Share Share Share October 25, 2017 October Birthdays October 25th Birthdays If you were born on October 25th, you share a birthday with these famous people: Biff McGuire is 91 (nee William Joseph McGuire Jr.) Nonagenarian American senior citizen and actor on stage, TV (All My Children; Search for Tomorrow; The Secret Storm; Gibbsville; Santa Barbara) and in movies (Serpico; The Thomas Crown Affair), born October 25, 1926. Marion Ross is 89 (nee Marian Ross) American actress on stage, TV (Happy Days; Brooklyn Bridge; The Drew Carey Show; The Love Boat), movies (God is My Partner; Operation Petticoat; Teacher's Pet; Grand Theft Auto; The Evening Star), and octogenarian senior citizen born October 25, 1928. (Marion Ross 1961 Thriller Screenshot) Bob Webster is 79 (nee Robert David Webster) Retired American septuagenarian senior citizen, International Swimming Hall of Fame former two-time Olympic 10m platform gold medalist (1960 Rome & 1964 Tokyo) and university diving coach (Minnesota, Princeton & Alabama), born October 25, 1938. (Bob Webster 1960 Photo: Wikimedia PD) Helen Reddy is 76 ("Queen of 70s Pop") Australian-American songwriter, singer (I Am Woman, Delta Dawn; Leave Me Alone [Ruby Red Dress]; Angie Baby; Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady), actress & TV host (The Helen Reddy Show), & septuagenarian born October 25, 1941. (Helen Reddy 1975 Photo: Capitol Records | Wikimedia PD) Anne Tyler is 76 Septuagenarian senior citizen, American literary critic and 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction novelist (Breathing Lessons; The Accidental Tourist; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; A Slipping-Down Life), born October 25, 1941. (Anne Tyler Books Photo: Senior City) Dave Cowens is 69 Retired American Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame NBA pro basketball player (Boston Celtics; Milwaukee Bucks), coach (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons), and senior citizen born October 25, 1948. (Dave Cowens 1976 Photo: Roger Kingsbury / Sporting News | Wikimedia PD) Brian Kerwin is 68 Senior citizen, American stage, movie (Murphy’s Romance; Love Field; Jack; 27 Dresses) and TV actor (Beggars and Choosers; The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo; One Life to Live; The Young and the Restless) born October 25, 1949. (Photo: Martyn Seddon) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 25, 2017! And remembering Tony Franciosa (Anthony George Papaleo; aka Anthony Franciosa) American actor in movies (A Hatful of Rain; Careless; The Pleasure Seekers; The Swinger; The Drowning Pool) and on TV (Finder of Lost Loves; Valentine’s Day, The Name of the Game; Matt Helm) (born Oct. 25, 1928 - died Jan. 19, 2006; age 77). Tony Franciosa died of a stroke. (Anthony Franciosa 1963 Arrest and Trial Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Jeanne Cooper (nee Wilma Jeanne Cooper) American Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress on TV (Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless from 1973-2013; Bracken's World) & movies (Shadows of Tombstone) (born Oct. 25, 1928 - died May 8, 2013; age 84). Jeanne Cooper died of COPD. (Jeanne Cooper 1967 Daniel Boone Screenshot) Pablo Picasso Spanish sculptor, neoclassical, Cubist, and surrealist artist and painter (La Vie - Blue Period; Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - Cubist; Guernica) (born Oct. 25, 1881 - died Apr. 8, 1973; age 91). Cause of death for Pablo Picasso was a heart attack. (Pablo Picasso 1908 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Leo G. Carroll (nee Leo Gratten Carroll) English actor on TV (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; Topper; The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.; Going My Way) & films (A Christmas Carol; Strangers on a Train; Wuthering Heights; Rebecca; Spellbound; Suspicion; North by Northwest) (born Oct. 25, 1886 - died Oct. 16, 1972; age 85). Leo G. Carroll died of pneumonia. (Leo G. Carroll 1951 Photo: Vandamm | Wikimedia PD) Billy Barty (nee William John Bertanzetti) Diminutive American (3' 9" or 114cm tall) 1930s child actor (Mickey's Pals & Mickey McGuire short films; Soup to Nuts), 1950s+ adult TV & movie actor (Peter Gunn; Foul Play; Harum Scarum; Legend; Rumpelstiltskin) (born Oct. 25, 1924 - died Dec. 23, 2000; age 76). Cause of death for Billy Barty was heart failure. (Billy Barton 1973 Dusty's Trail Screenshot) Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd (nee Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr.) United States Navy aviator during World War I & II, Medal of Honor recipient, pioneering Antarctic polar explorer and Navy pilot who was the first to fly over the South Pole in 1929 (born Oct. 25, 1888 - died Mar. 11, 1957; age 68). Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd died of a heart illness. (Richard E. Byrd 1928 Photo: Underwood & Underwood | Wikimedia Commons / NKCR) Minnie Pearl (nee Sarah Ophelia Colley) American "hillbilly" humorist, country music singer (Giddyup Go - Answer), and TV personality (Grand Ole Opry 1940-1991; Hee Haw 1969-1991) (born Oct. 25, 1912 - died Mar. 4, 1996; age 83). Cause of death for Minnie Pearl was stroke complications. (Minnie Pearl 1965 Photo: Denny Moeller Talent Inc. | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Whit Bissell (nee Whitner Nutting Bissell) American actor on stage, TV (The Time Tunnel; Bachelor Father; Peyton Place; Days of Our Lives) and in movies (Canon City; Creature From the Black Lagoon; The Time Machine; The Black Orchid; Airport) (born Oct. 25, 1909 - died Mar. 5, 1996; age 86). Cause of death for Whit Bissell was Parkinson's Disease. (Whit Bissell 1966 The Time Tunnel Screenshot) Leslie McFarlane (pseudonyms Franklin W. Dixon, Carolyn Keene, Roy Rockwood) Canadian journalist, NFB screenwriter (Here's Hockey), and children's fiction ghostwriter for the Stratemeyer Syndicate (The Tower Treasure & The Hardy Boys books; Dana Girls mysteries) (born Oct. 25, 1902 - died Sept. 6, 1977; age 74). Cause of death for Leslie McFarlane is unknown.