23 October: today's birthdays

  • Jean Acker - American actress, best known as the wife of Italian star Rudolph Valentino
  • Ireland Baldwin - American fashion model and actress, born Ireland Eliesse Baldwin. She is the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin
  • William Barron Hilton - American entrepreneur, heir of Hilton Hotels chain 
  • Michael Crichton - American writer, screenwriter, film director and producer, born John Michael Crichton. He wrote the novel Jurassic Park.
  • Paul Kagame - Rwandan politician
  • Ang Lee - Taiwanese-born American film director. He won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2001 for directing Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He then won two further Oscars for Best 
    Director directing Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012)
  • Gilbert Newton Lewis - American chemist
  • Gummo Marx - American actor and comedian, one of the Marx Brothers
  • Álvaro Morata - Spanish professional footballer
  • Pelé - Nickname of Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
  • Wayne Rainey - Former American motorcycle racer
  • Ryan Reynolds - Canadian actor
  • Fábio Henrique Tavares - Brazilian professional footballer, best known as Fabinho
  • Pietro Thouar - Italian writer.
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