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, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 2 Richard Collinge, New Zealand cricketer (NZ rec wicket-taker (116) before Hadlee), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico (1988-94), born in Mexico City
  • Apr 3 Dee Murray [David M Oates], 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, founder and director of Satojuku Karate, born in Sakhalin, Japan
  • Apr 5 Jane Asher, English actress (Deep End) and girlfriend of Paul McCartney, born in Willesden, London
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, Canadian ballerina, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 5 Larry Frederick Wendt, American composer, born in Napa, California
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 6 Daniel Kortchmar, American musician, producer and songwriter, born in New York City, New York
  • 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], Dutch singer (Blommenkinders), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • Apr 10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Apr 12 Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 12 Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor, director and playwright (Leonce & Lena)
  • Apr 12 René Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
  • Apr 13 Al Green, American soul singer (Let's Stay Together), born in Forest City, Arkansas
  • 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, English actor (Rocky Horror Show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russian cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • Apr 19 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • Apr 20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Apr 20 Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver, born in Omaha, Nebraska (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, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers, French singer and actor, born in Nice, France
  • Apr 25 Digby Fairweather, British jazz trumpeter, born in Rochford, Essex, England
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, Irish businessman (Allied Irish Banks) and politician (Fine Gael), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Apr 25 Talia Shire [Coppola], American actress (Adrienne-Rocky), born in Lake Success, New York
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian nationalist and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Apr 27 John Maclean, Australian cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79), born in Herston, Queensland, Australia
  • 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