Archive for March, 2015

posted by admin on Mar 31

1905 – Robert Stevenson, director (One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing, The Island at the Top of the World, Son of Flubber, The Absent-Minded Professor)

1915 – John Vivyan, actor (Men into Space)
1918 – Ted Post, director (Ark II, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Twilight Zone)

1921 – Peggy Rea, actress (Meego, The Immortal)
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)

Richard Kiley in Star Trek

Richard Kiley in Star Trek

1927 – William Daniels, actor (Star Trek: Voyager, The Incredible Hulk, Galactica 1980)
1929 – Menahem Golan, producer of numerous sci-fi movies
1929 – Lee Patterson, actor (The Immortal, H.G.Wells’ Invisible Man)

1934 – Richard Chamberlain, actor (The Swarm)





1934 – Shirley Jones, actress (Zombie Night, Out of the Blue)

Shirley Jones in Zombie Night

Shirley Jones in Zombie Night







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

Christopher Walken in Communion

Christopher Walken in Communion

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)

1960 – Anne Marie Howard, actress (Solar Flare)
1963 – Paul Mercurio, actor (Dark Planet)
1964 – Deborah Kara Unger, actress (Silent Hill)
1965 – William McNamara, actor (The Outer Limits, Perversions of Science)
1965 – Jacqueline Kim, actress (Futurestates, Threshold, Star Trek: Generations)
1965 – Johnny Timko, actor (Battlestar Galactica, The Bionic Woman, Logan’s Run, The Lost Saucer)

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)
1973 – George Woodbridge, actor, d @ 66 (H.G. Wells’ Invisible Man, The Revenge of Frankenstein)
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 (The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
1983 – Melissa Ordway, actress (In Time)
1985 – Jessica Szohr, actress (Piranha 3D)

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)

posted by admin on Mar 30

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

1918 – Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Lights Out)

1922 – Turhan Bey, actor (Babylon 5, VR.5, SeaQuest 2032)
1929 – Richard Dysart, actor (The Thing, Gemini Man, The Terminal Man, Back to the Future III)

Richard Dysart as Dr Copper in The Thing

Richard Dysart as Dr Copper in The Thing

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)

1942 – Kenneth Welsh, actor (Bionic Woman, Stargate: Atlantis, Smallville, Category 7: The End of the World, The Fog, The Day After Tomorrow, The X-Files, The Twilight Zone)
1944 – Gabrielle Drake, actress (UFO)


1950 – Robbie Coltrane, actor (Krull, Flash Gordon)

Robbie Coltrane in Flash Gordon

Robbie Coltrane in Flash Gordon








1956 – Lisa Harrison, actress (Superman Returns, Invasion)
1957 – Paul Reiser, actor (Aliens)

Paul Reiser in Aliens

Paul Reiser in Aliens

1962 – Bil Dwyer, actor (Re-Animated, What Planet are You From)
1964 – Ian Ziering, actor (Sharknado, Lava Storm, Tyrannosaurus Azteca)
1965 – Juliet Landau, actress (Millennium)
1968 – Roland Kickinger, actor (Terminator Salvation)

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)

1972 – Mili Avatal, actress (Minotaur, Stargate)
1976 – Matt Doran, actor (Star Wars II: The Attack of the Clones, Farscape, The Matrix)
1977 – Rupert Evans, actor (Hellboy, Lexx)
1979 – Jose Pablo Cantillo, actor (The Walking Dead, Elysium)

1980 – Lindsay Parker, actress (Critters 2)
1982 – Jason Dohring, actor (Deep Impact, The Tomorrow People, Roswell)
1984 – Helena Mattson, actress (Surrogates)
1986 – Tessa Ferrer, actress (Extant)
1986 – Simon Baker, actor (Journey to the Center of the Earth, I, Robot)
1987 – Marley McClean, actress (Serenity, Star Trek: Voyager)
1989 – Dort Clark, actor, d @ 71 (Time Travelers, The Invaders, The Munsters)

1990 – Cassie Scerbo, actress (Sharknado, Bering Sea Beast)

1999 – Terry Wilson, actor, d @ 75 (Westworld)

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

2014 – Kate O’Mara, actress, d @ 74 (Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time, The Horror of Frankenstein)

posted by admin on Mar 29

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

Onslow Stevens in Them!

Onslow Stevens in Them!








1905 – Philip Ahn, actor (The Time Tunnel)

Philip Ahn in The Time Tunnel

Philip Ahn in 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)

1924 – Jackie Vernon, actress (The Monitors)

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)

Bud Cort as Mark Weinstein in Invaders from Mars

Bud Cort as Mark Weinstein in Invaders from Mars

1955 – Brendan Gleeson, actor (28 Days Later…, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Edge of Tomorrow)
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)
1961 – Michael Winterbottom, director (Time Riders)
1968 – Lucy Lawless, actress (Battlestar Galactica, The X-Files)

1971 – Frank Gilhooley, actor (Outlander, Guardians of the Galaxy)

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

1982 – Chad Rook, actor (iZombie, Dreamcatcher)
1986 – Luke Eberl, actor (Eyeborgs, Planet of the Apes)

1994 – Bill Travers, actor, d @ 72 (Gorgo)
1995 – Anthony Hamilton, actor, d @ 42 (The Twilight Zone)
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)
2009 – Maurice Jarre, composer, d @ 84 (Solar Crisis, Solarbabies, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Firefox)

2012 – Luke Askew, actor, d @ 80 (The 4400, Automan, The Powers of Matthew Star, The Six Million Dollar Man)

posted by admin on Mar 28

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

Robert Allen (center) in Raiders of the Living Dead

Robert Allen (center) in Raiders of the Living Dead








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

1924 – Jeff Burton, actor (Planet of the Apes)

1943 – Conchata Ferrell, actor (Edward Scissorhands, K-PAX)
1948 – Dianne Wiest, actress (Edward Scissorhands, Category 6: Day of Destruction)
1948 – Matthew Corbett, actor (Doctor Who)

Matthew Corbett in Doctor Who

Matthew Corbett in Doctor Who

1949 – Jason Robards III, actor (They Live)

1955 – Reba McEntire, actress (Tremors)

1960 – Chris Barrie, actor (Red Dwarf)
1961 – Orla Brady, actor (Doctor Who, Fringe, The Deep)
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, Doctor Who, Shawn of the Dead)


1975 – Richard Kelly, director/writer (The Box, Donnie Darko)
1975 – Shanna Moakler, actress (Timecop, Lois & Clark)
1976 – Richard Arlen, actor, d @ 76 (The Human Duplicators, The Crawling Hand, Science Fiction Theatre, The Lady and the Monster)
1977 – Annie Wersching, actress (Extant, Revolution, No Ordinary Family, Star Trek: Enterprise)

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

Gareth David-Lloyd in Doctor Who

Gareth David-Lloyd in 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)

1990 – Jenna Berman, actor (iZombie, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn)
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)
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)

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)

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)

Richard Denning in Creature With the Atomic Brain

Richard Denning in Creature With the Atomic Brain








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)

Julian Glover as Avon in Blakes 7

Julian Glover as Avon in Blakes 7









1940 – Austin Pendleton, actor (Short Circuit, Simon)
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, Not of this Earth, Space, The Island of Dr Moreau)

Michael York in Logan's Run

Michael York in Logan’s Run

1953 – Bairbre Dowling, actress (Star Trek: Voyager, Zardoz)
1953 – Pamela Roylance, actress (Starman)
1957 – Caroline Williams, actress (Seed 2, They Came from Outer Space)
1958 – Adrian Rawlins, actor (Doctor Who)

1963 – Jeff Griggs, actor (Time Force, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, Babylon 5)
1967 – Talisa Soto, actress (Elysium, Island of the Dead)
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)
2006 – Dan Curtis, writer, d @ 78 (Frankenstein)

2011 – Farley Granger, actor, d @ 85 (The Invisible Man, The Six Million Dollar Man)
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)

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)

Sterling Hayden in The Starlost

Sterling Hayden in The Starlost









1917 – Ed Peck, actor (The Incredible Hulk, Land of the Giants, Star Trek, The Invaders)

Ed Peck in the Star Trek episode, Tomorrow is Yesterday.

Ed Peck in the Star Trek episode, Tomorrow is Yesterday.

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)

Leonard Nimoy in The Outer Limits episode, I Robot

Leonard Nimoy in The Outer Limits episode, I Robot

1932 – Luke Askew, actor (The 4400, Automan, The Powers of Matthew Star, The Six Million Dollar Man)
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)

1950 – Martin Short, actor (Mars Attacks!, Innerspace)


1959 – Deke Anderson, actor (Doll Factory, Army of Darkness, The Bite)

1960 – Jennifer Grey, actress (In Your Eyes)
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)
1962 – Marita Geraghty, actress (Hard Time on Planet Earth)
1964 – Ed Wasser, actor (Babylon 5, Sliders, Quantum Leap)
1985 – Jonathan Glazer, director (Under the Skin)

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, The Butterfly Effect)
1985 – Keira Knightley, actress (Star Wars: Episode I, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World)
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)

posted by admin on Mar 25

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

John Laurie "right) in Devil Girl from Mars

John Laurie (right) in Devil Girl from Mars

1901 – Ed Begley, actor (The Invaders)
1908 – Dan White, actor (Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter, Twilight Zone, Attack of the Giant Leeches, Adventures of Superman)

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)

Patrick Troughton as Doctor Who

Patrick Troughton as Doctor Who

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)

1950 – Robert O’Reilly, actor (Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: DS9, Max Headroom, Otherworld, Manimal. Voyagers!, The Incredible Hulk)

Robert O'Reilly in Star Trek

Robert O’Reilly in Star Trek

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, Misfits of Science)
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)
1967 – Chip Joslin, actor (Humans vs Zombies)
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)
1974 – Laz Alonzo, actor (Avatar)
1979 – Lee Pace, actor (Guardians of the Galaxy)

1982 – Sean Faris, actor (Ghost Machine, Smallville)
1988 – Erik Knudsen, actor (Continuum, Beastly)
1989 – Aly Michalka, actress (Phil of the Future, iZombie)

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 (StarTrek-character)

It's Pavel Chekov's birthday

It’s Pavel Chekov’s birthday

posted by admin on Mar 24

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

1901 – Ub Iwerks, visual effects, d @ 70 7 July 1971 (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)
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, Toward the Unknown)
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)
1939 – Lynn Borden, actress (Frogs, The Fantastic Journey)

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, Sharktopus vs. Petracuda, The Terror Experiment)
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)
1972 – Gabriel Olds, actor (The Event, Surrogates, Heroes)
1972 – Charlie Creed-Miles, actor (The Frankenstein Chronicles, The Fifth Element)
1973 – Jim Parsons, actor (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, Jekyll Island)
1977 – Jessica Chastain, actress (Interstellar, The Martian)
1978 – Amanda Brugel, actress (Orphan Black, Dark Matter, Warehouse 13, Category 6: Day of Destruction, Jason X)
1979 – Jud Tylor, actor (Smallville, Andromeda)
1979 – Lake Bell, actress (Tron: Uprising, Surface)

1980 – Alison MacInnis, actress (Tremors (TV))
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)
1984 – Sam Daly, actor (Astronaut Wives Club)
1985 – Jeremy James Kissner, actor (A.I. Artificial Intelligence)
1988 – Nick Lashaway, actor (In Time, The X Files)
1988 – Finn Jones, actor (The Sarah Jane Adventures)

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

posted by admin on Mar 23

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

C. Montague Shaw (center)  in Undersea Kingdom

C. Montague Shaw (center) in Undersea Kingdom

1902 – Philip Ober, actor (The Munsters, Twilight Zone, Science Fiction Theatre)
1904 – H. Beam Piper, sci-fi author (author, Little Fuzzy, Flight from Tomorrow, 4 Day Planet)
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)

Kenneth Tobey in The Thing From Another World.

Kenneth Tobey in The Thing From Another World.

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)

James Ackley Maxwell in Doctor Who

James Ackley Maxwell in Doctor Who


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 – 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)
1988 – Dayton Lummis, actor, d @ 84 (The Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Flight That Disappeared, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, Rocky Jones: Space Ranger, Red Planet Mars)

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

2012 – The Hunger Games released

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1896 – Joseph Schildkraut, actor (Twilight Zone)

1912 – Wilfrid Brambell, actor (The Quatermass Experiment, Quatermass II)
1912 – Karl Malden, actor (Meteor)
1913 – James Westerfield, actor (Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel, Twilight Zone, Science Fiction Theatre)

James Westerfield as Dr Marvello in the Lost in Space episode, Space Circus.

James Westerfield as Dr Marvello in the Lost in Space episode, Space Circus.








1917 – Virginia Grey, actress (Science Fiction Theatre)

1920 – Werner Klemperer, actor (The Secret Files of Captain Video, Men Into Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space)

Werner Klemperer in the Lost in Space episode, All That Glitters.

Werner Klemperer in the Lost in Space episode, All That Glitters.









1920 – Ross Martin, actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Gemini Man, The Invisible Man, The Immortal, Twilight Zone, The Colossus of New York, Conquest of Space)
1920 – James Brown, actor (Adventures of Superman)

1931 – William Shatner, actor (Star Trek, Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Invasion Iowa, Space Command, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Ray Bradbury Theatre, TekWar, The First Men in the Moon, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Free Enterprise)

William Shatner in The Outer Limits episode, Cold Hands Warm Heart.

William Shatner in The Outer Limits episode, Cold Hands Warm Heart.

1935 – M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, actor (Blade Runner, The X-Files, The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone)
1936 – May Britt, actress (Probe)

1946 – Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, sci-fi author (Wetware)

1959 – Matthew Modine, actor (CAT.8)

1964 – Addison Richards, actor, d @ 76 (Science Fiction Theatre)

1971 – Will Yun Lee, actor (Total Recall, Bionic Woman)
1973 – Dax Griffin, actor (Firefly)
1975 – Anne Dudek, actress (Invasion)

1980 – Kandyse McClure, actress (Alphas, Children of the Corn, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Andromeda, Jake 2.0, Level 9)
1985 – Katie Stuart, actress (A Wrinkle in Time, Stargate SG-1)
1986 – Derek Farr, actor, d @ 84 (Blakes 7, The Projected Man)
1987 – Joan Shawlee, actress, d @ 58 (The Reluctant Astronaut, Conquest of Space)

2006 – Kurt von Trojan, sci-fi author, died (b. 1937 (month and day unknown))

2233 – James T Kirk, Captain of USS Enterprise (Star Trek)

It's Captain Kirk's birthday!

It’s Captain Kirk’s birthday!