July 19

BORN ON July 19

1982 – Jared Padalecki, who plays “Sam Winchester” on the TV show “Supernatural,” starred in the films “Cry Wolf,” “House of Wax ” (2005) and the 2009 remake of “Friday the 13th.”

1977 – Erin Cummings, she appeared in “Bitch Slap”, Dark House (2009),  “Late Phases” and more.

1976 – Vinessa Shaw, has appeared in “Stag Night”, “The Hills Have Eyes” remake.

1962 – Anthony Edwards, appeared in the films “Pet Sematary II.”

1961 – Hideo Nakata, Japanese director of “Ring”, “Ring 2″, “Dark Water”, “Chatroom” and more.

1960 – Elizabeth Kaitan, appeared in “Silent Madness”, “Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2”, “Assault of the Killer Bimbos”, “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood”, “Necromancer”, “Nightwish” and more.

1957 – Terri Treas, starred in “House IV”, “Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound”, “Nightmare on the 13th Floor”, “Alien Nation (TV Series)” and TV movies, “The Terror Within”, “The Nest”, “Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell” and many more.

1956 – Peter Barton appeared in the films “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “Hell Night”.

1951 – Dan Hicks, has appeared in “Evil Dead II”, “Maniac Cop”, “Intruder”, “Darkman”, “Wishmaster”, “2001 Maniacs” and more.

1951 – Abel Ferrara, is a writer and director of the films “The Addiction”, “Body Snatchers”, “Ms .45”, “The Driller Killer.”

1950 – Tom McLoughlin, writer and/or director of such films as “She-Wolf of London (TV Series)”, “They Came from Outer Space (TV Series)”, “Sometimes They Come Back”, “Friday the 13th The Series (TV Series)”, “Freddy’s Nightmares (TV Series)”, “Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI”, “One Dark Night” and more.

1943 – David Griffin who appeared in “Trog” and “The Blood Beast Terror.”

1924 – Pat Hingle appeared in the film “Tarantula: The Deadly Cargo.”

DIED ON July 19

2019 – Jeremy Kemp, appeared in “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Phantom of the Opera (1983)” and an episode of “Shades of Darkness (1983).”

2019 – Rutger Hauer, appeared in “Bone Daddy,” “Flying Virus,” “The Reverend,” “Hemogloben,” “Corbin Nash,” “Minotaur,” “Dracula 3D,” “The Rite,” “Split Second,” and many more

2014 – Skye McCole Bartusiak, had appeared in “Sick Boy”, “Boogeyman”, “Firestarter 2: Rekindled”, “The Darkling”, “Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series)”.

2004 – Irvin S. Yeaworth, who wrote the screenplays for and directed “The 4D Man,” “The Blob (2008)”.

1999 – Richard Marion appeared in “Child’s Play 3″ and “The Godmonster of Indian Flats”.

1976 – Gene Roth appeared in “The Claw Monsters,” “Twice Told Tales” and “Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)”.

1968 – Universal make-up genius, Jack Pierce, who created “Frankenstein,” “The Wolf Man,” “The Mummy,” “The Invisible Man,” “Bride of Frankenstein,” “Dracula, “The Old Dark House,” “White Zombie,” “House of Frankenstein,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” House of Dracula,” “Dracula’s Daughter,” and many more.


La Llorona (1935)

The Dunwich Horror (1970) – UK
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)

SS Hell Camp (1977)
Day of the Dead (1985)
The Frighteners (1996)
Alien Hunter (2003)
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)

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July 20

BORN ON July 20

1975 – Judy Greer, appears in “Halloween (2018),” “Jurassic World”, “Cursed”, “Carrie (2013)”, “The Village”, and more.

1973 – Omar Epps, appeared in the films “Trick,” “Dracula 2000″, “Scream 2″.

1947 – Camille Keaton, starred in “I Spit on Your Grave”, “Kung Fu Cannibals”, “Chop”, “The Lords of Salem,” and “I Spit on Your Grave: Déjà vu”.

1941 – Koji Ishizaka who appeared in “Godzilla 1985″.

1938 – Diana Rigg, who appeared in “Theatre of Blood”.

1925 – Lola Albright who appeared in “The Monolith Monsters” and the TV show “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”.

DIED ON July 20

2012 – Simon Ward, appeared in “The Monster Club”, “Deadly Strangers”, “Dracula (1973)”, “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed”, and more.

2006 – Robert Cornthwaite, appeared in “The Naked Monster”, “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The Devil’s Daughter”, “Colossus: The Forbin Project”, “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?”, “The War of the Worlds”, “The Thing from Another World” and many more.

2005 – James Doohan appeared in the film “Skinwalkers: Curse Of The Shaman.”

1996 – Randy Stuart who played the wife of “The Incredible Shrinking Man”.

1995 – Steve Ritch who played the title role in “The Werewolf”.

1992 – Herman King produced “Gorgo.”

1987 – Richard Egan who appeared in the films “Gog” and “The House That Wouldn’t Die”.


The Picture of Dorian Gray (1917)
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) – New York City
Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
Dracula (1979)

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July 21

BORN ON July 21

1978 – Josh Hartnett who starred in “The Faculty,” “Halloween H2O,” “30 Days Of Night” and episodes of “Penny Dreadful.”

1976 – Jaime Murray, has appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “Warehouse 13 (TV Series)”, “Fright Night 2”, “Devil’s Playground”, “Demons (TV Movie)”, “The Deaths of Ian Stone”, “The Nanny (2018)” and more.

1964 – Susan Swift, who appeared in “Audrey Rose” and “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.”

1960 – Lance Guest who appeared in “Jaws: The Revenge,” “Halloween 2″.

1955 – Adrienne King, is one of the final girls in “Friday the 13th”, “Friday the 13th Part 2”, “Psychic Experiment”, “Silent Night, Bloody Night: The Homecoming” and “Tales of Poe.”

1952 – Robin Williams., who has gone serious on us in such movies as “The Night Listener,” “Insomnia” and “One Hour Photo.”

1948 – Art Hindle who appeared in the original “Black Christmas,” the 1978 version of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “The Brood.”

1943 – The late Edward Herrmann who appeared in “The Lost Boys” and “My Boyfriend’s Back.”

1929 – John Woodvine, probably best be remembered for portraying “Dr. Hirsch” in “An American Werewolf in London.”

1927 –Paul Blaisdell, AIP creature creator, “It Conquered the World,” “The Day the World Ended,” “Invasion of the Saucer Men,” “It! The Terror from Beyond Space,” and many more.

1924 – Don Knotts who starred in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” and Private Eyes (1980) with the late great Tim Conway.

1910 – Motoyoshi Oda who appeared in “The Invisible Avenger,” “Gigantis the Fire Monster” and “Ghost Man.”

DIED ON July 21

2019 – Paul Krassner, writer for “The Last of the Manson Girls.”

2004 – Jerry Goldsmith, great composer whose film scores include the 1999 versions of The Haunting,” “The Mummy,” as well as “Alien,” “Hollow Man,” “Gremlins,” “Leviathan,” “The Omen,” “Psycho II,” “Deep Rising,” “Coma,” and many more.

1996 – Luana Anders, appeared in such films as “Night Tide”, “Pit and the Pendulum”, “Dementia 13″, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)”, “Doppelganger.”

1967 – Basil Rathbone, starred as “The Son of Frankenstein,” “Sherlock Holmes” and in the numerous films such as “The Black Sleep” and “Tales of Terror”.


Rituals (1977) – Canada
Spawn Of The Slithis (1978)
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Hellborn (2003)
Monster House (2006)

Dead Moon Rising (2007) – Big Damn Film Festival

Death Proof (2007) – New York City
Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)

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July 22

BORN ON July 22

1983 – Australian actress Sharni Vinson, starred in “You’re Next”, “Patrick”, “Bait.”

1982 – Sarah Lind, she has appeared in “WolfCop”, “Blade: The Series (TV Series)”, “Severed”, “Stephen King’s Dead Zone (TV Series)”, “Wolf Lake (TV Series)” and more.

1978 – A.J. Cook, appeared in “Wer”, “Mother’s Day”, “Night Skies”, “Bloodsuckers”, “Final Destination 2″, “Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell”, “Ripper,” episodes of the tv series “Goosebumps” and more.

1976 – Karen Cliche, appeared in “Lost Girl (TV Series)”, “Saw VI”, “The Dresden Files (TV Series)”, “Pact with the Devil”, “Vampire High (TV Series)”, “Big Wolf on Campus (TV Series)”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, and more.

1971 – Oliver Robins, starred in “Poltergeist” and “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.”

1965 – Patrick Labyorteaux, appeared in the thriller “Heathers,” and horror films “Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go To College”.

1964 – John Leguizamo who appeared in “Land of the Dead,” and “The Happening.”

1963 – Joanna Going appeared in the films “Phantoms” and as “Victoria Winters” in the 1993 TV version of “Dark Shadows.”

1955 – Willem Dafoe appeared as “Max Schreck” in “Shadow of the Vampire.”

1952 – Mary & Madeleine Collinson, were identical twins who starred in the Hammer film, “Twins of Evil.”

1951 – Tisa Farrow, Mia’s sister, who starred in “The Grim Reaper” and “Zombie.”

1934 – Louise Flecther who appeared in “Exorcist II: The Heretic”.

1929 – Marcia Henderson who appeared in “The Hypnotic Eye” and “World of the Giants.”

1922 – Edward B. Randolph who appeared in “She-Beast” and “Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype.”

1893 – James Whale, directed “The Invisible Man,” “The Old Dark House,” “The Bride of Frankenstein” and Frankenstein (1931)

DIED ON July 22

1988 – Duane Jones who played “Ben” in “Night of the Living Dead”, Jones was the first African-American to have a starring role in a horror film! He also appeared in “Ganja & Hess” and “Fright House”.


King Kong Escapes (1967) – Japan
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Orca (1977)
Jaws 3D (1983)
Delta Die! (2003)
The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005) – Pittsburgh, PA (premiere)

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July 23

BORN ON July 23

1989 – Daniel Radcliffe, starred in “The Woman in Black” and “Victor Frankenstein.”

1982 – Tom Mison, starred as “Ichabod Crane” on “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series).”

1961 – Woody Harrelson, starred in the films “Zombieland,” “Zombieland: Double Tap,” and the TV movie “Bay Coven.”

1930 – Chuck Courtney who appeared in Pet Sematary (1989), “Food of the Gods” and as “Billy the Kid” in “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula.”

1938 – Ronny Cox who appeared in “The Car,” “Robocop” and “The Beast Within.”

DIED ON July 23

2019 – Gabe  Khouth, appeared in “It (1990),” “Home Invasion,” and tv episodes of “Millennium,” “Supernatural,” and “iZombie.”

2019 – Danny Keogh, actor in “The Mangler,” “From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter,” “Ed Gein,” “Slash,” “Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell,” and TV episodes of “Domination,” “Blood Drive,” and more.

2002 – Leo McKern, who starred in “X-The Unknown,” and “Damien: The Omen II”.

1997 – David Warbeck, appeared in “Razor Blade Smile”, “Fatal Frames”, “The Beyond”, “The Black Cat”, “Twins of Evil.”

1994 – Hans Salter, wonderful composer for “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” “The Wolf Man,” “The Incredible Shrinking Man, “The Island Earth,” “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “House of Frankenstein,” “Hold That Ghost,” and also worked on the soundtrack for “Happy Death Day 2U.”

1982 – Vic Morrow, appeared in “Humanoids From the Deep,” “Message From Space” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie”.

1978 – Charles Horvath, who appeared in “The Thing That Wouldn’t Die,” “Atlantis, the Lost Continent,” and “The Man of a Thousand Faces”.


The Haunting (1999)
Dagon (2002) – video premiere
Trancers 6 (2002)

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July 24

BORN ON July 24

1982 – Trevor Matthews, has played in “Girl House”, “The Shrine”, “Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer”, “Teen Massacre.”

1979 – Rose Byrne, has starred in “Insidious,” “Insidious: Chapter 2,” “Insidious: The Last Key,” “Just Buried,” and “28 Weeks Later.”

1970 – Jennifer Lopez who starred in “Anaconda,” “The Boy Next Door” and “The Cell.”

1959 – David Alan Graf who appeared in “Witchcraft 7″ and “Witchcraft XI.”

1952 – Gus Van Sant who directed the 1998 version of “Psycho.”

1942 – Chris Sarandon who appeared in “The Sentinel”, “Fright Night (1985),” “Whispers (1990),” “Child’s Play” and more

1925 – John McMamara who appeared in “From Hell It Came,” “The Return of Dracula” and “War of the Colossal Beast.”

DIED ON July 24

2019 – Nam Gi-Nam, Directed “Three Evil Spirits,” “Night Fairy,” “The Cemetery Under the Moon,” and others.

2019 – Sergio Di Giulio, appeared in “Zombie” and “Versipellis.”

2012 – Sherman Hemsley, appearances in, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “Love at First Bite” and more.

1997 – Brian Glover, who appeared in “Alien 3,” “Snow White: A Tale of Terror” and “An America Werewolf In London”.


Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (1972) – Japan
Wolfen (1981)
Afraid of the Dark (1991) – New York City
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Demonicus (2001) – video premiere
Blood Sucking Babes From Burbank (2006) – DVD premiere
Crawler (2009)
Mutilation Mile (2009)
Orphan (2009)
The Sphere of the Lycanthrope (2009)

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July 25

BORN ON July 25

1987 – Michael Welch, appeared in the 2008 remake of “Day of the Dead.”

1985 – Ashley Bell, appears in “Carnage Park”, “The Last Exorcism Part II”, “The Last Exorcism”, and more.

1985 – Shantel VanSanten, has appeared in “Something Wicked” and “The Final Destination.”

1973 – David Denman, appears in “Outcast (TV Series)”, “The Gift”, “Shutter”, “When a Stranger Calls”, “Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)” and more.

1965 – Illeana Douglas who appeared in the films “Otis,” and “Stir of Echoes”.

1943 – Irwin Yablans who was executive producer for the first three “Halloween” films, “Hell Night” and “Fade To Black.”

1929 – Actor/producer/director Al Adamson, who’s credits included “Horror of the Blood Monsters,” “Dracula vs. Frankenstein” and “Blood of Ghastly Horror.”

DIED ON July 25

2005 – Ford Rainey, appeared in a plethora of TV and film roles including “Halloween II”, “A Howling in the Woods”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Outer Limits (TV Series)” and many more.

2003 – John Schlesinger, who directed the films “The Believers”.

2000 – Don Weis who directed for such TV shows as “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” “Freddy’s Nightmares” and the TV film and “The Munster’s Revenge”.

1984 – Akihiko Hirata, was a Japanese actor who appeared in “Godzilla”, “Godzilla, King of the Monsters!”, “Rodan”, “The Mysterians”, “The H-Man”, “Daikaijû Baran”, “Mothra”, “Gorath”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla”, “Atragon”, “Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster”, “Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster”, “Son of Godzilla” and many more.


Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
GoatSucker (2009) – Madisonville, KY

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