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Famous birthdays for Aug. 24: Ava DuVernay, Rupert Grint

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Ava DuVernay arrives in the press room with an award at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani, Wall Street on May 20 in New York City. The director turns 45 on August 24. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Ava DuVernay arrives in the press room with an award at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani, Wall Street on May 20 in New York City. The director turns 45 on August 24. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo.

They include:

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-- Argentine poet/author Jorge Luis Borges in 1899

-- Palestinian leader/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yasser Arafat in 1929

-- British novelist A.S. Byatt in 1936 (age 81)

-- Musician David Freiberg in 1938 (age 79)

-- Musician Mason Williams in 1938 (age 79)

-- Wrestling entrepreneur Vince McMahon in 1945 (age 72)

-- Brazilian author Paul Coelho in 1947 (age 70)

-- Actor Anne Archer in 1947 (age 70)

-- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 1955 (age 62)

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-- Actor Stephan Fry in 1957 (age 60)

-- Actor Steve Guttenberg in 1958 (age 59)

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Cal Ripken Jr. (major league record 2,632 consecutive games) in 1960 (age 57)

-- Political commentator Major Garrett in 1962 (age 55)

-- Actor Marlee Matlin in 1965 (age 52)

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-- Director Ava DuVernay in 1972 (age 45)

-- Comedian Dave Chappelle in 1973 (age 44)

-- Young adult author John Green in 1977 (age 40)

-- Actor Chad Michael Murray in 1981 (age 36)

-- Actor Rupert Grint in 1988 (age 29)

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