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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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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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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Steve Dash – actor

Steve Dash – aka Steve Daskaiwisz – was an American actor and stunt person (March 14, 1944 – December 18, 2018). He is best known for playing Jason Voorhees in Friday …

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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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Pino Donaggio – film composer

Giuseppe “Pino” Donaggio (born 24 November 1941) is an Italian musician and film composer. A classically-trained violinist, Donaggio is best known for his collaborations with American director Brian De Palma, scoring films such as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Body Double, and Raising …

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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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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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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 Dr. Sam Loomis in the Halloween series and the …

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