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Notable Birthdays for February 7

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Those born on this date include:

- English statesman and writer Thomas More in 1478
- farm equipment manufacturer John Deere in 1804
- English novelist Charles Dickens in 1812
- Little House books author Laura Ingalls Wilder in 1867
- novelist Sinclair Lewis in 1885
- ragtime composer and pianist Eubie Blake in 1887
- Army Cpl. Desmond Doss, the only conscientious object to receive the Medal of Honor, and subject of Hacksaw Ridge, in 1919
- writer Gay Talese in 1932 (age 86)
- actor Pete Postlethwaite in 1946
- actor Miguel Ferrer in 1955
- comedian Emo Philips in 1956 (age 62)
- actor James Spader in 1960 (age 58)
- actor Eddie Izzard in 1962 (age 56)
- country singer Garth Brooks in 1962 (age 56)
- comedian Chris Rock in 1965 (age 53)
- actor Ashton Kutcher in 1978 (age 40)
- actor Deborah Ann Woll in 1985 (age 33).

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