Born on March 14

1988 – Sasha Grey, appeared in “Would You Rather” and “Smash Cut.”

1986 – Jamie Bell, appeared in “Deathwatch” and “King Kong [2005]”

1980 – Mercedes McNab, appeared in “Hatchet,” “Hatchet II,” “Dark Reel,” “XII,” TV Movies “Thirst,” “Vipers” and more.

1976 – Daniel Gillies, appeared in “Captivity,” “Evil Remains,” “Masters of Horror – TV Series,” “The Originals – TV Series” and “The Vampire Diaries – TV Series.”

1965 – Kevin Williamson, writer and producer of “Scream,” “Scream 2,″ “Scream 3,” “Scream 4,″ “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” “The Faculty.” “Cursed,” “The Vampire Diaries – TV Series,” “The Following – TV Series” and more.

1933 – Michael Caine, starred in “Dressed to Kill,” “The Swarm,” “The Island,” “The Hand,” “Jaws: The Revenge,” “Jekyll & Hyde – TV Movie” and more.

Died on March 14

2020 – Dave Mounfield, appeared in “Caught.”

2010 – Peter Graves, starred in “Attack of the Killer B-Movies,” “It Conquered the World,” “Beginning of the End,” “Scream of the Wolf,” “The Clonus Horror,” “Killers from Space,” “House on Haunted Hill [1999] and many more.

1951 – Val Lewton, producer of “Cat People,” “I Walked with A Zombie,” “The Leopard Man,” “The Seventh Victim,” “The Curse of the Cat People,” “The Body Snatcher,” “Isle of the Dead” and “Bedlam.”

Films Released on March 14

The Walking Dead (1936)
The Bat (1926) – NYC

The Cremator [1969]
Doomsday (2008)

The Cottage (2008)

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Born on March 15

1985 – Kellan Lutz, appeared in “Prom Night (2008),” “Ghosts of Goldfield,” “The Forgotten Ones,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street [2010]” and “7 Guardians of the Tomb.”

1979 – Pollyanna McIntosh, appeared in “The Walking Dead – TV Series,” “Tales of Halloween,” “The Blood Lands,” “Let Us Prey,” “The Woman,” “Offspring” and more.

1963 – Greg Nicotero, executive producer and head of makeup FX for “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” and also directed “Creepshow – TV Series.”

1959 – Renny Harlin, director/writer/producer of “Exorcist: The Beginning,” “The Covenant,” “Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master” and “Deep Blue Sea.”

1957 – Sergio Stivaletti, Italian makeup FX for “Phenomena,” “Demons [1985],” “Cemetery Man,” “Demons 2,″ “Opera,” “The Church” and many more.

1955 –Dee Snider, writer/producer/composer, and star of the film “Strangeland.”

1954 – Craig Wasson, starred in “Ghost Story,” “Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors” and “Body Double.”.

1943 –David Cronenberg, directed “Rabid,” “The Dead Zone,” “Videodrome,” “Shivers,” “Dead Ringers,” “Scanners,” “The Fly (1986)” and more.

Died on March 15

2020 – Roy Hudd, appeared in “The Blood Beast Terror (1968)” and “Jack, the Last Victim (2005).”

2009 – Ron Silver, who co-starred in the films “Silent Rage” and “The Entity”.

2007 – Alice Backes, starred in TV series “The Munsters,” “Boris Karloff’s Thriller” and Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

2007 – Stuart Roseneberg, directed “The Amityville Horror [1979]” and episodes of “The Twilight Zone” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

2004 – Chuck Niles, appeared in “Invisible Invaders,” “Face of the Screaming Werewolf” and “Nightmare Circus”.

1984 – Kay Harding, appeared in “The Mummy’s Curse,” “Ghost Catchers,” “The Scarlet Claw” and “Weird Woman.”

Films Released on March 15

Terror of the Tongs (1961)

Gamera vs Gyaos (1967)

Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
Robot Carnival (1991) – NYC & San Francisco
Resident Evil (2002)
Dead Birds (2005) – South by Southwest Film Festival

Reeker [2005] – South by Southwest Film Festival
Wolfsbayne (2005)
Bitten (2008) – USA (TV premiere)
Only Go There at Night (2008) – USA (DVD premiere)

Terrifier [2016]

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Born on March 16

1986 – Alexandra Daddario, appeared in “Bereavement,” “Texas Chainsaw [2013],” “We Summon the Darkness,” “Burying the Ex,” “The Attic” “American Horror Story – TV Series” and more.

1981 – Joe Egender starred in the films “April Fool’s Day [2008,” “Hunger [2009],” “The Frankenstein Theory,” “Mercy,” “The Diabolical” and “The Hamiltons.”

1975 – Sienna Guillory, starred in “Resident Evil: Apocalypse,” “Resident Evil: Afterlife,” “Resident Evil: Retribution,” “Don’t Hang Up,” episodes of the TV Series “Fortitude,” ”The Wicked Within” and more.

1971 – Alan Tudyk, appeared in “V – TV Series,” “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil,” “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and the TV Series “Santa Clarita Diet.”

1964 – Gore Verbinski, directed “The Ring,” “A Cure for Wellness” and “Terrifying Tales.”

1961 – Todd McFarlane, comic artist and owner of McFarlane toys including the TV Series “Monsterama [2004-2005].”

1952 – Irwin Keyes, appeared in “The Exterminator,” “Frankenstein General Hospital,” “Disturbed,” “Tales from the Crypt – TV Series,” “Asylum,” “House of 1000 Corpses,” “Horror High,” “Dahmer vs. Gacy” and more.

1950 – Kate Nelligan, appeared in “Dracula (1979),” “Wolf” and “Fatal Instinct”.

1949 – Erik Estrada, appeared in “Chupacabra vs. the Alamo,” “King Cobra,” “Alien Seed,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)” and more.

1949 – Joseph Pilato, starred in “Day of the Dead (1985),” “Wishmaster,” “The Ghouls” and “Alienator.”

1930 – Masaya Takahashi, appeared in “Goke, the Body Snatcher from Hell” and “Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: The Giant Monsters’ General Offensive.”

1926 – Jerry Lewis, starred in “Scared Stiff”.

1920 – Leo McKern, starred in “X-The Unknown,” “The Day the Earth Caught Fire” and “Damien: The Omen II”.

1916 – Mercedes McCambridge, provided the voice of the demon “Pazuzu” in the film “The Exorcist.”

Died on March 16

2020 – Stuart Maxwell Whitman, appeared in “Sandman,” “Deadly Intruder,” “Vultures,” “The Monster Club,” “Demonoid,” “Eaten Alive,” “The Cat Creature,” “Night of the Lepus” and many more.

2019 – Larry DiTillio, Writer for various episodes of “Deadly Nightmares” and “The Hidden Room.”

2019 – Richard Erdman, appeared in episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Matinee Theatre,” and “The Twilight Zone.”

2019 – Tom Hatten, appeared in “I Saw What You Did,” and episodes of “Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction.”

2007 – Cletus Anderson, production designer and special effects for “Creepshow,” “Day of The Dead,” and Night of the Living Dead (1990).

2005 – Anthony George, played “Burke Devlin” and “Jeremiah Collins” in “Dark Shadows”.

1984 – Shug Fisher, appeared in “The Ghost of Cypress Swamp”, “Kolchak: The Night Stalker – TV Series” and “The Giant Gila Monster.”

Films Released on March 16

The Monster (1925)
The House of Fear (1945)
The Crazies (1973)
Vault of Horror (1973) – NYC
Tourist Trap (1979)
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)
Ravenous (1999) – USA (premiere)

Fido (2006)
Dead Silence (2007)
S.A.R.S (2010)
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006) – USA (limited)

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Born on March 17

1986 – Olesya Rulin, appeared in “Vampire Chicks with Chainsaws” and “Urban Legends: Bloody Mary.”

1976 – Brittany Daniel, appeared in “Club Dread” and “The Hamiltons [2006].”

1975 – Gina Holden, appeared in “Final Destination 3,” “Aliens vs Predators: Requiem,” “Saw: The Final Chapter,” “Sand Sharks,” “The Exorcism of Molly Hartley,” ”Avalanche Sharks” and starred in the TV series “Blood Ties.”

1973 – Ashley Lynn Caputo, appeared in “Death-Scort Service,” “Slasher Weekend,” “American Guinea Pig: Bouquet of Guts and Gore,” “Amerikan Holokaust,” and “Joe Vampire.”

1964 – Rob Lowe, starred in “Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming,” “The Bad Seed [2018],” the TV mini-series “The Stand” and the 2004 TV mini-series version “Salem’s Lot.”

1957 – Laurene Landon, appeared in “Full Moon High,” “The Stuff,” “It’s Alive III: Island of the Alive,” “The Ambulance,” “Maniac Cop,” “Maniac Cop 2″ and “Masters of Horror – TV Series.”

1955 – Gary Sinise, starred in the TV mini-series “The Stand” “Mission to Mars,” “The Green Mile” and “The Forgotten.”

1954 – Lesley-Anne Down, appeared in “Countess Dracula,” “From Beyond the Grave” and “The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil.”

1951 – Kurt Russell, starred in the films “Escape From New York,” “Escape from L.A.,” “Grindhouse,” “The Thing (1982),” “Bone Tomahawk,” and “Death Proof.”

1923 – Eiji Funakoshi, appeared in “Gamera” and “Gamera vs. Gurion.”

Died on March 17

2020 – Lyle Wesley Waggoner, appeared in “Love Me Deadly (1972),” Danger USA (1989),” Murder Weapon (1989)” and “Dream a Little Evil.”

2019 – Kenneth Bald, Comic Book Artist for “Dark Shadows (1996),” “Haunted Love #1,” and many others

2019 – Norman Hollyn, Editor for “Quicksilver Highway,” “Under Wraps,” and “Jack in the Box.”

2011 – Michael Gough, appeared in “Horror of Dracula,” “Horrors of the Black Museum,” “Konga,” “The Phantom of the Opera [1962],” “Black Zoo,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Skull,” “Sleepy Hollow [1999]” and many more.

2007 – Freddie Francis, directed the films “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Creeping Flesh,” “The Ghoul,” “The Evil Of Frankenstein,” “Tales from The Crypt (1972)” and more.

1993 – Skip Young, appeared in the 1957 version of “Earth vs. the Spider” and “Lobster Man from Mars”.

1992 – Jack Arnold, directed “The Creature From the Black Lagoon” “It Came From Outer Space,” “The Island Earth,” “Revenge of the Creature,” “Monster on Campus,” “The Incredible Shrinking Man” and Tarantula (1955).

1989 – Merritt Butrick, appeared in “Death Spa,” “From the Dead of Night” and “Fright Night Part 2”.

Films Released on March 17

Mystery of the White Room (1939)
Blood Legacy (1971)
Blood and Lace (1971) – NYC (premiere)
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) – Japan
Flesh For Frankenstein (1974)
Leviathan (1989)
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
The Exorcist (1973) – 2000 re-release
Final Destination (2000)
The Zodiac (2005) – USA (limited)
Alien Presence (2009)

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Born on March 18

1989 – Lily Collins, appeared in “Priest” and “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.”

1980 – Sophia Myles, appeared in the films “From Hell,” “The Damned,” ”Dracula [2006],” “Blackwood,”  “Underworld,” “Underworld: Evolution” and the TV Series “Moonlight.”

1950 – Brad Dourif, starred “The Exorcist III,” “Alien: Resurrection,” “Pulse,” “Halloween [2007],” “Graveyard Shift,” “Body Parts,” “Wildling (2018),” “Child’s Play [1988],” “Urban Legend,” “The Control Group” and many others.

1945 -Susan Tyrrell, appeared in “The Demolitionist,” “From a Whisper to a Scream,” “Night Warning,” “The Offspring” and “Rockula.”

1938 – Carl Gottlieb, wrote the screenplay for “Jaws”, “Jaws 2″, and “Jaws 3-D.”

1926 – Peter Graves, starred in “Attack of the Killer B-Movies,” “It Conquered the World,” “Beginning of the End,” “Scream of the Wolf,” “The Clonus Horror,” “Killers from Space,” “House on Haunted Hill [1999] and many more.

Died on Marcy 18

2019 – John Carl Buechler, directed “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood,” “Troll,” “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” “Deep Freeze,” “The Eden Formula – TV Movie,” “Saurian – TV Movie,” and acted in many others.

2010 – Fess Parker, a bit part in the 1954 sci-fi classic “Them!.”

2009 – Natasha Richardson, portrayed Mary Shelly in the film “Gothic.”

2002 – Denis Forest, appeared in the TV mini-series “Storm of the Century,” and episodes of the TV shows “The X-Files,” “War of The Worlds” and “Friday the 13th, the series”.

1970 – William Beaudine, directed “Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla,” “The Ape Man,” “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter” and “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula.”

Films Released on March 18

Frankenstein (1910)
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1920) – NYC (premiere)
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Werewolf Woman (1976) – Italy
Mother’s Boys (1994)
Bloodthirst: Legend of the Chupacabras (2003)
The Ring Two (2005)
The Deaths of Ian Stone (2008) – USA & Canada (DVD premiere)
Unearthed (2008) – USA (DVD premiere)
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Laid to Rest (2009)

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Born on March 19

1976 – Rachel Blanchard, appeared in “Snakes on a Plane,” “The Rage: Carrie 2″ and the 1988 TV series “War of the Worlds.”

1964 – Jake Weber, starred in “Dawn of the Dead [2004],” “The Haunting of Molly Hartley,” “The Cell,” the TV series “American Gothic.”

1955 – Bruce Willis, starred in “The Sixth Sense,” “Split,” “Death Becomes Her,” “Grindhouse” and “Planet Terror.”

1947 – Glenn Close, starred in “Mars Attacks!” “Fatal Attraction,” “Mary Reilly,” “The Girl with All the Gifts” and “The Stepford Wives [2004].”

1936 – Ursula Andress, appeared in “The 10th Victim” and “Slave of the Cannibal God”.

1928 – Patrick McGoohan, starred in “The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh”, “Scanners” and “The Phantom.”

1914 – Fred Clark, starred in “The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb” and “Zotz.”

1909 – Louis Hayward, starred in “The Son of Dr. Jekyll” and “Terror in the Wax Museum.”

1907 – Kent Smith, starred in “Cat people [1942],” “Curse of the Cat People” and TV series such as “The Outer limits” and “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.”

1885 – Tod Slaughter, starred in “The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “The Face at the Window” and “Horror Maniacs.”

Died on March 19

2020 – Nazzareno Zamperla, stuntman for “Demons 2,” “The Spider Labyrinth” and “Cemetery Man.”

2019 – Clinton Greyn, appeared in an episode of “Department S.”

2009 – Harry Harris, directed episodes of the TV show “Lost in Space.”

2007 – Calvert DeForest, appeared in “My Demon Lover” and “Freaked.”

1998 – Taggart Casey, appeared in “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters” and “It Conquered the World.”

1992 – Cesare Danova, appeared in “Tentacles,” “Night Gallery – TV Series,” “Chamber of Horrors” and more.

1989 – Charles Lamb, who has appeared in the films “Jack the Ripper,” “Curse of the Werewolf” and “Quatermass and the Pit”.

1985 – Anthony Nelson Keys, produced the Hammer films “Curse of Frankenstein,” “Horror of Dracula,” “The Mummy” and “Curse of the Werewolf.”

Films Released on March 19

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1921)
The Void (2001) – USA (video premiere)
Urban Nightmare (2003)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Repo Men (2010)

Book of Monsters [2018]

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Born on March 20

1970 – Michael Rapaport, appeared in “Deep Blue Sea,” “Kiss of the Damned” and an episode of “Night Visions.”

1979 – Bianca Lawson, also appeared in episodes of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and in the films “Supergator,” “Big Monster on Campus” and “Dead & Breakfast.”

1973 – Jane March, appeared in “Jack the Giant Killer,” “Stalker,” “Dark Realm – TV Series,” “Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula” and more.

1964 – Stephen Sommers, wrote and directed “The Mummy [1999],” “The Mummy Returns,” “Deep Rising,” “Old Thomas,” produced “Van Helsing,” and the series “The Mummy.”

1963 – David Thewlis, appeared in “The Omen (2006)” and “The Island of Dr. Moreau [1996].”

1958 – Holly Hunter, appeared in the films “Copycat,” “Lost Souls” and “The Burning.”

1957 – Theresa Russell, appeared in “Tenebrae,” “The Grotesque” and “Earth vs. the Spider [2001]”.

1950 – William Hurt, starred in the films “Altered States” and “Frankenstein” TV mini-series.

1950 – Tom Towles, starred in “Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer,” “Night of the Living Dead (1990),” and “The Devil’s Rejects.”

1947 – Richard Dyszel, appeared in “The Alien Factor,” “Nightbeast,” “The Galaxy Invader,” “Cremains” and “Crawler.”

1935 – Ted Bessell, starred in “Scream, Pretty Peggy.”

1931 – Hal Linden, did the voice characterizations for the American versions of “Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster” and “Destroy All Monsters.”

1914 – Wendell Corey, appeared in “Rear Window,” “Women of the Prehistoric Planet” and “The Astro-Zombies.”

1913 – Judith Evelyn, appeared in “Rear Window” and “The Tingler.”

1908 – Michael Redgrave, appeared in the films “The Innocents,” “Dead of Night,” “Goodbye Gemini” and “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1973).”

Died on March 20

2020 – Kenny Rogers, did soundtracks for some of the episodes of “Supernatural,” “Stranger Things,” and “Nightwing.”

2013 – James Herbert, author who wrote such novels as “Haunted”, “Fluke”, “Deadly Eyes,” and “The Fog” [no relation to the movie from 1980], and one of his stories adapted into The Survivor (1981), among others.

2007 – John P. Ryan, starred in “It’s Alive” and “It Lives Again,” and appeared “The Class Of 1999.”

Films Released on March 20

Two Thousand Maniacs (1964)
The Final Conflict (1981)

Stripped to Kill (1987)
Basic Instinct (1992)

Body Puzzle (1992)
Shadows and Fog (1992)

Rumpelstiltskin (1996) – Japan
Silver Scream (2003)

Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009)
Sewer Chewer (2010)

Spring [2014]

Exeter [2015] – Phoenix International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

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