22 October: today's birthdays

  • Sarah Bernhardt - French stage actress, born Henriette-Rosine Bernard
  • Georges Brassens - French singer-songwriter, poet, and writer. His most famous songs are Les copains d'abord, Chanson pour l'Auvergnat, La mauvaise réputation, and Mourir pour des idées
  • Catherine Deneuve - French actress, born Catherine Fabienne Dorléac. She starred in Indochine and Place Vendôme 
  • Jeff Goldblum - American actor, born Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum. He starred in the film The Fly and in Jurassic Park and its sequel Jurassic Park: The Lost World
  • Valeria Golino - Italian actress and film director. She starred in Rain Man and Hot Shots!
  • Derek Jacobi - English actor, born Derek George Jacobi 
  • Spike Jonze - American director, producer, screenwriter and actor, born Adam Spiegel. He won an Oscar for Writing Original Screenplay, in 2014, for the film Her
  • Joseph Kosma - French name of Hungarian-French composer József Kozma
  • Jozsef Kozma - Hungarian-French composer best known as Joseph Kosma
  • Timothy Leary - American psychologist and writer 
  • Doris Lessing - English writer born in Persia, born Doris May Tayler. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007. She wrote The Golden Notebook, The Grass is Singing, Children of Violence, The Good Terrorist, and The Cleft
  • Franz Liszt - Hungarian pianist and composer
  • Christopher Lloyd - American actor
  • Doniéber Alexander Marangão - Brazilian soccer player best known as Doni
  • ​Luca Marinelli - Italian actor. He starred in the films They Call Me Jeeg (Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot) and Martin Eden 
  • Bob Odenkirk - American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film director, born Robert John Odenkirk
  • Robert Rauschenberg - American artist
  • Arsène Wenger - French soccer coach and former player
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