Famous People Born in April 1946

  • Apr 1 John Barbata, drummer (Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
  • Apr 1 Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl), born in London, England
  • Apr 1 William Frederick Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 1 Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 2 Kurt Winter, rocker (Guess Who)
  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 2 Richard Collinge, cricketer (NZ rec wicket-taker (116) before Hadlee)
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)
  • Apr 3 Dee Murray, British rocker (Elton John's Band), born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1992)
  • Apr 4 Dave Hill, English rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You), born in Holbeton, Devon
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist
  • Apr 5 Jane Asher, actress (Deep End) and girlfriend of Paul McCartney
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, ballerina
  • Apr 5 Larry Frederick Wendt, composer
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 7 Barbara Benary, composer
  • Apr 7 Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)
  • Apr 7 Robert Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (invented Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 8 Jim "Catfish" Hunter, major-league pitcher (A's, Yankees)
  • Apr 8 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 8 Tim Thomerson, American actor
  • Apr 9 Alan Knott, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)
  • Apr 9 Les Gray, vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In)
  • Apr 9 Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • Apr 10 Armand, [Herman van Loenhout], singer (Blommenkinders)
  • Apr 10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Apr 12 Ed O'Neill, actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children)
  • Apr 12 Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor/director/playwright (Leonce & Lena)
  • Apr 12 RenĂ© Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
  • Apr 13 Al Green, Forest City Arkansas, singer (Lets Stay Together)
  • Apr 13 Roy Loney, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Apr 14 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da")
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, American writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 Clare Francis, yachtswoman/novelist (Come Hell or High Water)
  • Apr 17 Henry Kelly, British broadcaster
  • Apr 17 J R Baines, professor (Egyptologist)
  • Apr 18 Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • Apr 18 Harvey Kagan, American rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Apr 18 Hayley Mills, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Apr 18 Lenny Baker, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • Apr 19 Tim Curry, Cheshire England, actor (Rocky Horror Show)
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russian cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • Apr 19 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • Apr 20 Julien Poulin, French Canadian actor
  • Apr 20 Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver (d. 1982)
  • Apr 21 S Venkataraghavan, cricket (Indian off-spinner, Test ump, ICC referee)
  • Apr 21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
  • Apr 22 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • Apr 22 John Waters, director (Hairspray)
  • Apr 22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician
  • Apr 22 Nicole Garcia, French actress and director
  • Apr 24 Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers, French singer and actor
  • Apr 25 Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
  • Apr 25 Talia Shire, [Coppola], Lake Success NY, actress (Adrienne-Rocky)
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
  • Apr 27 John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)
  • Apr 28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • Apr 29 Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
  • Apr 30 Donald Schollander, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Apr 30 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator