October 13

Born on October 13

1983 – Katia Winter, has appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “Banshee Chapter”, “The Seer” and “Night Junkies.”

1977 – Kiele Sanchez, appears in “The Purge: Anarchy”, “30 Days of Night: Dark Days”, “Insanitarium.”

1976 – Jennifer Sky, appears in “My Little Eye”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)” and more.

1971 – Kira Reed Lorsch, has appeared in “Vampire”, “Blood Countess”, “Demon’s Claw”, “Demon Under Glass”, and more.

1963 – Hiro Kanagawa, who appeared in the 2009 remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and in several TV series’ “Supernatural,” “Blade: The Series”.

1962 – Kelly Preston, who has appeared in the films “Christine,” and “From Dusk to Dawn.”

1956 – “X-Files” & “Millennium” creator/producer/writer/director Chris Carter.

1918 – Jack MacGowran, starred in “The Exorcist”, “The Fearless Vampire Killers”, “Night Creatures” and many more.

Died on October 13

2012 – Gary Collins, played in many TV shows and films such as “Hangar 18”, “Tales of the Unexpected”, “The Sixth Sense (TV Series)”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla.”

2008 – Christopher Wicking, was a British writer of such films as “Dream Demon”, “To the Devil a Daughter”, “Demons of the Mind”, “Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb”, “Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “Cry of the Banshee”, “Scream and Scream Again”, “The Oblong Box.”

2002 – Dennis Patrick, appeared in the films “House of Dark Shadows” and “The Time Travelers” and starred as “Jason McGuire” on the “Dark Shadows” TV series.

2002 – Keene Curtis who played “Judah Zachery” on “Dark Shadows” and as “Max Pomery” on the TV show “The Magician,”.

1970 – Jack Shea appeared in “Retik the Moon Menace,” “Zombies of the Stratosphere”.

Films Released on October 13

Color Me Blood Red (1965)
You’ll Like My Mother (1972)
Halloween 5 (1989)
Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993)
The Lost World (1998) – video premiere
Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)
Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
The Grudge 2 (2006)

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October 14

Born on October 14

1988 – Max Thieriot, starred in Wes Craven’s “My Soul To Take”, “Bates Motel (TV Series)”, “House at the End of the Street.”

1944 – Udo Kier, appeared in the films “Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein,” “Andy Warhol’s Dracula,” “Rob Zombie’s Halloween” and “FearDotCom.”

1916 – Director Jack Arnold, whose films include “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “It Came From Outer Space” and “Tarantula.”

Died on October 14

2014 – Elizabeth Peña, had appeared in “Strangeland”, “It Came from Outer Space II”, “The Invaders”, “Jacob’s Ladder”, “*batteries not included” and more.

1986 – Keenan Wynn, appeared in the films “The Clonus Horror,” 1979’s “The Dark,” the original “Piranha,” “The Devil’s Rain” and the “Demon in Lace” and “Spanish Moss Murders” episodes of the TV series “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

1983 – Paul Fix, appeared in the film “Night of the Lepus,” he also acted in dozens of TV shows, including episodes of the original “Twilight Zone”.

1949 – Fritz Leiber, appeared in the films “Cobra Woman,” the 1943 version of “The Phantom of the Opera” and the 1939 version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”.

Films Released on October 14

The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)
The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
Fade To Black (1980)
The Kiss (1988)
Night of the Demons (1988)
Pumpkinhead (1988) – limited
Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Spiderbabe (2003) – vide premiere
The Fog (2005)
Brotherhood of Blood (2008)
Dance of the Dead (2008) – DVD premiere
Dark Floors (2008) – DVD premiere
The Thing (2011)

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October 15

Born on October 15

1999 – Bailee Madison, appeared in “Holliston (TV Series)”, “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (TV Series)”, “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark”, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)” and more.

1972 – Matt Keeslar, appeared in “Psycho Beach Party,” “Scream 2” and played the title role in the 2007 film “Jekyll.”

1955 – Tanya Roberts appeared in the films, “Tourist Trap”.

1947 – Lynn Lowry, appeared in “I Drink Your Blood”, “The Crazies”, The Haunting of Whaley House (2012),  “They Came from Within”, “Cat People”, Model Hunger (2016),  “The Theatre Bizarre,” Hell’s Kitty (2018), Pretty Fine Things (2016), and many more.

1947 – John Getz starred in the films “The Fly,” “The Fly II,” “Blood Simple” and “Zodiac.”

1934 – Peter Haskell, appeared in “Child’s Play 2,” “Child’s Play 3” and the TV movie, “The Phantom of Hollywood.”

1924 – Nigel Green, starred in “Countess Dracula”, “The Face of Fu Manchu”, “The Skull”, “The Masque of the Red Death”, “Jason and the Argonauts”, “Gorgo” and more.

Died on October 15

1958 – John Hamilton, appeared in the film “Donovan’s Brain”.

Films Released on October 15

Unknown Island (1948)
Edison’s Frankenstein (1990)
Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)
The Final Cut (2004)
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005) – TV premiere
Return of the Living Dead: Rave To The Grave (2005) – TV premiere
Blood Guardian (2009) – DVD premiere

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October 16

Born on October 16

1981 – Brea Grant, appeared in the Rob Zombie’s “Halloween II,” “Midnight Movie”.

1979 – Erin Brown aka Misty Mundae, starred in tons of B-films including “Vampire Strangler”, “Cannibal Doctor”, “Night of the Groping Dead”, “Mummy Raider”, “My Vampire Lover” and many more.

1958 – Tim Robbins starred in “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Mission To Mars,” “War of the Worlds”.

1947 – Jeff Lieberman, writer/director of such films as “Squirm”, “Blue Sunshine”, “Just Before Dawn” and “Satan’s Little Helper.”

1925 – Michael Conrad appeared in the film “Scream, Blacula Scream.”

1925 – Angela Lansbury, appeared in the films “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” and “The Company of Wolves.”

1923 – Linda Darnell starred in the films “The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe”.

1921 – Robert Urquhart who played in “The Curse of Frankenstein.”

1913 – Matt Willis who played in “Return of the Vampire.”

Died on October 16

2013 – Ed Lauter, played in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” remake, “The Number 23”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Monsters (TV Series)”, “Cujo”, “Magic”, “King Kong” and many more.

2007 – Deborah Kerr who played in the film “Eye of the Devil.”

2005 – John Larch, who appeared in the original “Amittyville Horror,” “Play Misty For Me” and the TV movie “Bad Ronald”.

2003 – Mark Hanna who has written the screenplay’s for the films “Not of This Earth,” “The Amazing Colossal Man,” “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” and “The Undead”.

1972 – Leo G. Carroll who played in the film “Tarantula”.

Films Released on October 16

The Boston Strangler (1968)
Strange Behavior (1981) – New York City

Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
Candyman (1992)
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Witchhouse 3: Demon Fire (2001)
Walpurgis Nacht (2004)
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2007) – DVD premiere
Planet Terror (2007) – DVD premiere
Return To House on Haunted Hill (2007)
The Stepfather (2009)

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October 17

Born on October 17

1991 – Dora Madison, has appeared in “Night of the Babysitter”, “Exists”, “Humans vs Zombies”, “Dexter (TV Series)”.

1957 – Vincent Van Patten, who appeared in the films “Hell Night” and “Camp Fear.”

1957 – Lawrence Bender, who was executive producer on the “Dusk To Dawn” films.

1950 – Joan Prather who starred in, “The Devil’s Rain.”

1948 – Margot Kidder who played in Black Christmas (1974).

1943 – British writer/director Michael Reeves, he wrote and/or directed the films “Castle of the Living Dead”, “She Beast”, “The Sorcerers”, “The Conqueror Worm”, “The Oblong Box.”

1926 – Julie Adams who starred in “Creature From the Black Lagoon” and “The Psychic Killer.”

1926 – Beverly Garland who starred in such Corman classics as “Not of This Earth,” “It Conquered the World” and the film “The Alligator People.”

1921 – Tom Poston, who starred in the William Castle classics “The Old Dark House” and “Zotz!.

1913 – Robert Lowery who played in the films “The Mummy’s Ghost,” “Revenge of the Zombies” and “The Undertaker and His Pals.”

Died on October 17

2004 – Julius Harris, appeared in the films “Darkman,” “Shrunken Heads” and the 1976 version of “King Kong”.

2003 – Bernard Schwartz who was executive producer of the films “Eye of the Cat,” “The Shuttered Room” and “Psycho II”.

Films Released on October 17

Hands of the Ripper (1971) – UK
Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971) – UK
Case of the Full Moon Murders (1973) – Hartford, CT
Dead Men Don’t Die (1991)
Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge (1991) – video premiere
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Big Monster on Campus – aka “Boltneck” (2000)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

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October 18

Born on October 18

1991 – Tyler Posey, starred in the MTV show “Teen Wolf (TV Series).”

1938 – Dawn Wells, appeared in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” and “Return to Boggy Creek.”

1935 – Peter Boyle who played in “Young Frankenstein” and “Species II.”

1934 – Inger Stevens starred in the film “The World, the Flesh and the Devil” as well as “The Hitch-Hiker” and “Lateness of the Hour” episodes of the original “Twilight Zone” TV series.

1934 – Calvin Lockhart, appeared in “Predator 2”, “The Beast Must Die”, and more.

1927 – George C. Scott starred in “The Fury,” “The Changeling” and “Exorcist III.”

1926 – Klaus Kinski who starred in the films “Demon With the Blue Hand,” the 1979 version of “Nosferatu” and “Creature.”

1902 – Miriam Hopkins who starred in the 1931 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.”

Died on October 18

2012 – Sylvia Kristel, starred in “Dracula’s Widow.”

1965 – Henry Travers, starred in the original “The Invisible Man.”

1931 – Thomas A. Edison, who brought the story of “Frankenstein” to the screen for the first time in 1910.

Films Released on October 18

The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (1964) – UK

The Gorgon (1964) – UK

The Velvet Vampire (1971) – New York City
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Re-Animator (1985)
The Dentist (1996)
Terror Tract (2000) – TV premiere

Below (2002)

The Ring (2002)

Infested (2002)

Perfect Creature (2006)
Necromentia (2009)

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October 19

Born on October 19

1965 – Tracy Griffith, appeared in “Skeeter”, “The First Power”, “Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland.”

1945 – John Lithgow starred in “Raising Cain,” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie.”

1941 – Simon Ward, who appeared in the films “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed,” “The Monster Club”.

1921 – George Nader appeared in “Robot Monster,” “The Human Duplicators” and “House of 1000 Dolls.”

1920 – LaWanda Page, appeared in the film “Mausoleum.”

1903 – Tor Johnson appeared in “The Beast of Yucca Flats”, “Night of the Ghouls”, “Plan 9 from Outer Space”, “Bride of the Monster.”

Died on October 19

2007 – Phyllis Kirk, starred with Vincent Price in “House of Wax”.

2003 – Guy Rolfe who played the title role in the film “Mr. Sardonicus” and portrayed “Toulan” in “Puppet Master III, 4, 5 & 7”.

Films Released on October 19

Dr. Renault’s Secret (1942)
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994) – video premiere
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994) – video premiere
Vampira – About Death, Sex and Taxes (1995) – Los Angeles Film Festival
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return (1999)
Modern Vampires (1999) – video premiere

From Hell (2001)
GhostWatcher (2002)
The Ghosts of Edendale (2003) – DVD premiere
Zombie Planet (2004)
30 Days of Night (2007)
Damned By Dawn (2009) – Screamfest Horror Film Festival

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