Birthdays in Film & Television in April 1928

  • Apr 1 George Grizzard, NC, actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica)
  • Apr 1 Herbert Klein, newscaster/press secretary
  • Apr 1 Jane Powell, singer/actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Apr 2 Rita Gam, actress (Distortions, Hannibal), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Apr 3 Kevin Hagen, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Apr 3 Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)
  • Apr 4 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Jimmy Logan, British comedian (Mad Death)

Person of interestMaya Angelou

Apr 4 Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), born in St Louis, Missouri

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou
  • Apr 5 Michael Bryant, actor (Sakharov, Girly), born in London, England
  • Apr 6 Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
  • Apr 7 James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), born in Norman Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 8 Eric Porter, actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps), born in London, England
  • Apr 12 Hardy Kr├╝ger, German actor

Person of interestShirley Temple

Apr 23 Shirley Temple, American actress, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi) and diplomat, born in Santa Monica, California

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple