Famous People Born On October 5th

Astrologically, the probability of the personality of individuals sharing their birthday on October 5th is determined by the planets, Venus and Mercury. Venus rules the zodiacal group, while Mercury governs the actual date in which these individuals are born. Thus, the two define the individuality of those born on this date. October 5th individuals are creative, imaginative and intellectual. They share a harmonious relationship with everyone and have a knack for spreading love, warmth and appreciation. However, October 5th born have this innate desire to stay occupied and busy all through. To fulfil this need, they mostly tend to lose themselves and their goal. These people need to learn to slow down a bit to reenergize themselves and avoid exhausting their energy completely.

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 1 
Kate Winslet
(English Actress Known for Her Work in Independent Films and Period Dramas)
Kate Winslet
167
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Reading, England

Actress Kate Winslet’s most enduring character remains that of the protagonist in the 1997 blockbuster film Titanic, which made her an international star. She’s also known for doing period roles in films like Sense and Sensibility, Jude and Hamlet. Some of her other notable films are Iris, Little Children, Steve Jobs and The Reader. She won an Oscar for her performance in The Reader

 2 
Neil deGrasse Tyson
(American Astrophysicist, Planetary Scientist and Science Communicator)
Neil deGrasse Tyson
53
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Public Welfare Medal-winning astrophysicist and academic Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted shows such as NOVA ScienceNow, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, and Star Talk. He is the director of Hayden Planetarium and contributed to the dismissal of Pluto’s status as the ninth planet. He has also written a monthly column as "Merlin.”

 3 
Ray Kroc
(CEO of McDonald's (1967-1973))
Ray Kroc
56
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 14, 1984

Ray Kroc was the man who helped expand McDonald's into a global franchise, eventually turning it into the most successful fast food corporation. Not surprisingly, he was mentioned in Time magazine's Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century list. He was also the owner of the popular baseball team San Diego Padres.

 4 
Jacob Tremblay
(Child Actor)
Jacob Tremblay
53
Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia

Jacob Tremblay has gained considerable fame as a child actor for his award-winning performance as Jack Newsome in the Academy Award-nominated film Room. He has also appeared in in Before I Wake, Wonder, and Good Boys. He voiced Flounder in The Little Mermaid and Blue Winslow in The Smurfs 2.

 5 
Jesse Eisenberg
(Best Known for His Portrayal of ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ in the Film ‘The Social Network’)
Jesse Eisenberg
52
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Jesse Eisenberg amazed audiences with his Academy Award-nominated performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He began his stint on TV at 16, with Get Real. He has also been part of Rodger Dodger, Adventureland, and Now You See Me. He has written three plays and a short-story collection.
 6 
Travis Kelce
(American Football Player)
Travis Kelce
33
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Westlake, Ohio, USA
 7 
Chester A. Arthur
(The 21st president of the United States)
Chester A. Arthur
13
Birth Year: 1829
Birthplace: Fairfield, Vermont, United States
Died: November 18, 1886
Chester A. Arthur became the 21st president of the U.S. in 1881, after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, and served till 1885. Arthur represented Elizabeth Jennings Graham in the 1854 case against segregation in streetcars. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act and rebuilt the U.S. Navy.
 8 
Karen Allen
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marion Ravenwood’ in the Film ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’)
Karen Allen
11
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Karen Allen is best known as Marion Ravenwood from the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. She has also performed on Broadway and directed both stage and screen projects. She now owns a textile company, and spends her time teaching at a college and knitting.
 9 
Allen Ludden
(Game Show Host)
Allen Ludden
27
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Died: June 9, 1981

TV personality, actor, emcee, and game show host Allen Ludden is best remembered for hosting various incarnations of the game show, Password, for almost two decades. He also hosted other game shows and wrote a series of books for young readers. A much-beloved personality, he was the recipient of the 1961 Horatio Alger Award.

 10 
Donald Pleasence
(Actor)
Donald Pleasence
8
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Worksop
Died: February 2, 1995

Donald Pleasence was an English actor best remembered for his portrayal of Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the popular 1967 James Bond movie You Only Live Twice. His performance in the film was later parodied by Canadian actor Mike Myers in the Austin Powers film series. Donald Pleasence was also an important theatre actor; he received four Tony Award nominations.

 11 
Imran Khan
(22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan and Former Cricket Captain)
Imran Khan
167
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Imran Khan is the former Prime Minister of Pakistan who was in office from 2018 to 2022. He is also the founder and chairman of the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Before making an entry into politics, Imran Khan was an extremely popular international cricketer who led Pakistan to its first ever Cricket World Cup title in 1992. As a philanthropist, he established Pakistan’s first cancer hospital in Lahore.

 12 
Guy Pearce
(Actor)
Guy Pearce
49
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Guy Pearce is best known as Mike Young from the series Neighbours. Fans loved his Emmy-winning performance in the miniseries Mildred Pierce. He won a Saturn Award for his role in Memento and a SAG Award for his performance in The King’s Speech. Guy is also involved in animal welfare.
 13 
Grant Hill
(Basketball player)
Grant Hill
10
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 14 
Larry Fine
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Team the ‘Three Stooges’)
Larry Fine
9
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 24, 1975
Louis Feinberg, or Larry Fine, soared to stardom as a member of the comedy group The Three Stooges, appearing in movies such as Disorder in the Court and Men in Black. He was known for his signature frizzy hair and his violin skills. He had previously been a boxer.
 15 
Mario Lemieux
(One of the Greatest Ice Hockey Players of All Time)
Mario Lemieux
13
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Canadian former professional ice hockey player Mario Lemieux spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Penguins, playing parts of 17 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons. A gifted playmaker and fast skater, he is considered to be one of the best players of all time. With a 0.754 career goals-per-game average, he ranks second in NHL history, behind only Mike Bossy.

 16 
Jeff Conaway
(Actor)
Jeff Conaway
10
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 27, 2011
 17 
Bob Geldof
(Lead Singer of The Irish Rock Band 'The Boomtown Rats')
Bob Geldof
16
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland
Irish singer Bob Geldof gained fame as part of the rock band Boomtown Rats, which delivered hits such as Rat Trap. He formed the charity supergroup Band Aid and organized concerts to eradicate poverty in Africa. He also appeared as Pink in the movie Pink Floyd – The Wall.
 18 
Kevin Olusola
(Best Known as the Beatboxer of the Cappella Group 'Pentatonix')
Kevin Olusola
7
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States

Kevin Olusola is an illustrious beatboxer of the a capella band Pentatonix. He is also seen playing the cello occasionally in their songs. Scott Hoying spotted him playing the cello in a viral video. The group has released eleven albums, garnered more than two million views on their YouTube channel and sold over two million records.

 19 
Song Seung-heon
(South Korean Model and Actor Known for His TV Series ‘Autumn in My Heart’ and ‘East of Eden’)
Song Seung-heon
18
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Song Seung-heon began his career as a model and then starred in numerous Korean TV shows, such as East of Eden and Autumn in My Heart. He owns a management agency and an outlet of a famous Italian restaurant. He has also served as a PR ambassador for Korea Foundation.
 20 
Steve Miller
Steve Miller
10
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Milwaukee
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Maja Salvador
(Actress, Singer)
Maja Salvador
27
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

Filipina actor Maja Salvador became a household name with her award-winning role in the film Thelma. The series Wildflower and The Killer Bride catapulted her to international fame. In 2018, she rekindled her romance with her long-lost boyfriend of her 20s, Rambo Nunez. She now owns a talent company.

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Michael Morpurgo
46
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: St Albans
 23 
Kevin Magnussen
(Racing driver)
Kevin Magnussen
10
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Roskilde, Denmark
 24 
Lulu Wilson
(Actress)
Lulu Wilson
36
Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: New York City, New York
 25 
Maya Lin
(Designer)
Maya Lin
9
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Athens

Maya Lin is an American sculptor and designer whose competition-winning design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial earned her national recognition when she was still an undergraduate. Her life and career inspired an Oscar-winning documentary titled Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision. Maya Lin has won prestigious awards, such as the National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Denis Diderot
(French Philosopher, Co-Founder and Chief Editor of the ‘Encyclopédie’)
Denis Diderot
6
Birth Year: 1713
Birthplace: Langres, France
Died: July 31, 1784

Denis Diderot revolutionized the Age of Enlightenment as the co-founder of Encyclopédie, which was banned for questioning religion. He had flirted with the idea of joining the theater and becoming a priest, and even studied law, but later devoted himself to languages, literature, and philosophy.

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Václav Havel
(The Last President of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) & the First President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003))
Václav Havel
10
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: December 18, 2011

Vaclav Havel was a Czech statesman, poet, playwright, and author. He is best remembered for his service as the President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003. He also served as the President of Czechoslovakia from 1989 until its dissolution in 1992. Havel was a recipient of several awards including the Gandhi Peace Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 28 
Barry Switzer
(American Football Player and Coach)
Barry Switzer
3
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Crossett, Arkansas, United States
 29 
Taylour Paige
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her Role as ‘Ahsha Hayes’ in the TV Series ‘Hit the Floor’)
Taylour Paige
16
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Taylour Paige is an American actress best known for playing Ahsha Hayes in the popular sports drama television series, Hit the Floor. Also known for her skills as a dancer, Taylour Paige has appeared in music videos, such as Usher's She Came to Give It to You.

 30 
Josie Bissett
(Actress)
Josie Bissett
6
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
 31 
Robert H. Goddard
14
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 10, 1945

The son of a machine shop owner, Robert H. Goddard grew up to become a pioneer of rocketry. Interested in physics and mechanics since childhood, he dreamed of space flight. He developed the world’s first rocket that ran on liquid fuel. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is named after him.

 32 
Glynis Johns
(Retired Actress, Dancer, Musician and Singer, Known for Her Film ‘The Sundowners’)
Glynis Johns
21
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: January 4, 2024

The veteran British actress who belongs to the Golden Age of Hollywood is known for her stellar roles in films like Miranda, Third Time Lucky and State Secret. Glynis Johns is also a singer, distinguished by her husky voice. She acted on the stage and the television. The daughter of actor, Mervyn Johns, has a son from her first marriage.

 33 
Dalila Bela
(Actress)
Dalila Bela
15
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Dalila Bela is a Canadian actress best known for her role in the TV series Odd Squad. She was introduced to acting as a child and began her career by appearing in commercials. She started winning awards soon after, and her parents encouraged her to pursue acting full-time. Since then, she has acted in many TV shows and films.

 34 
Nicky Hilton Rothschild
(American Businesswoman, Socialite, Model and Fashion Designer)
Nicky Hilton Rothschild
15
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Nicky Hilton Rothschild is an American businesswoman, model, socialite, and fashion designer. Born in Hilton family, Nicky is also a member of Rothschild family through her marriage. In 2004, Hilton launched her own clothing line and started her second line, Nicholai,  in 2007. She has also supported a range of charitable organizations, including Starlight Children's Foundation, Make-a-wish Foundation among others.
 35 
Patrick Roy
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender and Coach)
Patrick Roy
5
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
 36 
Brian Johnson
(Singer, Musician)
Brian Johnson
21
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Dunston, County Durham, England

Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Johnson is credited with founding the popular rock band Geordie. Famous for his strong North East England accent and distinctive singing voice, he also played a major role in the success of the band AC/DC over the course of his career. Apart from music, Johnson supports the Yorkshire Dementia Charity.

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Nicola Roberts
6
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
 38 
Clive Barker
(British Novelist and Playwright Who Excelled in the Genre of Horror Stories)
Clive Barker
9
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Clive Barker is an English playwright, novelist, visual artist, and film director. He gained prominence in the 1980s as a horror writer and has since written many novels and other works. As an illustrator, he has created original characters and series for comic books. He also creates costume designs. He is a recipient of the Inkpot Award. 

 39 
Parminder Nagra
(British Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Jess Bhamra’ in the Film ‘Bend It Like Beckham’)
Parminder Nagra
11
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England

British actress Parminder Nagra is best known for playing Jess Bhamra in the film Bend It Like Beckham. She started appearing in theatre productions while she was in college, and decided to become a professional actress. Beginning her career with Theatre Royal Stratford East productions, she soon started taking up roles in films and TV shows as well.

 40 
Heather Headley
(Singer)
Heather Headley
8
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Barataria, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidadian-American singer-actor Heather Headley is best known for her Tony- and Drama Desk-winning performance in the musical Aida. The Northwestern University drop-out was also part of the theatrical version of Whitney Houston’s movie The Bodyguard and won a Grammy for her gospel album Audience of One.

 41 
Michael Andretti
(American Semi-retired Auto Racing Driver)
Michael Andretti
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

One of the most sought-after names in the open-wheel car racing circuit, Michael Andretti is the son of former Formula 1 world champion Mario Andretti. He owns Andretti Green Racing and the Indianapolis-based team Andretti Autosport, which has been represented in series such as IndyCar and Australian V8 Supercars.

 42 
Michael Pittman Jr.
(American football player)
Michael Pittman Jr.
6
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
 43 
Ricky Harris
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: December 26, 2016
 44 
Madame de Montespan
(Maîtresse en titre of Louis XIV)
Madame de Montespan
2
Birth Year: 1640
Birthplace: Lussac-les-Châteaux, France
Died: May 27, 1707

Madame de Montespan was the chief Royal mistress of King Louis XIV of France. Thanks to her strong influence over Louis XIV, Madame de Montespan was sometimes referred to as the true Queen of France during Louis' reign. One of the most celebrated chief Royal mistresses of all time, Madame de Montespan had seven children with Louis XIV of France.

 45 
Stephanie Cole
(Actress)
Stephanie Cole
4
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Solihull, Warwickshire, England, UK
 46 
John Hoyt
(Actor)
John Hoyt
1
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
Died: September 15, 1991
 47 
Laviska Shenault
(American football player)
Laviska Shenault
1
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Irving, Texas, United States
 48 
Marie Laforêt
(French Singer and Actress)
Marie Laforêt
7
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Soulac-sur-Mer, France
Died: November 2, 2019
French singer-actor Marie Laforêt had lost the ability to speak for a while after being raped by a neighbor at age 3. The Girl with Golden Eyes, Laforêt was famous for her drama-laced singing and films such as Rat Trap. She later moved to Switzerland and launched an art gallery.
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Princess Angela of Liechtenstein
(Fashion designer and the wife of Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein)
Princess Angela of Liechtenstein
4
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
 50 
Cody Zeller
(Basketball player - Center / Power forward)
Cody Zeller
4
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Washington, Indiana, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 5

Personality
There is a continuous ongoing conflict between the intellectual and spiritual side of individuals born on October 5th. For example, these people understand the value of education and learning but they are equally well-versed with the fact that it is experience that brings wisdom.  These individuals have specific ideas and beliefs but this does not come in between them and their relationships. Though it may seem that October 5th individuals are the serious types, they are however blessed with streak of humor and wittiness as well. What’s more, these people are endowed with the tremendous capacity to grasp things quickly along with the ability to respond to them imaginatively. Additionally, they have the ability to make things seem effortless and simple.

Health
The general health and well-being of individuals born on October 5th is fairly acceptable. Though these people are mostly unconcerned about staying fit and healthy and do not indulge in a regular exercise routine as well, they however have an active and busy lifestyle which keeps them on their toes and helps them evade weight issues. A matter of concern for those born on this date is that they need to watch out on their stress levels and anxiety. Relaxing is a good way to beat tension and maintain emotional and psychological wellness.

Finance
Financial security is one of the foremost concerns for individuals born on October 5th. These people not only enjoy the benefits of a stable income, they have a knack for making good investments and thus reap the benefits of good financial judgements as well. What’s more, since Librans born on this date value money a lot, they do not indulge in frivolous spending and make savings their top priority. As such, they hardly face a financial crises situation.

Career
Perseverance and social skills are common to those born on October 5th. As such, these people are adept at choosing various career options. While their great communicative and social skills make them ideal for a career in public relations, advertising or media, their concern for the underprivileged and the need to work for the welfare of others make careers in social work, education and law also favourable options. Some born on this day may also take up their hobby as a career and succeed in acting or music professions.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Interestingly, October 5th born individuals are great communicators as well as listeners. It is due to this capability that these people enjoy having fruitful relationship with family members, friends and associates. What makes October 5th born different from their counterparts is that fact that they not only share harmonious relationship with who share similar likes and interest but with those who are in tangent to their line of thought as well. As such, they form cordial relationship with almost all. In matters of love, these people are pure romantics. Once in love, they shower their special someone with lots of love, warmth and affection. They make their love bond the center of their existence. As far as parenting is concerned, these individuals are naturally gifted as parents. They have the knack for dealing with children and the ability to influence the little ones positively.  

Lucky Color: Green
Lucky Number: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 14, 23