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Horror Almanac – September 27


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1995 – Lina Leandersson, who starred in “Låt den rätte komma in ” or in English “Let the Right One In.”
  • 1972 – Gwyneth Paltrow, who starred in “Se7en,” and as “Pepper Potts” in “Iron Man 1 & 2” and in “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.”
  • 1968 – Charlie Spradling, actress who appeared in “To Sleep with a Vampire”, “Bad Channels”, “Puppet Master II”, “Mirror Mirror”, “Meridian”, “Twice Dead”, “The Blob.”
  • 1968 – Patrick Muldoon, who appeared in the films “Stigmata” and “Starship Troopers.”
  • 1950 – Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who appeared in “Nemesis,” “Mortal Kombat,” ” Elektra” and “Vampires.”
  • 1948 – Tom Braidwood, jack of all trades, but best known for portraying “Melvin Frohike” in “The X-Files (TV Series)” and “The Lone Gunmen (TV Series).”
  • 1947 – Meat Loaf, who played “Eddie” in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and recorded the third largest selling album of all time, “Bat Out of Hell.” He also appeared in “Urban Decay” and “BloodRayne.”
  • 1934 – Kyôko Anzai, who appeared in the film “Battle in Outer Space.”
  • 1934 – Wilford Brimley who appeared in the films “Cocoon,” the 1982 version of “The Thing,” and “Mutant Species.”
  • 1932 – Roger C. Carmel, who played “Harry Mudd” on the original “Star Trek” TV series.
  • 1921 – Writer/producer Milton Subotsky, whose film credits include “Horror Hotel,” “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors” and “Tales From the Crypt.”
Lina Leandersson
Lina Leandersson
Charlie Spradling
Charlie Spradling
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Tom Braidwood
Tom Braidwood

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2013 – Jay Robinson, had appeared in “Skeeter”, “Ghost Ship”, “Dracula”, “Transylvania Twist”, “Nightmare Honeymoon.” He passed away at 83.
  • 2012 – Herbert Lom, best known for portraying “Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus” in the “Pink Panther” films. He also appeared in “Asylum”, “Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “Dorian Gray”, “Count Dracula”, “Mark of the Devil”, “Journey to the Far Side of the Sun”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Mysterious Island” and many more. He passed away at the ripe old age of 95.
  • 2003 – Dancer Donald O’Connor passed away at the age of 78. Later in life, he made appearances on many TV shows including “The Bionic Woman” and “Tales From The Crypt.”
  • 2003 – Fay Helm, who appeared in “Calling Dr. Death,” “Captive Wild Woman” and “Night Monster,” passed away at the age of 94.
Jay Robinson
Jay Robinson
Herbert Lom
Herbert Lom

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Day the Sky Exploded 1961 filmed in 1958 as La Morte Viene Dallo Spazio
The Frozen Dead 1967
Dracula A.D. 1972
C.H.U.D. II: Bud The Chud 1989

The Bunker 2001
Flesh For the Beast 2003
Lust For Dracula 2004
Exorcism 2005, filmed in 2003

The Frozen Dead

Dracula A.D. 1972 movie poster

Flesh for the Beast

CHUD II movie poster

 

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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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