Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: October 14

Birthdays:

Jack Arnold (October 14, 1916 – March 17, 1992), director of It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), and Monster on Campus (1958). He also wrote and directed Tarantula (1955).

Jack Arnold

Udo Kier (October 14, 1944), who starred in Mark of the Devil (1970), Flesh for Frankenstein (1973), Blood for Dracula (1974), Trauma (1976), Suspiria (1977), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981), Modern Vampires (1998), Blade (1998), Besat (1999), End of Days (1999), Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Revelation (2001), Feardotcom (2003), Love Object (2003), Dracula 3000 (2004), Evil Eyes (2004), Headspace (2005), BloodRayne (2005), “Masters of Horror” (episode: Cigarette Burns), Pray for Morning (2006), 13 Graves (2006), Grindhouse (2007; segment: Werewolf Women of the SS), Fall Down Dead (2007), Halloween (2007), Mother of Tears (2007), The Lords of Salem (2012), and Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018).

Udo Kier

Lori Petty (October 14, 1963), who starred in “The Twilight Zone” (segment: The Library), Bates Motel (1987), “Freddy’s Nightmares” (episode: Killer Instinct), Tank Girl (1995), “Brimstone,” “Masters of Horror” (episode: The Fair Haired Child), Cryptid (2006), and Dead Awake (2016).

Petty in Tank Girl

Movie releases:

1988: Pumpkinhead
1994: New Nightmare
2005: The Fog

Video game releases:

2014: The Evil Within (North America, Europe)

Book releases:

1981: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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