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Born This Day: December 1

1886 Rex Stout, mystery writer (Noblesville, IN; died 1975)
1898 Cyril Ritchard, actor (Australia; died 1977)
1910 Alicia Markova, ballerina (London, England; died 2004)
1912 Minoru Yamasaki, architect who designed the World Trade Center in NYC (Seattle, WA; died 1986)
1913 Mary Martin, actress/singer (Weatherford, TX; died 1990)
1920 Pierre Poujade, leader of a populist, antitax revolt of shopkeepers in southern France (St.-Cere, France; died 2003)
1933 Lou Rawls, singer (Chicago, IL; died 2006)
1935 Woody Allen, actor/writer/director (Brooklyn, NY)
1939 Lee Trevino, golfer (Dallas, TX)
1940 Richard Pryor, comedian/actor (Peoria, IL; died 2005)
1945 Bette Midler, singer/actress (Paterson, NJ)
1951 Treat Williams, actor (Rowayton, CT)
1960 Carol Alt, model/actress (New York, NY)
1966 Larry Walker, baseball player (Maple Ridge, Canada)

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