Born on February 21

1989 – Scout-Taylor Compton, starred in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween,” & “Halloween II,” “Wicked Little Things”, “April Fool’s day [2008], ” [2008], “7500,” “Getaway,” “Penance Lane,” “Feral,” “Ghost House,” “247°F” and more.

1979 – Jennifer Love Hewitt, starred in “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer”.

1961 – Christopher Atkins, appeared in the films “Beaks: The Movie,” “Dracula Rising” and “The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil.”

1958 – Kim Coates, appeared in “Resident Evil: Afterlife”, “Blood: A Butcher’s Tale”, “Skinwalkers”, “Silent Hill”, “Innocent Blood”, “The Amityville Curse” and many more.

1953 – William Petersen, starred in the film “Manhunter” and the TV movie “The Beast.”

1950 – Larry Drake, starred in the TV movie “Dark Night of the Scarecrow,” “Darkman,” “Darkman II: The Return of Durant” and played the title role in “Dr. Giggles.”

1946 – Alan Rickman, starred in “Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.””

Died on February 21

2020 – Boris Leskin, appeared in “Vampire’s Kiss.”

2020 – Nicola Cuti, production designer for “Dark Dimensions” and Comic Book Script for issues of “Vampirella,” “Eerie,” “Creepy,” “Ghostly Haunts,” “Ghost Manor,” “Midnight Tales” and many more.

2019 – Sue Casey, appeared in “The Beach Girls and the Monster,” “Evilspeak,” and “Hysterical.”

2019 – Stanley Donen, directed “Saturn 3”

2019 – Beverley Owen, played Marilyn Munster on the tv series “The Munsters.”

2019 – Peter Halsten Tork, starred in “I Filmed Your Death.”

2008 – Ben Chapman, the actor was best known for playing “The Gill Man” on land in “Creature from the Black Lagoon”.

2003 – Julie Mitchum, appeared in the original House on Haunted Hill [1959].

2002 – Harold Pruett, appeared in the films “Embrace of The Vampire” and “Spellcaster”.

1993 – Harvey Kurtzman, wrote the screenplay for the movie “Mad Monster Party.”

1985 – Louis Hayward, starred in “The Son of Dr. Jekyll,” and “Terror in the Wax Museum.”

1967 – Charles Beaumont, wrote for the TV series’ “Thriller,” “The Twilight Zone,” and the screenplays for the films “Queen of Outer Space,” “The Haunted Palace” and “Masque of the Red Death”.

Films Released on February 21

Murders in the Rue Morgue [1932]
Voodoo Man [1944]
The Power [1968]

The Norliss Tapes [1973]

The Seduction [1982] – Japan
The Hitcher [1986]
Lost Highway [1997]
.com For Murder [2002]

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Born on February 22

1975 – Drew Barrymore, starred in the films “Altered States,” “Cat’s Eye,” “Doppleganger,” “Firestarter,” “Scream” and produced “Animal [2014]” and “Happy Camp.”

1969 – Thomas Jane, starred in “The Mist,” “Dreamcatcher” and “Deep Blue Sea”.

1968 – Jeri Ryan, starred in “Dracula 2000.”

1944 – Jonathan Demme, directed “The Silence of the Lambs,” “Beloved” and appeared in “The Incredible Melting Man.”

1936 – Karin Dor, who appeared in “The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism,” “Assignment Terror”.

1899 – Dwight Frye, who played “Renfield” in “Dracula,” “Fritz” in “Frankenstein” and “Karl” in “Bride of Frankenstein,” as well as many other character film roles.

Died on February 22

2019 – Clark James Gable, appeared in “Looking for Clarissa,” and “Heckle”

2019 – Kodi Ramakrishna, directed “Ammoru” and “Arundhati”

2019 – Morgan Woodword, appeared in TV Series “The X-Files [1993]” and “Millennium [1997].”

2005 – Simone Simon, starred in “Cat People” and “Curse of The Cat People”.

1995 – Ed Flanders, appeared in “The Exorcist III,” “Salem’s Lot – TV Movie” and “The Legend of Lizzie Borden.”

1994 – Barry Warren, appeared in “Frankenstein Created Woman” and “The Kiss of the Vampire.”

1987 – Andy Warhol, produced “Flesh for Frankenstein” and “Blood for Dracula.”

1977 – Edith Barrett, appeared in “The Ghost Ship [1943]” and “I Walked with a Zombie.”

Films Released on February 22

The Incredible Shrinking Man [1957]
Bride of Re-Animator [1989]
Queen of The Damned [2002]
Madhouse [2004]
Cube Zero [2004]
Way of the Vampire [2005]
The Evil One [2005]
Reel Zombies [2009] – Nevermore Film Festival

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Born on February 23

1994 – Dakota Fanning, starred in “Hide and Seek” and “War of the Worlds [2005].”

1944 – Johnny Winter, musician who wrote the song “Frankenstein” which was the number song on May 23, 1973” – there are over 10-versions of this song, rare if ever formed the same way twice

1939 – Peter Fonda, starred in “Spirits of the Dead,” “Race with the Devil,” “Nadja,” “Dance of the Dwarfs,” “Spasms” and “Ghost Rider.”

1938 – Paul Morrissey, directed Andy Warhol’s “Flesh for Frankenstein” and “Blood for Dracula.”

1915 – Jon Hall, starred in “The Invisible Man’s Revenge” and “Beach Girls and the Monster.” He directed “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters.”

1904 – Terence Fisher, directed “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” “The Mummy [1959],” “Curse of Frankenstein,” “Horror of Dracula,” “Curse of the Werewolf” and many more.

1883 – Victor Fleming, directed the 1941 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

Died on February 23

2019 – Katherine Helmond, appeared in “Locusts” and “Lady in White”

2015 – Ben Woolf, appeared in “Tales of Halloween,” “American Horror Story – TV Series,” “Haunting Charles Manson,” “Unlucky Charms,” and “Insidious.”

2009 – Laurence Payne, appeared in the films “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “Vampire Circus” and “The Trollenberg Terror” a.k.a. “The Crawling Eye”.

1993 – Phillip Terry, appeared in “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters,” “The Leech Woman” and “The Monster and the Girl.”

Films Released on February 23

The Bride and the Beast [1958]
From Beyond the Grave 1974] – [UK
Spontaneous Combustion [1990]
Teenage Exorcist [1991]
Carnosaur 2 [1995]
Mary Reilly [1996]
The Number 23 [2007]
Organizm [2008]

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Born on February 24

1966 – Billy Zane, appeared in “Ghosts of War,” “The Ganzfeld Haunting,” “Memory,” “Critters,” “Dead Calm,” “ZK: Elephant’s Graveyard,” “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight,” “Vlad,” “BloodRayne,” “The Ghost of Goodnight Lane” and more.

1962 – Teri Weigel, appeared in “Innocent Blood”, “Predator 2”, “Night Visitor”, “Bloody Pom Poms.”

1951 – Helen Shaver, appeared in “Poltergeist: The Legacy [TV Series]”, “The Craft”, “Tremors II: Aftershocks”, “The Believers” and more.

1945 – Barry Bostwick, appeared in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Project: Metalbeast,” “3 From Hell,” “Tales of Halloween” and more.

1938 – James Farentino, appeared in the film “Dead & Buried.”

Died on February 24

2020 – Diana Serra Cary, appeared in “The Return of Chandu.”

2020 – Ben Cooper, appeared in episodes of the TV Series “The Twilight Zone [1961]” and “Matinee Theatre [1956/7].”

2019 – Paul Blackwell, appeared in “Cut,” “Like Minds,” and “100 Bloody Acres”

2019 – Patricia Garwood, appeared in an episode of “Mystery and Imagination: The Lost Stradivarius”

2014 – Harold Ramis, actor/writer/director appeared in “Ghostbusters,” “Ghostbusters II,”TV Series “Extreme Ghostbusters” and many more.

2006 – Don Knotts, appeared in the film “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”.

2006 – Dennis Weaver, starred in the TV Movie “Don’t Go to Sleep.”

2007 – Bruce Bennett, who appeared in “The Man with Nine Lives”, “Before I Hang”, “The Spook Speaks”, “The Cosmic Man”, “The Alligator People”.

1998 – Milicent Patrick designed the look of the “Gill man” in “Creature from the Black Lagoon”.

1967 – Franz Waxman, composer of music for such films as “The Bride of Frankenstein”, “The Invisible Ray”, “The Devil-Doll”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.

Film Released on February 24

The Toxic Avenger Part 2 [1989]
Frostbitten [2006]

VooDoo [2017]

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Born on February 25

1997 – Isabelle Fuhrman, starred in “Orphan,” “Cell,” “Down a Dark Hall,” “Don’t Let Go” and “Children of the Corn [TV Movie]”.

1979 – Tawny Amber Young, has appeared in “Axe to Grind”, “House of Manson”, “Dead Sea”, “Femme Fatales [TV Series]”, “Nude Nuns with Big Guns” and more.

1966 – Nancy O’Dell, is a real-life news reporter who has appeared in “Scream 2,3,4, and more.

1966 – Téa Leoni, appeared in “Jurassic Park III”, “The X-Files – TV Series,” “Deep Impact” and more.

1966 – Samantha Phillips, appeared in “Phantasm II,” “Dollman,” “Sex Files: Erotic Possessions,” “The Bare Wench Project 2: Scared Topless,” “Cheerleader Massacre” and more.

1959 – James C. Burns, appeared “Lake Dead,” and the TV movie “Dinocroc vs Supergator.”

1950 – Neil Jordan, director of “The Company of Wolves”, “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles”, and “Byzantium.”

1938 – Diane Baker, appeared in “Strait-Jacket” and “The Silence of the Lambs.”

1929 – Christopher George, starred in the films “Pieces,” “Gates of Hell”, “Day of the Animals”, “Grizzly”, and “Mortuary.”

1914 – Caroll Borland, who played “Luna” alongside Bela Lugosi, in the film “Mark of the Vampire,” appeared in the Fred Olen Ray films “Scalps” and “Biohazard.”

Died on February 25

2019 – Lisa Sheridan, appeared in “Strange Nature” and TV series “Invasion [2005-2006]” and episode of “Moonlight: Out of the Past [2007]”

2006 – Darren McGavin, starred in the TV movies, “The Night Stalker” and “The Night Strangler,” as well as the subsequent series” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

1993 – Eddie Constantine, starred in “It Lives Again.”

1977 – Patricia Haines, appeared in “Virgin Witch”, “Blood Beast from Outer Space”, “The Hooded Terror” and more.

Films Released on February 25

Tentacles [1977] – Italy
Leprechaun 4: In Space [1996]
Vampire Journals [1997]
Cursed [2005]

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Born on February 26

1986 – Teresa Palmer, starred in “Lights Out,” “Berlin Syndrome,” “The Grudge 2″ and “Warm Bodies.”

1985 – Shiloh Fernandez, appeared in “Deadgirl,” “Red Riding Hood,” “Don’t Look Up,” “Evil Dead [2013] and TV Movie “Tremors [2018].”

1977 – James Wan is a writer/director/producer of such films as “Saw”, “Dead Silence”, “Insidious”, “Insidious: Chapter 2,″ “The Conjuring,” “The Conjuring 2,” “The Nun,” “The Curse of la Llorna,” “Annabelle,” “Demonic” and many more.

1968 – Ed Quinn, starred in “Starship Troopers 2,” “House of the Dead 2,” “Behemoth,” “Navy Seals vs. Zombies” and “Werewolf: The Beast Among Us.”

1964 – Mark Dacascos, appeared in “Tales from the Crypt – TV Series,” “The Island of Dr. Moreau [1996],” “Brotherhood of the Wolf,” “The Driver,” “DNA” and “Wolvesbayne.”

1950 – Don Shanks, who played “Michael Myers” in “Halloween 5,” and appeared in the films “Urban Legends 3: Bloody Mary” and “The Crow: Salvation.”

1933 – Godfrey Cambridge, starred in the film “Son of the Blob” a.k.a. “Beware the Blob.”

1921 – Clarice Blackburn, who played “Mrs. Johnson” on the daytime nightmare soap opera “Dark Shadows.”

1920 – Michael Pate, starred in “Curse of the Undead” and appeared in “The Tower of London [1962]” and “Howling II.”

1918 – Theodore Sturgeon, wrote for 80’s version of “The Twilight Zone” and the TV movie “Killdozer.”

1914 – Robert Alda, appeared in “The Beast with Five Fingers,” “The Devil’s Hand” and “The House of Exorcism.”

1887 – William Frawley, appeared in “Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man.”

Died on February 26

2020 – Michael Medwin, actor in “The Queen of Spades,” “Pogled iz potkrovlija” and “Sleepwalker.”

2019 – Christian Bach, appeared in “The Man in White” and the TV Series “La Chacala.”

2004- Harry Bartell, made appearances on the TV shows “The Veil,” “Boris Karloff’s Thriller” and “The Twilight Zone”.

2002 – Lawrence Tierney, appeared in the films “The Ghost Ship [1943],” “The Prowler” and “Silver Bullet”.

1995 – Jack Clayton, directed “The Innocents” and “Something Wicked this Way Comes.”

Films Released on February 26

The Uninvited [1944]
Twisted Nerve [1968]
Evilspeak [1981]
The Mangler 2 [2002]
Bikini Party Massacre [2002]
The Crazies [2010]

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Born on February 27

1983 – Kate Mara, appeared in “Urban Legends: Bloody Mary” “Morgan” and “American Horror Story – TV Series [2011].”

1968 – Gary J. Tunnicliffe, actor/behind the scenes for “Dracula 2000,” “Hellraiser: Hellworld,” “Hellraiser: Judgement,” “Feast,” “Halloween: Resurrection,” “Trick,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Lord of Illusions,” “Most Likely to Die,” “Wishmaster, ” “Bone Tomahawk,” “Keep Watching,” “Animal” and too many more to mention.

1964 – John Pyper-Ferguson, appeared in “Wolves,” “The Remaining,” TV Series Fear Itself,” “Night Stalker,” “Poltergeist: The Legacy,” “Millennium,” “The X-Files,” and many more.

1962 – Adam Baldwin, appeared in the films “Predator 2,” and “Thirst”.

1957 – Timothy Spall, appeared in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “The Changeover,” “Love Bite” and more.

1940 – Howard Hesseman, appeared in “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo.”

1930 – Gordon Ross, appeared in the films “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” and “Deep Space”

1910 – Joan Bennett, who played “Elizabeth Collins Stoddard” on the daytime horror soap opera “Dark Shadows” and appeared in “Suspiria,” “House of Dark Shadows” and the TV movie, “This House Possessed.”

Died of February 27

2020 – Burkhard Driest, appeared in “Hamlet_X” and “Sieben Monde.”

2020 – Roy Dana Call, actor in “Wildfires” and episodes of the TV Series “V [1985],” “Golden Years [1991],” “The X-Files [1994]” and “Supernatural [2005].”

2015 – Leonard Nimoy, appeared in “The Halloween Tree – TV Movie,” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” “Night Gallery -TV Series,” “The Outer Limits – TV Series,” “The Twilight Zone – TV Series,” “The Brain Eaters”, “Them!” and many more.

2009 – John Alvin, appeared in “The Beast with Five Fingers,” “Thriller,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” and “The Munsters.”

1998 – J.T. Walsh, appeared in “Misery,” “Needful Things,” “Outbreak,” “The X-Files – TV Series,” “Dark Skies – TV Series” and more.

1995 – Tony Fields, appeared in “Monsters – TV Series,” “Werewolf – TV Series” and “Trick or Treat.”

1977 – Allison Hayes, starred in the films “Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman,” “The Hypnotic Eye” and “The Zombies of Mora Tau”.

Films Released on February 27

The Mad Doctor of Market Street [1942]
The Hypnotic Eye [1960]

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage [1970] – Milan
Burial Ground [1981]
Gothic [1986] – UK
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors [1987]
Unspeakable [2002]
Club Dread [2004]
Twisted [2004]
The Legend of Bloody Jack [2007]
Chainsaw Sally [2007]
Vegas Vampires [2007]

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Born on February 28

1991 – Sarah Bolger, has appeared in “The Lazarus Effect,” “Locke & Key,” and “Emilie.”

1989 – Jennie Jacques, appeared in “Truth or Die”, “The Other Side”, “Demons Never Die”, “Cherry Tree Lane”.

1984 – Noureen DeWulf, has appeared in “Pulse 2: Afterlife” and “Pulse 3”, “Killer Pad.”

1976 – Ali Larter, who co-starred in the films “Final Destination 1 & 2,” “Resident Evil: Extinction”, “Resident Evil: Afterlife” and “House on Haunted Hill [1999].”

1969 – Robert Sean Leonard, starred in the film “My Best Friend Is a Vampire.”

1961 – Rae Dawn Chong, starred in “Tales From the Darkside: The Movie” and “The Borrower.”

1927 – John Carson, appeared in “Taste the Blood of Dracula,” “The Plague of the Zombies,” “Blood Beast from Outer Space,” “Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter” and various TV Series “Thriller,” “Hammer House of Horror” and “Tales of the Unexpected.”

1923 – Charles Durning, appeared in “Sisters,” “The Fury” and the TV movie “Dark Night of the Scarecrow.”

Died on February 28

2020 – Joyce Gordon, voice dubbing for “Black Sunday,” “Pit and the Pendulum” and “Planet of the Vampires.”

2019 – Aron Tager, appeared in “The Echo,” “The Rats,” “Trilogy of Terror II” and various tv series

2019 – Andre Previn, soundtrack for “Manson Family Movies.”

1993 – Ishirô Honda, directed “Godzilla, [1954],” “War of the Gargantuas,” “Rodan,” “Mothra” and “Ghidrah, the Three Headed Monster”.

1987 – Joan Greenwood, appeared in “Tales of the Unexpected – TV Series,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” “The Uncanny” and “Mysterious Island.”

1973 – Cecil Kellaway, appeared in “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “The Mummy’s Hand” and “Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte”.

1916 – Henry James, author for his horror novella “The Turn of the Screw.”

Films Released on February 18

The Monster and the Girl [1941]
Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors [1965]
Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things [1972]
House [1985]

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers [1988]
The Gate II: Trespassers [1992]
Memoirs of an Invisible Man [1992]
Tromeo and Juliet [1996]
The Visitation [2006]
Sublime [2007] – Cinequest Film Festival

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