Born on this day in horror history – October 8

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October 8

  • 1997 – Bella Thorne, stars in “Amityville: The Awakening”, “Home Invasion”, “Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?”, “The Seer”, and “Scream: The TV Series.”
  • 1979 – Kristanna Loken, who starred in “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” and “BloodRayne.” On TV she played “Taja” on “Mortal Kombat: Conquest.”
  • 1969 – Dylan Neal, who starred in the TV series “Blood Ties,” and appeared in the films “Chupacabra Terror” and “Prom Night III: The Last Kiss.”
  • 1954 – Michael Dudikoff, who appeared in “Tron” and “Bloody Birthday.”
  • 1949 – Sigourney Weaver, she starred in the “Alien” saga. She also starred in “Copycat,” “Galaxy Quest” and “The Village.”
  • 1943 – “Goosebumps” author R. L. Stine.
  • 1930 – James Olson, who appeared in the films “Amityville II: The Possession,” “Andromeda Strain” and “Moon Zero Two.”
  • 1928 – Ray Stricklyn who appeared in “The Return of Dracula.”
  • 1920 – Frank Herbert, author of “Dune.”
  • 1910 – Kirk Alyn, who played the first screen “Superman.”
  • 1906 – René Cardona, who directed the films “Night of the Bloody Apes,” “The Brainiac” and “Santo vs. the Evil Brain.”
Bella Thorne
Bella Thorne
Kristanna Loken
Kristanna Loken
Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
Kirk Alyn
Kirk Alyn

Author Info

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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