JANUARY 9

BORN ON JANUARY 9

1989 – Nina Dobrev, starred in the TV Series “The Vampire Diaries,” “Never Cry Werewolf,” “Flatliners [2017]” and “The Final Girls.”

1973 – Howard J. Ford, director of “The Lockdown Hauntings,” “Distant Shadow,” “The Dead” and “The Dead 2.”

1973 – Angela Bettis, starred in “May,” “Carrie [2002],” “Toolbox Murders,” “Wicked Lake,” “Scar” and more.

1965 – Joely Richardson, appeared in “The Turning,” “Color Out of Space,” “Maggie,” “Loch Ness,” “Event Horizon,” “The Day of the Triffids,” “Vampire Academy,” “The Sandman – TV Series” and more.

1956 – Kimberly Beck, is known for starring as “Trish” in “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter.”

1925 – Lee Van Cleef, appeared in “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “It Conquered the World” and “Escape From New York.”

1917 – Herbert Lom, starred in “The Phantom of the Opera [1962],” “Count Dracula,” “Murders in the Rue Morgue [1971],” “Dorian Gray,” “Dark Places” and more.

DIED ON JANUARY 9

2021 – John Lutz, author of “Single White Female” and “The Ex” both which were made into movies.

2021 – Ken Sedd, appeared in “Thriller – Episode: Look Back in Happiness.”

2020 – Lan O’Kun, writer for an episode of “The Twilight Zone Episode: The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door [1986].”

2019 – Paolo Paoloni, appeared in “Inferno,” “Cannibal Holocaust,” TV Movie “The House of Clocks,” “Voices from Beyond” and “The Haunting of Helena.”

1997 – Jesse White, co-starred in “The Bad Seed,” “Monster in The Closet,” ”The Ghost in The Invisible Bikini” and “The Spirit is Willing”.

1992 – Steve Brodie, appeared in “Frankenstein Island,” “The Giant Spider Invasion,” “Donovan’s Brain,” “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms” and more.

1978 – Noble Johnson, appeared in “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Mummy [1932],” “King Kong [1933],” “Son of Kong,” “Dante’s Inferno,” “The Ghost Breakers” and “The Mad Doctor of Market Street”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 9

Alien Terminator [1995]
Autopsy [2009]
Perkins’ 14 [2009]
The Unborn [2009]
Dead Snow [2009]

Dark Summer [2015]

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JANUARY 10

BORN ON JANUARY 10

1989 – Zuria Vega, starred in “The Tenants” and “Darker Than Night.”

1985 – Alex Meraz, appeared in “Bone Tomahawk,” “Mine Games” and episodes of the TV Series “The Walking Dead.”

1980 – Taya Parker, appeared in “The Mangled” and “Beach Massacre at Kill Devil Hills.”

1971 – Simon Schwarz, appeared in “Friday Night Horror,” “Teufelsnacht” and “Anatomy.”

1967 – Trini Alvarado, appeared in “The Chair,“ “The Frighteners” and the TV Series “Fringe.”

1961 – Mark Venturini, appeared in “Mikey,” “The Return of the Living Dead” and “Friday the 13th: A New Beginning.”

1959 – Sherman Augustus, appeared in “Thr3e,” “Virus [1999],” “Rumpelstiltskin,” “Camp Fear” and episodes of “Stranger Things.”

1950 – Bonnie Hellman, appeared in  “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” and worked in Casting Department for “Lake Placid vs. Anaconda.”

1949 – Teresa Graves, starred in “Vampira” a.k.a. “Old Dracula.”

1944 – William Sanderson, appeared on the HBO series “True Blood,” “Blade Runner,” “Mirror Mirror,” “Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance,” “Man’s Best Friend,” “Skeeter” and “Beyond the Wall of Sleep.”

1942 – Walter Hill, producer/director/writer whose credits include “Alien,” “Aliens,” “Alien Covenant,” and its sequels as well as the TV series “Tales From the Crypt.”

1908 – Bernard Lee, actor in “Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors” and “The Brain.”

1883 – Francis X. Bushman, starred in “The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.”

DIED ON JANUARY 10

2021 – Julie Strain, actress in “Love Bites,” “Psycho Cop Returns,” “Sorceress,” “Ride with the Devil,” “The Bare Wench Project,” “How to Make a Monster,” “Birth Rite,” Zombiegeddon” and many more.

2020 – Neda Arnerić, appeared in “The Legend of Spider Forest,” “Dark Echoes” and “Full Moon Over Belgrade.”

2019 – Ron Smith – Comic Book Penciler/ Inker – “666: Mark of the Beast #11, #18.”

2008 – Maili Nurmi a.k.a. “Vampira” co-starred in the infamous “Plan 9 From Outer Space”.

1995 – Roy Ashton, a British makeup artist for “The Curse of Frankenstein,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” “Horror of Dracula”, “The Mummy [1959],” “The Brides of Dracula,” “The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll,” “The Curse of the Werewolf,” “The Phantom of the Opera [1962],” “The Ghoul,” “The Kiss of the Vampire,” “The Evil of Frankenstein” and many more.

1981 – Richard Boone, starred in “I Bury the Living”.

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 10

The Ghost Goes West [1935]

Twisted Illusions [1985]
Black Moon Rising [1986]
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle [1992]
The Relic [1997]
Meat Clever Love [2008]
Return to Nuke ‘Em High Volume 1 [2013]

The Assent [2019]

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JANUARY 11

BORN ON JANUARY 11

1979 – Darren Lynn Bousman, director of “Spiral,” “Death of Me,” “Saw II,” “Saw III,” “Saw IV,” “Repo! The Genetic Opera,” “Mother’s Day,” “11-11-11,″ “The Devil’s Carnival,” “The Barrens,” Tales of Halloween,” “Slay Belles,” “St. Agatha” and more.

1972 – Amanda Peet, starred in “Identity,” and “The X-Files: I Want to Believe.”

1969 – Kyle Richards, starred in “Eaten Alive,” “The Car,” “Halloween [1978],” “The Watcher in the Woods” and “Curfew.”

1963 – Jason Connery, appeared in “Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell,” “Brotherhood of Blood,” and “Alone in the Dark II”.

1945 – Eileen Dietz, appeared in “The Exorcist,” “The Clonus Horror,” “Exorcism,” “Creepshow III,” “Itsy Bitsy,” “Clownado,” “Axe to Grind,” “100 Acres of Hell,” “Possession Diaries” and more.

1937 – Felix Silla, starred as “Cousin Itt” on the TV Series “The Addams Family,” “She Freak,” “Sssssss,” “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” “The Manitou,” “The Brood” and more.

1930 – Rod Taylor, starred in the films “The Birds,” “Mask of Murder” and “Kaw.”

1928 – Mitchell Ryan, played the original “Burke Devlin” in “Dark Shadows.”

1923 – Jerome Bixby, who penned screenplays for “Curse of the Faceless Man” and “It the Terror from Beyond Space”.

1886 – George Zucco, starred in the 1939 version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “The Mummy’s Hand,” “House of Frankenstein” and many more.

DIED ON JANUARY 11

2021 – Tord Peterson, appeared in “Dirty Fingers” and the TV Movie “Månguden.”

2021 – Stacy Title, director for “Hood of Horror” and “The Bye Bye Man.”

2020 – Norma Michaels, actress in “The Zodiac Killer.”

2020 – Stanley Benjamin Kirsch, actor in “Shallow Ground” and “Saw Rebirth.”

2019 – Fernando Luján, actor in “Even the Wind is Afraid,” “Outside the Law” and “The Ghost Town.”

2007 – Tudor Gates, writer for “Man with Two Faces,” “Danger: Diabolik,” “The Vampire Lovers,” “Lust for a Vampire,” “Twins of Evil” and “Fright”.

2000 – Helena Bonham Carter, starred in “Invaders from Mars,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “Dark Shadows [2012]” and “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.”

1978 – Michael Bates, appeared in “Frenzy,” and the TV Movie “The Stone Tape.”

FILMS RELEASED ON JAUNUARY 11

Berserk! [1967]

The Godsend [1980]
Warlock 1991 filmed in [1989]
Tower of Blood [2005]
Monster from Bikini Beach [2008]

Extremity [2018]

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JANUARY 12

BORN ON JANUARY 12

1987 – Naya Rivera, appeared in “At the Devil’s Door” and “Frankenhood.”

1980 – Vanessa Johansson, appeared in “Shark in Venice,” “The Objective,” “Day of the Dead [2008]” and “Shakvengers.”

1965 – Rob Zombie, musician and filmmaker, wrote and directed “House of 1000 Corpses,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Halloween [2007],” “Halloween II [2009],” “The Lords of Salem”, “31,” and the animated film “The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.”

1960 – Oliver Platt, starred in “Lake Placid,” “Flatliners” and “The Temp”.

1955 – Kirstie Alley, appeared in “The Salem Witch Trails,” “Blind Date,” “Village of the Damned [1995],” and episodes of the TV Series “Scream Queens” and “Deadly Nightmares.”

1907 – Ben Nye, make-up artist worked on “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” “The Fly [1958],” “The Witches of Eastwick” and “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.”

DIED ON JANUARY 12

2021 – Denis Karasyov, actor in “Mute Witness.”

2020 – Jayalath Manoratne, appeared in “Zoom.”

2020 – Tony Garnett, producer for “The Sweet Body of Deborah.”

2020 – William “Bill” Bogert, actor in “The Sentinel.”

2019 – Batton Lash, Comic Writer – some include “Eerie Archives Vol 10,” “Satan’s Six #1, “Vampirella Comics Magazine #9,” “Supernatural Law #1 & #24-45.”

2019 – Etsuko Ichihara, Actress in “Village of Eight Gravestones.”

2011 – Paul Picerni, character actor who appeared in many films and TV shows including “House of Wax [1953],” “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms,” “The Fearmaker,” TV Series “Circle of Fear,” “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1976 – Agatha Christie, The Queen of Crime,” mystery writer

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 12

Island of Lost Souls [1932]
The Invisible Man Returns [1940]
Mark of the Gorilla [1950]

Dracula: Prince of Darkness [1966]
Plague of the Zombies [1966]
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III [1990]
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace [1996]
One Blood Planet [2001]
Primeval [2007]

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JANUARY 12

BORN ON JANUARY 13

1989 – Beau Mirchoff, starred in “Flatliners [2017],” “The Grudge 3″ and “Scary Movie 4.”

1972 – Nicole Eggert, appeared in “The Outer Limits” TV Series, “The Demolitionist” and “The Haunting of Morella.”

1968 – Traci Bingham, appeared “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight.”

1966 – Patrick Dempsey, appeared in “Scream 3″.

1964 – Penelope Ann Miller, appeared in “The Relic” and “The Messengers.”

1956 – Dwight H. Little, writer/director of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,” TV Series “Sleepy Hollow,” “Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid,” TV Series “The X-Files,” “The Phantom of the Opera [1989],” TV Series “Freddy’s Nightmares,” “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” and many others.

1950 – John McNaughton, writer/director known for “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer,” “The Borrower,” TV Series “Masters of Horror,” “The Harvest” and more.

1943 – Richard Moll, appeared in the films “Evilspeak,” “Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn,” “House,” “Scary Movie 2” and more.

1938 – Billy Gray, as a child, appeared in the films “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff,” “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and as an adult “Werewolves On Wheels” and “The Navy vs. the Night Monsters.”

1938 – William B. Davis, appeared in “The Dead Zone,” “It: TV Mini-Series,” “Omen IV: The Awakening,” “Poltergeist: The Legacy – TV Series,” “The Thaw” and many more.

1928 – Gregory Walcott starred in “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” “House II: The Second Story” and appeared in “Ed Wood.”

1918 –Bud Westmore among his many credits “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” “Creature From the Black Lagoon” and “This Island Earth.”

1918 – Herbert L. Strock, directed “I Was a Teenage Frankenstein,” “Blood of Dracula” and “The Crawling Hand.”

1912 – Paul Birch, starred in “Not of This Earth,” “The Day the World Ended” and “The Beast with a Million Eyes.”

1907 – Jeff Morrow, appeared in the “The Twilight Zone,” “The Giant Claw,” “Kronos,” “The Creature Walks Among Us,” “This Island Earth” and others.

DIED ON JANUARY 13

2021 – Tim Bogert, worked on the soundtrack for “Supernatural – Episode: Fallen Idols.”

2020 – Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, appeared in “El corazón de la noche.”

2009 – Patrick McGoohan starred in the film “Scanners,”.

2001 – Amando de Ossorio, writer/director of “The Blind Dead 3,” “Malenka” “Tombs of the Blind Dead” and “Return of the Blind Dead,” “The Ghost Galleon,” “The Loreley’s Grasp” and “Night of the Seagulls”.

1989 – Joe Spinell, who played the title role in the film “Maniac” and appeared in “The Last Horror Film” and “The Undertaker.”

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 13

Son of Frankenstein [1939]

Paranoiac [1963]

Two on a Guillotine [1965]

The Satanic Rites of Dracula [1973]

DeepStar Six [1989]

Pumpkinhead [1988]

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat [1989]

Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight [1995]

Vampire Sisters [2004]

Mortuary [2005]

Circus of the Dead [2014]

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JANUARY 14

BORN ON JANUARY 14

1988 – Kacey Clarke, appeared in “World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen,” “I Spit on Your Grave 2,” “Resident Evil: Afterlife,” “Lake Placid 3” and more.

1975 – Jordan Ladd, appeared in “Embrace of the Vampire,” “Cabin Fever,” “Club Dread,” “Madhouse,” “Death Proof,” “Hostel: Part II,” “Satanic Panic,” “Grace” and more.

1974 – Kevin Durand starred in “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,” “Resident Evil: Retribution,” TV Series “The Strain” and “Dark Was the Night.”

1968 – LL Cool J, appeared in “Deep Blue Sea,” “Halloween H2O,” and “Mindhunters.”

1945 – Vonetta McGee, starred in “Blacula” and the TV movie “The Norliss Tapes.”

1941 – Faye Dunaway, starred in the film “The Eyes of Laura Mars,”.

1896 – Hans J. Salter, composer for “The Invisible Man Returns,” “The Wolf Man [1941],” “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” ”20 Million Miles to Earth,” “Hold That Ghost,” “Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy,” “Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer Boris Karloff,” “House of Frankenstein” and many more.

DIED ON JANUARY 14

2021 – Elijah Moshinsky, director for the TV Movie “The Turn of the Screw: Britten” and the TV Series “The Green Man.”

2021 – Peter Mark Richman, appeared in “Dark Intruder,” “Judgement Day,” “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan,” as well as episodes of the TV Series “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “The Outer Limits,” “The Twilight Zone” and “The Wide World of Mystery.”

2020 – Jack Kehoe, appeared in “Servants of Twilight” and “The Twilight Zone – Episode: The Beacon/One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty.”

2020 – Recep Aktug, appeared in Araf 2”

2019 – Robby Tumewu, appeared in “Blood Trace.”

2019 – Mark Arnold Urman, Unit Publicist for “Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.”

2007 – Tudor Gates, screenwriter for the films “Twins of Evil,” “Lust for A Vampire,” “Fright,” and “The Vampire Lovers”.

2004 – Uta Hagen, co-starred in the film “The Other” and appeared in the series “The Twilight Zone.”

2004 – Ron O’ Neal, appeared in “When A Stranger Calls,” “Death House” and “Puppet Master 5.”

1978 – Marie Blake, was best known for portraying “Grandmama Addams” in “The Addams Family tv series and was also in “She Devil.”

1962 – Ernest Thesiger, appeared in, The Old Dark House,” “The Bride of Frankenstein,” and “The Ghoul”.

1957 – Humphrey Bogart, starred in the film “The Return of Dr. X.”

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 14

The Dunwich Horror [1970]

Scanners [1981]

Body Snatchers [1993]

Supernova [2000]

The Lodger [2009]

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JANUARY 15

BORN ON JANUARY 15

1982 – Jana Kaderabkova, appeared in “Hostel” and “Hostel Dissected.”

1968 – Chad Lowe, appeared in the films “The Others” and “Highway to Hell.”

1957 – Mario Van Peebles, starred in the films “Jaws: The Revenge,” and “Full Eclipse”.

1947 – Andrea Martin, appeared in both the original 1974 “Black Christmas” and the 2006 remake.

1919 – Tod Griffin, appeared in the films “She Devil” and “She Demons.”

1892 – William Beaudine, directed “The Ape Man,” “Ghosts on the Loose,” “Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla” and “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula.”

1879 – Ernest Thesiger, starred in “The Old Dark House,” “The Ghoul” and “The Bride of Frankenstein.”

DIED ON JANUARY 15

2021 – Dale Baer, did the visual effects for “Species.”

2020 – Ferdinand Schmidt-Modrow, appeared in “The Murder Farm.”

2019 – Thelma Tixou, appeared in “Santa Sangre.”

2019 – Carol Channing, Voice Actress in several episodes of “The Addams Family” animated series as Grandmama

2019 – William G. Anagnos, actor in “A Stranger is Watching,” Stuntman, “Wolfen,” “The Ambulance,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Body Snatchers,” “Lost Souls,” “The Forgotten” and “Anamorph.”

2009 – Chuck Gaspar, did special effects for “Virus,” “The Birds,” “Anaconda,” “Altered States,” “Exorcist II,” “Ghostbusters [1984] and Ghostbusters II”.

1996 – Les Baxter, composed scores for “Black Sunday,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “Black Sabbath,” “The Dunwich Horror,” “The Pit and the Pendulum [1961],” “Dementia 13,” “The Raven” and more.

FILMS RELEASED ON JANUARY 15

The Fatal Hour [1940]
London Blackout Murders [1943]
Return of The Living Dead Part II [1988]
In Dreams [1999]
Virus [1999]
Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter [2001]
Rats [aka Killer Rats] [2003]
Mean Creek [2004]
Vampire Blvd [2004]
Asylum [2007]
Butcher House [2007] – filmed in 2006
Ghost Hunters: Point of Contact [2006]
Army of the Dead [2008]
The Attic [2007]
Detention [2010]

Porkchop [2010]
The Book of Eli [2010]
Porkchop [2010]

Intruders [2015]

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