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Born on this day in horror history – April 18

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April 18

1974 – Edgar Wright, directed “Shaun of the Dead”, “Hot Fuzz”, and “The World’s End”.

1972 – Eli Roth who wrote & directed “Hostel I & II”, “Cabin Fever”, “The Green Inferno”, “Hemlock Grove”,

1971 – “Doctor Who” number 10, David Tennant. Besides his wonderful portrayal of “The Doctor,” he also played “Barty Crouch Junior” in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.” He played  “Peter Vincent” in the remake of “Fright Night.”

1967 – Maria Bello, who co-starred in “The Dark” (2005), “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” and “Secret Window.”

1968 – David Hewlett, appeared in “Scanners 2: The New Order”, “Pin”, “Dead Meat”, “Cube”, “Splice”, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, and “Haunter”.

1956 – Eric Roberts who co-starred in “The Prophecy II,” “The Dark Knight” and as “The Master” in the 1996 American TV movie version of “Doctor Who.”

1947 – James Woods who appeared in the films “Videodrome,” “Cat’s Eye,” and John Carpenter’s “Vampires.”

1930 – Character actor Clive Revill who appeared in the films “The Legend of Hell House,” “Chud II; Bud The Chud,” “Dracula; Dead And Loving It,” as well as providing the voice of the “Emperor” in “The Empire Strikes Back.”

1881 – Character actor Noble Johnson who appeared in “The Mummy,” “King Kong” and “The Mad Doctor Of Market Street.”

Eli Roth

Eli Roth

Maria Bello

Maria Bello

James Woods

James Woods

Clive Revill

Clive Revill

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I am a Horror journalist, owner of Monster Man Productions, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.

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