Famous People Born in April 1959

  • Apr 2 Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics-1996)
  • Apr 2 Brian Goodell, American 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • Apr 2 Carmen Ayala-Troncoso, American 5K runner, born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 Dean Townson, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • Apr 2 Gelindo Bordin, Italian marathon runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Apr 2 Ken Macleay, cricketer (at Bedford-on-Avon Aussie ODI medium pacer)
  • Apr 2 Badou Zaki, Morrocan footballer and manager
  • Apr 2 Juha Kankkunen, Finnish race car driver
  • Apr 2 Yves Lavandier, French film director
  • Apr 3 David Hyde Pierce, NY, actor (Niles Crane-Fraiser)
  • Apr 6 Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)
  • Apr 8 Franklyn Stephenson, cricketer (great all-rounder)
  • Apr 8 Martin Weston, English cricketer
  • Apr 9 Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • Apr 10 Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats), born in Massapequa Park, New York
  • Apr 10 Yvan Loubier, Quebec politician
  • Apr 12 Elissa Leeds, American actress (Cissy-Dorothy), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 13 Vicki Witt Lansing MI, playmate (Aug, 1978)

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Apr 15 Emma Thompson, British actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar 1992), born in London, England

Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson
  • Apr 15 Kevin Lowe, Lachute, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Apr 15 Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
  • Apr 15 Thomas F. Wilson, American actor
  • Apr 16 Anne Kursinski, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Apr 16 Scott McKinsey, American television director
  • Apr 17 David Hearn, slalom single canoe (Olympics-9th-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 17 Elizabeth Lindsey, actress (China Beach)
  • Apr 17 Stephen Singleton, Sheffield, rocker (ABC)
  • Apr 17 Teri Austin, actress (Terminal Choice, Knots Landing), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 17 Sean Bean, English actor (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, A Game of Thrones)
  • Apr 18 Jim Eisenreich, St Cloud MN, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies, Fla Marlins)
  • Apr 20 Clint Howard, actor (Gentle Ben), born in Burbank, California

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Apr 21 Robert Smith, Sussex, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • Apr 21 Jerry Only, American musician (The Misfits)
  • Apr 21 Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)
  • Apr 21 Tim Jacobus, American artist (Goosebumps)
  • Apr 22 Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)
  • Apr 22 Ranjan Madugalle, cricketer (pioneer of Sri Lanka's Test teams)
  • Apr 22 Ryan Stiles, American actor (Lewis-Drew Carey Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Apr 23 Terri Luckhurst, LPGA golfer
  • Apr 24 Yvonne Cagle, American astronaut and physician, born in West Point, New York
  • Apr 24 Malcolm Oastler, Australian engineer
  • Apr 25 Billy Rankin, rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 25 Tony Phillips, MLB player (Oakland Athletics), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Apr 25 Dominique Blanc, French actress
  • Apr 26 Ann O'Neill, Toowoomba QLD, golfer (1989 Downs District Champ)
  • Apr 26 John Corabi, American Musician
  • Apr 27 Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • Apr 27 Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], singer (Sugar Walls), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 27 Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist
  • Apr 30 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)
  • Apr 30 Lauren Howe, LPGA golfer

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Apr 30 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross

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Apr 30 Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15), born in Toronto, Ontario

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • Apr 30 W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist