends Well." Since...
Actor | À bout de souffle
The name "Melville" is not immediately associated with film. It conjures up images of white whales and crackbrained captains, of naysaying notaries and soup-spilling sailors. It is the countersign to a realm of men and their deeds, both heroic and villainous. It is the American novel, with its ...
61. Jennifer Freeman
Actress | You Got Served
Jennifer Freeman was born on October 20, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jennifer Nicole Freeman. She is an actress, known for You Got Served (2004), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Johnson Family Vacation (2004). She was previously married to Earl Watson.
63. Jerry Orbach
Actor | Law & Order
Jerry Orbach was born in the Bronx, New York, the only child of Leon Orbach, a former vaudevillian actor, was a German Jewish immigrant, who was born in Hamburg, Germany, and Emily (nee Olexy), a radio singer, was born in Pennsylvania to immigrant Polish-Lithuanian Roman Catholic parents, Alexander...
64. John Anderson
Actor | Psycho
A tall, sinewy, austere-looking character actor with silver hair, rugged features and a distinctive voice, John Robert Anderson appeared in hundreds of films and television episodes. Immensely versatile, he was at his best submerging himself in the role of historical figures (he impersonated ...
65. John Krasinski
Actor | A Quiet Place
Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Born John ...
67. Joyce Brothers
Actress | Loaded Weapon 1
Joyce Brothers was born on October 20, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joyce Diane Bauer. She was an actress, known for Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), The King of Comedy (1982) and Spy Hard (1996). She was married to Milton Brothers. She died on May 13, 2013 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA.
68. Julie Warren
Actress | Heroes in Blue
Julie Warren was born on October 20, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Julie Wagner. She was an actress, known for Heroes in Blue (1939), The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and Kings Row (1942). She was married to John Forsythe. She died on August 15, 1994 in Santa Ynez, California, USA.
Actress | Freier Fall
Katharina Schüttler started acting for film and television when she was 11 years old. Her breakthrough in Germany was the International Emmy Award winning Mini-Series "Generation War" ("Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter") in which she portrayed singer Greta del Torres. She appeared in many films for ...
Actress | Paranormal Activity
Katie Featherston is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Paramount's 2009 smash hit Paranormal Activity, which earned her the Best Actress award at the 2009 Screamfest Film Festival. Made on a budget of approximately $15,000, the movie earned over $100 million dollars at the US box ...
72. Kenneth Choi
Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street
Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Choi dreamed of becoming an actor. Against his family's wishes, Choi left college to pursue that dream. He literally ran away from home, cutting all ties with his family for 5 years to train and study before moving to Los Angeles. His dream became a reality as ...
73. Khan Baykal
Actor | Duplicity
Khan Baykal was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. He studied with Suzanne Esper at the William Esper Acting Studio for several years. Just two months after completing his training, he was cast in the Merchant Ivory Productions film Heights (2005). A couple of years later, he would go on to sign a talent...
75. Les Stroud
Writer | Survivorman
Les Stroud was born on October 20, 1961 in Mimico, Ontario, Canada. He is a writer and director, known for Survivorman (2004), Survivorman Ten Days (2012) and Beyond Survival with Les Stroud (2010). He has been married to Susan Jamison Stroud since 1994. They have two children.
Leslie Coutterand, was born on October 20 in Chamonix, France. She is a director, speaker and a former actress. For the past two years, Leslie has taken a turning point in her career and started to focus only on causes and productions that have a positive and constructive impact on our society and ...
77. Margaret Dumont
Actress | Duck Soup
Margaret Dumont would probably consider it a tragedy that she is best-known for her performances as the ultimate straight woman in seven of the Marx Brothers' films (including most of their best). By all accounts she never understood their jokes (offscreen and on), which is of course a major reason...
79. Marina Tseva
Actress | Rogue
Born in Europe and raised in Canada, Marina Tseva always loved performing. Prior to moving to Canada at a young age, Marina lived in various countries in Europe and developed a love for the arts. It was in school that Marina's passion for performance grew as she enrolled in drama and film classes.
80. Mark King
Soundtrack | Eye for an Eye
Mark King was born and raised on the Isle of Wight. With drummer Phil Gould, he was a member of Reflex and "M" before forming the jazz-funk instrumental band, Level 42, with Phil, Phil's guitarist brother, Roland Gould, and keyboards player, Mike Lindup. King attracted much attention with his ...
81. Markku Into
Writer | Yön kevyt polttoöljy
Markku Into was born on October 20, 1945 in Helsinki, Finland as Markku Vesa Milton Into. He was a writer and director, known for The Light Fuel of the Night (1991), Suomen talvisota (1967) and Home of the Wild Boy (1987). He died on January 7, 2018 in Turku, Finland.
84. Michael Dunn
Actor | The Wild Wild West
Michael Dunn was born Gary Neil Miller in Oklahoma. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller. They moved to Detroit, Michigan, in 1938. Dunn was 5 years old when he knew he'd be a dwarf but was determined not to let it stop him or make him dependent. He graduated from Detroit's Redford High School...
85. Mickey Mantle
Actor | Safe at Home!
Mickey Charles Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, on October 20, 1931, the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after Major Leaguer Mickey Cochrane. Mickey's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play ...
87. Nargis Fakhri
Actress | Spy
Nargis was born to multi-cultural parents in Queens, New York City on 20 October 1979. She started her career as an American model, even appearing in America's Next Top Model Cycles 2 and 3 in 2004. She also posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar. In 2011, she made her Bollywood debut with...
91. Noreen Corcoran
Actress | I Love Melvin
Noreen Corcoran was born on October 20, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Noreen M. Corcoran. She was an actress, known for I Love Melvin (1953), General Electric Theater (1953) and The Girls on the Beach (1965). She died on January 15, 2016 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.
92. Olive Thomas
Actress | Beatrice Fairfax
Oliva R. Duffy was born on October 20, 1894, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, the eldest of three children, with two younger brothers. Olive or Ollie, as she was known to family and friends, did not have much of a childhood. Life in industrial Pittsburgh was depressing and grim with its smoky factories ...
93. Rachel House
Actress | Moana
Rachel was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1971 and raised by her adoptive Scottish immigrant parents John and Sheila House. She grew up in Kamo, Whangarei in the area known as Northland or Tai Tokerau at the top of the North Island. She is of Maori (Ngati Mutunga and Ngai Tahu) and European/...
94. Rex Ingram
Actor | Sahara
A Corsicana native, Rex (Clifford) Ingram was the son of Mack and Mamie Ingram. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in medicine before launching a brilliant acting career which spanned 50 years. Ingram made his screen debut during the silent era in Tarzan of the Apes (1918). He ...
Director | Richard III
Richard Loncraine has earned great acclaim for his work in film, television and commercials. He studied sculpture at the Central School of Art before attending the Royal College of Art Film School. He spent three years working for the BBC before moving into commercials. Since those days he has ...
96. Rita Corday
Actress | The Exile
Rita Corday was born on October 20, 1920 in Tahiti as Jeanne Paule Teipotemarga. She was an actress, known for The Exile (1947), Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) and The Falcon in San Francisco (1945). She was married to Harold Nebenzal. She died on November 23, 1992 in Century City, Los Angeles, ...
98. Robert Pinsky
Self | The Living Century
Robert Pinsky is the author of six books of poetry, four books of criticism, and two books of translation. His honors include a Pulitzer Prize nomination, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, Poetry Magazine's Oscar Blumenthal prize, the ...
100. Sam Witwer
Actor | The Mist
Sam Witwer headlines the SyFy series, Being Human, the U.S. adaptation of the popular British television series. The darkly humorous, provocative drama stars Sam as the heroic, "Aidan", a sensual and brooding vampire. His excellent work was noticed soon after the show's premiere, as Sam received a ...