Face-Off: Scream King or Queen

by Breumaster | created - 08 Aug 2019 | updated - 19 Sep 2019 | Public

Jamie Lee Curtis is the leading scream queen in any poll of that issue. But formerly there was a guy who invented the Wilhelm Scream in the movie Distant Drums (1951). That special scream was used in more than one-hundred movies as an inside running gag of the film industry. Which of the two candidates would you consider to be the majesty of screams? Discuss here.

1. Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress | Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...

Scream queen in Halloween (1978) and several sequels of it, Prom Night (1980) and The Fog (1980).

2. Sheb Wooley

Actor | Rawhide

American character actor in many Westerns, Sheb Wooley was also a figure in country-western music. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he spent his youth as a cowhand. His musical ability led to radio and subsequently film work. He played minor supporting roles for a dozen years starting in 1950, ...

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