January 1st to 5th


(1983) Dana DeLorenzo – Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018); The Moleman of Belmont Avenue (2013)

(1973) Danny Lloyd – The Shining (1980)

(1969) Verne Troyer – died on April 21, 2018 – Gnome Alone (II) (2015); Wishmaster (1997); Pinocchio’s Revenge (1996)

(1949) Don Keith Opper – Screenwriter – Infection (2005); Ghost in the Machine (1993); Critters (1986); Critters 2 (1988); Critters 3 (1991);  Critters 4 (1992)

(1940) Sandra Knight – The Haunting of Morella (1990); Blood Bath (1966); The Terror (1963); Tower of London (1962); Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958)

(1938) Frank Langella Cry Baby Lane (2000 TV Movie); Brainscan (1994); Dracula (1979)

(1937) Suzy Kendall – Craze (1974); Torso (1973); Tales That Witness Madness (1973); In the Devil’s Garden (I) (1971); The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970); Psycho-Circus (1966)



(2018) Jon Paul “JP” Steuer [33] (suicide) – Amityville: A New Generation (1993 Video)

(2016) Vilmos Zsigmond [85] – Cinematographer: The Witches of Eastwick (1987); Images (1972); Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970); Satan’s Sadists (1969); Psycho à Go-Go (1967) Camera Department: The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)


Films Released

The Invisible Boy (1957)

She Demons (1958)
Carnival of Blood (1970)
Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)
Serial Killer (2002)
Shadow of Dread (2002)
Alien Abduction (2005)
Blood Feud (2010)

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January 2


1980 – Patrick Rea, writer/producer/director of many short film in the sci-fi and horror genre. He also has directed the incredible feature film “Nailbiter” with more feature films to come.

1966 – Kate Hodge, appeared in “Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III”, “She-Wolf of London (TV Series)”, “The Hidden II”.

1957 – Joanna Pacula, who has appeared in the films “Warlock: The Armageddon,” “Virus,” “The Kiss” and “Dinocroc.”

1929 – Writer Charles Beaumont, who penned the screenplays for such films as “Queen of Outer Space,” “The Haunted Palace,” “Masque of the Red Death” and 21 episodes of the original “Twilight Zone” TV series.

1901 – Lew Landers who directed the films “Return of the Vampire,” the 1935 version of “The Raven” with Karloff and Lugosi, and “The Mask of Diijon.”



2011 – Pete Postlethwaite, wonderful character actor who appeared in such films as “Split Second”, “Alien³”, “Dark Water”, “The Omen”, “Solomon Kane”, and many more. He passed away at the age of 64.

Films Released

Strangler of the Swamp (1946)
The Island Monster (1954)
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
Vampires: The Turning (2005)
The Darkroom (2006)

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January 3


1984 – Shawn Burkett, writer/producer/editor/director of such films as “The Sleeping Soul”, “Bludgeon”, “Watch This”, “Theatre of the Deranged II”, and “Midsummer Nightmares”.

1962 – Jewel Shepard, starred “Return of the Living Dead,” “Scanner Cop II,” and “Roots of Evil.”

1931 – Conrad Brooks “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” “Bride of the Monster” and “Night of the Ghouls,” “The Beast of Yucca Flats” and “Jan-Gel, the Beast From the East”

1930 – Robert Loggia who starred in the films “Innocent Blood,” “Psycho II”.

1930 – Mara Corday who appeared in the films “The Black Scorpion,” “Tarantula” and “The Giant Claw.”

1905 – Ray Milland, who starred in the films “The Uninvited,” “X-The Man With X-Ray Eyes,” “Frogs” and “The Thing With Two Heads.”



2009 – Carlos Camilleri who composed the scores for the films “House of 1,000 Dolls” and “The Castle of Fu Manchu,” passed away at the age of 77.


Films Released

The Mystery of the Ghastly Face (1935)
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)
Shadow of the Demon (2002)
Green River Killer (2005)

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January 4


1980 – Erin Cahill, appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “Skinwalker Ranch”, “Boogeyman 3”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Jekyll”, “Creature Unknown”, “

1965 – Rick Hearst, starred in the cult 80’s film “Brain Damage”, “Warlock III: The End of Innocence.”

1958 – Julian Sands, appeared in “Gothic”, “Warlock”, “Arachnophobia”, The Turn of the Screw”, “Tale of a Vampire”, “Warlock: The Armageddon”, “Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt” and many more.

1941 –George P. Cosmatos directed “Cobra” and the genre films “Of Unknown Origin” and “Leviathan”.

1935 – Marla English, who starred in “Voodoo Woman” and “The She-Creature.”



1964 – Ralph Dumke, appeared in “Francis in the Haunted House”, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “The War of the Worlds” and more. He passed away at the age of 64.


Films Released

Torso (1973)
Sorceress (1995)
One Missed Call (2008)

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January 5


1978 – America Olivio, who appeared in the 2009 remake of “Friday the 13th”, “Maniac” remake, “Warehouse 13 (TV Series)”, “The Thirst: Blood War.”

1975 – Bradley Cooper, appeared in “The Midnight Meat Train” and “Case 39″.

1969 – Marilyn Manson, is an actor/writer/musician whose work has appeared in “The Following (TV Series)”, “Chernobyl Diaries”, “Trick ‘r Treat”, “Hatchet”, “Saw II”, “House of Wax”, “Dracula 2000”, “House on Haunted Hill” and many more.

1965 – Vinnie Jones, who starred in “The Midnight Meat Train,” “The Bleeding”.

1962 – David DeCoteau, prolific director of B- films such films as “Creepozoids”, “Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama”, “Nightmare Sisters”, “Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge”, “Witchouse” and many, many more.

1959 – Clancy Brown, who co-starred in “Pet Semetary II” and “Starship Troopers.” He has done voice over work for several animated TV series and movies. He recently starred in the TV series “Sleepy Hollow”.

1954 – Pamela Sue Martin, best known for playing “Nancy Drew” in the TV series “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.” She appeared in the TV movie “Bay Coven.”

1931 – Robert Duvall, had a small role in the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”



1991 – Johnny Eck, best known for playing “The Half Boy,” in the film “Freaks.”

1990 – Arthur Kennedy, appeared in “The Humanoid”, “The Sentinel”, “The Antichrist”, “Let Sleeping Corpses Lie” and more.

1977 – Onslow Stevens, who starred in the films “House of Dracula,” “The Monster and the Girl” and Them (1954).


Films Released

The Shadow (1940)

The Coven (2002)

Thr3e (2006)

Hellweek 2010

Blood Trail (2010)

White Noise 2: The Light (2007)