This day in Horror History October 25

Births

 

1981Josh Henderson who starred in the 2008 remake of “April Fools Day” and “Fingerprints.”

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1980Merchad Brooks who played “Eggs” on the HBO series “True Blood.” He now plays “James Olsen” on the series “Supergirl.”

Necessary Roughness

 

1964 – Voice-over artist Kevin Michael Richardson who has worked on numerous TV series’ and movies including “The Matrix:Revolutions,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” and “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”

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1959Nancy Cartwright who does the voice of “Bart Simpson,” and appeared in the 1998 version of “Godzilla” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie.”

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1955 – Producer Gale Anne Hurd whose production credits include “Alien,” the “Terminator” films and the AMC series “The Walking Dead.”

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1933 Eugene ‘Porky’ Lee who was part of “The Little Rascals.”

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1928Anthony Franciosa who starred in the film “Tenebre” a.k.a. “Unsane.”

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1928Jeanne Cooper who appeared in the films “The Black Zoo” and “The Boston Strangler.”

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1924Billy Barty who appeared in the film “The Undead” and as the “baby in the jar” in “Bride of Frankenstein.”

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1921Yasuyoshin Tokuma who produced the films “Gamera: Super Monster” and “Gamera 3: The Awakening of Iris.

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1909Whit Bissell who appeared in “The Creature From the Black Lagoon,” “I Was a Teenage Frankenstein” and “I Was a Teenage Werewolf.”

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1886Leo G. Carrol who played “Alexander Waverly” in the TV series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” and appeared in the film “Tarantula.”

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Deaths

 
2010Chris Udvarnoky, who along with his twin brother Martin played the twins “Niles and Holland Perry” in the film “The Other,” passed away at the age of 49.

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2002Richard Harris who starred as “Albus Dumbledore” in the first two “Harry Potter” films, passed away at the age of 72.

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2002Cheryl Smith who appeared in the films “Phantom of Paradise,” “Massacre at Central High” and “Independence Day,” passed away at the age of 47.

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1995 Viveca Lindfors who played “Aunt Bedelia” in “Creepshow,” and appeared in the films “Stargate” and “The Exorcist III,” passed away at the age of 74.

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1993 – On a very very sad day indeed, the one and only Vincent Price, passed away at the age of 82. His list of films and accomplishments in this genre are far too numerous to list here.

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1986 Forrest Tucker of “F-Troop” fame, passed away at the age of 67. He starred in the films “The Crawling Eye,” “The Abominable Snowman” and “The Strange World of Planet X” a.k.a. “The Cosmic Monsters.”

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Films released on this date

 

Flying Disc Man From Mars 1950

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The Amazing Colossal Man 1957

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Alphaville 1965

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Beware My Brethern 1972 filmed in the UK as The Fiend

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Halloween 1978

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Thinner 1996

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The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil 2002

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Ghost Ship 2002

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Predator Island 2005

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Dead Men Walking 2005

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Ghost Watcher 2 2005

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Single White Female 2: The Psycho 2005

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Unspeakable 2007

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Alien Raiders 2008

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Birdemic: Shock and Terror 2010

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