Share Share Share July 6, 2017 July Birthdays Happy July 6th Birthday! If you were born on July 6, you share a birthday with these famous people: Della Reese is 86 (nee Delloreese Early) Retired octogenarian American senior citizen, TV talk show host (Della), singer (Don't You Know?; And That Reminds Me) and actress (Touched by An Angel; Chico and the Man; The Royal Family) born July 6, 1931. (Della Reese 1961 Photo: Maurice Seymour | Wikimedia PD) Ned Beatty is 80 American actor on stage, TV (Homicide: Life on the Street), movies (Deliverance; Nashville; Gator; Network; Silver Streak; Gray Lady Down; Superman II; 1941; Stroker Ace), and new octogenarian senior citizen born July 6, 1937. (Ned Beatty 1990 Photo: Alan Light | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Rosemary Forsyth is 74 Septuagenarian Canadian-American senior citizen, former model, actress on TV (Santa Barbara; Days of Our Lives; General Hospital), and in movies (Shenandoah; Texas Across the River), born July 6, 1943. (Rosemary Forsyth 1965 Shenandoah Movie Trailer Screenshot) Burt Ward is 72 (nee Burt Gervais Jr.) American actor and voice actor on TV (Batman; The New Adventures of Batman) and movies (Batman: The Movie), founder of Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions for giant breed dogs, and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 6, 1945. (Burt Ward 1967 Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia PD) Sylvester Stallone is 71 Septuagenarian American senior citizen, movie screenwriter, director, and actor (Lords of Flatbush; Rocky movies; First Blood & Rambo movies; Cliffhanger; Cop Land; Daylight; Creed; The Expendables) born July 6, 1946. (Sylvester Stallone 1988 Photo: Towpilot | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Fred Dryer is 71 American TV producer, actor on TV (Hunter; Land's End; Cheers; Diagnosis Murder; Crisis) and in movies (The Independent), and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 6, 1946. (Fred Dryer 2007 Photo: Howdythere | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Shelly Hack is 70 New septuagenarian senior citizen, American former supermodel (Revlon) and actor on TV (Charlie's Angels; Cutter to Houston; Jack and Mike) and in movies (If Ever I See You Again) turned political media consultant born July 6, 1947. Geoffrey Rush is 66 Australian movie producer, actor (Twelfth Night; Shine; Les Miserables, Shakespeare in Love; Mystery Men; House on Haunted Hill; Quills; Pirates of the Caribbean movies; The King's Speech), and senior citizen born July 6, 1951. (Geoffrey Rush 2009 Photo: Drama League | Flickr SRR) Grant Goodeve is 65 New senior citizen, American TV host (Solid Gold Hits; Northwest Backroads) and actor (Eight is Enough; One Life to Live; Capitol; Dynasty; Northern Exposure) born July 6, 1952. (Grant Goodeve 1983 T. J. Hooker Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) (Photo: Sam Schooler) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 6, 2017! And remembering Janet Leigh (nee Jeanette Morrison) American author, dancer, singer, and actress on radio, TV, and movies (Psycho; Little Woman; That Forsyte Woman; Holiday Affair; Houdini; The Manchurian Candidate; Harper; Hello Down There; The Fog) (born July 6, 1927 - died Oct. 3, 2004; age 77). Janet Leigh died of vasculitis. (Janet Leigh 1949 Little Women Movie Trailer Screenshot: Wikimedia PD) Merv Griffin American singer (I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts), actor on stage and in movies, TV producer, Emmy Award-winning talk and game show creator and host (The Merv Griffin Show; Jeopardy!; Wheel of Fortune) (born July 6, 1925 - died Aug. 12, 2007; age 82). Cause of death for Merv Griffin was prostate cancer. (Merv Griffin 1960 Play Your Hunch Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Nancy Reagan (nee Anne Frances Robbins) American actress (The Doctor and the Girl; East Side, West Side; Shadow in the Sky; Hellcats of the Navy), First Lady and wife of President Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) (born July 6, 1921 - died Mar. 6, 2016; age 94). Cause of death for Nancy Reagan was congestive heart failure. (Nancy Reagan 1983 Photo: White House Photographer | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) William Schallert American character actor on stage, TV (The Patty Duke Show; The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; The New Gidget), and movies (Cry Terror!; Pillow Talk; In the Heat of the Night) (born July 6, 1922 - died May 8, 2016; age 93). William Schallert had peripheral neuropathy before his death. (William Schallert 1960 The Twilight Zone Photo: CBS Television | Wikimedia PD) Pat Paulsen American comedian, actor & host on TV (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour; The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour) and movies (Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?; Harper Valley P.T.A.) (born July 6, 1927 - died Apr. 24, 1997; age 69). Pat Paulsen had colon cancer and died of pneumonia & kidney failure. (Pat Paulsen 1970 Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) Marc Chagall Russian-French modernist artist known for stained glass windows; fish motifs; fine art paintings, illustrations, and ceramics (Elaine Stritch at Liberty), TV (My Sister Eileen, 30 Rock) (born July 6, 1887 - died Mar. 28, 1985; age 97). Cause of death for Marc Chagall is unknown. (Marc Chagall 1920's Photo: Pierre Choumoff | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Viktor Kuzkin Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman, winner of 3 Olympic gold medals for ice hockey with the Russian hockey team (1964, 1968, 1972) (born July 6, 1940 - died June 24 2008; age 67). Cause of death for Viktor Kuzkin was a heart attack.