Born on this day in horror history – October 9

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October 9

  • 1994 – Jodelle Ferland, who starred in “The Messengers,” “Case 39” and appeared as “Bree” in “The Twilight Saga : Eclipse.”
  • 1979 – Brandon Routh, who played “Superman” in “Superman Returns.” He also starred in “Dylan Dog: Dead of Night” and appeared in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.”
  • 1964 – Producer/writer/director Guillermo del Toro, whose films include “The Orphanage,” “The Devil’s Backbone,” ” Hell Boy 1 & 2,” “Blade II”, “Mimic”, “Pacific Rim.”
  • 1959 – Michael Paré who starred in the films “The Philadelphia Experiment,” the remake of “Village of the Damned,” ” Bloodrayne” and “Bad Moon.”
  • 1958 – Producer Frank Mancuso Jr., whose films have included “Stigmata,” “Friday the 13th” parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, “Species,” “I Know Who Killed Me” and “April Fool’s Day” (2008).
  • 1954 – Scott Bakula, who starred in the TV series’ “Quantum Leap” and “Enterprise” as well as the film “Lord of Illusion.”
  • 1953 – Tony Shaloub, best known for playing the title role on the TV series “Monk.” He starred in the 2001 remake of “Thir13en Ghosts” and appeared in “Men In Black,” “Men In Black II” and “1408.”
  • 1900 – Alastair Sim, played “Ebenezer Scrooge” in my favorite version of “A Christmas Carol.”
Brandon Routh
Brandon Routh
Guillermo Del Toro
Guillermo Del Toro
Michael Pare
Michael Pare

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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