September 1

BORN ON September 1

1975 – Scott Speedman, starred in “Underworld”, “Underworld: Evolution”, “Anamorph”, “The Strangers”, “The Moth Diaries.”

1944 – Beau Starr, appeared in “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” and “Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers.”

1943 – Don Stroud, appeared in “The Amityville Horror,” “Carnosaur 2” and “The Alien Within.”

1929 – Anne Ramsey appeared in “Deadly Friend,” “The Goonies” and “Doctor Hackenstein.”

1928 – George Maharis appeared in “Look What’s Happened To Rosemary’s Baby”.

1926 – Comic book artist Gene Colan, who created “Blade.”

1922 – Yvonne De Carlo, best known as Lily Munster in “The Munsters” she also starred in “The Silent Scream,” “Mirror Mirror,” “Satan’s Cheerleaders,” “American Gothic” and more.

1913 – Christian Nyby, who directed “The Thing From Another World” and “Showdown with Rance McGrew” episodes of “The Twilight Zone.”

1907 – Nathan Juran who directed the films “20 Million Miles To Earth,” “The Deadly Mantis,” “The Black Castle” and more.

1898 – Richard Arlen appeared in “Island of Lost Souls,” “The Lady and the Monster” and “The Crawling Hand.”

DIED ON September 1

2008 – Michael Pate, starred in “Curse of the Undead,” “Howling III,” “Tower of London (1962) and “The Black Castle”.

2008 –Don LaFontaine, voice over master “Halloween 4” and episodes of “Beyond Belief: Fact of Fiction.”

1986 – Murray Hamilton, played in “Jaws” and “Jaws 2,” also in the original “Amityville Horror” and William Castle’s “13 Frightened Girls.”

FILMS RELEASED on September 1

Isle of the Dead (1945)
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) – NYC premiere
The Creeper (1948)
Nadja (1995)
The Prophecy (1995)
Altered Species (2001)
The Beast Of Bray Road (2005)
The Wicker Man (2006)
Bell Witch: The Movie (2007)

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September 2

BORN ON September 2

1971 – Shauna Sand, appeared in “Succubus: Hell-Bent”, “Dark Realm (TV Series)” and “The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven.”

1968 – Kristen Cloke, appeared in “Black Christmas (2006)”, “Willard (2003)”, “Final Destination”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”.

1966 – Salma Hayek, starred in “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “The Faculty,” “Tale of Tales,” and “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,”

1964 – Keanu Reeves, starred in “Dracula,” “The Neon Demon,” “The Gift” and “Constantine.”

1927 – Francis Matthews, appeared in the Hammer films “Rasputin: The Mad Monk”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein.”

DIED ON September 2

2001 – Troy Donahue appearances in “The Monolith Monsters,” “Shock ‘Em Dead,” “The Chilling,” “Man Of A Thousand Faces,” “Monster On Campus” and the tv series “Monsters.”

2000 – Curt Siodmak, wrote the screenplays “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man” and “House of Frankenstein,” as well as creating the legend of “The Wolf Man”.

1964 – Morris Ankrum, in “Giant From the Unknown,” “The Giant Claw” and “Zombies of Mora Tau.”


See No Evil (1971)
The Man Who Haunted Himself (1971) – NYC
Lust For A Vampire (1971)
Deathstalker (1983) – USA – limited
Mortuary (1983)
Nightmares (1983) – NYC
Severed Ties (1992)
13th Child: Legend Of The Jersey Devil (2002) – USA – video premiere
Carnival of the Damned (2008)
The Morgue (2008) – USA – DVD premiere
Carriers (2009)

Shark Night 3D (2011)
Apollo 18 (2011)

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September 3

BORN ON September 3

1978 – Nichole Hiltz, appears in “Trailer Park of Terror”, “Alien Autopsy”, “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, and “May.”

1976 – Ashley Jones, appeared in “Grave Secrets”, “True Blood (TV Series)”, “Devil’s Prey.”

1974 – Clare Kramer, appears in “Big Ass Spider!”, “Road to Hell”, “The Dead Ones”, “The Thirst”, “The Gravedancers”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, and more.

1965 – Costas Mandylor, starred in “Hyenas”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Dinocroc”, “Saw III”, “Saw IV”, “Saw V”, “Saw VI”, “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter.”

1965 – Charlie Sheen, starred in “Scary Movie 3, 4,  & V,″ “The Wraith,” “Grizzly II: Revenge,” and Postmortem.”

1963 – Daniel Myrick, is the writer and director of “The Blair Witch Project”, “Curse of the Blair Witch (TV Short documentary)”, “An Exploration of the Blair Witch Legend (Video short)”, “Solstice”, “The Objective” and “Believers”.

1936 – Eileen Brennan, appeared in TV movie “The Night That Panicked America,” as well as the films “Jeepers Creepers.” “The Hollow,” “Murder By Death” and episodes of “Tales From the Crypt and “Gravedale Hight.”

1902 – Mantan Moreland, starred in “King of the Zombies,” “The Strange Case of Dr. Rx,” “Revenge of the Zombies” and “Spider Baby.”

DIED ON September 3

2019 – Carol Lynley, appeared in “Howling VI: The Freaks,” “Dark Tower,” “Beware! The Blob,” “The Shuttered Room,” the TV movie “The Night Stalker,” and episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Night Gallery,” “Monsters,” “Thriller” and “The Evil Touch.”

2012 – Michael Clarke Duncan, starred in “A Resurrection” and “The Green Mile”.

1998 – William Joyce, who starred in “I Eat Your Skin”.

1991 – Frank Capra, director for “Arsenic & Old Lace”.


The Valley of Gwangi (1969) – NYC
Kalifornia (1993)
Martyrs (2008)

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September 4

BORN ON September 4

1978 – Wes Bentley, appeared in “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “Amnesiac”, “Final Girl”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Jonah Hex”, “The Tomb”, “P2”, “The Ungodly”, “Ghost Rider.”

1957 – Patricia Tallman, played “Barbara” in the 1990 remake of “Night of the Living Dead,” appeared in “Army of Darkness”.

1943 – Michael Berryman who starred in the films “The Hills Have Eyes (1977),” “Deadly Blessing,” Mask Maker (2011),  “The Devil’s Rejects”,  “Necrosis (2009),” “Ed Gein: The Butcher Of Plainfield,” “Shed of the Dead (2019),” “Hell’s Kitty (2018),” “Smothered (2016),” “Cursed Films” and many more.

1928 – Dick York appeared in several episodes of the “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “The Twilight Zone” TV series’ and in one of my favorite “Thriller” episodes, “The Incredible Dr. Markesen” with Boris Karloff.

1911 – Reggie Nalder, played the vampire in the TV movie “Salem’s Lot,” and also appeared in the films “The Dead Don’t Die 1975),” “Dracula’s Dog”,” “Crash!” and “Mark of the Devil.”

1911 – Billy Dix who appeared in the films “Giant From the Unknown” and “She Demons.”

1908 – Edward Dmytryk, directed the films “The Devil Commands,” “Captive Wild Woman”.

1887 – Roy William Neill, directed “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “The Black Room,” “The 9th Guest” and “Black Moon.”

DIED ON September 4

1993 – Hervé Villechaize, appeared in “Seizure” and “Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood.”

1991 – Tom Tryon, appeared in “I Married a Monster From Outer Space,” and wrote the novel “The Other” on which the film of the same name was based.

1981 – David Peel, known for his role of “Baron Meinster” in Hammer’s “The Brides of Dracula.” He also appeared in “The Hands of Orlac.”


Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) – NYC

The Crawling Hand (1963) – Hartford, CT

He Knows You’re Alone (1981) – Finland

Curse Of The Wolf (2007)
Unholy (2007)

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September 5

BORN ON September 5

1993 – Gage Golightly, appears in “Cabin Fever (2016),” “Exeter,” and the TV Series “Teen Wolf” and “iZombie.”

1973 – Rose McGowan, appeared in “Scream,” “Phantoms,” “Grindhouse,” “Planet Terror,” “Class of 1999,” “”The Sound,” and “Rosewood Lane”.

1951 – Michael Keaton, the man behind “Beetlejuice” and “White Noise.”

1948 – Scott H. Reiniger, best known for starring in George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” as well as the remake in 2004.

1946 – Dennis Dugan, who starred in “The Howling (1981).”

1944 – Rod Arrants, who appeared in the films “A*P*E,” “Helter Skelter” and “Dark Planet.”

1942 – Werner Herzog who directed the 1979 version of “Nosferatu.”

1940 – William Devane who appeared in the films “Hollow Man,” “Family Plot” and “The Dark.”

1908 – Gloria Holden who played the title role of “Dracula’s Daughter.”

DIED ON September 5

2019 – Rod Coneybeare, writer for an episode of the TV Series “Matinee Theatre: Mr Kayne (1956).”

2006 – Jonathan Ball, appeared in “Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills” and “The Zombie Diaries”.

1997 – Eddie Little Sky, who appeared in “The Car.”


The Brides of Dracula (1960)
Vampire Queen (2002)
Blade Of The Vampire (2005)
Kinky Kong (2006)

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