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Notable Birthdays for December 20

Those born on this date include:

- Author and decorator Elsie de Wolfe (Lady Mendl) in 1865
- Industrialist Harvey Firestone in 1868
- Baseball Hall of Fame member Branch Rickey in 1881
- Philosopher Susanne K. Langer in 1895
- Actor Irene Dunne in 1898
- Nuclear physicist Robert Van de Graaff in 1901
- Movie director George Roy Hill (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting) in 1921
- Actor John Hillerman in 1932 (age 80)
- Psychic Uri Geller and TV series creator Dick Wolf, both in 1946 (age 66)
- Musician Alan Parsons in 1948 (age 64)
- Actor Jenny Agutter in 1952 (age 60)
- American Idol winner David Cook in 1982 (age 30)
- And actor Jonah Hill in 1983 (age 29).

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