January 20


1991 – Ciara Hanna, appeared in “Pernicious” and “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (TV Movie).”

1981 – Crystal Lowe, who starred in “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End,” Black Christmas (2006), and “Final Destination 3″

1970 – Skeet Ulrich who starred in the films Scream (1996), “The Craft,” and the current TV series “Jericho.”

1934 – Tom Baker, who played “Doctor Who # 4.” He also appeared in the films “The Golden Voyage of Sinbad,” “The Vault of Horror” and “The Mutations.”

1929 – Arte Johnson, starred as “Renfield” in the film “Love At First Bite.”

1926 – Patricia Neal who starred in “The Day the Earth Stood Still.”

1900 – Colin Clive, who played the monster’s maker, “Dr. Frankenstein” in the films “Frankenstein” and “The Bride of Frankenstein” and starred in “Mad Love”.



2007 – Alfredo Ripstein Jr, who produced the films “Swamp Of Lost Souls,” “Black Pit Of Dr M” and “The Living Coffin”.

2003 – Anthony Eisley, who appeared in “The Wasp Woman,” “Dracula vs. Frankenstein”.

1993 – Audrey Hepburn, starred in the film “Wait Until Dark”.

1960 –Eddie Parker his films “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man,” “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein” and “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy”.


Films Released

Reptilicus (1961)
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
Robot Holocaust (1986)
The Terror Within (1989)
The Prophecy II (1998)
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Boogeyman 3 (2008)

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

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January 21


1981 – Izabella Miko, who stared in “The Forsaken,” The House of Usher (2006) and the 2010 remake of “Clash of the Titans.”

1971 – Luigia Zucaro, had an appearance in “Dawn of the Dead” remake.

1960 – Barbie Wilde, in “Hellbound: Hellraiser II.”

1956 – Geena Davis, who starred in “Beetle Juice,” “The Fly (1986),” and “Transylvania 6-5000.”

1939 – Wolfman Jack, He appeared in the film “Motel Hell,”.

1922 – Telly Savalas, starred in “Horror Express” with Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, “Lisa and the Devil”.

1896 – J. Carrol Naish, appeared in “The Monster Maker”, “House of Frankenstein”, “The Beast with Five Fingers”, “Dracula vs. Frankenstein” and more.



2009 – Charles H. Schneer who produced the films “Earth vs the Flying Saucer,” “Valley of Gwangi,” and “20 Million Miles To Earth”.

2005 – Steve Susskind, who appeared in the films “Friday the 13th part III,” “A Gnome Named Gnorm”.

2001 –Sandy Baron, he appeared in the film “Leprechaun 2,” the TV movie “The Munster’s Scary Little Christmas,” playing “Grampa.”

1999 – Susan Strasberg, who appeared in the films “Psycho Sisters,” “The Manitou” and the 1973 TV movie “Frankenstein”.

1978 – William Girdler, director of such films as “Asylum of Satan”, “Three on a Meathook”, “Grizzly”, “Day of the Animals”, “The Manitou”.

1968 – Frances Dade, starred in “Dracula” in 1931.


Films Released

The Vampire Bat (1933)
The Spider Woman (1943)
The House On Sorority Row (1983)
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Virus (1999)

American Psycho (2000)
The Convent (2000)
Wishcraft (2002)
Phantom Of The Opera (2004)

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January 22


1981 – Willa Ford, has appeared in “Submerged”, “The Nurse”, “Friday the 13th” remake.

1981 – Beverley Mitchell, appeared in “Saw II”, “and “Toxin.”

1975 – Balthazar Getty, appeared in the films “Feast” and “Feast 2: Sloppy Seconds.”

1959 – Linda Blair starred in the films “Exorcist,” “Exorcist II: The Heretic” and “Hell Night” and cameo role in Scream (1996).

1934 – The late Bill Bixby, who played “David Bruce Banner” on the TV series “The Incredible Hulk.” He also starred in the TV series, “My Favorite Martian.”

1932 – Piper Laurie, appeared in “Bad Blood”, “Possessed”, “The Faculty”, “Twin Peaks (TV Series)”, and “Carrie.”

1924 – William Thourlby who appeared in the films “Castle of Evil,” and “The Creeping Terror.”

1893 – Conrad Veidt who starred in “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari,” “Der Januskopf” and The Hands of Orlac (1928).



2010 – Jean Simmons, who played “Elizabeth Collins Stoddard” in the 1990 revival of the “Dark Shadows”.

2007 – Liz Renay, who appeared in the films “The Corpse Grinders 2,” “Mark Of The Astro Zombies” and  “Blackenstein,”.

2003 – Audrey Metcalf, who appeared in “The Blob”.

1966 – Herbert Marshall, starred in “Gog” and the original “Fly,”.


Films Released

The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
There’s Nothing Out There (1991)
Elvira’s Haunted Hills (2001)
Venomous (2001)
Legion (2010)

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January 23


1974 – Tiffani Thiessen, appeared in “From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money”.

1963 – Gail O’Grady, has appeared in “Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2” and “Werewolf (TV Series).”

1944 – Rutger Hauer, who has appeared in the films “Bladerunner,” “The Hitcher,” “Ladyhawke” and the 2004 TV mini series version of “Salem’s Lot.”

1943 – Gil Gerard, appeared in “Bone Eater”, “Reptisaurus”, “Ghost Town”, “Dire Wolf”, “Blood Fare” and more.



2012 – Steve Adams, who appeared in “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Dead Silence”, “Stephen King’s Dead Zone (TV Series)”, “The Hive”, “The Bone Collector” and more.

2007 – Steve Mitchell, who appeared in several TV series including “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” and “Boris Karloff’s Thriller.”

2006 – Joseph M. Newman, who produced the film “This Island Earth” and episodes of the TV series’ “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and “The Twilight Zone”.

1999 – Director Joe D’Amato, whose films include “Buried Alive,” “The Grim Reaper” and “Troll 2”.

1992 – Ian Wolfe, was a wonderful character actor who appeared in countless films and TV shows including “The Terminal Man”, “The Devil’s Daughter (TV Movie)”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “Diary of a Madman”, “Mad Love”, “The Raven.” He passed away at the ripe old age of 95.


Films Released

Killers From Space (1954)
Mill of the Stone Women (1960)
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Torture Dungeon (1970)

Blood Beach (1980)
The Stepfather (1987)
Phantoms (1998)
Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Wendigo (2001)
Nightstalker (2002)
Zombie Honeymoon (2004)
The Curse of the Black Dahlia (2007)
The Lodger (2009)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

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January 24


1986 – Mischa Barton, appeared in “The Sixth Sense”, “Walled In”, “Apartment 1303 3D”, “A Resurrection”, and Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard (2015).

1984 – Ashley C. Williams, appeared in “The Human Centipede (First Sequence)”, “Paranormal Movie”, “Hallows’ Eve”, “Julia”, “The Church.”

1970 – Matthew Lillard, starred in the films Scream (1996), Thir13en Ghosts (2001) and “Scooby Doo.”

1959 – Nastassja Kinski, appeared in the films “To the Devil a Daughter,” Cat People (1982) and “.com For Murder.”

1948 – Michael Des Barres, appeared in “Waxwork II: Lost in Time”, “Nightflyers”, “Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)”, “Ghoulies” and more.

1943 –Sharon Tate who appeared in the film “The Fearless Vampire Killers,” directed by (and starring) her husband Roman Polanski also in “Rosemary’s Baby.”

1917 –Ernest Borgnine, starred in the films “Willard,” “The Devil’s Rain” and “Escape From New York.”



2012 – James Farentino, appeared in “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Possessed”, “Dead & Buried”.

1990 – Madge Bellamy, who starred besides Bela Lugosi in the film “White Zombie”.

1980 – Lil Dagover, who starred in “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari,” passed away at the age of 92.

1973 – J. Carrol Naish, who starred in the films “House of Frankenstein,” “The Monster Maker” and “Dracula vs. Frankenstein”.


Films Released

The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra (2001)
Darkness Falls (2003)
Horror In The Wind (2008)

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January 25


1979 – Christine Lakin, has appeared in “The Frankenstein Theory”, “Blue Demon” and “Dark Mirror.”

1975 – Mia Kirshner, appeared in “War of the Worlds (TV Series)”, “Dracula: The Series (TV Series)”, “Wolf Lake (TV Series)”, “Party Monster”, “The Black Dahlia”, “30 Days of Night: Dark Days”.

1963 – Writer/Director Don Mancini, of “Cellar Dweller”, “Child’s Play”, “Child’s Play 2″, “Child’s Play 3″, “Bride of Chucky”, “Seed of Chucky”, “Curse of Chucky”.

1944 – Leigh Taylor-Young, who appeared in the films “Soylent Green,” “Aliens From Spaceship Earth,” “Looker” and “Addams Family Reunion.”

1943 – Director Tobe Hooper, whose films include “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Poltergeist,” “Funhouse” and the TV movie “Salem’s Lot.”

1938 – Ray Dennis Steckler, director of such B-movies as “The Horny Vampire”, “Rat Pfink a Boo Boo” and “The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?”

1927 – Gregg Palmer who appeared in the films “From Hell It Came,” “The Zombies of Mora Tau” and “The Creature Walks Among Us.”

1918 – King Donovan, who appeared in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and “The Magnetic Monster.”

1916 – Composer Albert Glasser, who scored the films “Earth vs. the Spider,” “The Amazing Colossal Man” and “Beginning of the End.”



2009 – Arthur A. Jacobs, who produced the films “Giant From the Unknown” and “She Demons”.

1991 – Lilian Bond, appeared in the original version of “The Old Dark House,” “Man in the Attic” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray”.

1977 – Donald Kerr, who had bit roles in “Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “Abbott & Costello Meet The Invisible Man”.

1970 – Eiji Tsuburaya, who was the Toho effects genius, created their famous logo, but did the incredible effects for numerous films starting with the original “Gojira” in 1954, right up to “Godzilla’s Revenge”.


Films Released

Nabonga (1944)

The Raven (1963)
Flesh Eaters From Outer Space (1989)
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
G String Vampire (2005)

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January 26


1981 – Colin O’Donoghue, appeared in “The Rite”, “Storage 24″.

1964 – Cathy Podewell, in the original “Night of the Demons.”

1941 – Scott Glenn, appeared in “The Keep”, “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Slaughter of the Innocents”, “Sucker Punch” and more.

1922 –Page Cavanaugh, whose band “The Page Cavanaugh Trio” performed in “Frankenstein’s Daughter.”

1915 – William Hopper who appeared in the films “20 Million Miles to Earth,” “The Deadly Mantis”.



2016 – Abe Vigoda, “Monsters (TV Series)”, “Tales From The Darkside (TV Series)” and many more.

2012 – Ian Abercrombie, he appeared in “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, “Young Frankenstein”, “Blood Beach”, “Catacombs”, “Warlock”, “Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge”, “Army of Darkness” and many more.

1992 –José Ferrer, starred in Covenant (1985); The Being (1983); Bloodtide (1982); Bloody Birthday (1981); The Swarm (1978); The Sentinel (1977); Dracula’s Dog (1977); and Crash! (1976), deceased at the age of 80. His birthday


Films Released

The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)

Mark of the Devil Part II (1973)
Plague (1979)
Food of the Gods II (1989)
Screamers (1995)
Shadow of the Vampire (2001)