1978 (Angels Revenge; City on Fire;
Fugitive Alien; Star Force.)
- 02/09 Angela Greene (age 62), who played
matron Clara Eckert in the movie in episode 615- KITTEN WITH A WHIP.
- 02/18 Derrick de Marney (age 71), who played Latham in the movie in episode 901- THE PROJECTED MAN.
- 03/14 George Bahr (age 80), property master for the movie in episode 423- BRIDE OF THE MONSTER.
- 04/05 Douglas Henderson (age 59), who played Dr. Richard Gordon in the movie in episode 210- KING
- 04/07 William Coontz
(age 61), who played a character named Bill Coontz in the movie in
episode 509- THE GIRL IN LOVERS LANE, played the insane man in the
woods in the movie in episode 607- BLOODLUST and also had a small role
in the movie in episode 618- HIGH SCHOOL BIG SHOT.
- 04/07 Donald Gray (aged 64), who did the
voices of Colonel White, Captain Black and The Mysteron
on the TV series "Captain Scarlet", episodes of which
were shown in episode K02- REVENGE OF THE MYSTERONS.
- 04/22 Jo Heims (age 48), who wrote the
screenplay for the movie in episode 509- THE GIRL IN
- 04/23 Ivan Pereverzev (age 63), who played
Timofey Larionovich in the movie in episode 505- THE MAGIC VOYAGE OF
- 04/28 Arch W. Hall Sr. (age 69), a.k.a.
Nicholas Merriwether a.k.a. William Watters,
producer/director and original story writer of the movie
in episode 506- EEGAH, in which he also played Robert
- 04/28 Russell Metty (age 71), cinematographer
for the movie in episode 805- THE THING THAT COULDN'T
- 05/27 Shelly Novack (age 34), who played
Brooks in the movie in episode K15- SUPERDOME.
- 06/17 Robert B. Williams (age 73), who played George Johnson in episode 801- REVENGE OF THE
CREATURE and Webb in THIS ISLAND EARTH riffed in MST3K:
- 06/20 Ralph M. DeLacy (age 91), art director
for the season two serial THE PHANTOM CREEPS.
- 06/22 Nico Turoff (age
78), who had an uncredited role as a "wüstenarbeiter," or desert
worker, in the movie in episode 211- FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS.
- 07/13 Baku Hatakeyama (age 34), who played the police chief in the movie in episode 306- TIME OF THE APES.
- 07/23 Charles Horvath (age 57), who played
Mike in the movie in episode 805- THE THING THAT COULDN'T DIE.
- 08/29 Emma Roldan (age 85), who played Maria the housekeeper in the movie in episode 102- THE ROBOT VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY.
- 09/06 Harry Wilson (age 80), who played a trophy in episode 607- BLOODLUST!
- 09/12 Craig Slocum (age 43), who played Andy in the short IS THIS LOVE?, shown in episode 514- TEEN-AGE STRANGLER.
- 09/23 Fred Morgan (age 87), still photographer for the movie WORLD WITHOUT END, riffed in MST3K's first live show.
- 10/12 Roy Gordon (age 82), who played the
mayor in the movie in episode 319- WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST and Dr.
Loren Wright in the movie in episode 320- THE UNEARTHLY.
- 11/01 Armando Arriola (age 75), who played Merlin in the movie in episode 521- SANTA CLAUS.
- 11/02 Harry Reif (age 71), set designer for
the movies in episodes 104- WOMEN OF THE PREHISTORIC
PLANET, 507- I ACCUSE MY PARENTS, 520- RADAR SECRET
SERVICE and 808- THE SHE-CREATURE, plus THE DAY THE WORLD
ENDED shown in MST3K: The Home Game. Reif was also the
assistant director for the movie in episode 511-
- 11/25 Irene Morra (age 85), editor of the
movie in episode 315- TEENAGE CAVEMAN.
- 11/26 Ford Beebe (age 90), director of season
two serial THE PHANTOM CREEPS.
- 11/27 Susan Shaw (age 49), who played
Hestia in the movie in episode 416- FIRE MAIDENS FROM OUTER SPACE.
- 12/07 I. Stanford Jolley (age 78), who played King Invader in the movie in episode 419- THE REBEL SET and
Judge Raymond Clara in the movie in episode 610- THE VIOLENT YEARS.
- 12/10 Edward D. Wood Jr. (age 54), auteur,
MSTie legend: produced/directed/wrote the movies in
episode 423- BRIDE OF THE MONSTER and episode 613- THE
SINISTER URGE and wrote the screenplay for
the movie in episode 610- THE VIOLENT YEARS.
- 12/17 Don Ellis (age 44), who composed the
movie's musical score in episode 111- MOON ZERO TWO.
- 12/22 Robert Maxwell (age 54), cinematographer
for the movie in episode 1002- GIRL IN GOLD BOOTS.
- 12/28 Vera Altayskaya (age 59), who played
the stepmother in the movie "Morozko," shown in episode
813- JACK FROST.