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Born on this day in horror history – February 22nd

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February 22

1975 – Drew Barrymore, granddaughter of John Barrymore, who starred in the films “E.T.,” “Altered States” and “Firestarter.” She was offered the lead in “Scream,” but opted to play “Casey” because she thought the role was more interesting.

1969 – Thomas Jane, who starred in “The Mist,” “Dreamcatcher,” “Deep Blue Sea,” and as “The Punisher” (2004).

1968 – Jeri Ryan, who played “Seven of Nine” in the TV series “Star Trek: Voyager” and starred in the film “Dracula 2000.”

1959 – Kyle MacLachlan, who starred in the TV series “Twin Peaks” and the film “The Hidden.”

1944 – Jonathan Demme, who directed the multi Academy Award winning “The Silence of the Lambs.”

1936 – Karin Dor, who appeared in the films “The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism,” “Assignment Terror” and “The Face of Fu Manchu.”

1929 – James Hong, popular character actor who has appeared in many films and TV shows, probably best known for his role of Lo Pan in John Carpenter’s “Big Trouble in Little China”.

1899 – The one and only Dwight Frye, who played “Renfield” in “Dracula,” “Fritz” in “Frankenstein” and “Karl” in “Bride of Frankenstein,” as well as many other character film roles.

Jeri Ryan
Jeri Ryan
James Hong
James Hong
Dwight Frye
Dwight Frye

Written by Michael Juvinall

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