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Died on this day in horror history – July 20

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July 20

2005 – “Beam Me Up.” James Doohan who played “Scotty” in “Star Trek” and all the films and series to follow, passed away at the age of 85. He also appeared in the film “Skinwalkers: Curse Of The Shaman.”

2005 – David Tomblin passed away at the age of 74. Was first assistant director and director on such films as “Superman I & II,” “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” and the TV shows “The Prisoner” and “Space 1999.”

1996 – Randy Stuart who played the wife of “The Incredible Shrinking Man,” passed away at the age of 71.

1995 – Steve Ritch who played the title role in “The Werewolf,” passed away at the age of 73.

1992 – Herman King of the “King Brothers” production team, passed away at the age of 76. He produced the films “Captain Sinbad” and “Gorgo.”

1987 – Richard Egan who appeared in the films “Gog” and “The House That Wouldn’t Die,” passed away at the age of 65.

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Steve Ritch

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Richard Egan

 

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