April 3rd – Best Actors Day

by Milos Itic on April 4, 2011

10 people born on this day (April 3rd):

  1. Edward ReganEddieMurphy (1961) – American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, director, comedian, and musician
  2. Marlon Brando, Jr. (1924) – American actor who performed for over half a century
  3. Alexander RaeAlecBaldwin III (1958) – American actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television
  4. Washington Irving (1783) – American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle”, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving also served as the U.S. minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846
  5. Dame Jane Morris Goodall (1934) – British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania
  6. Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis (1944) – Better known as Tony Orlando is an American singer best known for his work with the group Dawn in the early 1970s
  7. David Hyde Pierce (1959) – American actor and comedian best known for playing psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier
  8. Jennifer Eve “Jennie” Garth (1972) – American actress, best known for starring in the prominent role of Kelly Taylor throughout the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. She is also known for starring as Valerie Tyler in What I Like About You
  9. Doris Day (1922) – American actress and singer, and an outspoken animal rights activist since her retirement from show business. Her entertainment career began in the 1940s as a big band singer. In 1945 she had her first hit recording, “Sentimental Journey”. In 1948, she appeared in her first film, Romance on the High Seas. During her entertainment career, she appeared in 39 films, recorded more than 650 songs, received an Academy Award nomination, won a Golden Globe and a Grammy Award, and, in 1989, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures
  10. Catherine Spaak (1945) – French actress and singer

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