Famous People Born On April 2nd

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People born on April 2 fall under the zodiac sign of Aries, the first sign of the zodiac and is thought of as the infant representing birth. The ruling planet is Mars with help from the Sun's fire power. Aries is the only sign that has an innate relationship with the element of fire. People born on this day can benefit from that association having a great amount of energy and leadership qualities. A person born on this day does not like inactivity or routine work that doesn't challenge their talents as monotony sets in easily for them. Arians have a strong desire to lead and do not care to be followers.

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Pedro Pascal
57
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
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Michael Fassbender
(German-Irish Actor and Racing Driver)
Michael Fassbender
38
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

Michael Fassbender is a critically-acclaimed Irish-German actor best known for playing a sex addict in the psychological erotic drama film Shame. Apart from being an actor, Michael is also a well-known racing driver; he started his auto racing career in 2017 and currently races for Proton Competition in the European Le Mans Series.

 3 
Marvin Gaye
(Known as the 'Prince of Soul' and Popular for His Song 'Sexual Healing')
Marvin Gaye
27
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 1, 1984

American singer Marvin Gaye is one of the most successful black artists ever and his albums have sold in millions. His success reached great heights with the 1972 song What's Going On. The 1982 single Sexual Healing was the biggest hit of his career and was a chartbuster. He was tragically shot dead by his father after a family altercation.

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Charlemagne
(Holy Roman Emperor (800-814))
Charlemagne
33
Birth Year: 0747
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: January 28, 0814

Also known as Charles the Great, Charlemagne ruled as the king of the Franks, king of the Lombards, and emperor of the Romans at different time periods. Not surprisingly, he had a major impact during the Early Middle Ages as he went about uniting the majority of central and western Europe, for which he is called the Father of Europe.

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Christopher Meloni
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Elliot Stapler’ in the TV Series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’)
Christopher Meloni
9
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Christopher Meloni is an American actor known for contributing to the success of TV series, such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. An ardent supporter of the LGBT community, Meloni was honored by the Human Rights Campaign with the Equality Award in 2006. Meloni also donates to various non-profit organizations like Feed the Children and Smile Train.

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Hans Christian Andersen
(Danish Author Best Remembered for His Literary Fairy Tales)
Hans Christian Andersen
13
Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: August 4, 1875
Legendary Danish children’s author Hans Christian Andersen is remembered for his fairy tales, such as The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl, The Emperor's New Clothes, and Thumbelina, which have been appreciated by the young the old alike. Many of his tales have been adapted into films, ballets, and plays. 
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Alec Guinness
13
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 5, 2000

Alec Guinness went from being an ad copywriter, to a Shakespearean stage actor, to delivering an Academy Award-winning performance as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. He was part of the Royal Naval Reserve during World War II and received the knighthood for his contribution to arts.

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Quavo Marshall
(Rapper Known as The Co-Founder and Current Frontman of Hip Hop Trio 'Migos')
Quavo Marshall
14
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States
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Linda Hunt
(actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor)
Linda Hunt
7
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Morristown
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Roselyn Sánchez
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Roselyn Sánchez
14
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, model, producer, and writer. She is best known for playing Elena Delgado in the popular police procedural drama TV series Without a Trace, for which she received the 2008 ALMA Award. Roselyn Sánchez also works with organizations like Fundación de Niños San Jorge, which helps sick children from poor families.

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Emmylou Harris
(Singer, Songwriter and Musician)
Emmylou Harris
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Emmylou Harris is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Apart from being a bandleader, a solo artist, and an interpreter of other artists' works, Harris is also an activist; since 1999, she has been conducting Concerts for a Landmine Free World, an annual benefit tour. She is also an ardent supporter of animal rights organizations, such as PETA.

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Rodney King
(Victim of Police Brutality)
Rodney King
28
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: June 17, 2012

A black man, Rodney King became a victim of police brutality by the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991. He was brutally beaten up by a group of police officers when he was trying to evade getting arrested for drunk driving. His case made international news and caused a public furor. King died of accidental drowning in 2012.

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Clark Gregg
9
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Actor, director, and screenwriter Clark Gregg joined the show business after a series of odd jobs. He co-founded the off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company at the beginning of his career in entertainment and proceeded to join films. He gained international fame for playing Agent Phil Coulson in many Marvel Cinematic Universe films in the 2010s.

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Bethany Joy Lenz
(Actress, Singer-Songwriter & Filmmaker Known for Her Role as ‘Haley James’ in The TV Series ‘One Tree Hill’)
Bethany Joy Lenz
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States

Bethany Joy Lenz is an American filmmaker, singer-songwriter, and actress best known for playing Haley James Scott on the popular drama television series One Tree Hill. As a musician, Lenz is credited with forming the now-defunct folk musical duo Everly. Also known for her philanthropic activities, Bethany Joy Lenz has been actively supporting the non-profit human rights organization, Love146.

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Buddy Ebsen
(Actor and Dancer Known for His Role as ‘Jed Clampett’ on the TV Serise ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’)
Buddy Ebsen
9
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois, United States
Died: July 6, 2003

Actor and dancer Buddy Ebsen is best remembered for playing Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies. In a career spanning seven decades, he appeared in numerous films and TV shows, playing versatile roles. Beginning his career as a dancer, he soon ventured into acting. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Adam F. Goldberg
(Producer and Writer Known for His TV Series ‘The Goldbergs’)
Adam F. Goldberg
4
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
TV/film producer and writer Adam F. Goldberg has created popular shows such as Breaking In, Schooled, Imaginary Mary, and The Goldbergs. He has also written for animated projects such as The Jetsons and Monsters vs. Aliens, and produced movies such as The Comebacks and Daddy Day Camp.
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Ajay Devgn
(Indian Actor Known for His Work in Hindi Films)
Ajay Devgn
9
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Ajay Devgn, a two-time National Award winner, has also been honored with the Padma Shri. The son of stuntman Veeru Devgan, he began his career with the blockbuster hit Phool Aur Kaante. He later delivered stellar performances in films such as Dilwale and Zakhm, and now owns a production company.

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Giacomo Casanova
(Italian Adventurer and Author)
Giacomo Casanova
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Birth Year: 1725
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: June 4, 1798
Italian adventurer Giacomo Casanova is best remembered for his memoir, Histoire de ma vie, which serves as a mirror of 18th-century European lifestyle. His countless affairs made him synonymous with the word "womanizer." He also befriended the European royalty and church authorities, and was quite fond of gambling.
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Bobby Bones
(Radio Personality)
Bobby Bones
5
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
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Emile Zola
(French Novelist & Playwright Known for His Works 'Les Rougon-Macquart' and 'Thérèse Raquin')
Emile Zola
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Birth Year: 1840
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1902

Emile Zola was a French novelist, journalist, and playwright. He played a key role in the development of theatrical naturalism and was a well-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism. He was also a political journalist and was influential in the political liberalization of France. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature twice.

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Leon Russell
(Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Guitarist)
Leon Russell
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Lawton
Died: November 13, 2016
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Miralem Pjanic
(Footballer midfielder)
Miralem Pjanic
6
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Pascal Siakam
(Basketball Player)
Pascal Siakam
4
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Keren Woodward
(Singer-Songwriter and Founding Member of the Girl Group ‘Bananarama’)
Keren Woodward
5
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Keren Woodward soared to fame as part of the pop group Bananarama, along with Sara Dallin and Siobhan Fahey. They delivered Billboard Hot 100-charting tracks such as Venus. Keren later performed with Sara as a duo and also briefly reunited with Siobhan. Keren is also a trained pianist.
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Jack Webb
(Actor)
Jack Webb
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Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
Died: December 23, 1982
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Adam Rodriguez
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States
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Diane Cilento
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Tom Jones)
Diane Cilento
5
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Mooloolaba, Australia
Died: October 6, 2011

Diane Cilento is one of the earliest Australian actresses to make it big in the British film industry. Although her popularity increased after marrying the famous James Bond actor Sean Connery, her film career went downhill and she could never really revive her career. In 2001, she was honored with the Centenary Medal for service to the arts.

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Dabbs Greer
5
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Fairview, Missouri, United States
Died: April 28, 2007
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Renée Estevez
(Former Actress and Screenwriter Best Known for Her Film ‘Heathers’)
Renée Estevez
5
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Renée Estevez, daughter of actor Martin Sheen and sister of actor Charlie Sheen, is best known for her performance as Betty in the teen comedy film Heathers. She also appeared as Nancy in the series The West Wing and wrote for the series Anger Management, starring Charlie Sheen.
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Sergey Kovalev
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Kopeysk, Russia

Sergey Kovalev is a Russian boxer who has held several world championships in the light heavyweight category. From 2014 to 2016, he held the IBF and WBA (Undisputed) titles. Between 2013 and 2019, he held the WBO title three times. Kovalev is renowned for his extraordinary punching power. In 2019, The Ring magazine named him the world's second-best light heavyweight.

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Debralee Scott
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 5, 2005
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Lindy Booth
2
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Oakville
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Max Ernst
(Primary Pioneer of the 'Dada Movement' and 'Surrealism' Known for His Work 'A Week of Kindness')
Max Ernst
4
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Brühl, Germany
Died: April 1, 1976

Max Ernst was a German painter, graphic artist, sculptor, and poet. A pioneer of the Dada movement, Ernst played an important role in popularizing surrealism during the early-20th century. He is also credited with inventing a couple of techniques, namely frottage and grattage. In 2005, the Max Ernst Museum was opened in his honor in Brühl, Germany.

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Michael Clarke
(cricketer)
Michael Clarke
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Liverpool
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Sophie Reynolds
3
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: California
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Pamela Reed
(Actress)
Pamela Reed
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, USA
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Linford Christie
(Retired Sprinter)
Linford Christie
5
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Saint Andrew, Jamaica

Linford Christie is a Jamaican-born British former sprinter who won gold medals in the 100 meters at the Olympic Games, the World Championships, the European Championships, and the Commonwealth Games. He is one of the most highly decorated British athletes of all time. He was awarded the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1993. 

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Ron Palillo
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 14, 2012
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Jenny Ryan
(Television personality)
Jenny Ryan
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
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Penelope Keith
4
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Sutton, Surrey, England, UK
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Yung Joc
(Rapper)
Yung Joc
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Teddy Sheringham
(Football player)
Teddy Sheringham
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Highams Park, London, England
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Shawn Roberts
(Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Land of the Dead’, ‘Diary of the Dead’ and ‘Resident Evil’)
Shawn Roberts
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Shawn Roberts is a Canadian actor best known for his performance in zombie films. In 2012, he won the Rising Star Award at the Canada International Film Festival for his performance in the film, A Little Bit Zombie. Also known for his muscular physique, Roberts was named the Most Attractive Canadian Actor at the 2017 Culture Beat Awards..

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Shawn Rhoden
(Bodybuilder)
Shawn Rhoden
0
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Shawn Rhoden was a Jamaican-American professional bodybuilder best remembered for winning the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest. He defeated the seven-time champion Phil Heath and became the oldest bodybuilder to win the prestigious title at the age of 43. Shawn Rhoden suffered a fatal heart attack in 2021.

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George Cole
2
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Tooting, London, England
Died: January 2, 2008
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Jaime Ray Newman
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
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Shirley Douglas
(Canadian Actress and Activist)
Shirley Douglas
3
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Weyburn, Canada
Died: April 5, 2020
Actor and activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of Canadian politician Tommy Douglas, started her career with English theater and TV and then went back to Canada. She has played real-life idols such as Nellie McClung, May Bailey, and Madeleine Albright in various projects. She was also part of The Vagina Monologues.
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Don Sutton
(Baseball player)
Don Sutton
1
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Clio, Alabama, United States
Died: January 18, 2021
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Karlous Miller
(Comedian)
Karlous Miller
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi
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Karen Knotts
(Actress)
Karen Knotts
2
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 2nd  

Personality
A person born on this day has a combination of planets in their chart which will give them a character of contradictions. They have great determination and assertiveness but can be vulnerable to the power of their own imagination which allows them to leap in a different direction with that same determination. They are very creative individuals with energy and spontaneity that comes from their fire element. Friends are drawn to be with them for their warmth and generosity. They can also be impatient and conceited; for they believe they are usually right.

Health
Because of their high energy, determination and love for challenges, April 2nd Arians have a drive to meet their workout goals and influence their friends to do the same. They often push themselves to do more than they should and have to be reminded to slow down. People born on this day have to be careful to avoid accidents because of their high energy and guard against weaknesses that can affect their head, stomach and kidneys. Their preferred eating habits are more traditional and they choose natural foods which help them ward off deficiencies.

Finance
Aries born on this day are savers and like to have control over their personal financial matters. However, because they are so generous that they are always in need of financial help. Aries can be generous to a fault and don't always consider their own financial needs.

Career
April 2nd natives look for a career choice in which they can learn and progress and utilize their creative talents and organizational skills. However, if their career gets monotonous they move on. Their creativity and empathy makes them shine in literature, arts, and medical vocations.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Arians born on this day are ruled astrologically by the Moon which gives them the advantage of making better partners than most other rams. They are affectionate, outgoing and adoring. They look for partners who are passionate and fun loving. Although they can be difficult and demanding emotionally, they grow to be loyal and devoted if the relationship continues long term. They make great parents for young children as they create magical fantasies which allow the child's own imagination and creativity to expand. Having an Arian as a parent is never boring and the child is assured that their parents will be devoted and affectionate in spite of being a strict disciplinarian.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Scarlet & Silver
Lucky Numbers: 6 & 3
Lucky Days (of The Week): Tuesday & Monday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 2nd & 6th