Horror Almanac – August 22

The History Of Horror,

BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1979 – Brandon Quintin Adams, was a child actor who appeared in “Ghost in the Machine”, “Nightmare Cafe (TV Series)”, “The People Under the Stairs”, “The Sandlot” and more.
  • 1967 – Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, has appeared in “The Thing” remake, “Thor: The Dark World”, “Lost (TV Series)”, “The Mummy Returns.”
  • 1965- Courtney Gains, appears in “Mimesis”, “Alien Encounter”, “King Cobra”, “Back to the Future”, “Children of the Corn.”
  • 1958 – Colm Feore, has appeared in “The Exorcism of Emily Rose”, “The Chronicles of Riddick”, “Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series).”
  • 1945 – David Chase who wrote for the TV series “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” and the screenplay for the film “Grave of the Vampire” (which was based on his novel “The Still Life”).
  • 1920 – The one and only Ray Bradbury. Some of his works made into films include “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms,” “Fahrenheit 451,” “Something Wicked This Way Comes” and ‘The Illustrated Man. He also hosted and wrote the eerie anthology series “The Ray Bradbury Theater.”
  • 1900 – Jean Yarbrough, who directed the films “The Devil Bat,” “King of the Zombies” and “She-Wolf of London.”
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Courtney Gains

Courtney Gains
Colm Feore

Colm Feore
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2005 – Romi Koch, was an underrated actress who passed too soon. She starred in “Dead Doll.” She passed away in 2005 at an undetermined age in her mid 20’s.
  • 2000 – Wrestler Toru Tanaka, who appeared in the fil ms “Alligator II,” “Darkman” and “The Running Man,” passed away at the age of 70.
  • 1980 – Norman Shelley, was a British actor known for “Jack the Ripper (TV Mini-Series)”, “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed”, “The Monkey’s Paw”, “Daughter of Darkness” and more. He passed away at the age of 77.
  • 1977 – Sebastian Cabot, best known for his role as “Mr. French” on the “Family Affair” TV series, passed away at the age of 59. He also appeared in the films “The Time Machine” and “Twice Told Tales.”
  • 1991 – Colleen Dewhurst who appeared in the films “The Dead Zone,” “The Boy Who Could Fly” and provided the voice of “Satan” in the film “Exorcist III,” passed away at the age of 67.
  • 1963 – Perry Ivins, appeared as “Fritz” in “Son of Frankenstein”, “Thriller (TV Series)”, “Mystery of the Wax Museum.” He died at the age of 68.
Romi Koch

Romi Koch
Sebastian Cabot

Sebastian Cabot
Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Curse Of The Voodoo 1965
    Night of the Creeps 1986
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 1986
    Invasion Earth: The Aliens Are Here 1988
    Trancers II 1991
    Mimic 1997
    Forest Of The Damned 2005
    I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer 2006
  • Satan’s Playground 2006
    Cthulhu 2007
  • Death Race 2008
Night of the Creeps

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 movie poster

Mimic

Satan's Playground

 

Full Story Here: Horror Almanac – August 22
by: Michael Juvinall
Horror Society – Your Voice for Independent Horror

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