AUGUST 15

BORN ON AUGUST 15

1990 – Jennifer Lawrence, starred in “Mother!” and “House at the End of the Street.”

1985 – Emily Kinney, starred in “The Walking Dead – TV Series.”

1974 – Natasha Henstridge, starred in “Why?” “Species,” “Species II,” “Species III,” “Ghosts of Mars” and the TV series “The Secret Circle.”

1972 – Ben Affleck appeared in “Phantoms,” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.

1970 – Anthony Anderson, appeared in “The Town That Dreaded Sundown [2014],” “Scary Movie 3 & 4″ and “Urban Legends: Final Cut.”

1950 – Gaylen Ross, in “Dawn of the Dead [1978],” “Madman” and “Creepshow.”

1936 – Pat Priest, played “Marilyn Munster” on the series “The Munsters,” and appeared in the film “The Incredible Two Headed Transplant.”

1933 – Lori Nelson, starred in “Revenge of the Creature,” “The Day the World Ended” and “The Naked Monster.”

1929 – Gordon Russell, wrote for the original “Dark Shadows” and wrote the screenplay for “House of Dark Shadows.”

1919 – Huntz Hall, directed “Spooks Run Wild” and “Ghosts on the Loose.”

1903 – Charles Gemora, appeared in “I Married a Monster from Outer Space,” the 1932 version of “Murders in the Rue Morgue” and “War of the Worlds.”

DIED ON AUGUST 15

2013 – Lisa Robin Kelly, appeared in “Poltergeist: The Legacy – TV Series,” “Amityville: Dollhouse,” “The X-Files – TV Series” and “Terror in the Shadows.”

2007 – Anthony Carras, producer of “Comedy of Terrors” and “Ghost in the Invisible Bikini”.

1996 – Joe Seneca, appeared in “Friday the 13th – TV Series and “The Blob” remake.

1988 – Ronald Stein, composer for “Spider Baby” and “The Haunted Palace.”

1979 – William Schramm, appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter”.

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 15

The Phantom of the Opera [1962]
Targets [1968]
Manhunter [1986]
The Fly [1986]
Event Horizon [1997]
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer [1992]
Freddy vs Jason [2003]
Mutation [2006]
Snakes on a Train [2006]
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer [2007] – USA limited
Mirrors [2008]

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AUGUST 16

BORN ON AUGUST 16

1991 – Evanna Lynch, appeared in the TV Series “Apex.”

1988 – Rumer Willis, starred in “The Ganzfeld Haunting,” “Sorority Row” and “From Within.”

1985 – Agnes Bruckner, appeared in “Occult,” “The Pact,” “Vacancy 2: The First Cut,” “Blood and Chocolate,” “The Woods,” “Venom,” episodes of the TV Series “The Returned,” and more.

1982 – Cam Gigandet, appeared in “Priest,” “Pandorum,” “The Unborn”, “Tenement,” and “Assimilate.”

1960 – Timothy Hutton, appeared in “The Dark Half,” “Secret Window,” and episodes of “The Haunting of Hill House.”

1958 – Rachel Talalay, producer/director for “Ghost in The Machine,” “Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare,” “Supernatural – TV Series,” “Wolf Lake – TV Series” and more.

1958 – Angela Bassett, appeared in “Vampire in Brooklyn,” “Innocent Blood,” “The Lazarus Child,” “Critters 4” and episodes of “American Horror Story.”

1954 – James Cameron, producer/writer/director some include “The Terminator,” “Aliens,” “Piranha II: The Spawning,” “The Abyss” and more.

1953 – Caitlin O’Heaney, appeared in “Late Phases,” “Wolfen,” “He Knows You’re Alone” and “Savage Weekend.”

1937 – Lorraine Gary, appeared in “Jaws,” “Jaws 2″ and “Jaws the Revenge.”

1933 – Julie Newmar, starred in “Deep Space,” “Evils of the Night” and episodes of “The Twilight Zone.”

1930 – Robert Culp starred in “The Demon with the Glass Hand” episode of the original “Outer Limits” TV show and “Santa’s Slay,” “The Chill Factor” and the film “Silent Night, Deadly Night 3.”

1910 – Mae Clarke, portrayed “Elizabeth” in the original “Frankenstein.”

1899 – Glenn Strange who played the “Frankenstein Monster” in the later Universal horror films such as “House of Frankenstein,” “House of Dracula” and “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein.”

DIED ON AUGUST 16

2020 – Bahman Mofid, appeared in “Ghoul [1973].”

2019 – Peter Fonda, “Spirits of the Dead,” “Race With the Devil,” “Dance With Dwarfs,” “Spasms,” “Nadja,” and “Ghost Rider.”

2015 – David A. Prior, director and writer for “Killer Workout,” Sledgehammer,” “Mutant Species,” “Night Trap,” “Night Claw,” “Zombie Wars,” “Night Wars” and “The Lost Platoon.”

2004 – Acquanetta, played “The Ape Woman” in both “Jungle Captive” and “Captive Wild Woman,” also co-starred in “The Lost Continent” and “Dead Man’s Eyes.”

2002 – Jeff Corey, appeared in “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “Lady in the Cage,” “Something Evil,” “The Premonition,” episodes of “The Outer Limits,” and more.

1956 – Bela Lugosi, starred in “Dracula,” “The Wolf Man,” “Island of Lost Souls,” “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” “White Zombie,” “The Black Cat,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” “The Raven,” and many more.

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 16

The Unholy Three [1925]
The Bride [1985]
The Return of the Living Dead [1985]
The Borrower [1991] – Chicago
Bordello of Blood [1996]
The Fan [1995]
The Sisters [2004]

Dementia: An Experiment in Terror [2006]
The Slasher [2009]

Sharkenstein [2016]

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AUGUST 17

BORN ON AUGUST 17

1994 – Taissa Farmiga, starred in “American Horror Story – TV Series,” “50 States of Fright – TV Series,” “The Nun” and “The Final Girls.”

1982 – Mark Salling, appeared in “The Graveyard” and “Children of the Corn: The Gathering.”

1969 – Donnie Wahlberg, appeared in, “The Sixth Sense,” “Dead Silence” and “Saw II, III & IV.”

1968 – Helen McCrory, appeared in “Interview with a Vampire,” “Frankenstein – TV Movie,” “Penny Dreadful – TV Series” and “The Woman in Black: Angel of Death.”

1961 – Ashlie Rhey, appeared in “Pot Zombies 2: More Pot, Less Plot,” “Dead Country,” “Cannibal Taboo,” “No Rest for the Wicked,” “Witchcraft 7: Judgement Hour,” “Body Count,” The Summoned” and more.

1959 – Kate McNeil, appeared in “The House on Sorority Row,” “Monkey Shines” and 2 episodes of the TV Series “Them.”

1951 – Robert Joy, appears in “Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem,” “The Hills Have Eyes [2006],” “Land of the Dead,” “Resurrection,” “Amityville 3-D,” and more.

1949 – Bub Asman, editor for “Grizzly,” “Day of the Animals,” “The Manitou,” “Three on a Meethook,” “Abby” and “The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow.”

1946 – Shane Briant, appeared in “Straight on Till Morning,” ”Demons of the Mind,” “Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell,” “Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray.”

1943 – Robert De Niro, starred in “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,” “Hide and Seek,” “Red Lights,” “Angel Heart,” and episodes of “100 Years of Horror.”

1930 – Glenn Corbett appeared in “Homicidal” and made appearances in the TV shows “Night Gallery,” and “Manimal.”

1923 – Julius Harris, appeared in “King Kong [1976],” “Friday the 13th The Series,” “Crimewave,” “Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence,” “Shrunken Heads,” “Full Moon High” and more.

1918 – Evelyn Ankers, appeared in the Universal films “The Wolf Man,” “The Mad Ghoul” and “The Ghost of Frankenstein.”

DIED ON AUGUST 17

2004 – Kathy Lutz, who lived in the house in Amityville which she and her family proclaimed to be haunted, on which the book and movie, the “Amityville Horror” was based.

1995 – Helen Christie, she appeared in “Lust for a Vampire” and “Rasputin: The Mad Monk.”

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 17

The Man They Could Not Hang [1939]
The Soul of a Monster [1944]
Cry of the Werewolf [1944]
Lost Continent [1951]
Dreamscape [1984]
The Exorcist III [1990]
The Cell [2000] – Century City, CA premiere
Biker Zombies [2001]
Dead Moon Rising [2007] – Fright Night Film Festival
The Invasion [2007]

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich [2018]

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AUGUST 18

BORN ON AUGUST 18

1969 – Christian Slater, who has starred in the films “Tales from the Darkside: The Movie,” “Hollow Man II,” “Alone in The Dark” and “Interview with the Vampire.”

1968 – Griffin Drew, starred in “The Bare Wench Project,” and “Dinosaur Island.”

1968 – Julie K. Smith, appeared in “The Bare Wench Project”, the 1995 remake of “The Wasp Woman” as well as “Sorceress II: the Temptress”.

1951 – Teri McMinn, starred in the original “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and “Butcher Boys.”

1936 – Robert Redford, appeared in episodes of the TV Series “The Twilight Zone,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” and “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.”

1923 – Katherine Victor, appeared in “Mesa of Lost Women,” “Frankenstein Island,” “Invasion of the Animal People,” “Teenage Zombies,” “House of Black Death,” “The Cape Canaveral Monsters,” “Curse of the Stone Hand” and “Creature of the Walking Dead.”

1922 – Shelly Winters, appeared in “Who Slew Auntie Roo?,” “Tentacles” and “The Devil’s Daughter.”

DIED ON AUGUST 18

2020 – Ben Cross, appeared in “Master of Dark Shadows,” “Exorcist: The Beginning,” “Wicked Little Things,” “Species: The Awakening,” “Dark Shadows [1991],” “The Unholy [1988] and many more.

2019 – Encarna Paso, appeared in “Glass Ceiling.”

1991 – David Gale, starred in “Re-Animator” and “Bride of the Re-Animator”.

1970 – Soledad Miranda, appeared in “She Killed in Ecstasy,” “Vampyros Lesbos,” “Count Dracula,” “Nightmares Come at Night” and “Sound of Horror.”

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 18

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave [1971] – Italy

Godzilla [2000]

The Cell [2000]
Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies [2001]
Snakes on A Plane [2006]

6-Headed Shark Attack [2018]

Open 24 Hours [2018]

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AUGUST 19

BORN ON AUGUST 19

1978 – Michelle Borth, appeared in “Supernatural – TV Series,” “Trespassers,” “The Sisterhood,” “Silent Warnings,” “Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders” and “Komodo vs. Cobra.”

1972 – Greg Bryk, appeared in “Saw V,” Saw: The Final Chapter,” “Rabid,” “Blood Ties,” “Red: Werewolf Hunter,” “Grindstone Road,” “Bloodthirsty” and the TV Series “V-Wars.”

1965 – Kevin Dillion, starred in “The Blob [1988].” and “Out for Blood,” and “Tales from The Crypt” episode entitled “House of Horror.”

1963 – Darcy DeMoss, appeared in “666: Devilish Charm,” “666: Kreepy Kerry,” “A Bucket of Blood,” “Pale Blood,” “Night Life,” “Return to Horror High” and “Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI.”

1961 – Tony Longo, appeared in “Fangs,” “The Violent Kind” and “Wicked Karma.”

1956 – Adam Arkin, appeared in “Halloween H2O” and “Full Moon High.”

1955 – Peter Gallagher, appeared in “House on Haunted Hill [1999]” and the film “Mother’s Boys.”

1938 – Diana Muldaur, appeared in “The Other [1972]” and “Chosen Survivors.”

1933 – Debra Paget appeared in “The Haunted Palace” and “Tales of Terror.”

1926 – Angus Scrimm, best known for portraying “The Tall Man” in the “Phantasm” series of films, he also appeared in “Chopping Mall,” “Wishmaster” and more.

1924 – William Marshall, starred in “Blacula,” “Scream Blacula Scream,” “The Boston Strangler,” “Abby” and “Dinosaur Valley Girls.”

1903 – Claude Dauphin, appeared in “Phantom of the Rue Morgue”.

1899 – Olga Baclanova, appeared in “Freaks.”

1894 – Harvey B. Dunn, appeared in “Teenagers from Outer Space,” “Night of the Ghouls” and “Bride of the Monster.”

DIED ON AUGUST 19

2019 – James Riley Alexander, sound department for “The Car,” “Jaws 2,” “Ghost Story,” “Nightmares,” “Psycho II,” and “The Guardian.”

2011 – Jimmy Sangster, was a writer/producer/director of such films as “The Horror of Frankenstein”, “Lust for a Vampire”, “Fear in the Night”, “The Crawling Eye,” “The Curse of Frankenstein”, “Horror of Dracula”, “The Mummy”, “The Brides of Dracula”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” and many more films.

2005 – Mel Welles, starred in “Abbott & Costello Meet The Mummy,” “Attack of the Crab Monsters,” “The She Beast” and the original “Little Shop of Horrors”.

1991 – Oliver Drake, wrote the screenplays for “The Mummy’s Curse” and “The Feathered Serpent”.

1987 – Hayden Rorke appeared in “The Night Walker” and “When Worlds Collide”.

1984 – George Meeker, appeared in “The Invisible Monster,” and “Dead Man’s Eyes”.

1961 – Charles Gemora, appeared in “I Married a Monster from Outer Space,” “War of the Worlds,” “Island of Lost Souls” [1933] and “The Unholy Three” [1930].

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 19

The Horror of It All [1963] – Phoenix
Aenigma [1987] – Portugal
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master [1988]
Dead Doll [2004]
Red Eye [2005]
Fright Night [2011]

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AUGUST 20

BORN ON AUGUST 20

1982 – Meghan Ory, appeared in “Dark House”, “Nightmare”, “Vampire High [TV Series].”

1974 – Misha Collins, is best known for portraying “Castiel” in “Supernatural [TV Series].”

1974 – Amy Adams, appeared in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer [TV Series]” and “Psycho Beach Party.”

1953 – Peter Horton, appeared in “Children of the Corn,” “Fade to Black,” and starred in the TV show “Brimstone.”

1947 – Ray Wise, appeared in “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales”, “Big Ass Spider!”, “Chillerama”, “Jeepers Creepers II”, “The Crow”, “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces [TV Series]”, “Robocop” “Tone-Deaf” and many more.

1943 – Sylvester McCoy appeared in “Dracula [1979],” “Slumber,” and “Conjuring: The Book of the Dead.”

1937 – Anthony Ainley appeared in “The Blood on Satan’s Claw,” and “The Land That Time Forgot.”

1915 – Tom Duggan who appeared in “Frankenstein 1970.”

1907 – André Morell, who appeared in the films “The Giant Behemoth,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and “The Mummy’s Shroud.”

1890 – H.P. Lovecraft many novels that have been made into movies in one form or another were, “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward” [Haunted Palace, The Resurrected] “Herbert West – The Re-Animator” [The Re-Animator, Bride of the Re-Animator, Beyond the Re-Animator] and “The Color Out of Space” [The Curse, Die Monster Die].

DIED ON AUGUST 20

2019 – Alexandra Ivanovna Nazarova, actress in “Night Watch.”

2019 – Frederick B. Reyes, appeared in “Howlers [2018].”

2012 – Phyllis Diller, appeared in “Casper’s Scare School”, “The Boneyard”, “Doctor Hackenstein”, “Tales from the Darkside [TV Series]”, “Night Gallery [TV Series]”, “Mad Monster Party?” and more.

2001 – Walter Reed who appeared in the films “Flying Disc Men from Mars” and “How to Make a Monster”.

1974 – Ilona Massey who portrayed “Baroness Elsa Frankenstein” in “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man.”

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 20

Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice? [1969]
Teaching Mrs. Tingle [1999]
Universal Soldier: The Return [1999]

Blood: The Last Vampire [2001] – Portugal
The Erotic Rites of Countess Dracula [2001]
Exorcist: The Beginning [2004]
Open Water [2004]
Jingles the Clown [2009]
Piranha 3D [2010]

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AUGUST 21

BORN ON AUGUST 21

1989 – Hayden Panettiere, appeared in “Scream 4”.

1975 – Alicia Witt who appeared in “Urban Legend” and episodes of the TV series “Supernatural,” “The Exorcist,” “Lore,” and “The Walking Dead.”

1967 – Carrie-Anne Moss appeared in “Disturbia,” “The Bye Bye Man,” “Silent Hill: Revelation,” “Frankenstein [2015],” “Fido,” and “Terrified.”

1956 – Kim Cattrall, appeared in “Modern Vampires,” “Split Second” and episodes of “Creature” and “The Outer Limits.”

1945 – Patricia McCormak played in “The Bad Seed,” “Bug” and “Saturday the 14th Strikes Back.”

1920 – Earl Rowe played in “The Blob [1958].”

1912 – Paul Landres directed films “The Return of Dracula,” “The Flame Barrier,” and “The Vampire.”

1895 – Marie Blake, who was best known for her role of “Grandmama Addams” in “The Addams Family [TV Series].” She also appeared in “Phantom of the Rue Morgue,” “She Devil,” and countless other films.

DIED ON AUGUST 21

2000 – John Hayes, directed “Grave of the Vampire” and “Dream No Evil,”.

1988 – Jerry Warren, produced/wrote/directed the films “Teenage Zombies,” “Manbeast” and “The Incredible Petrified World,” and who Americanized many Mexican horror films.

1987 – Angelo Francesco Lavagnino, composer for “Gorgo [1961],” “The Castle of the Living Dead,” “Queens of Evil,” “Goliath and the Vampires,” “Something Creeping in the Dark” and “Hypnosis.”

1981 – Eddie Byrne, appeared in “Jack the Ripper” [1959], “The Mummy” [1959] and “Island of Terror”.

1958 – Kurt Neumann, directed “The Fly [1958],” “She Devil,” “Secret of the Blue Room,” “Kronos” and writer/treatment for “Dracula’s Daughter,” “The Return of the Vampire” and “She Devil.”

FILMS RELEASED ON AUGUST 21

The Seventh Victim [1943]
An American Werewolf in London [1981]
Blade [1998]
Carnival of Souls [1998]
Devil in the Flesh [1998] – USA TV premiere
Reptilian aka Reptile [2001] – USA video premiere
The Risen [2004]
Strange Aeons: The Thing on the Doorstep [2005]
Rising Dead [2007]
The Minstrel Killer [2009]

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