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1907 – L[yon] Sprague de Camp, sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei, A Gun For Dinosaur, Conan, Gavagan’s Bar, Viagens Interplanetarias)

1925 – Marshall Thompson, actor (Bog, Science Fiction Theatre, Fiend Without a Face, It! The Terror from Beyond Space, First Man Into Space, World of Giants, Men Into Space, Ark II)
1925 – Michael Tolan, actor (The Outer Limits, The Invaders, Journey to the Unknown)

Michael Tolan in The OuterLimits episode, The Zanti Misfits.

Michael Tolan in The OuterLimits episode, The Zanti Misfits.

The Zanti Misfits

The Zanti Misfits

1937 – Rodney Bewes, actor (Doctor Who, Unidentified Flying Oddball)
1937 – Stewart Moss, actor (Beyond Westworld, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Invaders, Star Trek)
1939 – Ann Prentiss, actress (My Stepmother Is an Alien, Quark)

1940 – John Alderton, actor (Zardoz)
1944 – Gregory Hoblit, director (NYPD 2069, Frequency)
1945 – Barbara Anderson, actress (Star Trek, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Invisible Man)

 

 

1948 – James Avery, actor (Star Trek: Enterprise, Epoch, Timestalkers,)
1949 – Gerrit Graham (Star Trek: Voyager, Weird Science (TV), The Wasp Woman (TV), Lois & Clark, Philadelphia Experiment II, Star Trek: DS9, Babylon 5, C.H.U.D. II – Bud the Chud, The Twilight Zone, The Creature Wasn’t Nice, Future Cop, Brave New World (TV), Beware! The Blob)

1951 – Kathryn Bigelow, director (Strange Days)
1953 – Curtis Armstrong, actor (3rd Rock from the Sun, Lois & Clark, M.A.N.T.I.S.)
1954 – Patricia McPherson, actress (Star Trek: TNG, Aftershock, Warehouse 13)
1954 – Kimmy Robertson, actress (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids)
1956 – William Fichtner, actor (Armageddon, Contact, Elysium, Invasion, Equilibrium, Virtuosity, Ultraviolet, Strange Days)
1956 – Rick Rockwell, writer (Attack of the Killer Tomatoes)

1961 – Steve Oedekerk, writer (Cowboys and Aliens)
1961 – Samantha Bond, actress (The Sarah Jane Chronicles)
1963 – Fisher Stevens, actor (My Science Project, Short Circuit, The Brother From Another Planet)
1967 – Cameron Prud’Homme, actor, d @ 74 (Tales of Tomorrow)
1969 – Chin Han (Fringe, Contagion, 2012, Blindness)
1965 – Harry Harvey Sr, actor, d @ 64 (Day the Earth Stood Still, Lost in Space)

1970 – Brooke Langton, actress (Sliders)
1971 – Kirk Acevedo, actor (12 Monkeys (TV), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Collision Earth, Fringe)
1973 – Tadanobu Asano (Battleship)
1973 – Sharlto Copley (District 9, Elysium, Europa Report)
1974 – Todd Giebenhain, actor (The 4400, Galaxy Quest)

1983 – Arjay Smith, actor (The Day After Tomorrow, The Journey of Allen Strange)
1983 – Aubrey Peeples, actor (Sharknado)

1988 – Angela Aames, actress, d @ 32 (Mork and Mindy, Automan)
1988 – John Carradine, actor, d @ 82 (Lights Out, Twilight Zone, The Unearthly, The Incredible Petrified World, Half Human, The Cosmic Man, Invisible Invaders, Invasion of the Animal People, The Wizard of Mars, The Astro-Zombies, Lost in Space, Land of the Giants, Horror of the Blood Monsters, Blood of Ghastly Horror, Moodchild, Young Frankenstein, Stowaway to the Moon, Shock Waves, Young Frankenstein, Monster,The Ice Pirates, The Twilight Zone, Monster in the Closet, Evil Spawn)

1990 – David White, actor, d @ 74 (Lights Out, One Step Beyond, Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, The Six Million Dollar Man: Solid Gold Kidnapping)

1999 – Lois Collier, actress, d @ 80 (Flying Disc Man from Mars)

2002 – Billie Bird, actress, d @ 94 (Max Headroom, Starman)
2005 – Jocelyn Brando, actress, d @ 86 (One Step Beyond, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land)
2005 – Marc Lawrence, actor, d @ 95 (Doctor Who, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: TNG)
2010 – Irvin Kershner, director, d @ 87 (SeaQuest 2032, RoboCop 2, The Empire Strikes Back)

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1894 – Norbert Wiener, sci-fi author (The Machine Age)

1909 – Frances Dee, actress (I Walked with a Zombie)
1910 – Cyril Cusack, actor (The Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1984, Fahrenheit 451)

1917 – Adele Jergens, actress, d @ 84 (The Day the World Ended, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man)

Adele Jergens in The Day the World Ended. Don't you just love '50s sci-fi!

Adele Jergens in The Day the World Ended. Don’t you just love ’50s sci-fi!

1919 – Frederick Pohl, sci-fi author (1977 Nebula for Man Plus, 1978 Hugo and Nebula for Gateway, Bipohl)

1920 – Daniel Petrie, director (Cocoon: The Return, The Neptune Factor)
1921 – Henry Beckman, actor (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, The X Files,The Ray Bradbury Theatre, The Lost Satellite, The Lost Saucer, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Immortal, I Dream of Jeannie, Bewitched, The Munsters, My Living Doll, The Satan Bug, Twilight Zone, Flash Gordon)
1922 – Adele Jergens, actress (Day the World Ended)
1927 – John Carter, actor (Murder in Space, My Science Project, The Andromeda Strain, Marooned, Earth II, The Invaders)
1929 – Betta St John, actress (H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

1932 – Conrad Bachmann, actor (The Astronaut’s Wife, The Visitor, Dark Skies, Tremors, Otherworld, Futureworld)

 

1939 – Tina Turner, actress (Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome)
1939 – Mark Margolis, actor (Headspace, Infested,Star Trek: TNG, Quantum Leap)

1945 – Daniel Davis, actor (Star Trek: TNG)
1946 – Mark L. Lester, actor (Pterodactyl)
1949 – Juanin Clay, actress (Wargames, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century)

1953 – Julien Temple, director (Earth Girls Are Easy)
1954 – Collier’s magazine begins serializing Jack Finney’s novel The Body Snatchers, which will eventually be filmed four times over the next five decades, usually as Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
1955 – Tracy [Raye] Hickman, sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
1955 – Joe Fowler, actor (Independence Day)
1959 – Jamie Rose, actress (Weird Science (TV), Chopper Chicks in Zombietown, Hard Time on Planet Earth)

1965 – Scott Adsit, actor (Time Trumpet)
1966 – Kristin Bauer van Straten, actress (Star Trek:Enterprise, Galaxis, Lois & Clark)
1966 – Garcelle Beauvais, actor (10.5: Apocalypse)

1972 – Adam Harrington, actor (Smallville, Andromeda, Stargate SG-1, Seven Days, Welcome to Paradox)
1973 – Peter Facinelli, actor (Supernova)
1973 – Frank Chiesrin, actor (The Strain, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Odyssey 5)

1980 – Rachael Roberts, actress, d @ 53 (Out of the Unknown)
1982 – Dan Tobin, actor, d @ 73 (Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian)
1986 – Star Trek IV released
1986 – Trevor Morgan, actor (Jurassic Park III)

1991 – Dehl Berti, actor, d @ 70 (Operation Neptune, One Step Beyond, The Six Million Dollar Man)

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1920 – Shelagh Fraser, actress (Star Wars)
1920 – Noel Neill, actress (Adventures of Superman, Superman, Atom Man vs. Superman, Invasion U.S.A. , Superboy, Superman Returns)
1920 – Ricardo Montalbán, actor (Star Trek, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Escape From the Planet of the Apes )

Recardo Montalban in Star Trek II reprising his role from the TV series.

Recardo Montalban in Star Trek II reprising his role from the TV series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1926 – Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Star Trek, Dimension 5)

Jeffery Hunter in Star Trek

Jeffery Hunter in Star Trek

 

Poul [William] Anderson, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Mirkheim, The Technic History series, Hoka, Tales of Known Space)

1936 – Matt Clark, actor (Lois & Clark, Back to the Future Part III, Buckaroo Banzai, The Terminal Man)

1942 – Tracey Walter, actor (Independence Day, Star Trek: TNG, Not of This World, Alien Nation, Timestalkers, Repo Man, Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann)
1943 – Beverly Washburn, actress (Spider Baby, Star Trek, Superman and the Mole-Men)
1944 – Paul Copley, actor (Torchwood)
1945 – Mary Jo Deschanel, actress (2010)
1047 = John Larroquette, actor (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Mork & Mindy, Altered States)

 

1947 – Jeff Doucette, actor (Earth Fall, Dollhouse, Invasion, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Babylon 5: The River of Souls, Weird Science (TV), Mom and Dad Save the World, They Came from Outer Space, ALF, Alien Nation, Martians Go Home, Brave New World)
1947 – Tracey Walter, actor (Independence Day, Star Trek: TNG, Not of This World, Alien Nation, ALF, Timestalkers, Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann)
1948 – Joyce Cohen, actress (Independence Day)
1948 – Kathy Silva, actress (Soylent Green)

1953 – Mark Frost, writer (The Six Million Dollar Man)
1955 – Bruce Hopkins, actor (Cleopatra 2525)
1958 – Darlanne Flugel, actress (The Twilight Zone, Battle Beyond the Stars)

1963 – Kevin Chamberlin, actor (Heroes)
1965 – Dougray Scott, actor (Doctor Who, The Day of the Triffids (2009), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008), Perfect Creature, Deep Impact)
1966 – Billy Burke, actor (Revolution, Fringe, VR.5, Star Trek: DS9)

1968 – Jill Hennessy, actress (RoboCop 3, War of the Worlds (TV))
1968 – Matthew Sharp, actor (10.5, Cypher)
1968 – Joher Coleman, actor(Earth Girls Are Easy)

1971 – Hank Mann, actor, d @ 84 (Space Master X-7 , Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
1971 – Christina Applegate, actress (Nowhere, Mars Attacks!)
1973 – Stefanie von Pfetten, actress (Eureka, Battlestar Galactica, Andromeda)
1973 – Eddie Steeples, actor (Zombie Apocalypse)
1974 – Kenneth Mitchell, actor (Astronaut Wives Club, Meteor, Odyssey 5)
1977 – Marianthi Evans, actress (Defiance)
1979 – Joel Kinnaman, actor (RoboCop)
1979 – Jerry Ferrara, actor (7500, Battleship)

1982 – Jordon Lawson, actor (Rise of the Dinosaurs, Silent Night Zombie Night, LG15: The Resistance)

1991 – Eleanor Audley, actress, d @ 86 (Twilight Zone)
1997 – Charles Hallahan, actor, d @ 54 (The Thing, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Roswell, The Visitor)

 

A twofer in the pictures today as there were to icons in the genre.

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1888 – Rudolf Klein-Rogge, actor (Metropolis)

1913 – Howard Duff, actor (Spaceways, Science Fiction Theatre, Twilight Zone, Monster in the Closet)
1916 – Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term “sci-fi” (Famous Monsters of Filmland, Perry Rhodan, Northwest Smith, Scientifilm Marquee)

1942 – Billy Connolly, actor (The X Files: I Want to Believe, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
1943 – Ken Hutchinson, actor (Space: 1999)
1944 – Michael Edwards, actor (Terminator 2: Judgment Day)
1947 – Dwight Schultz, actor (Star Trek: TNG, Weird Science, The Outer Limits, Star Trek: First Contact, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Babylon 5, The Lost World (1998))
1948 – Joe Howard, actor (Dollhouse, The Powers of Matthew Star, Mork & Mindy)
1948 – Spider Robinson, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan’s Secret)

1953 – Glenn Withrow, actor (ALF)
1957 – Denise Crosby, actress (Star Trek: TNG, Mutant Species, The X-Files, Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II, Invasion Roswell, Deep Impact)

1960 – Amanda Wyss, actress (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Digital Man, Quantum Leap, The Powers of Matthew Star)
1960 – Stanley Livingston, actor (Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfolds)
1963 – Debra Lamb, actress (B.O.R.N.)
1962 – Shae D’lyn, actor (Quantum Leap)
1963 – Lisa Maxwell, actress (The Tripods)
1963 – Lisa Howard, actress (Earth: Final Conflict, First Wave, Replikator, Robocop)
1964 – Garret Dillahunt, actor (The X-Files, Alphas, Millennium, Seven Days, The 4400, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Looper)

Garrett Dillahunt in Terminator The Sarah Conner Chronicles. He has played characters in this genre and others including comedy.

Garrett Dillahunt in Terminator The Sarah Conner Chronicles. He has played characters in this genre and others including comedy.

1965 – Shirley Henderson, actress (Doctor Who)
1968 – Scott Krinsky, actor (Transformers: Dark of the Moon)

1971 – Ann O’Neal, actress, d @ 77 (Twilight Zone)
1971 – Brandon Molale, actor (Revolution, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)
1973 – Danielle Nicolet, actress (Warehouse 13, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stargate SG-1, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
1977 – Richard Carlson, actor, d @ 65 (The Magnetic Monster, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, It Came from Outer Space, Riders to the Stars, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
1977 – Colin Hanks, actor (Roswell)
1978 – Katherine Heigl, actress (Roswell, Bug Buster)

1981 – Michael Patrick Carter, actor (Quantum Leap)
1982 – Joey Ansah, actor (U.F.O., Starhyke)
1987 – Elena Satine, actress (Smallville)

 

 

1990 – Robb White, writer, d @ 81 (Thirteen Ghosts, The Tingler)
1995 – Jeffrey Lynn, actor d @ 86 (Tales of Tomorrow)

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1887 – Boris Karloff, actor (Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Ray, The Man Who Lived Again, Son of Frankenstein, The Man They Could Not Hang, The Man with Nine Lives, Before I Hang, The Devil Commands, House of Frankenstein, Lights Out, Tales of Tomorrow, Frankenstein (1970), Monster of Terror, Alien Terror)

1902 – Victor Jory, actor (The Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Science Fiction Theatre, Cat-Women of the Moon)

1914 – [Arthur] Wilson “Bob” Tucker, sci-fi author (Time Masters)
1914 – Roger Avon, actor (Quatermass and the Pit, Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D., Doctor Who)
1915 – John Dehner, actor (The Flying Missile , Twilight Zone, The Day of the Dolphin, The Immortal, Creator, Land of the Giants, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Boys from Brazil)

1916 – Michael Gough, actor (Doctor Who, They Came From Beyond Space, Blakes 7, The Boys from Brazil, Moonbase 3)
1917 – George O’Hanlon, actor (The Jetsons, Kronos)
1917 – John Newland, director/actor/producer/host (One Step Beyond, The Next Step Beyond, Star Trek / One Step Beyond, The Next Step Beyond, Lights Out, Tales of Tomorrow / Timestalkers / One Step Beyond, The Next Step Beyond)

1924 – Paul Richards, actor (Men Into Space, Way Out, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Space Patrol, The Unknown Terror)
1924 – Paula Raymond, actress (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Flight That Disappeared)

1930 – Robert Easton, actor (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Stingray, Lost in Space, The Bionic Woman, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Adventures of Superman, The Giant Spider Invasion)
1934 – Robert Towne, writer (The Outer Limits)
1935 – Tom Neyman, actor (Manos: The Hands of Fate)

1941 – Franco Nero, actor (The War of the Planets, The Visitor, Megiddo: The Omega Code 2
1944 – Peter Maloney, actor (K-PAX, Robot in the Family, John Carpenter’s The Thing, Revenge of the Stepford Wives)

1951 – David Rappaport, actor (Time Bandits)
1952 – Carl Gabriel Yorke, actor (Sliders, Ghost in the Machine)
1953 – Sue Giosa, actress (America 3000)
1955 – Steven Brust, [Karl Zoltan], sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg)
1959 – Maxwell Caulfield, actor (Nightmare City 2035, Oblivion 2: Backlash, Waxwork II: Lost in Time, The Powers of Matthew Star)

1963 – Doctor Who, British sci-fi series debuts

Doctor Who debuts in 1963

Doctor Who debuts in 1963

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1965 – Don Frye, actor (Godzilla: Final Wars)

Don Frye in Godzilla: Final Wars

Don Frye in Godzilla: Final Wars

1967 – Salli Richardson-Whitfield, actress (Eureka, I Am Legend, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: DS9, Space Rangers)

1970 – Oded Fehr, actor (V, Resident Evil)
1971 – Lisa Arch, actress (The X Files)
1971 – Chris Hardwick, actor (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines)
1973 – Paul Newlan, actor, d @ 70 (Twilight Zone)
1973 – Robert Ellis, actor, d @ 40 (Space Master X-7)
1977 – Lateef Crowder, actor (Tekken, The Book of Eli, Heroes)

 

1979 – Kelly Brook, actress (Metal Hurlant Chronicles, Piranha 3D, Smallville)

1981 – Ricky White, actor (The 100)

1991 – Klaus Kinski d @ 74 (Android, Timestalkers)

2003 – Patricia Burke, actress, d @ 86 (The Day the Fish Came Out, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

2010 – Ingrid Pitt, actress, d @ 63, (Doctor Who)
2012 – Larry Hagman, actor, d @ 81 (Fail-Safe, Beware! the Blob, Superman)

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1875 – Elizabeth Patterson, actress (Adventures of Superman, Science Fiction Theatre)
1901 – Lee Patrick, actor (Visit to a Small Planet)
1910 – Mary Jackson, actress (Space, The Bionic Woman, The Invaders, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone)

1916 – Jack London, author, d @ 40 (The Iron Heel)
1917 – Anthony Burgess, sci-fi author, d @ 76 (A Clockwork Orange)

1923 – Guy Doleman, actor (On the Beach, The Six Million Dollar Man)

1932 – Robert Vaughn, actor (Men Into Space, Demon Seed, Starship Invasions, The Lucifer Complex, Doctor Franken, Hanger 18, Battle Beyond the Stars, The Ray Bradbury Theatre, C.H.U.D. II, Visions)

Robert Vaughn (right) in Men Into Space

Robert Vaughn (right) in Men Into Space

1935 – Michael Callan, actor (Journey to the Unknown, The Bionic Woman, Swamp Thing)

1940 – Terry Gilliam, director ( Brazil, Time Bandits, 12 Monkeys, The Zero Theorem)
1941 – Tom Conti, actor (Atlantis: End of a World)

1956 – Richard Kind, actor (Sharknado 2: The Second One, Stargate: Atlantis, Space: Above and Beyond, Stargate)
1957 – Mackenzie Gray, actress (Man of Steel, Fringe, Smallville, Kyle XY, Stargate: Infinity, Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers, Andromeda, Seven Days, Replikator)
1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis (Virus, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century)
1959 – Lenore Zann, actress (Andromeda, Lexx, RoboCop (TV), Def-Con 4)

 

1961 – Mariel Hemingway, actress (Rise of the Zombies, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Creator)
1963 – C. S. Lewis, d @ 64 [Clive Staples], sci-fi author (Silver Chair)
1964 – Stephen Geoffreys, actor (Moon 44, The Twilight Zone)
1965 – Ken Tremblett, actor (Kyle XY, Andromeda, The X Files)
1966 – Richard Stanley, director (The Island of Dr. Moreau, Hardware)
1966 – Nicholas Rowe, actor (Doctor Who: Dreamland, Space Race, The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells)
1966 – Michael Williams, actor (RoboCop, The Incredible Hulk (2008))

1971 – Walter Sande, actor, d @ 65 (Red Planet Mars, The War of the Worlds, Invaders from Mars, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters)

1975 – James Madio, actor (Astronaut: The Last Push)
1976 – Rupert Davies, actor, d @ 60 (Quatermass II, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)
1979 – Leeanna Walsman, actress (Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Farscape)

1979 – Andrew Knott, actor (Frankenstein’s Wedding… Live in Leeds, Police 2020)

1982 – Fiona Glascott, actress (Clone, Resident Evil)
1983 – Michael Conrad, actor, d @ 58 (Way Out, Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, Lost in Space, The Immortal, Planet of the Apes, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Incredible Hulk)
1984 – Scarlett Johansson, actress (Lucy, Under the Skin, The Island, Eight Legged Freaks)
1986 – Scatman Crothers, actor, d @ 76 (Twilight Zone: The Movie, Zapped!, The Incredible Hulk)

1989 – Back to the Future II released

1992 – Gene O’Donnell, actor, d @ 81 (Planet of the Apes, The Devil Bat)
1992 – Sterling Holloway, actor, d @ 87 (Twilight Zone)
1993 – Bill Bixby, actor, d @ 59 (Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, The Incredible Hulk)

1995 – Joan Frances, actress, d @ 75 (Fahrenheit 451)
1995 – Alicia Vigil, actress (Frankenstein Reborn)
1996 – Mark Lenard, actor d @ 72 (Way Out, Planet of the Apes, The Incredible Hulk, Star Trek, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century)
1996 – Star Trek: First Contact released
1996 – Mackenzie Lintz, actress (Under the Dome, The Hunger Games)
1997 – Joanna Moore, actress, d @ 63 (Monster on the Campus, Countdown)

2002 – Adele Jergens, actress, d @ 84 (Day the World Ended)
2002 – Parley Baer, actor, d @ 88 (Star Trek: Voyager, Roswell, Quantum Leap, Time Trackers, Twilight Zone, The Incredible Hulk, Project U.F.O., Land of the Giants, My Favorite Martian, My Living Doll, The Outer Limits)

2013 – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire released

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1902 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, sci-fi author (The Golem)
1917 – Dorothy Arnold, actress (Phantom Creeps)
1919 – Steve Brodie, actor (Science Fiction Theatre, The Giant Spider Invasion, Frankenstein Island, MST3K)

1920 – Ralph Meeker, actor (The Outer Limits, The Food of the Gods, The Alpha Incident)

Ralph Meeker in The Outer Limits Episode Tourist Attraction

Ralph Meeker in The Outer Limits Episode, Tourist Attraction.

1921 – Vivian Blaine, actress (The Dark, Parasite)
1923 – Helen Horton, actress (Superman III, Phase IV)
1927 – Joseph Campanella, actor (The Invaders, Silent Running, Meteor, Hanger 18, Earthbound, Hologram Man, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Superboy)

1934 – Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
1937 – Gus Trikonis, director (SeaQuest 2032, Quantum Leap, The Twilight Zone)
1937 – Marlo Thomas, actress (My Favorite Martian)
1937 – Ingrid Pitt, actress (Doctor Who)
1938 – Robert Drivas, actor (The Illustrated Man)
1939 – Rick Lenz, actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Automan)
1939 – Jeannot Szwarc, actor (director,The Twilight Zone, Heroes, Fringe, Smallville, Supergirl, Bug)

1941 – Juliet Mills, actress (Waxwork II: Lost in Time)
1942 – Michael Cavanaugh, actor (FlashForward, Lois & Clark, The X Files, Star Trek: TNG, Starman (TV))

 

1942 – Al Matthews, actor (The Fifth Element, Aliens, Superman III)
1948 – Deborah Shelton, actress (The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II)

1956 – Cherry Jones, actress (Signs)
1956 – Timothy Stack, actor (ALF, Martians Go Home, Starman (TV))
1956 – Cynthia Rhodes, actress (Runaway)

1960 – Brian McNamara, actor (Star Trek: Voyager, Sliders, Time Trax, Earth Star Voyager, Short Circuit)
1963 – Nicollette Sheridan, actress (Virus (1995))
1965 – Alexander Siddig, actor (Star Trek: DS9, Atlantis, Doomsday, Primeval)
1965 – Bill Oberst Jr., actor (Aliens of the West)
1968 – Tamara Gorski, actress (Man with the Screaming Brain, Earth: Final Conflict, The Lost World (1992))

1980 – Lisa McAllister, actress (Robocroc)
1984 – Lindsey Haun, actress (Star Trek: Voyager, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
1984 – Jena Malone, actress (Contact, Donnie Darko, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire & Mockingjay)

2011 – Anne [Inez] McCaffrey, sci-fi author, d @ 85 (Dragonflight, Dragondrums)

2014 – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, released

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1891 – Reginald Denny, actor (Abbot and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
1921 – Ken Drake, actor (The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, Men Into Space, Science Fiction Theatre)

Ken Drake in The Outer Limits episode, I, Robot as the judge.

Ken Drake in The Outer Limits episode, I, Robot as the judge.

1921 – Phyllis Thaxter, actress (Twilight Zone, The Invaders, Superman)
1928 – Rex Reason, actor (This Island Earth, The Creature Walks Among Us)
1928 – Franklin Cover, actor (The Stepford Wives, Between Time and TimbuktuThey Came from Outer Space)
1929 – Jerry Hardin, actor (The X Files, Sliders, Strange World, Star Trek: Voyager, Time Trax, Lois & Clark, Star Trek: TNG, Quantum Leap, Starman (TV), The Twilight Zone, World War III, The Incredible Hulk)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1932 – Richard Dawson, actor (The Outer Limits, The Running Man, Munster, Go Home!)

Richard Dawson (left) with Don Gordon in The Outer Limits episode, The Invisibles. One of the better episodes. Aliens plan to take over the U.S. by recruiting disaffected loners, who are practically "invisible" to U.S. authorities. Each invisible is para-sited by a fish-like creature who adapts and controls the human. A U.S. government agent infiltrates the cats' paws, who are to get close to powerful U.S. government officials and transfer the creatures into the officials.

Richard Dawson (left) with Don Gordon in The Outer Limits episode, The Invisibles. One of the better episodes. Aliens plan to take over the U.S. by recruiting disaffected loners, who are practically “invisible” to U.S. authorities. Each invisible is para-sited by a fish-like creature who adapts and controls the human. A U.S. government agent infiltrates the cats’ paws, who are to get close to powerful U.S. government officials and transfer the creatures into the officials.

1943 – Mie Hama, actress (King Kong vs. Godzilla)

1948 – Richard Masur, actor (The Thing, Multiplicity, Encino Man, My Science Project, Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann, Time Express)
1949 – Ray Vitte, actor (The Powers of Matthew Star)

1956 – Thea Vidale, actress (Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde)
1959 – Sean Young, actress (Dune, Blade Runner, The Invader, Star Trek: Renegades, Attack of the 50ft Cheerleader, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde)

1963 – Ming-Na Wen, actress (Stargate-SG1, Eureka)
1964 – First Men In The Moon released

1970 – Sabrina Lloyd, actress , Superboy
1971 – Johanna Black, actor (Night of the Living Dead 3D, Total Recall 2070)
1971 – Joel McHale, actor (Video Game High School)
1973 – Jonathan M. Woodward, actor (Firefly)
1974 – Jason Faunt, actor (Jekyll)
1975 – Joshua Gomez, actor (Invasion)
1976 – Laura Harris, actress (The X-Files, Warehouse 13, Stargate:Atlantis, Jake 2.0, M.A.N.T.I.S.)

1981 – Andrea Riseborough, actress (Oblivion)
1985 – Dan Byrd, actor (Heroes)
1989 – Lynn Bari, actress, d @ 71 (Science Fiction Theatre), d @ 71

1993 – Kayla Perkins, actress (Cyclical Effect, Santa Claus Versus the Zombies)

2003 – Robert Addie, actor, d @ 43 (Red Dwarf, Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups , Red Dwarf Smeg Outs)
2005 – Nora Denney, actress, d @ 85 (My Favorite Martian)
2006 – Robert Altman, director, d @ 81 (Quintet)

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1902 – Trevor Bardette, actor (Adventures of Superman, Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian)
1905 – Eleanor Audley, actress (Twilight Zone)

1914 – Ken Hill, actor (The Twilight Zone)
1919 – Alan Young, actor (Time Machine, The Incredible Hulk)

1924 – William Russell, actor (Doctor Who)
1928 – Rex Holman, actor (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Land of the Giants, Star Trek, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone)

Rex Holman in The Outer Limits episode, Demon with a Glass Hand. This is slated to become a motion picture soon.

Rex Holman in The Outer Limits episode, Demon with a Glass Hand. This is slated to become a motion picture soon.

1944 – Udana Power, actress (Jason of Star Command, The Lost Saucer)
1949 – Nigel Bennett, actor (Starhunter, Andromeda, Mutant X, Cypher, Lexx, Total Recall 2070, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, Earth: Final Conflict, RoboCop (TV), Twilight Zone (1988))

1953 – Robert Beltran, actor (Manticore, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Night of the Comet)
1953 – Tom Villard, actor (Parasite, Star Trek: DS9)
1954 – Kathleen Quinlan, actress (Twilight Zone: The Movie, Event Horizon, SGU Stargate Universe, Where Have All the People Gone)
1956 – Glynnis O’Connor, actress (Twilight Zone (1986))
1957 – Robert Beltran, actor (Star Trek Voyager, Night of the Comet)
1957 – Tom Virtue, actor (Firefly, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Star Trek:Voyager, The X-Files, Lois & Clark)
1958 – Scott McGinnis, actor (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock)
1959 – Allison Janney, actress (Aliens in the Family)

 

1961 – Meg Ryan, actress (Innerspace)
1962 – Jodie Foster, actress (Contact, Elysium)
1963 – Terry Farrell, actress (Star Trek: DS9, The Twilight Zone, Quantum Leap, Deep Core, Red Dwarf)
1966 – Jason Scott Lee, actor (Back to the Future II, Soldier)
1968 – Mark Bonnar, actor (Doctor Who, Paradox)

1972 – Sandrine Holt, actress (Terminator: Genisys, Underworld: Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Mutant X)
1977 – Kristian Ayre, actress (Jake 2.0, Stargate SG-1, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County, Space Cases)
1978 – Eric Nenninger, actor (The X Files)

1980 – Adele Silva, actress (Doctor Who)
1982 – Tony Elias, actor (Star Trek (2009))
1983 – Adam Driver, actor (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens)

1991 – Reggie Nalder, actor, d @ 80 (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica)

2007 – Dick Wilson, actor, d @ 91 (Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian
2012 – Boris Strugatski, sci-fi author, d @ 79 (Tale of Troika)

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1895 – Fredric Wertham, sci-fi author, d @ 86 (Seduction of the Innocent, The World of Fanzines)

1908 – Imogene Coca, actress, d @ 92 2 June 2001 (It’s About Time)

1912 – Arthur Peterson, actor (Twilight Zone, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, My Favorite Martian)
1939 – Ian McCulloch, actor (Doctor Who, Zombie Holocaust, Zombie)
1939 – Max Phipps, actor (Farscape, Sky Pirates, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior)
1939 – Brenda Vaccaro, actress (Capricorn One)

1941 – David Hemmings, actor (Barbarella)
1942 – Susan Sullivan, actress (The Incredible Hulk)

1946 – Alan Dean Foster, sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
1948 – Andrea Marcovicci, actress (The Stuff, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, Voyagers!, The Incredible Hulk)

1950 – Eric Pierpont, actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Solar Flare, Surface, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: TNG, Time Trax, Invaders from Mars, Sliders, Babylon 5, Alien Nation (TV))
1950 – Michael Swanwick, sci-fi author (Nebula for Stations of the Tide)
1950 – Dennis Haskins, actor (The Boy with the X-Ray Eyes, The Twilight Zone)
1952 – Delroy Lindo, actor (The Core, Congo)
1953 – Kevin Nealon, actor (Aliens in the Attic, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Coneheads)

1960 – John Shepherd, actor (Quantum Leap)
1960 – Shari Shattuck, actress (Babylon 5)
1961 – Nick Chinlund, actor (The Chronicles of Riddick, The X Files)
1961 – Steven Moffat, writer (Doctor Who, Jekyll)
1962 – Tim Guinee, actor (Brave New World, Blade, Strange World, Stargate SG-1, Revolution, Fringe)
1966 – John Campling, actor (The Zombie King, Apocalypse Z)
1968 – Owen Wilson, actor (Armageddon)
1968 – Romany Malco, actor (No Ordinary Family)
1969 – Phil Buckman, actor (Weird Science)

1970 – Peta Wilson, actress (Superman Returns)
1971 – Goran Kostic, actor (The Last Days on Mars, Children of Men)
1976 – Steven Pasquale, actor (Coma (2012), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem)
1977 – Miranda Raison, actress (Doctor Who)

1982 – Nathan Kress, actor (Video Game High School)
1983 – Robert Kazinsky, actor (Pacific Rim)
1986 – Nick Bateman, actor (Space Janitors)
1986 – Georgia King, actress (Cockneys vs Zombies)
1987 – Jake Abel, actor ( I Am Number Four)

1993 – Fritz Feld, actor, d @ 93 (Way…Way Out, Lost in Space, Land of the Giants)
Fritz Feld in Lost in Space. He would reprise this role two more times in the series.

 

Fritz Feld in Lost in Space. He would reprise this role two more times in the series.

 

 

 

1994 – Star Trek VII – Generations premieres
1997 – Noah Ringer, actor (Cowboys & Aliens)

2002 – James Coburn, actor, d @ 74 (Men Into Space, Twilight Zone)
2005 – Harold J. Stone, actor, d @ 92 (The Invisible Boy, Twilight Zone, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
2013 – Peter Cartwright, actor, d @ 78 18 November 2013 (Doctor Who)