Born on February 7

1979 – Cerina Vincent, appeared in “Cabin Fever,” “Murder-Set-Pieces.” “Intermedio,” “It Waits,” “Sasquatch Mountain,” “Freaks of Nature,” “Tales of Halloween,” “Return to House on Haunted Hill” and more.

1975 – Brent Chalem, child actor known for playing “Horace” in “The Monster Squad.”

1960 – Steve Johnson, Makeup effects wizard  worked on “An American Werewolf in London,” “Night of the Demons,” “Dead Heat,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master,” “The Fog [1980],” ”Species,” “Brainscan” and many more.

1960 – James Spader, who starred in the films “Wolf,” “Stargate” and “Jack’s Back.”

1931 – Gloria Talbott, starred in the films “The Cyclops,” “Daughter of Dr. Jekyll” and “I Married a Monster from Outer Space.”

1929 – Alejandro Jodorowsky, director & writer of the film “Santa Sangre.”

Died on February 7

2020 – Orson Bean, appeared in episodes of TV Series “Monsters [1990],” “The Wide World of Mystery [1974]” and “The Twilight Zone [1960].”

2020 – Victor Gorelick, Comic Book Letterer for “Sabrina’s Halloween Spoooktacular [1993] #1” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Halloween ComicFest Edition [2015] #1.”

2019 – Albert Finney, appeared in “Wolfen,” and an episode of “The Green Man [1990]”

2007 – Fred Mustard Stewart who wrote the novel, “The Mephisto Waltz” and the story for the TV movie “The Norliss Tapes.”

1980 – Katherine Emery, appeared in “The Maze [1953]” and “Isle of the Dead.”

1972 – Ottola Nesmith, appeared in the films “The Wolf Man,” “The Uninvited” and “The Invisible Ghost.”

1968 – Nick Adams, starred in the films “Die, Monster, Die!” with Boris Karloff, and “Frankenstein Conquers the World.”

Films Released on February 7

The Monster Walks [1932]
The Ghost Goes West [1935]
The Tell-Tale Heart [1960]
The Anniversary [1968]
The Fury of the Wolfman [1972]
Inferno [1980] – Italy & Argentina
Cannibal Holocaust [1980]
Puppet Master II [1990]
Demon Hunter [2005]
Grizzly Park [2008]

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February 8

Born on February 8

1974 – Seth Green, appeared in the films “Idle Hands,” “Ticks,” “Holidays,” “Wolfman’s Got Nards,” “The Attic Expeditions,” voice in “Krampus,” and the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

1965 – Mathilda May, played the Naked Space Vampire in “Lifeforce”.

1955 – Ethan Phillips, appeared in the films “Critters,” “The Shadow,” “The Island” and the TV series’ “Werewolf”.

1949 – Brooke Adams, who co-starred in the films “Shockwaves,” the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “The Dead Zone.”

1932 – John Williams, music, composer & soundtrack for such films as “Jaws,” “Jaws 2,” “Jaws 3D,” “Jaws: The Revenge,” “Jurassic Park,” “It Chapter Two,” “Trick ‘r Treat,” “The Fury”  and so many more too numerous to list here.

Died on February 8

2020 – Volker Spengler, actor in “Blackest Heart.”

2020 – Paula Alma Kelly, actress in “The Andromeda Strain.”

2020 – Robert Conrad, actor in “Dead Ground.”

2020 – Ronald William McLarty, actor in “The Sentinel.”

2006 – Akira Ifukube, composer who scored many of their “Godzilla” and other monster films including “Godzilla [1954]”, “Rodan”, “The Mysterians”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla”, “Atragon”, “Mothra vs. Godzilla”, “Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster” and literally hundreds more.

Films Released on February 8

The Beast with Five Fingers [1946]
The Fog [1980]
Alienator [1990]
Shrooms [2007]

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Born on February 9

1978 – Fede Alvarez, director “Evil Dead [2013]” and “Don’t Breathe.”

1974 – Amber Valletta, appeared in “Dead Silence” and “What Lies Beneath.”

1945 – Mia Farrow, starred in “Rosemary’s Baby,” “See No Evil” “The Omen [2006] and “The Haunting of Julia.”

1938 – Fred Williams who portrayed “Jonathan Harker” in the 1970 film, “Count Dracula.”

1928 – Frank Frazetta, illustrator unique work included Marvel, DC, EC comics, horror magazines such as “Creepy,” “Eerie,” “Vampirella,” and album and paperback covers.

1901 – Brian Donlevy, appeared in the films “The Quatermass Xperiment,” “Quatermass 2,” “Gammera” and “Curse of the Fly.”

Died on February 9

2019 – Larry Brand, directed & wrote “Masque of the Red Death [1989],” screenwriter “Halloween: Resurrection.”

1996 – Robin Stille, appeared in “Vampire Knights”, “Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama”, “The Slumber Party Massacre.”

1995 – David Wayne, appeared in “Night Gallery [TV Series]”, “The Andromeda Strain”, “The Twilight Zone [TV Series]” and many more.

1986 – Ben Nye, make-up artist whose film work included “The Alligator People” and “The Fly [1958].”

Films Released on February 9

The Creeping Flesh [1973]
Murder by Decree [1979]
Lobster Man from Mars [1989]
The Haunting of Morella [1990]
Cyborg Cop [1994]
Loch Ness [1996] [UK & Ireland]
Hannibal [2001]

Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman [2000]
The American Nightmare [2000]
Hannibal Rising [2007]
Bone Eater [2007]
Friday the 13th [2009] [LA premiere]

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Born on February 10

1997 – Chloë Grace Moretz, appeared in “The Amityville Horror [2005],” “Wicked Little Things,” “Hallowed Ground,” “The Eye,” “Let Me In,” “Dark Shadows [2012],” “Carrie [2013],” “Suspiria [2018],””The Addams Family [2019],” “Greta” and more.

1994 – Makenzie Vega, appeared in “Saw” and “Fender Bender.”

1991 – Emma Roberts, appeared in “Scream 4,″ “The Blackcoat’s Daughter,” “The Hunt [2020],” “American Horror Story – TV Series”, “Scream Queens – TV Series” and more.

1974 – Elizabeth Banks, starred in “Brightburn,” “Slither,” “The Uninvited [2009]”.

1967 – Laura Dern, starred in the films “Grizzly II: Revenge,” “Blue Velvet,” “Jurassic Park” and “Jurassic Park III.”

1929 – Jerry Goldsmith, composer who has scored such films as “The Omen” and “Alien.” He also worked on the TV series’ “Thriller” and “The Twilight Zone.”

1929 – Hazel Court, who appeared in the films “The Masque of the Red Death,” the 1963 version of “The Raven,” and “The Curse of Frankenstein.” She also published Hazel Court Horror Queen: An Autobiography [2008].

1906 – Lon Chaney Jr. starred in “The Wolf Man,” The Ghost of Frankenstein,” “The Mummy’s Tomb,” “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “Son of Dracula,” “House of Frankenstein,” “House of Dracula,” “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” and many, many more.

Died on February 10

2020 – Albert Patrick Jordan, appeared in “The Giant Behemoth,” The Amorous Adventures of a Young Postman,” “In the Devil’s Garden,” “Madhouse [1974” and Lifeforce.”

2019 – Carmen Argenziano, appeared in “When a Stranger Calls,” “Graduation Day,” “The First Power,” “Hellraiser: Inferno,” “The Labyrinth,” and many more.

2008 – Roy Scheider, who starred in the films “Jaws,” “Curse of the Living Corpse,” “Dracula II: The Ascension” and “Dracula III: Legacy”.

2007 – Charles S. Swartz, writer/producer of the films “The Velvet Vampire,” “Terminal Island”.

2006 – David Knapp, appeared in the films “Home A Horror Story” and the TV movie “Something Evil”.

2000 – Jim Varney, starred in “Blood, Friends and Money.”

1932 – Edgar Wallace, the man who created the story of “King Kong,” and wrote the novel “Dead Eyes of London”.

Films Released on February 10

Attack of the Crab Monsters/Not of This Earth [1957]
The Night Visitor [1971]
Black Cat 1984
The Fly II [1989]
Shallow Grave [1994]
Queen of the Damned [2002]
Final Destination 3 [2006]
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud [2007]
The Lodger [2009]
The Horde [2009] – France, Belgium, Luxemburg

Havenhurst [2016]

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Born on February 11

1992 – Taylor Lautner, appeared in the TV Series “Scream Queens.”

1985 – Sarah Butler, appeared in “I Spit on Your Grave [2010],” “I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance is Mine,” “All Light Will End,” “Flu Bird Horror” and “The Demented.”

1982 – Natalie Dormer, stars in “The Forest”, “Poe,” “Patient Zero” and the TV Series “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.”

1969 – Jennifer Aniston, starred in the film “Leprechaun.”

1962 – Diane Franklin, who appeared in “Amityville II: The Possession”, and “TerrorVision”

1940 – Bobby “Boris” Pickett, The creator of the “Monster Mash.”

1926 – Leslie Nielsen, starred in the films “Day of the Animals, “Prom Night [1980],” “Dracula: Dead and Loving It,” “Repossessed,” “Creepshow,” “Forbidden Planet,” episodes of the TV Series “Tales of Tomorrow,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Lights Out,” “Night Gallery” and more.

1847 – Thomas A. Edison, inventor whose film company was the first to commit the story of “Frankenstein” to celluloid.

Died on February 11

2020 – Joseph Vilsmaier, cinematographer for the German TV Series” Gespenstergeschichten.”

2006 – Peter Benchley, author – the man who terrified a generation of beach goers who penned the novels “Jaws”, “The Beast,” “The Deep” and Creature,” all of which were made into films.

2006 – Del Courtney, appeared in the films “The Hideous Sun Demon” and “It Came From Beneath The Sea”.

2004 – Hugh Cecil, appeared in “Frankenstein And the Monster from Hell,” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

2002 – Barry Foster, appeared in the films “Twisted Nerve” and “Frenzy.”

2000 – Roger Vadim, directed the film, “Spirits of the Dead”.

1994 – Sorrell Booke, appeared in the films “Slaughterhouse-Five” and “Devil Times Five.”

1982 – Takashi Shimura, appeared in “Godzilla [1954],” “Godzilla Raids Again,” “The Mysterians,” “Mothra,” “Gorath,” “Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster,” “Kwaidan,” “Frankenstein Conquers the World” and many more.

1976 – Lee J. Cobb, appeared in “The Exorcist [1973]” and “Gorilla at Large.”

1969 – Michael Reeves, director of “Castle of the Living Dead,” “She Beast,” “The Sorcerers” and “Witchfinder General.”

Films Released on February 11

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed [1969]
The Last Dinosaur [1977]

The Sentinel [1977]
My Bloody Valentine [1981]
Sphinx [1981]
House of the Dead 2 [2006]

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Born on February 12

1980 – Christina Ricci, starred in “Addams Family,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “After.Life,” “The Gathering,” “Bless the Child,” “Cursed,” the TV Series “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles” and more.

1968 – Josh Brolin, starred in the films “The Goonies,” “Mimic,” “The Hollow Man” and “Planet Terror,”.

1965 – Christine Elise, appeared in “Child’s Play 2″ and “Body Snatchers [1993].”

1952 – Simon MacCorkindale, appeared in the TV series’ “Quatermass,” “Manimal” and the film “Jaws 3D.”

1950 – Michael Ironside, appeared in “Scanners,” “Visiting Hours,” “Starship Troopers”, “Terminator Salvation,” “The Harrowing [2017],” “Prom Night II,” “Lake Placid 3,””The Shaft,” “Knuckleball [2018] and many more.

1940 – Richard Lynch, starred in the films “Bad Dreams,” “Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge,” “Corpses Are Forever,” Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” and “Mil Mascaras vs the Aztec Mummy.”

1940 – Ralph Bates, who has starred in the Hammer classics, “Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde,” “Taste the Blood of Dracula” and “The Horror of Frankenstein.”

1919 – Forrest Tucker, starred in the films “The Crawling Eye,” “The Abominable Snowman” and “The Cosmic Monsters.”

1899 – Edward L. Cahn, directed the films “It, the Terror from Beyond Space,” “The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake” and “Invisible Invaders.”

1898 – Wallace Ford, who appeared in “Freaks,” “The Mummy’s Hand” and “The Ape Man.”

Died on February 12

2020 – Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon, did stunts for “They Live,” “Maniac Cop 2,” “976-Evil II,” “The Relic,” “Ghosts of Mars,” “Phantoms,” “Friday the 13th [2009]” and more.

2000 – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, who wrote the song “I Put a Spell on You,” as the opening for his stage act, he would often rise from a coffin.

2000 – Charles Schulz, creator of the “Peanuts” gang and who gave us that wonderful holiday show “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”.

1970 – Guy Endore, novelist and screenwriter in Hollywood. He wrote the seminal novel “The Werewolf of Paris” which was later adapted in the Hammer film “The Curse of the Werewolf.” He also wrote the screenplays for “Mark of the Vampire”, “The Raven”, “Mad Love” and “The Devil-Doll.”

Films Released on February 12

Reflection of Fear [1972]
The Stepford Wives [1975]
The Beast Within [1982]
Dead Alive [1993]
The Temp [1993]
My Favorite Martian [1999]
Mulva: Zombie Ass Kicker [2001] – Frightvision Convention
Messengers [2004]
The Wolfman [2010]

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Born on February 13

1979 – Mena Suvarim, starred “Day of The Dead [2008],” “What Lies Below,” “The Rage: Carrie 2,” “Don’t Blink,” “Apparition,” episodes of the TV Series “South of Hell” and “American Horror Story [2011.”

1968 – Kelly Hu, has appeared in “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan,” “Dark Shadows [2005],” “Devil’s Den,” “Farm House,” “Succubus: Hell-Bent” and the TV Series “The Vampire Diaries.”

1964 – Mark Patton, starred in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” “Family Possessions,” and “Amityville Clownhouse.”

1961 – Henry Rollins, appeared in “Feast,” “The Devil’s Tomb,” “Suck,” “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End” and episodes of the TV Series “Night Visions.”

1951 – David Naughton, starred in “An American Werewolf in London,” and appeared in “Body Bags,” “Big Bad Wolf,” “Steel and Lace,” “Ice Cream Man,” “A Crack in the Floor,” “Mirror Mirror 3: The Voyeur,” “The Sleeping Car,” “Amityville: A New Generation” and more.

1948 – Kitten Natividad, appeared in Fred Olen Ray’s “The Tomb” and “Zombie Ninja Gangbangers.”

1946 – Joe Estevez, appeared in “Soultaker,” “Werewolf,” “Blood Slaves of the Vampire Wolf,” “Silent Scream,” “Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas,” “Hell Asylum” and many more.

1944 – Bo Svenson, appeared in the films “Curse II: The Bite,” “Beyond the Door III”, “Raising Jeffery Dahmer” and played the monster in the 1973 TV version of “Frankenstein.”

1942 – Carol Lynley, appeared in “Howling VI: The Freaks,” “The Shuttered Room” and the TV movie “The Night Stalker.”

1938 – Oliver Reed, starred in “Curse of the Werewolf,” “Burnt Offerings” and “The Brood.”

1933 – Kim Novak, appeared “Vertigo,” “Massacre at Blood Bath Drive-in,” “Tales That Witness Madness” “Satan’s Triangle

1932 – Barbara Shelley, appeared in “Five Million Years to Earth,” “Rasputin: The Mad Monk,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” “The Secret of Blood Island,” “The Gorgon,” “Village of the Damned,” “Blood of the Vampire” and many more.

1932 – Susan Oliver made appearances on the TV shows “Ghost Story” and “Freddy’s Nightmare.”

Died on February 13

2020 – Yoshisada Sakaguchi, dubbing for characters in “Shutter Island,” “The Nightmare Room,” “Goosebumps,” and “Christine [1990].”

1994 – Martin Balsam, who played “Detective Arbogast” in the original “Psycho”.

1980 – David Janssen starred in the TV movie “Moon of the Wolf,” as well as the films “Cult of the Cobra,” and “Marooned”.

Films Released on February 13

Scream & Scream Again [1970]
Sphere [1998]
Dead Birds [2004]
Devil’s Den [2006]
Friday the 13th [2009]

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