17 celebrities who were born on Halloween

Gabbi Shaw
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Willow Smith turns 20 on Halloween this year. Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage/Getty Images
  • Halloween is the spookiest day of the year, but these 17 celebrities get to have double the celebrations.

  • Rob Schneider, Willow Smith, Vanilla Ice, and more were all born on All Hallows' Eve.

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Sharing your birthday with a holiday usually isn't fun, but having a Halloween birthday might be the exception. It gives you an excuse to have a costume party, and no one can judge you for eating exorbitant amounts of cake and candy.

These 17 celebrities were all born on October 31, giving their spooky seasons an extra kick. Keep scrolling to see which celebs celebrate twice on Halloween.

Rob Schneider was born on October 31, 1963, making it his 57th birthday this year.

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Rob Schneider in 2017. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Schneider appeared in his longtime friend and frequent collaborator Adam Sandler's most recent Netflix project, "Hubie Halloween," as an escaped patient from a psychiatric hospital.

Willow Smith will turn 20 on Halloween this year.

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Willow Smith. Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage/Getty Images

Last year, Smith had an epic haunted house-themed birthday party.

"She hasn't had a party in five years. Me and Jada really wanted to lay it out for her. This is her last year of teens to have her birthday party," her dad, Will Smith, told his YouTube viewers in a video dedicated to the celebrations.

Vanilla Ice was born 53 years ago, on October 31, 1967.

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Vanilla Ice in 2018. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Discovery

The rapper released a song featuring the Insane Clown Posse called "Born On Halloween" for his birthday in 2010.

Letitia Wright turns 27 on Halloween.

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Letitia Wright in 2018. Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty Images

The "Black Panther" star spent the first seven years of her life in Guyana before she and her family moved to the UK.

Dermot Mulroney is celebrating his 57th birthday on October 31.

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Dermot Mulroney in 2018. Allen Berezovsky/WireImage/Getty Images

In addition to being a successful actor, Mulroney is also an accomplished cello player — you can watch him play Bach here.

On October 31, 1976, Piper Perabo was born.

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Piper Perabo in 2018. Nicholas Hunt/WireImage/Getty Images

The "Coyote Ugly" and "Covert Affairs" star will turn 44 this Halloween.

Princess Leonor, the heir to the Spanish throne, will turn the big 1-5 this year on October 31.

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Princess Leonor in 2019. Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

Leonor became the youngest heir presumptive in Europe when her grandfather abdicated his throne in 2014, in favor of his son (Leonor's father), King Felipe.

"Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson turns 59 on Halloween this year.

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Peter Jackson in 2014. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Jackson's next project is a documentary about the making of The Beatles' final album "Let It Be" in 1970, entitled "The Beatles: Get Back." It was originally supposed to be released in September 2020, but was pushed back to 2021 due to the pandemic.

Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz of the Beastie Boys turns 54 on Halloween this year.

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Adam Horovitz in 2018. Mike Pont/WireImage/Getty Images

In case you weren't sure, Ad-Rock even rapped "October 31st, that is my date of birth," on the Beastie Boys song "The New Style."

English soccer star Marcus Rashford will turn 23 this year on All Hallows' Eve.

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Marcus Rashford in 2019. Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Rashford was recently awarded the MBE (a British honor that stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his work as an activist this year fighting child food poverty in the UK.

Vanessa Marano is celebrating her 28th birthday on Halloween this year.

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Vanessa Marano in 2016. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Marano is best known for her roles in "Gilmore Girls" and "Switched at Birth."

"The Americans" star Holly Taylor was born on October 31, 1997, making her 23 years old this year.

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Holly Taylor in 2019. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Netflix

Taylor, who played Paige Jennings in "The Americans," spoke to the Wall Street Journal about what she did for her 15th birthday, compared to her character who just wanted to have dinner with her family and her pastor.

"What did I do? I have to ask my mom, I can't even remember it. Oh, I was working on 'The Americans' that day — and no, I did not invite my pastor over for dinner," she said.

Sydney Park also turns 23 in 2020.

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Sydney Park in 2019. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

"The Walking Dead" actress was born on the appropriately spooky day of All Hallows' Eve.

Acting legend Ron Rifkin will ring in his 81st birthday on October 31.

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Ron Rifkin in 2010. Mark Sullivan/WireImage/Getty Images

Rifkin was in one of horror legend Wes Craven's final films, 2006's "Pulse."

Mike O'Malley was born on Halloween in 1966.

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Mike O'Malley in 2012. Michael Buckner/Getty Images For March Of Dimes

The "Glee" actor will turn 54 this year.

Justin Chatwin turns 38 on October 31.

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Justin Chatwin in 2016. Tara Ziemba/WireImage/Getty Images

The "Shameless" actor was born in 1982.

My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero was born on October 31, 1981. That means he'll turn 39 this year.

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Frank Iero. Richard Ecclestone/Redferns/Getty Images

My Chemical Romance definitely lands on the spooky spectrum, so Iero being born on Halloween makes perfect sense. Last Halloween, the band announced a reunion concert which happened in December.

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