July 21

BORN ON July 21

1978 – Josh Hartnett who starred in “The Faculty,” “Halloween H2O” and “30 Days Of Night.”

1976 – Jaime Murray, has appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “Warehouse 13 (TV Series)”, “Fright Night 2”, “Devil’s Playground”, “Demons (TV Movie)”, “The Deaths of Ian Stone” and more.

1964 – Susan Swift, who appeared in “Audrey Rose” and “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.”

1960 – Lance Guest who appeared in “Jaws: The Revenge,” “Halloween 2″.

1955 – Adrienne King, is one of the final girls in “Friday the 13th”, “Friday the 13th Part 2”, “Psychic Experiment”, “Silent Night, Bloody Night: The Homecoming” and “Tales of Poe.”

1952 – The late Comedian Robin Williams., who has gone serious on us in such movies as “The Night Listener,” “Insomnia” and “One Hour Photo.”

1948 – Art Hindle who appeared in the original “Black Christmas,” the 1978 version of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “The Brood.”

1943 – The late Edward Herrmann who appeared in “The Lost Boys” and “My Boyfriend’s Back.”

1929 – John Woodvine, probably best be remembered for portraying “Dr. Hirsch” in “An American Werewolf in London.”

1927 – AIP creature creator, Paul Blaisdell.

1924 – Don Knotts who starred in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” and Private Eyes (1980) with the late great Tim Conway.

1910 – Motoyoshi Oda who appeared in “The Invisible Avenger,” “Gigantis the Fire Monster” and “Ghost Man.”


DIED ON July 21

2004 – Composer Jerry Goldsmith, whose film scores include the 1999 versions of The Haunting,” “The Mummy”.

1996 – Luana Anders, appeared in such films as “Night Tide”, “Pit and the Pendulum”, “Dementia 13″, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)”, “Doppelganger.”

1967 – Basil Rathbone, starred as “The Son of Frankenstein,” “Sherlock Holmes” and in the numerous films such as “The Black Sleep” and “Tales of Terror”.



Rituals (1977) – Canada
Spawn Of The Slithis (1978)
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Hellborn (2003)
Monster House (2006)

Dead Moon Rising (2007) – Big Damn Film Festival

Death Proof (2007) – New York City
Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)


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July 22

BORN ON July 22

1983 – Australian actress Sharni Vinson, starred in “You’re Next”, “Patrick”, “Bait.”

1982 – Sarah Lind, she has appeared in “WolfCop”, “Blade: The Series (TV Series)”, “Severed”, “Stephen King’s Dead Zone (TV Series)”, “Wolf Lake (TV Series)” and more.

1978 – A.J. Cook, appeared in “Wer”, “Mother’s Day”, “Night Skies”, “Bloodsuckers”, “Final Destination 2″, “Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell”, “Ripper” and more.

1976 – Karen Cliche, appeared in “Lost Girl (TV Series)”, “Saw VI”, “The Dresden Files (TV Series)”, “Pact with the Devil”, “Vampire High (TV Series)”, “Big Wolf on Campus (TV Series)”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, and more.

1971 – Oliver Robins, starred in “Poltergeist” and “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.”

1965 – Patrick Labyorteaux, appeared in the thriller “Heathers,” and horror films “Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go To College”.

1964 – John Leguizamo who appeared in “Land of the Dead,” and “The Happening.”

1963 – Joanna Going appeared in the films “Phantoms” and as “Victoria Winters” in the 1993 TV version of “Dark Shadows.”

1955 – Willem Dafoe appeared as “Max Schreck” in “Shadow of the Vampire.”

1952 – Mary & Madeleine Collinson, were identical twins who starred in the Hammer film, “Twins of Evil.”

1951 – Tisa Farrow, Mia’s sister, who starred in “The Grim Reaper” and “Zombie.”

1934 – Louise Flecther who appeared in “Exorcist II: The Heretic”.

1929 – Marcia Henderson who appeared in “The Hypnotic Eye” and “World of the Giants.”

1922 – Edward B. Randolph who appeared in “She-Beast” and “Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype.”

1893 – Director James Whale, included the films “The Invisible Man,” “The Old Dark House,” “The Bride of Frankenstein” and Frankenstein (1931)


DIED ON July 22

1988 – Duane Jones who played “Ben” in “Night of the Living Dead”, Jones was the first African-American to have a starring role in a horror film! He also appeared in “Ganja & Hess” and “Fright House”.



King Kong Escapes (1967) – Japan
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Orca (1977)
Jaws 3D (1983)
Delta Delta Die! (2003)
The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005) – Pittsburgh, PA (premiere)


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July 23

BORN ON July 23

1989 – Daniel Radcliffe, starred in “The Woman in Black”, “Horns”, and “Victor Frankenstein.”

1982 – Tom Mison, starred as “Ichabod Crane” on “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series).”

1961 – Woody Harrelson, starred in the films “Zombieland”.

1930 – Chuck Courtney who appeared in Pet Sematary (1989), “Food of the Gods” and as “Billy the Kid” in “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula.”

1938 – Ronny Cox who appeared in “The Car,” “Robocop” and “The Beast Within.”


DIED ON July 23


2002 – Leo McKern, who starred in “X-The Unknown,” and “Damien: The Omen II”.

1997 – David Warbeck, appeared in “Razor Blade Smile”, “Fatal Frames”, “The Beyond”, “The Black Cat”, “Twins of Evil.”

1994 – Universal composer Hans Salter.

1982 – Vic Morrow, appeared in “Humanoids From the Deep,” “Message From Space” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie”.

1978 – Charles Horvath, who appeared in “The Thing That Wouldn’t Die,” “Atlantis, the Lost Continent,” and “The Man of a Thousand Faces”.



The Haunting (1999)
Dagon (2002) – video premiere
Trancers 6 (2002)

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July 24

BORN ON July 24

1982 – Trevor Matthews, has played in “Girl House”, “The Shrine”, “Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer”, “Teen Massacre.”

1979 – Rose Byrne, has starred in “Insidious: Chapter 2″, “Insidious”, “X-Men: First Class”, “28 Weeks Later.”

1970 – Jennifer Lopez who starred in “Anaconda” and “The Cell.”

1959 – David Alan Graf who appeared in “Witchcraft 7″ and “Witchcraft XI.”

1952 – Gus Van Sant who directed the 1998 version of “Psycho.”

1942 – Chris Sarandon who appeared in “The Sentinel”, “Fright Night” and “Child’s Play.”

1925 – John McMamara who appeared in “From Hell It Came,” “The Return of Dracula” and “War of the Colossal Beast.”


DIED ON July 24

2012 – Sherman Hemsley, appearances in, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “Love at First Bite” and more.

1997 – Brian Glover, who appeared in “Alien 3,” “Snow White: A Tale of Terror” and “An America Werewolf In London”.



Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (1972) – Japan
Wolfen (1981)
Afraid of the Dark (1991) – New York City
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Demonicus (2001) – video premiere
Blood Sucking Babes From Burbank (2006) – DVD premiere
Crawler (2009)
Mutilation Mile (2009)
Orphan (2009)
The Sphere of the Lycanthrope (2009)


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July 25

BORN ON July 25

1987 – Michael Welch, appeared in the 2008 remake of “Day of the Dead.”

1985 – Ashley Bell, appears in “Carnage Park”, “The Last Exorcism Part II”, “The Last Exorcism”, and more.

1985 – Shantel VanSanten, has appeared in “Something Wicked” and “The Final Destination.”

1973 – David Denman, appears in “Outcast (TV Series)”, “The Gift”, “Shutter”, “When a Stranger Calls”, “Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)” and more.

1965 – Illeana Douglas who appeared in the films “Otis,” and “Stir of Echoes”.

1943 – Irwin Yablans who was executive producer for the first three “Halloween” films, “Hell Night” and “Fade To Black.”

1929 – Actor/producer/director Al Adamson, who’s credits included “Horror of the Blood Monsters,” “Dracula vs. Frankenstein” and “Blood of Ghastly Horror.”


DIED ON July 25

2005 – Ford Rainey, appeared in a plethora of TV and film roles including “Halloween II”, “A Howling in the Woods”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)” and many more.

2003 – John Schlesinger, who directed the films “The Believers”.

2000 – Don Weis who directed for such TV shows as “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” “Freddy’s Nightmares” and the TV film and “The Munster’s Revenge”.

1984 – Akihiko Hirata, was a Japanese actor who appeared in “Gojira”, “Godzilla, King of the Monsters!”, “Rodan”, “The Mysterians”, “The H-Man”, “Daikaijû Baran”, “Mothra”, “Gorath”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla”, “Atragon”, “Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster”, “Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster”, “Son of Godzilla” and many more.



Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
GoatSucker (2009) – Madisonville, KY


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July 26

BORN ON July 26

1993 – Elizabeth Gillies, starred in Animal (2014).

1973 – Kate Beckinsale who starred in “Underworld,” “Underworld: Evolution,” “Underworld Awakening”, “Vacancy” and “Van Helsing.”

1959 – Kevin Spacey who starred in “Se7en”.

1950 – Susan George, who appeared in “The Sorcerers” (with Boris Karloff) and “The House Where Evil Dwells.”

1944 – Celeste Yarnall who played “The Velvet Vampire.”

1928 – The late Stanley Kubrick, who directed “The Shining,” and “A Clockwork Orange”.

1926 – James Best appeared in the films “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms” and “The Killer Shrews.”

1922 – Jason Robards who appeared in “Something Wicked This Way Comes”.

1894 – Aldous Huxley who wrote the novels “Brave New World” and “The Devils of Loudon.”


DIED ON July 26

2012 – Mary Tamm, appeared in “Doghouse”, “Twisted Tales (TV Series)”, “Tales That Witness Madness.”

2009 – Clayton Hill who appeared in “Hellraiser III” and “sweater zombie” in the original “Dawn of the Dead”.



The Night Evelyn Came Out Of Her Grave (1972) – New York City
Night of the Seagulls (1975)
The Hazing (2005)


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July 27

BORN ON July 27

1985 – Lou Taylor Pucci, has appeared in “Ava’s Possessions”, “Spring”, “Evil Dead”, “Jack & Diane”, “Carriers” and more.

1982 – Cascy Beddow appeared in the TV movie version of “Carrie” and played a young “Shaggy” in “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,” and in “Blade: Trinity.”

1977 – Jonathan Rhys Meyers, starred in “Dracula (TV Series)” as “Dracula” for NBC; also appeared in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.”

1972 – Takashi Shimizu, is a Japanese director of such films as “Ju-on: The Curse”, “Ju-on: The Curse 2”, “Tomie: Re-birth”, “Ju-on: The Grudge”, “Ju-On: The Grudge 2”, “Marebito”, “The Grudge”, “The Grudge 2”, “Reincarnation”, and more.

1968 – Cliff Curtis, stars in the upcoming “Walking Dead” spinoff series, “Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series),” appeared in “Virus” and “Deep Rising.”

1963 – Donnie Yen appeared in the films “Blade II,” and “666 Devil Reincarnates.”

1961 – Rebecca Staab who played “Daphne Collins” in the 1991 TV version of “Dark Shadows”.

1949 – Susan Gordon, appeared in his films “Attack of the Puppet People,” “Tormented” and “Picture Mommy Dead.”

1930 – Tadao Takashima, appeared in the Toho films “Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II,” “Son of Godzilla,” King Kong vs. Godzilla” and “Frankenstein Conquers the World.”

1916 – Keenan Wynn, who has starred in “The Devil’s Rain” and “Piranha.”

1911 – Lupita Tovar who appeared in the 1930 version of “The Cat Creeps” and the 1931 Spanish version of “Dracula.”


DIED ON July 27

2012 – Norman Alden, appeared in “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)”, “Ed Wood”, “They Live”, and “Ben”.

2012 – R.G. Armstrong, appeared in “Warlock: The Armageddon”, “Predator”, “Children of the Corn”, “The Beast Within”, “Evilspeak”, “The Car” and more.

2007 – William Tuttle, makeup effects artist who worked on “Love at First Bite”, “The Fury”, “Young Frankenstein”, “Forbidden Planet” and hundreds more.

2003 – Comedian Bob Hope who starred in the 1939 version of “The Cat and the Canary” and in “The Ghost Breakers”.

1984 – James Mason who appeared in the TV movies “Frankenstein: The True Story,” “Salem’s Lot”.



Mighty Joe Young (1949) – New York City
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Evil Altar (1989)
After Death (1989)

Scanner Cop (1994) – video premiere
Halloween H2O (1998) – premiere
The Host (2006) – South Korea
Dark Mirror (2007)


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