Famous People Born in April 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 3 F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
  • Apr 3 George Barati, American cellist and composer, born in Győr, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Apr 3 Per Borten, 18th Prime Minister of Norway (1965-71), born in Flå, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Frances Langford, American singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Jerome Weidman, American writer (Tenderloin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Apr 4 Rosemary Lane, American actress (An Angel from Texas, 4 Mothers, Harvest Melody), born in Indianola, Iowa (d. 1974)

Person of interestMuddy Waters

Apr 4 Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983)

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Apr 4 Jules Léger, Canadian diplomat and Governor General of Canada, born in Saint-Anicet, Quebec (d. 1980)
  • Apr 5 Father Alan Cheales, Dominican priest for 33 years, born in Zimbabwe (d. 1996)
  • Apr 7 Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
  • Apr 10 Stefan Heym, German-American author (Crusaders, Family Benda), born in Chemnitz, German Empire (d. 2001)
  • Apr 11 Oleg Cassini, American fashion designer (for Jackie Kennedy), born in Paris, France (d. 2006)
  • Apr 12 Gabor Jodal, Romanian composer, born in Székelyudvarhely (d. 1989)
  • Apr 12 Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Bernard Chacksfield, Air Vice-Marshal

  • Apr 13 David Donald Albritton, Danville Al, high jumper (Olympic silver 1936)
  • Apr 14 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • Apr 14 Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • Apr 14 John Howard, American actor (The Philadelphia Story, My Three Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Constance Shacklock, opera singer
  • Apr 16 Lester "Les" Tremayne, British radio, film and television actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • Apr 16 Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
  • Apr 17 Paul Langton, American actor (Till the Clouds Roll By, Peyton Place), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1980)
  • Apr 17 Richard Travis, American actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • Apr 18 Albert "Al" Hodge, American actor (Captain Video, Green Hornet), born in Ravenna, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • Apr 18 Kent Wheeler Kennan, composer
  • Apr 18 Milos Sokola, composer
  • Apr 18 Susan Bosence, textile designer
  • Apr 19 Cyril English, British educator
  • Apr 20 Dick Wessel, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1965)
  • Apr 21 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Apr 21 Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Apr 21 Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Apr 23 Jan Meyerowitz, German-American composer, born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Apr 25 Earl Bostic, American jazz alto saxophonist (Flamingo, Temptation), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 1965)
  • Apr 25 Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), born in Brandon, Manitoba (d. 2009)
  • Apr 27 Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist, born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2004)
  • Apr 29 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
  • Apr 29 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster (BBC), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 30 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • Apr 30 Edith Fowke, folklorist