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Notable Birthdays for August 24

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Those born on this date include:

- Argentine poet/author Jorge Luis Borges in 1899
- Palestinian leader/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yasser Arafat in 1929
- British novelist A.S. Byatt, born Antonia Duffy, in 1936 (age 83)
- musician David Freiberg in 1938 (age 81)
- musician Mason Williams in 1938 (age 81)
- wrestling entrepreneur Vince McMahon in 1945 (age 74)
- Brazilian author Paulo Coelho in 1947 (age 72)
- actor Anne Archer in 1947 (age 72)
- former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 1955 (age 64)
- actor Stephen Fry in 1957 (age 62)
- actor Steve Guttenberg in 1958 (age 61)
- baseball Hall of Fame member Cal Ripken Jr. in 1960 (age 59)
- political commentator Major Garrett in 1962 (age 57)
- actor Marlee Matlin in 1965 (age 54)
- director Ava DuVernay in 1972 (age 47)
- comedian Dave Chappelle in 1973 (age 46)
- young adult author John Green in 1977 (age 42)
- actor Chad Michael Murray in 1981 (age 38)
- actor Rupert Grint in 1988 (age 31)
- model Sofia Richie in 1998 (age 21).

 

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