February 26th Birthdays
If you were born on February 26th you share a birthday with these famous people:
Bill Duke is 75 (nee William Henry Duke Jr.)
American producer, director, & actor of TV (Palmerstown, U.S.A.; Falcon Crest; Knots Landing) and movies (Predator; Car Wash; Bird on a Wire; Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit; Payback; The Limey; X-Men: The Last Stand), and senior born February 26, 1943. (Bill Duke 1977 Palmerstown, U.S.A. Photo: CBS)
Mitch Ryder is 73 (nee William S. Levise Jr.)
Septuagenarian American musician, singer solo and with The Detroit Wheels (Devil with a Blue Dress On; Jenny Take a Ride; Too Many Fish in the Sea; Sock it to Me-Baby; What Now My Love; Little Latin Lupe Lu), born February 26, 1945. (Mitch Ryder 1966 Photo: New Voice Records)
Elizabeth George is 68 (nee Susan Elizabeth George)
American senior citizen and mystery novelist, author of the Inspector Thomas Lynley and Edge of Nowhere series (A Great Deliverance; Payment in Blood; Believing the Lie; Missing Joseph; The Edge of the Light), born February 26, 1949. (Elizabeth George 2014 Photo: Harvest House Publishers)
Michael Bolton is 65 (nee Michael Bolotin)
Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, singer, (How Am I Supposed to Live Without You; Love is a Wonderful Thing; When a Man Loves a Woman; When I'm Back on My Feet Again), and new senior citizen born February 26, 1953. (Michael Bolton 2012 Photo: © JCS / )
John Bolger is 64
American 60+ actor of stage, TV (John Sykes on One Life to Live; Mayor Garrett Floyd on General Hospital; Gabe McNamara on Another World; Loving; The Black Donnellys; Everything's Relative; True Blue), movies (Parting Glances), born born February 26, 1954. (John Bolger 1987 Everything's Relative Photo: CBS)
Greg Germann is 60
Sixty-plus American actor of TV (Richard Fish on Ally McBeal; Ned and Stacey; Once Upon a Time; Sweet Justice; In Case of Emergency; House of Lies; Grey's Anatomy; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and movies (Sweet November; Friends With Money; Fly Away), born February 26, 1958.
Mark Dacascos is 54
American 50+ martial arts expert & actor of movies (Drive; Only The Strong; Brother of the Wolf; Double Dragon) and TV (Iron Chef America; The Crow: Stairway to Heaven; Hawaii Five-0), born February 26, 1964. (Mark Dacascos 2012 Photo: Doniyor Sharipov, Dilbar Rahmonova and others)
Jennifer Grant is 52
Fifty-plus American actress of TV (Movie Stars; Beverly Hills, 90210) and film (The Evening Star; Savage; Erasable You; My Engagement Party; The View from the Swing; Going Shopping, Welcome to California; Little Loopers; Ghost Squad), daughter of Cary Grant & Dyan Cannon, born February 26, 1966.
(Photo: Michael Baird via Unsplash)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on February 26, 2018!
Jackie Gleason (nee John Herbert Gleason)
American comedic actor of TV (The Honeymooners; The Jackie Gleason Show; Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine; Cavalcade of Stars) and movies (The Hustler; Papa's Delicate Condition; Soldier in the Rain; Smokey and the Bandit) (born Feb. 20, 1916 - died June 24, 1987; age 71). Jackie Gleason died of colorectal cancer. (Jackie Gleason 1961 The Hustler Trailer Screenshot)
Dane Clark (nee Bernard Zanville)
American model and character actor of radio, stage, TV (Wire Service; Bold Venture; The New Perry Mason), and movies (Destination Tokyo; Embraceable You; Without Honor; Pride of the Marines; Action in the North Atlantic; Her Kind of Man; Deep Valley; Whiplash) (born Feb. 26, 1912 - died Sept. 11, 1998; age 86). Dane Clark died of lung cancer. (Dane Clark 1946 Photo: Dell Publishing)
Johnny Cash (nee J.R. Cash; aka John R. Cash; "The Man in Black")
American TV host (The Johnny Cash Show), and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (I Walk the Line; There You Go; Folsom Prison Blues; Don't Take Your Guns to Town; A Boy Named Sue; The Man in Black; Ring of Fire; Daddy Sang Bass) (born Feb. 26, 1932 - died Sept. 12, 2003; age 71). Johnny Cash died of diabetes complications. (Johnny Cash 1955 Photo: Sun Records)
Tony Randall (nee Aryeh Leonard Rosenberg)
Emmy Award-winning American actor of TV (The Odd Couple; The Tony Randall Show; Love, Sidney; What's My Line?; Mister Peepers) & movies (7 Faces of Dr. Lao; Boy's Night Out; Pillow Talk; Lover Come Back; Hello Down There; Down With Love) (born Feb. 26, 1920 - died May 17, 2004; age 84). Tony Randall was pneumonia. (Tony Randall 1974 The Odd Couple Photo: ABC TV)
Fats Domino (nee Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.)
American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, and pianist (Ain't That A Shame; Blueberry Hill; I'm Walkin'; Goin' Home; Going to the River; I'm in Love Again; Bo Weevil; Blue Monday; It's You I Love; Whole Lotta Loving) (born Feb. 26, 1928 - died Oct. 24, 2017; age 89). Fats Domino died of natural causes. (Fats Domino 1962 Photo: Hugo Van Gelderen / Dutch National Archives)
Robert Alda (nee Alphonso Guiseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo)
American singer and Tony Award-winning actor on stage (Guys and Dolls), TV (Days of Our Lives; Love of Life; The Robert Alda Show) and movies (Rhapsody in Blue; Imitation of Life; Cloak and Dagger; The Man I Love; April Showers; Homicide) (born Feb. 26, 1914 - died May 3, 1986; age 72). Robert Alda had a stroke a few years before he died. (Robert Alda 1975 Photo: McKay Theatre)
American voice and character of TV (Charlie Hume on Lou Grant, The Deadliest Season, Another World; Love of Life; Where the Heart Is; Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer; Knight & Daye), and movies (Omen III: The Final Conflict; F/X; Toy Soldiers) (born Feb. 26, 1919 - died Apr. 26, 2005; age 86). Mason Adams died from natural causes. (Mason Adams 1977 Lou Grant Photo: CBS TV)
Madeleine Carroll (nee Edith Madeleine Carroll)
English-American movie actress (The 39 Steps; Secret Agent; I Was a Spy; The Prisoner of Zenda; Blockade; Cafe Society; Honeymoon in Bali; Safari; North West Mounted Police; Virginia; One Night in Lisbon; An Innocent Affair; My Favorite Blonde) (born Feb. 26, 1906 - died Oct. 2, 1987; age 81). Madeleine Carroll died of pancreatic cancer. (Madeleine Carroll 1938 Photo: Donald Biddle Keyes)
Betty Hutton (nee Elizabeth June Thornburg)
American singer & actress of TV (The Betty Hutton Show) & movies (Annie Get Your Gun; Red, Hot and Blue; The Greatest Show on Earth; The Perils of Pauline; Dream Girl; Let's Dance; The Miracle of Morgan's Creek) (born Feb. 26, 1921 - died Mar. 12, 2007; age 86). Betty Hutton died of colon cancer complications. (Betty Hutton 1947 The Perils of Pauline Screenshot)
Hagood Hardy (nee Hugh Hagood Hardy)
Juno Award-winning Canadian pianist and composer for radio, TV and movies (The Homecoming; Anne of Green Gables series; Avonlea & Anne of Avonlea series; The Wild Pony; Bethune; Second Wind) (born Feb. 26, 1937 - died Jan. 1, 1997; age 59). Cause of death for Hagood Hardy was lymphoma.
Tunisian-French shoe and fashion designer, 1984 Best Designer of the Year (French Ministry of Culture), designer for celebrities (Michelle Obama; Marion Cotillard; Greta Garbo; Tina Turner; Raquel Welch; Madonna; Brigitte Nielsen; Shakira) (born Feb. 26, 1940 - died Nov. 18, 2017; age 77). Azzedine Alaïa died of heart failure.
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