SEPTEMBER 26

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 26

1970 – Sheri Moon Zombie, starred in “House of 1000 Corpses,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Halloween [2007],” “Halloween II [2009],” “31” and “The Lords of Salem”.

1969 – David Slade, directed “Hard Candy” and “30 Days of Night”.

1963 – Lysette Anthony, starred in “Trilogy of Terror II,” “Dracula Dead and Loving It” and played Angelique in the 1991 version of “Dark Shadows.”

1962 – Melissa Sue Anderson, starred in “Happy Birthday to Me.”

1956 – Linda Hamilton starred in “Terminator I & II,” “Terminator: Dark Fate” and “Children of the Corn”.

1944 – Victoria Vetri, appeared in “When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth,” “Invasion of the Bee Girls” and “Rosemary’s Baby.”

1941 – Martine Beswick, starred in “One Million Years B.C.,” “Prehistoric Women” and “Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde.”

1933 – Donna Douglas, appeared on many TV shows including “Thriller,” “Night Gallery” and “The Twilight Zone.”

1932 – Joyce Jameson, appeared in “Tales of Terror,” “Comedy of Terrors” and “Son of Dr. Jekyll.”

1927 – Patrick O’Neal, starred in “The Stuff,” “Silent Night, Bloody Night” and “Chamber of Horrors.”

1918 – John Zacherle a.k.a. Zacherley, Horror Host, recording artist, The Cool Ghoul himself.

1911 – Michael Anthony, starred in “The Night of the Strangler.”

DIED ON SEPTEMBER 26

2010 – Gloria Stuart, starred in “The Old Dark House” and “The Invisible Man”.

2008 – Paul Newman, starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Torn Curtain”.

2008 – Cirio H. Santiago, produced/directed “The Vampire People,” “Vampire Hookers,” “She Devils in Chains” and “Demon of Paradise”.

1981 – Ray Kellog, directed “The Giant Gila Monster” and “The Killer Shrews”.

FILMS RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 26

The Quatermass Xperiment [1955] – London premiere

Carnival of Souls [1962] – Lawrence, KS – premiere

Curse of the Devil [1973] – Spain

The Rocky Horror Picture Show [1975] – Los Angeles
Without Warning [1980] – New York City

Phobia [1980] – Canada

Hunter’s Blood [1986]

House of Carnage [2006]

Scarewaves [2014]

Lycan [2017]

The First Date [2017]

The Stylist [2020] – Fantastic Fest

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SEPTEMBER 27

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 27

1972 – Gwyneth Paltrow, starred in “Se7en”.

1968 – Charlie Spradling, appeared in “To Sleep with a Vampire,” “Bad Channels,” “Puppet Master II,” “Mirror Mirror,” “Meridian,” “Twice Dead” and “The Blob [1988].”

1968 – Patrick Muldoon, appeared in “Stigmata,” “Finders Keepers,” “Arrival II,” “Alpha Wolf,” “Bad Karma,” “Starship Troopers” and more.

1947 – Meat Loaf, appeared in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “BloodRayne.”

1934 – Edward Meeks, appeared in “Grizzly II: Revenge.”

1934 – Wilford Brimley, appeared in the 1982 version of “The Thing” and “Mutant Species.”

1921 – Milton Subotsky, writer/producer of “Horror Hotel,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors” and “Tales from the Crypt.”

DIED ON SEPTEMBER 27

2020 – Yūko Takeuchi, appeared in “Creepy,” Kidan Piece of Darkness,” “The Inerasable” and “Ringu.”

2020 – Kevin Burns, directed “Monster Mania,” produced “The Telling,” “Bride of Monster Mania,” “Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania” and more.

2019 – Robert Scott Garrison, appeared in “Prom Night [1980].”

2015 – John Guillermin, directed “King Kong [1976] and produced “Melody in the Dark.”

2013 – Jay Robinson, appeared in “Skeeter,” “Ghost Ship,” “Dracula,” “Transylvania Twist” and “Nightmare Honeymoon.”

2012 – Herbert Lom, appeared in “Asylum,” “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “Dorian Gray,” “Count Dracula,” “Mark of the Devil,” “ “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Mysterious Island” and many more.

2003 – Donald O’Connor, made appearances on “Tales from The Crypt.”

2003 – Fay Helm, appeared in “Calling Dr. Death,” “Captive Wild Woman” and “Night Monster”.

FILMS RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 27

The Frozen Dead [1967] – Boston – premiere
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud 1989

The Bunker [2001]
Flesh for the Beast [2003]
Lust for Dracula [2004]
Exorcism [2005] – DVD premiere

Bliss [2019]

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SEPTEMBER 28

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 28

1992 – Keir Gilchrist, appeared in “Tales of Halloween,” “Dark Summer,” “It Follows” and “Dead Silence.”

1979 – Bam Margera, appeared in “The Bates Haunting.”

1968 – Naomi Watts, starred in “King Kong [2005],” “The Ring 1 & 2,” “Funny Games,” “Shut In,” “Children of the Corn: The Gathering” and “The Shaft.”

1967 – Mira Sorvino, starred in “Mimic,” “Look Away,” “The Stuff” and “The Presence.”

1952 – Sylvia Kristel, starred in “Dracula’s Widow.”

1950 – John Sayles, who wrote the screenplays for “Alligator” and “The Howling.”

1947 – Michael Flynn, appeared in “The Cell 2,” “I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” “The Appearance,” “Werewolf – TV Series” and more.

1947 – Jeffery Jones, appeared in “Sleepy Hollow,” “Ed Wood” and “Beetlejuice.”

1946 – Fiona Lewis, appeared in “The Fury,” “Dr. Phibes Rises Again” and “Strange Invaders.”

1943 – J.T. Walsh, appeared in “Needful Things.”

1942 – Marshall Bell, appeared in “Manhunter,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” “Innocent Blood,” “Virus,” “The Puppet Masters,” “Director’s Cut” and more.

1934 – Brigitte Bardot, starred in “Spirits of the Dead.”

1934 – Janet Munro, appeared in “The Crawling Eye.”

1919 – Peter Bryan, screenwriter for “The Blood Beast Terror,” “The Hound of Baskervilles,” “The Brides of Dracula,” “Trog,” “Seven Deaths in the Cat’s Eyes,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and “The Projected Man.”

DIED ON SEPTEMBER 28

2019 – Alexander Davion, appeared in “The Plague of the Zombies,” “Paranoiac,” “Incense for the Damned,” “Dark Echoes” and more.

2007 – Charles B. Griffith, screenwriter for “Not of This Earth,” “It Conquered the World,” “A Bucket of Blood,” “Death Race 2000,” “Beast from Haunted Cave” and “Attack of the Crab Monsters.”

1973 – Mantan Moreland, appeared in “Zombies on Broadway,” “Spider Baby” and “Revenge of the Zombies”.

FILMS RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 28

The Day the Earth Stood Still [1951] – Los Angeles
Dracula A.D. [1972] – UK
Eraserhead [1977] – New York City premiere

Impulse [1984]
I Come in Peace – aka “Dark Angel” [1990]
Ed Wood [1994] – USA limited
Vampire Hunter D [2001]
Hollywood Vampyr [2002] – Firelight Shocks Film Festival
Abominable [2006] – Austin Fantastic Fest

Muse [2017] – Vietnam

Hell Fest [2018]

A Werewolf in England [2020] – UK

Reaptown [2020]

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SEPTEMBER 29

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 29

1970 – Natasha Gregson Wagner, appeared in “Vampires: Los Muertos,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Urban Legend.”

1969 – Erika Eleniak, appeared in “Bordello of Blood,” the 1988 remake of “The Blob” and “Dracula 3000.”

1968 – Luke Goss, appeared in “Unearthed,” “Below,” “Blade II” and also played “The Creature” in the 2004 TV mini-series version of “Frankenstein.”

1962 – Tom Sizemore, starred in “Red Planet,” “The Relic,” and “Dreamcatcher.”

1955 – Ken Weatherwax, played “Pugsley” in the original “The Addams Family” TV series.

1945 – Reggie Bannister, starred in “Phantasm,” “Phantasm II,” “Phantasm III,” “Phantasm IV” and “Bubba Ho-Tep.”

1942 – Ian McShane, appeared in “American Horror Story – TV Series,” “Case 39,” and more.

1942 – Madeline Kahn, appeared in “Young Frankenstein”.

1939 – Larry Linville, appeared in the TV movie “The Night Stalker,” “Chopper” episode of “Kolchak; The Night Stalker” and in the film “C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud.”

1931 – Anita Ekberg, appeared in “Abbott & Costello Go to Mars,” “Screaming Mimi” and in the title role of “Malenka, the Vampire”

1924 – Steve Forrest, appeared in “Phantom of the Rue Morgue”.

1920 – Nick Raymond, appeared in “Tomb of the Undead” and “Bigfoot.”

1918 – Gil Herman, appeared in “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Invaders from Mars”.

1915 – Anne Nagel, appeared in “Man Made Monster,” “Black Friday” and “The Mad Doctor of Market Street”

DIED ON SEPTEMBER 29

2019 – Beatriz Aguirre, appeared in “The Black Pit of Dr. M,” “Espiritismo” and “Cautivo del mas allá.”

2010 – Tony Curtis, appeared in “The Mummy Lives”, “Lobster Man from Mars”, “Brainwaves”, “The Manitou”, and a few more.

2007 – Lois Maxwell, appeared in the 1963 version of “The Haunting.”

2006 – George Lee, appeared in “Dracula Sucks” and “Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth”.

1988 – Charles Addams, creator of “The Addams Family”.

1970 – Edward Everett Horton, appeared in “The Terror” and episodes of the TV Series “Matinee Theatre.”

FILMS RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 29

The Black Torment [1965] – Fargo, ND
King of Kong Island [1968]
Don’t Torture a Duckling [1972]
Terror of the Living Dead – “The Hanging Woman? [1975]
Burnt Offerings [1976] – New York City
Thirst [1979]
Amityville: A New Generation [1993]
Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers [1995]
Jack Frost [1997] – Germany
Fist of the Vampire [2007]
Haunting of Winchester House [2009]

The Hills Run Red [2009]

Old 37 [2015]

Queen Crab [2015]

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SEPTEMBER 30

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 30

1985 – Greyston Holt, appeared in “See No Evil 2,” “Supernatural – TV Series,” “Bitten – TV Series” NS “Lost Boys: The Tribe.”

1982 – Lacey Chabert, starred in “Black Christmas [2006],” “Ghost of Goodnight Lane”, “Sanitarium”, “Thirst” and more.

1968 – John Polonia & Mark Polonia – brothers, directed “Feeders,” “Splatter Farm,” “Razorteeth,” “Black Mass,” “Church of the Damned” and many more.

1964 – Monica Bellucci, appeared in the 1992 version of “Dracula,” and “Brotherhood of the Wolf”.

1961 – Eric Stoltz, starred in “The Fly II,” “Anaconda” and “The Prophecy.”

1950 – Victoria Tennant, appeared in “The Legend of the Mummy,” “Horror Planet” and “Flowers in the Attic”.

1946 – Dan O’Bannon, wrote the screenplays for the films “Alien,” “Aliens,” “Alien Covenant,” “Lifeforce,” “The Return of the Living Dead,” “Total Recall” and “Dead and Buried.”

1943 – Ian Ogilvy, appeared in “And Now the Screaming Starts,” “From Beyond the Grave” and “The Conqueror Worm”

1931 – Angie Dickinson, starred in the TV movie “The Norliss Tapes” and in the film “Dressed To Kill.”

1921 – Deborah Kerr, starred in “The Innocents” and “Eye of the Devil.”

1904 – Frank Lawton, appeared in the films “Devil Doll” and “The Invisible Ray.”.

1887 – Lil Dagover, starred as “Jane” in “The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari.”

DIED ON SEPTEMBER 30

2020 – Simon Eine, actor in “Requiem.”

2019 – Wayne Fitzgerald, misc. crew on various films “The Fly,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Incubus,” “Wolfen,” “The Dead Zone,” “Firestarter” and many more.

2013 – Sir Anthony Hinds, writer/producer of many Hammer films including “The Evil of Frankenstein”, “The Kiss of the Vampire”, “The Curse of the Werewolf”, “The Brides of Dracula”, “Horror of Dracula”, “The Curse of Frankenstein” and many more.

2012 – Turhan Bey, appeared in “The Amazing Mr. X,” “The Mad Ghoul,” “The Mummy’s Tomb” and “Destination Unknown.”

1972 – Edgar G. Ulmer, producer/writer/director, for “The Black Cat [1934],” “Daughter of Dr. Jekyll” and “The Man from Planet X”.

1955 – James Dean, appeared in “Tales of Tomorrow – Episode: The Evil Within [1953].”

FILMS RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 30

The Ape [1940]
Donovan’s Brain [1953]

Horror Express [1972] – Spain – Catalonian International Film Festival

Brainstorm [1983]
Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark [1988]
Meridian [1992] – video premiere
Evil Unleashed [2003]
Zombie Hunters[ 2007]
Pulse 2: Afterlife [2008]

Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back [2008]

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil [2010] – USA limited

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