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Horror Almanac – June 22

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY 

  • 1981 – Amanda Brooks, has appeared in “Chillerama”, “Hellhounds” and “Dragon Wars: D-War.”
  • 1968 – Paula Irvine, starred in “Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead”, “Phantasm II”, “Bates Motel (TV Movie).”
  • 1965 – Writer/producer/director/ Uwe Boll, whose films include “House of the Dead,” “Alone in the Dark” and “Bloodrayne.”
  • 1963 – Heidi Kozak, appeared in “Society”, “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood”, “Slumber Party Massacre II” and “The Twilight Zone (TV Series).”
  • 1962 – Nicholas Lea, he will forever be known for playing “Alex Krycek” in “The X-Files (TV Series).” He also appeared in “Arrow (TV Series)”, “Continuum (TV Series)”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “V (TV Series)”, and more.
  • 1958 – Fan favorite Bruce Campbell. He appeared in all three “Spider-Man films and starred in and produced “The Evil Dead” films. He also starred in “Bubba Ho-Tep” as “Elvis” and many more great roles.
  • 1949 – Lindsay Wagner who played “The Bionic Woman.”
  • 1941 – Michael Lerner who appeared in the films “Strange Invaders,” the 1998 version of “Godzilla” and “Anguish.”
  • 1920 – Voice over artist Paul Frees. Among his huge body of work, he was/is the voice of the “Ghost Host” in Disney’s Haunted Mansion.
  • 1914 – Tim Herbert who appeared in the films “Soylent Green,” the TV movie “Duel” and “The Boston Strangler.” He passed away on June 20, 1986, at the age of 71. He also played the role of “Killer Moth” in the unused “Batman” pilot that introduced Batgirl.
Amanda Brooks
Paula Irvine
Heidi Kozak
Bruce Campbell

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1988 – Bramwell Fletcher, the guy who lost his mind when he first saw “The Mummy” in 1932, and who also appeared in “The Undying Monster” and “Svengali,” passed away at the age of 84.
  • 1987 – Fred Astaire who starred in “Ghost Story,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 1983 – David MacDonald who directed the films “Devil Girl From Mars,” the 1968 TV movie “Jack the Ripper” and for “The Veil” TV series, passed away at the age of 79.
Bramwell Fletcher
Fred Astaire

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY 

The Lost World 1925
Scared Stiff 1945
House of Usher 1960
Nightwing 1979
Robocop 2 1990
Scooby Doo And The Loch Ness Monster 2004
1408 2007
The Wizard of Gore 2007
Fish Bait: The Movie 2009
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 2012

House of Usher 1960

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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.