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Notable Birthdays for February 11

Those born on this date include:

- Englishman Henry Fox Talbot, a developer of photography, in 1800
- Chief Justice of the United States Melville Weston Fuller in 1833
- Inventor Thomas Edison in 1847
- Boxer Max Baer and film director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, both in 1909
- Author Sidney Sheldon in 1917
- Actor Eva Gabor in 1919
- King Farouk, Egypt's last monarch, in 1920
- Actors Kim Stanley in 1925, Leslie Nielsen in 1926, Tina Louise in 1934 (age 79) and Burt Reynolds in 1936 (age 77)
- Songwriter Gerry Goffin in 1939 (age 74)
- Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes in 1941 (age 72)
- Jeb Bush, former Florida Gov. and presidential son and brother, in 1953 (age 60)
- Singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow in 1962 (age 51)
- Former Alaska Gov. and GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in 1964 (age 49)
- Actor Jennifer Aniston in 1969 (age 44)
- Singer/actor Brandy (Norwood) in 1979 (age 34) and actor Taylor Lautner in 1992 (age 21).

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