MARCH 1

BORN ON MARCH 1

1978 – Jensen Ackles, starred in the films “My Bloody Valentine [2009],” “Devour” and the TV series “Supernatural.”

1973 – Jack Davenport, appeared in “Tale of the Mummy,” “The Bunker,” “The Wyvern Mystery” and episodes of the TV Series “Ultraviolet.”

1971 – Cara Buono, appeared in “Cthulhu,” “Let Me In” and episodes of “Stranger Things.

1969 – Javier Bardem, appeared in “Perdita Durango” and “Mother!”

1966 – Zack Snyder, directed “Army of the Dead” and “Dawn of the Dead [2004].”

1956 – Timothy Daly, appeared in “Dr. Jekyll & Ms. Hyde,” “Spellbinder,” “The Skeptic” and the TV movie “Storm of the Century.”

1954 – Catherine Bach, starred in “Criminal Act” and “Book of Fire.”

1954 –Ron Howard, produced “The ‘Burbs,” starred in the TV Movie “Locusts” and appeared in the “Twilight Zone” episode “Walking Distance.”

1952 – Victoria Johnson, appeared in “Grizzly.”

1945 – Dirk Benedict, starred in the film “Sssssss” and “Demon Keeper.”

1942 – Dennis Lipscomb, starred in “Eyes of Fire,” “The First Power,” “Retribution” and “The Force.”

1942 – Lóránt Horváth, production manager for “Grizzly II: The Revenge.”

1934 – Joan Hackett, appeared in the TV Movies “The Terminal Man,” “Lights Out,” “Dead of Night,” “The Possessed” and episodes of “The Twilight Zone” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

1922 – William M. Gaines, publisher of the EC line of comics which included “Tales from the Crypt” and “Vault of Horror.”

1918 – Roger Delgado, appeared in “The Mummy’s Shroud” and “Terror of the Tongs”.

1910 – David Niven, starred in “Old Dracula” and “Eye of the Devil.”

1885 – Lionel Atwill, appeared in “The Hound of Baskervilles [1939],” “Mystery of the Wax Museum,” “Dr. X,” “Mark of the Vampire,” “House of Dracula,” “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” “Son of Frankenstein” and more.

DIED ON MARCH 1

2021 – Ejaz Durrani, appeared in “Deewana.”

2021 – Jahmil French, appeared in the horror Short “Detention” and the TV Movie “The Night Before Halloween.”

2021 – Michael Gudinski, producer for “Cut [2000],” “Wolf Creek,” “Storm Warning,” “Boys in the Trees,” “Killing Ground” and the TV Series “The Gloaming.”

2021 – Enrique San Francisco, appeared in “The Crimes of Petiot.”

2019 – Phaedon (Faidon) Georgitsis, appeared in “He and She.”

2015 – Daniel von Bargen, appeared in “The Faculty,” “The X-Files – TV Series,” “Thinner,” “Lord of Illusions,” “The Silence of the Lambs” and more.

2007 – Eddie Firestone, appeared in the film “Invisible Strangler” and numerous TV shows such as “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”

1984 – Jackie Coogan, best known for his role as “Uncle Fester” on the TV series “The Addams Family” and also appeared in “The Prey [1983],” “Mesa of Lost Women,” “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hype” and more.

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 1

Murders in the Zoo [1933] – USA [premier]

The Walking Dead [1936]
Voodoo Woman [1957]
Laserblast [1978]
Revenge of Bigfoot [1979]
The Demon [1979] – video premier

Oasis of the Zombies [1982] – Spain

Haunting Fear [1990]

Deadly Culture [2007]
Zombie Town: The Movie [2009]

The Afflicted [2011] – Charleston, SC

Sanitarium [2013] – Miami International Film Festival

Zoombies [2016]

Retrieval Service [2017]

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MARCH 2

BORN ON MARCH 2

1980 – Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, starred in “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” “The ABCs of Death” and “Chernobyl Diaries.”

1968 – Daniel Craig, appeared in episodes of various TV Series including “Tales from the Crypt,” “The Hunger” and “Shockers.”

1964 – Karl Zinny, appeared in “Demons [1985],” “Delirium,” “Opera” and an episode of “Brivido giallo.”

1962 – Jon Bon Jovi, starred in the films “Vampires: Los Muertos,” “Cry Wolf” and did the soundtrack for the pilot of the TV Show “Scream Queens.”

1951 – Cassie Yates, appeared in The Evil” and the TV movie “The Haunted.”

1944 – Katherine Crawford, appeared in an episode of “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.”

1943 – Peter Straub, author of the novels “Ghost Story,” “Julia,” “The Talisman” and its sequel “The Blackhouse,” the former two both co-written with Stephen King.

1941 – Jon Finch, starred in “Vampire Lovers,” “The Horror of Frankenstein” and “Frenzy.”

1886 –Willis H. O’Brien did the special and visual effects for “The Lost World – both [1925] and [1960] versions, “King Kong [1933],” “Mighty Joe Young [1949]” and “The Giant Behemoth.”

DIED ON MARCH 2

2021 – Gil Rogers, appeared in “The Children” and “Luther the Geek.”

2010 – John Clifford, wrote the screenplay for the original “Carnival of Souls”.

2004 – Mercedes McCambridge, provided the voice of the demon “Pazuzu” in “The Exorcist.”

2001 – Peggy Converse, co-starred in “The Thing That Couldn’t Die”.

1992 – Sandy Dennis, co-starred in “God Told Me To,” “976-Evil” and the TV movie “Something Evil.”

1987 – Randolph Scott, appeared in “Island of Lost Souls” and “Murders in the Zoo.”

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 2

Dante’s Inferno [1911]

King Kong [1933] – NYC

Lost Horizon [1937] – San Francisco [premier]

Blood Bath [1966]

Queen of Blood [1966]
The Vampire 1968
Wizards 1977
Repo Man 1984
Ghoulies 1985
Basket Case 2 [1990] – NYC
Dance with A Vampire [2006]
Zodiac [2007]
Blood Red Moon [2010]

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MARCH 3

BORN ON MARCH 3

1987 – Kennedy Summers, appeared in “Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich.”

1982 – Jessica Biel, starred “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [2003],” “Blade: Trinity” and “The Tall Man.”

1982 – Mercedes Mason, appeared in the TV Series “Fear the Walking Dead,” “666 Park Avenue” and movies “Quarantine 2: Terminal” and “Red Sands.”

1980 – Katherine Waterston, starred in “Alien: Covenant” and “The Innkeepers.”

1973 – Matthew Narsden, appeared in “Tamara” and “Resident Evil: Extinction.”

1970 – Julie Bowen, appeared in “An American Werewolf in Paris” and did the voice in an episode of “Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated.”

1966 – Hope Marie Carlton, appeared in “The Stand – TV Mini-Series,” “Ghoulies Go to College,” “Slumber Party Massacre III,” “Savage Beach,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master,” “Slaughterhouse Rock” and more.

1965 – Eric DaRe, starred in “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me,” “Ted Bundy,” “Critters 4,” “The Blob [1988],” “Zombie High,” “Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!” and more.

1964 – Laura Harring, co-starred in the 2003 remake of “Willard”.

1939 – Robert Shaye, Founder/CEO/producer for New Line Cinema which made the “Nightmare on Elm Street” films.

1932 – Richard Liberty, starred in “Day of the Dead” as well as appeared in “The Crazies [1973]” and “The Final Countdown.”

1920 – James Doohan, actor in “Bug Buster,” “Skinwalker: Curse of the Shaman,” as well as episodes of the TV Series “Tales of Tomorrow,” “The Outer Limits,” and “The Unforseen.”

DIED ON MARCH 3

2021 – William P. Cartlidge, assistant director for “Dr. Crippen,” “The Evil of Frankenstein,” “The Reptile,” “Fragment of Fear,” “Phase IV” and producer for “Haunted [1995].”

2021 – Nicola Pagett, appeared in the TV Movie “Frankenstein: The True Story” and the short “The Cottage.”

2020 – Nicholas Tucci, appeared in “You’re Next,” “Most Beautiful Island,” “The House on Pumpkin Drive,” “Ten Minutes to Midnight,” “Come Home” and more.

2020 – James Patrick Otis, actor in “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2,” “Inhabited,” the TV Movie “Nite Tales: The Movie” and an episode of “Supernatural.”

2020 – Roscoe Conklin Born, appeared in “End of the World.”

2020 – Božidar Alić, appeared in “Infection” and an episode of “Tales of Mystery and Imagination Episode: Berenice.”

2012 – Leonardo Cimino, appeared in “The Hunger – TV Series,” “The Seventh Sign,” “Amityville II: The Possession,” but will be remembered as the “scary German guy” in “The Monster Squad.”

2007 – Phil Chong, stuntman in “Candyman [1992],” “Blade,” “The Live,” “Predator 2,” “Waxwork,” “Hysterical” and more.

2003 – Horst Buchholz, appeared in the TV Movies “Dead of Night” and “The Savage Bees.”

2001 – Louis Edmonds, who played “Roger Collins” on the original “Dark Shadows”.

1966 – William Frawley, appeared in the film “Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man.”

1959 – Lou Costello, met such monsters as, “The Mummy,” “The Invisible Man,” “Frankenstein,” “The Wolf Man,” “Dracula,” “The Killer Boris Karloff,” “Hold That Ghost,” and many others..

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 3

The Mysterious Doctor [1943]
Curse of the Cat People [1944]

The Picture of Dorian Gray [1945]
The Giant Behemoth [1959]
The Human Duplicators [1965]
Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive [1992] – TV Movie

Hideaway [1995]
The Mangler [1995]

Audition [1999]

Hi-Death [2018]

Seeds [2018] – Cinquest Film & VR Festival

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MARCH 4

BORN ON MARCH 4

1988 – Joshua Bowman, appeared in “Night Wolf” and “Prowl.”

1986 – Margo Harshman, appeared in “Rise: Blood Hunter,” “Simon Says,” “Toxin,” “From Within” and “Sorority Row”.

1976 – Craig Welzbacher, appeared in episodes of TV Series “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Purge.”

1973 – Len Wiseman, writer, producer, or director of “Underworld,” “Underworld: Evolution,” “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,” “Underworld: Awakening” and the TV Series “Sleepy Hollow.”

1969 – Chaz Bono, appeared in “3 From Hell,” “Reborn” and episodes of “American Horror Story [2011].”

1965 – Paul W.S. Anderson, wrote, directed and /or produced the films “Pandorum,” “Resident Evil,” “Event Horizon,” “Resident Evil: Afterlife,” “Resident Evil: Retribution” and “Alien vs Predator.”

1963 –Daniel Roebuck, produced/directed and starred in “Halloween…The Happy Haunting of America,” appeared in “Final Destination,” “Bubba Ho-tep,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Halloween [2007],” “Halloween II [2009]” and provided the voice of “Morris Green” in Zombie’s animated film “The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.”

1957 – Mykelti Williamson, appeared in “Final Destination,” “The Purge: Election Year,” “Don’t Let Go,” “Species II,” “Thriller,” “The First Power” and “Hollows Grove.”

1954 – Catherine O’Hara, starred in “Beetlejuice” and did the voice of “Sally” in the film “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” the voice of “the mom” in “Monster House.”

1953 – Kay Lenz, appeared in “The Initiation of Sarah”, “House”, “Headhunter”.

1947 – Gunnar Hansen, played the original “Leatherface” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [1974]” also appeared in “Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers,” “Chainsaw Sally,” “Murder-Set Pieces,” “Death House,” “Brutal Massacre: A Comedy” and more.

1939 – Paula Prentiss, appeared “The Stepford Wives [1975],” “Saturday the 14th,” and in the pilot for the proposed TV series, “Mr. and Mrs. Dracula.”

1935 – Américo Coimbra, appeared in “Succubus” and “The 5 Warnings of Satan.”

1934 – Anne Haney, appeared in “Psycho [1998],” “Impulse,” “The Bad Seed [1985]” and an episode of “The Twilight Zone – TV Series.”

1927 – Thayer David, who played the role of “Ben Stokes” on the daytime soap opera “Dark Shadows.” He also appeared in the films “The Werewolf of Washington.”

1922 – Martha O’Driscoll, appeared in the films “Ghost Chasers” and “House of Dracula.”

1916 – William Alland, produced the films “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” “It Came from Outer Space,” “The Deadly Mantis,” “The Black Castle” and “Tarantula” and more.

1907 – Edgar Barrier, appeared in “Phantom of the Opera [1943]” and “The Giant Claw.”

DIED ON MARCH 4

2021 – Tony Hendra, writer for “Mama Dracula.”

2019 – Luke Perry, appeared in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The Final Storm,” “Silent Venom,” “The Night of the Headless Horseman – TV Movie” and an episode of “Night Visions.”

2012 – Joan Taylor, starred in “Earth vs. the Flying Saucers” and “20 Million Miles to Earth”.

2009 – Steve Hutsko, who played the camera man to reporter “Chilly Billy” Cardille “Night of the Living Dead [1968].”

2007 – Cynthia Brannon, who did the stunts in “A Nightmare on Elm Street [1984]” and “The Terminator [1984].”

1999 – Del Close, appeared “The Blob [1988]” “Beware! The Blob” and “Mommy’s Day.”

1994 – John Candy, appeared in “Little Shop of Horrors” and “The Clown Murders.”

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 4

Nosferatu [1922] – Germany

From Beyond the Grave [1974] – NYC
To the Devil a Daughter [1976] – UK
The New York Ripper [1982]
Curtains [1983]
Prison [1987] – NYC
Pulse [1988]
That Little Monster [1994]
The Bog Creatures [2003]
Ringu 2003
Night of the Chupacabra [2005]
Terrible Things [2010]

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MARCH 5

BORN ON MARCH 5

1982 – Tania Saulnier, actress in “The Wicker Man [2006],” “Slither,” “Supernatural – TV Series,” “Poltergeist: The Legacy – TV Series” and the TV Movie “The Darklings.”

1979 – Riki Lindhome, appeared in “The Wolf of Snow Hollow,” “Black Christmas [2019],” “Knives Out,” “Hell Baby,” “Fun Size,” “The Last House on the Left [2009],” “Pulse”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer [TV Series]” and more.

1974 – Eva Mendes, starred in “The Spirit,” “Ghost Rider” and “Urban Legends: Final Cut.”

1969 – Paul Blackthorne, appeared in the TV Series “The River,” “Warehouse 13,” “The Gates” and more.

1969 – Rolfe Kanefsky, writer and director of “There’s Nothing Out There,” “Dead Scared,” “Corpses” and “Nightmare Man.”

1968 – John Fawcett, writer and director of “Bitten – TV Series,” “Lost Girl – TV Series,” “The Secret Circle – TV Series,” “Blade: The Series,” “Miracles – TV Series,” “The Dark” and “Ginger Snaps.”

1939 – Samantha Eggar, appeared in “The Uncanny,” “The Brood, “Demoniod,” and “The Astronaut’s Wife.”

1938 – James Wainwright, appeared in the TV movies, “Killdozer” and the TV series “Beyond Westworld.”

1938 – Fred Williamson, appeared in “From Dusk Til Dawn,” “VFW,” “Revamped,” “Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror” and more.

1936 – Dean Stockwell, starred in “The Dunwich Horror,” “The Werewolf of Washington” and the TV movie “The Langoliers.”

1936 – Dawn Richard, appeared in “I Was a Teenage Werewolf.”

1934 – James B. Sikking, appeared in the films “The Strangler” and “The Terminal Man”.

1927 – Jack Cassidy, who played the title role in the TV movie “The Phantom of Hollywood.”

1894 – Henry Daniell, starred in “The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake” and “The Body Snatcher.”

DIED ON MARCH 5

2021 – David Bailie, appeared in “Son of Dracula,” “The Creeping Flesh,” “Legend of the Werewolf,” “The House that Jack Built” and “In the Trap.”

2019 – Susan Harrison, appeared in an episode of “Matinee Theatre” and “The Twilight Zone.”

2019 – Abraham Stavans, appeared in “House of Madness,” and “Morgana.”

2010 – Charles B. Pierce, directed “The Legend of Boggy Creek” and “The Town That Dreaded Sundown.”

2008 – Steve Oliver, appeared in “The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander,” “Werewolves on Wheels” and “Motorpsycho!”

2007 – Denny Harris, writer/director of “Silent Scream.”

2004 – Walt Gorney, played “Crazy Ralph” in “Friday the 13th [1980]” and “Friday the 13th Part 2 [1981].” Also, narrator for the opening of “Friday the 13th: Part VIII,” and co-starred in “Day of the Animals” and “King Kong [1976].”

1999 – Richard Kiley, appeared in the pilot of the TV series “Night Gallery” segment entitled “Escape Route.”

1998 – Donald Woods, appeared in the films “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “Dimension 5″ and the “13 Ghosts [1960].”

1996 – Whit Bissell, starred in “I Was a Teenage Werewolf,” “I Was a Teenage Frankenstein” and “Monster on Campus.”

1957 – William Cameron Menzies, director of “Things to Come,” “Invaders from Mars” and “The Maze [1953].”

FILMS RELEASED ON MARCH 5

The Ghost Train [1941]

The Ape Man [1943]
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man [1943]
Creature From the Black Lagoon [1954]
Cthulhu Mansion [1992 ] – USA video premier
Severed [2002]
Mansquito [2005]
The Hitchhiker [2007]
The Scream [2009]
Red State [2011] – NYC

30 Miles from Nowhere [2018]

Discarnate [2018]

Dreamcatcher [2021]

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