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Born on this day in horror history – March 19

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March 19

  • 1976 – Rachel Blanchard, who appeared in the films “Snakes on a Plane,” “The Rage: Carrie 2″ and the 1988 TV series “War of the Worlds.”
  • 1964 – Jake Weber, who starred in the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead,” “The Haunting of Molly Hartley” and “The Cell.” He also portrayed “Dr. Matt Crower” on the TV series “American Gothic.”
  • 1955 – Bruce Willis, who starred in the films “12 Monkeys,” “The Fifth Element,” “The Sixth Sense” and “Planet Terror.”
  • 1952 – Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax films and The Weinstein Company, with his brother Bob. He produced Rob Zombie’s Halloween I & II,” “The Mist” “Feast” and “The Burning” (which he wrote the story for), to name a few from a very long list.
  • 1947 – Glenn Close who starred in the films “Mars Attacks!” “Fatal Attraction” and the remake of “The Stepford Wives.”
  • 1936 – Ursula Andress, best known for her role as “Honey Ryder,” in the “James Bond” film “Dr. No.” She also appeared in the movies “The 10th Victim,” “Slave of the Cannibal God” and “Clash of the Titans.”
  • 1928 – “The Prisoner,” Patrick McGoohan. He starred in the films “The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh” (a film that captivated old Jack when he was just a little ghoul), “Scanners” and “The Phantom.”
  • 1914 – Fred Clark, who starred in “The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb,” “Zotz” and “Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine.”
  • 1909 – Louis Hayward, who played the title role of “The Son of Dr. Jekyll.” He also appeared in the film “Terror in the Wax Museum.”
  • 1907 – Kent Smith who starred in the original “Cat people,” “Curse of the Cat People” and TV series such as “The Outer limits” and “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.”
  • 1885 – Tod Slaughter, who in 1936, was the first to bring the character of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” to life.
Rachel Blanchard
Rachel Blanchard
Jake Weber
Jake Weber
Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis
Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan

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.