TJF’s History of Horror[8/15]

TJF’s History Of Horror

The History Of Horror,

BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1990 – Jennifer Lawrence, starred in “House at the End of the Street”, “X-Men: First Class”, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, “The Devil You Know”, “The Hunger Games.”
  • 1985 – Emily Kinney, starred as “Beth Greene” in “The Walking Dead (TV Series)” and also appeared in “The Following (TV Series).”
  • 1974 – Natasha Henstridge who starred in the films “Species,” “Species II,” “Species III” and “Ghosts of Mars.”
  • 1972 – Ben Affleck who appeared in the films “Phantoms,” “Hollywoodland,” “Armageddon” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “Daredevil” and will portray “Batman” in the upcoming “Batman vs. Superman.”
  • 1970 – Anthony Anderson, best known for playing “Detective Kevin Bernard” on “Law and Order.” He also appeared in the films “Transformers” and “Scary Movie 3 & 4″ and “Urban Legends: Final Cut.”
  • 1950 – Gaylen Ross, best known for portraying “Francine” in George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead.” She also appeared in “Madman” and “Creepshow.”
  • 1936 – Pat Priest who played “Marilyn Munster” on the series “The Munsters,” and appeared in the film “The Incredible Two Headed Transplant.”
  • 1933 – Lori Nelson who starred in “Revenge of the Creature,” “The Day the World Ended” and “The Naked Monster.”
  • 1929 – Gordon Russell who wrote for the original “Dark Shadows” soap opera and wrote the screenplay for the film “House of Dark Shadows.”
  • 1924 – Vincent Beck who played “Voldar” in “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.”
  • 1919 – Bowery Boy Huntz Hall who faced off against Bela Lugosi twice, first in “Spooks Run Wild” and then again in “Ghosts On the Loose.”
  • 1903 – Professional apeman Charles Gemora, who appeared as apes or monsters in the films “I Married a Monster From Outer Space,” the 1932 version of “Murders In the Rue Morgue” and “War of the Worlds.”

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Emily Kinney

Emily Kinney

Natasha Henstridge

Natasha Henstridge

 

Gaylen Ross

Gaylen Ross

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2013 – Lisa Robin Kelly, best known for playing “Laurie Forman” on “That ’70s Show (TV Series).” She also appeared in “Charmed (TV Series)”. “Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)”, “Amityville: Dollhouse”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, and “Terror in the Shadows.” She passed away at the all too young age of 43 from a drug overdose.
  • 2007 – Anthony Carras, producer of the films “Comedy of Terrors,” “Ghost in the Invisible Bikini” and “Master of the World,” passed away at the age of 86.
  • 1996 – Joe Seneca, appeared in “Friday the 13th (TV Series) and “The Blob” remake. He passed away at the age of 77.
  • 1988 – Ronald Stein who composed the scores for such films as “Spider Baby,” “Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet” “and “The Haunted Palace.” passed away at the age of 58.
  • 1979 – William Schramm who appeared in “Dracula’s Daughter,” passed away at the age of 75.

Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly

Joe Seneca

Joe Seneca

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Phantom of the Opera 1962
Targets 1968
Dreamscape 1984
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984
Manhunter 1986
The Fly 1986
Aenigma 1987
The Fan 1995
Event Horizon 1997
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer filmed in 1992 released in 1997
Freddy vs Jason 2003
Mutation 2006
Snakes on a Train 2006
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer 2007
Mirrors 2008

The Fly 1986 movie poster

Aenigma movie poster

Event Horizon movie poster

Freddy Vs Jason

 

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