August 1

BORN ON August 1

1989 – Devanny Pinn, has appeared in “Dead Sea”, “Truth or Dare”, “The Devil’s Nightmare”, “Hold Your Breath”, “The Black Dahlia Haunting”, Party Bus to Hell (2017), Scary Story Slumber Party (2017); Dwelling (2016) and more.

1988 – Sasha Jackson, appeared in “China Bigfoot: Legend of the Yeren”, “Dominion”, “Attack of the 50ft Cheerleader”, “Night Junkies.”

1979 – Jason Momoa, appeared in “Wolves”.

1973 – Kris Holden-Ried, appeared in “Lost Girl (TV Series)”, “The Returned”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Night of the Demons III.”

1964 – Melanie Shatner appeared in the films “Syngenor,” “Cthulhu Mansion” “Bloodstone: Subspecies II” and “Bloodlust: Subspecies III.”.

1896 – Director Erle C. Kenton, whose film work includes “House of Frankenstein,” “House of Dracula,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein” and “Island of Lost Souls”


DIED ON August 1

2009 – Howard Smit, provided work in the Makeup Department “The Birds” (1963) and Satan’s School for Girls (1973 TV Movie) and also on Alfred Hitchcock’s Marnie (1964).

1998 – Eva Bartok, appeared in “The Gamma People”.

1993 – B.J. Turner, appeared in “Night Angel”, “Scarecrows”.

1980 – Strother Martin appeared in the films “Sssssss,” “The Brotherhood of Satan” and “Nightwing”.



Murders in the Rue Morgue (1914)
The 39 Steps (1935)
Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1953)
The Mummy (1959) – Japan
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Destroy All Monsters (1968) – Japan
The Omega Man (1971)
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973) – New York City

Nightmare Circus – aka Terror Circus (1974)
Obsession (1976) – New York City

The Clonus Horror (1979)

Mutant (1984)
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

Ginger Snaps (2000) – Germany (München Fantasy Filmfest)
The Mummy’s Kiss (2003)
Dorm of the Dead (2006)
Horror Grindshow Double Feature (2008)

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August 2

BORN ON August 2

1993 – Cassidy Gifford, has appeared in “Twisted Sisters”, “The Gallows”, “Synkhole.”

1977 – Edward Furlong who starred in Pet Sematary II,” “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”, “Brainscan”,  “The Zombie King”, “Arachnoquake”, “Aftermath”, “Night of the Demons” remake and more.

1972 – Jacinda Barrett, starred in “The Following (TV Series)”, “Urban Legends: Final Cut”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “Campfire Tales.”

1970 – Kevin Smith directed “Tusk”.

1953 – Butch Patrick, starred in The Munsters (TV-Series) and appeared in the film “Scary Movie”, “Hand of Death” and appeared in the film “Frankenstein vs The Creature Of Blood Cove.”

1945 – Joanna Cassidy, appeared in the films “Ghosts of Mars,” “Blade Runner” and “The Grudge 2.”

1944 – Susan Denberg, starred as the creature in Hammer’s “Frankenstein Created Woman.”

1943 – Max Wright appeared in the films “The Shadow” and the TV mini-series, “The Stand.”

1939 – Wes Craven known for such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “The Hills Have Eyes”, “Deadly Blessing”, “Swamp Thing”, “Deadly Friend” and of course “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “New Nightmare”, “Shocker”, “Scream”, Scream 2″, “Scream 3” and more.

1932 – Peter O’Toole appeared in “Creator” and “Phantoms.”

1914 – Beatrice Straight, who appeared in “Poltergeist”, “Wes Craven’s Chiller”, “Inner Sanctum (TV Series)”, and more.

1906 – Milton Rosen, provided work in the Music Department Murder in the Blue Room (1944), The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946), The Creeper (1948), Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), The Black Castle (1952), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955), Cult of the Cobra (1955), Curse of the Undead (1959), The Leech Woman (1960), Let’s Kill Uncle (1966). Then worked on the Soundtracks of The Mad Ghoul (1943) and House of Frankenstein (1944).

1899 – Charles Bennett wrote the screenplays for the films “The Lost World” and “Curse of the Demon.”


DIED ON August 2

1995 – Writer/Actor/Producer Al Adamson, films included “Brain of Blood,” “Horror of the Blood Monsters” and “Dracula vs. Frankenstein.”

1976 – Director Fritz Lang, whose films include, “Metropolis”.

1975 – Jean Yarbrough, who directed the films “The Devil Bat,” “King of the Zombies” and “The She-Wolf of London”.



The Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Contamination (1980) – Italy
Fright Night (1985)
Phenomena (1985)

Weird Science (1985)
Body Parts (1991)
Hollow Man (2000) – Los Angeles – premiere
The Others (2001) – USA – premiere
Signs (2002)
The Machine Girl (2008) – Japan

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August 3

BORN ON August 3

1985 – Max Landis, son of Director, John Landis, who also has a birthday today. He wrote the screenplays for “Victor Frankenstein”, “Chronicle”, “Fear Itself (TV Series)” and “Masters of Horror (TV Series).”

1985 – Georgina Haig, has appeared on “The Mule”, “Fringe (TV Series)”, “Crawl”, “Road Kill” and more.

1979 – Evangeline Lilly, starred on “Lost (TV Series)” as well as “Real Steel”, “Kingdom Hospital (TV Series)”, “Smallville (TV Series)” and “Freddy vs. Jason.”

1972 – Melissa Ponzio, has appeared in “Teen Wolf (TV Series)”, “The Walking Dead (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, and more.

1963 – James Hetfield, is the guitarist and vocalist for heavy metal band Metallica.

1959 – John C. McGinley, has appeared in “Stan Against Evil (TV Series)”, “The Nightmare Room”, “Se7en”, and more.

1950 – Director John Landis, whose films include “An American Werewolf in London,” “Amazon Women on the Moon,” “Twilight Zone: The Movie,” “Schlock” and “Burke & Hare.” He has also contributed to the “Masters of Horrors” series.

1940 – Martin Sheen, father of Charlie and Emilio, who starred in the films “The Dead Zone,” “The Believers” and “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane.”

1895 – Leslie I. Carey, did work with the sound department on Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948); Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949); Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man(1951); The Strange Door (1951); The Black Castle (1952); It Came from Outer Space (1953); Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1953); Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954); This Island Earth (1955); Revenge of the Creature (1955); Tarantula (1955); Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955); Cult of the Cobra (1955); The Creature Walks Among Us (1956); The Mole People (1956); Francis in the Haunted House (1956); The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957); The Monolith Monsters (1957); The Deadly Mantis (1957); Monster on the Campus (1958); The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958); Curse of the Undead (1959); and The Leech Woman (1960)

DIED ON August 3

2007 – James T. Callahan, appeared on episodes of the TV series’ “Twilight Zone,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” and “The Invaders,” and appeared in “Return of the Living Dead III.”

1995 – Ida Lupino, who appeared in the films “The Devil’s Rain” and “Food of the Gods”.

1983 – Carolyn Jones who played Morticia on “The Addams Family” TV show and also appeared in the films “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” “House of Wax” and “Eaten Alive”.

1942 – James Cruze, who played the title role in the 1912 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.



Piranha (1978)
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Rebirth of Mothra (1999) – video premiere
Tale of the Mummy (1999) – Germany (München Fantasy Filmfest)
Cremains (2001)

Mortuary (2005) – Germany (München Fantasy Filmfest)
Wind Chill (2007)

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