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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Billy Drago – actor

Actor Billy Drago, who appeared in over a hundred movies and numerous TV shows over four decades, has died. He was best known for portraying real-life gangster Frank Nitti in …

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Bingo O’Malley – actor

American actor Bingo O’Malley has passed away in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, where he had been in hospice care, aged 86 years-old. O’Malley first appeared in George A. Romero’s Knightriders (1981) …

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Actor Joseph Pilato has died

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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Larry Cohen – filmmaker

Larry Cohen was the auteur responsible for such notable horror movies as It’s Alive (1974) and It Lives Again, the 1978 sequel, God Told Me To aka Demon (1976), Q – The …

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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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Nicolas Roeg – filmmaker

Nicolas Roeg (15 August 1928 – 23 November 2018) was an English filmmaker, best known for directing Performance (1968, released 1970), Walkabout (1971), Don’t Look Now (1973), The Man Who …

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Celeste Yarnall – actress

Celeste Yarnall – 26 July 1944 to 7 October 2018 – was an American actress who started her career on television before moving to the big screen. Celeste’s TV appearances included Bewitched (1966), The …

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Margot Kidder – actress

Margot Kidder (October 17, 1948 – May 13, 2018), born as Margaret Ruth Kidder, was a Canadian American actress. She is best known as Lois Lane in the Superman film series, playing alongside Christopher Reeve. Kidder …

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Suzanna Leigh – actress

Suzanna Leigh (26 July 1945 – 11 December 2017) was a British actress, primarily known for her film and television roles in the 1960s and 1970s. Born Sandra Eileen Anne Smith …

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Tobe Hooper – filmmaker

William Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his landmark horror feature film, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1973) which he co-wrote with Kim …

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John Heard – actor

John Heard (March 7, 1945 – July 21, 2017) was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his roles in films such as Cutter’s Way, After Hours, Big, Beaches, Awakenings, Rambling Rose, The Pelican …

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Martin Landau – actor

Martin Landau (June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American film and television actor. His career took off in the 1950s, with appearances that included a supporting role in Alfred …

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George A. Romero – filmmaker

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian (dual citizenship) filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his gore-filled and satirical horror films. Peter Grunwald, the director’s longtime producing …

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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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John Hurt – actor

John Hurt (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor whose career spanned six decades. He came to prominence for his sympathetic role as Timothy Evans, who was hanged in …

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Ted V. Mikels – filmmaker

Ted V. Mikels (born Theodore Mikacevich; April 29, 1929 – October 16, 2016) was an American independent filmmaker primarily known for his horror movies such as The Astro-Zombies and The Corpse Grinders, although 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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Acquanetta – actress

Acquanetta (July 17, 1921 – August 16, 2004), nicknamed “The Venezuelan Volcano” by her friend William Randolph Hearst, was a B-movie actress known for her exotic beauty. The facts of …

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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 Dr. Giggles in the 1992 film of the …

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George Kennedy – actor

George Harris Kennedy, Jr. (February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016) was an American actor who appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. He is best known for …

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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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