1994 – Dakota Fanning, starred in “Hide and Seek,” “the 2005 remake of “War of the Worlds” and provided the voice of “Coraline.”

1944 – Musician Johnny Winter, who wrote the song “Frankenstein (was the number song in May of 1973)”.

1939 – Peter Fonda, starred in the films “Spirits of the Dead,” “Race With the Devil,” “Nadja,” and “Ghost Rider.”

1938 – Paul Morrissey, who directed Andy Warhol’s “Flesh For Frankenstein” and “Blood For Dracula.”

1915 – Jon Hall, who starred in the films “The Invisible Man’s Revenge” and “Beach Girls and the Monster.” He directed “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters.”

1904 – Director Terence Fisher, “Curse of Frankenstein,” “Horror of Dracula” and “Curse of the Werewolf.”

1883 – Victor Fleming who directed the 1941 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.


2019 – Katherine Helmond, appeared in “Locusts” and “Lady in White”

2015 – Ben Woolf, who appeared in “Tales of Halloween”, “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “Haunting Charles Manson”, “Unlucky Charms”, “Insidious.”

2009 – Laurence Payne, who appeared in the films “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “Vampire Circus” and “The Trollenberg Terror” (a.k.a. “The Crawling Eye”).

1993 – Phillip Terry, who appeared in “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters”, “The Leech Woman” and “The Monster and the Girl.”


The Bride and the Beast (1958)
From Beyond The Grave 1974) – (UK
Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
Teenage Exorcist (1991)
Carnosaur 2 (1995)
Mary Reilly (1996)
The Number 23 (2007)
Organizm (2008)

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1966 – Billy Zane, who appeared in “Critters”, “Dead Calm”, “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight”, “Vlad”, “BloodRayne”, and “The Ghost of Goodnight Lane”.

1962 – Adult film actress Teri Weigel, she appeared in “Innocent Blood”, “Predator 2”, “Night Visitor”, “Bloody Pom Poms.”

1951 – Helen Shaver, appeared in “Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)”, “The Craft”, “Tremors II: Aftershocks”, “The Believers” and more.

1945 – Barry Bostwick, who appeared in the original “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, “Project: Metalbeast”, “Some Guy Who Kills People”, “Tales of Halloween” and more.

1938 – James Farentino, who appeared in the film “Dead & Buried.”


2019 – Paul Blackwell, appeared in “Cut,” “Like Minds,” and “100 Bloody Acres”

2019 – Patricia Garwood, appeared in an episode of “Mystery and Imagination: The Lost Stradivarius”

2014 – Actor/writer/director and comedy genius Harold Ramis, we worked or appeared in “Ghostbusters”, “Ghostbusters II” and many more.

2006 – Don Knotts, appeared in the film “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”.

2006 – Dennis Weaver, who starred in Steven Spielberg’s first film “Duel”.

2007 – Bruce Bennett, who appeared in “The Man with Nine Lives”, “Before I Hang”, “The Spook Speaks”, “The Cosmic Man”, “The Alligator People”.

1998 – Milicent Patrick designed the look of the “Gill man” in “Creature From the Black Lagoon”.

1967 – Franz Waxman, composer of music for such films as “The Bride of Frankenstein”, “The Invisible Ray”, “The Devil-Doll”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.


The Toxic Avenger Part 2 (1989)
Frostbitten (2006)

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1997 – Isabelle Fuhrman, starred in “Orphan”, “Children of the Corn (TV Movie)”.

1979 – Tawny Amber Young, has appeared in “Axe to Grind”, “House of Manson”, “Dead Sea”, “Femme Fatales (TV Series)”, “Nude Nuns with Big Guns” and more.

1966 – Nancy O’Dell, is a real-life news reporter who has appeared in “Scream 2,3,4, and more.

1966 – Téa Leoni, has appeared in “Jurassic Park III”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Deep Impact” and more.

1966 – Samantha Phillips, has appeared in “Phantasm II”, “Dollman”, “Sex Files: Erotic Possessions”, “The Bare Wench Project 2: Scared Topless”, “Cheerleader Massacre”, and more.

1959 – James C. Burns, who appeared in the films “Lake Dead,” and the TV movie “Dinocroc vs Supergator.”

1950 – Neil Jordan, director of such films as “The Company of Wolves”, “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles”, and “Byzantium.”

1938 – Diane Baker, who appeared in “Strait-Jacket” and “The Silence of the Lambs.”

1929 – Christopher George, who starred in the films “Pieces,” “Gates of Hell”, “Day of the Animals”, “Grizzly”, and “Mortuary.”

1914 – Caroll Borland, who played “Luna” alongside Bela Lugosi, in the film “Mark of the Vampire,” appeared in the Fred Olen Ray films “Scalps” and “Biohazard.”


2019 – Lisa Sheridan, appeared in “Strange Nature” and TV series “Invasion (2005-2006)” and episode of “Moonlight: Out of the Past (2007)”

2006 – “Carl Kolchak” himself, Darren McGavin, passed away at the age of 83. He starred in the TV movies, “The Night Stalker” and “The Night Strangler,” as well as the subsequent series” Kolchak: The Night Stalker.

1993 – Eddie Constantine, who played “It Lives Again.”

1977 – Patricia Haines, appeared in “Virgin Witch”, “Blood Beast from Outer Space”, “The Hooded Terror” and more.


Tentacles (1977) – Italy
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)
Vampire Journals (1997)
Cursed (2005)

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1986 – Teresa Palmer, who starred in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” “I am Number 4″, “The Grudge 2″, and “Warm Bodies.”

1985 – Shiloh Fernandez, appeared in “Deadgirl”, “Red Riding Hood”, and “Evil Dead.”

1977 – James Wan is a writer and director of such films as “Saw”, “Dead Silence”, “Insidious”, “Insidious: Chapter 2″ and “The Conjuring.”

1968 – Ed Quinn, who starred in “Starship Troopers 2,” “House of the Dead 2″.

1964 – Mark Dacascos, has appeared in “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Crying Freeman”, “The Island of Dr. Moreau”, “Brotherhood of the Wolf”, “Wolvesbayne.”

1950 – Don Shanks, who played “Michael Myers” in “Halloween 5,” and appeared in the films “Urban Legends 3: Bloody Mary” and “The Crow: Salvation.”

1933 – Comedian Godfrey Cambridge, who starred in the film “Son of the Blob” a.k.a. “Beware the Blob.”

1921 – Clarice Blackburn, who played “Mrs. Johnson” on the daytime nightmare soap opera “Dark Shadows.”

1920 – Michael Pate, who starred in the film “Curse of the Undead” and appeared in “The Tower of London” (1962) and “Howling II.”

1918 – Theodore Sturgeon, who wrote for 80’s version of “The Twilight Zone,” the TV movie “Killdozer.”

1914 – Robert Alda, appeared in “The Beast With Five Fingers,” “The Devil’s Hand” and “The House of Exorcism.”

1887 – William Frawley, appeared in “Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man.”


2019 – Christian Bach, appeared in “The Man in White” and “La Chacala”

2004- Harry Bartell who made appearances on the TV shows “The Veil,” “Boris Karloff’s Thriller” and “The Twilight Zone”.

2002 – Character actor Lawrence Tierney, who appeared in the films “The Ghost Ship” (’43), “The Prowler” and “Silver Bullet”.

1995 – Producer/director Jack Clayton, directed “The Innocents” and “Something Wicked this Way Comes.”


The Uninvited (1944)
Twisted Nerve (1968)
Evilspeak (1981)
The Mangler 2 (2002)
Bikini Party Massacre (2002)
The Crazies (2010)

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1983 – Kate Mara, has appeared in “Urban Legends: Bloody Mary”, “Iron Man 2″, and “American Horror Story (TV Series).

1968 – Gary J. Tunnicliffe worked on “She-Wolf of London (TV Series)”, “Candyman”, “Wishmaster”, “Dracula 2000”, “Halloween: Resurrection”, “Feast”, “Animal” and too many more to mention.

1964 – John Pyper-Ferguson, appeared in “Wolves”, “The Remaining”, Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)” and many more.

1962 – Adam Baldwin, who appeared in the films “Predator 2,” and “Thirst”.

1957 – Timothy Spall, who appeared in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”, “Love Bite.”

1940 – Howard Hesseman, appeared in “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo.”

1930 – Gordon Ross, brother of Marion, who appeared in the films “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” and “Deep Space”

1910 – Joan Bennett, who played “Elizabeth Collins Stoddard” on the daytime horror soap opera “Dark Shadows” she appeared in “Suspiria,” “House of Dark Shadows” and the TV movie, “This House Possessed.”


2015 – Leonard Nimoy, appeared in “The Halloween Tree (TV Movie)”, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)”, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “The Brain Eaters”, “Them!” and many more.

2009 – John Alvin, who appeared in the film “The Beast With Five Fingers,” “Thriller,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” and “The Munsters.”

1998 – J.T. Walsh, he appeared in “Misery”, “Needful Things”, “Outbreak”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Dark Skies (TV Series)” and more.

1995 – Tony Fields, has appeared in “Monsters (TV Series)”, “Werewolf (TV Series)”, “Trick or Treat.”

1977 – Allison Hayes, who starred in the films “Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman,” “The Hypnotic Eye” and “The Zombies of Mora Tau”.


The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942)
The Hypnotic Eye (1960)

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) – Milan
Burial Ground (1981)
Gothic (1986) – UK
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors (1987)
Unspeakable (2002)
Club Dread (2004)
Twisted (2004)
The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007)
Chainsaw Sally (2007)
Vegas Vampires (2007)

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1991 – Sarah Bolger, has appeared in “The Lazarus Effect”.

1989 – Jennie Jacques, appeared in “Truth or Die”, “The Other Side”, “Demons Never Die”, “Cherry Tree Lane”.

1984 – Noureen DeWulf, has appeared in “Pulse 2: Afterlife” and “Pulse 3”, “Killer Pad.”

1976 – Ali Larter, who co-starred in the films “Final Destination 1 & 2,” “Resident Evil: Extinction”, “Resident Evil: Afterlife”, “House on Haunted Hill” (1999).

1969 – Robert Sean Leonard, starred in the film “My Best Friend Is a Vampire.”

1961 – Rae Dawn Chong, starred in the films “Tales From the Darkside: The Movie” and “The Borrower.”

1923 – Charles Durning, who has appeared in such films as “Sisters,” “The Fury” and the TV movie “Dark Night of the Scarecrow.”


2019 – Aron Tager, appeared in “The Echo,” “The Rats,” “Trilogy of Terror II” and various tv series

2019 – Andre Previn, soundtrack “Manson Family Movies”

1993 – Toho director, Ishirô Honda, who directed “Godzilla, (1954)” “War of the Gargantuas,” “Rodan,” “Mothra” and “Ghidrah, the Three Headed Monster”.

1987 – Joan Greenwood who appeared in “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)”, “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, “The Uncanny”, “Mysterious Island.”

1973 – Cecil Kellaway, who appeared in the films “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “The Mummy’s Hand” and “Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte”.

1916 – Henry James, author for his horror novella “The Turn of the Screw.”


The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)
Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things (1972)
House (1985)
The Gate II: Trespassers (1992)
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
The Visitation (2006)
Sublime (2007) – Cinequest Film Festival

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FEBRUARY 29 – Leap Day…


1992 – Writer/director James Cullen Bressack, who gave us the films “Pernicious”, “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys”, “13/13/13”, “Theatre of the Deranged”, and more.

1948 –Ken Foree starred in George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” and others including “The Lords of Salem”, “Halloween” remake, “The Devil’s Rejects”, “Dawn of the Dead” remake, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III”, “From Beyond” and many more too numerous to mention.

1944 – Dennis Farina, appearances such as “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Manhunter” and more.

1936 – Alex Rocco, appeared in “The House Across the Street”, “Dead of Night”, “Lady in White”, Return to Horror High (1987), “Slither”, “Blood Mania” and so many more.

1928 – Joss Ackland, appeared in “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)”, “The House That Dripped Blood”, “Rasputin: The Mad Monk”, “Ghost Ship”, “Jekyll & Hyde (TV Movie)” and many more.


1984 – Kenneth Strickfaden, He created the science fiction apparatus in more than 100 motion picture films and television programs, from 1931’s “Frankenstein” and “The Mask of Fu Manchu” to television’s “The Munsters”, and his final work, Young Frankenstein (1974).

1964 – Frank Albertson, appeared in “Psycho”, “Thriller (TV Series)”, and more.


Don’t Answer the Phone! (1980)