Tuesday, April 21, 2015

April 21 Birthdays

1555 – Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)
1630 – Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten, Dutch painter (d. 1700)
1642 – Simon de la Loubère, French diplomat (d. 1729)
1651 – Joseph Vaz, Indian priest and missionary (d. 1711)
1652 – Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)
1673 – Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1742)
1713 – Louis de Noailles, French marshal (d. 1793)
1730 – Antonín Kammel, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1788)
1752 – Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent Forfait, French engineer (d. 1807)
1752 – Humphry Repton, English garden designer (d. 1818)
1767 – Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (d. 1790)
1774 – Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1862)
1775 – Alexander Anderson, American illustrator (d. 1870)
1790 – Manuel Blanco Encalada, Chilean admiral and politician, 1st President of Chile (d. 1876)
1810 – John Putnam Chapin, American politician, 10th Mayor of Chicago (d. 1864)
1811 – Alson Sherman, American politician, 8th Mayor of Chicago (d. 1903)
1814 – Angela Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts, English art collector and philanthropist (d. 1906)
1816 – Charlotte Brontë, English author and poet (d. 1855)
1837 – Fredrik Bajer, Danish politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1922)
1838 – John Muir, Scottish-American environmentalist and author (d. 1914)
1851 – Charles Barrois, French geologist and palaeontologist (d. 1939)
1854 – William Stang, German-American bishop (d. 1907)
1862 – John Thayer, American cricketer (d. 1912)
1864 – Max Weber, German economist and sociologist (d. 1920)
1868 – Alfred Henry Maurer, American painter (d. 1932)
1870 – Edwin Stanton Porter, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1941)
1871 – Jaro Fürth, Austrian actor (d. 1945)
1874 – Vincent Scotto, French composer (d. 1952)
1879 – Kartini, Indonesian activist (d. 1904)
1882 – Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1961)
1885 – Tatu Kolehmainen, Finnish runner (d. 1967)
1887 – Joe McCarthy, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
1889 – Marcel Boussac, French entrepreneur (d. 1980)
1889 – Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
1889 – Efrem Zimbalist, Russian-American violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1985)
1898 – Maurice Wilson, English soldier, pilot, and mountaineer (d. 1934)
1899 – Randall Thompson, American composer (d. 1984)
1903 – Issy Bonn, English actor and singer (d. 1977)
1903 – Luis Saslavsky, Argentine film director (d. 1995)
1904 – Odilo Globocnik, Italian-Austrian SS officer (d. 1945)
1905 – Pat Brown, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Governor of California (d. 1996)
1906 – Eugen Sacharias, German-Estonian architect (d. 2002)
1907 – Wade Mainer, American singer and banjo player (d. 2011)
1911 – Ivan Combe, American businessman, developed Clearasil (d. 2000)
1911 – Leonard Warren, American opera singer (d. 1960)
1912 – Marcel Camus, French director and screenwriter (d. 1982)
1913 – Norman Parkinson, English photographer (d. 1990)
1914 – Norman Panama, American director and screenwriter (d. 2003)
1914 – Angelo Savoldi, Italian-American wrestler and promoter, co-founded International World Class Championship Wrestling (d. 2013)
1915 – Garrett Hardin, American ecologist (d. 2003)
1915 – Anthony Quinn, Mexican-American actor and producer (d. 2001)
1916 – Estella Diggs, American politician (d. 2013)
1916 – Eldon Rathburn, Canadian composer (d. 2008)
1918 – Eddy Christiani, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist
1919 – Don Cornell, American singer and trumpet player (d. 2004)
1919 – Roger Doucet, Canadian tenor (d. 1981)
1920 – Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (d. 1991)
1920 – Ronald Magill, English actor (d. 2007)
1922 – Nazim Al-Haqqani, Cypriot sufi leader (d. 2014)
1922 – Alistair MacLean, Scottish-Swiss author and screenwriter (d. 1987)
1923 – John Mortimer, English lawyer and author (d. 2009)
1924 – Ira Louvin, American singer-songwriter and mandolin player (The Louvin Brothers) (d. 1965)
1925 – Anthony Mason, Australian soldier and judge, 9th Chief Justice of Australia
1925 – John Swinton, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire
1926 – Elizabeth II of The United Kingdom
1926 – Keith Davey, Canadian politician (d. 2011)
1926 – Robin Ibbs, English banker (d. 2014)
1926 – Arthur Rowley, English footballer, cricketer, and manager (d. 2002)
1927 – Robert Savoie, Canadian opera singer (d. 2007)
1928 – Jack Evans, Welsh-Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1996)
1930 – Hilda Hilst, Brazilian author, poet, and playwright (d. 2004)
1930 – Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (d. 1989)
1930 – Dieter Roth, Swiss artist (d. 1998)
1930 – Jack Taylor, English footballer and referee (d. 2012)
1932 – Slide Hampton, American trombonist and composer
1932 – Elaine May, American actress, director, and screenwriter
1932 – Angela Mortimer, English tennis player
1933 – Edelmiro Amante, Filipino politician (d. 2013)
1933 – Easley Blackwood, Jr., American pianist, composer, and educator
1933 – Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Iraqi patriarch (d. 2014)
1935 – Robin Dixon, 3rd Baron Glentoran, Irish bobsledder and politician
1935 – Charles Grodin, American actor and talk show host
1935 – Thomas Kean, American politician, 48th Governor of New Jersey
1936 – James Dobson, American evangelist, psychologist, and author, founded Focus on the Family
1936 – Reg Fleming, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2009)
1936 – Avo Paistik, Estonian pastor, author, illustrator, and painter (d. 2013)
1939 – John McCabe, English pianist and composer (d. 2015)
1939 – Sister Helen Prejean, American author and activist
1940 – Jacques Caron, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1940 – Souleymane Cissé, Malian film director
1942 – Laine Kallas, Estonian runner and agronomist
1942 – Pierre Lorrain, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2004)
1943 – Alan Fersht, English chemist and academic
1944 – Paul Geremia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1944 – Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball player and coach
1945 – Ian Bruce, English academic
1945 – Diana Darvey, English actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2000)
1945 – Philip Sidney, 2nd Viscount De L'Isle, English soldier
1945 – Ronnie Tober, Dutch-American singer
1945 – Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan, Indian cricketer and umpire
1947 – Barbara Park, American author
1947 – Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (The Stooges and The Trolls)
1947 – John Weider, English bass player (Family, The Animals, Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, and Stud)
1948 – Gary Condit, American politician
1948 – Paul Davis, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2008)
1948 – Alan West, Baron West of Spithead, English admiral
1949 – Patti LuPone, American actress and singer
1951 – Tony Danza, American actor and producer
1951 – Michael Freedman, American mathematician
1951 – Bob Varsha, American sportscaster
1951 – Steve Vickers, Canadian ice hockey player
1952 – Gerald Early, American author and academic
1952 – Cheryl Gillan, Welsh politician, former Secretary of State for Wales
1953 – Forrest, American-Dutch singer (d. 2013)
1953 – Mike Clasper, English businessman
1953 – Guy Mongrain, Canadian journalist and game show host
1954 – Ebiet G. Ade, Indonesian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1954 – James Morrison, American actor
1955 – Doug Soetaert, Canadian ice hockey player
1956 – Peter Kosminsky, English director, producer, and screenwriter
1956 – Phillip Longman, German-American demographer
1956 – Nina Temple, English activist
1957 – Brutus Beefcake, American wrestler
1957 – Hervé Le Tellier, French linguist and author
1957 – Jesse Orosco, American baseball player
1957 – Herbert Wetterauer, German painter, sculptor, and author
1958 – Andie MacDowell, American actress
1958 – Yoshito Usui, Japanese illustrator (d. 2009)
1958 – Michael Zarnock, American author
1959 – Tim Jacobus, American illustrator
1959 – Arno Pijpers, Dutch footballer and coach
1959 – Robert Smith, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and The Glove)
1960 – Michel Goulet, Canadian ice hockey player
1961 – Cathy Cavadini, American voice actress and singer
1961 – Ronald Florijn, Dutch rower
1961 – Carey Hayes, American screenwriter and producer
1961 – Chad Hayes, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1961 – Neale Marmon, English-German footballer, coach, and manager
1961 – David Servan-Schreiber, French physician, neuroscientist, and author (d. 2011)
1962 – Les Lancaster, American baseball player and coach
1962 – Craig Robinson, American basketball player and coach
1962 – Aavo Sarap, Estonian footballer and coach
1963 – Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1963 – Roy Dupuis, Canadian actor
1963 – John Cameron Mitchell, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1964 – Alex Baumann, Czech-Canadian swimmer
1964 – Ludmila Engquist, Russian-Swedish hurdler
1965 – Ed Belfour, Canadian ice hockey player
1965 – Karen Foster, American model and actress
1965 – Gary Grant, American basketball player
1965 – Thomas Helmer, German footballer
1965 – Fiona Kelleghan, American academic and critic
1965 – Teri Sue Wood, American illustrator
1968 – Peter van Vossen, Dutch footballer and coach
1969 – Robin Meade, American journalist
1969 – Toby Stephens, English actor
1969 – Jim Thornton, American television and radio announcer
1970 – Jeff Anderson, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1970 – Glen Hansard, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The Frames and The Swell Season)
1970 – Rob Riggle, American lieutenant and actor
1970 – Nicole Sullivan, American actress
1971 – Anwar al-Awlaki, American-Yemeni terrorist (d. 2011)
1971 – Alexander Kravchenko, Russian poker player
1971 – Martin Kuuskmann, Estonian bassoon player
1971 – Eric Mabius, American actor
1971 – Indrek Pertelson, Estonian martial artist
1971 – Michael Turner, American illustrator (d. 2008)
1972 – Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
1972 – Severina Vučković, Croatian singer and actress
1973 – Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian hurdler
1974 – Maksim Gruznov, Estonian footballer
1974 – Orlando Jordan, American wrestler
1974 – Katsuyuki Konishi, Japanese voice actor
1976 – Rommel Adducul, Filipino basketball player
1976 – Abir Goswami, Indian actor (d. 2013)
1977 – Doseone, American rapper and producer (Deep Puddle Dynamics, Greenthink, Clouddead, Themselves, Subtle, and 13 & God)
1977 – Gyula Koi, Hungarian scholar and educator
1977 – Jamie Salé, Canadian figure skater
1978 – Jacob Burns, Australian footballer
1978 – Jukka Nevalainen, Finnish drummer (Nightwish and Sethian)
1978 – Branden Steineckert, American musician (Rancid and The Used)
1979 – Tobias Linderoth, French-Swedish footballer
1979 – James McAvoy, Scottish actor
1979 – Cindy Kurleto, Filipino-Austrian actress, VJ, model, and host
1980 – Jeff Keppinger, American baseball player
1980 – Hiro Shimono, Japanese voice actor
1980 – Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 – Tony Romo, American football player
1981 – Mads Junker, Danish footballer
1981 – Luis Manzano, Filipino actor, VJ, model, and host
1982 – Khalif Barnes, American football player
1982 – Brianne Davis, American model and actress
1982 – Terrence J, American television host and actor
1982 – Carnell Williams, American football player
1983 – Paweł Brożek, Polish footballer
1983 – Marco Donadel, Italian footballer
1983 – Sebastian Ingrosso, Swedish DJ and producer (Swedish House Mafia)
1983 – Tarvaris Jackson, American football player
1984 – Shayna Fox, American voice actress
1986 – Audra Cohen, American tennis player
1986 – Alexander Edler, Swedish ice hockey player
1986 – Tina Obrez, Slovenian tennis player
1986 – Rodney Stuckey, American basketball player
1986 – Mirko Valdifiori, Italian footballer
1987 – Nadif Chowdhury, Bangladeshi cricketer
1987 – Eric Devendorf, American basketball player
1987 – Leroy George, Dutch footballer
1987 – Anastasia Prikhodko, Ukrainian singer
1987 – Lenira Santos, Cape Verdean sprinter
1988 – Robbie Amell, Canadian actor
1988 – Jencarlos Canela, American singer-songwriter and actor
1988 – Pedro Mosquera, Spanish footballer
1988 – Mia Permanto, Finnish singer and radio host (d. 2008)
1988 – Adam Rooney, Irish fooballer
1988 – Christoph Sanders, American actor
1989 – Tatyana McFadden, Russian-American sprinter and skier
1989 – Carlos Muñoz, Chilean footballer
1992 – Isco, Spanish footballer
1992 – Rene Santos, Brazilian footballer
1994 – Mitchell Weiser, German footballer
2002 – Carl and Clarence Aguirre, Filipino-American conjoined twins
2007 – Princess Isabella of Denmark

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