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Died on this day in horror history – August 16

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August 16

  • 2004 – Acquanetta, who played Paula DuPree, “The Ape Woman” in both “Jungle Captive” and “Captive Wild Woman,” passed away at the age of 83. She also co-starred in “The Lost Continent” (1951) and “Dead Man’s Eyes.”
  • 2002 – Jeff Corey, who appeared in the films “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man,” “Superman and the Mole Men” and “In Cold Blood,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 1999 – Dave Allen who has done stop motion effects for the films “Equinox,” “When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth” and “Caveman,” passed away at the age of 54.
  • 1956 – The one true “Dracula”, Bela Lugosi passed away on at the age of 73.
Acquanetta
Acquanetta
Jeff Corey
Jeff Corey
Bela Lugosi
Bela Lugosi

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.