You may not know his name or his face, but Shigeru Miyamoto is a video game legend! From Wikipedia:
He is mainly known for his work at the video game production company Nintendo, where he created some of the most successful video game franchises of all time, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, F-Zero, and Pikmin.
So let’s all wish Miyamoto-san a very happy 59th birthday! Keep up the great work!