Deaths in Film & TV on July 6

  • 1954 Dirk Verbeek, actor and director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70
  • 1972 Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
  • 1973 Joe E. Brown, American comedian (Buck Circus Hour), dies after long illness at 80
  • 1973 Patrick McVey, actor (Manhunt, Big Town), dies at 63
  • 1980 Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69
  • 1982 Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
  • 1990 Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
  • 1991 Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78
  • 1994 Cameron Mitchell, actor (High Chapparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • 1994 Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
  • 1998 Roy Rogers, American actor (b. 1911)
  • 2002 John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)
  • 2003 Buddy Ebsen, American actor (b. 1908)
  • 2006 Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926)
  • 2006 Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)