Let’s look at some of the famous folks who celebrate their birthday on the 9th of October!
Oscar winning director Guillermo del Toro hails from Mexico, where he grew up fascinated by the macabre ghost stories told to him by his nannies. He’s since turned that love of the sinister into a flourishing Hollywood career, with films like ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’, ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘The Shape of Water’.
Bella Hadid followed her mother Yolanda and older sister Gigi into the fashion industry in her teens. She’s gone on to become one of the most in demand models of the moment, strutting her stuff on catwalks and in photoshoots for the biggest brands in the world.
The son of a Lebanese immigrant, Tony Shalhoub discovered acting in high school, and went on to become a Broadway star, before moving onto screens both big and small, taking home Emmy awards for his work on the shows ‘Monk’ and ‘The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel’.
Other celebs sharing this special day include actors Scott Bakula, Jacob Batalon and Chris O’Dowd, plus director Steve McQueen.
Happy Birthday to all these stars!