Famous People Born in April 1929

  • Apr 1 Milan Kundera, Czech poet/writer (Joke, Unbearable Lightness of Being)
  • Apr 1 Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator
  • Apr 1 Bo Schembechler, American football coach (d. 2006)
  • Apr 2 Catherine Gaskin, romantic novelist (Fiona, Coporation Wife)
  • Apr 2 Frans H J J Andriessen, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • Apr 3 Dennis Farr, director (Courtauld Institute Galleries)
  • Apr 3 Miyoshi Umeki, Jap, actress (Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
  • Apr 3 Lee Leonard, American television personality
  • Apr 4 William F Clinger Jr, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
  • Apr 5 Hugo Claus, Flemish writer/director (Cool Lover, Sugar)
  • Apr 5 Nigel Hawthorne, actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II)
  • Apr 5 Joe Meek, English record producer
  • Apr 6 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 6 Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
  • Apr 6 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
  • Apr 6 Li Yuan-chia, Chinese artist (Ton Fan group), born in Guangxi, China (d. 1994)
  • Apr 6 Willis Hall, British writer

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Apr 7 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, born in Brooklyn, New York

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  • Apr 7 Bob Denard, French mercenary (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 Jacques Brel, Belgium, singer/actor (Pain in the A__)
  • Apr 8 Renzo de Felice, historian
  • Apr 8 WIlliam K Everson, film historian
  • Apr 8 Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • Apr 9 Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
  • Apr 10 Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, born in Sombor (d. 2010)

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Apr 10 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape), born in Lund, Sweden

  • Apr 11 Lawrence Coughlin, (Rep-R-PA, 1969- )
  • Apr 12 Elspet Gray, (Lady Rix), actress (4 Weddings & a Funeral, Solo, Tenko), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Marilynn Smith, Topeka KS, LPGA golfer (1972 Pabst Open)
  • Apr 14 William Edgar Thornton, Faison NC, MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk:49)
  • Apr 14 Gerry Anderson, English television producer, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 14 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor (works of Sibelius)
  • Apr 15 Adrian Cadbury, confectionery manufacturer (Cadbury) and author of report on Corporate Governance, (d. 2015)
  • Apr 15 Jocelyn Barrow, deputy chair person (British Broadcast Standards)
  • Apr 16 Roy Hamilton, singer (You'll Never Walk Alone)
  • Apr 17 Eileen Stamers-Smith, headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)
  • Apr 17 James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)
  • Apr 17 Lady (James) Mellon, CEO (Volunteer Development Scotland)
  • Apr 18 Peter Hordern, British CEO (Fina)
  • Apr 18 Peter Jeffrey, actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity)
  • Apr 19 Edward Crook, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 20 Bob Braun, singer (Dotty Mack Show), born in Ludlow, Kentucky
  • Apr 22 Geoffrey Marshall, Provost (Queen's College, Oxford)
  • Apr 22 Margaret Pereira, forensic scientist
  • Apr 22 Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)
  • Apr 22 Robert Wade-Gery, diplomat/exec director (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • Apr 22 Victoria Opoku-Ware, Ghanaian queen
  • Apr 23 George Steiner, professor (English)
  • Apr 24 Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, born in Istanbul
  • Apr 24 Dr.Rajkumar, Kannada actor
  • Apr 25 Jose Angel Valente, Spanish poet (A modo the esperanza)
  • Apr 25 Yvette Corlett, athlete
  • Apr 25 Yvette Williams, NZ, long jumper (Oly-gold-52)
  • Apr 26 Richard Mitchell, American author and professor (d. 2002)
  • Apr 27 Nina Ponomareva Romaschkova, Soviet discus thrower (Olympic gold 1952, 60), involved shoplift scandal, born in Smychka (d. 2016)
  • Apr 28 Carolyn Jones, Amarillo Texas, actress (Morticia-Addams Family)
  • Apr 29 Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
  • Apr 29 Vaclav Kucera, composer
  • Apr 29 Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), born in Rostock (d. 2007)
  • Apr 29 [John] Jeremy Thorpe, British MP (Liberal)
  • Apr 29 Mickey McDermott, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Apr 30 Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)