August 25

BORN ON August 25

1976 – Alexander Skarsgård, stars in “True Blood (TV Series)”, “Battleship”, and “Straw Dogs.”

1961 – Ally Walker, appeared in “Mischief Night”, “Profiler (TV Series)”, “Universal Soldier”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series).”

1958 – Tim Burton, who directed “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Ed Wood.”

1949 – John Savage, appears in “Tales of Halloween”, “Demon Legacy”, “Bermuda Tentacles”, “Bereavement”, “Carnosaur 2” and many more.

1949 – Gene Simmons, appeared in the films “Runaway,” “Trick or Treat” and “KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park.”

1939 – John Badham, film credits include the 1979 screen version of “Dracula,” and the “Night Gallery” TV series.

1933 – Tom Skerritt, appeared in, “Alien,” “The Devil’s Rain” and “The Dead Zone.”

1917 – Mel Ferrer, appeared in the films “Blood & Roses,” “City of the Walking Dead” and “The Hands of Orlac.”

1909 – Michael Rennie starred in “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” “Assignment Terror”.

DIED ON August 25

2006 – Joseph Stefano wrote the screenplay for the original “Psycho,” and for “Psycho IV: The Beginning,” “Eye of the Devil” and for “The Outer Limits” TV show.

2001 – Aaliyah, starred in “Queen of the Damned.”

1963 – Director Edward L. Cahn, whose films include “The She Creature,” “Creature with the Atom Brain” and “Invasion of the Saucer Men”.


The Disembodied (1957)

From Hell It Came (1957)
The Skull (1965)
Blacula (1972)
Burnt Offerings (1976) – USA premiere
Zombie (1979) – Italy
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Nadja (1995) – New York City
Severance (2006)

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August 26

BORN ON August 26

1991 – Dylan O’Brien, starred in the MTV show “Teen Wolf”, “The Maze Runner.”

1980 – Chris Pine, starred in “Carriers.”

1974 – Meredith Eaton, starred in “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” and “Paranormal Activity 3.”

1960 – Ola Ray, appeared in “Michael Jackson: Thriller” also in “The Night Stalker.”

1941 – Akiko Wakabayashi, appeared in “King Kong vs. Godzilla,” “Ghidrah, the Three Headed Monster”.

1939 – Yvette Vickers starred in “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman,” “Attack of the Giant Leeches” and the TV movie “The Dead Don’t Die.”

1909 – Jim Davis, appeared in “Frankenstein vs. Dracula,” “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter” and “Monster from Green Hell.”

DIED ON August 26

1986 – Ted Knight, appeared at the end of the film “Psycho” as one of the officers guarding “Norman Bates”.

1930 – The one and only “Man of a Thousand Faces,” Lon Chaney Sr.


War of the Worlds (1953)
The Abominable Snowman (1957) – UK
Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
The Cave (2005)
Vampire Diary (2007) – USA DVD premiere
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

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August 27

BORN ON August 27

1988 – Alexa PenaVega, appeared in “Machete Kills”, “Abandoned Mine”, “The Devil’s Carnival”, “Mother’s Day” and more.

1985 – Kayla Ewell, appeared in “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)” and “The Demented.”

1962 – Dean Devlin produced the films “Independence Day,” “Stargate” and the American version of “Godzilla.”

1955 – Diana Scarwid, played in “Mommie Dearest,” “What Lies Beneath,” “Strange Invaders” and “Psycho III.”

1953 – Peter Stormare, appeared in “Dark Summer”, “Clown”, “Bad Milo”, “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”, “Dylan Dog: Dead of Night”, “2001 Maniacs”, “Fargo” and many more.

1950 – Charles Fleischer appeared in “Tales From the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight,” “A Nightmare On Elm Street,” “Deadly Friend” and “Zodiac.”

1947 – Barbara Bach appeared in the films “Black Belly of the Tarantula,” “Screamers” and “Humanoid.”

1925 – Herman Cohen whose film credits include “Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla,” “I Was a Teenage Frankenstein,” “I Was a Teenage Werewolf” and “Trog.”

1911 – Johnny Eck known in the sideshow circuit as “The Half Boy,” and appeared in Tod Browning’s Freaks (1932).

1896 – Morris Ankrum, who appeared in such films as “Rocketship X-M,” “Invaders From Mars” and “Earth vs. the Flying Saucers.”

DIED ON August 27

2004 – Larry McCormick appeared in the films “Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines” and in the TV movie “The Case Of The Hillside Stranglers.”

1996 – Akiji Kobayashi, appeared in the films “Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah,” the 1992 version of “Godzilla vs. Mothra” and “Gamera 2: The Advent of Legion”.


Doctor X (1932)
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
The Earth Dies Screaming (1965) – Bismarck, ND
The Incubus (1982)
Needful Things (1993)
The 13th Warrior (1999)
The Astronaut’s Wife (1999)
Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid (2004)
Suspect Zero (2004)
The Last Exorcism (2010)

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August 28

BORN ON August 28

1984 – Sarah Roemer, appeared in “Asylum”, “Disturbia”, and “The Grudge 2.”

1980 – Carly Pope, appeared in “The Tomorrow People (TV Series)”, “Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon”, “Beneath”, “Disturbing Behavior” and more.

1978 – Kelly Overton, appeared in “True Blood (TV Series)”, “The Ring Two”, and more.

1965 – Amanda Tapping, has appeared in “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “The Haunting of Lisa”, “Goosebumps (TV Series)”, “Forever Knight (TV Series)” and many more.

1962 – Director David Fincher, his films include “Se7en”, “Fight Club”, “Alien 3”, “Panic Room”, “Zodiac” and many more.

1959 – Brian Thompson, played in films “Flight of the Living Dead”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “Kindred: The Embraced (TV Series)”, “Fright Night Part 2”, “Werewolf (TV Series)” and many more.

1957 – Daniel Stern, appeared in “Little Monsters,” “C.H.U.D,.” “Leviathan” and “Otis.”

1943 – David Soul, starred in the TV movie “Salem’s Lot”.

1915 – Simon Oakland, played on the “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” TV series.

1879 – E.E. Clive, appeared in “The Invisible Man,” “The Bride of Frankenstein” and “Dracula’s Daughter.”

DIED ON August 28

1987 – John Houston appeared in “Tentacles”.

1985 – Ruth Gordon appeared in “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice”.

1978 – Robert Shaw, who appeared as “Captain Quint” in the film “Jaws”.


Rope (1948) – New York City Premiere
Black Sabbath (1963) – Rome

The Haunted Palace (1963) – Cincinnati, OH
The Gruesome Twosome (1967)
Hell Night (1981)
House II: The Second Story (1987)
Pet Semetary II (1992)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
Frankenstein Reborn (2005)
Halloween II (2009)
The Final Destination (2009)

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August 29

BORN ON August 29

1973 – Writer/Producer/Director Tom Six, his films include “The Human Centipede (First Sequence)”, “The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)” and the upcoming “The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence).”

1964 – Stacey Travis, appeared in “Venom”, “Angel (TV Series)”, “Ghost World”, “Dracula Rising”, “Hardware”, “Doctor Hackenstein”, “Phantasm II” and more.

1962 – Rebecca De Mornay, appeared in “Identity,” “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle”, the TV mini-series “The Shining”, “Apartment 1303 3D”, and “Mother’s Day.”

1958 –Michael Jackson, genre fans will forever love his mega hit song “Thriller.”

1950 – Frank Henenlotter, writer/director of such cult exploitation films as “Basket Case”, “Basket Case 2”, “Basket Case 3”, “Brain Damage”, “Frankenhooker” and “Bad Biology.”

1939 – William Friedkin, director of “The Exorcist” and “Bug.”

1939 – Joel Schumacher, directed “The Number 23,” “The Lost Boys,” “The Phantom of the Opera” (2004).

1928 – Charles Gray, appeared in “The Unknown Terror,” “The Devil’s Bride,” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.

1923 –Richard Attenborough who played “John Hammond” in “Jurassic Park” and  in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park.”

1908 – George Macready appeared in “Count Yorga,” “The Return of Count Yorga” and “The Alligator People.”

DIED ON August 29

2000 – Rose Hobart, appeared in “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Cat Creeps”, “Isle of the Dead”, “The Soul of a Monster”, “The Mad Ghoul”, “Tower of London”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”

1985 – Evelyn Ankers appeared in, The Wolf Man (1941), “Hold That Ghost” and “The Ghost of Frankenstein”.

1983 – Simon Oakland, appeared as “Tony Vincenzo” in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The Night Strangler (TV Movie)”, “The Night Stalker (TV Movie)”, “Psycho” and more.

1973 – Michael Dunn, appeared in the 1971 version of “Murders In the Rue Morgue,” “The Werewolf Of Washington” and “The Mutations.”


The Whip and the Body (1963) – Italy
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1997) – USA limited
Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)
The Curse Of Lizzie Borden (2006)
The Zodiac (2006) – USA DVD premiere

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August 30

BORN ON August 30

1987 – Johanna Braddy, appeared in “The Levenger Tapes”, “The Collection”, “Paranormal Activity 3”, “The Grudge 3.”

1984 – Emily Montague, appears in “Resolution” and “Fright Night” remake.

1978 – Stacy Fuson, appeared in “Paranormal Island”, “Room 6”, “Dead of Night (TV Series)”, “Nightmare Next Door.”

1963 – Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus of the metal band GWAR.

1961 – Ely Pouget, appeared in “Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace”, “Death Machine”, “Dark Shadows (TV Series).”

1951 – Timothy Bottoms appeared in the 1986 remake of “Invaders From Mars” and“ Uncle Sam”.

1949 – Brian Yuzna, is a writer/producer/director of such films as “Re-Animator”, “Society”, “Bride of Re-Animator”, “From Beyond”, “Necronomicon: Book of Dead”, “Beyond Re-Animator”, “The Dentist”, “Dagon” and more.

1928 – Bill Daily appeared in the film “Alligator II: the Mutation.”

1797 – Mary Shelley, author of a little novel entitled “Frankenstein.”

DIED ON August 30

2015 – Wes Craven, writer/producer/director gave us such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “The Hills Have Eyes”, “Deadly Blessing”, “Swamp Thing”, “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “New Nightmare”, “Deadly Friend”, “The Serpent and the Rainbow”, “Shocker”, “The People Under the Stairs”, “Vampire in Brooklyn”, “Scream 1, 2, 3, 4”, “Cursed” and many more.

2006 – Glenn Ford, appeared in “Happy Birthday to Me,” “The Visitor” and “Virus” (1980).

2003 – Charles Bronson played “Igor” in the 1953 version of “House of Wax.”

2002 – J. Lee Thompson, who directed “Eye of the Devil” and the 1961 version of “Cape Fear”.


Last House On the Left (1972)
Deathdream aka Dead of Night (1974)
Relentless (1989)
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
Child’s Play 3 (1991)
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
FearDotCom (2002)
Hood Of The Living Dead (2005)
Uchuujin From Outer Space (2007)
Dread (2009)

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August 31

BORN ON August 31

1974 – Zach Ward, appeared in “Freddy vs. Jason,” “Resident Evil: Apocalypse”, “Dark House (2014)”, and “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys.”

1970 – Debbie Gibson, acting in “Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark”, “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid”, “Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus”, “Soulkeeper” and “Ghostbusters.”

1965 – Daniel Bernhardt starred in “Children of Wax.”

1949 – Richard Gere starred in “Primal Fear” and “The Mothman Prophecies.”

1942 – Carole Wells appeared in “House of the Seven Corpses.”

1932 – Roy Castle, appeared in “Legend of the Werewolf” and “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors.”

1928 – James Coburn starred in “Looker,” the TV mini-series “The Dain Curse” and hosted the short-lived TV anthology “Dark Room.”

1914 – Richard Basehart appeared in “Mansion of the Doomed,” the 1977 version of “The Island of Dr. Moreau”.

1897 – Fredric March who played the title role in the 1932 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde’ and played “Death” in “Death Takes A Holiday.

DIED ON August 31

2006 – William Aldrich, who produced “What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?”.

2000 – Patricia Owens starred in “Ghost Ship” (1952) and 1958 version of “The Fly”.

1999 – Marguerite Chapman, appeared in “The Amazing transparent Man”.


Circus of Horrors (1960) – New York City
Lake Of Dracula (1973)
Microwave Massacre (1983)
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Night of the Demons 2 (1994) – USA video premiere
Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994)
Blood Dolls (1999) – USA video premiere
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2003) – USA TV premiere
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2003) – USA TV premiere
Realms Of Blood (2004)
Halloween (2007)

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