Share Share Share April 26, 2017 April Birthdays Happy April 26th Birthday! If you were born on April 26, you share a birthday with these famous people: Carol Burnett is 84 American Emmy Award-winning comedian and actress on stage, TV and movies (The Carol Burnett Show, The Garry Moore Show, Once Upon a Mattress, The Front Page, Annie), born Apr. 26, 1933. (Carol Burnett 1974 Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Allan Clarke is 76 (nee Harold Allan Clarke) Retired English lsongwriter, lead singer solo and as co-founder of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band The Hollies (Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress; He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother; Jennifer Eccles), and septuagenarian senior citizen born Apr. 26, 1942. (Allan Clarke 1965 Photo: Imperial Records / Billboard | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) (Photo: Jan Tielens) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on April 26, 2017! And remembering Anita Loos American author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes), playwright, and Hollywood screenwriter (born Apr. 26, 1889 - died Aug. 18, 1981; age 92). Anita Loos had a lung infection before her death. (Anita Loos 1922 Photo: Alfred Cheney Johnston / Photoplay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Douglas Sirk (nee Hans Detlef Sierck) German director of stage plays and movies in Hollywood (Imitation of Life, Magnificent Obsession, Written on the Wind, The Tarnished Angels), producer, and actress (Anything Goes, Artists and Models, The Sea Wolf) (born Apr. 26, 1897 - died Jan. 14, 1987; age 89). Cause of death for Douglas Sirk has been reported as cancer.