August 22nd horror history



Born on this day:
  • 1967 – Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, “The Thing” remake, “Thor: The Dark World”, “Lost (TV Series)”, “The Mummy Returns.” 
  • 1965- Courtney Gains, “Mimesis”, “Alien Encounter”, “King Cobra”, “Back to the Future”, “Children of the Corn.” 
  • 1958 – Colm Feore, “The Exorcism of Emily Rose”, “The Chronicles of Riddick”, “Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series).” 
  • 1945 – David Chase wrote for the TV series “Kolchak: The Night Stalker,” and the screenplay for the film “Grave of the Vampire”. 
  • 1920 – Ray Bradbury. “The Ray Bradbury Theater.” 
  • 1900 – Jean Yarbrough, directed the films “The Devil Bat,” “King of the Zombies” and “She-Wolf of London.”


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  • 2000 – Wrestler Toru Tanaka, “Alligator II,” “Darkman” and “The Running Man,”. 
  • 1977 – Sebastian Cabot, “Mr. French” on the “Family Affair” TV series. Films “The Time Machine” and “Twice Told Tales.” 
  • 1991 – Colleen Dewhurst “The Dead Zone,” “The Boy Who Could Fly” and provided the voice of “Satan” in the film “Exorcist III,”. 
  • 1963 – Perry Ivins, “Fritz” in “Son of Frankenstein”, “Thriller (TV Series)”, “Mystery of the Wax Museum”.
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