Famous People Born in April 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Ed[uardus] HTM Nijpels, Dutch minister of Environment (VVD)
  • Apr 1 Leonard van Spirit, Dutch-British food magnate
  • Apr 1 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • Apr 1 Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (2006-), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Apr 3 Curtis Stone, American singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 3 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • Apr 4 Christine Lahti, American actress (Harvey Korman Show, Swing Shift), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

Apr 5 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Apr 5 Franklin Chang-Diaz, Costa Rican-Chinese American NASA astronaut (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Apr 5 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Apr 5 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor (The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 5 Paul Oscher, American blues musician (Muddy Waters Blues Band), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 6 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • Apr 8 Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
  • Apr 9 Kenneth Cockrell, American astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 9 Nathan Cook, American actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

  • Apr 10 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • Apr 10 Ken Griffey Sr., American baseball outfielder (3-time MLB All Star), born in Donora, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Barry M. Riemer, American author (The Great American Con Machine)
  • Apr 11 Bill Irwin, American actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 12 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Tom Werner, American producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 12 Kari Palaste, Finnish architect, born in Kajaani, Finland
  • Apr 12 Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1), born in Verzuolo, Italy
  • Apr 12 Joyce Banda, President of Malawi (2012-2014), born in Malemia, Nyasaland
  • Apr 13 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 13 Ron Perlman, American actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 13 Terry Lester, American actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 14 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • Apr 14 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 14 Francis Collins, American scientist
  • Apr 15 Amy Wright, American actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 16 David Graf, American actor (Police Academy- Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Apr 17 L. Scott Caldwell, American actress (Rose-Lost), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 17 Bruce McNall, American former NHL team owner, born in Arcadia, California
  • Apr 18 Bill Sudderth III, American trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 18 Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer (High School Musical trilogy), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Apr 19 Jeff Hammond, Australian cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour), born in North Adelaide, South Australia
  • Apr 19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian road racing cyclist (Paris-Brussel 1974), born in Avelgem, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Apr 19 Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 20 Itumeleng J. Mosala, South African president (Azanian People's Org)
  • Apr 20 Steve Erickson, American novelist (American Nomad), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 20 Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician, born in Naravaripalli, India
  • Apr 22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • Apr 22 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • Apr 22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • Apr 25 Steve Ferrone, English rock drummer (Average White Band), born in Brighton, England
  • Apr 26 Peter Schaufuss, Danish dancer and director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Apr 26 L. Shankar [Lakshminarayana Shankar], Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu

Person of interestJay Leno

Apr 28 Jay Leno, American comedian and TV talk show host (Tonight Show), born in New Rochelle, New York

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
  • Apr 28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
  • Apr 29 Debbie Stabenow, American politician

About April 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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