Famous People Born On April 26th

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People born on April 26, fall under the zodiac sign of Taurus. It is a sign ruled by the element Earth and is represented by a bull. The Taurus is under the influence of the planet Venus. A Taurus is always in the present, focused on security and moves with great caution. The Taureans are extremely competitive and may often come off as proud, to those who aren't familiar with them. Taureans are resolute and steadfast. Both of these traits can be extremely useful and admirable, but they can also lead to stubbornness and obstinacy.

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 1 
William Shakespeare
151
Birth Year: 1564
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: April 23, 1616

English playwright, poet, and actor William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He is also often called England's national poet. Many of his works have been translated into other languages and his plays continue to be produced till day. Popular during his lifetime, he acquired an iconic status after his death.

 2 
Anya Taylor-Joy
(Actress Known for Her Role in the Series: 'Peaky Blinders', 'The Queen's Gambit' and the Film 'Emma')
Anya Taylor-Joy
157
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Argentine-British actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, first gained international fame with her role in the period horror film, The Witch. She is trained in ballet dancing and began her career as a model when she was just 16. Her modelling career paved the way for acting and soon she was playing significant roles in TV series and films.

 3 
Channing Tatum
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Step Up', 'Magic Mike' and 'Jump Street')
Channing Tatum
49
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Cullman, Alabama, United States

Actor, producer, and dancer Channing Tatum has been active in the entertainment industry for around two decades. He is best known for his leading role in the film Magic Mike. After dropping out of college as a young man, he started working as a dancer. Hollywood soon came calling and he proceeded to become a film star.

 4 
Jet Li
(Actor and Martial Artist Who was All-Around Youth Champion in the National Wushu Competition)
Jet Li
26
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Jet Li is one of the most popular Asian actors to have made it big in the American film industry. A martial artist and former Wushu champion, he won a national championship before retiring from competitive Wushu to focus on his acting career. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jet Li is closely associated with the Red Cross Society of China.

 5 
Marcus Aurelius
(Philosopher)
Marcus Aurelius
17
Birth Year: 0121
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 17, 0180

Marcus Aurelius played an important role in the Roman Empire. A Stoic philosopher, Marcus was part of the Five Good Emperors and the last emperor of the Pax Romana—a 200-year-long period of relative peace in the Roman Empire. Also a writer, his work Meditations is regarded by many as one of the greatest works of philosophy.

 6 
Carol Burnett
(Actress)
Carol Burnett
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Carol Burnett inspired a lot of women and set off a chain reaction by hosting her groundbreaking show The Carol Burnett Show. Regarded as one of USA's most cherished entertainers, Carol continues to enhance the lives of millions, for which she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She has also won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 7 
Kevin James
(Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'The King of Queens' & the Movie 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop')
Kevin James
10
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Mineola, New York, United States

Kevin James’s performance as Doug in The King of Queens earned him an Emmy Award nomination. He was active in wrestling and football in school and is also known for delivering the 2007 Pepsi 400 NASCAR command. He has also voiced characters in films such as the Hotel Transylvania series.

 8 
Aaron Judge
(American Professional Baseball Player Who Plays as a Outfielder)
Aaron Judge
25
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Linden, California, United States
New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge became the 2017 AL Rookie of the Year. In 2017, he made a single-season franchise home record with the Yankees. He became the first MLB rookie to win the Home Run Derby. His charity All Rise Foundation focuses on helping children become responsible citizens.
 9 
Kane
(Professional Wrestler)
Kane
16
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain

Kane is an American wrestler, actor, businessman, politician, and author. Apart from being the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, Kane is also one of the most popular WWE wrestlers of all time. He played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era throughout the late-1990s and early-2000s. He is regarded by some as the best wrestler of his generation.

 10 
Melania Trump
(Wife of Former US President, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States (2017 - 2021) )
Melania Trump
77
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Novo mesto, Slovenia

A former model as well as timepiece and jewellery designer, Melania Trump is the wife of 45th US President Donald Trump and the current First Lady of the United States of America. The Slovenian-American is only the second foreign born and the first naturalized citizen to hold the title.

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Giancarlo Esposito
(Actor and Director Best Known for His TV Series: ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Better Call Saul’)
Giancarlo Esposito
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

The winner of Critics' Choice Television Award, Giancarlo Esposito is known for playing a variety of roles in films and TV series. From portraying drug dealers to policemen, Esposito has proved his versatility in the American film industry. He has also been featured in popular video games, such as Payday 2 and Far Cry 6.

 12 
Stana Katic
(Known for Her Portrayal of 'Detective Kate Beckett' in the TV Series 'Castle')
Stana Katic
5
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Stana Katic is a Canadian-American actress known for playing Kate Beckett on the crime-comedy-drama TV series Castle. Apart from acting in films and TV series, Katic also works toward protecting the environment; in 2010, she established the Alternative Travel Project, which encourages people to abandon personal vehicles for a day to reduce the impact of personal vehicles on the environment.

 13 
Jordana Brewster
(Best Known for Her Role of 'Mia Toretto' in the Action Film Franchise 'The Fast and the Furious')
Jordana Brewster
5
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Jordana Brewster is an American model and actress best known for playing Mia in the Fast & Furious franchise. In 2009, she was honored at the Teen Choice Awards for her performance in Fast & Furious. Brewster is also renowned for her modeling skills and has posed for several magazines. In 2011, Maxim included her in their Hot 100 list.

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Tom Welling
(American actor)
Tom Welling
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Putnam Valley, New York, United States
Tom Welling is best known for his Teen Choice Award-winning role of the young Clark Kent in Smallville. Fans also loved him as Lt. Marcus Pierce in Lucifer and as Rob Meltzer in Judging Amy. He was an apparel model earlier and has also dabbled in production and direction.
 15 
Emily Wickersham
(Known for Her Role as 'Eleanor Bishop' on TV Series ‘NCIS')
Emily Wickersham
5
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Kansas, United States

Emily Wickersham is an American actress known for playing Eleanor Bishop in the popular action police procedural TV series, NCIS. Wickersham dropped out of Muhlenberg College after attending the private liberal arts college for two years. She then started focusing on her acting career and went on to establish herself as a film and TV actress.

 16 
David Hume
(Best Known for His Highly Influential System of Philosophical Empiricism, Scepticism and Naturalism)
David Hume
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Birth Year: 1711
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 25, 1776

Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, and economist, David Hume, is considered one of the most important philosophers to write in English. His book, A Treatise of Human Nature, is counted among the most influential works in the history of philosophy. His works have influenced numerous thinkers, including German philosopher Immanuel Kant and Christian philosopher Joseph Butler.

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Pablo Schreiber
(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series: ‘The Wire’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’)
Pablo Schreiber
6
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Ymir, Canada
Best known as George "Pornstache" Mendez from the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, Pablo Schreiber also amazed audiences with his role of Nickolas "Nick" Sobotka in The Wire. He was nominated for a Tony for his Broadway play Awake and Sing! and narrated the audiobook American Psycho.
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Luke Bracey
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Luke Bracey is an Australian actor whose sheer hard work and determination landed him prominent roles in popular films, such as The November Man, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Hacksaw Ridge. Luke Bracey is often cited as an inspiration for young and aspiring Australian actors and actresses.

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Daniel Padilla
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Daniel Padilla is a Filipino recording artist and actor. In 2015, Padilla became the first Pinoy artist to receive the Kids' Choice Award under the Global Slime Star category. He has also won several other awards, such as Myx Music Awards and Awit Awards. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Padilla often participates in charity events.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein
(One of the Greatest Philosophers of the 20th Century)
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 29, 1951

Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein is remembered for his works related to logic, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of mathematics, and the philosophy of language. He taught at the University of Cambridge for many years. He published only one book during his lifetime. Most of his manuscripts were collected later and published posthumously.

 21 
Jason Earles
(Actor, Comedian, Director, Martial artist)
Jason Earles
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
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I. M. Pei
(Architect)
I. M. Pei
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Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Died: May 16, 2019

I. M. Pei was a Chinese-American architect who drew inspiration from the garden villas at Suzhou when he was young. He is credited with founding I. M. Pei & Associates, an independent design firm, in 1955. Today, the award-winning firm is known by the name, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. Pei is known for designing structures like the Mesa Laboratory.

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Giorgio Moroder
2
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Urtijëi, South Tyrol

Italian composer and record producer Giovanni Moroder, also known as the Father of Disco, produced Take My Breath Away, the Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning track by Berlin, which was part of the Top Gun soundtrack. His scores for Flashdance and Midnight Express, too, won Academy Awards.

 24 
Ma Rainey
(Street artist, Musician)
Ma Rainey
20
Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: December 22, 1939
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Issei Sagawa
(Public orator)
Issei Sagawa
12
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

Issei Sagawa is a Japanese murderer, necrophile, and cannibal. He garnered international attention when he murdered, mutilated, cannibalized, and raped Renée Hartevelt's corpse for several days in Paris in 1981. Although he was arrested, Sagawa was released two years later after being found legally insane. Issei Sagawa has been the subject of many documentary films.

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Jemima Kirke
(Actress Known Her Role as 'Jessa Johansson' on the HBO Series 'Girls')
Jemima Kirke
5
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: London, England

Jemima Kirke is an English-American artist, actress, and director best known for her role as Jessa Johansson in the HBO series Girls. She is the daughter of Simon Kirke and was introduced to show business at a young age. After acting for a few years, she made her directorial debut in 2019. She is a reproductive rights activist as well.   

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Joan Chen
(Actress Who Gained Fame for her Role in 'The Last Emperor')
Joan Chen
2
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Chinese-American actor Joan Chen initially came to be known for the films Little Flower and The Last Emperor and later appeared as Jocelyn 'Josie' Packard in the series Twin Peaks. She also delivered a multiple-award-winning role in The Home Song Stories and directed Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.
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Daniil Kvyat
(Racecar driver)
Daniil Kvyat
2
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Ufa
 29 
Jessica Lynch
(Soldier)
Jessica Lynch
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Palestine, Wirt County, West Virginia
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Marianne Jean-Baptiste
0
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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Mansour Bahrami
(Former Professional Tennis Player)
Mansour Bahrami
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Arak, Iran

Born to an Iranian hill tribesman, Mansour Bahrami grew up to be one of the greatest Iranian tennis players and a Wimbledon champion. The Islamic Revolution in his country later tagged tennis as capitalist, leading him to focus on gambling and backgammon, though he later returned to tennis.

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Marie de' Medici
(Queen of France and Navarre (1600-10))
Marie de' Medici
0
Birth Year: 1575
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: July 3, 1642
Queen Marie de Médicis, the second wife of Henry IV of France, acted as the regent for her son till he came of age. An art connoisseur, she built the Luxembourg Palace in Paris. Known for her affinity for Concino Concini, she was eventually exiled for her excesses. 
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Frederick Law Olmsted
(Landscape Architect)
Frederick Law Olmsted
1
Birth Year: 1822
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: August 28, 1903

Frederick Law Olmsted was an American journalist, landscape architect, public administrator, and social critic. Dubbed the father of American landscape architecture, Frederick was responsible for co-designing several well-known urban parks including Walnut Hill Park, Prospect Park, Cadwalader Park, and Central Park. He is also remembered for his work on the landscape encircling the US Capitol building.

 34 
Tionne Watkins
(Singer-Songwriter who rose to Fame as Member of the Girl-Group 'TLC')
Tionne Watkins
6
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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Cole Beasley
(American Football player)
Cole Beasley
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Eugène Delacroix
2
Birth Year: 1798
Birthplace: Saint-Maurice, France
Died: August 13, 1863

Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist who is widely regarded as the patriarch of the French Romantic school. As a muralist and painter, Delacroix's study of the optical effects of color inspired the work of the Impressionists. In fact, his work inspired a generation of impressionists.

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John James Audubon
(Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist)
John James Audubon
2
Birth Year: 1785
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: January 27, 1851
 38 
Susannah Harker
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: London, England
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Carlos Condit
(Mixed martial artist, who formerly competed in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC))
Carlos Condit
4
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Carlos Condit is an American retired mixed martial artist. A former Interim UFC Welterweight Champion, Condit has also competed in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) where he was a Welterweight Champion. While competing in the UFC, Condit won five Fight of the Night awards. After retiring from MMA, Condit went on to establish many business ventures, such as a coffee shop. 

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Daesung
(Singer)
Daesung
2
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

Daesung is a  South Korean singer, actor, and TV personality. He made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang in 2006. He also makes music as a solo artist and has released several hit albums and singles. As an actor, he played a major role in the top-rated comedy show Family Outing.   

 41 
Saranya Ponvannan
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Allappuzha, Kerala, India
 42 
Debra Wilson
(Actress)
Debra Wilson
1
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: South Ozone Park, New York, United States
 43 
Michael Dorman
4
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Auckland

Michael Dorman is a New Zealand actor known for playing NASA astronaut Gordo Stevens in the American science fiction drama, For All Mankind. He is also known for his portrayal of John Tavner in Patriot. Apart from acting, Michael Dorman has also tried his hand at playing the guitar and singing.

 44 
Israr Ahmed
(Islamic Theologian, Philosopher and Scholar)
Israr Ahmed
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Haryana, India
Died: April 14, 2010

Israr Ahmed was a Pakistani philosopher, Islamic theologian, and Islamic scholar. He is credited with founding an influential Islamic organization called Tanzeem-e-Islami, which has attracted followers from North America, Western Europe, and Middle East. Many of his books have been translated into various other languages. In 1981, Israr Ahmed was honored with the prestigious Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan.

 45 
Rudolf Hess
(Deputy Führer)
Rudolf Hess
16
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: August 17, 1987
Nazi Party member Rudolf Hess was Hitler’s Deputy Führer and helped in the passage of the Nuremberg Laws. While on a trip to Scotland to initiate peace talks with the U.K. during World War II, he was arrested, and then convicted of war crimes. He eventually committed suicide in prison.
 46 
Tank Abbott
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Tank Abbott
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States
 47 
William Desmond Taylor
(Director and Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Diamond from the Sky’, ‘A Woman Scorned’ and ‘Ben Blair’)
William Desmond Taylor
0
Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland
Died: February 1, 1922
Actor-director William Desmond Taylor, a popular figure from the silent era of Hollywood, made headlines when he was found murdered in his LA bungalow. The case, which initiated a media frenzy, remains unsolved to date due to lack of evidence, in spite of a deathbed confession from actor Patricia Palmer.
 48 
Melvin Ingram
(American football player)
Melvin Ingram
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Hamlet, North Carolina, United States
 49 
Kamila Valieva
(Figure skater)
Kamila Valieva
11
Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
 50 
Emma, Lady Hamilton
1
Birth Year: 1765
Birthplace: Great Neston, England
Died: January 15, 1815

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 26th   

Personality
Taureans are grounded and practical. They dislike acting impulsively and always have a plan. They can be fiercely loyal to their ideals, as well as to their family and friends. Interestingly, the Taureans born on the 26th of April can also exhibit some Aries traits. Their drive to perfection and loyalty is motivated by the fire element of Aries. Be careful! This fire can also lash out and burn those who stand in their way, even when they do so because they care about them. Being attentive to others and always listening to the needs of others is a Taurean's greatest traits which will benefit him or her greatly.

Health
Taureans are generally healthy, but can unfortunately be prone to weight gain, especially during later stages of their lives. The Taurus sign is associated with the neck and throat. Taureans are susceptible to ear and throat infections, as well as stiff neck muscles. If a Taurean is ill, he or she may not listen to those around him or her who care. On matters of health, listen to trusted friends and medical professionals who may recognize illnesses before you do.

Finance
Because Tarureans are afraid of financial uncertainty, they are unlikely to fritter away too much. Remember that, an investment made wisely and with lots of good research can pay off much more than money squirreled away. The people born on this day will usually have more than enough money to get by.

Career
Taureans seek practical careers; they like to feel useful and aren't afraid of getting their hands dirty. If their career doesn't involve creativity, they should try hobbies like gardening or woodworking to quench that creative urge themselves. These individuals should not forget to ask for raises and benefits when they are due to them.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
As people born on this day are influenced by Venus, they are very loving and know how to please their partners. They seek perfection from other people in their relationship and it may take some time for them to find the right partner. Taureans born on 26th of April tend to have great, long-lasting relationships. They have a tendency to keep things as they are-- but they need to realize that people are growing and changing all the time and they must grow with them. As parents they may at times try to impose their own ideals on their children.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Blue & Brown
Lucky Numbers: 3, 8
Lucky Days (of the Week): Friday & Saturday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 3rd, 8th