October 6

Born on October 6

1980 – Jenny Wade, who played “Honey Pie” in the “Feast” films.

1974 – Jermey Sisto, who plays “Detective Cyrus Lupo” on the TV show “Law and Order.” He appeared in the films “Dead and Breakfast,” “Wrong Turn” and “May”.

1973 – Ioan Gruffudd, who played “Reed Richards” in the “Fantastic Four” films and currently stars in ABC’s “Forever” TV Show.

1963 – Elisabeth Shue, who starred in “The Hollow Man,” and “Back to the Future” parts 2 & 3.

1953 – Wendy Robie who appeared in the films “The Dentist II,” “The People Under the Stairs” and as “Nadine” in the series “Twin Peaks.”

1942 – Britt Ekland who appeared in “Beverly Hills Vamp,” “Satan’s Mistress” and “The Monster Club.”

1884 – Zack Williams who appeared in “The Vampire’s Ghost” and “Son of Ingagi.”

Died on October 6

2009 – Make-up artist Bob Westmoreland, worked on the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie”.

2006 – Sean Fagan, appeared in “The Gate” and “Friday the 13th”.

2000 – Richard Farnsworth, appeared in “Highway To Hell” and “Misery”.

1992 – Denholm Elliot, appeared in the TV movies “Fall of the House of Usher,” “Dracula” and “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” and the film “The House That Dripped Blood” .

1989 – Bette Davis, who starred in such films as “What Ever Happened To Baby Jane,” “Burnt Offerings” and “The Nanny”.

1962 – Director Tod Browning, whose legendary films included “Freaks,” “Dracula” and “London After Midnight”.

Films Released on October 6

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) – UK

The Addiction (1995)
Fear of the Dark (2001)
The Bloodletting (2004)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Days of Darkness (2007) – Shockerfest Film Festival

It’s Alive (2009) – USA DVD premiere
La Hacienda (2009)
Mass Acre Hill (2009)
Skull Heads (2009)
Staunton Hill (2009)
The Hiding (2009)

The Thaw (2009) – DVD premieres

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October 7

Born on October 7

1986 – Holland Roden, stars in “Teen Wolf (TV Series)” and “House of Dust.”

1986 – Bree Olson appeared in “The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)” and “Camp Massacre.”

1985 – J. Daniel Murphy, writer/director/producer of the film “The Last Zombie.”

1959 – Dylan Baker, starred in the films “Trick ‘r Treat,” “The Cell,” “Along Came a Spider”.

1956 – Screamin’ Mad George film credits include, “The Guyver,” “Bride of the Re-Animator” and “Curse II: The Bite.”

1952 –  Tom McBride, in “Friday the 13th Part 2.”

Died on October 7

2011 – David Hess, starred in such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “House on the Edge of the Park”, “Swamp Thing”, “Zombie Nation” and more.

1849 – Great horror writer Edgar Allan Poe. He penned such stories as “The Mask of the Red Death”, “The Raven”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “The Pit and the Pendulum” all of which have been turned into films.

Films Released on October 7

The Crawling Eye (1958) – London
4D Man (1959)
Alien Nation (1988)
Night of the Demons III (1997)
Contagion (2003)
The Call Of Cthulhu (2005)
Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2008) – DVD premiere

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October 8

Born on October 8

1997 – Bella Thorne, stars in “Amityville: The Awakening”, “Home Invasion”, “Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?”, “The Seer”, and “Scream: The TV Series.”

1979 – Kristanna Loken, starred in “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” and “BloodRayne.”

1969 – Dylan Neal, starred in the TV series “Blood Ties,” and appeared in the films “Chupacabra Terror” and “Prom Night III: The Last Kiss.”

1954 – Michael Dudikoff, appeared in “Bloody Birthday.”

1949 – Sigourney Weaver, starred in the “Alien, Aliens, and others of the saga, “Copycat,” “Galaxy Quest” and “The Village.”

1943 – “Goosebumps” author R. L. Stine.

1930 – James Olson, appeared in the films “Amityville II: The Possession,” “Andromeda Strain” and “Moon Zero Two.”

1928 – Ray Stricklyn appeared in “The Return of Dracula.”

1906 – René Cardona, directed the films “Night of the Bloody Apes,” “The Brainiac” and “Santo vs. the Evil Brain.”

Died on October 8

1983 – Joan Hackett, appeared in “The Terminal Man” and “Dead of Night”.

1982 – Fernando Lamas appeared in the 1960 version of “The Lost World,”

1978 – Karl Swenson, had appeared in “The Birds” and “A Howling in the Woods.”

Films Released on October 8

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
Mr. Sardonicus (1961) – New York City
Kill Baby…Kill! (1968) – Pittsburgh, PA
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)
Stakes (2002)
The Hillside Strangler (2004) – New York City

Skull & Bones (2007)
My Soul to Take (2010)
I Spit on Your Grave (2010) – USA – limited

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October 9

Born on October 9

1994 – Jodelle Ferland, who starred in “The Messengers,” “Case 39”.

1964 – Producer/writer/director Guillermo del Toro, whose films include “The Orphanage,” “The Devil’s Backbone,” “Hell Boy 1 & 2,” “Blade II”, “Mimic”.

1959 – Michael Paré who starred in the films “The Philadelphia Experiment,” the remake of “Village of the Damned,” “Bloodrayne,” Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018), Reborn (2018), Abattoir (2016), Bone Tomahawk (2015), The Vatican Tapes (2015), Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010), Polycarp (2007), Furnace (2007), Seed (2006), Komodo vs. Cobra (2005 TV Movie) and “Bad Moon.”

1958 – Producer Frank Mancuso Jr., whose films have included “Stigmata,” “Friday the 13th” parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, “Species,” “I Know Who Killed Me” and “April Fool’s Day” (2008).

1954 – Scott Bakula, starred in “Lord of Illusion.”

1953 – Tony Shaloub, starred in the 2001 remake of “Thir13en Ghosts” and “1408.”

Died on October 9

2009 – Barry Letts, who produced & directed many British TV series including “The Invisible Man,” “Doctor Who” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles” mini-series,.

2005 – Louis Nye who played “Zombo” on ” The Munsters” episode of the same name.

2000 – David Dukes, appeared in “Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)”, “Gods and Monsters”, “Rawhead Rex”, “Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)”, and more.

1972 – Miriam Hopkins who starred in the 1931 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

Films Released on October 9

Shanks (1974)
The Grim Reaper 1981
Demons 2 (1986) – Italy
Alien Terminator (1996)
Bruiser (2001) – DVD & VHS premiere
Halloween 4: The Final Cut (video) (2001)
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Children of the Living Dead (2001) – USA
Vampyre Tales (2005)
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Splatter Beach (2007)
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
After the Day 2: Before the Knight (2009)
Eyes of the Woods (2009)
The Good Sisters (2009)

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October 10

Born on October 10

1989 – Aimee Teegarden, has appeared in “Rings”, “Beneath the Darkness”, “Scream 4.”

1988 – Rose McIver, starred on TV’s “iZombie (TV Series)”, “The Lovely Bones”,” and more.

1984 – Chiaki Kuriyama, appeared in “Ju-On”.

1978 – Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, appeared in “The Crow: Salvation,” “Out For Blood” and “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.”

1952 – Producer Mario Kassar, credits include the films “Terminator” 2 & 3, “Terminator: Salvation,” “Stargate” and the TV series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.”

1949 – Jessica Harper who starred in the films “Shock Treatment,” “Phantom of Paradise” and “Suspiria.”

1946 – Charles Dance, appeared in “Underworld: Blood Wars”, “Ghostbusters” remake, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”, “Victor Frankenstein”, “Dracula Untold”, “Patrick”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Alien 3”, and many more.

1942 – Peter Coyote, appeared in the films “Endangered Species,” and “Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave.”

1927 – Rita Morley who appeared in “The Flesh Eaters.”

1927 – Alice Nunn appeared in “Snakes,” “The Fury” and “Trick or Treat.”

1927 – Dana Elcar appeared on the TV series “Dark Shadows,” and in the films “Fail Safe,” “The Boston Strangler” and “2010.”

1926 – Richard Jaeckel starred in “The Green Slime,” and “The Dark.”

1924 – The one and only Edward D. Wood Jr.

Died on October 10

2004 – Christopher Reeve, starred in the TV remake of “Rear Window,” the feature films “Somewhere In Time,” the 1995 remake of “Village Of The Damned”.

2002 – Teresa Graves, in the film “Vampira” a.k.a. “Old Dracula.”

1985 – The one and only Orson Welles.

1983 – Ralph Richardson, appeared in the films “Tales From the Crypt” (the original), and “The Ghoul” (1933 with Karloff).

Films Released on October 10

Captive Women (1952)
Barbarella (1968)
They Came from Within – aka “Shivers” (1975) – Canada
Deadly Friend (1986)
Jack-O (1995)
Hangman’s Curse (2003) – Birmingham, AL
House of the Dead (2003)
Bikini Girls From the Lost Planet (2006)
Black Dahlia (2006)
Monster Night (2006)
The Mummy’s Kiss: 2nd Dynasty (2006)
Fetus (2008)
Quarantine (2008)
Experiment 7 (2009) – Freak Show Horror Film Festival

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October 11

Born on October 11

1985 – Michelle Trachtenberg, has appeared in “The Scribbler”, “Black Christmas” remake and in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series).”

1984 – Martha MacIsaac, appeared in “Dead Before Dawn 3D”, “The Thaw”, “The Last House on the Left” remake, “Night of Terror.”

1969 – Stephen Moyer, stars in “True Blood (TV Series)”, “Devil’s Knot”, “Evidence”, “The Barrens”, “Priest” and more.

1965 – Lennie James, starred in “The Walking Dead (TV Series).”

Died on October 11

1990 – Robert Tessier, appeared in “Nightwish”, “The Lost Empire”, “Manimal (TV Series)”, “The Velvet Vampire”, “The Deep” and more.

1988 – Richard Denning, appeared in “Twice-Told Tales”, “The Black Scorpion”, “Day the World Ended”, “Creature with the Atom Brain”, “Target Earth” and “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”

1940 – Charles Ogle, was notable for portraying the very first incarnation of the Frankenstein’s monster in the silent film, “Frankenstein.”

Films Released on October 11

The Black Scorpion (1957)

Black Christmas (1974) – Canada

Silver Bullet (1985)

Darkness (2002) – Spain

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) – Spain

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October 12

Born on October 12

1992 – Josh Hutcherson, starred in “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”.

1962 – Deborah Foreman, starred in “Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat”, “Waxwork”, “April Fool’s Day”, “Destroyer” and more.

1960 – Hiroyuki Sanada, appeared in ” Ringu,” “Ringu 2,” “Rasen”.

1943 – Lin Shaye, appeared in “Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves”, “Tales of Halloween”, “Insidious 1,2,3”, “Ouija”, “Big Ass Spider!”, “Chillerama”, “Dark Moon Rising”, “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Critters” and many more.

1903 – Josephine Hutchinson, who played “Elsa von Frankenstein” in “Son of Frankenstein.”

1875 – Aleister Crowley, infamous occultist who was widely regarded as the most wicked man in the world.

Died on October 12

2007 – Noel Coleman, appeared in the films “Edge of Sanity,” and “Burke and Hare”.

2002 – Sidney W. Pink, wrote and produced “Reptillicus” and “The Angry Red Planet”.

1995 – David McLean, played in “Kingdom of the Spiders” and “The Strangler”.

1958 – Ed Hinton appeared in, “The 27th Day” and “Red Planet Mars”.

Films Released on October 12

Dead Eyes of London (1966)
The Mind of Mr. Soames (1970) – UK
Jack the Ripper (1976) – Mandan, ND
Dr. Alien (1989) – video premiere
Puppet Master (1989) – video premiere
Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999)
The Rapture (2007)
Swamp Devil (2008) – TV premiere

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