Celebrity Birthdays: October 7

by wattie_duncan | created - 5 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. Simon Cowell

Self | Scary Movie 3

Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music ...

2. Vladimir Putin

Self | The Putin Interviews

(1952) Born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. (1975) Graduates from law school in Leningrad. (1975-1990) KGB agent posted mainly in East Germany but also Leningrad. (1994-1996) Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg. (1996-1998) Deputy Chief of Staff in President Boris Yeltsin's administration. (1998-1999) Head of ...

3. Yo-Yo Ma

Soundtrack | Wo hu cang long

Yo-Yo Ma was born on October 7, 1955 in Paris, France. He has been married to Jill Alison Hornor since May 20, 1978. They have two children.

4. Kira Kosarin

Actress | The Thundermans

Kira Nicole Kosarin (born October 7, 1997) is an American actress and singer who stars as Phoebe Thunderman in the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans. Kosarin was nominated for a 2015 Kids Choice Award, along with Kaley Cuoco Sweeting and several others, in the Favorite TV Actress category. The ...

5. Toni Braxton

Soundtrack | The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

Toni Braxton was born on October 7, 1966 in Severn, Maryland, USA as Toni Michelle Braxton. She was previously married to Keri Lewis.

6. Thom Yorke

Soundtrack | Suspiria

Thom Yorke was born on October 7, 1968 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England as Thomas Edward Yorke. He was previously married to Rachel Owen.

7. Holland Roden

Actress | Teen Wolf

No stranger to primetime television with roles on hit shows such as Lost (2004), Weeds (2005) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), up and coming actress Holland Roden can be seen in her starring role as "Lydia Martin" in MTV Network's most successful scripted series, Teen Wolf (2011). As a ...

8. Edison Chen

Actor | Mou gaan dou

Edison Chen was born on October 7, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Chen Xing Hua. He is an actor, known for Infernal Affairs (2002), The Grudge 2 (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008).

9. Ayla Kell

Actress | Make It or Break It

At a young age, Ayla Kell studied ballet and danced with the American Ballet Theater as the character Greta in "The Nutcracker".

Ayla Kell is most known for her role in ABC Family's "Make It or Break It" alongside Chelsea Hobbs, Cassie Scerbo, and Josie Loren. Make It or Break It is Kell's first ...

10. Robert Z. Leonard

Director | The Great Ziegfeld

Chicago-born Robert Z. Leonard studied law at the University of Colorado, but the legal profession proved not to be his forte and he dropped out in favor of a career in the theatre. When his family moved to Hollywood in 1907 Leonard sought work in the fledgling film industry, starting as an actor ...

11. Alesha Dixon

Soundtrack | Catwoman

Alesha Dixon was born on October 7, 1978 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England as Alesha Anjanette Dixon. She was previously married to MC Harvey.

12. Shaofeng Feng

Actor | Hong men yan chuan qi

Feng was born in an affluent family of Shanghai. He displayed his interests in acting and performance from a young age. Influenced by his mother, an art enthusiast, Feng entered the Shanghai Theater Academy and studied acting. After he graduated in 2001, Feng chose an acting career and worked as a ...

13. Shawn Ashmore

Actor | X2

Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron Ashmore Aaron Ashmore in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple...

14. Aaron Ashmore

Actor | Killjoys

Aaron was born one minute before his twin, Shawn Ashmore, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. He is the son of homemaker Linda and manufacturing engineer Rick. When they were 10, their mother was a part of a club called the "Multiple Births Association," or as Aaron likes to call it, "The ...

15. Wei Tang

Actress | Se, jie

Wei Tang was born on October 7, 1979 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. She is an actress, known for Lust, Caution (2007), Blackhat (2015) and The Golden Era (2014). She has been married to Tae-yong Kim since July 12, 2014.

16. Ulrike Meinhof

Writer | Bambule

Ulrike Meinhof was born on October 7, 1934 in Oldenburg in Oldenburg, Germany as Ulrike Marie Meinhof. She was a writer, known for Bambule (1970) and Titel, Thesen, Temperamente (1967). She was married to Klaus Röhl. She died on May 8, 1976 in Stammheim, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

17. Andrew Dominik

Director | Chopper

Andrew Dominik was born on October 7, 1967 in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a director and writer, known for Chopper (2000), Killing Them Softly (2012) and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007).

18. Jan Uczkowski

Actor | No Letting Go

Jan had begun his acting career at the age of 5 years old. He has acted in numerous films, Indy & Student alike, in all genres.

He is no stranger to a stage. Jan dove into theater training while at the equity stage at Centenary Collage and participated in the Young Performer's Program. His acting ...

19. John Mellencamp

Soundtrack | The Perfect Storm

John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana, USA. He was previously married to Elaine Irwin, Victoria L. Granucci and Priscilla Esterline.

20. Amber Stevens West

Actress | 22 Jump Street

Stevens was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actor and radio announcer Shadoe Stevens, and former model Beverly Cunningham. She has a younger sister named Chyna Stevens (Chyna Rose Stevens). She is a graduate of Beverly Hills High School. Her father is Caucasian (of Norwegian...

21. Omar Benson Miller

Actor | Ballers

Omar Benson Miller was born on October 7, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Ballers (2015), 8 Mile (2002) and Miracle at St. Anna (2008).

22. Salem Kapsaski

Producer | Spidarlings

Salem Kapsaski is a writer, film director, and producer living in Manchester, England. Salem is the director of the cult Horror Musical Spidarlings (2016) released by Troma Entertainment. His debut novella "Nazi Sniper" was published in 2015 by Sleazy Viking Press.

Salem is also the director and a ...

23. Al Martino

Actor | The Godfather

Al Martino was born on October 7, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alfred Cini. He was an actor, known for The Godfather (1972), The Godfather: Part III (1990) and The Godfather Saga (1977). He was married to Judith Martino. He died on October 13, 2009 in Springfield, Pennsylvania.

24. Alexander Polinsky

Actor | Charles in Charge

Alexander Polinsky was born on October 7, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA as Alexander Niver Polinsky. He is an actor and producer, known for Charles in Charge (1984), Teen Titans (2003) and Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993).

25. Allison Munn

Actress | Elizabethtown

Allison Munn was born and raised in South Carolina. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Munn knew she wanted to pursue acting full-time and moved to New York to study. She soon joined the cast of the famous off-Broadway production of "The Fantasticks" at New York's Sullivan Street ...

26. Austin Stoker

Actor | Assault on Precinct 13

Leading and supporting African-American actor, Austin Stoker has been recognized since the 70s. Born and raised in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, he attributes his affinity for the performing arts to being - since age 6 - a devoted participant in the over two-hundred-year-old Trinidad ...

27. Ben Younger

Director | Boiler Room

Ben Younger was born on October 7, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Boiler Room (2000), Bleed for This (2016) and Prime (2005).

28. Dan Savage

Actor | Crocodile Tears

Dan Savage is a writer, TV personality, and activist best known for his political and social commentary, as well as his honest approach to sex, love and relationships.

Savage's sex advice column, "Savage Love," is syndicated in newspapers and websites throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and...

29. Dylan Baker

Actor | Happiness

Dylan Baker was born on October 7, 1959 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Happiness (1998), Revolutionary Road (2008) and Trick 'r Treat (2007). He has been married to Becky Ann Baker since 1987. They have one child.

30. Sabrina Grdevich

Actress | Artificial Intelligence: AI

The multi-talented, multi-award winning Canadian actress Sabrina Grdevich has been active in the entertainment business since 1991 on screen and stage.

Her distinguished theatre career led to roles in television, independent features and eventually mainstream film.

She had a Dora award-winning role ...



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