Actors Who Played Iconic Horror Movie Villains

Nick Castle as Michael Meyers

Nick Castle, the original Michael Myers, returned to play the iconic villain in Halloween's final trilogy: Halloween (2018), Halloween Kills (2021), and Halloween Ends (2022).

Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger

Robert Englund, iconic as Freddy Krueger, won't reprise the role due to age and physical limitations but suggests Kevin Bacon as a successor.

Brad Dourif as Chucky

Brad Dourif, known as Chucky's voice, has made his mark in the horror genre with roles in Halloween, The Exorcist, and Criminal Minds

Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise

Bill Skarsgård brought Pennywise to life in "It" films, revealing that he developed the character's eerie expression from childhood pranks on his brother.

Roger L. Jackson as Ghostface

Roger L. Jackson, known as the voice of Ghostface in Scream and Mojo Jojo in The Powerpuff Girls, has a versatile career in voice acting, spanning movies and video games.

Derek Mears as Jason Voorhees

Derek Mears, a skilled stunt actor, took on the role of Jason Voorhees in the 2009 Friday the 13th and portrayed various iconic characters in his career

Mark Burnham as Leatherface

Leatherface, portrayed by various actors over the years, had Mark Burnham as the killer in the 2022 reboot, with a diverse acting career.

Jamie Clayton as Pinhead

Jamie Clayton took on the role of Pinhead in the Hellraiser franchise in 2022, immersing herself in the character's dark and intense persona during filming.

Bonnie Morgan as Evil Samara

Bonnie Morgan, known for her contortionist roles in The Ring franchise, is credited with popularizing contortion movements in horror, influencing other films.