WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Robert Englund, one of the most sought-after horror veterans on the scene, has gone on to many horror films and even dabbled in directing from time to time. Aside from his career as Freddy, which included the 'Freddy's Nightmares' TV series, Robert starred in a 1989 remake of 'The Phantom Of The Opera', and works frequently with director Tobe Hooper. His many horror credits include 'The Mangler', '2001 Maniacs', 'Strangeland', 'Urban Legend', and 'Wishmaster'. Robert is also an avid surfer, and has appeared on shows such as 'Entertainment Tonight' to discuss surfing. In October 2009, he released his memoir book, 'Hollywood Monster', chronicling his experiences in the film industry. He has passed on his glove to Jackie Earle Haley, who took on the role of Freddy in the 2010 remake for Platinum Dunes.
Lisa Wilcox, Alice from 'The Dream Master' and 'The Dream Child', has acted in over 100 films, shows and theater productions. Since her trips to Elm Street, Lisa was a regular in the television series 'General Hospital' (1987), 'Knots Landing' (1989), 'Fear Clinic' (2009), and numerous guest starring roles. She portrayed "Carol Brady/Florence Henderson" in the TV movie, 'Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days' (2000), and guest starred in an episode of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' (1987) playing Yuta. This episode, titled "The Vengeance Factor", became so prolific, that Yuta is featured on the 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Monopoly board. In 2000, Lisa co-founded the company "Toe Brights" with Tuesday Knight, a wholesale costume jewelry company, selling to major department stores, chain stores and boutiques. The company's celebrity client list is impressive and includes Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Cher, Mariah Carey and many more.
Tuesday Knight, who took over the role of Kristen from Patricia Arquette in 'The Dream Master', later returned to the series in 'Wes Craven's New Nightmare' (1994), playing herself. She has also guest starred on many TV shows and films, including '2000 Malibu Road' (1992), 'The X-Files' (1999), 'Weeds' (2005-2008), and most recently, 'Heroes' (2008). She has also done some work on the popular show 'Sex & The City' (2008), including composing music for the film version. She co-founded the company "Toe Brights" with Lisa Wilcox in 2000, but later created a line of her own. Tuesday is also the founder of 'Tuesday's Hip Vintage', which since its start has had a large array of celebrity clients.
Andras Jones, Rick from 'The Dream Master', has gone on to various entertainment entities, including film roles in 'The Prom' (1992), 'The Demolitionist' (1995), and 'The Attic Expeditions' (2001), co-starring Seth Green and Jeffrey Combs. He was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his portrayal of Rick in 'The Dream Master' in 1988. Since 1989, Andras has recorded and released 9 CD's (5 with his band, 'The Previous') and started an independent music union called 'The City Limits'. Andras has written for and with many other writers and performers, most recently Andy Dick, Willie Wisely, Lisa Jenio & The National Lampoon's and Andy Shmushkin. He has also worked as a freelance journalist for several publications from Olympia to Boston and is the host of Radio8Ball, a weekly radio show based out of Olympia, Washington that can be heard on KAOS and worldwide on the Internet on Tuesday nights from 6PM-8PM PST.
Danny Hassel, who played the jock Dan Jordan in 'The Dream Master' and 'The Dream Child' got out of acting after his time on Elm Street. His last appearances were on episodes of 'Simon & Simon' (1988) and 'Columbo' (1989), as well as the TV film 'The China Lake Murders' in 1990. Following the World Trade Center bombings in 2001, Danny enlisted in the military, which led to his special appearances in 'Devil's Brigade' in 2006, a TV series that tracked the progress of 15 soldiers as they endured the same grueling training that their original counterparts did in 1942. The original Brigade were a lethal battalion of over six hundred Canadian and American soldiers who parachuted behind German lines to wreak havoc during World War II.
Brooke Theiss, who played Debbie in 'The Dream Master', continued on in a guest starring capacity following the film. She appeared alongside Heather Langenkamp for 47 episodes of 'Just The Ten Of Us' from 1988-1990, as well as episodes of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' (1993-1995), 'Clueless' (1999), and 'American Dreams' (2002). On the big screen, her latest credit was for the 2004 Halle Berry film 'Catwoman', in which she had a small role as the Ferris Wheel Mother. Brooke was nominated for two Young Artist Awards in 1989, for her portrayal of Debbie in 'The Dream Master', as well as her work on 'Just The Ten Of Us'.
Since 'The Dream Master', Toy Newkirk (Sheila), has become a producer for the Howard Stern 'On Demand' program, which follows the exploits of the shock jock on his Sirius XM Satellite Radio Show. She's been involved in over 30 episodes of the show to date. She was also involved in the production of the TV shows 'Room Raiders' (2005) and 'The Gastineau Girls' (2005). She continues to act on the side, having appeared on episodes of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' (1995), 'Living Single' (1996), and 'Days Of Our Lives' (1997), as well as the video game 'Mech Commander 2' (2001) and the film 'Tapped Out' (2003).
Ken Sagoes, who played Kincaid in 'Dream Warriors' and 'The Dream Master', has continued his career primarily on the small screen. His TV credits include 'Martin' (1992), 'The Division' (2002), 'The District' (2002), and 'Til Death' (2008). In addition to his acting, Ken is also an avid writer/producer. His children's special 'On Promised Land', garnered two award nominations in 1995, claiming the Cable Ace Award for Writing On A Children's Special Or Series. Most recently, Ken co-wrote the 2009 African-American drama 'Sideline Confessions' along with LaShirl Smith. He is active on the horror convention circuit.
Rodney Eastman, Joey from 'Dream Warriors' and 'The Dream Master', has continued his work since the film, mostly in TV dramas. His credit list includes 'Diagnosis Murder' (1995), 'ER' (1996), 'CSI' (2001), and 'Saving Grace' (2007). Most recently, Rodney appeared on episodes of both 'Without A Trace' and 'The Mentalist' in 2009, and has three films slated for 2010: 'Janie Jones', 'Spork', and 'I Spit On Your Grave'. Rodney was nominated for two awards, the 1989 Young Artist Award for 'The Dream Master', and the 1990 Saturn Award for 'Deadly Weapon'. In addition to his acting, Rodney plays in the band 'King Straggler' with fellow actors John Hawkes and Brentley Gore. The band recently released their self titled debut album. Rodney is also active on the horror convention scene across the country.
Nicholas Mele, who played Alice's father in 'The Dream Master' and 'The Dream Child', has continued on in guest starring roles since that time. His credits include 'Fast Getaway II' (1994), 'Seinfeld' (1996), and 'NYPD Blue' (1995, 2002). Nicholas has also been involved in other big-screen ventures including 'Jimmy Zip' (1999), 'I Am Sam' (2001) and 'The Great Gabble' (2003). His most recent project was 2009's 'The Sinatra Club', where he played Don Carlo Gambino.
Linnea Quigley, who held the small role as a naked soul from Freddy's chest in 'The Dream Master' is known for her roles in the B-horror universe. Linnea has been in over 100 different films and shows. Her most famous roles were in the controversial Christmas horror film, 'Silent Night, Deadly Night' (1984) and 'Return Of The Living Dead' (1985). She is highly regarded as a 'Scream Queen', and has several projects lined up for 2010, including 'Strangers Online', 'Dead End', 'Post Mortem, America 2021' and 'Collapse'. She is a horror convention regular, and re-formed her all-girl band, 'The Skirts', who frequently perform at those events.
Robert Shaye, better known as a producer for New Line Cinema, frequently guest stars in some of the New Line films. His other credits in the New Line universe include 'A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge' (1985), 'Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare' (1991), and 'Wes Craven's New Nightmare' (1994). Robert has overseen the production of the entire 'Nightmare on Elm Street' franchise (1984-present), as well as the 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy (2001-2003), the two 'Critters' films (1986-1988), and other films such as 'Cellular' (2004) and 'The Last Mimzy' (2007) and 'The Golden Compass' (2007). Currently, the man often credited as 'L.E. Moko' is serving as an executive producer on the 'Nightmare On Elm Street' remake, set for 2010.
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