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Born: on September 20, 1897


American actor and stuntman

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Industrialist, Businessman - American politician


EnglishSimon BRADSTREET 

1603 - 1697
Colonial magistrate, businessman, diplomat, and the last governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Simon Bradstreet was baptized on March 18, 1603/4 in Horbling, Lincolnshire, the second of three sons of Simon and Margaret Bradstreet. His father was the rector of the parish church, and was descended from minor Irish nobility. With his father[...]

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American football


AmericanTroy NIKLAS born Troy Bradac NIKLAS

American football tight end

Niklas attended Servite High School in Anaheim, California. He was a two-way standout as both an offensive and defensive lineman. He helped lead Servite to 14–1 record in 2010, a second straight CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division title and[...]

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Actor - Director


AmericanJohn KRASINSKI born John Burke KRASINSKI

American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director

Krasinski was born at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, to Mary Clare (née Doyle; born 1949), a nurse, and Ronald Krasinski (born 1946), an internist. His father is Polish-American and his mother is[...]

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EnglishEmily BLUNT born Emily Olivia Leah BLUNT

British-American actress

Blunt was born in Wandsworth, London. She is the second of four children born to Joanna, a former actress and teacher, and barrister Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, QC. Her siblings are Felicity, Sebastian, and Susannah. Her grandfather was[...]

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Actor - Composer


EnglishDudley MOORE born Dudley Stuart John MOORE

1935 - 2002
English actor, comedian, musician and composer

Moore was born at the original Charing Cross Hospital in central London, the son of Ada Francis (née Hughes), a secretary, and John Moore, a railway electrician. His father was Scottish, from Glasgow. Moore was brought up in Dagenham, Essex. He[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanDavid FRIESEN 

American jazz bassist

Friesen was an autodidact on bass, having picked it up while serving in the U.S. Army in Germany. He played with John Handy and Marian McPartland and following this, with Joe Henderson; in 1975, he toured in Europe with Billy Harper. His first[...]

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