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Born on this day in horror history-February 8th

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February 8th

1974 -Seth Green, who appeared in the films “Idle Hands,” “Ticks” and the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

1955 – Ethan Phillips, who appeared in the films “Critters,” “The Shadow,” “The Island” and the TV series’ “Werewolf” and “Star Trek: Voyager.”

1953 – Mary Steenburgen, who starred in the films “Time After Time,” “Dead of Winter” and “Back to the Future Part III.”

1949 – Brooke Adams, who co-starred in the films “Shockwaves,” the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “The Dead Zone.”

1933 – Jack Larson, who played “Jimmy Olsen” on the “Adventures of Superman,” TV series.

1932 – The great film composer John Williams, who is one of the greatest film composers of all-time.  Some of  his films include “Jaws”, “Star Wars”, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, “Superman”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial”, “Jurassic Park”, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone” and many more too numerous to list.

1902 – Lyle Talbot, who appeared in the films “Glen or Glenda,” “Tobor the Great” and “Plan 9 From Outer Space.”

1828 – Author Jules Verne, whose novels include “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” “Master of the World” and “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

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Seth Green
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