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 1 
Kelly Clarkson
(Winner of 1st Season of 'American Idol')
Kelly Clarkson
97
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

Regarded as the personification of the perfect pop star, Kelly Clarkson is a product of American Idol. After winning the competition, she went on to become a popular star and was named in VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music list. She has also inspired other popular musicians, such as Kelsea Ballerini and Demi Lovato. Kelly is also a well-known philanthropist.

 2 
Bill Paxton
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His TV Series 'Big Love')
Bill Paxton
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Birthdate: May 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 25, 2017

Versatile actor, Bill Paxton is recognised for his work in the movies, Apollo 13, Twister and Titanic, as well as the television series, Big Love. Before these, he began his career as a set-dresser, learnt acting under Stella Adler, did various minor roles and finally bagged films like The Terminator and Alien. His work as a director are Frailty and Fish Heads.

 3 
Leighton Meester
(Actress, Singer and Model Known for Her Role as ‘Blair Waldorf’ in the TV Series ‘The CW’)
Leighton Meester
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Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

Leighton Meester has been one of the most beautiful actresses of the current generation. Not surprisingly, she has been featured in several magazine covers and in lists, such as the world's most beautiful women and 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces. Also a well-known philanthropist, Meester has actively taken part in many charity campaigns.

 4 
Taylor Hawkins
(Musician)
Taylor Hawkins
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Townes Van Zandt
(Country Singer & Songwriter Best Known for His Songs: 'Pancho and Lefty' and 'For the Sake of the Song')
Townes Van Zandt
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 1, 1997

Country singer Townes Van Zandt is remembered for his melancholy and lyrical tracks. His hits such as Pancho and Lefty and To Live Is to Fly have influenced many artists of subsequent generations. He struggled with depression and spent a considerable part of his life in cheap shacks and motels.

 6 
Shelley Duvall
(Actress)
Shelley Duvall
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Birthdate: July 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Jesse Jane
(American Retired Pornographic Actress and Model)
Jesse Jane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Cindy Taylor is a former adult-film actor and model, also known by her pseudonym, Jesse Jane. She has received several porn industry honors, such as the AVN and the XRCO Halls of Fame. She has also worked with Digital Playground. She is openly bisexual and is a cervical cancer survivor.
 8 
Kate Capshaw
(Painter & Retired Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’)
Kate Capshaw
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Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Kate Capshaw, best known as Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, has also starred in projects such as Dreamscape, Black Rain, and The Love Letter. She converted to Judaism before her marriage to director Steven Spielberg. She made major contributions to Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
 9 
Larry Hagman
(Actor, Director and Producer Known for His Role as ‘J. R. Ewing’ in the TV Soap Opera ‘Dallas’)
Larry Hagman
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Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 23, 2012
Larry Hagman, son of actor Mary Martin, is best remembered as astronaut Tony Nelson from the iconic series I Dream of Jeannie and as oil baron J.R. Ewing from the long-running soap Dallas. He had also delivered several guest performances and dabbled in direction and production, before dying of leukemia.
 10 
Richard Rawlings
(American Entrepreneur and Media Personality Known for His TV Show ‘Fast N' Loud’)
Richard Rawlings
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Birthdate: March 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Entrepreneur and reality TV star Richard Rawlings gained fame with the Discovery Channel show Fast N' Loud. He owns Gas Monkey Garage and is the co-host of Garage Rehab. He also owns a bar-and-grill chain and a music venue. He made a Cannonball Run world record, too.
 11 
Kirstin Maldonado
(Best Known as the Mezzo-Soprano of the A Cappella Group 'Pentatonix')
Kirstin Maldonado
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Birthdate: May 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Three-time Grammy-winning artist Kirstin Maldonado, part of the a cappella group Pentatonix, is known for hits such as Break a Little and All Night, and has sold more than 6 million albums. She has also performed in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots and appeared in an episode of Bones.
 12 
Fess Parker
(Actor)
Fess Parker
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Birthdate: August 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 18, 2010
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 13 
George Eads
(Actor)
George Eads
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Birthdate: March 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Roger Miller
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Roger Miller
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 25, 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Leon Bridges
(Singer-songwriter)
Leon Bridges
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
 16 
Patricia Highsmith
(Novelist)
Patricia Highsmith
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 4, 1995
 17 
Kirk Franklin
(Musician)
Kirk Franklin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Bug Hall
(Actor)
Bug Hall
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Birthdate: February 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Richard Gilliland
(Actor)
Richard Gilliland
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Birthdate: January 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 20 
Hunter Pence
(Baseball right fielder)
Hunter Pence
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 21 
Martha Hyer
(Actress)
Martha Hyer
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Birthdate: August 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 31, 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
Hunter Tylo
(Actress)
Hunter Tylo
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Birthdate: July 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Trey Anastasio
(Guitarist for the jam rock band Phish who wrote alone or co-wrote more than one hundred and fifty of their songs.)
Trey Anastasio
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Ornette Coleman
(Composer, Trumpeter, Saxophonist, Jazz musician)
Ornette Coleman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 11, 2015
 25 
Wallace Langham
(Actor)
Wallace Langham
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Birthdate: March 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Morgan Woodward
(Actor)
Morgan Woodward
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Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 22, 2019
 27 
Jack Burke Jr.
(American Retired Professional Golfer)
Jack Burke Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 28 
Darrent Williams
(American football player)
Darrent Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 1, 2007
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Rex Reed
(Actor, Film actor, Journalist)
Rex Reed
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Birthdate: October 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
 30 
Wes Brown
(Actor)
Wes Brown
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Birthdate: January 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 31 
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale
(Basketball player)
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 15, 2009
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 32 
Mike Dunleavy Jr.
(Basketball player)
Mike Dunleavy Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 33 
Ronald Shannon Jackson
(Composer)
Ronald Shannon Jackson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 19, 2013
 34 
Fred Jackson
(American Football Player)
Fred Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Gerry Beckley
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gerry Beckley
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
 36 
Eugene Gordon Lee
(Actor)
Eugene Gordon Lee
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Birthdate: October 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 16, 2005
 37 
Oliver Miller
(Basketball player)
Oliver Miller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 38 
Sandra Haynie
(American Former Professional Golfer)
Sandra Haynie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 39 
Jack Brewer
(American football player)
Jack Brewer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 40 
Bradley Roby
(American Football Player)
Bradley Roby
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Turner Gill
(Former American Football Player and Coach)
Turner Gill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo

Former gridiron football player Turner Gill now serves as the University of Arkansas Student-Athlete and Staff Development executive director. Initially a quarterback for Nebraska, he later coached the team, along with other teams such as Buffalo, Kansas, and Liberty. His football career ended due to frequent injuries.

 42 
Montana De La Rosa
(American Mixed Martial Artist)
Montana De La Rosa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Michael Taliferro
(Actor, Singer)
Michael Taliferro
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Birthdate: August 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 4, 2006
 44 
Keith Langford
(Basketball Player)
Keith Langford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Trent Grisham
(Baseball player)
Trent Grisham
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 46 
Marshall Henderson
(Basketball player)
Marshall Henderson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Halapoulivaati Vaitai
(American Football Player)
Halapoulivaati Vaitai
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 48 
Donald Curry
(Boxer)
Donald Curry
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
James C. Wright, Jr.
(Politician)
James C. Wright, Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 6, 2015
 50 
Baron Browning
(American football player)
Baron Browning
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)