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Died on this day in horror history – April 23

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April 23

2006 – Jennifer Jayne, who appeared in the films “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors,” “The Trollenberg Terror” (a.k.a. “The Crawling Eye), and “They Came From Beyond space,” passed away at the age of 74.

2004 – Don Priest, who appeared in the films “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Rattlers” and the TV movie “Moon Of The Wolf,” passed away at the age of 80.

2002 – Tod Griffin – who appeared in the films “She Devil” (1957) and “She Demons” passed away at the age of 83.

1991 – William Dozier, who produced the “Batman” and “Green Hornet” TV series, passed away at the age of 83.

1983 – Buster Crabbe who was most well known for being the first to play “Flash Gordon,” “Buck Rogers,” as well as appearing in Fred Olen Ray’s first film “The Alien Dead,” passed away at the age of 76.

1975 – The original “Doctor Who,” William Hartnell, passed away at the age of 67.

Buster Crabbe
Buster Crabbe

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.