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

By UPI Staff
Ben Affleck attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on February 28, 2016. Affleck turns 45 on August 15. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI
Ben Affleck attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on February 28, 2016. Affleck turns 45 on August 15. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

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

They include:

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-- 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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