Famous birthdays for June 25: Sonia Sotomayor, Ricky Gervais

June 25 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer.

They include:

— French composer Gustave Charpentier in 1860

— English novelist/critic George Orwell, author of 1984, in 1903

— Movie director Sidney Lumet in 1924

— Actor June Lockhart in 1925 (age 93)

— Civil rights advocate James Meredith in 1933 (age 85)

— Musician Harold Melvin in 1939

— Basketball Hall of Fame member Willis Reed in 1942 (age 76)

— Musician Carly Simon in 1945 (age 73)

— Musician Ian McDonald in 1946 (age 72)

— Actor Jimmie Walker in 1947 (age 71)

— U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in 1954 (age 64)

— Chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain in 1956

— Actor/writer Ricky Gervais in 1961 (age 57)

— Musician George Michael in 1963

— Basketball Hall of Fame member Dikembe Mutombo in 1966 (age 52)

— Actor Angela Kinsey in 1971 (age 47)

— Actor Linda Cardellini in 1975 (age 43)

— Actor/TV personality La La Anthony in 1979 (age 39)

— Actor Busy Philipps in 1979 (age 39)

— Actor McKenna Grace in 2006 (age 12)

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