October 11

Born on October 11

1985 – Michelle Trachtenberg, has appeared in “The Scribbler”, “Black Christmas” remake and in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series).”

1984 – Martha MacIsaac, appeared in “Dead Before Dawn 3D”, “The Thaw”, “The Last House on the Left” remake, “Night of Terror.”

1969 – Stephen Moyer, stars in “True Blood (TV Series)”, “Devil’s Knot”, “Evidence”, “The Barrens”, “Priest” and more.

1965 – Lennie James, starred in “The Walking Dead (TV Series).”

Died on October 11

2019 – Robert Wallace Forster Jr., appeared in “Alligator,” “Psycho (1998),” “Supernova,” “Rise: Blood Hunter,” “Uncle Sam,” “The Banker” and many more.

1990 – Robert Tessier, appeared in “Nightwish”, “The Lost Empire”, “Manimal (TV Series)”, “The Velvet Vampire”, “The Deep” and more.

1988 – Richard Denning, appeared in “Twice-Told Tales”, “The Black Scorpion”, “Day the World Ended”, “Creature with the Atom Brain”, “Target Earth” and “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”

1940 – Charles Ogle, was notable for portraying the very first incarnation of the Frankenstein’s monster in the silent film, “Frankenstein.”

Films Released on October 11

The Black Scorpion (1957)

Black Christmas (1974) – Canada

Silver Bullet (1985)

Darkness (2002) – Spain

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) – Spain

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October 12

Born on October 12

1992 – Josh Hutcherson, starred in “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”.

1962 – Deborah Foreman, starred in “Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat”, “Waxwork”, “April Fool’s Day”, “Destroyer” and more.

1960 – Hiroyuki Sanada, appeared in” Ringu,” “Ringu 2,” “Rasen”.

1943 – Lin Shaye, appeared in “Eli Roth’s History of Horror,” “Tales of Halloween,” “Insidious 1,2,3,” “Insidious: The Last Key,” “Ouija,” “Ouija: Origin of Evil,” “Big Ass Spider!”, “Chillerama”, “Dark Moon Rising,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Critters” and many more.

1903 – Josephine Hutchinson, who played “Elsa von Frankenstein” in “Son of Frankenstein.”

1875 – Aleister Crowley, infamous occultist who was widely regarded as the most wicked man in the world and also appeared in “The Mysteries of Myra.”

Died on October 12

2019, Carlo Croccolo, appeared in “My Friend, Dr. Jekyll.”

2007 – Noel Coleman, appeared in the films “Edge of Sanity,” and “Burke and Hare”.

2002 – Sidney W. Pink, wrote and produced “Reptillicus” and “The Angry Red Planet”.

1995 – David McLean, played in “Kingdom of the Spiders” and “The Strangler”.

1958 – Ed Hinton appeared in, “The 27th Day” and “Red Planet Mars”.

Films Released on October 12

Dead Eyes of London (1966)
The Mind of Mr. Soames (1970) – UK
Jack the Ripper (1976) – Mandan, ND
Dr. Alien (1989) – video premiere
Puppet Master (1989) – video premiere
Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999)
The Rapture (2007)
Swamp Devil (2008) – TV premiere

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October 13

Born on October 13

1983 – Katia Winter, has appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series),” “You’re Not Alone,” “Banshee Chapter.” “The Seer” and “Night Junkies.”

1977 – Kiele Sanchez, appears in “The Purge: Anarchy”, “30 Days of Night: Dark Days”, “Insanitarium.”

1976 – Jennifer Sky, appears in “My Little Eye”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)” and more.

1971 – Kira Reed Lorsch, appeared in “Stigmata,” “Vampire,” “Blood Countess,” “Demon’s Claw,” “Demon Under Glass” and more.

1963 – Hiro Kanagawa, who appeared in the 2009 remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and in TV series’ “Supernatural” and “Blade: The Series”.

1962 – Kelly Preston, appeared in the films “Christine,” and “From Dusk to Dawn.”

1956 – Chris Carter. Creator/Producer/Writer/Director of “X-Files” & “Millennium.”

1918 – Jack MacGowran, starred in “The Exorcist”, “The Fearless Vampire Killers”, “Night Creatures” and many more.

Died on October 13

2012 – Gary Collins, played in many TV shows and films such as “Hangar 18”, “Tales of the Unexpected”, “The Sixth Sense (TV Series)”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla.”

2008 – Christopher Wicking, was a British writer of such films as “Dream Demon”, “To the Devil a Daughter”, “Demons of the Mind”, “Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb”, “Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “Cry of the Banshee”, “Scream and Scream Again”, “The Oblong Box.”

2002 – Dennis Patrick, appeared in the films “House of Dark Shadows” and “The Time Travelers” and starred as “Jason McGuire” on the “Dark Shadows” TV series.

2002 – Keene Curtis who played “Judah Zachery” on “Dark Shadows” and as “Max Pomery” on the TV show “The Magician,”.

1970 – Jack Shea appeared in “Retik the Moon Menace,” “Zombies of the Stratosphere”.

Films Released on October 13

Color Me Blood Red (1965)
You’ll Like My Mother (1972)
Halloween 5 (1989)
Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993)
The Lost World (1998) – video premiere
Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)
Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
The Grudge 2 (2006)

The Babysitter (2017)

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October 14

Born on October 14

1988 – Max Thieriot, starred in Wes Craven’s “My Soul to Take”, “Bates Motel (TV Series)” and “House at the End of the Street.”

1944 – Udo Kier, appeared in the films “Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein,” “Andy Warhol’s Dracula,” “Rob Zombie’s Halloween” and “FearDotCom.”

1916 – Jack Arnold, directed “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “It Came From Outer Space” and “Tarantula.”

Died on October 14

2019 – Patrick Ward, appeared in the TV Movie “Kindred Spirits.”

2019 – Choi Jin-ri (aka: Sulli Choi), appeared in an episode of the TV Series “Hotel Del Luna (2019) Episode: Episode #1.10 (2019).”

2014 – Elizabeth Peña, had appeared in “Strangeland”, “It Came from Outer Space II”, “The Invaders”, “Jacob’s Ladder”, “*batteries not included” and more.

1986 – Keenan Wynn, appeared in the films “The Clonus Horror,” 1979’s “The Dark,” the original “Piranha,” “The Devil’s Rain” and the “Demon in Lace” and “Spanish Moss Murders” episodes of the TV series “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

1983 – Paul Fix, appeared in the film “Night of the Lepus,” he also acted in dozens of TV shows, including episodes of the original “Twilight Zone”.

1949 – Fritz Leiber, appeared in the films “Cobra Woman,” the 1943 version of “The Phantom of the Opera” and the 1939 version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”.

Films Released on October 14

The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)
The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
Fade To Black (1980)
The Kiss (1988)
Night of the Demons (1988)
Pumpkinhead (1988) – limited
Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Spiderbabe (2003) – vide premiere
The Fog (2005)
Brotherhood of Blood (2008)
Dance of the Dead (2008) – DVD premiere
Dark Floors (2008) – DVD premiere
The Thing (2011)

The Cult (2019)

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October 15

Born on October 15

1999 – Bailee Madison, appeared in “Holliston (TV Series),” “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (TV Series),” “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” “The Strangers: Prey at Night,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)” and more.

1972 – Matt Keeslar, appeared in “Psycho Beach Party,” “Scream 2” and played the title role in the 2007 film “Jekyll.”

1955 – Tanya Roberts appeared in the films, “Tourist Trap,” “The Last Victim” and “UnConventional.”

1947 – Lynn Lowry, appeared in “I Drink Your Blood”, “The Crazies,” “The Haunting of Whaley House,” “They Came from Within,” “Cat People,” “Model Hunger,” “The Theatre Bizarre,” “Hell’s Kitty,” “Whispers,” “Basement Jack,” “Pretty Fine Things” and many more.

1947 – John Getz starred in the films “The Fly,” “The Fly II,” “Blood Simple” and “Zodiac.”

1934 – Peter Haskell, appeared in “Child’s Play 2,” “Child’s Play 3” and the TV movie, “The Phantom of Hollywood.”

1924 – Nigel Green, starred in “Countess Dracula”, “The Face of Fu Manchu”, “The Skull”, “The Masque of the Red Death”, “Jason and the Argonauts”, “Gorgo” and more.

Died on October 15

2019 – Igo Kantor, producer, composer, sound, music for “Kingdom of the Spiders,” “Nightmare in Wax,” “Hillbillys in a Haunted House,” “Bride of the Monster” and many more.

1958 – John Hamilton, appeared in the film “Donovan’s Brain”.

Films Released on October 15

Unknown Island (1948)
Edison’s Frankenstein (1990)
Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)
The Final Cut (2004)

Twisted Illusions 2 (2004)

Fear of the Dark (2005)
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005) – TV premiere
Return of the Living Dead: Rave to The Grave (2005) – TV premiere
Blood Guardian (2009) – DVD premiere

House of Forbidden Secrets (2013)

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October 16

Born on October 16

2019 – John Clarke, appeared in an episode of “The Twilight Zone (1959–1964) Episode: The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine (1959).”

1981 – Brea Grant, appeared in the Rob Zombie’s “Halloween II,” and “Midnight Movie”.

1979 – Erin Brown aka Misty Mundae, appeared in tons of B-films including “Vampire Strangler”, “Cannibal Doctor”, “Night of the Groping Dead”, “Mummy Raider”, “Strip Club Massacre”, “My Vampire Lover” and many more.

1958 – Tim Robbins starred in “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Mission to Mars,” “War of the Worlds”.

1947 – Jeff Lieberman, writer/director of such films as “Squirm”, “Blue Sunshine”, “Just Before Dawn” and “Satan’s Little Helper.”

1925 – Michael Conrad appeared in the film “Scream, Blacula Scream.”

1925 – Angela Lansbury, appeared in the films “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” and “The Company of Wolves.”

1923 – Linda Darnell starred in the films “The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe”.

1921 – Robert Urquhart who played in “The Curse of Frankenstein.”

1913 – Matt Willis who played in “Return of the Vampire.”

Died on October 16

2013 – Ed Lauter, played in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” remake, “The Number 23”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Monsters (TV Series)”, “Cujo”, “Magic”, “King Kong (1976)” and many more.

2007 – Deborah Kerr who played in the film “Eye of the Devil.”

2005 – John Larch, who appeared in the original “Amityville Horror,” “Play Misty For Me” and the TV movie “Bad Ronald”.

2003 – Mark Hanna who has written the screenplays for the films “Not of This Earth,” “The Amazing Colossal Man,” “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” and “The Undead”.

1972 – Leo G. Carroll who starred in the film “Tarantula”.

Films Released on October 16

The Boston Strangler (1968)
Strange Behavior (1981) – New York City

Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
Candyman (1992)
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Witchhouse 3: Demon Fire (2001)
Walpurgis Nacht (2004)
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2007) – DVD premiere
Planet Terror (2007) – DVD premiere
Return To House on Haunted Hill (2007)
The Stepfather (2009)

Johnny Gruesome (2018)

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October 17

Born on October 17

1991 – Dora Madison, has appeared in “Night of the Babysitter”, “Exists”, “Humans vs Zombies”, “Dexter (TV Series)”.

1957 – Vincent Van Patten, who appeared in the films “Hell Night” and “Camp Fear.”

1957 – Lawrence Bender, who was executive producer on the “From Dusk Till Dawn” films.

1950 – Joan Prather who starred in, “The Devil’s Rain.”

1948 – Margot Kidder who played in Black Christmas (1974).

1943 –Michael Reeves, wrote and/or directed the films “Castle of the Living Dead”, “She Beast”, “The Sorcerers”, “The Conqueror Worm”, “The Oblong Box.”

1926 – Julie Adams who starred in “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “The Psychic Killer” and more.

1926 – Beverly Garland who starred in such Corman classics as “Not of This Earth,” “It Conquered the World” and the film “The Alligator People.”

1921 – Tom Poston, who starred in the William Castle classics “The Old Dark House” and “Zotz!.

1913 – Robert Lowery who played in the films “The Mummy’s Ghost,” “Revenge of the Zombies” and “The Undertaker and His Pals.”

Died on October 17

2019 – Zev Braun, produced “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane” and the TV Movie “Stillwatch.”

2019 – Wolf Martin Garber (aka Bill Macy), appeared in the TV Movie “Death at Love House” as well as episodes of TV series “Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988) Episode: Lifebomb (1985)” and “Millennium (1996–1999) Episode: Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me (I) (1998).”

2019 – Victor Mohica, appeared in “The Ghost Dance,” “Don’t Answer the Phone!” and an episode of “Dark Shadows (1966–1971) Episode: Episode #1.826 (1969).”

2019 – Wendy Williams, appeared in an episode of the TV Series “Thriller (1973–1976) Episode: Nurse Will Make It Better (1975).”

2004 – Julius Harris, appeared in the films “Darkman,” “Shrunken Heads” and the 1976 version of “King Kong”.

2003 – Bernard Schwartz who was executive producer of the films “Eye of the Cat,” “The Shuttered Room” and “Psycho II”.

Films Released on October 17

Hands of the Ripper (1971) – UK
Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971) – UK
Case of the Full Moon Murders (1973) – Hartford, CT
Dead Men Don’t Die (1991)
Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge (1991) – video premiere
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Big Monster on Campus – aka “Boltneck” (2000)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

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