Birth Month Day of 04-21 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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3. Charlotte Brontë

Writer | Jane Eyre

Charlotte was born 1816, the third of the six children of Patrick Brontë, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife Maria Branwell Brontë. After their mother's death in 1821, Charlotte and her sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, were sent to Cowan Bridge Clergy Daughters' School, which Charlotte would later ...

5. Paul Dresser

Soundtrack | My Gal Sal

Composer, songwriter ("My Gal Sal", "On the Banks of the Wabash" [the official Indiana state song]), author, actor, singer, publisher and producer, educated at St. Meinrad's in Switz City, Indiana during training for the priesthood. He joined a medicine show at 16, then toured in vaudeville as a ...

6. Sven Scholander

Actor | Gösta Berlings saga

Sven Scholander was born on April 21, 1860 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924) and Anna-Clara och hennes bröder (1923). He died on December 14, 1936 in Sweden.

9. Max Weber

Max Weber was born on April 21, 1864 in Erfurt, Kingdom of Prussia. He died on June 14, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

10. Julius Strobl

Actor | Ninon de Lenclos

Julius Strobl was born on April 21, 1868 in Bruck, Austria. He was an actor, known for Ninon de Lenclos (1920), Olga Frohgemut (1921) and Bright Eyes (1929). He died on December 29, 1932 in Vienna, Austria.

11. Hauk Aabel

Actor | Jeppe på bjerget

Popular Norwegian comedian of the silent period, in Norwegian and Swedish films. He made his stage debut in 1897 at the Christiania Theater in Oslo, and was a prominent and busy actor in the Norwegian theatre. In 1917, he began appearing in silent films in Sweden, then returned to Norway in 1927, ...

12. Myra Davis

Actress | Maid o' the Storm

Myra Davis was born on April 21, 1869 in Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for Maid o' the Storm (1918) and The Good-for-Nothing Brat (1916). She was married to Joseph J. Dowling. She died on December 23, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Edwin S. Porter

Director | The White Pearl

In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American ...

14. David Craig Montgomery

Self | Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone

David Craig Montgomery was born on April 21, 1870 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. He died on April 20, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

15. Jaro Fürth

Actor | Der Hund von Baskerville

Jaro Fürth was born on April 21, 1871 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Edwin Fürth-Jaro. He is known for his work on Der Hund von Baskerville (1929), Rango (1931) and La Boheme (1923). He died on November 12, 1945 in Vienna, Austria.

16. Christiaan Laurentius

Actor | Cirque hollandais

Christiaan Laurentius was born on April 21, 1871 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Cirque hollandais (1924), Amsterdam bij nacht (1924) and Helleveeg (1920). He died on March 29, 1943 in Amsterdam.

17. Dave O'Toole

Actor | Oh, Mr. Porter!

Dave O'Toole was born on April 21, 1871 in Dublin, Ireland as David O'Toole. He was an actor, known for Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937), The Qualified Adventurer (1926) and The Loves of Colleen Bawn (1924). He died in 1951 in Lambeth, London, England.

18. G.W. Bitzer

Cinematographer | Logging in Maine

G.W. Bitzer was born on April 21, 1872 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Logging in Maine (1906), Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916) and Broken Blossoms (1919). He was married to Ethel Boddy. He ...

19. Arthur Millett

Actor | The Wildcat

Arthur Millett was born on April 21, 1874 in Pittsfield, Maine, USA as Arthur Nelson Millett. He was an actor, known for The Wildcat (1925), Winds of the Wasteland (1936) and The Land Just Over Yonder (1916). He was married to Neva Gerber. He died on February 24, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, ...

20. Vincent Scotto

Soundtrack | Wonder Woman

Vincent Scotto was born on April 21, 1874 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was a composer, known for Wonder Woman (2017), The Quiet American (2002) and From Paris with Love (2010). He was married to Marguerite Monier. He died on November 15, 1952 in Paris, France.

21. Johan Eklöf

Actor | Storm över skären

Johan Eklöf was born on April 21, 1875 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Storm över skären (1938). He died on March 17, 1948.

22. Burton Green

Self | Wanted for Murder

Burton Green was born on April 21, 1875 in Stanton, Michigan, USA as James Burton Green. He was married to Irene Franklin, Marguerite E. Clement and Helen Green-Van Campen. He died on November 17, 1922 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA.

23. Tex Cooper

Actor | King of the Bullwhip

Tex Cooper was born as Judge Thomas Cooper in Denton, Texas, the son of Wilford Cooper and Lemon Pair. Tex had siblings Walter and George Cooper. His parents were farmers and hailed from Bradley County, Tennessee. Tex's trademark in the movies was his Buffalo Bill lookalike appearance. His ...

24. Maurice Walsh

Writer | The Quiet Man

Maurice Walsh, very popular Irish author in the 1930's. Worked some time as an excise officer in the Scottish Highlands consequently many of his books are set in Scotland but include many Irish characters. Many of his stories are set in Scotland and Ireland in that wonderful period between the two ...

26. True Boardman

Actor | Tarzan of the Apes

True Boardman was born on April 21, 1880 in Oakland, California, USA as William True Boardman. He was an actor, known for Tarzan of the Apes (1918), The Further Adventures of Stingaree (1917) and Stingaree (1915). He was married to Virginia True Boardman. He died on September 28, 1918 in Los ...

27. Max Brod

Actor | Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti

Max Brod was born on April 21, 1880 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Herr Puntila and His Servant Matti (1960), Der Prozeß (1948) and Der Herr Kanzleirat (1948). He died on July 27, 1959 in Vienna, Austria.

28. Eric Fröling

Actor | Supé för två

Eric Fröling was born on April 21, 1880 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Supper for Two (1947), Tåg norrut (1952) and Hanna in Society (1940). He died on May 1, 1962 in Täby, Stockholms län.

29. Tony Sarg

Director | Adam Raises Cain

The only son of German Consul Francis Charles Sarg (also an artist), and his English wife, Mary Elizabeth Parker. Tony Sarg's grandfather taught him woodcarving. His grandmother, who painted, was also an inspiration. After his grandmother's death, Sarg inherited her beautiful collection of animals,...

30. Nigel Black-Hawkins

Actor | The Scarlet Wooing

Nigel Black-Hawkins was born on April 21, 1882 in Speen, Berkshire, England as Nigel D'Albini Bellairs Black-Hawkins. He was an actor, known for The Scarlet Wooing (1920). He died on May 16, 1945 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

31. Richard Romanowsky

Actor | Maske in Blau

Generally delightful Austrian character actor, the son of a railway official. Romanowsky had been variously employed as a locksmith and a wood carver, before becoming a student of the dramatic arts in Vienna and eventually making his stage debut in 1905. A protégé of Max Reinhardt, Romanowsky could ...

32. Hetty King

Actress | Lilacs in the Spring

Hetty King was born on April 21, 1883 in New Brighton, Merseyside, England as Winifred Emms. She was an actress, known for Let's Make Up (1954), La joie de vivre (1952) and Hetty King: Performer (1970). She was married to Alexander William Lamond and Ernie Lotinga. She died on September 28, 1972 in...

33. Kyuzo Mifune

Self | Kamiwaza Mifune judan

Kyuzo Mifune was born on April 21, 1883 in Kujicho, Kunobe-gun, Iwate, Japan. He died on January 27, 1965.

34. Gilbert Frankau

Writer | Christopher Strong

Son of British writer Julia Frankau, who wrote under the pseudonym Frank Danby.

35. Douglas Jefferies

Actor | The Cardinal

Douglas Jefferies was born on April 21, 1884 in Islington, London, England as George Douglas Jefferies. He was an actor, known for The Cardinal (1936), While the Sun Shines (1947) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Nora Kathleen Wallis. He died on December 27, 1959 in Highgate, ...

36. Willi Wells

Actor | Sjätte skottet

Willi Wells was born on April 21, 1884. He was an actor, known for Sjätte skottet (1943). He died on April 11, 1951.

37. Raymond Bond

Actor | The Man from Planet X

Raymond Bond was born on April 21, 1885 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for The Man from Planet X (1951), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913) and A Foreign Affair (1948). He died on February 13, 1972 in San Bernardino, California, USA.

38. Gerhard Jessen

Director | Sommerspøg og Rævestreger

Gerhard Jessen was born on April 21, 1885. He was an actor and director, known for Sommerspøg og Rævestreger (1923), Byens Don Juan (1924) and Store forventninger (1922). He died on May 3, 1939.

39. Jimmy Gold

Actor | The Music Box

Jimmy Gold was born on April 21, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland as James Joseph Mcgonigal. He was an actor, known for The Music Box (1957), O-Kay for Sound (1937) and My Lucky Star (1933). He was married to Betty Hobbs and Anni Mai Elliott Bachman. He died on October 7, 1967 in London, England.

40. Charlie Naughton

Actor | The Music Box

Charlie Naughton was born on April 21, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland as Charles John Naughton. He was an actor, known for The Music Box (1957), Highland Fling (1936) and Wise Guys (1937). He died on February 11, 1976 in London, England.

42. John Hassett

Costume Department | Rascals

43. Enedina Díaz de León

Actress | Lola Casanova

Enedina Díaz de León was born on April 21, 1887 in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Lola Casanova (1949), Run for the Sun (1956) and La muerte pasa lista (1962). She was married to Ricardo Huerta. She died on April 13, 1960 in Mexico D.F., Mexico.

44. John Garside

Actor | Henry V

John Garside was born on April 21, 1887 in Salford, Manchester, England. He was an actor, known for Henry V (1953), The Lyons Mail (1931) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). He was married to Jean Morton. He died on April 18, 1958 in England.

45. Lillian Walker

Actress | Hearts and the Highway

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Lillian Walker was a 22-year-old showgirl appearing in "The Follies of 1910" on Broadway, when Vitagraph Studios head J. Stuart Blackton saw a picture of her and snapped her up for a role in The Inherited Taint (1911). She developed into one of Vitagraph's top stars, ...

46. Joe McCarthy

Self | Sport Thrills: Play Ball

Joe McCarthy was born on April 21, 1887 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Vincent McCarthy. He was married to Elizabeth (Babe) Lakeman. He died on January 13, 1978 in Buffalo, New York, USA.

47. Nitra Frazer

Actress | The Man Behind the Door

Nitra Frazer was born on April 21, 1888 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Anitra Frazer MacTavish. She was an actress, known for The Man Behind the Door (1914), Cutey and the Twins (1913) and When Hooligan and Dooligan Ran for Mayor (1916). She was married to Wally Van. She died on May 2, 1979 in ...

49. Nikolai Barabanov

Actor | Svet dalyokoy zvezdy

Nikolai Barabanov was born on April 21, 1890. He was an actor, known for Svet dalyokoy zvezdy (1965), Obmanutye (1961) and Na zavtrashney ulitse (1965). He died in 1970.


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