On this date- April 13

Today Al Green is 75, and Peter Davison is 70. Today is also the birthday of Ron Perlman, Allison Williams, Edward Fox, Glenn Howerton, Tony Dow, Caroline Rhea, Charles Burnett, Ruben Östlund, Bokeem Woodbine, William Sadler, Paul Sorvino, Erick Avari, Saundra Santiago, Ricky Schroder, Gary Kroeger, Hannah Marks, Yance Ford, and the late Don Adams, Samuel Beckett, Stanley Donen, Thomas Jefferson, Howard Keel, Lyle Waggoner, Maurice Ronet, Christopher Hitchens, Jonathan Brandis, and Clark Middleton. Milos Forman died three year ago in 2018 at age 86.

On this date- April 12

Today Jane Withers is 95, Ed O’Neill is 75, Tom Noonan is 70, Magda Szubanski is 60, Shannen Doherty and Nicholas Brendon are 50, and Paul Rust is 40. Today is also the birthday of David Letterman, Claire Danes, Andy Garcia, Saoirse Ronan, Ilana Glazer, Marley Shelton, Jennifer Morrison Matt McGorry, Hardy Krüger, Dan Lauria, Herbie Hancock, Walter Salles, Robert Durst, and the late Ann Miller, Charles Napier, Tom Clancy, David Cassidy, Tiny Tim, Movita, Virginia Cherrill, John Dunsworth, Georges Franju, and Robert Harron. Paul Ford died 45 years ago in 1976 at age 74. Boxer Joe Louis died forty years ago in 1981 at age 66. “Sugar” Ray Robinson died 32 years ago in 1989 at age 67.

On this date- April 11

Today Vincent Gallo is 60. Today is also the birthday of Joel Grey, Bill Irwin, John Milius, Louise Lasser, Lisa Stansfield, Jennifer Esposito, Tricia Helfer, Peter Riegert, Jeremy Clarkson, Mason Reese, Carl Franklin, and the late Johnny Sheffield and Meshach Taylor. Dolores del Rio died 38 years ago in 1983 at age 78. Roscoe Lee Browne died fourteen years ago in 2007 at age 84. Jonathan Winters died eight years ago in 2013 at age 87.

On this date- April 10

Today Michael Pitt is 40. Today is also the birthday of Daisy Ridley, Charlie Hunnam, Mandy Moore, Steven Seagal, David Harbour, Haley Joel Osment, Alex Pettyfer, Guillaume Canet, Peter MacNicol, Orlando Jones, Liz Sheridan, Barkhad Abdi, Deborah Rush, Peter Morgan, Christophe Honoré, and the late Max Von Sydow, Delphine Seyrig, Omar Sharif, Chuck Connors, who would be 100, Harry Morgan, George Arliss, and Junior Samples. Michael Curtiz died 59 years ago in 1962 at age 75. Marjorie Main died 46 years ago in 1975 at age 85. Sam Kinison died 29 years ago in 1992 at age 38. Little Eva died eighteen years ago in 2003 at age 59. Dixie Carter died eleven years ago in 2010 at age 70.

On this date- April 9

Today is the birthday of Kristin Stewart, Dennis Quaid, Cynthia Nixon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Elle Fanning, Jay Baruchel, Jay Chandrasekhar, Michael Learned, Jenna Jameson, David Gordon Green, Sebastián Silva, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Marty Krofft, Mark Pellegrino, Isabel Coixet, and the late Hugh M. Hefner, Michel Simon, Ward Bond, Paul Robeson, Brad Dexter, and Brandon De Wilde. Sidney Lumet died nine years ago in 2011 at age 86.

On this date- April 8

Today Shecky Greene is 95, Joan Tewkesbury is 85, and Taylor Kitsch is 40. Today is also the birthday of Patricia Arquette, Robin Wright, Dean Norris, Julian Lennon, John Schneider, Ana De La Reguera, Sung Kang, Douglas Trumbull, Kane Hodder, Jim Piddock, John Madden, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, and the late Mary Pickford, John Gavin, Edward Mulhare, Betty Ford, and María Félix, who died on her birthday nineteen years ago in 2002 at age 88. Pablo Picasso died 48 years ago in 1973 at age 91. Annette Funicello died eight years ago in 2013 at age 70.

On this date- April 7

Today Ted Kotcheff is 90, and Jennifer Schwalbach Smith is 50. Today is also the birthday of Francis Ford Coppola, Russell Crowe, Jackie Chan, Eric Wareheim, Roberta Shore, Kevin Alejandro, Clarke Peters, Heather Burns, Patricia Belcher, Matt Servitto, Michael Almereyda, Jennifer Lynch, Jason Ralph, Ed Speleers, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Sandy Powell, and the late Billie Holiday, James Garner, Alan J. Pakula, David Frost, Andrew Sachs, Wayne Rogers, Ian Richardson, William Wordsworth, R.G. Armstrong, Anthony Caruso, Stanley Adams, Stan Winston, Ravi Shankar, and Walter Winchell. Walter Huston died 71 years ago in 1950 at age 67. Beatrice Straight died twenty years ago in 2001 at age 86. Barry Nelson died fourteen years ago in 2007 at age 89. Mike Wallace died nine years ago in 2012 at age 93. Seymour Cassel died two years ago in 2019 at age 84. John Prine died one year ago in 2020 at age 73.

On this date- April 6

Today Eliza Coupe is 40. Today is also the birthday of Zach Braff, Billy Dee Williams, John Ratzenberger, Barry Levinson, Michael Rooker, Marilu Henner, Candace Cameron Bure, Jason Hervey, Philippe Garrel, Teddy Sears, Charlie McDermott, and the late Merle Haggard, who died on his birthday five years ago in 2016 at age 79, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Joi Lansing, Ivan Dixon, and Phil Leeds. Isaac Asimov died 29 year ago in 1992 at age 72. Greer Garson died 25 years ago in 1996 at age 91. Tammy Wynette died 23 years ago in 1998 at age 55. Mickey Rooney died seven years ago in 2014 at age 93. Don Rickles died four years ago in 2017 at age 90.

On this date- April 5

Today Roger Corman is 95, Michael Moriarty is 80, Jane Asher is 75, Andrea Arnold is 60, and Krista Allen is 50. Today is also the birthday of Hayley Atwell, Lily James, Pharrell Williams, Max Gail, Stewart Lee, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Greenaway, General Colin L. Powell, and the late Spencer Tracy, Gregory Peck, Bette Davis, Melvyn Douglas, Walter Huston, Frank Gorshin, Nigel Hawthorne, John Le Mesurier, Christopher Hewett, who would be 100, Michael V. Gazzo, Grady Sutton, Robert Bloch, and Albert R. Broccoli. Howard Hughes died 45 years ago in 1976 at age 70. Kurt Cobain died 27 years ago in 1994 at age 27. Allen Ginsberg died 24 years ago in 1997 at age 70. Charlton Heston died thirteen years ago in 2008 at age 84. Honor Blackman died one year ago in 2020 at age 94.

On this date- April 4

Today Jamie Lynn Spears is 30. Today is also the birthday of Robert Downey Jr., David Cross, Barry Pepper, Hugo Weaving, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Gadon, Natasha Lyonne, Clive Davis, Estelle Harris, Eric André, Graham Norton, David Blaine, David E. Kelley, Christine Lahti, Nancy McKeon, Aki Kaurismäki, Lorraine Toussaint, Jill Scott, Rachel Korine, and the late Heath Ledger, Anthony Perkins, Andrei Tarkovsky, Muddy Waters, Maya Angelou, Kenneth Mars, Elmer Bernstein, Marguerite Duras, Peter Vaughan, Elizabeth Wilson, who would be 100, Gene Reynolds, Bea Benaderet, and David White. Jason Robards Sr. died 58 years ago in 1963 at age 70. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated 53 years ago in 1968 at age 39. Gloria Swanson died 38 years ago in 1983 at age 84. Roger Ebert died eight years ago in 2013 at age 70.