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Famous birthdays for Aug. 15: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence

Aug. 15 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo.

They include:

— French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769

— Scottish novelist Walter Scott in 1771

— Longtime Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey in 1859

— British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in 1875

— Actor Ethel Barrymore in 1879

— Chef Julia Child in 1912

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— Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in 1924

— Actor Mike Connors in 1925

— Actor Jim Dale in 1935 (age 82)

— Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan Jr. in 1935 (age 82)

— U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in 1938 (age 79)

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— Journalist Linda Ellerbee in 1944 (age 73)

— Football Hall of Fame member/players’ union leader Gene Upshaw in 1945

— Songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1946 (age 71)

— Britain’s Princess Anne in 1950 (age 67)

— Swedish writer Stieg Larsson (the Millennium Trilogy) in 1954

— Chef Tom Colicchio in 1962 (age 55)

— Actor Debi Mazar in 1964 (age 53)

— Actor Debra Messing in 1968 (age 49)

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— Actor Anthony Anderson in 1970 (age 47)

— Actor Ben Affleck in 1972 (age 45)

— Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings in 1978 (age 39)

— Actor Emily Kinney in 1985 (age 32)

— Pop singer Joe Jonas in 1989 (age 28)

— Actor Jennifer Lawrence in 1990 (age 27)

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