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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

  • 1906
    Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Russian engineer, founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau (d. 1989)  
  • 1924
    Čkalja, Serbian actor and singer (d. 2003)  
  • 1975
    George Bastl, Swiss tennis player  
  • 1975
    John Butler, American-Australian singer-songwriter and producer (The John Butler Trio)  
  • 1982
    Andreas Thorkildsen, Norwegian javelin thrower  

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April 2

  • 1348
    Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)
  • 1902
    Jan Tschichold, German-Swiss graphic designer and typographer (d. 1974)  
  • 1927
    Carmen Basilio, American boxer and soldier (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Sue Townsend, English author and playwright (d. 2014)  
  • 1983
    Paul Capdeville, Chilean tennis player  

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April 3

  • 1639
    Alessandro Stradella, Italian composer (d. 1682)
  • 1895
    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian-American composer and educator (d. 1968)
  • 1942
    Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (d. 2005)  
  • 1952
    Mike Moore, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1954
    K. Krishnasamy, Indian physician and politician  

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April 4

  • 1940
    Sharon Sheeley, American singer-songwriter (d. 2002)  
  • 1948
    Dan Simmons, American author  
  • 1958
    Mary-Margaret Humes, American model and actress  
  • 1965
    Robert Downey Jr., American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1971
    Josh Todd, American singer-songwriter and actor (Buckcherry)  

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April 5

  • 1588
    Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher and theorist (d. 1679)
  • 1908
    Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor and manager (d. 1989)  
  • 1947
    Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Filipino academic and politician, 14th President of the Philippines  
  • 1975
    Caitlin Moran, English journalist, author, and critic  
  • 1975
    Shammond Williams, American basketball player and coach  

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April 6

  • 1937
    Peter Maivia, Samoan-American wrestler and promoter (d. 1982)  
  • 1950
    Claire Morissette, Canadian cycling activist (d. 2007)  
  • 1960
    Batem, Congolese-Belgian illustrator  
  • 1979
    Eilen Jewell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1981
    Eliza Coupe, American actress  

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April 7

  • 1914
    Ralph Flanagan, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1995)  
  • 1915
    Henry Kuttner, American author (d. 1958)  
  • 1925
    Chaturanan Mishra, Indian trade union leader and politician (d. 2011)  
  • 1930
    Roger Vergé, French chef and restaurateur (d. 2015)  
  • 1962
    Andrew Hampsten, American cyclist  

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April 8

  • 1842
    Elizabeth Bacon Custer, American author and educator (d. 1933)
  • 1874
    Stanisław Taczak, Polish general (d. 1960)
  • 1892
    Richard Neutra, Austrian-American architect, designed the Los Angeles County Hall of Records (d. 1970)
  • 1968
    Patricia Arquette, American actress and director  
  • 1979
    Raven, American drag queen performer  

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April 9

  • 1867
    Charles Winckler, Danish tug of war competitor, discus thrower, and shot putter (d. 1932)
  • 1901
    Jean Bruchési, Canadian historian and author (d. 1979)  
  • 1925
    Art Kane, American photographer (d. 1995)  
  • 1944
    Heinz-Joachim Rothenburg, German shot putter  
  • 1984
    Óscar Razo, Mexican footballer  

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April 10

  • 1794
    Matthew C. Perry, American commander (d. 1858)
  • 1930
    Spede Pasanen, Finnish actor, director, and producer (d. 2001)  
  • 1961
    Joe Cole, American roadie and author (d. 1991)  
  • 1974
    Petros Passalis, Greek footballer  
  • 1980
    Bryce Soderberg, American singer-songwriter and bass player (Lifehouse and AM Radio)  

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April 11

  • 1955
    Neville Staple, Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (The Specials, Fun Boy Three, and Special Beat)  
  • 1958
    Stuart Adamson, English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Skids, Big Country) (d. 2001)  
  • 1974
    Trot Nixon, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1981
    Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model and actress  
  • 1994
    Dakota Blue Richards, English actress  

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April 12

  • 1958
    Klaus Tafelmeier, German javelin thrower  
  • 1981
    Yuriy Borzakovskiy, Russian runner  
  • 1990
    Francesca Halsall, English swimmer  
  • 1991
    Torey Krug, American ice hockey player  
  • 1999
    Akai Osei, English actor, singer, and dancer  

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April 13

  • 1894
    Joie Ray, American runner (d. 1978)
  • 1916
    Phyllis Fraser, American actress, journalist, and publisher, co-founded Beginner Books (d. 2006)  
  • 1940
    Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)  
  • 1942
    Bill Conti, American composer and conductor  
  • 1945
    Bob Kalsu, American football player and lieutenant (d. 1970)  

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April 14

  • 1917
    Valerie Hobson, Irish-English actress (d. 1998)  
  • 1919
    Shamshad Begum, Pakistani-Indian singer (d. 2013)  
  • 1933
    Shani Wallis, English-American actress and singer  
  • 1954
    Sue Hill, English pathologist and civil servant  
  • 1988
    Eliška Klučinová, Czech heptathlete  

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April 15

  • 1889
    Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and educator (d. 1975)
  • 1921
    Georgy Beregovoy, Ukrainian-Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1995)  
  • 1940
    Robert Lacroix, Canadian economist and academic  
  • 1962
    Tom Kane, American voice actor and singer  
  • 1986
    Tom Heaton, English footballer  

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April 16

  • 1697
    Johann Gottlieb Görner, German organist and composer (d. 1778)
  • 1848
    Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian author and activist (d. 1919)
  • 1930
    Herbie Mann, American flute player and composer (d. 2003)  
  • 1948
    Ammar El Sherei, Egyptian accordion player, composer, and academic (d. 2012)  
  • 1972
    Conchita Martínez, Spanish-American tennis player  

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April 17

  • 1814
    Josif Pančić, Serbian botanist and academic (d. 1888)
  • 1882
    Artur Schnabel, Polish pianist and composer (d. 1951)
  • 1967
    Liz Phair, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1974
    Mikael Åkerfeldt, Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Opeth, Bloodbath, and Katatonia)  
  • 1984
    Rosanna Davison, Irish model and actress, Miss World 2003  

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April 18

  • 1924
    Henry Hyde, American commander, lawyer, and politician (d. 2007)  
  • 1934
    James Drury, American actor  
  • 1936
    Vladimir Hütt, Estonian physicist and philosopher (d. 1997)  
  • 1979
    Nuria Fergó, Spanish singer and actress  
  • 1990
    Wojciech Szczęsny, Polish footballer  

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April 19

  • 1937
    Antonio Carluccio, Italian-English chef and author  
  • 1947
    Wilfrid Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara, English civil servant  
  • 1964
    Gordon Marshall, Scottish footballer and coach  
  • 1973
    Alessio Scarpi, Italian footballer  
  • 1990
    Patrick Wiegers, German footballer  

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April 20

  • 1893
    Edna Parker, American super-centenarian (d. 2008)
  • 1943
    Edie Sedgwick, American model and actress (d. 1971)  
  • 1985
    Amanda Fahy, English actress  
  • 1987
    Thorsten Kirschbaum, German footballer  
  • 1992
    Kristian Álvarez, Mexican footballer  

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April 21

  • 1914
    Angelo Savoldi, Italian-American wrestler and promoter, co-founded International World Class Championship Wrestling (d. 2013)  
  • 1919
    Don Cornell, American singer and trumpet player (d. 2004)  
  • 1987
    Nadif Chowdhury, Bangladeshi cricketer  
  • 1990
    Aleksandar Prijović, Swiss footballer  
  • 1994
    Mitchell Weiser, German footballer  

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April 22

  • 1906
    Eric Fenby, English composer and educator (d. 1997)  
  • 1938
    Adam Raphael, English journalist and author  
  • 1946
    Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, English economist and academic  
  • 1961
    Alo Mattiisen, Estonian composer (d. 1996)  
  • 1997
    Jekalyn Carr, American singer-songwriter  

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April 23

  • 1887
    Jenő Törzs, Hungarian actor (d. 1946)
  • 1937
    Victoria Glendinning, English author and critic  
  • 1938
    S. Janaki, Indian singer  
  • 1974
    Michael Kerr, New Zealand-German rugby player  
  • 1986
    Alysia Montaño, American runner  

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April 24

  • 1899
    Oscar Zariski, Russian-American mathematician and academic (d. 1986)
  • 1925
    Franco Leccese, Italian sprinter (d. 1992)  
  • 1946
    Phil Robertson, American businessman, founded Duck Commander  
  • 1954
    Captain Sensible, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Damned and Dead Men Walking)  
  • 1969
    Viveca Paulin, Swedish-American actress  

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April 25

  • 1902
    Mary Miles Minter, American actress (d. 1984)  
  • 1927
    Albert Uderzo, French author and illustrator  
  • 1927
    Corín Tellado, Spanish author (d. 2009)  
  • 1945
    Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (ABBA and Hootenanny Singers)  
  • 1959
    Daniel Kash, Canadian actor and director  

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April 26

  • 1910
    Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese screenwriter and producer (d. 1997)  
  • 1956
    Koo Stark, American actress and photographer  
  • 1988
    Manuel Viniegra, Mexican footballer  
  • 1990
    Riley Voelkel, Canadian-American actress  
  • 1994
    Daniil Kvyat, Russian race car driver  

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April 27

  • 1916
    Enos Slaughter, American baseball player and manager (d. 2002)  
  • 1920
    Edwin Morgan, Scottish poet and translator (d. 2010)  
  • 1932
    Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-American mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)  
  • 1974
    Richard Johnson, Australian footballer  
  • 1990
    Martin Kelly, English footballer  

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April 28

  • 1912
    Kaneto Shindō, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Larissa Grunig, American theorist and activist  
  • 1956
    Jimmy Barnes, Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cold Chisel, Fraternity, and Living Loud)  
  • 1963
    Lloyd Eisler, Canadian figure skater and coach  
  • 1980
    Bradley Wiggins, Belgian-English cyclist  

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April 29

  • 1950
    Debbie Stabenow, American social worker and politician  
  • 1969
    Paul Adelstein, American actor and director  
  • 1978
    Bob Bryan, American tennis player  
  • 1980
    Kelly Shoppach, American baseball player  
  • 1984
    Firass Dirani, Australian actor  

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April 30

  • 1908
    Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic journalist and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 1970)  
  • 1917
    Bea Wain, American singer  
  • 1944
    Jon Bing, Norwegian author, scholar, and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1967
    Steven Mackintosh, English actor  
  • 1991
    Kaarel Nurmsalu, Estonian ski jumper  

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