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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.

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April 1

  • 1865
    Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrian-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1929)
  • 1917
    Dinu Lipatti, Romanian pianist and composer (d. 1950)  
  • 1932
    Gordon Jump, American actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1968
    Traci Lind, American actress  
  • 1977
    Jon Gosselin, American television personality  

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April 2

  • 1838
    Léon Gambetta, French lawyer and politician, 45th Prime Minister of France (d. 1882)
  • 1923
    Gloria Henry, American actress  
  • 1936
    Shaul Ladany, Serbian-Israeli race walker and engineer  
  • 1976
    Aaron Lohr, American actor and singer  
  • 1977
    Per Elofsson, Swedish skier  

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April 3

  • 1715
    William Watson, English physician, physicist, and botanist (d. 1787)
  • 1921
    Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)  
  • 1948
    Arlette Cousture, Canadian author and screenwriter  
  • 1975
    Spiller, Italian DJ and producer  
  • 1982
    Sofia Boutella, Algerian-American actress and dancer  

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April 4

  • 188
    Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)
  • 1760
    Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan organist and composer (d. 1797)
  • 1897
    Dina Manfredini, Italian-American super-centenarian (d. 2012)
  • 1913
    Frances Langford, American actress and singer (d. 2005)  
  • 1931
    James Dickens, English politician (d. 2013)  

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April 5

  • 1523
    Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer and diplomat (d. 1596)
  • 1839
    Robert Smalls, American pilot and politician (d. 1915)
  • 1957
    Karin Roßley, German hurdler  
  • 1960
    Ian Redford, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 2014)  
  • 1969
    Ryan Birch, English martial artist (d. 2013)  

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April 6

  • 1852
    Will Crooks, English trade unionist and politician (d. 1921)
  • 1884
    J. G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh race car driver and engineer (d. 1927)
  • 1963
    Derrick May, American electronic musician, Techno music pioneer  
  • 1963
    Rafael Correa, Ecuadorian economist and politician, 54th President of Ecuador  
  • 1978
    Myleene Klass, English singer, pianist, and model (Hear'Say)  

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April 7

  • 1330
    John, 3rd Earl of Kent, English nobleman (d. 1352)
  • 1506
    Francis Xavier, Spanish missionary and saint, co-founded the Society of Jesus (d. 1552)
  • 1904
    Roland Wilson, Australian economist and statistician (d. 1996)  
  • 1949
    Mitch Daniels, American academic and politician, 49th Governor of Indiana  
  • 1982
    Soledad Fandiño, Argentinian actress  

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April 8

  • 1886
    Margaret Ayer Barnes, American author and playwright (d. 1967)
  • 1914
    María Félix, Mexican actress and singer (d. 2002)  
  • 1944
    Jean Benguigui, French actor  
  • 1960
    Daniël Dekker, Dutch radio host  
  • 1986
    Félix Hernández, Venezuelan-American baseball player  

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April 9

  • 1865
    Erich Ludendorff, German general and politician (d. 1937)
  • 1893
    Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian linguist, author, and scholar (d. 1963)
  • 1913
    Smaro Stefanidou, Greek actress (d. 2010)  
  • 1934
    Tom Phillis, Australian motorcycle racer (d. 1962)  
  • 1956
    Michael Hashim, American saxophonist  

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April 10

  • 1651
    Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician, physicist, and physician (d. 1708)
  • 1956
    Carol V. Robinson, English chemist and academic  
  • 1959
    Brian Setzer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Stray Cats, The Tomcats, and The Brian Setzer Orchestra)  
  • 1968
    Metin Göktepe, Turkish photographer and journalist (d. 1996)  
  • 1970
    Kenny Lattimore, American singer-songwriter  

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April 11

  • 1937
    Jill Gascoine, English actress and author  
  • 1954
    Attila Sudár, Hungarian water polo player  
  • 1954
    Willie Royster, American baseball player  
  • 1983
    Jennifer Heil, Canadian skier  
  • 1988
    Oleh Kovalenko, Ukrainian footballer  

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April 12

  • 1942
    Bill Bryden, Scottish actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1942
    Jacob Zuma, South African politician, 4th President of South Africa  
  • 1958
    Will Sergeant, English guitarist (Echo & the Bunnymen and Electrafixion)  
  • 1964
    Amy Ray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indigo Girls)  
  • 1986
    Matt McGorry, American actor  

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April 13

  • 1921
    Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Dutch-Swiss art collector and businessman (d. 2002)  
  • 1940
    Max Mosley, English race car driver and engineer, co-founded March Engineering  
  • 1970
    Szilveszter Csollány, Hungarian gymnast  
  • 1977
    Margus Tsahkna, Estonian lawyer and politician  
  • 1979
    Gréta Arn, Hungarian tennis player  

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April 14

  • 1886
    Ernst Robert Curtius, German philologist and scholar (d. 1956)
  • 1932
    Atef Ebeid, Egyptian academic and politician, 47th Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2014)  
  • 1937
    Sepp Mayerl, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2012)  
  • 1986
    Anne Watanabe, Japanese model, actress, and singer  
  • 1987
    Korina Perkovic, German tennis player  

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April 15

  • 1851
    Ponnambalam Ramanathan, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 3rd Solicitor General of Sri Lanka (d. 1930)
  • 1915
    Elizabeth Catlett, American sculptor and illustrator (d. 2012)  
  • 1920
    Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-American psychiatrist and academic (d. 2012)  
  • 1943
    Mighty Sam McClain, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)  
  • 1955
    Dodi Fayed, Egyptian film producer (d. 1997)  

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April 16

  • 1488
    Jungjong of Joseon (d. 1544)
  • 1923
    Arch A. Moore, Jr., American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor of West Virginia (d. 2015)  
  • 1939
    John Delafose, American accordion player (d. 1994)  
  • 1962
    Anna Dello Russo, Italian journalist  
  • 1987
    Cenk Akyol, Turkish basketball player  

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April 17

  • 1912
    Marta Eggerth, Hungarian-American actress and singer (d. 2013)  
  • 1919
    Chavela Vargas, Costa Rican-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1961
    Frank J. Christensen, American union leader  
  • 1978
    Jason White, Scottish rugby player  
  • 1983
    Stanislav Chistov, Russian ice hockey player  

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April 18

  • 1863
    Linton Hope, English sailor and architect (d. 1920)
  • 1916
    Carl Burgos, American illustrator (d. 1984)  
  • 1951
    Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer and coach  
  • 1974
    Edgar Wright, English director and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Elastinen, Finnish rapper and producer (Fintelligens)  

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April 19

  • 1734
    Karl von Ordóñez, Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1786)
  • 1814
    Louis Amédée Achard, French journalist and author (d. 1875)
  • 1920
    Julien Ries, Belgian cardinal (d. 2013)  
  • 1940
    Genya Ravan, American singer-songwriter and producer (Goldie and the Gingerbreads and Ten Wheel Drive)  
  • 1961
    Richard Phelps, English pentathlete  

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April 20

  • 1586
    Rose of Lima, Peruvian mystic and saint (d. 1617)
  • 1633
    Emperor Go-Kōmyō of Japan (d. 1654)
  • 1646
    Charles Plumier, French botanist and author (d. 1704)
  • 1928
    Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)  
  • 1951
    Louise Jameson, English actress and educator  

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April 21

  • 1943
    Alan Fersht, English chemist and academic  
  • 1957
    Jesse Orosco, American baseball player  
  • 1967
    Emilio Valle, Cuban hurdler  
  • 1971
    Michael Turner, American author and illustrator (d. 2008)  
  • 1976
    Abir Goswami, Indian actor (d. 2013)  

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April 22

  • 1906
    Eric Fenby, English composer and educator (d. 1997)  
  • 1939
    Ann Mitchell, English actress  
  • 1953
    Tom Griswold, American radio host  
  • 1955
    Johnnie To, Hong Kong director and producer  
  • 1987
    John Obi Mikel, Nigerian footballer  

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April 23

  • 1921
    Janet Blair, American actress and singer (d. 2007)  
  • 1926
    J. P. Donleavy, American-Irish author and playwright  
  • 1949
    Paul Collier, English economist and academic  
  • 1974
    Barry Watson, American actor and director  
  • 1979
    Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer-songwriter (The Rasmus)  

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April 24

  • 1876
    Erich Raeder, German admiral (d. 1960)
  • 1879
    Susanna Bokoyni, Hungarian-American circus performer (d. 1984)
  • 1897
    Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mexican colonel and politician, 45th President of Mexico (d. 1955)
  • 1922
    Marc-Adélard Tremblay, Canadian anthropologist and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1923
    Doris Burn, American author and illustrator (d. 2011)  

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April 25

  • 1924
    Ingemar Johansson, Swedish race walker (d. 2009)  
  • 1928
    Vassar Clements, American fiddler (Old and in the Way) (d. 2005)  
  • 1938
    Roger Boisjoly, American aerodynamicist and engineer (d. 2012)  
  • 1965
    John Henson, American puppeteer and voice actor (d. 2014)  
  • 1991
    Alex Shibutani, American ice dancer  

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April 26

  • 1822
    Frederick Law Olmsted, American journalist and designer, co-designed Central Park (d. 1903)
  • 1932
    Frank D'Rone, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)  
  • 1954
    Chito S. Roño, Filipino director and screenwriter  
  • 1965
    Susannah Harker, English actress  
  • 1972
    Natrone Means, American football player and coach  

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April 27

  • 1912
    Zohra Sehgal, Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2014)  
  • 1922
    Martin Gray, Polish-French holocaust survivor and author  
  • 1938
    Alain Caron, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)  
  • 1948
    Josef Hickersberger, Austrian footballer, coach, and manager  
  • 1969
    Cory Booker, American lawyer and politician  

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April 28

  • 1908
    Ethel Catherwood, American-Canadian high jumper and javelin thrower (d. 1987)  
  • 1943
    Jacques Dutronc, French singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor  
  • 1953
    Brian Greenhoff, English footballer and coach (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Jessica Alba, American model and actress  
  • 1987
    Bradley Johnson, English footballer  

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April 29

  • 1848
    Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter and academic (d. 1906)
  • 1931
    Chris Pearson, Canadian politician, 1st Premier of Yukon (d. 2014)  
  • 1950
    Debbie Stabenow, American social worker and politician  
  • 1952
    Nora Dunn, American actress  
  • 1955
    Richard Epcar, American actor and director  

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April 30

  • 1664
    François Louis, Prince of Conti (d. 1709)
  • 1937
    Tony Harrison, English poet and playwright  
  • 1967
    Christine Jacob, Filipino-American actress, swimmer, and journalist  
  • 1967
    Steven Mackintosh, English actor  
  • 1972
    J. R. Richards, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Dishwalla)  

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