March 19, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Harvard-educated actor Kent Smith is born in New York City in 1907. / Illustration by Summer Ward

Kent Smith is born in New York City in 1907. The Harvard-educated actor’s long career in film, TV and theater included roles in the films Cat People, The Spiral Staircase, Games, Die Sister Die! and TV shows Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Outer Limits, Night Gallery, and The Invaders, and TV movies The Night Stalker, The Cat Creature and The Disappearance of Flight 412. He died in 1985.