July 28

BORN ON July 28

 

1993 – Hannah Lochner, will be known to horror fans as the little girl zombie at the beginning of “Dawn of the Dead” remake also appeared in “The Devil’s Mercy”, “The Gathering”, “Salem Witch Trials” and more.

1985 – Dustin Milligan, who appeared in “Final Destination 3,” “The Messengers”, “The Butterfly Effect 2″, “Slither” and more.

1982 – Eliza Swenson, appearred in “The Penny Dreadful Picture Show”, “Legend of the Red Reaper”, “The Dunwich Horror”, “Dracula’s Curse”, “Satanic”, “The Beast of Bray Road”, “Frankenstein Reborn” and more.

1954 – Bruce Abbott who played “Dan Cain” in “The Re-Animator,” “Bride of the Re-Animator” and “Beyond the Re-Animator.”

1939 – Charles Cyphers, has appeared in “Halloween”, “Halloween II”, “The Fog”, “Assault on Precinct 13″ and many more.

1916 – Laird Cregar who starred as “Jack the Ripper” in the film “The Lodger” and appeared in the film “Hangover Square.”

1914 – Carmen Dragon, composed the score for the original film version of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”

1911 – Ann Doran who appeared in the TV movie “The Werewolf of Woodstock” and in the films “It the Terror From Beyond Space,” “The Man Who Turned To Stone” and “The Indestructible Man.”

1892 – Comedian Joe E. Brown who appeared in the film “Comedy of Terrors.”

 

DIED ON July 28

2013 – Eileen Brennan, appeared in numerous films and TV shows including “Jeepers Creepers”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series).”

1996 – Bryant Haliday starred as “The Projected Man” and appeared in the films “Tower of Evil” and “Curse of the Voodoo”.

1985 – Grant Williams played in “The Incredible Shrinking Man” and also appeared in the films “The Monolith Monsters” and “Brain of Blood”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON July 28

The Cyclops (1957)

Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. (1989)
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
The St. Francisville Experiment (2000) – NM & CA
Dark Fantasy (2005)
Dead Wood (2007) – Rough Cut premiere

 

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July 29

BORN ON July 29

1987 – Genesis Rodriguez, starred in the Kevin Smith horror film “Tusk,”.

1980 – Rachel Miner, who starred in “The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations,” “Penny Dreadful” and “The Black Dahlia” (2006).

1973 – Stephen Dorff appeared in films “The Gate,” “Alone In The Dark” and “Blade.”

1963 – Alexandra Paul, best known for her role in “Baywatch” and John Carpenter’s “Christine.” She also appeared in “Murder Dot Com”, “House of the Damned”, “Piranha (TV Movie)” and more.

1962 – Kevin Spirtas, appeared in “Horror High”, “Embrace the Darkness”, “Apt Pupil”, “Bloodstone: Subspecies II”, “Bloodlust: Subspecies III”, “Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm”, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1987), “The Hills Have Eyes Part II” and more.

1949 – Leslie Easterbrook, who appeared in “The Devil’s Rejects,” Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” and “Dismembered.”

1941 – David Warner, who starred in the films “Time After Time,” “Necronomicon: Book of the Dead”.

1923 – Gordon Mitchell who appeared in “Evil Spawn,” “Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks” and “Frankenstein 80.”

1921 – Richard Egan who appeared in the film “Gog.”

1876 – Maria Ouspenskaya best known for her role as “Maleva” the gypsy woman in the films “The Wolf Man” and “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man.”

 

DIED ON July 29

2001 – Alex Nicol, who appeared in the films “The Clones” and “A*P*E,” frequently appeared on TV in episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” The Outer Limits” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1983 – David Niven appeared in the films “Eye of the Devil,” “Old Dracula” and “Murder By Death”.

1983 – Raymond Massey who appeared in the films “The Old Dark House” (1932 version), and “Things To Come”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON July 29

A Scream in the Night (1935)
The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

The Island Earth (1955) – Finland
The Tingler (1959)
Castle of Blood (1964) – Los Angeles

The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror (1968) – Spain
Godzilla vs Monster Zero (1970)
Monkey Shines (1988)
Zombi 3 (1988)
Signs (2002) – New York City premiere
Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2003)
Twisted Souls (2003)

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July 30

BORN ON July 30

1982 – Yvonne Strahovski, starred in “I, Frankenstein” and “Dexter (TV Series).”

1977 – Jaime Pressly, who starred in “Poison Ivy: The New Seduction,” “Death To the Supermodels” and “Demon Island.”

1974 – Hilary Swank who appeared in the films “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Sometimes They Come Back…Again” and starred in “The Reaping.”

1969 – Simon Baker, starred in the films “Land of the Dead,” and “The Ring 2”.

1964 – Vivica A. Fox who appeared in the film “Idle Hands”.

1963 – Monique Gabrielle, who appeared in “Return of the Swamp Thing,” “Evil Toons” and “976-Evil 2: The Astral Factor.”

1961 – Laurence Fishburne who starred in “A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors,” and “Event Horizon”.

1948 – Carel Struycken who played “Lurch” in the new version of the “Addams Family” movies and appeared in the film “Vampire Hunters Club.”

1947 – Arnold Schwarzenegger who starred in “The Running Man,” Total Recall,” “The Terminator”, “Predator,” and “Maggie”.

1947 – William Atherton who appeared in the films “Ghostbusters,” “Grim Prairie Tales” and “The Crow: Salvation.”

1939 –Peter Bogdanovich, whose film credit include “Targets” (w/Boris Karloff).

1931 – Director Bruno Mattei, he worked on “Hell of the Living Dead”, “Rats: Night of Terror”, “Zombi 3”, “Mondo Cannibal”, “In the Land of the Cannibals”, “Zombies: The Beginning”, and “Island of the Living Dead”.

1929 – Sid Kroft of the Sid & Marty Kroft production team.

1927 – Victor Wong who appeared in “Tremors” and “Prince of Darkness.”

1927 – Richard Johnson who appeared in “Zombie,” the original version of “The Haunting,” “Beyond the Door” and “The Monster Club.”

 

DIED ON July 30

2015 – Roddy Piper, appeared in such films as “They Live”, “The Chair”, “Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies”, “Terminal Rush”, and many more.

2014 – Makeup effects legend Dick Smith worked on “The Alligator People”, “Dark Shadows (TV Series)”, “The Exorcist”, The Sentinel (1977), “Altered States”, “Scanners”, “Ghost Story”, “Poltergeist III”, “Monsters (TV Series)” and many, many more.

2007 – Director Ingmar Bergman whose international masterpieces include “The Seventh Seal,” “The Magician,” “The Devil’s Eye” and “Hour of the Wolf”.

1980 – Charles McGraw played in the TV movie, “The Night Stalker”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON July 30

Ghosts On The Loose (1943)
Mothra (1961) – Japan
I Saw What You Did (1965) – Portugal

Squirm (1976)

Alligator (1980) – Mexico
So I Married An Axe Murderer (1993)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Village (2004)

 

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July 31

BORN ON July 31

1989 – Alexis Knapp, has appeared in “Grace: The Possession”, “The Anomaly”, “Vamp U” and more.

1965 – Julian Richards, is a writer and director of “Darklands”, “Silent Cry”, “The Last Horror Movie”, “Summer Scars” and “Shiver.”

1962 – Wesley Snipes, who played the title role of “Blade” for three films and also starred in “The Demolition Man”, “Gallowwalkers.”

1956 – Michael Biehn, who starred in “The Terminator,” Aliens (1986), “Planet Terror”, “Bereavement”, “The Divide”, “The Victim”, “The Night Visitor” and more.

1935 – Geoffrey Lewis appeared in the TV movies “Moon of the Wolf” and “Salem’s Lot” and the films “High Plains Drifter,” “Wicked Little Things” and “The Devil’s Rejects.”

1914 – Italian director, Mario Bava, who’s film credits include, “Caltiki, the Immortal Monster,” “Black Sunday” and “Black Sabbath.”

1902 – Robert Griffin appeared in “Monster From Green Hell,” “I Was a Teenage Werewolf” and the 1968 TV movie, “Jack the Ripper.”

 

DIED ON July 31

2013 – Michael Ansara, appeared in “The Manitou”, Day of the Animals (1977), “It’s Alive”, and “Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy”.

2009 – Producer Harry Alan Towers, whose films include 1970’s “Count Dracula,” “Edge Sanity” and “The Mummy Lives.”

2004 – Virginia Grey, who starred in the films “The Black Zoo,” “Unknown Island” and “Target Earth”.

1993 – Lénore Aubert who appeared in “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein” and “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff”.

1987 – Jospeh E. Levine, who was responsible for bringing “Godzilla” to America, and also produced the film “Mad Monster Party”.

1980 – Bobby Van, who appeared in “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters” and “The Doomsday Machine”.

 

FILMS RELEASED ON July 31

The Lost Boys (1987)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Out For Blood (2004) – TV premiere
Indestructible (2009)
The Collector (2009)

 

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