April 1926 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Lyndon Brook, actor (Invasion, Reach for the Sky)
  • Apr 3 Andrew Keir, Scottish character actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt, Catholics), born in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Apr 4 Cloris Leachman, actress (Phyllis, High Anxiety), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Apr 5 Roger Corman, producer/director (Little Shop of Horrors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 14 Liz Renay, American actress (d. 2007)
  • Apr 18 Gunter Meisner, German actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)
  • Apr 22 Charlotte Rae, actress (Edna-Facts of Life), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Apr 30 Cloris Leachman, actress (Last Picture Show, Phyllis), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Apr 30 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Apache Uprising)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 19 Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84