Famous Faces on "Tales from the Darkside" (Season One)!

This uniquely, frighteningly, terrifying popular horror anthology series is packed haunting stories that at first light appear to be about normal situations, but these tales are gradually twisted until they become something shocking, sinister and totally unsettling.

Revealing the dark underworld of our everyday existence, "Tales from the Darkside" includes stories penned by masters of horror, with unforgettable performances by some of Hollywood's finest stars.

Dark, scary and with a bizarre sense of justice, "Tales from the Darkside"s spine-tingling first season will capture your imagination...and never let go.
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“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 3
Pain Killer (14 Oct. 1984)
"Harvey Turman" ” - gattonero975
 
2.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 4
The Odds (21 Oct. 1984)
"Tommy Vale" ” - gattonero975
 
3.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 0
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983) : WRITER ” - gattonero975
 
4.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 6
Slippage (11 Nov. 1984)
"Elaine Anderson Hall" ” - gattonero975
 
5.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 0
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983) : DIRECTOR ” - gattonero975
 
6.
Justine Bateman
Actress, Family Ties
Bateman was born in Rye, New York. Her younger brother is actor/director Jason Bateman. Bateman played the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties from 1982 to 1989, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Bateman hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live during its 13th season in 1988...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 5
Mookie and Pookie (4 Nov. 1984)
"Susan 'Pookie' Anderson" ” - gattonero975
 
7.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 6
Slippage (11 Nov. 1984)
"Chris Wood" ” - gattonero975
 
8.
Ed French
Makeup Department, Terminator 2
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 0
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983)
''Devil'' ” - gattonero975
 
9.
Farley Granger
Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star. He followed it up with a much bigger part in The Purple Heart and then joined the army...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 3
Pain Killer (14 Oct. 1984)
"Doctor Roebuck" ” - gattonero975
 
10.
John Harrison
Director, Dune
John Harrison began his career directing rock videos and working as 1st Asst. Director for famed horror director,George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead/Creepshow). Harrison wrote and directed multiple episodes of Romero's classic TV series,Tales from the Darksidem], before helming Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, for Paramount Pictures...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 2
I'll Give You a Million (7 Oct. 1984) : DIRECTOR & WRITER ” - gattonero975
 
11.
Tippi Hedren
Actress, The Birds
Tippi Hedren was born Nathalie Kay Hedren in New Ulm, Minnesota, to Dorothea Henrietta (Eckhardt) and Bernard Carl Hedren, who ran a general store. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of German and Norwegian ancestry. Tippi was working as a New York fashion model when she married her first husband...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 5
Mookie and Pookie (4 Nov. 1984)
"Ruth Anderson" ” - gattonero975
 
12.
Barnard Hughes
Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Most of his success came after middle-age. He made his Broadway debut in 1939 in Mary McCarthy's "Please, Mrs...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983)
"Gideon Hackles" ” - gattonero975
 
13.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 1
The New Man (30 Sep. 1984)
"Petey Coombs" (as Billy Jacoby) ” - gattonero975
 
14.
Eddie Jones
Jones found a job at a service station at the cross-streets of Laurel and Sunset in Los Angeles. The station is still there. He discovered acting when a friend invited him to an acting class, and was offered a job as an apprentice in summer stock. He was such a novice that he had only seen one play prior to his first stage appearance...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983)
"Victor Muldoon" ” - gattonero975
 
15.
David Patrick Kelly
Actor, Twin Peaks
Compact, feisty and fierce character actor David Patrick Kelly was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Margaret Elizabeth (Murphy) and Robert Corby Kelly, Sr., an accountant. He burst onto the acting scene in 1979, playing the devious leader of the leather-clad gang "The Rogues" in Walter Hill's controversial New York City gang film The Warriors...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 6
Slippage (11 Nov. 1984)
"Richard Hall" ” - gattonero975
 
16.
Patrick Macnee
British actor Patrick Macnee was born on February 6, 1922 in London, England into a wealthy and eccentric family. His father, Daniel Macnee, was a race horse trainer, who drank and gambled away the family fortune, leaving young Patrick to be raised by his gay mother, Dorothea Mary, and her lover. Shortly after graduating from Eton (from which he was almost expelled for running a gambling ring)...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 1
The New Man (30 Sep. 1984)
'Himself"- Host (only UK version)

Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 7
Inside the Closet (18 Nov. 1984)
"Himself "- Host (only UK version) ” - gattonero975
 
17.
Tom Noonan
Actor, Heat
Offbeat character actor Tom Noonan started off his career in various theater troupes that utilized his skills as a guitarist and composer. A graduate from Yale's acting school, he founded the Paradise Theatre in 1983, which was instrumental later in his growth as an artist. Gravitating toward film and TV in the 80s...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 4
The Odds (21 Oct. 1984)
"Bill Lacey" ” - gattonero975
 
18.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 1
The New Man (30 Sep. 1984)
"Sharon Coombs" ” - gattonero975
 
19.
George A. Romero
George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and his mother was Lithuanian...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 0
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983) : WRITER ” - gattonero975
 
20.
Tom Savini
Inspired by the film Man of a Thousand Faces, 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 for which he later gained fame, simulating it on screen.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 2
I'll Give You a Million (7 Oct. 1984) : DIRECTOR ” - gattonero975
 
21.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 1
The New Man (30 Sep. 1984)
"Alan Coombs" ” - gattonero975
 
22.
Fritz Weaver
Fritz Weaver, the American actor, was born on January 19, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during World War II, breaking into acting in the early 1950s. He made his Broadway debut in October 1955 in "The Chalk Garden," which garnered five Tony Award nominations...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 7
Inside the Closet (18 Nov. 1984)
"Dr. Fenner" ” - gattonero975
 
23.
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 7
Inside the Closet (18 Nov. 1984)
"Gail Aynsley" ” - gattonero975
 
24.
Max Wright
Actor, ALF
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 0
Trick or Treat (Pilot) (29 Oct. 1983)
"Mr. Bundle'' ” - gattonero975
 
25.
Keenan Wynn
The talented scion of a show-business family, Keenan Wynn's father was the great burlesque and television buffoon Ed Wynn while his maternal grandfather, Frank Keenan, earned distinction on the other side of the entertainment ladder as a Shakespearean tragedian. Mother Hilda Keenan was also a minor actress...
“ Tales from the Darkside: Season 1, Episode 2
I'll Give You a Million (7 Oct. 1984)
"Duncan Williams" ” - gattonero975