Birthdays in Film & Television in April 1908

  • Apr 2 Christian "Buddy" Ebsen Jr., American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Breakfast at Tiffany's), born in Belleville, Illinois (d. 2003)

Person of interestBette Davis

Apr 5 Bette Davis, American actress (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1989)

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis
  • Apr 11 Leo Rosten, writer/humourist
  • Apr 12 Virginia Cherrill, American actress (Lake Extra, Brat, City Lights, Delicious), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1996)

Person of interestLita Grey

Apr 15 Lita Grey, American actress, born in Hollywood, California (d. 1995)

Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey
  • Apr 18 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme)
  • Apr 23 Marcel Hillaire, German actor (Take the Money and Run, Seven Thieves), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1988)
  • Apr 24 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress (The Cameraman, The Arm of the Law), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 2000)
  • Apr 25 Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)
  • Apr 28 Michael Fitzmaurice, American radio actor (Superman, Reported Missing, 14 Hours), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)

Person of interestOskar Schindler

Apr 28 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • Apr 30 Eve Arden [Eunice Mary Quedens], American actress (Our Miss Brooks), born in Mill Valley, California, (d. 1990)