Famous People Born in April 1948

  • 1st Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer
  • 1st Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)
  • 1st Y Y Williams, Welsh rugby player
  • 2nd Eleanor Margaret Burbridge, astronomer/educator
  • 2nd Joan [Carol] D[ennison] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Dune)
  • 2nd Marlene Floyd, LPGA golfer
  • 2nd Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer
  • 3rd Garrick Ohlsson, Bronxville NY, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969)
  • 3rd H C Tomlinson, Headmaster (Hereford Cathedral School)
  • 3rd Jaap G de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 3rd Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Oly-gold-1972)
  • 3rd Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
  • 4th Berry Oakley, rocker (Allman Brothers-Ramblin' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 4th Pick Withers, rocker (Dire Straits)
  • 4th Dan Simmons, American writer
  • 4th Derek Thompson, Northern Irish actor
  • 6th Patrika Darbo, American actress
  • 7th Carol Douglas, American singer

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8th Robert A. Litchfield, American bank robber (FBI most wanted in the 1980s)

  • 8th Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate
  • 9th Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
  • 10th Thomas Spencer, MEP (Conservative)
  • 11th Ellen Goodman, syndicated columnist (or 1941)
  • 11th Marcello Lippi, Italian football coach
  • 12th Raphick Jumadeen, cricketer (WI slow left-armer of the 70's)
  • 12th Jeremy Beadle, English television presenter (d. 2008)
  • 12th Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany
  • 12th Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
  • 13th Amy Robinson, writer/actress (Mean Streets), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 13th Peter Swevel, rocker
  • 13th Sue Doughty, British politician
  • 13th Nam Hae-il, Chief of Naval Operations of Republic of Korea Navy
  • 14th Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
  • 14th Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 14th Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
  • 14th Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
  • 15th Michael Kamen, American composer (d. 2003)
  • 16th Lynne Franks, British public relations consultant
  • 17th Jan Hammer, composer (Escape from TV, Miami Vice)

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18th "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York

NBA Point Guard Nate Archibald
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  • 18th Catherine Malfitano, soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 19th Rick Miller, American baseball player
  • 20th Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
  • 20th Gregory Itzin, American actor
  • 20th Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician
  • 21st Claire Denis, actress (Boom Boom, Chocolat), born in Paris, France
  • 21st Gary A Condit, (Rep-D-California)
  • 21st Lord Egremont, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 21st Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
  • 22nd Carole Drinkwater, actress (Father, All Creatures Great & Small)
  • 23rd Richard Day, engineer/development expert
  • 23rd Tessa Wyatt, actress (Beast in the Cellar, Wedding Night)
  • 23rd Pascal Quignard, French author
  • 23rd Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor
  • 24th Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
  • 24th Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72)
  • 24th Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
  • 25th Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
  • 25th Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
  • 26th Boyd Matson, TV host/correspondent (National Geographic Explorer)
  • 26th Gerry Sikorski, (Rep-D-MN, 1983- )
  • 27th Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
  • 27th Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.
  • 27th Amrit Bohra, Nepalese politician
  • 28th Marcia Strassman, American actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York, (d. 2014)

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28th Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 2015)

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Terry Pratchett
  • 28th Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 29th Reb Brown, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 29th Bruce Cutler, American attorney
  • 30th Perry King, Alliance OH, actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad")
  • 30th Wayne Kramer, guitarist (MC5, Dangerous Madness)