July 14

BORN ON July 14

1970 – Nina Siemaszko, appears in “The Haunting of Molly Hartley”, “The Darkling”, “Sawbones”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, and more.

1961 – Jackie Earle Haley, portrayed “Freddy Krueger” in the remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” appeared in “RoboCop” remake, “Dark Shadows” remake, “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence”, and more.

1952 – Producer Joel Silver whose credits include “Predator,” the “Tales From the Crypt” TV series “The Matrix” films, “Return To The House On Haunted Hill” “Orphan” and many more.

1939 – Sid Haig who has starred in such films as “Spider Baby” and “Galaxy of Terror,” “House of 1000 Corpses” and its sequel “The Devil’s Rejects.” He also starred in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” and “Night Of The Living Dead 3D.”

1926 – Harry Dean Staton who appeared in the films “Alien,” “Escape from New York,” “The Green Mile” and “Alien Autopsy.”

1924 – Val Avery who appeared in original “Amityville Horror” and “Too Scared To Scream.”

1911 – Terry Thomas, who appeared in the films “Things To Come,” “Munster, Go Home” and “The Abominable Dr. Phibes.”

1910 – Director/Producer/Writer William Hanna of Hanna-Barbera Productions, created Scooby-Doo.

1904 –  Zita Johann who starred as “Helen Grovesvenor/Princess Anckesen-Amon” in the 1932 version of “The Mummy” and appeared in the film “Raiders of the Living Dead.”


DIED ON July 14

2006 – June Carr, who directed “Burning Hell” and “The Monster And The Stripper”.

2006 – Carrie Nye, who appeared in “Too Scared To Scream” and “Creepshow”.

2000 – Meredith MacRae, who appeared in “The Werewolf Of Woodstock,” “Earthbound” and “Vultures”.

1970 – Preston Foster who appeared in “Doctor X” and “The Time Travelers”.



The Swarm (1978)
Hobgoblins (1988)
The Atomic Space Bug (1999)
Supergator (2007)

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July 15

BORN ON July 15

1994 – Sarah Desjardins, appears in “Van Helsing (TV Series)”, “Into the Grizzly Maze”, “Supernatural (TV Series).”

1981 – Taylor Kinney, appeared in “The Forest”.

1961 – Lolita Davidovich who appeared in the films “Gods and Monsters” and “Raising Cain.”

1961 – Forest Whitaker starred in “The Body Snatchers,” “Species”.

1952 – Terry O’Quinn who played “The Stepfather” and appeared in the TV series’ “The X-Files” and “Millennium.”

1951 – Jesse Ventura, appeared in “Predator,” “The Running Man”.

1944 – Jan-Michael Vincent, played in many film and TV shows including “Ice Cream Man”, “Abducted II: The Reunion”, “Xtro II: The Second Encounter”, “Haunting Fear”, “Alienator”, “Damnation Alley”, and more.

1938 – Producer/writer/director Larry Cohen directed the films “Q,” “It’s Alive,” “A Return To Salem’s Lot” and created the series “The Invaders.”

1927 – Joe Turkel who appeared in “The Shining” and “Tormented.”

1925 – Philip Carey who appeared in “Scream of the Wolf” and “The Kolchak” episodes that were made into the TV movie “Crackle of Death.”


DIED ON July 15

2007 – Kieron Moore, who starred in “Dr. Blood’s Coffin,” “Day Of The Triffids” and “Crack In The World”.

1987 – Alfie Bass who appeared in “The Fearless Vampire Killers”.

1969 – Peter van Eyck who starred in the film “The Brain,” a remake of “Donovan’s Brain”.



The Black Room (1935)
It Conquered the World (1956)
Kwaidan (1965) – USA (premiere)
Shock Waves (1977)
Orca (1977) – New York City
The Bloody Ape (1997)
The Hitcher II: I’ve Been Waiting (2003)

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July 16

BORN ON July 16

1987 – AnnaLynne McCord, starred in “Scorned”, “Excision”, “The Haunting of Molly Hartley”, “Day of the Dead” remake.

1971 – Corey Feldman who starred in “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “The Lost Boys,” “Gremlins” and “Lost Boys: The Tribe.”

1963 – Phoebe Cates who starred in “Gremlins,” “Gremlins 2″.

1957 – Faye Grant who appeared in the TV series “V” and the TV movie “Omen IV: The Awakening.”

1948 – Ruben Blades who appeared in “Predator 2,” “The Cradle Will Rock” and “The X-Files” TV show.

1946 – Ann Turkel, appeared in “The Hunger (TV Series)”, “The Fear”, “Deep Space”, “Humanoids from the Deep”, “Ravagers” and more.

1915 – Barnard Hughes appeared on the “Dark Shadows” TV series and in the films “Sisters,” “Tron” and “The Lost Boys.”

1903 – Mary Philbin who unmasked Lon Chaney as “The Phantom of the Opera” in 1925.


DIED ON July 16

2010 – James Gammon, appeared in numerous films and TV shows including “Altered”, “Silver Bullet”, “Monster Squad (TV Series)”, and more.

2004 – Tom Fox, who produced “Return of the Living Dead” “Return Of The Living Dead 2,” “Blue Monkey,” “Return Of The Living Dead: Rave To The Grave” and  “Return Of The Living Dead: Necropolis”.

2004 – Peter Baird, who appeared in “Howling III”.



Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)
The Fly (1958)
The Devils (1971)

Swamp Thing (1982) – Sweden
Amityville 1992: It’s About Time (1992)
Lake Placid (1999)

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July 17

Born On July 17

1979 – Mike Vogel, has appeared in “Under the Dome (TV Series)”, “Bates Motel (TV Series)”, “Open Graves”, “Cloverfield”, “The Deaths of Ian Stone”, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

1965 – Alex Winter appeared in “The Lost Boys” and “Freaked,” (which he also directed).

1964 – Heather Langenkamp who starred in “A Nightmare On Elm Street,” “A Nightmare On Elm Street 3″ and “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.”

1950 – P.J. Soles, appeared in “Carrie”, “Blood Bath”, “The Possessed”, “Halloween”, “Uncle Sam”, “The Devil’s Rejects”, “The Tooth Fairy” and several more.

1934 – Donald Sutherland who appeared in “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “Don’t Look Now,” “The Puppet Masters” and “An American Haunting,”

1921 – Acquanetta who appeared in “Jungle Woman,” “Captive Wild Woman” and “Dead Man’s Eyes.”

1917 – Phyllis Diller who provided the voice of “The Monster’s Mate” in “Mad Monster Party”.

1899 – James Cagney who portrayed Lon Chaney in “The Man of a Thousand Faces.


Died On July 17

2008 – Paul Sorenson, who appeared in an incredible array of films and TV shows, including episodes of “Land of the Giants,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”.

1995 – Harry Guardino, appeared in episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” “The Outer Limits” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1978 – Thayer David who portrayed Professor Ben Stokes in the TV series “Dark Shadows” and appeared in the film “The Werewolf of Washington”.


Films Released On July 17

Return of the Ape Man (1944)
Robocop (1987)
Jaws the Revenge (1987)
Laughing Dead (1998)
Mimic 2 (2001)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Forest Of The Dead (2007) – USA (DVD premiere)
Tales of the Dead (2008)

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July 18

BORN ON July 18

1980 – Kristen Bell, starred in “Scream 4″ and “Pulse.”

1976 – Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, appeared in “Snakes on a Plane”, “Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt”, “Beyond Re-Animator.”

1940 – James Brolin who appeared in The Car (1979), “Westworld” and the original “The Amityville Horror.”

1938 – Paul Verhoeven who directed “The Hollow Man,” “Starship Troopers,” “Robocop”.

1929 – Eva Bartok appeared in “The Gamma People” and “Blood and Black Lace.”

1929 – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins who had a hit with the song “I Put a Spell On You.”


DIED ON July 18

1993 – John Beck who produced the American version of “King Kong vs. Godzilla”.

1993 – Davis Roberts who appeared in “The Demon Seed,” and in the TV series’ “Kolchak; The Night Stalker,” “Star Trek” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”.

1973 – Jack Hawkins, who appeared in the films “Tales That Witness Madness” and “Theatre of Blood”.



Zombie (1979)

Prom Night (1980)
Vamp (1986)
Aliens (1986)
Arachnophobia (1990)
Jurassic Park III (2001)
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

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July 19

BORN ON July 19

1982 – Jared Padalecki, who plays “Sam Winchester” on the TV show “Supernatural,” starred in the films “Cry Wolf,” “House of Wax ” (2005) and the 2009 remake of “Friday the 13th.”

1977 – Erin Cummings, she appeared in “Bitch Slap”, Dark House (2009),  “Late Phases” and more.

1976 – Vinessa Shaw, has appeared in “Stag Night”, “The Hills Have Eyes” remake.

1962 – Anthony Edwards, appeared in the films “Pet Sematary II,” “The Forgotten” and “Zodiac.”

1961 – Hideo Nakata, Japanese director of “Ring”, “Ring 2″, “Dark Water”, “Chatroom” and more.

1960 – Elizabeth Kaitan, appeared in “Silent Madness”, “Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2”, “Assault of the Killer Bimbos”, “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood”, “Necromancer”, “Nightwish” and more.

1957 – Terri Treas, starred in “House IV”, “Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound”, “Nightmare on the 13th Floor”, “Alien Nation (TV Series)” and TV movies, “The Terror Within”, “The Nest”, “Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell” and many more.

1956 – Peter Barton appeared in the films “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “Hell Night”.

1951 – Dan Hicks, has appeared in “Evil Dead II”, “Maniac Cop”, “Intruder”, “Darkman”, “Wishmaster”, “2001 Maniacs” and more.

1951 – Abel Ferrara, is a writer and director of the films “The Addiction”, “Body Snatchers”, “Ms .45”, “The Driller Killer.”

1950 – Tom McLoughlin, writer and/or director of such films as “She-Wolf of London (TV Series)”, “They Came from Outer Space (TV Series)”, “Sometimes They Come Back”, “Friday the 13th The Series (TV Series)”, “Freddy’s Nightmares (TV Series)”, “Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI”, “One Dark Night” and more.

1943 – David Griffin who appeared in “Trog” and “The Blood Beast Terror.”

1924 – Pat Hingle appeared in the film “Tarantula: The Deadly Cargo.”


DIED ON July 19

2014 – Skye McCole Bartusiak, had appeared in “Sick Boy”, “Boogeyman”, “Firestarter 2: Rekindled”, “The Darkling”, “Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series)”.

2004 – Irvin S. Yeaworth, who wrote the screenplays for and directed “The 4D Man,” “The Blob”.

1999 – Richard Marion appeared in “Child’s Play 3″ and “The Godmonster of Indian Flats”.

1976 – Gene Roth appeared in “The Claw Monsters,” “Twice Told Tales” and “Attack of the Giant Leeches”.

1968 – Universal make-up genius, Jack Pierce, who created “Frankenstein,” “The Wolf Man” and “The Mummy,” just to name a few.



La Llorona (1935)

The Dunwich Horror (1970) – UK
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)

SS Hell Camp (1977)
Day of the Dead (1985)
The Frighteners (1996)
Alien Hunter (2003)
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)

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July 20

BORN ON July 20

1975 – Judy Greer, appears in “Jurassic World”, “Cursed”, “Carrie”, “The Village”, and more.

1973 – Omar Epps, appeared in the films “Dracula 2000″, “Scream 2″.

1947 – Camille Keaton, starred in “I Spit on Your Grave”, “Kung Fu Cannibals”, “Chop”, “The Lords of Salem,” and “I Spit on Your Grave: Déjà vu”.

1941 – Koji Ishizaka who appeared in “Godzilla 1985″.

1938 – Diana Rigg, who appeared in “Theatre of Blood”.

1925 – Lola Albright who appeared in “The Monolith Monsters” and the TV show “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”.


DIED ON July 20

2012 – Simon Ward, appeared in “The Monster Club”, “Deadly Strangers”, “Dracula”, “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed”, and more.

2006 – Robert Cornthwaite, appeared in “The Naked Monster”, “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The Devil’s Daughter”, “Colossus: The Forbin Project”, “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?”, “The War of the Worlds”, “The Thing from Another World” and many more.

2005 – James Doohan appeared in the film “Skinwalkers: Curse Of The Shaman.”

1996 – Randy Stuart who played the wife of “The Incredible Shrinking Man”.

1995 – Steve Ritch who played the title role in “The Werewolf”.

1992 – Herman King produced “Gorgo.”

1987 – Richard Egan who appeared in the films “Gog” and “The House That Wouldn’t Die”.



The Picture of Dorian Gray (1917)
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) – New York City
Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
Dracula (1979)


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