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1896 – Ronald Adam, actor (The Man Who Could Cheat Death)
1897 – Rhys Williams, actor (The Invaders, Adventures of Superman)

1906 – Theresa Harris, actress (I Walked with a Zombie)

1910 – Dick Kollmar, actor (Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV, The Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man)
1917 – Paul Christian, actor (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms)

1920 – Richard Hamilton, actor (The Visitor (1997 TV), Men in Black)

1931 – Bob Shaw, sci-fi author (Light of Other Days, The Ragged Astronauts)
1933 – Edward Bunker, actor (The Running Man)
1937 – Anthony Hopkins, actor (Westworld (2015 TV), Slipstream, Freejack)
1938 – Rosalind Cash, actress (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, The Omega Man, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde)

1941 – Sean S. Cunningham, director (Terminal Invasion, DeepStar Six)
1943 – Ben Kingsley, actor (Our Robot Overlords, Ender’s Game, What Planet Are You From?, Species, Slipstream, A.I. Artificial Intelligence)
1945 – Vernon Wells, actor (Innerspace, Alien Hunger, Cowboys vs Dinosaurs, Jurassic Block, The Sector, Rise of the Dinosaurs, 100,000 Zombie Heads, The Dead Undead, World’s End, Silent Night, Zombie Night, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Saurian, The Man with No Eyes, Starforce, Space Truckers, Manosaurus, T-Force, Circuitry Man, Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II, Weird Science)
1945 – Connie Willis, sci-fi author (Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of a Dog, Blackout/All Clear)
1946 – Barbara Carrera, actress (The Island of Dr. Moreau, Embryo)
1947 – Tim Matheson, actor (Solar Crisis)
1948 – Joe Dallesandro, actor (Flesh For Frankenstein

1952 – Elizabeth Norment, actress (Runaway, Twilight Zone)
1953 – Jane Badler, actress (V, Sky Trackers, The Lost World)

Jane Badler in V.

Jane Badler in V.

1953 – James Remar, actor (FlashForward, Battlestar Galactica, Blade: Trinity, The Twilight Zone, The X-Files, Robo Warriors, Judge Dredd, Transformers: Dark of the Moon)
1955 – Day the World Ended released
1957 – Peter Williams, actor (Stargate: SG-1, Earthsea, The Chronicles of Riddick, The X-Files)
1957 – The Monolith Monsters released
1958 – Fiend Without a Face released
1958 – The Lost Missile released
1958 – The Strange World of Planet X released





1958 – The Crawling Eye released

The Crawling Eye

The Crawling Eye








1959 – Bebe Neuwirth, actress (Star Trek: TNG)

1959 – Val Kilmer, actor (The Thaw, Red Planet, The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), Real Genius)

Val Kilmer in Red Planet

Val Kilmer in Red Planet

1961 – Joanna Johnson, actress (The Twilight Zone)
1963 – Amelia Kinkade, actress (Misfits of Science)
1963 – Roberto Lombardi, actor (Perfect: Android Rising, Zombie eXs, The Happening)
1964 – Michael McDonald, actor (The Unborn II, Carnosaur 2, Carnosaur 3: Primal Species


1965 – Gaston Glass, production manager, d @ 65 (Lost in Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
1965 – Geoff Meed, actor (The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Resident Evil: Extinction, Star Trek: Enterprise, Babylon 5)
1965 – Li Gong, actor (2046)
1966 – Bruce Ramsay, actor (Continuum, Riverworld, Babylon 5: The Lost Tales, Island of the Dead)
1969 – Martha Byrne, actress (Anna to the Infinite Power)

1970 – Chandra West, actress (Universal Soldier II and III, Earth: Final Conflict)
1973 – Jennifer Hill, actress (Mutant X)
1974 – Kenny Morrison, actor (Star Trek: Voyager)
1976 – Steve Byers, actor (Alphas, Total Recall (2012), Immortals, Smallville, The Dresden Files)
1977 – Nora Marlowe, actress, d @ 62 (Westworld, Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits)
1979 – G. Michael Gray, actor (Fringe, Smallville, Stargate: Atlantis, Blade: The Series, Terminal City, A Wrinkle in Time)

1986 – Lloyd Haynes, actor, d @ 54 (Star Trek)
1986 – Bronson Pelletier, actor (Dinosapien)
1987 – G Randall P D Garrett, sci-fi author, d @ 60 (Lord Darcy, Takeoff 1 & II)

1990 – Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

Sci-fi channel begins broadcasting.

Sci-fi channel begins broadcasting.

1993 – Bob Johnson, actor, d @ 73 (Star Trek, The Outer Limits)
1994 – Leo Fuchs, actor, d @ 83 (The Six Million Dollar Man)
1994 – Woody Strode, actor, d @ 80 (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century)

2001 – Eileen Heckart, actress, d @ 82 (Out There)
2003 – Paula Raymond, actress, d @ 79 (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Flight That Disappeared)
2007 – Bill Idelson, writer / actor, d @ 88 (The Crawling Hand, Twilight Zone / My Favorite Martian, Twilight Zone)


2013 – James Avery, actor, d @ 68 (Star Trek: Enterprise, Epoch, Timestalkers,)
2014 – Edward Herrmann, actor, d @ 71 (Day of the Dolphin, The Electric Grandmother, Here Comes the Munsters)

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