Freddie Jones – actor

British character actor Freddie Jones has passed away. He had a lengthy career in theatre, television, and cinema productions over almost sixty years. Born Frederick Charles Jones on 12 September …

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Rip Torn – actor

American actor Rip Torn has passed away peacefully in his home, aged 88 years-old, his representatives have confirmed. Born in Temple, Texas in 1931, Torn made the move to Hollywood …

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Joseph Pilato – actor

Actor Joseph Pilato has died at the age of seventy. Also known as Joe Pilato, he will probably be best remembered as the villainous Captain Rhodes who gets his comeuppance …

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Julie Adams – actress

Actress Julie Adams has died aged ninety-two. She is best known to horror fans as the love interest of the Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). Confirmation of her demise …

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Donald Moffat – actor

Donald Moffat was a British born actor, best known for his roles in The Thing (1982), The Right Stuff (1983), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). Born December 26, …

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George ‘Buck’ Flower – Actor

George ‘Buck’ Flower – October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004 – was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. Born in the Blue Mountains of …

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Adam West – actor

Adam West (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), born as William West Anderson, was an American actor whose career spanned seven decades. He is best known for portraying Batman in the …

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Peter Sallis – actor

Peter Sallis (1 February 1921 – 2 June 2017) was an English character actor, mainly known for his work on British television. He gained worldwide fame as the voice of inventor …

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Tor Johnson – actor

Tore Johansson (19 October 1903 – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler (billed as The Super Swedish Angel) and actor. He …

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Martin Kosleck – actor

Martin Kosleck (March 24, 1904 – January 15, 1994) was a German film actor, born Nicolaie Yoshkin in Barkotzen in Pomerania. He soon gained a foothold in German cinema and landed a …

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Larry Drake – actor

Larry Drake (February 21, 1950 – March 17, 2016) was an American actor and best known to horror fans as the titular Doctor Giggles in the 1992 film of the …

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Angus Scrimm – actor

Angus Scrimm (born Lawrence Rory Guy; August 19, 1926 – January 9, 2016) was an American actor and author, best known for playing the Tall Man in the 1979 horror …

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Christopher Lee – actor

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly seventy years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became …

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Karen Black – actress

Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her appearances in such films …

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George Zucco – actor

George Desylla Zucco – 11 January 1886 to 27 May 1960 – was an English character actor who appeared, almost always in supporting roles, in ninety-six films during a career spanning two decades, from 1931 to …

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Lionel Atwill – actor

Lionel Alfred William Atwill (1 March 1885 – 22 April 1946) was an English stage and film actor. He was born on March 1, 1885 in Croydon, Surrey. He studied architecture …

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Dee Wallace – actress

Dee Wallace – born Deanna Bowers; December 14, 1949 – and also known as Dee Wallace Stone, is an American actress and ‘Scream Queen’. She is perhaps best known for …

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Udo Kier – actor

“From time to time you have to make a film like Armageddon so people see that you’re still around.” Udo Kier – born Udo Kierspe; 14 October 1944 – is …

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David Hess – actor

David Alexander Hess was an American actor, musician and songwriter, best known for his appearances in a trio of extreme horror films in the 1970s, in which he played a variety …

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Dwight Frye – actor

Dwight Iliff Frye (February 22, 1899 – November 7, 1943) was an American stage and screen actor, noted for his appearances in the classic horror films Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He is frequently …

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Noble Johnson – actor

Noble Johnson (April 18, 1881 – January 9, 1978) was an African-American actor and film producer. He was one of the first black actors in Hollywood to achieve any meaningful level of fame and successfully …

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Donald Pleasence – actor

Donald Pleasence (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an iconic English film, television, and stage actor. His most notable film roles include Michael Myers-obsessed psychiatrist Doctor Sam Loomis in the Halloween series and the …

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Reggie Nalder – actor

Alfred Reginald Natzick aka Reggie Nalder/Detlef Van Berg/Detlas Van Burg There are actors who look and act unconventionally – Lon Chaney Snr., Dwight Frye, right up to Steve Buscemi and Ron …

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Frank Thornton – actor

British actor Frank Thornton, most famous for playing stuffy Captain Peacock in the long-running innuendo-filled BBC TV sitcom – and offshoot film – Are You Being Served? died in March 2012, …

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