Famous People Born in April 1944

  • Apr 1 Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • Apr 1 Rusty Staub, American baseball player
  • Apr 3 Barry Pritchard, rock guitarist (Fortunes)
  • Apr 3 Tony Orlando, American singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 4 David Melville, professor/director (Middlesex Polytechnic)
  • Apr 4 Lawrence A Hough, US, rower (Pairs w/o cox-1968 olympic silver)
  • Apr 4 Magda Aelvoet, Belgian politician
  • Apr 4 Craig T. Nelson, actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Apr 5 Ann [Elizabeth] Maxwell, US, sci-fi author (Jaws of Menx)
  • Apr 5 Dave Holland, heavy metal rocker (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • Apr 5 James Buckley, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Apr 5 Nicholas Caldwell, Rhythm and Blues singer (Whispers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Apr 5 Peter T King, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Apr 5 Willeke van Ammelrooy, Amsterdam, actress (Cidke de Rat, Antonia)
  • Apr 5 Pedro Rossello, Puerto Rican politician
  • Apr 6 Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • Apr 6 John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)
  • Apr 7 Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of Germany
  • Apr 7 Bill Stoneman, American baseball player and manager
  • Apr 8 Anthony Farrar Hockley, military historian
  • Apr 8 Christoph Hein, writer
  • Apr 8 Hywel Bennett, South Wales, actor (Family Way, Shelley)
  • Apr 8 Santiago Jimenez Jr, US accordionist (El Mero Mero, Viva Seguin)
  • Apr 8 Odd Nerdrum, Norwegian painter
  • Apr 10 Danny Woods, US musician (CEO of the Board)
  • Apr 11 John Milius, writer (Red Dawn, 1941, Big Wednesday)
  • Apr 11 R J B Knight, deputy director (National Maritime Museum)
  • Apr 12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], Tilsit, East Prussia, rock vocalist (Steppenwolf)
  • Apr 12 Karel Kryl, folk singer
  • Apr 12 Lisa Jardine, British historian and writer, born in Oxford, England (d. 2015)
  • Apr 13 Brian Pendleton, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • Apr 13 Charles Burnett, director (When it Rains, Glass Shield)
  • Apr 13 Jack Casady, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 13 Michael Saunders, barrister
  • Apr 13 Susan Davis, American politician
  • Apr 15 Dave Edmunds, Wales, singer/guitarist (Rockpile-Baby I Love You)
  • Apr 15 Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), (d. 1996)
  • Apr 15 Gerard Schoenaker, Dutch singer (Les Baroques)
  • Apr 16 Dennis Russell Davies, composer
  • Apr 16 Bob Montgomery, last Major League Baseball player to bat without a helmet (1979), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Apr 17 John Lill, professor/pianist
  • Apr 18 Irvine Shillingford, cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI)
  • Apr 18 Rudy Shackelford, composer

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Apr 18 Robert Hanssen, FBI agent and Soviet spy, born in Chicago Illinois

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen
  • Apr 19 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Apr 19 Margo MacDonald, Scottish national broadcaster
  • Apr 19 Mark "Flo" Volman, rocker (Flo & Eddie, Turtles-Eleanor)/DJ (WKRK)
  • Apr 19 James Heckman, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize
  • Apr 21 Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach
  • Apr 22 Joshua Rifkin, composer
  • Apr 22 Steve Fossett, American adventurer (d. 2007)
  • Apr 23 Niklaus Schilling, Basel Germany, director (Dormire, Atem, Rheingold)
  • Apr 24 [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)
  • Apr 25 John Bryant, editor (Europeans)
  • Apr 26 David O'B Martin, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • Apr 26 Martha Rockwell, Providence RI, skier (Mount Washington)
  • Apr 26 Amien Rais, Indonesian politician
  • Apr 27 Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
  • Apr 27 Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
  • Apr 27 Michael Fish, British TV weatherman
  • Apr 28 Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director
  • Apr 28 Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician
  • Apr 28 Alice Waters, American chef
  • Apr 29 Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
  • Apr 29 Jim Hart, Evanston, Ill, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Apr 29 Richard Kline, American actor and director
  • Apr 30 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 30 Richard Shoff, rocker (Sandpipers)