On this day in horror…
1947, Arnold Schwarzenegger is born. A man who truly needs no introduction, the former Mr. Olympia and Governor of California has carved out a legacy like few other actors. Arnie has starred in films such as The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Running Man, Commando, Total Recall and, Shengis Khan’s favourite film, Predator. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SIR!
1948, Carel Struycken is born. Dutch-born Struycken casts an imposing figure at 7 feet tall. Struycken has appeared in Men In Black, The Witches Of Eastwick, as butler Lurch in the Addams Family films, and as The Giant in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks.
1961, Laurence Fishburne is born. Best known for his role as Morpheus in the Matrix trilogy and as William Petersen’s replacement in CSI, Fishburne has also appeared in Predators and A Nightmare On Elm Street: Part 3 – Dream Warriors. Fishburne will soon be seen in The Colony and as Jack Crawford in NBC and Bryan Fuller’s TV series, Hannibal.