On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Ivano Balić, Croatian handballer
  • Apr 2 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Apr 4 Charles Butler, American figure skater, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Apr 4 Rebecca Stoyel, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 4 Natasha Lyonne, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in New York City
  • Apr 4 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Person of interestHeath Ledger

Apr 4 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

  • Apr 4 Roberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Apr 5 Timo Hildebrand, German footballer
  • Apr 6 Frederick MGDL Windsor, son of English prince Michael
  • Apr 7 Adrián Beltré, Dominican baseball player
  • Apr 8 Jeremy Guthrie, American baseball player
  • Apr 8 Alexi Laiho, Finnish guitarist and singer (Children of Bodom, Sinergy, Kylähullut)
  • Apr 8 David Petruschin, American drag queen (Raven) and make-up artist, born in Victorville, California
  • Apr 9 Keshia Knight Pulliam, American actress (Rudy-Crosby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Apr 9 Albert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 9 Keith Nobbs, American actor (Phone Booth), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese actor and singer (KinKi Kids), born in Nara, Japan
  • Apr 10 Shemekia Copeland, American singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • Apr 10 Rachel Corrie, American political activist, born in Olympia, Washington (d. 2003)
  • Apr 10 Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer (Read My Lips), born in London
  • Apr 10 Peter Kopteff, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 11 Malcolm Christie, English footballer, born in Stamford, England
  • Apr 11 Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Canadian human rights activist, Miss World Canada, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Apr 11 Chris Gaylor, American drummer (The All-American Rejects), born in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Apr 11 Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player, born in Oberbalm, Switzerland
  • Apr 11 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Apr 11 Sebastien Grainger, Canadian musician (Death from Above), born in Mississauga, Canada

Person of interestClaire Danes

Apr 12 Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

Actress Claire Danes
Actress
Claire Danes
  • Apr 12 Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Apr 12 Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast (Olympic 1996), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Apr 12 Paul Nicholls, English actor (EastEnders), born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
  • Apr 12 Jordan De Jong, American baseball player, born in Orange City, Iowa
  • Apr 12 Jennifer Morrison, American actress (Once Upon a Time, House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 13 Baron Davis, American basketball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 13 Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Apr 14 Randal McCloy, Survivor of the Sago Mine Disaster
  • Apr 14 Noé Pamarot, French footballer, born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
  • Apr 14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • Apr 16 Christijan Albers, Dutch Formula One driver, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Apr 16 Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer, born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina

  • Apr 17 Tram-Anh Tran, American actress (Ghostwriters'), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 17 Siddharth Narayan, Indian film actor, born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Apr 18 Michael Bradley, American basketball player, born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Apr 18 Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • Apr 18 Nuria Fergó, Spanish singer (La vida son sólo dos días), born in Nerja, Spain
  • Apr 18 Matthew Upson, English footballer (England national team World Cup 2010), born in Eye, England
  • Apr 18 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestKate Hudson

Apr 19 Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Kate Hudson
Actress
Kate Hudson
  • Apr 21 James McAvoy, Scottish actor (X-Men: First Class), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 22 Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer

Person of interestDaniel Johns

Apr 22 Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

Musician Daniel Johns
Musician
Daniel Johns
  • Apr 23 Barry Fratelli, Scottish bassist (The Fratellis), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 23 Yana Gupta, Czech actress and author (How To Love Your Body And Get The Body You Love), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 23 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Apr 23 Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer and songwriter (The Rasmus), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 24 Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne, born in Singapore
  • Apr 26 Sean Fox, American actor (3 Ninjas Kick Back, Calendar Girl)
  • Apr 26 Janne Wirman, Finnish musician (Children of Bodom), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Apr 26 Ariane Moffatt, Canadian singer (Aquanaute -La barricade, Dans un océan), born in Saint-Romuald, Quebec, Canada
  • Apr 27 Will Boyd, American bass guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Apr 27 Natasha Chokljat, Australian netball player, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • Apr 28 Bahram Radan, Iranian actor
  • Apr 29 Ryan Sharp, Scottish racing driver
  • Apr 29 Lee Dong-Gook, Korean footballer
  • Apr 29 Jo O'Meara, British singer (S Club)
  • Apr 29 Matt Tong, English drummer (Bloc Party)
  • Apr 30 Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer

About April 1979

How Old? 40 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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