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Died on this day in horror history – September 11

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September 11

  • 2010 – Kevin McCarthy, starred in such films as “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “Piranha”, “The Howling”, “Twilight Zone: The Movie”, “The Sleeping Car”, and more. He passed away at the age of 96.
  • 2009 – Zakes Mokae, had appeared in “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Vampire in Brooklyn”, “Slaughter of the Innocents”, “Dust Devil”, “Body Parts”, “The Serpent and the Rainbow”, and more. He died at the age of 75.
  • 2003 – John Ritter, best known for his role as “Jack Tripper” on “Three’s Company,” passed away at the age of 54. He appeared in “Bride Of Chucky” and The TV mini series “It” based on the book by Stephen King.
  • 2002 – Kim Hunter who played “Dr. Zira” in the “The Planet of the Apes” films, passed away at the age of 79.
  • 1994 – Jessica Tandy who appeared in “The Birds” and “Cocoon,” passed away on at the age of 85.
  • 1987 – Lorne Greene, best known for playing “Ben Carthwright,” owner of the “Ponderosa” ranch, on the TV series “Bonanza,” passed away at the age of 72. He played “Commander Adama” on the original version of the TV series “Battlestar Galactica.”
  • 1970 – Chester Morris who appeared in the films “The Bat Whispers” and “She Creature,” passed away at the age of 69.
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
Zakes Mokae
Zakes Mokae
John Ritter
John Ritter
Lorne Greene
Lorne Greene

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.