Famous People Born in April 1935

  • Apr 1 Billy Whelan, Irish soccer forward (4 caps, Rep Ireland; Manchester United 79 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (d. 1958)
  • Apr 1 Hans H Boswinkel, actor and director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)
  • Apr 1 John Murray, England cricket wicketkeeper (21 Tests; 55 dismissals), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • Apr 1 Larry McDonald, American politician (d. 1983)
  • Apr 2 Hamid Zouba, Algerian soccer manager (Algerian national team x 6 separate spells), born in Bologhine, Algeria (d. 2022)
  • Apr 2 Ivo Trumbić, Croatian water polo player (Olympic gold 1968 Yugoslavia) and coach (Olympic bronze Netherlands 1976), born in Split, Croatia (d. 2021)
  • Apr 2 Sharon Acker, Canadian actress (Della Street-Perry Mason 1973), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 2 Warner Mark [McPherson], American country music singer-songwriter (Sittin' on a Rock (Cryin' in a Creek)); Talkin' to the Wall), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2022)
  • Apr 4 Easton McMorris, West Indian cricket batsman (13 Tests, 1 x 100; Jamaica), born in St Andrew, Jamaica (d. 2022)
  • Apr 4 François-Bernard Mâche, French composer, born in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Apr 4 Lord Ichayra, secretary-general (British Banking Association)
  • Apr 4 Trevor Griffiths, English playwright (Absolute Beginners), born in Manchester
  • Apr 5 Donald Lynden-Bell, British theoretical astrophysicist, born in Dover, Kent (d. 2018)
  • Apr 5 Peter Grant, English rock band manager (Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin), born in South Norwood, England (d. 1995)
  • Apr 6 James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland
  • Apr 6 John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)
  • Apr 6 Luis del Sol, Spanish soccer midfielder (16 caps; Betis, Real Madrid, Juventus, Roma) and manager (Betis), born in Arcos de Jalón, Spain (d. 2021)
  • Apr 7 Bobby Bare, American country singer ("500 Miles Away From Home"; "Come Sundown"; "Marie Laveau"), born in Ironton, Ohio
  • Apr 7 Hodding Carter III, American White House press secretary (Jimmy Carter)
  • Apr 7 Yvonne Fedderson, co-founder (Childhelp USA)
  • Apr 8 Albert G. Bustamante, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1985-93), born in Asherton, Texas
  • Apr 8 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, epidemiologist (Living legacy award-1984)
  • Apr 9 Aulis Sallinen, Finnish composer, born in Salmi, Russia
  • Apr 9 Avery Schreiber, American comedian and actor (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Apr 9 Reuben Wilson, American jazz organist ("Got to Get Your Own"), born in Mounds, Oklahoma
  • Apr 10 Jorge Mester, Mexican conductor (Louisville Orchestra, 1967-79), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Apr 10 Patrick Garland, British director (Doll House), born in England (d. 2013)
  • Apr 11 Father Abraham [Pierre Kartner], Dutch singer (Smurf Song), born in Elst, Netherlands
  • Apr 11 Richard Berry, American doo-wop bass vocalist and songwriter ("Louie, Louie"), born in Extension, Louisiana (d. 1997)

Richard KuklinskiRichard Kuklinski (1935-2006)

Apr 11 American mafia hit man, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Apr 12 Wendy Savage, British obstetrician and gynaecologist, born in Surrey, England
  • Apr 13 Kenneth Hayr, Air Marshal, born in Whangarei, New Zealand (d. 2001)
  • Apr 13 Lyle Waggoner, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Wonder Woman), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Apr 14 Erich von Däniken, Swiss writer (Chariots of the Gods), born in Zofingen, Aargau
  • Apr 14 Joan Darling, American actress (Frieda-Owen Marshall), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 15 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • Apr 16 Bobby Vinton, American pop singer, known as "The Polish Prince" ("Roses Are Red (My Love)"; "Blue Velvet"; "My Melody Of Love"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 16 Haskell Sadler, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1994)
  • Apr 16 Sarah Kirsch, German poet, born in Limlingerode, Prussian Saxony (d. 2013)
  • Apr 17 Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director (Eternity and a Day, The Travelling Players), born in Athens, Greece (d. 2012)
  • Apr 18 Joel Hefley, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado), born in Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • Apr 18 Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (produced Janis Joplin's final album Pearl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)

Dudley MooreDudley Moore (1935-2002)

Apr 19 English comedian, actor (10; Arthur; Bedazzled), jazz pianist, and composer, born in London

  • Apr 20 Jon Arnett, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (USC; 5 × Pro Bowl; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2021)
  • Apr 21 Charles Grodin, American stage and screen actor (Heartbreak Kid; Midnight Run; Ishtar: Beethoven series), writer, and talk show host, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2021) [1]
  • Apr 21 Pat Rebillot, American jazz and session pianist, arranger, and composer (Herbie Mann), born in Louisville, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Apr 21 Thomas Kean, American politician
  • Apr 22 Christopher Ball, British linguist and Warden of Keble College, Oxford (1980-88)
  • Apr 22 Dick Conway, New Zealand rugby union flanker/#8 (10 Tests; Otago RFU, Bay of Plenty RU), born in Whakatāne, New Zealand (d. 2022)
  • Apr 22 Paul Chambers, American jazz bassist (Miles Davis Quintet, 1955-63; Wynton Kelly Trio, 1963-68), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1969)
  • Apr 22 W. S. "Fluke" Holland, American rockabilly drummer (Sun Records), born in Saltillo, Tennessee (d. 2020)
  • Apr 23 Milton Banana [Antônio de Souza], Brazilian bossa nova jazz drummer (João Gilberto and Stan Getz), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1998)
  • Apr 23 Vernice "Bunky" Green, American jazz saxophonist (Healing The Pain), and educator, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Apr 24 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 25 April Ashley, English model and one of the earliest British people known to have had sex reassignment surgery, born in Liverpool
  • Apr 25 James Peebles, Canadian American astrophysicist (Ostriker–Peebles criterion), 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Apr 26 James Cecil "Humpy" Parker, American disgraced ex-Sheriff convicted of violating inmates civil rights and of torture, born in San Jacinto County, Texas (d. 1994)
  • Apr 29 Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Apr 29 Otis Rush, American blues musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in Philadelphia. Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Apr 29 Otto Zykan, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2006)

About April 1935

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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