On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in April 1912

  • Apr 5 John Le Mesurier, British actor (The Italian Job, Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), born in Bedford, England (d. 1983)
  • Apr 8 Sonja Henie, Norwegian figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32, 36), actress (My Lucky Star), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1969)
  • Apr 11 John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), born in Oakland, California (d. 1965)
  • Apr 12 Eric Feldary, Hungarian actor (Hold Back the Dawn; 16 Fathoms Deep), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1968)
  • Apr 12 Walter "Walt" Gorney, American character actor (Friday the 13th; Trading Places), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • Apr 16 David Langton [Basil Muir Langton-Dodds], Scottish actor (The Avengers, Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship), born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 1994)
  • Apr 16 Catherine Scorsese [Cappa], Italian-American actress (The King of Comedy, Goodfellas, Cape Fear), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Apr 18 Wendy Barrie, British-American TV hostess (Wendy Barrie Show), born in Hong Kong (d. 1978)
  • Apr 21 Marcel Camus, French film director (Orfeu Negro), born in Chappes, France (d. 1982)
  • Apr 27 Renato Rascel [Ranucci], Italian actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1991)
  • Apr 29 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi), born in Albert Lea, Minnesota (d. 1977)

About April 1912

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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