Male Lawyers

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Rudy Giuliani
(Former Mayor of New York City)

Rudy Giuliani
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Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Flatbush, New York, United States

American politician Rudy Giuliani, who served as the Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, received major attention and praise for his handling of crisis in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in his city. He was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in December 2001 for his efforts. However, there have also been allegations of corruption against him.

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Johnnie Cochran
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Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 29, 2005
Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer. Cochran played an important role in the acquittal of former football player O. J. Simpson in connection with the murder of the latter's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Cochran had also represented other celebrities like Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, and Jim Brown to name a few.

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Clarence Thomas
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Clarence Thomas
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Birthdate: June 23, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montgomery, Georgia, United States

The second African-American justice to serve on the Supreme Court of America, the appointment of Clarence Thomas in 1991 was controversial. He was accused of sexual harassment by lawyer Anita Hill in public hearings, but was eventually cleared. He is on the conservative side of the court and has been criticised by liberals for opposing issues like gay marriage.

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Thurgood Marshall
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1967-1991))

Thurgood Marshall
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Birthdate: July 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 24, 1993

The first African-American member of the US Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall was an associate justice from 1967 to 1991. Earlier as an attorney, he fought for the abolishment of racial segregation in American public schools. He was also a strong proponent of individual rights. A symbol of black icon, there are numerous memorials in America to honour his legacy.

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Martin D. Ginsburg
(Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband)

Martin D. Ginsburg
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Birthdate: June 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: June 27, 2010

Martin D. Ginsburg was one of the most successful tax attorneys and the husband of U.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Apart from serving as a lawyer, Martin also taught at several prestigious law schools, such as New York University Law School, Columbia Law School, and Harvard Law School. After representing business magnate Ross Perot in a case, the two became good friends.

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Ron DeSantis
(Governor of Florida)

Ron DeSantis
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Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

The current governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis became the youngest incumbent governor of a US state at the age of 42. Also an attorney and naval officer, Ron DeSantis was honored with the Bronze Star Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his military service.

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Douglas Emhoff
(Lawyer, Husband of Kamala Harris)

Douglas Emhoff
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Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: New York
A litigator and strategic advisor, Douglas Emhoff has years of experience behind him and is currently a partner at the prominent DLA Piper Law Firm with specialty in entertainment and intellectual property law. Husband of 2020 US vice presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, he is highly supportive of his wife’s political career.
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Marco Rubio
(United States Senator from Florida (Since 2011))

Marco Rubio
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Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Florida senator Marco Rubio also chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Small Business Committee. He was chosen to state the Republican response to Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address. He has immense support from the Republican Tea Party activists and caters mostly to Latin American voters.

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Robert Mueller
(Director of FBI (2001-2013))

Robert Mueller
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Birthdate: August 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Republican attorney Robert Mueller served as the sixth and the second-longest-serving FBI director, from 2001 to 2013. He was also the special counsel for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. His service in the Vietnam War earned him the Purple Heart Medal and the Bronze Star.

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Cicero
(Statesman)

Cicero
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Birthdate: January 3, 0106
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arpino, Italy
Died: December 7, 0043
Roman statesman, lawyer, and scholar Cicero was one of the greatest 1st-century BC prose writers and orators. He influenced Latin literature immensely and introduced Greek philosophy to the Romans. He was declared an enemy of the state, following his opposition to Mark Antony after Julius Caesar’s death, and was executed.

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John Roberts
(Chief Justice of the United States (Since 2005))

John Roberts
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Birthdate: January 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

The current chief White House correspondent for the Fox News Channel, John Roberts has, in his journalistic career, worked for various television and radio channels before joining CTV, CBS News and CNN. The notable works of the veteran award winning journalist and Canadian Broadcast Hall of Famer include coverage of Presidential debates, Hurricane Irene, Iraq invasion and the Israel war.

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B. R. Ambedkar
(One of the Architects of the Indian Constitution)

B. R. Ambedkar
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Birthdate: April 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: December 6, 1956

India's first Minister of Law and Justice, B. R. Ambedkar inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement. He also fought against social discrimination prevalent in India at that time. Widely regarded as the chief architect of the Constitution of India, Ambedkar was posthumously honored with India's highest civilian award - The Bharat Ratna.

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James Monroe
(5th President of the United States)

James Monroe
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Birthdate: April 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroe Hall, Virginia, United States
Died: July 4, 1831

James Monroe, a Founding Father of the U.S., served as the American president from 1817 to 1825. He opposed European colonialism and issued the Monroe Doctrine. He had also been a U.S. secretary of state, the Virginia governor, a U.S. Senate member, and the American ambassador to Britain and France.

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Chester A. Arthur
(21st President of the United States)

Chester A. Arthur
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Birthdate: October 5, 1829
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fairfield, Vermont, United States
Died: November 18, 1886
Chester A. Arthur became the 21st president of the U.S. in 1881, after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, and served till 1885. Arthur represented Elizabeth Jennings Graham in the 1854 case against segregation in streetcars. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act and rebuilt the U.S. Navy.

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Alexei Navalny
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Birthdate: June 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Butyn', Russia

Described by The Wall Street Journal as the man Vladimir Putin fears most, Alexei Navalny is widely regarded as Russia's opposition leader. He is famous for his accusations of corruption in Russia and Putin's government. In 2011, he created the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which was dissolved in 2020. In August 2020, there was an attempt to assassinate him, when he was poisoned during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow.

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Clarence Darrow
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Birthdate: April 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinsman Township
Died: March 13, 1938

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Stephen Breyer
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Stephen Breyer
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Birthdate: August 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Stephen Breyer is an American lawyer, legal scholar, and jurist. Since August 1994, Breyer has been serving as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court after being nominated by President Bill Clinton in May 1994. He is also credited with writing several influential textbooks while working as a lecturer and law professor at Harvard Law School in the 1960s. 

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Geraldo Rivera
(Host of the Talk Show 'Geraldo' and Famous for the Live TV Special 'The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults')

Geraldo Rivera
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Birthdate: July 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Journalist and TV personality Geraldo Rivera is best known for hosting the talk show Geraldo. He has also been part of the TV special The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults and the shows Geraldo at Large, Geraldo Rivera Reports, and The Five. He has authored several books, such as Willowbrook.

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Robert Todd Lincoln
(Politician, Son of Abraham Lincoln)

Robert Todd Lincoln
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Birthdate: August 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 25, 1926

Lawyer Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, served as the U.S. Secretary of War from 1881 to 1885 and as the U.S. minister to the U.K. from 1889 to 1893. He had served in the Civil War, too, and had also been the president of the Pullman Car Company

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Anthony Kennedy
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Anthony Kennedy
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Birthdate: July 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Anthony Kennedy has served as the judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1975 to 1988 and as the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S. from 1988 to 2018. Kennedy has been associated with Boumediene v. Bush and various gay rights cases.

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Joe Kennedy III
(Politician)

Joe Kennedy III
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Birthdate: October 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brighton, Massachusetts, United States

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F. Lee Bailey
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Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 3, 2021

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Jagmeet Singh
(Politician)

Jagmeet Singh
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Birthdate: January 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Jagmeet Singh is a Canadian politician and lawyer. Since 2017, Singh has been serving as the leader of the popular Canadian political party, New Democratic Party. Jagmeet Singh serves as an inspiration to other Canadian politicians of Indian origin as he is the first member from a visible minority group to lead a prominent federal political party in Canada.

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Neil Gorsuch
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Neil Gorsuch
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Birthdate: August 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
The Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch earlier served as the Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and was also in private practice. He is an adherent of originalism in constitutional interpretation and textualism in statutory interpretation. His landmark judgements include upholding the LGBTQ rights and favouring the Yakama Nation.

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Fred Thompson
(United States Senator from Tennessee (1994-2003))

Fred Thompson
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Birthdate: August 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Died: November 1, 2015

Fred Thompson was an American politician, lobbyist, attorney, columnist, radio personality, and actor. From 1994 to 2003, Thompson served as the United States Senator from Tennessee. As an actor, he played important roles in several films and TV series, such as Law & Order and Barbarians at the Gate.

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Mark Levin
(Lawyer)

Mark Levin
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Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Mark Levin is an American lawyer and radio personality. He hosts popular shows, such as The Mark Levin Show and Life, Liberty & Levin. Since 2015, he has been contributing immensely as the editor-in-chief of the popular American website Conservative Review. Also a well-known author, Mark Levin has written seven New York Times best-selling books.

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Thomas Girardi
(Attorney)

Thomas Girardi
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Birthdate: June 3, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Thomas Girardi is an attorney. He is credited with co-founding the Los Angeles-based law firm, Girardi & Keese, which is famous for representing plaintiffs against well-known corporations; the firm's case against Pacific Gas & Electric inspired the 2000 legal drama film, Erin Brockovich. Girardi has also appeared in the popular television series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

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Robert Bilott
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Birthdate: August 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ohio, U.S.

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Jeremy Bentham
(Philosopher)

Jeremy Bentham
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Birthdate: February 15, 1748
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Houndsditch, London, England
Died: June 6, 1832
Philosopher and jurist Jeremy Bentham is remembered as the pioneer of modern utilitarianism. He believed in economic freedoms, women’s rights, animal rights, the separation of the church and the state, and freedom of expression. Bentham wished for his body to be dissected and then to be displayed as an auto-icon.

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Bryan Stevenson
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Birthdate: November 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milton, Delaware, United States

Lawyer and social justice activist, Bryan Stevenson, is known for challenging bias against the poor and minorities in the criminal justice system. He advocates for the poor, fights for children’s rights, and condemns the death penalty. He is the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. He was honored with the Benjamin Franklin Award from the American Philosophical Society.

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Vernon Jordan
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Birthdate: August 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Alexander Acosta
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Birthdate: January 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Joe Lieberman
(Politician)

Joe Lieberman
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Birthdate: February 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States

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Adam Silver
(Lawyers)

Adam Silver
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Birthdate: April 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States

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George P. Bush
(Politician)

George P. Bush
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Birthdate: April 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Preet Bharara
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Birthdate: October 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Firozpur, Punjab, India Punjab, India

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Francis Scott Key
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Birthdate: August 1, 1779
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 11, 1843

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David Stern
(Businessman, Lawyer)

David Stern
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Birthdate: September 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2020

Best remembered for his contributions to the National Basketball Association, David Stern began his stint with the NBA as an outside counsel before becoming its General Counsel, eventually the Commissioner, holding the post for thirty years. Credited with broadening the NBA's audience, he made the game popular both in and outside USA and helped to found Women's National Basketball Association.

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Joe Scarborough
(Former United States Representative)

Joe Scarborough
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Birthdate: April 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Joe Scarborough has represented Florida’s 1st district from 1995 to 2001. He co-hosts Morning Joe on MSNBC, with his wife. He has written several books, hosted a radio show, and also released an EP. Earlier, as an attorney, he had represented Michael F. Griffin, accused of murdering physician David Gunn.

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Ed Koch
(105th Mayor of New York City)

Ed Koch
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Birthdate: December 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 2013

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Angus King
(Politician)

Angus King
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Birthdate: March 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

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Martin O'Malley
(Politician)

Martin O'Malley
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Birthdate: January 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Ari Melber
(Attorney)

Ari Melber
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Birthdate: March 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Attorney Ari Melber has gained fame as a journalist on NBC News. MSNBC's Emmy-nominated show The Beat with Ari Melber has garnered an immense viewership on YouTube, too, and is now the most-watched liberal show online. Melber also won an Emmy for his coverage of the Supreme Court on MSNBC.

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John Kennedy
(Senator)

John Kennedy
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Birthdate: November 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centreville, Mississippi, United States

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Christopher A. Wray
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Birthdate: December 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

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John Dean
(Author)

John Dean
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Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron

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J. Christopher Stevens
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Birthdate: April 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grass Valley, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2012

 48 
Ben Stein
(Writer, Actor, Lawyer)

Ben Stein
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Birthdate: November 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Ben Stein initially worked as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He then plunged into the entertainment world, starring in films such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off and hosting shows such as Win Ben Stein's Money. He also appeared as Arthur Neuman in The Mask franchise.

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Gary Hart
(Politician)

Gary Hart
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Birthdate: November 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ottawa, Kansas, United States

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John Cornyn
(Political Leader)

John Cornyn
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Birthdate: February 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA