Famous People Born in April 1925

  • Apr 1 Kathy Stobart, British jazz tenor saxophonist, bandleader, and teacher, born in South Shields, England (d. 2014)
  • Apr 1 Sala Burton, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-87), born in Białystok, Poland (d. 1987)
  • Apr 2 George MacDonald Fraser, British poet and author (Flashman at the Charge), born in Carlisle, England (d. 2008)
  • Apr 2 Hard Boiled Haggerty [Don Stansauk], American pro wrestler (AWA, NWA, WWA World Tag Team C'ship; IWA World Heavyweight C'ship) and actor (The Incredible Hulk), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Apr 3 Tony Benn, British politcian, Minister of Technology and President of the Stop the War Coalition, born in Marylebone, London (d. 2014)
  • Apr 4 Claude Wagner, French Canadian politician and judge, born in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada (d. 1979)
  • Apr 4 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen and stage actress (Doc, East Side/West Side), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Apr 4 Emmett Williams, American poet, born in Greenville, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Apr 4 Erna Spoorenberg, Dutch singer, born in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia (d. 2004)
  • Apr 4 Mother Divine [Edna Rose Ritchings], cult leader of the International Peace Mission Movement, born in Vancouver (d. 2017)
  • Apr 5 Oldřich Flosman, Czechoslovakian composer (Visions of Michelangelo; Butterflies Don't Live Here Any Longer), born in Pilseň, Czech Republic (d. 1998)
  • Apr 6 Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)
  • Apr 6 John Knox, British supreme court justice
  • Apr 6 Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 8 Shecky Greene [Fred Greenfield], American comedian and actor (Love Machine; Combat), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 9 Art Kane [Kanofsky], American art director (Seventeen Magazine), and portrait photographer (A Great Day In Harlem), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Apr 9 Michael Richardson, British investment banker and advisor to Margaret Thatcher known as "Mr Privatisation", born in London (d. 2003)
  • Apr 9 Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2003)
  • Apr 10 Bernard Moitessier, French sailor, vagabond and author who famously led the 1st non-stop, singlehanded, round the world yacht race before sailing a 2nd lap of the world back to Tahiti, born in Saigon, French Vietnam (d. 1994)
  • Apr 11 Johan van Zonderen, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1996)
  • Apr 11 Pierre Péladeau, Canadian businessman and founder of Quebecor, born in Montreal (d. 1997)
  • Apr 11 Rik Kuijpers, Belgian director (Sea gulls die in the harbor), born in Mortsel, Belgium
  • Apr 12 Evelyn Berezin, American computer pioneer, invented first word processor, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • Apr 12 Johnny Jordan, English cameraman (You Only Live Twice), born in Oxfordshire, England (d. 1969)
  • Apr 12 Oliver Postgate, English animator, puppeteer and writer, born in Hendon, London (d. 2008)
  • Apr 13 Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), born in Elton, Huntingdonshire (d. 2004)
  • Apr 13 Hilda Dianda, Argentine composer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Apr 13 Neville Robinson, English physicist, born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)
  • Apr 14 Abel Muzorewa, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979-80), born in Umtali, Manicaland, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2010)
  • Apr 14 Bill Harris, American R&B and jazz guitarist (Clovers - "Ting-A-Ling"; "Devil Or Angel"), born in Nashville, North Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Apr 14 H. G. Kischenchand, Indian cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)

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Apr 14 American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), born in Westhampton, New York

  • Apr 17 John Yates, Anglican bishop (Lambeth England), born in Burslem, Staffordshire
  • Apr 18 Bob Hastings, American actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 18 Robert Crawford, Scottish composer, born in Edinburgh (d. 2011)
  • Apr 19 Hugh O'Brian, American actor (Wyatt Earp, Search), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 20 Elena Verdugo, American actress (Little Giant, Cavalier of the West), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2017)
  • Apr 20 Ernie Stautner, American Pro Football HOF defensive end (Super Bowl 1971, 77; 4 × All-Pro First Team; 9 × Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Cham, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Apr 20 Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna
  • Apr 22 George Cole, English actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Apr 25 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (Green Acres), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Apr 26 Frank Hahn, British economist (Hahn's Problem), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Apr 26 Jørgen Ingmann, Danish jazz guitarist ("Apache"; "Dansevise"), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2015)
  • Apr 26 Michele Ferrero, Italian entrepreneur (Ferrero SpA - Nutella), born in Dogliani, Piedmont (d. 2015)
  • Apr 26 Wilma Lipp, Austrian soprano (Vienna Opera, 1945-81; Mozart's Die Zauberflöte - "Queen of the Night"), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)
  • Apr 29 Albert "Ab" Abspoel, Dutch actor and director (Surprise Attack, Elevator), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2000)
  • Apr 29 Danny Davis [George Nowlan], American country musician (Nashville Brass), born in Randolph, Massachusetts (d. 2008)
  • Apr 29 Ned Austin, American character actor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 30 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Phantom of Hollywood, Apache Uprising), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • Apr 30 Johnny Horton, American country music and rockabilly singer ("The Battle of New Orleans"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)

About April 1925

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)