This Day in Halloween: Actor Lionel Atwill is born. / Illustration by Devyn Lopez
Lionel Atwill is born in London in 1885. The character actor built an extensive stage career in England before moving to Hollywood, where his films included Doctor X, The Vampire Bat, Mystery at the Wax Museum, Murders in the Zoo, Mark of the Vampire, Son of Frankenstein, Ghost of Frankenstein, Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man, House of Frankenstein, and House of Dracula. He died in 1946.