Share Share Share August 26, 2017 August Birthdays Happy August 26th Birthday! If you were born on August 26, you share a birthday with these famous people: Valerie Simpson is 71 Septuagenarian American senior citizen, singer-songwriter solo and with husband Nickolas Ashford (Solid; Found a Cure; Ain't No Mountain High Enough; Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing; Never Had It So Good; Let's Go Get Stoned), born August 26, 1946. (Photo: Tomas Jasovsky) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 26, 2017! And remembering Mother Teresa (nee Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) Albanian-Indian 1979 Nobel Peace Prize-winning Roman Catholic religious missionary and nun (aka Saint Teresa of Calcutta), founder of Missionaries of Charity for the poor, disabled, and homeless (orphanages, hospices, etc.) (born Aug. 26, 1910 - died Sept. 5, 1997; age 87). Mother Teresa had heart problems before she died. (Mother Teresa Photo: India7 Network | Flickr SRR) Jim Davis (nee Martin Davis) American actor on TV (Dallas; Rescue 8; Stories of the Century; The Cowboys) and in movies (Hi-Jacked; The Badge of Marshal Brennan; Oh! Susanna; The Toughest Gun in Tombstone; Apache Warrior; Big Jake) (born Aug. 26, 1909 - died Apr. 26, 1981; age 71). Cause of death for Jim Davis was cancer. (Jim Davis Photo: Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain).