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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.

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April 1

  • 1874
    Ernest Barnes, English mathematician and theologian (d. 1953)
  • 1912
    Donald Nyrop, American businessman (d. 2010)  
  • 1931
    Rolf Hochhuth, German author and playwright  
  • 1933
    Robert Shavlakadze, Georgian high jumper  
  • 1948
    Paul Myners, Baron Myners, English journalist and politician  

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April 2

  • 1565
    Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)
  • 1923
    Clifford Scott Green, American sergeant and judge (d. 2007)  
  • 1934
    Carl Kasell, American journalist and game show host  
  • 1957
    Caroline Dean, English biologist and academic  
  • 1977
    Jelena Abbou, Serbian-American model and personal trainer  

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April 3

  • 1814
    Lorenzo Snow, American religious leader, 5th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1901)
  • 1888
    Thomas C. Kinkaid, American admiral (d. 1972)
  • 1928
    Jennifer Paterson, English chef and television personality (d. 1999)  
  • 1977
    Véronique De Kock, Belgian model, Miss Belgium 1995  
  • 1978
    Matthew Goode, English actor  

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April 4

  • 1846
    Comte de Lautréamont, Uruguayan-French poet and educator (d. 1870)
  • 1879
    Gustav Goßler, German rower (d. 1940)
  • 1905
    Erika Nõva, Estonian architect and engineer (d. 1987)  
  • 1952
    Pat Burns, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2010)  
  • 1993
    Samir Carruthers, English footballer  

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April 5

  • 1899
    Alfred Blalock, American surgeon and academic (d. 1964)
  • 1961
    Lulu Carter, Swedish television host and author  
  • 1969
    Ryan Birch, English martial artist (d. 2013)  
  • 1972
    Pat Green, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1982
    Kelly Pavlik, American boxer  

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April 6

  • 1890
    Anthony Fokker, Dutch engineer and businessman, founded Fokker Aircraft Manufacturer (d. 1939)
  • 1892
    Lowell Thomas, American journalist and author (d. 1981)
  • 1945
    Peter Hill, English journalist  
  • 1951
    Jean-Marc Boivin, French skier, mountaineer, and pilot (d. 1990)  
  • 1981
    Kari Jobe, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Gateway Worship and Desperation Band)  

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April 7

  • 1718
    Hugh Blair, Scottish minister and author (d. 1800)
  • 1928
    James Garner, American actor, singer, and producer (d. 2014)  
  • 1961
    Brigitte van der Burg, Tanzanian-Dutch geographer and politician  
  • 1968
    Vasiliy Sokov, Russian triple jumper  
  • 1994
    Johanna Allik, Estonian figure skater  

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April 8

  • 1864
    Carlos Deltour, French rower and rugby player (d. 1920)
  • 1892
    Mary Pickford, Canadian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter, co-founded United Artists (d. 1979)
  • 1943
    Tony Banks, Baron Stratford, Irish politician, Minister for Sport and the Olympics (d. 2006)  
  • 1951
    Geir Haarde, Icelandic economist, journalist, and politician, 23rd Prime Minister of Iceland  
  • 1966
    Iveta Bartošová, Czech singer and actress (d. 2014)  

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April 9

  • 1498
    Jean, Cardinal of Lorraine (d. 1550)
  • 1922
    Carl Amery, German author and activist (d. 2005)  
  • 1954
    Iain Duncan Smith, British soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  
  • 1977
    Gerard Way, American singer-songwriter and producer (My Chemical Romance)  
  • 1984
    Lili Mirojnick, American actress  

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April 10

  • 1806
    Juliette Drouet, French actress (d. 1883)
  • 1957
    Rosemary Hill, English historian and author  
  • 1966
    Steve Claridge, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster  
  • 1985
    Jesús Gámez, Spanish footballer  
  • 1986
    Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer  

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April 11

  • 1876
    Ivane Javakhishvili, Georgian historian and academic (d. 1940)
  • 1920
    Emilio Colombo, Italian lawyer and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)  
  • 1953
    Andrew Wiles, English mathematician and academic  
  • 1970
    Delroy Pearson, English singer-songwriter and producer (Five Star)  
  • 1974
    David Jassy, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (Navigators)  

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April 12

  • 1888
    Dan Ahearn, Irish-American long jumper and police officer (d. 1942)
  • 1888
    Kaarlo Koskelo, Finnish-American wrestler (d. 1953)
  • 1972
    Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1973
    Claudia Jordan, American model and actress  
  • 1993
    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Canadian ice hockey player  

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April 13

  • 1902
    Marguerite Henry, American author (d. 1997)  
  • 1928
    Gianni Marzotto, Italian race car driver and businessman (d. 2012)  
  • 1975
    Jasey-Jay Anderson, Canadian snowboarder  
  • 1977
    Jeff Stearns, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1979
    Síle Seoige, Irish television host  

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April 14

  • 1891
    B. R. Ambedkar, Indian economist, jurist, and politician, 1st Indian Minister of Law and Justice (d. 1956)
  • 1965
    Kirk Windstein, English-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Crowbar, Down, Valume Nob, and Kingdom of Sorrow)  
  • 1966
    André Boisclair, Canadian lawyer and politician  
  • 1975
    Avner Dorman, Israeli-American composer and academic  
  • 1983
    Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player  

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April 15

  • 1646
    Pierre Poiret, French mystic and philosopher (d. 1719)
  • 1933
    Roy Clark, American singer and actor  
  • 1947
    Martin Broughton, English businessman  
  • 1961
    Neil Carmichael, English academic and politician  
  • 1990
    Emma Watson, French-English actress  

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April 16

  • 1924
    Rudy Pompilli, American saxophonist (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1976)  
  • 1942
    Frank Williams, English businessman, founded the Williams F1 Racing Team  
  • 1960
    Rafael Benítez, Spanish footballer and manager  
  • 1976
    Shu Qi, Taiwanese actress and singer  
  • 1990
    Jérémy Kapone, French actor and singer  

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April 17

  • 1837
    J. P. Morgan, American banker and financier, founded J.P. Morgan & Co. (d. 1913)
  • 1866
    Ernest Starling, English physiologist and academic (d. 1927)
  • 1964
    Lela Rochon, American actress  
  • 1979
    Sung Si-kyung, South Korean singer and actor  
  • 1989
    Paraskevi Papachristou, Greek triple jumper  

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April 18

  • 1925
    Marcus Schmuck, Austrian mountaineer and author (d. 2005)  
  • 1934
    James Drury, American actor  
  • 1982
    Greg Camarillo, American football player  
  • 1986
    Billy Butler, American baseball player  
  • 1987
    Brett Deledio, Australian footballer  

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April 19

  • 1940
    Dougal Haston, Scottish mountaineer (d. 1977)  
  • 1949
    Larry Walters, American truck driver and pilot (d. 1993)  
  • 1952
    Michael Trend, English journalist and politician  
  • 1967
    Dar Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cry Cry Cry)  
  • 1988
    Haruna Kojima, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and no3b)  

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April 20

  • 1492
    Pietro Aretino, Italian author, playwright, and poet (d. 1556)
  • 1718
    David Brainerd, American missionary (d. 1747)
  • 1952
    Louka Katseli, Greek economist and politician  
  • 1957
    Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor, director, and producer  
  • 1999
    Carly Rose Sonenclar, American actress and singer  

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April 21

  • 1898
    Maurice Wilson, English soldier, pilot, and mountaineer (d. 1934)
  • 1951
    Steve Vickers, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1959
    Tim Jacobus, American illustrator and painter  
  • 1978
    Jukka Nevalainen, Finnish drummer (Nightwish and Sethian)  
  • 1988
    Christoph Sanders, American actor  

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April 22

  • 1937
    Jack Nitzsche, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and conductor (Crazy Horse) (d. 2000)  
  • 1963
    Rosalind Gill, English sociologist and academic  
  • 1982
    David Purcey, American baseball player  
  • 1982
    Kaká, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1983
    Elliott Jordan, English actor  

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April 23

  • 1897
    Folke Jansson, Swedish triple jumper (d. 1965)
  • 1899
    Bertil Ohlin, Swedish economist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1947
    Robert Burgess, English sociologist and academic  
  • 1968
    Ken McRae, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1985
    Taio Cruz, English singer-songwriter and producer  

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April 24

  • 1931
    Bridget Riley, English painter and illustrator  
  • 1933
    Alan Eagleson, Canadian lawyer and politician  
  • 1946
    Piers Gough, English architect  
  • 1974
    Comedy Dave, Hong Kong-English radio host  
  • 1982
    Laura Hamilton, English television host  

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April 25

  • 1862
    Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, English ornithologist and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 1933)
  • 1926
    Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)  
  • 1936
    Henck Arron, Surinamese banker and politician, 1st Prime Ministers of the Republic of Suriname (d. 2000)  
  • 1977
    Matthew West, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  
  • 1980
    Ben Johnston, Scottish drummer and songwriter (Biffy Clyro)  

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April 26

  • 1787
    Ludwig Uhland, German poet, philologist, and historian (d. 1862)
  • 1941
    John Mitchell, American composer and educator  
  • 1942
    Jadwiga Staniszkis, Polish sociologist, political scientist, and academic  
  • 1943
    Gary Wright, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (Spooky Tooth)  
  • 1970
    Dean Austin, English footballer and manager  

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April 27

  • 1862
    Rudolph Schildkraut, Turkish-American actor (d. 1930)
  • 1943
    Helmut Marko, Austrian race car driver and manager  
  • 1962
    Andrew Selous, English soldier and politician  
  • 1963
    Cali Timmins, Canadian actress  
  • 1969
    Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer  

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April 28

  • 1912
    József Sir, Hungarian sprinter (d. 1996)  
  • 1912
    Odette Hallowes, French soldier and spy (d. 1995)  
  • 1924
    Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor (d. 2014)  
  • 1960
    Phil King, English bass player (Lush and The Jesus and Mary Chain)  
  • 1973
    Earl Holmes, American football player and coach  

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April 29

  • 1952
    Brian D. Ripley, English statistician and academic  
  • 1952
    Ron Washington, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1954
    Jake Burton Carpenter, American snowboarder and businessman, founded Burton Snowboards  
  • 1971
    Sam Michael, Australian engineer  
  • 2007
    Infanta Sofía of Spain  

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April 30

  • 1901
    Simon Kuznets, Belarusian-American economist, statistician, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)  
  • 1959
    W. Thomas Smith, Jr., American journalist and author  
  • 1973
    Jeff Timmons, American singer-songwriter and producer (98 Degrees)  
  • 1981
    Megan Reinking, American actress and singer  
  • 1987
    Kaspar Taimsoo, Estonian rower  

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