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Famous April Birthdays

The following 7,811 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of April. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in April.

Zodiac signs for April are Aries and Taurus . The modern birthstone for April is Diamond while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Opal.

April 1

  • 1879
    Stanislaus Zbyszko, Polish wrestler and strongman (d. 1967)
  • 1883
    Laurette Taylor, American actress (d. 1946)
  • 1895
    Paul Richter, Austrian actor (d. 1961)
  • 1933
    Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Algerian-French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1953
    Barry Sonnenfeld, American director and producer  

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April 2

  • 1835
    Jacob Nash Victor, American engineer (d. 1907)
  • 1900
    Roberto Arlt, Argentinian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1942)
  • 1943
    Caterina Bueno, Italian singer (d. 2007)  
  • 1954
    Susumu Hirasawa, Japanese singer-songwriter (P-Model)  
  • 1962
    Billy Dean, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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April 3

  • 1881
    Alcide De Gasperi, Italian journalist and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1954)
  • 1911
    Michael Woodruff, English-Scottish surgeon and academic (d. 2001)  
  • 1939
    Paul Craig Roberts, American economist and politician  
  • 1968
    Charlotte Coleman, English actress (d. 2001)  
  • 1985
    Leona Lewis, English singer-songwriter and producer  

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April 4

  • 1780
    Edward Hicks, American minister and painter (d. 1849)
  • 1946
    Colin Coates, Australian speed skater  
  • 1964
    Branco, Brazilian footballer and coach  
  • 1969
    Piotr Anderszewski, Polish pianist and composer  
  • 1989
    Vurnon Anita, Dutch footballer  

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April 5

  • 1752
    Sébastien Érard, French instrument maker (d. 1831)
  • 1835
    Carl Theodor Schulz, German-Norwegian gardener (d. 1914)
  • 1917
    Robert Bloch, American author (d. 1994)  
  • 1952
    Mitch Pileggi, American actor  
  • 1980
    Mary Katharine Ham, American journalist and blogger  

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April 6

  • 1886
    Athenagoras I of Constantinople (d. 1972)
  • 1938
    Roy Thinnes, American actor  
  • 1940
    Pedro Armendáriz, Jr., Mexican-American actor and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1967
    Mika Koivuniemi, Finnish-American bowler  
  • 1973
    Randall Godfrey, American football player  

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April 7

  • 1891
    Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish businessman, founded the Lego Group (d. 1958)
  • 1903
    Edwin T. Layton, American admiral (d. 1984)  
  • 1929
    Bob Denard, French soldier (d. 2007)  
  • 1938
    Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane, New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Dinosaurs, and The Peanut Butter Conspiracy) (d. 2005)  
  • 1949
    John Oates, American singer-songwriter guitarist, and producer (Hall & Oates)  

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April 8

  • 1921
    Franco Corelli, Italian tenor and actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1943
    Tony Banks, Baron Stratford, Irish politician, Minister for Sport and the Olympics (d. 2006)  
  • 1947
    Steve Howe, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Yes, Asia, Tomorrow, GTR, and Bodast)  
  • 1955
    Barbara Kingsolver, American author and poet  
  • 1964
    Biz Markie, American rapper, producer, and actor (Juice Crew)  

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April 9

  • 1807
    James Bannerman, Scottish theologian and academic (d. 1868)
  • 1926
    Hugh Hefner, American publisher, founded Playboy Enterprises  
  • 1932
    Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)  
  • 1944
    Joe Brinkman, American baseball player and umpire  
  • 1992
    Joshua Ledet, American singer  

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April 10

  • 1651
    Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician, physicist, and physician (d. 1708)
  • 1783
    Hortense de Beauharnais, French-Dutch wife of Louis Bonaparte (d. 1837)
  • 1969
    Billy Jayne, American actor, musician, and director  
  • 1970
    Leonard Doroftei, Romanian-Canadian boxer  
  • 1979
    Iván Alonso, Uruguayan footballer  

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April 11

  • 1920
    Emilio Colombo, Italian lawyer and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)  
  • 1942
    Anatoly Berezovoy, Russian colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)  
  • 1947
    Michael T. Wright, English engineer and academic  
  • 1949
    Carl Franklin, American actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1979
    María Elena Swett, Chilean actress  

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April 12

  • 1883
    Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player, cricketer, and sailor (d. 1959)
  • 1936
    Kennedy Simmonds, Kittitian politician, 4th Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis  
  • 1940
    John Hagee, American pastor and theologian  
  • 1980
    Arda Kural, Turkish actor  
  • 1993
    Dorial Green-Beckham, American football player  

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April 13

  • 1875
    Ray Lyman Wilbur, American physician, academic, and politician, 31st United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 1949)
  • 1940
    J. M. G. Le Clézio, French author and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1951
    Joachim Streich, German footballer and manager  
  • 1979
    Gréta Arn, Hungarian tennis player  
  • 1980
    Kelli Giddish, American actress  

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April 14

  • 1933
    Shani Wallis, English-American actress and singer  
  • 1938
    Mahmud Esad Coşan, Turkish author and academic (d. 2001)  
  • 1964
    Gina McKee, English actress  
  • 1975
    Avner Dorman, Israeli-American composer and academic  
  • 1986
    Matt Derbyshire, English footballer  

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April 15

  • 1917
    Hans Conried, American actor and singer (d. 1982)  
  • 1931
    Kenneth Bloomfield, Irish civil servant  
  • 1958
    Noni Ioannidou, Greek model and actress  
  • 1960
    Susanne Bier, Danish director and screenwriter  
  • 1980
    James Foster, English cricketer  

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April 16

  • 1786
    John Franklin, English admiral and politician, 4th Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land (d. 1847)
  • 1934
    Robert Stigwood, Australian producer and manager  
  • 1945
    Sebastian Barker, English poet and journalist (d. 2014)  
  • 1963
    Nick Berry, English actor and singer  
  • 1985
    Luol Deng, Sudanese-English basketball player  

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April 17

  • 1947
    George Emslie, Lord Emslie, Scottish lawyer and judge  
  • 1965
    William Mapother, American actor  
  • 1967
    Liz Phair, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1967
    Timothy Gibbs, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1971
    Andri Kirsima, Estonian architect  

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April 18

  • 1928
    Karl Josef Becker, German cardinal and theologian (d. 2015)  
  • 1958
    Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian cricketer and coach (d. 1999)  
  • 1972
    Rosa Clemente, American journalist and activist  
  • 1982
    Franzen Fajardo, Filipino actor  
  • 1982
    Ricardo Colclough, Canadian-American football player  

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April 19

  • 1899
    Cemal Tollu, Turkish lieutenant and painter (d. 1968)
  • 1939
    E. Clay Shaw, Jr., American accountant, judge, and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1948
    Rick Miller, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1966
    Brett J. Gladman, Canadian astronomer and academic  
  • 1981
    Ryuta Hara, Japanese footballer  

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April 20

  • 1970
    Shemar Moore, American actor and television host  
  • 1972
    Carmen Electra, American model, actress, and singer  
  • 1975
    Benjamin Butler, American painter  
  • 1983
    Patrice M'Bock, Cameroonian footballer  
  • 1987
    Anna Rossinelli, Swiss singer-songwriter  

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April 21

  • 1854
    William Stang, German-American bishop (d. 1907)
  • 1887
    Joe McCarthy, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
  • 1932
    Angela Mortimer, English tennis player  
  • 1947
    Barbara Park, American author (d. 2013)  
  • 1965
    Teri Sue Wood, American illustrator  

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April 22

  • 1955
    David Collier, English businessman  
  • 1974
    Opio, American rapper (Souls of Mischief and Hieroglyphics)  
  • 1978
    Esteban Tuero, Argentinian race car driver  
  • 1980
    Clarke Dermody, New Zealand rugby player  
  • 1993
    Ryu Hwa-young, South Korean rapper, dancer, and actress (T-ara)  

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April 23

  • 1903
    Guy Simonds, English-Canadian general (d. 1974)  
  • 1950
    Rowley Leigh, English chef and journalist  
  • 1957
    Neville Brody, English graphic designer, typographer, and art director  
  • 1962
    Shaun Spiers, English businessman and politician  
  • 1987
    John Boye, Ghanaian footballer  

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April 24

  • 1533
    William the Silent, German son of William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (d. 1584)
  • 1887
    Denys Finch Hatton, English hunter (d. 1931)
  • 1923
    Gus Bodnar, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2005)  
  • 1933
    Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (d. 2015)  
  • 1986
    Aaron Cunningham, American baseball player  

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April 25

  • 1776
    Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
  • 1874
    Guglielmo Marconi, Italian businessman and inventor, developed Marconi's law, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)
  • 1931
    Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1980)  
  • 1957
    Theo de Rooij, Dutch cyclist and manager  
  • 1965
    Eric Avery, American bass player and songwriter (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, and Polar Bear)  

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April 26

  • 1889
    Anita Loos, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1981)
  • 1947
    Warren Clarke, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)  
  • 1954
    Tatyana Fomina, Estonian chess player  
  • 1979
    Ariane Moffatt, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1982
    Cooper Wallace, American football player  

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April 27

  • 1913
    Philip Abelson, American physicist and author (d. 2004)  
  • 1921
    John Stott, English clergyman and theologian (d. 2011)  
  • 1939
    Judy Carne, English actress (d. 2015)  
  • 1947
    Keith Magnuson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2003)  
  • 1973
    Sébastien Lareau, Canadian tennis player  

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April 28

  • 1911
    Lee Falk, American director, producer, and playwright (d. 1999)  
  • 1943
    Jacques Dutronc, French singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor  
  • 1944
    Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician, 10th Minister-President of the Walloon Region  
  • 1946
    Ginette Reno, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1970
    Diego Simeone, Argentinian footballer and manager  

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April 29

  • 1758
    Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish general (d. 1820)
  • 1876
    Zewditu I of Ethiopia (d. 1930)
  • 1917
    Celeste Holm, American actress and singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1942
    Rennie Fritchie, Baroness Fritchie, English civil servant and academic  
  • 1979
    Nihan Anaz, Turkish basketball player  

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April 30

  • 1623
    François de Laval, French-Canadian bishop and saint (d. 1708)
  • 1874
    Cyriel Verschaeve, Flemish priest and author (d. 1949)
  • 1895
    Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, academic, and diplomat (d. 1960)
  • 1926
    Cloris Leachman, American actress and singer  
  • 1981
    Tom Goss, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  

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