1909: Gerald Roberts, music editor for the movie in episode 912- THE SCREAMING SKULL.
1911: Karl Brainard, property master for the movies in episodes 311- IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, 315- TEENAGE CAVEMAN, 701- NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST, 806- THE UNDEAD and 808- THE SHE-CREATURE, plus THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED (riffed by fans in Sci-fi Channel’s “MST3K: The Home Game”).
1911: George White, editor for the movie in episode 104- WOMEN OF THE PREHISTORIC PLANET.
1917: Loretta King Hadler, who played Janet Lawton in the movie in episode 423- BRIDE OF THE MONSTER.
1920: Stan Stone, who played a sergeant in the movie in episode 512- MITCHELL.
1929: Buddy Van Horn, stunt double in the movie “Marooned,” featured in episode 401- SPACE TRAVELERS.*
1929: Elvin Feltner, producer of the movie “Terror in the Night,” seen in episode 514- TEEN-AGE STRANGLER.
1931: Paul Robi, member of the singing group The Platters, who performed in episode 601- GIRLS TOWN.
1938: Bobby Brack, who appeared in and was a stunt driver for the movie in episode 207- WILD REBELS.*
1945: Paul Hampton, who played Wilson in the movie in episode 104- WOMEN OF THE PREHISTORIC PLANET.*
1948: Robert Plant, formerly of the musical group Led Zeppelin, whose name was borrowed for the “plant that can review music,” played by Kevin Murphy in a host segment in episode 309- THE AMAZING COLOSSAL MAN and again during 1992′s Turkey Day marathon.*
1982: Edward Ludwig (age 83), director of the movie in episode 113- THE BLACK SCORPION.
1986: Walter Brooke (age 71), who played network commentator Radin in the movie “Marooned,” featured in episode 401- SPACE TRAVELERS, Dean Gerrard in the movie in episode 607- BLOODLUST and Clifford Foster Evans in the movie in episode 614- SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL.
1988: Ken Knox (age 63), who played Steamroller Smith in the movie in episode 402- THE GIANT GILA MONSTER.
1989: Joseph LaShelle (age 89), cinematographer for the movie in episode 809- I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF.
1990: Tim Barrett (age 61), who played Detective Hargrove in the movie in episode 905- THE DEADLY BEES.
2003: Brianne Murphy (age 70), production manager for the movie in episode 607- BLOODLUST and script supervisor for the movie in episode 815- AGENT FOR H.A.R.M.
1994: Episode 605- COLOSSUS AND THE HEADHUNTERS first shown.
1958: The movie in episode 319- WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST is reviewed in Variety.
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