Famous birthdays for April 21: James McAvoy, Queen Elizabeth II

April 21 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.

They include:

— Russian ruler Catherine II — “Catherine the Great” — in 1729

— German educator Friedrich Froebel, who established the concept of the kindergarten, in 1782

— British novelist Charlotte Bronte in 1816

— Naturalist/author John Muir in 1838

— German sociologist Max Weber in 1864

— Actor Anthony Quinn in 1915

— British barrister/writer John Mortimer in 1923

— Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in 1926 (age 92)

— Comedian/actor/director Elaine May in 1932 (age 86)

— Actor/director Charles Grodin in 1935 (age 83)

— Anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean in 1939 (age 79)

— Singer Iggy Pop in 1947 (age 71)

— Actor/singer Patti LuPone in 1949 (age 69)

— Actor Tony Danza in 1951 (age 67)

— Actor Andie MacDowell in 1958 (age 60)

— Singer Robert Smith (The Cure) in 1959 (age 59)

— Comedian/actor Rob Riggle in 1970 (age 48)

— Irish singer/songwriter Glen Hansard in 1970 (age 48)

— Actor James McAvoy in 1979 (age 39)

— Former pro football quarterback Tony Romo in 1980 (age 38)

— Actor/TV personality Terrence J in 1982 (age 36)

— Cctor Gugu Mbatha-Raw in 1983 (age 35)

— Actor Emma Tremblay in 2004 (age 14)

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