December 1

Born on December 1

1967 – Nestor Carbonell, appeared on “Director’s Cut,” “Killer Movie” and “Bates Motel (TV Series)”.

1958 – Charlene Tilton, appeared in “Doctor Spine,” “Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck,” ” “Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories (TV Mini-Series documentary),” “The Silence of the Hams,” “The Fall of the House of Usher” and more.

1951 – Treat Williams, starred in the films “Dead Heat,” “Deep Rising,” “Mask Maker,” “The Hideout,” “Venomous,” “The Phantom” and in the TV mini-series, “The Storm.”

Died on December 1

2019 – Shelley Morrison, appeared in “Castle of Evil,” “Devil Times Five” an episode of “The Outer Limits: Tourist Attraction [1963].”

2019 – Siu-Tin Lai, soundtrack for “Journey to the West” and worked in the music department for “New Mr. Vampire.”

2011 – Bill McKinney, appeared in “2001 Maniacs”, “Hellborn”, “The Green Mile”, “It Came from Outer Space II”, “She Freak” and The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974 TV Movie).

2008 – Paul Benedict, appeared in the films “The Addams Family,” “The Devil’s Advocate” and the 1993 version of “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.”

2006 – Sid Raymond, appeared in the films “Fright” and “The Funhouse”.

2005 – Jack Colvin appeared in the films “Embryo,” “The Terminal Man,” “The Spell” and “Child’s Play [1988].”

1999 – Marilyn Harris, known for portraying “Little Maria” in “Frankenstein [1931].”

1990 – Robert Gordon, directed the films “It Came From Beneath The Sea” and “The Black Zoo”.

1947 – Aleister Crowley, was an English occultist an appeared in “The Mysteries of Myra.”

Films Released on December 1

The Ghost Walks (1934)
House of Frankenstein (1944)
Murder In the Blue Room (1944)
Heartstopper (1991) – Netherlands
Terror Firmer (1999) – New York City
I Dream of Dracula (2003)
Turistas (2006)
Gun Town (2009)

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December 2

Born on December 2

1972 – BC Fourteen, writer/producer/director of indie films such as “Bigfoot vs the Illuminati,” “Werewolf Rising”, “Do Not Disturb”, “Fangoria: Blood Drive II.”

1968 – Lucy Liu, starred in “Rise: Blood Hunter”, “The X-Files (TV Series).”

1955 – Dennis Christopher, who starred in the movies “Fade to Black,” “Blood and Lace” and the TV movie “Stephen King’s IT.”

1944 – Cathy Lee Crosby, starred in the film “The Dark,” and appeared in the “Helen of Troy” episode of “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

1943 – Arch Hall Jr., starred in the films “The Sadist,” and “The Last American Horror Show.”

1924 – Jonathan Frid, starred in “Dark Shadows,” and appeared in “The Devil’s Daughter” and “Seizure.”

1924 – Jimmy Sangster, Hammer screenplay writer whose scripts included “Curse of Frankenstein,” “Horror of Dracula,” The Brides of Dracula,” “The Crawling Eye,” “The Mummy [1959],” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” and many more.

1917 – Ezra Stone, who directed for such TV shows as “The Munsters”.

Died on December 2

2019 – Dorothy Catherine Fontana, writer for TV episodes of “War of the Worlds: The Meek Shall Inherit,” and “Circle of Fear: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.”

2019 – John Richard Easton, appeared in “Bruges-La-Morte” and an episode of “The Unforeseen: Early One Morning.”

2006 – Don Dohler, writer/director/producer films include “The Alien Factor,” “Nightbeast,” “Stakes” and “Fiend.”

2004 – Larry Buchanan, wrote, directed and produced the films “The Eye Creatures,” “Zontar The Thing from Venus” and “In The Year 2889”.

1990 – Robert Cummings starred in the films “Flesh & Fantasy,” “Dial M for Murder” and the “King Nine Will Not Return” episode of “The Twilight Zone”.

1982 – Marty Feldman, who played “Igor” in the film “Young Frankenstein”.

1953 – George Kirby, appeared in “The Invisible Man’s Revenge,” “WereWolf of London” and “Dracula’s Daughter”.

Films Released on December 2

The Return of Dr. X (1939)
The Awful Dr. Orloff (1964)
The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1964)
The Descent: Part 2 (2009)

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December 3

Born on December 3

1985 – Amanda Seyfried, starred in “You Should Have Left,” “Solstice,” “Red Riding Hood” and “Jennifer’s Body.”

1980 – Jenna Dewan Tatum, appeared in “Witches of East End (TV Series)”, “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “The Grudge 2”, “Tamara”, “Dark Shadows (TV Movie).”

1973 – Holly Marie Combs, starred in “Charmed (TV Series)”, “The Craft” and “Dr. Giggles.”

1968 – Brendan Fraser, who starred in “The Mummy [1999],” “The Mummy Returns,” “The Mummy: The Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” and “Gods and Monsters.”

1960 – Julianne Moore, who starred in the films “Tales from the Darkside: The Movie,” “Hannibal,” “Carrie [2013],” “Psycho [1998],” “6 Souls,” ”The Forgotten” and “The Lost World: Jurassic Park 2.”

1960 – Daryl Hannah who starred in the films “The Fury,” “Blade Runner” and the HBO remake of “Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman.”

1955 – Steven Culp, appeared in the films “Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday,” “From Within” and the TV remake of “How To Make a Monster.”

1955 – Melody Anderson, who starred in the films “Dead & Buried,” “Flash Gordon” and the short-lived TV series “Manimal.”

1952 – Ted Newsom, who wrote, produced & directed the “100 Years of Horror” series, as well as the films “Time Trancers” and “Attack of the B Movie Monster.”

1951 – Eugene Clark, portrayed “Big Daddy” in George A. Romero’s “Land of the Dead”, he also appeared in “Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming”, “Millennium”, “Thrillkill” and more.

1949 – Heather Menzies, who starred in the films “Sssssss” and “Piranha.”

1948 – Ozzy Osbourne, appeared in the film “Trick or Treat,” as “Reverend Aaron Gilstrom.”

1939 – Don Calfa, appeared in the films “The Return of the Living Dead,” “Necronomicon” and “Corpses Are Forever”.

Died on December 3

2019 – Donald Tosh, writer/script for 4 episodes of “Sherlock Holmes [1968].”

2009 – Richard Todd, appeared in “House of the Long Shadows”, “Bloodbath”, “Thriller (TV Series)”, “Asylum”, “Stage Fright” and many more.

2003 – David Hemmings, produced “Turkey Shoot,” “Strange Behavior,” directed “The Survivor” and appeared in “Deep Red,” the TV Movie “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” and many more.

2002 – Glenn Quinn, appeared in “Angel (TV Series)”, “Campfire Tales” and “Dr. Giggles.”

2000 – Jun Fukuda, directed “Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster,” “Son of Godzilla” and “Godzilla vs. Gigan.”

1999 – Madeline Kahn, starred in “Young Frankenstein” and “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother.”

1943 – Maria Ouspenskaya, best known for her role as “Maleva” the gypsy woman in the films “The Wolf Man” and “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man.”

1894 – Robert Louis Stevenson, author and creator of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.”

Films Released on December 3

London After Midnight (1927)

Horror Express (1972)
Office Killer (1997)
Witchbabe: Erotic Witch Project 3 (2001)
All Hallows’ Eve (2007)
30 Days to Die (2009)

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December 4

Born on December 4

1973 – Tyra Banks, appeared in the film “Halloween: Resurrection.”

1965 – Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish writer/director whose films include “Witching and Bitching”, “Dance with the Devil”, “Day of the Beast” and “Acción mutante.”

1964 – Marisa Tomei who appeared in the films “The First Purge,” “Danika” and “The Toxic Avenger.”

1964 – Tony Todd, starred in “Night of the Living Dead [1990],” “The Crow,” “Murder Set Pieces,” “Hatchet, “Candy Corn,” “Dark Reel,” “Victor Crowley,” “Candyman [1992]” and many more.

1951 – Mick Garris, directed “Sleepwalkers” and the TV mini-series “The Stand” and “The Shining.” He also created the show “Masters of Horror.”

1951 – Patricia Wettig, starred in the TV mini-series “The Langoliers.”

1949 – Jeff Bridges, starred in “King Kong [1976],” “Tideland,” “The Vanishing” and “Starman.”

Died on December 4

2019 – Azucena Hernández Iglesias, actress in “The Beasts’ Carnival,” “The National Mummy” and “Night of the Werewolf.”

2019 – Leonard J. Goldberg, produced the TV Movies “The House Possessed,” “Death at Love House,” “Satan’s School for Girls,” “A Cold Night’s Death” and “Home for the Holidays.”

2019 – Javier Aguirre Fernández, director/writer for “Count Dracula’s Great Love” and “Hunchback of the Morgue.”

2019 – Manuel Tejada, appeared in “The Last Circus,” “Common Wealth” and episodes of the TV Series “Stories from the Other Side” and “Stories Not to Sleep.”

2015 – Robert Loggia, character actor extraordinaire appeared in such films and TV shows as “Independence Day,” “The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series),” “Innocent Blood,” “The Believers,” “Psycho II,” and many more.

2008 – Forrest J. Ackerman, influenced so many in the horror genre and some of his films over the years included “Dracula vs Frankenstein,” “Queen of Blood” and “The Howling.”

2005 – Gregg Hoffman, produced the “Saw” films, “Dead Silence [2007],” “Jigsaw” and “Catacombs.”

1987 – Rouben Mamoulian, directed the 1931 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.”

Films Released on December 4

Guru, the Mad Monk (1970) – New York City
The Body Beneath (1970) – New York City
Pin (1988) – New York City
Psycho (1998)

It Came from Yesterday (2011)

Werewolf Tales (2003)
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
Werewolf: The Devil’s Hound (2007)

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December 5

Born on December 5

1989 – Najarra Townsend, starred in “Contracted” and “Contracted: Phase II.”

1980 – Tamara Feldman, appeared in “Bloodwork”, “Alyce Kills”, “Supernatural (TV Series)” and “Hatchet.”

1976 – Amy Acker, appeared in “The Cabin in the Woods” and the TV Series “Grimm,” “Supernatural” and “Angel.”

1968 – Lisa Marie, appeared in the films “Ed Wood,” “Mars Attacks!,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Lords Of Salem,” “Tales of Halloween,” “We Are Still Here” and “Silent Night [2012].”

1946 – Tom Ferguson, appeared in the films “Dark Universe,” “Jack-O” and “Biohazzard: The Aliens Force.”

1911 – William Devlin, appeared in “Blood of the Vampire” and “The Shuttered Room.”

1906 – Otto Preminger, Producer/director whose films include “Bunny Lake is Missing” and also appeared on “The Twilight Zone.”

1890 – Fritz Lang, directed “Metropolis,” the 1931 version of “M” and “Siegfried.”

Died on December 5

2019 – Robert Hudson Walker Jr., acted in “Olivia,” “The Devonsville Terror,” “Evil Town,” “The Spectre of Edgar Allan Poe,” “Hex,” “Beware! The Blob” and an episode of “The Unforeseen: The Late Departed.”

2008 – Nina Foch, appeared in “Alien Nation: Dark Horizon”, “Nomads”, “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “Cry of the Werewolf” and “The Return of the Vampire.”

2008 – Beverly Garland, starred in “Twice-Told Tales,” “The Alligator People,” “Not of This Earth,” “Curucu, Beast of the Amazon,” “Swamp Women,” “It Conquered the World,” “The Neanderthal Man” and more.

1983 – Robert Aldrich, directed “Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte,” “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” and “Twilight’s Last Gleaming.”

1981 – Charles Barton, directed the films “Abbott & Costello Meets Frankenstein,” “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff” and the TV series, “The Munsters.”

1968 – Fred Clark, appeared in the films “Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb” and episodes of the TV Series “The Addams Family.”

Films Released on December 5

Man Beast (1956)
The St. Francisville Experiment (2000) – USA video premiere
The Bloodstained Bride (2006)

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