November 24

Born on November 24

1990 – Sarah Hyland, appeared in “Vampire Academy”, “Scary Movie 5” and “Monster Heroes.”

1978 – Katherine Heigl, appeared in the film “Bride of Chucky.”

1964 – Jim Van Bebber, mainly known for directing “Deadbeat at Dawn”, “The Manson Family” and more.

1964 – Garret Dillahunt, who starred in the series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” and the 2009 remake of “Last House on the Left.”

1963 – Debra Lamb, appeared in “The American Scream”, “Beverly Hills Vamp”, “The Invisible Maniac”, “The G-string Horror” and more.

1960 – Amanda Wyss, who appeared in “To Die For” and “A Nightmare on Elm Street”.

1957 – Denise Crosby starred in the films “Pet Sematary,” “Mutant Species” and “Mortuary.”

1916 – The late great Forrest J. Ackerman.

1913 – Howard Duff, who appeared in “Monster in the Closet”.

1888 – Rudolph Klein-Rogge, who played in the film “Metropolis” and “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari.”

Died on November 24

2005 – Pat Morita, appeared in the films “When Time Ran Out,” “Full Moon High” and “King Cobra.”

2002 – Noel Regney who composed the music scores for the films “The Flesh Eaters” and “Gremlins,” also wrote the Christmas classic “Do You Hear What I Hear” in 1962.

1990 – Writer Robb White, who wrote such screen plays as “13 Ghosts,” House on Haunted Hill (1959) and The Tingler (1959) for William Castle.

1977 – Richard Carlson, who starred in the films It Came From Outer Space (1953), The Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) and “The Valley of Gwangi”.

Films Released on November 24

Of Unknown Origin (1983)
The Toxic Avenger III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Puppet Master 4 (1993) – video premiere
Blood Moon Rising (2009)

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November 25

Born on November 25

1986 – Katie Cassidy, who appeared in the 2006 remake of “Black Christmas,” the 2010 remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Supernatural”, “The Scribbler”.

1985 – Haley Webb, has appeared in “Teen Wolf (TV Series)” and “Final Destination.”

1966 – Billy Burke who plays “Charlie Swan” in the “Twilight” films. He also co-starred in “Untraceable” and “Revolution (TV Series).”

1964 – Makeup effects whiz Robert Kurtzman.

1947 – John Larroquette, the narrator at the beginning of the original “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” and also appeared in “Tales From the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight”.

Died on November 25

1997 – Charles Hallahan, character actor who appeared in “Things That Go Bump”, “Warlock: The Armageddon”, “Cast a Deadly Spell”, “Twilight Zone: The Movie”, “Nightwing” and “The Thing.”

1982 – Bob Kelljan, who directed the films “Scream, Blacula Scream,” “Count Yorga” and “The Return of Count Yorga,”.

1981 – Jack Albertson, appeared in “Dead and Buried” and “Man of a Thousand Faces.”

Films Released on November 25

The Ghoul (1933)
Necromancy (1972) – re-release
Cheerleader Autopsy (2003)

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November 26

Born on November 26

1973 – Peter Facinelli, who appeared in “The Scorpion King” and “Hollow Man II.”

1973 – Kristin Bauer, who starred on the HBO series “True Blood.”

1970 –Lorissa McComas, appeared in “Piranha”, “Vamps”, “The Bare Wench Project”, “Raptor” and more.

1933 – Robert Goulet, who appeared in “Beetlejuice.”

1929 – Betta St. John who starred in “Horror Hotel” and “Corridors of Blood.”

1888 – Robert Strange who appeared in the film “Mad Monster,” and “Zombies of the Stratosphere.”

Died on November 26

2006 – Renee Harmon, who starred in the films “Frozen Scream” and Night of Terror”.

1992 – Philip Leakey, makeup artist who worked on many Hammer Films including “The Quatermass Xperiment”, “X: The Unknown”, “The Curse of Frankenstein”, “The Abominable Snowman”, “Horror of Dracula”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein” and many more.

1980 – Rachel Roberts, had appeared in “When a Stranger Calls”, “Picnic at Hanging Rock”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Reckoning” and more.

1976 – Marcel Delgado, who worked on many of the miniatures used on such films as King Kong (1933), “Mighty Joe Young,” “Son of Kong” and the 1925 silent classic, “Lost World,”.

Films Released on November 26

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002) – video premiere
The Haunted Mansion (2003)

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November 27

Born on November 27

1963 – Fisher Stevens who appeared in the film “The Burning”.

1954 – Kimmy Roberstson, who played appeared in the films “My Mom’s a Werewolf” and “Leprechaun 2.”

1949 – Gerrit Graham, who starred in the films “Phantom of the Paradise,” “C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud” and “Child’s Play 2.

1925 – Marshall Thompson, starred in “Fiend Without a Face,” “It the Terror From Beyond Space”.

Died on November 27

2011 – Ken Russell, director of “The Lair of the White Worm”, “Gothic”, “Altered States”, “The Devils” and more.

2010 – Irvin Kershner, director of such films as “Eyes of Laura Mars”, “Never Say Never Again”, “Robocop 2.”

1988 – The one and only John Carradine, who played role of “Dracula” in such Universal classics as “House of Frankenstein” and “House of Dracula”. He started at Universal playing bit parts in such films as “The Black Cat,” “The Invisible Man,” and “Bride of Frankenstein.”

Films Released on November 27

The Undying Monster (1942)
The Living Ghost (1942)
Daikaijû Gamera (1965)

Illusion of Blood (1968)
Dollman (1991) – video premiere
The Crucible (1996)
They (2002)
Species III (2004)
Shapeshifter (2005)
Bled White (2009) – Tabloid Witch Awards
Life Blood (2009) – Germany

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November 28

Born on November 28

1986 – Johnny Simmons, appeared in the films “Jennifer’s Body,” “The Spirit” and “Boogeyman 2.”

1984 – Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who starred in the “Death Proof,” the 2006 remake of “Black Christmas,” “Final Destination 3”, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and the remake of “The Thing.”

1976 – Ryan Kwanten, who starred in the HBO series “True Blood” and the film “Dead Silence.”

1975 – Sunny Mabrey, starred in the films “Species III” and “Snakes on a Plane.”

1958 – Thom Mathews, appeared in “The Return of the Living Dead 1 & 2”, “Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI”, “Nemesis”, “Heatseeker.”

1950 – Ed Harris, starred in the films “The Abyss,” “Needful Things” and “Creepshow.”

1949 – Alexander Godunov, appeared in “The Runestone” and “Waxwork II: Lost in Time.”

1946 – Joe Dante, whose credits include the films “Gremlins,” “The Howling” and “Matinee.”

1932 – Ethel Ennis, who sang the title song “Mad Monster Party.” She also sang the “Monster Party Song” in the film “Boltneck.”

1923 – James Karen, appeared in “The Unborn”, “The Return of the Living Dead 1 & 2”, “Poltergeist” and many more.

1917 – Ramón Gay, who starred in such Mexican horror classics as “The Aztec Mummy,” “Face of the Screaming Werewolf” and “Curse of the Doll People.”

Died on November 28

2010 – Leslie Nielsen, starred in “Scary Movie 3-4”, “Dracula: Dead and Loving It”, “Repossessed”, “Creepshow”, “Prom Night”, Day of the Animals (1977), “Night Gallery (TV Series)” and more.

2009 – Tony Kendal, who appeared in “The Whip and the Body,” “Mark of the Devil 5: Return of the Blind Dead” and “When the Screaming Stops”.

2008 – Bill Finnegan, who was executive producer for the film “Night of the Creeps” and the TV series “She Wolf of London”.

1991 – Gianpaolo Saccarola, an Italian actor who appeared in “Midnight Killer”, “Tenebre”, “The House by the Cemetery”, “The Beyond” and more.

1983 – Christopher George, who starred in the films “Mortuary,” “Pieces” and “Gates of Hell”.

1978 – André Morell, starred in the British TV series “Quaternmass and the Pit,” and appeared in the films “The Mummy’s Shroud,” “Plague of the Zombies” and “The Giant Behemoth.”

1859 – Author Washington Irving, he wrote the short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” He was 76.

Films Released on November 28

Deadtime Stories (1986)
Psycho Cop (1989)

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November 29

Born on November 29

1978 – Lauren German, has appeared in “The Divide”, “Hostel: Part II”, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” remake, “Dead Above Ground” and more.

1976 – Anna Faris, who starred as “Cindy” in the “Scary Movie” films.

1961 – Kim Delaney, starred in the films “Metalbeast,” “Body Parts” and “Darkman II: The Return of Durant.”

1952 – Jeff Fahey, who starred in “Psycho III,” “Body Parts” and “The Lawnmower Man.” He also appeared in the “Planet Terror” film of the “Grindhouse” double feature and the TV series “Lost.”

1932 – Diane Ladd appeared in such films as “Carnosaur,” “Embryo” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes.”

1910 – Fumiko Honma, starred in the films “Varan, the Unbelievable” and “Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster.”

Died on November 29

2004 – John Drew Barrymore, appeared in the films “The Clones” and “War of the Zombies.”

2003 – Norman Burton, who appeared in “Deep Space”, “Mausoleum”, “Fade To Black”, “The Reincarnation of Peter Proud”, “The Terminal Man”, “Simon, King of the Witches”, and many more.

1992 – Robert Shayne, appeared in the films “How To Make a Monster,” “Teenage Caveman” and “The Giant Claw.”

1991 – Ralph Bellamy, starred in “The Wolf Man,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein” and “Rosemary’s Baby”.

1981 – Natalie Wood, who starred in the films “Brainstorm” and “Meteor”.

1976 – Comedian Godfrey Cambridge, who starred in “Beware the Blob”.

Films Released on November 29

The Man and the Beast (1973)

Transmutations aka Underworld (1985) – London
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) – Hollywood
The Mangler Reborn (2005)

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November 30

Born on November 30

1985 – Kaley Cuoco, has appeared in “The Hollow”, “The Nightmare Room (TV Series).”

1982 – Elisha Cuthbert, who starred in the 2005 version of “House of Wax”, “Captivity” and the TV series “Are You Afraid of the Dark.”

1978 – Robert Kirkman, one of the creators of “The Walking Dead” comics which the series is based on, also created “Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series)” and “Outcast (TV Series).”

1952 – Henry Selick, stop-motion animator and director of “Coraline”, “James and the Giant Peach” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

1952 – Mandy Patinkin, who appeared in “Alien Nation”.

1937 – Producer/director Ridley Scott, whose film credits include “Prometheus”, “Alien,” “Blade Runner,” “Hannibal’ and the TV remake of “The Andromeda Strain.”

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

1927 – Richard Crenna, who starred in the films “Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell” and “The Evil.”

1927 – Robert Guillaume, best known for playing “Benson” on the TV series of the same name. He starred in “The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil.”

1916 – Michael Gywnn, who appeared in the films “Frankenstein’s Revenge,” “Scars of Dracula” and the original “Village of the Damned.”

Died on November 30

2013 – Paul Walker, appeared in “Joy Ride”, “The Skulls” and “Monster in the Closet.”

2009 – Jacinto Molina Alvarez, a.k.a. the great Paul Naschy, passed away at the age of 75 appearing first in “Nights of the Werewolf” and continuing on through several other films including “Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror,” “The Werewolf vs the Vampire Women,” “Doctor Jekyll & The Werewolf” and “Tomb of the Werewolf.”

2008 – Screenwriter Phillip Broadley, who wrote for British TV series’ like “Zodiac,” “Tales of Mystery” and “The Champions”.

2006 – Jackie Blaisdell, worked on the films “Earth vs the Spider” and Attack of the Puppet People.”

2005 – Herbert L. Strock, who directed the films “I Was a Teenage Frankenstein,” “Blood of Dracula” and “How To Make a Monster” to name a few.

2003 – Earl Bellamy, who directed episodes of “The Munsters,” and the film “Munsters, Go Home!”.

Films Released on November 30

The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) – UK
The Undertaker and His Pals (1966)
Misery (1990)

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