May Birthdays

May 26th Birthdays

If you were born on May 26th you share a birthday with these famous people:

stevie nicks birthday, stevie nicks 1977, nee stephanie lynn nicks, american singer, songwriter, rock and roll hall of fame, fleetwood mac, 1970s rock music, 1970s hit singles, rhiannon, landslide, dreams, tusk, whenever i call you friend, talk to me, hold me, dont stop, 1980s hit songs, 1980s rock songs, grammy awards, lindsay buckingham relationship, mick fleetwood relationship, don henley relationship, jimmy iovine relationship, j d souther relationship, joe walsh relationship, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1948Stevie Nicks is 70 (nee Stephanie Lynn Nicks)

Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter solo (Talk to Me), with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Fleetwood Mac (Rhiannon; Go Your Own Way; Landslide; Dreams; Tusk; Whenever I Call You Friend; Don't Stop), and senior born May 26, 1948. (Stevie Nicks 1977 Photo: David Wainwright

hank williams jr birthday, nee randall hank williams, hank williams jr 1980, son of hank williams sr, father of hank willliams iii, american songwriter, country music singer, southern rock singer, musician, guitar player, country rock music, blues music, 1960s hit songs, long gone lonesome blues, standing in the shadows, its all over but the crying, cajun baby, id rather be gone, 1970s hit singles, country music hits, eleven roses, last love song, prides not hard to swallow, ive got a right to cry, ill think of something, family tradition, whiskey bent and hell bound, 1980s country music hit songs, women ive never had, old habits, texas women, dixie on my mind, all my rowdy friends have settled down, honky tonkin, a country boy can survive, honky tonkin, the american dream, gonna go huntin tonight, leave them boys alone, queen of my heart, man of steel, im for love, this aint dallas, aint misbehavin, country state of mind, mind your own business, born to boogie, heaven cant be found, young country, if the south woulda won, theres a tear in my beer, hank williams duet, finders are keepers, 1990s country hit singles, good friends good whiskey good livin, charlie daniels collaborations, waylon jennings friends, nashville songwriters hall of fame, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1949Hank Williams Jr. is 69 (nee Randall Hank Williams)

Grammy Award-winning American senior, country rock and blues musician, songwriter, and singer (There's a Tear in My Beer; Eleven Roses; Family Tradition; Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound; All My Rowdy Friendsborn May 26, 1949. (Hank Williams Jr. 1980 Photo: James R. Smith / Warner Bros.

pam grier birthday, nee pamela suzette grier, pam grier 2012, african american actress, 1970s movies, beyond the valley of the dolls, the big doll house, women in cages, cool breeze, the twilight people, the big bird cage, hit man, black mama white mama, coffy, scream blacula scream, the arena, foxy brown, sheba baby, bucktown, friday foster, drum, greased lightning, 1980s movies, fort apache the bronx, tough enough, something wicked this way comes, stand alone, the vindicator, on the edge, the allnighter, above the law, the package, 1980s tv shows, crime story suzanne terry, miami vice valerie gordon, 1990s movies, bill and teds bogus journey, posse, escape from l a, mars attacks, jackie brown, original gangstas, strip search, fakin da funk, jawbreaker, no tomorrow, in too deep, holy smoke, 1990s television series, knots landing lieutenant guthrie, lincs eleanor braithwaite winthrop, 2000s films, fortress 2, slow burn, 3 am, love the hard way, bones, the adventures of pluto nash, baby of the family, back in the day, bad girls behind bars, 2000s tv shows, law and order special victims unit asst us attorney claudia williams, the l word kit porter, 2010s television shows, smallville amanda waller, 2010s movies, just wright, the invited, larry crowne, woman thou art loosed on the 7th day, the man with the iron fists, mafia, bad grandmas, rose, kareem abdul jabbar relationship, freddie prinze relationship, richard pryor relationship, autobiography, author, foxy my life in three acts, don cornelius relatinoship, wilt chamberlain relationship, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1949Pam Grier is 69 (nee Pamela Suzette Grier)

American actress of TV (Kit Porter on The "L" Word; Crime Story; Linc's) and film (Scream Blacula Scream; Foxy Brown; Greased Lightning; Escape From L.A.; Mars Attacks!; Jackie Brown; Friday Foster; Fort Apache the Bronx), and senior born May 26, 1949. (Pam Grier 2012 Photo: Canadian Film Centre

philip michael thomas birthday, philip michael thomas 1986, african american actor, retired actor, 1970s movies, come back charleston blue, book of numbers, bogard, mr ricco, coonskin, sparkle, el hombre de los hongos, death drug, the dark, 1970s television shows, toma bad sam, 1980s television series, miami vice detective ricardo tubbs, 1980s films, hey good lookin, stigma, the wizard of speed and time, 1990s tv shows, we are angels father zaccaria, joe, 1990s movies, miami shakedown, river of stone, 2000s movies, fate, video game voices, grand theft auto lance vance voice, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1949Philip Michael Thomas is 69

American senior, singer, voice artist & actor of TV (Ricardo Tubbs on Miami Vice; We Are Angels; Toma), video games (Grand Theft Auto: Vice City), and movies (Stigma; Book of Numbers; Bogard; Mr. Ricco; Sparkle), born May 26, 1949. (Philip Michael Thomas 1986 Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Photo

lisa niemi birthday, nee lisa anne haapaniemi, lisa niemi 1989, american movie producer, film director, screenwriter, dancer, actress, 1980s television series, max headroom janie crane, 1980s films, slam dance, steel dawn, shes having a baby, 1990s tv shows, super force carla frost, 1990s movies, younger and  younger, 2000s films, one last dance, beat angel, author, the time of my life, married patrick swayze 1975, arabian horse rancher, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1956Lisa Niemi is 62 (nee Lisa Anne Haapaniemi)

American producer, director, screenwriter, dancer, & actress of movies (One Last Dance; Steel Dawn; Slam Dance; Beat Angel; Younger and Younger; She's Having a Baby), TV (Carla Frost on Super Force; Max Headroom), and widow of Patrick Swayze, born May 26, 1956. (Lisa Niemi 1989 Photo: Alan Light)

Charles Van Eman is 61

Sixty-plus American actor of TV (Trent Becker on Days of Our Lives; Sean McAllister on The Colbys), movies (Joy of Sex; Waiting to Act; Legal Tender; The Marriage Undone; No Witness; Last Sunset; Riddle; The Sea of Trees), and author (The Weight of Loss; On the Way to Pomona), born May 26, 1957

margaret colin birthday, margaret colin 1986, american actress, 1970s television series, 1970s tv soap operas, the edge of night paige madison, 1980s tv shows, 1980s daytime tv serials, as the world turns margo hughes montgomery, foley square assistant da alex harrigan, leg work claire mccarron, 1980s movies, pretty in pink, something wild, like father like son, 3 men and a baby, true believer, martians go home, 1990s films, the butchers wife, amos and andrew, independence day, milk and money, the devils own, time to say goodbye, the adventures of sebastian cole, 1990s television shows, sibs audie ruscio, chicago hope dr karen antonovich, the wright verdicts sandy hamor, now and again lisa wiseman, 2000s tv series, madigan men vonda madigan, gossip girl eleanor waldorf, 2000s movies, blue car, unfaithful, first daughter, a broken sole, deception, imurders, the missing person, 2010s films, camilla dickinson, backwards, kelly and cal, are you joking, stealing chanel, equity, tramps, 2010s television series, heirloom nancy, shades of blue linda wozniak, veep jane mccabe, married justin deas 1988, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1958Margaret Colin is 60

American 60+ actress of TV (Margo Hughes on As the World Turns; Gossip Girl; The Edge of Night; Sibs; Now and Again; Chicago Hope) and movies (True Believer; The Devil's Own; 3 Men and a Baby; Independence Day; First Daughter), born May 26, 1958. (Margaret Colin 1986 Foley Square CBS Promo

genie francis birthday, nee eugenie ann francis, aka genie frakes, genie francis 1982, american actress, 1970s television series, family alice dennison, 1970s television soap operas, general hospital laura spencer, 1980s tv shows, bare essence patricia tyger hayes, north and south brett main hazard, north and south book ii brett main hazard, hotel guest star, days of our lives diana colville, murder she wrote victoria brandon griffin, 1990s daytime television serials, loving ceara connor hunter, all my children ceara connor hunter, heaven and hell north and south book iii, the incredible hulk voice of betty ross, 2000s movies, teachers pet, thunderbirds, 2010s television shows, pretty the series dr kate, 2010s tv soaps, the young and the restless genevieve atkinson, daughter of ivor francis, married jonathan frakes 1988, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1962Genie Francis is 56 (nee Eugenie Ann Francis; aka Genie Frakes)

American 55+ TV actress (Laura Spencer Baldwin Collins on General Hospital; Bare Essence; North and South; Ceara Connor Hunter on Loving & All My Children; The Young and the Restless; Pretty the Series; Days of Our Livesborn May 26, 1962. (Genie Francis 1982 Bare Essence Photo: CBS)

bobcat goldthwait birthday, nee robert francis goldthwait, bobcat goldthwait 2015, american stand up comedian, actor, voice artist, director, screenwriter, 1980s movies, massive retaliation, police academy 2 their first assignment, apt 2c, police academy 3 back in training, one crazy summer, burglar, police academy 4 citizens on patrol, tapeheads, hot to trot, scrooged, meet the hollowheads, 1990s films, little vegas, shakes the clown, radioland murders, destiny turns on the radio, sweethearts, 1990s television series, the larry sanders show, the moxy pirate show voie of moxy, the moxy and flea show voice of moxy, living single mugger, hercules voie of pain, unhappily ever after voice of mr floppy, 2000s movies, gmen from hell, blow, grind, sleeping dogs lie, worlds greatest dad, 2000s tv shows, house of mouse voice of pain, jimmy kimmel live director, the man show director, chappelles show director, 2010s television shows, important things with demetri martin director, maron director, those who cant director, 2010s film director, god bless america, willow creek, relationship nikki cox, robin williams friends, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1962Bobcat Goldthwait is 56 (nee Robert Francis Goldthwait)

55+ American stand-up comedian, voice artist, actor, & director of TV (Jimmy Kimmel Live!; The Man Show; Unhappily Ever After) & movies (Police Academy films; Burglar; Sleeping Dogs Lie; World's Greatest Dad), born May 26, 1962. (Bobcat Goldthwait 2015 Photo: Kristen Thorne / Montclair Film)

lenny kravitz birthday, nee leonard albert kravitz, aka romeo blue, lenny kravitz 2011, african american singer, rock songwriter, record producer, 1990s hit songs, always on the run, it aint over til its over, are you gonna go  my way, believe, rock and roll is dead, fly away, american woman, 2000s hit singles, again, dig in, actor, 2000s movies, zoolander, precious, 2010s films, the hunger games cinna, lee daniels the butler, the hunger games catching fire, 2010s television series, star roland crane, father of zoe kravitz, married lisa bonet 1987, divorced lisa bonet 1993, founder kravitz design, vanessa paradis relationship, adriana lima relationship, nicole kidman relationship, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1964Lenny Kravitz is 54 (nee Leonard Albert Kravitz; aka Romeo Blue)

Grammy Award-winning 50+ American record producer, songwriter, singer (Are You Gonna Go My Way; It Ain't Over 'til It's Over; Fly Away; Again; Dig In; American Woman; Believe), and actor of TV & movies (Hunger Games films; Precious), born May 26, 1964. (Lenny Kravitz 2011 Photo: Liseberg)  

helena bonham carter birthday, helena bonham carter 2005, english actress, 1980s movies, a room with a view, lady jane, francesco, getting it right, 1990s films, beatrix the early life of beatrix potter tv movie, hamlet, where angels fear to tread, howards end, mary shelleys frankensetin, mighty aphrodite, margarets museum, twelfth night or what you will, the wings of the dove, a merry war, the petticoat expeditions, the revengers comedies, the theory of flight, carnivale, fight club, women talking dirty, 1990s television mini series, a dark adapted eye faith severn, 1914-1918 vera brittain, merlin morgan le fey, 2000s movies, planet of the apes, novocaine, the heart of me, till human voices wake us, big fish, charlie and the chocolate factory, conversations with other women, corpse brice voice, sixty six, harry potter and the order of the phoenix, bellatrix lestrange in harry potter films, sweeney todd the demon barber of fleet street, terminator salvation, harry potter and the half blood prince, enid tv movie, 2010s films, alice in wonderland, the kings speech, harry potter and the deathly hallows part 1, harry potter and the deathly hallows part 2, dark shadows, great expectations, les miserables, the lone ranger, the young and prodigious t s spivet, cinderella, suffragette, alice through the looking glass, 55 steps, burton and taylor tv movie, 2010s tv shows, live nina george, the crown princess margaret, tim burton relationship, kenneth branagh relationship, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1966Helena Bonham Carter is 52

English 50+ actress of movies (Lady Jane; The Wings of the Dove; A Room with a View; Howards End; Harry Potter films; Cinderella; Planet of the Apes; The King's Speech) and TV (Burton & Taylor; Enid; Merlin; The Crown), born May 26, 1966. (Helena Bonham Carter 2005 Photo: Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts)

zola budd birthday, aka zola pieterse, zola budd 1985, south african middle distance runner, british marathon runner, south african uk long distance runner, 1984 womens 5000m world record holder 1985, 1985 world cross country champion, 1984 olympic games, mary decker collision, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1966Zola Budd is 52 (aka Zola Pieterse)

South African-British 50+ middle & long-distance barefoot runner who collided with Mary Decker at the 1984 Olympic Games, 1984 & 1985 women's 5000m world record holder & 1985 World Cross Country Champ, born May 26, 1966. (Zola Budd 1985 Photo: Syndication International) 

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 26, 2018!

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john wayne birthday, nee marion robert morrison, nickname duke, aka duke mormrison, aka marion mitchell morrison, john wayne 1963, james arness friend, american movie producer, movie actor, 1920s movies extra, words and music, 1930s films, westerns, cowboy movies, the big trail, girls demand excitement, three girls lost, arizona, the deceiver, the range feud, maker of men, the shadow of the eagle, texas cyclone, two fisted law, lady and gent, the hurricane express, ride him cowboy, the big stampede, haunted gold, the telegraph trail, the three musketeers, somewhere in sonora, the life of jimmy dolan, his private secretary, baby face, th eman from onterey, riders of destiny, sagebrush trail, the lucky texan, west of the divide, blue steel, the man from utah, randy rides alone, the star packer, the trail beyond, the lawless frontier, neath the arizona skies, texas terror, rainbow valley, the desert trail, the dawn rider, paradise canyon, westward ho, the new frontier, lawless range, the oregon trail, the lawless nineties, king of the pecos, the lonely trail, winds of teh wasteland, sea spoilers, conflict, california straight ahead, i cover the war, idol of the crowds, adventures end, born to the west, pals of the addle, oveland stage raiders, santa fe stampede, red river range, stagecoach, the night riders, three texas steers, wyoming outlaw, new frontier, allegheny uprising, 1940s movies, dark command, three faces west, the long voyage home, seven sinners, a man betrayed, lady from louisiana, the shepherd of the hills, lady for a night, reap the wild wind, the spoilers, in old california, flying tigers, pittsburgh, reunion in france, a lady takes a chance, in old oklahoma, the fighting seabees, tall in the saddle, flame of barbary coast, back to bataan, dakota, they were expendable, without reservations, angel and the badman, fort apache, tycoon, red river, 3 godfathers, wake of the red witch, she wore a yellow ribbon, the fighting kentuckian, sands of iwo jima, 1950s films, 1950s westerns, rio grande, operation pacific, flying leathernecks, the quiet man, big jim mcclain, trouble along the way, island in the sky, hondo, the high and mighty, the sea chase, blood alley, the conqueror, the searchers, the wings of eagles, jet pilot, legend of the lost, the barbarian and the geisha, rio bravo, the horse soldiers, 1960s movies, the alamo, north to alaska, the comancheros, the man who shot liberty valance, hatari, the longest day, how the west was won, donovans reef, mclintock, circus world, the greatest story ever told, ion harms way, the sons of katie elder, cast a giant shadow, the war wagon, el dorado, the green berets, hellfighters, true grit, the undefeated, 1970s films, chisum, rio lobo, big jake, the cowboys, the train robbers, cahill us marshal, mcq, brannigan, rooster cogburn, the shootist, 1970s television series, rowan and martins laugh in guest performer, academy awards, married josephine alicia saenz 1933, divorced josephiine wayne 1945, married esperanza baur 1946, divorced esperanza baur 1954, married pilar pallette 1954, father of michael wayne, father of patrick wayne, father of ethan john wayne, marlene dietrich affair, merle oberon affair, maureen ohara costar, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1907, died june 11 1979, celebrity deathsJohn Wayne (nee Marion Robert Morrison; "Duke")

Academy Award-winning American movie star (True Grit; Stagecoach; Red River; The Searchers; The Quiet Man; Rio Bravo; The Shootist; McQ; The Cowboys; Hatari!; McClintock!; Angel and the Badman; The Alamo; North to Alaska) (born May 26, 1907 - died June 11, 1979; age 72). John Wayne died of stomach cancer. (John Wayne 1963 McClintock! Screenshot

james arness birthday, nee james king aurness, james arness 1955, american wwii war hero, decorated war hero, bronze star, purple heart, movie actor, 1940s movies, western movies, the farmers daughter, roses are red, battleground, 1950s movies, wagon master, sierra, wyoming mail, two lost worlds, the thing from another world, cavalry scout, iron man, the people against ohara, carbine williams, the girl in white, big jim mclain, hellgate, horizons west, the lone hand, island in the sky, the veils of bagdad, hondo, them, her twelve men, many rivers to cross, the sea chase, flame of the islands, the first traveling saleslady, gun the man down, 1950s tv shows, 1950s westerns, gunsmoke matt dillon, 1970s television series, how the west was won zeb macahan, 1980s tv series, mclains law detective jim mcclain, 1980s gunsmoke movies, 1990s tv movies, gunsmoke the long ride, friend john wayne, brother peter graves, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1923, died june 3 2011, celebrity deathsJames Arness (nee James King Aurness)

American WWII decorated hero, brother of Peter Graves, actor of radio, TV (Marshall Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke; Zeb Macahan on How the West Was Won; McClain's Law), and movies (Big Jim McClain; Island in the Sky; Hondo: The Sea Chase; Iron Man) (born May 26, 1923 - died June 3, 2011; age 88). James Arness died of natural causes. (James Arness 1955 Gunsmoke Photo: CBS TV)

robert morley birthday, nee robert adolph wilton morley, robert morley 1975, english actor, 1930s movies, marie antoinette, 1940s films, you will remember, major barbara, the big blockade, this was paris, the foreman went to france, the young mr pitt, a yank in london, the ghosts of berkeley square, hour of glory, 1950s television series, parent craft r cressington tallboy, 1950s movies, outcast of the islands, the african queen, curtain up, gilbert and sulliban, melba, the final test, beat the devil, the good die young, the rainbow jacket, beau brummell, quentin durward, loser takes all, around the world in eighty days, law and disorder, the sheriff of fractured jaw, the doctor's dilemma, the journey, libel, 1960s films, the battle of the sexes, oscar wilde, the story of joseph and his brethren, wonderful to be young, the road to hong kong, go to blazes, the boys, nine hours to rama, murder at the gallop, the old dark house, take her shes mine, ladies who do, of human bondage, topkapi, genghis khan, the loved one, those magnificent men in their flying machines, a study in terror, the alphabet murders, tender scoundrel, hotel paradiso, way...way out, finders keepers, the trygon factor, woman times seven, hot millions, some girls do, sinful davey, 1970s movies, lola, doctor in trouble, cromwell, song of norway, when eight bells toll, theater of blood, the blue bird, too many chefs, the human factor, scavenger hunt, 1980s films, oh heavenly dog, loophole, the great muppet caper, high road to china, second time lucky, the trouble with spies, little dorrit, istanbul, 1980s television shows, the old men at the zoo lord godmanchester, war and remembrance alistair tudsbury, 1960s tv shows, if the crown fits, king rupert of grabnia, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1908, died march 6 1991, celebrity deathRobert Morley

English actor  of movies (Marie Antoinette; The African Queen; Beat the Devil; Beau Brummel; Around the World in Eighty Days; Oscar Wilde; Murder at the Gallop; Of Human Bondage; Topkapi; The Loved One; Way...Way Out; Scavenger Hunt) (born May 26, 1908 - died Mar. 6, 1992; age 77). Cause of death for Robert Morley was a stroke. (Robert Morley 1975 Photo: Allan Warren

peggy lee birthday, born norma deloris egstrom, peggy lee 1952, american singer, songwriter, he's a tramp, disney movies, lady and the tramp, voice actress, music composer for movies, 1940s hit singles, big band music, somebody else is taking my place, why dont you do right, manana, 1940s television host, the chesterfield supper club, 1950s hit songs, fever, is that all there is, golden earrings, actress, 1950s movies, the jazz singer, pete kellys blues, married dave barbour 1943, divorced dave barbour 1951, married brad dexter 1953, divorced brad dexter 1953, married dewey martin 1956, divorced dewey martin 1958, married jack del rio 1964, divorced jack del rio 1965, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1920, died january 21 2002, celebrity deathsPeggy Lee (nee Norma Deloris Egstrom)

American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter (He's a Tramp, Mañana; Fever; Is That All There Is?; Golden Earrings), and actress of stage, radio, TV, and movies (The Jazz Singer; Lady and the Tramp; Pete Kelly's Blues) (born May 26, 1920 - died Jan. 21, 2002; age 81). Peggy Lee died of a heart attack and diabetes complications. (Peggy Lee 1952 Photo: Warner Brothers)

miles davis birthday, nee miles dewey davis iii, miles davis younger, african american jazz musician, grammy awards, rock and roll hall of fame, jazz trumpeter, charlie parker quintet, jazz bandleader, cool jazz, bebop jazz, jazz recordings, bitches brew, tutu, doo bop, sketches of spain, cicely tyson relationship, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1926, died september 28 1991, celebrity deathsMiles Davis

Grammy Award-winning American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame composer, jazz trumpeter, and bandleader, known for be-bop and cool jazz music (Bitches Brew; Tutu; Doo-Bop; Sketches of Spain) (born May 26, 1926 - died Sept. 28, 1991; age 65). Miles Davis died from a combination of pneumonia, respiratory failure, and a stroke. (Miles Davis Photo: Tom Palumbo)

jacques bergerac birthday, jacques bergerac 1950s, french actor, 1950s movies, twist of fate, shadow of the guillotine, strange intruder, les girls, gigi, thunder in the sun, 1950s television series, alfred hitchcock presents guest star, 1960s films, the hypnotic eye, fear no more, always on sunday, fury of achilles, a global affair, taffy and the jungle hunter, special mission lady chaplin, unkissed bride, 1960s tv shows, general electric theater guest star, 77 sunset strip inspector claude duprez, run for your life gues star, batman french freddie the fence touche, revlon business executives, married ginger rogers 1953, divorced ginger rogers 1957, married dorothy malone 1959, divorced dorothy malone 1964, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1927, died june 15 2014, celebrity deathsJacques Bergerac

French business executive (Revlon), ex-husband of Ginger Rogers and Dorothy Malone, and actor of TV and movies (Twist of Fate; Les Girls; Gigi; Unkissed Bride; Fear No More; Always on Sunday; A Global Affair) (born May 26, 1927 - died June 15, 2014; age 87). Cause of death for Jacques Bergerac is unknown. (Jacques Bergerac 1950s Photo: SAS

levon helm birthday, nee mark levon helm, nee mark lavon helm, levon helm 1971, american singer, rock drummer, musician, the band, hit rock songs, the weight, the night they drove old dixie down, up on cripple creek, movie actor, 1980s movies, coal miners daughter, the right stuff, best revenge, smooth talk, end of the line, man outside, staying together, 1990s films, feeling minnesota, fire down below, the adventures of sebastian cole, 2000s movies, three burials, shooter, in the electric mist, grammy awards, rock and roll hall of fame, libby titus relationship, father of amy helm, friend ronnie hawkins, friend bob byland, friend ringo starr, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1920, died april 19 2012, celebrity deathsLevon Helm (nee Mark Levon Helm)

American actor (Coal Miner's Daughter; The Right Stuff; Shooter), Grammy Award-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer, musician and drummer with The Band (The Weight; The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Up on Cripple Creek) (born May 26, 1940 - died Apr. 19, 2012; age 71). Levon Helm died of throat cancer complications. (Levon Helm 1971 Photo: Heinrich Klaffs)

jay silverheels birthday, nee harold preston smith, jay silverheels 1949, native canadian actor, mohawk indian actor, 1940s television series, 1950s tv shows, the lone ranger tonto, daniel boone guest star, the virginian guest star, clayton moore costar, 1940s movies, singin in the corn, the prairie, singin' spurs, trail of the yukon, the cowboy and the indians, 1950s films, the wild blue yonder, red mountain, the battle at apache pass, brave warrior, the pathfinder, yankee buccaneer, the legend of the lone ranger, jack mccall desperado, the nebraskan, war arrow, drums across the river, the black dakotas, four guns to the border, masterson of kansas, the long ranger story, the vanishing american, the lone ranger, walk the proud land, return to warbow, the lone ranger and the lost city of gold, 1970s movies, the man who loved cat dancing, one little indian, in pursuit of treasure, santee, standardbred horse racing, father of jay anthony silverheels, canadian lacrosse hall of fame, golden glove boxer, middleweight boxer, lacrosse player, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1912, died march 5 1980, celebrity deathsJay Silverheels (nee Harold John Smith; aka Harry "Tonto" Smith)

Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame First Nations Golden Gloves middleweight boxer, actor of movies (The Legend of the Lone Ranger; The Vanishing American; The Battle at Apache Pass; War Arrow; Drums Across the River) & TV (Tonto on The Lone Ranger) (born May 26, 1912 - died Mar. 5, 1980; age 67). Jay Silverheels died of stroke complications. (Jay Silverheels 1949 Tulsa

queen mary birthday, nee princess victoria mary of teck, royal nickname may, wife of king george v, queen consort, united kingdom, british dominions, empress of india, queen mother, mother of king george vi, mother of king edward viii, queen elizabeths grandmother, prince charles great grandmother, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1867, died march 24 1953, celebrity deathsQueen Mary (nee Princess Victoria Mary of Teck; "May") 

Queen consort of King George V of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, Empress of India; Queen Mother to King Edward VIII & King George VI, and grandmother to Queen Elizabeth II (born May 26, 1867 - died Mar. 24, 1953; age 85). Cause of death for Queen Mary is unknown. (Princess Victoria Mary of Teck 1893 Photo: James Lafayette)

al jolson birthday, nee asa yoelson, nickname jolie, nickname the worlds greatest entertainer, al jolson 1916, american comedian, blackface singer, actor, 1910s broadway musicals, la belle paree, bombo, sinbad, vera violetta, the whirl of society, the honeymoon express, robinson crusoe jr, 1930s radio shows, presenting al jolson, shell chateau, 1940s radio series, kraft music hall host, variety 1948 most popular male vocalist, 1920s hit songs, toot toot tootsie goo bye, my mammy, when the red red reobin comes bob bob bobbin along, california here i come, me and my shadow, dirty hands dirty face, sonny boy, im kaarazy for you, 1920s movies, silent movies, mammys boy, the jazz singer, the singing fool, say it with songs, 1930s films, mammy, big boy, hallelujam im a bum, wonder bar, go into your dance, the singing kid, rose of washington square, hollywood cavalcade, swanee river, 1940s films, rhapsody in blue, the jolson story, jolson sings again, married ruby keeler 1928, divorced ruby keeler 1940, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1886 died october 23 1950, celebrity deathsAl Jolson (nee Asa Yoelson; "The World's Greatest Entertainer")

American comedian, blackface singer (Sonny Boy) & actor of radio, vaudeville, Broadway stages, and movies, including the first "talkie" (The Jazz Singer; The Singing Kid; The Singing Fool; Mammy; Wonder Bar; Rose of Washington Square; Swanee River; The Jolson Story) (born May 26, 1886 - died Oct. 23, 1950; age 64). Al Jolson died of a heart attack. (Al Jolson 1916 Photo)

roy dotrice birthday, roy dotrice 2005, english actor, 1950s british television series, treasure island abe gray, 1960s tv miniseries, the wars of the roses, king edward iv, imperial palace, misleading cases, albert haddock, narrator, jackanory, 1960s movies a twist of sand, lock up your daughters, 1970s miniseries, dickens of london, 1980s movies, amadeus, 1980s television, 1980s miniseries, chaka zulu george iv, beauty and the beast jacob wells, father wells, 1990s tv shows, going to extremes doctor croft, picket fences father barrett, mr and mrs smith mr big, 2000s television shows, madigan men seamus madigan, 2000s movies, alien hunter, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1923, died october 16 2017, celebrity deathsRoy Dotrice

English Tony Award-winning actor of stage, TV (Jacob "Father" Wells on Beauty and the Beast; Picket Fences; Madigan Men; Mr. & Mrs. Smith; ), movies (Lock Up Your Daughters!; Amadeus; Alien Hunter), and audiobook narrator (A Song of Ice and Fire) (born May 26, 1923 - died Oct. 16, 2017; age 94). Cause of death for Roy Dotrice is unknown. (Roy Dotrice 2005 Photo: soldier2005)     

charles j winninger birthday, charles j winninger 1937, american actor, broadway musicals, show boat musical, 1940s radio series, maxwell house show boat, 1910s movie shorts, 1920s silent movies, pied piper malone, the canadian, summer bachelors, 1930s films, soup to nuts, fighting caravans, the bad sister, gun smoke, gods gift to women, night nurse, children of dreams, the sin of madelon claudet, flying high, husbands holiday, social register, captain andy on show boat, white fant, three smart girls, woman chases man, cafe metropole, the go getter, you cant have everything, nothing sacred, every days a holiday, youre a sweetheart, goodbye broadway, hard to get, three smart girls grow up, babes, in arms, destry rides again, barricade, if i had my way, 1940s movies, beyond tomorrow, my love came back, little nellie kelly, pot o gold, ziegfeld girl, the getaway, my life with caroline, friendly enemies, coney island, hers to hold, a lady takes a chance, flesh and fantasy, broadway rhythm, sunday dinner for a soldier, belle of the yukon, state fair, she wouldnt say yes, lover come back, living in a big way, something in the wind, the inside story, give my regards to broadway, 1920s films, father is a bachelor, torpedo alley, the sun shines bright, a perilous journey, champ for a day, 1950s television series, the charles farrell show dad farrell, 1960s movies, raymie, the miracle of the white reindeer, married blanche ring 1912, divorced blanche ring 1951, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1884, died january 27 1969, celebrity deathsCharles J. Winninger

American character & comedic actor of stage (Show Boat), radio (Maxwell House Show Boat), TV & movies (The Sun Shines Bright; Destry Rides Again; Stage Fair; Soup to Nuts; Three Smart Girls; White Fang; Fighting Caravans; Show Boat) (born May 26, 1884 - died Jan. 27, 1969; age 84). Cause of death for Charles Winninger is unknown. (Charles Winninger 1937 Photo: CBS)

paul lukas birthday, nee pal lukacs, aka lukas pal, paul lukas 1936, hungarian actor, broadway stage actor, movie star, 1910s silent movie shorts, 1910s films, sphynx, 1920s silent movies, boccaccio, little fox, lady violetta, two lovers, three sinners, pola negri costar, hot news, loves of an actress, night watch, the woman from moscow, manhattan cocktail, the shopwork angel, the wolf of wall street, illusion, half way to heaven, 1930s films, behind the make up, slightly scarlet, young eagles, the benson murder case, the devils holiday, grumpy, anybodys woman, the right to love, unfaithful, city streets, the vice squad, women love once, beloved bachelor, working girls, strictly dishonorable, no one man, tomorrow and tomorrow, thunder below, downstaris, a passport to hell, rockabye, grand slam, the kiss before the mirror, secret of the blue room, sing sinner sing, captured, little women, by candlelight, the countess of monte cristo, glamour, affairs of a gentleman, i give my love, the fountain, gift of gab, father brown detective, the casino murder case, age of indiscretion, the three musketeers, i found stella parish, dosworth, ladies in love, espionage, dangerous secrets, mutiny on the elsinore, dinner at the ritz, the lady vanishes, confessions of a hazi spy, captain fury, 1940s movies, strange cargo, the chinese den, the ghost breakers, lady in distress, the monster and the girl, they dare not love, hostages, watch on the rhine, uncertain glory, address unknown, experiment perilous, ,deadline at dawn, temptation, whispering city, berlin express, 1950s films, kim, 20000 leagues under the sea, the roots of heaven, 1950s television series, sure as fate narrator, studio one in hollywood guest star, 1960s movies, scent of mystery, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, tender is the night, 55 days at peking, fun in acapulco, lord jim, sol madrid, 1960s tv shows, the fbi guest star, it takes a thief von wolfgang, academy award best actor, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1894, died august 15 1971, celebrity deathsPaul Lukas (nee Pál Lukács; aka Lukács Pál)

Academy Award-winning Hungarian movie actor (Watch on the Rhine; Kim; Berlin Express; Strange Cargo; Two Lovers; The Lady Vanishes; The Mutiny of the Elsinore; Whispering City; Sing Sinner Sing; Downstairs; Little Women) (born May 26, 1894 - died Aug. 15, 1971; age 77). Cause of death for Paul Lukas is unknown. (Paul Lukas 1936 Photo: International News Photos)

sally ride birthday, nee sally kristen ride, sally ride 1984, american astronaut, nasa astronaut, physicist, youngest american in space, first american woman in space, 1983 challenger sts 7 astronaut, first woman to use robot arm in space, university of california professor of physics, childrens book co author, partner tam oshaughnessy, married steven hawley 1982, divorced steven hawley 1987, tam oshaughnessy relationship, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1951, died july 23 2012, celebrity deathsSally Ride

American NASA astronaut and physicist, the youngest American and first American woman in space (1983 - Challenger STS-7), first woman to use the robot arm in space, Professor of Physics at University of California, and children's book author (born May 26, 1951 - died Mar. 28, 2012; age 61). Sally Ride died of pancreatic cancer. (Sally Ride 1984 Photo: NASA)

peter cushing birthday, nee peter wilton cushing, peter cushing 1958, english actor, british horror movie actor, 1930s movies, the man in the iron mask, a chump at oxford, 1940s films, laddie, vigil in the night, hamlet, 1950s television mini series, pride and prejudice mr darcy, epitaph for a spy josef vadassey, 1950s movies, moulin rouge, the black knight, the end of the affair, alexander the great, magic fire, time without pity, the curse of frankenstein, the abominable snowman, violent playground, horror of dracula, the revenge of frankenstein, the hound of the baskervilles, john paul jones, the mummy, 1960s films, the flesh and the fiends, trouble in the sky, the brides of dracula, the risk, sword of sherwood forest, the hellfire club, fury at smugglers bay, the naked edge, cash on demand, night creatures, the man who finally died, the evil of frankenstien, the orgon, dr terrors house of horrors, she, dr who and the daleks, the skull, island of terror, daleks invasion earth 2150 ad, frankenstein created woman, island of the burning damned, some may live, torture garden, the blood beast terror, corruption, frankenstein must be destroyed, 1960s tv shows, sherlock holmes, 1970s movies, scream and scream again, the vampire lovers, the house that dripped blood, incense for the damned, twins of evil, i monster, tales from the crypt, dracula ad 1972, asylum, fear in the night, dr phibes rises again, horror express, nothing but the night, the creeping flesh, and now the screaming starts, the satanic rites of dracula, from beyond the grave, madhouse, the beast must die, frankenstein and the monster from hell, the lege3nd of the 7 golden vampires, tender dracula or confessions of a blood drinker, shatter, legend of the werewolf, the ghoul, a dirty knights work, at the earths core, land of the minotaur, the standard, star wars episode iv a new hope, shock waves, the uncanny, son of hitler, arabian adventure, a touch of the sun, 1980s films, mystery on monster island, black jack, house of the long shadows, top secret, sword of the valiant the legend of sir gawain and the green knight, biggles adventures in time, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 26th birthdays, born may 26 1913, died august 11 1994, celebrity deathsPeter Cushing

Engish actor of TV (Sherlock Holmes) and movies (The Curse of Frankenstein; Horror of Dracula; Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope; The End of the Affair; The Hound of the Baskervilles; The Sword of Sherwood Forest) (born May 26, 1913 - died Aug. 11, 1994; age 81). Peter Cushing died of prostate cancer. (Peter Cushing 1958 Horror of Dracula Trailer)  

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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