On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on July 6

  • 1883 Ralph Morgan [Wupperman], American actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • 1900 Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screen writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1918 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet, Family Affair, Time Machine), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1922 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Cathy O'Donnell [Ann Steely], American film noir actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie), born in Siluria, Alabama (d. 1970)
  • 1923 Marie McDonald, American singer and actress known as "The Body Beautiful" (Promises Promises), born in Burgin, Kentucky (d. 1965)
  • 1925 Merv Griffin, American TV host (Merv Griffin Show), born in San Mateo, California (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (Mother and Son), born in Maitland (d. 2002)

Person of interestJanet Leigh

1927 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1927 Pat Paulsen, American comedian (Smothers Brothers Show) and presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Washington (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Susan Cabot, American actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1931 Donal Donnelly, Irish actor (The Godfather: Part III, Dead), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2010)
  • 1932 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1936 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
  • 1937 Ned Beatty, American actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1945 Burt Ward, American actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1946 Fred Dryer, American NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

1946 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1947 Richard Beckinsale, English actor (Porridge, Doing Time), born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1948 Nathalie Baye, French actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon), born in Mainneville, France
  • 1949 Shelley Hack, American actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Person of interestGeoffrey Rush

1951 Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

  • 1952 Grant Goodeve, American actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in Middlebury, Connecticut
  • 1954 Allyce Beasley, American actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 James Kiberd, American actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1956 Casey Sander, American actor (Mike-The Big Bang Theory), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958 Jennifer Saunders, English actress (Absolutely Fabulous), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1961 Kimberly Foster, American actress (It Takes Two), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1965 Glenn Scarpelli, American actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1966 Brian Posehn, American actor (Jim Kuback-Mission Hill), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1969 Brian Van Holt, American actor(Bo Sinclair-House of Wax), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1971 Kari Kupcinet, American actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress and author (Depth of Focus: A Novel), born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • 1975 Sebasti├ín Rulli, Argentine actor (Rubi), born in Buenos Aires
  • 1977 Craig Handley, British film director (On All Floors), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
  • 1978 Tamera Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany
  • 1978 Tia Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany

Person of interestKevin Hart

1979 Kevin Hart, American comedian ("Laugh at My Pain", The Secret Life of Pets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 1980 Eva Green, French actress and model (Kingdom of Heaven, Casino Royale), born in Paris, France
  • 1983 Gregory Smith, Canadian actor (Small Soldiers, Everwood), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1984 James Henderson, American model
  • 1985 Ranveer Singh, Bollywood actor (Bajirao Mastani), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1987 Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model
  • 1987 Matt O'Leary, American actor
  • 1994 Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses