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Famous birthdays for August 1: Jack O'Connell, Sam Mendes

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Jack O'Connell attends a photo call for Seberg at the 76th Venice Film Festival on August 30, 2019. The actor turns 31 on August 1. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
Jack O'Connell attends a photo call for "Seberg" at the 76th Venice Film Festival on August 30, 2019. The actor turns 31 on August 1. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo.

They include:

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-- Roman Emperor Claudius I, born in 10 B.C.

-- Explorer William Clark in 1770

-- Francis Scott Key, composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner," in 1779

-- Astronomer Maria Mitchell in 1818

-- Author Herman Melville in 1819

-- Activist/labor organizer Mary Harris "Mother" Jones in 1837

-- Businessman Charles Clinton Spaulding in 1874

-- Photojournalist Gerda Taro in 1910

-- Henrietta Lacks, cancer patients whose cells became the subject of medial research, in 1920

-- Actor Geoffrey Holder in 1930

-- Musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, born Elliot Adnopoz, in 1931 (age 90)

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-- Comic actor Dom DeLuise in 1933

-- French fashion designer Yves St. Laurent in 1936

-- Musician Jerry Garcia in 1942

-- Basketball Hall of Fame member Roy Williams in 1950 (age 71)

-- Rapper Chuck D, born Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, in 1960 (age 61)

-- Rapper Coolio, born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., in 1963 (age 58)

-- British film director Sam Mendes in 1965 (age 56)

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-- Actor Tempestt Bledsoe in 1973 (age 48)

-- Actor Jason Momoa in 1979 (age 42)

-- Actor Elijah Kelley in 1986 (age 35)

-- Actor Max Carver in 1988 (age 33)

-- Actor Jack O'Connell in 1990 (age 31)

-- Actor Oona Laurence in 2002 (age 19)

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