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Died on this day in horror history – January 20

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January 20

  • 2008 – Kevin Stoney who starred in many British films and TV series’, most notably “The Blood Beast Terror,” “Dr. Who” and “Space 1999.”
  • 2007 – Alfredo Ripstein Jr, who produced the films “Swamp Of Lost Souls,” “Black Pit Of Dr M” and “The Living Coffin,” passed away at the age of 90.
  • 2006 – Edgar Wreford, who appeared in the TV series “The Avengers” and “Blake’s 7,” passed away at the age of 82.
  • 2003 – Anthony Eisley, who appeared in “The Wasp Woman,” “Dracxula vs Frankenstein” and “Journey To the Center of Time,” passed away at the age of 78.
  • 1993 – Audrey Hepburn, passed away at the age of 63. She starred in the film “Wait Until Dark”.
  • 1984 – Johnny Weissmuller, who played “Tarzan” and “Jungle Jim” in the 40’s, passed away at the age of 79.
  • 1960 – Stuntman/actor Eddie Parker passed away at the age of 59. His work included serials like “Batman & Robin” and the films “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man,” “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein” and “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy” where he played “Klaris.”
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller

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.