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Famous birthdays for Jan. 23: Mariska Hargitay, Chesley Sullenberger

Jan. 23 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius.

They include:

— American patriot John Hancock in 1737

— French author Stendhal, a pseudonym for Marie-Henri Beyle, in 1783

— French Impressionist painter Edouard Manet in 1832

— Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein in 1898

— Actor Dan Duryea in 1907

— Comedian Ernie Kovacs in 1919

— Actor/singer Chita Rivera in 1933 (age 85)

— Actor Gil Gerard in 1943 (age 75)

— Actor Rutger Hauer in 1944 (age 74)

— Actor Richard Dean Anderson in 1950 (age 68)

— Airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who in 2009 safely landed a disabled airliner carrying 155 people in the Hudson River, in 1951 (age 67)

— Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in 1953 (age 65)

— Princess Caroline of Monaco in 1957 (age 61)

— Actor Gail O’Grady in 1963 (age 55)

— Actor Mariska Hargitay in 1964 (age 54)

— Actor Tiffani Thiessen in 1974 (age 44)

— Actor Julia Jones in 1981 (age 37)

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