Famous birthdays for Sept. 12: Benjamin McKenzie, Kelsea Ballerini

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Sept. 12 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo.

They include:

— British explorer Henry Hudson in 1575

— Richard Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun, in 1818

— Newspaperman Charles Dudley Warner in 1829

— Critic H.L. Mencken in 1880

— French entertainer Maurice Chevalier in 1888

— Publisher Alfred A. Knopf in 1892

— French Nobel chemistry prize laureate Irene Joliot-Curie in 1897

— U.S. Olympic track star Jesse Owens in 1913

— British actor Ian Holm in 1931 (age 88)

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— American country music singer George Jones in 1931

— Circus animal trainer Gunther Gebel-Williams in 1934

— Actor Linda Gray in 1940 (age 79)

— Singer Maria Muldaur in 1943 (age 76)

— Author Michael Ondaatje in 1943 (age 76)

— Singer Barry White in 1944

— Actor Joe Pantoliano in 1951 (age 68)

— Actor Peter Scolari in 1955 (age 64)

— Actor Rachel Ward in 1957 (age 62)

— Composer Hans Zimmer in 1957 (62)

— Actor Darren E. Burrows in 1966 (age 53)

— Musician Ben Folds in 1966 (age 53)

— Comedian Louis C.K. in 1967 (age 52)

— Actor Paul Walker in 1973

— Rapper 2 Chainz, born Tauheed Epps, in 1977 (age 42)

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— Singer Ruben Studdard in 1978 (age 41)

— Actor Benjamin McKenzie in 1978 (age 41)

— NBA All-Star Yao Ming in 1980 (age 39)

— Singer/actor Jennifer Hudson in 1981 (age 38)

— Singer/actor Emmy Rossum in 1986 (age 33)

— Country singer Kelsea Ballerini in 1993 (age 26)

— Actor Sydney Sweeney in 1997 (age 22)

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