Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 23


(Updated periodically)

Birthdays:

Classic horror icon Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 – February 2, 1969), who starred in Frankenstein (1931), Behind the Mask (1932), The Old Dark House (1932), The Mummy (1932), The Ghoul (1933), The Black Cat (1934), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Raven (1935), The Black Room (1935), The Invisible Ray (1936), The Walking Dead (1936), Son of Frankenstein (1939), The Man They Could Not Hang (1939), Black Friday (1940), Before I Hang (1940), The Ape (1940), You’ll Find Out (1940), The Devil Commands (1941), The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942), The Climax (1944), House of Frankenstein (1944), The Body Snatcher (1945), Isle of the Dead (1945), Bedlam (1946), Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947), The Strange Door (1951), The Black Castle (1952), Voodoo Island (1957), The Haunted Strangler (1958), Frankenstein 1970 (1958), Corridors of Blood (1958), The Raven (1963), The Terror (1963), Black Sabbath (1963), The Comedy of Terrors (1963), Monster of Terror (1965), The Crimson Cult (1968), House of Evil (1968), Fear Chamber (1968), Cauldron of Blood (1970), Isle of Snake People (1971), and Alien Terror (1971).

Karloff in The Mummy (1932)

Oded Fehr (November 23, 1970), who starred in The Mummy (1999), The Mummy Returns (2001), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), “Charmed” (recurring), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), and Resident Evil: Retribution (2012).

Fehr in The Mummy (1999)

Movie releases:

2007: [REC]

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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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