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Famous birthdays for Sept. 11: Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr.

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Taraji P. Henson appears backstage with the Best Fight Against The System award for her performance in Hidden Figures during the MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May 7. The actor turns 47 on September 11. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
Taraji P. Henson appears backstage with the Best Fight Against The System award for her performance in "Hidden Figures" during the MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May 7. The actor turns 47 on September 11. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo.

They include:

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-- Short story writer O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) in 1862

-- British author D.H. Lawrence in 1885

-- Jimmie Davis, former Louisiana governor and songwriter ("You Are My Sunshine") in 1899

-- College Football Hall of Fame Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant in 1913

-- Former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos in 1917

-- Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Tom Landry in 1924

-- Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii in 1924 (age 93)

-- Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov, the second man in space, in 1935

-- Filmmaker Brian De Palma in 1940 (age 77)

-- Entertainer Lola Falana in 1942 (age 75)

-- Musician Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead) in 1943 (age 74)

-- Guitarist Leo Kottke in 1945 (age 72)

-- Actor Amy Madigan in 1950 (age 67)

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-- Actor Scott Patterson in 1958 (age 59)

-- Actor Virginia Madsen in 1961 (age 56)

-- Actor Kristy McNichol in 1962 (age 55)

-- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 1965 (age 52)

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-- Singer Moby, born Richard Hall, in 1965 (age 52)

-- Actor/singer Harry Connick Jr. in 1967 (age 50)

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-- Actor Taraji P. Henson in 1970 (age 47)

-- Rapper Ludacris in 1977 (age 40)

-- Actor Tyler Hoechlin in 1987 (age 30)

-- Actor Michael J. Willett in 1989 (age 28)

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