WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Brad Dourif, who portrayed Sheriff Brackett in Rob Zombie's 'Halloween' and 'Halloween II', is perhaps best known for his other major role in the horror world-- that of Charles Lee Ray (Chucky) in the 'Child's Play' franchise. He portrayed the role in the original, and has voiced the doll ever since, spanning six films. He most recently completed 'Curse Of Chucky', a direct to video installment of the franchise in 2013 which starred his daughter, Fiona. Brad is also known for his role of Grima Wormtongue in the 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy and as Doc Cochran in the HBO series 'Deadwood' (2004-2006). Dourif, a frequent guest star on TV dramas, has several to his credit, most notably 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' (2010), 'Fringe' (2011), and 'Psych' (2011). He has two films upcoming titled 'Twisted' and 'The Control Group', as well as a rumored seventh 'Child's Play' film with original creator Don Mancini again at the helm.
Catherine Hicks, who portrayed Karen Barclay in 'Child's Play', is perhaps better known as Annie Camden, the matriarch of the '7th Heaven' family from 1996-2007. She played Annie in the entire series run, and has since guest starred on both the small screen and big screen. Her credits include 'Poison Ivy: The Secret Society' (2008), 'Borderline Murder (2011), and 'The Dog Who Saved Easter' (2014). A devout Catholic, Catherine frequently appears in public service announcements for Catholic Relief Services. She also has an award named in her honor at the University of Notre Dame, given annually to a student who excels in the theater arts. Most recently, she was one of eight actresses featured in the 2015 Showtime documentary 'That Gal...Who Was in That Thing', sharing her challenges and experiences of being a female actor in Hollywood today. She met her husband Kevin Yagher on the set of 'Child's Play', and she has been married to the special effects guru since 1990. The couple have one daughter.
Chris Sarandon, who played Detective Mike Norris in 'Child's Play', has disappeared from the franchise since. He was not involved in any of the sequels, but in an after-credits scene in 'Curse Of Chucky', Andy mentions him while talking to his mother, implying that the two had gotten together and moved on since the events of the original. Chris is still well known on the horror scene, and occasionally appears on the convention circuit to meet his fans. His other famous credits include 'Fright Night' (1985), 'The Princess Bride' (1987), and 'Bordello Of Blood' (1996). In addition to that, Chris voiced the character of Jack Skellington in Tim Burton's twisted 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' in 1993, and appeared in the Alanis Morissette video "Hands Clean" in 2002. Most recently, he made a cameo appearance in the 'Fright Night' remake and guest stars on TV dramas, including 'Cold Case', 'Psych' and 'The Good Wife'.
Alex Vincent, who played Andy Barclay in the first two 'Child's Play' films, returned to the franchise in an after-credits cameo role in 2013's 'Curse Of Chucky'. It was a nod to the horror fanbase, of which Alex considers himself a part of, and could be a preview of what is coming in future Chucky films. Vincent, who currently works as a writer and sound engineer in Tampa, Fla., not only hits the convention scene as a guest, but frequently attends as a fan as well. His most recent credits include 'The Noobs' (2015) and the upcoming project 'Descending', set for release in 2017.
Apart from her role as Marty Maraschino in 1978's musical hit 'Grease' and her turn in 'Child's Play' as Maggie, Dinah Manoff has primarily appeared on the small screen. She had a main role in the popular comedy 'Empty Nest' from its inception in 1988 until its demise in 1995, and made several guest appearances on shows such as 'The Golden Girls', 'Touched By An Angel', 'Cybill' and 'Brother's Keeper'. In 1999, Manoff directed the 82nd episode of the television series 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch', titled "Prelude to a Kiss", and has directed episodes of other series as well, including 'Sister, Sister', 'Movie Stars', and 'The John Larroquette Show'. In 2004, in celebration of poet Oscar Wilde's 150th birthday, Manoff read some of his works in the documentary 'Happy Birthday, Oscar Wilde'. In 2009, after a four-year hiatus, Manoff appeared in the film 'Bart Got A Room', which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival was released in 2010. Most recently, Dinah appeared at the Seattle International Film Festival to promote the re-release of 'Grease' as a sing-along. She is married to motivational speaker Arthur Mortell, and the couple has three children.
Alan Wilder, who portrayed department store boss Mr. Criswell in 'Child's Play', has gone on to a career as a leading character actor in mostly supporting roles. After cutting his teeth in the horror genre in 1988's 'Poltergeist III' and 'Child's Play' in 1989, Wilder played the small role of the Scranton Ticket Agent in the huge blockbuster 'Home Alone' in 1990. He followed that up with supporting roles in 'A League Of Their Own' and 'Kiss The Girls' on the big screen, as well as TV shows throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, including 'Cybill' (1996), 'Frasier' (1997), 'Charmed' (2005), and 'Monk' (2005). Most recently, he appeared in the role of Robert Estill in Johnny Depp's 2009 shoot-em-up 'Public Enemies'.
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