July 12

BORN ON July 12

1989 – Phoebe Tonkin, has appeared in “Bait”, and “The Secret Circle (TV Series).”

1984 – Natalie Martinez, has starred in “Home Invasion”, “Under the Dome (TV Series)”, and “Death Race.”

1980 – Kristen Connolly, has appeared in “The Bay”, “The Cabin in the Woods”, and “The Happening.”

1978 – Michelle Rodriguez, appears in “Resident Evil: Retribution”, “Battle Los Angeles”, “The Breed”, “BloodRayne”, and “Resident Evil.”

1945 – Edwin Neal, probably best known for portraying the “Hitchhiker” in “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” appeared in “Halloween: Harvest of Souls 1985″, “Butcher Boys”, “Holy Hell”, “The Man Who Came Back”, “Shudder”, “Murder Set Pieces,” “Satan’s Playground” and many more.

1927 – Jerry Ito who appeared in the films “Mothra,” “Message From Space” and “The Manster.”

1886 – Jean Hersholt who appeared in “The Cat Creeps,” “The Mask of Fu Manchu” and “Mark of the Vampire.”

1882 – Legendary director Tod Browning, whose films includes “London After Midnight,” “Dracula,” “Freaks” and “Mark of the Vampire.”

DIED ON July 12

2001 – Composer James Bernard who did music for “Nosferatu (1922),” “Horror of Dracula,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” “The Devil Rides Out,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959),” “Taste the Blood of Dracula,” “The Curse of Frankenstein,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and many more.

1973 – Lon Chaney Jr. played all the monsters in Universal’s arsenal, including The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Dracula, Frankenstein and many more. He will forever be known for his role of “Lawrence Talbot” in “The Wolf Man”, “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man”, “House of Frankenstein”, “House of Dracula”, “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein.” He also starred in many more films.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 12

The Unholy Three (1930)
Mad Love (1935)
Frogs (1974) – Portugal

Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Dracula III: Legacy (2005)

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July 13

BORN ON July 13

1977 – Ashley Scott, has appeared in “Summoned”, “Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “Dark Angel (TV Series).”

1972 – Ken Ward who played “Johnny” in “Night Of The Living Dead 3D.”

1942 – Harrison Ford, starred in “What Lies Beneath” and the TV movie “The Possessed.”

1941 – Robert Forster who starred in “Alligator,” the 1998 remake of “Psycho”.

1940 – Patrick Stewart, who also starred in “Green Room,” and ”Lifeforce”.

1928 – Mace Neufeld who produced the films “Transylvania 6-5000,” “The Funhouse” and “The Omen (1976).”

1921 – Kenneth Utt who produced “The Silence of the Lambs”.

1895 – Sidney Blackmer who appeared in “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Lady and the Monster.”

DIED ON July 13

2019 – Bill Luxton, appeared in 2 episodes of “Strange Paradise (1969).”

2019 – Charles Levin , appeared in episodes of “Tales From the Darkside (1985),” and “The Twilight Zone (1985).”

2019 – Richard Carter, actor in “The Howling III,” and TV movie “The Wicked.”

2013 – Cory Monteith appeared in “Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “White Noise 2: The Light”, “Hybrid”, “Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep”, “Final Destination 3″, “Bloody Mary”, “Smallville (TV Series)”, “Supernatural (TV Series).”

2012 – Richard D. Zanuck, legendary producer of such films as “Jaws”, “Jaws 2″, “Sssssss”, “Dark Shadows,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: just to name a few.

2007 – Michael Reardon, who appeared in “Cabin Fever”.

1954 – Irving Pichel, who appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter” and directed the film “Destination Moon”.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 13

The Lost World (1960)
Hands Of The Ripper (1972)
Hunchback of the Morgue (1973) – Spain
Splatter University (1984)
The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
Vampire Clan (2002)
Dead End Massacre (2004)

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July 14

BORN ON July 14

1970 – Nina Siemaszko, appears in “The Haunting of Molly Hartley”, “The Darkling”, “Sawbones”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, and more.

1961 – Jackie Earle Haley, portrayed “Freddy Krueger” in the remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” appeared in “RoboCop (2014),” “Dark Shadows (2012),” “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence”, and more.

1952 – Producer Joel Silver whose credits include “Predator,” the “Tales From the Crypt” TV Series as well as “House On Haunted Hill (1999),” “Ghost Ship (2002),” “Orphan” and many more.

1939 – Sid Haig who has starred in such films as “Spider Baby” and “Galaxy of Terror,” “House of 1000 Corpses” and its sequel “The Devil’s Rejects.” He also starred in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” and “Night Of The Living Dead 3D.”

1926 – Harry Dean Staton who appeared in the films “Alien,” “Escape from New York,” “The Green Mile” and “Alien Autopsy.”

1924 – Val Avery who appeared in original “Amityville Horror” and “Too Scared To Scream.”

1911 – Terry Thomas, who appeared in the films “Things To Come,” “Munster, Go Home” and “The Abominable Dr. Phibes.”

1910 – Director/Producer/Writer William Hanna of Hanna-Barbera Productions, created Scooby-Doo.

1904 –  Zita Johann who starred as “Helen Grovesvenor/Princess Anckesen-Amon” in the 1932 version of “The Mummy” and appeared in the film “Raiders of the Living Dead.”

DIED ON July 14

2019 – Rony Bridges, appeared in “Jemima: Photographic Trophy.”

2019 – Karl Shiels, acted in “Stitches.”

2006 – June Carr, who directed “Burning Hell” and “The Monster And The Stripper”.

2006 – Carrie Nye, who appeared in “Too Scared To Scream” and “Creepshow”.

2000 – Meredith MacRae, who appeared in “The Werewolf Of Woodstock,” “Earthbound” and “Vultures”.

1970 – Preston Foster who appeared in “Doctor X” and “The Time Travelers”.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 14

The Swarm (1978)
Hobgoblins (1988)
The Atomic Space Bug (1999)
Supergator (2007)

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July 15

BORN ON July 15

1994 – Sarah Desjardins, appears in “Van Helsing (TV Series)”, “Into the Grizzly Maze”, “Supernatural (TV Series).”

1981 – Taylor Kinney, appeared in “The Forest”.

1961 – Lolita Davidovich who appeared in the films “Gods and Monsters,” “Raising Cain” and “Friday the 13th: The Series.”

1961 – Forest Whitaker starred in “The Body Snatchers,” “Species”.

1952 – Terry O’Quinn starred in “The Stepfather (1987)” and appeared in the TV series’ “The X-Files” and “Millennium.”

1951 – Jesse Ventura, appeared in “Predator,” “The Running Man,” and “Repossessed.”

1944 – Jan-Michael Vincent, played in many film and TV shows including “Ice Cream Man”, “Abducted II: The Reunion”, “Xtro II: The Second Encounter”, “Haunting Fear”, “Alienator”, “Damnation Alley”, and more.

1938 – Producer/writer/director Larry Cohen directed the films “Q,” “It’s Alive,” “A Return To Salem’s Lot,” created the series “The Invaders.”

1927 – Joe Turkel who appeared in “The Shining” and “Tormented.”

1925 – Philip Carey who appeared in “Scream of the Wolf” and “The Kolchak” episodes that were made into the TV movie “Crackle of Death.”

DIED ON July 15

2007 – Kieron Moore, who starred in “Dr. Blood’s Coffin,” “Day Of The Triffids” and “Crack In The World”.

1987 – Alfie Bass who appeared in “The Fearless Vampire Killers”.

1969 – Peter van Eyck who starred in the film “The Brain,” a remake of “Donovan’s Brain”.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 15

The Black Room (1935)
It Conquered the World (1956)
Kwaidan (1965) – USA (premiere)
Shock Waves (1977)
Orca (1977) – New York City
The Bloody Ape (1997)
The Hitcher II: I’ve Been Waiting (2003)

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July 16

BORN ON July 16

1987 – AnnaLynne McCord, starred in “Scorned”, “Excision”, “The Haunting of Molly Hartley”, “Day of the Dead” remake.

1971 – Corey Feldman who starred in “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “The Lost Boys,” “Gremlins” and “Lost Boys: The Tribe.”

1963 – Phoebe Cates who starred in “Gremlins,” “Gremlins 2″.

1957 – Faye Grant who appeared in the TV series “V” and the TV movie “Omen IV: The Awakening.”

1948 – Ruben Blades who appeared in “Predator 2,” “The Cradle Will Rock” and “The X-Files” TV show.

1946 – Ann Turkel, appeared in “The Hunger (TV Series)”, “The Fear”, “Deep Space”, “Humanoids from the Deep”, “Ravagers” and more.

1915 – Barnard Hughes appeared on the “Dark Shadows” TV series and in the films “Sisters,” “Tron” and “The Lost Boys.”

1903 – Mary Philbin who unmasked Lon Chaney as “The Phantom of the Opera” in 1925.

DIED ON July 16

2019 – Sonia López, appeared in “Sex Monster,” “Museum of Horror,” “Beaks: The Movie,” “Death on the Beach,” and produced “The Hidden Pleasures.”

2010 – James Gammon, appeared in numerous films and TV shows including “Altered”, “Silver Bullet”, “Monster Squad (TV Series)”, and more.

2004 – Tom Fox, who produced “Return of the Living Dead” “Return Of The Living Dead 2,” “Blue Monkey,” “Return Of The Living Dead: Rave To The Grave” and  “Return Of The Living Dead: Necropolis”.

2004 – Peter Baird, who appeared in “Howling III”.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 16

Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)
The Fly (1958)
The Devils (1971)

Swamp Thing (1982) – Sweden
Amityville 1992: It’s About Time (1992)
Lake Placid (1999)

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July 17

Born On July 17

1979 – Mike Vogel, has appeared in “Under the Dome (TV Series)”, “Bates Motel (TV Series)”, “Open Graves”, “Cloverfield”, “The Deaths of Ian Stone”, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

1965 – Alex Winter appeared in “The Lost Boys” and “Freaked,” (which he also directed).

1964 – Heather Langenkamp who starred in “A Nightmare On Elm Street,” “A Nightmare On Elm Street 3″ and “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.”

1950 – P.J. Soles, appeared in “Carrie”, “Blood Bath”, “The Possessed”, “Halloween (1976)”, “Uncle Sam”, “The Devil’s Rejects”, “The Tooth Fairy,” “Halloween (2018),” “Candy Corn,” “Hanukkah,” and several more.

1934 – Donald Sutherland who appeared in “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “Don’t Look Now,” “The Puppet Masters” and “An American Haunting,”

1921 – Acquanetta who appeared in “Jungle Woman,” “Captive Wild Woman” and “Dead Man’s Eyes.”

1917 – Phyllis Diller who provided the voice of “The Monster’s Mate” in “Mad Monster Party”.

1899 – James Cagney who portrayed Lon Chaney in “The Man of a Thousand Faces.

Died On July 17

2019 – Donald W. Thompson, director/writer/producer for “A Thief in the Night.”

2008 – Paul Sorenson, who appeared in an incredible array of films and TV shows, including episodes of “Land of the Giants,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”.

1995 – Harry Guardino, appeared in episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” “The Outer Limits” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1978 – Thayer David who portrayed Professor Ben Stokes in the TV series “Dark Shadows” and appeared in the film “The Werewolf of Washington”.

Films Released On July 17

Return of the Ape Man (1944)
Robocop (1987)
Jaws the Revenge (1987)
Laughing Dead (1998)
Mimic 2 (2001)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Forest Of The Dead (2007) – USA (DVD premiere)
Tales of the Dead (2008)

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July 18

BORN ON July 18

1980 – Kristen Bell, starred in “Scream 4″ and “Pulse.”

1976 – Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, appeared in “Snakes on a Plane”, “Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt”, “Beyond Re-Animator.”

1940 – James Brolin who appeared in The Car, “Westworld” and the original “The Amityville Horror.”

1938 – Paul Verhoeven who directed “The Hollow Man,” “Starship Troopers,” “Robocop”.

1929 – Eva Bartok appeared in “The Gamma People” and “Blood and Black Lace.”

1929 – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins who had a hit with the song “I Put a Spell On You.”

DIED ON July 18

2019 – Robert Milli, appeared in “The Fly (1958),” “The Cat Creature,” and tv episodes of “Journey to the Unknown (1968)” and “The Wild World of Mystery (1974).”

1993 – John Beck who produced the American version of “King Kong vs. Godzilla”.

1993 – Davis Roberts who appeared in “The Demon Seed,” and in the TV series’ “Kolchak; The Night Stalker,” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”.

1973 – Jack Hawkins, who appeared in the films “Tales That Witness Madness” and “Theatre of Blood”.

FILMS RELEASED ON July 18

Zombie (1979)

Prom Night (1980)
Vamp (1986)
Aliens (1986)
Arachnophobia (1990)
Jurassic Park III (2001)
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

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