September 1

BORN ON September 1

1975 – Scott Speedman, starred in “Underworld”, “Underworld: Evolution”, “Anamorph”, “The Strangers”, “The Moth Diaries.”

1944 – Beau Starr, appeared in “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” and “Halloween 5.”

1943 – Don Stroud, appeared in “The Amityville Horror,” “Carnosaur 2” and “The Alien Within.”

1929 – Anne Ramsey appeared in “Deadly Friend,” “The Goonies” and “Doctor Hackenstein.”

1928 – George Maharis appeared in “Look What’s Happened To Rosemary’s Baby”.

1926 – Comic book artist Gene Colan, who created “Blade.”

1922 – “Lilly Munster” herself, Yvonne De Carlo starred in “Silent Scream” and “American Gothic.”

1913 – Christian Nyby, who directed “The Thing From Another World” and “Showdown with Rance McGrew” episodes of “The Twilight Zone.”

1907 – Nathan Juran who directed the films “20 Million Miles To Earth,” “The Deadly Mantis”.

1898 – Richard Arlen appeared in “Island of Lost Souls,” “The Lady and the Monster” and “The Crawling Hand.”

DIED ON September 1

2008 – Michael Pate, starred in “Curse of the Undead,” “Howling III,” “Tower of London (1962) and “The Black Castle”.

2008 – “In a world where he was the king,” voice over master “Don LaFontaine”.

2007 – “Karloff” Lagarde, who appeared in “El Asesino Invisible” (“Invisible Assassin”) & “Santo En La Frontera Del Terror” (“Santo On The Border Of Terror”).

1986 – Murray Hamilton, played in “Jaws” and “Jaws 2,” also in the original “Amityville Horror” and William Castle’s “13 Frightened Girls.”

Films Released on September 1

Isle of the Dead (1945)
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) – NYC premiere
The Creeper (1948)
Nadja (1995)
The Prophecy (1995)
Altered Species (2001)
The Beast Of Bray Road (2005)
The Wicker Man (2006)
Bell Witch: The Movie (2007)

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September 2

BORN ON September 2

1971 – Shauna Sand, appeared in “Succubus: Hell-Bent”, “Charmed (TV Series)”, “Dark Realm (TV Series)” and “The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven.”

1968 – Kristen Cloke, appeared in “Black Christmas” remake, “Willard”, “Final Destination”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”.

1966 – Salma Hayek, starred in “From Dusk To Dawn,” “The Faculty” and “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,”

1964 – Keanu Reeves, starred in “Dracula,” and “Constantine.”

1927 – Francis Matthews, appeared in the Hammer films “Rasputin: The Mad Monk”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein.”

DIED ON September 2

2001 – Troy Donahue appearances in “The Monolith Monsters” and “Man Of A Thousand Faces” and in “Monster On Campus”.

2000 – Curt Siodmak, wrote the screenplays “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man” and “House of Frankenstein,” as well as creating the legend of “The Wolf Man”.

1964 – Morris Ankrum, in “Giant From the Unknown,” “The Giant Claw” and “Zombies of Mora Tau.”


See No Evil (1971)
The Man Who Haunted Himself (1971) – NYC
Lust For A Vampire (1971)
Deathstalker (1983) – USA – limited
Mortuary (1983)
Nightmares (1983) – NYC
Severed Ties (1992)
13th Child: Legend Of The Jersey Devil (2002) – USA – video premiere
Carnival of the Damned (2008)
The Morgue (2008) – USA – DVD premiere
Carriers (2009)

Shark Night 3D (2011)
Apollo 18 (2011)

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September 3

BORN ON September 3

1978 – Nichole Hiltz, appears in “Trailer Park of Terror”, “Alien Autopsy”, “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “May.”

1976 – Ashley Jones, appeared in “Grave Secrets”, “True Blood (TV Series)”, “Devil’s Prey.”

1974 – Clare Kramer, appears in “Big Ass Spider!”, “Road to Hell”, “The Dead Ones”, “The Thirst”, “The Gravedancers”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, and more.

1965 – Costas Mandylor, starred in “Hyenas”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Dinocroc”, “Saw III”, “Saw IV”, “Saw V”, “Saw VI”, “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter.”

1965 – Charlie Sheen, starred in “Scary Movie 3 & 4″ and Postmortem.”

1963 – Daniel Myrick, is the writer and director of “The Blair Witch Project”, “Curse of the Blair Witch (TV Short documentary)”, “An Exploration of the Blair Witch Legend (Video short)”, “Believers”.

1936 – Eileen Brennan, appeared in TV movie “The Night That Panicked America,” as well as the films “Jeepers Creeper” and “Murder By Death.”

1902 – Mantan Moreland, starred in “King of the Zombies,” “The Strange Case of Dr. Rx,” “Revenge of the Zombies” and “Spider Baby.”

DIED ON September 3

2012 – Michael Clarke Duncan, starred in “The Scorpion King”, “The Green Mile”.

1998 – William Joyce, who starred in “I Eat Your Skin”.

1991 – Director Frank Capra, whose films have included “Lost Horizon,” and “Arsenic & Old Lace”.

1980 – Barbara O’Neil, who appeared in the 1939 version of “Tower Of London,”.


The Valley of Gwangi (1969) – NYC
Kalifornia (1993)
Martyrs (2008)

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September 4

BORN ON September 4

1978 – Wes Bentley, appeared in “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “Amnesiac”, “Final Girl”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Jonah Hex”, “The Tomb”, “P2”, “The Ungodly”, “Ghost Rider.”

1957 – Patricia Tallman, played “Barbara” in the 1990 remake of “Night of the Living Dead,” appeared in “Army of Darkness”.

1943 – Michael Berryman who starred in the films “The Hills Have Eyes,” “Deadly Blessing,” Mask Maker (2011),  “The Devil’s Rejects”,  Necrosis (2009), “Ed Gein: The Butcher Of Plainfield,” “Shed of the Dead (2019), Hell’s Kitty (2018), Smothered (2016), and many more.

1928 – Dick York appeared in several episodes of the “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “The Twilight Zone” TV series’ and in one of my favorite “Thriller” episodes, “The Incredible Dr. Markesen” with Boris Karloff.

1911 – Reggie Nalder, played the vampire in the TV movie “Salem’s Lot,” and also appeared in the films “The Dead Don’t Die” and “Mark of the Devil.”

1911 – Billy Dix who appeared in the films “Giant From the Unknown,” “She Demons” and “Retik, the Moon Menace.”

1908 – Edward Dmytryk, directed the films “The Devil Commands,” “Captive Wild Woman”.

1887 – Roy William Neill, directed “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “The Black Room” and “Dressed To Kill” (1946).

DIED ON September 4

1993 – Hervé Villechaize, appeared in “Seizure”.

1991 – Tom Tryon, appeared in “I Married a Monster From Outer Space,” and wrote the novel “The Other” on which the film of the same name was based.

1981 – David Peel, known for his role of “Baron Meinster” in Hammer’s “The Brides of Dracula.” He also appeared in “The Hands of Orlac”, and more.


Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) – NYC

The Crawling Hand (1963) – Hartford, CT

He Knows You’re Alone (1981) – Finland

Curse Of The Wolf (2007)
Unholy (2007)

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September 5

BORN ON September 5

1993 – Gage Golightly, appears in “Cabin Fever” remake, “Exeter”, “Teen Wolf (TV Series).”

1973 – Rose McGowan, appeared in “Scream,” “Phantoms”, “Grindhouse” double feature “Planet Terror” and “Death Proof”, “Conan the Barbarian” and “Rosewood Lane”.

1951 – Michael Keaton, the man behind “Beetlejuice”.

1948 – Scott H. Reiniger, best known for starring in George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” and “Knightriders”.

1946 – Dennis Dugan, who starred in “The Howling” (1981).

1944 – Rod Arrants, who appeared in the films “A*P*E,” “Helter Skelter” and “Dark Planet.”

1942 – Werner Herzog who directed the 1979 version of “Nosferatu.”

1940 – Raquel Welsh who starred in “Fantastic Voyage” and “One Million Years B.C.”

1940 – William Devane who appeared in the films “Hollow Man,” “Family Plot” and “The Dark.”

1908 – Gloria Holden who played the title role of “Dracula’s Daughter.”

DIED ON September 5

2006 – Jonathan Ball, appeared in “Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills” and “The Zombie Diaries”.

1997 – Eddie Little Sky, who appeared in the films “7 Faces Of Dr. Lao,” “The Car” and “Barbarian Queen”.


The Brides of Dracula (1960)
Vampire Queen (2002)
Blade Of The Vampire (2005)
Kinky Kong (2006)

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September 6

BORN ON September 6

1976 – Naomie Harris, appeared in “28 Days Later”.

1974 – Justin Whalin, portrayed “Andy Barclay” in “Child’s Play 3” and “The House That Jack Built.”

1972 – Idris Elba, who starred in the 2008 remake of “Prom Night,” “The Unborn”, “Prometheus.”

1963 – Betsy Russell, played in “Saw” films and “Unearthed.”

1953 – Anne Lockhart, appeared in “Troll,” “Dark Tower”.

1949 – Tommy Lee Wallace, writer/director of such films as “Vampires: Los Muertos”, “It (TV Mini-Series)”, “Fright Night Part 2”, “Halloween III: Season of the Witch.”

1934 – Paul Naschy aka Jacinto Molina, his character “Waldemar Daninsky” was in a series of films in which he portrayed a werewolf and who was known as the Spanish Lon Chaney because he portrayed all of the classic monsters in films like “Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror”, “Las noches del Hombre Lobo”, “Assignment Terror”, “The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman”, “La furia del Hombre Lobo”, “Doctor Jekyll y el Hombre Lobo”, “Count Dracula’s Great Love”, “Horror Rises from the Tomb”, “Vengeance of the Zombies”, “The Mummy’s Revenge” and so many more.

1891 – Rowland V. Lee, who directed “The Return of Fu Manchu,” “Son of Frankenstein” and “Tower of London.”

1879 – Max Schreck, portrayed “Graf Orlok” in the silent film classic “Nosferatu.”

DIED ON September 6

2004 – Tiny Doll, appeared in Freaks (1932).

1999 – Gil Herman appeared in “Invaders From Mars” and “The Day the Earth Stood Still”.

1974 – Otto Kruger appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter,” “The Colossus of New York” and “Jungle Captive.”


The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
The Terror (1928) – USA – sound version
The Ghastly Ones (1968)
The Thirsty Dead (1974)
Deranged (1990) filmed in 1987 – USA video premiere
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)

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September 7

BORN ON September 7

1978 – Devon Sawa, starred in the original “Final Destination,” “Idle Hands” and “Creature of Darkness.”

1976 – Oliver Hudson, starred in the 2006 remake of “Black Christmas” and “The Breed.”

1973 – Shannon Elizabeth, starred in the 2001 remake of “Thir13en Ghosts,” the 2009 remake of “Night of the Demons” and “Cursed.”

1970 – Tom Everett Scott, starred in “An American Werewolf In Paris.”

1969 – Angie Everhart, appeared in “Bigfoot”, and “Bordello of Blood.”

1954 – Doug Bradley starred in “Pumpkinhead: Ashes To Ashes” and many of the Hellraisers films as Pinhead.

1954 – Corbin Bernsen who plays “The Dentist,” and appeared in the “Masters of Horror” episode, “Right To Die” among others.

1940 – Italian horror director Dario Argento.

1937 – John Phillip Law appeared in “Alienator.”

1926 – Ed Warren, investigated such hauntings as “The Amityville Horror”, “The Endfield Poltergeist” and many more.

1923 – Peter Lawford who appeared in the TV movie “The Phantom of Hollywood,” and the 1945 version of “The Picture of Dorian Gray.”

1894 – George Waggner, who directed “The Wolf Man,” “Man Made Monster” and “Horror Island.”

DIED ON September 7

2010 – Glenn Shadix, appeared in, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, “Sleepwalkers”, “Beetlejuice” and more.

2006 – Roberts Earl Jones, who appeared in “Maniac Cop 2” and “Sleepaway Camp”.

2003 – Singer/songwriter Warren Zevon, who penned the immortal “Werewolves Of London”.

2002 – Katrin Cartlidge played in the film “From Hell”.

1996 – Bibi Besch, appeared in “Rattled”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Tremors”, “The Beast Within” and more.

1997 – Elisabeth Brooks appeared in “Deep Space” and as “Marsha Quist” in The Howling (1981).


Queen of Outer Space (1958)
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1990)
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Unrest (2006) – USA – various film festivals

Hatchet 2006) – (Russia DVD – premiere
Zombie Farm (2007) – SoCal Independent Film Festival

They Wait (2007) – Toronto International Film Festival

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