Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 19

Birthdays:

Angus Scrimm (August 19, 1926 – January 9, 2016), who starred in Scream Bloody Murder (1973), the Phantasm franchise, Chopping Mall (1986), Transylvania Twist (1989), Subspecies (1991), Mind Warp (1992), Fatal Frames (1996), Vampirella (1996), Wishmaster (1997), “The Nightmare Room” (episode: Locker 13), Legend of the Phantom Rider (2002), The Off Season (2004), Hollywood Horror (2006), “Masters of Horror” (episode: Incident On and Off a Mountain Road”), Satanic (2006), Automatons (2006), I Sell the Dead (2008), Satan Hates You (2010), John Dies at the End (2012), Disciples (2014), Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015), and Dances with Werewolves (2016).

Kevin Dillon (August 19, 1965), who starred in The Blob (1988), “Tales from the Crypt” (episode: House of Horror), No Escape (1994), Misbegotten (1997), Hidden Agenda (1999), Vampires: Out for Blood (2004), and Poseidon (2006).

Michelle Borth (August 19, 1978), who starred in Silent Warnings (2003), Wonderland (2003), The Sisterhood (2004), Komodo vs. Cobra (2005), Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006), Trespassers (2006), and “Supernatural” (episode: What Is And What Should Never Be).

Movie releases:

1988: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
2011: Fright Night

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