Celebrity birthdays in October

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, September 26, 2012

16 of 70: Simon Cowell turns 53 on Oct. 7, 2012. The television producer and entrepreneur is known for his as the snarky judge on 'American Idol,' and more recently for his own show 'The X Factor.'

Pictured: Simon Cowell appears in a promotional photo for the FOX series 'The X Factor.' (Ian Derry / FOX)

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