posted by Kenneth Morvant on Sep 1

1875 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, sci-fi author (Mars Saga, John Carter)
1893 – Betty Blythe, actress, d @ 78 7 April 1972 (She)
1897 – Wolfe Barzell, actor (Frankenstein’s Daughter, Twilight Zone, Atlantis, the Lost Continent)
1899 – Richard Arlen, actor (The Human Duplicators, The Crawling Hand, Science Fiction Theatre, The Lady and the Monster)
1900 – Richard Arlen, actor (The Crawling Hand)

1920 – Richard Farnsworth, actor (Space Rage)
1922 – Yvonne De Carlo (The Munsters)
1922 – Vittorio Gassman, actor (Quintet)
1928 – George Maharis, actor (Superboy, Logan’s Run, Bionic Woman, Death in Space, Journey to the Unknown, The Satan Bug)
1937 – Ron O’Neal, actor (The Final Countdown, Hyper Space, Brave New World)
1939 – Lily Tomlin, actress (The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The X Files)
1940 – Judy Levitt, actress (InAlienable, Babylon 5 , Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: Generations, Moontrap)
1942 – C. J. Cherry (Downbelow Station, Cyteen, Faded Sun Trilogy)
1943 – Don Stroud, actor (Babylon 5, The Alien Within, Carnosaur 2, Cyber Seeker, Frogtown II, Quantum Leap, Super Force, Hyper Space, The Powers of Matthew Star, The Incredible Hulk)
1944 – Beau Starr, actor (Final Days of Planet Earth, The 4400, Earth: Final Conflict, Total Recall 2070, V, The Powers of Matthew Star)
1944 – Zito Kazann, actor (The X Files, Sliders, Waterworld, Automan, The Six Million Dollar Man)
1948- James Rebhorn, actor (Independence Day, Coma)
1950 – Theodore Sturgeon publishes The Dreaming Jewels, his first novel.
1950 – The 8th World Science Fiction Convention, called Norwescon, is held in Portland, Oregon, with Anthony Boucher as guest of honor. It attracts about 400 attendees, more than twice the size of previous “Worldcons.”
1951 – The ninth World Science Fiction Convention is held in New Orleans, with an attendance of 190. Fritz Leiber is guest of honor
1951 – Timothy Zahn, sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)
1952 – The tenth annual World Science Fiction convention is held in Chicago with an attendance of about 870—more than double that of the previous largest Worldcon in 1950. Hugo Gernsback is guest of honor, and the convention votes to institute annual science fiction awards called the Hugo, to be initially presented the following year.
1954 – Tobor the Great released

Tobor The Great

Tobor The Great

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1956 – The 14th annual World Science Fiction Convention, the first in New York since 1939, draws an attendance of about 850. Robert A. Heinlein wins the best novel Hugo for Double Star, and Robert Silverberg is “most promising new author.”
1958 – The 16th annual World Science Fiction Convention is held in South Gate, California, drawing over 320 attendees. Fritz Leiber wins the best novel award for The Big Time, and The Incredible Shrinking Man, with a screenplay by Richard Matheson based on his novel, wins “outstanding movie.”

1966 – James Nguyen, actor (Birdemic 1 & 2)
1968 – Zak Penn, writer (Alphas, Pacific Rim 2, The Incredible Hulk)

1970 – Padma Lakshmi, actress (Star Trek: Enterprise)
1971 – Maury Sterling, actor (Extant, Dollhouse, Star Trek: Enterprise, Dark Skies, Outbreak)
1971 – Ricardo Chavira, actor (Warehouse 13, Piranha 3D)

1974 – Burn Gorman, actor (Pacific Rim, Torchwood)
1975 – Scott Speedman, actor (Underworld: Evolution, Underworld)
1977 – Adrienne Wilkinson, actress (Star Trek: Renegades)
1979 – Camille Chen, actress (Meteor)
1981 – Michael Adamthwaite, actor (Nerds and Monsters, Fringe, Behemoth, Riverworld, Smallville, Flash Gordon, Stargate SG-1)

1986 – Murray Hamilton, actor, d @ 63 (Damnation Alley, ‘Way Out, Men into Space, Twilight Zone
1987 – Philip Friend, actor, d @ 72 (H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 31

1897 – Fredric March, actor (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
1914 – Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)
1920 – James Lanphier, actor (The Time Tunnel, The Deadly Mantis )
1928 – James Coburn, actor, (Men Into Space, Twilight Zone)

James Coburn in Men Into Space

James Coburn in Men Into Space

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1931 – Noble Willingham, actor (Fire in the Sky, Quantum Leap, Star Trek: TNG, Man from Atlantis)
1933 – Robert [Franklin] Adams, sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)
1940 – Larry Hankin, actor(Weird Science, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Star Trek: TNG, ALF)
1940 – Roger Newman, actor (Coma)
1940 – Jack Thompson, actor (Star Wars episode II: Attack of the Clones)
1944 – Roger Dean, artist

1952 – The tenth annual World Science Fiction convention is held in Chicago with an attendance of about 870—more than double that of the previous largest Worldcon in 1950. Hugo Gernsback is guest of honor, and the convention votes to institute annual science fiction awards called the Hugo, to be initially presented the following year.

1954 – Julie Brown, actress (Alien Avengers II, Quantum Leap, The Incredible Shrinking Woman)

1956 – The 14th annual World Science Fiction Convention, the first in New York since 1939, draws an attendance of about 850. Robert A. Heinlein wins the best novel Hugo for Double Star, and Robert Silverberg is “most promising new author.”
1958 – The 16th annual World Science Fiction Convention is held in South Gate, California, drawing over 320 attendees. Fritz Leiber wins the best novel award for The Big Time, and The Incredible Shrinking Man, with a screenplay by Richard Matheson based on his novel, wins “outstanding movie.”
1963 – Todd Carty, actor (Krull)
1965 – Daniel Bernhardt, actor (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Creature, The Matrix Reloaded)
1970 – Zack Ward, actor (Transformers, Dollhouse, Warehouse 13, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Transformers, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Sliders)
1972 – Chris Tucker, actor (The Fifth Element)

1978 – Mike Erwin, actor (Hulk)

1980 – Leo Bill, actor (Doctor Jekyll, 28 Days Later…)

1986 – Ryan Kelley, actor (The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Smallville)

1992 – Holly Earl, actress (Doctor Who, Red Dwarf)

1999 – Marguerite Chapman, actress, d @ 81 (Flight to Mars , The Amazing Transparent Man, Science Fiction Theatre)

 

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 30

1797 – Mary Shelley, author (Frankenstein), (d. 1851)

1905 – Sarah Selby, actress (Twilight Zone, Moon Pilot)
1906 – Joan Blondell, actress (Twilight Zone)
1908 – Fred MacMurray, actor (The Swarm, Beyond the Bermuda Triangle)

1927 – Bill Daily, actor (Alligator II: The Mutation, The Munsters Today, ALF, Small & Frye, The Powers of Matthew Star)

1935 – Peter Cartwright, actor (Doctor Who)

Peter Cartwright in Doctor Who: The Power of Three

Peter Cartwright in Doctor Who: The Power of Three

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1938 – Lee Kinsolving, actor (Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits)
1938 – Don Pedro Colley, actor (Piranha, Space Academy, The Bionic Woman, THX 1138, Beneath the Planet of the Apes)
1939 – Elizabeth Ashley, actress (A Fire in the Sky, Coma, The Six Million Dollar Man: Solid Gold Kidnapping)
1943 – A[braham] [P] Merritt, Sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58
1946 – Peggy Lipton, actress (The Postman, Purple People Eater, The Invaders)

1951 – Timothy Bottoms, actor (Realm of the Mole Men, The Boy with the X-Ray Eyes, Land of the Lost, The Twilight Zone, Invaders From Mars)

1952 – The tenth annual World Science Fiction convention is held in Chicago with an attendance of about 870—more than double that of the previous largest Worldcon in 1950. Hugo Gernsback is guest of honor, and the convention votes to institute annual science fiction awards called the Hugo, to be initially presented the following year.
1954 – David Paymer, actor (Howard the Duck, The Powers of Matthew Star)

1958 – The 16th annual World Science Fiction Convention is held in South Gate, California, drawing over 320 attendees. Fritz Leiber wins the best novel award for The Big Time, and The Incredible Shrinking Man, with a screenplay by Richard Matheson based on his novel, wins “outstanding movie.”
1958 – Frank Conniff, actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000)

1963 – Michael Chiklis, actor (Soldier)

1964 – Nelson Ascencio, actor (The Hunger Games, Paul)

1968 – William Talman, actor, d @ 53 (The Invaders, Science Fiction Theatre)
1972 – Cameron Diaz, actress (Minority Report)

1977 – Elden Hanson, actor (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, The Butterfly Effect, Evil Alien Conquerors)

1980 – Angel Coulby, actress (Doctor Who)

2002 – J. Lee Thompson, director, d @ 88 (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes)
2003 – Charles Bronson, actor, d @ 81 (Twilight Zone)

 

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 29

1899 – George Macready, actor, d @ 73 (The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, The Alligator People, The Monster and the Ape)
1907 – Lurene Tuttle, actress (Voyagers!, My Favorite Martian, The Clonus Horror, My Living Doll, The Munsters, Twilight Zone)
1912 – Barry Sullivan, actor (The Bionic Woman, The Invisible Man [1975], The Sixth Sense, The Immortal, Planet of the Vampires, Pyro… The Thing Without a Face)

1922 – Lane Bradford, actor (Land of the Giants, Lost in Space, My Favorite Martian, The Adventures of Superman, Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger, Zombies of the Stratosphere)
1923 – Richard Attenborough, actor (Jurassic Park)
1927 – Daniel Keyes, sci-fi author (Flowers for Algernon)
1928 – Charles Gray, actor (Out of this World, Man in the Moon, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man, Firestar, First Contact, The Beast Must Die)
1928 – Dick O’Neill, actor (Timecop, The Incredible Hulk, The UFO Incident, Gammera the Invincible)

1935 – William Friedkin, director (director, Bug, Twilight Zone)
1938 – Elliot Gould, actor (Contagion, Lois & Clark, Frogs!, Frog, The Twilight Zone)
1939 – Joel Schumacher, director (Flatliners, The Incredible Shrinking Woman)

1941 – Ellen Geer, actress (Star Trek: TNG, Beauty and the Beast, Creator, The Bionic Woman)

1952 – Deborah Van Valkenburgh, actress (Star Trek: DS9, Quantum Leap)

1954 – Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell, sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
1958 – The 16th annual World Science Fiction Convention is held in South Gate, California, drawing over 320 attendees. Fritz Leiber wins the best novel award for The Big Time, and The Incredible Shrinking Man, with a screenplay by Richard Matheson based on his novel, wins “outstanding movie.”
1958 – The Fly, with a screenplay by James Clavell based on George Langelaan’s 1957 Playboy story, is released; spawning two sequels and a 1986 remake by David Cronenberg.

The Fly 1958

The Fly 1958

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1968 – Victor Sutherland, actor, d @ 79 (Donovan’s Brain, Them!)
1971 – Carla Gugino, actress (Threshold, Quantum Leap, ALF)

1973 – Michael Dunn, actor d @ 38 (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Star Trek, The Mutations)

1975 – Dante Basco, actor (Alien Nation: Body and Sou)
1977 – Jean Hagen, actress, d @ 54 (Panic in Year Zero!)

1981 – Jay Ryan, actor (Terra Nova)
1981 – Emily Hampshire, actress (Earthsea, Mutant X, Earth: Final Conflict)

1983 – Simon Oakland, actor, d @ 68 (The Starlost, The Satan Bug, The Outer Limits, My Favorite Martian, Twilight Zone)
1985 – Evelyn Ankers, actress, d @ 67 (The Invisible Man’s Revenge, The Ghost of Frankenstein)

1987 – Lee Marvin, actor, d @ 63 (Twilight Zone)
1991 – Dallas Adams, actor, d @ 44 (Doctor Who, Space 1999, Frankenstein: The True Story)

2000 – Shelagh Fraser, actress, d @ 79 (Star Wars)
2002 – Alan MacNaughtan, actor, d @ 82 (Frankenstein Created Woman, Journey to the Unknown, Out of this World)

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 28

1891 – Stanley Andrews, actor (Science Fiction Theatre, Superman and the Mole-Men, Space Patrol, Adventures of Superman)
1897 – Morris Ankrum, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, From the Earth to the Moon, Giant from the Unknown, Beginning of the End, The Giant Claw, Invaders from Mars, Red Planet Mars, Rocketship X-M)
1915 – Simon Oakland, actor (The Starlost, The Satan Bug, The Outer Limits, My Favorite Martian, Twilight Zone)

Simon Oakland in The Outer LImits episode, "Second Chance."

Simon Oakland in The Outer LImits episode, “Second Chance.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1916 – Jack Vance, sci-fi author (The Dying Earth, Dirdir, Pnume)
1921 – Nancy Kulp, actress (Quantum Leap, Moon Pilot, Twilight Zone)
1925 – Donald O’Connor, actor (The Bionic Woman)
1925 – Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
1930 – Ben Gazzara, actor(The Neptune Factor)

1940 – Ken Jenkins, actor (The X Files, Sliders, Babylon 5, Star Trek: TNG, The Abyss, Hard Time on Planet Earth)
1943 – David Soul, actor (Doctor Who: Death Comes to Time, World War III, Star Trek)

1947 – Alice Playten, actress (Pioneer 12, Legend, The Lost Saucer)
1948 – Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, sci-fi author (1979 Hugo and Nebula for Dreamsnake & 1998 Nebula for The Moon and the Sun, Star Trek II, III, IV)

1953 – Gates McFadden, actress (Star Trek TNG)

1956 – Luis Guzman, actor (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, SeaQuest 2032, *batteries not included)
1957 – Daniel Stern, actor (SeaQuest 2032, Leviathan, C.H.U.D.)
1959 – Brian Thompson, actor (Otherworld, The Terminator, Star Trek: Enterprise, The X-Files, Flight of the Living Dead, Epoch: Evolution, Star Trek: DS9, Weird Science, Star Trek: Generations, Superboy, Star Trek: TNG, Alien Nation)

1961 – Jennifer Coolidge, actress (Not of this Earth)
1962 – David Fincher, director (Alien³)

1975 – Amanda Tapping, actress (Stargate, Sanctuary, Earthsea, The X Files, Flash Forward)

1969 – Jack Black,actor (Mars Attacks, The X-Files, Waterworld, Demolition Man)
1969 – Jason Priestley, actor (Day of the Triffids, Termination Point, Quantum Leap)
1971 – Stephanie Belding, actress (Eureka, Earth: Final Conflict, eXistenZ)
1973 – J. August Richards, actor (Warehouse 13, The 4400, Sliders, Space: Above and Beyond)
1974 – Kristin Booth, actress (ReGenesis, Total Recall 2070)

1975 – Nick Tarabay, actor (Star Trek: ID)
1975 – Eugene Byrd, actor (Eureka)

1978 – Kelly Overton, actress (Tekken)

1980 – Carly Pope, actress (The Tomorrow People, Elysium, The 4400, 10.5: Apocalypse, Jake 2.0)

1990 – Katie Findlay, actress (Continuum, Crash Site, SGU Stargate Universe, Fringe)

 

 

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 27

1894 – Charles Meredith, actor (Adventures of Superman, Them!, Rocky Jones: Space Ranger, Science Fiction Theatre)

1916 – George Montgomery, actor (The Six Million Dollar Man)

1929 – Hoke Howell, actor (Alien Species, Alienator, Humanoids from the Deep, Project U.F.O., Kingdom of the Spiders, Lost in Space, The Munsters, My Living Doll)
1929 – Ira Levin, writer (The Stepford Wives, The Boys from Brazil)

1944 – G. W. Bailey, actor (Short Circuit, Runaway)
1947 – Barbara Bach, actress (The Great Alligator, The Humanoid, Screamers)
1948 – Captain Kidd Brewer Jr., actor (The Abyss, Piranha Part Two: The Spawning)

1950 – Charles Fleischer, actor (Lois & Clark, Back to the Future Part II, Hard Time on Planet Earth)

1952 – Gary Imhoff, actor (The Powers of Matthew Star)
1952 – Paul Rubens, actor (Area 57)
1953 – Peter Stormare, actor (Armageddon, Minority Report, The Zero Theorem, Jurassic Park: The Lost World)
1955 – Diana Scarwid, actress (Heroes, From the Earth to the Moon, The X Files, Strange Invaders)
1958 – Priscilla Lawson, actress, d @ 44 (Flash Gordon)

1962 – Dean Devlin, producer (Eight Legged Freaks, Godzilla 1998, Independence Day, Stargate)
1964 – Clare Stansfield, actress (Steel, The X Files)
1969 – Reece Shearsmith, actor (An Adventure in Space and Time, The First Men in the Moon, Shaun of the Dead)

1977 – George Merritt, actor, d @ 86 (I Monster, The Day the Earth Caught Fire , Quatermass II: Enemy from Space)
1979 – Aaron Paul, actor (The X Files, K-PAX, 3rd Rock from the Sun)

1981 – Patrick J. Adams, actor (FlashForward)

1988 – Alexa Vega, actress (The Tomorrow People, Repo! The Genetic Opera, NetForce)
1990 – Raymond St Jacques, actor, d @ 60 (They Live, The Powers of Matthew Star, Starman, Voyagers!, The Bionic Woman, Gemini Man, The Invaders)

1995 – Cainan Wiebe, actor (Falling Skies, Tin Man, Sanctuary, The 4400)
1997 – Samuel A. Peeples d @ 79, writer (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

2011 – Nico Minardos, actor, d @ 81 (The Immortal, Twilight Zone)

Charles Merideth in Rocky Jones, Space Ranger.

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 26

1909 – Jim Davis, actor (The Day Time Ended, Project U.F.O., Dracula vs. Frankenstein, The Time Tunnel, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter, Monster from Green Hell)

1921 – William Preston, actor (Waterworld)

1928 – Yvette Vickers, actress (Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman, Attack of the Giant Leeches)

1941 – Jane Merrow, actress (The Incredible Hulk, The Six Million Dollar Man, UFO)

1952 – Michael Jeter, actor (Waterworld, Jurassic Park III)
1953 – War of the Worlds released

1956 – Brett Cullen, actor (Under the Dome, From the Earth to the Moon, Star Trek: DS9, Prehysteria!, V, The Incredible Hulk)

1958 – Randy Stone, actor (Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium)

1963 – Larry Keating, actor, d @ 67 (When Worlds Collide)
1967 – Oleg Taktarov, actor (Predaters, Rollerball)

1976 – Mike Colter, actor (Men in Black 3)

1978 – Amanda Schull, actress (12 Monkeys)

1980 – Chris Pine, actor (Star Trek)

1982 – Nanzeen Contractor, actress (Star Trek Into Darkness, Starhunter)
1984 – Jennifer Higham, actress (Metamorphosis)
1986 – Ted Knight, actor, d @ 62 (Twilight Zone, Countdown, The Invaders, The Immortal)
1986 – Warner Anderson, actor, d @ 85 (Destination Moon, The Immortal)

War of the Worlds released

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 25

1908 – Walter Burke, actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Munsters, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone)
1908 – Philip Coolidge, actor (Tinglerj, Twilight Zone)
1909 – Michael Rennie (The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Invaders, Cyborg 2087, The Time Tunnel, Lost in Space, The Lost World)
1913 – Don DeFore, actor (Science Fiction Theatre)
1917 – Mel Ferrer, actor (Eaten Alive, The Great Alligator, The Visitor, Screamers, The Amazing Captain Nemo, Logan’s Run)
1930 – Graham Jarvis Graham Jarvis, actor (Strange World, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, The X Files, Star Trek: TNG, The Munsters Today)
1930 – Sean Connery, actor (Zardoz, Outland)
1931 – Bryan Mosley, actor (Out of the Unknown, Doctor Who)
1931 – Peter Gilmore, actor (Doctor Who, Warlords of the Deep)
1933 – Tom Skerritt, actor (The Time Tunnel, My Favorite Martian, Alien, Ted, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Category 7: The End of the World, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, Contact, The Twilight Zone, SpaceCamp, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
1939 – John Badham, director (Heroes, Short Circuit, WarGames)
1947 – Michael Kaluta, artist
1949 – John Savage, actor (Star Trek: Voyager, The X-Files, Bermuda Tentacles, Alien Rising, Dreamkiller, Fringe, Alien Lockdown, Carnosaur 2)
1949 – Gene Simmons, actor (Runaway)

1958 – Tim Burton, director (Frankenweenie, Planet of the Apes, Mars Attacks, Edward Scissorhands)

1960 – Ashley Crow, actress (Heroes, Minority Report, Probe)
1961 – Ally Walker, actress (Universal Soldier)
1961 – Billy Ray Cyrus, actor (Sharknado 2)

1964 – Marti Noxon, writer (I Am Number Four)
1964 – Blair Underwood, actress (The Event, Deep Impact, Gattaca)

1967 – Brad Dryborough, actor(Falling Skies, Fringe,Battlestar Galactica, Alien Trespass, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Stargate: Atlantis, Smallville, Alien Incursion)
1967 – Tom Hollander, actor (The Invisible Woman, About Time)
1968 – David Alan Basche, actor (Real Steel, The Adjustment Bureau, War of the Worlds)

1976 – Donavon Stinson, actor (Snowmageddon, Eureka, The X Files: I Want to Believe)
1976 – Alexander Skarsgard, actor (Battleship)

1980 – Toni Wynne, actress (Zombie Roadkill, 2095)
1981 – Rachel Bilson, actress (Jumper)

2005 – Terence Morgan, actor, d @ 83 (Out of the Unknown)

Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still

Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 24

1904 – Rodd Redwing, actor (The Mole People, Creature from the Black Lagoon)
1914 – E.G. Marshall, actor, d @ 84 (The Tommyknockers, Superman II, The Phoenix)
1915 – Ronald Ibbs, actor (Out of the Unknown)
1915 – Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)
1920 – Helena Carter, actress (Invaders from Mars)
1924 – Jimmy Gardner, actor (Doctor Who)

1932 – William Morgan Sheppard, actor (Star Trek, Babylon 5, Doctor Who, Star Trek: Voyager, Timecop, Transformers, Mysterious Island, SeaQuest 2032, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: TNG, Max Headroom, The Day of the Triffids)
1933 – Robert Ellis, actor (Space Master X-7 )
1934 – Kenny Baker, actor (Star Wars, U.F.O, Time Bandits, Flash Gordon)

1945 – Castulo Guerra, actor (Invasion, Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace, Lois & Clark, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Starman)
1945 – Ronnie Blakley, actor (Beyond Westworld)

1949 – Charles Rocket, actor (3rd Rock from the Sun, Star Patrol, The X-Files, Star Trek: Voyager, Lois & Clark, Quantum Leap, Max Headroom)

1951 – Orson Scott Card, sci-fi author (Ender’s Game, Speaker for the Dead)

1956 – Kevin Dunn, actor (Transformers, NYPD 2069, Godzilla 1998)
1957 – Stephen Fry, actor (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who: Death Comes to Time)
1958 – Steve Guttenberg, actor (Short Circuit, Cocoon 1 & 2, The Day After, The Boys from Brazil)

1961 – Mark Protosevich, writer (I Am Legend, The Cell)
1961 – Jared Harris b. 1961 (Fringe, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Lost in Space)

1966 – Eric Edwards, actor (Blade)

1973 – Billy Greene, actor, d @ 76 (The Cape Canaveral Monsters, My Favorite Martian, Captain Video and His Video Rangers)
1973 – Barret Oliver, actor (Cocoon, D.A.R.Y.L, The Twilight Zone)
1974 – Jennifer Lien, actress (Star Trek: Voyager)

1975 – Kwesi Ameyaw, actor (Continuum, Man of Steel, Riverworld, Fringe, Stargate, Kyle XY, Blade: Trinity, Jake 2.0, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Strange Frequency, The Lone Gunmen, The 6th Day)
1975 – James D’Arcy, actor (Jupiter Ascending, Them)
1976 – Alex O’Loughlin, actor (The Invisible, Man-Thing)

Helena Carter in Invaders from Mars

posted by Kenneth Morvant on Aug 23

1915 – James Millhollin, actor (Lost in Space, It’s About Time, My Favorite Martian, Twilight Zone)
1929 – Vera Miles, actress (BrainWaves, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms)
1931 – Barbara Eden 1931 (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Stepford Children)

1938 – Ronny Cox, actor (Robocop, The Twilight Zone)
1940 – Lee Majors, actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Bionic Woman)
1943 – Bobby Diamond, actor (Twilight Zone)
1944 – Bob Peck, actor (Jurassic Park, Slipstream)
1949 – Shelley Long, actress (Zombie Hamlet, Lois & Clark)
1954 – Mark Vann, actor (Torchwood)
1954 – Stranger from Venus aka Immediate Disaster released
1955 – Jennifer Holmes, actress (Misfits of Science, Voyagers!, The Incredible Hulk)

1961 – Deron McBee, actor (The Invisible Man, Roswell, Sliders, M.A.N.T.I.S., Time Barbarians)

1963 – Ed Gale, actor (Weird Science, Lifepod, Phantasm II, Spaceballs, Howard the Duck)

1970 – Jay Mohr, actor (S1mOne, From the Earth to the Moon)

1970 – River Phoenix, actor (Explorers)
Aaron Douglas b. 1971 (Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, I, Robot, The Strain, Falling Skies, Smallville, Bionic Woman)

1974 – Ray Park, actor (Star Wars: Episode 1)

1999 – James White, sci-fi author, d @ 71 (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)

2001 – Kathleen Freeman, actress, d @ 82 (Out of this World, The Munsters Today, ALF, The Fly)

2003 – Alana Mansour, actress (Terra Nova)

2007 – Robert Symonds, actor, d @ 80 (Future Cop, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Ice Pirates , C.H.U.D. II, Quantum Leap, Mandroid, Star Trek: DS9)

Vera Miles in The Outer Limits episode, "The Form of Things Unknown"