November 17

Born on November 17

1978 – Rachel McAdams, who starred in and “Red Eye.”

1978 –Zoe Bell, whose films include “Death Proof,” “Planet Terror,” “The Final Destination” and “Penny Dreadful.”

1975 – Diane Neal, appeared in “Dracula II: Ascension” and “Dracula III: Legacy.”

1974 – Leslie Bibb, who appeared in “Wristcutters: A Love Story,” “Midnight Meat Train” and “Trick r Treat.”

1960 – Jonathan Ross, who hosted the TV series “The Incredibly Strange Film Show.”

1942 – Martin Scorsese, who directed the 1991 remake of “Cape Fear” and the film “Shutter Island.”

1927 – Robert Brown, who appeared in 1962 version of “Tower of London.”

1925 – Rock Hudson, who starred in the film “Embryo”.

Died on November 17

2011 – John Paxton, actor and producer in such films as “Drag Me to Hell”, “Spider-Man 1-3”, “Frailty”, “Psycho Cop Returns” and “Brain Dead.”

2005 – Maurice Zimm, who wrote the story Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954).

1998 – Dick O’Neil, who appeared in “The Wolfen” and “Gammera, The Invincible”.

1987 – Arthur C. Pierce, who directed the films “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters,” “Women of the Prehistoric Planet” and “Mutiny in Outer Space”.

1979 – Master monster mask maker Don Post.

Films Released on November 17

Tower of London (1939)
The Vampires Coffin (1965) – Cincinnati, OH – (dubbed version)

The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Asylum (1972)
Daughters of Satan (1972)
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
The 6th Day(2000)

Frailty (2001) – Deep Ellum Film Festival
Dark Ride (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Unrest (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Wicked Little Things (2006)
Vampire Abstracta (2009)
ThanksKilling (2009) – DVD premiere
Hanger (2009)

Amityville: The Awakening (2017) – Cambodia

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November 18

Born on November 18

1987 – Angelina Armani, appeared in “Fear Clinic”, “Creep Van”, “Attack of the 50ft Cheerleader”, “Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2”, “Bloodstruck.”

1970 – Mike Epps, who co-starred in “Resident Evil: Apocalypse” and “Resident Evil: Extinction.”

1970 – Peta Wilson who played in “Malibu Shark Attack.”

1968 – Owen Wilson, starred in the films “Anaconda,” and the 1999 remake of “The Haunting.”

1962 – Kirk Hammett, lead guitarist of Metallica and avid horror fanatic. He hosts the Kirk von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil convention.

1961 – Nick Chinlund, has appeared in “666 Park Avenue (TV Series)”, “Grimm (TV Series)”, “Hallowed Ground”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)” and many more.

1954 – Mark Patrick Carducci, whose work has included “Neon Maniacs,” “Vampirella,” “Pumpkinhead” and “The Plan 9 Companion.”

1950 – Eric Pierpoint, who has starred in the “Alien Nation” TV series and the 1986 remake of “Invaders From Mars.”

1947 – Jameson Parker, starred in John Carpenter’s “Prince of Darkness.”

1941 – Writer/director David Hemmings, whose films include “Thirst,” “Murder By Decree” and “Barbarella.”

Died on November 18

2005 – Harold J Stone, who appeared in the films “X, The Man With X-Ray Eyes,” “The Werewolf of Woodstock” and “The Invisible Boy”.

2003 – Michael Kamen who has composed the scores for the films “The Dead Zone,” and “Lifeforce”.

2002 – James Coburn, appeared in the film “Looker,” the TV mini-series “The Dain Curse” and hosted the short lived TV anthology “Dark Room.”

Films Released on November 18

Sleepaway Camp (1983)
The Being (1983)
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Le Zombi de Cap-Rogue (1997)
The Gravedancers (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Penny Dreadful (2006)
The Zombie Diaries (2008) – DVD premiere

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November 19

Born on November 19

1976 – Robin Dunne, appeared in the films “American Psycho II: All American Girl” and “Species III.”

1972 – Sandrine Holt, appeared in “Underworld: Awakening”, “Resident Evil: Apocalypse”, “Witchblade”, “Poltergeist: The Legacy” and more.

1966 – Jason Scott Lee, appeared in the films “Tale of a Mummy,” “Dracula II: The Ascension,” “Ghoulies 3” and “Dracula III: Legacy.”

1963 – Terry Farrell, who has appeared in the film “Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth.”

1962 – Jodie Foster who starred in the films Silence of the Lambs (1991) “Contact” and “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane.”

1956 – Scott Jacoby, who played the title role in the TV movie, “Bad Ronald,” and also appeared in the films “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane” and Return to Horror High (1987).

1954 – Kathleen Quinlan who has appeared in the films “Nightmare In Blood,” “Twilight Zone: The Movie,” “Event Horizon” and the 2006 remake of “The Hills Have Eyes.”

1953 – Tom Villard who appeared in the films “Popcorn” and “Parasite.”

1949 – Nigel Bennett, appeared in “Dark Realm (TV Series)”, “PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)”, “Darkman III: Die Darkman Die” and “Forever Knight (TV Series).”

Died on November 19

2014 – Mike Nichols, only genre turn was for the Jack Nicholson werewolf film, “Wolf.”

2011 – John Neville, appeared as “The Well-Manicured Man” in “The X-Files (TV Series)” and “The X Files” film, “A Study in Terror”.

2007 – Dick Wilson, in the film “Diary of a Madmen” with Vincent Price and in episodes of several TV series’ including the original “Twilight Zone,” and “The Munsters.”

2006 – Jeremy Slate, appeared in the films “The Dead Pit” and “:The Lawnmower Man”.

1991 – Reggie Nalder, who played in “Salem’s Lot,” and also in the film “Dracula’s Dog” and the TV movie “The Dead Don’t Die”.

1951 – Barton Yarborough, who portrayed in “Ghost of Frankenstein”.

Films Released on November 19

Mama Dracula (1980)

Addams Family Values (1993)
Man’s Best Friend (1993)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Demon’s Kiss (2002)
The Hamiltons (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest
Hood of Horror (2006) – After Dark Horrorfest

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November 20

Born on November 20

1993 – Kayla Perkins, has appeared in “Bloody Sisterly Love”, “Kill, Granny, Kill!”, “Nightmare Fuel”, “The Killbillies”, “Santa Claus Versus the Zombies”, “Hell House”, “Halloween Homecoming” and more.

1988 – Rhys Wakefield, starred in “After the Dark”, “The Purge”, “Sanctum.”

1985 – Dan Byrd, who starred in “Mortuary,” “The 2008 remake of “The Hills Have Eyes” and the 2004 version of the TV mini-series, “Salem’s Lot.”

1963 – Ming-Na Wen, appeared in the films “Prom Night” (2008).

1959 – Sean Young, who starred in “Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde” and “The Invader.”

1956 – Bo Derek, appeared in “Orca”, and “Horror 101”.

1954 – Richard Brooker, portrayed “Jason Voorhees” in “Friday the 13th Part III” and he also appeared in “Deathstalker.”

1948 – Richard Masur, appeared in the films “The Believers,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,” and the TV mini-series “It.”

1928 – Rex Reason who appeared in “The Creature Walks Among Us” and “This Island Earth.”

1900 – Charles Lamb appeared in the films “Curse of the Werewolf,” “The Hands of Orlac” and “Five Million Years to Earth.”

1890 – Robert Armstrong who starred in the films King Kong (1933), “Son of Kong,” “Mighty Joe Young” and “The Mad Ghoul.”

Died on November 20

2006 – Chris Hayward who helped develop and wrote for “The Munsters” TV series.

2003 – Jim Siedow, appeared in “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre”, and “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”.

2002 – Jerry Gross who produced the film the 1974 version of “Son of Dracula” and “I Drink Your Blood”.

Films Released on November 20

Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Tale of a Vampire (1992) – London Film Festival

The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Zombie Town (2007)

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Crimes of the Chupacabra (2009)

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November 21

Born on November 21

1984 – Jena Malone, starred in “Donnie Darko,” “The Ruins” and “Suckerpunch.”

1984 – Lindsey Haun, who appeared on the HBO series “True Blood.” She also starred in the film “Shrooms” and appeared in “Addams Family Reunion” and “the 1995 remake of “Village of the Damned.”

1965 – Bill Oberst Jr., prolific horror star who has  done over 150 genre films such as “Nude Nuns with Big Guns”, Lifechanger (2018), Hell’s Kitty (2018),  “A Haunting in Salem”, “Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies”, “Children of Sorrow”, Circus of the Dead (2014), The Chair (2016), Coyote (2014), 31 (2016), Clowntergeist (2017) and many more.

1965 – Alexander Siddig, who starred as “Dr. Julian Bashir” in the TV series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.” he also appeared in the series “Primeval” and the 2010 remake of “Clash of the Titans.”

1944 – Harold Ramis, who played “Dr. Egon Spengler” in “Ghostbusters (1984)” and “Ghostbusters II” (which he co-wrote).

1941 – Juliet Mills, who starred in “Beyond the Door” and appeared in “Waxworks II.”

1937 – Ingrid Pitt, who starred in the films “The Vampire Lovers,” “Countess Dracula” and “The House That Dripped Blood.”

1921 – Vivian Blane who appeared in the films “Parasite” and “The Dark.”

1920 – Ralph Meeker who appeared in the films “Food of the Gods,” “Without Warning” and the TV movie, “The Night Stalker.”

1919 – Mary Foran, who appeared in “The Hypnotic Eye.”

Died on November 21

1993 – Richard Wordsworth, had appeared in “The Curse of the Werewolf”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein”, “The Camp on Blood Island”, “The Quatermass Xperiment” and more.

1986 –Dar Robinson, who worked on the films “Manitou,” and “Burnt Offerings”.

1979 – Paul Wexler who appeared in the films “The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake,” “The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters”.

1978 – John Barclay, who appeared in the 1941 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “Soylent Green” and “The Brotherhood of Satan”.

Films Released on November 21

Frankenstein (1931)
Diabolique (1955)
Predator 2 (1990)
Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000) – video premiere
Gothika (2003)
The Mist (2007)
Risen (2008)
Hive Mind (2009)

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November 22

Born on November 22

1988 – Jamie Campbell Bower, who appeared in “Sweeny Todd”.

1967 – Mark Ruffalo, who starred in “Shutter Island” and “Zodiac.”

1966 – Richard Stanley, writer/director of “The Profane Exhibit”, “The Theatre Bizarre”, “Dust Devil”, and “Hardware.”

1965 – Mads Mikkelsen, played the title role in “Hannibal (TV Series)”.

1964 – Stephen Geoffreys who appeared in the films “Fright Night,” “976-EVIL,” “Moon 44” and “Sick Girl.”

1961 – Mariel Hemingway appeared in the films “Bad Moon”.

1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis, best known for portraying “Laurie Strode” in the “Halloween” films as well as “Terror Train

1932 – Robert Vaughn, appeared in “Demon Seed.”

1904 – Roland Winters, appeared in the film “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer.”

Died on November 22

2002 – Joan Barclay, who appeared in the films “The Corpse Vanishes,” “Black Dragons” (both with Bela Lugosi) and “The Seventh Victim”.

1986 – Scatman Crothers, appeared in the films “The Shining” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie”.

1984 – John Gilling, director of such films as “The Mummy’s Shroud”, “The Reptile”, “The Plague of the Zombies”, “Blood Beast from Outer Space”, “The Flesh and the Fiends”, “Vampire Over London” and more.

1983 – Michael Conrad, appeared in the film Scream, Blacula Scream.”

Films Released on November 22

You’ll Find Out (1940)

Feast of Satan (1971) – Barcelona
Necropolis Awakened (2002)
Creature of the Mist (2002)

Bloodshed (2005)

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November 23

Born on November 23

1979 – Kelly Brook, who starred in the 2010 remake of “Piranha,” “Survival Island” and “Ripper.”

1970 – Oded Fehr, starred in “Resident Evil: Retribution”, “Resident Evil: Extinction”, “Resident Evil: Apocalypse”, “The Mummy”, “The Mummy Returns.”

1959 – Dominique Dunne, who starred in the film “Poltergeist.”

1938 – Sara Karloff, daughter of Boris who also has a birthday today. She helps to keep her father’s legacy alive in Hollywood.

1923 – Paula Raymond, appeared in the films “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “Hand of Death” and “Blood of Dracula’s Castle.”

1923 – Keiju Kobayashi, who appeared in “Godzilla 1985.”

1917 – Michael Gough starred in the films “Horror of Dracula,” “Konga,” “Horrors of the Black Museum” and “Sleepy Hollow.”

1887 – The one and only “King of the Monsters,” Boris Karloff.

Died on November 23

2012 – Larry Hagman, appeared in “Beware! The Blob”.

2010 – Ingrid Pitt, the voluptuous star of “The Asylum”, “The Wicker Man”, “The House That Dripped Blood”, “Countess Dracula”, “The Vampire Lovers.”

2003 – Writer/director/producer Jack Pollexfen film work includes “The Indestructible Man,” “The Atomic Brain,” “Son of Dr. Jekyll” and “Daughter of Dr. Jekyll.”

2002 – Dick Stilwell who appeared in the films “Mimic 2,” “Beneath Loch Ness” and “Bug”.

2001 – Klaus Kinski, who played in the 1979 remake of “Nosferatu” and sequel “Vampire of Venice,” “Creature With the Blue Hand,” Crawlspace” and as Renfield in Jess Franco’s “Count Dracula.”

1992 – Rita Corday, starred in the films “The Body Snatcher” and “The Black Castle”.

Films Released on November 23

The Return of Doctor X (1939) – New York City
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957)

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973)
Zombie Beach Party (2003)
[Rec] (2007)

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