June 23

BORN ON June 23

1976 – Emmanuelle Vaugier, who appeared in “Ripper,” “Unearthed” “Saw II & IV.”

1974 – Joel Edgerton, has starred in “The Gift”, “The Thing”.

1972 – Selma Blair, has appeared in “Hellboy II: The Golden Army”, “Hellboy”, “The Fog” remake and more.

1969 – Martin Klebba, who appeared in the three “Feast” films, and “Van Helsing.”

1962 – Billy Wirth, has appeared in “Lost Boys”, “Seven Mummies”, “Body Snatchers”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, and more.

1962 – Kevin Yagher, makeup effects artist worked on “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge”, also created the “Chucky” animatronic puppet for the films “Child’s Play”.

1957 – Frances McDormand starred in “Blood Simple” and “Dark Man.”

1955 – Glenn Danzig, musician and avid horror fan was the lead singer of horror punk band The Misfits, which sung almost exclusively about horror movies and later went on to form the bands Samhain and Danzig.

1953 – Russell Mulchay, who directed “Resident Evil: Extinction.”

1930 – Bob Kelljan who directed “Blacula,” “Scream Blacula Scream,” “Count Yorga” and “The Return of Count Yorga.”

1915 – Dennis Price appeared in “Son of Dracula”, “Theater of Blood”, “The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein”, “Drácula contra Frankenstein”, “Horror on Snape Island”, “Twins of Evil”, “Vampyros Lesbos”, “The Horror of Frankenstein”, “Horror House” and many more.

1900 – Jack Shea who appeared in “Retik the Moon Monster,” “Satan’s Satellites” and “Zombies of the Stratosphere.”

1884 – Werner Krauss who appeared in the 1926 version of “The Student of Prague” and in “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari.”


DIED ON June 23

2013 – Richard Matheson, acclaimed writer of such novels and screenplays as “The Incredible Shrinking Man”, “Burn, Witch, Burn”, “Pit and the Pendulum”, “I Am Legend”, “The Devil Rides Out”, “‘It’s Alive!’”, “Duel”, “The Night Stalker”, “The Legend of Hell House” and many more.

2006 – Aaron Spelling, who created and produced many TV series and movies including “Kindred; The Embraced,” Crowhaven Farm (1970) and Satan’s School For Girls (1973).

1998 – Maureen O’Sullivan, starred in “The Devil-Doll”.



Terror-Creatures from the Grave (1965) – Italy
Ben (1972)
Logan’s Run (1976)
The Sender (1998) – Greece video premiere
Hobgoblins 2 (2009)
Legend of the Bog (2009)

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June 24

BORN ON June 24

1980 – Minka Kelly, appeared in “Almost Human (TV Series)”, “The Roommate”, “The Pumpkin Karver” and “Devil’s Highway.”

1969 – Jensen Daggett, playing in “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan.”

1958 – Tommy “Tiny” Lister appeared in “Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies,” “Dracula 3000″ and “Vegas Vampires.”

1950 – Nancy Allen starred in “Dressed To Kill,” “Robocop, “Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return” and “Carrie.”

1947 – Peter Weller who played in “Robocop,” “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai,” “Screamers (1999)” and “Leviathan.”

1936 – Paul L. Smith, appeared in “Haunted Honeymoon”, “Crimewave”, “Dune”, “Pieces” and more.

1891 – Irving Pichel appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter” and directed “The Most Dangerous Game.”

1842 – Ambrose Bierce who wrote the story on which the “Twilight Zone” episode “An Occurrence At Owl Creek” was based.


DIED ON June 24

2014 – Eli Wallach, appeared in “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)”, “The Sentinel”, “Lights Out (TV Series)” and more.

2003 – AIP producer Alex Gordon, who produced “The She Creature,”” and “Voodoo Woman.”



The Masque of the Red Death (1964) – USA & UK
Ruby (1977)
Twilight Zone the Movie (1983)
Land of the Dead (2005)
Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (2007)

Desert of Blood (2008)
No Place Like Home (2008)

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June 25

BORN ON June 25

1975 – Linda Cardellini, starred as “Velma” in “Scooby-Doo” and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.”

1961 – Writer/producer/director Timur Bekmambetov, worked on the films “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, “Night Watch” and “Day Watch.”

1951 – Ernest R. Dickerson, is a cinematographer and director of “The Walking Dead (TV Series)”, “Under the Dome (TV Series)”, “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight.”

1930 – George Murdock, appeared in “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II”, “Nightmare Classics (TV Series)”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)” and many more.


DIED ON June 25

2015 – Patrick Macnee starred in “The Howling”, “Waxwork”, “Waxwork 2: Lost In Time”, “Transformations”, and many more.

2009 – Farrah Fawcett,  who starred in “Saturn 3”, “Logan’s Run”.

2009 – Michael Jackson, wrote and starred in “Thriller.”

1937 – Colin Clive, starred in 1931 “Frankenstein” and “Bride of Frankenstein” in 1935.


Robot Monster (1953)

The Giant Gila Monster (1959) – Dallas, TX

The Killer Shrews (1959) – Dallas, TX

Night Creatures (1962) – UK

The Phantom of the Opera (1962) – UK

The Omen (1976)

Dracula Rises (1982)

The Thing (1982)

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June 26

Born On June 26


1951 – Robert Davi, appeared in “Feast of Fear”, “Sicilian Vampire”, “Swamp Shark”, “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence”, “Maniac Cop 2”, “Predator 2”, “The Goonies”, “Profiler (TV Series)” and many more.

1946 – Leo Rossi, appeared in “Mutant Species”, “Maniac Cop”, “Maniac Cop 2”, “Relentless”, “Dead On: Relentless II”, “Relentless 3”, “Halloween II” and more.

1922 – Makeup effects wizard Dick Smith, techniques in such films as “Dark Shadows (TV Series)”, “The Exorcist”, “The Sentinel”, “Altered States”, “Ghost Story”, “Spasms” and many more.

1904 – Peter Lorre, starred in “The Comedy of Terrors”, “The Raven”, “Route 66 (TV Series)”, “Tales of Terror”, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”, “The Beast with Five Fingers”, “Mad Love”.


Died On June 26

2001 – William Bryant, had appeared in “Death Scream”, The Animals”, “Experiment in Terror”, “It Came from Beneath the Sea” and more.

1981 – Don Megowan, appeared in “Scream of the Wolf”, “The Creation of the Humanoids”, “Tales of Frankenstein”, “The Werewolf”, “The Creature Walks Among Us” and more.


Machete Maidens Unleashed 2011


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June 27

BORN ON June 27

1999 – Chandler Riggs, portrays “Carl Grimes” on “The Walking Dead (TV Series).”

1958 – Erin Agostino, appeared in “Hemlock Grove (TV Series)”, “Girl House”, “Being Human (TV Series)”, “The Howling: Reborn”, “Supernatural: The Animation (TV Series).”

1978 – Courtney Ford, appeared on “True Blood (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, “Dexter (TV Series)”, “Alien Raiders”, “Profiler (TV Series)” and more.

1955 – French actress Isabelle Adjani, appeared in “Diabolique”, “The Last Horror Film”, “Possession”, “Nosferatu the Vampyre”, “The Tenant.”


DIED ON June 27

1973 – Germán Valdés starred in Face of the Screaming Werewolf (1964), Chanoc Against the Tiger and the Vampire (1972), and Madness of terror (1961).

1973 – Stanislaw Jasiukiewicz starred in Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)



The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958) – NYC

Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

Hood of Horror (2006) – Los Angeles Film Festival

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June 28

BORN ON June 28

1979 – Felicia Day, appeared in TV shows “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Supernatural”.

1976 – Camille Guaty, appeared in “The Exorcist (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, “Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “Love Object” and more.

1974 – Kirsty Mitchell, has appeared in “Triassic Attack”, “Lake Placid 3.”

1966 – John Cusack, starred in “1408”, “The Raven” and “The Paperboy”.

1954 – Alice Krige, appeared in “Ghost Story”, “Haunted Summer”, “Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers”, “The Little Vampire” and “Silent Hill”.

1948 – Kathy Bates, starred in films such as “My Best Friend Is a Vampire”, “Misery”, “Dolores Claiborne”, “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and the third season of “American Horror Story: Coven”.

1946 – Bruce Davison, appeared in “Willard”, “Dahmer”, “The Dead Girl”, “Munger Road”, “Coffin”, “Return of the Killer Shrews” and “The Lords of Salem”.

1926 – Mel Brooks, legendary writer/producer/actor/director of “Young Frankenstein” and “Dracula: Dead and Loving It” with more too numerous to list.


DIED ON June 28

2014 – Meshach Taylor appeared in “Hyenas”, “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)”, “Warning Sign”, “The Beast Within”, “The Howling”, “Damien: Omen II” and more.

2000 – Michael Ripper, appeared in almost every Hammer film include “X: The Unknown”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein”, “The Mummy”, “The Brides of Dracula”, “The Curse of the Werewolf”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “The Plague of the Zombies”, “The Creeping Flesh” and many more.

1975 – Rod Serling, the prolific writer/producer/director and legend who worked on such films and TV shows as: “Twilight Zone”, “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery”.



The Unearthly (1957)

Beginning of the End (1957)

L.A. Slasher (2015)

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June 29

BORN ON June 29

1991 – Addison Timlin, has appeared in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown”.

1982 – Lily Rabe, starred in the second season of the FX chiller “American Horror Story”.

1967 – Melora Hardin, has appeared in “Falling Skies (TV Series)”, “Zombie Hamlet”, “Tower of Terror” and more.

1957 – Maria Conchita Alonso, appeared in “The Running Man”, “Vampire’s Kiss”, “Predator 2″, “The Dead One”, “Dark Moon Rising” and “The Lords of Salem”.

1944 – Gary Busey, appeared in “Hex”, “Silver Bullet”, “Predator 2″, “The Gingerdead Man” and “Piranha 3DD”.

1920 – Ray Harryhausen, the stop motion effects legend who worked on films as “Mighty Joe Young”, “It Came from Beneath the Sea”, “20 Million Miles to Earth”, and many more.

1919 – Slim Pickens, western star one lone venture in “The Howling”.

1911 – Bernard Herrmann, film composer scored such films as “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, “Psycho”, “Mysterious Island”, “Twilight Zone” and countless others.

1876 – Maria Ouspenskaya, in “The Wolf Man” and “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man”.


DIED ON June 29

2008 – Don S. Davis, appeared in “Watchers”, “Needful Things”, “Beneath”, “The Uninvited”.

2009 – Jan Rubes, appeared in “The Kiss”, “Nightmare Man”, “The Amityville Curse” and episodes of “The X-Files”.

1997 – William Hickey, appeared in “The Maddening”, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)”, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, The Runestone”, “Tales from the Darkside: The Movie”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Puppetmaster”, “Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)”, “The Sentinel”.

1978 – Bob Crane, appeared in “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)”, “Twilight Zone (TV Series)” and more.



The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Empire of the Ants (1977) – NYC

War of the Worlds (2005)

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June 30

BORN ON June 30

1982 – Lizzy Caplan starred in the film “Cloverfield” and appeared on the HBO series “True Blood.”

1971 – Monica Potter, who starred in “Saw,” “Along Came a Spider” and the 2009 remake of “Last House on the Left.”

1959 – Vincent D’Onofrio appeared in “Ed Wood,” “The Thirteen Floor” and “Jurassic World.”

1936 – Tony Musante starred in the film “The Bird With the Crystal Plumage.”

1905 – Nestor Paiva appeared in the 1939 version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Mighty Joe Young,” “The Creature From the Black Lagoon” and “Revenge of the Creature.”

1899 – Madge Bellamy who appeared in “White Zombie


DIED ON June 30

1999 – Shane Dixon, who performed the stunts for “They Live,” “Ghost” and “Copycat”.

1987 – King Donavan appeared in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms” and “The Magnetic Monster”.

1980 – Thomas Browne Henry, appeared in “How to Make a Monster”, “The Thing That Couldn’t Die”, “Blood of Dracula”, “The Brain from Planet Arous”, “20 Million Miles to Earth”, “Earth vs. the Flying Saucers” and more.



The Monster of the Opera (1964)

Postmortem (1998) – USA video premiere
The Final Curtain (2007)
Fear Girls: Volume 2 (2009)
Killer Shorts (2009)
Second Coming (2009)
The Garbage Man (2009)

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