On This Date: February 9
Fantasy artist Frank Frazetta was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1928. In addition to painting iconic characters such as Tarzan and Conan, Frazetta worked as an assistant on comic strips including Al Capp's Lil’ Abner and Flash Gordon with Dan Barry.
David Wayne died in 1995. He guest starred twice as Jervis Tetch (a.k.a. the Mad Hatter) in the live-action Batman series.
Scottish actor Ian Richardson died in 2007. He portrayed Sir Charles Warren in the Jack the Ripper-inspired film From Hell (2001).