JULY 11

BORN ON JULY 11

1984 – Serinda Swan, appeared in “Jinn,” “Revenge Tide,” “Creature,” “Blood Ties,” “Supernatural – TV Series,” “Beyond Loch Ness – TV Movie.”

1984 – Rachael Taylor, appeared in “666 Park Avenue – TV Series,” “The Darkest Hour,” “Ghost Machine,” “Shutter,” “See No Evil,” “Man-Thing” and more.

1972 – Michael Rosenbaum, appeared in “Cursed” and “Urban Legend.”

1966 – Allegra Curtis, appeared in “The Gold of Love” and “Flashback.”

1956 – Sela Ward, appeared in “The Stepfather [2009],” “The Haunting of Sarah Hardy”, and TV Movie “Child of Darkness, Child of Light.”

1952 – Stephen Lang, appeared in “Don’t Breathe,” “Salem – TV Series,” “The Seventh Day,” “VFW,” “Exeter,” “The Monkey’s Paw,” “Terra Nova – TV Series,” “Manhunter” and more.

1943 – Tom Holland, directed and wrote the screenplays for “Thinner,” “Fright Night [1985],” and “Child’s Play [1988].” He also had bit parts in the TV min-series “The Stand,” “The Langoliers” and in the film “Psycho II.”

1931 – Tab Hunter, appeared in “Grotesque,” “City in the Sea,” “Sweet Kill,” “Out in the Dark” and more.

1926 – Patrick Wymark, appeared in “The Blood on Satan’s Claw,” “Repulsion,” “The Skull,” “Children of the Damned,” “The Psychopath” and “The Conqueror Worm.”

1926 – Peter Brandon, appeared in “Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice” and “Altered States.”

1894 – Benjamin H. Kline, cinematographer on “The Zombies of Mora Tau,” “The Man Who Turned to Stone” and “The Giant Claw.”

DIED ON JULY 11

2020 – Mary Elizabeth Miller, appeared in “Mystery and Imagination – Episode: The Fall of the House of Usher [1966].”

2007 – Rod Lauren, appeared in “The Black Zoo” and “The Crawling Hand.”

2007 – Richard Franklin, directed the films “FX2” and “Psycho 2.”

2006 – Barnard Hughes, starred in “Sisters,” “The Lost Boys,” “Tales from The Crypt” pilot and “Trick Or Treat.”

2004 – Frances Hyland, appeared in “When the Dark Man Calls,” “Tales from the Cryptkeeper – TV Series,” “Tales of the Haunted,” “Happy Birthday to Me,” “The Changeling” and more.

1989 – Sir Laurence Olivier, played Professor Abraham Van Helsing in the 1979 version of “Dracula.”

1973 – Robert Ryan, appeared in “The Ghost Breakers.”

1971 – John W. Campbell Jr., writer of the story “Who Goes There?” which the original film “The Thing from Another World,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing”, and 2011’s remake of “The Thing” were based on.

1965 – Ray Collins, appeared in the episode of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents – Conversation Over a Corpse.”

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 11

Mark of the Devil 666: The Moralist [1995]
Zombiegeddon [2003]
The Butcher [2006]
After Sundown [2006]
Hellboy II: The Golden Army [2008]
Lake Dead [2008]

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JULY 12

BORN ON JULY 12

1989 – Phoebe Tonkin, appeared in “Bait,” “The Vampire Diaries – TV Series,” “The Originals – TV Series” and “The Secret Circle – TV Series.”

1984 – Natalie Martinez, starred in “Keep Watching,” “The Stand – TV Series,” “Into the Dark – TV Series” and “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.”

1980 – Kristen Connolly, appeared in “The Bay,” “The Cabin in the Woods,” “The Whispers – TV Series,” “Evil – TV Series,” and “The Happening.”

1978 – Michelle Rodriguez, appeared in “Resident Evil: Retribution,” “The Breed,” “BloodRayne” and “Resident Evil.”

1957 – Taso N. Stavrakis, appeared in “The Walking Dead – TV Series,” “Dawn of the Dead [1978],” “Day of the Dead,” “Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh” and “The Control Group.”

1945 – Edwin Neal, appeared in “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre [1974],” “Halloween: Harvest of Souls 1985″, “Butcher Boys”, “Holy Hell”, “The Man Who Came Back”, “Shudder”, “Murder Set Pieces,” “Satan’s Playground” and many more.

1933 – Donald E. Westlake, screenwriter for “The Stepfather [1987],” “Stepfather II,” “Stepfather III,” “24th Street” and an episode of the TV Series “Journey to the Unknown.”

1927 – Jerry Ito, appeared in the films “Mothra,” “Message from Space” and “The Manster.”

1886 – Jean Hersholt, appeared in “The Cat Creeps,” “The Mask of Fu Manchu” and “Mark of the Vampire.”

1882 – Tod Browning, director, producer, writer for “London After Midnight,” “Dracula,” “Freaks,” “The Devil-Doll” and “Mark of the Vampire.”

DIED ON JULY 12

2020 – Kelly Preston, actress in “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Spellbinder” and “Christine.”

2020 – Raymundo Capetillo, appeared in “Bestia nocturna.”

2001 – James Bernard, composer who did music for “Nosferatu [1922],” “Horror of Dracula,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” “The Devil Rides Out,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles [1959],” “Taste the Blood of Dracula,” “The Curse of Frankenstein,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and many more.

1973 – Lon Chaney Jr. played all the monsters in Universal’s arsenal, including The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Dracula, Frankenstein and many more. He will forever be known for his role of “Lawrence Talbot” in “The Wolf Man”, “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man”, “House of Frankenstein”, “House of Dracula”, “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein.” He also starred in many more films.

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 12

The Unholy Three [1930]
Mad Love [1935]
Frogs [1974] – Portugal

Skinner [1993]

Halloween: Resurrection [2002]
Dracula III: Legacy [2005]

Model Hunger [2016]

Trespassers [2018]

Crawl [2019]

Darlin’ [2019]

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JULY 13

BORN ON JULY 13

1977 – Ashley Scott, appeared in “Summoned”, “Fear Itself – TV Series” and “Evil Remains.”

1972 – Ken Ward, appeared in “The Straun House” and “Night of The Living Dead 3D.”

1970 – Jaason Simmons, appeared in “Sharknado,” “3-Headed Shark,” “Bloody Mary,” “Mad Cowgirl,” “The Devil’s Tattoo” and “Frankenstein Reborn!”

1942 – Harrison Ford, starred in “What Lies Beneath” and the TV Movie “The Possessed.”

1941 – Robert Forster who starred in “Alligator,” “Psycho [1998].”

1940 – Patrick Stewart, starred in “Green Room” and ”Lifeforce.”

1928 – Mace Neufeld, produced the films “Transylvania 6-5000,” “The Funhouse” and “The Omen [1976].”

1921 – Kenneth Utt, produced “The Silence of the Lambs”.

1895 – Sidney Blackmer, appeared in “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Lady and the Monster.”

DIED ON JULY 13

2020 – Grant Masaru Imahara, appeared in “Robocop 2” and an episode of the TV Series “Amazing Stories.”

2019 – Bill Luxton, appeared in 2 episodes of “Strange Paradise [1969].”

2019 – Charles Levin, appeared in episodes of “Tales From the Darkside [1985],” and “The Twilight Zone [1985].”

2019 – Richard Carter, actor in “The Howling III,” and TV movie “The Wicked.”

2013 – Cory Monteith appeared in “Fear Itself – TV Series,” “White Noise 2: The Light,” “Hybrid,” “Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep,” “Final Destination 3″ and “Bloody Mary.”

2012 – Richard D. Zanuck, legendary producer of such films as “Jaws,” “Jaws 2,″ “Sssssss,” “Dark Shadows,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” and more.

2007 – Michael Reardon, appeared in “Cabin Fever”.

1954 – Irving Pichel, appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter” and directed the film “Destination Moon”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 13

The Lost World [1960]
Hands of The Ripper [1972]
Hunchback of the Morgue [1973] – Spain
Splatter University [1984]
The Invisible Maniac [1990]
Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion [1996]
Vampire Clan [2002]
Dead End Massacre [2004]

Brutal Massacre: A Comedy [2007]

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JULY 14

BORN ON JULY 14

1970 – Nina Siemaszko, appeared in “The Haunting of Molly Hartley,” “The Darkling,” “The Hatred,” “Sawbones,” “Tales from the Crypt – TV Series” and more.

1961 – Jackie Earle Haley, portrayed “Freddy Krueger” in the remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” appeared in “Dark Shadows [2012],” “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence”, and more.

1952 – Joel Silver, producer whose credits include “Predator,” “Tales from the Crypt – TV Series,” “House on Haunted Hill [1999],” “Ghost Ship [2002],” “Orphan” and many more.

1939 – Sid Haig, starred in “Spider Baby,” “Galaxy of Terror,” “House of 1000 Corpses” “The Devil’s Rejects,” Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” and “Night of The Living Dead 3D.”

1926 – Harry Dean Staton, appeared in “Alien,” “Escape from New York,” “The Green Mile” and “Alien Autopsy.”

1924 – Val Avery, appeared in original “Amityville Horror” and “Too Scared to Scream.”

1918 – Ingmar Bergman, director and writer for “Hour of the Wolf,”

1911 – Terry Thomas, appeared in “Things to Come,” “Munster, Go Home” and “The Abominable Dr. Phibes.”

1910 – William Hanna, Director/Producer/Writer of Hanna-Barbera Productions and created Scooby-Doo.

1904 – Zita Johann, starred as “Helen Grovesvenor/Princess Anckesen-Amon” in the 1932 version of “The Mummy” and appeared in the film “Raiders of the Living Dead.”

DIED ON JULY 14

2020 – Gaylyn Görg, appeared in “RoboCop 2.”

2019 – Rony Bridges, appeared in “Jemima: Photographic Trophy.”

2019 – Karl Shiels, acted in “Stitches.”

2006 – June Carr, directed “Burning Hell” and “The Monster and The Stripper”.

2006 – Carrie Nye, appeared in “Too Scared to Scream” and “Creepshow”.

2000 – Meredith MacRae, appeared in “The Werewolf of Woodstock,” “Earthbound” and “Vultures”.

1970 – Preston Foster, appeared in “Doctor X” and “The Time Travelers”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 14

The Swarm [1978]
Hobgoblins [1988]

Nightmare Beach [1989] – Milan, Italy

The Atomic Space Bug [1999]
Supergator [2007]

Found [2012] – Bloomington, IN – premiere

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JULY 15

BORN ON JULY 15

1994 – Sarah Desjardins, appeared in “Van Helsing – TV Series,” “Into the Grizzly Maze” and “Supernatural – TV Series.”

1981 – Taylor Kinney, appeared in “The Forest,” “Furnace” and the TV Series “The Vampire Diaries.”

1961 – Lolita Davidovich, appeared in “Gods and Monsters,” “Raising Cain” and “Friday the 13th: The Series.”

1961 – Forest Whitaker, starred in “The Body Snatchers” and “Species”.

1952 – Terry O’Quinn, starred in “The Stepfather [1987]” appeared in “Silver Bullet,” the TV series “The X-Files,” “666 Park Avenue,” “Millennium” and more.

1951 – Jesse Ventura, appeared in “Predator” and “Repossessed.”

1944 – Jan-Michael Vincent, appeared in many film and TV shows including “Ice Cream Man,” “Abducted II: The Reunion,” “Xtro II: The Second Encounter,” “Haunting Fear,” “Alienator,” “Damnation Alley” and more.

1938 – Larry Cohen, directed the films “Q,” “It’s Alive,” “A Return To Salem’s Lot,” created the series “The Invaders.”

1927 – Joe Turkel, appeared in “The Shining” and “Tormented.”

1925 – Philip Carey, appeared in “Scream of the Wolf” and “The Kolchak” episodes that were made into the TV movie “Crackle of Death.”

1895 – Sidney Hickox, cinematographer for “The Return of Doctor X,” “The Gorilla” and “Them!

DIED ON JULY 15

2020 – Maurice Roëves, appeared in “The Dark,” The Sight” and “The Nightmare Man.”

2017 – Martin Landau, appeared in “Sleepy Hollow [1999],” “Alone in the Dark,” “Without Warning,” “The Being,” episodes of the TV Series “The Outer Limits,” “The Twilight Zone,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and more.

2007 – Kieron Moore, starred in “Dr. Blood’s Coffin,” “Day of The Triffids” and “Crack in The World”.

1987 – Alfie Bass, appeared in “The Fearless Vampire Killers”.

1969 – Peter van Eyck, starred in the film “The Brain,” a remake of “Donovan’s Brain”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 15

The Black Room [1935]
It Conquered the World [1956]
Kwaidan [1965] – USA [premiere]
Shock Waves [1977]
Orca [1977] – New York City
The Bloody Ape [1997]
Reality Check [2002]

The Hitcher II: I’ve Been Waiting [2003]

Insanitarium [2008]

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JULY 16

BORN ON JULY 16

1987 – AnnaLynne McCord, starred in “Scorned,” “Excision,” “The Haunting of Molly Hartley,” “Day of the Dead [2008],” “Tone-Deaf” and “Trash Fire.”

1971 – Corey Feldman, starred in “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “The Lost Boys,” “Gremlins” and “Lost Boys: The Tribe.”

1963 – Phoebe Cates, starred in “Gremlins” and “Gremlins 2.”

1957 – Faye Grant, appeared in the TV series “V” and the TV movie “Omen IV: The Awakening.”

1948 – Ruben Blades, appeared in “Predator 2,” “The Cradle Will Rock” and “The X-Files” TV show.

1946 – Ann Turkel, appeared in “The Hunger – TV Series,” “The Fear,” “Deep Space,” “Humanoids from the Deep,” “Ravagers” and more.

1915 – Barnard Hughes, appeared on the “Dark Shadows” TV series and in the films “Sisters,” “Tron” and “The Lost Boys.”

1903 – Mary Philbin, unmasked Lon Chaney as “The Phantom of the Opera” in 1925.

DIED ON JULY 16

2020 – Phyllis Somerville, appeared in “Diane” and an episode of the series “Castle Rock.”

2020 – Jonathan Oppenheim, editor for “The Bruce Diet.”

2019 – Sonia López, appeared in “Sex Monster,” “Museum of Horror,” “Beaks: The Movie,” “Death on the Beach,” and produced “The Hidden Pleasures.”

2017 – George A. Romero, director for “Night of the Living Dead [1968],” “Day of the Dead [1985],” “Creepshow,” “Monkey Shines,” “The Crazies [1973],” “Diary of the Dead,” “Survival of the Dead,” “Land of the Dead,” also writer for “Day of the Dead: Bloodline,” “Night of the Living Dead [1990],” episodes of “Tales from the Darkside” and many more.

2010 – James Gammon, appeared in numerous films and TV shows including “Altered,” “Silver Bullet,” “Monster Squad – TV Series” and more.

2004 – Tom Fox, produced “Return of the Living Dead” “Return Of The Living Dead 2,” “Blue Monkey,” “Return Of The Living Dead: Rave To The Grave” and  “Return Of The Living Dead: Necropolis”.

2004 – Peter Baird, appeared in “Howling III”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JULY 16

Zombies of the Stratosphere [1952]
The Fly [1958]
The Devils [1971]

Swamp Thing [1982] – Sweden
Amityville 1992: It’s About Time [1992]
Lake Placid [1999]

Bereavement [2010]

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JULY 17

BORN ON JULY 17

1979 – Mike Vogel, appeared in “Bates Motel – TV Series,” “Open Graves,” “Cloverfield,” “The Deaths of Ian Stone,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [2003],” “The Boy” and “Across the Hall.”

1965 – Alex Winter, appeared in “The Lost Boys” and “Freaked,” which he also directed.

1964 – Heather Langenkamp, starred in “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3″ and “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.”

1962 – Jim Carrey, appeared in “The Bad Batch” and “Once Bitten.”

1952 – David Hasselhoff, appeared in “Piranha 3DD,” “Anaconda 3: Offspring,” “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No,” “Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens,” “Witcher” and more.

1950 – P.J. Soles, appeared in “Carrie,” “Blood Bath,” “The Possessed,” “Halloween [1976],” “Uncle Sam,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “The Tooth Fairy,, “Halloween [2018],” “Candy Corn,” “Hanukkah,” and several more.

1949 – Nick Maley, makeup department for “The Shining [1980],” “Lifeforce,” “The Keep,” “Inseminoid,” “Satan’s Slave,” “The Awakening,” “Scream for Help,” “Spectre” and “Screamtime.”

1935 – Donald Sutherland, appeared in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers [1978],” “Alone,” “Virus,” “An American Haunting,” “Dr Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Puppet Masters,” “The Castle of the Living Dead,” “The Shuttered Room” and many more.

1934 – Donald Sutherland who appeared in “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “Don’t Look Now,” “The Puppet Masters” and “An American Haunting,”

1921 – Acquanetta, appeared in “Jungle Woman,” “Captive Wild Woman” and “Dead Man’s Eyes.”

1917 – Phyllis Diller, provided the voice of “The Monster’s Mate” in “Mad Monster Party”.

1899 – James Cagney, portrayed Lon Chaney in “The Man of a Thousand Faces.

DIED ON JULY 17

2019 – Donald W. Thompson, director/writer/producer for “A Thief in the Night.”

2008 – Paul Sorenson, appeared in an incredible array of films and TV shows, including episodes of “Land of the Giants” and “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”.

1995 – Harry Guardino, appeared in episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” “The Outer Limits” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1978 – Thayer David, portrayed Professor Ben Stokes in the TV series “Dark Shadows” and appeared in the film “The Werewolf of Washington”.

FILMS RELEASED ON 17

Return of the Ape Man [1944]
Robocop [1987]
Jaws the Revenge [1987]
Laughing Dead [1998]
Mimic 2 [2001]
Eight Legged Freaks [2002]
Forest Of The Dead [2007] – USA [DVD premiere]
Tales of the Dead [2008]

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