Famous birthdays for Jan. 31: Nolan Ryan, Portia de Rossi

Jan. 31 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius.

They include:


— Gouverneur Morris, who wrote sections of the U.S. Constitution, in 1752

— Austrian composer Franz Schubert in 1797

— Western novelist Zane Grey in 1872

— Actor Tallulah Bankhead in 1902

— Boxer Jersey Joe Walcott in 1914

— Baseball Hall of Fame member Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play Major League Baseball, in 1919

— Actor Carol Channing in 1921

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

— Actor Joanne Dru in 1922

— Novelist Norman Mailer in 1923

— Civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks in 1925

— Baseball Hall of Fame member Ernie Banks in 1931

— Composer Philip Glass in 1937 (age 85)

File Photo by Ron Sachs/UPI

— Actor Suzanne Pleshette in 1937

— Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in 1938 (age 84)

— Actor Jessica Walter in 1941

— Baseball Hall of Fame member Nolan Ryan in 1947 (age 75)


— Singer Johnny Rotten, born John Lydon, in 1956 (age 66)

— Actor Anthony LaPaglia in 1959 (age 63)

— Television news commentator Martha MacCallum in 1964 (age 58)

— Actor Minnie Driver in 1970 (age 52)

— Actor Portia de Rossi in 1973 (age 49)

Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

— Actor Kerry Washington in 1977 (age 45)

— Actor Bobby Moynihan in 1977 (age 45)

— Singer/actor Justin Timberlake in 1981 (age 41)

— Singer Marcus Mumford in 1987 (age 35)

— Country singer Tyler Hubbard in 1987 (age 35)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI


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