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Born on this day in horror history – August 20

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August 20

  • 1982 – Meghan Ory, has appeared in “Once Upon a Time (TV Series)”, “Dark House”, “Nightmare”, “Vampire High (TV Series).”
  • 1974 – Misha Collins, is best known for portraying “Castiel” in “Supernatural (TV Series).” He has also appeared in “Charmed (TV Series).”
  • 1974 – Amy Adams, has portrayed “Lois Lane” in “Man of Steel” and the upcoming DC films. She has also appeared in “Smallville (TV Series)”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)”, “Charmed (TV Series)” and “Psycho Beach Party.”
  • 1962 – James Marsters, best known for playing “Spike” in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) / Angel (TV Series).” He also appeared in “House on Haunted Hill”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, and more.
  • 1953 – Peter Horton, who appeared in the films “Children of the Corn,” “Fade To Black,” and starred in the short lived TV show “Brimstone.”
  • 1948 – John Noble who plays “Dr. Walter Bishop” on the TV series “Fringe.”
  • 1947 – Ray Wise, appeared in “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales”, “Big Ass Spider!”, “Chillerama”, “Jeepers Creepers II”, “The Crow”, “Twin Peaks (TV Series)”, “Robocop” and many more.
  • 1943 – Sylvester McCoy who was “Doctor Who” # 7 and appeared in the 1979 screen version of “Dracula.”
  • 1937 – Anthony Ainley who played the third “Master” in the “Doctor Who” series and who also appeared in the films “The Blood On Satan’s Claw,” and “The Land That Time Forgot.”
  • 1915 – Tom Duggan who appeared in “Frankenstein 1970.”
  • 1907 – André Morell, who appeared in the films “The Giant Behemoth,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and “The Mummy’s Shroud.”
  • 1890 – The one and only H.P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft. Some of his many novels that have been made into movies in one form or another were, “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward” (Haunted Palace, The Resurrected) “Herbert West – The Re-Animator” (The Re-Animator, Bride of the Re-Animator, Beyond the Re-Animator) and “The Colour Out Of Space” (The Curse, Die Monster Die).
Meghan Ory
Meghan Ory
Misha Collins
Misha Collins
Amy Adams
Amy Adams
James Marsters
James Marsters
H.P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft

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.

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