List of Famous people born on October 17th
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Credited with popularizing hip hop in Middle America, he is considered one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Norman Gene Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, known for his deadpan style. Early in his career, he wrote for the sitcom Roseanne, and made guest appearances on shows such as The Drew Carey Show and NewsRadio. Macdonald was then a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL) for five years, including anchoring the Weekend Update segment for three seasons. After leaving SNL, he starred in the 1998 film Dirty Work and in his own sitcom, The Norm Show, from 1999 to 2001.
Barry Keoghan is an Irish actor. He has appeared in the films Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, for which he won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor and nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male; and Trespass Against Us. He also played the "heartless cat killer" Wayne in the RTÉ drama Love/Hate.
Mahammad Turkman - Azerbaijani journalist, reporter and photographer of Turkmen origin; Founder of Fotograflar.com; Editor-in-chief of Minval.info.
Charles Oliveira da Silva is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Lightweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional competitor since 2008, he mainly fought in small Brazilian promotions until his move to the UFC in 2010. He holds multiple UFC records, notably the most submission wins in the organization's history at 14, and is tied for the most finishes at 16. Oliveira has also received 16 end of the night bonuses. He holds notable victories over Jeremy Stephens, Kevin Lee, and former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. As of December 14, 2020, he is #3 in the UFC lightweight rankings.
Brian Gerald Snitker is an American professional baseball coach and former player who is the manager of the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). Snitker has been in the Braves organization in different roles since becoming a minor league player in 1977. He became their manager in 2016.
Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, nicknamed "The Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Alfa Romeo Racing, racing under the Finnish flag. Räikkönen won the 2007 Formula One World Championship driving for Scuderia Ferrari. In addition to this title, he also finished second overall in 2003 and 2005, and third in 2008, 2012 and 2018. With 103 podium finishes, he is one of only five drivers to have taken over 100 podiums. Räikkönen has won 21 Grands Prix, making him the most successful Finnish driver in terms of Formula One race wins, and is the only driver to win in the V10, V8 and the V6 turbo hybrid engine eras. After nine seasons racing in Formula One he left the sport to compete in the World Rally Championship in 2010 and 2011, returning to Formula One from 2012 onward. He is known for his reserved personality and reluctance to participate in PR events. At the 2020 Eifel Grand Prix, he broke the record for most starts in Formula One.
Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. She started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers (1996). Jones went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series of the television series The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. On radio, she has played the role of Emma Grundy in the BBC's The Archers. In 2008, she appeared in the Donmar Warehouse production of The Chalk Garden.
David Matthew Macfadyen is an English actor who has appeared in film, television, and theatre. He is known for his performance as Mr. Darcy in Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice (2005), and Daniel in the Frank Oz comedy Death at a Funeral. He also portrayed John Birt in the political drama Frost/Nixon and Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the BBC series Ripper Street. In June 2010, Macfadyen won the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Criminal Justice.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso is a Spanish politician who serves as the President of the Community of Madrid. A member of the People's Party (PP), and the Vice-Secretary of Communication and Spokeswoman of the party's Madrilenian branch, she was the regional candidate for President of the Community of Madrid ahead of the 2019 Madrilenian regional election. Although her party lost the regional elections for the first time since May 1991, she was later elected President by the Assembly of Madrid. Her administration represented several firsts: it was the first time that the region was run by a coalition government—formed by Ayuso's own conservative People's Party (PP) and Citizens—and it was the first time that the far right, represented by Vox, props up a regional executive in Madrid.