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My favorite exploitation and horror actors!
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1.
Bruce Campbell
In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead, in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling video of 1983...
“ The Evil Dead trilogy ” - andell-2
 
2.
“ Heroin Busters
The Smuggler
The Big Racket ” - andell-2
 
3.
David Hemmings
Actor, Gladiator
David Hemmings, one of the great English cinema icons of the 1960s, was born in Guildford, Surrey, on November 18, 1941, to a cookie merchant and his wife. He was educated at Glyn College, Epsom, but while still a child, Hemmings made his first forays into the world of entertainment. An accomplished singer...
“ Deep Red
The Blow Up
Barbarella ” - andell-2
 
4.
Edwige Fenech
Edwige Fenech was born (as Edwige Sfenek) on December 24, 1948, in Bone, Constantine, France, to a Maltese father and an Italian mother. She began her show-business career as a participant in beauty contests (she won the title of "Miss Mannequin de la Cote d'Azur" at age 16 and even won a Miss France...
“ All the Colors of the Dark
Strip Nude For Your Killer
Blade of the Ripper ” - andell-2
 
5.
Jeffrey Combs
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 Washington in Seattle...
“ Re-animator
From Beyond
Fortress ” - andell-2
 
6.
Michael Moriarty
Michael Moriarty was born in Detroit, attended the University of Detroit High School and then matriculated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1963. His parents were Dr. George Moriarty, a Detroit police surgeon, and Eleanor Paul of North Dakota. Both attended the University of Minnesota where they met and married...
“ Q: The Winged Serpent
The Stuff
Troll ” - andell-2
 
7.
“ Don't open till Christmas
Pieces ” - andell-2
 
8.
Christopher Lee
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it be Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film...
“ Scars of Dracula
The Howling II
The House That Dripped Blood ” - andell-2
 
9.
George Eastman
Writer, Keoma
Born Luigi Montefiori in 1942 near Genoa, Italy, the future actor provided artwork for various advertising agencies in Genoa before moving to Rome in 1966. Though he intended to further his art career, he became involved with a crowd of film people who urged him to put his good looks to advantage in the movies...
“ Antropophagus
Blastfighter
Porno Holocaust ” - andell-2
 
10.
“ The House by the Cemetery
The New York Ripper ” - andell-2
 
11.
David Warbeck
New Zealand born actor David Warbeck made his feature film debut in Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood. Warbeck went pro following studies at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and during the 1970s became a popular European star of low-budget genre pictures made in Italy, the U.S. and England. His notable films include Antonio Margheriti's Treasure Island in Outer Space and Luci Fulci's The Beyond...
“ The Beyond
The Last Hunter
The Black Cat ” - andell-2
 
12.
Ian McCulloch
Actor, Zombie
Sandy haired, authoritarian looking UK born actor who achieved minor cult status via his appearance as "Greg Preston" in the cult BBC TV series Survivors about a genetically engineered germ plague that nearly wipes out the entire population of the earth, plus McCullough also starred in several...
“ Zombie Flesh Eaters
Zombie Holocaust ” - andell-2
 
13.
Henry Silva
Henry Silva was born on September 15, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York City. He quit public school to attend drama classes at age 13, supporting himself as a dishwasher in a Manhattan hotel. By 1955, Silva had moved up from dishwasher to waiter, and felt ready to audition for the Actors Studio. He was one of five students chosen out of more than 2500 applicants...
“ The Boss
The Italian Connection ” - andell-2
 
14.
Udo Kier
Actor, Blade
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 the hospital was bombed...
“ Suspiria
Andy Warhol's Dracula ” - andell-2
 
15.
John Saxon
John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You and George Cukor's A Star Is Born. Born Carmine Orrico on August 5...
“ Cannibal Apocalypse
Black Christmas
Tenebrae
A Nightmare on Elm Street ” - andell-2
 
16.
Lance Henriksen
Actor, Aliens
An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch his talents just about as far as an actor could possibly hope...
“ Aliens
Pumpkinhead ” - andell-2
 
17.
“ The Case of the Scorpions Tail
The Case of the Bloody Iris
My Dear Killer ” - andell-2
 
18.
“ Thriller: A Cruel Picture ” - andell-2
 
19.
“ City of the Living Dead
The Other Hell ” - andell-2
 
20.
“ The House By The Cemetery
City Of The Living Dead
The Beyond ” - andell-2
 
21.
Christopher George
Solidly built, boyishly handsome American leading-man, Christopher George was the son of Greek immigrants. Weaned on stories of the legendary Greek heroes, George and his brother Nick (later a prominent fashion photographer) both quit high school to join the Marines. Completing his education after his tour of duty...
“ Grizzly
City Of The Living Dead ” - andell-2
 
22.
Giovanni Lombardo Radice
Actor, The Omen
Giovanni Lombardo Radice achieved substantial cult favorite status by portraying a handful of memorably sick, sleazy, and eccentric characters who are gruesomely killed in numerous 1980's Italian splatter pictures. He's usually credited in these movies under the pseudonym John Morghen. Born on September 23rd...
“ Cannibal Apocalypse
Cannibal Ferox
Stage Fright
City Of The Living Dead ” - andell-2
 
23.
Rupert Everett
Actor, Shrek 2
Rupert James Hector Everett was born in Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, to Sara (Maclean) and Anthony Michael Everett, a Major in the British Army, who later worked in business. He is of mostly English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Everett grew up in privileged circumstances, but the wry, sometimes arrogant...
“ Dellamorte Dellamore ” - andell-2
 
24.
Michele Soavi
Director, Cemetery Man
Born in Milan, Italy in 1957, Michele Soavi's parents separated when he was little and he lived with his mother who remarried a painter. Interested in his stepfather's interest in painting, Soavi began an interest in creative arts in his school. During his teenage years, he decided that the cinema was his true calling after attending several movie screenings and developing a taste for acting...
“ Demons
City Of The Living Dead ” - andell-2
 
25.
“ The House By The Cemetery
Hatchet For The Honeymoon
The Forbidden Photos Of A Lady Above Suspicion ” - andell-2
 
26.
Helmut Berger
Helmut Berger - Austrian born film actor, mostly known for starring in Luchino Visconti's films, which are now considered modern classics. Born Helmut Steinberger in Salzburg in 1944, he turned down a prospect of running a family hotel business and went to London where he worked as waiter to pay his way through drama school...
“ Salon Kitty
The Mad Dog Killer ” - andell-2
 
27.
Michael Ironside
Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in his teenage years...
“ Scanners
Mindfield ” - andell-2
 
28.
David Hess
David Alexander Hess was born in New York City in 1936. He began his professional career as a songwriter for Shalimar Music, in 1957, under the pseudonym of David Hill. His first recording was a quick hit, which was later performed by and credited to Elvis Presley, "All Shook Up." David went on to compose "Start Movin'" for Sal Mineo and "Rockin' Shoes" for the The Ames Brothers...
“ The Last House On The Left
The House On The Edge Of The Park ” - andell-2
 
29.
David Gale
Tall, thin and distinguished character actor David Quentin Gale was born on October 2, 1936 in Wimbledon, England. Gale began his acting career on the New York stage in the late 50s. He first started acting in both movies and television in the early 70s. With his gaunt face, lean build, and intense and imposing screen presence...
“ Re-animator
Syngenor
The Brain ” - andell-2
 
30.
Mario Adorf
Mario Adorf, a tell-tale name indeed. Mario calls to mind the actor's Italian roots (his father was a Calabrian surgeon) whereas Adorf reveals his German origins (his mother was a radiologist from German-speaking Alsace). As for the full name Mario Adorf it echoes to perfection the international character of this living legend's long career...
“ The Italian Connection
Short Night Of Glass Dolls
Caliber 9 ” - andell-2
 
31.
Klaus Kinski
Klaus Kinski was born Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (now Sopot, Poland), to Susanne (Lutze), a nurse, and Bruno Nakszynski, a pharmacist. He grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began acting on the stage...
“ Asylum Erotica
Le Orme
Nosferatu The Vampyre ” - andell-2
 
32.
Barbara Bouchet
Stunningly beautiful and charismatic blonde actress Barbara Bouchet was born Barbara Goutscher on August 15th, 1943 in Reichenburg, Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia. Her family was forced to leave the country when Barbara was a little girl and settled in San Francisco, Califoria. Bouchet attended Galileo High School...
“ Don't Torture A Duckling
Black Belly Of The Tarantula
The French Sex Murders ” - andell-2
 
33.
Paul Naschy
Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in adventure...
“ Panic Beats
Night Of The Werewolf ” - andell-2
 
34.
Tom Atkins
Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World made an especially strong impression on him as a kid...
“ Night Of The Creeps
The Fog
Halloween III ” - andell-2
 
35.
Peter Cushing
Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was attracted to acting...
“ Dracula A.D. 1972
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
The Beast Must Die ” - andell-2