Famous Birthdays On 23 October

Ryan Reynolds (1976-)

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor. He is specially known for his role in ‘Deadpool’. He played the title character in the film. He played the DC comics hero Green Lantern. He first appeared in a Canadian sitcom and then made his entry in Hollywood. Ryan Reynolds is popularly known for his films like ‘Blade Trinity’, ‘The Amityville Horror’, ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, and ‘Woman in Gold’. He has starred in various TV sitcoms like ‘The Odyssey’, ‘Two guys and a girl’, ‘Zeroman’, and ‘Fifteen’. He has also been a part of TV films like ‘Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story’, ‘My Name is Kate’, ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’, ‘School of Life’, and others.


Emilia Clarke (1986-)

Emilia Clarke is an English actress best known for her role in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones.’ The daughter of a theatre sound engineer, she was exposed to the world of acting at an early age. She studied at the Drama Centre London and acted in several stage productions including ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’. She made her television debut with a guest role in an episode of the English soap opera ‘Doctors’. She later went on to play her breakthrough role as Daenerys Targaryen in the fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ for which she earned several awards and nominations.


Malaika Arora (1973-)

Malaika Arora Khan is an Indian actor, dancer, TV reality-show judge, model, VJ, and TV presenter. She is remembered for her dance numbers in movies, such as ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ (from ‘Dil Se..’), ‘ Maahi Ve’ (from ‘Kaante’), ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ (from ‘Dabangg’), and ‘Anarkali Disco Chali’ (from ‘Housefull 2’). Born and raised in Thane, Maharashtra, India, she had a liking for dance and modeling since childhood. During her teenage years, her photo appeared in the magazine ‘Society,’ which brought in modeling assignments and the offer to be an MTV VJ.


Ireland Baldwin (1995-)

Ireland Baldwin is an American model and actress. Famous since childhood for being the daughter of prominent Hollywood actors, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, Ireland has managed to carve a niche for herself in the modeling and entertainment world. Ireland is an accomplished model and her most famous attribute is her height (1.88 m). She has appeared in well-known magazines including ‘Vanity Fair’, ‘W Magazine’, ‘DuJour’, ‘Elle’, ‘Marie Claire’, and many more. Apart from modeling, the blue-eyed beauty has also appeared in a number of movies; the most popular being ‘Grudge Match’.


Margaret Qualley (1994-)

Margaret Qualley is an American actress, model, dancer, and singer. She is best known as the daughter of Vogue model, Andie MacDowell. Margaret recently grabbed the spotlight for appearing in the Netflix series, ‘Death Note’ as Mia Sutton. She is also known for her role as the daughter of Justin Theroux’s character in HBO’s TV series, ‘The Leftovers’. She is known as HBO’s It girl and has appeared in a number of movies including ‘Palo Alto’, ‘The Nice Guys’, and ‘Novitiate’. Having modelled for renowned artists like Ryan Roche and Alberta Ferretti, Margaret has also appeared in a number of magazines including W, Vogue, Teen Vogue, and Vanity Fair. She had a successful career in modeling prior to her debut in acting.

Johnny Carson (1925-2005)

John William Carson was a renowned American television host, best known for his talk show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’. The show, which aired for thirty years, was a huge success and ranked at 12th position on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. The show’s popularity turned Carson into a well-known American icon. Born in Corning, Iowa, in the US, Carson wanted to become an entertainer from an early age. He started performing magic shows while still a young boy. After graduating he entered the United States Navy where he served for a few years. Later he began a career as a broadcaster on radio and television. He hosted shows such as ‘Carson’s Cellar’ and ‘The Johnny Carson Show’.

Michael Crichton (1942-2008)

Michael Crichton was a man who donned many hats in his lifetime. Right from being a best-selling author to a producer, director and screenwriter, he excelled in all the fields of work. Interestingly, right from a tender age, he developed an affinity for writing and went on to pursue a career in the same. His first ever written work was published in 1966 as ‘Odds On’. In the initial years, he employed a couple of pseudonyms. What made Crichton’s work different from his counterparts was his ability of mixing authentic technical information with fictional stories. It was due to this that his novels had a feel of realism in them. He excelled in the genres of science fiction, medical fiction and technological thrillers.

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