Playing Edgar Allen Poe in a one-man play: "Nevermore - An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood, California
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Jeffery Combs | Jeff Combs
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on making The Frighteners
(1996)] One of the greatest experiences of my career. Peter Jackson is a genius. He makes it look easy and effortless. A visionary. Very collaborative and sharing. No real ego. I remember my [character's] chest is a bunch of scars, and they came to me with their drawings and [Jackson] said, "What do you think?" Which is unheard of in film. It was one of the highlights ...
Named "the first Lovecraftian actor" by fans of writer H.P. Lovecraft
, for his frequent appearances in movies based on Lovecraft's writings (including a portrayal of Lovecraft himself, in Necronomicon: Book of Dead
(1993)) and also for his involvement in other "HPL projects".
Often plays psychotic anti-heroes or eccentrics on the verge of psychosis