Birthdays in Film & TV on June 7

  • 1896 Vivien Kellems, American industrialist, who battled the Federal tax system as discriminatory against single people, born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1975)
  • 1902 (Sarah) Hope Summers, American character actress (The Andy Griffith Show & Mayberry RFD - "Clara"), born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1979)

Jessica TandyJessica Tandy (1909-1994)

British actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included), born in London, England

Dean MartinDean Martin (1917-1995)

American singer ("That's Amore"; "Everybody Loves Somebody"; "Sway"), comedian and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), born in Steubenville, Ohio

  • 1924 Dolores Gray [Sylvia Dolores Finkelstein], American singer and actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1928 James Ivory, American producer, director and screenwriter (Howard's End; Remains of the Day), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1928 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe - 1951, 58, 65), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1987)
  • 1931 Virginia McKenna, British actress (Born Free, Chosen, Lions are Free, Simba), born in Marylebone, London
  • 1934 Beverly Wills, American actress (I Married Joan - "Beverly"; Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1963)
  • 1935 Harry Crews, American writer and actor (Indian Runner), born in Alma, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Ian St John, Scottish soccer forward (21 caps; Motherwell; Liverpool 425 games), manager (Motherwell, Portsmouth) and broadcaster (ITV: Saint and Greavsie), born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 1938 Idris Sardi, Indonesian violinist and composer, noted for his film scores, born in Jakarta, Indonesia (d. 2014)

Tom JonesTom Jones (82 years old)

1940 Welsh pop singer ("What's New, Pussycat?"; "Delilah"), and TV personality (The Voice UK), born in Pontypridd, Wales

  • 1943 [Kenneth Charles] Ken Osmond, American actor (Leave It to Beaver), born in Glendale, California
  • 1950 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1950 Howard Finkel, American pro wrestling ring announcer (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • 1951 Anne Twomey, American actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1952 (Ferit) Orhan Pamuk, Turkish novelist (My Name Is Red; Snow; Nobel Prize for Literature, 2006), screenwriter, and academic (Columbia University - NYC), born in Istanbul, Turkey

Liam NeesonLiam Neeson (70 years old)

1952 Irish-American actor (Schindler's List; Les Miserables; The A-Team), born in Ballymena, County Antrim

  • 1953 Dougie Donnelly, Scottish television broadcaster, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1955 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona; Once Upon a Time in America; Boardwalk Empire), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • 1958 Christopher Marcantel, actor (Chip-Nurse, Loving), born in Smithtown, New York
  • 1960 Bill Prady, American television producer (The Big Bang Theory; Dharma & Greg), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964 Gia Carides, Greek-Australian actress
  • 1964 Judie Aronson, American actress
  • 1965 Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
  • 1967 Sarah Malin, actress (Stephane Prescott-Another World), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1969 Kim Rhodes, American actress
  • 1972 Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
  • 1973 Song Yun-ah, South Korean model and actress
  • 1974 David Filoni, American director, producer, and screenwriter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008-20 TV series); The Mandalorian), born in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • 1974 Edward "Bear" Grylls, British adventurer, author and TV presenter (Man vs. Wild), born in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
  • 1976 Cassidy Rae, American actress (Sarah-Models Inc, Clarissa), born in Clermont, Florida
  • 1978 Bill Hader, American comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live, Barry), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1981 Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress
  • 1981 Larisa Oleynik, American actress

Michael CeraMichael Cera (34 years old)

1988 Canadian actor (Arrested Development, Superbad), born in Brampton, Ontario

  • 1991 Emily Ratajkowski, American model and actress, born in London, England
  • 2002 Quannah Chasinghorse, Native American model, born in Tuba City, Arizona