Halloween is observed annually on October 31st. Common practices on Halloween include trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and costume parties. Others might opt to visit haunted attractions, watch horror films or do nothing. We also have celebrities like Vanilla Ice, Willow Smith and Dan Rather who celebrates their birthday on this day. Here’s a list of 31 celebrities (both dead and alive) who has a spooky Halloween birthday.
1: Vanilla Ice
Age: 49 years old
Occupation: Rapper, Actor, Television Personality
Known For: The 1990 hit single “Ice Ice Baby” from the album To the Extreme. The song won a 1991 Grammy nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance.
Photo: By Steamy Awards (Flickr)
2: Dermot Mulroney, Actor, (53 years old)
3: Larry Mullen, Jr., Musician, (55 years old)
4: Michael Collins, Astronaut, (86 years old)
5: Piper Perabo, Actress, (40 years old)
6: Willow Smith
Age: 16 years old
Occupation: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Known For: The 2010 single “Whip My Hair”. She won a Young Artist Award in 2009 for the film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Daughter of Jada Pinkett and Will Smith.
Photo: By Joe Warminsky (Wikimedia Commons)
7: Michael Landon, Actor, (died at 54)
8: Sydney Park, Actress, (19 years old)
9: Frank Iero, Musician, (35 years old)
10: Jane Pauley, Journalist, (66 years old)
11: Rob Schneider
Age: 53 years old
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter
Known For: Saturday Night Live, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick. Won 3x Primetime Emmy Award nominations for outstanding writing in a variety or music program.
Photo: By J&R Music World (Flickr)
12: Vanessa Marano, Actress, (24 years old)
13: Johnny Marr, Musician, (53 years old)
14: Christopher Columbus, Explorer, (died at 54)
15: Helmut Newton, Photographer, (died at 83)
16: Zaha Hadid
Age at Death: 65 years old
Known For: She won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, the first woman to do so. He works include Broad Art Museum (US), Guangzhou Opera House (China), and MAXXI (Italy).
Photo: By Yvette Wohn (Flickr)
17: John Candy, Actor, (died at 43)
18: John Keats, Poet, (died at 25)
19: Juliette Gordon Low, Philanthropist, (died at 66)
20: Marco Van Basten, Soccer Player, (52 years old)
21: Peter Jackson
Age: 55 years old
Occupation: Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Known For: Famed director of ‘The Lord of The Rings’ trilogy and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy. Won 3x Academy Awards, a Directors Guild of America Award and a Golden Globe.
Photo: By Gage Skidmore (Wikimedia Commons)
22: Eddie Kaye Thomas, Actor, (36 years old)
23: Brian Piccolo, Football Player, (died at 26)
24: Ethel Waters, Singer, (died at 80)
25: Mike O’Malley, Actor, (50 years old)
26: Dan Rather
Age: 85 years old
Occupation: Journalist, News Anchor
Known For: Spent 24 years as the anchor of CBS Evening News. Hosted the Dan Rather Reports from 2006 to 2013. Won 7 Peabody Awards, and an Emmy Trustees Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.
Photo: By Peabody Awards (Wikimedia Commons)
27: Johannes Vermeer, Painter, (died at 43)
28: Justin Chatwin, Actor, (34 years old)
29: Michael Landon, Actor, (died at 54)
30: Robert Pollard, Musician, (59 years old)
31: Sally Kirkland, Actress, (75 years old)