Share Share Share October 10, 2017 October Birthdays October 10th Birthdays If you were born on October 10th, you share a birthday with these famous people: Peter Coyote is 76 (nee Robert Peter Cohon) Septuagenarian American, Emmy Award-winning actor & narrator on stage, TV (The Inside; The 4400; Commander In Chief; Law & Order: LA) & movies (E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial; Jagged Edge; A Walk to Remember), born October 10, 1941. (Peter Coyote 2011 Photo: Vaclav Dejcmar | Wikimedia CC 4.0) Ben Vereen is 71 (nee Benjamin Augustus Middleton) American Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer on stage (Pippin), TV (Roots; Ben Vereen...Comin' At Ya; Zoobilee Zoo; Silk Stalkings), in movies (All That Jazz; Funny Lady), and septuagenarian senior citizen born October 10, 1946. (Ben Vereen 2007 Photo: Phil Konstantin | Wikimedia PD) Charles Dance is 71 (nee Walter Charles Dance) English actor on TV (Game of Thrones, The Jewel in the Crown; Bleak House), in movies (For Your Eyes Only; White Mischief; Alien 3; Plenty; The Golden Child; Gosford Park) and septuagenarian senior citizen born October 10, 1946. (Charles Dance 2012 Photo: Alan Chang | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Nora Roberts is 67 (nee Eleanor Marie Robertson; AKA J. D. Robb) Senior citizen and American best-selling author of mystery novels (Survivor in Death and In Death series) and Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame romances (Carolina Moon; Angels Fall; Montana Sky), born October 10, 1950. (Nora Roberts 2007 Photo: Dev Librarian | Wikimedia CC 2.0) (Photo: Blake Richard Verdoorn) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 10th, 2017! And remembering Helen Hayes MacArthur (nee Helen Hayes) Tony, Emmy, Grammy, & Academy Award-winning American actress on stage, TV (The Snoop Sisters; Murder With Mirrors), & movies (A Farewell to Arms; Anastasia; Candleshoe; Herbie Rides Again) (Oct. 10, 1900 – Mar. 17, 1993; age 92). Helen Hays died of congestive heart failure. (Helen Hayes Photo: Bain News Service | Wikimedia NKCR) Richard Jaeckel American actor on TV (Spenser: For Hire; Baywatch; Frontier Circus) and in movies (Sometimes a Great Notion; The Gunfighter; The Lineup; Come Back, Little Sheba; Flaming Star; Starman; Grizzly) (born Oct. 10, 1926 - died June 14, 1997; age 70). Richard Jaeckel died of cancer. (Richard Jaeckel 1950 The Gunfighter Trailer Screenshot: Wayne77 | Wikimedia PD) Dana Elcar (nee Ibsen Dana Elcar) American character actor on TV (MacGyver; Black Sheep Squadron; The Guiding Light; A Time to Live; Dark Shadows; Baretta; The Doctors and the Nurses) & movies (Violent Journey; Baby Blue Marine; The Nude Bomb; Buddy Buddy) (born Oct. 10, 1927 - died June 6 2005; age 77). Dana Elcar died of pneumonia. (Dana Elcar 1966 Hawk Screenshot) James Clavell (nee Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell) Australian-British-American WWII veteran and POW turned director, screenwriter (The Great Escape; To Sir, With Love; The Fly) and blockbuster Asian saga novelist (Tai-Pan, Shogun, Noble House; King Rat; Whirlwind) (born Oct. 10, 1921 - died Sept. 7, 1994; age 72). James Clavell had cancer and died from a stroke.