Famous People born on Halloween!

Think of all the fun you can have if you’re lucky enough to have your birthday on Halloween. First, the leaves begin to change colours and pumpkins start to appear in windows, then it’s time for your Halloween birthday.  It’s a day filled with spooky fun, fancy dress and lots of decorations. From tricks and treats to ghosts and ghouls, the festive fun possibilities are endless.

Here are some famous people who share their birthday with Halloween!

Vanilla Ice

Born Robert Matthew Van Winkle on October 31, 1967, Vanilla Ice is an American rapper, television host, and actor. He released his debut album, Hooked, in 1989 and Ice’s 1990 single “Ice Ice Baby” was the first hip-hop single to top the Billboard charts.



Rob Schneider

The American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director Robert Michael Schneider was born October 31, 1963. He was a stand-up comic in Saturday Night Live and starred in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers, and Grown Ups.



John Candy

The Canadian actor and comedian, John Candy was born October 31, 1950, and died from a heart attack on March 4, 1994. He appeared in many comedy films including Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, Uncle Buck, and most notably Planes, Trains and Automobiles.


Michael Landon

Michael Landon was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza, Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie, and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven.


Piper Perabo

The American film and television actress Piper Lisa Perabo is best known for her role, playing CIA Agent Annie Walker in the spy drama series Covert Affairs. She has also appeared in films including Coyote Ugly, Cheaper by the Dozen, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, The Prestige, and Looper.


Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known for the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy. Other notable films include Heavenly Creatures, The Frighteners, King Kong, The Lovely Bones, District 9, and the documentary West of Memphis.


Dermot Mulroney

The American actor Dermot Mulroney, born October 31, 1963, has been acting since the 1980s and is known for his roles in the films such as Young Guns, Samantha, Where the Day Takes You, My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Last Outlaw, and About Schmidt.


 Vanessa Marano

Vanessa Marano is an American actress, born on October 31, 1992. She has starred in television movies and had recurring roles in Without a Trace, Gilmore Girls, Ghost Whisperer, Scoundrels, Grey’s Anatomy and The Young and the Restless.


Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile, born 31 October 1926 and died 29 October 2011. During his life, he was a DJ, television and radio personality, charity fundraiser, and most notably hosted the BBC television show Jim’ll Fix It.



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