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Died on this day in horror history – August 29

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August 29

  • 2000 – Rose Hobart, had appeared in “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “The Cat Creeps”, “Isle of the Dead”, “The Soul of a Monster”, “The Mad Ghoul”, “Tower of London”, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” She lived a long life and passed away at the age of 94.
  • 1985 – Evelyn Ankers who appeared in the Universal classics, “The Wolf Man,” “Hold That Ghost” and “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” passed away at the age of 67.
  • 1983 – Simon Oakland, appeared as “Tony Vincenzo” in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)”, “The Night Strangler (TV Movie)”, “The Night Stalker (TV Movie)”, “Psycho” and more. He passed away the day after his 68th birthday.
  • 1973 – Michael Dunn, best known for playing “Dr. Loveless” on “The Wild Wild West” TV series, passed away at the age of 38. He also appeared in the 1971 version of “Murders In the Rue Morgue,” “The Werewolf Of Washington” and “The Mutations.”
Rose Hobart
Rose Hobart
Evelyn Ankers
Evelyn Ankers
Simon Oakland
Simon Oakland

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.