Nicholas Peter Negroponte, New York City, founder/director, Media Lab at MIT More Notable Birthdays on December 1: 1945 - Bette Midler, Patterson, New Jersey, singer and actress, Do You Want to Dance?
1940 - Richard Pryor, Illinois, comedian/actor, Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy
1935 - Woody Allen, Allen Konigsberg, Brooklyn, actor, Zelig, Annie Hall
1913 - Mary Martin, Weatherford, Texas, actress, Peter Pan, Larry Hagman's mom
1886 - Rex Stout, mystery writer, Nero Wolf