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Famous People Born in April 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Dermot Reeve, English cricketer and unorthodox all-rounder, born in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Apr 2 Mike Gascoyne, British Formula One engineer and designer, born in Norwich, England
  • Apr 2 Karl Beattie, English television director and producer (Most Haunted), born in Guildford, Surrey
  • Apr 3 Chris Bosio, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Carmichael, California
  • Apr 3 Zakir Khan, Pakistani cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89), born in Bannu, Pakistan
  • Apr 3 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey (d. 1993)
  • Apr 3 Tsuyoshi Sekito, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Apr 4 Anthony Clark, American actor and comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Apr 4 Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian ice hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 4 David Gavurin, English pop guitarist and composer (Sundays, Blind)
  • Apr 4 Jack Del Rio, American football player, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Castro Valley, California
  • Apr 4 Nigel Preston, British drummer (The Cult), born in Birmingham (d. 1992)

Person of interestGraham Norton

Apr 4 Graham Norton [Graham Walker], Irish comedian and TV presenter, born in Dublin

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton
  • Apr 6 Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
  • Apr 6 Rafael Correa, Ecuadorian politician and 43rd President of Ecuador (2007-2017), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Apr 7 Jaime de Marichalar, duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty

  • Apr 8 Alec Stewart, cricketer (son of Micky/opening bat Occasional WK)
  • Apr 8 Erica Terwillegar, Nelsonville NJ, lugist
  • Apr 8 Julian Lennon, singer (Too Late for Goodbyes) and son of John, born in Liverpool, England
  • Apr 8 Terry Porter, American basketball point guard and coach (Portland Trail Blazers; Minnesota Timberwolves; NBA All Star 1991, 93), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Apr 8 Seth Tobias, American financial commentator (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Joe Scarborough, American television personality, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 9 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer (Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 10 Claire Smith, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 10 Kirk Lowdermilk, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Apr 10 Marvin Freeman, American baseball pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Mike Devereaux, American baseball outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Casper, Wyoming
  • Apr 10 Warren DeMartini, American heavy metal musician (Ratt), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Doris Leuthard, Swiss politician, President of Switzerland (2017), born in Merenschwand, Switzerland
  • Apr 11 Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Apr 11 Elizabeth Smylie, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City), born in Perth, Australia
  • Apr 11 Chris Ferguson, American professional poker player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 11 Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire, born in Auckland, New Zealand

Person of interestGarry Kasparov

Apr 13 Gary Kasparov, Russian chess player (world champion 1985-93), born in Baku, Azerbaijan

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
  • Apr 13 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Apr 13 Mark Leiter, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Apr 14 Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic gold 1988)

Person of interestMeg Mallon

Apr 14 Meg Mallon, American golfer (4 major titles; US Open 1991, 2004), born in Natick, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Apr 14 Thomas W. Libous, American politician (Senate-R-New York 1989-2015) brought down by scandal, born in Johnson City, New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 15 Manoj Prabhakar, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman & opening bowler), born in Ghaziabad, India
  • Apr 16 Garry Galley, Canadian NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • Apr 16 Hu Na, Chinese tennis star, born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Apr 16 Jimmy Osmond, American singer (Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Apr 16 Nick Berry, English actor (Wicksy-EastEnders), born in Woodford, Essex
  • Apr 16 Saleem Malik, Pakistani cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman), born in Kayerpora, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Apr 16 John Delaney, American politician (Rep (D) Maryland 2013-19), born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
  • Apr 17 Joel Murray, American actor (Mad Men), born in Wilmette, Illinois

Person of interestConan O'Brien

Apr 18 Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • Apr 18 Phil Simmons, West Indian cricketer (West Indian opening batsman), born in Arima, Trinidad
  • Apr 18 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 20 Brett Edward Garsed, Australian heavy metal artist (Nelson), born in Victoria, Australia
  • Apr 20 Kal Swan, Scottish heavy metal rocker (Bad Moon Rising), born in Raleigh, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 20 Mauricio Gugelmin, Brazilian racing driver, born in Joinville, Brazil
  • Apr 20 Aubrey de Grey, British biomedical gerontologist, born in London
  • Apr 21 John Cameron Mitchell, American actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Apr 21 Ken Caminiti, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Hanford, California
  • Apr 21 Roy Dupuis, Canadian actor
  • Apr 22 Sean Lock, British comedian and actor (British Comedy Award, 2000), born in Chertsey, Surrey
  • Apr 23 Magnús Ver Magnússon, Icelandic powerlifter (World's Strongest Man 1991, 94, 95, 96), born in Egilsstaðir, Iceland
  • Apr 24 Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 24 Joey Vera, American heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 24 Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • Apr 24 Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian punk rock musician, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Apr 26 Bill Wennington, Canadian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestJet Li

Apr 26 Jet Li [Li Lianjie], Chinese Singaporean actor and martial artist (Romeo Must Die, Unleashed), born in Beijing, China

Chinese Actor and Martial Artist Jet Li
Chinese Actor and Martial Artist
Jet Li
  • Apr 27 Schae Harrison, American actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful), born in Anaheim Hills, California
  • Apr 27 Cali Timmins, Canadian actress (Ryan's Hope), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 27 Russell T. Davies, Welsh TV writer and executive producer (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 28 Obiageli Ezekwesili, Nigerian Accountant and World Bank official (#BringBackOurGirls campaign)

Person of interestMike Babcock

Apr 29 Mike Babcock, Canadian NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada), born in Manitouwadge, Ontario

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock
  • Apr 30 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland

About April 1963

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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