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Guest Star List June 16-18, 2023

Autograph Signing Hours

Friday 3PM-9PM

Saturday 10AM-6PM

Sunday 10AM-5PM

(Some guests leave early to catch flights on Sunday)


Here they are...

Lynne Lugosi-Sparks

The granddaughter of Dracula! Bela Lugosi's grandaughter, Lynne Lugosi-Sparks makes her first appearance at MONSTER BASH. She will spotlight new, amazing Bela Lugosi merchandise. Don't miss meeeting the delightful Lynne Lugosi-Sparks as she carries on the legacy of one of the greatest horror actors of all time.


Audrey Dalton

The iconic actess who was the female lead in THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD (1957). She appeared in William Castle's MR. SARDONICUS (1961), three episodes of Boris Karloff's THRILLER television show, BONANZA, six episodes of WAGON TRAIN, VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA, WILD WILD WEST and so much more. A legend in Hollywood history.



Daniel Roebuck

Actor, Monster Kid Daniel Roebuck will be Bashing with us...

He was Grandpa Munster in the latest MUNSTERS movie, he's horror host Dr. Shocker and he is one of us...a true blue Monster Kid with so much monster spirit. We are honored to have Daniel as a guest fot our June MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE!



Beverly Washburn

Iconic child actress that continued on as an adult in an amazing resume of classic films and TV. She is a treasure and Monster Bash loves her. Beverly has worked with everyone from Lon Chaney Jr., Lou Costello, George Reeves, Milton Berle, Boris Karloff, Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Chuck Conners, Tommy Kirk, Alan Ladd, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy...the list just goes on and on. From OLD YELLER to SPIDER BABY, she has done it all and lived to tell. She's always happy to talk with you about her career and the stories from the sets.

Pick up her book, she'll sign it for you....REEL TEARS!


Pamula Pierce

SDirect from Boggy Creek, it's actress and daughter of the director of THE LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK (1972). Besides appearing in the first film, she was in the sequel BOGGY CREEK 2: THE LEGEND CONTNIUES (1983). She also was a make-up artist on the sequel! Pamula has worked hard at the the new cleaned up LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK Blu-Ray. Get your copy at Bash!


Tom Savini

Special effects wizard, make-up man, actor, director,'s Tom Savini! Tom has been at a dozen MONSTER BASH shows and is part of our local family. He's worked on CREEPSHOW, FRIDAY THE 13th, TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, DAWN OF THE DEAD, DAY OF THE DEAD and so much more. Welcome back, Tom!


Charlotte Austin

NOTE: Charlotte has had to cancel due to health issues regarding her spine. This wonderful actress has appeared in many monster movie fan favorites, like FRANKENSTEIN 1970 (1958 with Boris Karloff), THE MAN WHO TURNED TO STONE (1957), Ed Wood's THE BRIDE AND THE BEAST (1958), GORILLA AT LARGE (1958) and more. Plus, she was in the PERRY MASON television show.


Cortlandt Hull

Founder of THE WITCH'S DUNGEON and great nephew of the WEREWOLF OF LONDON, Henry Hull! Cortlandt will display some of his life-size monster figures and be on hand to discuss his encounters with the greats of Hollywood horror films.


Son of Ghoul

The horror host that rocks Cleveland through to its bones! Son of Ghoul will be back to put the scare on you. Make sure to visit him at Bash and if you're in Ohio, check your local listings for that SOG listing! Son of Ghoul will host Saturday Morning free cereal and cartoons at Bash.


Drac and Countess Carita

Robert Kokai (Drac) starred in the fondly remembered "Frank and Drac Show" in Cleveland during the 1980s. A 2019 inductee to The Horror Host Hall of Fame, he's gone on to create the show Transylvania Tonight for The Monster Channel and Internet streaming which has been seen in 1,442 cities in 117 countries around the world. Along with his wife Stefanie (who co-stars and produces) as Countess Carita they continue to entertain as horror hosts. Robert is also a fabulous artist, has worked on stage as an actor with The Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival and The Actors Theatre of Louisville, and has written and produced for television in Los Angeles.  We welcome back to BASH, Drac and Carita!!


Zach Zito

The one man "Titan of Terror Theater," as a friend puts it! If you've never seen Zach perform his one man shows, you must not miss it this Monster Bash! Sometimes he recruits guest actors from our Guests of Honor...but, regardless, this guy has more talent than any human should have. Don't miss Zach's performance.



John Russo

Screenwriter and zombie from the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! John has also taught film students and directed too. Meet John at MONSTER BASH!


Jeremy Ambler

One walking, talking zombie from the hit TV show THE WALKING DEAD. Jeremy is one of the nicest zombies you'll ever meet! Get a signed photo from him at Bash.


Stan Gordon

National recognized UFO and Bigfoot researcher, Stan Gordon. He's written numerous books on the subject. Stan is THE go-to guy on the Kecksburg incident in 1965. He's appeared on numerous national news programs and documentaries.


Bill Luciani & Tony Pitocco Monsters

See an army of life-size monsters lining the atrium for this June's Bash courtesy of Bill Luciani and Tony Pitocco. Great photo ops for you and your family!


The Writers & Historians :


Tom Weaver

Writer-historian Tom Weaver is the author of dozens and dozens of books. He is the go-to guy on classic horror and the Universal canon. He co-wrote the bible for Universal Monster fans...UNIVERSAL HORRORS. A Monster Bash lifetime achiement award winner.


Frank Dello Stritto

Frank Dello Stritto contributes regularly for MONSTER BASH magazine, and has written some of the best books on the genre: the non-fiction VAMPIRE OVER LONDON, A QUAINT & CURIOUS VOLUME OF FORGOTTEN LORE and I SAW WHAT IS I SAW WHEN I SAW IT, and the “historical” novels A WEREWOLF REMEMBERS, CARL DENHAM'S GIANT MONSTERS and THE PASSION OF THE MUMMY. Frank makes talks fun and interactive. At this Bash Frank premieres his newest novel, PATRON SAINTS OF THE LIVING DEAD.



Greg Mank

Profession(s): Writer, Actor, Teacher. Greg received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, MD (1972) and Master of Liberal Arts degree from John Hopkins University, Baltimore MD (1984). His passion for classic films is evident in the fabulous books the's authored. Many on classic horror films and actors that we all love. Check out the latest from Greg on his web site, CLICK HERE.


Mark Maddox

Fan favorite artist known for many Scream Factory Blu-Ray covers and numerous monster magazine covers as MONSTER BASH #47!


Sam Irvin

Film director and 4-time Rondo Award Winning author Sam Irvin returns to MONSTER BASH. He's directed 50 films to date including ones that Monster Bash attendees will know like ELVIRA'S HAUNTED HILLS. He has a brand-new memoir coming out called I WAS A TEENAGE MONSTER HUNTER! HOW I MET VINCENT PRICE, CHRISTOPHER LEE, PETER CUSHING & MORE!



David "The Rock" Nelson

Renegade monster movie maker, David "The Rock" Nelson returns for another year at Bash. See him roaming the horror halls, selling DVDs of his movies and invited everyone to be part of his movies (with camera in hand). Hold on, and get ready for one of the most colorful characters at Monster Bash.


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