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1900 – Mike Lally (Coma, Future Cop, Twilight Zone, The Adventures of Superman, The Return of Doctor X)

1915 – John Randolph, actor (Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, The Invaders)

1925 – Richard Erdman, actor (Out of This World, Small Wonder, Trancers, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Twilight Zone)
1926 – Andy Griffith, actor (Salvage 1)

Andy Griffith in Salvage 1

Andy Griffith in Salvage 1










1926 – Aubrey Morris, actor (Babylon 5, Alien Nation, Lifeforce, The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (TV), Space: 1999, A Clockwork Orange)

1930 – Edward Woodward (1990)
1934 – Peter Masterson, actor (The Stepford Wives)
1935 – Glenn Beck, actor (Twilight’s Last Gleaming, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Doctor Who)

Glenn Beck in Doctor Who

Glenn Beck in Doctor Who

1937 – Morgan Freeman, actor (Lucy, Transcendence, Oblivion, War of the Worlds, Dreamcatcher, Deep Impact, Outbreak, The Twilight Zone)
1939 – Cleavon Little, actor (ALF)

1940 – Rene Auberjonois, actor (Warehouse 13, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: DS9, Eerie Indiana, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Beyond Westworld, Man from Atlantis, The Bionic Woman)
1944 – Robert Powell, actor (Frankenstein (TV 1984), The Asphyx)
1946 – Brian Cox, actor (An Adventure in Space and Time, Her, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Day of the Triffids, Doctor Who, Timewatch, Bug, Red Dwarf, The Cloning of Joanna May)


1947 – Jonathan Pryce, actor (Clone, Brazil)
1948 – Powers Boothe, actor (Mutant Species)

1955 – This Island Earth released

This Island Earth released

This Island Earth released

1956 – Lisa Hartman, actress (Not of this World)

1956 – Robin Mattson, actress (The Incredible Hulk, The Six Million Dollar Man, Phantom of the Paradise)

1961 – Mark Curry, actor (Armageddon)
1964 – Lezlie Dean, actress (Hard Time on Planet Earth)
1969 – Teri Polo, actress (House of Frankenstein)

1972 – Rick Gomez, actor (Transformers)
1975 – Kate Magowan, actress (Stardust)


1976 – Patrick Gilmore, actor (Continuum, Primeval: New World, Stargate, Fringe, 2012, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Final Days of Planet Earth)
1977 – Sarah Wayne Callies, actress (The Walking Dead)
1977 – Danielle Harris, actress(Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D, Nuclear Family, Eerie Indiana)

1984 – Taylor Handley, actor (Battle Los Angeles)
1984 – Star Trek III: The Search For Spock released

1990 – Madison Smith, actress (Chupacabra vs. the Alamo)
1990 – Total Recall released
1996 – Michael Fox, actor, d @ 63 (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Twilight Zone, Voyagers!, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Gemini Man, Young Frankenstein, Lost in Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, War of the Satellites, Adventures of Superman, Science Fiction Theatre, Conquest of Space, The Magnetic Monster)
1998 – Darwin Joston, actor, d @ 60 (Time Walker)

2000 – Willow Shields, actress (The Hunger Games)
2004 – Jay Lake, sci-fi author, d @ 49 (Green, City Imperishable, Mainspring)

One Comment to “Today in Science Fiction History. Our past’s view of the present/future. #scifi #sciencefiction #doctorwho #startrek #starwars #scifichat”

  1. Nissa Annakindt Says:

    Robin Mattson also plays Heather Webber on General Hospital and has since the late 1970s, off and on.

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