Celebrities i Have Met

by ronnievanrijswijk | created - 10 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public

A list of celebrities i have met at a couple of horror conventions in the Netherlands and Germany.

1. Robert Englund

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. Since 1973, Robert has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda, Susan Sarandon ...

2. Ken Kirzinger

Actor | Freddy vs. Jason

Ken Kirzinger was born on November 4, 1959 in Saskatchewan, Canada. He is known for his work on Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Watchmen (2009) and Paycheck (2003).

3. Doug Bradley

Actor | Hellraiser

Mr. Bradley was born on September 7th 1954 in Liverpool, England. Since his school days Bradley has been close friends with Clive Barker. In the seventies Bradley and Clive Barker founded the progressive theatre group "Dog Company". While Barker worked on writing with his friend Peter Atkins (...

4. Udo Kier

Actor | Downsizing

Udo Kier was born October 14, 1944 in Cologne, Germany, during World War II. His entrance was just as dramatic as some of his roles. On the evening of his birth Udo's mother requested extra time with her new baby. The nurses had gathered all of the other babies and returned them to the nursery when...

5. Dario Argento

Writer | L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo

Dario Argento was born on September 7, 1940, in Rome, Italy, the first-born son of famed Italian producer Salvatore Argento and Brazilian fashion model Elda Luxardo. Argento recalls getting his ideas for filmmaking from his close-knit family from Italian folk tales told by his parents and other ...

6. Tom Savini

Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Inspired by the film Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), a young Tom Savini became fascinated with the magic and illusion of film. He spent his youth in his room creating characters by tirelessly practicing make-up. Later, as a combat photographer in Vietnam, Savini saw first-hand the gruesome carnage ...

7. Ted Raimi

Actor | Ash vs Evil Dead

Ted Raimi was born on December 14, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Theodore R. Raimi. He is an actor and writer, known for Ash vs Evil Dead (2015), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and The Midnight Meat Train (2008).

8. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

9. Cinzia Monreale

Actress | ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà

Cinzia Monreale was born on June 22, 1957 in Genoa, Italy as Cinzia Moscone. She is known for her work on ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) and Piedone d'Egitto (1980).

10. Lamberto Bava

Director | Body Puzzle

Lamberto Bava was born in Rome, Italy, and was the first of a third generation of Italian filmmakers. His grandfather, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cameraman and optics effects artist during the early days of Italian silent cinema. His father, Mario Bava (1914-1980), was a legendary ...

11. Christina Lindberg

Actress | Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô

Gorgeous and voluptuous brunette beauty Britt Christina Marinette Lindberg was born on December 6, 1950, in Gothenburg, Sweden, to a working-class family, with one sister and two brothers. She studied Latin at school and initially planned on being an archaeologist. Doing some modeling while still ...

She was so kind to let me take a picture while she posed with a mini poster with her autograph on it.

12. Sid Haig

Actor | House of 1000 Corpses

Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig has provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film.

Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an...

13. Ari Lehman

Actor | Friday the 13th

Ari Lehman is the actor/singer who has the unique honor of having played the role of the First Jason Voorhees in the Paramount Classic Horror Film "Friday the 13th" (1980). The original "Boy In The Lake" himself, Ari played a crucial role in the film's famous final scene, in which he suddenly ...

14. William Forsythe

Actor | The Devil's Rejects

Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut ...

15. Gunnar Hansen

Actor | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and moved to the United States at the age of 5. Gunnar lived in Maine till he was 11, then his family moved to Texas, where he went to high school and then the University of Texas. He majored in English and mathematics and then went to graduate school in ...

16. Marilyn Burns

Actress | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Marilyn Burns was born Mary Lynn Ann Burns on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Drama. Marilyn was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in ...

17. Edwin Neal

Actor | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Born in Houston, Texas, USA, following high school Edwin studied w/ Zula Pearson at Lon Morris in Jacksonville, Texas, before moving on to acting/directing studies w/ B. Iden Payne at Univ. of Texas Drama Dept. While there, he auditioned for role of HitchHiker in "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". Edwin ...

18. Bill Moseley

Actor | The Devil's Rejects

William "Bill" Moseley (born November 11, 1951) is an American film actor and musician who has starred in a number of cult classic horror films, including House of 1000 Corpses (2003), Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) and The Devil's Rejects (2005). His first big role was in The Texas Chainsaw ...

19. Linda Blair

Actress | The Exorcist

From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973). Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed...

20. Kane Hodder

Stunts | Se7en

Kane Hodder was born on April 8, 1955 in Auburn, California. He is best known for his role as horror icon Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), and Jason X (2001). He is...

21. Nick Principe

Stunts | The Purge: Election Year

Nick Principe was born on December 30, 1978 in Providence Rhode Island, USA as Nicholas J Principe. He is known for his work on The Purge: Election Year (2016), Grindsploitation (2016) and Halloween (2007).

22. Ellen Sandweiss

Actress | The Evil Dead

Michigan native Ellen Sandweiss gained fame as one of the young cast members of The Evil Dead (1981). She first began her association with The Evil Dead (1981)'s director Sam Raimi and its star Bruce Campbell when she attended high school with them. Sandweiss appeared in some of Raimi's early Super...

23. Theresa Tilly

Actress | The Evil Dead

Theresa Tilly made a monstrous feature film debut as Shelly in Sam Raimi's influential classic, The Evil Dead (1981). After working as a stand-up comedian in her hometown of Detroit, she set her sights on acclaimed improv comedy troupe The Second City Chicago. Her work there earned her a role on a ...

24. Betsy Baker

Actress | The Evil Dead

Betsy Baker was born in May of 1955 in Iowa. She had graduated with a combined degree in theater and classical voice from Michigan State University and embarked upon headline engagements throughout the south, including The Eden Roc in Miami Beach and other venues, with a group called Musicana. ...

25. Barbie Wilde

Actress | Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Barbie Wilde was born in Canada and raised in the United States where she attended Syracuse University in upstate New York. In pursuit of an acting career, she moved to London, England many years ago. Barbie has performed in cabaret in Bangkok; traveled to Bombay to appear in the Bollywood ...

26. Nicholas Vince

Actor | Hellraiser

Nicholas Vince is an actor, known for Hellraiser (1987), Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) and Nightbreed (1990).

27. Sherman Howard

Actor | Day of the Dead

Sherman Howard was born on June 11, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Howard Lee Sherman. He is an actor and writer, known for Day of the Dead (1985), Seinfeld (1989) and The Stand (1994). He has been married to Donna Bullock since May 1988. They have one child.

28. Michael Berryman

Actor | Weird Science

Late 1970s horror genre icon who's best known for his creepy performance as "Pluto" in the uncompromising Wes Craven horror film The Hills Have Eyes (1977). Berryman (who suffers from Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition leaving him with no sweat glands, hair, fingernails or teeth) ...

29. John Carpenter

Writer | The Fog

John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky ...

30. Jeffrey Combs

Actor | The Frighteners

Jeffrey Combs was born on September 9th, 1954 in Oxnard, California. He grew up in Lompoc, California with a plethora of siblings both older and younger. He attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, and the Professional Actor's Training Program at the University of ...

He complimented me with my haircut hahaha.

31. John Kassir

Actor | Tales from the Crypt

John Kassir was born on October 24, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for Tales from the Crypt (1989), Pete's Dragon (2016) and The Three Stooges (2000). He was previously married to Julie Benz.

Nice guy, takes time for his fans.

33. Linnea Quigley

Actress | The Return of the Living Dead

Barbara Linnea Quigley was born in Davenport, Iowa, on May 27, 1958 to Heath and Dorothy Quigley. Her Mother was a housewife and her Father a noted Chiropractor and psychologist. After moving with her family to Los Angeles in the late 1970s, the short, petite Linnea began working at a Jack Lalanne ...

A sweetheart, she still looks good after all those years.