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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

  • 1865
    Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrian-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1929)
  • 1895
    Alberta Hunter, American singer-songwriter and nurse (d. 1984)
  • 1910
    Harry Carney, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1974)  
  • 1920
    Harry Lewis, American actor and businessman (d. 2013)  
  • 1954
    Arnold Sidebottom, English footballer and cricketer  

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April 2

  • 1949
    Pamela Reed, American actress  
  • 1957
    Caroline Dean, English biologist and academic  
  • 1964
    Pete Incaviglia, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1977
    Per Elofsson, Swedish skier  
  • 1979
    Stian Westerhus, Norwegian guitarist (Puma)  

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April 3

  • 1928
    Don Gibson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)  
  • 1948
    Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch academic, politician, and diplomat, 11th Secretary General of NATO  
  • 1949
    Lyle Alzado, American football player and actor (d. 1992)  
  • 1954
    Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer  
  • 1969
    Rodney Hampton, American football player  

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April 4

  • 188
    Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)
  • 1895
    Arthur Murray, American dancer and educator (d. 1991)
  • 1934
    Helen Hanft, American actress (d. 2013)  
  • 1975
    Kevin Weekes, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1987
    Sarah Gadon, Canadian actress  

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April 5

  • 1523
    Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer and diplomat (d. 1596)
  • 1769
    Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet, English admiral (d. 1839)
  • 1945
    Cem Karaca, Turkish singer and guitarist (d. 2004)  
  • 1979
    Dante Wesley, American football player  
  • 1982
    Kelly Pavlik, American boxer  

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April 6

  • 1894
    Gertrude Baines, American super-centenarian (d. 2009)
  • 1947
    Mike Worboys, English mathematician and computer scientist  
  • 1962
    Iris Häussler, German sculptor and academic  
  • 1988
    Ivonne Orsini, Puerto Rican model and television host, Miss World Puerto Rico 2008  
  • 1989
    Renārs Rode, Latvian footballer  

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April 7

  • 1904
    Roland Wilson, Australian economist and statistician (d. 1996)  
  • 1911
    Hervé Bazin, French author and poet (d. 1996)  
  • 1937
    Cynthia Lynn, Latvian-American actress (d. 2014)  
  • 1949
    Mitch Daniels, American academic and politician, 49th Governor of Indiana  
  • 1981
    Kelli Young, English singer (Liberty X)  

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April 8

  • 1818
    Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1906)
  • 1871
    Clarence Hudson White, American photographer and educator (d. 1925)
  • 1886
    Margaret Ayer Barnes, American author and playwright (d. 1967)
  • 1929
    Jacques Brel, Belgian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1978)  
  • 1942
    Douglas Trumbull, American director, producer, and special effects artist  

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April 9

  • 1901
    Paul Willis, American actor and director (d. 1960)  
  • 1934
    Tom Phillis, Australian motorcycle racer (d. 1962)  
  • 1940
    Hans-Joachim Reske, German sprinter  
  • 1965
    Mark Pellegrino, American actor  
  • 1987
    Graham Gano, American football player  

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April 10

  • 1934
    David Halberstam, American journalist and author (d. 2007)  
  • 1943
    Margaret Pemberton, English author  
  • 1950
    Akiko Wada, Japanese singer and actress  
  • 1950
    Ken Griffey, Sr., American baseball player and manager  
  • 1961
    Joe Cole, American roadie and author (d. 1991)  

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April 11

  • 1794
    Edward Everett, American educator and politician, 15th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1865)
  • 1887
    Jamini Roy, Indian painter (d. 1972)
  • 1890
    Rachele Mussolini, Italian wife of Benito Mussolini (d. 1979)
  • 1935
    Richard Berry, American singer-songwriter (The Flairs) (d. 1997)  
  • 1979
    Sebastien Grainger, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death from Above 1979)  

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April 12

  • 1921
    Robert Cliche, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1978)  
  • 1925
    Joe Bowman, American target shooter and boot maker (d. 2009)  
  • 1948
    Jeremy Beadle, English television host and producer (d. 2008)  
  • 1965
    Chi Onwurah, English politician  
  • 1999
    Akai Osei, English actor, singer, and dancer  

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April 13

  • 1593
    Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1641)
  • 1922
    Heinz Baas, German footballer and manager (d. 1994)  
  • 1951
    Joachim Streich, German footballer and manager  
  • 1964
    Davis Love III, American golfer and sportscaster  
  • 1978
    Keydrick Vincent, American football player  

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April 14

  • 1892
    Juan Belmonte, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1962)
  • 1925
    Gene Ammons, American saxophonist (d. 1974)  
  • 1940
    Richard Thompson English physician and academic  
  • 1969
    Pieter Zandvliet, Dutch mixed media artist and illustrator  
  • 1976
    Jason Wiemer, Canadian ice hockey player  

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April 15

  • 1894
    Bessie Smith, American singer and actress (d. 1937)
  • 1952
    Bengt Gingsjö, Swedish swimmer  
  • 1955
    Jeff Golub, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2015)  
  • 1961
    Tiina Lillak, Finnish javelin thrower  
  • 1985
    Chris Cates, American baseball player  

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April 16

  • 1888
    Billy Minter, English footballer and manager (d. 1940)
  • 1942
    Frank Williams, English businessman, founded the Williams F1 Racing Team  
  • 1953
    Peter Garrett, Australian singer-songwriter and politician (Midnight Oil)  
  • 1964
    Dave Pirner, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Soul Asylum)  
  • 1977
    Fredrik Ljungberg, Swedish footballer  

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April 17

  • 1923
    Gianni Raimondi, Italian tenor and actor (d. 2008)  
  • 1954
    Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler and actor (d. 2015)  
  • 1959
    Jimmy Mann, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1973
    Katrin Koov, Estonian architect  
  • 1979
    Sung Si-kyung, South Korean singer and actor  

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April 18

  • 1905
    George H. Hitchings, American physician and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)  
  • 1976
    Kevin Rankin, American actor  
  • 1976
    Staffan Strand, Swedish high jumper  
  • 1987
    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, English model and actress  
  • 1999
    Michael Andrew, American swimmer  

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April 19

  • 1920
    John O'Neil, American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)  
  • 1967
    Philippe Saint-André, French rugby player and coach  
  • 1982
    Samuel C. Morrison, Jr., Liberian-American journalist, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1986
    Gabe Pruitt, American basketball player  
  • 1990
    Gretchen Ho, Filipino volleyball player and television host  

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April 20

  • 1889
    Marie-Antoinette de Geuser, French mystic (d. 1918)
  • 1890
    Adolf Schärf, Austrian soldier and politician, 6th President of Austria (d. 1965)
  • 1915
    Joseph Wolpe, South African-American psychotherapist and physician (d. 1997)  
  • 1938
    Peter Snow, Irish historian and journalist  
  • 1947
    Björn Skifs, Swedish singer-songwriter, actor, and screenwriter (Blue Swede and Slam Creepers)  

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April 21

  • 1893
    Romeo Bertini, Italian runner (d. 1973)
  • 1913
    Norman Parkinson, English photographer (d. 1990)  
  • 1953
    Mike Clasper, English businessman  
  • 1982
    Brianne Davis, American model, actress, and producer  
  • 1985
    Andy Jones, American high diver  

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April 22

  • 1940
    Marie-José Nat, French actress  
  • 1973
    Adem Poric, English-Australian footballer  
  • 1975
    Anders Nyström, Swedish guitarist and songwriter (Katatonia, Bewitched, Bloodbath, and Diabolical Masquerade)  
  • 1980
    Courtney Friel, American journalist  
  • 1985
    Matt Ballinger, American singer and actor (Dream Street)  

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April 23

  • 1930
    Michael Bowen, Gibraltarian-English archbishop  
  • 1940
    Michael Kadosh, Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2014)  
  • 1949
    David Cross, English violinist (King Crimson)  
  • 1968
    Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist, committed the Oklahoma City bombing (d. 2001)  
  • 1988
    Steph Houghton, English footballer  

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April 24

  • 1900
    Elizabeth Goudge, English author and educator (d. 1984)
  • 1935
    Tucker Smith, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1988)  
  • 1940
    Sue Grafton, American author  
  • 1951
    Nigel Harrison, English bass player and songwriter (Blondie and Silverhead)  
  • 1955
    Eamon Gilmore, Irish union leader and politician, 25th Tánaiste of Ireland  

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April 25

  • 1911
    Connie Marrero, Cuban baseball player and coach (d. 2014)  
  • 1939
    Ted Kooser, American poet and author  
  • 1960
    Bruce Redman, Australian director, producer, and critic  
  • 1961
    Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American journalist and author  
  • 1980
    Juri Miyazawa, Japanese actress and model  

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April 26

  • 1538
    Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter and academic (d. 1600)
  • 1918
    Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch sprinter and long jumper (d. 2004)  
  • 1942
    Jadwiga Staniszkis, Polish sociologist, political scientist, and academic  
  • 1969
    Kate Hardie, English actress, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1977
    Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut  

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April 27

  • 1916
    Enos Slaughter, American baseball player and manager (d. 2002)  
  • 1922
    Martin Gray, Polish-French holocaust survivor and author  
  • 1927
    Coretta Scott King, American activist and author (d. 2006)  
  • 1946
    Nicholas Serota, English historian and curator  
  • 1947
    Ann Peebles, American singer-songwriter  

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April 28

  • 1765
    Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician and academic (d. 1834)
  • 1874
    Karl Kraus, Austrian journalist and author (d. 1936)
  • 1949
    Paul Guilfoyle, American actor  
  • 1971
    Thomas Pendelton, American tattoo artist  
  • 1986
    Jenna Ushkowitz, South Korean-American actress, singer, and dancer  

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April 29

  • 1917
    Celeste Holm, American actress and singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1933
    Mark Eyskens, Belgian economist and politician, 61st Prime Minister of Belgium  
  • 1942
    Lynda Chalker, Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, English politician, Minister of State for Europe  
  • 1951
    Dale Earnhardt, American race car driver (d. 2001)  
  • 1964
    Melody Barnes, American lawyer  

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April 30

  • 1921
    Tove Maës, Danish actress (d. 2010)  
  • 1924
    Uno Laht, Estonian KGB officer and author (d. 2008)  
  • 1969
    Warren Defever, American bass player and producer (His Name Is Alive and Elvis Hitler)  
  • 1984
    Shawn Daivari, American wrestler and manager  
  • 1985
    Brandon Bass, American basketball player  

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