Famous People Born in April 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
  • Apr 1 Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), born in Bangkok Yai, Thailand (d. 2002)

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Apr 2 Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in London, England (d. 2000)

  • Apr 3 Katherine Stammers Menzies, English doubles tennis player (Wimb 1935), born in St Albans, England (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Gustave Camus, Belgian painter, born in Châtelet, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • Apr 4 John Beith, British diplomat, ambasador to Israel and Belgium (d. 2000)
  • Apr 4 Marguerite Duras, French novelist and playwright (Sea Wall), born in Saigon, French IndoChina (d. 1996)
  • Apr 7 Sydney Thompson, rock climber
  • Apr 8 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)
  • Apr 8 María Félix, Mexican actress (Doña Bárbara), born in Álamos, Sonora, Mexico (d. 2002)
  • Apr 9 Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
  • Apr 10 Foffie Williams, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48), born in Bank Hall, St Michael, Barbados (d. 1997)
  • Apr 10 Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's), born in Exton, Tasmania (d. 1982)
  • Apr 11 Norman McLaren, Scottish-Canadian film animator and director, born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 1987)
  • Apr 12 Armen Alchian, American economist and professor (University of California), born in Fresno, California (d. 2013)
  • Apr 15 John Gregory, English ballet dancer (Harlequin Ballet Company), born in Norwich (d. 1996)

  • Apr 16 John Hodiak, American actor (Battleground, A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)
  • Apr 17 George Davis, American art director (20th Century Fox), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1984)
  • Apr 18 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
  • Apr 18 Henk Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PSP)
  • Apr 19 Andrew Wilkinson, pediatrician
  • Apr 20 Betty Lou Gerson, American voice actress (101 Dalmatians, Cinderella), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1999)
  • Apr 21 Norman Panama, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Apr 22 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
  • Apr 22 Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, born in Amberg, Bavaria (d. 1988)
  • Apr 22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
  • Apr 22 Michael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace (d. 1944)
  • Apr 23 Andrew Martin, British Army Officer (Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire from 1965 to 1989) (d. 1993)
  • Apr 23 John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 1988)
  • Apr 23 Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center
  • Apr 24 Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips) and humorist, born in Roseland, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • Apr 24 Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1969)
  • Apr 25 Claude Mauriac, French writer (Le Temps immobile), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • Apr 25 Marcos Pérez Jiménez, President of Venezuela (1953-58), born in Michelena, Venezuela (d. 2001)
  • Apr 25 Ross Lockridge, Jr., American novelist (Raintree County), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1948)
  • Apr 26 Bernard Malamud, American novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)
  • Apr 26 Charlie Chester, British comedian (Never Say Die)
  • Apr 26 H. L. Gold, American sci-fi writer and editor, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1996)
  • Apr 26 James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls/Columbia, Maryland)
  • Apr 26 Wilfred Howard Mellers, composer
  • Apr 27 Albert Soboult, French historian, born in Ammi Moussa, French Algeria (d. 1982)
  • Apr 28 Skuli Halldorsson, composer
  • Apr 29 Ewan Roberts, Scottish actor (The Day of the Triffids, Five to One), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1983)
  • Apr 29 Deryck Guyler, British actor (Please Sir!, Sykes), born in Wallasey, Cheshire (d. 1999)
  • Apr 30 Sid Weiss, jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)