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Here are all the famous people who were born on September 11th. It's not easy to share a birthday with a day now synonymous with one of the worst tragedies in American history, and these celebrities born on 9/11 have the unfortunate burden of being born on this particular September day. Imagine the burden of inviting friends out for drinks and cringing just slightly when mentioning the date. Celebrities born on 9/11 range in terms of talents and accomplishments, but they all share that difficulty. 

Who are some of the most famous people born on 9/11? Empire actress Taraji P. Henson has a 9/11 birthday, as does rapper and Fast and Furious actor Ludacris. Other celebrities born on September include director Brian de Palma, electronic music DJ Kygo, musician Harry Connick Jr., and actor John Hawkes.

To learn more, browse this list of celebs who have September 11 birthdays. 

Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Born On 9/11
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Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy, Shug in Hustle & Flow and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. In 2011, she was nominated for a ...more

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Born: 1970-09-11

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Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Born On 9/11
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Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. is an American singer, musician and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million in certified sales. He has had ...more

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Born: 1967-09-11

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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Born On 9/11
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Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings. Ludacris has won Screen Actors Guild, ...more

Birthplace: USA, Champaign, Illinois

Born: 1977-09-11

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Virginia Madsen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Born On 9/11
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Virginia Madsen is an American film actress and producer. She made her film debut in Class, which was filmed in her native Chicago. She soon moved to Los Angeles, and was cast in a series of successful movies for the teenage audience, including Electric Dreams, Modern Girls and Fire with Fire. In ...more

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Born: 1961-09-11

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