Famous People Born in April 1961

  • Apr 1 Jennifer Runyon, American actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 1 Jim Jeffcoat, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 1 Mark White, rock guitarist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • Apr 2 Cindy Mackey, LPGA golfer (1986 MasterCard Intl Pro-Am), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Apr 2 Gijs Steinmann, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Apr 2 Keren Jane Woodward, Bristol England, rock vocalist (Bananarama-Venus)
  • Apr 2 Christopher Meloni, American actor

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Apr 3 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Apr 4 Matt Cole, Stratford Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Space Coast)
  • Apr 5 Lisa Zane, American actress
  • Apr 5 Jim LeRoy, Airshow Pilot
  • Apr 6 Mike Schuchart, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Tour Championship), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Apr 6 Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • Apr 7 Pascal Olmeta, French footballer
  • Apr 8 Richard Hatch, American reality television personality
  • Apr 9 Kirk McCaskill, Kapuskasing Ont, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Apr 9 Mark Kelly, keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 10 Jeb Adams, actor (Lt Jeb Pruitt-Baa Baa Black Sheep), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 10 Olivia Brown, Frankfurt GFR, actress (Det Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice)
  • Apr 10 Joe Cole (roadie), American roadie (d. 1991)
  • Apr 11 Lucky Vanous, model (GQ, Diet Coke), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Apr 11 Doug Hopkins, American musician
  • Apr 11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 12 D D Verni, heavy metal rocker (Overkill-Hello From the Gutter)
  • Apr 12 Julius Kariuki, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Apr 12 Magda Szubanski, Australian actress
  • Apr 13 Tammy Stephens, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Arlington, Texas
  • Apr 14 John Clarke, actor (Mickey-Days of Our Life)

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Apr 14 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Apr 15 Lynne Austin, Plant City Fla, playmate (Jul, 1986)
  • Apr 15 Tiina Lillak, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • Apr 16 Doris Dragović, Croatian singer
  • Apr 17 Boomer Esiason, West Islip, New York, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Apr 17 Norman Cowans, cricketer (England fast bowler in 19 Tests 1982-85)
  • Apr 17 Frank J. Christensen, American labor leader
  • Apr 18 Ian Doig, Seaforth Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 Florida Classic)
  • Apr 18 Jane Leeves, actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser), born in London, England
  • Apr 18 Jeff Cook, Muncie IN, Nike golfer (1990 Greater Ozarks Open)
  • Apr 18 Kelly Hansen, heavy metal rocker (Hurricane-I'm on to You)
  • Apr 18 Pamella Bordes, New Dehli India, British parliament prostitute
  • Apr 18 Steve Lombardi, American wrestler
  • Apr 19 Richard Phelps, British pentathelete
  • Apr 20 Don "Hitman" Mattingly, Evansville, Indiana, American MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees/MVP 1985)
  • Apr 20 Marci Bozarth, Lampasas TX, LPGA golfer (1994 Lady Keystone Open-37th)
  • Apr 20 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
  • Apr 22 Byron Allen, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 22 Jeff Hostetler, NFL QB (NY Giants, Raiders, Redskins/1990 Superbowl)
  • Apr 22 Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)
  • Apr 23 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (d. 2001)
  • Apr 23 George Lopez, American actor and comedian
  • Apr 25 Dinesh D'Souza, American author
  • Apr 26 Albert Lawrence, Jamaica, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • Apr 26 Joan Chen, [Chen Chong], Chinese-American actress (Heaven & Earth, The Last Emperor), born in Shanghai, China
  • Apr 26 Nancy Scranton, Centralia IL, golfer (1991 du Maurier Ltd Classic)
  • Apr 28 Cathy Gerring, Ft Wayne IN, LPGA golfer (1990 Lady Keystone Open)
  • Apr 28 Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
  • Apr 29 Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyū

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Apr 30 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP), born in Chicago, Illinois

NBA Point Guard and Head Coach Isiah Thomas
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