Jan. 12, 2021

This Day in Halloween: Musician, voice actor, filmmaker Rob Zombie is born Robert Bartleh Cummings in Haverhill, MA in 1965. / Illustration by Victoria Diaz.

Musician, voice actor, filmmaker Rob Zombie is born Robert Bartleh Cummings in Haverhill, MA in 1965. The son of carnival workers, his music includes leading the band White Zombie as well as solo albums Hillbilly Deluxe and The Sinister Urge. As a writer/director, his films include House of 1000 Corpses, a remake of Halloween, The Devil’s Rejects and the animated film The Haunted World of El Superbeasto. He also briefly hosted Turner Classics Movie’s TCM Underground.