Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 16

Birthdays:

Jennifer Tilly (September 16, 1958), who starred in High Spirits (1988), Embrace of the Vampire (1995), Bride of Chucky (1998), Do Not Disturb (1999), Hide and Seek (2000), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Jericho Mansions (2003), The Haunted Mansion (2003), Seed of Chucky (2004), The Initiation of Sarah (2006), The Caretaker (2008), Curse of Chucky (2013), and Cult of Chucky (2017).

Tilly in Bride of Chucky

Mike Mignola (September 16, 1960), The creator of Hellboy, also drew the comic book adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, co-wrote the novels Baltimore, or, the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire and Joe Golem and the Drowning City, and was brought on as a visual consultant to director Guillermo del Toro for Blade II (2002), Hellboy (2004), and Hellboy 2: The Golden Army (2008).

Mike Mignola

Madeline Zima (September 16, 1985), who starred in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), “The Nightmare Room” (episodes: School Spirit and Full Moon Halloween), Dimples (2008), The Collector (2009), Trance (2010), A Monster in Paris (2011; English dub), “The Vampire Diaries” (episode: We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street), “Grimm” (episode: Maiden Quest), and “Twin Peaks” (2017).

Zima in Grimm

Movie releases:

1987: Street Trash
2005: Cry_Wolf
2016: Blair Witch

Video game releases:

2002: Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance (North America)

Television premieres:

1963: The Outer Limits

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