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Today in Horror History: October 21

Birthdays: Carrie Fisher (October 21, 1956 - December 27, 2016), best remembered as Leia Organa, also starred in Frankenstein (1984), Scream 3 (2000), Wonderland(2003), and Sorority Row (2009). Fisher in Scream 3 Ken Watanabe (October 21, 1959), who starred in Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009), and Godzilla (2014). Ken Watanabe Michael McMillian (October… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 21

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Today in Horror History: October 20

Birthdays: Classic monster movie icon Bela Lugosi (October 20, 1882 - August 16, 1956), who starred in The Thirteenth Chair (1929), Dracula (1931), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932), White Zombie (1932), Island of Lost Souls (1932), The Whispering Shadow (1933), Night of Terror (1933), The Black Cat (1934), Mark of the Vampire (1935), The… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 20

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Today in Horror History: October 19

Birthdays: Tor Johnson (October 19, 1903 - May 12, 1971), who starred in Ghost Catchers (1944), The Canterville Ghost (1944), Bride of the Monster (1955), The Black Sheep (1956), The Unearthly (1957), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), Night of the Ghouls (1959), and The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961). Johnson (right) with Maila “Vampira”… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 19

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Today in Horror History: October 18

Birthdays: Peter Boyle (October 18, 1935 - December 12, 2006), who starred in Young Frankenstein (1974), Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979), Outland (1981), Echoes in the Darkness (1987), The Surgeon (1995), “The X-Files” (episode: Clyde Bruckman’s Final Response), Sweet Evil (1996), and Species II (1998). Boyle in Young Frankenstein Tyler Posey (October 18, 1991), who… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 18

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Today in Horror History: October 17

Birthdays: Michael McKean (October 17, 1947), who starred in Clue (1985), Hider in the House (1989), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Radioland Murders (1994), Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997), True Crime (1999), and “The X-Files” (recurring). McKean (right) in Clue Mark Gatiss (October 17, 1966), who wrote and hosted A History of Horror with… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 17