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Celebrities born on New Year's

From Gabby Douglas and Donna Summer to Donald Trump Jr. and more, here’s a list of celebrities and notable figures born on either New Year's Eve or New Year's Day.

Anthony Hopkins

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1937YOU KNOW HIM AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1937

YOU KNOW HIM AS: star of several major motion pictures such as "The Elephant Man" (1980), "Nixon" (1995) and "Amistad" (1997); winner of the Academy Award for best actor for "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991).

Ben Kingsley

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1943YOU KNOW HIM AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1943

YOU KNOW HIM AS: star of several major motion pictures such as "Schindler's List" (1993), "Searching for Bobby Fischer" (1993) and "Species" (1995); winner of the Academy Award for best actor for "Gandhi" (1982).

Donna Summer

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1948YOU REMEMBER HER FOR: the
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1948

YOU REMEMBER HER FOR: the late Donna Summer (1948-2012) was the winner of five Grammy Awards but is best known as an icon of disco music (including "Last Dance," "Bad Girls," "On the Radio," "Hot Stuff").

Morris Chestnut

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1969YOU KNOW HIM AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1969

YOU KNOW HIM AS: star of several major motion pictures such as "Boyz n the Hood" (1991), "The Best Man" (1999), "G.I. Jane" (1997) and "Think Like a Man" (2012).

Val Kilmer

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1959YOU KNOW HIM AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1959

YOU KNOW HIM AS: star of several major motion pictures such as "Top Gun" (1986), "Tombstone" (1993), "Real Genius" (1985) and "The Doors" (1991).

Bebe Neuwirth

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1958YOU KNOW HER AS: Dr.
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1958

YOU KNOW HER AS: Dr. Lilith Sternin from the NBC sitcom "Cheers;" winner of two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award.

Gong Li

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1965YOU KNOW HER AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1965

YOU KNOW HER AS: star of such films as "Memoirs of a Geisha" (2005), "Miami Vice" (2006) and "Farewell My Concubine" (1993).

James Remar

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1953YOU KNOW HIM AS: Richard
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1953

YOU KNOW HIM AS: Richard from the HBO series "Sex and the City," starred in such films as "The Warriors" (1979), "Drugstore Cowboy" (1989) and "Persecuted" (2014, pictured).

Frank Langella

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1938YOU KNOW HIM AS: star
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1938

YOU KNOW HIM AS: star of several major motion pictures, such as "Dracula" (1979), "Good Night, and Good Luck" (2005) and "Superman Returns" (2006); winner of four Tony Awards.

Grandmaster Flash

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1958YOU KNOW HIM AS: DJ
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1958

YOU KNOW HIM AS: DJ of the music group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

J.D. Salinger

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1909YOU REMEMBER HIM AS: the
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1909

YOU REMEMBER HIM AS: the late J.D. Salinger (1919-2010) was a celebrated author, best known for his 1951 novel "The Catcher in the Rye."

Elin Nordegren

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1980YOU KNOW HER AS: model,
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1980

YOU KNOW HER AS: model, ex-wife of professional golfer Tiger Woods.

Jason Pierre-Paul

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1989YOU KNOW HIM AS: NFL
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1989

YOU KNOW HIM AS: NFL player for the New York Giants.

Gabby Douglas

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1995YOU KNOW HER AS: gymnast,
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1995

YOU KNOW HER AS: gymnast, winner of two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Donald Trump Jr.

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1977YOU KNOW HIM AS: businessman,
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1977

YOU KNOW HIM AS: businessman, son of President-elect Donald Trump.

Hank Greenberg

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1911YOU REMEMBER HIM AS: the
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1911

YOU REMEMBER HIM AS: the late Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg (1911-1986), born Hyman Greenberg, was a professional baseball player and member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

Nicholas Sparks

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1965YOU KNOW HIM AS: novelist
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1965

YOU KNOW HIM AS: novelist and screenwriter, best known as the author of "The Notebook."

Scott Ian

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1963YOU KNOW HIM AS: guitarist
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1963

YOU KNOW HIM AS: guitarist and founding member of the heavy metal band Anthrax.

Psy

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1977YOU KNOW HIM AS: singer
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1977

YOU KNOW HIM AS: singer of "Gangnam Style," musician and music producer.

Diane von Furstenberg

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1946YOU KNOW HER AS: celebrity
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1946

YOU KNOW HER AS: celebrity fashion designer.

Verne Troyer

BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1969YOU KNOW HIM AS:
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BIRTHDAY: Jan. 1, 1969

YOU KNOW HIM AS: "Mini-Me" from the "Austin Powers" film series.

Lance Reddick

BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1962YOU KNOW HIM AS: film
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BIRTHDAY: Dec. 31, 1962

YOU KNOW HIM AS: film and TV actor, HBO shows "Oz," "The Wire."

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