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Born on this day in horror history – June 1

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June 1

1977 – Danielle Harris, who starred in “Halloween 4 & 5,” appeared as “Annie Brackett” in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween 1& 2” and co-starred in “Urban Legend”, also appeared in “Hatchet II and III”, “Stake Land” and a slew of other horror films.

1977 – Sarah Wayne Callies, who starred as “Lori” in “The Walking Dead”.

1956 – Lisa Hartman, who played “Tabitha” all grown up, in the series “Tabitha.”

1947 – Jonathan Pryce, who played “Governor Weatherby Swann” in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, as “Mr. Dark” in “Something Wicked This Way Comes” and also appeared in “Stigmata” and “Haunted Honeymoon.”

1946 – Brian Cox, who was the first to play “Hannibal Lektor” on the big screen in “Manhunter,” and also appeared in “The Ring,” “X-Men 2: and “Trick r Treat.”

1937 – Morgan Freeman, who co-starred in “Batman Begins,” “The Darknight,” “Dreamcatcher” and “Seven.”

1930 – Edward Woodward who starred in the films “The Wicker Man” and “The Bloodsuckers,” as well as the TV series “The Equalizer.”

1921 – Nelson Riddle who composed the music for the “Batman” TV series.

1920 – The “Hideous Sun Demon” himself, Robert Clarke. His other film appearances include “The Astounding She Monster,” “The Man From Planet X” and “The Body Snatcher” starring Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff.

1890 – Frank Morgan who played “The Wizard of Oz,” (as well as four other parts in the film).

Danielle Harris
Danielle Harris
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies
Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman

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.