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Famous birthdays for Aug. 23: Kobe Bryant, Shelley Long

By UPI Staff
Famous birthdays for Aug. 23: Kobe Bryant, Shelley Long
Former NBA player Kobe Bryant attends American Film Institute's 44th Life Achievement Award gala tribute to composer John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 9, 2016. The basketball star turns 39 on August 23. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo.

They include:

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-- French King Louis XVI in 1754

-- Dancer/actor/director Gene Kelly in 1912

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member George Kell in 1922

-- Actor Vera Miles in 1930 (age 87)

-- Actor Barbara Eden in 1931 (age 86)

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-- Political comedian Mark Russell in 1932 (age 85)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Sonny Jurgensen in 1934 (age 83)

-- Drummer Keith Moon (The Who) in 1946

-- Actor Shelley Long in 1949 (age 68)

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-- Singer/actor Rick Springfield in 1949 (age 68)

-- Jordan's Queen Noor in 1951 (age 66)

-- Actor Jay Mohr in 1970 (age 47)

-- Actor River Phoenix in 1970

-- Actor Scott Caan in 1976 (age 41)

-- Pro basketball star Kobe Bryant in 1978 (age 39)

-- Musician Julian Casablancas in 1978 (age 39)

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-- Actor Andrew Rannells in 1978 (age 39)

-- Actor Joanne Froggatt in 1980 (age 37)

-- Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Natalie Coughlin in 1982 (age 35)

-- Rapper Lil Yachty in 1997 (age 20)

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