April 1929 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Jane Powell, American singer and actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Apr 3 Lee Leonard, American television personality (ESPN, CNN), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 5 Nigel Hawthorne, English actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 2001)
  • Apr 6 Joi Lansing [Joyce Brown], American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer (Touch of Evil, Bob Cummings Show), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1972)
  • Apr 8 Jacques Brel, Belgian singer, songwriter, actor, director and composer (Le Far West, Pain in the A__), born in Schaerbeek, Brussels (d. 1978)
  • Apr 8 WIlliam K Everson, film historian

Person of interestMax Von Sydow

Apr 10 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape), born in Lund, Sweden

  • Apr 12 Elspet Gray, Lady Rix, Scottish actress (4 Weddings & a Funeral, Solo, Tenko), born in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • Apr 14 Gerry Anderson, English television producer, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 18 Peter Jeffrey, actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity)
  • Apr 24 Dr.Rajkumar, Kannada actor
  • Apr 24 Shammi [Nargis Rabadi], Indian actress (Half Ticket, Dekh Bhai Dekh), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2018)
  • Apr 30 Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)