Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 10

Birthdays:

Robert Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005), who directed The Curse of the Cat People (1944), The Body Snatcher (1945), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), The Haunting (1963), The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Hindenburg(1975), and Audrey Rose (1977).

Robert Wise

Chris Columbus (September 10, 1958), who wrote Gremlins (1984) and The Goonies (1985), and has signed on to direct the upcoming Five Nights at Freddy’s movie.

Chris Columbus

James Duval (September 10, 1972), who starred in Independence Day (1996), The Clown at Midnight (1999), Donnie Darko (2001), May (2002), Mad Cowgirl (2006), Toxic (2008), Evilution (2008), Penance (2009), The Black Waters of Echo’s Pond (2009), Cornered! (2009), Alyce Kills (2011), Sushi Girl (2012), Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales (2014; segment: Shockwave), Dead Sea (2014), Lazarus: Apocalypse (2014), Delirium (2015), Tales of Halloween (2015; segment: This Means War), Dutch Hollow (2015), It Watches (2016), The Abduction of Jennifer Grayson (2017), The Black Room (2017), Caller ID: Entity (2018), and Beast Mode (2018).

Duval in Donnie Darko

Movie releases:

1999: Stigmata
1999: Stir of Echoes

Television premieres:

1993: The X-Files

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