Famous Birthdays On 19 October

Rebecca Ferguson (1983-)

Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress who first came to prominence with her role of Anna Gripenhielm in the 1999 soap-opera ‘Nya tider’. She further rose to fame with her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville in the drama series ‘The White Queen’ that earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries/Motion Picture Made for Television. On the big screen, Ferguson is known for starring in the films ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’, ‘Life’ and ‘The Greatest Showman’.



Jon Favreau (1966-)

Jon Favreau is an American actor, director, and producer, known for his acting roles in films like ‘Very Bad Things.’ He is also known for directing films, such as ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’ He began his career by performing in theatres. He made his film debut with a role in the biographical sports film ‘Rudy.’ The film, which was about the life of American motivational speaker and football player Daniel ‘Rudy’ Ruettiger, was a commercial success. He made his directorial debut with the crime comedy film ‘Made.’



Gillian Jacobs (1982-)

Gillian Jacobs is a popular American actress well-known as Britta Perry from the comedy series ‘Community’ jointly produced by NBC and Yahoo! Screen. She currently appears in the role of Mickey Dobbs in ‘Love’, a Netflix series. Gillian Jacobs began her acting career with theatre at the age of eight and appeared as Titania in the theatrical adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. She made her film debut with the 2005 film ‘Building Girl’ and debuted on television in 2006 in the role of Adele Congreve in three episodes of the popular series ‘The Book of Daniel’.


John Lithgow (1945-)

John Lithgow is a veteran American actor, comedian, poet, as well as a singer who has appeared in over hundred film and television productions in the last five decades. Lithgow is popularly known for playing the role of ‘Dick Solomon’ in the NBC sitcom ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’ for which he received an Emmy Award and a Golden Globes Award. His other Emmy Awards came for the roles of ‘Arthur Mitchell’ in ‘Dexter’, ‘John Walters’ in ‘Amazing Stories’, and ‘Winston Churchill’ in ‘The Crown’. He was nominated for the Academy Awards twice for his roles in the films ‘The World According to Garp’ and ‘Terms of Endearment’.


Michael Gambon (1940-)

Sir Michael John Gambon (CBE) is an Irish-born British actor, renowned for his film and stage performances. Son of an Irish immigrant, he grew up in North London, UK. While learning tool-making, he also acquired a degree in dramatic art and began his stage career with small roles in Irish theatre. He is known worldwide for his role of ‘Albus Dumbledore, the Principal of Hogwart’ in the ‘Harry Potter’ films series. He is passionate about mechanical things like guns, watches, and cars, and has a collection of over 800 antique guns. He was married to Anne Miller and they have a son, but the couple later separated. He is currently in a relationship with Philippa Hart and they have 2 sons.

Lil Durk (1992-)

Lil Durk is one of the upcoming American Rappers from Chicago. He was born as Durk Banks and later adopted the stage name Lil Durk. He started showing interest in music from a young age and self-released his early mix tapes through his own OTF (Only the Family) label. After his initial success, he started considering music as his full-time career option starting from the early 2010. He later signed with the recording label ‘Def Jam Recordings’ and is now rated by analysts as the best rapper to be associated with the prestigious recording label.




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