April 9th – Belmondo, Quaid and Hefner

by Milos Itic on April 10, 2011

10 people born on this day (April 9th):

  1. Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933) – French actor initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s
  2. Dennis William Quaid (1954) – American actor. He became known during the 1980s after appearing in several successful films, including as Mike Brody in Jaws 3-D (1983), Alex Gardner in Dreamscape (1984), Remy McSwain in The Big Easy (1987), Tuck Pendleton in Innerspace (1987), Jefferson “Jeff” Blue in Undercover Blues (1993), Bowen in Dragonheart (1996), Joe Doe/William in Gang Related (1997), Frank Towns in Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Jack Hall in The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose (2011)
  3. Hugh Marston Hefner (1926) – American magazine publisher, founder and Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises
  4. Carl Lee Perkins (1932) – American rockabilly musician who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning during 1954. His best known song is “Blue Suede Shoes
  5. Gerard Arthur Way (1977) – American musician and comic book writer who has served as lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance since its formation in 2001. He is also the writer of the Eisner Award-winning comic book The Umbrella Academy
  6. Cynthia Ellen Nixon (1966) – American actress, known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004). She is an Emmy-, Tony- and Grammy Award-winning actress
  7. Joolz Denby (1955) – Poet, novelist and artist based in Bradford, UK
  8. Charles Baudelaire (1821) – French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Theobald Böhm (1794) – German inventor and musician, who perfected the modern Western concert flute and its improved fingering system (now known as the “Boehm system”). He was a Bavarian court musician, a virtuoso flautist, and a celebrated composer for the flute
  10. Carl Amery (1922) – German writer and environmental activist. Born in Munich, he studied at the University of Munich. He was a participant of Gruppe 47

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