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Horror Almanac – September 9

Monsterman's Horror Almanac BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1980 – Michelle Williams, who appeared in “Species,” “Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later,” and “Shutter Island.”
  • 1971 – The boy who discovered “E.T.” Henry Thomas. He also played a “young Norman Bates” in the TV movie “Psycho IV: The Beginning.”
  • 1965 – Michelle Johnson, appeared in “Specimen”, “Dr. Giggles”, “Death Becomes Her”, “Blood Ties”, “The Jigsaw Murders”, “Waxwork”, “Werewolf (TV Series)”, and more.
  • 1962 – Kevin Grevioux, is a writer and actor in such films as “Quicksilver Highway”, “Planet of the Apes”, “Underworld”, “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans”, “I, Frankenstein” and more.
  • 1954 – Jeffery Combs, who played “Herbert West” in the “Re-Animator” film series and also starred in the films “From Beyond,” “The Frighteners” and “Return To House On Haunted Hill” to name only a few.
  • 1952 – Angela Cartwright, who played “Penny Robinson” on the “Lost In Space” TV series
  • 1943 – Art LaFleur who has appeared in the films “Jeykll & Hyde..Together Again,” “Trancers,” the 1988 remake of “The Blob” and “Jack The Bear.”
  • 1932 – Sylvia Miles who has appeared in the films “Funhouse,” “Psychomania” and “The Sentinel.”
  • 1928 – Edward Walsh who appeared in “Crypt of the Living Dead,” “Count Yorga, Vampire” and “The Return of Count Yorga.”
  • 1927 – Bob Duncan who wrote for TV series’ such as “Land of the Giants,” “Lost in Space” and “The Time Tunnel.”
  • 1925 – Cliff Robertson who appeared in “Spider-Man,” “The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil” and “Escape From L.A.”
  • 1915 – Richard Webb who appeared in the films “Hillbillys in the Haunted House,” “Beware the Blob” and the TV movie “The Werewolf of Woodstock.”
  • 1899 – Neil Hamilton, best known for playing “Commissioner Gordon” on the “Batman” TV series. He also appeared in the films “The Cat Creeps” and “The Devil’s Hand.”
Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams
Kevin Grevioux

Kevin Grevioux
Jeffrey Combs

Jeffrey Combs
Angela Cartwright

Angela Cartwright

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2004 – Caitlin Clarke, appeared in “The Stepford Husbands” and “Dragonslayer.” She passed away at the age of 52 from cancer.
  • 1997 – Burgess Meredith, who appeared in numerous episodes of “The Twilight Zone” and “Night Gallery” TV series, played “The Penguin” on the “Batman” TV series and appeared in such films as “Torture Garden,” “Beware the Blob” and “Burnt Offerings,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 1995 – Keith Wayne, co-starred as “Tom” in “Night of the Living Dead” and “Living Dead.” He died at 50.
  • 1994 – Patrick O’Neal, who appeared in the “Fear of Spiders” episode of the “Night Gallery” TV series, and in the film “Chamber of Horrors,” passed away at the age of 66.
  • 1966 – Character actor Nestor Paiva, who appeared in the films “Hold That Ghost,” “Creature From the Black Lagoon” and “Tarantula,” passed away at the age of 61.
Caitlin Clarke

Caitlin Clarke
Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith
Keith Wayne

Keith Wayne
Nestor Paiva

Nestor Paiva

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • The Cat and the Canary 1927
    Phobia 1980
    Nightmares 1983
    Grotesque 1988
    Zombie! vs. Mardi Gras 1999
  • Tales from Beyond 2004
  • Shutter 2004
    The Exorcism Of Emily Rose 2005
    Albino Farm 2009
Phobia movie poster

Nightmares movie poster

Grotesque

Tales from Beyond

Tales from Beyond

 

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.