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Born on this day in horror history – December 22

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December 22

1974 – Heather Donahue. She appeared in “The Blair Witch Project,” the TV movie “Taken,” “The Morgue” and in a 1995 “Outer Limits” episode entitled “Claire.”

1968 – Dina Meyer, who played “Detective Allison Kerry” in the “Saw” films. She also appeared in the 2010 remake of “Piranha.”

1962 – Ralph Fiennes, who has starred in such films as “Red Dragon,” “Strange Days,” as “John Steed” in the 1995 remake of “The Avengers” and as “Lord Voldemort” in the “Harry Potter” films

1936 – Hector Elizondo, who appeared in the TV movie, “The Dain Curse” and the film “Leviathan.”

1927 – Peggy Castle who starred in the films “Beginning of the End” and “Back From the Dead.”

1922 – The Beaver’s Mom, Barbara Billingsley, who appeared in the film “Invaders From Mars” and the TV movie “Bay Coven”.

 

1922 – Ruth Roman, who appeared in the films “Deathdream,” “Day of the Animals” and “A Knife for the Ladies.”

1917 – The late director Freddie Francis, whose credits include the films “Creeping Flesh,” the 1975 Hammer version of “The Ghoul,” “Dracula Has Risen From the Grave.” “Trog,” and “Evil of Frankenstein.”

Heather Donahue
Heather Donahue
Dina Meyer
Dina Meyer

 

Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes

 

Hector Elizondo
Hector Elizondo

 

 

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.