List of Famous people born on October 16th
Naomi Osaka is a Japanese professional tennis player. Osaka has been ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She is a three-time Grand Slam singles champion, and is the reigning champion at the US Open. Her six WTA titles on the WTA Tour also include two at the Premier Mandatory level. At the 2018 US Open and the 2019 Australian Open, Osaka won her first two Grand Slam singles titles in back-to-back Grand Slam tournaments, and is the first player to achieve this feat since Jennifer Capriati in 2001.
Massaro Ncuti Gatwa better known as Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-British actor, who is known for his role as Eric Effiong in the Netflix original series Sex Education (2019–present) for which he received critical acclaim, earning a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme.
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, commonly referred to by his alias El Viceroy, is a Mexican suspected drug lord and former leader of the Juárez Cartel, a drug trafficking organization. The cartel is based in Chihuahua, one of the primary transportation routes for billions of dollars' worth of illegal drug shipments entering the United States from Mexico annually. He was one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords until his capture in 2014.
Frank James Edgar is an American professional mixed martial artist, who competes as a Bantamweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and is a former UFC lightweight champion. He holds notable victories over former world champions Sean Sherk, Hermes França, B.J. Penn (x3), Urijah Faber as well as top featherweight contenders Cub Swanson (x2) and Chad Mendes. As of December 24, 2020, he is #4 in the UFC bantamweight rankings
Leonard Barrie Corbin is an American actor. His most well-known role came in the television series Northern Exposure (1990–1995), for which he was consecutively nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury is a British-American-Irish actress who has played many theater, television, and film roles. Her career has spanned almost eight decades, much of it in the United States. Her work has received much international attention. She is recognized as the earliest surviving Academy Award nominee and one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.
Suzanne Brigit Bird is an Israeli-American professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Bird was drafted by the Storm first overall in the 2002 WNBA draft. She held a front office position for the NBA's Denver Nuggets as their Basketball Operations Associate. She has also played for three teams in Russia.
Hema Malini is an Indian film actress, writer, director, producer, dancer and politician. She is considered one of the most successful actresses of her time in Hindi cinema history. In 1963, she made her acting debut in the Tamil film Idhu Sathiyam. Malini first acted in a main role in Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968), and went on to feature in numerous Bollywood films, primarily as the lead actress. In most of her films, she starred opposite her husband Dharmendra and with Rajesh Khanna and Dev Anand. Malini was initially promoted as the "Dream Girl", and in 1977 starred in a film of the same name. She has played both comic and dramatic roles, as well as being a dancer. She was one of the highest paid Indian actresses from 1976 to 1980.
Bryce Aron Max Harper is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB for the Washington Nationals from 2012 through 2018. He has been touted as a "five-tool player".
Charles Marc Hervé Perceval Leclerc is a Monégasque racing driver, currently racing in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari, under the Monégasque flag. Leclerc won the GP3 Series championship in 2016 and the FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2017.