Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: October 30

Birthdays:

Leon Rippy (October 30, 1949), who starred in Tales of the Third Dimension (1984; segment: The Guardian), Fire Starter (1984), Maximum Overdrive (1986), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), “Deadwood,” and “Alcatraz”

Rippy in Maximum Overdrive

Shaun Sipos (October 30, 1981), who starred in Final Destination 2 (2003), The Skulls III (2004), The Grudge 2 (2006), Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008), Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013), “The Vampire Diaries” (recurring), The Remaining (2014), “Dark Matter” (recurring), and The Sandman (2017).

Sipos in Final Destination 2

Fiona Dourif (October 30, 1981; daughter of Brad Dourif), who starred in “Deadwood” (recurring), “True Blood” (recurring), Curse of Chucky (2013), Fear Clinic (2014), Blood Is Blood (2016), Arbor Demon (2016), Cult of Chucky (2017), and “The Purge.”

Dourif in Cult of Chucky

Movie releases:

1981: Halloween II
1998: Vampires

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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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