Saturday, April 11, 2015

April 11 Birthdays

145 – Septimius Severus, Roman emperor (d. 211)
1357 – John I of Portugal (d. 1433)
1374 – Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (d. 1398)
1492 – Marguerite de Navarre, French wife of Henry II of Navarre (d. 1549)
1592 – John Eliot, English politician (d. 1632)
1683 – Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer (d. 1738)
1715 – John Alcock, English organist and composer (d. 1806)
1721 – David Zeisberger, Czech-American clergyman and missionary (d. 1808)
1722 – Christopher Smart, English actor, playwright, and poet (d. 1771)
1755 – James Parkinson, English surgeon, geologist, and paleontologist (d. 1824)
1770 – George Canning, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1827)
1794 – Edward Everett, American educator and politician, 15th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1865)
1798 – Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist (d. 1854)
1819 – Charles Hallé, German-English pianist and conductor (d. 1895)
1825 – Ferdinand Lassalle, German jurist and philosopher (d. 1864)
1827 – Jyotirao Phule, Indian scholar, philosopher, and activist (d. 1890)
1856 – Arthur Shrewsbury, English cricketer (d. 1903)
1859 – Stefanos Thomopoulos, Greek historian (d. 1939)
1862 – William Wallace Campbell, American astronomer and academic (d. 1938)
1862 – Charles Evans Hughes, American lawyer and politician, 44th United States Secretary of State (d. 1948)
1864 – Johanna Elberskirchen, German feminist (d. 1943)
1866 – Bernard O'Dowd, Australian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1953)
1867 – Mark Keppel, American educator (d. 1928)
1869 – Kasturba Gandhi, Indian wife of Mohandas Gandhi (d. 1944)
1869 – Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (d. 1943)
1873 – Edward Lawson, English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1955)
1876 – Paul Henry, Irish painter (d. 1958)
1876 – Ivane Javakhishvili, Georgian historian (d. 1940)
1879 – Bernhard Schmidt, German optician (d. 1935)
1887 – Jack Phillips, English telegraphist (d. 1912)
1887 – Jamini Roy, Indian painter (d. 1972)
1888 – Donald Calthrop, English actor (d. 1940)
1889 – Nick LaRocca, American trumpet player and bandleader (Original Dixieland Jass Band) (d. 1961)
1890 – Rachele Mussolini, Italian wife of Benito Mussolini (d. 1979)
1893 – Dean Acheson, American lawyer and politician, 51st United States Secretary of State (d. 1971)
1896 – Léo-Paul Desrosiers, Canadian journalist and author (d. 1967)
1899 – Percy Lavon Julian, American chemist (d. 1975)
1900 – Sándor Márai, Hungarian journalist and author (d. 1989)
1904 – Kundan Lal Saigal, Indian singer and actor (d. 1947)
1905 – Attila József, Hungarian poet (d. 1937)
1906 – Dale Messick, American illustrator (d. 2005)
1907 – Paul Douglas, American actor (d. 1959)
1907 – Ivor Spencer-Thomas, Welsh farmer and businessman (d. 2001)
1908 – Jane Bolin, American judge (d. 2007)
1908 – Masaru Ibuka, Japanese businessman, co-founded Sony (d. 1997)
1908 – Dan Maskell, English tennis player and sportscaster (d. 1992)
1908 – Leo Rosten, Polish-American author and academic (d. 1997)
1910 – António de Spínola, Portuguese general and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1996)
1912 – John Levy, American bassist (d. 2012)
1913 – Oleg Cassini, French-American fashion designer (d. 2006)
1914 – Norman McLaren, Scottish-Canadian animator, director, and producer (d. 1987)
1914 – Robert Stanfield, Canadian politician, 17th Premier of Nova Scotia (d. 2003)
1916 – Alberto Ginastera, Argentinian composer (d. 1983)
1916 – Howard W. Koch, American director and producer (d. 2001)
1917 – Danny Gallivan, Canadian sportscaster (d. 1993)
1917 – David Westheimer, American author (d. 2005)
1918 – Richard Wainwright, English politician (d. 2003)
1919 – Raymond Carr, English historian and academic
1920 – Emilio Colombo, Italian politician, 40th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)
1920 – Peter O'Donnell, English author (d. 2010)
1920 – William Royer, American politician (d. 2013)
1921 – Jim Hearn, American baseball player (d. 1998)
1922 – Arved Viirlaid, Estonian-Canadian soldier and author
1923 – George J. Maloof, Sr., American businessman (d. 1980)
1924 – Mohammad Naseem, Pakistani-English activist (d. 2014)
1925 – Viktor Masing, Estonian botanist and ecologist (d. 2001)
1925 – Pierre Péladeau, Canadian businessman, founded Quebecor (d. 1997)
1926 – David Manker Abshire, American commander and diplomat, United States Permanent Representative to NATO (d. 2014)
1926 – Victor Bouchard, Canadian pianist and composer (d. 2011)
1926 – Ernest Chapman, Australian rower (d. 2013)
1926 – Gervase de Peyer, English clarinet player and conductor
1926 – Karl Rebane, Estonian physicist and academic (d. 2007)
1928 – Ethel Kennedy, American wife of Robert F. Kennedy
1928 – Edwin Pope, American journalist
1928 – Tommy Tycho, Hungarian-Australian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2013)
1930 – Nicholas F. Brady, American politician, 68th United States Secretary of the Treasury
1930 – Anton LaVey, American occultist, founded the Church of Satan (d. 1997)
1931 – Lewis Jones, Welsh rugby player
1931 – Johnny Sheffield, American actor (d. 2010)
1931 – Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer and conductor
1932 – Joel Grey, American actor, singer, and dancer
1933 – Tony Brown, American journalist
1934 – Mark Strand, Canadian-American poet, author, and academic (d. 2014)
1934 – Ron Pember, English actor, director and playwright
1935 – Richard Berry, American singer-songwriter (The Flairs) (d. 1997)
1935 – Richard Kuklinski, American murderer (d. 2006)
1936 – Brian Noble, English bishop
1937 – Jill Gascoine, English actress and author
1938 – Gerry Baker, American soccer player and manager (d. 2013)
1938 – Michael Deaver, American politician, Deputy White House Chief of Staff (d. 2007)
1938 – Kurt Moll, German opera singer
1939 – Luther Johnson, American singer and guitarist
1939 – Louise Lasser, American actress
1940 – Col Firmin, Australian politician (d. 2013)
1940 – Thomas Harris, American author and screenwriter
1941 – Ellen Goodman, American journalist
1941 – Shirley Stelfox, English actress
1942 – Anatoly Berezovoy, Russian colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
1942 – James Underwood, English pathologist and academic
1943 – John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich, English businessman and politician
1943 – Harley Race, American wrestler and trainer
1944 – Peter Barfuß, German footballer
1945 – John Krebs, Baron Krebs, English zoologist and academic
1944 – John Milius, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1946 – Chris Burden, American artist
1946 – Laurie Faso, American actor and game show host
1946 – Bob Harris, English radio host
1947 – Lev Bulat, Russian physicist
1947 – Uli Edel, German director and screenwriter
1947 – Frank Mantooth, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)
1947 – Peter Riegert, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1947 – Meshach Taylor, American actor (d. 2014)
1947 – Michael T Wright, English engineer and academic
1949 – Bernd Eichinger, German director and producer (d. 2011)
1949 – Carl Franklin, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1950 – Tom Hill, English bass player and songwriter (Geordie)
1950 – Bill Irwin, American clown and actor
1951 – Doris Angleton, American murder victim (d. 1997)
1951 – Paul Fox, English singer and guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)
1951 – James Patrick Kelly, American author
1952 – Nancy Honeytree, American singer and guitarist
1952 – Indira Samarasekera, Sri Lankan engineer and academic
1952 – Peter Windsor, English-Australian journalist and sportscaster
1953 – Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian politician, 47th Prime Minister of Belgium
1953 – Andrew Wiles, English mathematician and academic
1954 – Abdullah Atalar, Turkish engineer and academic
1954 – Aleksandr Averin Azerbaijani cyclist
1954 – Francis Lickerish, English guitarist and composer (The Enid and Secret Green)
1954 – David Perrett, Scottish psychologist and academic
1954 – Ian Redmond, English biologist and conservationist
1954 – Willie Royster, American baseball player
1954 – Attila Sudár, Hungarian water polo player
1955 – Kevin Brady, American politician
1955 – Michael Callen, American singer-songwriter and activist (The Flirtations) (d. 1993)
1955 – Micheal Ray Richardson, American basketball player and coach
1955 – Neville Staple, Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (The Specials, Fun Boy Three, and Special Beat)
1957 – Michael Card, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and radio host
1957 – Richard Sévigny, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1958 – Stuart Adamson, English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Skids, Big Country, and The Raphaels) (d. 2001)
1959 – Pierre Lacroix, Canadian ice hockey player
1959 – Ana María Polo, Cuban-American lawyer and judge
1960 – Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and author
1961 – Vincent Gallo, American actor, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter
1961 – Doug Hopkins, American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms) (d. 1993)
1962 – Mark Lawson, English journalist and author
1963 – Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricketer and umpire
1963 – Chris Ferguson, American poker player
1963 – Waldemar Fornalik, Polish footballer and manager
1963 – Nigel Pulsford, English guitarist (Bush)
1964 – Steve Azar, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1964 – John Cryer, English politician
1964 – Bret Saberhagen, American baseball player and coach
1964 – Johann Sebastian Paetsch, American cellist
1964 – Tony Tedeschi, American pornographic actor
1965 – Lynn Ferguson, Scottish actress
1965 – Mason Reese, American actor
1966 – Steve Scarsone, American baseball player
1966 – Lisa Stansfield, English singer-songwriter (Blue Zone)
1968 – Sergei Lukyanenko, Kazakh-Russian journalist and author
1969 – Goldust, American wrestler
1969 – Cerys Matthews, Welsh singer-songwriter (Catatonia)
1969 – Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
1969 – Michael von Grünigen, Swiss skier
1970 – Dylan Keefe, American bass player (Marcy Playground)
1970 – Trevor Linden, Canadian ice hockey player
1970 – Johnny Messner, American actor
1970 – Delroy Pearson, English singer-songwriter and producer (Five Star)
1970 – Whigfield, Danish singer
1971 – John Leech, English politician
1971 – Oliver Riedel, German bass player (Rammstein and The Inchtabokatables)
1971 – Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor
1972 – Balls Mahoney, American wrestler
1972 – Allan Théo, French singer
1972 – Jason Varitek, American baseball player
1973 – Jennifer Esposito, American actress
1974 – Àlex Corretja, Spanish tennis player
1974 – Ashot Danielyan, Armenian weightlifter
1974 – Anton Glanzelius, Swedish actor
1974 – Tricia Helfer, Canadian model and actress
1974 – David Jassy, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (Navigators)
1974 – Zöe Lucker, English actress
1974 – Trot Nixon, American baseball player
1975 – Olga Hostáková, Czech tennis player
1975 – Walid Soliman, Tunisian author
1976 – Kelvim Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
1977 – Ivonne Teichmann, German runner
1978 – Brett Claywell, American actor
1978 – Josh Hancock, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1978 – Tom Thacker, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Gob, Sum 41, and The McRackins)
1979 – Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Iranian-Canadian model, singer, and activist, Miss World Canada 2003
1979 – Malcolm Christie, English footballer
1979 – Sebastien Grainger, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death from Above 1979)
1979 – Martin Padar, Estonian martial artist
1979 – Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player
1979 – Josh Server, American actor
1979 – María Elena Swett, Chilean actress
1980 – Festus Baise, Nigerian-Hong Kong footballer
1980 – Keiji Tamada, Japanese footballer
1980 – Mark Teixeira, American baseball player
1981 – Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model and actress
1981 – Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player
1982 – Ian Bell, English cricketer
1982 – Peeter Kümmel, Estonian skier
1983 – Jessica Burciaga, American model
1983 – Joanna Douglas, Canadian actress
1983 – Jennifer Heil, Canadian skier
1983 – Rubén Palazuelos, Spanish footballer
1983 – Nicky Pastorelli, Dutch race car driver
1984 – Kelli Garner, American actress
1984 – Monica May, American actress
1985 – Pablo Hernández Domínguez, Spanish footballer
1985 – Will Minson, Australian footballer
1986 – Stephanie Pratt, American television personality
1986 – Lena Schöneborn, German pentathlete
1987 – Lights, Canadian singer-songwriter
1987 – Giuseppe Caccavallo, Italian footballer
1987 – Michelle Phan, American make-up artist and blogger
1987 – Joss Stone, English singer-songwriter, and actress (SuperHeavy)
1988 – Leland Irving, Canadian ice hockey player
1988 – Oleh Kovalenko, Ukrainian footballer
1989 – Eka Darville, Australian actor
1989 – Zola Jesus, American singer-songwriter (Former Ghosts)
1989 – Torrin Lawrence, American sprinter (d. 2014)
1990 – Dimitrios Anastasopoulos, Greek footballer
1990 – Thulani Serero, South African footballer
1991 – Thiago Alcântara, Spanish footballer
1991 – Andreea Grigore, Romanian gymnast
1991 – James Magnussen, Australian swimmer
1991 – Erina Mano, Japanese singer and actress (Ongaku Gatas and Petitmoni)
1991 – James Roberts, Australian swimmer
1993 – Yuji Takahashi, Japanese footballer
1994 – Dakota Blue Richards, English actress
1994 – Lindsey Wixson, American model
1995 – Sycerika McMahon, Northern Irish swimmer
1996 – Dele Alli, English footballer
1997 – Ethan Couch, American criminal
1997 – Miriam Kolodziejová, Czech tennis player
1998 – Oliver Dillon, English actor
2000 – Morgan Lily, American actress

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