Famous Birthdays On 24 October

Ted Bundy (1946-1989)

Ted Bundy, also known as Theodore Robert Bundy, was an American serial killer and rapist, who was active across the Unites States of America during the mid and late 1970s. He confessed to carrying out 30 killings besides committing other crimes, such as kidnappings, rapes and necrophilia. Born to a single mother, was raised by his grandparents and was known to be an introvert and very timid by behavior as a child. However, family members also recall instances where his actions seemed weird and disturbing. During his growing years, Ted Bundy preferred to remain isolated as he failed to understand interpersonal relations and had stated that he had no knowledge regarding developing and nurturing friendship.

Katherine Heigl (1978-)

Katherine Marie Heigl is an American actor and film producer. She is best known for her role as ‘Dr. Isobel Stevens’ on ABC’s medical drama ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for which she won the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.’ She has also starred in films, such as ‘Under Siege 2: Dark Territory,’ ‘Knocked Up,’ ‘27 Dresses,’ ‘The Ugly Truth,’ ‘Killers,’ ‘Life As We Know It,’ and ‘New Year’s Eve’ among others. As an actor, she does not want to be typecast as someone who plays glamorous roles, and wants to do more challenging roles. She often speaks her mind, earning both respect and criticism. She started her career as a child model with ‘Wilhelmina Models’ before turning towards full-time acting.

Sarah Hyland (1990-)

Sarah Hyland is an American actress who received critical acclaim for portraying the role of ‘Haley Dunphy’ in the ABC sitcom ‘Modern Family.’ She started acting at the age of four, and later worked in theatre, films, and television. During her early teenage years, she made her official Broadway debut in a production of ‘Grey Gardens’ where she played the role of ‘Jackie Bouvier.’ Following her success on stage, she was flooded with offers to play several roles in films and television series. Starting with minor roles in movies like ‘Private Parts’ and ‘Annie,’ she went on to star in ‘Geek Charming,’ ‘Struck by Lightning,’ ‘Scary Movie 5,’ and ‘Vampire Academy.’


Colin Hanks (1977-)

Colin Hanks, born as Colin Lewes Dillingham, is an American actor, producer, and director. He is known for his roles in movies, such as ‘King Kong,’ ‘Orange County,’ ‘The Great Buck Howard,’ and ‘The House Bunny.’ He is also a voice artist known for voicing Tom in the animated series ‘Talking Tom and Friends’. The eldest son of renowned actor Tom Hanks and actress Samantha Lewes, Colin was born into a family with a rich legacy in acting. Exposed to the show business at an early age, he too decided to follow in his parents’ footsteps into the world of acting. Despite being the son of an acting icon, Hanks has managed to achieve considerable success as an actor in his own right. His inherent acting skills shine through in each of the roles he plays.

Zachary Taylor (1784-1850)

Zachary Taylor served as the 12th president of the United States and was in the office from March 1849 to July 1850; his tenure was cut short by his untimely death. He was a successful military leader and his contribution as a military leader was immense. He served in the United States Army for forty years and rose to the rank of major general.He led the War of 1812, the Black Hawk War and the Second Seminole War as a military leader. He headed the American troops to victory in the Battle of Palo Alto and the Battle of Monterrey during the Mexican–American War. He fought the Presidential election as a Whig party candidate in 1848 and went on to win it by defeating his opponent Lewis Cass.


Billy Connolly (1942-)

Billy Connolly is a well-known Scottish actor, musician and stand-up comedian who has won the hearts of millions through his exceptional contribution in the world of entertainment. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work including an honorary Doctor of Letters, from the University of Glasgow. His natives in Scotland call him by the nick name, “The Big Yin”. Apart from his several appearances on Television, he has featured in numerous movies in Hollywood like ‘Water’, ‘Muppet Treasure Island’, ‘The last Samurai’ and the series, ‘Open Season’ and has entertained his fans for several decades.


LiAngelo Ball (1998-)

LiAngelo Robert Ball is an American professional basketball player currently affiliated with Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas, a team from the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). A shooting guard, he is a naturally gifted player with an impressive 6-foot-5, 216-pound stature. Born in a family of athletes, Ball grew up playing with older opponents. He began training and working out when he was four years old and two years later, he first played alongside his brothers. In August 2011, he and his brothers participated in the Junior Phenom Camp, where he was ranked the 12th best player in his class. His stellar performance at the school level brought him the chance to represent UCLA Bruins as a three-star recruit.


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