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Horror Almanac – July 11

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1984 – Serinda Swan, appeared in “Jinn”, “The Tomorrow People (TV Series)”, “Creature”, “Supernatural (TV Series)”, “Smallville (TV Series)”, “Beyond Loch Ness (TV Movie).”
  • 1984 – Rachael Taylor, has appeared in “666 Park Avenue (TV Series)”, “The Darkest Hour”, “Ghost Machine”, “Shutter”, “Transformers”, “See No Evil”, “Man-Thing” and more.
  • 1972 – Michael Rosenbaum, maybe best known for portraying “Lex Luthor” on “Smallville (TV Series).” He has also appeared in “Cursed”, “Urban Legend” and has provided voicework in many DC Superhero animated shows and movies.
  • 1956 – Classic beauty Sela Ward, has appeared in “The Stepfather” remake, “The Day After Tomorrow”, “The Haunting of Sarah Hardy.”
  • 1952 – Stephen Lang, who has appeared in “Salem (TV Series)”, “The Monkey’s Paw”, “Terra Nova (TV Series)”, “Conan the Barbarian”, “Avatar”, “Manhunter” and more.
  • 1943 – Tom Holland who directed and wrote the screen plays for “Thinner,” “Fright Night” and “Child’s Play.” He also had bit parts in the TV min-series “The Stand,” “The Langoliers” and in the film “Psycho II”
  • 1931 – 1950s teen idol, Tab Hunter, who appeared in the film “Grotesque” and the John Waters’ films “Polyester” and “Lust In the Dust.”
  • 1926 – Patrick Wymark who appeared in the films “The Blood On Satan’s Claw,” “Journey To the Far Side of the Sun” and “The Conqueror Worm.”
  • 1926 – Peter Brandon, who appeared in “Whatever Happened To Aunt Alice” and “Altered States.”
  • 1894 – Benjamin H. Kline who was cinematographer on such films as “The Zombies of Mora Tau,” “The Man Who Turned To Stone” and “The Giant Claw.”
Serinda Swan

Serinda Swan
Rachael Taylor

Rachael Taylor

 

Michael Rosenbaum

Michael Rosenbaum
Sela Ward

Sela Ward

 

Stephen Lang

Stephen Lang

Tom Holland2
Tom Holland

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Mark of the Devil 666: The Moralist 1995
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003
The Butcher 2006
After Sundown 2006
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix 2007
Hellboy II: The Golden Army 2008
Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie poster     The Butcher

After Sundown     Hellboy II movie poster

 

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.