Famous People Born in April 1930

  • Apr 1 Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Apr 1 Joan Franks-Williams, composer
  • Apr 2 Girolamo Arriego, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy
  • Apr 2 William Smith, 4th Viscount Hambleden, English newspaper magnate (d. 2012)

Person of interestHelmut Kohl

Apr 3 Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic (d. 2017)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Apr 3 Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida (1971-89) and Governor of Florida (1991-98), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 1998)
  • Apr 3 Max Frankel, American journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds), born in Gera, Germany
  • Apr 3 Wally Moon, American baseball player, born in Bay, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • Apr 6 David Sexton, English football manager, born in Islington, London (d. 2012)
  • Apr 7 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel in Fawlty Towers), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Apr 8 Dorothy Tutin, British actress (Importance of Being Ernest, Cromwell), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • Apr 8 John Bartholomew Tucker, TV host (Candid Camera, Treasure Island), born in Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Apr 8 John Reardon, American baritone (Falke-Die Fledermaus), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 8 Julien Van Remoortere, [Piet Mortelman], Flemish writer (Fist)
  • Apr 8 Mary Moore, principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford)
  • Apr 8 Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma
  • Apr 9 F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • Apr 10 Hugh Morton, Baron Morton of Shuna, Scottish lawyer and judge, born in Mukden, Manchuria, China (d. 1995)
  • Apr 10 Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (La criada malcriada), born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 2001)
  • Apr 10 Dolores Huerta, American civil rights activist (co-founded United Farm Workers), born in Dawson, New Mexico
  • Apr 11 Clive Exton, British scriptwriter and playwright, born in Islington, London
  • Apr 11 James Ferman, American director and secretary (British Board of Film Classification), born in New York (d. 2002)
  • Apr 11 Joseph Burnett-Stuart, CEO (Robert Fleming Holdings)
  • Apr 11 Kazuo Fukushima, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo
  • Apr 11 Nicholas F. Brady, American politician and U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1988-93), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 11 Bill Hefner, American politician, Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina, born in Elora, Tennessee (d. 2009)
  • Apr 11 Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Apr 12 Betty Clooney, American singer (Jack Paar Show), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1976)
  • Apr 12 Bryan Magee, British philosopher, politician and broadcaster (Modern British Philosophy), born in London
  • Apr 12 Patrick Edmund Pery, 6th Earl of Limerick, Irish peer and public servant, born in London
  • Apr 12 Louw de Graaf, Dutch Assistant Secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
  • Apr 12 Manuel Neri, American sculptor (life-size figurative sculptures), born in Sanger, California
  • Apr 13 Jeremiah Harman, British Judge "the kicking Judge"
  • Apr 14 Bradford Dillman, American actor (Compulsion, Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2018)
  • Apr 14 George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
  • Apr 14 Jay Robinson, American actor (Born Again, Malibu Bikini Shop), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Apr 15 Richard Davis, American jazz bassist described as "the greatest bass ever heard on a rock album" (Van Morrison's Astral Weeks), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 15 Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU)
  • Apr 15 Vigd√≠s Finnbogad√≥ttir, President of Iceland
  • Apr 16 Herbie Mann, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 16 John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
  • Apr 17 Chris Barber, jazz trombonist
  • Apr 17 Genevieve, singer (Jack Paar Show, Scruples), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 17 Albert "Al" Schmitt, American Grammy Award winning recording engineer and record producer (Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 18 Clive Revill, New Zealand singer and actor (Legend of Hell House), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Apr 19 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Bewitched), born in Carmel, California (d. 1994)
  • Apr 20 Alan Oakman, English cricketer (England batsman against Australia 1956), born in Hastings, Sussex, England
  • Apr 21 Don Tyson, founder, Tyson Foods)
  • Apr 21 Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (Death in Venice, Barabbas), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1989)
  • Apr 23 Alan Oppenheimer, American actor (6 Million Dollar Man, Eischied), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 23 Michael Bowen, British Roman Catholic Archbishop (Southwark), born in Gibraltar
  • Apr 24 Conn Findlay, American coxswain (Olympic -2 gold, bronze 1956, 64, 76), born in Stockton, California
  • Apr 24 Jerome Callet, American musician and designer of brass instruments, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 25 Dotty Mack, American actress (Paul Dixon Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 25 Paul Mazursky, American writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 25 Roy Marshall, West Indian cricketer (prolific Hampshire only 4 Tests for WI), born in Saint Thomas, Barbados (d. 1992)
  • Apr 26 Derek Waring [Barton-Chapple], British actor (Z-Cars, Barnacle Bill, Arthur-Heart of the Country), born in Mill Hill, London (d. 2007)
  • Apr 26 Justin Gosling, principal (St Edmund Hall Oxford)
  • Apr 26 Roger Moens, Belgian middle distance runner (800m world record 1955), born in Aalst, Belgium
  • Apr 28 Richard C Sarafian, American director and actor (Foley Square), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Apr 28 Carolyn Jones, American actress (Morticia-Addams Family), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 1983)
  • Apr 28 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Apr 28 James Baker, American Secretary of the Treasury (1985-88), Secretary of State (1989-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 29 Alf Valentine, Jamaican cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)
  • Apr 29 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Apr 30 Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter