Famous People Born in April 1948

  • Apr 1 Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer
  • Apr 1 Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)
  • Apr 1 J. J. [John James] Williams, Welsh rugby player, born in Nantyffyllon, Wales
  • Apr 2 Eleanor Margaret Burbridge, astronomer/educator
  • Apr 2 Joan [Carol] D[ennison] Vinge, American sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Dune)
  • Apr 2 Marlene Floyd, LPGA golfer
  • Apr 2 Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer
  • Apr 3 Garrick Ohlsson, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Apr 3 H C Tomlinson, Headmaster (Hereford Cathedral School)
  • Apr 3 Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch politician (CDA), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Apr 3 Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Apr 3 Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
  • Apr 4 Berry Oakley, American rocker (Allman Brothers Band), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972)
  • Apr 4 Pick Withers, rocker (Dire Straits)
  • Apr 4 Dan Simmons, American writer
  • Apr 4 Derek Thompson, Northern Irish actor
  • Apr 6 Patrika Darbo, American actress
  • Apr 7 Carol Douglas, American singer

Person of interestRobert Allen Litchfield

Apr 8 Robert A. Litchfield, American bank robber who was on the FBI most wanted list in the 1980s

  • Apr 8 Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate
  • Apr 9 Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
  • Apr 10 Thomas Spencer, MEP (Conservative)
  • Apr 11 Ellen Goodman, syndicated columnist (or 1941)
  • Apr 11 Marcello Lippi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 12 Raphick Jumadeen, cricketer (WI slow left-armer of the 70's)
  • Apr 12 Jeremy Beadle, English television presenter (Beadle's About), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • Apr 12 Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany
  • Apr 12 Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
  • Apr 13 Amy Robinson, writer/actress (Mean Streets), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Apr 13 Peter [Piet] Swevel, American rocker (Looking Glass, Starz), (d. 1990)
  • Apr 13 Sue Doughty, British politician
  • Apr 13 Nam Hae-il, Chief of Naval Operations of Republic of Korea Navy
  • Apr 14 Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
  • Apr 14 Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Apr 14 Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
  • Apr 14 Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
  • Apr 15 Michael Kamen, American composer (d. 2003)
  • Apr 16 Lynne Franks, British public relations consultant
  • Apr 17 Jan Hammer, composer (Escape from TV, Miami Vice)

Person of interestNate Archibald

Apr 18 "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York

NBA Point Guard Nate Archibald
NBA Point Guard
Nate Archibald
  • Apr 18 Catherine Malfitano, American soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 19 Rick Miller, American baseball player
  • Apr 20 Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
  • Apr 20 Gregory Itzin, American actor
  • Apr 20 Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician
  • Apr 21 Claire Denis, actress (Boom Boom, Chocolat), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 21 Gary A Condit, (Rep-D-California)
  • Apr 21 Lord Egremont, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Apr 21 Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
  • Apr 22 Carole Drinkwater, actress (Father, All Creatures Great & Small)
  • Apr 23 Richard Day, engineer/development expert
  • Apr 23 Tessa Wyatt, actress (Beast in the Cellar, Wedding Night)
  • Apr 23 Pascal Quignard, French author
  • Apr 23 Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor
  • Apr 24 Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
  • Apr 24 Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Apr 24 Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
  • Apr 25 Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
  • Apr 25 Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
  • Apr 26 Boyd Matson, TV host/correspondent (National Geographic Explorer)
  • Apr 26 Gerry Sikorski, (Rep-D-MN, 1983- )
  • Apr 27 Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
  • Apr 27 Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.
  • Apr 27 Amrit Bohra, Nepalese politician
  • Apr 28 Marcia Strassman, American actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York, (d. 2014)

Person of interestTerry Pratchett

Apr 28 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 2015)

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett
  • Apr 28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • Apr 29 Reb Brown, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 29 Bruce Cutler, American attorney
  • Apr 30 Perry King, Alliance OH, actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad")
  • Apr 30 Wayne Kramer, American guitarist (MC5, Dangerous Madness), born in Detroit, Michigan