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Born on this day in horror history – April 17

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April 17

1959 – Sean Bean, who played “Boromir” in the “Lord of the Rings” films and starred in “Silent Hill” and the 2007 remake of “The Hitcher”, “Black Death”, “Mirror Mirror”, and “Silent Hill: Revelation”.

1954 – Wrestler Roddy Piper who starred in the films “Sci-Fighters,” “Hell Comes To Frogtown,” and John Carpenter’s “They Live.”

1951 – Olivia Hussey who appeared in the films “Stephen King’s It,” “Psycho IV,” and the original “Black Christmas.”

1940 – Actor/writer/musician Ron Haydock who appeared in the Ray Dennis Steckler films “Rat Phink a Boo Boo” (playing the role of “Rat Phink” himself,) “The Lemon Grove Kids,” and “Blood Shack.” Haydock contributed articles to many horror publications in the 60’s including Famous Monsters of Filmland.

1918 – William Holden, who starred in “Damien: The Omen II” and “When Time Ran Out.”

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Sean Bean
Roddy Piper
Roddy Piper
Olivia Hussey
Olivia Hussey

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