Famous People Born in April 1938

  • Apr 1 John Quade, American actor
  • Apr 2 John Larsson, 17th General of The Salvation Army
  • Apr 2 Whirlaway, American thoroughbred racehorse, 1941 Triple Crown Winner (d. 1953)
  • Apr 3 Jeff Barry, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 3 Philippe Wynne, US soul singer (Detroit Spinners)
  • Apr 4 A Bartlett Giamatti, President of Yale/baseball commish (1989), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 4 Michael Parks, Corona California, actor (Then Came Bronson)
  • Apr 4 Peter Attenborough, British headmaster (Charterhouse)
  • Apr 5 Colin Bland, cricketer (South African bat Maybe the best cover field)
  • Apr 5 Ronald Anthony White Jr, singer
  • Apr 5 Nancy Holt, Worcester Massachusetts, American artist (land art)
  • Apr 6 Paul Daniels, British magician (The Paul Daniels Magic Show), born in South Bank, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Apr 6 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 6 Frances Schreuder, American socialite convicted of murder, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2004)
  • Apr 7 Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 7 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California

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Apr 7 Jerry Brown, Governor of California (D-1975-83, 2011-), born in San Francisco, California

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  • Apr 8 Barton Keith McLean, composer
  • Apr 8 Lory Patrick, Beckley WV, actress (Trina-Tales of Welles Fargo)
  • Apr 8 Mohammad Farooq, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 7 Tests 1960-65)
  • Apr 8 Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997-2006), born in Comassie, Gold Coast
  • Apr 9 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician
  • Apr 10 Don Meredith, Mount Vernon Texas, NFL QB (Cowboys)/Mon Night Football
  • Apr 11 Michael Deaver, politician/influence peddler (S&L scandal)
  • Apr 11 Kurt Moll, German bass
  • Apr 13 Frederic Rzewski, Westfield Mass, composer (Spacecraft)
  • Apr 13 John Weston, British diplomat, representative for NATO (1992-95) and UN (1995-98)
  • Apr 14 Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)
  • Apr 15 Carles Marsden, professor (neurology)
  • Apr 15 Hso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
  • Apr 15 Claudia Cardinale, Tunisian-born actress (The Pink Panther)
  • Apr 16 Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
  • Apr 16 Gordon Wilson, Scottish politician
  • Apr 16 Rich Rollins, American baseballer
  • Apr 17 David Dilks, vice-chancellor (Hull U)
  • Apr 17 K M P O'Brien, archbishop (St Andrews & Edinburgh)
  • Apr 17 Ben Barnes, American politician
  • Apr 17 Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism
  • Apr 18 Andreas J "Cat" Liebenberg, supreme commander (South African army)
  • Apr 19 Jonathan Tunick, composer
  • Apr 20 Bernard Malivoire, France, cox pair (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Apr 20 Betty Cuthbert, Australia 100m/200m/400m dash (Olympic-gold-1956, 64)
  • Apr 20 Johnny Tillotson, singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Apr 22 Alan Bond, Australian tycoon/yachtsman (America's Cup), born in London, UK
  • Apr 22 Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
  • Apr 23 Leonard Ernest John Chant, social worker
  • Apr 23 Russell Hillhouse, under-sect Scottish Office
  • Apr 23 Steven D Symms, (Sen-R-ID, 1981- )
  • Apr 25 Ton Schulten, Dutch artist
  • Apr 25 Roger Boisjoly, Lowell, Massachusetts, aerodynamicist (anticipated challenger disaster), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 26 Duane Eddy, Phoenix, Az, country singer (Peter Gunn, Cannonball)
  • Apr 26 Maurice Williams, American rocker (Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 26 Willie Wood, Scottish bowls player, born in Haddington, East Lothian
  • Apr 27 Earl Anthony, bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3)
  • Apr 28 Beverly F Albert, architect
  • Apr 28 Madge Sinclair, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 28 Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
  • Apr 29 Klaus Voormann, German musician, artist, and record producer
  • Apr 30 Gary Collins, Venice California, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 30 Larry [Van Cott] Niven, US, sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)
  • Apr 30 Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director