Martin Hayter Short, CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has also starred in many popular comedic films such as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Pure Luck,Jungle 2 Jungle, Mars Attacks! and Father of the Bride.
Theodore DeReese “Teddy” Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. Pendergrass first rose to fame as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s before a successful solo career at the end of the decade.
Also born on this day:
Tony Papenfuss is an American television and film actor .
Steve Tilston is an English singer-songwriter.
Eric Ollerenshaw is a British Conservative politician and the MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood.
Graham Barlow is a former cricketer and was a middle-order batsman for Middlesex and England.
Édith Canat de Chizy is a French composer.
Dame Juliet Louise Wheldon DCB, QC was the first British woman to serve as Treasury Solicitor/Head of the Government Legal Service.
Alan Anthony Silvestri is an American film score composer and conductor.
Ernest Lee Thomas is an American actor .
Sam Palatnik is a Ukrainian-American chess Grandmaster, born in Odessa
Ove Christensen is an Association football manager.
Hugo Anthony Duncan is a singer and BBC broadcaster.
Dnu Huntrakul is a prominent Thai composer and chamber musician.