April 19th People

April 19th

04-19-1930 – 07-08-1994 Dick Sargent – Born in Carmel, California. He was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on TV series Bewitched. On National Coming Out Day in 1991, Sargent publicly declared his homosexuality and supported gay rights issues. The high rate of suicide among young homosexuals was the main reason, jokingly referring to himself as a “retroactive role model.” In June 1992, he was Grand Marshal of the Los Angeles Gay Pride parade along with Elizabeth Montgomery. He lived with his domestic partner, Albert Williams, until his death from prostate cancer. Former Bewitched co-star Elizabeth Montgomery commented, “He was a great friend, and I will miss his love, his sense of humor, and his remarkable courage.” Montgomery herself died of cancer less than a year later.

04-19-1958 Steve Antin – Born in Queens, New York City, New York. He is an American actor, stunt man, screenwriter, producer, Steve Antinand director. He is best known for his performance in The Last American Virgin. Antin is publicly out as gay and once was the boyfriend of David Geffen. They were together for a little more that a year. Antin directed the film Burlesque, released in 2010, and starring pop singer Christina Aguilera, Stanley Tucci, Cam Gigandet, and Academy Award-winner, Cher.

04-19-1969 Markus Gerardus Jozef “Mark” Harbers – Born in the Netherlands, city unknown. Dutch politician and former Marcus Gerardus Harberscommunication employee. As a member of the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, he has been an MP since December 1, 2009. He is publicly out as gay.

04-19-1985   Sabrina Jalees – Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jalees is the daughter of a Swiss mother and a Pakistani father. She is a Canadian comedian and actress. In the 2019 TV comedy series Carol’s Second Act, she starred as a main cast member alongside Patricia Heaton. Jalees writes a weekly column in the Toronto Star. When Jalees came out as a lesbian, she was shunned by her extended Muslim family, an experience she relates in her 2013 Canadian comedy tour, “Brownlisted.” Her wife, Shauna McCann, is a fashion designer. They have a son named Wolfie.

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