Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: July 22

Birthdays:

James Whale (July 22, 1889 – May 29, 1957), the legendary director behind horror classics Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

Willem Dafoe (July 22, 1955), who starred in The Hunger (1983), “Deadly Nightmares” (episode: Ghostwriter), Mississippi Burning (1988), American Psycho (2000), Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Anamorph (2007), Antichrist (2009), Daybreakers (2009), Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009), Odd Thomas (2013), and Death Note (2017).

A. J. Cook (July 22, 1978), who starred in “Goosebumps” (episode: Don’t Wake Mummy), Teen Sorcery (1999), Ripper (2001), Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001), Final Destination 2 (2003), Bloodsuckers (2005), Night Skies (2007), Mother’s Day (2010), Wer (2013), and “Criminal Minds”.

Movie releases:

1977: The Hills Have Eyes
1983: Jaws 3-D
2005: The Devil’s Rejects
2016: Lights Out

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