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Famous Leap Year Birthdays: Celebrities We Love Born on February 29th

Imagine being born on February 29?

CraneIs it true if you’re born on February 29, do you age at a quarter of the speed? If your birthday only comes along once every four years, that trade-off seems fair to us!

Here are some of our favorite celebrities that we were surprised to learn were born on this date unique to leap year!

Dennis Farina (1944-2013) – former Chicago policeman turned Law & Order favorite was seen on many movies and television programs through the years.

Monte Kiffin (born 1940) – NFL Super Bowl-winning defensive coordinator and father of current college football coach Lane Kiffin.

Michele Morgan (born 1920) – the French film star, who turns 95 this year, is known mostly for her European work, but also star alongside Hollywood royalty Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart.

Al Rosen (1924-2015) – this Major League Baseball third baseman won a World Series in 1948, and went on to become a multi-time All Star and 1953’s American League MVP.

Dinah Shore (1916-1944) – famous singer and actress whose career spanned four decades, including a string of 80 charted pop hits in the 1940s and 1950s.

Do you know someone with a February 29 birthday? How and when do they celebrate? Click here to send us an email, we’d love to know!