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Spooky Empire announces Robert Englund for October Show

The announcement you’ve all been waiting for is here…. One…Two..Freddy’s coming for you, Three…Four Spooky’s bringing you more…ROBERT ENGLUND returns to Spooky Empire October 22-24, 2021 in Orlando, FL!. ROBERT ENGLUND aka “Freddy Krueger” is probably one of the most iconic movie monsters of our time. ROBERT ENGLUND has portrayed...
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Robert Englund Repeated A Story About Mark Hamill That The ‘Star Wars’ Actor Denies

A few weeks ago, the legendary actor Robert Englund — best known for playing Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series — appeared on the Inside of You podcast with Michael Rosenbaum to reflect on his lengthy career both as the horror icon and in other roles. Before landing the role of Freddy Krueger, in fact, the classically trained actor was usually typecast as a redneck or a nerd.
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Robert Englund Insists that He’s Responsible for Mark Hamill Landing Star Wars Role

Socially awkward straightedge fraud. There's no denying that Mark Hamill's life changed forever when he took on the role of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy. The actor would become an overnight sensation following the critical and financial success of A New Hope and fast forward to today, he's now regarded by many as a bonafide legend. Of course, his road to Hollywood success can be credited to the people responsible for giving him the heads up to audition for Star Wars but according to one actor, he's responsible for Hamill's rise to superstardom.

Freddy Krueger star Robert Englund: I got Mark Hamill the role as Luke Skywalker

'A Nightmare On Elm Street' star Robert Englund was responsible for Mark Hamill playing Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars'. When casting took place for the first film in George Lucas' sci-fi saga, 1977's 'Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope', Robert was sharing an apartment with Mark and he told him he thought he should get in contact because he would be perfect for the heroic role.

Robert Englund says Freddy Krueger role transformed his life

Robert Englund thinks the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' franchise made him an international star. Robert Englund admits playing Freddy Krueger made him an international star. The 71-year-old actor played the iconic character in 1984's 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and Robert has confessed that it's transformed his life and his career.
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Stranger Things Season 4 Set Gets a Visit from Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund

In a recent tweet, Robert Englund, famous actor known for his iconic role as Freddy Krueger in 'A Nightmare on Elmstreet' series, has revealed he is on set in Atlanta for Stranger Things season 4. The popular Netflix series, which pays homage to the horror and sci-fi movies of the late '70s and '80s, has already had quite a few Freddy callbacks. So to see the man himself on set is pretty exciting for genre fans.
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This Is Who Robert Englund Wants To Replace Him As Freddy Krueger

Robert Englund made everyone's worst dreams a thousand times more terrifying when he took on the role of maniacal killer Freddy Krueger in the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. Through the sequels, he slashed, maimed, and murdered his victims only to be torn apart by souls trapped within, exploded by a pipe bomb, and roasted in an oven. But Freddy was never down for long. He was a recurring nightmare that couldn't be stopped, and his reign of terror isn't over yet.