Famous People Born in April 1909

  • Apr 1 Abner Biberman, director/actor (Imhook-Kodiak), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Apr 1 Eddie Duchin, Mass, society pianist/bandleader (Eddie Duchin Orch)
  • Apr 2 Jean Kurt Forest, composer
  • Apr 5 Alberto Romero "Cubby" Broccoli, American film producer (James Bond), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 5 Cubby Alberto Romolo Broccoli, movie producer
  • Apr 5 Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)
  • Apr 6 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
  • Apr 6 William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)
  • Apr 7 Robert Charroux, French writer (d. 1978)
  • Apr 8 George Dixon, trumpet/sax
  • Apr 8 Olavi Pesonen, composer
  • Apr 8 William James Millar Mackenzie, political scientist
  • Apr 9 Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio
  • Apr 9 Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer
  • Apr 9 Robert Helpmann, Mount Gambier, Australia, actor/dancer (Second Time Lucky, The Red Shoes)
  • Apr 13 Eudora Welty, Jackson Ms, novelist (Optimist's Daughter-Pulitzer 1973)
  • Apr 13 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)
  • Apr 13 Mervyn Hugh Cowie, willife conservationist
  • Apr 13 Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Polish mathematician (d. 1984)
  • Apr 16 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian
  • Apr 17 Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician
  • Apr 17 Humphrey Sims Moore, pacifist/journalist
  • Apr 20 Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman
  • Apr 20 Richard Stubbs, publicity adviser
  • Apr 21 Rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will)
  • Apr 22 Ralph Byrd, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Apr 22 Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
  • Apr 23 Thomas Padmore, senior civil servant
  • Apr 24 Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)
  • Apr 24 Irven Spence, animator
  • Apr 25 Jaroslav Doubrava, composer
  • Apr 26 Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
  • Apr 27 Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)
  • Apr 29 Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist and resistance leader
  • Apr 29 Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], Ky, actor (Tom Ewell Show, 7 Yr Itch)
  • Apr 30 Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)
  • Apr 30 F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992)