Happy birthday, William Castle

Happy birthday, William Castle Born April 24, 1914 Castle was known for his horror movie gimmicks, drawing in crowds by utilizing various interactive techniques. In The Tingler, the monster would attempt to crawl up a potential host’s spine, creating a tingly sensation. The only remedy was to yell to make The Tingler flee. Castle rigged…

Happy birthday, John Waters

Happy birthday, John Waters Born April 22, 1946 Waters is a director, screenwriter, and actor, largely involved in cult-classics. He has appeared in The Simpson's (pictured) and Seed of Chucky, and has directed Serial Mom, Cry Baby, and Hairspray

Happy birthday, Jack Nicholson

Happy birthday, Jack Nicholson Born April 22, 1937 Nicholson’s rough voice and menacing smile has landed him roles in a variety of darker movies, including Mars Attacks!, The Shining, Wolf, Batman (1989), The Raven (1963), and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest among many others.

Happy birthday, Tim Curry

Happy birthday, Tim Curry Born April 19, 1946 Tim Curry has played numerous memorable, dark roles, including those pictured (It, Legend, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Peter Pan and the Pirates, Muppet Treasure Island, and the Tales from the Crypt episode “Death of Some Salesmen”) and many others such as Clue, The Worst Witch, Aaahh!!!…

Happy birthday, David Tennant

Happy birthday, David Tennant Born April 18, 1971 Tennant is best remembered for his work as the Tenth Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who, but has also had horror and crime roles in the remake of Fright Night (pictured), Jessica Jones, Broadchurch, Gracepoint, and the upcoming Bad Samaritan.