MARCH 24

BORN ON MARCH 24

1977 – Jessica Chastain, has appeared in “Dark Shadows (TV Movie)”, “Mama”, and “Crimson Peak.”

1974 – Alyson Hannigan, appeared in the film “My Stepmother is an Alien.”

1970 – Lara Flynn Boyle, who appeared in “The Temp” and the TV series “Twin Peaks.”

1955 – Kim Johnston Ulrich, appeared in “Werewolf (TV Series)”, “Spellcaster”, “Monsters (TV Series)”, “Rumpelstiltskin”, and “Supernatural (TV Series).”

1954 – Robert Carradine, appeared in “Ghosts of Mars,” “Lycanthrope,” “Escape From L.A.” and “Tooth and Nail.”

1944 – R. Lee Ermey, appeared in the films “Willard,” “The Frighteners,” the remake of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.”

1933 –William Smith, appeared in “The Boneyard Collection”, “Zombiegeddon”, “Body Shop”, “The Erotic Rites of Countess Dracula”, “Interview with a Zombie”, “Uncle Sam”, “Feast”, “Maniac Cop” and many more.

1930 – Steve McQueen, starred in the original version of “The Blob.”

1923 – Murray Hamilton, who appeared in the films “Jaws,” “The Amityville Horror” and “Too Scared To Scream.”

1904 – Martin Kosleck, who appeared in the films “The Flesh Eaters,” “She-Wolf of London” and “House of Horrors.”

1874 – Master magician Harry Houdini.

 

DIED ON MARCH 24

2010 – Robert Culp appeared in the TV movies “Santa’s Slay” “The Chill Factor” and the film “Silent Night, Deadly Night 3”.

2004 – Richard Leech, appeared in the film “Curse of the Devil”.

1984 – Sam Jaffe, appeared in the films “The Dunwich Horror,” “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and the TV pilot for “Night Gallery.”

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 24

The Human Monster (1940) – filmed in 1939 as The Dark Eyes of London
Eating Raoul (1982)

Dolores Claiborne (1995)
A Chronicle of Corpses (2000)
Superstar Female Serial Killer (2000)
Stay Alive (2006)

Perkins’ 14 (2009)

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MARCH 25

BORN ON MARCH 25

1989 – Aly Michalka, has appeared in “iZombie (TV Series)” and “The Roommate.”

1984 – Katharine McPhee, “American Idol” finalist who also starred in “Shark Night 3D.”

1965 – Sarah Jessica Parker, who appeared in the films “Ed Wood,” “Mars Attacks!”

1948 – Bonnie Bedelia, who starred in “Needful Things” and TV mini-series, “Salem’s Lot (1979).”

1942 – Richard O’Brien, writer/composer and star of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” He also appeared in the films “Flash Gordon,” “Shock Treatment” and “Elvira’s Haunted Hills.”

1938 – Musician Hoyt Axton, who starred in “Gremlins.”

1922 – Bruno VeSota, starred in “Attack of the Mayan Mummy” and “The Devil’s Hand.”

1920 – Patrick Troughton film appearances “The Phantom of the Opera (1962)” “The Gorgon,” “Scars of Dracula,” “Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell” and “The Omen.”

 

DIED ON MARCH 25

1998 – Daniel Massey, appeared in “The Cat and the Canary”, “Warlords of the Deep”, “The Vault of Horror”, “Shadows of Fear (TV Series)” and more.

1989 – Reginald Le Borg, who directed the films “The Black Sleep,” “The Mummy’s Ghost” and “Voodoo Island”.

1969 – Alan Mowbray, appeared in “The Phantom of 42nd Street”, “Terror by Night”, “Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff.”

1956 – Robert Newton, had appeared in “The Hidden Room”, “Haunted Honeymoon” and more.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 25

The Indestructible Man (1956)
World Without End (1956)

The X from Outer Space (1967) – Japan
Cheerleader Massacre (2003)
Mortuary (2005)
April Fool’s Day (2008)
Shrooms (2008) – USA DVD premiere

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MARCH 26

BORN ON MARCH 26

1991 – Brittney Wilson, has appeared in “Scar”, “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (TV Series)”, “Bates Motel (TV Series)”, “Scarecrow”, and “Way of the Wicked.”

1984 – Sara Jean Underwood appeared in “The Telling” and “Deadly Weekend.”

1982 – Joe Anderson starred in “The Ruins” and the 2010 remake of “The Crazies.”

1976 – Amy Smart, starred in the films “Starship Troopers,” “The Butterfly Effect” and “Mirrors.”

1961 – Billy Warlock, appeared in “Halloween II”, “Society”, “Steel Sharks”, “The Thing Below.”

1931 – Leonard Nimoy appeared in “Them!,” “The Brain Eaters” and “Zombies of the Stratosphere.”

1919 – Strother Martin, appeared in “Sssssss,” “The Brotherhood of Satan” and “The Magnetic Monster.”

 

DIED ON MARCH 26

2002 – Louis M. Heyward, who produced the films “The Abominable Dr. Phibes,” “Dr. Phibes Rises Again” and “Cry of the Banshee”.

1987 -Walter Abel, appeared in “Silent Night, Bloody Night” and “The Human Duplicators.”

1982 – Sam Kydd, appeared in “The Quatermass Xperiment”, “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, “Island of Terror.”

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 26

Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine (1974)
Hear No Evil (1993)
Unseen Evil (2001)
Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
Scream of the Banshee (2011)

 

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March 27

BORN ON MARCH 27

1971 – Nathan Fillion, appeared in “Dracula 2000″, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “Slither”, “White Noise 2: The Light”, and more.

1969 – Pauley Perrette, appeared in “Satan hates You” and ‘The Ring.”

1967 – Talisa Soto, played in “Vampirella,” appeared in “Island of the Dead.”

1963 –Quentin Tarantino, who wrote and produced the film “From Dusk Til Dawn,” and did a voice over in Romero’s “Diary Of The Dead.”

1957 – Caroline Williams, appeared in “Rob Zombie’s Halloween II,” “Leprechaun 3,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3″ and “Stepfather II.”

1942 – Michael York, starred in “The Island of Dr. Moreau”.

1936 – Jerry Lacy, played “Tony Peterson” and “The Reverend Trask” on the soap opera “Dark Shadows.”

1935 – Julian Glover, appeared in “5 Million Miles to Earth,” and “Theatre of Death.”

1914 – Richard Denning, appeared in “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “Day The World Ended”.

1884 – James Cruze, who played the title role in the 1912 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.”

 

DIED ON MARCH 27

2006 – Julian Burton, appeared in “A Bucket of Blood” (1959), and episodes of the TV series’ “Thriller” and “The Outer Limits”.

2006 – Dan Curtis produced “Dark Shadows” and produced and wrote such films as “Burnt Offerings,” “Trilogy Of Terror,” “The Night Stalker” and “The Norliss Tapes”.

1999 – Hiroyuki Okita, appeared in “Gamera 2: Assault Of Legion” and “Ultraman Tiga”.

1991 – Ralph Bates, starred in “Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde,” “Horror of Frankenstein” and “Taste the Blood of Dracula”.

1991 – Aldo Ray, appeared in “Psychic Killer,” “The Lucifer Complex” and “Bog”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 27

Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
The Gruesome Twosome (1967) re-release
Something Weird (1967) re-release
Sisters (1973)
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Ghost Fever (1987)
Bell Witch Haunting (2004)
Blood Gnome (2004)
Curse of La Llorona (2007)
Shutter (2007) – filmed in Thailand in 2004
Zombies Gone Wild (2007)
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

 

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March 28

BORN ON MARCH 28

1986 – Lady Gaga, starred in “American Horror Story (TV Series)”.

1981 – Julia Stiles, appeared in “Out of the Dark”, “Dexter (TV Series)”, “The Omen” remake, “Wicked”, and more.

1970 – Vince Vaughn, appeared in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park II,” starred as “Norman Bates” in the 1998 remake of “Psycho” and “The Cell.”

1955 – Reba McEntire, appeared in “Tremors.”

1948 – Dianne Wiest, starred in “The Lost Boys” and “Edward Scissorhands.”

1945 – Richard Backus, who played in “Deathdream.”

 

DIED ON MARCH 28

2005 – Robert Slatzer, who wrote and directed the film “Bigfoot”.

1987 – Patrick Troughton, appearances include the 1962 Hammer version of “The Phantom of the Opera,” “The Gorgon,” “Scars of Dracula,” “Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell” and “The Omen.”

1976 – Richard Arlen, who starred in the films “The Island of Lost Souls,” “The Lady and the Monster,” “The Crawling Hand”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 28

Horror Island (1941)
Man Made Monster (1941)
The Manster (1962)
Phantasm (1979)

Don’t Go in the House (1979)
The Changeling (1980)

Zombie Holocaust (1980)

April Fools Day (1986)
Leprechaun in the Hood (2000)
Deadly Stingers (2003)
American Zombie (2008)

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March 29

BORN ON MARCH 29

1992 – Chris Massoglia, who appeared in Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,” and “The Hole.”

1960 – Marina Sirtis, starred in “Spectres” and “Grudge 3.”

1958 – Victor Salva, who wrote and directed “Clownhouse,” “Jeepers Creepers”, “Jeepers Creepers II” and “Dark House.”

1955 – Brendan Gleeson, co-starred in “Lake Placid,” “The Village,” “28 Days Later”.

1948 – Bud Cort, who appeared in the 1986 version of “Invader’s From Mars,” “Son of the Blob,” “Brain Dead,” “Number 23″ and the TV movie “Bates Motel.”

1942 – Scott Wilson, starred in “In Cold Blood,” “Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon”, “The Exorcist III” and as “Herschel” on “The Walking Dead.”

1924 – Jackie Vernon, appeared in “The Microwave Massacre”.

1902 – Onslow Stevens, who starred in “House of Dracula,” “The Monster and the Girl” and “Them!

 

DIED ON MARCH 29

2012 – Luke Askew, appeared in “The Beast Within”, “Frailty”.

2007 – Calvin Lockhart, who appeared in the films “The Beast Must Die,” “Predator 2″.

2006 – Henry Farrell penned the novels “What Ever Happened To Baby Jane,” “How Awful About Allan,” and the screenplay for the film “Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 29

House of Horrors (1946)
Gorgo (1961)

The Birds (1963)
The Unborn (1991)
Class of 1999 II: The Substitute (1994) – USA video premiere
The Ghosts of Angela Webb (2005)
Black Sheep (2006)

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March 30

Born On March 30

1990 – Cassie Scerbo, appeared in “Sharkado” and “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” also appeared in “Agoraphobia” and “Bering Sea Beast.”

1984 – Helena Mattsson, appeared in “Drowning Ghost”, “Species: The Awakening”, “666 Park Avenue (TV Series).”

1977 – Rebecca Love, starred in parodies of “The Hills Have Thighs”, “Cleavagefield”, “Bewitched Housewives”, “Ghost in a Teeny Bikini”, “The Witches of Breastwick 2” and more.

1968 – Donna D’Errico, appeared in “Celebrity Paranormal Project (TV Series)”, “Candyman: Day of the Dead.”

1965 – Juliet Landau appeared in “The Toolbox Murders,” “Repossessed,” “Ed Wood”.

1964 – Ian Ziering, over work for many cartoon series such as “Godzilla,” and starred in “Sharknado” and “Sharknado 2.”

1957 – Paul Reiser, appeared in the film “Aliens.”

1930 – John Astin, who played “Gomez” on the “Addams Family” TV series, co-starred in the films “The Frighteners,” “The Return of the Killer Tomatoes”.

1922 – Turhan Bey, appeared in the Universal classics “The Mummy’s Tomb,” “The Mad Ghoul” and “Captive Wild Woman.”

 

Died On March 30

2014 – Kate O’Mara, Hammer films scream queen who appeared in “The Horror of Frankenstein” and “The Vampire Lovers.”

1986 – The one and only James Cagney, who portrayed Lon Chaney Sr. in the film “Man of a Thousand Faces”.

 

Films Released On March 30

House of Mystery (1934)
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Transylvania Twist (1989) – NYC

Santa Sangre (1990) – Los Angeles
Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990) – Toronto
Cronos (1993) – USA limited
Progeny (1999)
Lord of the Vampires (2002)
Zombie Nation (2005) – Fearless Tales Genre Festival
Screaming Dead (2004)
Zodiac Killer (2005) – Fearless Tales Genre Festival
Ghostly Revenge (2007)
Into the Woods (2008)

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March 31

BORN ON MARCH 31

1985 – Jessica Szohr, appeared in “House at the End of the Drive”, “Love Bite” and “Piranha 3D.”

1983 – Melissa Ordway, appeared in “Odd Thomas”, “Channeling” and “Ghost Phone: Phone Calls from the Dead.”

1979 – Tanya Tate, appeared in “Official Silence of the Lambs Parody”, “Beamonstar”, “My Haunted House.”

1975 – Adam Green, directed “Hatchet”, “Hatchet 2″, “Frozen”, “Holliston (TV Series)”, “Chillerama” and “Digging Up The Marrow.”

1943 – Christopher Walken, who starred in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” “The Dead Zone,” “The Prophecy,” and the remake of “The Stepford Wives” .

1922 – Patrick Magee, co-star of the films as “Tales From the Crypt,” & “Masque of the Red Death.”

 

DIED ON MARCH 31

2007 – Thomas Moore, who produced the films “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” and “Mark of the Witch”.

2003 – Anne Gwynne, appeared in the Universal classics “Black Friday,” the 1941 version of “The Black Cat” (a.k.a. “The Black Cat Murders”) and “House of Frankenstein”.

1973 – George Woodbridge, appeared in “Tower of Terror”, “Horror of Dracula”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein”, “Jack the Ripper”, “The Mummy”, “The Flesh and the Fiends”, “Curse of the Werewolf”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”, “The Reptile”, and many more.

1951 – Ralph Forbes appeared in the 1939 versions of “The Tower of London,” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles”.

1952 – Roland West who starred in “The Monster” (with Lon Chaney Sr.), “The Bat,” and “The Bat Whispers”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 31

Murders in the Zoo (1933)
Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
The Ambulance (1990)
Slither (2006)
Autopsy (2008) – USA DVD premiere