Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 15


(Updated periodically)

Birthdays:

Yaphet Kotto (November 15, 1939), who starred in “Night Gallery” (segment: The Messiah on Mott Street), Alien (1979), The Running Man (1987), The Jigsaw Murders (1989), Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991), “Homicide: Life on the Streets,” and The Puppet Masters (1994).

Kotto in Alien

Jonny Lee Miller (November 15, 1972), who starred in Dracula 2000 (2000), Mindhunters (2004), “Dexter,” Frankenstein (2011), Dark Shadows (2012), and Byzantium (2012).

Miller in Dracula 2000

Sean Murray (November 15, 1997), best known for his role on “NCIS,” also starred in Hocus Pocus (1993), The Lottery (1996), Fall into Darkness (1996), and The Sleepwalker Killing (1997).

Murray in Hocus Pocus

Movie releases:

1925: Phantom of the Opera
1985: Once Bitten
1991: Cape Fear

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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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