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Famous birthdays for Jan. 27: Patton Oswalt, Rosamund Pike

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Patton Oswalt attends the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 9. The comedian turns 50 on January 27. File Photo by Gregg DeGuire/UPI
Patton Oswalt attends the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 9. The comedian turns 50 on January 27. File Photo by Gregg DeGuire/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius.

They include:

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-- Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756

-- Author Lewis Carroll (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) in 1832

-- Labor organizer Samuel Gompers in 1850

-- Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic, in 1850

-- U.S. Adm. Hyman Rickover, "father of the nuclear Navy," in 1900

-- Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers, in 1901

-- U.S. newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst Jr. in 1908

-- Musician Elmore James in 1918

-- Actor Donna Reed in 1921

-- Actor James Cromwell in 1940 (age 79)

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-- Actor John Witherspoon in 1942 (age 77)

-- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire in 1944 (age 75)

-- Drummer Nick Mason of Pink Floyd in 1944 (age 75)

-- Ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov in 1948 (age 70)

-- Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts in 1955 (age 64)

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-- Actor Mimi Rogers in 1956 (age 63)

-- News commentator Keith Olbermann in 1959 (age 60)

-- Former NFL player/television commentator Cris Collinsworth in 1959 (age 60)

-- Actor Bridget Fonda in 1964 (age 55)

-- Actor Alan Cumming in 1965 (age 54)

-- Comedian Patton Oswalt in 1969 (age 50)

-- Actor Rosamund Pike in 1979 (age 40)

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