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Famous birthdays for June 11: Hugh Laurie, Peter Dinklage

By UPI Staff
Hugh Laurie speaks onstage during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on September 22, 2019. The actor turns 65 on June 11. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
1 of 3 | Hugh Laurie speaks onstage during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on September 22, 2019. The actor turns 65 on June 11. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

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

They include:

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-- Playwright/poet Ben Jonson in 1572

-- Musician Richard Strauss in 1864

-- Montana's Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, in 1880

-- Undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau in 1910

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-- Hall of Fame football Coach Vince Lombardi in 1913

-- Musician Hazel Scott in 1920

-- Author William Styron in 1925

-- Actor Gene Wilder in 1933

-- Auto racer Jackie Stewart in 1939 (age 85)

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-- Actor Roscoe Orman in 1944 (age 80)

-- Actor Adrienne Barbeau in 1945 (age 79)

-- Musician Frank Beard (ZZ Top) in 1949 (age 75)

-- Musician Graham Russell (Air Supply) in 1950 (age 74)

-- Musician Donnie Van Zant (38 Special/Van Zant) in 1952 (age 72)

-- Actor Peter Bergman in 1953 (age 71)

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-- Football Hall of Fame member Joe Montana in 1956 (age 68)

-- Actor Hugh Laurie in 1959 (age 65)

-- TV host Dr. Mahmet Oz, in 1960 (age 64)

-- Actor Peter Dinklage in 1969 (age 55)

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-- Musician Dan Lavery (Tonic/Fray) in 1969 (age 55)

-- Actor Joshua Jackson in 1978 (age 46)

-- Actor Shia LaBeouf in 1986 (age 38)

--Actor Jimmy O. Yang in 1987 (age 37)

-- Actor Claire Holt in 1988 (age 36)

-- Actor/musician Anna Sawai in 1992 (age 32)

-- Musician Kodak Black, born Bill Kahan Kapri, in 1997 (age 27)

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