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Notable Birthdays for April 8

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Those born on this date include:

- Lewis Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, in 1726
- actor Mary Pickford in 1892
- Olympic figure skater/actor Sonja Henie in 1912
- actor María Félix in 1914
- former first lady Betty Ford in 1918
- comedian Shecky Greene in 1926 (age 95)
- composer Jacques Brel in 1929
- actor/former Ambassador to Mexico John Gavin in 1931
- journalist Seymour Hersh in 1937 (age 84)
- former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 1938 (age 83)
- basketball Hall of Fame member John Havlicek in 1940
- choreographer Michael Bennett in 1943
- rock musician Steve Howe in 1947 (age 74)
- baseball Hall of Fame member Gary Carter in 1954
- novelist Barbara Kingsolver in 1955 (age 66)
- actor/singer John Schneider in 1960 (age 61)
- musician Julian Lennon in 1963 (age 58)
- actor Robin Wright in 1966 (age 55)
- actor Patricia Arquette in 1968 (age 53)
- actor Sung Kang in 1972 (age 49)
- Navy SEAL veteran Chris Kyle in 1974
- actor Taylor Kitsch in 1981 (age 40)
- actor Gabriella Wilde in 1989 (age 32)
- actor Skai Jackson in 2002 (age 19).

 

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