On This Day

April 1919 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 13 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), born in Gillespie, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Apr 13 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2000)
  • Apr 18 Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (Meet the People Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • Apr 23 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2008)