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October 23 celebrity birthdays

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October 23 birthdays!

He's a country singer who grew up in Pikeville, Kentucky. He's best known for his traditional country sound on hits like "I Sang Dixie," "Ain't That Lonely Yet" and "Guitars, Cadillacs." He's also an actor who starred alongside Billy Bob Thornton in the movie "Sling Blade." Dwight Yoakam is 59 today.

He's a performer who's known for parodies of popular songs. Remember "Eat It" or "Like a Surgeon?" Weird Al Yankovic is 56 today.

He's an actor who's starred in the movies "Safe House," "National Lampoon's Van Wilder," and "Green Lantern." He also had the role of Deadpool in the "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." He'll return to that role in the upcoming spin-off movie "Deadpool." Ryan Reynolds is 39 today.

He's a former quarterback who's known for his dramatic Hail Mary touchdown pass as Boston College beat Miami back in 1984. In the NFL he played for the Bears, Patriots, Bills and Chargers. Doug Flutie is 53 today.

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