November 1

Born on November 1

1976 – Chad Lindberg, who plays “Ash” on the “Supernatural” TV series and starred in the 2010 remake of “I Spit On Your Grave.”

1975 – Lucky McKee, writer and director of such films as “All Cheerleaders Die”, “The Woman”, “The Woods”, “May” and “Masters of Horror (TV Series).”

1972 – Jenny McCarthy appeared in “International Ghost Investigators”, “Scary Movie 3”, “Python”, “Scream 3.”

1972 – Toni Collete, starred in “The Sixth Sense,” “Night Listener” and the remake of “Fright Night.”

1958 – Rachel Ticotin, who co-starred in “Total Recall” and “The Eye” (2008).

1941 -Robert Foxworth, appeared in “Beneath Loch Ness”, “Deadly Nightmares”, “Prophecy”, “Damien: Omen II”, “Death Moon”, “Ants” and more.

1929 – Betsy Palmer played in “Friday the 13th,” and “Freddy vs. Jason.” Also played the title role in “Bell Witch: The Movie.”

1881 – Edward Van Sloan, played in the original screen adaptation of Dracula (1931). He also appeared in Frankenstein (1931), “The Mummy,” “The Black Room” and Dracula’s Daughter (1936).

 Died on November 1

1994 – Noah Beery Jr., appeared in the films “The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao” and “The Cat Creeps”.

1985 – Phil Silvers, only genre role was in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series).”

1955 – George McCowan, directed TV series including “The Invaders,” War of the Worlds (1989) and the movie “Frogs”.

 Films Released on November 1

The Phantom (1931)
The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)
The Mask (1961)
Superbeast (1972) – New York City
A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)
Beverly Hills Vamp (1989)
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Bad Moon (1996)
28 Days Later… (2002) – UK
Toolbox Murders (2003) – Stockholm International Film Festival
Dracula (2009)

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November 2

Born on November 2

1981 – Katharine Isabelle, starred in “Disturbing Behavior,” “Ginger Snaps”, “Freddy vs Jason”, “See No Evil 2”, “Hannibal (TV Series)”, “Being Human (TV Series)”, “13 Eerie” and more.

1980 – Tristan Risk, appeared in “House of Manson”, “The ABCs of Death 2”, “American Mary”, “Darkest Hour.”

1942 – Jeff Gillen appeared in the films “Deathdream,” “Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things”.

1919 – Warren Stevens, who appeared in the films “Gorilla at Large,” “Forbidden Planet” and “Cyborg 2087.”

Died on November 2

1991 – Irwin Allen, was a writer/producer/director and creator of many films & TV shows such as “Lost in Space (TV Series)”, “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)”, “The Time Tunnel (TV Series)”, “Land of the Giants (TV Series)”, “The Poseidon Adventure”, “The Swarm” and more.

1986 – Voice over master Paul Frees, samples of his incredible body of work include films “The Abominable Dr. Phibes,” where he sang “The Dark Strutters’ Ball,” “King Kong Escapes” where he overdubbed the voice of the villain “Dr. Who”.

Films Released on November 2

The Gorilla (1930)
Picture Mommy Dead (1966) – New York City
A Study In Terror (1966) – Denmark – Nov 14
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2001) – New York City
Darkworld (2006) – DVD premiere
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

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November 3

Born on November 3

1987 – Gemma Ward, starred in “The Strangers.”

1968 – Debbie Rochon who has appeared in the films “Tromeo and Juliet,” “Terror Firmer,” “Bikini Bloodbath Christmas”, “Model Hunger” and in the new footage shot and inserted into the classic “Night of the Living Dead” and many more.

1957 – Dolph Lundgren who has starred in the films “I Come In Peace,” “The Punisher”, “Universal Soldier”, “Universal Soldier: A New Beginning”.

1954 – Adam Ant, who has appeared in the films “Nomad” and “Spellcaster.”

1953 – Kate Capshaw, starred in “Dreamscape.”

1953 – Dennis Miller who starred in “Bordello of Blood.”

1946 – Tom Savini, Master make-up artist and director/actor/producer/stuntman known for “Martin”, “Dawn of the Dead”, “Day of the Dead”, “Creepshow”, “Tales From the Darkside”, and his standalone pieces including “Maniac”, “The Burning”, “The Prowler”, The Dead Matter (2010), Cold Hearts (1999), “Friday the 13th”,  and so many more too numerous to mention.

1938 – Jean Rollin, known for his erotic horror films including “The Rape of the Vampire”, “The Nude Vampire”, “Requiem for a Vampire”, “The Shiver of the Vampires”, “The Grapes of Death”, “The Living Dead Girl”, “Two Orphan Vampires” and many more.

1925 – Robert Quarry, appeared in the films “Deathdream,” “Sugar Hill” and “Dr. Phibes Rises Again.”

1921 – Charles Bronson starred in House of Wax (1953).

 Died on November 3

2009 – Lorissa McComas, appeared in “The Bare Wench Project”, “Bare Wench Project: Uncensored”, “Bare Wench: The Final Chapter”, “Slaughter Studios”, “Jill the Ripper”, “Vamps” and more.

2005 – Geoffrey Keen, starred in “Doomwatch,” “Taste the Blood of Dracula” and “Horrors of the Black Museum”.

1998 – Martha O’Driscoll, who has appeared in the films “Ghost Catchers” and “House of Dracula”.

Films Released on November 3

Gojira aka Godzilla (1954) – Japan

The Nanny (1965) – New York City
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Stepfather 2 (1989)
After Midnight (1989)

Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Anatomy 2 (2003) – Hawaii Film Festival

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November 4

Born on November 4

1982 – Travis Van Winkle, appeared in the remake of “Friday the 13th”.

1969 – Matthew McConaughey who starred in the films “Frailty”, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation”.

1968 – Krista Bridges, has appeared in “Hannibal (TV Series)”, “House at the End of the Street”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, “Land of the Dead”, “Forever Knight (TV Series)” and more.

1959 – Ken Kirzinger, he’s known for portraying “Jason Voorhees” in “Freddy vs. Jason.” Also appeared in “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End”, “Joy Ride 3” and many more.

1918 – Cameron Mitchell starred in the films “Nightmare In Wax,” “Jack-O” and “Gorilla at Large.”

1914 – Martin Balsam who has appeared in the films “Two Evil Eyes,” the original “Psycho” and “The Sentinel.”

 Died on November 4

2008 – Prolific writer/actor/producer/director Michael Crichton many of his novels were used for films, the most notable being “The Andromeda Strain” and “Jurassic Park.” He also wrote the screen plays for “Westworld,” “Coma” and “Looker.”

2005 – Sheree North, who appeared in the films “Destination Inner Space” and “Maniac Cop”.

2002 – Screenwriter Jerry Sohl, whose work included the screenplay’s for films such as “Curse of the Crimson Altar,” “Die Monster Die” and “Frankenstein Conquers the World”.

2002 – Antonio Margheriti, who directed “The Virgin of Nuremberg” and “The Long Hair of Death”.

1992 – Regina Carrol who appeared in “Dracula vs. Frankenstein,” “Blood of Ghastly Horror” and “Brain of Blood”.

1982 – Dominique Dunne, starred in “Poltergeist”.

Films Released on November 4

The Man Who Laughs (1928)
They Live (1988)
Frankenstein (1994)
I Spit on Your Corpse, I Piss on Your Grave (2001)
Curse of Pirate Death (2006)
Hood of Horror (2006) – Los Angeles
Return To Sleepaway Camp (2008) – DVD premiere

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November 5

Born on November 5

1971 – Corin Nemec who starred in “The Stand” mini-series and portrayed Ted Bundy in the film “Bundy: An American Icon.”

1969 – Sam Rockwell starred in “The Green Mile”.

1965 – Famke Janssen starred in the 1999 remake of “House on Haunted Hill,” “The Faculty,” “100 Feet” and “Lord of Illusions.”

1958 – Robert Patrick starred in the films “Terminator 2,” “The Faculty” and “From Dusk Til Dawn 2.”

1940 – Elke Sommer appeared in such films as “Baron Blood,” “Severed Ties” and “Lisa and the Devil.”

 Died on November 5

1972 – Reginald Owen, appeared in “Trio For Terror” episode of the TV series “Thriller.”

 Films Released on November 5

The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
Son of Dracula (1943)
Demons of the Mind (1972) – UK
RoboCop 3 (1993)
The Bone Collector (1999)
Legion of the Dead (2002)
Alien Uprising (2008) – DVD premiere

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November 6

Born on November 6

1988 – Emma Stone, starred in “Zombieland.”

1979 – Andrew Kasch, writer/producer/actor/cinematographer/director of such films as “Tales of Halloween segment – Horror’s Hallowed Grounds (TV Series short)”, “Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video documentary)”, and many more.

1978 – Taryn Manning, appeared in “Zombie Apocalypse”, “The Devil’s Tomb”, “Cult”, “Banshee”, “The Breed” and more.

1970 – Ethan Hawke, who starred in the film “Gattaca”, “The Purge”, “Sinister”, “Daybreakers” and more.

1966 – Peter DeLuise, starred in the film “Children of the Night”.

1960 – Lance Kerwin, starred in the TV movie “Salem’s Lot.”

1957 – Lori Singer who appeared in the films “Equinox,” and “Warlock”.

1953 – Ron Underwood, directed “Tremors” and “Mighty Joe Young.”

1953 – Sarah York who played Shelly in “The Evil Dead.”

1931 – Producer Mike Nichols, whose credits include the films “Wolf” and “Day of the Dolphin.”

1899 – Francis Lederer who starred in the films “The Return of Dracula” and “Terror is a Man.”

Died on November 6

2009 Ron Sproat, who wrote for the original “Dark Shadows”.

2004 – Robert Lang, who appeared in the films “The House That Dripped Blood”.

1995 – Aneta Corsaut, starred in “The Blob”, “The Toolbox Murders.”

1985 – Joel Crothers who played “Joe Haskell” on the TV series “Dark Shadows”.

 Films Released on November 6

Frightmare (1974) – UK

Blood For Dracula (1974)
House on the Edge of the Park (1980) – Italy
Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1991)
The Ghouls (2003) – American Cinemateque

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November 7

Born on November 7

1972 – Jeremy London, appeared in “Buddy Hutchins”, “The Devil’s Dozen”, “Wolvesbayne”, and many more.

1972 – Jason London, appeared in “Killer Movie,” “Dracula III: Legacy” and “The Devil’s Tomb.”

1964 – Shannon Whirry, starred in the films “The Granny,” “Omega Doom,” “Dead West”.

1926 – Melissa Stribling, appeared in “Horror of Dracula”, “Crucible Of Terror”, “Journey Into Darkness”, and more.

1916 – Myra Davis, who was Janet Leigh’s body double in the film “Psycho.”

1903 – Dean Jagger, who has starred in the films “Revolt of the Zombies,” “X, the Unknown” and “Alligator.”

Died on November 7

2004 – Howard Keel, who starred in “Day of the Triffids”.

1993 – Charles Aidman, the narrator for the 1980’s version of “The Twilight Zone,” also appeared in the films “Alien Zone” and “Innerspace.”

1980 – Steve McQueen, star of “The Blob”.

1944 – Dwight Frye, appeared in Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), “The Son of Frankenstein”, “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man”.

Films Released on November 7

Target Earth (1954)

The Boogey Man (1980)
Starship Troopers (1997)

The Gravedancers (2006) – Netherlands
House (2008)

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November 8

Born on November 8

1981 – Azura Skye, appeared in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “Grimm (TV Series)”, “Red Dragon”, “One Missed Call”.

1979 – Dania Ramirez, who appeared in “Quarantine,” “X-Men: Last Stand” and the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

1975 – Tara Reid, appeared in “A Return to Salem’s Lot”, “Urban Legend”, “Alone in the Dark”, “Incubus”, and “Sharknado”.

1968 – Parker Posey who co-starred in “The Eye”, Blade: Trinity,” “Superman Returns” and “Scream 3.”

1847 – “Dracula” creator, Bram Stoker.

Died on November 8

2011 – Heavy D, hip hop artist who turned to acting and starred in an episode of “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series).”

1997 – Michael Ward, appeared in “Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell.”

1968 – Wendell Corey, starred in the films “Rear Window,” “Astro-Zombies” and “Women of the Prehistoric Planet,”.

Films Released on November 8

The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) – UK

Scars of Dracula (1970) – UK

Magic (1978)
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Dark Asylum (2001)
Zombie Night (2003)

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November 9

Born on November 9

1984 – Elysia Rotaru, appeared in “iZombie (TV Series)”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, Girl House (2014), “Stan Helsing.”

1929 – Severn Darden, who appeared in the films “Werewolves on Wheels,” and “Saturday the 14th”.

Died on November 9

2003 – Art Carney, starred in the movie “Firestarter,” and the very touching “Twilight Zone” episode “Night of the Meek.”

1978 – Florence Marly, who played the title role in “Queen of Blood”.

1968 – Gerald Mohr who appeared in the films “The Angry Red Planet” and “The Monster and the Girl”.

Films Released on November 9

Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory (1961) – Italy
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Child’s Play (1988)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out (1989)
Child’s Play 2 (1990)
Mister Frost (1990)
Trancers 5: Sudden Death (1994)
Retro Puppet Master (1999) – video premiere
Dead End (2003) – DVD premiere
Mulberry Street (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Nightmare Man (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Borderland (2007)

P2 (2007)
The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) – After Dark Horrorfest
A Feast Of Flesh (2007)
Unearthed (2007) – After Dark Horrorfest

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