MAY 23

BORN ON MAY 23

1980 – D.J. Cotrona, starred in “From Dusk Till Dawn – TV Series” and appeared in “Venom [2005].”

1973 – Baron Craze, Horror Historian, Horror Journalist, Editor of The Horror Times, Owner of the BC Radio Network [SHOWS: Shredding Metal Beasts; Sinister Death; Hard Rock Madness; Baron’s Crypt; and 3 others], and starred in Swamp Zombies 2 [2018], Cuddlez [2015], and Shock Trailer [2009]. In addition, associate producer and starred in Killer Waves 2 [2020]; received special thanks on 100 Acres of Hell [2019] and Camp Death III in 2D [2018].  A repeated sponsor of the NJ Horror Con and Film Festival.

1969 – Felissa Rose, starred in “Sleepaway Camp”, and has appeared in numerous horror films “Camp Dread”, Caesar and Otto’s Deadly Xmas and Paranormal Halloween, “The Perfect House,” “Extremity,” “Silent Night, Zombie Night,” The Last House [2015], “Satan’s Playground,” “Victor Crowley,” “2 Jennifer,” “ZK: Elephant’s Graveyard,” “Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film,” “Ugly Sweater Party,” and many more.

1965 – Melissa McBride, best known for playing “Carol” in “The Walking Dead [TV Series]” also was in “The Mist,” “American Gothic – TV Series” and “Mutant Species.”

1960 – Linden Ashby, appeared in “Prom Night 2008],” “Hunger,” “Resident Evil: Extinction” and more.

1961 – Chris & Marty Udvarnoky, who played the twin brothers in the film “The Other.”

1942 – Zalman King, Writer/producer/director/actor for “Blue Sunshine,” “Trip with the Teacher” and “Galaxy of Terror.”

1933 – Joan Collins, starred in “Empire of the Ants,” “Tales That Witness Madness” and “Tales from the Crypt [1972].”

1910 – Scatman Crothers, appeared in the “Twilight Zone: The Movie,” “The Shining” and “Deadly Eyes”.

1896 – Kenneth Strickfaden who did the wonderful electrical effects for “Frankenstein” and “Bride of Frankenstein.”

1890 – Herbert Marshall who appeared in the films “The Fly [1958]” and “Gog.”

DIED ON MAY 23

2011 – Tom Hennesy, played “The Gill Man” on land in “Revenge of the Creature.”

2007 – Ichirô Murakoshi, appeared in “Horror Theater Unbalance [1973–].”

1986 – Sterling Hayden, starred in “Venom [1981].”

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 23

Destroy All Monsters [1969]
The Other [1972] – NYC
Stanley [1972] – Los Angeles, CA
The Shining [1980] – Los Angeles & New York City
The Last Horror Film [1984] – USA video premiere
Poltergeist II: The Other Side [1986]
Fatal Exam [1990]

The Granny [1995 Video]

Hot Vampire Nights [2000]
The Era of Vampires [2002]
Hallowed [2005] – USA DVD premiere
The Unknown aka Clawed: The Legend of Sasquatch [2006] – USA DVD premiere
Vampire Noir [2007]

Shock Trailer [2009] – Filmed on this day.

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May 24

BORN ON MAY 24

1990 – Zac Richmond, who played “Ralphie Glick” in the 2005 TV mini-series version of “Salem’s Lot.”

1965 – John C. Reilly, starred in “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,” “Dark Water,” “Life After Beth,” “Nightwatch,” “Tale of Tales,” “Kong: Skull Island” and “Dolores Claiborne.”

1960 – Doug Jones, actor in “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari [2005],” “Gehenna: Where Death Lives,” “The Ice Cream Man” “Legion” “Abe Sapien” in the “Hellboy” films” “Hell’s Kitty [2018]” and many more.

1953 – Nell Campbell, played “Little Nell” in the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Shock Treatment.”

1952 – Bill Thornbury, starring role of “Jody” in “Phantasm,” “Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead,” “Phantasm IV: Oblivion” and “Phantasm: Ravager.”

1952 – Sybil Danning, appeared in “The Howling II” and “The Phantom Empire.”

1938 – Tommy Chong, appeared in the film “Evil Bong.”

1922 – Don Megowan, appeared as the Frankenstein Monster in the Hammer TV pilot “Tales of Frankenstein,” as well as the films “The Werewolf,” “Creation of the Humanoids” and as “The Creature [on land] in “Revenge of the Creature.”

1911 – Harold Conway, appeared in “King Kong vs. Godzilla,” “Mothra” and “Goke the Body Snatcher from Hell.”

DIED ON MAY 24

2019 – Dušica Žegarac, actress in “T.T. Syndrome,” “Variola Vera,” and “Aenigma.”

2013 – Françoise Blanchard, appeared in “Little Dracula – TV Series,” “Revenge in the House of Usher,” “The Living Dead Girl” and more.

2009 – Jack Lewis, wrote the screenplays for “The Amazing Transparent Man” and “Billy the Kid vs Dracula”.

1997 – Edward Mulhare, played the title role in the TV series “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” and in the film “Eye of The Devil.”

1996 – John Abbott, appeared in the films “The Vampire’s Ghost” and “Cry of the Werewolf”.

1996 – Roland Varno, starred in “Scared to Death” and “Return of the Vampire.”

1987 – Hermione Gingold, appeared in “Munster, Go Home”.

1969 – Richard Garland, appeared in “Attack of the Crab Monsters,” “The Undead” and “Panic in Year Zero”.

1969 – Paul Birch who appeared in the films “The Beast with a Million Eyes,” “The Day the World Ended” and “Not of This Earth”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 24

A Witch of Salem Town [1915]
Valley of the Zombies [1946]
The Possession of Joel Delaney [1972]

Madhouse [1974]

Dawn of the Dead [1978]
Tales from the Hood [1995]

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May 25

BORN ON MAY 25

1976 – Cillian Murphy, who starred in “Redeye,” “A Quiet Place II” and “28 Days Later”.

1970 – Neil Marshall, British writer/director of such films as “The Reckoning,” “Tales of Halloween,” “Slay Belles,” “Centurion,” “Doomsday,” “The Descent,” “Dog Soldiers” and more.

1970 – Jamie Kennedy,  starred in “Scream,” “The Sand,” “Trick,” “Foreclosed,” “Bermuda Tentacles,” “The After” and more.

1969 – Anne Heche, starred in the 1998 remake of “Psycho,” “My Friend Dahmer,” “Nothing Left to Fear” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

1964 – Ray Steveson, appeared in “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”.

1939 – Ian McKellen, appeared in “Gods and Monsters,” “The Keep,” and some episodes of “Armchair Thriller.”

1935 – Ann Robinson starred in the 1953 version of “War of the Worlds,” as well as the TV series of the same name in 1988, and also appeared in “Tales of Frankenstein.”

1926 – Claude Akins, appeared in the films “The Curse,” and the TV movie “The Night Stalker.”

1902 – Charles Barton, directed the films “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff” and the TV series, “The Munsters.”

DIED ON MAY 25

2020 – Wu Pong-fong, appeared in “Double Vision,” “Silk” and “Soul.”

2019 – Tun Fei Mou, directed “Die xian,” “Men Behind the Sun” and “Trilogy of Lust.”

2007 – Charles Nelson Reilly, starred on the TV series “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” and as “Jose Chung” on “The X-Files”.

2007 – Lee Frost, directed “The Thing with Two Heads”.

2007 – Laurie Bartram, appeared in “Friday the 13th [1980]” and “The House of Seven Corpses”.

2000 – Francis Lederer, appeared in “Terror Is a Man” and “The Return of Dracula,” playing “Dracula” himself, reprised his version of “Dracula” in an episode of “Night Gallery” entitled “The Devil Is Not Mocked.”

1993 – Dan Seymour, appeared in “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy,” “Return of the Fly” and “Escape To Witch Mountain”.

1990 – Vic Tayback, roles included “Blood and Lace,” “Door to Door Maniac” and “Mansion of the Doomed.”

1954 – Hans Janowitz, wrote the screenplays for “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari” and “Der Januskopf” a.k.a. “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 25

The Body Snatcher [1945] – NYC
The Cabinet of Calagari [1962] – NYC
Alien [1979] – USA [limited]
The Brood [1979]
Dead Calm [1989] – Australia
Possessed By the Night [1994] – USA video premiere
Witchcraft X: Mistress of the Craft [1999]
Bug [2007]
House of Black Wings [2010]

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May 26

BORN ON MAY 26

1986 – Ashley Bell, starred in “Witch Hunt,” “Voices,” “The Last Exorcism,” “The Last Exorcism Part II,” “The Day,” “Carnage Park,” “Dark Intentions” and “The Walking Dead – Webisodes.”

1975 – Nicki Aycox, who appeared in “The X Files: I Want to Believe,” “Joy Ride 2,” “Dead Birds,” “Animals,” “Jeepers Creepers 2” and “Dead Birds.”

1974 – Matthew Currie Holmes, co-starred in the films “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End,” “Wolves,” “The Fog” [2005],” “The Curse of Buckout Road” and more.

1973 – Rocky Costanzo, wrote, directed, produced, edited and starred in “Hallowed” and also appeared in “Last Rites.”

1963 – Musetta Vander, appeared in “Under the Bed,” “Transylmania,” “Monster Night,” “Project: Metalbeast,” “Oblivion” and more.

1960 – Doug Hutchinson, appeared in “The Green Mile” and “The Burrowers [2008].” He was probably best known for portraying “Eugene Victor Tooms” in two of the scariest episodes of “The X-Files – TV Series” of all time.

1949 – Pam Grier, starred in “The Twilight People,” “Scream Blacula Scream” and “Ghosts of Mars.”

1923 – James Arness, starred in the title role of “The Thing From Another World” and “Them!.”

1913 – Peter Cushing, starred in many films including “The Mummy [1959],” “The Hound of Baskervilles [1959],” “House of Long Shadows,” “The Satanic Rites of Dracula,” “Horror of Dracula,” “Horror Express,” “Dracula A.D. 1972,” “Island of Terror,” “The House That Dripped Blood,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors” and so many more.

1908 – Robert Morley, appeared in the films “Theatre of Blood,” “The Old Dark House” and “A Study in Terror.”

DIED ON MAY 26

2020 – Anthony James, actor in “Burnt Offerings,” “Wacko” and “Nightmares.”

2020 – Irmgard Hermann, actress in “Blackest Heart.”

2020 – Richard Herd, appeared in “Terror Out of the Sky,” “Schizoid,” “Skeeter,” “I Married a Monster,” “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari [2005]” and “Get Out.”

2020 – Cindy Butler, actress in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown [1976]” and “Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues.”

2020 – Tony Scannell, appeared in “Evil Never Dies” and 2 episodes of “Armchair Thriller.”

2019 – Eşref Kolçak, acted in “Dracula in Istanbul.”

2019 – Stephen John Thorne, appeared in 2 episodes of “Shakespeare: The Animated Tales.”

2003 – Burr DeBenning, appeared in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child,” “Freddy’s Nightmares – TV Series,” “Wolfen,” “The Incredible Melting Man,” “Alien Zone” and many more.

1993 – George Randall, appeared in the movies “Biohazard” and “Scalps”.

1983 – Charles Keane, appeared in the films “The Leech Woman,” “Curse of the Undead”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 26

The Gorilla [1939]
Doppelganger [1993] – USA video premiere
Curse of the Puppet Master [1998]
Beneath Still Waters [2005] – Spain
Beneath the Flesh [2009]
Ghost Month [2009]
Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus [2009]
The Devil’s Tomb [2009] – USA DVD premiere

Livescream [2018] – Crimson Screen Film Festival

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May 27

BORN ON MAY 27

1987 – Bella Heathcote, stars in “Relic [2020],” “The Neon Demon,” “Pride and Prejudice Zombies,” “Acolytes,” “The Curse of Downers Grove” and “Dark Shadows [2012]”

1980 – Ben Feldman, starred in “As Above, So Below,” “Friday the 13th” remake and “Cloverfield.”

1971 – Paul Bettany, appeared in “Priest”, “Legion”, and more.

1967 – Paige Rowland, co-starred in the films “Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield” and “Doomsdayer.”

1965 – Todd Bridges, appeared in ”The Dark Room,” “A Psycho’s Path,” “Twice Dead,” “Dead Ringer,” “Hollywood Horror,” “Evil Grave: Curse of the Maya” and more.

1964 – Kim Jee-woon, director of such films as “I Saw the Devil,” “A Tale of Two Sisters” and “The Quiet Family.”

1958 –  Linnea Quigley, starred in the films “The Return of the Living Dead”, “Night of the Demons” and “Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings,” and appeared in “Innocent Blood” and a long list that includes: “Clownado,” “Bonehill Road,” “The Barn,” “Girls Gone Dead,” “A Blood Story,” Caesar and Otto’s Deadly Xmas,” “Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers,” “Silent Night, Deadly Night,” “Graduation Day” and many more.

1935 – Lee Meriwether, played “Lilly Munster” in “The Munsters Today,” and appeared in “Hell’s Kitty.”

1934 – Harlan Ellison, horror and sci-fi writer for TV Series “The Outer Limits,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Tales from the Darkside,” “Circle of Fear” and “The Hunger.”

1922 – Christopher Lee, starred in many wonderful horror films including “Horror Express,” “Count Dracula,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” ”Horror of Dracula,” “The Mummy,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Wicker Man [1973],” “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” and many other films.

1911 – Vincent Price, whose accomplishments in the horror genre and in Hollywood itself are beyond reproach and had many wonderful films including “House on Haunted Hill [1959],” “The Tingler [1959],” “Pit and the Pendulum [1961,” “The Fly [1958],” “The Masque of the Red Death [1964],” “House of Wax [1953],” “The Raven [1963],” “The Abominable Dr. Phibes [1971],” voiced the Narrator in “Michael Jackson: Thriller [1983] and so many more films.

DIED ON MAY 27

2019 – Roger Overholt Hirson, screenwriter for “Demon Seed [1977]”

2011 – Jeff Conaway, appeared in “Tales from the Darkside – TV Series,” “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark,” “Bay Coven,” “Monsters – TV Series,” “Freddy’s Nightmares – TV Series,” “The Sleeping Car” and more.

2006 – Paul Gleason, appeared in “Ghost Chase,” “Abominable,” “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence,” “Tales from the Crypt – TV Series,” “He Knows You’re Alone” and “Nightmare Beach.”

1995 – Severn Darden, appeared in the films “Saturday the 14th” and “Werewolves on Wheels”.

1976 – Ruth McDevitt, played “Edith Cowles” on the “Night Stalker” TV series and appeared in the film “The Birds”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 27

Witchcraft Through the Ages – aka Haxan [1922]

It Came from Outer Space [1953] – Los Angeles premiere
Crypt of the Vampire [1964]
The Monster Club [1981]

Possession [1981] – France
Killer Clowns from Outer Space [1988]
Horror [2003]
Godzilla: Final Wars [2005] – Seattle International Film Festival

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MAY 28

BORN ON MAY 28

1983 – Toby Hemingway, who co-starred in “The Covenant,” “The Girl in the Photographs,” “The Ganzfeld Haunting” and “Playback.”

1979 – Monica Keena, starred in “Freddy vs. Jason,” “Aftermath,” “Long Distance” and the 2009 remake of “Night of the Demons” and more.

1953 – Kevin Van Hentenryck, starred in “Basket Case”, “Basket Case 2”, “Basket Case 3”, “Brain Damage” and more.

1966 – Ashley Laurence, starred in “Hellraiser 1, 2 & 6.”

1964 – Christa Miller, co-starred in “Stepfather III” and the TV mini-series “The Andromeda Strain.”

1947 – Sondra Locke, appeared in the original version of “Willard [1971],” as well as “The Curse of Demon Mountain” and “A Reflection of Fear.”

1933 – Zelda Rubinstein, starred in “Anguish,” “Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon” and “Poltergeist.” She also narrator for the TV show “The Scariest Places on Earth.”

1933 – John Karlen, played “Willie Loomis” on the original “Dark Shadows” series.

DIED ON MAY 28

2019 – Carmine Caridi, acted in the TV Movie “Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park,” an episode of “Darkroom [1981]” and “Tales from the Darkside [1987].”

2013 – Eddie Romero, directed such cult B-movies as “Mad Doctor of Blood Island,” “Brides of Blood,” “Beast of the Yellow Night,” “Blood Devils,” “The Twilight People,” “Savage Sisters” and many more.

2003 – Peter MacLean, appeared in the films “Squirm” and “Midnight Offerings”.

1986 – Lurene Tuttle, appeared in “The Clonus Horror,” “The Manitou,” “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken,” “The Munsters – TV Series,” “Psycho [1960]” and more.

1960 – George Zucco, appeared in the 1939 version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “The Mummy’s Hand” and “The Mad Ghoul.”

1960 – Ramón Gay, films included “The Aztec Mummy,” “Curse of the Doll People” and “Face of the Screaming Werewolf.”

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 28

The H-Man [1959]
The Changeling [1980]
Visiting Hours [1982]
The Thirteenth Floor [1999]

Urban Legend [1999] – Turkey
Psycho Beach Party [2000] – Seattle International Film Festival
An Erotic Vampire in Paris [2002]
Zombthology [2009] – Alexandria, VA premiere

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MAY 29

BORN ON MAY 29

1993 – Maika Monroe, starred in “It Follows,” “The Guest,” “Bad Blood,” “Greta,” “Bad Blood… the Hunger.”

1987 – Alessandra Torresani, appeared in “American Horror House,” “American Horror Story – TV Series,” “Warehouse 13 – TV Series,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – TV Series” and more.

1962 – John D. LeMay, starred on “Friday the 13th: The series” and “Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday.”

1959 – Rupert Everett, played the title role in “The Cemetery Man.”

1958 – Annette Bening, starred in “Mars Attacks.”

1957 – Ted Levine, starred in “Silence of the Lambs,” “Shutter Island” and the 2006 remake of “The Hills Have Eyes.”

1956 – Tony Randel, writer and director of such films as “Hellbound: Hellraiser II,” “Children of the Night,” “Amityville: It’s About Time,” “Ticks,” “Fist of the North Star,” “Rattled” and “Hybrids.”

1953 – Danny Elfman, composer whose numerous screen scores include “Sleepy Hollow,” “The Frighteners,” “Army of Darkness,” “A Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Dark Shadows [2012],” just to name a few.

1942 – Kevin Conway, appeared in “Funhouse,” “The Lathe of Heaven” and “Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace.”

1912 – John Gilling, directed “The Shadow of the Cat,” “The Reptile,” “The Plague of the Zombies,” “The Flesh and the Fiends,” “The Mummy’s Shroud,” “Vampire Over London” and more.

1903 – Bob Hope, the legendary entertainer and comedian happened to be in a few horror comedies such as “The Cat and the Canary”, “The Ghost Breakers” and “Scared Stiff.”

DIED ON MAY 29

2019 – Peggy Stewart, actress in “The Vampire’s Ghost,” “Something Weird,” “Terror in the Wax Museum,” “Beyond Evil,” “The Boogens,” and many others

2019 – Dennis Etchison, Author and writer of Fantasy and Horror Fiction. Also former president of the Horror Writers Association

2010 – Dennis Hopper, film appearances include “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2,” “Queen of Blood,” “Land of the Dead” and “Blue Velvet”.

2008 – Harvey Korman appeared in the Mel Brook’s film “Dracula: Dead and Loving It,” “High Anxiety,” and also was in “Munchies” and three episodes of “The Munsters” TV series.

2005 – Luciano Rossi, starred in “The Gates of Hell”.

1992 – Pippa Steel, appeared in “The Vampire Lovers” and “Lust for a Vampire.”

1969 – Tom Duggan, starred in the film “Frankenstein 1970.

1957 – James Whale, directed “Frankenstein,” “Bride of Frankenstein,” “The Invisible Man” and the original “Old Dark House”.

1942 – John Barrymore, appeared in the 1920 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “Svengali” and “The Mad Genius”.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 29

Dial M for Murder [1954]
Atom Age Vampire [1960] – Los Angeles

Targets [1968] – Spain re-release
The Living Head [1968]
Dead & Buried [1981] – USA special screening
Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh [1997]
Blood: The Last Vampire [2009] – Japan

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May 30

BORN ON MAY 30

1979 – Jenny Mollen, appeared in “Extracted” and “Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave.”

1970 – Jason Vail, appeared in “Gut,” “Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies,” “The Cabin,” “Sleepy Hollow – TV Series,” “The Originals – TV Series,” “Dollface,” “Valley of the Sasquatch,” “Creature Feature” and more.

1966 – Towako Yoshikawa, starred in “Godzilla vs Space Godzilla.”

1965 – Tammy Parks, appeared in “Blood for the Muse,” “Scary Sexy Disaster Movie’ and “The Erotic Ghost.”

1964 – Mark Sheppard, plays “Crowley” in “Supernatural – TV Series” and has also appeared in “Xtinction: Predator X,” “Evil Eyes,” “Megalodon,” “The X-Files – TV Series” and more.

1939 – Michael J. Pollard, appeared in “Skeeter,” “House of 1,000 Corpses” and “Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland.”

1936 – Keir Dullea, starred in the original “Black Christmas” and “Alien Hunter”.

1927 – Clint Walker, starred in the TV movies “Killdozer” and “Scream of the Wolf.”

1896 – Howard Hawks, director of “The Thing From Another World.”

DIED ON MAY 30

2019 – Roslyn Alexander, actress in “Child’s Play [1988],” “The Unborn,” and “30 Miles from Nowhere.”

2006 – Robert Sterling, his numerous TV appearances include episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Lights Out” and “The Twilight Zone/”

1998 – Stanley Bickman, films include “Deadly Manor” and “The Brain Eaters”.

1967 – Claude Rains, starred in “The Invisible Man [1933],” “The Wolf Man [1941],” “The Phantom of the Opera [1943]” and the TV Series “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 30

Fright [1972]
Demons [1986]
Embrace of the Vampire [1995]
The Era of Vampires [2003] – NYC
Wrong Turn [2003]
El Chupacabra [2003] – UK limited
Cemetery Gates [2006]
The Strangers [2008]

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MAY 31

BORN ON MAY 31

1982 – Jonathan Tucker, co-starred in “Pulse,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre [2003]” and “The Ruins.”

1976 – Colin Farrell, starred in “Fright Night [2011]” remake and “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”

1965 – Brooke Shields, appeared in “Alice, Sweet Alice,” “Tales from The Crypt – TV Series” and “Midnight Meat Train.”

1950 – Gregory Harrison appeared in the TV movie “Trilogy of Terror.”

1934 – Jim Hutton, starred in the film “Psychic Killer” and the TV movie “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.”

1930 – Clint Eastwood, started his film career in horror movies such as “Tarantula” and “Revenge of the Creature” and starred in “Play Misty for Me.”

1925 – Julian Beck, appeared in “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.”

1922 – Denholm Elliott, appeared in the films “The House That Dripped Blood,” “The Vault of Horror”.

1914 – Akira Ifukube, Famous Godzilla score composer

DIED ON MAY 31

2020 – Dan van Husen, appeared in “Night of the Skull,” “Dracula Blows His Cool,” Darkhunters,” Forest of the Damned,” “Zombie Massacre 2: Reich of the Dead” and more.

2019 – Gary LIsing, appeared in “Sa kabilugan ng buwan.”

2007 – Claude Thompson, choreographer who taught the natives how to dance in the 1976 version of “King Kong.”

2004 – Robert Burns, appeared in “Microwave Massacre” and “Confessions of a Serial Killer.”

2001 – Arlene Francis, appeared in “Murders in the Rue Morgue.”

1977 – William Castle, producer and/or director of such films as “Macabre,” “House on Haunted Hill [1959],” “13 Ghosts [1960],” “The Tingler,” “Mr. Sardonicus,” “Strait-Jacket,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Bug,” and many more.

FILMS RELEASED ON MAY 31

The Black Raven [1943]
The Pit and the Pendulum [1991] – USA limited
The CampusHouse.com [2002]
Rebirth of Mothra III [2002] filmed in Japan in 1998 – USA TV premiere
Devour [2005]
Jolly Roger: Massacre at Cutter’s Cove [2005]

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