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Famous birthdays for May 27: Shanola Hampton, Jack McBrayer

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Famous birthdays for May 27: Shanola Hampton, Jack McBrayer
Shanola Hampton attends the premiere of "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles on June 30, 2018. The actor turns 45 on May 27. File Photo by Patrick Rideaux/UPI | License Photo

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

They include:

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-- Financier Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1794

-- Social reformer Amelia Bloomer, for whom the undergarment was named, in 1818

-- Poet Julia Ward Howe, who wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," in 1819

-- Frontiersman James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok in 1837

-- Detective novelist Dashiell Hammett in 1894

-- Writer Rachel Carson in 1907

-- Composer Harold Rome in 1908

-- Hubert Humphrey, U.S. vice president/longtime U.S. senator, in 1911

-- Actor Vincent Price in 1911

-- Golf hall of fame member Sam Snead in 1912

-- Author Herman Wouk in 1915

-- Actor Christopher Lee in 1922

-- Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1923 (age 99)

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-- Writer Harlan Ellison in 1934

-- Jazz musician Ramsey Lewis in 1935 (age 87)

-- Actor Lee Meriwether in 1935 (age 87)

-- Actor Louis Gossett Jr. in 1936 (age 86)

-- Singer/songwriter Don Williams in 1939

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-- Actor Bruce Weitz in 1943 (age 79)

-- Actor Peri Gilpin in 1961 (age 61)

-- Actor Todd Bridges in 1965 (age 57)

-- Actor Joseph Fiennes in 1970 (age 52)

-- Actor Paul Bettany in 1971 (age 51)

-- Singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in 1971

-- Actor Jack McBrayer in 1973 (age 49)

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-- Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver in 1975 (age 47)

-- Rapper Andre 3000, born Andre Benjamin, in 1975 (age 47)

-- Actor Shanola Hampton in 1977 (age 45)

-- Actor Ben Feldman in 1980 (age 42)

-- Actor Chris Colfer in 1990 (age 32)

-- Actor/model Lily-Rose Depp in 1999 (age 23)

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