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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

  • 1906
    Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Russian engineer, founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau (d. 1989)  
  • 1925
    Kathy Stobart, English saxophonist (d. 2014)  
  • 1929
    Bo Schembechler, American football player and coach (d. 2006)  
  • 1937
    Yılmaz Güney, Turkish actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1984)  
  • 1947
    Robin Scott, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (M)  

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April 2

  • 1900
    Anis Fuleihan, Cypriot-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1914
    Alec Guinness, English actor and singer (d. 2000)  
  • 1928
    Serge Gainsbourg, French singer-songwriter, actor, and director (d. 1991)  
  • 1934
    Paul Cohen, American mathematician and theorist (d. 2007)  
  • 1975
    Lisa Ann Beley, Canadian voice actress  

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April 3

  • 1887
    Ōtori Tanigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 24th Yokozuna (d. 1956)
  • 1936
    Harold Vick, American saxophonist and flute player (d. 1987)  
  • 1969
    Seiichi Tanabe, Japanese actor  
  • 1973
    Yo Oizumi, Japanese television personality and actor  
  • 1987
    Julie Sokolow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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April 4

  • 1792
    Thaddeus Stevens, American lawyer and politician (d. 1868)
  • 1921
    Elizabeth Wilson, American actress (d. 2015)  
  • 1935
    Kenneth Mars, American actor and singer (d. 2011)  
  • 1953
    Henry Fotheringham, South African cricketer  
  • 1996
    Austin Mahone, American singer-songwriter and actor  

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April 5

  • 1595
    John Wilson, English composer and educator (d. 1674)
  • 1869
    Albert Roussel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • 1937
    Colin Powell, American general and politician, 65th United States Secretary of State  
  • 1971
    Krista Allen, American actress  
  • 1992
    Emmalyn Estrada, Canadian singer-songwriter and dancer (G.R.L.)  

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April 6

  • 1934
    Enrique Álvarez Félix, Mexican actor (d. 1996)  
  • 1946
    Paul Beresford, New Zealand-English dentist and politician  
  • 1958
    Diana Nasution, Indonesian singer  
  • 1975
    Joel West, American actor  
  • 1986
    Nikolas Asprogenis, Cypriot footballer  

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April 7

  • 1859
    Walter Camp, American football player and coach (d. 1925)
  • 1904
    Roland Wilson, Australian economist and statistician (d. 1996)  
  • 1930
    Jane Priestman, English interior designer  
  • 1941
    Peter Fluck, English puppet maker and illustrator  
  • 1987
    Jaimee Kaire-Gataulu, New Zealand actress and singer  

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April 8

  • 1320
    Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)
  • 1892
    Mary Pickford, Canadian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter, co-founded United Artists (d. 1979)
  • 1968
    Patricia Girard, French runner and hurdler  
  • 1978
    Evans Rutto, Kenyan runner  
  • 1984
    Kirsten Storms, American actress  

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April 9

  • 1794
    Theobald Boehm, German flute player and composer (d. 1881)
  • 1888
    Sol Hurok, Ukrainian-American talent manager (d. 1974)
  • 1964
    Margaret Peterson Haddix, American author  
  • 1964
    Peter Penashue, Canadian businessman and politician, 9th Canadian Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs  
  • 1964
    Soyo Oka, Japanese pianist and composer  

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April 10

  • 1829
    William Booth, English minister, founded The Salvation Army (d. 1912)
  • 1915
    Harry Morgan, American actor and director (d. 2011)  
  • 1979
    Iván Alonso, Uruguayan footballer  
  • 1983
    Andrew Dost, American guitarist and songwriter (Fun and Anathallo)  
  • 1985
    Paula Reca, Argentinian actress  

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April 11

  • 1755
    James Parkinson, English surgeon, geologist, and paleontologist (d. 1824)
  • 1794
    Edward Everett, American educator and politician, 15th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1865)
  • 1971
    John Leech, English politician  
  • 1974
    Trot Nixon, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1990
    Dimitrios Anastasopoulos, Greek footballer  

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April 12

  • 1868
    Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese admiral (d. 1918)
  • 1925
    Ned Miller, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1949
    Scott Turow, American lawyer and author  
  • 1950
    Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman  
  • 1979
    Claire Danes, American actress and producer  

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April 13

  • 1593
    Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1641)
  • 1919
    Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American activist, founded American Atheists (d. 1995)  
  • 1937
    Edward Fox, English actor  
  • 1954
    Jimmy Destri, American keyboard player and songwriter (Blondie)  
  • 1983
    Claudio Bravo, Chilean footballer  

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April 14

  • 1882
    Moritz Schlick, German-Austrian physicist and philosopher (d. 1936)
  • 1924
    Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, English philosopher an academic  
  • 1945
    Roger Frappier, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1968
    Anthony Michael Hall, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1976
    Georgina Chapman, English model, actress, and fashion designer, co-founded Marchesa  

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April 15

  • 1935
    Stavros Paravas, Greek actor and producer (d. 2008)  
  • 1948
    Christopher Brown, English historian, curator, and academic  
  • 1987
    Iyaz, Virgin Islander singer-songwriter  
  • 1987
    Samira Wiley, American actress  
  • 1987
    Sapphire Elia, English actress and singer  

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April 16

  • 1495
    Petrus Apianus, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1557)
  • 1960
    Rafael Benítez, Spanish footballer and manager  
  • 1969
    Patrik Järbyn, Swedish skier  
  • 1979
    Lars Börgeling, German pole vaulter  
  • 1979
    Sean Costello, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008)  

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April 17

  • 1910
    Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter and producer (d. 1999)  
  • 1938
    Ben Barnes, American businessman and politician, 36th Lieutenant Governor of Texas  
  • 1967
    Liz Phair, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1979
    Marija Šestak, Serbian-Slovenian triple jumper  
  • 1979
    Siddharth, Indian actor, singer, and producer  

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April 18

  • 1874
    Abd-ru-shin, German author (d. 1941)
  • 1945
    Robert Bausch, American author and academic  
  • 1960
    Yelena Zhupiyeva-Vyazova, Ukrainian runner  
  • 1976
    Justin Ross, American politician  
  • 1989
    Alia Shawkat, American actress  

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April 19

  • 1899
    Cemal Tollu, Turkish lieutenant and painter (d. 1968)
  • 1927
    Mr. Kenneth, American hairdresser (d. 2013)  
  • 1932
    Fernando Botero, Colombian painter and sculptor  
  • 1944
    Bernie Worrell, American keyboard player and songwriter (Parliament-Funkadelic, Praxis, and Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains)  
  • 1959
    Jane Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, English activist  

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April 20

  • 1889
    Harold Bache, English cricketer and lieutenant (d. 1916)
  • 1889
    Tonny Kessler, Dutch footballer (d. 1960)
  • 1928
    Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)  
  • 1946
    Sandro Chia, Italian painter and sculptor  
  • 1987
    Anna Rossinelli, Swiss singer-songwriter  

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April 21

  • 1774
    Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1862)
  • 1926
    Elizabeth II of The United Kingdom  
  • 1965
    Ed Belfour, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1982
    Brianne Davis, American model, actress, and producer  
  • 1986
    Rodney Stuckey, American basketball player  

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April 22

  • 1891
    Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (d. 1965)
  • 1922
    Richard Diebenkorn, American soldier and painter (d. 1993)  
  • 1930
    Enno Penno, Estonian politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile  
  • 1967
    David J. C. MacKay, English physicist, engineer, and academic  
  • 1970
    Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer, actress, and producer  

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April 23

  • 1923
    Dolph Briscoe, American lieutenant and politician, 41st Governor of Texas (d. 2010)  
  • 1947
    Glenn Cornick, English bass player (Jethro Tull and Paris) (d. 2014)  
  • 1961
    Pierluigi Martini, Italian race car driver  
  • 1970
    Scott Bairstow, Canadian actor  
  • 1991
    Nathan Baker, English footballer  

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April 24

  • 1931
    Abdelhamid Kermali, Algerian footballer and manager (d. 2013)  
  • 1943
    Gordon West, English footballer (d. 2012)  
  • 1944
    St. Clair Lee, American singer (The Hues Corporation) (d. 2011)  
  • 1969
    Viveca Paulin, Swedish-American actress  
  • 1983
    Hanna Melnychenko, Ukrainian heptathlete  

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April 25

  • 1928
    Cy Twombly, American-Italian painter and sculptor (d. 2011)  
  • 1938
    Roger Boisjoly, American aerodynamicist and engineer (d. 2012)  
  • 1956
    Andres Sõber, Estonian basketball player and coach  
  • 1969
    Martin Koolhoven, Dutch director and screenwriter  
  • 1977
    Marguerite Moreau, American actress and producer  

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April 26

  • 1878
    Frank Gotch, American wrestler (d. 1917)
  • 1927
    Jack Douglas, English actor (d. 2008)  
  • 1933
    Carol Burnett, American actress, singer, and producer  
  • 1943
    Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect and academic, designed the Therme Vals  
  • 1987
    Jorge Andújar Moreno, Spanish footballer  

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April 27

  • 1876
    Con Leahy, Irish athlete (d. 1921)
  • 1878
    John Rimmer, English runner (d. 1962)
  • 1880
    Mihkel Lüdig, Estonian organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1958)
  • 1920
    Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)  
  • 1925
    Derek Chinnery, English broadcaster (d. 2015)  

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April 28

  • 1900
    Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer and academic (d. 1992)
  • 1937
    Saddam Hussein, Iraqi general and politician, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)  
  • 1938
    Madge Sinclair, Jamaican-American actress (d. 1995)  
  • 1968
    Andy Flower, South African-English cricketer and coach  
  • 1986
    Jenna Ushkowitz, South Korean-American actress, singer, and dancer  

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April 29

  • 1848
    Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter and academic (d. 1906)
  • 1907
    Tino Rossi, French singer and actor (d. 1983)  
  • 1950
    Debbie Stabenow, American social worker and politician  
  • 1952
    David Icke, English footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1984
    Paulius Jankūnas, Lihuanian basketball player  

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April 30

  • 1864
    Jean, duc Decazes, French sailor (d. 1912)
  • 1905
    Sergey Nikolsky, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2012)  
  • 1961
    Isiah Thomas, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster  
  • 1969
    Justine Greening, English accountant and politician, Secretary of State for International Development  
  • 1989
    Baauer, American DJ and producer  

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