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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

  • 1874
    Prince Karl of Bavaria (d. 1927)
  • 1898
    William James Sidis, American mathematician, anthropologist, and historian (d. 1944)
  • 1934
    Rod Kanehl, American baseball player and manager (d. 2004)  
  • 1942
    Philip Margo, American singer, drummer, and producer (The Tokens)  
  • 1968
    Andreas Schnaas, German actor and director  

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April 2

  • 742
    Charlemagne, Frankish king (d. 814)
  • 1920
    Gerald Bouey, Canadian lieutenant and civil servant (d. 2004)  
  • 1972
    Stephen Saux, American actor  
  • 1984
    Shawn Roberts, Canadian actor  
  • 1986
    Ibrahim Afellay, Dutch footballer  

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April 3

  • 1911
    Michael Woodruff, English-Scottish surgeon and academic (d. 2001)  
  • 1914
    Sam Manekshaw, Indian field marshal (d. 2008)  
  • 1971
    Emmanuel Collard, French race car driver  
  • 1977
    Alice Lowe, English actress and screenwriter  
  • 1988
    Kam Chancellor, American football player  

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April 4

  • 1772
    Nachman of Breslov (d. 1810)
  • 1960
    Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-Australian actor and producer  
  • 1978
    Aska Yang, Taiwanese singer  
  • 1987
    Sami Khedira, German footballer  
  • 1991
    Yui Koike, Japanese model and actress  

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April 5

  • 1288
    Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)
  • 1752
    Sébastien Érard, French instrument maker (d. 1831)
  • 1929
    Ivar Giaever, Norwegian-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1948
    Dave Holland, English drummer (Judas Priest, Pinkerton's Assorted Colours, Finders Keepers, and Trapeze)  
  • 1959
    Julius Drake, English pianist and educator  

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April 6

  • 1909
    William M. Branham, American minister and theologian (d. 1965)  
  • 1931
    Ivan Dixon, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2008)  
  • 1944
    Anita Pallenberg, Italian-English model, actress, and fashion designer  
  • 1990
    Charlie McDermott, American actor  
  • 1998
    Spencer List, American actor  

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April 7

  • 1867
    Holger Pedersen, Danish linguist and academic (d. 1953)
  • 1944
    Gerhard Schröder, German lawyer and politician, 7th Chancellor of Germany  
  • 1945
    Marilyn Friedman, American philosopher and academic  
  • 1979
    Robert Jozinović, Australian actor  
  • 1987
    Jack Duarte, Mexican actor, singer, and guitarist (Eme 15)  

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April 8

  • 1927
    Tilly Armstrong, English author (d. 2010)  
  • 1928
    Leah Rabin, German-Israeli wife of Yitzhak Rabin (d. 2000)  
  • 1946
    Catfish Hunter, American baseball player (d. 1999)  
  • 1954
    G.V. Loganathan, Indian-American engineer and academic (d. 2007)  
  • 1957
    Fred Smerlas, American football player and radio host  

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April 9

  • 1875
    Jacques Futrelle, American journalist and author (d. 1912)
  • 1932
    Carl Perkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)  
  • 1957
    Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer  
  • 1969
    April Boy Regino, Filipino singer-songwriter  
  • 1979
    Albina Dzhanabaeva, Russian singer and actress (Nu Virgos)  

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April 10

  • 1923
    Floyd Simmons, American decathlete and actor (d. 2008)  
  • 1957
    John M. Ford, American author and poet (d. 2006)  
  • 1961
    Carole Goble, English computer scientist and academic  
  • 1970
    Q-Tip, American rapper, producer, and actor (A Tribe Called Quest)  
  • 1983
    Ryan Merriman, American actor  

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April 11

  • 1914
    Norman McLaren, Scottish-Canadian animator, director, and producer (d. 1987)  
  • 1928
    Edwin Pope, American journalist and author  
  • 1934
    Ron Pember, English actor, director and playwright  
  • 1951
    Paul Fox, English singer and guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)  
  • 1989
    Zola Jesus, American singer-songwriter (Former Ghosts)  

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April 12

  • 1925
    Ned Miller, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1977
    Glenn Rogers, Australian-Scottish cricketer  
  • 1983
    Dwayne Smith, Barbadian cricketer  
  • 1985
    Ted Ginn, Jr., American football player  
  • 1989
    Dominic Roco, Filipino actor  

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April 13

  • 1732
    Frederick North, Lord North, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1792)
  • 1852
    Frank Winfield Woolworth, American businessman, founded the F.W. Woolworth Company (d. 1919)
  • 1887
    Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and golfer (d. 1995)
  • 1980
    Kyle Howard, American actor and screenwriter  
  • 1984
    Anders Lindegaard, Danish footballer  

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April 14

  • 1572
    Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician, philosopher, and academic (d. 1632)
  • 1814
    Dimitri Kipiani, Georgian publicist and author (d. 1887)
  • 1912
    Georg Siimenson, Estonian footballer (d. 1978)  
  • 1917
    Marvin Miller, American businessman (d. 2012)  
  • 1986
    Todd Gilles, American ice dancer  

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April 15

  • 1841
    Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian businessman and politician, founded the Seagram Company Ltd (d. 1919)
  • 1922
    Hasrat Jaipuri, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1999)  
  • 1947
    Woolly Wolstenholme, English singer and keyboard player (Barclay James Harvest) (d. 2010)  
  • 1980
    Víctor Núñez, Costa Rican footballer  
  • 1992
    Amy Diamond, Swedish singer and actress  

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April 16

  • 1924
    Rudy Pompilli, American saxophonist (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1976)  
  • 1931
    Herman van Ham, Dutch chef (d. 2012)  
  • 1953
    J. Neil Schulman, American author, actor, director, and producer  
  • 1964
    David Kohan, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1984
    Kerron Stewart, Jamaican sprinter  

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April 17

  • 1926
    Joan Lorring, Hong Kong-American actress and singer (d. 2014)  
  • 1938
    Ben Barnes, American businessman and politician, 36th Lieutenant Governor of Texas  
  • 1951
    Olivia Hussey, Argentinian-English actress  
  • 1968
    Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven  
  • 1984
    Jed Lowrie, American baseball player  

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April 18

  • 1905
    George H. Hitchings, American physician and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)  
  • 1968
    David Hewlett, English-Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1993
    Matt Salisbury, English cricketer  
  • 1995
    Divock Origi, Belgian footballer  
  • 1999
    Michael Andrew, American swimmer  

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April 19

  • 1787
    Deaf Smith, American soldier (d. 1837)
  • 1926
    Rawya Ateya, Egyptian captain and politician (d. 1997)  
  • 1928
    John Horlock, English engineer and academic (d. 2015)  
  • 1976
    Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation and Maiden uniteD)  
  • 1979
    Nicole Raczynski, American wrestler  

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April 20

  • 1924
    Guy Rocher, Canadian sociologist and academic  
  • 1939
    Johnny Tillotson, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1965
    Kostis Chatzidakis, Greek politician, Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism  
  • 1966
    David Filo, American businessman, co-founded Yahoo!  
  • 1977
    Jon Hugger, American wrestler  

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April 21

  • 1935
    Thomas Kean, American academic and politician, 48th Governor of New Jersey  
  • 1945
    Diana Darvey, English actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2000)  
  • 1957
    Herbert Wetterauer, German painter, sculptor, and author  
  • 1979
    Cindy Kurleto, Austrian-Filipino model and actress  
  • 1980
    Hiro Shimono, Japanese voice actor  

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April 22

  • 1832
    Julius Sterling Morton, American journalist and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of Agriculture (d. 1902)
  • 1916
    Hanfried Lenz, German mathematician and academic (d. 2013)  
  • 1942
    Giorgio Agamben, Italian philosopher and academic  
  • 1942
    Mary Prior, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bristol  
  • 1975
    Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (d. 1999)  

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April 23

  • 1861
    John Peltz, American baseball player and manager (d. 1906)
  • 1934
    George Canseco, Filipino composer and producer (d. 2004)  
  • 1950
    Rowley Leigh, English chef and journalist  
  • 1976
    Aaron Dessner American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (The National)  
  • 1977
    Andruw Jones, Curaçaoan baseball player  

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April 24

  • 1885
    Con Walsh, Irish-Canadian hammer thrower and footballer (d. 1961)
  • 1912
    Ruth Osburn, American discus thrower (d. 1994)  
  • 1923
    Doris Burn, American author and illustrator (d. 2011)  
  • 1955
    Guy Nève, Belgian race car driver (d. 1992)  
  • 1969
    Melinda Clarke, American actress  

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April 25

  • 1850
    Luise Adolpha Le Beau, German composer and educator (d. 1927)
  • 1956
    Andres Sõber, Estonian basketball player and coach  
  • 1958
    Fish, Scottish singer-songwriter and actor (Marillion)  
  • 1960
    Michael Lohan, American father of Lindsay Lohan  
  • 1970
    Kjersti Stubø, Norwegian singer  

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April 26

  • 1958
    Georgios Kostikos, Greek footballer, coach, and manager  
  • 1958
    Jeffrey Guterman, American psychotherapist, author, and academic  
  • 1973
    Jules Naudet, French-American director and producer  
  • 1977
    Kosuke Fukudome, Japanese baseball player  
  • 1978
    Tyler Labine, Canadian actor  

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April 27

  • 1748
    Adamantios Korais, Greek-French philosopher and scholar (d. 1833)
  • 1911
    Bruno Beger, German anthropologist and ethnologist (d. 2009)  
  • 1932
    Derek Minter, English motorcycle racer (d. 2015)  
  • 1945
    Jack Deverell, English general  
  • 1973
    Sharlee D'Angelo, Swedish bass player and songwriter (Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, King Diamond, Witchery, Sinergy, and Mercyful Fate)  

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April 28

  • 1902
    Johan Borgen, Norwegian author and critic (d. 1979)  
  • 1925
    T. John Lesinski, American judge and politician, 51st Lieutenant Governor of Michigan (d. 1996)  
  • 1952
    Mary McDonnell, American actress  
  • 1971
    Brad McEwan, Australian journalist  
  • 1982
    Harry Shum, Jr., Costa Rican-American actor and dancer  

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April 29

  • 1929
    Jeremy Thorpe, English lawyer and politician (d. 2014)  
  • 1937
    Hasil Adkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)  
  • 1940
    Stephanos of Tallinn, Estonian metropolitan  
  • 1957
    Sofia Sakorafa, Greek javelin thrower and politician  
  • 1979
    Jo O'Meara, English singer-songwriter and actress (S Club and 2-4 Family)  

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April 30

  • 1902
    Theodore Schultz, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)  
  • 1916
    Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)  
  • 1960
    Geoffrey Cox, English lawyer and politician  
  • 1973
    Jamie Staff, English cyclist and coach  
  • 1973
    Jeff Timmons, American singer-songwriter and producer (98 Degrees)  

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