May 10

BORN ON MAY 10

1993 – Halston Sage, stars in “Poker Night”, “Goosebumps” feature film, and “Scouts vs. Zombies.”

1985 – Odette Annable appeared in “Cloverfield”, “Unborn” (2009), “And Soon the Darkness.”

1978 – Corri English, appeared in “Unrest”, “House of Fears”, “Killer Pad”, “Devil May Call”, and “Holliston (TV Series).”

1978 – Saturday Night regular Kenan Thompson, who starred in the films “Snakes on a Plane” and “Stan Helsing.”

1970 – Gina Philips, starred in “Jeepers Creepers”, “Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare”, “Dead & Breakfast”, “Ring Around the Rosie”, “The Sick House”, and “Chained.”

1968 – Erik Palladino, who appeared in “Return To the House on Haunted Hill” and “Dead and Breakfast.”

1961 – Teri Copley, appeared in “Transylvania Twist”, “Monsters (TV Series)”, and “New Year’s Evil.”

1948 – Meg Foster, who appeared in “Stepfather II,” “Shrunken Heads” and “They Live.”

1914 – Charles McGraw who appeared in “The Mad Ghoul” and played “Chief Ed Masterson” in the TV movie, “The Night Stalker.”

1899 – Fred Astaire who appeared in “Ghost Story.”

1899 – Dimitri Tiomkin who composed the scores for films such as “The Thing From Another World,” “Dial M For Murder” and “The Mummy’s Curse.”

DIED ON MAY 10

2010 – Susan Oliver, appeared in “Freddy’s Nightmares (TV Series)”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “Thriller (TV Series)”, “Twilight Zone (TV Series)” and more.

2006 – Writer/director/producer Val Guest, films include the first two “Quartermass” films, “The Abominable Snowman” and “The Day The Earth Caught Fire.”

2001 – Deborah Walley, who co-starred in the films “The Severed Arm,” and “The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini”.

2000 – Craig Stevens who appeared in the films “Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “The Deadly Mantis”.

1995 – Hajime Sato who directed “Goke, the Body Snatcher from Hell,” and “Battle Beneath the Sea”.

1977 – The Joan Crawford who appeared in “Berserk!,” “Trog” and “Strait-Jacket”.

1970 – Mari Blanchard who starred in the films “Abbot & Costello Go To Mars,” “She Devil” and “Twice-Told Tales,” passed away at the age of 43.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 10

The Phantom Speaks (1945)
Bedlam (1946)
Mothra (1962)
It Lives Again (1978)
Terminal Choice (1985)
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989) – NYC
Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)
Dog Soldiers (2002)

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May 11

BORN ON MAY 11

1982 – The late Cory Monteith, appeared in “Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “White Noise 2: The Light”, “Hybrid”, “Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep”, “Final Destination 3”, “Bloody Mary”, “Supernatural (TV Series)” and more.

1982 – Jonathan Jackson, appeared in “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)”, “Venom”, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “Insomnia”, “Night Visions”, “Skeletons in the Closet” and more.

1979 – Melissa R. Bacelar, has appeared in “Zombie Ed”, “Beneath The Dark”, “The Scream”, “Skinned Alive”, “Pink Eye”, “Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV.”

1935 – Doug McClure, appeared in “Humanoids from the Deep”, “Warlords of the Deep”, “The People That Time Forgot”, “At the Earth’s Core”, “The Land That Time Forgot”, “Satan’s Triangle”, “Twilight Zone (TV Series)” and more.

DIED ON MAY 11

2019 – Jean-Claude Brisseau, directed “The Girl From Nowhere.”

2019 – Peggy Lipton, appeared in episodes of “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me,” and “Deadly Nightmares.”

2019 – Pua Magasiva, Actress “Panic at Rock Island (TV Movie),” and “30 Days of Night.”

2006 – Byron Morrow, starred in such films and TV shows as “Freddy’s Nightmares (TV Series)”, “Dark Mansions”, “The Ghost of Flight 401”, “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “Colossus: The Forbin Project”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “Black Zoo”, “Panic in Year Zero!” and many more.

1973 – Lex Barker, has appeared in “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism”, “The Invisible Dr. Mabuse”, “The Return of Dr. Mabuse” and more.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 11

Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

Bride of the Monster (1955) (Hollywood Premiere)

The Lift (1983)

Class of 1999 (1990)

28 Weeks Later (2007)

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May 12

BORN ON MAY 12

1997 – Odeya Rush, has appeared in “Goosebumps”, “When The Devil Comes,” and “We Are What We Are.”

1986 – Emily VanCamp, who co-starred in the films “The Ring 2″ and “Carriers.”

1978 – Malin Akerman, appeared in “The Final Girls”, “The Invasion”, “Witchblade (TV Series)”, “The Circle”,” and more.

1978 – Amy Wheaton, who appeared in the film “The Curse” (1987).

1970 – Samantha Mathis, who appeared in the 2004 version of the TV movie “Salem’s Lot,” “American Psycho”.

1962 – Emilio Estevez, who starred in “Nightmares,” and “Maximum Overdrive.”

1962 – Ving Rhames who co-starred in “The People Under the Stairs,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead” and the 2008 remake of “Day of the Dead”

1961 – Lar Park-Lincoln, starring in “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood,” “House II: The Second Story”, “Freddy’s Nightmares (TV Series)”, “From the Dark.”

1950 – Gabriel Byrne who has starred in the films “End of Days,” “Stigmata,” “Ghost Ship” and “Gothic.”

1930 – Jess Franco who directed the films “The Awful Dr. Orloff,” “Count Dracula” and “The Demons.”

1913 – Hugh Latimer who appeared in the films “The Strange World of Planet X,” and “Ghost Ship” (1952).

1912 – Don Blackman who appeared in the film “Scream Blacula, Scream.”

1903 – Wilfrid Hyde-White who appeared in “Chamber of Horrors.”

1898 – Edward Halperin who produced the films “White Zombie” and “Revolt of the Zombies”.

1892 – John Barclay who appeared in the 1941 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “Soylent Green” and “The Brotherhood of Satan.”

DIED ON MAY 12

2019 – Machiko Kyō, actress in “The Possessed (1976).”

2019 – Ron Smerczak, actor in “The Mangler,” “Return of the Family Man,” and “House of Whipcord.”

2014 – H.R. Giger, the infamous dark artist who created the xenomorph in “Alien” and his designs were used in every subsequent “Alien” film including Aliens & Alien Covenant. He also designed the creature in “Species” and “Species 2.”

2001 – Richard Davidson who did make-up and special effects work on the films “The Thing” (1982), “Jurassic Park”.

1995 – Arthur Lubin who directed the 1943 version of “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Hold That Ghost”.

1957 – Erich von Stroheim appeared in “The Lady & the Monster,” “The Mask of Dijon” and “Alraune”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 12

Cobra Woman (1944)
Hell High (1989)
Night Visitor (1989(
The Return of the Swamp Thing (1989)
Gothkill (2009) – USA (DVD premiere)
The Grudge 3 (2009) – USA (DVD premiere)

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May 13

BORN ON MAY 13

1987 – Candice Accola, starred in “Dead Girl”.

1985 – Corey Hawk, who co-starred in “Knight of the Living Dead” and “Class of Nuke ‘Em High 2.”

1971 – Imogen Boorman, starred as “Tiffany” in “Hellbound: Hellraiser II.”

1950 – Joe Johnston, directed the 2010 version of “The Wolfman,” “Jurassic Park III”.

1939 – Harvey Keitel appeared in “Two Evil Eyes,” “From Dusk To Dawn,” “Red Dragon” and “Saturn 3.”

1939 – Zohra Lampert who played the title role in “Let’s Scare Jessica To Death,” and appeared in “The Exorcist III.”

1936 – Rafael Campos who appeared in the films “Astro Zombies,” “The Doll Squad” and the TV series “V.”

1922 – Don Weiss who directed such TV shows as “The Twilight Zone,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” and the film “The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.”

1907 – Daphne Du Maurier who wrote the story “The Birds.”

DIED ON MAY 13

2019 – Doris Day, soundtrack for “Krueger: Tales from Elm Street (2017),” “The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One – Satan Claus (1989 TV Short),” and “The Man Who Knew Too Much.”

2019 – Isaac Kappy, appeared in “Klown Kamp Massacre,” “Not Forgotten,” soundtrack for “The Babysitter,” and “Don’t Blink.”

2001 – Jason Miller, who starred in “The Exorcist,” “Exorcist III” and “The Dain Curse”.

2000 – Paul Bartel appeared in “Piranha (1978),” “Chopping Mall” and “Escape From L.A.”

1995 – Alexander Godunov, starred in “Waxwork II: Lost in Time”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 13

Werewolf of London (1935)
The Hands of Orlac (1964)
The Car (1977)
Day of the Animals (1977)
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Maniac Cop (1988)
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil (1992) – USA (video premiere)
Scream Bloody Murder (2003)
Mindhunters (2005)
Frontier(s) (2008) – USA (DVD premiere)

Letters To Mother (2009)
Priest (2011)

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May 14

BORN ON MAY 14

1983 – Amber Tamblyn, starred in “The Ring,” “The Grudge 2″ and “Blackout.”

1971 – Sophia Coppola appeared in Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie.”

1970 – Natasha Ryan, has played in “The Entity”, “The Day Time Ended”, “The Amityville Horror”, “Kingdom of the Spiders.”

1959 – Brett Leonard, writer/director of such films as “The Dead Pit”, “The Lawnmower Man”, “Hideaway”, “Virtuosity”, “Man-Thing”, “Feed.”

1955 – Writer & producer Robert G. Tapert on the film and TV shows “Poltergeist”, “Evil Dead”, “The Possession”, “Drag Me To Hell”, “30 Days of Night”, “The Grudge”, “Darkman”, and many more.

1952 – Robert Zemeckis, produced several films remakes of “13 Ghosts” and “The House On Haunted Hill,” as well as “The Frighteners,” the 2005 version of “House of Wax” and the TV series, “Tales From the Crypt.”

1946 – Yutte Stensgaard, she appeared in “Lust for a Vampire”, “Scream and Scream Again” and “Dead of Night (TV Series).”

1946 – Writer/producer/director Joseph Zito, who worked on such films as “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” and “The Prowler.”

1940 – Victor Miller, is the writer of the original “Friday the 13th” film.

1932 – Kenji Sahara who appeared in “Godzilla,” “Rodan,” and “Mothra,” to name a few.

1921 – Richard Deacon film credits have included “The Birds,” the 1953 version of “Invaders From Mars” and “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy.”

DIED ON MAY 14

2019 – Tim Conway, appeared in ”Chip & Bernie’s Zomance,” “American Scary,” “Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!,” and “The Private Eyes.”

2019 – Tommy Donbavand, writer for an episode of “Scream Street: Bad Blood,” and an author of many Children’s Books

2006 – Paul Marco, played in “Night of the he Ghouls” “Plan 9 From Outer Space” and “Bride of the Monster.”

2005 – Ed Kelleher, who wrote the screenplays for the films “Invasion of the Blood Farmers,” “Prime Evil” and “Shriek of the Mutilated”.

2004 – Anna Lee, starred in “Bedlam,” “Picture Mommy Dead” and “Jack The Giant Killer.”

2002 – Ray Stricklyn, appeared in “The Return of Dracula”.

2001 – Peter Griffith, he played “Morgan Strode” in the original “Halloween.”

1999 – Buck Houghton who was producer of the TV series “The Twilight Zone.

1992 – Lyle Alzado, appeared in “Neon City”, “Hangfire”, “Destroyer” and more.

1982 – Hugh Beaumont his film credits include “The Mole People” and “The Human Duplicators.”

1980 – Hugh Griffith appeared in “The Abominable Dr. Phibes,” “The Legend of the Werewolf” and “Cry of the Banshee”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 14

King of the Zombies (1941)

The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) – Madrid
Nightmare In Wax (1969)

The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
Dracula: Pages From a Virgin’s Diary (2002) NYC (premiere)
Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004)
Heavy Mental: Rock ‘n’ Roll Bloodbath (2009)

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May 15

BORN ON MAY 15

1985 – Ashlynn Yennie, appeared in “L.A. Slasher”, “The Scribbler”, “True Blood (TV Series)”, “American Maniacs”, “The Human Centipede (First Sequence)” and “The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence).”

1982 – Tatsuya Fujiwara, starred in “Batoru Rowaiaru” and “Batoru Rowaiaru II : Chinknoka”.

1982 – Alexandra Breckinridge, starred in “Wishcraft”, “Vampire Clan”, “The Walking Dead (TV Series)” and appeared in the TV series “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “American Horror Story.”

1981 – Jacqui Holland, appeared in “Dracula’s Sorority Sisters”, “Axeman 2: Overkill”, “Erotic Vampires of Beverly Hills”, “The Walking Deceased”, “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys”, “The Brides of Sodom”, “Monsters in the Woods” and many more.

1981 – Jamie-Lynn Sigler, starred in “Campfire Stories” and ” Dark Ride.”

1978 – Caroline Dhavernas, starred on “Hannibal” and has appeared in “Devil.”

1971 – Sam Trammell, starred in the HBO series “True Blood,” and in the film “Aliens vs Predator: Requiem”

1963 – Brenda Bakke, appeared in “Death Spa”, “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight”, “American Gothic (TV Series)”, “Dark Angel (TV Series).”

1912 – André De Toth, who directed the original “House of Wax.”

1909 – James Mason, appeared in the TV films “Frankenstein: The True Story” and “Salem’s Lot”.

1905 – Joseph Cotten starred in “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” and “Lady Frankenstein.”

DIED ON MAY 15

2019 – Robert Leroy Diamond, actor in “Scream (1981)” and an episode of “The Twilight Zone: In Paradise of Pip (1963).”

2019 – John Ronane, actor in “The Sprial Staircase,” “Nobody Ordered,” “Doctor Blood’s Coffin,” and some tv series episodes.

1994 – Royal Dano, appeared in “The Dark Half”, “Ghoulies II”, “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”, “House II: The Second Story”, “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, “Moon of the Wolf”, “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery (TV Series)” and many more.

1988 – Andrew Duggan who appeared in “A Return To Salem’s Lot,” “It’s Alive” and “Frankenstein Island.”

1972 – Nigel Green who appeared in the films “The Skull,” “Corridors of Blood” and “Countess Dracula”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 15

The Mad Monster (1942)
Invisible Invaders (1959)
Dr. Blood’s Coffin (1961) – Bismarck, ND
Peeping Tom (1962)
Black Zoo (1963)
Paranoiac (1963)
Happy Birthday To Me (1981)

Dark Woods (2003) – Cannes Film Festival
Creepshow 3 (2007)
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Gothic Vampires From Hell (2007)
Hunger (2009)

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May 16

BORN ON MAY 16

1986 – Megan Fox played in Jennifer’s Body”.

1979 – Barbara Nedeljakova, has appeared in “Whispers”, “L.A. Slasher”, “Strippers vs Werewolves”, “Children of the Corn: Genesis”, “Hostel”, “Hostel: Part II”, “Doom” and more.

1979 – Jessica Morris, appeared in “666: Devilish Charm”, “Haunting of the Innocent”, “Reel Evil”, “The Dead Want Women”, “Venom”, “Fading of the Cries”, “Bloody Murder” and more.

1953 – Pierce Brosnan appeared in “Mars Attacks!,” “The Lawnmower Man” and “Nomads.”

1944 – Danny Trejo, appeared in “From Dusk To Dawn 1, 2 & 3,” “The Devil’s Rejects” and “Rob Zombie’s Halloween.”

1918 – Barry Atwater played in the TV movie “The Night Stalker,” and “Night Gallery”.

1905 – Henry Fonda, starred in “The Boston Strangler,” “Tentacles” and “The Swarm.”

DIED ON MAY 16

2010 – Ronnie James Dio, legendary lead singer of the metal bands, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and his own self-titled band Dio,  introduced the horns gesture that has been used in hard rock/heavy metal ever since.

2008 – Sandy Howard who produced the films “The Devil’s Rain,” “Meteor” and “Embryo”.

1979 – Robert Florey, who directed episodes of “Thriller,” “The Outer Limits” and “The Twilight Zone,” as well as the 1932 version of “Murders In the Rue Morgue”.

1985 – Margaret Hamilton appeared in the 1960 version of “13 Ghosts” and the TV movie “The Night Strangler.”

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 16

The Blood Beast Terror (1969)
The Bare Wench Project (2000)
Vlad (2003) (Cannes Premiere)
Slaughterhouse Phi: Death Sisters (2006)
The Dead One (2007) – Los Angeles
Swamp Devil (2008) – Hawaii Film Festival

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