Famous People Born On April 15th

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The people born on the 15th of April are extremely goal oriented mentally. Although, this usually does not kick in until they have matured a little bit. When they are younger their thoughts are all over the place. You can consider people born on this day as realists with very ethical points of view. They are known for finding quick easy ways to success. They always have a longing for being loved and being appreciated from the people who surround them. This leads them to become extremely passionate about everything they desire to do achieve in their life.

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 1 
Emma Watson
(Actress and Activist Best Known for Her Role of 'Hermione Granger' in the 'Harry Potter' Film Series)
Emma Watson
187
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Paris, France

English actress, model, and activist, Emma Watson first gained prominence as a child artiste in the Harry Potter film series. The daughter of lawyers, she was determined to go to college despite her busy acting career and graduated from Brown University. A staunch feminist, she is actively involved with organizations that work for the betterment of women.

 2 
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian Polymath & Artist Known for His Paintings: ‘Mona Lisa’, ‘The Last Supper’ and ‘Virgin of the Rocks’)
Leonardo da Vinci
60
Birth Year: 1452
Birthplace: Anchiano, Italy
Died: May 2, 1519

Widely regarded as one of the greatest painters ever, Leonardo da Vinci was an extremely talented polymath. While his work The Mona Lisa became the most famous portrait, his drawing The Vitruvian Man became a cultural icon. A man well ahead of his time, Leonardo is also known for his notes on science and invention.

 3 
Emma Thompson
(Only Person to Win Academy Awards for Both Acting & Writing)
Emma Thompson
44
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

One of the most celebrated British actresses, Emma Thompson has received plaudits for her work in films, television and stage. Her film credits include Howards End, The Remains of the Day as well as Sense and Sensibility which she also wrote. Her television appearances include miniseries Angels in America. The award winning actress is also an author, activist and comedian.

 4 
Elizabeth Montgomery
(Best Known for Her Role as the ‘Samantha Stephens’ on the TV Series ‘Bewitched’)
Elizabeth Montgomery
11
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 18, 1995

Actress Elizabeth Montgomery had a flourishing acting career that spanned five decades. Throughout her career, she touched the lives of many with her charitable work and political activism. Such was her popularity that after she succumbed to cancer, a bronze statue of her famous character Samantha Stephens from the TV series Bewitched was erected in Massachusetts.

 5 
Luke Evans
(Actor)
Luke Evans
20
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Pontypool, Wales

Luke Evans is one of the most successful and popular actors from Wales. Also a decent singer, he released his debut studio album, At Last, in 2019; he studied music under the tutelage of an established singing coach named Louise Ryan. Since he is openly gay, Luke Evans serves as an inspiration to the gay community around the world.

 6 
Seth Rogen
(Actor and Comedian Popular for Starring in Films Like ‘Neighbors,’ and ‘Knocked Up’)
Seth Rogen
53
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Canadian actor Seth Rogen established himself as a bankable and popular comic actor when he starred in Hollywood films Knocked Up in 2007 and Funny People in 2009. His other notable films are Steve Jobs, The Interview, Like Father, Long Shot and An American Pickle. He is active in raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease and is an open marijuana user.

 7 
Christopher Stapleton
(Named ‘Artist-Songwriter Of the Decade’ by ACM)
Christopher Stapleton
17
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Five-time Grammy-winning country artist Chris Stapleton is best known for hits such as Parachute. He has also co-written tracks such as Kenny Chesney's Never Wanted Nothing More. Before going solo, he was part of the bands The SteelDrivers and The Jompson Brothers. His music blends country with bluegrass and soul.

 8 
Leonhard Euler
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Leonhard Euler
19
Birth Year: 1707
Birthplace: Basel
Died: September 18, 1783

Leonhard Euler was a Swiss physicist, mathematician, logician, geographer, astronomer, and engineer. He is credited with making influential and important mathematical discoveries, such as graph theory and infinitesimal calculus. Widely regarded as one of the greatest and most prolific mathematicians of all time, Leonhard Euler also made pioneering contributions to analytic number theory and topology.

 9 
Alice Braga
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Angélica’ in the Film ‘City of God’)
Alice Braga
17
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Alice Braga is one of the most popular Hollywood actresses from Brazil, having appeared in popular films like I Am Legend, Repo Men, The Rite, Predators, and Elysium. An openly bisexual actress, Alice Braga serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community, especially bisexuals.

 10 
Guru Nanak Dev Ji
(Founder of Sikhism)
Guru Nanak Dev Ji
26
Birth Year: 1469
Birthplace: Nankana Sahib, Pakistan
Died: September 22, 1539

Guru Nanak was the founder of one of the most popular monotheistic religions of the Indian subcontinent, Sikhism. Widely regarded as the first of the ten Sikh Gurus, Nanak contributed 974 hymns to the religion's sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Nanak is worshipped by Sikhs around the world and his birth is celebrated as Guru Nanak Gurpurab.

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Luis Fonsi
(Puerto Rican Singer)
Luis Fonsi
10
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi became an international sensation with the track Despacito, which was the most-watched video on YouTube till November 2020. Also known for tracks such as Aquí Estoy Yo, he has broken several Guinness records and won five Latin Grammy awards. He also supports children with cancer.
 12 
Bessie Smith
(Singer)
Bessie Smith
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Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 26, 1937

Bessie Smith was an American singer who gained popularity during the Jazz Age. Dubbed the Empress of the Blues, Smith was one of the most famous blues singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Counted among the greatest singers of her generation, Bessie Smith was a major influence on several other singers. Her life and work inspired the TV film Bessie.

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Julia Butters
(Actress)
Julia Butters
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Birth Year: 2009
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Child actor Julia Butters is best known for her roles as Trudi Fraser in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and as Anna-Kat Otto in the sitcom American Housewife. She has also appeared in series such as Transparent and movies such as 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.
 14 
Ghostemane
(Rapper)
Ghostemane
7
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Lake Worth, Florida
Eric Whitney, better known as Ghostemane, started his career playing guitar covers and then moved to metalcore. He gained fame with his signature style of merging rap and metal. He later delivered hits such as John Dee and has been part of groups such as Nemesis and Seven Serpents.
 15 
Henry IV of England
(King of England)
Henry IV of England
7
Birth Year: 1367
Birthplace: Bolingbroke Castle
Died: March 20, 1413

Henry IV of England reigned over England from 1399 until his death in 1413. Apart from spending much of his reign fighting against rebellions, Henry IV of England also established foreign relations; during his reign, Manuel II Palaiologos visited England, becoming the only Byzantine emperor to do so.

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Henry James
(British Author Who is Regarded as a Key Transitional Figure Between Literary Realism and Literary Modernism)
Henry James
3
Birth Year: 1843
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: February 28, 1916

Henry James was an author, regarded as one of the greatest novelists ever to write in the English language. One of his novellas titled The Turn of the Screw has been the most analyzed ghost story in the history of English language literature. While his works have been adapted into films, he has been the subject of several other stories.

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Roy Clark
(Singer)
Roy Clark
3
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Meherrin, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15, 2018
 18 
Emile Durkheim
(French Sociologist Who Established the 'Academic Discipline of Sociology')
Emile Durkheim
1
Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: Épinal, France
Died: November 15, 1917

Emile Durkheim was a French sociologist. He is credited with establishing the discipline of sociology for academic purposes and is widely regarded as the chief architect of modern social science. During his lifetime, Emile Durkheim published several works on topics like morality, religion, and education. He also played a major role in the development of sociology and anthropology as disciplines.

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Frank Vincent
(American Actor Who Often Portrayed Mobsters)
Frank Vincent
4
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13, 2017

Frank Vincent was an American actor, author, and musician best known for appearing in many Martin Scorsese movies, such as Raging Bull, Casino, and Goodfellas. Known for his large frame, Frank Vincent was often cast to play the role of gangsters. In 1999, his service to the entertainment industry was honored with an Italian American Entertainer of the Year Award.

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Michael Ansara
(Stage, Screen, and Voice Actor)
Michael Ansara
2
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Syria
Died: July 31, 2013
Michael Ansara is best remembered as Cochise from the series Broken Arrow and Kane from Buck Rogers. Fans also loved him as Commander Kang in the series Star Trek and as the voice of Mr. Freeze in Batman: The Animated Series TV franchise. He was once married to Barbara Eden.
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Danny Pino
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Detective Scotty Valens’ in the TV Series ‘Cold Case’)
Danny Pino
2
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Danny Pino is an American actor best known for playing Detective Scotty Valens in the police procedural crime drama TV series Cold Case, for which he won the Imagen Award for Best Actor—Television. In 2015, he won another Imagen Award under the Best Supporting Actor-Television category for playing Nick Amaro in the series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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Jacquees
(Singer)
Jacquees
7
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States
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Jason Sehorn
(American Football Player)
Jason Sehorn
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States

Former football cornerback Jason Sehorn was associated with the NFL teams New York Giants and St. Louis Rams. His proposal to actor/model Angie Harmon on The Tonight Show was highly publicized, but they divorced after a 13-year marriage. He is an ESPNU analyst and has won the Superstars competition thrice.

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Ennis Cosby
(Teacher)
Ennis Cosby
2
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 16, 1997

The only son of comedian Bill Cosby, Ennis Cosby made headlines when he was shot dead at 27, in an attempted robbery on a deserted Southern California road. He was dyslexic and discussed his disability with the children he taught as a student-teacher at the Alfred E. Smith Elementary School.

 25 
Catherine I of Russia
(Former Empress of Russia (1725 - 1727))
Catherine I of Russia
9
Birth Year: 1684
Birthplace: Russia
Died: May 17, 1727

Catherine I of Russia was the second wife and Empress consort of Peter the Great. She served as the Empress regnant of Russia from 1725 until her death in 1727. The daughter of a peasant, she had an adventurous life as a young woman and eventually married Peter the Great who was taken by her beauty. They had 12 children.

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Claudia Cardinale
(Italian Actress Who Acted in Italian, French and English Films in the 1960s and 1970s)
Claudia Cardinale
19
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: La Goulette, Tunisia

Claudia Cardinale is a Tunisian-born Italian actress who played important roles in some of the most popular Italian and French movies of the 1960s and 1970s. After achieving immense popularity as an actress in Italy, Cardinale starred in the 1963 American comedy film The Pink Panther, which increased her popularity. Claudia Cardinale was also renowned for her beauty.

 27 
Guru Arjan
(Fifth Sikh Guru)
Guru Arjan
12
Birth Year: 1563
Birthplace: Goindwal Sahib, India
Died: May 30, 1606
 28 
Samira Wiley
(Actress)
Samira Wiley
7
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Samira Wiley is an American actress best known for playing Poussey Washington in the popular streaming TV series, Orange Is the New Black. A Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress, Samira Wiley has also been featured on the cover of popular magazines, such as Out. In 2014, she was named Ingenue of the Year by the magazine.

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Lois Chiles
(Actress)
Lois Chiles
3
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Houston, Texas

Lois Chiles is an American actress known for playing Dr. Holly Goodhead in the popular James Bond movie, Moonraker. Although her film career seemed to be blossoming after her appearance as a Bond girl, Chiles decided to take a three-year hiatus from her career due to a personal loss, which affected her career badly. Chiles' career hasn’t recovered since then.

 30 
Lita Grey
(Actress)
Lita Grey
4
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 29, 1995
 31 
A. Philip Randolph
(Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,)
A. Philip Randolph
4
Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Crescent City
Died: May 16, 1979
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Samantha Fox
(Singer-songwriter)
Samantha Fox
7
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Mile End
Samantha Fox soared to fame as a Page 3 topless model in The Sun. She then released Billboard-charting pop tracks such as Touch Me and Naughty Girls. She has also appeared in a few films, in the sitcom Charles in Charge, and on reality shows such as Celebrity Big Brother
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Yoon Hyun-min
6
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: South Korea

South Korean actor, Yoon Hyun-min, is best known for his role in the crime drama TV series Tunnel. A sports enthusiast as a child, he began his career as a  baseball player for the Hanwha Eagles. He eventually quit sports to act. He started with roles in stage plays and moved on to TV dramas and feature films.

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Flex Alexander
1
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 35 
Arjan Singh
(The First Indian Air Force Officer to Achieve the Marshal of the Air Force Rank)
Arjan Singh
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: September 16, 2017

Arjan Singh was an Indian Air Force officer who served as the Air Force Chief from 1964 to 1969. Arjan Singh, who led the Air Force during the Second Kashmir War, was honored with the Padma Vibhushan for his service during the war. He was the first Indian Air Force officer to achieve the Marshal of the Air Force rank.

 36 
Michael Kamen
(Former Orchestral arranger who wrote the scores for many films including 2000's 'X-Men' and 1993's 'The Three Musketeers')
Michael Kamen
1
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 18, 2003
 37 
Richard Sandrak
(American Former Bodybuilder and Martial Artist )
Richard Sandrak
4
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Ukraine

Known as the Little Hercules and the Mini-Schwarzenegger, Ukraine-born Richard Sandrak became a sensation with his unusually muscular body as a child. It is believed he hailed from an abusive family. He later quit bodybuilding to become a Hollywood stuntman. He inspired the documentary The World's Strongest Boy.

 38 
Benjamin Zephaniah
(Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer)
Benjamin Zephaniah
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Birmingham
 39 
Thomas Hart Benton
4
Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: January 19, 1975
 40 
Dara Torres
(Swimmer, Model)
Dara Torres
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Beverly Hills

Dara Torres is an American retired competitive swimmer. A 12-time Olympic medalist, Torres won four gold medals in three different Olympic Games. In 2008, she became the first swimmer to compete in five Olympic Games, representing the United States. At the age of 41, Dara Torres was also the oldest swimmer to be a part of the U.S. Olympic team. 

 41 
Nikita Khrushchev
(Former Premier of the Soviet Union)
Nikita Khrushchev
17
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: September 11, 1971

Nikita Khrushchev was the Soviet Premier from 1958 to 1964 and the first Communist Party secretary of the Soviets. He initially supported Stalin’s “purges” but denounced them in the Secret Speech to the 20th Party Congress. His reign saw the Suez Crisis, the Sputnik launch, and the 1960 U-2 incident.

 42 
Ed O'Brien
(Guitarist)
Ed O'Brien
1
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Oxford, England
 43 
Ester Dean
(Singer)
Ester Dean
6
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.
 44 
Paula Pell
(Screenwriter)
Paula Pell
5
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
 45 
Damien Dante Wayans
1
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: New York City, New York
 46 
Harold Washington
(Politician, Lawyer)
Harold Washington
1
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1987 AD
 47 
Susanne Bier
(Film Director)
Susanne Bier
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 48 
Mandira Bedi
(Actress)
Mandira Bedi
6
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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Dave Edmunds
(Guitarist, Singer, Music executive, Songwriter, Record producer)
Dave Edmunds
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Cardiff
 50 
Jeffrey Archer
(Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)
Jeffrey Archer
4
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: London

Jeffrey Archer is an English author and former politician whose books have sold over 320 million copies around the world. Archer has been a controversial figure; he was convicted of perjury in 2001 after which he was sent to Belmarsh Prison from where he was later transferred to Wayland Prison. His conviction ended his political career.

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 15th   

Personality
People born on this day are known for their extremely independent nature. They will take what they want and run with it. For an Arian, these people are a little more stubborn than most of their fellow rams. They are ruled by Venus, which gives them youthful presence. These individuals have top notch social skills and are not afraid of any challenges that come their way. They love being with family and tend to enjoy the natural beauty in the world. Although, they can be relentlessly assertive, they are usually pretty practical about the way they come off. They can be known for taking matters too seriously and tend to carry a lot of heavy weight on their shoulders.

Health
Health problems rarely occur to these people. The only thing they really need to look out for is their intake of food. They have a huge appetite and sometimes that leads to excessive eating. Exercise is very important for these people, because of their diet habits. They should also avoid consuming over processed foods. They should also consider a change in their everyday diets to better their health.

Finance
These people are usually very fortunate when it comes to financial matters. They are also very smart as far as budgeting is concerned. They do not normally go crazy when it comes to random shopping, instead they store their money for something they really want.

Career
They are not entirely picky about a job and they always have something to offer, no matter what occupation they are in. As long as they are surrounded by like-minded people, they will be content. These people are blessed with creative skills. For this reason they love jobs where they can be expressive.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on the 15th of April are well known for being a little over sensitive. They will always desire some form of emotional independence. In a long term partnership, they like to take the lead. They have a strong willingness to compromise which leads to healthy relationships. Once they are committed, they are extremely loyal. In a family setting, they are known for being sweet, generous and kind. As parents, these people have extraordinary abilities but disciplinary action is hard to come by. The only thing they care about is their child's happiness.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Scarlet & Pink
Lucky Numbers: 1, 6
Lucky Days (of the Week): Tuesday & Friday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 1st & 6th