Famous People Born in April 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Jennifer Runyon, American actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 1 Jim Jeffcoat, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 1 Mark White, British rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer (ABC-All of My Heart), born in Sheffield, England
  • Apr 2 Gijs Steinmann, Dutch football player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Apr 2 Keren Jane Woodward, English rock vocalist (Bananarama-Venus), born in Bristol, England
  • Apr 2 Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestEddie Murphy

Apr 3 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Apr 5 Lisa Zane, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 5 Jim LeRoy, Airshow Pilot
  • Apr 6 Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • Apr 7 Pascal Olmeta, French footballer
  • Apr 8 Richard Hatch, American reality television personality
  • Apr 9 Kirk McCaskill, Canadian MLB pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 9 Mark Kelly, Irish keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 10 Jeb Stuart Adams, American actor (Flowers in the Attic), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 10 Olivia Brown, American actress (Det Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice), born in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Apr 10 Joe Cole, American roadie (Black Flag, Rollins Band), born in California (d. 1991)
  • Apr 11 Lucky Vanous, American model (GQ, Diet Coke), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Apr 11 Doug Hopkins, American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1993)
  • Apr 11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 12 D. D. Verni, American heavy metal rocker (Overkill - Hello From the Gutter), born in New Jersey
  • Apr 12 Julius Kariuki, Kenyan 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1988), born in Nyahururu, Kenya
  • Apr 12 Magda Szubanski, Australian actress (Kath & Kim), born in Liverpool, Merseyside, England
  • Apr 13 Tammy Stephens, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Arlington, Texas
  • Apr 14 John Clarke, actor (Mickey-Days of Our Life)

Person of interestRobert Carlyle

Apr 14 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Apr 15 Lynne Austin, American model (First Hooters girl), Playboy playmate (Jul, 1986), born in Plant City, Florida
  • Apr 15 Tiina Lillak, Finnish javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1984), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 16 Doris Dragović, Croatian singer, born in Split, Croatia
  • Apr 17 Boomer Esiason, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Cincinnati Bengals), born in East Islip, New York
  • Apr 17 Norman Cowans, Jamaican cricketer (England fast bowler in 19 Tests 1982-85), born in St. Mary, Jamaica
  • Apr 17 Frank J. Christensen, American labor leader, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 18 Jane Leeves, English actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser), born in London, England
  • Apr 18 Kelly Hansen, American heavy metal rocker (Hurricane-I'm on to You), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Apr 18 Pamella Bordes, British parliament escort, former Miss India and photographer, born in New Delhi, India
  • Apr 18 Steve Lombardi, American professional wrestler (The Brooklyn Brawler), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 19 Richard Phelps, British pentathelete (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Gloucester, England
  • Apr 20 Don Mattingly, American MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees/MVP 1985), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Apr 20 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor (Vozvrashcheniye), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia
  • Apr 22 Byron Allen, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 22 Jeff Hostetler, NFL quarterback (NY Giants, Raiders, Redskins/1990 Superbowl)
  • Apr 22 Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)
  • Apr 23 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Apr 23 George Lopez, Mexican-American actor and comedian, born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles
  • Apr 25 Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American author (2016: Obama's America), born in Mumbai, India
  • Apr 26 Al Lawrence, Jamaican 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Jamaica
  • Apr 26 Joan Chen [Chen Chong], Chinese-American actress (Heaven & Earth, The Last Emperor), born in Shanghai, China
  • Apr 26 Nancy Scranton, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1991), born in Centralia, Illinois
  • Apr 28 Cathy Gerring, American golfer (Solheim Cup 1990), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Apr 28 Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
  • Apr 29 Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyū

Person of interestIsiah Thomas

Apr 30 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP), born in Chicago, Illinois

NBA Point Guard and Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Isiah Thomas

About April 1961

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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