FEBRUARY 1

BORN ON FEBRUARY 1

1999 – Lola Forsberg, appeared in “Mega Piranha,” “Snakes on A Train,” “Alien Abduction” and “Night of The Dead: Leben Tod [2006].”

1984 – Lee Thompson Young, appeared in “The Hills Have Eyes II [2007].”

1983 –  Sara Malakul Lane, appeared in “Buddy Hutchins,” “Beyond the Gates,” “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,” “Shark Lake,” “Sun Choke,” “Who’s Watching Oliver,” “Pernicious,” “12/12/12,” and “Sharktopus.”

1969 – Brian Krause, starred in “The Demonologist,” “Sleepwalkers,” “House of Purgatory,” “Plan 9,” “Poseidon Rex,” “Camel Spiders,” “Toolbox Murders 2”  and more.

1965 – Sherilyn Fenn, starred in “Meridian,” “Zombie High” and “The Wraith”.

1965 – Brandon Lee, starred in “The Crow.”

1956 – Exene Cervenka, actress in “The Twilight Zone episode Little Boy Lost/Wish Bank/Nightcrawlers.”

1955 – William Lustig, producer/director for such films as “Maniac,” “Maniac Cop.” “Maniac Cop 2,” “Maniac Cop 3,” “Relentless,” “Uncle Sam,” also appeared in “Army of Darkness” and “American Grindhouse.”

1942 – Bibi Besch, appeared in such films as “Tremors,” and “The Beast Within.”

1937 – Garrett Morris, appeared in “The Stuff,” “Children of the Night” and “Severed Ties.”

1926 – Stuart Whitman, starred in “Night of the Lepus,” “Ruby” and “The Monster Club.”

1919 – Andrea King, appeared in the films “The Beast with Five Fingers” and “Blackenstein.”

1906 – Helen Chandler who played “Mina Seward” in the original “Dracula.”

1894 – John Ford, director/writer for “The Craving” and producer for “Mighty Joe Young [1949].”

DIED ON FEBRUARY 1

2021 – Dustin Diamond, appeared in “Attack of the Killer B-Movies,” “Little Creeps,” “College Fright Night,” “Scavenger Killers,” Bleeding Hearts” and “Joker’s Wild.”

2021 – Robert C. Jones – special thanks for “Sanctuary [2011].”

2021 – P.S. Nivas – cinematographer for “Lisa [1978],” “Veendum Lisa” and “Bhayaanak Mahal.”

2021 – Jamie Tarses – producer for “Primeval.”

2020 – Luciano Ricceri, Set Decorator/ Costume Designer/ Production Designer for “Anima persa.”

2020 – Lila Garrett, writer for “The Addams Family Episode: Morticia and Gomez vs. Fester and Grandmama [1966]” and “The New Addams Family Episode: Fester and Granny vs. Grandpapa Addams.”

2019 – Clive Swift who appeared in “Raw Meat,” “Dead of Night,” TV Movie “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” and other TV movies

2007 – George Robotham, stuntman who worked on the films “The Manitou,” “The Mole people,” “The Island,” “Mars Attacks” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes”.

1988 – Heather O’Rourke, starred in the “Poltergeist” films.

1988 – Marcel Bozzuffi, appeared in “Images” and “L’ogre.”

1966 – Hedda Hopper, appeared in the film “Dracula’s Daughter,

1851 – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, who wrote the novel Frankenstein, passed away at the age of 53.

FILMS RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 1

Shock [1946]
Terror by Night [1946]
Scared to Death [1947]
Horror of the Blood Monsters [1970]

Suspiria [1977] [Italy]

Iced [1989] – Argentina
Popcorn [1991]
Valentine [2001]
The Vampire Hunters Club [2001]

Hellbilly [2003]
Andre the Butcher [2005]
The Lycanthrope [2007]
The Eye [2008]

Church of Fears [2018]

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FEBRUARY 2

BORN ON FEBRUARY 2

1986 – Gemma Arterton, appeared in “Byzantium,” “Gemma” and “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”.

1982 – Kristie Marsden, appeared in episodes of the TV shows, “Supernatural,” “Masters of Horror” and “Wolf Lake”.

1962 – Michael T. Weiss, appeared in the TV Series “Dark Shadows [1991]” and “Howling IV: The Original Nightmare.”

1949 – Bob Schott, appeared in “Vamp,” “Head of the Family” and the TV Movie “The Norliss Tapes.”

1949 – Brent Spiner, appeared in “Shocker” as well as episodes of the TV Series “The Outer Limits,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Outcast” and “Tales from the Darkside.”

1947 – Farrah Fawcett, appeared in “Saturn 3.”

1942 – Bo Hopkins, appeared in the films “Phantoms,” “Uncle Sam,” “Sweet Sixteen,” “Mutant,” “Tentacles.” “From Dusk Till Dawn 2” and more.

1939 – John A. Russo, known for co-creating the seminal 1968 film “Night of the Living Dead.” His work has also written and directed “Midnight,” “Heartstopper,” “Santa Claws,” “Voodoo Dawn,” “The Return of the Living Dead” and many more.

1936 – Duane Jones, starred in “Night of the Living Dead [1968]” and appeared in the films “Dracula: A Love Story” and “Ganja and Hess.” He had the distinction of being the first black male lead in a horror film.

DIED ON FEBRUARY 2

2021 – Cecília Guimarães, appeared in “My Baby.”

2021 – Kim Bo-kyeong, appeared in “Epitaph” and “Horror Stories.”

2020 – Ivan Král, worked on the soundtrack for “Millennium Episode: Anamnesis [1998]” and “The Vampire Diaries: Episode: Because the Night [2013].”

2020 – Johnny Lee Davenport, actor in “The Ascendants Anthology” and “Castle Rock: Episode: Past Perfect [2018].”

2020 – Lovelady Powell, actress in “The Possession of Joel Delaney” and “Dark Shadows: Episode #1.193 [1967] as character: Portia Fitzsimmons.”

2008 – Barry Morse, appeared in the films “Asylum” [1972], “Funeral Home,” “The Changeling,” TV Movie “Covenant,” and TV series such as “The Twilight Zone.”

2004 – Bernard McEveety, directed the film “The Brotherhood of Satan.”

1995 – Donald Pleasence, who played Sam Loomis in “Halloween [1978],” “Halloween II [1981],” “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” “Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers,” “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers,” “Prince of Darkness [1987],” “Phenomena,” “Dracula [1979],” “Escape from New York,” “Raw Meat,” “Buried Alive,” “The Monster Club” and many more.

1969 – Boris Karloff, probably best known as portraying the “Frankenstein’s Monster” in Universal’s 1931 classic, “Frankenstein” as well as “The Bride of Frankenstein,” “The Mummy [1932],” “The Old Dark House,” “The Raven [1963],” “Son of Frankenstein,” “The Comedy of Terrors,” “The Body Snatcher [1945],” “Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff,” “Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” “The Ape,” the TV Series “Thriller” and many more.

1946 – Rondo Hatton, starred in the films “The Brute Man,” “Pearls of Death” and “House of Horrors,”.

FILMS RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 2

The Lost World [1925]

Scream and Scream Again [1970]

The Return of Count Yorga [1971]
Jan-Gel 2: The Beast Returns [2001]

Valentine [2001]
The Quick and The Undead [2006]
The Messengers [2007]
Sealed Fates [2010]

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FEBRUARY 3

BORN ON FEBRUARY 3

1965 – Kathleen Kinmont, appeared in the films “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” “Midnight” and “Bride of Re-Animator.”

1961 – Keith Gordon, starred in “Christine,” “Jaws 2,″ “Dressed to Kill” and directed episodes of “Night Visions” and “The Strain.”

1950 – Pamela Franklin, appeared in “The Innocents,” “The Nanny,” “Necromancy” and “The Legend of Hell House”.

1950 – Morgan Fairchild, starred in “The Seduction,” “Freaked” and “Phantom of the Mall: Erik’s Revenge.”

1911 – Robert Earl Jones, appeared in “Maniac Cop 2″ and “Sleepaway Camp.”

DIED ON FEBRUARY 3

2021 – Adelaide João, appeared in “The Curse of Marialva” and “Blarghaaahrgarg.”

2021 – Margreth Weivers, actress in “Mask of Murder” and “Chock: Episode: Dödsängeln.”

2020 – Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal, directed episodes of “The Munsters [1966]” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents [1960].”

2019 – Julie Adams, appeared in “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “Psychic Killer,” “Black Roses,” episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Kolchack: The Night Stalker” and “Night Gallery.”

2019 – Carmen Duncan – appeared in “Turkey Shoot.”

2008 – Carlos Aured, directed a few of Paul Naschy’s films including “Horror Rises from the Tomb,” “Curse of the Devil,” “The Mummy’s Revenge” and “House of Psychotic Women”.

2008 – Charles Fawcett, appeared in the films “I Vampiri,” “The Witch’s Curse,” and “The Secret of Dr. Mabuse”.

2006 – Jean Byron, starred in the films, “Invisible Invaders” and “The Magnetic Monster.”

2006 – Al Lewis, who he played “Grampa” on “The Munsters”.

1994 – Caroll Borland, who played “Luna” alongside Bela Lugosi, in the film “Mark of the Vampire.”

1989 – John Cassavetes, starred in “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Fury” and “The Incubus”.

FILMS RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 3

The Devil Commands [1941]
In the Mouth of Madness [1995]
Dead and Rotting [2002]
Shower of Blood [2004]
When A Stranger Calls [2006]
Killer Movie [2008]
The Innkeepers [2011] [Toronto]

The Woman in Black [2012]

Axe to Grind [2015]

Eloise [2016]

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FEBRUARY 4

BORN ON FEBRUARY 4

1970 – Gabrielle Anwar, appeared in “Body Snatchers,” “Crazy Eights,” “The Marsh,” “Flying Virus” and “iMurdres.”

1960 – Jenette Goldstein, wonderful character actor who has appeared in “Aliens,” “Near Dark,” “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” and “Autopsy.”

1960 – Adrienne King, who played “Alice” in “Friday the 13th [1980]” and “Friday the 13th Part 2 [1981],” “The Butterfly Room,” “Tales of Poe,” “Killer Therapy,” “Silent Night, Bloody Night: The Homecoming,” “Psychic Experiment” and more.

1951 – Patrick Bergin, starred in “Highway to Hell,” “Ghostwood,” “Lawnmower Man 2,” “Shark Week,” the TV movie “The Ripper” and the 2002 TV mini-series, “Dracula” and more.

1948 –Alice Cooper, his music has appeared in such films as “Friday the 13th VI: Jason Lives,” “Scream [1996],” “The Faculty” “Halloween [2007],” “Dark Shadows [2012],” and also took a turn as an actor in the films “Monster Dog,” “Prince of Darkness [1987]” and “Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare” and others.

1940 – George A. Romero, The Godfather of the Dead, “Night of the Living Dead,” “Dawn of the Dead,” “Day of the Dead,” “Land of the Dead,” “Diary of the Dead” and “Survival of the Dead,” as well as “The Crazies [1973],” “Season of the Witch” among many others.

1914 – Ida Lupino, who appeared in the films “The Devil’s Rain” and “The Food of the Gods.”

DIED ON FEBRUARY 4

2021 – Raghavendra Kadkol, appeared in “Zapatlela,” “Khilona Bana Khalnayak” and “Zapatlela 2.”

2020 – Gianni Minervini, producer for “The House of the Laughing Windows,” Macabre” and “Revenge of the Dead.”

2020 – Nadia Lutfi, actress in “Where Do You Hide the Sun?”

2020 – José Luis Cuerda Martínez, produced “Thesis” and “The Others [2001].”

2011 – Tura Satana, exotic dancer and actress who appeared in “The Astro-Zombies”, “The Doll Squad” and more.

2007- Barbara McNair, appeared in the films “Paroxismus” and the TV film “Fatal Charm”.

2005 – Ossie Davis who played “Portifoy” in the pilot episode for “Night Gallery,” appeared in the TV mine-series “The Stand” and the starred in the film “Bubba-ho-Tep.”

2003 – Charles Biddle, Sr. who appeared in the film “Terror Train” and “Zombie Nightmare.”

1959 – Una O’Connor, who appeared in the films “The Invisible Man [1933],” “The Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Canterville Ghost”.

FILMS RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 4

The Mystery of Edwin Drood [1935]
Visit to a Small Planet [1960]
The Honeymoon Killers [1970]
The Entity [1982]
Videodrome [1983]
Scream 3 [2000]
Abomination: The Evil Maker II [2003]
Boogeyman [2005]
Slipstream [2005]

Mad Cowgirl [2006] – San Francisco Independent Film Festival

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FEBUARY 5

BORN ON FEBRUARY 5

1986 – Brittany Allen, appeared in “Jigsaw,” “What Keeps You Alive,” “The Prodigy,” “It Stains the Sands Red,” “Dead Before Dawn 3D” and “Still/Born.”

1969 – Michael Sheen, appeared in “Mary Reilly,” “Underworld,” “Underworld: Evolution,” “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,” “Slaughterhouse Rulez,” “Apostle” and more.

1964 – Laura Linney, starred in “Primal Fear,” “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” and “The Mothman Prophecies.”

1962 – Jennifer Jason Leigh, starred in “Annihilation,” “Possessor,” “Lisey’s Story – TV Series,” “Morgan,” “Single White Female,” “Amityville: The Awakening” and more.

1948 – Christopher Guest, appeared in “Little Shop of Horrors” and an episode of “Supernatural.”

1941 – David Selby, who played “Quentin Collins” on the daytime soap opera “Dark Shadows.”

1940 –Dick Warlock, did stunts in “The Thing [1982],” “Jaws,” “Escape From New York,” “Halloween II [1981],” “Ghost Story,” “Halloween III,” “Christine,” “Friday the 13th: A New Beginning,” “Firestarter,” “Childs Play 2,” “Pumpkinhead” and many more.

1940 – H.R. Giger, artist who designed the “Alien.”

1906 –John Carradine, actor in “The Bride of Frankenstein,” “House of Dracula,” “House of Frankenstein,” “The Mummy’s Ghost,” “The Howling,” “The Sentinel” and many more.

DIED ON FEBRUARY 5

2021 – Christopher Plummer, actor in “The Pyx,” “The Spiral Staircase,” “Dreamscape,” “Vampire in Venice,” “Red Blooded American Girl,” “Wolf,” “Skeletons,” “The Clown at Midnight,” “Dracula 2000,” “Priest” and the TV Movie “Possessed [2000].”

2021 – Ezzat El Alaili, appeared in “The Humans and The Jinns,” “He Returned for Vengeance” and “The Garden of Blood.”

2021 – Isa Bellini, voice dubbing in “Deep Red” and “Tentacles.”

2020 – F.X. Feeney, writer for “Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound.”

2020 – Kirk Douglas, starred in “The Chosen,” “The Fury,” “The Final Countdown,” “Saturn 3,” “Tales from the Crypt: Episode Yellow [1991]” and more.

2020 – Kevin John Conway, “Unmasked,” “The Outer Limits” and “The Funhouse.”

2019 – Peter Hughes who appeared in an episode of “Shades of Darkness [1983]”

2012 – William Hinzman, best known as the “Graveyard Zombie” in the original “Night of the Living Dead”, he also appeared in “The Crazies,” “The Majorettes,” “FleshEater,” “Santa Claws,” “Mimesis,” “Reichsfurer-SS *Special Thanks*” and more.

1991 – Dean Jagger, starred in the films “Revolt of the Zombies,” “X-The Unknown” and “Alligator.”

FILMS RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 5

Invasion of the Body Snatchers [1956]
Cherry 2000 [1987]
The Serpent and The Rainbow [1988]
The Vanishing [1993]
Teenage Zombie House Massacre [2000]
House of the Damned 2008
Night of the Loup Garou [2010]

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