Deaths in Film & TV on July 6

  • 1954 Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor and director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70
  • 1966 Ann Nagel [Anna Marie Dolan], American actress (Don Winslow of the Navy, The Green Hornet), dies of cancer at 50
  • 1968 John Indrisano, American welterweight boxer, stunt man, and bit-part actor (O.K.. Crackerby!), dies of apparent suicide at 61
  • 1970 Marjorie Rambeau, American stage, silent and sound screen actress (Primrose Path; Torch Song), dies at 80
  • 1972 (Andre) Brandon De Wilde, American stage and screen actor (The Member of the Wedding; Shane; Jamie; Hud), dies in a car crash at 30
  • 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 [Margaret Fitzpatrick], American actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy), dies of leukemia at 69
  • 1982 Russell Thorson, American radio and television actor (One Man's Family; The Detectives), dies at 72
  • 1990 Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
  • 1991 Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78
  • 1992 Edgardo Pallero, Argentine film producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies at about 56
  • 1994 Cameron Mitchell, American actor (The High Chaparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • 1994 Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
  • 2002 John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)
  • 2003 Christian "Buddy" Ebsen Jr., American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Breakfast at Tiffany's), dies of complications from pneumonia at 95
  • 2006 Kasey Rogers, American actress (Bewitched), dies at 80
  • 2006 Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (The Scots Magazine, Weir's Way), dies at 91
  • 2019 Cameron Boyce, American actor (Mirrors, Jessie), dies from an epileptic seizure at 20
  • 2020 Ennio Morricone, Italian trumpeter, and composer of classical music and film scores ("The Mission"; "Cinema Paradiso"; "The Hateful Eight"), dies at 91 [1]
  • 2022 James Caan, American actor (Brian's Song; The Godfather; Rollerball; Misery; Elf), dies at 82 [1] [2]