Born on May 9

1985 – Audrina Patridge, worked in “Sorority Row” and “Scary Movie 5.”

1985 – Chris Zylka, appeared in “Freaks of Nature,” “Welcome to Willits,”  “Shark Night 3D” and “Piranha 3DD.”

1978 – Daniel Franzese, who appeared in “I Spit on Your Grave [2010],” “Cruel World,” “Kill Theory,” “Killer Pad” and “Blood Feast 2: All You Can Eat.”

1958 – Chuck Russell, directed “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors”, “The Blob [1988],” “Bless the Child” and more.

1955 – Kevin Peter Hall, who played “The Predator” in “Predator I & II,” and “The Monster” in “Monster in the Closet.”

1936 – Albert Finney, appeared in “Wolfen” and episodes of the TV Series “The Green Man.”

1926 – Duke Mitchell, starred in “Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla.”

1914 – Fred Clark who co-starred in “Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb,” “Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine” and “Zotz!”.

Died on May 9

2020 – Ron Ziskin, produced the TV Series “Beyond Reality [1991–1993].”

2020 – Geno Silva, appeared in “My Mom’s a Werewolf” and an episode of the TV Series “Monsters.”

2020 – Little Richard, worked on the soundtrack for “Predator,” “Predators,” “Prom Night II,” and Christine.”

2020 – Arthur Dignam, appeared in “Strange Behavior” and “The Dreaming.”

2019 – Clement von Franckenstein, appeared in “The Landlady,” “Death Becomes Her,” “Body Parts,” “The Haunting of Morella,” “The Invisible Maniac,” “Olivia,” and “Cataclysm [aka The Nightmare Never Ends].”

2019 – Alvin Sargent, worked on the teleplay on “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour’s episode The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow [1964].”

2006 – Karl Bette, who appeared in “Horrors of Spider Island”.

2004 – Comedian Alan King, appeared in the film “Cat’s Eye” and was executive producer of “Wolfen.”

1997 – Hoke Howell, appeared in “Teenage Exorcist,” “Haunting Fear” and “Alienator”.

1992 – Ben Frommer, appeared in “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” “Bride of the Monster” and “Psycho II”.

Films Released On May 9

Friday the 13th [1980]

Ice Cream Man [1995]

Asylum [1997]
Witchcraft XI: Sisters in Blood [2000]
The Eye [2002]
House of Usher [2008]

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MAY 10

Born On May 10

1993 – Halston Sage, stars in “Goosebumps” feature film, and “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.”

1985 – Odette Annable appeared in “Cloverfield”, “The Unborn [2009]” “And Soon the Darkness.”

1978 – Corri English, appeared in “Unrest,” “House of Fears,” “Killer Pad,” “Devil May Call” and “Holliston – TV Series.”

1978 – Kenan Thompson, starred in the films “Snakes on a Plane” and “Stan Helsing.”

1970 – Gina Philips, starred in “Jeepers Creepers,” “Doom: Annihilation,” “Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare,” “Dead & Breakfast,” “Ring Around the Rosie,” “The Sick House” and “Chained.”

1968 – Erik Palladino, who appeared in “Return to the House on Haunted Hill” and “Dead and Breakfast.”

1961 – Teri Copley, appeared in “Transylvania Twist,” “Monsters – TV Series” and “New Year’s Evil.”

1948 – Meg Foster, appeared in “Stepfather II,” “Shrunken Heads” and “They Live.”

1914 – Charles McGraw who appeared in “The Mad Ghoul” and played “Chief Ed Masterson” in the TV movie, “The Night Stalker.”

1899 – Fred Astaire who appeared in “Ghost Story.”

1899 – Dimitri Tiomkin composed the scores for films such as “The Thing From Another World,” “Dial M For Murder” and “The Mummy’s Curse.”

Died On May 10

2020 – Marty Pasko was a comic book artist for issues of “Vampirella #36,” “Creepy #51,” “Weird Tales of the Macabre #1” and wrote/story editor for 3 episodes of the TV Series “The Twilight Zone [1985-1986.”

2020 – Sai Gundewar, actor in “Gabriel [2007].”

2010 – Susan Oliver, appeared in “Freddy’s Nightmares – TV Series,” “Night Gallery – TV Series,” “Thriller – TV Series,” “Twilight Zone – TV Series” and more.

2006 – Val Guest, writer/director/producer some include the “Quartermass” films, “The Abominable Snowman” and “The Day the Earth Caught Fire.”

2001 – Deborah Walley, co-starred in the films “The Severed Arm,” and “The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini”.

2000 – Craig Stevens appeared in the films “Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “The Deadly Mantis”.

1995 – Hajime Sato, directed “Goke, the Body Snatcher from Hell,” and “Battle Beneath the Sea”.

1977 – Joan Crawford, starred in “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane,” “The Unknown,” “I Saw What You Did,” “Journey to Midnight,” “Trog,” “Strait-Jacket” and “Berserk!”

1970 – Mari Blanchard, starred in “Abbot & Costello Go to Mars,” “She Devil” and “Twice-Told Tales.”

Films Released On May 10

The Phantom Speaks [1945]
Bedlam [1946]
Mothra [1962]
It Lives Again [1978]

Maniac [1980] – Cannes Film Festival
Terminal Choice [1985]
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown [1989] – NYC
Curse III: Blood Sacrifice [1991]
Dog Soldiers [2002]

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MAY 11

Born On May 11

1982 – Cory Monteith, appeared in “Fear Itself – TV Series,” “White Noise 2: The Light,” “Hybrid,” “Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep,” “Final Destination 3,” “Bloody Mary,” “Supernatural – TV Series” and more.

1982 – Jonathan Jackson, appeared in “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – TV Series,” “Venom [2005],” “The Twilight Zone – TV Series,” “Riding the Bullet,” “Night Visions,” and more.

1979 – Melissa R. Bacelar, appeared in “Zombie Ed,” “Beneath the Dark,” “The Scream,” “Skinned Alive,” “Pink Eye” and “Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV.”

1935 – Doug McClure, appeared in “Humanoids from the Deep,” “At the Earth’s Core,” “The Land That Time Forgot,” “Satan’s Triangle,” “Twilight Zone – TV Series” and more.

Died On May 11

2020 – Tissa Wijesurendra, actress in “Bonikka.”

2020 – Jerry Stiller, appeared in “Highway to Hell,” an episode each of the TV Series “Monsters” and “Tales from the Darkside.”

2020 – Moon Martin, composer for “Vamp [1986].”

2019 – Jean-Claude Brisseau, directed “The Girl from Nowhere.”

2019 – Peggy Lipton, appeared in episodes of “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me” and “Deadly Nightmares.”

2019 – Pua Magasiva, actress in “Panic at Rock Island – TV Movie” and “30 Days of Night.”

2006 – Byron Morrow, starred in “Freddy’s Nightmares – TV Series,” “Dark Mansions,” “The Ghost of Flight 401,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker – TV Series,” “Colossus: The Forbin Project,” “Night Gallery – TV Series,” “Black Zoo,” “Panic in Year Zero!” and many more.

1973 – Lex Barker, appeared in “Night Gallery – TV Series,” “The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism,” “The Invisible Dr. Mabuse,” “The Return of Dr. Mabuse” and more.

Films Released On May 11

Dracula’s Daughter [1936]

Bride of the Monster [1955] [Hollywood Premiere]

The Lift [1983]

Class of 1999 [1990]

28 Weeks Later [2007]

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MAY 12

Born On May 12

1997 – Odeya Rush, has appeared in “Goosebumps”, “When the Devil Comes,” and “We Are What We Are.”

1986 – Emily VanCamp, co-starred in the films “The Ring 2,″ “Rings” “and “Carriers.”

1978 – Malin Akerman, appeared in “The Final Girls”, “Cottage Country,” “Rampage,” “The Invasion” and more.

1978 – Amy Wheaton, appeared in the film “The Curse [1987].”

1970 – Samantha Mathis, appeared in the 2004 version of the TV movie “Salem’s Lot” and “American Psycho”.

1962 – Emilio Estevez, starred in “Nightmares,” and “Maximum Overdrive.”

1962 – Ving Rhames, co-starred in “The People Under the Stairs,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Dawn of the Dead [2004]” and “Day of the Dead [2008].”

1961 – Lar Park-Lincoln, starred in “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood,” “House II: The Second Story,” “Freddy’s Nightmares – TV Series” and “From the Dark.”

1950 – Gabriel Byrne, starred in “Hereditary,” “End of Days,” “Stigmata,” “The Keep,” “Ghost Ship [2002]” and “Gothic.”

1930 – Jess Franco, directed “The Awful Dr. Orloff,” “Count Dracula” and “The Demons.”

1913 – Hugh Latimer, appeared in the films “The Strange World of Planet X,” and “Ghost Ship [1952].”

1912 – Don Blackman, appeared in the film “Scream Blacula, Scream.”

1903 – Wilfrid Hyde-White, appeared in “Chamber of Horrors.”

1898 – Edward Halperin, produced “White Zombie” and “Revolt of the Zombies”.

1892 – John Barclay, appeared in the 1941 version of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” “Soylent Green” and “The Brotherhood of Satan.”

Died On May 12

2020 – Michel Piccoli, appeared in “Sortilèges,” ”Torticola contre Frankensberg,” “La chevelure,” “The Infernal Trio” and “Leonor.”

2020 – George Mikell, appeared in “Fox Mystery Theater [1984] Episode: Czech Mate.”

2019 – Machiko Kyō, actress in “The Possessed [1976].”

2019 – Ron Smerczak, actor in “The Mangler,” “Return of the Family Man,” and “House of Whipcord.”

2014 – H.R. Giger, the infamous dark artist who created the xenomorph in “Alien” and his designs were used in every subsequent “Alien” film including Aliens & Alien Covenant. He also designed the creature in “Species” and “Species 2.”

2001 – Richard Davidson, did make-up and special effects work on the films “The Thing [1982]” and “Jurassic Park”.

1995 – Arthur Lubin, directed the 1943 version of “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Hold That Ghost”.

1957 – Erich von Stroheim, appeared in “The Lady & the Monster,” “The Mask of Dijon” and “Alraune”.

Films Released On May 12

Cobra Woman [1944]

Count Dracula’s Great Love [1973] – Spain

Hell High [1989]
Night Visitor [1989]
The Return of the Swamp Thing [1989]
Gothkill [2009] – USA DVD premiere
The Grudge 3 [2009] – USA DVD premiere

Plague [2015]

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MAY 13

Born On May 13

1985 – Corey Hawk, co-starred in “Knight of the Living Dead” and “Class of Nuke ‘Em High 2.”

1987 – Candice Accola, starred in “Dead Girl” and “The Vampire Diaries.”

1971 – Imogen Boorman, starred as “Tiffany” in “Hellbound: Hellraiser II.”

1950 – Joe Johnston, directed the 2010 version of “The Wolfman” and “Jurassic Park III”.

1939 – Harvey Keitel, appeared in “Two Evil Eyes,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Red Dragon” and “Saturn 3.”

1939 – Zohra Lampert, starred in “Let’s Scare Jessica To Death,” and appeared in “The Exorcist III.”

1936 – Rafael Campos, appeared in the films “Astro Zombies,” “The Doll Squad” and the TV series “V.”

1922 – Don Weiss, directed TV shows as “The Twilight Zone,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” and the film “The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.”

1907 – Daphne Du Maurier, wrote the story “The Birds.”

Died On May 13

2020 – David Nichols, production designer for “Swamp Thing [1982]” and “The Serpent and the Rainbow.”

2019 – Doris Day, soundtrack for “Krueger: Tales from Elm Street [2017],” “Kreuger: The Legend of Elm Street,” “The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One – Satan Claus – TV Movie,” and “The Man Who Knew Too Much.”

2019 – Isaac Kappy, appeared in “Klown Kamp Massacre,” “Not Forgotten,” soundtrack for “The Babysitter,” and “Don’t Blink.”

2001 – Jason Miller, starred in “The Exorcist,” “Exorcist III” and “The Dain Curse”.

2000 – Paul Bartel appeared in “Piranha,” “Chopping Mall” and “Escape from L.A.”

1995 – Alexander Godunov, starred in “Waxwork II: Lost in Time”.

Films Released On May 13

Werewolf of London [1935]
The Hands of Orlac [1964]
The Car [1977]
Day of the Animals [1977]
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood [1988]
Maniac Cop [1988]
Society [1989] – Cannes Film Festival

Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil [1992] – USA video premiere
Scream Bloody Murder [2003]
Mindhunters [2005]
Frontier[s] [2008] – USA DVD premiere

Letters to Mother [2009]
Priest [2011]

Spiral [2021] – Spain

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MAY 14

Born On May 14

1983 – Amber Tamblyn, starred in “The Ring,” “The Grudge 2″ and “Blackout.”

1970 – Natasha Ryan, appeared in “The Entity,” “The Day Time Ended,” “The Amityville Horror” and “Kingdom of the Spiders.”

1959 – Brett Leonard, writer/director of such films as “The Dead Pit,” “The Lawnmower Man,” “Hideaway,” “Virtuosity,” “Man-Thing” and “Feed.”

1955 – Robert G. Tapert, Writer & producer for “Poltergeist,” “The Evil Dead”, “The Possession [2012]”, “Drag Me To Hell”, “30 Days of Night”, “The Grudge”, “Darkman,” “Don’t Breathe,” “The Unholy [2021]” and many more.

1952 – Robert Zemeckis, produced several films “Thir13en Ghosts [2001],” “The House on Haunted Hill [1999],” “Death Becomes Her,” “What Lies Beneath,” “Ghost Ship [2002],” The Frighteners,” “House of Wax [2005]” and the TV series, “Tales from the Crypt” and many more.

1946 – Yutte Stensgaard, appeared in “Lust for a Vampire”, “Scream and Scream Again” and “Dead of Night – TV Series.”

1946 – Joseph Zito, writer/producer/director who worked on such films as “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “Bloodrage,” “The Prowler” and “Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film.”

1940 – Victor Miller, writer of the original “Friday the 13th” film.

1932 – Kenji Sahara who appeared in “Godzilla,” “Rodan,” and “Mothra,” to name a few.

1921 – Richard Deacon, appeared in “The Birds,” “Invaders of the Body Snatchers [1956]” and “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy.”

Died On May 14

2020 – Jerzy Łapiński, actor in the TV Movie “Carmilla.”

2019 – Tim Conway, appeared in ”Chip & Bernie’s Zomance,” “American Scary,” “Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!,” and “The Private Eyes.”

2019 – Tommy Donbavand, writer for an episode of “Scream Street: Bad Blood,” and an author of many Children’s Books

2006 – Paul Marco, played in “Night of the he Ghouls,” “Plan 9 From Outer Space” and “Bride of the Monster.”

2005 – Ed Kelleher, wrote the screenplays for the films “Invasion of the Blood Farmers,” “Prime Evil” and “Shriek of the Mutilated”.

2004 – Anna Lee, starred in “Bedlam,” “Picture Mommy Dead” and “Jack the Giant Killer.”

2002 – Ray Stricklyn, appeared in “The Return of Dracula”.

2001 – Peter Griffith, played “Morgan Strode” in the original “Halloween.”

1999 – Buck Houghton, producer of the TV series “The Twilight Zone.

1992 – Lyle Alzado, appeared in “Neon City”, “Hangfire”, “Destroyer” and more.

1982 – Hugh Beaumont, film credits include “The Mole People” and “The Human Duplicators.”

1980 – Hugh Griffith, appeared in “The Abominable Dr. Phibes,” “The Legend of the Werewolf” and “Cry of the Banshee”.

Films Released On May 14

King of the Zombies [1941]

The Awful Dr. Orlof [1962] – Madrid
Nightmare in Wax [1969]

Dogs [1976] – Japan

The House Where Evil Dwells [1982]

Spookies [1986]

Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary [2002] NYC premiere
Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt [2004]
Heavy Mental: Rock ‘n’ Roll Bloodbath [2009]

Masked Mutilator [2019]

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MAY 15

Born On May 15

1985 – Ashlynn Yennie, appeared in “L.A. Slasher,” “The Scribbler,” “True Blood – TV Series,” “American Maniacs,” “The Human Centipede: First Sequence” and “The Human Centipede II: Full Sequence.”

1982 – Tatsuya Fujiwara, starred in “Batoru Rowaiaru” and “Batoru Rowaiaru II: Chinknoka”.

1982 – Alexandra Breckinridge, starred in “Wishcraft,” “Rings,” “Vampire Clan,” “The Walking Dead – TV Series” and appeared “American Horror Story.”

1981 – Jacqui Holland, appeared in “Dracula’s Sorority Sisters,” “Axeman 2: Overkill,” “Erotic Vampires of Beverly Hills,” “The Walking Deceased,” “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys,” “The Brides of Sodom,” “Monsters in the Woods” and many more.

1981 – Jamie-Lynn Sigler, starred in “Campfire Stories” and ”Dark Ride.”

1978 – Caroline Dhavernas, starred on “Hannibal” and has appeared in “Devil.”

1971 – Sam Trammell, starred in the HBO series “True Blood,” and in the film “Aliens vs Predator: Requiem.”

1963 – Brenda Bakke, appeared in “Death Spa,” “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight” and “American Gothic – TV Series.”

1912 – André De Toth, directed the original “House of Wax [1953].”

1909 – James Mason, appeared in the TV films “Frankenstein: The True Story” and “Salem’s Lot”.

1905 – Joseph Cotton starred in “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” and “Lady Frankenstein.”

Died On May 15

2020 – Fred Willard, appeared in “Salem’s Lot [1979],” “Idle Hands,” “Monster House” and more.

2020 – Henky Solaiman, actor in “Suster N” and “Reuni Z.”

2019 – Robert Leroy Diamond, actor in “Scream [1981]” and an episode of “The Twilight Zone: In Paradise of Pip [1963].”

2019 – John Ronane, actor in “The Sprial Staircase,” “Nobody Ordered,” “Doctor Blood’s Coffin” and more.

1994 – Royal Dano, appeared in “The Dark Half,” “Ghoulies II,” “Killer Klowns from Outer Space,” “House II: The Second Story,” “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” “Moon of the Wolf,” “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery – TV Series” and many more.

1988 – Andrew Duggan, appeared in “A Return to Salem’s Lot,” “It’s Alive” and “Frankenstein Island.”

1972 – Nigel Green, appeared in the films “The Skull,” “Corridors of Blood” and “Countess Dracula”.

Films Released On May 15

The Mad Monster [1942]
Invisible Invaders [1959]
Dr. Blood’s Coffin [1961] – Bismarck, ND
Peeping Tom [1962]
Black Zoo [1963]
Paranoiac [1963]
Happy Birthday To Me [1981]

The Gate [1987]

Dark Woods [2003] – Cannes Film Festival
Creepshow 3 [2007]
Curse of the Zodiac [2007]
Gothic Vampires from Hell [2007]
Hunger [2009]

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