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Horror Almanac – September 21


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1990 – Christian Serratos who plays “Angela” in the “Twilight” films. She also appears in “The Walking Dead (TV Series)” and “7500.”
  • 1983 – Maggie Grace, who played “Shannon Rutherford” in the series “Lost.” She also starred in the 2005 remake of “The Fog.”
  • 1980 – Autumn Reeser, has appeared in “The Whispers (TV Series)”, “No Ordinary Family (TV Series)”, “Lost Boys: The Tribe”, “Ghost Whisperer (TV Series).”
  • 1971 – Luke Wilson who co-starred in “Vacancy” and appeared in “Scream 2.”
  • 1965 – David Wenham, who played “Faramir” in “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” and “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.” He also appeared in “Dark City” and “Van Helsing.”
  • 1961 – Nancy Travis who appeared in the films “The Vanishing,” “So I Married An Axe Murderer” and the TV mini series “Stephen King’s Rose Red.”
  • 1947 – Master of horror Stephen King, whose novels and short stories are way too extensive to list here. was also born on this date. Beside writing, he directed “Maximum Overdrive” and appeared in “Creepshow 2” and “Diary of the Dead.”
  • 1947 – Nick Castle who appeared as “The Shape” in “Halloween” and as “The Alien” in “Dark Star.” He co-wrote the screenplays for “Escape From New York,” “Escape From L.A.” and the screen story for “Hook.” He also directed “The Last Starfighter.”
  • 1945 – Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, whose credits include such films as the 1982 version of “Cat People,” “Armageddon” and “The Pirates of the Caribbean” films.
  • 1931 – Larry Hagman, who was best known for playing “Major Anthony Nelson” in the TV series “I Dream of Jeannie” and “J.R.” in the show “Dallas.” He appeared in the films “Son of the Blob,” (which he also directed) and “Superman.”
  • 1930 – Dawn Addams who appeared in “The Vampire Lovers,” “Vault of Horror” and “The Two Faces of Dr. Jeykll.”
  • 1924 – Gail Russel who appeared in “The Uninvited” with Ray Milland.
  • 1866 – Writer Herbert George Wells, known to his friends as H.G
Christian Serratos
Christian Serratos
Maggie Grace
Maggie Grace
Autumn Reeser
Autumn Reeser
Stephen King
Stephen King

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2009 – Robert Ginty, starred in “The Exterminator”, “Exterminator 2”, “Madhouse”, “Maniac Killer”, “The Alchemist”, and more. He was 60.
  • 2007 – Alice Ghostley who appeared on the “Captain Nice” TV series, and in “Bewitched” as “Esmeralda,” passed away at the age of 81. She also appeared in the film “Blue Sunshine”, and played ‘Granny” in “Addam’s Family Reunion.”
  • 2003 – Pamela Gordon, who appeared in the films “Poltergeist II: The Other Side,” “Blood Stone: Subspecies II” and “My Favorite Martian” (1999), passed away at the age of 66.
  • 2000 – R. Wright Campbell who wrote the screenplays for such films as “Teenage Cave Man,” “The Masque of the Red Death” and “Man of a Thousand Faces,” passed away at the age of 73.
  • 1991 – Angelo Rossitto who appeared in the films “Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome,” “Freaks” and “Dracula vs. Frankenstein,” passed away at the age of 83.
Robert Ginty
Robert Ginty
Alice Ghostley
Alice Ghostley

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Wolfman 1979
The Company of Wolves 1984
Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter 1994
Vampire Hunter D 2000
Vampiyaz 2004
Days Of Darkness 2007
Resident Evil: Extinction 2007
Alien Raiders 2008
House at the End of the Street 2012

Wolfman 1979 movie poster

The Company of Wolves

Resident Evil Extinction movie poster

House at the End of the Street movie poster 2

 

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Author Info

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.

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