This is a list of Friday the 13th Alumni who have autographed my copy of the book "Crystal Lake Memories". 45 Signatures and still counting.
Discovered by a casting magazine "Dramalogue" for the role of mindless killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part III
, Richard Brooker also gained the role of Oghris in "Deathstalker" (1983). It was the only acting experience of Brooker, who later start creating completely a different professional career...
Already an Actress, QVC celebrity guest host, career coach, and speaker; Lar has added author, director, and producer to her ever-growing list of achievements. Her book, "Get Started Not Scammed, from Finance to Fame" was published in 2008. She teaches Hollywood hopefuls how to create a career without getting scammed...
Lawrence Monoson, a New York native is a veteran actor with a career spanning over 20 years. Born on August 11, 1964, in Yonkers, Lawrence is easily known for his early film roles starting back in the early to mid 1980s. Monoson appeared in the film The Last American Virgin
, followed three years later with a role in the horror movie Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. He has Swedish, Danish, Scottish, and English ancestry. Since 1973, Englund has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda...
Born in Los Angeles, California, the fourth of five daughters, she was dubbed "the baby with the beat" by her family - a title she earned for her frequent song and dance routines. Aronson began her professional acting career at a young age. In the height of her success, she left acting to attend UCLA as a Theater Arts major...
Writer/director/producer Danny Steinmann was the son of noted East Coast art collector Herbert R. Steinmann
. Danny made his debut as both writer and director with the funky hardcore porno picture High Rise
, on which he used the alias Danny Stone. Steinmann was a production associate on Arthur Hiller
Lovely and perky actress Tiffany Helm was born on May 12, 1964. She's the daughter of Peter Helm
and veteran actress Brooke Bundy
. Tiffany studied dance with Roland Dupree
and was a member of "The Beverly Hills Mime Troupe". She started modeling in her mid-teens. Helm made her film debut with a small role in Hard to Hold
Amy Steel's acting career began in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1973 when she attended Westtown school of dramatic arts. After two summers of dramatic training, Amy joined Barley-Sheaf Players and starred in two productions. She temporarily left the theatre to further pursue her academic career at the prestigious Kent school in Kent...
Adrienne was born in and raised Oyster Bay, Long Island and did her first commercial when she was six months old, and has stayed at it with a brief hiatus or two ever since. She has also studied voice and dance, being continually involved in some phase of show business. She has done numerous television and radio commercials...
Betsy Palmer was probably best known for playing Jason Voorhees' mother in the horror film Friday the 13th
, but her career as an actress began many years before. Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, to Marie (née Love), who launched the Chicago Business College, and Rudolph Vincent Hrunek...
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 emerges from the icy waters of Crystal Lake...
David Kagen owns an acting school in Studio City, California, David Kagen's School of Film Acting. He's been coaching actors at all levels including Alec Baldwin, Ted Danson, Robin Wright-Penn, Kyle Secor, Scott Lawrence and Dale Midkiff for over 35 years. He continues to work in film and television and will be appearing on House this season...
started his career as a stage actor on Broadway, and then worked his way into films as a stunt performer. Starting in 1995, he began using the name Kevin Spirtas professionally.
Sean S. Cunningham
Like William Girdler, Oliver Hellman or even Ed Wood, Sean S. Cunningham had a successful career of starting films cheap and fast. Originally from New York, Cunningham had a vast knowledge of directing films and came to Hollywood. He started about the same time Wes Craven
did. Cunningham meets Craven and decided to make a comedy-romance film called Together
Erin Gray was born on January 7, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gray moved with her family from Hawaii to California when she was eight years old and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. She was fifteen when a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard
, head of one of Hollywood's top model agencies, convinced her what she wanted to do in life...
Pittsburgh-born actor/SFX wizard/stuntman/director Tom Savini did a tour of duty as a combat cameraman in Vietnam, and has since acquired a remarkable cult following among film fans, primarily due to his ground-breaking SFX in the "splatter movie" explosion of the early 1980s. Along with fellow special make-up legends Dick Smith
and Rob Bottin
Large (6'1"), affable, and commanding character actor Irwin Keyes was born on March 16, 1952 in New York City. Keyes grew up in Amityville, New York and graduated from Amityville Memorial High School in 1970. He acted in his first play "The Lower Depths" by Maxim Grody while attending college. Frequently cast as likable lugs...
Cute, spunky and appealing brunette actress Robbi Morgan was born on July 19, 1961. Robbi made her movie debut playing the titular character, as a little girl, in the touching drama, Me, Natalie
. Morgan did a wickedly funny and dead-on impression of Mae West
while singing the hysterically bawdy song...