Famous People Born On October 12th

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Hugh Jackman
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Logan / Wolverine’ in the ‘X-Men’ Film Series)
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian actor Hugh Jackman’s Hollywood debut in the film X-Men made him a transatlantic actor and he went on to do the X-Men film series from 2000 to 2018. Some of his other prominent films are Kate & Leopold, Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, The Prestige and Australia. He is also a singer, songwriter and a dancer.

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Josh Hutcherson
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Union, Kentucky, United States

Josh Hutcherson is best known as Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games series of films, a role that earned him multiple Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards. Two of his other notable films are Bridge to Terabithia and Zathura: A Space Adventure. He is a prominent LGBT ally.

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Edward VI of England
(King of England (1547-1553))
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Birth Year: 1537
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 6, 1553

Edward VI of England served as the King of England and Ireland from 1547 until his death at the age of 15 in 1553. Edward VI, who took interest in religious matters, allowed Protestantism to be established in England during his reign. His reign also witnessed the introduction of written works that formed the basis for practices of the English Church.

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Luciano Pavarotti
(Italian Operatic Tenor Regarded as the 'King of the High Cs')
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: September 6, 2007

Luciano Pavarotti was an operatic tenor who went on to become one of the most loved and acclaimed tenors of all time. Nicknamed the King of the High Cs, Pavarotti is regarded as one of the best tenors of the 20th century. Also a well-known humanitarian, Luciano Pavarotti hosted annual charity concerts to raise money for various UN causes.

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Calum Scott
(Singer, songwriter)
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, England

Calum Scott is a British singer-songwriter who achieved national recognition after competing in the ninth series of the popular reality television show Britain's Got Talent. An openly gay musician, Calum Scott serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community around the world.

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Katie Piper
(Acid Attack Victim & Narrator of Channel 4 Series 'Katie: My Beautiful Face')
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Andover, Hampshire, England

Model Katie Piper made headlines after being attacked with acid by her former boyfriend. She underwent a face restoration surgery to rebuild her damaged face. She then became an activist, released an autobiography, and created a documentary. She also owns a foundation to help burn victims and has hosted Bodyshockers.

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Hiroyuki Sanada
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Shinagawa City, Tokyo, Japan

Hiroyuki Sanada gained prominence when he starred alongside Tom Cruise, in The Last Samurai. It opened the gates of Hollywood for him which was followed by various television shows and films. He bagged in the Japanese Academy Award for Tasogare Seibei (The Twilight Samurai).

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Seo Kang-joon
(Singer & Actor)
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Gunpo
South Korean actor and singer Seo Kang-joon is best known as part of the actors’ group 5urprise. He soared to fame with series such as Cheese in the Trap, Entourage, and Are You Human Too? The KBS Drama Award-winning artist has also appeared on the Netflix show Busted!
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Iris Apatow
(Actress)
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Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: United States
Iris Apatow gained fame as a child actor, appearing as Arya in the Netflix series Love and as Charlotte in the film Knocked Up and its sequel, This Is 40. She is the daughter of filmmaker Judd Apatow and actor Leslie Mann, and the younger sister of actor Maude Apatow.
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Yvonne McGuinness
(Visual Artist)
Yvonne McGuinness
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Irish visual artist Yvonne McGuinness is renowned for her video installations and prints. Most of her art works revolve around themes of conflict between revealing and hiding one’s true self. She has also made several short films, such as Charlie's Place. She is married to Irish actor Cillian Murphy.
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Melvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)
Melvin Franklin
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
Died: February 23, 1995
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Lin Shaye
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Elise Rainier’ in the ‘Insidious' Film Series)
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Veteran actress, Lin Shaye, has been active in the entertainment industry since the early 1970s. She developed a love for acting as a young child and studied acting at the University of Michigan. Beginning her career with small roles in plays, she eventually branched out into films as well. She is considered a formidable character actress.  

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Darci Lynne Farmer
(Ventriloquist, Singer)
Darci Lynne Farmer
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Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Doris Miller
(Navy Man)
Doris Miller
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Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: November 24, 1943

Doris Miller was a US Navy cook third class. He became the first black American to be honored with the Navy Cross for saving the lives of many sailors aboard West Virginia by manning an anti-aircraft machine gun to shoot down Japanese planes during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was killed in action while serving in World War II.

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Dick Gregory
(American critic)
Dick Gregory
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Ryan Clark
(Football player)
Ryan Clark
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Marrero, Louisiana, United States
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Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: August 26, 1958
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Jeffrey R. MacDonald
(Military physician, Soldier)
Jeffrey R. MacDonald
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: United States of America
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Suzanne Farrington
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 1, 2015
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Lane Frost
(Bull Riders)
Lane Frost
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, USA
Died: July 30, 1989
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David Threlfall
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Burnage, Manchester, England
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Edith Stein
(Philosopher, Christian Nun and One of the Six 'Patron Saints of Europe')
Edith Stein
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Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 9, 1942

Edith Stein was a German Jewish philosopher who studied at the University of Freiburg and completed her dissertation on empathy. Always interested in Catholicism, she read the autobiography of the mystic Teresa of Ávila and converted to Christianity, and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp and is canonized as a martyr.

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Tyler Blackburn
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
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Rick Parfitt
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musician)
Rick Parfitt
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Woking
Died: December 24, 2016
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Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
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Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9, 1937
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Satoshi Kon
(Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka)
Satoshi Kon
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Kushiro
Died: August 24, 2010
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Li Wenliang
(Ophthalmologist)
Li Wenliang
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Beizhen, Jinzhou, China
Died: February 17, 2020
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Carlton Cole
(Association football player)
Carlton Cole
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Croydon
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Sneha
(Actress)
Sneha
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Bode Miller
(Alpine skier)
Bode Miller
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Easton, New Hampshire, United States
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Nina Kraviz
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia

Nina Kraviz is a Russian DJ, singer, and music producer. She studied dentistry and even practiced for some time while performing gigs as a side hustle. She then proceeded to study at the Red Bull Music Academy. She released her self-titled debut album in 2012 and then went on to launch her own record label. 

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Pedro I of Brazil
(King of Portugal (1826), Emperor of Brazil (1822-31))
Pedro I of Brazil
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Birth Year: 1798
Birthplace: Queluz, Portugal
Died: September 24, 1834

Pedro I of Brazil was the founder of the Empire of Brazil and reigned as its emperor from 1822 to 1831. He also ruled over Portugal before abdicating the throne in favor of Dona Maria II. He is credited with spreading the liberal ideals that enabled Portugal and Brazil to move to representative forms of government from absolutist regimes.

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Jonathan Crombie
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 15, 2015
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Martie Maguire
(Country Musician)
Martie Maguire
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania
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Essie Mae Washington-Williams
(American Educator Best Known as the Daughter of Former Governor of South Carolina, Strom Thurmond)
Essie Mae Washington-Williams
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 4, 2013

In 2003, Essie Mae Washington-Williams made headlines when she announced that she was the illegitimate, bi-racial child of senator Strom Thurmond and his Black maid. It is believed Essie’s mother was 16 when she had her, and that Thurmond didn’t accept her, as he was politically pro-segregation.

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Adam Rich
(Actor, Television actor)
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: New York City
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Deborah Foreman
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Montebello, California, USA
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Susan Anton
(Actress and singer who was showcased in the 1979 film Goldengirl and released her debut album One Night in 2001)
Susan Anton
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Oak Glen, California, United States
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Shane McAnally
(Country music singer who sang the 1999 hit)
Shane McAnally
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Mineral Wells, Texas, United States
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Gary Garland
(Basketball player)
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey, United States
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Chris Botti
(Jazz trumpeter who won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category, for the album Impressions)
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
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Joseph Kahn
(Director)
Joseph Kahn
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
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Larry Scott
(Bodybuilder)
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Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Blackfoot, Idaho, United States
Died: March 8, 2014
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Ayesha Omer
(A Style Icon and One of the Most Famous and Highest-Paid Actresses of Pakistan)
Ayesha Omer
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
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Ferdia Walsh-Peelo
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Ashford, Ireland
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Richard Meier
(Architect & Abstract Artist)
Richard Meier
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Richard Meier is an American architect and abstract artist who is credited with designing many iconic buildings, such as the San Jose City Hall, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Getty Center, Los Angeles. Over the years Richard Meier has won several prestigious awards like the Pritzker Prize and the American Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award.

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Magnus Magnusson
(Journalist)
Magnus Magnusson
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Kingdom of Iceland
Died: January 7, 2007
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César Pelli
(Architect, Entrepreneur)
César Pelli
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán
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Shola Ameobi
(Football Player)
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Zaria, Nigeria

Nigerian former footballer Shola Ameobi is remembered for his long stint with English football club Newcastle United. He later also represented other clubs such as Notts County. Son of a pastor, he is quite religious and is associated with charitable organizations that work for religious freedom.

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Riechedly Bazoer
(Footballer centre-back)
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

The typified personality traits of October 12 folks are anticipated to be astrologically derived from two planets, Venus and Jupiter. While the zodiacal group of Libra is ruled by Venus, the actual date in which these people are born is ruled by Jupiter. Together, the two celestial bodies predict the individuality and uniqueness of those born on this date. October 12 individuals are endowed with a communicative wit, sociability and proficiency. They are optimistic and self-confident with traits of generosity, enthusiasm, free-spiritedness and dependability. However, these people are prone to being inactive and sulky. They may even show egotistical or exhibitionist behavior. However, the same mostly appears if these people are criticized or pressured to make a decision.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 12

Personality
Naturally intuitive, insightful and witty, Librans born on October 12th are communicators of the lot. These people love are expressive and love to express their thoughts, ideas and beliefs. However, like most Librans, they do not take to criticism lightly. Bright, enthusiastic and sociable, these people are blessed with a sharp mind and quick wit. They are fairly confident in their approach and have an optimistic attitude in life. Charming, diplomatic and helpful, these people are great at taking charge and dislike any kind of restriction or limitation. What is interesting to note is that October 12 individuals are extremely responsible folks. Overall, they are generous, good-natured, free-spirited and fun-loving.

Health
October 12th individuals are blessed with a robust health but the same needs to be maintained by putting in a bit of extra care and attention. These people need to watch out on the food they have. Including exercise in the daily routine is quintessential to those born on this date. Not only would the same help cut out on the extra calories and prevent weight gain which these people are highly susceptible to, it would also promote healthy living. October 12 individuals need to keep a close eye on the back, kidney and bladder as these are the weak areas of the body. Drinking plenty of fluid is also necessary to prevent dehydration and maintain overall well-being.

Finance
The financial condition of those born on October 12th is strictly decent. Though these people are capable of earning a handsome income, their need for a comfortable lifestyle makes them end up spending more than what they earn. Also, these people are susceptible to frivolous and impulsive spending. October 12 individuals should not only avoid living beyond their means, they should watch out on their financial budget and avoid credit whenever possible.  

Career
Individuals born on October 12th are masters of communication. They have this innate ability to communicate their thoughts, beliefs and ideas perfectly to people. Additionally, these people are mostly helpful and adaptable. They have the ability to learn the new task expeditiously and cope well with the requirements and responsibilities of the job. As such, all these attributes play a dominating role while choosing or selecting the right career opportunity for those born on this date. The only thing which does not comply with October 12 people is a noisy and over-stressful work environment, since these people are emotionally sensitive folks.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Librans born on twelfth of October are warm, generous and flirty in matters of love and romance. Unlike their counterparts, these people look for a partner who is entirely different from them. Someone who comes from a different culture or background is attractive to those born on this date. Since these people are hesitant to settle down into a long term commitment, they need someone who persuades them to do so. Though these people are flirtatious and playful in their young days, these attributes mellow down with age and they become truly devoted and loving. An ideal mate is one who is loving but at the same time, allows October 12 individuals some personal space. Someone who is bossy or smothering will not be the right partner for those born on this date. Parenthood gives these people a chance to work out their childhood issues.

Lucky Color: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Number: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 20