04 apr 23 | women.born.today

Penina Moise (23 apr 1797 – 13 sep 1880 | Charleston SC – Charleston SC) poet, hymnist

Susan Louise Cotton Marsh (23 apr 1867 – 21 sep 1946 | Troy IN – St Louis MO) author, activist, biographer, children’s advocate, Poet Laureate of Missouri, children’s guardianship legislative proponent

Mary Ellicott Arnold (23 apr 1876 – 1968 | New Brighton NY – Nova Scotia, Canada) writer, teacher, memoirist, Indian rights activist, member Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Gertrude Homan Thanhouser (23 apr 1882 – 29 may 1951 | Beauvoir MS – New York NY) actress, film editor, screenwriter, studio executive, film company co-founder

Mary Jane Carr (23 apr 1895 – 04 jan 1988 | Portland OR – Portland OR) children’s poet, author, novelist, journalist, biographer, playwright

Elizabeth [Lee] Miller, Lady Penrose (23 apr 1907 – 21 jul 1977 | Poughkeepsie NY – Chiddingly UK) surrealist, photographer, photojournalist, war correspondent

Lucille Hardy Price (23 apr 1909 – 08 oct 1986 | Texas US – Burbank CA) letter correspondent, family legal rights activist, deceased celebrity rights advocate

Juana de Dios [Diosa] Costello (23 apr 1913 – 20 jun 2013 | Guayama, Puerto Rico – Hollywood FL) entertainer, performer, producer, club owner, aka The Latin Bombshell

Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker (23 apr 1917 – 07 jul 2008 | San Antonio TX – Falls Church VA) autobiographical author, one of first US supermodels, founded first legal French modeling agency

Margaret Avison (23 apr 1918 – 31 jul 2007 | Galt, Ontario – Toronto, Ontario) poet

Shirley Temple Black (23 apr 1928 – 10 feb 2014 | Santa Monica CA – Woodside CA) child star actress, tv / radio show host, political activist, American UN delegate, US Ambassador

Elizabeth Walton Vercoe (23 apr 1941 – Washington DC) composer, feminist, music educator, multi-instrumentalist

Stephanie Rose (23 apr 1943 – New York NY) art professor, dramatic non-narrative abstract painter, Visiting Artist / Lecturer / Guest Critic at various universities

Tina Andrews (23 apr 1951 – Chicago IL) author, actress, playwright, producer, screenwriter

Chris Hegedus (23 apr 1952 – US) documentary filmmaker, co-founding partner of Pennebaker Hegedus Films

Alice Persons (23 apr 1952 – Waltham MA) poet, poetry judge, guest editor, co-founded Moon Pie [poetry] Press

Caroline Thompson (23 apr 1956 – Washington DC) novelist, producer, director, screenwriter

Marisa Silver (23 apr 1960 – Shaker Heights OH) author, director, screenwriter, short story writer

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