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August 9 celebrity birthdays

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Today's birthday list has a Cardinal theme.

He was the team's pitching ace during the late 1990's and early 2000's.  He spent 8 years with the Cards winning 91 games and never having a losing record. Matt Morris is 42 today.

He was an All-Star second baseman who helped lead the El Birdos to a pair of World Series titles in the 1960's.  Julian Javier is 80 today.

He was an 8 time All Star who was arguably the best player on the Cardinals in the 1970's. He's considered one of the best hitting catchers of his generation but was overshadowed in the National League by the Red's Johnny Bench. Ted Simmons is 67 today.

He made his name by starring in westerns and action movies like The Sacketts, Tombstone and Road House.  You can easily recognize him by his horseshoe mustache. Sam Elliott is 72 today.

She's an actress who won critical acclaim for her role as the spunky secretary Tess in Working Girl.  Her other movie credits include: Body Double, Pacific Heights and The Bonfire of the Vanities.  Melanie Griffith is 59 today.

She's best known for her role as Jessica in the Twilight Saga.  You've also seen her in the Pitch Perfect movies.  Anna Kendrick is 31 today.

She's best known for portraying FBI agent Dana Scully on The X-Files.  Gillian Anderson is 48 today.

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