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Notable Birthdays for August 22

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Those born on this date include:

- Pope Leo XII in 1760
- French composer Claude Debussy in 1862
- writer/critic Dorothy Parker in 1893
- heart surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley in 1920
- science fiction writer Ray Bradbury in 1920
- actor Honor Blackman in 1925 (age 94)
- French fashion designer Marc Bohan in 1926 (age 93)
- retired U.S. Army Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf in 1934
- writer E. Annie Proulx in 1935 (age 84)
- baseball Hall of Fame member Carl Yastrzemski in 1939 (age 80)
- actor Valerie Harper in 1939 (age 80)
- actor Cindy Williams in 1947 (age 72)
- swimming Hall of Fame member Diana Nyad in 1949 (age 70)
- baseball Hall of Fame member Paul Molitor in 1956 (age 63)
- singer/songwriter Tori Amos in 1963 (age 56)
- tennis Hall of Fame member Mats Wilander in 1964 (age 55)
- actor Ty Burrell in 1967 (age 52)
- celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis in 1970 (age 49)
- actor Richard Armitage in 1971 (age 48)
- actor Kristen Wiig in 1973 (age 46)
- singer Howie Dorough in 1973 (age 46)
- comedian James Corden in 1978 (age 41)
- actor Israel Broussard in 1994 (age 25)
- singer Dua Lipa in 1995 (age 24).

 

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