October 1

Born on October 1

1987 – Brooke Peoples, has appeared in “Insidious: Chapter 2” and “Munger Road.”

1976 – Danielle Bisutti, appears in “Insidious: Chapter 2”, “Curse of Chucky”, “Charmed (TV Series).”

1958 – Michelle Bauer, her mainstream films include “The Tomb”, “Terror Night”, “Night of the Living Babes”, “Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama”, “Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers”, “DemonWarp”, “Nightmare Sisters”, “Scream Queen Hot Tub Party” and many more.

1950 – Randy Quaid, starred in “The Wraith” and 1992 TV version of “Frankesntein.”

1936 – Stella Stevens starred in the films “The Granny,” “Monster in the Closet” and “Arnold.”

1935 – Toho special effects whiz, Teruyoshi Nakano.

1921 – James Whitmore appeared in the films “Them!,” and “The Relic”.

Died on October 1

2008 – House Peters Jr., who appeared in the films “Target Earth,” “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Red Planet Mars”.

1999 – Noel Johnson, who appeared in “Doomwatch,” “Frenzy” and “Frightmare”.

Films Released on October 1

The Brute Man (1946)
The Brain From Planet Arous (1957)
The Night of the Strangler (1972)
Dark Carnival (1993)
Night Terror (2002)
The Shape Of Evil (2002)
Kill The Scream Queen (2004)
Jacqueline Hyde (2005)
Night of the Flesh Eaters (2008)
House of the Wolf Man (2009)
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009) – Austin Fantastic Fest
Hatchet II (2010) – USA – limited

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October 2

Born on October 2

1986 – Camilla Belle, appears in “When a Stranger Calls”.

1971 – Tiffany, appeared in “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid”, “Mega Piranha”, and “Necrosis.”

1967 – Lew Temple, appeared in “Wicked Blood”, “Zombex”, “The Walking Dead (TV Series)”, “Silent Night, Zombie Night”, “Rob Zombie’s Halloween” and more.

1951 – Sting, who starred in the films “The Bride,” “Brimstone and Treacle”.

1950 – Ian McNiece appeared in the films “From Hell,” the 2008 remake of “Day of the Dead” and the 2004 mini series “Frankenstein.”

1936 – David Gale who played “Dr. Hill” in “The Re-Animator” and “Bride of the Re-Animator.”

1929 – Moses Gunn who appeared in the films “Firestarter,” “Amityville II: the Possession”.

1920 – James Dobson appeared in the film “The Cult of the Cobra”.

1917 – William Marshall who wrote and directed the film “Phantom Planet.”

1900 – Barton Yarborough played in “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” and also appeared in the film “Before I Hang” with Boris Karloff.

1895 – Comedian Bud Abbott, who along side his partner Lou Costello, starred in “Hold That Ghost” and met a slew of monsters including, “Frankenstein,” “Dracula,” “The Wolf Man,” “The Invisible Man,” “The Mummy,” “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” and “The Killer.”

Died on October 2

2005 – Hamilton Camp appeared in the films “Bedlam” (1946 with Karloff),  “Son of Dr. Jekyll” and as an adult in the film “Evilspeak.”

2003 – Richard Liberty, played in the film “Day of the Dead,” also appeared in “The Crazies,” “Cannibal Hookers” and “The Final Countdown.”

1999 – Lee Richardson, appeared in the films “The Believers,” “The Fly II” and “The Exorcist III”.

Films Released on October 2

Mummy’s Boys (1936)
Creepozoids (1987)
Strangeland (1998)
Mistress Frankenstein (2000)
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (2007) – USA – DVD premiere
Species: The Awakening (2007)
Deader Country (2009)
Hillbilly Bob Zombie (2009)
Late Fee (2009)
Zombieland (2009)
[Rec] ² (2009)

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October 3

Born on October 3

1984 – Chris Marquette, who appeared in “Freddy vs Jason,” “Fanboys” and “The Invisible.”

1978 – Shannyn Sossamon, who starred in  “One Missed Call” (2008) and “The Order.”

1973 – Neve Campbell who starred in Scream as well as the other 3 in the franchise, “The Craft”.

1973 – Lena Headey, who starred as “Sarah Connor” on the TV series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” starred in the films “Laid To Rest”, and “The Purge”.

1924 – Harvey Kurtzman, wrote the screenplay for the film “Mad Monster Party.”

1908 – Masao Tamai who was the cinematographer for the original “Gojira.”

1890 – Henry Hull who starred in “The WereWolf of London,” and “Master of the World”.

Died on October 3

2004 – Janet Leigh, starred in “Psycho” and “The Fog” and “Halloween H2O”.

1998 – Roddy McDowall, played in the “Fright Night” films.

1997 – John Ashley starred in the films “Frankenstein’s Daughter,” “The Mad Doctor of Blood Island” and “Beast of the Yellow Night”.

Films Released on October 3

Repulsion (1965)
Terror Train (1980)

Funeral Home (1980) – Canada

Near Dark (1987) – New York City
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
The Woods (2006) – DVD premieres
Dark Paradox (2008)

Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Red Hook (2009)
The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu (2009)

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October 4

Born on October 4

1976 – Alicia Silverstone, who appeared in “Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed.”

1967 – Liev Schreiber who played “Cotton Weary” in “Scream, Scream 2, and Scream 3”, and appeared in “Phantoms” and starred in the 2006 remake of “The Omen”

1957 – Kyra Schon who portrayed in Night of the Living Dead (1968).

1946 – Susan Sarandon who starred in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “The Hunger,” “The Witches of Eastwick”.

1942 – Christopher Stone appeared in the films “The Howling,” “Cujo” and “Invisible Mom.”

1941 – Anne Rice, author of “Interview with the Vampire.”

1922 – John Larch appeared in “Play Misty For Me” and “The Amityville Horror.”

1900 – Robert Shayne, appeared in the films “How To Make a Monster,” “The Giant Claw,” “The Indestructible Man”.

Died on October 4

2006 – Tom Bell, appeared in “Devil’s Gate”, “Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible (TV Series)”, “Straight on Till Morning” and more.

1990 – Jill Bennett, appeared in “The Haunting of Julia”, “The Nanny”, “The Skull”.

Films Released on October 4

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Lepus (1972)

Santo vs. Black Magic Woman (1973)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Demons (1985) – Italy
Red Dragon (2002)
Beyond Re-Animator (2004) – TV premiere
Frankenstein vs The Creature From Blood Cove (2005)

Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)

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October 5

Born on October 5

1983 – Jesse Eisenberg, who starred in “Zombieland” and “Cursed.”

1980 – Writer/director Ti West, some of his films include “The Sacrament”, “The ABCs of Death”, “V/H/S”, “The Innkeepers”, “Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever”, “The House of the Devil.”

1968 – Lilith Stabs, appeared in “Vampire Call Girls,” “Demon Divas and the Lanes of Damnation,” “Zombiegeddon” and “Cremains”.

1960 – Daniel Baldwin who starred in the film “Vampires,” “Vegas Vampires” and “A Darker Reality.”

1952 – Duncan Regehr, remembered for his role of “Dracula” in “The Monster Squad” appeared in “Flying Virus”, “Blood Surf”, “The Haunting of Lisa” and more.

1952 – Horror author Clive Barker.

1951 – Karen Allen, appeared in “Ghost in the Machine”.

1943 – Nancy Barrett, who played “Carolyn Collins Stoddard” on the original “Dark Shadows” series.

1919 – Donald Pleasence, best known for portraying “Dr. Sam Loomis” in the “Halloween” series and appeared in “Escape From New York,” “The Monster Club,” “The Mutations”.

1905 – John Hoyt, appeared in “X, the Man With X-Ray Eyes,” and “Curse of the Undead.”

Died on October 5

2011 – Charles Napier, appeared in many films “One-Eyed Monster”, “Dinocroc”, “Alien Species”, “Ripper Man”, “Skeeter”, “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Maniac Cop 2” and many more.

2010 – Leona Gage, appeared in “Scream of the Butterfly”, “Tales of Terror.”

2010 – Roy Ward Baker, director of “The Monster Club”, “The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires”, “The Vault of Horror”, “Scars of Dracula”, “The Vampire Lovers”, “Five Million Years to Earth” and more.

1997 – Andrew Keir appeared in the films “Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb,” “Five Million Years to Earth” and “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”.

Films Released on October 5

Blood of Dracula’s Castle (1969)
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) – New York City
Hardware 1990 – UK
Shakma (1990)
Embrace the Darkness (1999)
The Fear: Resurrection (1999)
Joy Ride (2001)
Zombie Nation (2004)
Cthulhu (2007) – Escapism Film Festival
Devil Girl (2007) – Shriekfest Film Festival
House of Horrors: The Movie (2009)

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