Share Share Share October 5, 2017 October Birthdays October 5th Birthdays If you were born on October 5th, you share a birthday with these famous people: Glynis Johns is 94 Nonagenarian Welsh senior citizen and Tony Award-winning retired actress in movies (Miranda; The Sword and the Rose; Mary Poppins; The Court Jester; Papa's Delicate Condition) and TV (Glynis; Coming of Age), born October 5, 1923. (Glynis Johns 1954 The Beachcomber Trailer Screenshot) Steve Miller is 74 American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist, singer-songwriter (Fly Like An Eagle; Abracadabra; Jungle Love; Jet Airliner; Rock'n Me; The Joker; Take the Money and Run), and septuagenarian born October 5, 1943. (Steve Miller 1977 Photo: David Alexander / Capitol Records | Wikimedia PD) Brian Johnson is 70 New English septuagenarian, songwriter, & lead singer for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band AC/DC (Back in Black; You Shook Me All Night Long; Hells Bells; Thunderstruck; For Those About to Rock), born October 5, 1947. (Brian Johnson 2014 Photo: DoctorShroom | Wikimedia CC 4.0) Bob Geldof is 66 Senior citizen, Irish songwriter (Do They Know It's Christmas), guitarist, lead singer of The Boomtown Rats (I Don't Like Mondays; Up All Night), anti-poverty activist, and co-founder of the Live Aid charity event, born October 5, 1951. (Bob Geldof 1987 Photo: Elmar J. Lordemann | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Karen Allen is 66 American movie actress (Raiders of the Lost Ark; Animal House; Starman; Scrooged; The Sandlot; 'Til There Was You; In the Bedroom; The Perfect Storm; The Glass Menagerie; Animal Behavior) and senior citizen born October 5, 1951. (Karen Allen 2006 Photo: Corey Bond | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Clive Barker is 65 New senior citizen and English artist (Clive Barker, Illustrator), film producer, screenwriter (Candyman films; Hellraiser movies), fantasy and horror novelist (Abarat series; Coldheart Canyon; The Thief of Always), born October 5, 1952. (Clive Barker 2007 Photo: Steven Friederich | Flickr SRR) Duncan Regehr is 65 Canadian painter, sculptor & artist, TV actor (Zorro; Matt and Jenny; My Wicked, Wicked Ways; Fast Track; Wizards and Warriors; V; The Last Days of Pompeii) and new senior citizen born October 5, 1952. (Duncan Regehr Photo: CJ Campion / By Permission of Duncan Regehr) (Photo: Jay Dantine) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 5th, 2017! And remembering Donald Pleasence English character actor of stage, TV & movies (You Only Live Twice; Escape From New York; The Great Escape; Escape to Witch Mountain; The Hallelujah Trail; Fantastic Voyage; Kidnapped) (born Oct. 5, 1919 - died Feb. 2, 1995; age 75). Donald Pleasence died after heart valve replacement surgery. (Donald Pleasence 1973 Photo: Allan Warren | Wikimedia CC 3.0) John Hoyt (nee John McArthur Hoysradt) American actor on stage, TV (Gimme a Break!; Return to Peyton Place) and in movies (God is My Partner; The Glass Cage; Sealed Verdict; Trapped; Moonfleet; O.S.S.; Winter Meeting; Spartacus) (born Oct. 5, 1905 - died Sept. 15, 1991; age 85). Cause of death for John Hoyt was lung cancer. (John Hoyt 1966 Daniel Boone Screenshot) Peter Brown (nee Pierre Lind de Lappe) American actor on TV (Lawman; Laredo; Days of Our Lives; The Young and the Restless; Loving; One Life to Live; The Bold and the Beautiful) and in movies (Summer Magic; A Tiger Walks; Kitten With a Whip) (born Oct. 5, 1935 - died Mar. 21, 2016; age 80). Peter Brown died of Parkinson's Disease complications. (Peter Brown 1971 Dan August Screenshot) Larry Fine (nee Louis Feinberg) American comedian, violinist and actor with The Three Stooges on stage, TV (The New 3 Stooges), & in movies (Soup to Nuts; Swing Parade of 1946; Time Out for Rhythm; The Three Stooges in Orbit) (born Oct. 5, 1902 - died Jan. 24, 1975; age 72). Larry Fine had a career-ending stroke in 1970. (Larry Fine 1947 Sing a Song of Six Pants Screenshot) Gail Davis (nee Betty Jeanne Grayson) American actress on TV (Annie Oakley; The Gene Autry Show) and in western movies (Texans Never Cry; Silver Canyon; The Far Frontier; West of Wyoming; Blue Canadian Rockies; On Top of Old Smoky) (born Oct. 5, 1925 - died Mar. 15, 1997; age 71). Cause of death for Gail Davis was cancer. (Gail Davis 1955 Annie Oakley Screenshot) Skip Homeier (nee George Vincent Homeier;) American child & adult actor on radio (Portia Faces Life), film (Tomorrow, the World!; Arthur Takes Over; The Ghost and Mr. Chicken; The Gunfighter; Day of the Badman) & TV (Dan Raven; The Interns) (born Oct. 5, 1930 - died June 25, 2017; age 86). Skip Homeier died of spinal myelopathy. (Skip Homeier 1969 Lassie Screenshot) Diane Cilento Australian movie actress (Tom Jones; The Agony and the Ecstasy; Hombre; The Truth About Women; Paradise Lagoon / The Admirable Crichton; The Truth About Women) & first wife of Sean Connery (born Oct. 5, 1933 - died Oct. 6, 2011; age 78). Cause of death for Diane Cilento was liver cancer. (Diane Cilento c. 1955 Photo: State Library of Queensland | Wikimedia NKCR) Ray Kroc American businessman (San Diego Padres owner), philanthropist (Ronald McDonald House) and franchise entrepreneur (the first franchised McDonald's restaurant, operations standardization, & national expansion) (born Oct. 5, 1902 - died Jan. 14, 1984; age 81). Ray Kroc died of heart failure.