Famous People Born in April 1936

  • Apr 1 Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 and 1996 (d. 1998)
  • Apr 2 Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (F1 champ 1959, 1960, 1966), born in Hurstville, NSW (d. 2014)
  • Apr 3 Scott LaFaro, American musician (d. 1961)
  • Apr 3 Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist
  • Apr 3 Reginald Hill, British crime author (Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe novels)
  • Apr 4 Margo J Sylvia, rocker (Tune Weavers)
  • Apr 5 John Albert, professor (Master of University College Oxford)
  • Apr 5 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 5 Michael Livesay, British admiral/pres (RN College Greenwich)
  • Apr 5 John Kelly, Irish republican politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 6 Manfred Schoof, composer
  • Apr 7 Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
  • Apr 7 Tariq Aziz, Iraqi politician and close adviser to Saddam Hussein, born in Tel Keppe, Iraq (d. 2015)
  • Apr 8 Klaus Lowitsch, actor (Despair, Marriage of Marla Braun), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 9 Jerzy Maksymiuk, composer
  • Apr 9 Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)

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Apr 10 John Madden, NFL coach (Oakland Raiders) and sports commentator (CBS, FOX), born in Austin, Minnesota

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • Apr 10 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), born in Croydon (d. 1995)
  • Apr 10 Robert "Bobby" Smith, US singer (Spinners), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 11 Janet Allen, Headmistress (Benenden School)
  • Apr 12 Charles Napier, actor (Night Stalker, Rambo)
  • Apr 12 Kennedy A Simmonds, premier (St Kitts & Nevis, 1983-95)
  • Apr 14 Robert Herman Nichols, PGA golfer (1986 Showdown), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 14 Kenneth Mars, American actor
  • Apr 14 Frank Serpico, American policeman
  • Apr 15 Hector Quintanar, composer
  • Apr 15 Jack Noreiga, cricketer (9-95 WI v India 1971)
  • Apr 15 Maurice Shock, rector (Lincoln College in Oxford)
  • Apr 15 Raymond Poulidor, French cyclist
  • Apr 15 Pen Sovann, 1st post-Khmer Rouge Cambodian Prime Minister (1981), born in Takéo (d. 2016)
  • Apr 16 James Rand, British judge (Advocate General)
  • Apr 17 Pete Graves, rocker (Moonglows)
  • Apr 18 Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
  • Apr 18 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
  • Apr 18 Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator
  • Apr 19 Csaba Szabo, Hungarian composer, born in Ákosfalva, Transylvania (d. 2003)
  • Apr 19 Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)
  • Apr 19 Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 20 Pat Roberts, Topeka, Kansas, US Senator (Rep-R-KS, 1981-1997)
  • Apr 20 Pauli Ellefsen, Miðvágur, Vágar, Faroe Islands, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • Apr 21 Anthony Joseph Gnazzo, composer

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Apr 21 Bob Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary
Ice Hockey Player
Bob Cleary
  • Apr 21 James Dobson, American evangelist
  • Apr 22 Glen Campbell, Delight Ark, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix)
  • Apr 22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (d. 1998)
  • Apr 23 Elias, [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter
  • Apr 23 Estelle Harris, actress (Estelle Castanza-Seinfeld)
  • Apr 23 John D'Arcy, cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour)
  • Apr 23 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter
  • Apr 23 Roy Orbison, rock musician (Pretty Woman), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1988)
  • Apr 24 Jill Ireland, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England
  • Apr 26 Edward Cazalet, British High Court Judge
  • Apr 27 Khalid Wazir, cricketer (son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954)
  • Apr 27 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
  • Apr 28 John Martin Tchicai, composer, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 29 April Stevens, rock vocalist (Deep Purple), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Apr 29 Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • Apr 29 Lane Smith, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 29 Zubin Mehta, conductor (NY Philharmonic), born in Mumbai, India
  • Apr 30 Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra)