July 5

BORN ON July 5

1980 – Eva Green, appeared in “Dark Shadows” 2012 remake and episodes of “Penny Dreadful.”

1960 – Pruitt Taylor Vince, has appeared in “13 Sins”, “True Blood (TV Series)”, “The Walking Dead (TV Series)”, “Creature”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Jacob’s Ladder”, “Angel Heart,” “Bird Box,” “Constantine” and more.

1948 – William Hootkins, was a wonderful character actor who appeared in “The Breed”, “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)”, “The Island of Dr. Moreau”, “Death Machine”, “Dust Devil”, “Hardware” “American Gothic,”  and many more.

1945 – Marilyn Burns who appeared in “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”, “Eaten Alive, “Future Kill” and “Helter Skelter,”

1928 – Warren Oates who appeared in the films “Race With the Devil,” “Badlands” and in episodes of “The Twilight Zone” and “Thriller.”

1912 – Richard M. Rubin, property master for such films as “Attack of the 50 Foot Women,” “Attack of the Giant Leeches” and “Pit and the Pendulum.”

1904 – Milburn Stone who appeared in “The Mad Ghoul,” “Weird Woman” and “Invaders From Mars.”

DIED ON July 5

2007 – Kerwin Mathews, who starred in “The Boy Who Cried Werewolf”.

1987 – Alan Gibson, director of such films as “The Best of All Time Horror Classics (Video documentary)”, “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)”, “Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)”, “The Satanic Rites of Dracula”, “Dracula A.D. 1972”, “Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)” and others.

1969 – Lambert Hillyer who directed films “Dracula’s Daughter” and “The Invisible Ray”.


Panic In Year Zero (1962)

Nightmare Castle (1965)
Martin (1978) – France
Unseen Evil 2 (2004) – DVD premiere

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July 6

BORN ON July 6

1992 – Linda Bella, starred in “Ratpocalypse”, “Dracula: Reborn”, “Monsters in the Woods”, “Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust.”

1946 – Gloria Gifford, appeared in “Halloween II” and “The Others.”

1943 – Shelley Hack, appeared in “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Blind Fear”, “The Stepfather (1987)”, “Troll”, “Time After Time” and more.

1927 – Janet Leigh, best known for her role in the classic Hitchcock horror film, Psycho (1960) also appeared in “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “The Fog (1980)”, “Night of the Lepus”, “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)” and more.

DIED ON July 6

2019 – Eddie Jones, appeared in “Q: The Winged Serpent,” “C.H.U.D.,” “The Believers,” “Dark Shadows (1991),” “Mercy” and more.

2019 – Cameron Boyce, appeared in “Mirrors.”

2002 –John Frankenheimer, directed “The Island of Dr. Moreau” and “Prophecy”.

1994 – Cameron Mitchell, known for “The Demon”, “Demon Cop”, “Terror Night”, “From a Whisper to a Scream”, Jack-O”, “The Tomb”, “Frankenstein Island”, “Without Warning”, “Screamers”, “The Toolbox Murders”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “Nightmare in Wax”, “Blood and Black Lace” and many more.

1991 – Thorley Walters, appeared in “The People That Time Forgot”, “Vampire Circus”, “Trog”, “The Man Who Haunted Himself”, “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed”, “Frankenstein Created Woman”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” and more.


Blood Feast (1963)

Organ (1996)

Black River (2001)

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July 7

BORN ON July 7

1959 – Billy Campbell, who appeared in the 1992 version of “Dracula” and episodes of the TV series “Helix.”

1949 – Shelley Duvall who appeared in “The Shining,” “Big Monster on Campus” and “Frankenweenie.”

1928 – Patricia Hitchcock, daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, a brief part as “Caroline” in her father’s film “Psycho.”

1928 – Vince Edwards who appeared in “Return To Horror High” and “Cellar Dweller.”

1927 – Richard Garland who appeared in “Attack of the Crab Monsters,” “The Undead” and “Panic In Year Zero.”

1925 – Yvonne Mitchell who appeared in “Crucible of Horror,” “Demons of the Mind” and “Queen of Spades.”

1924 – Mary Ford who appeared in “Queen of Outer Space”.

1919 – Jon Pertwee appeared in “The House That Dripped Blood,” “Carry On Screaming”.

1913 – Fred F. Sears who directed the films “The Giant Claw,” “Earth vs. the Flying Saucers” and “The Werewolf.”

1907 – Sci-fi writer Robert A. Heinlein, whose novels include “The Puppet Masters,” “Rocketship Galileo” and “Starship Troopers.”

1901 – Sam Katzman, production credits include “Spooks Run Wild,” “It Came From Beneath the Sea” and “The Werewolf.”

1887 – Raymond Hatton, who appeared in the films “The Day the World Ended” “Invasion of the Saucer Men” and “In Cold Blood.”

DIED ON July 7

2019 – Artur “Atze” Brauner, Producer for “The Brain,” “The Terror of Doctor Mabuse,” “The Monster of London City,” “The Bird With the Crystal Plumante,” “The Dead Are Alive” and many more.

1982 – Fred Stuthman who portrayed horror host Jeepers’ Keeper.

1973 – Veronica Lake who appeared in “Flesh Feast” as well as episodes of “Lights Out,” and “Tales of Tomorrow.”

1930 – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, writer for “The Hound of Baskervilles (1959),” and “Tales From the Darkside (1990).”


The Mummy’s Ghost (1944)
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)
Species (1995)
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Scary Movie (2000)
Tales of Terror and Love (2001)
Adelle (2010)
D4 (2011)

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July 8

BORN ON July 8

1982 – Sophia Bush, appeared in “Stay Alive” and “The Hitcher”.

1977 – Milo Ventimiglia, appeared in “Cursed”, “Stay Alive” and “Kiss of the Damned”.

1973 – Kathleen Robertson, starred in “Psycho Beach Party” and “Scary Movie 2.”

1965 – Corey Parker who appeared in “Friday the 13th: A New Beginning,” “Big Man On Campus” and “Scream For Help.”

1959 – Lori Hallier, known for “My Bloody Valentine (1981)”, “Heartstopper”, “PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)”, “Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)”, ” Forever Knight (TV Series)”, “Deadly Nightmares (TV Series) aka The Hitchhiker”, “Friday’s Curse (TV Series) aka Friday the 13th The Series”, and more.

1958 – Kevin Bacon who appeared in “Friday the 13th,” “Hollow Man”, “Tremors” and series “The Following”.

1951 – Angelica Houston, appeared in “Addams Family” movies and in the films “The Witches”.

1947 – Kim Darby who appeared in “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” “Teen Wolf Too” and “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.”

1938 – Paul Cronin appeared in “Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things.”

1936 – William Cort who appeared in “Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.”

1936 – Ralph Strait who appeared in “Halloween III: Season of the Witch”.

1933 – Marty Feldman played “Igor” in “Young Frankenstein.”

1918 – Craig Stevens appeared in “Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “The Deadly Mantis” and “The Killer Bees.”

1917 – Glenn Langan starred as “The Amazing Colossal Man” and “The Andromeda Strain.”

1889 – Lambert Hillyer directed “The Invisible Ray” and “Dracula’s Daughter.”

DIED ON July 8

2015 – Irwin Keyes, appeared in “Evil Bong 3-D: The Wrath of Bong”, “Dream Slashers”, “House of 1000 Corpses”, “Disturbed”, “Friday the 13th”, “Oblivion” and more.

2012 – Ernest Borgnine, appeared in “Deadly Blessing”, “Escape From New York”, “The Devil’s Rain”, “Willard”, and many more.

1994 – Dick Sargent appeared in “The Beast With a Million Eyes” and “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken,” “The Clonus Horror” “The Eleventh Commandment: and “Rock-A-Die Baby.”

1991 – Ben Chapman (no not the Creature one), who was production manager for the films “Invaders From Mars,” “The Giant Gila Monster” and “The Killer Shrews.”

1991 – James Franciscus, who appeared in “Beneath the Planet of the Apes,” “The Valley of Gwangi” and “Killer Fish.”

1976 – Disney animator Harvey Toombs, who also worked on “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949).”


The Raven (1935)
Ghost Ship (1952)
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1966)

Phantasm II (1988)
Dark Water (2005)

The Descent (2005) – UK & Ireland

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July 9

BORN ON July 9

1971 – Scott Grimes, starred in “Night Life”, “Critters” and “Critters 2.”

1959 – Kevin Nash, appeared in “Monster Brawl”, “River of Darkness”, “The Punisher.”

1957 – Kelly McGillis, appeared in “Stake Land”, “The Innkeepers” and “Z Nation (TV Series).”

1945 – Horror/thriller/sci-fi author Dean R. Koontz, he wrote such novels as “Watchers”, “Phantoms”, “Night Chills”, “Hideaway”, “Whispers” and many others.

1942 – Richard Roundtree appeared in “Amityville: A New Generation,” “Se7en”.

1927 – Susan Cabot who appeared in “War of the Satellites,” “The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent” and “The Wasp Woman.”

DIED ON July 9

2019 – Rip Torn, appeared in “Circle of Fear,” “Coma,” “A Stranger Is Watching,” “Scarab,” “Love Object,” and episodes of “Thriller,” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

2019 – Freddie Jones, actor in “Firestarter,” “The Black Cauldron,” “Old Dracula,” “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed,” and many more.

2010 – Vonetta McGee, who starred in “Blacula” and the TV movie “The Norliss Tapes”.

2007 – The incredibly prolific character actor Charles Lane, he appeared in “Dark Shadows (TV Series)”, “Strange Invaders”, “Strange Behavior”, “The Munsters (TV Series)”, “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”, “Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “The Invisible Woman”, and many more.

2007 – Jerry Ito appeared in “Mothra,” “Message From Space” and “The Manster”.

2002 – Rod Steiger played in “The Amityville Horror (1979),” “American Gothic” and “Mars Attacks!”.

1985 – Rafael Campos who appeared in the films “Lady In a Cage,”  “The Astro Zombies” and in the TV series “V”.

1983 – Robert Dawn, was a makeup technician on films like “Christine”, “Damien: Omen II”, “Death Moon”, “Castle of Evil”, “Psycho” and more.


House of Exorcism (1976)

Burial Ground (1981) – Italy
Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999) – TV premiere
Predators (2010)

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July 10

BORN ON July 10

1942 – The late, legendary heavy metal singer, Ronnie James Dio and worked on the soundtrack for “Lords of Chaos.”

1941 – Robert Pine, appeared in “Munster, Go Home!”, “Lost in Space (TV Series)”, “Empire of the Ants”, “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series)”, “Independence Day”, “Helter Skelter” and more.

1938 – Model and dancer Tura Satana, appeared in “Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!”, “The Astro-Zombies”, “Mark of the Astro-Zombies”, “Astro Zombies: M3 – Cloned” and “The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.”

1931 – Nick Adams who appeared in “Frankenstein Conquers the World,” “Monster Zero” and “Die Monster Die” with Boris Karloff.

1926 – Fred Gywnne who played lovable ole “Herman Munster.” He also starred in the film “Pet Sematary.”

1903 – John Wyndham who wrote the novels “Day of the Triffids” and “The Midwich Cuckoos” on which the film “Village of the Damned” was based.

DIED ON July 10

2019 – Albert Shepherd, appeared in “Quartermass and the Pit” and an episode of “Department S (1979).”

2019 – Denise Nickerson, actress in “Dark Shadows” as Amy Jennings/ Nora Collins/ Amy Collins.

2019 – Valentina Cortese, appeared in “Then Big Scare” “The Evil Eye” and “Ring of Darkness.”

1991 – Del Harris who did sound editing and effects for “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters” and “Hillbillies In a Haunted House”.

1983 – Paul Blaisdell created and played in many AIP films for Roger Corman, Including “The Beast with a Million Eyes”, “Day the World Ended”, “It Conquered the World”, “Invasion of the Saucer Men”, “It! The Terror from Beyond Space”, “The She-Creature”, “Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow” and more.


The Devil-Doll (1936)

Seven Murders for Scotland Yard aka (Jack The Ripper) (1972) – Spain
Day of the Animals (1977) – (re-release)

Escape From New York (1981)
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Universal Soldier (1992)

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July 11

BORN ON July 11

1984 – Serinda Swan, appeared in “Jinn”, “The Tomorrow People (TV Series)”, “Creature”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Smallville (TV Series)”, “Beyond Loch Ness (TV Movie).”

1984 – Rachael Taylor, has appeared in “666 Park Avenue (TV Series)”, “The Darkest Hour”, “Ghost Machine”, “Shutter”, “See No Evil”, “Man-Thing” and more.

1972 – Michael Rosenbaum, appeared in “Cursed” and “Urban Legend.”

1956 – Classic beauty Sela Ward, has appeared in “The Stepfather” remake, “The Day After Tomorrow”, “The Haunting of Sarah Hardy”, and tv movie “Child of Darkness, Child of Light.”

1952 – Stephen Lang, who has appeared in “Salem (TV Series)”, “The Monkey’s Paw”, “Terra Nova (TV Series)”, “Manhunter” and more.

1943 – Tom Holland who directed and wrote the screen plays for “Thinner,” “Fright Night (1985),” and “Child’s Play (1988).” He also had bit parts in the TV min-series “The Stand,” “The Langoliers” and in the film “Psycho II”

1931 – Tab Hunter, who appeared in the film “Grotesque,” “City in the Sea,” “Sweet Kill,” “Out in the Dark” and more.

1926 – Patrick Wymark who appeared in the films “The Blood On Satan’s Claw,” “Journey To the Far Side of the Sun” and “The Conqueror Worm.”

1926 – Peter Brandon, who appeared in “Whatever Happened To Aunt Alice” and “Altered States.”

1894 – Benjamin H. Kline who was cinematographer on such films as “The Zombies of Mora Tau,” “The Man Who Turned To Stone” and “The Giant Claw.”

DIED ON July 11

2007 – Rod Lauren, who appeared in “The Black Zoo” and “The Crawling Hand.”

2007 – Richard Franklin who directed the films “FX2” and “Psycho 2.”

2006 – Barnard Hughes, who starred in “Sisters” and “The Lost Boys,” “Tales From The Crypt” pilot “Trick Or Treat.”

2004 – Frances Hyland, appeared in “When the Dark Man Calls”, “Tales from the Cryptkeeper (TV Series)”, “Tales of the Haunted”, “Happy Birthday to Me”, “The Changeling” and more.

1989 – Sir Laurence Olivier, played Professor Abraham Van Helsing in the 1979 version of “Dracula.”

1971 – John W. Campbell Jr., writer of the story “Who Goes There?” which the original film “The Thing from Another World”, John Carpenter’s “The Thing”, and 2011’s remake of “The Thing” were based on.


Mark of the Devil 666: The Moralist (1995)
Zombiegeddon (2003)
The Butcher (2006)
After Sundown (2006)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Lake Dead (2008)

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