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 October 17

by Carolina

Eminem and Felicity Jones

Eminem and Felicity Jones celebrate birthdays on October 17th. (AP)

Top celebrity birthdays on October 17, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to Eminem, Felicity Jones and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on October 17th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

T Bone Burnett, Annette O'Toole, Michael McKean

T Bone Burnett, from left, Annette O’Toole and Michael McKean attend the Governors Ball on the second night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Actor Michael McKean turns 74

Fun fact: Once appeared as Topanga’s dad on ‘Boy Meets World’

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George Wendt

George Wendt participates during a Q&A panel on Day 2 at Wizard World at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP

Actor George Wendt turns 73

Fun fact: Graduated from Rockhurst College in Kansas City

Alan Jackson

FILE – Alan Jackson performs at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15, 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. Jackson revealed in a new interview that he has a degenerative nerve condition that has affected his balance. The 62-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer said in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show that he was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease a decade ago. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)Invision

Singer Alan Jackson turns 63

Fun fact: Was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2017

Mark Gatiss

Actor Mark Gatiss poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film ‘The Favourite’ in London during the London Film Festival, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Actor Mark Gatiss turns 55

Fun fact: Has portrayed multiple characters over the years on ‘Doctor Who’

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley arrives at the Latin American Music Awards at the BB&T Center on Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Taimy Alvarez)AP

Musician Ziggy Marley turns 53

Fun fact: Oldest son of Reggae legend Bob Marley


Eminem performs “Lose Yourself” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Rapper Eminem turns 49

Fun fact: Recently announced to be part of the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show

Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne

Actors Felicity Jones, left, and Eddie Redmayne pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film ‘The Aeronauts’ which is screened as part of the London Film Festival, in central London, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Actress Felicity Jones turns 38

Fun fact: Played Felicia Hardy in ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ a character better known as Black Cat to comic book fans

More celebrities with birthdays today

Actor Marsha Hunt is 104. Singer Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts is 79. Singer Gary Puckett of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap is 79. Singer-comedian Bill Hudson of The Hudson Brothers is 72. Actor Grant Shaud (“Murphy Brown”) is 61. Animator Mike Judge (“King of the Hill,” ″Beavis and Butthead”) is 59. Singer Rene’ Dif (Aqua) is 54. Actor Wood Harris (“The Wire”) is 52. Singer Wyclef Jean of The Fugees is 52. Singer Chris Kirkpatrick of ‘N Sync is 50. Actor Sharon Leal (“Boston Public”) is 49. Actor Chris Lowell (“The Help,” ″Private Practice”) is 37. Actor Dee Jay Daniels (“The Hughleys,” ″In the House”) is 33.

Other popular or historical birthdays on October 17th

John Paul I, Catholic pope

Jerry Siegel, comic book writer

Arthur Miller, playwright

Rita Hayworth, actress

Montgomery Clift, actor

Evel Knieval, daredevil

Margot Kidder, actress

Norm MacDonald, comedian

Danny Ferry, former Cavs player and exec (55)

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Prior celebrity fun facts (Associated Press)

Celebrity fun facts

Gal Gadot

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

Chris Hemsworth

Amanda Seyfried

Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alyson Hannigan

Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth MacFarlane

Mark Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma Watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fischer

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alan Alda

Betty White

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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A look at prior movie and tv-related fun fact lists (Associated Press)

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