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Notable Birthdays for October 29

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Those born on this date include:

- Singer/composer Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the words and music for Dixie, in 1815
- comedian/singer Fanny Brice in 1891
- Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in 1897
- political cartoonist Bill Mauldin in 1921
- former Liberian President/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in 1938 (age 82)
- painter Bob Ross in 1942
- English rock musician Denny Laine in 1944 (age 76)
- singer Melba Moore in 1945 (age 75)
- actor Richard Dreyfuss in 1947 (age 73)
- actor Kate Jackson in 1948 (age 72)
- actor Dan Castellaneta in 1957 (age 63)
- journalist David Remnick in 1958 (age 62)
- actor Finola Hughes in 1959 (age 61)
- Rock and Roll Hall of fame member Randy Jackson in 1961 (age 59)
- actor Joely Fisher in 1967 (age 53)
- actor Winona Ryder in 1971 (age 49)
- actor Tracee Ellis Ross in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Gabrielle Union in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Ben Foster in 1980 (age 40)
- actor Derek Theler in 1986 (age 34)
- singer Tove Lo, born Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, in 1987 (age 33).

 

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