posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 22

1891 – Parker Fennelly, actor (Tales of Tomorrow)
1908 – John Sutton, actor (Return of the Fly, Men Into Space)
1908 – John Zaremba, actor (Earth vs. Flying Saucers, 20 Million Miles to Earth, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Time Tunnel, The Time Machine)

1914 – William F. Claxton, director (The Night of the Lepus, Twilight Zone)
1916 – Sidney Miller, director (My Favorite Martian, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock)
1917 – Joan Fontaine, actress (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
1919 – Doris Lessing, sci-fi author (Children of Violence, Canopus in Argos)

1927 – James Grout, actor (Cyberzone)
1932 – Barboura Morris, actress (Wasp Woman, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes)
1936 – Gary Vinson, actor (The Incredible Hulk, The Munsters’ Revenge, Battlestar Galactica, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Invisible Boy)
1938 – Derek Jacobi, actor (Doctor Who)

Derek Jacobi in Doctor Who

Derek Jacobi in Doctor Who

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1938 – Christopher Lloyd, actor (Back to the Future 1, 2, 3, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Piranha 3DD, Buckaroo Banzai)

1942 – Annette Funicello, actress (Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine)
1943 – Jim Baen, founder, publisher and editor (Baen Books)
1948 – Christopher Curry, actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Star Trek: Voyager, Starship Troopers, Babylon 5, Quantum Leap, C.H.U.D.)
1952 – Jeff Goldblum, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Earth Girls are Easy, The Fly, Buckaroo Banzai, The Ray Bradbury Theatre, Threshold, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
1952 – John Howard, actor (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl from Tomorrow)

1962 – Suzanne Snyder, actress (Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Return of the Living Dead II, Weird Science, The Last Starfighter)
1965 – Valeria Golino, actress (Escape from L.A.)
1968 – Jay Johnston, actor (Men in Black II, Bicentennial Man)
1972 – Saffron Burrows, actress (Deep Blue Sea, Perfect Creature, Wing Commander)

1974 – Layla Roberts , actress (Armageddon)

1981 – Michael Fishman, actor (A.I. Artificial Intelligence)
1981 – Michael Granger, actor, d @ 58 (Creature with Atom Brain, Science Fiction Theatre)
1981 – John Boyd, actor (Fringe)
1986 – Kyle Gallner, actor (The Walking Dead, Smallville)

1990 – Jonathan Lipnicki, actor (Meego)
1995 – Mary Wickes, actress, d @ 85 (ALF Loves a Mystery)

2006 – Arthur Hill, actor d @ 84 (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Invaders, The Andromeda Strain, Futureworld, Murder in Space, Prototype)
2006 – Richard Mayes, actor, d @ 83 (Doctor Who, A for Andromeda)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 21

1904 – Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)

1926 – Leonard Rossiter (2001: A Space Odyssey)
1929 – Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)
1933 – Georgia Brown, actress (Star Trek: TNG)
1936 – Jack Taylor, actor (Horror of the Zombies, Doctor Jekyll y el Hombre Loco)

1940 – Julie Parrish, actress (Star Trek, The Next Step Beyond, The Time Machine)

Julie Parrish in Star Trek

Julie Parrish in Star Trek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1943 – Paula Kelly, actress (Soylent Green, The Andromeda Strain)
1945 – Everett McGill, actor (Dune, Jekyll Island)
1948 – Tom Everett, actor (Automan, Quantum Leap, Eerie Indiana, Space: Above and Beyond, Journeyman, FlashForward, Max Headroom)

1956 – Carrie Fisher, actress (Star Wars, Smallville, The Time Guardian, Frankenstein)
1959 – Tamara De Treaux, actress (ET)
1959 – Ken Watanabe, actor (Godzilla, Inception, Space Travelers)
1960 – Melora Walters, actress (The Butterfly Effect, Twice Upon a Time)

1971 – Raymond Hatton, actor, d @ 84 (Day the World Ended)
1973 – Sasha Roiz, actress (The Day After Tomorrow, Warehouse 13, Caprica, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Land of the Dead, Mutant X)
1978 – Will Estes, actor (Meego)

1982 – Matt Dallas, actor (Life Tracker, Kyle XY)
1983 – Charlotte Sullivan, actress (The Colony, Smallville)
1986 – Alex Kew, actor (My Parents are Aliens)
1988 – Mark Rendall, actor (30 Days of Night, Time Warp Trio, ReGenesis)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 20

1882 – Bela Lugosi, actor (The Invisible Ray, Son of Frankenstein, The Phantom Creeps, The Ghost of Frankenstein, The Ape Man, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Return of the Ape Man, Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla, Bride of the Monster, Plan 9 From Outer Space)
1887 – Addison Richards, actor (Science Fiction Theatre)

1913 – Barney Phillips, actor (The Invaders, Twilight Zone, Science Fiction Theatre)
1918 – Anton Diffring, actor (Doctor Who, The Beast Must Die, Fahrenheit 451, H.G. Wells’ Invisible Man)
1922 – John Anderson, actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, My Favorite Martian, Starman, Project U.F.O, The Incredible Hulk, Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, My Favorite Martian, Star Trek: TNG, Quantum Leap, Voyagers!, The Satan Bug)

John Anderson as Ebonite Interrogator in The Outer Limits episode, "Nightmare."

John Anderson as Ebonite Interrogator in The Outer Limits episode, “Nightmare.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1934 – Michael Dunn, actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Star Trek, The Mutations)
1935 – Jerry Ohrbach, actor (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, Universal Soldier)

1941 – Anneke Wills, actress (Doctor Who)

1945 – George Wyner, actor (Spaceballs, Stargate SG-1, Quantum Leap)

1948 – Alan Ackles, actor (Benji Zax & the Alien Prince)
1949 – George Harris, actor (Flash Gordon)
1949 – George Harris, actor (Starhunter, Flash Gordon)
1950 – William Russ, actor (Stargate SG-1, SeaQuest 2032, V)
1956 – Danny Boyle, director (28 Days Later)

1965 – William Zabka, actor (Hot Tub Time Machine, Mindstorm, Interceptor Force, To the Ends of Time)

1970 – Patrick Wymark, actor, d @ 44 (Journey to the Far Side of the Sun)
1971 – Kenneth Choi, actor (Heroes, Roswell, Deep Core)
1977 – Sam Witwer, actor (Battlestar Galatica, Star Trek:Enterprise, Smallville, The Mist, The Walking Dead)

1980 – Niall Matter, actor (Primeval: New World, Eureka, Warehouse 13, Stargate: Atlantis)
1983 – Alona Tal, actor (Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D)
1987 – Rose McIver, actress (iZombie)
1988 – Adam Butcher, actor (ReGenesis)
1995 – Christopher Stone, actor, d @ 53 (Manimal, Galactica 1980, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Bionic Woman, Logan’s Run)

2003 – Jack Elam, actor, d @ 82 (Twilight Zone, The Aurora Encounter)
2006 – Jane Wyatt, actress, d @ 96 (Star Trek, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Gemini Man)
2009 – John Hart, actor, d @ 91 (Blackenstein, The Astral Factor, World of Giants)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 19

1903 – Tor Johnson,actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space, The Unearthly, The Beast From Yucca Flats, Rocky Jones Space Ranger)

1909 – Robert Beatty, actor (Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, The Martian Chronicles, Unidentified Flying Oddball, Blakes 7, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Doctor Who, Die Todesstrahlen des Dr. Mabuse, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man, Project M7, Devil’s Plot, Captain Video and His Video Rangers)
1916 – David Lewis, actor (The Wide World of Mystery: Alien Lover, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lights Out: The Martian Eyes, The Girl with Something Extra)

David Lewis (right)  in the Lights Out episode, "The Martian Eyes"

David Lewis (right) in the Lights Out episode, “The Martian Eye”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1918 – Bob Sweeney, director (Starman, Misfits of Science)
1921 – George Nader, actor (Beyond Atlantis, The Great Space Adventure, Robot Monster, The Human Duplicators)
1932 – Robert Reed, actor (Galactica 1980)
1936 – Shelby Grant, actress (Fantastic Voyage)
1936 – Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Endangered Species, Twilight Zone)

1940 – Michael Gambon, actor (Doctor Who, Mary Reilly)
1941 – Simon Ward, actor (Supergirl, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed)
1945 – John Lithgow (Third Rock from the Sun, Buckaroo Banzai, Twilight Zone: The Movie, The Day After, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, 2010, Twilight Zone: The Movie)
1946 – Kenneth Washington, actor (Westworld, Star Trek)
1949 – Jim Starlin, artist (Guardians of the Galaxy)
1951 – Annie Golden, actress (The American Astronaut, Twelve Monkeys)
1955 – John Hodiak, actor, d @ 41 (On the Threshold of Space)
1958 – Tiriel Mora, actor (Stepsister from Planet Weird, Farscape, Time Trax, Future Schlock)

1966 – Roger R. Cross, actor (Continuum, Eureka, The X Files, The Strain, Fringe, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Bionic Woman, The 4400, The Chronicles of Riddick, Star Trek: Enterprise, Taken, Andromeda, Stargate SG-1, First Wave, Sliders, M.A.N.T.I.S.)
1966 – Jon Favreau, director / actor (Revolution, Cowboys & Aliens, Zathura: A Space Adventure / John Carter, Deep Impact)
1966 – Amy Linker, actress (D.A.R.Y.L.)
1969 – Anna Galvin, actress (SGU Stargate Universe, Caprica, Smallville, Kyle XY, The Andromeda Strain, Tin Man, Eureka, Timecop)
1970 – Chris Kattan, actor (Undead or Alive: A Zombedy)
1972 – Tony Crane, actor (S1m0ne, Out of This World)
1976 – Desmond Harrington, actor (Taken)
1980 – Benjamin Salisbury, actor (S1m0ne)

1982 – Gillian Jacobs, actor (Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Fringe)
1982 – Dan Tobin, actor (Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian)
1991 – Kevin Alves, actro (How to Build a Better Boy, Warehouse 13)

2006 – Phyllis Kirk, actress, d @ 78 (Twilight Zone)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 18

1915 – Victor Sen Yung, (Captain Midnight)
1923 – Boris Sagal, actor (World War III, The Omega Man, Twilight Zone)
1926 – Klaus Kinski, actor (Timestalkers, Creature, Android, Lifespan)
1927 – George C. Scott, actor (Day of the Dolphin)
1934 – Inger Stevens, actress (Twilight Zone)
1934 – Calvin Lockhart, actor (Predator 2)
1935 – Peter Boyle, actor (Young Frankenstein, Outland, Species II, The X-Files, Los & Clark, Solar Crisis)
1938 – Dawn Wells, actress (Meego, ALF, The Invaders)

Dawn Wells in The Invaders episode, "Dark Outpost."

Dawn Wells in The Invaders episode, “Dark Outpost.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1944 – Katherine Kurtz, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)

1946 – Howard Shore, composer (eXistenZ)

1947 – Joe Morton, actor (Brother from Another Planet, Terminator 2, Eureka, Coma, Warehouse 13, Thoughtcrimes, Smallville, Dragonfly, The X-Files, The Astronaut’s Wife)

1951 – Pam Dawber, actress (Mork and Mindy, The Twilight Zone)
1954 – Arliss Howard, actor (The Incredible Hulk, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Twilight Zone, The Day After)
1955 – David Twohy, director (Riddick, The Chronicles of Riddick, Pitch Black, Disaster in Time)
1958 – Corinne Bohrer, actress (Star Kid, The Powers of Matthew Star, Zapped!)
1960 – Jean-Claude Van Damme, actor (Universal Soldier, U.F.O., Cyborg, Timecop)
1960 – Erin Moran, actress (Galaxy of Terror)
1968 – Lee Tracy, actor, d @ 70 (Doctor X, Lights Out)

1974 – Joy Bryant, actress (Virtuality)
1984 – Tod Fennell, actor (The 4400, Brainscan)
1984 – Frieda Pinto, actress (Rise from the Planet of the Apes)
1984 – Jon Eric Hexum, actor, d @ 26 (Voyager from the Unknown, Voyagers!)

1987 – Zac Efron, actor (Firefly)

1991 – Tyler Posey, actor (Smallville)

2000 – Gwen Verdon, actress, d @ 75 (Cocoon I & II)
2002 – Kam Fong, actor, d @ 84 (The Lost Missile)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 17

1897 – Hal K Dawson, actor (Superman and the Mole-Men, Twilight Zone, The Alligator People, Science Fiction Theatre)
1907 – John Marley, actor (Twilight Zone, Land of the Giants, Threshold)
1913 – Robert Lowery, actor (Adventures of Superman, The Monster and the Ape, Revenge of the Zombies)
1914 – Jerry Siegel, writer (Superman)
1917 – Marsha Hunt, actress (Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits)

Marsha Hunt in The Outer Limits episode, "ZZZZZZ."

Marsha Hunt in The Outer Limits episode, “ZZZZZZ.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1921 – Tom Poston, actor (Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, Lights Out, The Lone Gunmen, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, Mork & Mindy, Zotz!)
1926 – Beverly Garland, actress (The Neanderthal Man, The Rocket Man, Science Fiction Theatre, It Conquered the World , Not of This Earth, The Alligator People, Twilight Zone, Planets of the Apes, The 6 Million Dollar Man, Lois & Clark)
1926 – Julie Adams, actress (Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Underwater City, The Incredible Hulk, Sliders)
1937 – Paxton Whitehead, actor (RocketMan, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
1943 – Sabrina Scharf, actress (Star Trek)
1943 – Michael Reeves, director (She Beast, Castle of the Living Dead)
1945 – Thomas Kopache, actor (Star Trek: Enterprise, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: Voyager, The X-Files, Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: TNG, Babylon 5, Strange Invaders)
1947 – Michael McKean, actor (Smallville, The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Coneheads, Earth Girls are Easy, Short Circuit 2, D.A.R.Y.L.)
1948 – George Wendt, actor (Alien Avengers, Space Truckers, Twilight Zone, Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again)
1948 – Margot Kidder, actress (Superman, Smallville, Earth: Final Conflict)

1955 – Sam Bottoms, actor (The X-Files)
1957 – Vincent Van Patten, actor (The Six Million Dollar Man)
1958 – John Neilsen, actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, NYPD 2069, Race to Space)

1963 – Cynthia Bain, actress (Spontaneous Combustion, Quantum Leap)
1965 – Andrea Powell, actress (Ender’s Game)
1966 – Mark Gatiss, actor (Frankenstein, Doctor Who, First Men in the Moon, Clone, Jekyll, The Quatermass Experiment)
1969 – Wood Harris, actor (Dredd)

1972 – Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, actress (Battlestar Galactica, Flash Gordon, I Robot, Stargate SG-1, Smallville)
1974 – Rizwan Manji, actor (FlashForward, Transformers)
1977 – Alimi Ballard, actor (Deep Impact)
1978 – Bruce Mackinnon, actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jekyll)
1978 – Erin Karpluk, actress (Delete, Captain Starship, Flash Gordon, Bionic Woman, Earthsea, 10.5, Battlestar Galactica, Taken, Seven Days)
1979 – John Stuart, actor, d @ 81 (Space School, Quatermass II: Enemy From Space)
1983 – Felicity Jones, actress (Doctor Who)

1990 – Bianca Bree, actress (U.F.O.)
1991 – Dora Madison Burge, actress (Star-Crossed, Humans versus Zombies)
1997 – Paul Edwin Zimmer, sci-fi writer, d @ 54

2003 – Janice Rule, actress, d @ 72 (Twilight Zone)
2004 – Julius Harris, actress, d @ 81 (Eerie, Indiana, The Incredible Hulk)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 16

1902 – Anthony Nicholls, actor (Space: 1999)
1910 – Douglas Walton, actor (The Bride of Frankenstein)
1912 – Maidie Norman, actress (The Incredible Hulk, Twilight Zone)
1912 – Berry Kroeger, actor (Demon Seed, Young Frankenstein,The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Atlantis, the Lost Continent, The Time Travelers, World of Giants)
1917 – Alice Pearce, actress (Twilight Zone)
1921 – Michael Conrad, actor (Way Out, Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, The Incredible Hulk, Lost In Space, The Imortal, The 6 Milllion Dollar Man)
1921 – Robert Urquhart, actor, d @ 72 (The Curse of Frankenstein, Doomwatch)

1940 – Barry Corbin, actor (Alien Express, Race to Space, Timequest, Virus, The Twilight Zone, My Science Project, WarGames)
1943 – Christopher Mitchum, actor (Aftershock, The Day Time Ended)
1943 – Paul Edwin Zimmer, sci-fi author, d @ 54
1946 – Suzanne Somers, actress (The Six Million Dollar Man)
1947 – Guy Siner, actor (Bug, Star Trek: Enterprise, Babylon 5, Doctor Who)
1949 – David Greenwalt, writer (Eureka, Surface, Jake 2.0, The X Files)
1951 – Daniel Gerroll, actor (Mann & Machine)
1952 – Martha Smith, actress (They Came from Outer Space, Swamp Thing)

1958 – Tim Robbins, actor (Mission To Mars, War of the Worlds, Howard the Duck, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century)
1962 – Flea, actor (Back to the Future: Part II & III, Stranded)
1963 – Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff, actress (Superboy, Otherworld)
1963 – The Outer Limits debuted on ABC

The Outer Limits debuts on ABC

The Outer Limits debuts on ABC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1968 – Randall Batinkoff, actor (The Stepford Children)
1968 – Todd Stashwick, actor (Warehouse 13, Revolution, Heroes, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Star Trek: Enterprise)
1968 – Ron Rogge, actor (A Zombie Next Door, 3rd Rock from the Sun)

1975 – Kellie Martin, actress (SeaQuest 2032, Doin’ Time on Planet Earth)
1978 – Daniel Kountz, actor (3rd Rock from the Sun)
1981 – Brea Grant, actress (Heroes, Battle Planet)
1981 – Caterina Scorsone, actress (Flash Forward)
1984 – Trevor Blumas, actor (Warehouse 13, Earth: Virtual Mom, Final Conflict)
1984 – Peggy Ann Garner, actress, d @ 52 (The Outer Limits)
1989 – Jack Salvatore Jr., actor (Donnie Darko, 3rd Rock from the Sun)

2002 – Ron Taylor, actor (Star Trek: DS9, Quantum Leap, The Ice Pirates)
2010 – Barbara Billingsley, actress, d @ 94 (Mysterious Ways, Invaders from Mars)
2013 – Ed Lauter, actor, d @ 74 (The Clone Master, Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann, Manimal, Automan, The Rocketeer, Star Trek: TNG, The X-Files, Millennium, Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 14

1891 – L. F. Hay, sci-fi author
1890 – Frank Conroy, actor (The Day the Earth Stood Still)
1904 – Alice Martha Lightner Hopf, sci-fi author
1914 – Woody Chamblis, actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Logan’s Run, Glen and Randa)
1916 – Jack Arnold, director (Creature From the Black Lagoon, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Tarantula, It Came From Outer Space)
1922 – Sergio Franz Funaro, sci-fi author
1923 – Nicholas Fisk, sci-fi author
1924 – Robert Webber, actor (Out There, Tales of Tomorrow, The Outer Limits, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land)
1925 – Wilanne Schneider Belden, sci-fi author
1926 – Genrikh [Saulovich Altshuller] Altov, sci-fi author

1926 – Cleveland [Langston] Moffett, sci-fi author, d @ 63
1927 – Roger Moore, actor (Moonraker, The Man Who Wouldn’t Die)
1927 – John Robert Russell, sci-fi author
1931 – James England, sci-fi author

1943 – Dyanne Thorne, actor (Space, Star Trek)
1944 – Udo Kier, actor (Iron Sky, Blade, Armageddon, Johnny Mnemonic, SeaQuest 2032)
1945 – Miles John Breuer, sci-fi author, d @ 56
1948 – Gerard Murphy, actor (Waterworld, Doctor Who)
1949 – Katy Manning, actress (Doctor Who)
1951 – John Sumner, actor (District 9, The Tommyknockers, Atomic Twister)
1952 – Rick Aviles, actor (Waterworld, The Stand)
1952 – Harry Anderson, actor (Lois & Clark)
1953 – Greg Evigan, actor (The 6 Million Dollar Man, Northstar, Deepstar Six, Tekwar, The Outer Limits, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Metal Tornado, Invasion Roswell)
1953 – Richard Christian Matheson, sci-fi author
1953 – Noëlle Roger, sci-fi author, d @ 79
1962 – Trevor Goddard, actor (The X-Files, Babylon 5)
1963 – Lori Petty, actress (Star Trek: Voyager, Alien Nation, Twilight Zone)
1968 – Robert C. Cooper, Producer (Stargate SG-1)
1970 – Jon Seda, actor (Twelve Monkeys)
1970 – Paul Fitzgerald, actor (Fringe, Roswell)
1972 – Nels Lennarson, actress (The Tomorrow People, Smallville, The Andromeda Strain, Bionic Woman, Stargate: Atlantis, Blade: The Series, Stargate SG-1, Strange Frequency, Andromeda)

1980 – Ben Whishaw, actor (The Zero Theorem)
1983 – Paul Fix, actor, d @ 82 (Battlestar Galactica, The Six Million Dollar Man, Land of the Giants, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Time Tunnel, Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Adventures of Superman)

1985 – Daniel Clark, actor (Earth: Final Conflict, My Best Friend Is an Alien)
1986 – Keenan Wynn, actor, d @ 70 (Twilight Zone, The Dark, Manimal, Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star)
1988 – Max Thieriot, actor (The Astronaut Farmer)
1988 – Mackenzie Mauzy, actress (Forever)
1989 – Michael Carmine, actor, d @ 30 (Batteries Not Included)

1999 – Geoffrey John Barrett, sci-fi author, d @ 71
2002 – Wilfred Greatorex, writer, d @ 80 (1990)
2009 – Collin Wilcox Paxton, actress, d @ 74 (The Immortal, Twilight Zone)
2010 – Simon MacCorkindale, actor d @ 58 (Manimal, Wing Commander, Earth: Final Conflict, Quatermass (TV), The Quatermass Conclusion)

Simon MacCorkindale in Manimal

Simon MacCorkindale in Manimal

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 13

1867 – Guy Boothby, sci-fi author
1889 – Douglass Dumbrille, actor (Twilight Zone)
1906 – Joseph Samachson, sci-fi author
1910 – Earnest K Gann, sci-fi author
1917 – Jane Dulo, actress, (The Lost Saucer, Soylent Green)
1917 – Robert Bray, actor (Twilight Zone, Rocky Jones Space Ranger, The Thing from Another World)
1918 – Jack McGowan, actor (The Brain, The Giant Behemoth)
1920 – Philip McCutchan, sci-fi author
1923 – Cyril Shaps, actor (The Invisible Man, Unidentified Flying Oddball, Doctor Who, Out of the Unknown, Quatermass II)

Cyril Shaps in Doctor Who.

Cyril Shaps in Doctor Who.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1923 – Mike Dolinsky, sci-fi author and writer
1931 – Janice Elliott, sci-fi author
1932 – Jack Colvin, actor (The Terminal Man, The Invisible Man, Embryo, Exo-Man, The Bionic Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Incredible Hulk)
1936 – Jim McMullan, actor (Virus, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, Beyond Westworld, The Bionic Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man)
1936 – Cliff Gorman, actor (Time Tunnel, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Stowaway to the Moon, Beyond Westworld, Probe, Virus)
1939 – Melinda Dillon, actress (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Twilight Zone, Space)

1947 – Susan Blommaert, actress (The X-Files, Edward Scissorhands)
1948 – William Zappa, actor (Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, Farscape, Man-Thing)
1952 – John Lone, actor (Iceman)
1952 – Bob Ingersoll, sci-fi author
1952 – Beverly Johnson, actress (3rd Rock from the Sun, Lois & Clark, The Meteor Man)

1954 – Stephen Gallagher, sci-fi author and writer
1956 – Chris Carter, writer (The X-Files, Harsh Realm, The Lone Gunmen)
1957 – Lincoln Child, sci-fi author
1959 – Wayne Pygram, actor (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Farscape, Time Trax, The Girl from Tomorrow)

1962 – T’Keyah Crystal Keymah, actress (The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park, Quantum Leap)
1962 – Kelly Preston, actress (Battlefield Earth, SpaceCamp, Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn)
1963 – Hiro Kanagawa, actor (M.A.N.T.I.S., Cyberjack, Sliders, The X-Files, Future Sport, First Wave, The Outer Limits, The Sixth Day, Seven Days, The Lone Gunman, Replicant, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, The 4400, Masters of Science Fiction, Sanctuary, Hardwired, Fringe, Earth’s Final Hours, Doomsday Prophesy, Continuum, Caprica, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Millennium)
1964 – Christopher Judge, actor (Stargate, Doomed Planet, Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark, Paradox, Stargate, Andromeda, First Wave)
1966 – Deborah Abela, sci-fi author
1967 – Bernard Beckett, sci-fi author
1969 – Aaron Rosenberg, sci-fi author
1969 – Tushka Bergen, actress (FreakyLinks, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Invisible Child, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome)
1974 – Branden Williams b. 1974 (The X-Files)
1975 – Robin Parrish, sci-fi author
1976 – Jennifer Sky, actress (The Helix… Loaded, Cleopatra 2525, SeaQuest 2032)

1980 – Ashanti, actress (Mutant World, Resident Evil:Extinction)
1981 – Vanesa Tomasino, actress (Chupacabra vs. the Alamo, Defying Gravity, The X Files: I Want to Believe, Kyle XY, Absolute Zero, Smallville)
1982 – Nicole Garza, actress (Invasion)
1983 – Felicity Jones, actress (Doctor Who)
1984 – Lauren DeStefano, sci-fi author

1996 – Beryl Reid, actress, d @ 77 (Doctor Who)

2002 – Keene Curtis, actor, d @ 79 (Stargate: SG-1, Star Trek: Voyager, Logan’s Run, Strange New World, Stowaway to the Moon)
2002 – Dennis Patrick, actor, d @ 84 (The Twilight Zone, The Incredible Hulk, The Six Million Dollar Man, Lost in Space, The Time Travelers, Tales of Tomorrow)

2012 – Gary Collins, actor, d @ 74 (The Fantastic Journey, The Bionic Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man, King Kong vs. Godzilla)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Oct 12

1908 – Arthur Space, actor (The Swarm, The Six Million Dollar Man, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 20 Million Miles to Earth)
1916 – Lock Martin, actor (Invaders from Mars, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Incredible Shrinking Man)

Lock Martin played Gort in "The Day the Earth Stood Still." It's still one of the best Sci-fi movies ever made.

Lock Martin played Gort in “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” It’s still one of the best Sci-fi movies ever made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1924 – Randy Stuart, actor (The Incredible Shrinking Man)

1926 – Edwin A. Abbott, sci-fi author, d @ 87 (Flatland)
1928 – Thomas Burnett Swann, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur)
1950 – Susan Anton, actress (Out of This World, Quantum Leap, Making Mr. Right)
1953 – Michael Bofshever (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9, Roswell)

1958 – Ed Hinton, actor, d @ 39 (Lost Continent, Red Planet Mars, Space Patrol, Captain Midnight, Adventures of Superman)
1960 – Hiroyki Sanada, actor (Extant, Helix, Super Electric Bioman, Message from Outer Space)
1962 – Carlos Bernard, actor (Alien Raiders, 10.5: Apocalypse, Babylon 5: A Call to Arms)
1962 – Deborah Foreman, actress (Lobster Man from Mars)
1963 – JoAnn Willette, actress (Twilight Zone, Real Genius)
1966 – Jonathan Crombie, actor (Earth : Final Conflict)
1968 – Mark Donovan, actor (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Cyberon)
1968 – Hugh Jackman, actor (Real Steel)
1970 – Kirk Cameron, actor (The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land)
1974 – Kate Beahan, actress (The Matrix Revolutions, Farscape, Strange Planet)
1975 – Dion Johnstone, actor (Defiance, The X Files: I Want to Believe, The Core, Stargate SG-1, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show)
1979 – Celia Lovsky, actress, d @ 82 (Soylent Green, Star Trek, Twilight Zone)

1986 – Marcus T. Paulk, actor (3rd Rock from the Sun)
1986 – Tyler Blackburn, actor (Brave New World)

1991 – Regis Toomey, actor, d @ 93 (Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (movie & TV))
1992 – John Hancock, actor, d @ 51 (Star Trek: TNG, The Twilight Zone, Voyagers!, The Incredible Hulk)
1992 – Josh Hutcherson, actor (The Hunger Games, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Zathura: A Space Adventure)

1997 – Nicholas Elia, actor (Eureka, White Noise)
2009 – Dean Ellis, illustrator, d @ 88