Archive for March, 2014

posted by admin on Mar 31

1915 – John Vivyan, actor (Men into Space)

1918 – Ted Post, director, d @ 95 20 August 2013 (Ark II, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Twilight Zone)

1922 – Patrick McGee, actor (The Last Days of Man on Earth, A Clockwork Orange, Monster of Terror)

1922 – Richard Kiley, actor (Jurassic Park, Star Trek: DS9, Howard the Duck, The Ray Bradbury Theatre, The Twilight Zone)

1927 – William Daniels, actor (Star Trek: Voyager, The Incredible Hulk, Galactica 1980)

1929 – Lee Patterson, actor (The Immortal, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

1934 – Richard Chamberlain, actor (The Swarm

1943 – Christopher Walken, actor (Brainstorm, Communion, The Stepford Wives)

1946 – Ian McDonald, sci-fi author (Desolation Road, The Chaga Saga, Brasyl)

1950 – Ed Marinaro, actor (The Twilight Zone, Doomsday Rock)

1957 – Marc McClure, actor (Back to the Future I & III, Superman I – IV)

1957 – Gene Lockhart, actor, d @ 65 (Science Fiction Theatre, Tales of Tomorrow, Lights Out)

1957 – Mary Cadorette, actress (The Munsters Today)

1958 – Tony Cox, actor (W.E.I.R.D. World, Invaders from Mars, Spaced Invaders, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, Spaceballs, The Ewok Adventure, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype)

1963 – Paul Mercurio, actor (Dark Planet)

1965 – William McNamara, actor (The Outer Limits, Perversions of Science)

1971 – Ewan McGregor, actor (Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith)

1972 – Andrew Bowen, actor (Evolution, Jedi Camp)

1974 – Carol Ann Plante, actress (Amanda and the Alien

1974 – Adrian Holmes, actor (Continuum, Elysium, Primeval: New World, Battlestar Galactica, V, Smallville, The Andromeda Strain, Kyle XY, Flash Gordon, Stargate SG-1, The 4400, The Twilight Zone)

1976 – Josh Saviano, actor (The Ray Bradbury Theatre)

1978 – Daniel Mays, actor (Doctor Who)

1982 – Judith Shekon, actress (Jekyll and Hyde)

2003 – Candice Rialson, actress, d @ 54 (Logan’s Run)

2003 – Anne Gwynne, actress, d @ 84(Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, House of Frankenstein, Teenage Monster)


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posted by admin on Mar 30

2014 – Kate O’Mara, actress, d @ 74 (Doctor Who)

posted by admin on Mar 30

1898 – Joyce Carey, actress (Journey into the Unknown)

1918 – Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Lights Out)

1929 – Richard Dysart, actor (The Thing, Gemini Man, The Terminal Man)

1929 – Shirley Stoler, actress (The Powers of Matthew Star, Frankenhooker)

1930 – John Astin, actor (Starship II: Rendezvous with Ramses, Homeboys from Outer Space, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Killer Tomatoes Strike Back!, They Came from Outer Space, The Return of the Killer Tomatoes!, Otherworld, Twilight Zone)

1937 – Jay W Macintosh, actress (Logan’s Run)

1957 – Paul Reiser, actor (Aliens)

1962 – Bil Dwyer, actor (Re-Animated, What Planet are You From)

1971 – Selmer Jackson, actor, d @ 82 (The Lost Missile, Adverntures of Superman, Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere)

1972 – Peter Whitney, actor, d @ 55 (Adventures of Superman)

1982 – Jason Dohring, actor (Deep Impact, The Tomorrow People, Roswell)

1989 – Dort Clark, actor, d @ 71 (Time Travelers, The Invaders, The Munsters)

2003 – Michael Jeter, actor (Waterworld, Jurassic Park III)


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posted by admin on Mar 29

1902 – Onslow Stevens, actor (Them!, The Creeper)

1905 – Philip Ahn, actor (The Time Tunnel)

1908 – Arthur O’Connell, actor (Fantastic Voyage, The Reluctant Astronaut, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)

1913 – Niall MacGinnis, actor (Island of Terror)

1914 – Phil Foster, actor (Conquest of Space)

1919 – Eileen Heckart, actress (Out There)

1935 – Frederick Treves, actor (Doctor Who, Doomwatch, The Andromeda Breakthrough, A for Andromeda)

1942 – Scott Wilson, actor (Radio Free Ablemuth, The Host, The X-Files, Judge Dredd, The Twilight Zone)

1948 – Bud Cort, actor (The Twilight Zone, Brave New World, Invaders from Mars

1955 – Brendan Gleeson, actor (28 Days Later…, A.I. Artificial Intelligence)

1955 – Christopher Lawford, actor (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, The 6th Day

1955 – Marina Sirtis, actress (Star Trek: TNG series & movies, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager, InAlienable, Stargate SG-1, Earth: Final Conflict, The Outer Limits)

1957 – Christopher Lambert, actor (Fortress

1960 – Annabella Sciorra, actress (Asteroid)

1968 – Lucy Lawless, actress (Battlestar Galactica, The X-Files)

1972 – Ed Vassallo, actor (Fringe, War of the Worlds)

1986 – Luke Eberl, actor (Eyeborgs, Planet of the Apes)

1994 – Bill Travers, actor, d @ 72 (Gorgo)

1997 – Eddie Ryder, actor, d @ 74 (The Munsters, Voyager to the Bottom of the Sea, Twilight Zone, Adventures of Superman, Space Patrol)

2007 – Calvin Lockhart, actor (Predator 2)


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posted by admin on Mar 28

1906 – Robert (Bob) Allen, actor (Raiders of the Living Dead, Out There, Tales of Tomorrow)

1912 – A[rthur] Bertram Chandler,sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space)

1943 – Conchata Ferrell, actor (Edward Scissorhands, K-PAX)

1948 – Dianne Wiest, actress (Edward Scissorhands)

1948 – Matthew Corbett, actor (Doctor Who)

1955 – Reba McEntire, actress (Tremors)

1960 – Chris Barrie, actor (Red Dwarf)

1966 – Darcy Laurie, actress (Continuum, Fringe, V, Battlestar Galactica, Kyle XY, Stargate SG-1, The Chronicles of Riddick, Twilight Zone, The Chronicle, The X-Files)

1968 – Max Perlich, actor (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)

1970 – Vince Vaughn, actor (The Lost World: Jurassic Park)

1972 – Nick Frost, actor (The World’s End, Paul, Hyperdrive)

1975 – Richard Kelly, director/writer (The Box, Donnie Darko)

1976 – Richard Arlen, actor, d @ 76 (The Human Duplicators, The Crawling Hand, Science Fiction Theatre, The Lady and the Monster)

1981 – Gareth David-Lloyd, Actor (Red Faction, Warehouse 13, Doctor Who)

1986 – Victor J Lopez, actor, d @ 39 (Man From Atlantis, Tomorrow’s Child, Megaforce)

1986 – Virginia Gilmore, actress, d @ 66 (Tales of Tomorrow)

1988 – Lacey Turner, actress (Frankenstein’s Wedding… Live in Leeds)

1991 – Amy Bruckner, actor (Phil of the Future, They Are Among Us)

1996 – Ken Dibbs, actor, d @ 78 (The Immortal, Men into Space, Buck Rogers, Captain Midnight, Riders to the Stars, Space Patrol, Captain Video and His Video Rangers)

1987 – Patrick Troughton, actor, d @ 67 (Doctor Who, Space: 1999, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, Out of the Unknown, Doomwatch, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

2004 – Peter Ustinov, actor, d @ 82 (Logan’s Run)

2010 – June Havoc, actress, d @ 97 (The Outer Limits)

2013 – Richard Griffiths, actor, d @ 65 (Superman II)


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posted by admin on Mar 27

1886 – William Harrigan, actor (Invisible Man)

1907 – Mary Treen, actress (I Married a Monster from Outer Space)

1914 – Richard Denning, actor (Target Earth, Creature With the Atom Brain, Day the World Ended, The Black Scorpion, Creature from the Black Lagoon)

1919 – Warren Stevens, actor March 27, 2012 (age 92 (Forbidden Planet, The Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Star Trek, Cyborg 2087, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, On the Threshold of Space, Men in Space, Science Fiction Theatre)

1923 – Lorenzo Semple Jr., writer (Flash Gordon)

1931 – David Janssen, actor (Marooned)

1935 – Julian Glover, actor (Alien Uprising, Doctor Who, Blakes 7, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, Space: 1999, Five Million Years to Earth, Out of this World)

1940 – Austin Pendleton, actor (Short Circuit)

1940 – June Wilkinson, actress (Frankenstein’s Great Aunt Tillie)

1942 – Michael York, actor (Logan’s Run, Sliders, Babylon 5, SeaQuest 2032, TekWar: TekLab, Spaceballs, The Omega Code, Dark Planet)

1953 – Pamela Roylance, actress (Starman)

1958 – Adrian Rawlins, actor (Doctor Who)

1967 – Talisa Soto, actress (Elysium)

1968 – Sandra Hess, actress (Sliders, Lois & Clark, SeaQuest 2032)

1969 – Kevin Corrigan, actor (Fringe, Superboy)

1969 – Pauley Perrette, actor (The Singularity Is Near)

1970 – Elizabeth Mitchell, actress (Frequency, V)

1971 – Nathan Fillion, actor (Firefly, Serenity, Slither, The Outer Limits)

1977 – Diana Hyland, actress, d @ 41 (The Invaders, Twilight Zone)

1979 – Ronald Adam, actor, d @ 82 (The Man Who Could Cheat Death)

1983 – James Hayter, actor, d @ 75 (The Horror of Frankenstein)

1984 – Emily Ann Lloyd, actress (Lois & Clark)

1988 – Brenda Song, actress (Phil of the Future)

1991 – Aldo Ray, actor, d @ 64 (Biohazard, Frankenstein’s Great Aunt Tillie, Death Dimension)

1991 – Ralph Bates, actor, d @ 51 (Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde, Moonbase 3, The Horror of Frankenstein)

1993 – Kate Reid, actress, d @ 62 (The Andromeda Strain, Plague)

2001 – Anthony Dexter, actor, d @ 88 (The Phantom Planet, Fire Maidens of Outer Space, 12 to the Moon)

2012 – Warren Stevens, actor, d @ 92 (Forbidden Planet, The Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Star Trek, Cyborg 2087, The Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, On the Threshold of Space, Men in Space, Science Fiction Theatre)


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posted by admin on Mar 26

1850 – Edward Bellamy, sci-fi writer, d @ 48 22 May 1898 (Looking Backward, 2000-1887)

1894 – Will Wright, actor (The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock)

1916 – Sterling Hayden, actor (The Last Days of Man on Earth, The Starlost)

1917 – Ed Peck, actor, d @ 75 12 September 1992 (The Incredible Hulk, Land of the Giants, Star Trek, The Invaders)

1919 – Ed Hinton, actor, (Lost Continent, Red Planet Mars, Space Patrol, Captain Midnight, Adventures of Superman)

1919 – Strother Martin, actor (The Invaders, Lost in Space, Twilight Zone, The Magnetic Monster, Worlds without End)

1931 – Leonard Nimoy, actor (Star Trek, Fringe, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Brave New World, The Lost World, The Outer Limits, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Twilight Zone, Them!, Zombies of the Stratosphere)

1934 – Alan Arkin, actor (Gattaca, The Rocketeer)

1939 – Phillip R Allen, actor (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Probe, Mork & Mindy)

1940 – James Caan, actor (The Lathe of Heaven, Alien Nation, Rollerball)

1946 – Johnny Crawford, actor (Village of the Giants, The Space Children)

1960 – Ian Keith, Boston actor, d @ 61 (It Came from Beneath the Sea, Captain Midnight, Rocky Jones Space Ranger)

1960 – Billy Warlock, actor (The Thing Below

1964 – Ed Wasser, actor (Babylon 5, Sliders, Quantum Leap)

1970 – Evan Richards, actor (Altered States, Twilight Zone: The Movie)

1971 – Francis Lawrence, director (The Hunger Games:Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, I Am Legend)

1972 – Leslie Mann, actor (Timecode)

1976 – Amy Smart, actress (Starship Troopers)

1985 – Keira Knightley, actress (Star Wars: Episode I)

1986 – Bartlett Robinson, actor, d @ 73 (Sleeper, The Invaders, The Munsters, My Living Doll, Twilight Zone, Men into Space, Toward the Unknown)

1987 – Walter Abel, actor, d @ 88 (The Human Duplicators, Tales of Tomorrow)

2004 – Jan Sterling, actress, d @ 82 (The Incredible Hulk, 1984)


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posted by admin on Mar 25

1894 – Sid Saylor, actor, (The Crawling Hand, Adventures of Superman)

1897 – John Laurie, actor (Devil Girl from Mars)

1901 – Ed Begley, actor (The Invaders)

1915 – Dick Winslow, actor (The Incredible Hulk, Man from Atlantis, Embryo, My Favorite Martian, The Atomic Kid)

1916 – Jean Rogers, actress (Flash Gordon, Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars)

1920 – Patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who, Space: 1999, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, Out of the Unknown, Doomwatch, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

1922 – Bruno VeSota, actor (The Wasp Woman, Attack of the Giant Leeches, Creature of the Walking Dead, Invasion of the Star Creatures, War of the Satellites)

1924 – Roberts Blossom, actor, d @ 87 8 July 2011 (The Twilight Zone[1980s], Tales from the Darkside, Resurrection, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Slaughterhouse-Five)

1929 – Kenneth Haigh, actor (Journey to the Unknown, Twilight Zone)

1937 – Sylvia Anderson, writer (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons from Mars, Space:1999, UFO, Joe 90, Stingray, Fireball XL5)

1938 – Hoyt Axton, actor (Space Case, Endangered Species, The Bionic Woman)

1939 – D.C. Fontana, writer (Star Trek, Babylon 5, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Logan’s Run, The Six Million Dollar Man)

1942 – Paul Michael Glaser, actor (The Running Man)

1942 – Jacqueline Lichtenberg, sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)

1942 – Richard O’Brien, actor (Dark City, Tales of the Fourth Dimension, Flash Gordon)

1948 – Bonnie Bedelia, actress (The Outer Limits)

1953 – Mary Gross, actress (Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Lois & Clark)

1953 – It Came from Outer Space, directed by Jack Arnold from an initial screen treatment by Ray Bradbury, opens, presaging the monster B-movie renaissance of the 1950s. It is the first 3-D film released by Universal.

1956 – Worlds Without End released

1958 – James McDaniel, actor (Stargate SG-1)

1960 – Peter O’Brien, actor (Doctor Who, The Lost World, Time Trax)

1960 – Brenda Strong, actress (Starship Troopers, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Star Trek: TNG, Spaceballs)

1961 – John Stockwell, actor (Radioactive Dreams, My Science Project

1961 – Fred Goss, actor (ALF)

1962 – Marcia Cross, actress (The Outer Limits, Target Earth, M.A.N.T.I.S.

1965 – Sarah Jessica Parker, actress (Mars Attacks!, Flight of the Navigator)

1966 – Colin Campbell, actor, d @ 83 (Twilight Zone, The Lost World, Adventures of Superman)

1968 – Douglas Evans, actor (King of the Rocket Men, Beginning of the End, The Munsters, Moon Pilot, Twilight Zone, The Magnetic Monster, The Invisible Monster)

1970 – Kari Matchett, actress (Invasion, Plague City: SARS in Toronto, Cube, Cube2, Earth: Final Conflict)

1974 – Lark Voorhies, actress (Star Trek: DS9, Small Wonder)

1974 – Otto Waldis, actor, d @ 72 (Unknown World, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, Adventures of Superman)

1979 – Lee Pace, actor (Guardians of the Galaxy

1982 – Sean Faris, actor (Ghost Machine, Smallville)

1989 – Aly Michalka, actress (Phil of the Future)

1991 – Seychelle Gabriel, actress (Falling Skies)

2000 – Helen Martin, actress, d @ 90 (Repo Man)

2006 – Richard Fleischer, director, d @ 89 (Soylent Green, Fantastic Voyage)

2184 – Pavel Andreivich Chekov, Leningrad, USSR (Star Trek-character)


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1895 – Sid Saylor, actor (The Crawling Hand, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars, Adventures of Superman, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

1904 – Martin Kosleck, actor, d @ 64 (The Flesh Eaters, The Outer Limits, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)

1905 – Jules Verne, sci-fi author, d @ 77 (From the Earth to the Moon)

1910 – Richard Conte, actor (Stay Tuned for Terror, Twilight Zone)

1914 – Lilli Palmer, actress (Boys From Brazil)

1920 – Gene Nelson, actor/director (Star Trek, Men Into Space, The Atomic Man, The Invisible Man TV series, Starlift,, Salvage 1)

1922 – Tina Carver, actress (The Man Who Turned to Stone, From Hell It Came)

1923 – Murray Hamilton, actor (Damnation Alley, ‘Way Out, Men into Space, Twilight Zone, The Invaders)

1928 – Vanessa Brown, actress (The Twilight Zone)

1930 – Steve McQueen, actor (The Blob)

1930 – Kenneth Nelson, actor (Captain Video and His Video Rangers)

1932 – William Smith, actor (Zombiegedden, Interview with a Zombie, Manosaurus, Cybernator, The Twilight Zone, Logan’s Run, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Six Million Dollar Man, Invasion of the Bee Girls, The Thing with Two Heads, The Nutty Professor, Atlantis, the Lost Continent)

1944 – R. Lee Ermey, actor (Starship Troopers, The X-Files, Space: Above and Beyond, Body Snatchers)

1952 – Nicholas Campbell, actor (The Outer Limits, The Shape of Things to Come, Space: 1999)

1954 – Donna Pescow, actress (Out of this World)

1954 – Robert Carradine, actor (Timecop: The Berlin Decision, Ghosts of Mars, The Kid with X-Ray Eyes, Scorpio One, Dark Skies, Humanoids from the Deep, Escape from L.A., Lois & Clark, The Twilight Zone, Wavelength

1955 – Kim Johnston Ulrich, actress (3rd Rock from the Sun, Lois and Clark)

1960 – Kelly LeBrock, actress (Weird Science)

1965 – Peter Jacobson, actor (Transformers)

1970 – Lara Flynn Boyle, actress (Men in Black II)

1971 – Megyn Price, actress (Quantum Leap)

1973 – Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory, Eureka, iCarly)

1974 – Alyson Hannigan, actress (My Stepmother is an Alien)

1975 – Michelle Harrison, actress (Continuum, SGU Stargate Universe, Eureka, V, Fringe, The Invisible, Andromeda, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show)

1977 – Olivia Burnette, actress (Quantum Leap, Disaster at Silo 7)

1977 – Jessica Chastain, actress (Interstellar)

1979 – Lake Bell, actress (Tron: Uprising, Surface)

1980 – Luke Edwards, actor (Not of this Earth)

1981 – D[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author, d @ 65 (Colossus)

1981 – Philip Winchester, actor (Fringe, Warehouse 13)

1984 – Sam Jaffe, actor, d @ 93 (Battle Beyond the Stars, The Bionic Woman, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Lost Horizon)

1990 – Keisha Castle-Hughes, actress (Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith)

1998 – Norman Fell, actor (C.H.U.D. II, Out of This World, The Twilight Zone, The Bionic Woman, The Invaders)

2008 – Richard Widmark, actor, d @ 93 (Twilight’s Last Gleaming, The Swarm, Coma)

2010 – Robert Culp, actor, d @ 79 (The Outer Limits, Xtro 3: Watch the Skies, Lois & Clark, The Ray Bradbury Theatre)


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posted by admin on Mar 23

1882 – C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws, Undersea Kingdom, Mysterious Doctor Satan )

1902 – Philip Ober, actor (The Munsters, Twilight Zone, Science Fiction Theatre)

1904 – H. Beam Piper, sci-fi author (author, Little Fuzzy, Flight from Tomorrow)

1906 – Joan Crawford, actress (Trog)

1917 – Kenneth Tobey, actor (The Naked Monster, The Thing from Another World, Star Trek: DS9, Innerspace, Starman, The Twilight Zone, Strange Invaders, Galactica 1980, It Came from Beneath the Sea, Science Fiction Theatre, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Flying Missile)

1917 – Patricia Burke, actress (The Day the Fish Came Out, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

1925 – Monique van Vooren, actress (Flesh for Frankenstein)

1929 – James Ackley Maxwell, actor (The Evil of Frankenstein, Doctor Who, Doomwatch, Out of the Unknown)

1929 – Mark Rydell, actor (Masters of Science Fiction)

1937 – Tony Burton, actor (The Incredible Hulk, Gemini Man, The Invisible Man)

1947 – Barbara Rhodes, actress (Quark, The Six Million Dollar Man, Far Out Space Nuts)

1947 – Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, sci-fi author (The Healer’s War)

1950 – Anthony De Longis, actor (The Outer Limits, Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Masters of the Universe, Cyber-Tracker 2, The Twilight Zone, V, Battlestar Galactica, Logan’s Run)

1952 – Kim Stanley Robinson, sci-fi author (Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars, 2312)

1957 – Amanda Plummer, actress (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Battlestar Galactica, Mimic: Sentinel, The Outer Limits, Dark Skies)

1957 – Teresa Ganzel, actress (They Came from Outer Space, ALF, Out of this World, The Twilight Zone)

1959 – Catherine Keener, actress (S1m0ne)

1962 – Jenny Wright, actress (The Lawnmower Man)

1964 – Peter Lorre, actor, d @ 59 (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea)

1964 – H[enry] Beam Piper, sci-fi author (4 Day Planet)

1964 – Hope Davis, actress (Real Steel, Flatliners)

1965 – Richard Grieco, actor (AE: Apocalypse Earth, The Incredible Hulk)

1976 – Michelle Monaghan, actress (Source Code)

1976 – Keri Russell, actress (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Dark Skies, Honey I Blew Up the Kid)

1979 – Philip Bourneuf, actor, d @ 71 (The Wide World of Mystery: Frankenstein, The Immortal)

1981 – Luciana Carro, actress (Falling Skies, The Icarus II Project, Caprica, Battlestar Galactica)

2001 – Sully Boyar, actor, d @ 77 (The Manhatten Project)

2012 – The Hunger Games released


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