Famous People Born in April 1954

  • Apr 1 Jeff Porcaro, drummer/percussionist (Toto-Roxanne, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 1 Susumu Hirasawa, Japanese electropop musician, born in Nakagawa, Adachi, Tokyo
  • Apr 2 Ron Palillo, American actor (Arnold Horshack-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • Apr 3 Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer, born in Milan
  • Apr 4 Julie Carmen, American actress (Gloria, Last Plane Out), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Apr 5 Christopher S. Nelson, American actor (Sons & Daughters), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Apr 5 Michael W Butler, computer programmer (created TODAY program)
  • Apr 5 Stan Ridgway, American singer-songwriter (Wall Of Voodoo), born in Bartsow, California
  • Apr 6 Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
  • Apr 7 Donna White, LPGA golfer

Person of interestJackie Chan

Apr 7 Jackie Chan, Hong Kong martial arts actor (Rumble in the Bronx), born in Hong Kong

  • Apr 7 Tony Dorsett, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, Heisman Trophy)
  • Apr 8 Gary Carter, catcher (Mont Expos, NY Mets)
  • Apr 8 John Schneider, actor (Bo-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Apr 8 G.V. Loganathan, American professor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Dennis Quaid, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 9 Iain Duncan Smith, British politician, Leader of the Conservative Party (2001-03), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 10 Peter MacNicol, actor (Chicago Hope, Sophie's Choice), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 10 Lenny Pickett, American saxophonist and musical director (Saturday Night Live band, Tower of Power), born in Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Apr 12 Marvin Johnson, American middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 12 Pat Travers, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 13 Barbara Roche, British politician (L), immigration minister
  • Apr 13 Jimmy Destri, rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)
  • Apr 13 Niels Olsen, Danish singer
  • Apr 14 Bruce Sterling, American sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
  • Apr 15 Emmanuel, spanish singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Apr 16 Ellen Barkin, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 16 John Bowe, Australian racing driver
  • Apr 17 Michael Sembello, American Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, composer and producer (Maniac, Flashdance), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 17 Kim Tyler, actress (Kyle-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 17 Riccardo Patrese, driver (Grand Prix)
  • Apr 17 Rowdy Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Apr 17 Michael Sembello, American Grammy-award winning singer songwriter, composer and producer (Maniac, Flashdance), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 18 Kim Stone, bassist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Apr 19 Trevor Francis, British soccer manager
  • Apr 20 Peter Toohey, Australian cricketer (NSW & Australian batsman 1977-80), born in Blayney, Australia
  • Apr 20 Gilles Lupien, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lachute, Canada
  • Apr 21 Dale Eggeling, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile Classic), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • Apr 21 James Morrison [Paige], American actor (24, Twin Peaks), born in Bountiful, Utah
  • Apr 21 Ebiet G. Ade, Indonesian singer
  • Apr 22 Joseph Bottoms, American actor (Surfacing, Blind Date, Braker), born in Santa Barbara, California

Person of interestMichael Moore

Apr 23 Michael Moore, American filmmaker (Fahrenheit 9/11, Bowling for Columbine, Sicko), born in Flint, Michigan

Documentary Filmmaker Michael Moore
Documentary Filmmaker
Michael Moore
  • Apr 24 Captain Sensible [Ray Burns], English rock bassist (Women & Captains 1st), born in Balham, London
  • Apr 24 Jack Blades, American rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger), born in Palm Desert, California
  • Apr 24 Vince Ferragamo, American football quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes), born in Torrance, California
  • Apr 24 Mumia Abu-Jamal, American journalist and political activist sentenced to death and then to life in prison, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 25 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
  • Apr 28 Ron Zook, American Football Coach
  • Apr 29 Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Apr 29 Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)

Person of interestJerry Seinfeld

Apr 29 Jerry Seinfeld, American comedian and actor (Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
  • Apr 29 Jake Burton Carpenter, American snowboarder
  • Apr 30 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Apr 30 Jane Campion, New Zealand film director (The Piano), born in Wellington, New Zealand