Robert Englund Biography

Birthday: 1947-06-06
Place of Birth: Glendale, California USA
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Wiki Biography: American leading actor of a number of horror films, probably best known as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and all of its sequels. Englund, a boyish, tall and gaunt figure, became a cult favorite after that film but had started working in the 1970s. He was cast as a sex-crazed maniac in Eaten Alive (1977) by Tobe Hooper, who also directed The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Englund went on to a number of low-budget horror films, including Galaxy of Terror (1981) and The Fifth Floor (1978). Then came his big break as Freddy Kruger in "Elm Street", the man of nightmares with the disfigured face and a red striped shirt with his right hand as razor-sharp knives. The film was directed by Wes Craven and was so successful for New Line Cinema that the company had Englund reprise Freddy in all of the subsequent - and wildly successful - sequels. He played the title role in the semi-remake of the horror film classic, The Phantom of the Opera (1989) for 21st Century Film Corporation. Englund has frequently worked with Hooper, in such films as Night Terrors (1995) and The Mangler (1995).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
V Willie 1983 Sport
Downtown (1986) Dennis Shothoffer 1986 - 1986
Freddy's Nightmares Freddy Krueger 1988 - 1990
Nightmare Cafe Blackie 1992 Horror
The Paper Brigade 1996 Adventure
Windfall Scratch 2003 Action
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Buster and Billie 1975 Crime, Drama
Eaten Alive 1976
Stay Hungry 1976 Drama, Comedy
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder Tripper 1982
A Nightmare on Elm Street Fred Krueger 1984
Never Too Young to Die Riley 1986 Action, Drama, Adventure
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Freddy Krueger 1987 Game Show
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Freddy Krueger 1988 Reality Tv
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child Freddy Krueger 1989 Reality Tv
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Freddy Krueger 1989
The Phantom of the Opera Erik Destler / The Phantom 1989 Drama, Horror, Music
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Smiley 1990 Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dance Macabre Anthony Wager / Madame 1992 Thriller
Night Terrors Marquis De Sade / Paul Chevaller 1993 Horror
The Mangler William 'Bill' Gartley 1995 Horror, Sci Fi, Thriller
La lengua asesina Prison Director 1996 Comedy, Horror
The Paper Brigade 1997 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Wishmaster Raymond Beaumont 1997 Fantasy, Horror
Strangeland 1998 Reality Tv
Meet the Deedles Nemo 1998 Comedy, Family
Urban Legend Professor William Wexler 1998 Horror, Thriller, Mystery
The Prince and the Surfer Kratski 1999 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Python 2000
Cold Sweat Starring 2002
Freddy vs. Jason Freddy Krueger 2003 Horror, Thriller
Il ritorno di Cagliostro Erroll Douglas 2003 Comedy, Drama
Nobody Knows Anything! Jack Sampson 2003 Comedy
As a Bad Dream Professor 2004 Drama
2001 Maniacs Mayor Buckman 2005 Reality Tv
Repetition Himself 2005 Comedy
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Doc Halloran 2006
Heartstopper Sheriff Richard Berger 2006 Horror, Thriller
Hatchet Sampson 2007 Comedy, Horror
Red Mr. Doust 2008 Drama, Thriller
Zombie Strippers Ian 2008 Comedy, Horror
Night of the Sinner The Prince 2009 Horror, Thriller
Good Day for It Wayne Jackson 2011 Crime, Thriller
Underground Entertainment: The Movie Robert 2011 Comedy
Inkubus Inkubus 2011 Horror
Strippers vs Werewolves Tapper 2012 Comedy, Horror
Zombie Mutation Dream Man 2012 Horror
Kantemir John 2013 Horror
The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue Hezekiah Confab 2013 Comedy, Horror
Sanitarium Sam 2013 Thriller
Fear Clinic Dr. Andover 2014 Horror
The Last Showing Stuart 2014
The Funhouse Massacre Warden 2015 Comedy, Horror
Echo of Evil Alastair MacLean 2017 Horror, Thriller