October 4

Born on October 4

1976 – Alicia Silverstone, who appeared in “Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed.”

1967 – Liev Schreiber who played “Cotton Weary” in “Scream, Scream 2, and Scream 3”, and appeared in “Phantoms” and starred in the 2006 remake of “The Omen”

1957 – Kyra Schon who portrayed in Night of the Living Dead (1968).

1946 – Susan Sarandon who starred in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “The Hunger,” “The Witches of Eastwick”.

1942 – Christopher Stone appeared in the films “The Howling,” “Cujo” and “Love Me Deadly.”

1941 – Anne Rice, author of “Interview with the Vampire.”

1922 – John Larch appeared in “Play Misty For Me” and “The Amityville Horror.”

1900 – Robert Shayne, appeared in the films “How to Make a Monster,” “The Giant Claw,” “The Indestructible Man”.

Died on October 4

2019 – Stephen Vincent Moore, appeared in “Diversion.”

2019 – James Allen “Jim” Schmerer, writer for “Tales of the Unexpected (1977) Episode: No Way Out (1977).”

2006 – Tom Bell, appeared in “Devil’s Gate”, “Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible (TV Series)”, “Straight on Till Morning” and more.

1990 – Jill Bennett, appeared in “The Haunting of Julia”, “The Nanny”, “The Skull”.

Films Released on October 4

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Lepus (1972)

Santo vs. Black Magic Woman (1973)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Demons (1985) – Italy
Red Dragon (2002)
Beyond Re-Animator (2004) – TV premiere
Frankenstein vs The Creature From Blood Cove (2005)

Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)

Mermaid Down (2019) – Los Angeles premiere

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October 5

Born on October 5

1983 – Jesse Eisenberg, who starred in “Zombieland” and “Cursed.”

1980 – Writer/director Ti West, some of his films include “The Sacrament”, “The ABCs of Death”, “V/H/S”, “The Innkeepers”, “Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever”, “The House of the Devil.”

1968 – Lilith Stabs, appeared in “Vampire Call Girls,” “Demon Divas and the Lanes of Damnation,” “Zombiegeddon” and “Cremains”.

1960 – Daniel Baldwin who starred in the film “Vampires,” “Vegas Vampires” and “A Darker Reality.”

1952 – Duncan Regehr, remembered for his role of “Dracula” in “The Monster Squad” appeared in “Flying Virus”, “Blood Surf”, “The Haunting of Lisa” and more.

1952 – Clive Barker, horror author who also directed “Hellraiser,” “Nightbreed,” “Lord of Illusions,” and writer for “Candyman (1992),” “Rawhead Rex” and more.

1951 – Karen Allen, appeared in “Ghost in the Machine”.

1943 – Nancy Barrett, who played “Carolyn Collins Stoddard” on the original “Dark Shadows” series.

1919 – Donald Pleasence, best known for portraying “Dr. Sam Loomis” in the “Halloween” series and appeared in “Escape From New York,” “The Monster Club,” “The Mutations”.

1905 – John Hoyt, appeared in “X, the Man with X-Ray Eyes,” and “Curse of the Undead.”

Died on October 5

2019 – Dave Cummings, appeared in “Pornogothic.”

2019 – Amalia Fuentes, actress in “The Blood Drinkers,” “Blood of the Vampires,” and “Adraiana.”

2011 – Charles Napier, appeared in many films “One-Eyed Monster”, “Dinocroc”, “Alien Species”, “Ripper Man”, “Skeeter”, “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Maniac Cop 2” and many more.

2010 – Leona Gage, appeared in “Scream of the Butterfly” and “Tales of Terror.”

2010 – Roy Ward Baker, director of “The Monster Club”, “The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires”, “The Vault of Horror”, “Scars of Dracula”, “The Vampire Lovers”, “Five Million Years to Earth” and more.

1997 – Andrew Keir appeared in the films “Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb,” “Five Million Years to Earth” and “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”.

Films Released on October 5

Blood of Dracula’s Castle (1969)
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) – New York City
Hardware 1990 – UK
Shakma (1990)
Embrace the Darkness (1999)
The Fear: Resurrection (1999)
Joy Ride (2001)
Zombie Nation (2004)
Cthulhu (2007) – Escapism Film Festival
Devil Girl (2007) – Shriekfest Film Festival
House of Horrors: The Movie (2009)

Echoes of Fear (2018) – Shriekfest LA

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October 6

Born on October 6

1980 – Jenny Wade, who played “Honey Pie” in the “Feast” films.

1974 – Jermey Sisto, appeared in “Dead and Breakfast,” “Wrong Turn,” “May” and more.

1973 – Ioan Gruffudd, appeared in “The Gathering” and “Keep Watching.”

1963 – Elisabeth Shue, who starred in “The Hollow Man,” “Piranha 3D,” “House at the End of the Street,” “Hide and Seek,” “Link” and “First Born.”

1953 – Wendy Robie who appeared in the films “The Dentist 2,” “The People Under the Stairs,” “Vampire in Brooklyn” and more.

1942 – Britt Ekland who appeared in “Beverly Hills Vamp,” “Satan’s Mistress” and “The Monster Club.”

1884 – Zack Williams who appeared in “The Vampire’s Ghost” and “Son of Ingagi.”

Died on October 6

2019 – Vlasta Chramostová, appeared in “Cremator.”

2019 – Charles Elmer “Rip” Taylor Jr., appeared in “Silent but Deadly,” and “The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001–2007) Episode: Company Halt/Anger Mismanagement (2007).”

2009 –Bob Westmoreland, Make-up artist worked on the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie”.

2006 – Sean Fagan, appeared in “The Gate” and “Friday the 13th: The Series”.

2000 – Richard Farnsworth, appeared in “Chamber of Horrors” and “Misery”.

1992 – Denholm Elliot, appeared in the TV movies “Fall of the House of Usher,” “Dracula” and “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” and the film “The House That Dripped Blood.”

1989 – Bette Davis, who starred in such films as “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane,” “Burnt Offerings” and “The Nanny”.

1962 – Director Tod Browning, whose legendary films included “Freaks,” “Dracula,” “Mark of the Vampire,” “The Devil-Doll” and “London After Midnight”.

Films Released on October 6

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) – UK

The Addiction (1995)
Fear of the Dark (2001)
The Bloodletting (2004)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Days of Darkness (2007) – Shockerfest Film Festival

It’s Alive (2009) – USA DVD premiere

La Hacienda (2009)
Mass Acre Hill (2009)
Skull Heads (2009)
Staunton Hill (2009)
The Hiding (2009)

The Thaw (2009) – DVD premieres

Cold Moon (2016)

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October 7

Born on October 7

1986 – Holland Roden, stars in “No Escape,” “House of Dust,” and TV Series “Teen Wolf” and “Channel Zero.”

1986 – Bree Olson appeared in “The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence),” “Director’s Cut” and “Camp Massacre.”

1985 – J. Daniel Murphy, writer/director/producer of the film “The Last Zombie.”

1959 – Dylan Baker, starred in the films “Trick ‘r Treat,” “The Cell,” “Elizabeth Harvest” and “Hide and Seek.”

1956 – Screamin’ Mad George film credits include, “The Guyver,” “Bride of Re-Animator,” “Jack Frost (1997),” “Curse II: The Bite” and many more.

1952 – Tom McBride, appeared in “Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981).”

Died on October 7

2011 – David Hess, starred in such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “House on the Edge of the Park”, “Swamp Thing”, “Zombie Nation” and more.

1849 –Edgar Allan Poe, Great horror writer penned such stories as “The Masque of the Red Death”, “The Raven”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “The Pit and the Pendulum” all of which have been turned into films.

Films Released on October 7

The Crawling Eye (1958) – London
4D Man (1959)
Alien Nation (1988)
Night of the Demons III (1997)
Contagion (2003)
The Call Of Cthulhu (2005)
Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2008) – DVD premiere

House of the Witch (2017)

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October 8

Born on October 8

1997 – Bella Thorne, starred in “Amityville: The Awakening”, “Home Invasion”, “Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?”, “The Seer”, and “Scream: The TV Series.”

1979 – Kristanna Loken, starred in “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” and “BloodRayne.”

1969 – Dylan Neal, starred in the TV series “Blood Ties,” and appeared in the films “Chupacabra Terror” and “Prom Night III: The Last Kiss.”

1954 – Michael Dudikoff, appeared in “Bloody Birthday.”

1949 – Sigourney Weaver, starred in the “AlienAliens, and others of the saga, “Copycat,” “Galaxy Quest” and “The Village.”

1943 – R. L. Stine author of the “Goosebumps” books.

1930 – James Olson, appeared in the films “Amityville II: The Possession,” “Andromeda Strain” and “Moon Zero Two.”

1928 – Ray Stricklyn appeared in “The Return of Dracula.”

1906 – René Cardona, directed the films “Night of the Bloody Apes,” “The Brainiac” and “Santo vs. the Evil Brain.”

Died on October 8

2019 – Ryan Nicholson, famed director, writer, actor, special effects – whose films include “Grave Encounters 2,” “Lake Placid,” “S.I.D.S.,” “Live Feed” and many more movies.

1983 – Joan Hackett, appeared in “The Terminal Man” and “Dead of Night”.

1982 – Fernando Lamas appeared in the 1960 version of “The Lost World,”

1978 – Karl Swenson, had appeared in “The Birds” and “A Howling in the Woods.”

Films Released on October 8

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
Mr. Sardonicus (1961) – New York City
Kill Baby…Kill! (1968) – Pittsburgh, PA
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)
Stakes (2002)
The Hillside Strangler (2004) – New York City

Skull & Bones (2007)
My Soul to Take (2010)
I Spit on Your Grave (2010) – USA – limited

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October 9

Born on October 9

1994 – Jodelle Ferland, who starred in “The Messengers,” “Case 39”.

1964 –Guillermo del Toro, Producer/writer/director whose films include “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” “The Orphanage,” “The Devil’s Backbone,” “Hell Boy 1 & 2,” “Blade II”, “Mimic”.

1959 – Michael Paré who starred in the films include the remake of “Village of the Damned,” “Bloodrayne,” Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018), Reborn (2018), Abattoir (2016), Bone Tomahawk (2015), The Vatican Tapes (2015), Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010), Polycarp (2007), Furnace (2007), Seed (2006), Komodo vs. Cobra (2005 TV Movie) and “Bad Moon.”

1958 –Frank Mancuso Jr., Producer whose films have included “Stigmata,” “Friday the 13th” parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, “Species,” “I Know Who Killed Me” and “April Fool’s Day” (2008).

1954 – Scott Bakula, starred in “Lord of Illusions.”

1953 – Tony Shaloub, starred in the 2001 remake of “Thir13en Ghosts” and “1408.”

Died on October 9

2019, John William Corso, production designer for “Psycho II,” “Weird Science” and art department for “Torn Curtain.”

2019 – David Weisman, producer for “Raiders of the Living Dead.”

2009 – Barry Letts, who produced & directed many British TV series including “The Invisible Man,” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles” mini-series.

2005 – Louis Nye who played “Zombo” on “The Munsters” episode of the same name.

2000 – David Dukes, appeared in “Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)”, “Gods and Monsters”, “Rawhead Rex”, “Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)”, and more.

1972 – Miriam Hopkins who starred in the 1931 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

Films Released on October 9

Shanks (1974)
The Grim Reaper 1981
Demons 2 (1986) – Italy
Alien Terminator (1996)
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return (1999)

Bruiser (2001) – DVD & VHS premiere
Halloween 4: The Final Cut (video) (2001)
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Children of the Living Dead (2001) – USA
Vampyre Tales (2005)
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Splatter Beach (2007)
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
After the Day 2: Before the Knight (2009)
Eyes of the Woods (2009)
The Good Sisters (2009)

They Came from the Attic (2010)

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October 10

Born on October 10

1989 – Aimee Teegarden, has appeared in “Rings,” “Beneath the Darkness” and “Scream 4.”

1988 – Rose McIver, produced “Blood Punch,” starred on TV’s “iZombie (TV Series),” “The Lovely Bones” TV movie “Petals in the Wind” and more.

1984 – Chiaki Kuriyama, appeared in “Ju-On”.

1978 – Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, appeared in “The Crow: Salvation,” “Out for Blood” and “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.”

1952 –Mario Kassar, Producer credits include the films “Terminator” 2 & 3, “Terminator: Salvation,” “Stargate” and the TV series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.”

1949 – Jessica Harper who starred in the films “Shock Treatment,” “Phantom of Paradise” and “Suspiria.”

1946 – Charles Dance, appeared in “Underworld: Blood Wars”, “Ghostbusters” remake, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”, “Victor Frankenstein”, “Dracula Untold”, “Patrick”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Alien 3”, and many more.

1942 – Peter Coyote, appeared in the films “Endangered Species,” and “Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave.”

1927 – Rita Morley who appeared in “The Flesh Eaters.”

1927 – Alice Nunn appeared in “Snakes,” “The Fury” and “Trick or Treat.”

1927 – Dana Elcar appeared on the TV series “Dark Shadows,” and in the films “Fail Safe,” “The Boston Strangler” and “2010.”

1926 – Richard Jaeckel starred in “The Green Slime,” and “The Dark.”

1924 – Edward D. Wood Jr. directed “Plan 9 from Outer Space,” “Bride of the Monster,” “Night of the Ghouls,”

Died on October 10

2019 – Marie-José Benhalassa, appeared in “Litan.”

2004 – Christopher Reeve, starred in the TV remake of “Rear Window,” the feature films “Somewhere in Time,” the 1995 remake of “Village of The Damned”.

2002 – Teresa Graves, in the film “Vampira” a.k.a. “Old Dracula.”

1985 – Orson Welles, starred in “Necromancy,” “The Legend of Doom House,” and more.

1983 – Ralph Richardson, appeared in the films “Tales from the Crypt” (the original), and “The Ghoul.”

Films Released on October 10

Captive Women (1952)
Barbarella (1968)
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)

They Came from Within – aka “Shivers” (1975) – Canada
Deadly Friend (1986)
Sorority House Massacre (1986)

Jack-O (1995)
Hangman’s Curse (2003) – Birmingham, AL
House of the Dead (2003)
Bikini Girls From the Lost Planet (2006)
Black Dahlia (2006)
Monster Night (2006)
The Mummy’s Kiss: 2nd Dynasty (2006)
Fetus (2008)
Quarantine (2008)
Experiment 7 (2009) – Freak Show Horror Film Festival

Winterskin (2018) – UK – Soho Horror Film Festival

Prey (2019) – Spain – Stiges Film Festival

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