This day in Horror History October 24

Births

 

1983Katie McGarth who stars on the TV series “Slasher,” plays “Lena Luthor” on the series “Supergirl,” played “Lucy Westenra” in the short lived “Dracula,” and starred in the film “Jurassic World.”

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1959Brad Johnson who starred in “Supergator,” “The Birds II: Land’s End” and “The Philadelphia Experiment II.”

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1957John Kassir whom if you saw him, you might not recognize him, but once he opned his mouth, you would know he’s done countless voices for video games and animated series, and the voice of “The Crypt Keeper” on the HBO series “Tales From the Crypt.”

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1947Kevin Kline who starred in “The January Man” and as “Aretemus Gordon” in the 1999 remake of “Wild Wild West.”

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1939F. Murray Abraham who has appeared in the films “Thir13en Ghosts,” “Mimic” and “Star Trek: Insurrection.”

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1934Sammy Petrillo who starred in “Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla,” and appeared in “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die.”

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1931Ken Utsui who played “Starman” (known in “Super Giant”).

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1915Bob Kane creator of “Batman” and “Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse.”

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1893 – Producer Merian C. Cooper whose film credits include “King Kong,” “Mighty Joe Young,” “Dr. Cyclops” and “Son of Kong.”

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Deaths

 

2003 – Producer/director/actress Joanna Lee who co-starred in the films “Plan Nine from Outer Space” and “The Brain Eaters,” passed away at the age of 72.

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2002Peggy Moran who starred in “The Mummy’s Hand” and “Horror island.”

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1994Raul Julia who played “Gomez Addams” in the films “Addams Family” and “Addam’s Family Values” and “Victor Frankenstein” in “Frankenstein Unbound,” passed away at the age of 54.

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1991 – “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry passed away at the age of 70.

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1984Edith Massey, a member of John Water’s acting troupe, passed away at the age of 66.

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Films released on this date

 

The Magician 1926

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Spooks Run Wild 1941

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Tower of London 1962

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The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus 1962 filmed in 1960 as Les Yeux Sans Visage


The Faces Of Fu Manchu 1965

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Trog 1970

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Trick or Treat 1986

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From Beyond 1986

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Gattaca 1997

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Trekkies 1997

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Killjoy 2000

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From Hell 2001

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Bones 2001

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Scary Movie 3 2003

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The Hollow 2004

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Ju-rei 2004

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Don’t Be Scared 2006

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Halloween Night 2006

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Saw V 2008

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Ouija 2014

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Exists 2014

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Stonehearst Asylum 2014

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White Bird in a Blizzard 2014

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