Famous People Born in April 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Peter O'Toole, Irish pop bassist (Hothouse Flowers-People)
  • Apr 2 Farrukh Zaman, Pakistani cricket spinner (bowled 10 overs Pak v NZ 1976), born in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Apr 3 Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • Apr 3 Boris Miljković, Serbian TV and theatre director, writer and lecturer, born in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Apr 4 Evelyn Hart, Canadian prima ballerina (Royal Winnipeg Ballet), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Apr 4 Lamen Khalifa Fhimah, Suk Giuma Libya, bomber (Pan Am Flight 103)
  • Apr 4 Tom Herr, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 4 David E. Kelley, American writer and TV producer (Picket Fences, Chicago Hope), born in Waterville, Maine
  • Apr 5 Diamond Dallas Page, American professional wrestler, born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey
  • Apr 6 Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)
  • Apr 6 Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani batsman)
  • Apr 7 Annika Billström, Swedish politician
  • Apr 7 Christopher Darden, American O.J. Simpson prosecutor
  • Apr 8 Christine Boisson, French actress
  • Apr 8 Jim Piddock, English actor, writer and producer
  • Apr 9 Miguel Ángel Russo, Argentine footballer, born in Lanús Partido, Argentina

  • Apr 12 Alex Briley, American actor (Can't Stop the Music), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 12 Andy Garcia, Cuban-American actor (Stand & Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Apr 12 Doris Baaten, Dutch actress (Sesame Street, Fien), born in Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
  • Apr 12 Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer (Mensch, Spruenge), born in Göttingen, Germany
  • Apr 12 Walter Salles, Brazilian filmmaker (The Motorcycle Diaries), born in Rio de Janeiro
  • Apr 13 Michael Nikolay, German gymnast (Olympics silver 1980), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 13 Peter "Possum" Bourne, New Zealand race car driver, born in New Zealand (d. 2003)
  • Apr 15 Gregory J. Harbaugh, American astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 15 Michael Cooper, American NBA star (LA Lakers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 16 David M. Brown, U.S. Navy Captain and NASA astronaut, born in Arlington, Virginia (d. 2003)
  • Apr 16 Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier, born in Les Diablerets, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Apr 17 Kaye Young, WBL forward (NY Stars, NJ Stars), born in Bunn, North Carolina
  • Apr 17 Pillow [Theresa Jean Bell], American bodybuilder (Gold Classic 1983)
  • Apr 18 David Edwards, American golfer (US Masters 1984 3rd; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Neosho, Missouri
  • Apr 18 Eric Roberts, American actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Apr 18 John James, American actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 18 Melody Thomas Scott, American actress (Nikki-Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 18 Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress (Another World), born in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Apr 18 Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress (Noorie), born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Apr 19 Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England
  • Apr 20 Beatrice Ask, Swedish politician (Moderate Party), born in Sveg, Sweden
  • Apr 21 Rick DeMont, American 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)
  • Apr 21 Phillip Longman, American demographer
  • Apr 22 Catherine Mary Stewart, Edmonton, actress (Passion & Paradise)
  • Apr 25 Jaroslava Schallerová, Hungarian actress (Valerie and Her Week of Wonders), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 26 Koo Stark [Kathleen Dee-Anne], American photographer and actress (Emily), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 27 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, American beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 27 Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2006)
  • Apr 28 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • Apr 28 Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
  • Apr 28 Jimmy Barnes [James Swan], Australian singer-songwriter (For the Working Class Man), born in Glasgow
  • Apr 29 Ron Verlin, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • Apr 29 Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
  • Apr 30 Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese baritone
  • Apr 30 Lars von Trier, Danish film director (Dancer in the Dark), born in Kongens Lyngby

About April 1956

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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