Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: October 22

Birthdays:

Christopher Lloyd (October 22, 1938), who starred in Schizoid (1980), Clue (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), The Addams Family (1991), Addams Family Values (1993), Radioland Murders (1994), Quicksilver Highway (1997), Convergence (1999), When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001), “Tremors,” “Masters of Horror” (episode: Valerie on the Stairs), Piranha 3D (2010), InSight (2011), Piranha 3DD (2012), Dead Before Dawn (2012), “The Haunting Hour” (episode: Grampires), Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014), Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse (2014), 88 (2015), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016), Cold Moon (2016), Muse (2017), One by One (2018), and “Twelve Monkeys.”

Lloyd in (clockwise from top left) Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, “Haunting Hour,” and The Addams Family

Jeff Goldblum (October 22, 1952), who starred in The Sentinel (1977), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), The Fly (1986), Mister Frost (1990), The Stand (1994), Independence Day (1996), and Independence Day: Resurgence (2016).

Goldblum in The Fly

Carmen Ejogo (October 22, 1973), who starred in The Purge: Anarchy (2014), It Comes at Night (2017), Alien: Covenant (2017), and “True Detective.”

Ejogo (left) in Alien: Covenant

Movie releases:

1982: Halloween III: Season of the Witch
2002: Ghost Ship
2004: The Grudge

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Have a suggestion? Drop it below in the comments! At this time we are only featuring actors, writers, directors, authors, special effects artists, and/or series creators with at least three horror/thriller/generally spooky credits to their name, or at least one major horror accomplishment. Any and all horror/thriller/spooky movies, books, comics, video games, and TV shows are accepted as long as we can verify their release date.

Note: book/movie release dates are chosen based upon their country of origin; video game release dates reflect the first release of the title.

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