Born on April 25

1988 – Sara Paxton, appeared in “The Last House on the Left,“ “The Innkeepers,” “Shark Night 3D,” “Static” and “Cheap Thrills.”

1987 – Heather Sossaman, stars in “Unfriended”, “Desecrated” and appeared in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer – TV Series.”

1979 – Giuseppe Andrews, appeared in “Cabin Fever,” “Cabin Fever 2,” “Independence Day” and “2001 Maniacs.”

1977 – Marguerite Moreau, appeared in “The Uninvited [2008],” “Firestarter 2: Rekindled – TV Series,” “Queen of the Damned,” “Mighty Joe Young [1998],” ”The Unsettling – TV Series” and “The Birch – TV Series.”

1969 – Renee Zellweger, appeared in “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation” and “Case 39.”

1947 – Jeffrey DeMunn, “The Walking Dead – TV Series,” “Christmas Evil,” “The Hitcher,” “The Blob [1988],” “The Haunted”, “The X Files – TV Series,” “The Mist” and many more.

Died on April 25

2020 – Ravi Vallathol, actor in “Indriyam.”

2020 – India Adams, appeared in “Followed.”

2019 – Frank Henson, stuntman in “The Wolfman [2010],” “Nightbreed,” “Rawhead Rex,” “Lifeforce,” “An American Werewolf in London,” “Death Machine,” and “Amsterdamned.”

2019 – Larry Jenkins, Actor “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark,” “Prison,” Producer “Sorority Sister Slaughter.”

2012 – Paul L. Smith, co-starred in “Haunted Honeymoon,” “Crimewave,” and “Pieces.”

2007 –Bobby “Boris” Pickett, creator of “The Monster Mash,” appeared in “Deathmaster,” “Lobster Man from Mars” and “Monster Mash: The Movie.”

1972 – George Sanders, appeared in the original “Village of the Damned,” “The Lodger”.

Films Released on April 25

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [1908]
Invisible Ghost [1941]
Five [1951] – NYC premiere
House of Wax [1953]
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud [1975] – NYC
Crimewave [1985]
Identity [2003]
Dracula’s Curse [2006]

From Within [2008]

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Born on April 26

1980 – Jordana Brewster, appeared in “Random Acts of Violence,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning” and “The Faculty.”

1979 – Jose Prendes, wrote directed and starred in “Corpses Are Forever” and “Monster Man.”

1977 – Brandon Slagle, Actor/writer/director of such films as “Attack of the Unknown,” “The Dawn,” “The Black Dahlia Haunting,” “Area 51 Confidential,” “Dead Sea”, “House of Manson” and more.

1977 – Tom Welling, starred in the 2005 remake of “The Fog.”

1910 – Tomoyuki Tanaka, produced  Godzilla [1954] and just about every other Godzilla film.

1897 – Philip Tonge, appeared in “Invisible Invaders,” “House of Wax [1953]” and “Macabre.”

Died on April 26

2020 – Claudio Risi, assistant director for “Anima persa” and “Fantasma d’amore.”

2019 – Ellen Schwiers, actress in “The Brain [1962]”

2019 – Valeri Filippov, worked in the Art Department for “Boa vs. Python,” “Lake Placid 2,” “Infestation,” “True Bloodthirst,” and “Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman.”

2009 –Hans Holzer, the “original” ghost hunter who authored several books about the paranormal including “The Amityville Curse” and “The Secret of Amityville.”

2005 – Michael Coles, appeared in “Dracula A.D. 1972” and “The Satanic Rites of Dracula”.

2005 – Mason Adams, appeared in “The Final Conflict,” “God Told Me To” “Not of this Earth [1995].”

1999 – Louis Peraino, produced the original “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Legacy of Satan” and “The Devil’s Rain”.

1997 – John Beal, starred in “The Vampire,” “The Cat and the Canary,” appeared in “Amityville 3-D” and the TV series “Dark Shadows”.

1986 – Broderick Crawford, appeared in “Look What’s Happened to Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Phantom of Hollywood,” “Terror in the Wax Museum,” “Night Gallery – TV Series” and “Night People.”

1986 – Bessie Love, appeared in “Children of the Damned,” “Vampyres,” and “The Hunger”.

1981 – Jim Davis, appeared in “Monster from Green Hell,” “Dracula vs. Frankenstein” and “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter”.

1976 – Neil McCallum, had appeared in “The Lost Continent”, “The Woman Who Wouldn’t Die”, “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors”, and more.

Films Released on April 26

Mark of the Vampire [1935]
The Creature Walks Among Us [1956]
The Snake Woman [1961]
Jason X [2002]
Song of the Dead [2005] – Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee
Wicked Lake [2008]

After Midnight [2019]

Demon Eye [2019]

Fuck You Immortality [2019]

Shed [2019]

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Born on April 27

1987 – Laura Ortiz, appeared in “The Hills Have Eyes [2006]” “Victor Crowley,” “Hatchet II”, “Chillerama” and “Holliston – TV Series.”

1973 – Andre Gower, in “The Monster Squad,” “Wolfman’s Got Nards,” “Vault of Darkness” and “Caesar and Otto’s Paranormal Halloween.”

1966 – Matt Reeves, director of “Cloverfield” screenwriter and directed “Let Me In.”

1964 – Lisa Wilcox, starred in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 & 5,” “The Church,” appeared in “Fear Clinic” and more.

1962 – James Le Gros, appeared in “Near Dark,” “Phantasm II” and “Psycho [1998].”

1962 – Victoria Price, authored the 1999 book “Vincent Price; A Daughter’s Biography” and appeared in “Edward Scissorhands.”

1947 – Toshio Shiba, starred in “Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster.”

1937 – Sandy Dennis, appeared in “976-Evil,” “God Told Me To” and the TV movie “Something Evil.”

Died on April 27

2020 – Cis Corman, casting director for “The Sentinel” and “Wolfen.”

2005 – Charles A. Pratt, executive producer for “Willard,” “Ben” and “Terror in The Wax Museum”.

2002 – Robert Joseph, wrote for the TV series “The Veil.”

2001 – Jack Murdoch, appeared in “Altered States” and “Psycho III”.

1980 – Mario Bava, director, writer, cinematographer of many films including “Black Sunday,” “Black Sabbath,” “A Bay of Blood,” “Suspiria,” “Inferno,” “Planet of the Vampires,” “Caltiki, The Immortal Monster,” “Blood and Black Lace” and many more.

1977 – Stanley Adams, appeared in “The Night Stalker” “The Norliss Tapes,” and “The Devil’s Platform” episode of “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” TV series.

1976 – Carlos Villarías, notable for portraying “Count Dracula” in Universal Pictures Spanish version of “Dracula” in 1931.

Films Released on April 27

The Man from Planet X [1951]
Scared Stiff [1953]
Devil Girl from Mars [1955]
Godzilla, King of The Monsters [1956]
Day of the Triffids [1963]
And Now the Screaming Starts! [1973] – NYC

Horror from the Tomb [1973] – Spain
Love At First Bite [1979]
The Dark [1979]
The Guardian [1990]
The Forsaken [2001]
Adam & Evil [2004]
Mulberry Street [2006]
Wind Chill [2007] – USA [limited]
The Poughkeepsie Tapes [2007] – Tribeca Film Festival
The Raven [2012]

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Born on April 28

1967 – Kari Wuhrer, appeared in “Swamp Thing – TV Series,” “Thinner,” “Hellraiser: Deader,” “Sharknado 2: The Second One,” “The Hitcher: I’ve Been Waiting,” “Anaconda,” “Eight Legged Freaks” and more.

1957 – Christopher Young, composer who scored many genre films “The Dorm That Dripped Blood,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” “Trick or Treat,” “Hellraiser,” “Hellbound: Hellraiser II,” “The Fly II,” “The Dark Half,” “Species,” “Urban Legend,” “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” and may more.

1929 – Carolyn Jones, starred in “The Addams Family – TV Series,” “House of Wax [1953],” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers [1956],” and “Eaten Alive.”

1908 – Carl Laemmle, Jr., produced many Universal films including “The Werewolf of London,” “The Raven” and “The Bride Of Frankenstein.”

1906 –Pierre Boileau, writer in which many of his novels were adapted to the screen, such as “Diabolique,” “Vertigo,” “Eyes Without a Face” and “Body Parts.”

1878 – Lionel Barrymore, appeared in “Mark of the Vampire,” “The Devil Doll,” and “Mysterious Island [1929].”

Died on April 28

2007 – Dabbs Greer, appeared in “It, The Terror from Beyond Space,” “The Green Mile” and “House IV”.

2001 – Ken Hughes, directed “Night School

1999 – Rory Calhoun, appeared in “Night of the Lepus,” and “Motel Hell”.

1978 – Arch Hall, Sr., appeared in “The Thrill Killers” and was technical director for “Werewolf of London”.

Films Released on April 28

House of Horror [1929]

Snowbeast [1977]
Bloody Birthday [1981]
The Horror Show [1989]
Village of the Damned [1995]
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah [1991] – USA video premiere
Gojira vs. Mosura [1992] – USA video premiere
Scream 3 [2000] – USA re-release
The Monster of Phantom Lake [2006] – Flint Film Festival
The Terminators [2009]

Tethered [2017]

Dreamkatcher [2020]

The Source of Shadows [2020]

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Born on April 29

1984 – Taylor Cole, appeared in “The Ganzfeld Haunting,” “The Violent Kind,” “The Originals – TV Series,” “Supernatural – TV Series” and “April Fool’s Day [2008].”

1981 – Alex Vincent, actor in “Child’s Play”, “Child’s Play 2″, “Child’s Play 3″ and “Curse of Chucky.”

1972 – Derek Mears, actor in “Friday the 13th [2009],” “The Hills Have Eyes II [2007],” “Cursed”, “Sleepy Hollow – TV Series” and many more.

1958 – Michelle Pfeiffer, starred in the films “Dark Shadows [2012],” “Mother!” “Wolf,” “The Witches of Eastwick,” and “What Lies Beneath.”

1912 –Richard Carlson, appeared in “Hold That Ghost,” “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” and “The Valley of Gwangi.”

Died on April 29

2020 – Martin Gerald Simmons, producer for “Disco Beaver from Outer Space” and “Class Reunion.”

2020 – John Lafia, writer for “Child’s Play [1988],” “Child’s Play [2019],” directed “Child’s Play 2 [1990],” “Monster!” “The Rat,” an episode of Joe Bob’s Drive-In Theater” 2 episodes of “Freddy’s Nightmares” and more.

2020 – Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, appeared in “Hisss” and “Dhund: The Fog.”

2019 – John Llewellyn Moxey, Directed “The City of the Dead,” “Psycho Circus,” “The Night Stalker,” “No Place To Hide,” “I, Desire,” “The Cradle Will Fall,” and many others

1992 – Mae Clark who played “Elizabeth” in the original 1931 “Frankenstein”.

1980 – Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense himself directed may films including “Psycho [1960],” The Birds, “Rear Window,” “Strangers on a Train,” Vertigo,” “Rope” and may more.

Films Released on April 29

Ghost Chasers [1951]
The Headless Ghost [1959] – NYC
Horrors of the Black Museum [1959] – NYC
Mothra vs. Godzilla [1964] – Japan

Night of the Devils [1972]

The Hand That Feeds the Dead [1974]

The Beyond [1981]
Something Wicked This Way Comes [1983]
The Hunger [1983]
Critters 2: The Main Course [1988]
The Mummy Returns [2001] – USA premiere

Raving Maniacs [2005] – Albuquerque, NM

Stake Land [2010] – USA [limited]

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night [2010]

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Born on April 30

1988 – Ana de Armas, appeared in “Anabel,” “Faraday,” “Knives Out,” “Knock Knock” and “Blind Alley.”

1982 – Kirsten Dunst, starred in the films “Interview with a Vampire” and “Woodshock.”

1975 – Johnny Galecki, appeared in “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Rings” and “A Family Torn Apart.”

1965 – Adrian Pasdar, appeared in “Near Dark,” “House of Frankenstein – TV Movie” and more.

1940 – Burt Young, starred in “Amityville II: The Possession” “The Amityville Murders,” and Carnival of Blood .”

1926 – Cloris Leachman starred in “Young Frankenstein,” appeared in “Scary Movie 4″ “Lake Placid 2” “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,” “Fade to Black,” “The Demon Murder Case,” “Dying Room Only” and more.

1918 – Don Richardson, directed for many TV shows including “The Munsters” and “Lost in Space.”

1910 – Al “Grampa” Lewis, who took his turn as a horror host on TBS’ “Super Scary Saturday,” and of course was “Grampa” on the “Munsters.”

1901 – David Manners who starred in “Dracula,” “The Mummy” and “The Black Cat.” [1934].

Died on April 30

2020 – Susana Ortiz, appeared in 2 episodes of “Epitafios.”

2020 – Sam Lloyd Jr., appeared in “A Bucket of Blood [1995],” “Cry for Help,” “The Fifth,” “Tour de fright” and “The Nightmare Room – Episode: Dear Diary, I’m Dead.”

2020 – Rishi Raj Kapoor, actor in “Kucch To Hai” and worked in the sound department for “The Legend of Igoe Road.”

2019 – Silvina Bosco, appeared in “Moment of Uncertainty episode The Ghost Train.”

2019 – Johann Adam Oest, Actor in “Requiem,” and “Night of 1000 Hours.”

2012 – George Murdock, appeared in “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery – TV Series,” “A Howling in the Woods,” “Nightmare Classics – TV Series,” “The X-Files – TV Series” and many more.

2007 – Tom Poston, appeared in the 1963 version of “The Old Dark House” and “Zotz!”.

1965 – Helen Chandler who played “Mina Seward” in the 1931 version of “Dracula”.

Films Released On April 30

I Walked with A Zombie [1943]
Vampire Circus [1972] – UK
Idle Hands [1999]
Man-Thing [2005] – USA TV premiere
A Nightmare on Elm Street [2010]

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