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Notable Birthdays for September 15

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Those born on this date include:

- Italian explorer Marco Polo in 1254
- novelist James Fenimore Cooper in 1789
- William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States, in 1857
- British mystery writer Agatha Christie in 1890
- French director Jean Renoir in 1894
- comedian Nipsey Russell in 1918
- singer/pianist Bobby Short in 1924
- comedian Norm Crosby in 1927 (age 93)
- jazz saxophone player Julian Cannonball Adderley in 1928
- baseball Hall of Fame member Gaylord Perry in 1938 (age 82)
- football Hall of Fame member/actor Merlin Olsen in 1940
- soprano Jessye Norman in 1945
- filmmaker Oliver Stone in 1946 (age 74)
- actor Tommy Lee Jones in 1946 (age 74)
- football Hall of Fame member Dan Marino in 1961 (age 59)
- Queen Letizia of Spain in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Tom Hardy in 1977 (age 43)
- Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 1977 (age 43)
- comedian/actor Ben Schwartz in 1981 (age 39)
- Britain's Prince Harry in 1984 (age 36)
- actor Chelsea Kane in 1988 (age 32).

 

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