Share Share Share October 3, 2017 October Birthdays October 3rd Birthdays If you were born on October 3rd, you share a birthday with these famous people: Glenn Hall is 86 (nickname "Mr. Goalie") Septuagenarian Canadian senior citizen, retired NHL Hockey Hall of Famer, and 3-time Vezina Trophy-winning "Butterfly" style hockey goaltender (Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks, St. Louis Blues) born October 3, 1931. (Glenn Hall 1963-1965 Photo: Ralston-Purina Company | Wikimedia PD) Chubby Checker is 76 (nee Ernest Evans) American septuagenarian senior citizen, dancer, voice artist (The Class), singer-songwriter (The Twist; Limbo Rock; Pony Time; The Fly; Knock Down the Walls) and occasional actor (Twist Around the Clock), born October 3, 1941. (Chubby Checker 1962 What's My Line Screenshot) Alan Rachins is 75 American actor on stage, TV (Douglas Brackman, Jr. on L.A. Law; Larry Finkelstein on Dharma & Greg; The Texas Ranger), movies (Heart Condition; Showgirls; Leave It to Beaver), and septuagenarian senior born October 3, 1942. (Alan Rachins 1988 Photo: Alan Light | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Roy Horn is 73 (nee Uwe Ludwig Horn) Septuagenarian senior citizen, German-American entertainer & white lions and tigers magician with partner Siegfried Fischbacher (Siegfried & Roy at the Mirage Resort and Casino 1990-2003) born October 3, 1944. (Roy Horn c. 2003 Photo: Carol M Highsmith | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Lindsey Buckingham is 68 American music producer, lead guitarist and singer-songwriter (Trouble), for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Fleetwood Mac (Go Your Own Way; Tusk; Gypsy; Big Love), and septuagenarian born October 3, 1949. (Lindsey Buckingham 1977 Photo: Warner Bros. Records | Wikimedia PD) Pamela Hensley is 67 Senior citizen, retired American model and actress on TV (Matt Houston; Marcus Welby, M.D.; Kingston: Confidential; The New Treasure Hunt), movies (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century; The Nude Bomb), and septuagenarian born October 3, 1950. (Pamela Hensley 1982 Photo: ABC | Wikimedia PD) (Photo: Oskar Vertetics) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 3rd, 2017! And remembering A. Y. Jackson (nee Alexander Young Jackson) Canadian World War I artist and landscape painter (House of Ypres; Vimy Ridge from Souchez Valley; Terre Sauvage), and Beaver Hall Group, Group of Seven, and Canadian Group of Painters founding member (born Oct. 3, 1882 - died Apr. 5, 1974; age 91). A. Y. Jackson had a major stroke in 1965. (A. Y. Jackson 1944 Photo: National Film Board of Canada| Wikimedia PD) Gertrude Berg (nee Tillie Edelstein) Tony and Emmy Award-winning American songwriter, producer, writer, and actress on stage (A Majority of One), radio (The Rise of the Goldbergs) and TV (The Goldbergs; The Gertrude Berg Show) (born Oct. 3, 1899 - died Sept. 14, 1966; age 66). Gertrude Berg died of heart failure. (Gertrude Berg 1952 The Goldbergs Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Gore Vidal (nee Eugene Louis Vidal; pseudonym Edgar Box) American political essayist, satirical, historical, and mystery novelist (Myra Breckinridge; Burr; Julian; Lincoln; Death before Bedtime), and playwright (Visit to a Small Planet) (born Oct. 3, 1925 - died July 31, 2012; age 86). Gore Vidal had Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome and died of pneumonia. (Gore Vidal 1948 Photo: Carl Van Vechten | Wikimedia Commons / NKCR) Henry Hull American actor on stage, TV, and movies (Lifeboat; Werewolf of London; High Sierra; The Buccaneer; The Return of Frank James; Great Expectations; Mourning Becomes Electra) (born Oct. 3, 1890 - died Mar. 8, 1977; age 86). Cause of death for Henry Hull is unknown. (Henry Hull 1923 Photo: Bain News Service | Wikimedia Commons / NKCR) Madlyn Rhue (nee Madeleine Roche) American actress on TV (Bracken's World; Executive Suite; Fame; Murder, She Wrote) and in movies (Operation Petticoat; A Majority of One; Escape From Zahrain; He Rides Tall) (born Oct. 3, 1935 - died Dec. 16, 2003; age 68). Madlyn Rhue had multiple sclerosis and died of pneumonia. (Madlyn Rhue 1960 Hong Kong Screenshot) James Herriot (nee James Alfred Wight) British veterinarian and writer (All Creatures Great and Small / If Only They Could Talk, It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet; All Things Bright and Beautiful / Let Sleeping Vets Lie, Vet in Harness) (born Oct. 3, 1916 - died Feb. 23, 1995; age 78). James Herriot had prostate cancer before he died.