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Horror Almanac – August 2

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1993 – Cassidy Gifford, has appeared in “Twisted Sisters”, “The Gallows”, “Synkhole.”
  • 1977 – Edward Furlong who starred in Pet Semetary II,” “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”, “Brainscan” and more recently “The Zombie King”, “Arachnoquake”, “Aftermath”, “Night of the Demons” remake and more.
  • 1976 – Sam Worthington who starred in the 2010 remake of “Clash of the Titans,” “Avatar” and “Terminator Salvation.”
  • 1972 – Jacinda Barrett, starred in “The Following (TV Series)”, “Urban Legends: Final Cut”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “Campfire Tales.”
  • 1970 – Writer/producer/director Kevin Smith. He has directed “Tusk”, “Red Stat.”
  • 1953 – “Eddie Munster” himself, Butch Patrick . He appeared in the film “Scary Movie”, “Hand of Death”  and appeared in the film “Frankenstein vs The Creature Of Blood Cove.”
  • 1945 – Joanna Cassidy, who has appeared in the films “Ghosts of Mars,” “Blade Runner” and “The Grudge 2.”
  • 1944 – Susan Denberg, was a Playboy Playmate who starred as the creature in Hammer’s “Frankenstein Created Woman.”
  • 1943 – Max Wright who played Willie Tanner on the TV series “Alf” and appeared in the films “The Shadow” and the TV mini series, “The Stand.”
  • 1939 – Horror director Wes Craven. He is known for such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “The Hills Have Eyes”, “Deadly Blessing”, “Swamp Thing”, “Deadly Friend” and of course “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “New Nightmare”, “Shocker”, “Scream”, Scream 2″, “Sream 3” and more.
  • 1932 – Peter O’Toole who appeared in “Supergirl,” “Creator” and “Phantoms.”
  • 1914 – The late Beatrice Straight, who appeared in “Poltergeist”, “Wes Craven’s Chiller”, “Inner Sanctum (TV Series)”, and more.
  • 1899 – Charles Bennett who wrote for many TV series such as “Land of the Giants,” “The Wild Wild West” and “Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea.” He also wrote the screenplays for the films “The Lost World” and “Curse of the Demon.”
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Edward F urlong
Jacinda Barrett

Jacinda Barrett

 

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith
Butch Patrick

Butch Patrick

Susan Denberg
Susan Denberg
Wes Craven
Wes Craven

 

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.