April 19th

by Milos Itic on April 20, 2011

10 people born on this day (April 19th):

  1. Kate Garry Hudson (1979) – American actress. She came to prominence in 2001 after winning a Golden Globe and receiving several nominations, including a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in Almost Famous. She then starred in the hit film How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) which gained her wider fame. She has since established herself in Hollywood after starring in several productions including Raising Helen (2004), The Skeleton Key (2005), You, Me and Dupree (2006), Fool’s Gold (2008) and Bride Wars (2009)
  2. Anne Paloma Picasso (1949) – Known professionally as Paloma Picasso, is a French/Spanish fashion designer and businesswoman, best known for her jewelry designs and signature perfumes. She is the youngest daughter of famed 20th-century artist Pablo Picasso and painter and writer Françoise Gilot. Paloma Picasso’s older brother is Claude, her half brother is Paulo and her half sister is Maya
  3. Alexandre Pierre François Boëly (1785) – French composer, organist, and pianist. Born into a family of musicians, Boëly received his first music lessons from his father, Jean François, who was a countertenor at the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris and a composer and harp teacher at the court of Versailles. He also studied under the Tyrolian pianist Ignaz Ladurner, who introduced him to the work of Bach and Haydn, which Boëly would champion in his adult career. Besides mastering the piano and organ, Boëly was also a talented violist
  4. Dudley Stuart John Moore (1935) – English actor, comedian, composer and musician
  5. Jayne Mansfield (1933) – American actress working both on Broadway and in Hollywood
  6. Hugh O’Brian (1925) – American actor, known for his starring role in the ABC television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
  7. Timothy JamesTimCurry (1946) – English actor, singer, composer and voice actor, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California
  8. Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (1987) – Former World No. 1 Russian professional tennis player. Sharapova has won 22 WTA singles titles, 3 WTA doubles titles and 3 Grand Slam singles titles, consisting of the 2004 Wimbledon, 2006 US Open and 2008 Australian Open. She was also runner-up at the 2007 Australian Open. She has also won the year-ending Sony Ericsson Championships in 2004
  9. Ruud Jolie (1976) – Main guitar player of the symphonic metal band Within Temptation
  10. Alan Price (1942) – English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the English band The Animals. He is also known for his solo work

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