Birth Month Day of 04-21 (Sorted by Death 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 | The Myth of Fingerprints

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. George Elwell

Actor | The Raiders

George Elwell was born on April 21, 1893 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Edmund George Elwell. He was an actor, known for The Raiders (1916). He died on November 3, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. 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.

8. 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 The Doctor and the Woman (1918). He was married to Virginia True Boardman. He died on September 28, ...

9. Max Weber

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

10. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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 (1924). He died on December 14, 1936 in Sweden.

15. Diana Wilson

Actress | A Little Bit of Fluff

Diana Wilson was born on April 21, 1897 in Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Skirts (1928), The Girl in the Night (1931) and The Way of Youth (1934). She died on October 26, 1937 in London, England.

16. 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.

17. 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 ...

18. 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,...

19. Christiaan Laurentius

Actor | Helleveeg

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

20. G.W. Bitzer

Cinematographer | Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

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 Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919), Orphans of the Storm (1921) and Logging in Maine (1906). He was married to Ethel Boddy. He ...

22. Jaro Fürth

Actor | Rango

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

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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 ...

26. 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.

27. 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, ...

28. Gilbert Frankau

Writer | Christopher Strong

Brother of British comedian Ronald Frankau.

29. 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.

30. Gyula Somogyváry

Writer | Lejtön

Gyula Somogyváry was born on April 21, 1895 in Füles, Hungary. He was a writer and actor, known for Lejtön (1944), The Eternal Secret (1938) and Bajtársak (1942). He died on February 12, 1953 in Kistarcsa, Hungary.

31. John Alden

Actor | Red Sky at Morning

John Alden was born on April 21, 1906 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Red Sky at Morning (1948) and Making the Grade (1929). He died on March 20, 1953 in Los Angeles.

32. Hans Fritzsche

Hans Fritzsche was born on April 21, 1900 in Bochum, Germany. He was married to Hildegard Springer. He died on September 27, 1953 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

33. Wilfried Seyferth

Actor | Die Wirtin zum Weißen Röß'l

Wilfried Seyferth was born on April 21, 1908 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die Wirtin zum Weißen Röß'l (1943), Decision Before Dawn (1951) and Schicksal (1942). He was married to Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Tatjana Iwanow, Irene Naef and Lu Säuberlich. He died ...

34. Charles Belden

Writer | House of Wax

American dramatist and screenwriter, a former journalist. He attended Brown and Yale Universities and started in films in the early 1930s, working primarily for Warner Brothers, Universal and 20th Century Fox. He was married to the actresses Beth Milton and Joan Marsh. Belden is best known for his ...

35. Tapio Ilomäki

Composer | Mies Marseillesta

Tapio Ilomäki was born on April 21, 1904 in Koski H.L., Finland. He was a composer and editor, known for Mies Marseillesta (1937), Tåg norrut (1952) and Synnitön lankeemus (1943). He died on July 25, 1955 in Helsinki, Finland.

36. Hans Hedtoft

Self | Vilhelm Buhl, fhv. statsminister

Hans Hedtoft was born on April 21, 1903 in Århus, Denmark as Hans Hedtoft-Hansen. He was married to Ella Gudrun Ingeborg Holleufer. He died on November 29, 1955 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

37. Olav Riégo

Actor | Charleys tant

Olav Riégo was born on April 21, 1891 in Helsingfors, Finland as Carl Olav Riégo. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Charleys tant (1926), Torment (1944) and Löjtnantshjärtan (1942). He died on December 25, 1956 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

38. Robert Thoeren

Writer | Some Like It Hot

Robert Thoeren was born on April 21, 1903 in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Robert Thorsch. He was a writer and actor, known for Some Like It Hot (1959), The Prowler (1951) and Singapore (1947). He was married to Erica Beer and Manina Tischler. He died on July 13, 1957 in Munich, Germany.

39. Mabel May

Actress | The Stolen Favourite

Mabel May was born on April 21, 1892 in England. She was an actress, known for The Stolen Favourite (1919), Gloria (1916) and The Madcap of the Veld (1921). She was married to I.W. Schlesinger. She died on November 9, 1957 in South Africa.

40. John Garside

Actor | The Lyons Mail

John Garside was born on April 21, 1887 in Salford, Manchester, England. He was an actor, known for The Lyons Mail (1931), Henry V (1953) and Whack-O! (1956). He was married to Jean Morton. He died on April 18, 1958 in England.

42. Jirí Vasmut

Actor | Lidé na kre

Jirí Vasmut was born on April 21, 1903 in Plzen, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Lidé na kre (1937), Ves v pohranicí (1948) and Velbloud uchem jehly (1939). He died on May 6, 1958 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

43. Norman Bel Geddes

Dead End

Influential American theater, film and industrial designer, Mr. Geddes added "Bel" to his surname as a theatrical flourish. "Bel" was in fact his wife's given name. He was the father of stage, screen and television actress Barbara Bel Geddes. A stage designer in early years in the theater, he ...

44. Nikolay Voinov

Cinematographer | Snegurochka

46. 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 und sein Knecht Matti (1960), Der Prozeß (1948) and Drei, von denen man spricht (1953). He died on July 27, 1959 in Vienna, Austria.

47. Maria Sazarina

Actress | Ein Walzer für dich

Maria Sazarina was born on April 21, 1914 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. She was an actress, known for A Waltz for You (1934), Die letzte Fahrt der Santa Margareta (1936) and Susanne im Bade (1936). She died on October 20, 1959 in Hamburg, Germany.

48. Douglas Jefferies

Actor | While the Sun Shines

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

49. Leonard Warren

Soundtrack | 40 Days and 40 Nights

Leonard Warren was born on April 21, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA as Leonard Varranoff. He was an actor, known for 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002), Otello (1948) and Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944). He died on March 4, 1960 in New York City.

50. Hank Gobble

Actor | The Westerner

Hank Gobble was born on April 21, 1923 in San Diego, California, USA as Henry A. Gobble. He was an actor, known for The Westerner (1960). He died on May 19, 1961 in Hollywood, California.


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