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Notable Birthdays for December 6

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Those born on this date include:

- England's King Henry VI in 1421
- French chemist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac in 1778
- Pioneer Western movie star William S. Hart in 1864
- Poet Joyce Kilmer in 1886
- Lyricist Ira Gershwin in 1896
- Photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1898
- Actor Agnes Moorehead in 1900
- Jazz bank robber Lester Baby Face Nelson in 1908
- Ice cream entrepreneur Irv Robbins in 1917
- Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck in 1920 (age 92)
- Football Hall of Fame member Otto Graham in 1921
- Comedian Wally Cox in 1924
- Actors James Naughton in 1945 (age 67), JoBeth Williams in 1948 (age 64) and Tom Hulce in 1953 (age 59)
- Comedian Steven Wright in 1955 (age 57)
- Actor Janine Turner in 1962 (age 50)
- Director and screenwriter Judd Apatow in 1967 (age 45)
- And AIDS victim Ryan White in 1971.

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