Top Hollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in April

1. Robert Downey Jr


Image One of the Hollywood’s elite and utmost paid actor of all time. He’s well-received in his previous hits in 80’s and 90’s including his 1985 movie hit “Weird Science”, his 1987 movie “Less Than Zero”, his blockbuster hit film “Johnny Be Good” in 1988, the well-crowded “Air America”, and his prominent role in 1991 movie “Soap Dish.”He made his first debut in the movie film hit Weird Science” in 1985 as a young free-breezed movie in late 80’s. He also starred in the high-profile movie with Michael Douglas in “Wonder Boys” in 2000. He also starred in a murder-movie “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” in 2005. He joined also the group of ben Stiller in the story of 3 actors turned to soldiers in the movie “Tropic Thunder” in 2008.He gained fa...

2. Jackie Chan


Image Do you understand the word that is coming out of my mouth?” This could be his most famous line in all of his movies while battling with Chris Tucker singing Edwin Starr’s “War” in his comedy-action film “Rush Hour.” “Anything can do” might be his motto as he’s like a “sorcerer” turning any objects around him as his fatal weapon. He produced his own stunt group company called JCE Movies Unlimited. No insurance company would like to cover for his death-defying stunts. Also known for the movie “Rumble in the Bronx.” He is also known with comedy-action movie genre. “Pao-pao” in Chinese or “Cannon-ball” in English, he was dubbed by hi...

3. Martin Lawrence


Image Martin Lawrence was born on April 16th, 1965 in West Germany. He is named after Martin Luther King Jr. Martin did not see his police officer father much. His mom had to work multiple jobs to help support the family. Lawrence, during his younger years, was a very talented boxer. He says he was seriously considering going pro until he broke his eye. Martin moved to New York and found himself preforming at The Improv. Soon after Lawrence appeared on Star Search. Columbia Pictures Television executives saw Martin and offered him a role on What’s Happening Now!! This was Martins acting debut. The role that earned him popularity however was Cee in Do the Right Thing. He also appeared in the House Party series, Boomerang and he also hosted the ...

4. Michael Fassbender


Image Michael Fassbender is a London based actor of German and Irish descent. He has prominently appeared in blockbuster Hollywood movies. English is his first language; German is his second. He is known for his fantastic intense performances and deep voice. He was born on 2 April 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany. He discovered his passion for acting when participated in a school play at the age of 17. He shifted to London to pursue his dream at the Drama Centre London, at the age of 19. Tom Hardy was one of his classmates over there. Later, Fassbender dropped out. He was a part of some TV shows and plays, namely Band of Brothers (2001), Book at Bedtime (2003), Allegiance (2006). His foray into mainstream cinema happened with Zack Snyder&rs...

5. Eddie Murphy


Image Eddie Murphy is a well-known American actor, comedian, singer, and producer. Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn New York, in 1961. He was the youngest son of Lillian Murphy, a widow, who married Vernon Lynch, the step-father of Eddie.His brothers are Charles Q. Murphy and Vernon Jr. Eddie didn’t have much interest in studies, so he performed some comedy skits in public during his childhood which brought him much recognition. When Murphy was 15, he served as a stand-up comic on the lower part of New York. During his teens, Eddie involved in stand-ups at clubs, etc. Due to this, his interest for academics diminished. Though he was detained in the 10th grade, Eddie took ...

6. Russell Crowe


Image “Are you not entertained?” This is his notorious Best Actor winning-script from the movie “Gladiator” as General Maximus Decimus Meridius. The legendary actor from “Down Under” – Russell Crowe.He was born as Russell Ira Crowe from Wellington, New Zealand on April 7th 1964. He was married in 2003 to Danielle Spencer with 2 children. He studied at Sydney Boys High School and enrolled at Auckland Grammar School. He also studied at Mount Roskill Grammar School and left to pursue his career in acting at age of 16. He first started as a musician for the band “Thirty Odd Foot of Grunts” as Russ le Roq. He first gained limelight for his 1990’s movies known as “Prisoners of the Sun” as Lt. Jack Corbett and as Johnny Ryan for the movie “The...

7. Alec Baldwin


Image Alec Baldwin is an American actor and comedian born in Amityville, New York, USA, on April 3, 1958. Alec is the eldest of his brothers. He has four brothers, and all are actors. His mother Carol Newcomb was a housewife and his father; Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr was a high school teacher and a football coach. Alec had his primary education from Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa. He also played football in school days. Baldwin has worked as a busboy in the disco studio 54. He has attended George Washington University, later he transferred to Tisch School of the Arts, a college under New York University. Then Baldwin became the member of actors' studio.


8. Andy Serkis


Image As new era in Hollywood arises, famous animated characters gave colorful meanings of a story. This man made this happened and defied that being a voice talent could earn him a career. He’s the man behind the most iconic animated characters of all time that cannot be done by any actors. He can do more than hundreds of voices; he is a pioneer actor, voice artist, director and author known as Andrew Clement Serkis. Born on April 20th 1964 in England, United Kingdom. He didn’t right away gained fame not to viewers but producers. He landed various roles starting from 1994’s “Prince of Jutland” as Torsten, and throughout the years he gained popularity to Hollywood industry. He also appeared in the 1996 movie “Stella Does Tricks”, followed by “...

9. Shemar Moore


Image Shemar Moore is a hunk actor and a fashion model. He was born as Shemar Franklin Moore on April 20, 1970 at Oakland, California in U.S. to Marilyn Wilson and Sherrod Moore. His father is an African-American while his mother came from a French-Canadian lineage. When he was just a baby, he moved to Denmark along with his mother. At four, he moved to Bahrain and studied in a British private school until he reaches the age of 7. Shemar cited civil unrest, integrated taboo relationships and racism in United States in year 1970, so he moved in U.S. with his mother. In 1977, they returned to California and later moved to Palo Alto. He graduated at Gunn High School and later studied at Santa Clara University with a major in Communications. He ...

10. Jerry Seinfeld


Image Jerry Seinfeld was born on April 29 1954 in New York’s Brooklyn .He is an actor, comedian, producer, and writer. His father’s name was Kalmen Seinfeld, a Jewish immigrant’s son, and mother’s name was Betty. Jerry was brought up in New York’s Massapequa. He did his schooling from Massapequa High School, Long Island. He went to the State University of New York. Soon after the first year, he shifted to Queens College. He started volunteering in Kibbutz Sa’ar, Israel when he was 16 years old. During his college days, Jerry did some productions. At this time, his interest in stand-up comedy developed. He graduated from Queens College in 1976. After that, he did an open-mic show at C...

11. Andy Garcia


Image Andy Garcia is a Cuban-American director and actor. Andres Arturo Garcia Menendez was born on 12th April 1956 in Havana, Cuba. His father, Rene Garcia Nunez, was an attorney and avocado farmer and his mother, Amelie Menendez, was a teacher. His father started a fragrance business later in the US. Andy is youngest in the three children; other two are a sister, Tessi and a brother, Rene. Their family moved to Miami, Florida when Andy was 5. He did his schooling from Miami Beach Senior High School. He played basketball on the school team. During his last year in school, he was affected by mononucleosis; which turned him to start his career in acting. He learned to act under t...

12. Billy Dee Williams


Image Billy Dee Williams is an American actor, popular amongst the viewers for playing the role of Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars movie series and other renowned films like Batman (1989), Brian’s Song (2017), etc. Williams was born on 6th April 1937 to William December Williams, a caretaker from Texas and Loretta Anne, an elevator operator. He and his twin sister were conceived in New York but raised in Harlem by their maternal grandmother. As a teenager, he studied at the Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music & Art. In 1959, Williams made his acting debut in Daniel Mann’s drama film The Last Angry Man (1959), opposite to David Wayne and Paul Muni. Since then, the veteran actor has featured in lo...

13. Cedric The Entertainer


Image Cedric the Entertainer’s real name was Cedric Antonio Kyles, and he was born on April 24th, 1964. He started his acting career with a movie named Ride where he played the role of a man named Bo. The movie tells the tale of a girl as she just enters showbiz as the assistant of a popular music director and her struggles to keep that job. The movie, however, did not do well at the box office and got a rating of a mere 5/10. He was then cast in the movie Big Momma’s House in 2000 as a reverend. He was then in the comedy movie The Original King’s of Comedy as himself. He played the role of Eddie in Barbershop in 2002. However, his performance was not appreciat...