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Born on this day in horror history – June 2

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June 2

1982 – Jewel Staite, who starred in the films “Serenity,” “The Forgotten Ones” and the TV series “Stargate: Atlantis.”

1978 – Justin Long, who starred in “Jeepers Creepers,” “After.Life” and “Drag Me To Hell.”

1977 – Zachary Quinto, who played “Spock” in the 2009 remake of “Star Trek” and starred in the first two seasons of “American Horror Story”.

1972 – Wentworth Miller who starred in the TV series “Prison Break.” He appeared in the film “Underworld” and co-stars in  “Resident Evil: Afterlife.”

1968 – Howard Stern regular Larry “Beetlejuice” Green, who appeared in the films “Bubble Boy” and “Scary Movie 2.”

1961 – Liam Cunningham, Irish actor who appeared in “Dog Soldiers”, “Blood: The Last Vampire”, and “Centurion”.

1945 – Barbara Streisand’s ex, producer Jon Peters. His production credits include the films “An American Werewolf In London,” “Batman” and “The Witches of Eastwick.” Believe it or not, he was also the hair stylist for the 1965 Vincent Price film “Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine.”

1941 – Susan Hart who appeared in the films “The Slime People,” “The Ghost In the Invisible Bikini” and “Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine”

1936 – The original “Hot Lips” Hoolihan, Sally Kellerman. She co-starred in the films “Hands of a Stranger” and “The Boston Strangler,” as well as episodes of the TV series’ “Star Trek” and “The Outer Limits.”

1926 – Milo O’Shea who appeared in “Barbarella” and “Theatre of Blood.”

1921 – Producer Alexander Salkind, whose production credits include the “Superman” films and “Bluebeard.”

1918 – Henry G. Saperstein who was the executive producer on the American versions of the Toho films “Frankenstein Conquers the World,” “Monster Zero” and “War of the Gargantuas.”
1917 – Max Showalter who starred in the films “The Monster That Challenged the World,” “The Indestructible Man” and “The Anderson Tapes.”

1904 – Johnny Weissmuller who is best known for his “Tarzan” and jungle adventure films.

1740 – Famous torturer and novelist Marquis de Sade.

Justin Long
Justin Long
Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto
Liam Cunningham
Liam Cunningham

 

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.