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The Omen (25-Jun-1976)

Director: Richard Donner

Writer: David Seltzer

Keywords: Horror, Evil Children, Bible, Satan

Gregory Peck is Robert Thorn, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom. His wife's pregnancy ends with a stillborn fetus; without telling his wife, Thorn persuades the doctor to substitute a child whose mother died during childbirth. As the boy Damien grows, deaths start to occur; after investigation it becomes very clear that Damien is the Antichrist. Won Oscar for Best Original Score, and received a nomination for Best Original Song. Spawned three sequels and a remake.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregory Peck
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird
Lee Remick
14-Dec-1935 2-Jul-1991 Days of Wine and Roses
Patrick Troughton
25-Mar-1920 28-Mar-1987 2nd Doctor on Doctor Who
David Warner
29-Jul-1941   The Omen
Billie Whitelaw
6-Jun-1932 21-Dec-2014 The Krays


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