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Horror Almanac – September 25


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1977 – Clea DuVall, who starred in “The Grudge,” “Ghosts of Mars” and “The Falculty.”
  • 1973 – Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, appeared in “House on Haunted Hill” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”
  • 1969 – Catherine Zeta-Jones, who starred in the 1999 version of “The Haunting” and “The Legend of Zorro.”
  • 1968 – Will Smith who starred in “Independence Day,” “The Wild Wild West,” “Men in Black I & II,” “Hancock,” “I Am Legend” and “I, Robot.”
  • 1966 – Jason Flemyng, who played “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” in “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.” He also played “Calibos” in the 2010 remake of “Clash of the Champions.”
  • 1961 – Heather Locklear who co-starred in “The Return of the Swamp Thing” and “Firestarter.”
  • 1958 – Michael Madsen who has starred in the films “Species I & II,” and “Fait Accompli,” “Sin City,” “Ligeia,” and “Scary Movie 4.”
  • 1952 – “Superman” himself, the late Christopher Reeve. He also starred in the TV remake of “Rear Window,” the feature films “Somewhere In Time,” the 1995 remake of “Village of the Damned,” and made an appearance on the series “Smallville.”
  • 1951 – “Luke Skywalker” himself, Mark Hamill. Beside his stint in the “Star Wars” films, he has provided the voices for many comic book characters on TV such as “The Joker” and “Hobgoblin.”
  • 1926 – Aldo Ray who appeared in the films “The Psychic Killer,” “The Bog” and “The Haunted.”
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Catherine Zeta Jones
Catherine Zeta Jones
Michael Madsen
Michael Madsen
Christopher Reeve
Christopher Reeve
Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2002 – Maurice Manson, who appeared in the films “The Creature Walks Among Us,” “The Undead” and “The Three Stooges in Orbit,” passed away at the age of 89. He also starred in many episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” and “The Munsters.”
  • 1984 – Walter Pidgeon, who starred as “Dr. Morbius” in “Forbidden Planet.”
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Walter-Pidgeon
Maurice Manson
Maurice Manson

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Dementia 13 1960
Ten Little Indians 1965
The Mutations 1974 filmed in 1973
Innocent Blood 1992
Cyborg 3: The Recycler 1994
Urban Legend 1998
Dead Creatures 2001
Martyrs 2008
Surrogates 2009
RoboGeisha 2009
My Stuffed Animal is a Monster 2009
Pandorum 2009

The Mutations

Innocent Blood movie poster

Urban Legend movie poster

Pandorum

 

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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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